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A dragonfly

By Barbaraj
A first attempt at a dragonfly. It has blue beady eyes and blue in its tail. it wastaken from a bridge looking over the green leaves in the river bed. I have cropped the photo right and left as it was a mass of green leaves.

I hope you like it. I enjoyed trying to capture it, not easy on a windy day!.

Tags: First Dragonfly Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Green leaves Wildlife and nature bjb

Voters: dawnmichelle, woolybill1, jdenman and 24 more

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dawnmichelle 10 12 United States
30 Aug 2008 1:38PM
wonderful shot...
I can't never catch them still long enough to get a shot..but I keep trying and come up empty loll

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jdenman 9 18 5 Spain
30 Aug 2008 1:50PM
Very nice detailed capture.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1928 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2008 2:54PM
This is beautiful - not just for the dragon fly but the composition and colouring of the background. The long criss-crossing leaves and blue/green contrast make a wonderful setting. One of your best.
jondee 9 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2008 2:57PM
nice capture.
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
30 Aug 2008 5:40PM
Great shot, looks as if he has purple eyes, great capture.

Barbaraj 11 450 England
30 Aug 2008 6:24PM
Thank you everyone for your coments.
casson 12 3 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2008 6:44PM
Very nicely captured
piccy 12 8 Wales
30 Aug 2008 9:36PM
Well caught - they are so small, nice detail.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
31 Aug 2008 1:41AM
Good colour.comp' and detail here.
Nice one.
Goggz 11 2.3k 72 Wales
31 Aug 2008 1:45AM
Well done Barbara!
Lovely shot.
Cheers, Goggz
Barbaraj 11 450 England
31 Aug 2008 7:23AM
Thank you everyone for comments and visiting .
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
31 Aug 2008 10:12AM
excellent capture !

back to work tomorrow ; will mostly c&r for a couple of weeks, sorry

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