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All the little damselflies are a boring brown colour here, so I was delighted to spot this tiny lady with a touch of blue in her eyes. She was very reluctant to be photographed, I only managed one image before she disappeared over the pond.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:a flash of blue
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:4 Apr 2014 - 5:38 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Damselfly, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:62
Voters:saeidNL · Andysnapper · dven · kuvailija · NDODS · Rock · KarenFB · SUE118 · barbarahirst · User_Removed · DicksPics · ddolfelin · fentiger · Badgerfred · mrswoolybill · ugly · viscostatic · Mollycat · AnneB50 · ali63 · digital_boi · HarrietH · PhilT2 · SlowSong · Nikonuser1 · sweetpea62 · Alan_Baseley · crookymonsta · Irishkate · TonyDy · helenlinda · sparrowhawk · Daisymaye · JohnoP · Joline · WhiteRose1 · Chinga · CaroleS · Len1950 · SandraKay · Mike_Smith · Mavis · TrevBatWCC · CarolAnnLauderdale · ColleenA · gajewski · Brian65 · Sylviwhalley · Philip_H · evelen · myrab · prabhusinha · Stace · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · LynneJoyce · briantjjones · Glostopcat · rontear · accipiter · ChrisWallace · georgiepoolie · Ade_Osman ·
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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 6:15 AM

Morning Carol,
Another fantastic and beautiful image,like the colors and detail here,
Saeid

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 7109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 6:23 AM

Wow, that's very unusual. Well spotted.

Andy

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kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
4 Apr 2014 - 6:41 AM

Oh those eyes of her.- An excellent diagonal composition with great detail ! --- Jukka.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44300 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom117 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 7:06 AM

Stunning clarity and colour as always Carol. A delight to view...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 7:25 AM

Super capture. Have a good weekend. Smile

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 7:25 AM

She really is the queen....
How unusual

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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 7:32 AM

Great timing to capture this flighty piece, Carol!Smile

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4 Apr 2014 - 7:58 AM

Good, interesting, picture, Carol.

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 8:01 AM

Excellent macro.

Albert

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viscostatic
4 Apr 2014 - 8:50 AM

They are difficult to photograph at the best of times so you have done very well here Carol.

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 2Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 8:53 AM

Old blue eyes would love this one. Excellent picture Carol.
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AnneB50
AnneB50  3118 forum posts Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 9:00 AM

Little blue eyes, lovely. Really makes him stand out against the rest of his body.

Anne

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3685 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 9:02 AM

She's beautiful Carol a lovely capture,

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digital_boi
4 Apr 2014 - 9:06 AM

ole blue eyes for sure nice one

Graham

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HarrietH
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4 Apr 2014 - 9:10 AM

A blue-eyed beauty.

Great image as always Carol.

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 75305 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 9:50 AM

Obviously the eyes of a damselfly are of the utmost importance, hence their size. Ain't nature wonderful.
Smile

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 3Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 9:54 AM

Great find and capture Carol, a great looking critter with those blue eyesSmile

Cliff

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4 Apr 2014 - 10:12 AM

Oh my what big eyes amazing capture Carol..Lin

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom87 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 11:25 AM

Glad you managed that one image of the damsel with sapphire eyes.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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4 Apr 2014 - 11:31 AM

Lovely close-up, Carol.
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helenlinda
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4 Apr 2014 - 11:52 AM

A positive glow of blue Carol SmileSmile
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4 Apr 2014 - 11:58 AM

wonderful !!

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Daisymaye
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4 Apr 2014 - 12:01 PM

Beautiful blue eyes. You must get excited when you spot something that is different. This is a beauty.

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Joline
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4 Apr 2014 - 12:31 PM

Betty Blue Eyes she isSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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Chinga
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4 Apr 2014 - 1:01 PM

Lovely Damsel... Great eyes! Great colour...
Good capture... IB

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CaroleS
CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 1:04 PM

How unusual with that touch of blue - well spotted and captured Carol.
Carole

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4 Apr 2014 - 2:51 PM

Quality Macro photography, cracking shot Carol

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TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 3:34 PM

I'd be happy with just the one image like this, Carol! Smile A top-notch capture Wink
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CarolAnnLauderdale
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4 Apr 2014 - 3:49 PM

Superb! Lovely close up with great detail, can't wait for the summer. SmileSmileSmileSmile

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4 Apr 2014 - 4:16 PM

Love the blue eyes...what an amazing capture Carol

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4 Apr 2014 - 5:21 PM

Great shot of ol' blue eyes, Carol. Smile
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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2014 - 6:23 PM

Must be a grandmother Wink

P.

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evelen  10 England
4 Apr 2014 - 6:32 PM

wonderful shots Carol colours and detail. just catching up after a hectic week .
eve.Smile

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4 Apr 2014 - 6:44 PM

The eyes have it in this image Carol, great.

Myra

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4 Apr 2014 - 7:00 PM

A stunning pic

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4 Apr 2014 - 8:02 PM

Beautifully composed and captured.

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4 Apr 2014 - 9:57 PM

I'm glad you managed to get one pearler of a shot of this blue eyed girl Carol, a mighty fine one indeed

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