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Crimson Marsh Glider -Female

Crimson Marsh Glider -Female
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Copyright: Himanshu Ranade (Xplorer) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 125 W: 13 N: 327] (2187)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-09-29
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon Digital Rebel XT, CANON EFS 18-55MM 1:3.5-5.6 II
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/50 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-10-09 6:28
Viewed: 1619
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
(Trithemis aurora) is a common dragonfly. The male of the species is easily recognized due to their attractive crimson coloring while the female a little drab is still attractive. Taken handheld under cloudy conditions.

But today this is about the female of the species, which can be found perching on twigs early morning throughout the year.

Female: Face is olivaceous or bright reddish brown.
Eyes: Purplish brown above and grey below.
Thorax: Olivaceous with brown median and black lateral stripes.
Legs: Dark grey with narrow yellow stripes.
Wings: Transparent with brown tips. The venation is bright yellow to brown and basal amber markings are pale.
Wing spot: Dark brown.
Abdomen: Reddish brown with median and lateral black markings. The black markings are confluent at the end of each segment and enclose an reddish brown spot.

Distribution: Oriental region.

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

Hello Himanshu,
Beautiful picture of this Dragonfly.Nice details on frontal portion.Like its colour.
Thanks for viewing,
Regards and have a nice time,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-10-09 6:55]

Hello Himanshu,
Very nice macro of this dragonfly in beautiful natural colours. Nice contrast against the dark background. Good sharpness.

Hello Himanshu, my neighbour today.
Wonderful picture of this Trithemis aurora.
nice natural ambiance.
good sharpness and colour.
best wishes,

Beautiful presentation of a female Trithemis aurora perched on a plant with water droplets on it, Himanshu.
An unusual point of view but very effective in showcasing the features of this species which I shot only once years ago in Saudi Arabia.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-10-09 9:14]

A very nice face to face whit this dragonfly whit very good details and colors despite the difficult light of this rainy day,a nice decentralized composition,beautiful small drops too.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Hello Himanshu,
Outstanding sharp details,beautiful light and perfectly exposed. TFS.

hallo Himanshu
very nice composition with beautiful colours
greeting lou

Hi Himanshu, my neighbour.
This is a beautiful shot. Excellent composition with these drops of water. Perfect point of view.
Thanks for sharing,

Great and very delicate with these waterdrops on the grass and animal. Like very much

Hello Himanshu,
Fantastic macro of this beautiful dragonfly! I can see clearly the dews on the grass blades and the wing and back. Excellent clarity and details, nice POV, gorgeous composition, and splendid natural colors. Well done, my friend, and thanks and regards!

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