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Four Spot Chaser 1

By ade123
Four Spot Chaser Dragonfly.
The dragonfly allowed me to get very close and i would have loved to have been able to move the grass in the foreground but would
have certainly scared it off so apologies for the clutter.
Many thanks for your comments & votes on the female bullfinch and i hope you enjoy the Four Spot

Ade

Tags: Dragonflies Libellula quadrimaculata Summer leys Wildlife and nature Four Spot Chaser

Voters: tractor, NDODS, Andysnapper and 27 more

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tractor 16 3 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2014 6:14AM
Great captures
NDODS 11 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2014 6:28AM
Stunning work Ade, each shot a winner, superb clarity, colour and detail throughout.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Andysnapper 13 109 25 England
19 Jun 2014 6:31AM
Excellent shots Ade.

Andy
ali63 9 791 1 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2014 7:12AM
Great macro work Ade,

Ali GrinGrin
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2014 7:14AM
Two excellent, beautifully presented shots. That grass is not clutter, it is context!
Ayoob 10 Australia
19 Jun 2014 9:46AM
Lovely presentation and captures.....GrinGrinGrin
banehawi Plus
17 2.7k 4282 Canada
19 Jun 2014 12:52PM
Really nice sots Ade.

I think though that the framing doent work to complement the subject, it dilutes it. Using the dominant colour from the image in a large frame has the effect that the subjects get lost and overwhelmed.

Ive uploaded a mod to show the difference. I also did a few tweaks, the insect has a little more contrast, and the background blurred; exposure is increased. The yellow of the buttercup can cause the camera to underexpose.



regards


Willie
ukgubbi 10 5 India
19 Jun 2014 4:48PM
Lovely capture. I wanted diffused bg.
senn 10 5 1 Belgium
19 Jun 2014 6:55PM
stunning details here Ade !..
19 Jun 2014 8:45PM
Amazing detail Ade. Like the mods as well. Two great shots. Cathy
20 Jun 2014 10:57PM
Stunning details Ade, well done..Lin
Mike_Smith Plus
14 859 2 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2014 6:37PM
Stunning capture's Ade, and i like your presentation too

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