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Elegant Sprite

Elegant Sprite
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: 2009-06-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma 70-300 4-5.6 APO DG MACRO, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-01-18 7:17
Viewed: 2754
Points: 28
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This Damselfly is called Elegant Sprite, Pseudagrion decorum (Rambur, 1842)


It is female of the species. The male is blue in colour.

Found in Asia: Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Pakistan

Thanks for looking.

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Ciao Ram, great macro of elegant damselfly, fantastic colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2012-01-18 7:56]

Another beauty from your extensive archives Ram.
The cdiagonal composition is perfect for the POV that presents this damselfly with fine natural colours and good clarity against an excellent neutral BG.
Thanks and all the best,

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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2012-01-18 8:22]

Hello Ram,
beautiful image of this interesting species with excellent detail and splendid colours; perfect POV and very nice blurred background. Very well done!

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-01-18 9:24]

Hello Ram.
This is a superb picture, its truly an "Elegant Sprite" , with amazing sharpness and colors, the metallic colors and the details are captured very well.Best regards Siggi

Hello Ram,
Elegant indeed!. I like the diagonal pose, fantastic sharpness and detail of the Damselfly with superb light, colours and POV. Excellent contrasting BG my friend. Well done.
Best regards,

Hi Ram,
nice macro shot of this dragonfly. Amazing colours. Very good point of view.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • Jamesp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1369 W: 9 N: 6334] (18906)
  • [2012-01-18 10:25]

Hi Ram

Nice composed image. Good pose and colours.

I am now in the same geographical area you usd to live - over the border though.

Best wishes


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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2012-01-18 10:44]

Nice picture of this beautiful and young female. Congratulation.

hello ram
Super sharpness composition with good details and beautiful colours
nice light to
thanks greeting lou

Hello Ram,
I always like this species. The pastel tone is gorgeous against the silenced background. Sharp image and visually pleasing presentation.
Kind regards,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-01-19 6:45]

Hello Ram,
Very nice photo of this damselfly in beautiful natural colours and good sharpness. Fantastic diagonal composition. Fine contrasting blurred background.

Hello Ram
Interesting species and beautiful photo with excellent composition and wonderful colours!

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2012-01-21 4:25]

Hello Ram,
so simple image but a very excellent presentation. superb diagonal composition with sharpness and colors so well defined.
very attractive indeed.


Hi Ram

Good shot of this damselfly. Good diagonal composition and nice sharpness.


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