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An emerald damselfly I saw beside the disused canal at Coombe Hill nature reserve in Gloucestershire

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 161.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 Jul 2013 - 9:36 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Coombe Hill Emerald Damselfly
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:26 Oct 2013 - 12:07 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Coombe Hill nature reserve, Emerald damselfly, Glos, Gloucestershire wildlife trust, Shadow Saturday, Wildlife / nature
Votes:53
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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 6Badgerfred vcard Wales
26 Oct 2013 - 12:26 AM

Fine capture Ed, nice sharp eyes,
Fred.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom71 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 12:36 AM

V1 for me- brilliant detail especially of head and eyes!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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rontear
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26 Oct 2013 - 12:39 AM

V2 Excellent Ed !!
Ron

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 1:00 AM

looking like what we call a spread wing damsel fly---- Three great captures!

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mikbee
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26 Oct 2013 - 1:15 AM

Wonderful detail in the wings Ed.
Excellent shot.
Mick.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4132 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 1:25 AM

An emerald damselfly but the eyes are unmistakably blue: super shots, Ed.
R.

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achieverswales
26 Oct 2013 - 1:28 AM

All excellent but V1 just ahead by a whisker Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
26 Oct 2013 - 4:21 AM

Excellent images EdGrin

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 6:29 AM

Now that's a real beauty, Ed, with those wonderful eyes, great spot and capture. Carol

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dven
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26 Oct 2013 - 7:12 AM

Superb detail

dven

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 7:22 AM

Wonderful macro capture Ed.

Albert

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Maiwand
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26 Oct 2013 - 8:53 AM

Stunning closeup Ed. Brilliantly detailed.GrinGrinGrin:
Ron

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lynks
lynks  6 England
26 Oct 2013 - 9:27 AM

Ed no 1 is my choice.WinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 9:59 AM

A great set of images well captured V1 for meSmile


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LynneJoyce
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26 Oct 2013 - 10:09 AM

Wow, what a beauty.

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kathrynlouise
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26 Oct 2013 - 11:06 AM

V1 for me Ed. Perfect, absolutely gorgeous GrinGrin

Kathryn

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EileenH
26 Oct 2013 - 12:06 PM

Beautiful setSmile

Eileen

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Fefe
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26 Oct 2013 - 12:07 PM

V1 and V3 are my faves...... Fantastic shots EdGrin
Diane

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 1111 forum postsColleenA vcard South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 12:22 PM

Wow Ed....amazing photography yet again...the clarity and detail are outstanding

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jdinne
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26 Oct 2013 - 1:28 PM

Stunning set, V2 is superb.

John

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 3:12 PM

Many thanks to Christine and Carol for the user awards, it is greatly appreciated, Ed

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jimpy1
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26 Oct 2013 - 3:50 PM

V1 for me great shot.

Jim

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Brian65
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26 Oct 2013 - 4:37 PM

Wonderful detailed shots Ed.
Brian

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EMJAYCEE
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26 Oct 2013 - 4:39 PM

The lovely wing detail in V1 makes it the tops.
Joan.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2013 - 5:27 PM

Wow...amazing detail in V1, Ed, and what a great shadow too Smile

I really like how the eyes really stand out in V2 too Smile

Andrew

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Glostopcat
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26 Oct 2013 - 8:58 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated. I increased sharpness and saturation in v2 Andrew, Ed

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pamelajean
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26 Oct 2013 - 9:32 PM

Impressive shots, Ed, nice focus on the head in V1.

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ChristineD
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26 Oct 2013 - 9:41 PM

Wonderfully detailed trio

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Sue_R
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26 Oct 2013 - 11:52 PM

Amazing detail!

Sue Smile

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saeidNL
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27 Oct 2013 - 9:49 AM

A superb works,ED,well done,
saeid

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Chinga
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27 Oct 2013 - 2:30 PM

Such an elegant insect! Lovely poses and details! Grin
IB

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annettep38
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6 Nov 2013 - 9:32 PM

can't decide between 1 and 3 they are both well detailed. the light is fantastic.

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