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Calopteryx virgo male

Calopteryx virgo male
Photo Information
Copyright: Paolo Zampieri (paolo49) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 366 W: 63 N: 888] (6200)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-05-11
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D300s, Nikkor 300mm AF-S f/4 + TC 1.7x II
Exposure: f/8, 1/60 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-05-14 9:40
Viewed: 2393
Points: 36
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Calopteryx virgo male
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Hi Paolo,
really nice dragonfly. Many details. Excellent background. Great point of view.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-05-14 9:52]

Hello Paolo,
Very nice photo of this dragonfly in great sharpness, details and beautiful contrasting colours against the blurred background. Taken from a very good POV in a pleasing composition.

hello Paolo
super composition with nice BG and good sharpness
the colours are beautiful
thanks greeting lou

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-05-14 10:05]

Hello Paolo,
excellent details of this beautifull damselfly, perfect colours and BG, nice composition, good contrast and DOF. Well done!Best regards Siggi

Ciao Paolo, bella macro di questa fantastica metallizzata, ottima nitidezza e splendida luce, bravo, ciao Silvio

Ciao Paolo. Dettaglio eccellente e fantastici colori contro lo sfondo. Ottima profonditŕ. Bellissima!


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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2012-05-14 11:19]

Hello Paolo,
Wonderful to see a damselfly appear here again and your capture is very beautiful. I like its perfect pose, the fine sharp details and the bright blue colour. Very well composed too!
TFS and best regards, Ulla

Ciao Paolo.
Stupenda macro con un’ottima nitidezza e notevoli dettagli,molto belli i colori,come la composizione ben curata bravo.
Ciao Marco.

Another great photo Paolo! The composition, the BG, the colours and the sharpness are excellent!

Ciao Paolo,
straordinaria macro, ottima nitidezza , bellissimo il POV e BG
Complimenti e grazie per la condivisione.
Ciao Vanni

Ciao Marco,
ma son gia in giro?
dalle mie parti quest'anno di libellule non se ne sono ancora viste.
Ottima scelta del POV che ti ha permesso un buon dettaglio e una piacevole composizione.

Buona serata

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2012-05-14 17:48]

Hello Paolo,
Stunning image of this pretty little damselfly. Looks alot like our Ebony Jewelwing. Gorgeous iridescent bluish-green colors and exceptional detail. Love the clean blurred BG. Well done!!

Ciao Paolo,
Splendid photo of this Damselfly, great spring colors and details, TFS!

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2012-05-15 4:37]

Bonjour Paolo,
Voilŕ donc ŕ nouveau les libellules pour notre plaisir. Et celle-ci qui porte si bien son nom! Splendide aussi ton image. Beau cadarge carré, plaisant contraste de couleurs et excellente netteté.
Un grand merci

Hello Paolo,
great capture of this Calopteryx virgo with good sharpness and a well chosen POV. I especially like the beautiful colours and the nicely blurred background. Well done, my compliments.
Best wishes,

Ciao Paolo,
altra splendida immagine, bellissima composizione e magnifico contrasto di colori
Grazie e complimenti
Ciao Maurizio

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  • vanda Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 338 W: 25 N: 754] (3673)
  • [2012-05-21 7:26]

Ciao Paolo!
Ottima anche questa. Splendida luminositŕ e bei colori.
ciao! vanda

Hi Paolo,
I like the diagonal pose, explicit detail especially of the legs of the Damselfly. Great colours and POV.
Best regards,

Ciao Paolo,
Beautiful dragonfly on a pleasant diagonal composition. Some details on the wings are lost, but everything else is captured in a superb way. Great sharpness, nice color tones and marvellous DoF. Congrats and tfs.
Have a great festive season, best regards, László

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