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Twelve Spots

Twelve-spotted Skimmer (male 2 inches)
Libellula pulchella

They were very busy working over the pond today!

NOTE: This dragonfly is a Pennsylvania, USA native!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di Model (B01) Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:29 Jun 2012 - 10:44 AM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.6
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Twelve Spots
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:30 Jun 2012 - 12:12 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Insect, Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Sports / action, Wildlife / nature
Votes:80

Comments

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:14 AM

Crystal clear Jenn.
Fantastic macro.
New insect for me and
very interesting too.
KateGrin

reflectionsinlight
reflectionsinlight e2 Member 2reflectionsinlight vcard England
30 Jun 2012 - 12:15 AM

SHARP AS A KNIFE with creamy DOF to set it off

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:17 AM

Wow -- fantastic macro, Jenn (with a very nice bokeh).
-=\Walter

jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 4261 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:17 AM

Beautiful wings

canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
30 Jun 2012 - 12:19 AM

What a fantastic image Jenn. So clear and full of detail. Well done
Jim

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:23 AM

Grrrrrr........I can go off folk you know Wink

Well done Jenn, very envious of this one as you might expect!

AdeGrin

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:26 AM

fantastic in flight shot. And what a fantastic dragonfly, a beauty that reminds me of a vintage double decker aircraft.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:27 AM

Excellent macro work, Jenn, the detail captured quite immaculate: very well done.
Ronnie.

bagman
bagman e2 Member 365 forum postsbagman vcard United States
30 Jun 2012 - 12:36 AM

WOW , such an crystal clear detail capture. Great color excellent photo.
Frank.

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:43 AM

Exceptional image Jennn,
Lillian

canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
30 Jun 2012 - 1:05 AM

Had to come back and give my award Jenn. Best i have seen today
Jim

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 1:11 AM

Thank you on two counts--canonfan!

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 5:39 AM

A stunning image, Jenn, superb detail. Carol

dven
dven e2 Member 9dven vcard United Kingdom
30 Jun 2012 - 6:34 AM

A stunning detailed macro shot, love it

dven

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
30 Jun 2012 - 6:56 AM

tremendously close!

exposure
exposure e2 Member 101763 forum postsexposure vcard England
30 Jun 2012 - 7:05 AM

Beautiful detail Jennn...lovely light & colour
Pauline.

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 8:09 AM

Love those wings - stripes in black and white - they'd grace any fashion conscious lady!! Beautifully taken Jenn!
Ann

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 8:11 AM

Wonderful!

Ann

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 8:16 AM

brilliant comp jenn fantastic detail wonderful colours and light a stunner nice one Wink
andy

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2214 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 8:17 AM

Fantastic,clear and great detail.
NettaSmile

marktc
marktc e2 Member 459 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 8:22 AM

terrific image Jenn, such wonderful detail and colour.

jonwebber
jonwebber e2 Member 6jonwebber vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 8:27 AM

Totally brilliant, and I though our dragonflies were goog looking!
jon

paulknight
paulknight e2 Member 4paulknight vcard New Zealand7 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 8:34 AM

Brilliant work!

headskiesfly
headskiesfly e2 Member 11headskiesfly vcard Austria
30 Jun 2012 - 8:38 AM

Perfect close up
Rick

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
30 Jun 2012 - 8:51 AM

Superb Jenn,
Fred.

franken
franken e2 Member 123271 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 9:08 AM

A really impressive macro!

Ken

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
30 Jun 2012 - 9:35 AM

Stunning macro. Lovely bg.

saeidNL
saeidNL e2 Member 5saeidNL vcard Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 9:49 AM

Excellent and wonderful macro shot indeed,very well done,
saeid

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 8morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 9:50 AM

Fantastic shot Jenn, superb detail, quite outstanding.

Hugh

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64840 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 10:04 AM

Terrific detail and wonderfully sharp.
Chris

Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 11:33 AM

Great detail in this with good dof.

Best Matt

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 11:53 AM

An outstanding image Jennnnnn, such wonderful clarity and pin sharp wing detail. This is one of your very best and deserves a TT award. I'm sure the Somerset Ciderhead will be down on the levels today trying to better this!Smile

PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:08 PM

Wow, amazing macro!

mex
mex e2 Member 6mex vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 2:33 PM

Tiz a cracker jennn.
cheers phil.

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 2:58 PM

Staggeringly good quality and detail Jennn. Congrats on all you awards. Sorry I cant add to them.
Ron

PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 4:27 PM

Gorgeous image! One to be envied! Patti SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

BarbaraR
BarbaraR e2 Member 8BarbaraR vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 5:05 PM

What a stunning dragonfly, so very well taken.
Fab detail.

B.

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 6:29 PM

WOW. This is one helluva capture, Jennnn. GORGEOUS dragonfly too.

Andrew Smile

Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6142 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 6:46 PM

absolute stunner...... wow

LindaSmile

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 6:49 PM

what a beauty you have caught here

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 7:52 PM

Wonderful capture and well deserved awards Jenn SmileSmile
Helen

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 9ChristineD vcard England
30 Jun 2012 - 8:57 PM

What a fantastic image

goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 10:00 PM

Spectacular work Jennn ...Bill

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 1:32 AM

Wow! This really is beautifully captured Jenn...........Sandy

Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 7:36 PM

Well Jennnnn it certainly is a stunner. I see you have many awards & I had to add mine as well Smile I didn't notice the Awards till after I had given you mine . Wonderful , the lighting & detail are superb xxx

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 - 5:27 AM

First class macro. The details and sharpness of the image are great. IB

accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2012 - 9:02 AM

This is stunning Jenn- I have also enjoyed your recent fisheye series. A

Philip_H
Philip_H e2 Member 2Philip_H vcard United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 - 9:20 PM

Fabulous capture, Jenn.

P.

LexEquine
LexEquine e2 Member 8LexEquine vcard United States19 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 8:00 PM

'Superlative {A+++++} & beautiful Macro Shot!' ~ Peter

flowerted
flowerted e2 Member 10105 forum postsflowerted vcard United Kingdom
12 Jul 2012 - 8:38 PM

nice work jenn so clear and sharp
ted

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
20 Jul 2012 - 5:00 PM

Love those wings and the markings great, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrin

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