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Red Dragonfly

By Humblebee
After having seen only four dragonflies this summer, like buses they all came at once and were sunning themselves in the late afternoon sun. I told my husband not to move a muscle cos if he scared them off whilst I raced inside to get my camera, I would kill him.

I have put up the Red Dragonflies today, and will put up what I have called the Green ones tomorrow (shows just how ignorant I am about dragonflies).

Hope you like them.

Many thanks for all your kind comments and votes on my 'Bottom up and Hanging on' they are as always very much appreciated.

Tags: Insect Dragonfly Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: barbarahirst, PhillipMinnis, NaturesHaven and 20 more

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Comments


ali63 Plus
4 737 1 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2012 8:36AM
A good selection of Dragonflies, they are beautiful basking in the sunshine,
Ali

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Tibetan 3 3 England
28 Sep 2012 8:44AM
Well done Carol, What a great set! good wing detail and got them all in the frame which is not that easy to do! and the star is V5. manipulation. only saw about four this year so good for you, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2012 9:59AM
I saw a corker a few weeks ago, must have been four inches long, like a bird, It was far too fast thoughSad
Like V1 and V2 bestGrin
Diane
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
28 Sep 2012 1:05PM
A fine collection of images, Carol. My knowledge of them is on a par with yours so can't help with v4 I'm afraid.

Dave
danbrann Plus
11 576 16
28 Sep 2012 3:23PM
You have captured those colours so well.
netta1234 Plus
4 307 2 Wales
28 Sep 2012 6:28PM
A brilliant set with great detail
NettaSmile
28 Sep 2012 8:00PM
Soon they will stop flying ... and then white flies will fly from the sky ...
Regards Valery
28 Sep 2012 10:19PM
A really fantastic set of images Carol
Jim
paskinmj 7 11 1 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2012 10:43PM
Nice crimson hues.
Matt
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
28 Sep 2012 11:25PM
Oh she's beautiful.... Excellent captures... GrinGrin IB
30 Sep 2012 12:02AM
Lovely captured set. What a pretty red damselfly SmileSmile

Lavina
annettep38 Plus
4 217 38 Costa Rica
2 Oct 2012 11:37PM
wonderful series... and I'm red with jealousy.. no big ones around at the moment.
no 4 is lunch methinks
Humblebee 3 1 England
3 Oct 2012 12:07AM
Thank you so much Annette for your kind comments and for confirming lunch not extra parts Wink
Sad to say but I have only seen 1 damsel this year
22 Oct 2012 6:50AM
Hi Carol....What a brilliant picture this is, i love the colours and the subject, i thank you for your kind comments on my macro`s, i have not been spending much time on the computer as the Rose Garden needs a lot of looking after but i am getting there, you are taking really beautiful photo`s Carol, i have given up on the Fuji site to problematic.....Mal.

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