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Shot taken today during a walk around the lake of a Blue Tailed Damselfly, backlit showing all the fine hair detail on the Damselfly and the leaf which was a pleasant surprise when I viewed it on the screen.

Thank you as always for looking.

Phil

Brand:Nikon CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D50 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 105mm Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-4/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Backlit Blue
Username:phil_j phil_j
Uploaded:6 Jun 2011 - 9:17 PM
Tags:Blue tailed damselfly, Close-up / macro, General, Insect, Wildlife / nature
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PaulLiley
PaulLiley e2 Member 5PaulLiley vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2011 - 9:18 PM

The lighting on this is stunning. paul

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soulofharmony
soulofharmony e2 Member 4soulofharmony vcard Norfolk Island1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2011 - 9:48 PM

fantastic details and shot Bri...


Nikki !

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Gemma9
Gemma9  5 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2011 - 9:58 PM

Stunning image. Love the backlighting.
Gemma

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ChrisWallace
6 Jun 2011 - 9:58 PM

Nice work Phil, Nice clean process
Chris

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2011 - 10:09 PM

superb detail on the damsel fly

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2011 - 10:23 PM

A top shot Phil, i think I saw one of these today

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2011 - 10:37 PM

Immaculate work Phil Wink

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JustDucky
JustDucky e2 Member 3JustDucky vcard Canada
7 Jun 2011 - 12:43 AM

great detail and colour
Tammy

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kirkoid
kirkoid e2 Member 3kirkoid vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2011 - 6:16 AM

Excellent detail, well captured.
Dave

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
7 Jun 2011 - 7:51 AM

A superb macro shot with splendid detail and colour.

Len

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fraser
fraser e2 Member 10631 forum postsfraser vcard Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2011 - 8:54 AM

Razor-sharp image and worthy of the award.

Fraser

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2011 - 10:36 AM

Well done on the HC Phil, very deserving....

Ade

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Glyn1
Glyn1 e2 Member 5Glyn1 vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2011 - 1:00 PM

Well worthy of all the awards, a superb image.

Glyn

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raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
7 Jun 2011 - 1:59 PM

superb macro image.ray

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JackieB
JackieB e2 Member 4JackieB vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2011 - 6:31 PM

Lovely image

Jackie

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2011 - 6:38 PM

A stunning macro, superb.
Steve.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2011 - 7:53 PM

Phil, great macro work, love the lighting

Johnjo

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franfoto
franfoto e2 Member 7franfoto vcard England32 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2011 - 11:43 PM

A vibrant macro shot with great detail.

Fran

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NigelKiteley
NigelKiteley e2 Member 5NigelKiteley vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 2:04 PM

Fantastic Phil.

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8831 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2011 - 2:46 PM

So glad you get awards for your wonderful work, congratulations again.

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