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Golden-Ringed Dragonfly

Golden-Ringed Dragonfly
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Copyright: Gert Ellstrom (ellis49) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3434 W: 331 N: 505] (2254)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-06-20
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D800, Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro, Digital RAW 400
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/1600 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-11-20 8:35
Viewed: 2436
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Thanks for all kind words of my privous post ysterday.

This is a large and beautiful dragonfly, one of the biggest in Europe, The golden-ringed dragonfly.
It's wing spann can be 90 to 110mm, quite large. You can find it in entire Europe expect the northern part of scandinavia.

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Hi Gert
Superb. The transparencies of the wings, the yellow and black combinations-beautiful.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-11-20 11:30]

Hello Gert,
What wonderful macro. Sharpness and details are really perfect. Splendid colors against a nice blurry background. Fine composition.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-11-20 18:34]

Hello Gert,
Outstanding image of this beautifully marked dragonfly. Excellent detail and the perfect lighting to show it off. I love the diagonal composition and well saturated colors.
Great job!!

Bonjour Gert

Nice close-up with great details in the wings. TFS


Good that you are directing us to a bigger image, Gert.
This is a brilliant macro with tack sharp focus and wonderful natural colours.
Thanks and regards.

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  • Lavan (50)
  • [2016-11-23 3:15]

Nice and sharp pic. Good details with proper saturation. THanks for sharing the pic

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2016-11-23 9:09]

Hi Gert,lovely memory of the start of springtime. A lovely and colorful dragonfly caught in a perfect way,the sharpness is perfect everywhere and the colors very bright too,i like it! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Gert, great macro of lovely dragonfly, fantastic details of wings, wonderful natural colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Gert

Great macro of this insect, fine POV,
great focus, sharpness, and details, TFS


Super focus. Fine job esspecially on the wings.

Hello Gert
Une superbe composition, très belle mise en valeur de cette libellule.
Bon W-E

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