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Same Damselfly as yesterday's upload, just a different perspective. The thing I thought interesting with this one is the detail in the mouth-parts, really strange and not something I've ever seen before.
Thanks for all the comments on yesterdays image, it wasn't until after I uploaded that I think I may have gone a bit mad with the saturation tool, but I've held back somewhat on this one, I really must go and get my eyes tested again Tongue

Thanks for taking the time to have a look.....Ade

Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:MP-E65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro Photo
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Damselfly
Username:Ade_Osman Ade_Osman
Uploaded:23 Apr 2012 - 10:22 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Digitally manipulated, Flowers & plants, General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:63

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84293 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2012 - 10:29 AM

Amazing details!

The chance to see some bugs around here would be a good thing - pouring down!!

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blacky
blacky  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2012 - 10:32 AM

superb macro ade beautifull detail.

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
23 Apr 2012 - 10:35 AM

Amazing macro!!!!!!!!!!!!!
JNC

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CarolG
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23 Apr 2012 - 10:36 AM

Could only be yours, Ade Wink. I'm definitely going to give up now Grin Carol

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gingerdelight
23 Apr 2012 - 10:39 AM

Wow, wow and wow! Superb!
Carol

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mohikan22
mohikan22  102188 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2012 - 10:51 AM

Cmon Ade how am i supposed to compete with this kind of work!! Grin Wonderful mate such fine details! Grin
matt

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2012 - 10:51 AM

Another excellent and wonderful capture,very well done,
saeid

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Len1950
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23 Apr 2012 - 10:53 AM

Unbelievable detail, hats off to you Ade. By the way..........the Lake DistrictTongue

Len

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EMJAYCEE
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23 Apr 2012 - 11:07 AM

Amazing!!!!
Joan.

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Alan_Baseley
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23 Apr 2012 - 11:13 AM

A superb macro Ade,
alan

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rontear
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23 Apr 2012 - 11:26 AM

Such detail Ade, amazing image.
Ron.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2012 - 12:10 PM

Unbelievable detail, Ade. You are really mastering that lens!
Sylvia

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2012 - 12:13 PM

Superb macro work again, quality work ade.

Glyn

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WhiteRose1
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23 Apr 2012 - 12:39 PM

Running out of superlatives here, Ade GrinGrin

Dave

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mikbee
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23 Apr 2012 - 1:46 PM

Just incredible detail here Ade.
Superb !!
Mick.

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FeatherFriend
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23 Apr 2012 - 2:42 PM

As good as a first cup a tea in the morning Ade, impeccable detail,
Geoff.

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Daisymaye
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23 Apr 2012 - 2:46 PM

Awesome detail Ade............Sandy

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taggart
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23 Apr 2012 - 3:07 PM

I do envy your equipment--- This is so fascinating--details and colors-- all those hairs (sensory devices) -- A wonderful image!

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pluckyfilly
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23 Apr 2012 - 3:20 PM

superb macro, full of exquisite detail and sharp as a new pin

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Niknut
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23 Apr 2012 - 3:28 PM

Incredible shot !!!.....amazing detail in this 'brute' !! (almost too much !..YUK !.Wink)

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ChiliMan
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23 Apr 2012 - 3:55 PM

Holy cow...look at the details on THIS ONE. Magnificent...and yeah, very interesting about the mouth!

What really impresses me here photographically is the detail on the eye. AWESOME Grin

Andrew

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23 Apr 2012 - 4:06 PM

Exquisite detail Ade. An absolute belter.
Ron

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johnjo58
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23 Apr 2012 - 4:21 PM

Just when I thought you had peaked, you post something like this, amazing macro work and with the most notoriously dificult lens.

You are the master

David

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23 Apr 2012 - 4:42 PM

Astonishing detail in this awesome close up Ade, this specimen looks aghast going by the open mouth and look in the eye! Cold and wet here again, I doubt i shall be seeing any of these in the foreseeable future!

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Cliff1944
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23 Apr 2012 - 5:03 PM

Incredible detail!
Cliff

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HeathMcDonald
23 Apr 2012 - 5:06 PM

Stunning detail and clarity Ade, exceptional image. Smile

Heath

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23 Apr 2012 - 5:57 PM

Stunning image Ade, you must have great patience, really admire your work.
well done
Darryl.

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Goodley
Goodley  4 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2012 - 6:10 PM

Excellent detail,
kev.

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JohnoP
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23 Apr 2012 - 7:13 PM

Quite remarkable Ade. Looking at insects we think they appear so simple, and yet you have demonstrated by your excellent macro techniques just how complex they are. John

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chwego
chwego  5 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2012 - 8:24 PM

thank you. Its beautiful shots like this that make me strive to improve.
Chris

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Ade_Osman
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23 Apr 2012 - 8:30 PM

Thanks for all the comments guys and to Kev (Goodley) for his very kind award......

I've been having internet connection issues today on and off, but hopefully after an argument with my ISP I now have it sorted, famous last words.....

I've something a little prehistoric for you all to have look at tomorrow all being well........Thanks again guys, it's muchly appreciated.

Ade

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PaulB45  3 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2012 - 8:38 PM

Stunning macro shot, excellent portfolio.
Paul

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24 Apr 2012 - 4:57 AM

Worth an award , You have mastered using that lens.

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24 Apr 2012 - 7:23 PM

Wow that's incredible

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