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Chaser...

By ejtumman    
Female Broad-bodied Chaser Libellula depressa

Taken in my back garden yesterday.... the head is soft... I know!! But its my first Dragonfly photo, and I was quite pleased with it. Next time I'll use a different aperture.

ISO 400
Shutter speed 1/250
f/3.5
RAW

Part desaturated in Elements... don't worry.... it's a phase I'm going through!!

Emma ;o)

Tags: Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Wildlife and nature

Voters: Naturesview, adderman, tonycl and 30 more

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Comments


Naturesview 17 38 Scotland
13 Jun 2006 9:16AM
Great shot. Love the wing detail

Paul
Fleetwood 19 63
13 Jun 2006 9:28AM
First class.
Crazius 15 13 Scotland
13 Jun 2006 9:30AM
Beautiful detail and amazing colours. Well done!
ericfaragh Plus
18 149 6 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2006 9:45AM
Great macro detail, beautifully caught, nice tones and colour.
John-LS 18 4
13 Jun 2006 10:07AM
Great Capture, well done.
ejtumman 17 2.8k England
13 Jun 2006 10:12AM
Many thanks for your comments....

Anyone know how long these things live? I want to have another crack at photographing her...

Emma ;o)
Tom_H 16 48 1 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2006 11:19AM
Super shot, fantastic detail, and your 'desaturation phase' really adds impact.
norton 17 2 6 Jersey
13 Jun 2006 12:11PM
Superb detail and colour,well captured.....

Tony.
DaveHobbo 15 10 England
13 Jun 2006 12:13PM
Excellant.
Dave H
Tony_M 17 342 England
13 Jun 2006 12:25PM
Quite interesting in part mono and part colour. It seems to present rather well. Good colours and detail in the body and wings.

Tony
BRabbitts 16 3 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2006 12:29PM
Cracking shot, lovely and sharp.
Brian
karenpics 17 2
13 Jun 2006 12:45PM
Excellent capture good detail
karen
pcjackso Junior Member 16 7
13 Jun 2006 12:55PM
Looks good to me,A super capture
Pauline
BarbaraB 16 53 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2006 1:24PM
I like the desaturated effect. Super image!
13 Jun 2006 4:27PM
wonderful details. well done!
sferguk 17
13 Jun 2006 11:35PM
Magic love the colours, great work.
jimbo_t 18 959 England
14 Jun 2006 3:26AM
Great shot, wish my garden attracted such exciting wildlife!
Jim
cdm36 17 391 7 England
14 Jun 2006 10:38AM
Wish I'd got them in my garden,

Chris.
starliz 17 1.6k 3 England
14 Jun 2006 10:44AM
superb detail.
16 Jun 2006 9:28AM
Beautiful detail

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