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Dragonfly Nymph

By clive burrow
The larvae or nymph of one of the larger species of Dragonflies, photographed in a small aquarium.
Lighting provided by an off camera speedlite above the aquarium triggered remotely.

Many thanks for looking

Tags: Dragonfly Larvae Close-up and macro Nymph Wildlife and nature Clive burrow

Voters: KarenFB, Paintman, MalcolmS and 19 more

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tomcat 14 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2012 6:47PM
Would never have known it was in a contained environmentSmile

A fine piece of macro photography, but also very unusual too.
A good insight into their development stage


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TonyDy Plus
11 52 3 United Kingdom
18 Feb 2012 7:17PM
Excellent close-up, Clive.
Greyheron 18 282 7 England
18 Feb 2012 8:16PM
Superb work Clive - fabulous detail throughout Smile

taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
18 Feb 2012 10:11PM
Thank you for this view--- I have always wondered what the nymph looked like-- will look for these this summer!
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
19 Feb 2012 1:21PM
What an amazing image, I never realised they looked like this. Carol
Ade_Osman 17 4.5k 36 England
19 Feb 2012 1:55PM
Brilliant image Clive, in some respect dragonflies are more interestin at the larval stage, bit like moths and butterflies really......Excellent image and technique here, thanks for sharing.....

19 Feb 2012 10:14PM
Well taken gray

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