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A Smile for Sunday

Blue Dasher
Pachydiplax longipennis 1.4 inches

*******Special thanks to AndyLea and Flowerted for their very special User Awards presented today!
Have a great Sunday!

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:6 Jun 2012 - 3:15 PM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.6
Aperture:f/14.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:A Smile for Sunday
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:17 Jun 2012 - 12:06 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Humour / fun, Insect, Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Wildlife / nature
Votes:63

Comments

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
17 Jun 2012 - 12:17 AM

Brilliant GrinGrinGrin

John

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 12:25 AM

It's only got eyes for you, JennSmile
Wonderful macro shot capturing such detail and that splendid array of colours it sports.
Ronnie.

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 12:26 AM

It does seem to be smiling. In addition to being a fun image, this is a perfect macro.
I like the very rough hewn edges to your frame.
-=\Walter

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 12:33 AM

Exceptional macro shot Jennn
the colours and detail perfect
Lillian

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 1:55 AM

Excellent close up of the little smiler here Jenn !!
Good one.
Mick.

PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 2:53 AM

Gorgeous Jenn, love this head on angle. Patti

ElmsArt
ElmsArt e2 Member 882 forum postsElmsArt vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 3:29 AM

Oh this is superb. I love the colours and the POV. And yes it is smiling.

Great cature.

Jackie

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 6:06 AM

A really beautiful photograph sorry that I can't express myself ant further due to my range of movement.

Regards Nathan

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 6:13 AM

Good DOF and sharpness with this one Jenn......I'd love to come over the pond just to shoot the dragons, how weird am I?.....LOL

Ade

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 6:42 AM

Smile what a little charmer! Love your pov and super sharp wings!
Ann

accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 6:45 AM

A wonderful close up Jenn. So glad to have been able to catch up with your excellent work again. A

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41123 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 6:56 AM

Amazing colours and a great shape, Jenn, the smile made me smile too Smile.

Dave

marktc
marktc e2 Member 459 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 7:09 AM

And what an amazing smile it is, stunning colours and detailminbthis supremely good image. Nice one Jenn

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 7:24 AM

Excellent macro shot.

Albert

reflectionsinlight
reflectionsinlight e2 Member 2reflectionsinlight vcard England
17 Jun 2012 - 7:53 AM

crisp needle sharp on sea of DOF

Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 7:55 AM

Oh Grand Mother what big eyes you have !

Grand capture.

Rock

Philip_H
Philip_H e2 Member 2Philip_H vcard United Kingdom
17 Jun 2012 - 8:07 AM

Lovely capture, Jenn. Just makes you want to smileSmile

P.

canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
17 Jun 2012 - 8:11 AM

Brilliant image Jenn. Very sharp and well captured
Jim

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 8:33 AM

Superb macro capture Jenn. We have seen lots of these of late but I do not recall seeing one taken from such an unusual POV. Very original.!!
Ron

jonwebber
jonwebber e2 Member 6jonwebber vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 8:49 AM

Got the point of focus exactly right on this stunningly detailed shot.
jon

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 9:18 AM

what a beauty a really fine closeup!

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 8morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 9:28 AM

Fantastic shot Jenn, superb colours and detail.

Hugh

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
17 Jun 2012 - 10:03 AM

Super image Jenn, great detail,
Fred.

saeidNL
saeidNL e2 Member 5saeidNL vcard Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 10:33 AM

Excellent and wonderful ,acro shot,Jenn,very well done,
saeid

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 11:23 AM

Superb macro - great POV. wonderful detail and funky frame.
KateGrin

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 11:42 AM

He has adorably goofy faceGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 12:17 PM

Jenn I could not do anything better than give this cheeky little chappie an award - well it's for you really for being so talented.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Joan.

Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 1:03 PM

Great colour light and detail in this stunning image Jenn.

Best Matt

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96187 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 2:23 PM

A real belter Jenn. Can't fault it

Adrian

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44302 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 3:24 PM

You really know how to charm them, Jennn.Wink I think he fancies you judging from his expression.Smile

Malc

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
17 Jun 2012 - 4:15 PM

& eye contact too Tongue

LexEquine
LexEquine e2 Member 8LexEquine vcard United States19 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 5:48 PM

'Great color, Fine details, & superb presentation,' Jenn~~ Wink

~ Peter

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 7:51 PM

WOW! not surprised you have 3 awards - congratulations

exposure
exposure e2 Member 101763 forum postsexposure vcard England
17 Jun 2012 - 9:40 PM

Lovely detail & presentation Jennnnn
Pauline.

goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2012 - 10:35 PM

10/10 Jennn ...Bill

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2012 - 7:41 AM

top of the class with this beautifully detailed image

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jun 2012 - 1:37 PM

Awww...look at his eyes and that goofy grin...he's in luuuuurve Grin

WONderful light and capture, Jennnn.

A Smile

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 10:39 PM

And not just a smile, it is a broad smile, friendly and happy.
Johanna

NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2012 - 10:48 PM

Great face ,well caught shot.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2012 - 7:12 PM

An awesome close up shot Jennnn, he certainly is a dashing fellow. Such wonderful pin sharp detail and glorious colours and those eyes are amazing

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