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Found this ugly thing at the week end, i have not got a clue what it is, i have a inclin that it might transform into a dragonfly but im not sure, so if anybody knows that would be nice to find out what it is. i know the tail end is a little soft but it was in a fairly awkward place ;o) All comments most welcome and thanks for looking

Luke

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:100mm f/2.8 usm macro
Recording media:iso 400 f/9 1/100sec
Title:Ugly!!!!!!!
Username:JEFFERIES JEFFERIES
Uploaded:20 Jun 2005 - 10:10 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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IainH
IainH  982 forum posts
20 Jun 2005 - 10:20 AM

Sharp where it matters & good composition, I can't help with the ID sorry, but its not that ugly Smile

Iain

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 970 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2005 - 10:22 AM

Great shot, but one ugly bug! Wink All I can tell you about this is that its not a bird! Wink Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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laura16
laura16  10605 forum posts
20 Jun 2005 - 10:23 AM

The head end is sharp and very detailed so it doesn't really matter to me the tail is a bit soft. Nice light too.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114484 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2005 - 10:27 AM

Looks to me like a Dragonly Larvae, possibly a Broad Bodied Chaser, voracious little creatures that will even take fish to eat, minnows and sticklebacks etc.....
A little soft maybe, but still a rarish capture Luke, well done mate!

Ade

Changed my mind on the species: Probably a Demoiselle, more details & pics here:
Dragonfly Society

Click the link on the left of the page saying UK species and then find Banded Demoiselle.

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brian1208
brian1208 e2 Member 1110181 forum postsbrian1208 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2005 - 10:32 AM

I'm with Ade on the ID and his crit of the image. One I'm still waiting to see, let alone photograph

Brian

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markharrop
markharrop  10191 forum posts England
20 Jun 2005 - 10:33 AM

Luke, I think it is great, excellent use of DOF, BG is blurred nicely. The single blade of grass really tops the shot off!

MArk

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Maddie
Maddie  92714 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2005 - 10:47 AM

good shot luke

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ReidFJR
ReidFJR  9310 forum posts United Kingdom
20 Jun 2005 - 10:51 AM

I think this is the dry Shuck ( ie outer skeletal skin remains ) of a dragon fly larvae that has emerged - ill have a look in my books and get back - Frank

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114484 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2005 - 10:55 AM

Whoops....Franks right, I forgot to mention that...Doh!

Ade

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lizziew
lizziew  9
20 Jun 2005 - 10:56 AM

havent got a clue what it it lol but its a great shot lovely clear detail nice colour....liz

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JEFFERIES
JEFFERIES  957 forum posts
20 Jun 2005 - 12:34 PM

Thanks Ade, and Frank for the description, i suspected it was something that lived or is living......;o)

and thanks to all for the comments and clicks

Luke

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MartinjD
MartinjD  9171 forum posts
20 Jun 2005 - 1:20 PM

Great detail
Martin

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OLDNIK
OLDNIK  9
20 Jun 2005 - 1:59 PM

good shot they call them mud eyes [thats what rex hunt calls theme any way]nice detail of one ugly brute.
*click* paul j.

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dalischone
20 Jun 2005 - 2:07 PM

Fantastic capture Luke, well done and well spotted.

Tracy

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yjjeep
yjjeep  10
20 Jun 2005 - 4:18 PM

Nice shot.Like the detail.

John

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sandyb
sandyb  1034 forum posts United Kingdom
20 Jun 2005 - 10:57 PM

stunning detail well done. sandyb

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Portknockie
21 Jun 2005 - 12:30 AM

What ever it is ...it is a great shot full of great detail and sharp.


DonSmile

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acbeat
acbeat  9 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2005 - 12:32 AM

excellent detail .andy b

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2005 - 4:38 AM

Very sharp eyes found this critter or x-critter. Great image of something we rarely see. Thanks for sharing! Jennnnnnnnn

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HAPPYCAM
HAPPYCAM  9 England
21 Jun 2005 - 5:52 AM

great detail & colour, well shot

:0) Shelley ♥

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