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Dragonfly

By Cobbage
My cat came up to me carrying this in her mouth! You might be able to see the damage on its tail (it's slightly squashed). I rescued him and placed him on a plant. I was expecting him to fly away quickly however he stayed there for about 10-15 mins without moving so there was plenty of time for some photos. For this photo I used the flash with my home made diffuser thingy majiggy. My dad ran it through lightroom and made some enhancements. Hope you like it, and as always, advice and comments are appreciated Smile

Tags: General Dragonfly Flowers and plants Close-up and macro

Voters: Joline, Norfolkboy, richmowil and 16 more

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Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
8 Jun 2013 3:49PM
The details and colors in this are perfectly amazing....really beautiful shot.

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8 Jun 2013 4:11PM
thanks Joline Smile
KarenFB Plus
10 4.6k 167 England
8 Jun 2013 5:20PM
A beautiful Broad-bodied Chaser (female, the males are blue). You've caught it brilliantly, I love the colours and details! Smile

(My Taffy has been known to bring in the occasional Dragonfly, usually they can be set free again!)
8 Jun 2013 5:25PM
Haha thanks very much Karen, and thanks for the award! Smile
netta1234 Plus
4 307 2 Wales
8 Jun 2013 6:24PM
This is a lovely detailed image,our cats do silly things like that as well .congrats on your Award.Smile
NettaSmile
8 Jun 2013 9:00PM
wow, the colours are awesome, very nice!

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