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Many thanks for all the interest, comments and clicks on 'Forest Fright', most of you found the 4 tree monsters, the one in the top of the tree was hardest to find but well done and thanks for looking.

Today just a simple little Damsel which I took some time ago, hope you like him.

Fran

Thank you 'Glostopcat' for identifying this 'male banded demoiselles'

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:EF100mm F/2.8 Macro USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Blue Damselfly
Username:franfoto franfoto
Uploaded:3 Aug 2011 - 5:33 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Wildlife / nature
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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2011 - 5:38 PM

A cracking sharp image , I love the steel blue of this damselfly.

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PattiW
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3 Aug 2011 - 5:53 PM

Amazing detail! Patti Smile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2011 - 5:57 PM

Very well captured, Fran, excellent colour and detail. This little chappie proves very elusive to me, he just will not settle long enough for me to get a piccy Sad Carol

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User_Removed
3 Aug 2011 - 6:12 PM

Superb macro image, and great portfolio.
Alf.

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JustDucky
JustDucky  3 Canada
3 Aug 2011 - 6:18 PM

excellent close-up Fran, fabulous detail
Tammy

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2011 - 6:23 PM

Excellent detail and colour in this.

Best Matt

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2011 - 6:32 PM

A fantastic close up Fran, you've captured this male banded demoiselles beautiful irridescent colours perfectly

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Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2011 - 6:43 PM

An excellent image with fantastic colours.
Shell

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2011 - 6:44 PM

Excellent detailed shot Fran. If you carry on like this I think Geoff will have to start looking to his laurels!!GrinGrin
Ron

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2011 - 6:45 PM

fantastic detail fran brilliant colours and light a stunning close up nice one Wink
andy

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TonyDy
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3 Aug 2011 - 7:12 PM

Excellent shot, Fran.
Tony

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2011 - 8:22 PM

this is top notch, love the tones of the blues and greens in this, and the detail, I also like the way the damsel fly is diagonal in the frame, yes I really like this one a lot

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2011 - 9:15 PM

sharp as a new pin and generally not easy to get a pic of but you did itWink

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2011 - 9:42 PM

Incredible details, Fran and what a princely garment he wears!

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2011 - 10:56 PM

Superb capture and diagonal comp, Fran. Fabulous detail, pose and iridescence.
Sylvia

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8768 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1596 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2011 - 11:37 PM

Excellent, I like the way the damselfly is completely against the leaf, and the little shadow is nice too.

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Daisymaye
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4 Aug 2011 - 2:21 AM

Superb detailed image, great shadow, and wonderful colour...........Sandy

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Richsr
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4 Aug 2011 - 10:45 AM

Excellent details and colours Fran, good work.

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 2:20 PM

Superb close up with good detail Fran
regards
Yung

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 3:03 PM

Wonderful close detail.
Very well done Fran.

B.

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danbrann
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4 Aug 2011 - 3:35 PM

So well recorded. Superb image.

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Lillian
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4 Aug 2011 - 5:08 PM

One very detailed Damsel, love the colours captured in the wings..a lovely image
Lillian

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MikeGreaves
4 Aug 2011 - 6:51 PM

One of natures little beauties,and very well capturedSmile
Mike

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 9:30 PM

Sharp where it counts Fran - a different pose from the norm - which is good.
Brian.

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tommyld
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5 Aug 2011 - 9:36 AM

Superb Macro with amazing detail.
Tom

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morpheus1955
5 Aug 2011 - 4:50 PM

Fantastic shot, superb detail and colour.

Hugh

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2011 - 12:08 AM

cracking shot ,it is a beauty of a lens,just got one still learning how to use it.YES to all you say on my pic.Smile

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acousticmist
9 Aug 2011 - 9:39 AM

Excellent detail in this shot, well done..................Martin

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brownsilent
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16 Aug 2011 - 6:55 PM

Wow! fantastic detail, excellent capture.

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Imagephotographics

Fantastic shot Fran - beautiful colour & detail, well done !

Chris

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26 Aug 2011 - 8:19 AM

Wonderful metallic colours and detail Fran Smile
Helen

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ChristineD
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30 Aug 2011 - 4:30 PM

Stunning sharp capture with excellent colours.

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HectorRivera
25 Oct 2011 - 2:47 AM

Stunning macro

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sparrowhawk
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23 Jan 2012 - 3:40 PM

wonderful shot Fran of one of my fave insects although i've onnly ever seen one once and managed to photograph it ! but that was ages ago now

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Hop-A-Long
17 Mar 2012 - 10:13 PM

Excellent image with good detail.

Andy

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ColleenA
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10 Sep 2013 - 2:13 PM

A beautiful capture

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