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common Red Skimmer

common Red Skimmer
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: 2018-10-03
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma EX 105mm F2.8 DG Macro, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/320 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-10-03 4:58
Viewed: 575
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A whole lot of male dragonflies live almost permanently in a corner of my school campus where an open drain flows and gives them a congenial habitat. The Common Red Skimmer is one of them,

Orthetrum pruinosum neglectum
Common Red Skimmer

Global Distribution
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ceylon, China (including Taiwan), India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Peninsular Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Tibet, Thailand and Vietnam


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Hello Ram,
Nice colors of this Common Red Skimmer.
Not the best light, but still good sharpness and details.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2018-10-03 9:39]

Hi Ram,just a bit dark,but the details of the eyes are absolutely amazing,they seems blue jewels! New excellent pic in your dragonfly gallery. Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2018-10-04 6:06]

A very pretty dragonfly! I like its colors and how well it stands out with the dark background.
Thank you very much for sharing it.

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