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Twelve Spots

Twelve-spotted Skimmer (male 2 inches)
Libellula pulchella

They were very busy working over the pond today!

NOTE: This dragonfly is a Pennsylvania, USA native!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di Model (B01) Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:29 Jun 2012 - 10:44 AM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.6
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Twelve Spots
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:30 Jun 2012 - 12:12 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Insect, Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Sports / action, Wildlife / nature
Votes:80
Voters:buxton · Irishkate · robthecamman · reflectionsinlight · gajewski · jasonrwl · Bakermanz · canonfan · Ade_Osman · annettep38 · RonnieAG · soulofharmony · bagman · Lillian · Newdawei · gazlowe · prabhusinha · CarolG · dven · pascalg · exposure · mickyr · NaturesHaven · AnnChown · EAS · KBan · andylea · netta1234 · marktc · jonwebber · Buffalo_Tom · Metro6R4 · paulknight · headskiesfly · Badgerfred · franken · M_squared · saeidNL · morpheus1955 · zapar40 · SlowSong · akh · Arty · DiazSprite · Herge88 · Glostopcat · PinkK · nikshot · mex · Alan_Baseley · Maiwand · graceland · RWPhotoGraphix · PattiW · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · User_Removed · pamelajean · BarbaraR · 213hardy · ChiliMan · Mynett · barbarahirst · jennialexander · helenlinda · bricurtis · ChristineD · goso · Daisymaye · Cor · woolybill1 · Greyheron · Mavis · Chinga · accipiter · Philip_H · LexEquine · GillyB · ElmsArt · flowerted · Tibetan ·
Views:246
Unique Views:92

Comments

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom83 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:14 AM

Crystal clear Jenn.
Fantastic macro.
New insect for me and
very interesting too.
KateGrin

reflectionsinlight

SHARP AS A KNIFE with creamy DOF to set it off

gajewski
gajewski Plus Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:17 AM

Wow -- fantastic macro, Jenn (with a very nice bokeh).
-=\Walter

jasonrwl
jasonrwl Plus Member 5736 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:17 AM

Beautiful wings

canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 5canonfan vcard United Kingdom
30 Jun 2012 - 12:19 AM

What a fantastic image Jenn. So clear and full of detail. Well done
Jim

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:23 AM

Grrrrrr........I can go off folk you know Wink

Well done Jenn, very envious of this one as you might expect!

AdeGrin

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4204 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica34 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:26 AM

fantastic in flight shot. And what a fantastic dragonfly, a beauty that reminds me of a vintage double decker aircraft.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:27 AM

Excellent macro work, Jenn, the detail captured quite immaculate: very well done.
Ronnie.

bagman
bagman  465 forum posts United States
30 Jun 2012 - 12:36 AM

WOW , such an crystal clear detail capture. Great color excellent photo.
Frank.

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:43 AM

Exceptional image Jennn,
Lillian

canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 5canonfan vcard United Kingdom
30 Jun 2012 - 1:05 AM

Had to come back and give my award Jenn. Best i have seen today
Jim

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 1:11 AM

Thank you on two counts--canonfan!

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 5:39 AM

A stunning image, Jenn, superb detail. Carol

dven
dven Plus Member 10dven vcard United Kingdom
30 Jun 2012 - 6:34 AM

A stunning detailed macro shot, love it

dven

pascalg
pascalg Plus Member 837 forum postspascalg vcard France
30 Jun 2012 - 6:56 AM

tremendously close!

exposure
exposure Plus Member 112703 forum postsexposure vcard England
30 Jun 2012 - 7:05 AM

Beautiful detail Jennn...lovely light & colour
Pauline.

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 8:09 AM

Love those wings - stripes in black and white - they'd grace any fashion conscious lady!! Beautifully taken Jenn!
Ann

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 8:11 AM

Wonderful!

Ann

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 8:16 AM

brilliant comp jenn fantastic detail wonderful colours and light a stunner nice one Wink
andy

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3250 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 8:17 AM

Fantastic,clear and great detail.
NettaSmile

marktc
marktc Plus Member 480 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 8:22 AM

terrific image Jenn, such wonderful detail and colour.

jonwebber
jonwebber  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 8:27 AM

Totally brilliant, and I though our dragonflies were goog looking!
jon

paulknight
30 Jun 2012 - 8:34 AM

Brilliant work!

headskiesfly
30 Jun 2012 - 8:38 AM

Perfect close up
Rick

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
30 Jun 2012 - 8:51 AM

Superb Jenn,
Fred.

franken
franken Plus Member 123551 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 9:08 AM

A really impressive macro!

Ken

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
30 Jun 2012 - 9:35 AM

Stunning macro. Lovely bg.

saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 9:49 AM

Excellent and wonderful macro shot indeed,very well done,
saeid

morpheus1955
30 Jun 2012 - 9:50 AM

Fantastic shot Jenn, superb detail, quite outstanding.

Hugh

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65209 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 10:04 AM

Terrific detail and wonderfully sharp.
Chris

Herge88
Herge88 Plus Member 840 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 11:33 AM

Great detail in this with good dof.

Best Matt

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 11:53 AM

An outstanding image Jennnnnn, such wonderful clarity and pin sharp wing detail. This is one of your very best and deserves a TT award. I'm sure the Somerset Ciderhead will be down on the levels today trying to better this!Smile

PinkK
PinkK  680 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 12:08 PM

Wow, amazing macro!

mex
mex Plus Member 7mex vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 2:33 PM

Tiz a cracker jennn.
cheers phil.

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 2:58 PM

Staggeringly good quality and detail Jennn. Congrats on all you awards. Sorry I cant add to them.
Ron

PattiW
PattiW  9 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 4:27 PM

Gorgeous image! One to be envied! Patti SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 5:05 PM

What a stunning dragonfly, so very well taken.
Fab detail.

B.

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 6:29 PM

WOW. This is one helluva capture, Jennnn. GORGEOUS dragonfly too.

Andrew Smile

Mynett
Mynett  7142 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 6:46 PM

absolute stunner...... wow

LindaSmile

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 6:49 PM

what a beauty you have caught here

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 7:52 PM

Wonderful capture and well deserved awards Jenn SmileSmile
Helen

ChristineD
30 Jun 2012 - 8:57 PM

What a fantastic image

goso
goso  8 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2012 - 10:00 PM

Spectacular work Jennn ...Bill

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 1:32 AM

Wow! This really is beautifully captured Jenn...........Sandy

Mavis
Mavis Plus Member 13143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2012 - 7:36 PM

Well Jennnnn it certainly is a stunner. I see you have many awards & I had to add mine as well Smile I didn't notice the Awards till after I had given you mine . Wonderful , the lighting & detail are superb xxx

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 - 5:27 AM

First class macro. The details and sharpness of the image are great. IB

accipiter
accipiter Plus Member 5accipiter vcard England58 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2012 - 9:02 AM

This is stunning Jenn- I have also enjoyed your recent fisheye series. A

Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 - 9:20 PM

Fabulous capture, Jenn.

P.

LexEquine
LexEquine  9 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 8:00 PM

'Superlative {A+++++} & beautiful Macro Shot!' ~ Peter

flowerted
flowerted  11105 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Jul 2012 - 8:38 PM

nice work jenn so clear and sharp
ted

Tibetan
Tibetan  3 England
20 Jul 2012 - 5:00 PM

Love those wings and the markings great, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrin

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