Ready to take off.....
|Copyright: mahesh patil (maheshpatil)
|Date Taken: 2006-10-03|
|Camera: Canon PowerShot S2 IS|
|Exposure: f/4.5, 1/500 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop|
|Date Submitted: 2006-10-12 9:20|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Near our river, I found this one bathing in the sun.....i took 3-4 shots from differnet angles before he flew away....what amazed me was the green and yellow spots which gives impression of tiger....you would find the sunlight reflecting from its wings...i could not avoid that coz i dont have a filter :(.....cropped and sharpened a bit.....its a 'Cordulegaster boltonii'(Golden-ringed Dragonfly) and i think its a female.......please correct me if i am wrong.....Hope u will like it.....|
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Very interesting your photo. the wings are very beautiful. and the colors are perfect.
Excellent DOF, very detail, colourful. Give it a frame Mahesh Patil. I like it.
Really sharp all over the dragonfly; also the wings, with excellent details and great light. The POV is perfect and the DOF is ok.
The huge eyes look impressive with their green and black colour.
- [2006-10-12 11:52]
Your photograph is very sharp and the exposure is good, but the leaf and the position of the dragonfly (centre and straight) are not so attractive - I would have liked to see a more interesting viewpoint. This is certainly not Cordulegaster boltonii - dragonfly identification is not that simple ;) The spacing between the eyes (among other things) identifies this as a dragonfly of the family Gomphidae. I can't identify it further than that I'm afraid - maybe someone else can help?
- [2006-10-12 12:17]
I like this shot of the Gomphus sp. dragonfly, really excellent detail and colour. I also like the composition - I know very well that time doesn't always allow for finding the perfect angle when shooting dragonflies! Well done!
- [2006-10-12 14:28]
brilliant and sharp presentation of this dragonfly. Light and reflections are well managed.