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The Onychogomphus Forcipatus

The Onychogomphus Forcipatus
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Copyright: Srikumar Balial (Hotelcalifornia) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1519 W: 24 N: 2225] (14408)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-04-20
Categories: Insects
Exposure: f/8, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Dragonfly And Damselfly Of Rajibpur [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2013-05-13 7:56
Viewed: 1922
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Onychogomphus Fprcipatus:-Onychogomphus Forcipatus,the small Pincertail or 'Green-eyed Hook-tailed Dragonfly',is a species of dragonflies belonging to the family Gomphidae.

The eyes of this specie are widely separated and grey-to-green.The two black lines on the side of the thorax are relatively narrow and touch the midline.It has a yellow line on the vertex and two cells above the anal triangle.The abdomen in males is fitted with three hooks of large size(anal appendages).Cercoids may be dark and have a sub terminal tooth.The base of the hindwings is angled in males and rounded in females.

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Hello Srikumar
Fantastic macro my Friend.Great pose and composition,wonderful natural colours and excellent sharpness.Thank You.
Have a good week!
Best regards

Hello Srikumar

Great macro of this insect, with fine POV and framing,
beautiful light, great focus, sharpness, details, TFS


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  • horias Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 837 W: 58 N: 2084] (11033)
  • [2013-05-13 8:10]

Hello Srikumar
Excellent Onychogomphus Forcipatus!
I like POV, perfect sharp details, and wonderful colors!
Perfect blurred BG!
Great capture !

Hallo Sri
nice picture with good details and lovely naruel colours
great shot
thanks greeting lou

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  • hsn6a Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 160 W: 0 N: 435] (8652)
  • [2013-05-13 9:25]

Hello Srikumar,
great capture dragonyfly,nice photo,regards..

Hello Srikumar,
incredible photo. A lot of details. Nice composition. Perfect point of view.
Thanks for sharing,

Ciao Srikumar. Are you sure for Onychogomphus Forcipatus? Seems to me a O. uncatus. Anyway good details and sharp.Excelente DOF. Perfect management of light MF.


Ciao Srikumar, great macro of fantastic dragonfly on beautiful blurry BG, wonderful natural colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-05-13 15:14]

Hi Srikumar,it's nice to see a specie taken in your country and very common in mine too,a perfect capture whit great details from the head to the end of tail and excellent colors too,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

照的很清晰 這張真是漂亮
很清楚也很膠著 這角度不容易
全身都清晰 背景和諧

Dear Sri,
Khub sundor. very perfect macro of this dragonfly.
Super sharp and perfect colour.
best wishes,
samiran da

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2013-05-13 23:17]

beautifully colored dragon fly. nicely presented.

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2013-05-14 0:54]

What an interesting species Srikumar!! Thank you for sharing it, thank you. Congratulation. Saludos.

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  • Tina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 60 W: 0 N: 132] (1427)
  • [2013-05-14 1:26]

Hi Srikumar,
Superb capture ! Lovely colors and light and details ! The POV and the pose are awesome ! TFS Tina

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2013-05-15 5:16]

Hello Srikumar,
Love the way this beautiful dragonfly is perched on the little stick and also the fine natural colours of your shot. Well seen and presented.

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