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Before I get any hurtful comments like "Nice self-portrait, Terry," this is the face of a Common Darter Dragonfly. Good looking fellow, isn't he!

Thank you for your interest my last feature, "Warbler, Fly & Goat."

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 639.7 mm)
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 Aug 2012 - 2:09 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Daylight
Title:"I Only Have Eyes, Eyes, Eyes... For You."
Username:TerryMcK TerryMcK
Uploaded:30 Aug 2012 - 9:33 PM
Tags:Dragonfly, Macro, Tmck, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:32
Voters:skewey · PaulB45 · bricurtis · WindowonWildlife · jasonrwl · Greyheron · woodlark · Alan_Baseley · EAS · gary_d · canonfan · M_squared · aniamoore · taggart · PattiW · CarolG · pdunstan_Greymoon · NDODS · NaturesHaven · andylea · Arty · Sandipb · PinkK · AlanPerkins · Ray42 · luckybry · pluckyfilly · elainebaker · teocali · Glostopcat · grinningsoul2011 · DonMc ·
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PaulB45
PaulB45  4 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2012 - 9:42 PM

Superb macro shot with some good detail Terry.
Paul

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 9:44 PM

Superb in the face detail Terry.Smile
Brian.

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 10:24 PM

Excellent macro!

Ann

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2012 - 10:26 PM

Oh yes this is good mate. - gary

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canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 5canonfan vcard United Kingdom
30 Aug 2012 - 10:51 PM

Fantastic macro
Jim

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nutmeg66
nutmeg66  6 England
30 Aug 2012 - 11:37 PM

Terrific eyes!

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
31 Aug 2012 - 1:38 AM

A very impressive image-- This one is not eating as they usually are-- good job!

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CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
31 Aug 2012 - 5:48 AM

A wonderful detailed close-up, Terry. Carol

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NDODS Plus Member 44238 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom115 Constructive Critique Points
31 Aug 2012 - 6:37 AM

An extremely good macro/close up photograph Terry, in which you have managed to capture the beauty, colour, and splendid detail of this rather Big Eyed 'Common Darter Dragon Fly', peering at you rather intensively.

Regards Nathan

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2012 - 7:49 AM

AN excellent macro - very close up and personal - did you give it a kiss!!! LOLWinkWink

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pluckyfilly Plus Member 8343 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2012 - 3:29 PM

O MY! Fabulous macro

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elainebaker
9 Sep 2012 - 3:29 PM

Wow, what a fab close up image. You really captured those eyes !!! Excellent detail Smile

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teocali
teocali Plus Member 7375 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Sep 2012 - 4:19 PM

Beautifully detailed macro image, Terry. Wonderful textures and tones.
Sylvia

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Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Sep 2012 - 10:09 PM

A real stonker of a macro shot Terry, talk about an extreme close up! You have given the Big O a good run for his money with this one

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grinningsoul2011

This is an outstanding macro image. I have been photography common darters the last few weeks and while I have some great shots none compare with this. I need to go back out and try match yours.Smile

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DonMc Plus Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
21 May 2013 - 4:47 PM

Wow! amazing macroSmileSmileSmile
Don

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