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A New Day a New Dragon Fly

By NDODS    
"Someone told me once that Dragonflies only live for one day, whether that is true I do not know?" If it is I shall use that fact in context. Yesterday I was feeling somewhat lost in a desert of emotions, all alone with my feelings, however with kind words and messages from not only my caring and loving family but you lot I feel that today is going to be a lot brighter, even though I suffered a bout of seizures during the night.

Thank you GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Tags: Life Freedom Love Emotions Isolation Feelings Wildlife and nature

Voters: wenzu78, macromal, nonur and 89 more

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14 Dec 2012 7:55AM
Very well captured.....Mal.
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
14 Dec 2012 7:56AM
Simply, excellent!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
saeidNL 11 3 Netherlands
14 Dec 2012 7:57AM
Excellent and great macro shot,well done,
fificat100 10 5 2 Scotland
14 Dec 2012 8:02AM
A lovely lovely capture. Well done.

AnnChown 11 207 1 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 8:07AM
Superb detail Nathan. I hope today is better for you. Smile
Hermanus 9 4 South Africa
14 Dec 2012 8:09AM
What a beauty this one is - and that fine detail in the wings are amazing !! Glad to hear the emotions are settling down !! I just wish they would communicate with the mind so we can know where, why, and how to deal with them Smile
Tibetan 9 3 England
14 Dec 2012 8:24AM
Nice detail Nathan, on the wings where it matters, but you got the rest as well good for you! nice one like it, regards leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
14 Dec 2012 8:24AM
Dragonflies have an adult lifespan of about two months, and not just one day, fortunately, so i hope this cheers you up a little, Nathan Smile This is a wonderful image of the adult, excellent detail and presentation. Carol
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 8:30AM
Good sharp shot Nathan, and all the spider webs inter woven tooGrin
Do hope today is a good day...and gets even better for you
Richsr 14 91 223 England
14 Dec 2012 8:31AM
Good details in this beauty Nathan.
Good one
regards Richard
CaroleS Plus
11 442 3 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 8:41AM
Very good details Nathan and I am happy to say they do live longer than one daySmile
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
14 Dec 2012 8:45AM
you're clearly in control of your motors here SmileSmileSmile
fentiger 20 920 24 England
14 Dec 2012 8:45AM
A really good close-up shot and pin sharp where it needs to be.

morpheus1955 14 3 2 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 8:51AM
Superb shot Nathan, fantastic detail and colours

14 Dec 2012 8:59AM
Now this is wonderful! You have captured it such a way as to appear quite ethereal.
Jasper87 Plus
11 2.8k 158 England
14 Dec 2012 9:08AM
Sharp and detailed, Nathan. Lovely image.

rontear Plus
18 23 9 England
14 Dec 2012 9:37AM
Superb detail Nathan, always a problem is the DOF regarding those wings. Have a great day !!
Fantastic shot Nathan.
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
14 Dec 2012 9:50AM
Excellent detail captured here, Nathan; Very well done.
rayme330 9 17 1 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 9:55AM
Absolutely wonderful capture, Nathan crisp and detailed.

hasslebladuk 12 1 6 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 9:58AM
Wow what a cracker excellent detail
digital_boi 15 3 6 Scotland
14 Dec 2012 10:00AM
corker,cracker wonderful, winner!

14 Dec 2012 10:10AM
What a excellent shot the detail in this is spot on .
bobsblues 11 10 2 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 10:18AM
Brilliant Nathan an outstanding capture .SmileSmile
achieverswales 11 8 101 Wales
14 Dec 2012 10:21AM
Stunning composition and clarity Nathan, thanks also for the poem this morning, glad you are feeling more positive today!


annettep38 10 220 42 Luxembourg
14 Dec 2012 10:23AM
a fine sunny shot to cheer you up. december is a bad month for most of us I think, lots of work and one hardly ever sees the daylight. Too wet and cold most of the time, too.
lonely_oryx 14 61 55 England
14 Dec 2012 10:27AM
Very good DOF
Irishkate Plus
11 45 121 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 11:14AM
Dragon flies are exquisite creatures just like yourself!
Take care.
14 Dec 2012 11:51AM
Crisp details Nathan.

User_Removed 12 80 1 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 11:59AM
Excellent detailed capture!
14 Dec 2012 11:59AM
a real first class shot[top marks] keep on smiling and the sun will come shinning through.

Mrsbass 8 2 1 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 12:57PM
Breath takingly stunning.
Meheecho 8 275 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 1:37PM
A superbly detailed capture--beautiful!!GrinGrinGrin
Herge88 14 40 6 England
14 Dec 2012 1:45PM
Stunning detail and great use of dof, a cracker Nathan.

Best Matt
14 Dec 2012 1:46PM
An excellent capture with superb details of the wingsSmileSmileSmile
The capture on the wings is stunning Nathan, good focus well presented.

User_Removed 11 48 1 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 2:53PM
Super detailed image Nathan.
Regards, Alf.
danbrann 17 640 17
14 Dec 2012 3:05PM
Truly wonderful Nathan.
carper123 Plus
9 1.3k 8 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 3:11PM
An amazing image, Nathan, super close up and fantastic detail, good composition as well.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
ali63 9 791 1 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 3:34PM
A lovely image of this pretty Dragonfly. so glad to hear your spirit has lifted, sorry to hear about your seizure, stay strong,
Ali SmileSmile
BarbaraR 15 1.2k 1 England
14 Dec 2012 3:41PM
Great capture, such wonderful detail.
Very well done Nathan.
Keep well.

JOKEN 12 3 10 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 3:44PM
A fine close up, sharply focused and with adequate depth of field. Keep smiling.
14 Dec 2012 3:58PM
Superb, Nathan.
franken Plus
19 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 4:20PM
Excellent macro Nathan.

taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
14 Dec 2012 4:53PM
That's a great dragonfly image-- Your images show a variety of subject you do so well with-- man of many talents!!!
moiral 11 12 Scotland
14 Dec 2012 5:14PM
Beautiful detail on those wings Nathan. Moira
TrevBatWCC Plus
13 13 19 England
14 Dec 2012 5:22PM
What a beauty this is Nathan Smile A super quality macro shot, with excellent detail Wink
Trev Smile
luckybry 11 3 Scotland
14 Dec 2012 5:45PM
grt image my friend
canonfan 11 7 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 5:56PM
Outstanding macro image Nathan which ticks all the right boxes for me
widtink 9 406 2 Scotland
14 Dec 2012 6:02PM
Aye Nathan this is a cracking shot , everything about it is top class. Hope yer feeling better take careSmile

sparrowhawk Plus
12 282 2 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 6:04PM
take care my friend beautiful photo
Philip_H 9 1.5k United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 6:07PM
Lovely light and detail, Nathan.

basith_am 9 7 Sri Lanka
14 Dec 2012 6:08PM
Excellent detail & well captured.

pamelajean Plus
15 1.6k 2238 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 7:42PM
You like poems, Nathan, so I found this one, and give you a small part of it:
"Spread your wings like the dragonfly
that hums its way through life,
dipping its wings in the sun to shine,
breaking free a life of colors,
that we leave locked and forgotten,
behind a reality made of black and white,
the black ink seeping through our minds,
injecting us with ideas of the 'ideal life'
where money and fortune, and status define.
Bathe your mind in the wonders of the world,
soak your heart in life's warmth and glow,
and pave your own path,
with the dreams you sow".
Humblebee 9 1 England
14 Dec 2012 10:01PM
A nice image Nathan, well spotted and taken. Wishing you very well ... Carol Grin
HELANA 11 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 10:13PM
A gorgeous image Nathan,nicely taken.
netta1234 9 382 2 Wales
15 Dec 2012 8:29AM
A Lovely detailed image Nathen,and it's great to see that you start your day much more positive,Take care,keep strong and keep sending your brilliant images for us to see .SmileWink
ChiliMan 15 135 17 Singapore
15 Dec 2012 4:54PM
Excellent close-up, Nathan Smile

tonyng Plus
11 11 3 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 9:45AM
Beautiful details. I could never get to one near enough for a decent shoot yet. Well done.
Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
17 Dec 2012 5:58PM
A cracking shot of this female common darter, the detail and clarity is most impressive
Mike_S 10 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 9:48AM
Delightfully composed shot Nathan.


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