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Teneral Blue Tailed Damselfly

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This little damselfly had just emerged and was scrambling its way up the blade of grass to get to the light, in order to dry off. The conditions were quite windy and the creature was being tossed about. The exuvia was clearly visible, but inaccessible to the camera.
The depth of field is not what I would have hoped for, but I had to sacrifice some depth in order to keep the shutter speed at an acceptable level. By the way he made it to the top.

Thanks for all your c&cs on the chaffinch, they are much appreciated.

AC

Camera:Olympus
Lens:105mm Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Teneral Blue Tailed Damselfly
Username:abtuie abtuie
Uploaded:24 Jun 2008 - 11:12 PM
Tags:Blue tailed damselfly, Close-up / macro, Damselflies, Dragonflies, Wildlife / nature
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whiteswan01
24 Jun 2008 - 11:17 PM

superb capture at first thought he wasnt well lol
but nice tones
Dawn

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2008 - 11:22 PM

"The depth of field is not what I would have hoped for" In spite of that the focus on a large part ot the images is superb, and I really do understand the problem well.
Geoff.

BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2008 - 11:24 PM

nice set of images

graeme34
graeme34  7 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2008 - 11:26 PM

Excellent set of images

Graeme

Bob_V
Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2008 - 12:05 AM

Fantastic set of images.
Bob

banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10829 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2833 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2008 - 1:36 AM

Very nice set.

W

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2008 - 7:19 AM

well done on a superb shot

LuzDeNoche
25 Jun 2008 - 7:52 AM

Lovely set.
Smile Lucy

User_Removed
25 Jun 2008 - 8:59 AM

good macro work.. Dave

janty66
janty66  7 England
25 Jun 2008 - 12:22 PM

brilliant set of close up shots..

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
25 Jun 2008 - 2:40 PM

nice & close ;
like this set... esp. #5

RubberBullets
25 Jun 2008 - 6:52 PM

Super series of shots, I really like these.

Tim

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6524 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2008 - 9:42 PM

Everything taken into account a series to be pleased with. - gary

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2008 - 9:52 PM

An excellent closeup. great capture.
Ron

peter_oak
peter_oak  9 England
26 Jun 2008 - 5:22 PM

Have an RC,well done.

Peter..

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