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Briwooly Plus
11 452 5 England
9 Jun 2011 1:06PM
Excellent detail but have not got a clue what it is Sad

Brian............................

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9 Jun 2011 1:15PM
Might be a Broad-bodied chaser.
Great capture...
Terry L Plus
13 591 5 England
9 Jun 2011 1:24PM
A fine capture of this Female Broad Bodied Chaser.
Alan_Coles Plus
11 177 11 Wales
9 Jun 2011 1:26PM
Thanks Both for the id...not have a clue what it was Smile
Platchet Plus
10 5 8 Wales
9 Jun 2011 1:40PM
Wow!!!!!!!!!!!
You been to the new wildlife park then?
Stunning mate.
gazza
its a broad body Chaser . damsel . janty is right..

beautiful rich colours & excellent details composed beautifully.. stunning

heres a site i use... hope it helps Smile

http://www.british-dragonflies.org.uk/home

Nikki !!!!
sophis Plus
10 136 6 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2011 1:48PM
stunning capture!
Alan_Coles Plus
11 177 11 Wales
9 Jun 2011 1:55PM

Quote:Its a broad body Chaser . damsel . janty is right..

beautiful rich colours & excellent details composed beautifully.. stunning

heres a site i use... hope it helps Smile

http://www.british-dragonflies.org.uk/home

Nikki !!!!



Many thanks for the link Nikki, bookmarked


Quote:Wow!!!!!!!!!!!
You been to the new wildlife park then?
Stunning mate.
gazza



Ye, it was a bit dead when I got there....lol
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
9 Jun 2011 2:00PM
A fabulous capture, superb details. What a beauty............Sandy
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
9 Jun 2011 2:52PM
Afternoon Al
This is awsome mate, clarity and DOF 20-20, one of the best I have seen here.

Regards

Trev.
Pete Plus
15 18.8k 97 England
9 Jun 2011 3:00PM
Wow!!! The thumbnail did this no justice open to normal starts to get interesting but the full views is where you need to be for an amazing close up. Detail in the wings is astounding. Nice one!
JackieB Plus
6 18 3 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2011 3:06PM
Amazing image.....brilliant

Jackie
oll1e Plus
9 57 2 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2011 3:26PM
cracking image Al ,such detail .Amazing Wink
oll1e Plus
9 57 2 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2011 3:26PM
Hey congrats fella whoop whoopTongue
Platchet Plus
10 5 8 Wales
9 Jun 2011 3:42PM
Congrats mate, told you it was good Wink
Gazza
Adderwatcher 7 60 19 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2011 3:46PM
Stunning capture, the detail is incredable!
Scott
9 Jun 2011 4:10PM
Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Incredible, Al!

Did you use a camera? or just nail it to the screen?????

Bill
9 Jun 2011 4:18PM
Yep, that's a Wow moment, thanks for that.

Tim
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
9 Jun 2011 4:21PM
Great shot Alan. Congrats on your well deserved EC.
Ron
vickyf Plus
11 8 8 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2011 4:47PM
Gorgeous - superb detail.
TonyDy Plus
8 6 3 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2011 4:55PM
Brilliant shot, Al.
Tony
An outstanding image Alan, amazing detail mate!
9 Jun 2011 5:02PM
WOW wonderful detail and colour

Susan
Shroomer 10 14 167 England
9 Jun 2011 5:42PM
Absolutely awesome Alan. Superb dof and detail.
When I first saw this I thought you had tried stacking as it is sharp throughout and that bg fantastic
You've got the bug now.
A thoroughly deserved EC
Richard
brilliantGrin
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2011 5:57PM
congrats on the award very worthy IMHO
cassiecat Plus
8 39 46 England
9 Jun 2011 7:23PM
thats a stunner, just noticed the EC. congrats you Grin and the user awards too, no need for me to shortlist Wink lesley
dven Plus
11 25 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2011 7:34PM
Stunning detail

dven
Greyheron Plus
14 282 7 England
9 Jun 2011 7:40PM
Beautifully photographed - superb detail.

Mike
Stunning, certainly deserving of all it's awards.
Steve.
Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2011 7:59PM
Awesome image Al, cracking detail. Congrats on all the awards
Steve
congrats on all the well deserved awards, a cracker of an image

Clive
Superb detail and that lighting is just awesome!

Dave
ringyneck Plus
10 315 18 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2011 10:15PM
Out of this world

Keith
PhillipMinnis 6 94 4 Australia
10 Jun 2011 6:15AM
An absolutely amazing macro image, Alan! One of the best I've seen!

Congratulations on all your awards! Well-deserved!


Cheers

Phil
cassiecat Plus
8 39 46 England
10 Jun 2011 6:35AM
even more awards, well done Smile
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
10 Jun 2011 7:17AM
I think you have a POTW here Alan,stunning doesn't do this justice.
Hope it prints for you.
Tom.
10 Jun 2011 8:44AM
Superb capture Alan,
Alan
10 Jun 2011 9:03AM
Worthy of all those awards. A brilliant capture. outstanding photography.
Alun
Fabulous detail and well worthy of ALL the awards, never seen anything better of this insect. Excellent work.

Dougie
harrattp Plus
10 11 4 England
10 Jun 2011 8:29PM
Totally awesome, with this much detail you don't need to stack.

Paul
11 Jun 2011 7:37AM
The EC, GEA and four UA's sum up this shot - top quality
11 Jun 2011 10:09AM
Deserved all the awards Al, such fine detail captured here and good bg too. I was shocked you managed to get such fine detail with the 55-250mm IS lens. Just goes to show how skillful you are Al.

have a good weekend
Yung
11 Jun 2011 5:06PM
A big congrats on all the awards.... wonderful capture
discreetphoton Plus
12 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2011 10:30AM
That's just exquisite. One to be proud of for sure. Very well deserved collection of awards.
Ian-Munro Plus
9 200 15 Wales
12 Jun 2011 7:23PM
Very nice mate, macro and dragonflies etc do absolutely nowt for me but I can appreciate how hard they are to get and in focus too so big up yourself dude.


ps and a comment from Pete! That can't be badTongue
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
12 Jun 2011 10:09PM
Amazing detail and clarity in this awesome close up
Fantastic capture Al - congratulation on all the awards !!

Chris
Morgs Plus
8 20 62 Wales
27 Aug 2011 1:14PM
Simply stunning work Al. I've clearly been neglecting the site as I wasn't aware that you had taken this shot. It ss one of the best I have ever seen of such a creature. Pin sharp and with so much detail. Thoroughly deserving of all the awards. Well done indeed.

Dave

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