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ccmole 12 14
5 Aug 2004 12:13PM
stunning

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geegee 12 29 England
5 Aug 2004 12:15PM
Whew! What a close-up. Just superb.
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George.
ukuwi 12 476 1 England
5 Aug 2004 12:46PM
I am so fascinated by these amazing close-ups, I guess your only one step behind a microscope, brilliant workSmile
brian1208 Plus
13 11.1k 12 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2004 12:54PM
Interesting angle giving excellent wing detail. I like this macro a lot, well done Tim

Brian
francisg 12 705 1 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2004 1:49PM
You have caught this creature very well the focus and DOF is just right. Well Done. as a point of intrest How do you know it is a Female?

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Frank
jonc 12 7
5 Aug 2004 1:57PM
Love this one. Fascinating to see the detail and very well captured.
inkarts Plus
12 61 2
5 Aug 2004 2:07PM
Its a good thing these insects are small. Brilliant capture. John
celestun 12 29 14 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2004 2:20PM
Thank you all for your kind comments. It is amazing what you see when you get up this close to these splendid creatures!

To answer your question Frank, the difference between male and female in the dragonfly world is often very easy to tell. In this case the female has completely different markings to the male, who is mainly bright red on the face and abdomen.

I agree with you John that it's a good thing these creatures don't grow any bigger! Fearsome to say the least, the most frightening thing is to see them eating with their dagger like tongue! (not too disimilar to the Alien movies!)

Regards,

Tim
f1ash 12 2
5 Aug 2004 3:48PM
Incredible! click
deltafour 12 13
5 Aug 2004 3:58PM
amazing.
"click"
Stewart
UserHasLeft 13 654
5 Aug 2004 4:18PM
Quite brilliant, Tim. An outstanding image, very well done.
Denise 14 279
5 Aug 2004 4:35PM
Fantastic!
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 326 England
5 Aug 2004 4:48PM
Super shot, well done.
tull 13 181 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2004 5:36PM
Breathtaking Tim,surely an EC credited for this one.

Best wishes.

Mark.
ronr 12 3 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2004 6:21PM
Simply amazing shot, very well done.
Ron.
steve t 12 2
5 Aug 2004 7:04PM
Extraordinary
5 Aug 2004 7:23PM
Great shot CB
sze4j 12 56 Singapore
5 Aug 2004 7:36PM
gasp! this is excellent!!!
jaglin 12 6
5 Aug 2004 7:55PM
Amazing shot, thanks
Stef!
User_Removed 12 1.4k United Kingdom
5 Aug 2004 8:02PM
A very stricking shot.. great dof, well done

Regards
Craig :o)
vince 12 48 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2004 8:18PM
WOW! Cool shot

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Vince Smile
baker58 13 101 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2004 8:39PM
"In yer face" or what? Can't remember seeing anything as close up as this. Stunning.

Paul
5 Aug 2004 8:55PM
Cool!
julesm Plus
12 1.7k 7 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2004 9:39PM
Great close-up,

Jules
cal9 13 99
6 Aug 2004 12:48PM
Just awesome "click"
:O)
Alan
ruzzi 12
6 Aug 2004 8:03PM
This is fantastic!!!!Click!
Stef
simont 12 2.2k 4 England
7 Aug 2004 12:53PM
This is really great. Just wish I could produce images of this quality.
Simon
pipapelada 11 135
1 Feb 2005 1:39PM
Jeez, you're good at this and I can't stand insects so that's saying something!
pip
22 Jul 2008 9:29PM
This is wonderful...Nice one.

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