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Lestes viridis

Lestes viridis
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Copyright: Luis alberto (semprempe) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 34 W: 4 N: 140] (974)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-07-13
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/640 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-06-12 15:28
Viewed: 1204
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Chalcolestes viridis, formerly Lestes viridis,[1] is a damselfly of the family Lestidae. It has a metallic green body and at rest it holds its wings away from its body. Its common name is the Willow Emerald Damselfly[2] or the Western Willow Spreadwing.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2014-06-12 15:55]

Hi Luis,beautiful capture of one of the most small damselfies talking about the body,spectacular detail everywhere and a very bright green too,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Luis, great macro of delicate damselfly on beautiful blurry BG, elegant double diagonal, wonderful colors, fine details, superb sharpness and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2014-06-18 18:55]

Hello Luis,
I don't believe I have ever seen a damselfly of this color before, it's a real beauty. Nicely framed and displaying excellent detail and an attractive clean BG. Well done!!

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