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A female banded demoiselle damselfly I saw perched on a nettle leaf beside the River Severn at Tewkesbury back in mid June, this one was taken beside the Ham which is a meadow that floods regularly.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon IXUS 107
Lens:5.0 - 20.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 109.9 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:19 Jun 2012 - 10:46 AM
Focal Length:5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Female Banded Demoiselle
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:1 Nov 2012 - 12:09 AM
Tags:Banded demoiselle damselfly, Close-up / macro, Glos, River severn, Tewkesbury, Wildlife / nature
Votes:45

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achieverswales
1 Nov 2012 - 12:14 AM

Sunning detail exposure and clarity Ed.

Regards

Trev.

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Badgerfred
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1 Nov 2012 - 12:18 AM

Super image Ed, excellent colour and detail,
Fred.

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abeeror2
abeeror2  2 Spain
1 Nov 2012 - 12:35 AM

astounding!

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2012 - 12:48 AM

There you go again Ed,talking about food with your mention of Ham !!
Wonderful hairy detail.
Great shot.
Mick.

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Daisymaye
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1 Nov 2012 - 12:51 AM

A stunning detailed damselfly.......Sandy

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2012 - 1:03 AM

What a beautiful colour - I've still to see an emerald one.
Looks great amidst the greens.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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taggart
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1 Nov 2012 - 1:40 AM

This is OUTSTANDING--- The damsel is well placed showing it' s environment as well as it's details--- excellent!

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
1 Nov 2012 - 4:18 AM

Stunning ! Excellent photography !

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RonnieAG
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1 Nov 2012 - 4:53 AM

Marvellous detail captured over whole insect, Ed, and a reminder of warmer days.
Ronnie.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2012 - 5:49 AM

What a belter, Ed, I haven't even spotted one, let along managed to capture one of these, this year Sad Carol

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dven
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1 Nov 2012 - 7:26 AM

Superb detail

dven

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ValSaxby
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1 Nov 2012 - 7:46 AM

A super close up Ed

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NDODS
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1 Nov 2012 - 8:11 AM

An image of the highest quality Ed, simply superb.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2012 - 8:18 AM

Fantastic and beautiful imageEd,like the colour and detail here,
saeid

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fentiger
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1 Nov 2012 - 8:22 AM

Impressive well composed macro capture.

Albert

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mrswoolybill
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1 Nov 2012 - 8:41 AM

Brilliant! I love the precision - plus the harmonious green tones, including the body and wings.
Moira

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2012 - 8:42 AM

Oh, my! This is just so exquisite. You've captured many wonderful images over the time I've been with epz but reckon this has to be one of your best ever!

Ann

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Kingfisher8
1 Nov 2012 - 10:42 AM

The detail is awesome well done.

Keith.

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EMJAYCEE
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1 Nov 2012 - 10:43 AM

A sure fire winner I think.
Joan.

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AnnChown
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1 Nov 2012 - 10:47 AM

Super green detail!
Ann

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Maiwand
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1 Nov 2012 - 1:58 PM

Amazing detail Ed. One of your very best I think.
Ron

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Brian65
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1 Nov 2012 - 2:42 PM

WOW! such detail, wonderful image ED.
Brian

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rayme330
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1 Nov 2012 - 3:16 PM

Fine detail here, Ed.

Ray

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kathrynlouise
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1 Nov 2012 - 3:44 PM

Wow! That's a stunning shot Ed. Well done on all the well deserved awards Grin

Kathryn

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Herge88
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1 Nov 2012 - 4:56 PM

Great side on capture, with super detail.

Best Matt

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lifesnapper
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1 Nov 2012 - 5:44 PM

Smashing image Ed, well seen, as it blends in so well with the surroundings.

John Smile

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JohnoP
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1 Nov 2012 - 5:50 PM

Beautiful specimen! John

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Glostopcat
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1 Nov 2012 - 6:54 PM

Many thanks to Carol, Nathan, Ann and Keith for the user awards, it is greatly appreciated, Ed

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graceland
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1 Nov 2012 - 7:14 PM

Very good palGrin

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Glostopcat
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1 Nov 2012 - 7:32 PM

Many thanks for the user award Robin, it is greatly appreciated mate, I can't believe the reception this one has had, Ed

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bricurtis
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1 Nov 2012 - 9:27 PM

This is a belter Ed - head to tail sharpness - great wing detail - great shades of green. Love it.
Brian.

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Glostopcat
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1 Nov 2012 - 10:04 PM

Many thanks for the user award Brian, it is greatly appreciated, Ed

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Glostopcat
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1 Nov 2012 - 10:04 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and clicks, they are much appreciated, Ed

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goso
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1 Nov 2012 - 11:10 PM

Splendid detail captured here Ed ...Bill

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WhiteRose1
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2 Nov 2012 - 9:27 AM

Still playing catch-up, but I'm glad I didn't miss this one. Superb sharpness and detail, Ed.

Dave

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helenlinda
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3 Nov 2012 - 1:27 PM

Stunning capture Ed - well deserved awards too SmileSmile
Helen

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
4 Nov 2012 - 11:07 PM

Well I can't say I'm surprised at the awards Ed. I know you are dedicated to what you do! and good luck to you , my regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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