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Crocothemis servilia


Crocothemis servilia
Photo Information
Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4316 W: 231 N: 14052] (56953)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-05-30
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma 18-200 Zoom F3.5-6.3 DC
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2014-08-30 0:24
Viewed: 1138
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Scarlet Skimmer or Crimson Darter (Crocothemis servilia) is a species of dragonfly of the family Libellulidae, native to east and southeast Asia and introduced to Florida and Hawaii.

Ref:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarlet_Skimmer


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2014-08-30 3:07]

Hello Ram,
Very nice macro of this skimmer in beautiful colours and good sharpness. The background is a bit busy. Attractive choice of composition.
Regards,
Peter

hallo Ram
very nice picture with lovely colours and good details
thanks gr lou

Ciso Ram, great macro of wonderful dragonfly, fantastic colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Ram,
I love seeing red colored dragonflies, probably because they are not often seen here near my home. This is definitely a beautiful specimen who unfortunately perched in a difficult spot when trying to photograph it. Overall a nice shot, but I agree with Peter that the BG does seem a tad bit busy.
This has happened to me many, many times as dragonflies (NEVER SEEM TO LISTEN) to my suggestion as to where I want them to land:)
I tried to blur the BG as much as I could in a WS. Hope you don't mind.
Ron

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