Twelve-spotted Skimmer

By taggart  
Twelve-spotted Skimmer
Libellulla pulchella male 2 inches

Large, aggressive and very territorial, he likes lakes, ponds and sluggish backwaters. The female is similar but lacks the white patches!

Tags: Insects Dragonflies Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature Portraits and people Twelve Spotter Skimmer

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Comments


22 Jun 2015 12:27AM
Excellent detail Jenn and a super composition,
Fred.
22 Jun 2015 12:43AM
Excellent macro work, Jenn - the timing is soooo good.

RichardSmile
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
22 Jun 2015 1:01AM
Wonderful! Love the graphics of this shot, Jenn.
Thanks a lot for the much appreciated ua!
22 Jun 2015 1:22AM
Over the top quality and colors! In case you didn't know it yet, Jenn, I'm a hobby naturalist and dragonflies are one of my favorite subjects to photograph. I have a nice collection, but this photo is the BEST!
What an amazing image, beautifully colours and detail, great macro capture, SmileSmileSmileSmile
BRITCHIE
debu 11 India
22 Jun 2015 1:48AM
Very nice detailed image.
debu
tonyguitar 9 77 37 Canada
22 Jun 2015 3:28AM
Wonderful high quality and when he is motoring those dark sections look like bands just as barred props look on an aircraft. Outstanding! TG
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
22 Jun 2015 5:32AM
What a beauty, Jenn.
PranavMishra 8 52 18 India
22 Jun 2015 5:38AM
a fantastic and well detailed capture, Jenn..
ColleenA Plus
8 481 7 Australia
22 Jun 2015 6:43AM
Really great macro photography Jenn
Mike_Young 14 27 12 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2015 6:58AM
Super shot of a cracking Dragon Jenn
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2015 7:12AM
Stunning detail and composition Jenn.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
22 Jun 2015 7:44AM
Well captured. Great image.
Jasper87 Plus
11 2.7k 158 England
22 Jun 2015 7:44AM
Beautiful..., Jennn, limited colour and focus effect.

Dave
MaryFaith 6 59 New Zealand
22 Jun 2015 8:29AM
I like the brown and white pattern Jenn - quite different to the other Dragonflies - Nicely taken Smile

Mary
Philip_H 9 1.5k United Kingdom
22 Jun 2015 8:50AM
Beautifully captured, Jenn.

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This is a real beauty Jenn, lovely detail and pin sharp.
Carol SmileSmile
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
22 Jun 2015 9:46AM
Stunning capture Jennn. A beauty that I have never seen before.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
ddolfelin Plus
9 103 3 Wales
22 Jun 2015 9:54AM
New to me, too - and very well presented!
Irishkate Plus
10 45 121 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2015 10:58AM
What more can we add to Doerthe comment - an expert who know a great image of this unseen before skimmer.
Top notch Jenn.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
tomcat 15 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2015 11:24AM
Another one of your wonderful DF's

Adrian
TonyDy Plus
12 52 3 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2015 11:47AM
Very good shot, Jennifer.
Tony
22 Jun 2015 6:09PM
This is wonderful Jenn I love him, superb macro.


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bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
22 Jun 2015 6:39PM
Super close up work Grin

Thanks a lot for the UAGrin

Oliver
myrab 14 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2015 6:45PM
What a superb shot Jenn,
Myra
faulknerstv 16 421 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2015 6:57PM
Stunning shot
Coen 8 5 South Africa
22 Jun 2015 7:31PM
love it
jaktis Plus
17 84 Sweden
22 Jun 2015 7:42PM
Very beautiful

Peter
bricurtis Plus
15 2.4k 51 England
22 Jun 2015 9:07PM
Superb Jennn - my fave Skimmer - great detail.
Nigeve1 8 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2015 10:03PM
Superb image, Jenn.
Nigel
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2015 10:16PM
Excellent capture.
richmowil Plus
12 446 2 England
22 Jun 2015 10:32PM
Good detail in this fine image Jenn!! Very nice! I like it a lot.
22 Jun 2015 10:33PM
Superb shot Jenn. I need more UA's! Cathy
22 Jun 2015 10:34PM
Magnificent macro image Jenn.
PhilT2 Plus
11 536 31 England
22 Jun 2015 10:44PM
Amazing wing markings and beautifully captured. Top shot Jenn
22 Jun 2015 11:21PM
Stunning details Jenn, beautiful capture..Lin
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2015 11:49AM
What a beauty Jenn!
Diane
gajewski 16 10 9 United States
24 Jun 2015 5:52AM
This is a perfect macro. I'll have to pass this along to my sister Barbara. She will love it.
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Briar 6
19 Jul 2015 3:58PM
Beautiful work!
14 Nov 2015 2:10PM
I haven't been able to visit the site much and see your work recently, but you seem to have moved to another level. The macro renderings are especially wonderful. Smile

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