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Trumpet Tail

Trumpet Tail
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Copyright: nagaraj vn (nagraj) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-10-16
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Micro-Nikkor 105mm f.4
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/30 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-10-24 0:34
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 42
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Trumpet tail dragonfly.
Acisoma panorpoides.

Captured in Lalbagh on one fine early morning under overcast skies, this blue beauty was just gave me some time to work quietly. Over night rain left few drops of water for freshness. hope you will like this one.

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an instant masterpiece !
george veltchev

Ciao Nagaraj, great macro of lovely dragonfly, fine details, nice blurry BG, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

very nice dragon fly , excellent colors and details, congratulations nagraj !

have a good time,

ciao, tino

Hi Nagaraj,
Splendid photo, great sharp and colorful details, TFS!

Hello Nagaraj,

This is beautiful! You have really captured a wonderful image of this dragonfly. It has wonderful, soft lighting, excellent sharpness, great colours, a nice, out-of focus background and is wonderfully composed. The rain drops add a very nice touch. Very well done!
All the best,
Denis D

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-10-24 4:32]

Hello Nagaraj,
A very special-looking dragonfly with its "big belly". Very subtle framing and fine colors as usual. Raindrops are of course a plus too. Interesting and well taken picture.
Kind regards

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-10-24 4:54]

Hello Nagaraj,
A photo in very beautiful clear colours, excellent sharpness and a great composition. The waterdrop is a very nice bonus.

Hello Nagaraj,
Outstanding clarity, focus and sharpness.
Nice capture of a lovely species of dragonfly wich I never seen before.
You take the image from a perfect POV. Wonderful natural colors and nice contrast against the blurry background.

Hello Nagaraj
Another excellent photo with very good composition, fantastic lighting and wonderful colours.

Hi Nagraj,
great photo of this dragonfly. Amazing colours and composition. Perfect sharpness and details.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2011-10-24 9:40]

Hi Nagraj,
Excellent photo, very good sharp and colorful details, TFS!

Hallo Nagaraj,
a very good macro shot, marvellous colours, impressive details with fantastic droplets, excellent point of view, very pleasant composition
Best regards

hello Nagaraj
this is super good
great details and beautiful colours with super sharpness
nice composition to with the waterdrops
greeting lou

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-10-24 11:01]

Hello Nagaraj.
This is a superb close up of the beautiful looking Dragonfly. The detail is spot on. I like the pose on the grass with a fine DOF. well done TFS.Best regards Siggi

Hello Nagaraj,
Splendid shot of the dragonfly taken from a perfect POV with sharp details and nice colours. I also like OOF green BG and the superb composition. Well done!

Hi Mr.Nagraj,

Fantastic picture of this beautiful dragonfly with good details & lovely green BG.
Taken from a nice POV with the waterdrops. Very well done & TFS.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-10-24 14:48]

Hi Nagaraj,magnificent little dragonfly and fantastic capture whit this total sharpness,beautiful colors and the drops that are like the cherries on the cake..ehehe...i like a lot the strange and nice body design of this specie.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano.

super post-card!!!
TFS, Ferran

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-11-01 2:06]

Hello nagaraj,
another excellent composition from you. Besides the impressive odonata, the droplet too is very wonderful.
Excellent job in an amazing style.
Keep it up and bravo MF!


Very beautiful picture...
loved the framing... :-)

Hi Nagaraj, Splendid macro skills shown here my friend, superb composition with admiral and in-keeping background, nice and sharp with fine detail, wonderful lighting and lovely natural colours, great effort here Nagaraj and very well done,
Best Regards,


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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2011-11-25 9:26]

Hello Nagaraj,
A super capture of this interesting and very beautiful dragonfly in a fine composition. Excellent sharpness and lovely colours against the soft green background.
TFS and best regards, Ulla

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