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Trithemis kirbyi

Trithemis kirbyi
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Copyright: Jose Cobo (Cobo) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-10-11
Categories: Insects
Camera: fujifilm finepix s1500
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/950 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-11-01 14:56
Viewed: 2510
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Orange-winged Dropwing (Trithemis kirbyi) is a species of dragonfly in family Libellulidae. It is found in Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Chad, Comoros, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and possibly Burundi. It is also present in southern Europe, the Middle East, the Indian Ocean Islands and South Asia - India. It is also known as the Kirby's Dropwing.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, rivers, and inland karsts.
Information from Wikipedia.
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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-11-01 16:11]

Hi Jose,the top of perfection for this very nice dragonfly.Magnificent capture whit the best details,colors and exposure,classic pose too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2012-11-01 18:53]

Hello Cobo,
Excellent macro shot of this colorful dragonfly showing fine detail. Very good focus and nicely composed shot. Great work!!

Great photo Jose! Very good composition, wonderful colours and impressive sharpness. Interesting species too!

Ciao Jose, great macro of fantastic dragonfly with wonderful golden colors, excellent sharpness, fine details and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • aruntp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 590 W: 1 N: 357] (5379)
  • [2012-11-01 23:58]

wonderful closeup. nice image of dragonfly in good lighitng. tfs.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-11-02 7:52]

Hello Jose,
Fantastic macro of this dragonfly in superb sharpness, details and very beautiful colours. Great POV and composition. Nice blurred background too.
Enjoy the weekend,

Hi Jose,
incredible close-up. What a sharpness and details. Perfect presentation.
Have a nice weekend,

hello Jose
super sharpness composition with nice light and beautiful colours
great shot
thanks greeting lou

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2012-11-03 5:12]

Hi Jose,
Excellent detail and focus. Nice colours with perfect composition.
Have a good weekend
Regards Jiri.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2012-11-03 5:56]
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Bonjour Jose,
Des coleurs très fines pour présenter cette belle libellule que je ne connaissais pas. Une bonne vue latérale, un beau cadrage horizontal et une lumière flatteuse.
Mais as-tu vu ce papillon en Andalousie?

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