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I am still spotting a number of darters, and also damsels, but they are becoming fewer now.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:autumn darter
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:23 Oct 2013 - 5:47 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Darter, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:66
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 5:54 AM

Excellent captures Carol the one I have seen never stay still long enough to capture.Smile
Rob

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Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
23 Oct 2013 - 6:03 AM

Two beauties Carol ! I really like V2 a lot Smile Love the browns in these

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Ray12
Ray12 e2 Member 165 forum postsRay12 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 6:03 AM

Two great close-ups, love the back light on both images Smile

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ColleenA
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23 Oct 2013 - 6:27 AM

2 brilliant captures Carol.... amazing photography as usual

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LynneJoyce
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23 Oct 2013 - 6:30 AM

V2 for me too, I like the composition better.

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 596 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 6:37 AM

V2 for me Carol, both super but 2 just has the edge in composition.

Andy

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 7:03 AM

I put up V.1 as the lead image because I though it had a better background, but so far V.2 is being preferred, sod's law, I guess Grin

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Caziwinkles
23 Oct 2013 - 7:04 AM

Cannot choose a favourite here - two superb close ups Carol. Smile

Carol

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kel55
kel55 e2 Member 1kel55 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 7:09 AM

Nice shot , maybe a fill in flash used would have shown more of the face and eye detail

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SUE118
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23 Oct 2013 - 7:24 AM

Lovely images Carol.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 7:29 AM

No. 2 gets the vote from me because overall it is sharper.

Albert

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Nikonuser1
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23 Oct 2013 - 7:30 AM

2 great images Carol, V2 for meSmile


Cliff

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digital_boi
23 Oct 2013 - 7:31 AM

2 excellent captures Carol up there with the best on site for sure

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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barbarahirst
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23 Oct 2013 - 7:44 AM

I am a v 2 voter as well...

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viscostatic
23 Oct 2013 - 8:10 AM

Great detail of the wings in V2 Carol.

Phil.

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sparrowhawk
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23 Oct 2013 - 8:24 AM

2 gems

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Badgerfred
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23 Oct 2013 - 8:29 AM

V2 a slight favourite this morning Carol, 2 super images,
Fred.

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tashi
tashi  32 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 8:31 AM

Two excellent images. Love the colour and the pose as well.

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ChiliMan
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23 Oct 2013 - 9:49 AM

I love that shot in V2, Carol. The wings look super there Smile

Andrew

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sable
sable  5 England7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 10:16 AM

Two excellent images - V2 for me xx

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danbrann
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23 Oct 2013 - 10:22 AM

Version2 Carol but both gooduns.

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EileenH
23 Oct 2013 - 11:04 AM

Great imageSmile

Eileen

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 11:12 AM

So very well captured.
I never see them still enough !
I especially admire the wing detail in V2.

B.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 12:03 PM

Two Beautiful and great image,Carol,very well done,
saeid

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gallero
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23 Oct 2013 - 12:16 PM

Una captura excelente, hay que tener mucha paciencia para lograr esta imagen.

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Joline
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23 Oct 2013 - 12:26 PM

I really like the pose in v2. So gracefully beautiful.

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fificat100
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23 Oct 2013 - 12:45 PM

The light and detail are lovely in V2, Carol

Lavina

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Irishkate
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23 Oct 2013 - 1:37 PM

I love those translucent wings and the autumn colours of the plant and the darter
make lovely images.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
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23 Oct 2013 - 3:15 PM

Two fine shots but I particularly like the way the light catches on the wings in V 2, Carol.
R.

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GeorgePlatis
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23 Oct 2013 - 3:24 PM

Great captures, Carol!
George

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leontari
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23 Oct 2013 - 3:25 PM

Two superb captures Carol. V2 is a great one.
Effrossini

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Oct 2013 - 3:28 PM

Two crackers yet again, Carol...and I go for V2 as my fave....just! Wink
I often find that if I upload two versions and am undecided which to lead with, V2 seems to be most favoured! Wink
Trev Smile

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AnnChown
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23 Oct 2013 - 3:37 PM

Two great macros Carol - and difficult to choose between them.

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SlowSong
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23 Oct 2013 - 4:01 PM

Making the most of what's left.
x

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JuBarney
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23 Oct 2013 - 5:06 PM

A splendid pair; V2 for me with such wonderful light catching those wings.
Ju

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achieverswales
23 Oct 2013 - 5:58 PM

Your macro work is so good Carol, another two crackers.

Regards

Trev.

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brian17302
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23 Oct 2013 - 6:29 PM

2 Great close up images
V2 edges it for me for the wing detail

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myrab
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23 Oct 2013 - 6:31 PM

Another smashing picture Carol.

Myra

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Lillian
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23 Oct 2013 - 7:04 PM

captured the light so perfectly on both Carol
Lillian

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Billyray
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23 Oct 2013 - 7:30 PM

Two cracking shots Carol with V2 being my choice too. Superb detail in the wings.
Ray

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dmhuynh72
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23 Oct 2013 - 8:47 PM

2 great shots carol.
regards
Yung

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unicorn17  5 Old Username was gilbo Scotland
23 Oct 2013 - 9:25 PM

Just amazing ! Seasonal colours too !Grin

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24 Oct 2013 - 4:05 AM

V 2 looks stunning.

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Chinga
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25 Oct 2013 - 7:58 PM

The light on those wings is just sublime! Wonderful images Carol!
IB

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26 Oct 2013 - 3:34 PM

Two grand shots Carol, I too am still seeing darters and hawkers due to the mild weather we've been having. I was at Slimbridge earlier in the week and I saw quite a few but no damselflies though

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