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Female Scarlet Skimmer

Female Scarlet Skimmer
Photo Information
Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4316 W: 231 N: 14052] (56953)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-07-01
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma EX 105mm F2.8 DG Macro, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-12-07 5:14
Viewed: 2562
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Scarlet Skimmer, Crothemis servilia, gets its name from the deep scarlet colour of the male of the species. The female is golden yellow.
This is the picture of a female Scarlet Skimmer taken from dorsal POV. Hand-held shot from a distance of 2 metres.
Thanks for looking.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-12-07 6:59]

Hello Ram,
Splendid golden light and colours in this photo. Excellent sharpness and DOF. Nice matching background and composition.

Hello Ram

Beautiful light and nice composition with depth. It looks as if this one has a nice little runway in front for takeoff though it doesnt need one. Thanks

hello Ram
very nice composition with nice light and beautiful colours
great details
thanks greeting lou

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-12-07 9:10]

Hi Ram,nice specie and very elegant position,just a little overexposed in the middle,very good sharpness and colors.i like the colorfull light relfections on the wings.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-12-07 10:13]

Hello Ram.
This is a beautiful capture and very golden color. Nice sharp picture and good view.
Best regards Siggi

Hi Ram,
very good photo of this dragonfly. Excellent macro. Great point of view. Nice colours and composition.
Thanks for sharing,

Ciao Ram, original POV ror a fantastic dragonfly, splendid light, fine details, excellent sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Ciao Ram. Excellent magagement of the difficult light. Amazing golden tons from the great POV.


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  • Nilson Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 488 W: 0 N: 566] (4423)
  • [2011-12-07 12:16]

Olá Ram como sempre trazendo o melhor para o trek meus parabéns por esta bela foto.

Hello Ram,
Beautiful picture of this female Scarlet Skimmer. Great pov and composition. Very well seen. Have a nice weekend.

You are always so good with capturing dragonfly, Ram. This is amazing with excellent details from dorsal pov. Nicely taken and kind regards.

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