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Yellow-Tailed Ashy Skimmer

Yellow-Tailed Ashy Skimmer
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Copyright: Bunyapon Kusolkrong (bungbing) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 516 W: 0 N: 1626] (7743)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-12-22
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D80, AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6, UV Filter
Exposure: f/8, 1/125 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-02-20 5:05
Viewed: 3264
Points: 32
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Potamarcha Congener, Yellow-Tailed Ashy Skimmer[Male]

Family: Libellulidae

This species is classifed as common and widespread in South East Asia, usually perches in very high while preying, They are often seen perched high up on electric cables,

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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2012-02-20 5:10]

Beautiful image of this interesting species taken by an excellent POV, Bunyapon! Great sharpness and depth; natural colours and perfect contrast with a blurred background.Well done!

Hallo Bunyapon,
a fantastic macro of the Yellow-Tailed Ashy Skimmer, superb sahrpness and brilliant colours, point of view, depth of field and composiiton are excellent
Best regards

Ciao Bungbing, great capture of lovely dragonfly on a beautiful Blurry BG, fine details, splendid sharpness and wonderful natural colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio

Good point of view with excellent focus over the whole body and good detail. Nice clear background and good colours and exposure.
regards yiannis

hello Bungbing
Great sharpness composition with nice light and beautiful naturel colours
thanks greeting lou

Hello Bunyapon,
Excellent photo of this Dragonfly, great sharp and colorful details, TFS!

Hi Bunyapon,
really beautiful photo of this dragonfly. Amazing colours. Perfect composition.
Have a nice week,

Hello Bungbing
Interesting species and beautiful photo with very good composition, wonderful colours and good sharpness

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-02-20 10:43]

Hello Bungbing.
Wonderful shot of this elegant dragonfly in a fine pose. Very impressive sharpness and colours with superb lighting and exposure levels. Nice blurred BG and fine DOF. Excellent POV and composition. Best regards Siggi

Ciao Bunyapon. Razor detaisl and sharp. Magnificent colours. Lovely compo.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-02-20 14:11]

Hi Bunyapon,very elegant position and excellent sharpness and details from head to the tail,i like the light reflection on the eye,perfect colors too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Bunyapon
Great macro with perfect composition,wonderful colors and impressive sharp details.
Thank You,
Best regards

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2012-02-21 6:14]

Sawasdee ka Bunyapon,
very pretty skimmer. The details are splendid. The colors look so special on the green blurry background.
Love this front shot.


Hello Bungbing

Great close-up shot of this insect, with fine POV,
the way is framed diagonally it brings dynamism
to the image, beautiful light, great focus
sharpness details, beautiful bokeh of the background,



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  • ana974 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 477 W: 48 N: 968] (4857)
  • [2012-03-03 14:04]

Hello Bungbing!
What a delicate pic with lovely natural colors,good POV and BG.A nice shot!TFS
Nice w-end!

Hello Bunyapon,
A Beautiful capture with splendid detail and colour. Great POV and a fantastic POV my friend.
Best regards and enjoy the rest of the week,

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2012-03-07 10:02]

Hi Bunyapon.
My congratulations on so amazing picture of a beautiful dragonfly on an impressive leaf. All is great including perfect sharpness and details of the insect and wonderful smooth BG. POV and composition of the shot are spot on. Well done and best regards.

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