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I'm a simple dragonfly ... # 1

I'm a simple dragonfly ... # 1
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Copyright: Alexsei AAA (Music) (40)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-06-10
Categories: Insects
Camera: Kodak Easyshare P850
Exposure: f/3.7, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-06-12 9:03
Viewed: 4283
Points: 28
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Yellow-winged Darter (Sympetrum flaveolum)has received the name because of presence of a yellow spot at the basis of back wings. Also at a dragonfly are painted in yellow color of a shin from lateral aspect.
The yellowish dragonfly has length body about 26 mm, and wings - 29 mm. Lives Sympetrum flaveolum on the European part, Caucasus, Central Asia, Siberia (excepting Northern part) and in the Far East.

It is my first experience in macro. The criticism is accepted!

SkyF, mirceax, ellis49, Alex99, mikou, Ken52 has marked this note useful
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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2007-06-12 9:20]
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Welcome Alexsei,
this a wonderful opening shot for your debut at Treknature.
Beautiful composition with sharp details and excellent colors.
looking forward seeing more of your creations.

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  • Mana Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1772 W: 36 N: 5597] (18598)
  • [2007-06-12 10:39]
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Hi Alexsei,
Welcome to TN. Outstanding shot of this dragonfly. Very neat and sharp details. Nice colours, perfect natural lighting and fine focus. I like your POV to portray it and the smooth BG. The diagonal composition very superbly done. Kudos and looking forward to many more superlatives.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2007-06-12 11:05]

Hello Alexei,
Welcome to TN!
Nice sharp and well composed capture of an immature S, flaveolum against an excellent neutral BG.
Brilliant for a first macro! Hope to see many more from you!
TFS and best wishes, Ivan

Hi Alexsei,
Welcome to TN.
Your first post is excelent,details,composition first class!


Hi Alexei,
you starts with a very nice picture.
fine details, well composed and with a nice DOF, the DF is well
seen against the nicely blurred BG.
Well done.

Welcome to TN.

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  • Hil Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 696 W: 13 N: 1407] (5035)
  • [2007-06-12 12:18]

Hi Alexsei,

Great macro shot for your first post, is a beautifully composed shot with a great POV which perfectly shows the fabulous detail of the wings, superb DOf and lovely warm colours and lighting.

Welcome to TN
Hilary :o)

Simple - and wonderful.
Hi Alexsei, that dragon is so beautiful and sure they are not simple, they have high-tec in their bodies - fascinating insects.
I like your shot very much, thanks and greetings
Sabine - wishnugaruda

A warm welcome here at TN, enjoy the time.

Very good image of a yellow dragonfly, Alexsei.
The details and colours are very attractive.
Welcome to TN.
By the way, I could not understand the meaning of your comment on my recent picture of a spider.

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2007-06-12 14:09]

Hi Alex.
I like to see here once more my fellow-townsman and wish you long and nice TN-life. Your first shot is amazing. It is well composed, exposed and coloured. DOF is selected very well. Lighting is perfect and impressive. I also like sharpness of all dragonfly image. Best wishes and TFS.

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  • pvb Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 385 W: 16 N: 531] (1981)
  • [2007-06-12 15:12]

Hi Alexsei,

A warm welcome to TN. This is a very good start and a very good first experience in macro I think, because this became a beautiful shot. Nice pov and composition.
Good sharpness and focus.
Looking forward to see more pictures.
TFS Paula

Hello Alexsei and welcome on TN!
Vry nice picture for the beginning! Nice colours, good sharpness, depth of field and note.
I hope to see some more interesting picture taken by you very soon :)
Greetings from Poland,

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  • mikou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 869 W: 68 N: 1479] (6093)
  • [2007-06-12 15:28]

Welcom to TN,Alexsei.
Excellent capture of this dragonfly.Very nice composition with good POV and very pleasant colors.I like fine sharp details and soft tones color on pretty blurred BG.Well done!
TFS,with greeting Milos.

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  • Ken52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 636 W: 93 N: 1243] (4195)
  • [2007-06-12 21:53]

Amazing colors in your photo. The golds and greens are very complimentary and pleasing and they are really set off by the black lines. Exceptional details and focus. Very nice composition well framed.

Hola Alexsei
The first, welcome too Tn.
The second, this shot is a wonderful opening fory your debut.
TFS and regards.

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