Back again with a big smile ...
- foozi (25839)
- [2010-05-02 3:18]
yes indeed...Im happy to hear from you.You must have enjoyed the SE Asian sky.
This shot of dragonfly is indeed very dramatic. The big eyes and the details you have shown.
The colours are natural and pretty amber.
Youre right, the weather here is extraordianarily hot this year.
I cant stand it either. whatever it is my place, i got to adapt to it.
- zetu (16941)
- [2010-05-02 3:23]
Wonderful portrait with vivid colors and excellent details
- Argus (50626)
- [2010-05-02 3:24]
I can't ID this Burmese dragon, but it was taken from a nice POV to show the smiley details with fine sharpness and colours!
I like the composition on the colourful orange plant against a nice contrasting BG.
Thanks and welcome back!
- hansh (2762)
- [2010-05-02 4:02]
Welcome back on TN with this beautiful dragon. Well colored and a nice POV.
I can't help you with the ID but i look forward to your next pictures out of Asia.
- irishprophet25 (1118)
- [2010-05-02 4:11]
Welcome back. This is a great photo of this dragonfly. The detail is excellent and the colours are nice and warm. The background is also nicely out of focus.
Great capture and TFS
- Juyona (16891)
- [2010-05-02 4:54]
great macro and presentation
excellent focus and color ...
- euroblinkie (64219)
- [2010-05-02 4:58]
nice to be back and with a beautiful picture
great sharpness and good details very nice light
a Beauty sabine
- matatur (5312)
- [2010-05-02 5:28]
A nice portrait with the accent on the huge eyes Sabine, their heterogenous character is rather well displayed here, together with those "ruby" simple eyes and short antennae, good details indeed!
- alin-m (1773)
- [2010-05-02 5:29]
The portrait of this dragonfly is very good.
Colors and details are perfect.Very nice picture.
- CeltickRanger (37400)
- [2010-05-02 6:19]
welcome back, great macro shot of this insect with fine POV
giving the eye-contact, superb focus sharpness and details
very beautiful light coming to the photo, TFS
- Silvio2006 (102043)
- [2010-05-02 7:50]
Ciao Sabine, well returned from your trip, thanks for this fantastic smile, wonderful macro with amazing details, superb sharpness and splendid colors, brava, ciao Silvio
- jlinaresp (17292)
- [2010-05-02 8:14]
I'm glad you're back! ... this is a beautiful dragonfly from asia, and you have cropped and composed with an artistic sense admirable. Good work, hope to see more surprises of your trip! Greetings, Thanks for sharing. Jesús
PS: I know how is the heat of the tropics and other similar areas! ... is difficult to photograph in that environment! Good work MF!
I bet you had a fabulous trip apart from the heat! Still I'd prefer that to the cold weather we've had and the ash cloud etc.! A very fine sharp macro of this dragonfly in beautiful light. Well composed too!
TFS and best wishes, Ulla
- NinaM (4077)
- [2010-05-02 9:46]
Bonjour Sabine, thank you for your comment on my picture of Bloodroot. And there you are, still doing those amazing macro pictures to feed our eyes with a feast of colours and beauty! You are so skilled at doing this, perfectly sharp, finely composed and a regal! Thanks for those wonderful colours,
- marius-secan (29592)
- [2010-05-02 9:58]
Superb details and colours. Exceptional focus and very good contrast.
It is a lovely composition.
- ubc64 (789)
- [2010-05-02 13:48]
Welcome back. That's a great macro with which to resume your postings. Wonderful colours and details. I like that one whisker by the left eye that always seems to show up on quality dragonfly macros. TFS.
- maurydv (36428)
- [2010-05-02 14:20]
a splendid capture of this Dragonfly, superb sharpness and marvellous colours, excellent frontal POV and nice composition
- anel (40574)
- [2010-05-03 4:17]
Freue mich wieder ein Bild von Dir zu sehen..fragte mich, wo wohl Sabine verschwunden war.
Bin nicht ein grosser Fan von Libellenaugen close-ups, aber mit dem big smile, werde auch ich weich:-)
Du kannst dich trösten, auch hier regnet es seit ein Paar Tagen, aber vorher hatten wir einige Tage sehr schönes Wetter.
- Noisette (7821)
- [2010-05-03 8:13]
schön das du wieder hier bist, diese asiatische libelle ist wonderschön
feiner Focus auf seinen grosse braun/grüne Augen
bezaubernde farben und Licht
- MMM (11425)
- [2010-05-03 10:20]
Beautiful to see you back.Excellent macro and nice composition.Very sharp image with great detail.Light and colors are very nice I also like the OOF BG colors
- Dis. Ac. (24509)
- [2010-05-03 12:50]
an exellent sharp macroshot with lots of detail from theis Dragonfly.
- siggi (52850)
- [2010-05-04 6:53]
Dein Bild ist sehr schön. Die Schärfe ist ausgezeichnet. Aber besonders gut finde ich die Belichtung.
Liebe Grüße Siggi
- Luis52 (15809)
- [2010-05-04 13:48]
Thanks for share this lovely and smiling face of a Dragonfly to all of Us here in TN.
awesome eyes and wonderful colors.
Nothing better than be at home again I know that.
Although I live in a hot area I also had a few bad moments in that heat.Now it is our winter and today is expected to be 30C [ hows that for winter]
Back to your photo. An incredible colose up with a pinsharp subject and great exposure.F16 has given you a limited depth creating the fuzzy BG and hence the subject being a striking point of interest.The clarity is absolutely amazing showing such intricate details of the face,body and wings.The golden light reflecting off the fine body hairs, an all over well balance and national geographical quality photo.Well done and TFS.
PS. I will let you know when it gets cold here!
- livius (1639)
- [2010-05-05 23:12]
it's a great capture of this beautiful dragonfly.
The colours are well saturated with a very good POV, fine details and optimal focusing.
- jaycee (25460)
- [2010-05-06 16:14]
Welcome home - I'm sure you had a marvelous trip. If you didn't like the weather there you wouldn't like Tucson either. We are starting to get hot now but it will be a few more weeks until we get over 100F. This dragonfly is wonderful with the fantastic view of the face. Those wings are great too. Excellent colors, details and composition.
- boreocypriensis (9571)
- [2010-05-11 12:34]
i am also stating you a warm hello BEF Sabine,
And a bit belated warm welcome from t6he trip. I am sure you've fulled up your photographic chest now:) i am looking forward them. This one is exceptional in every way, as always!
You know my admiring to d-flies:)
Have a great/amusuing night MF!
- briGG (1823)
- [2010-05-14 3:18]
Excellent picture. fantastic POV!
This dragonfly is a beauty!