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Sympetrum danae

Sympetrum danae
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Copyright: Andrew Chambers (fapple) (38)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-08-24
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon 7D, Sigma 150 mm f2.8 macro
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-01-30 12:25
Viewed: 2146
Points: 6
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Sympetrum danae is the smallest Sympetrum in Europe and the blackest. Limited to the northern half Europe, its flight season is from june to November. Usually breeds at acidic bogs and moorland. Immature males are mostly yellow with black sides to the abdomen.

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Hallo Andrew,
a very good macro shot of the Sympetrum danae, fine details and splendid natural colours, very nice composition; i also like to take macros of dragonflies
Best regards

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  • [2012-02-01 1:18]

Muy buena foto, con una luz muy buena, la nitidez y foco excelentes. El fondo tiene unos colores preciosos que hacen juego con las manchas de la libélula. Enhorabuena.

Hello Andrew,
A very nice captured of this dragonfly, good details sharpness, nice lighting and great out of focus background,
Thanks for sharing and have a nice afternoon,
Best Regards,

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