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Common Darter

By Lillian  
Now don't fall off your chair...
Yes, Me!!! photographing a dragonfly....


And a pair 'playing games' together at the zoo.. at that!
on a dark leaf

I know you would/will prefer
Version.. green leaf behind

Never thought I would... really!
and with a long lens

Take care
and have a good weekend

Lillian

Tags: Darter Insect Dragonfly Marwell zoo Common darter Wildlife and nature Pairing

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Comments


Another wonderful image Lillian. Prefer the dark leaf as the two subjects really stand out. Lovely shot!
chavender Plus
11 524 1 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2020 3:19PM
Beautifully done!
Fefe Plus
10 62 37 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2020 3:23PM
I like the lead best Lillian.....
What ever are they doing?Blush
PhilT2 Plus
12 575 32 England
18 Sep 2020 3:26PM
I too prefer the lead image of the two. Certainly a big change from your usual images but once again you have captured it superbly
Phil
cymru2019 2 17 7 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2020 3:42PM
Good shots Lillian. I have taken shots of butterflies with a canon 300mm F4 lens on a crop sensor camera and they come out fine. David
sparrowhawk Plus
13 282 2 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2020 3:42PM
beautiful work
18 Sep 2020 3:53PM
Top shot, Dave.
EMJAYCEE 12 10 10 England
18 Sep 2020 4:26PM
For full impact got to be the lead Lillian.
Joan
18 Sep 2020 4:41PM
Excellent Lillian, great detail in both images,
Fred.
SUE118 Plus
13 8 1 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2020 4:56PM
Beautiful and very well done.
18 Sep 2020 4:57PM
A common darter doing a very common thing, Lillian. Very well captured.

JohnSmile
Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2020 5:26PM
Two superbly crafted shots Lillian. Can only give you one gong though.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
KingArthur 15 8 Malta
18 Sep 2020 6:09PM
Your lead exquisite Lillian

Joe Smile
18 Sep 2020 7:43PM
Super shots Lillian. I prefer the first one. Cathy
18 Sep 2020 7:44PM
Version for me Lillian, a real beauty of a shot.SmileSmile
cbrundage 8 4 United States
18 Sep 2020 8:03PM
Love the version - striking details.
JuBarney Plus
10 36 5 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2020 8:12PM
Beautiful shots
Ju
18 Sep 2020 8:14PM
Beautiful work Lillian

Steve
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
18 Sep 2020 8:36PM
I like both versions!
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2020 8:51PM
A beautiful mating moment caught. Excellent macro work dear Lillian...
Isabel GrinGrin
18 Sep 2020 8:52PM
More impact in the lead image for me Lillian, very well captured.
David
Daisymaye Plus
13 23 20 Canada
18 Sep 2020 10:16PM
Two very beautifully captured images.
18 Sep 2020 10:25PM
Stunning images.
Jukka Plus
10 1 Finland
19 Sep 2020 8:06AM
Great detail and beauty , Lillian!- The lead is my favorite! SmileSmileSmile

Jukka.
19 Sep 2020 5:56PM
Wonderful captures of these beauties. Great to try new subjects Lillian. Debs
19 Sep 2020 5:58PM
Excellent macro captures, Lillian.
Well done youSmileSmile
teocali Plus
13 442 18 England
20 Sep 2020 8:20AM
Perfect timing, Lillian and I prefer the lead, as it is much more dramatic.
Sylvia

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