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Ebony Jewelwing
Calopteryx maculata
male, 2 inches

A large DAMSELFLY who may be seen upland or along shaded streams and rivers.

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron 180 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Ebony Jewelwing
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:18 Jul 2010 - 12:15 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Damselfly, Insect, Rhode island, Specialist / abstract, Usa, Wildlife / nature
Votes:79

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Imagephotographics
Imagephotographics e2 Member 5Imagephotographics vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2010 - 12:18 AM

Excellent shot - wonderful detail captured

Chris

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morpheus1955
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18 Jul 2010 - 12:19 AM

Good morning Jenn, what a fabulous shot, amazing detail and gorgeous colours.

Hugh

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Glostopcat
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18 Jul 2010 - 12:19 AM

A stunning close up Jennn, such wonderful detail and beautiful irridescent colours

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2010 - 12:20 AM

This is a new one to me, Jenn. The detail is superb but that iridescent green is so beautifully captured in your shot.
Ronnie.

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LexEquine
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18 Jul 2010 - 12:33 AM

Amazing details & color on your superb macro capture, Jenn. Regards...Peter

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18 Jul 2010 - 12:34 AM

Beautifully captured, wonderful.

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goso
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18 Jul 2010 - 12:40 AM

Excellent capture Jennn...Bill

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gary_d
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18 Jul 2010 - 12:42 AM

Top class. - gary

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Mynett
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18 Jul 2010 - 4:12 AM

That iridescent green is so beatuifully captured Jenn superb work

Linda

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CarolG
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18 Jul 2010 - 5:06 AM

A true beauty, Jenn, fantastic detail. Carol

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EAS
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18 Jul 2010 - 5:15 AM

Wow! Just so beautiful!! Fabulous colour and detail.

Ann

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Paul_R
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18 Jul 2010 - 5:57 AM

Superb. -Paul-

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Tracy_Young
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18 Jul 2010 - 7:32 AM

The detail and colours are fantastic, what a shot!

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Buffalo_Tom
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18 Jul 2010 - 7:47 AM

Excellent close up Jennn.
Tom.

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dmhuynh72
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18 Jul 2010 - 8:00 AM

Superb detail and lighting Jenn.
Have a nice weekend
Yung

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jaktis
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18 Jul 2010 - 8:29 AM

Wow great sharp details

Peter

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bricurtis
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18 Jul 2010 - 10:44 AM

A jewelled beauty Jennn.
Brian.

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SlowSong
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18 Jul 2010 - 11:31 AM

Wonderful capture. You do justice to its beautiful name.
Chris

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baclark
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18 Jul 2010 - 12:01 PM

Superb capture, wonderful details.
Barbara

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AnneWorner
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18 Jul 2010 - 12:36 PM

Superb detail, lifelike 3D effect - wonderful capture of the iridescence.

Anne

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mrswoolybill
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18 Jul 2010 - 2:04 PM

Jennn, this is utterly fabulous.
Moira

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ChrisWallace
18 Jul 2010 - 2:48 PM

Exceptional detail and quality Jennn, especially when opened large.
I think our equivalent is the Demoiselle, it used to be called the Blue Banded Agrion.
Chris

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mex
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18 Jul 2010 - 3:30 PM

super jennn.
phil.

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gingerdelight
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18 Jul 2010 - 4:19 PM

What a glorious insect! And such a wonderfully detailed capture Jenn. Well done!
Carol

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Joline
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18 Jul 2010 - 4:35 PM

My, he is a dramatic one. How wonderfully photographed. I've never seen one of these.
The iridescence on his body and tail is just spectacular.

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Portknockie
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18 Jul 2010 - 5:28 PM

This is beautiful Jennnnnn..love the colours and the detail is superb....

Don

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dawnmichelle
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18 Jul 2010 - 5:40 PM

fantastic shot Jennnn... also the Featured E2 right now @ 12:40 pm

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bluetitblue
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18 Jul 2010 - 5:51 PM

well caught and sharp well done

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alighalam
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18 Jul 2010 - 8:03 PM

Dear Jenn, great macro shot, beautiful light,colours and composition.
Ali

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PattiW
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18 Jul 2010 - 8:28 PM

Fantastic capture, this guy is absolutely gorgeous, all sparkley like he's all dressed up! Patti

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TonyWatson
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18 Jul 2010 - 8:36 PM

Another excellent macro shot Jenn.
Doc

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Daisymaye
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18 Jul 2010 - 8:41 PM

Excellent capture Jenn. I'm surprised he let you get so close. Awesome detail............Sandy

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FeatherFriend
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18 Jul 2010 - 11:02 PM

A splendid shot Jenn, beautiful detail as always,
Geoff.

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18 Jul 2010 - 11:48 PM

Saw this as the e2 featured photo, but the thumbnail didn't do it justice, such a beautiful deep colour, wonderful detail too.

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cassiecat
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19 Jul 2010 - 12:17 AM

well captured.congrats on the awards.think the rich coloured bg enhances the image.lesley

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aitchbrown
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19 Jul 2010 - 12:29 AM

Amazing clarity Jenn. Beautiful, congrats on the awards too, well deserved. helen x

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SandraKay
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19 Jul 2010 - 9:35 AM

This just sparkles.
Sandra

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pascalg
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19 Jul 2010 - 12:22 PM

excellent again...

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19 Jul 2010 - 2:24 PM

SUPERB

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19 Jul 2010 - 4:55 PM

Fantastic ....Jack.

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20 Jul 2010 - 2:09 AM

What can I say about this stunning image that hasn't already been said Jennn? First class as always, seems hardly adequate!
Rgds., Jim

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22 Jul 2010 - 12:51 AM

magnificent shot!
Dennis

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23 Jul 2010 - 10:14 PM

Stunning shot Jennn
Helen

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28 Jul 2010 - 9:30 PM

a stunner, excellent colours and detail x x

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