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hi many thanks for your comments and clicks ilove this shot hope you do

Camera:Canon EOS450d
Lens:efs55-250 at 250 hand held
Title:damselfly
Username:andymark andymark
Uploaded:23 Jun 2010 - 4:59 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Wildlife / nature
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Silverzone
23 Jun 2010 - 5:02 PM

Superb capture. Sylvia

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Goodley
Goodley  4 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2010 - 5:06 PM

good capture,nice colour and detail
kev.

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Imagephotographics

Excellent well detailed shot Andy

Chris

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2010 - 5:13 PM

A belter, Andy, love the way he is perched on the leaf as though he were on stilts. Carol

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Evgenya
Evgenya  4 Russian Federation
23 Jun 2010 - 5:29 PM

Great close-up . excellent job.
Regards Evgenya

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pankaj_dutta
23 Jun 2010 - 5:34 PM

Superb macro work, well done!

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TonyWatson
23 Jun 2010 - 5:47 PM

STUNNING!!!

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ringyneck
ringyneck  7308 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2010 - 5:52 PM

Top notch image.....awesome detail and her colours just sparkle.

keith

shortlisted

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Kingfisher8
23 Jun 2010 - 5:56 PM

Beautiful colour and detail, well done.

Keith.

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SoulOfNature
23 Jun 2010 - 6:06 PM

Absolutely stunning with top notch detail.

Jean x

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PauloNascimentoPhotography

Another superb macro shot Andy, well done!
Paulo

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franken
franken e2 Member 123127 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2010 - 7:07 PM

Superb close-up!

Ken

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torres99
torres99  5119 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2010 - 8:08 PM

Excellant Macro work.

Regards

Carl

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lianna
lianna  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2010 - 8:08 PM

Andy this is a cracking detailed shot!! absolutely superbx x

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2010 - 8:43 PM

Super close up Andy, cracking detail and nice clean B/G, very very well done.
Shaun

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FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2010 - 8:47 PM

Great close up Andy, lovely detail,
Geoff.

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gabriel_flr
23 Jun 2010 - 9:13 PM

Well taken, perfect background to emphasize the subject!
Cheers,
Gabriel

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alighalam
alighalam  5 Iran, Islamic Republic of1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2010 - 9:41 PM

Great macro shot, very well done.
ali

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gillbat
gillbat  6
23 Jun 2010 - 9:53 PM

Brill macro shot - love it.

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vandalp
vandalp  6
23 Jun 2010 - 10:05 PM

Yes Andy I do love this shot, great detail.
Vanda

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
23 Jun 2010 - 10:12 PM

WOW Andy you realy got this one spot on the detail is spot on EXELLENT mate.
jj

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2010 - 10:16 PM

Fantastic detail and colour exceptionally well taken.

Hugh

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Roly
Roly  7 Wales
23 Jun 2010 - 10:25 PM

Excellent macro with some amazing detail.Well captured.

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jan 1
jan 1  10 Netherlands
23 Jun 2010 - 10:26 PM

Superb sharp with excellent dof.
Beautiful picture..
Jan

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2010 - 10:44 PM

Jewel-like. Absolutely superb image.

Ann

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rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 4rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2010 - 11:56 PM

Super capture.
Rob.

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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 4lesliea vcard Australia
24 Jun 2010 - 4:08 AM

Great close up well captured.
Allen,

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Jekaro
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24 Jun 2010 - 6:53 AM

What a fantastic close up capture, Andy, superb details.
Roy

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RajaSidambaram
24 Jun 2010 - 6:55 AM

This green damselfly with metallic sheen, so well captured - Raja.

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lesarnott
lesarnott  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2010 - 6:58 AM

Yet another stunner, they keep coming!
Les

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2010 - 7:04 AM

pin sharp and beautifully presented

Linda Smile

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Adderwatcher
24 Jun 2010 - 8:22 AM

Fantastic close up! the detail is superb.
Scott

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metro074
metro074 e2 Member 4metro074 vcard Australia8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2010 - 8:50 AM

An outstanding capture. Beautiful detail and colour. 10/10 Well done
Carol

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Mavis
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24 Jun 2010 - 8:54 AM

Excellent work. Every bit in focus and I love the irridescence

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samarmishra
24 Jun 2010 - 9:05 AM

Excellent detailed shot. Fabulous.

samar mishra..

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Vpics
Vpics  4 Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2010 - 9:10 AM

Excellent shot of this female banded Demoiselle, very nice BG too!!
Vic.

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NobbytheNobster
24 Jun 2010 - 10:48 AM

This really is a superb shot, super colours, dof, presentation and most of all the composition, the angle of the blade it is sitting on is photographed perfectly if that makes sense? I'm not to clever at the "photographers jargon" lol.
Really well done, this one's headed for my shortlist.
Regards Ricky.

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Focus_Pocus
24 Jun 2010 - 1:59 PM

Terrific pose, detail, and macro.

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
24 Jun 2010 - 2:24 PM

Glad to give You vote 60+++++
cor

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dizzychick
24 Jun 2010 - 6:53 PM

I can see why this is so popular it a brilliant shot

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Paree
Paree  9594 forum posts3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2010 - 7:14 PM


Quote: Good capture,nice colour and detail
kev.

paree

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Hebe
Hebe  7 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2010 - 8:37 PM

Pin sharp detail in this amazing macro.

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bayleaf1
bayleaf1  4 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2010 - 8:47 PM

Wow superb.

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barmymarny
24 Jun 2010 - 8:56 PM

Fabulous sharp close-up.
Marilyn x

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84280 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2010 - 9:02 PM

I love the damsel and the colours/details you've caught! Sorry, I'm not a fan of the bright green frame! Smile

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2010 - 9:08 PM

Wonderful macro shot,love it.
saeid

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
24 Jun 2010 - 9:28 PM

Fantastic macro Andy, spot on.
Brian

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KevinWalsham
24 Jun 2010 - 9:41 PM

a cracking high detailed image top shot

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unicorn17  6 Scotland
24 Jun 2010 - 9:46 PM

WOW and WOW ! The colours are the first thing that strike me then the detail. Another fine capture. Gill

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2010 - 10:04 PM

Wow this is worth hundreds of votes. It's stunning in detail. composition, pose and colours.Its got to be one of the best macros I've seen. excellent. Paul

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andymark
andymark  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2010 - 10:27 PM

i am so stunned and shocked with the top shot award thank you all for your support and i like to say more on the photo i comment on but spelling is not a good point for me so i craz my boy to help me

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Oleg_Lobzin
25 Jun 2010 - 6:44 AM

Great shot and fab colours in this one!
Oleg

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Traceyflowerpots

Lovely colours and the detail is brilliant.

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2010 - 7:31 PM

Stunning macro, pin sharp detail and a lovely comp.
Steve.

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
25 Jun 2010 - 9:04 PM

Stunning photo Andy. Great work. Moira

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HobbitDave
25 Jun 2010 - 9:39 PM

Very very excellent, Andy, a top image, a real cracker!
Dave.

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TanyaHailey
25 Jun 2010 - 10:11 PM

Superb macro
Tanya

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wattley
wattley  4 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2010 - 10:33 PM

Spot on Andy..love it.Smile
kath

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Xfilion  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2010 - 11:16 PM

Absolutely superb

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6534 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jun 2010 - 12:56 AM

This is amazing, such clarity. - gary

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bazmo
bazmo  6 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2010 - 9:12 AM

Wonderful macro shot Andy, great colour and detail.
Barry.

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jim5955  5 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2010 - 9:15 AM

BRILLIANT

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2010 - 8:40 AM

wow what a gem of a shot Andy

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mrjt
mrjt  8 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2010 - 11:36 AM

SUPERB. As is your Gallery

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28 Jun 2010 - 1:04 PM

Superb detail and light
Antony

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JeniTLC
JeniTLC  6 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 - 1:40 PM

Gorgeous...the shape of the leaf against the insect is wonderful. Perfect shot.

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Ladynina
Ladynina  5 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2010 - 11:25 AM

Lovely shot!
Sylvia

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speedprint
1 Jul 2010 - 6:52 PM

stunning close up...well done

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digital_boi
1 Jul 2010 - 7:55 PM

superb detail in this very very well done love it pleased to be your 100th

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nickyv32
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1 Jul 2010 - 8:02 PM

Stunning close up

Nicky

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gse123
gse123  434 forum posts United Kingdom
2 Jul 2010 - 9:41 PM

Wow! only just noticed this one. Love the colours, and the fact is is not in the typical damselfy position i.e. 'hanging' from a stem etc.

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Pentaxpaul
2 Jul 2010 - 10:18 PM

Wow ,what a. stunning picture, the detail is just wonderful

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kittlekottage

wow this is stunning - how did you get him / her to pose on that leaf !!!!

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miowbeast
miowbeast  9 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2010 - 9:21 PM

Very impressive!

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MickS
MickS  9 England14 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2010 - 11:01 PM

Watcha Andy,
excellent shot, looks like, Calopteryx virgo - Beautiful Demoiselle, maybe a female but I think an immature male?
best
Mick

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wattley
wattley  4 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2010 - 8:10 PM

Spot on Andy..love it
kath

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25 Jul 2010 - 9:58 PM

An excellent shot of this demoiselle, the detail and irridescent colours are sublime

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Wighty  3 Canada
6 Feb 2011 - 12:05 AM

gobsmacked by the details
Dawny

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