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Copyright: Hans Van Rafelghem (hvr_oosterzele) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 83 W: 0 N: 115] (992)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-05-11
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark II, Sigma 180 Macro Ex H
Exposure: f/13.0, 1/200 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-05-13 7:59
Viewed: 4560
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Pyrrhosoma nymphula

Vuurjuffer -- Large Red Damselfly

The Large Red Damsel-fly is the first of all damsel and dragon-flies to appear, in warm springs they can be seen as early as by the end of march. With Red Damsel Flies there is little difference between the male and the female animals.

1DMkII + 180mm + 1.4x + tripod

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wow:) exellent POV and exellent DOF:) I love colours:) great one

Super, close up. Excelent shot and well done on this composition and details. Crisp!!!


A superb macro, Hans, enhanced by a very good light from the left creating an amazing shadow. I also like the soft colors and the high details quality. No nits, everything's right here!

A truly outstanding picture of this classic! Well done

excelent shot,perfect details,sharpness and colors.well done.

  • Great 
  • naki Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 382 W: 27 N: 5] (40)
  • [2005-05-13 15:44]

Very good shot Hans. Great Dof and Fov. I really loved this fine bckground.
Very well done.

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2005-05-14 0:46]

The sharpness on this dragonfly is fantastic, Hans. The colors are gorgeous. Excellent exposure and composition. Congratulations on a great shot!

This a great macro, Hans.
Excellent sharpness with good details, well composed and nice colours.
Great work.

  • Great 
  • deud Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 438 W: 11 N: 534] (2540)
  • [2005-05-19 5:51]

as always, stunning quality and great presentation.

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