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Rusty Marsh Dart

Rusty Marsh Dart
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Copyright: Himanshu Ranade (Xplorer) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 125 W: 13 N: 327] (2187)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-10-01
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon Digital Rebel XT, CANON EFS 18-55MM 1:3.5-5.6 II
Exposure: f/11, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2012-10-03 8:10
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Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Ceriagrion olivaceum : A medium sized pale green or brown damselfly with rusty tail.

Size: Male: Abdomen: 34-38mm, Hindwing: 22-23mm. Eyes:
Olivaceous brown.Thorax: Upper side pale olivaceous,
paler on the sides and beneath. Legs:Yellow with black
spines. Wings:Transparent. Wing spot: Pale brown.
Abdomen: Uniform olivaceous brown, fading to yellowish

Female: Abdomen: 33-35mm, Hindwing: 22mm.
Female: Very similar to the male.The race found
in the Western Ghats (C.o.aurantiacum) has a reddish brown abdomen.

Habits and Habitat: Very common among vegetation along the banks of streams. Breeding: Shaded streams. Flight season: September-December. Distribution: Western Ghats, North-east India and West Bengal.

Source: K.A.Subramanian (2005) Dragonflies and Damselflies of Peninsular India-A Field Guide. E-Book of Project Lifescape. Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institue of Science
and Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India. 118 pages. Copyright K.A.Subramanian, 2005.

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dear Himanshu
simply a superb picture, stunning sharpness and very accurate colour.
i like composition also.
for me, this type of border is little disturbing. pl don't mind.
with my best wishes,

Hello Himanshu,
As usual a remarkable photo with exceptional clarity and details. This is a nice species with wonderful colors and very different from those I see here in my region. Nice composition taken from a excellent POV with lovely light and best clarity.

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2012-10-03 8:26]

A very good picture Himanshu! Excellent composition color and light. The color look very natural of this damselfly new for me. Congratulation and thank you for sharing it. Un saludo.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-10-03 8:34]

Hello Himanshu,
Very nice sharp detailed macro in an excellent composition. Beautiful natural colours.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-10-03 8:38]

This is a very rare guest of the TN gallery! Great capture whit perfect details and colors in a very difficult light,great contribute,i like it!Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Himanshu, elegant damselfly on beautiful blurry BG, splendid sharpness, fine details and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-10-03 11:09]

Hello Himanshu
Nice presentation and good closed up image.Good POV and nice OOF Bg.Your image is very sharp with good detail.Best regards Siggi

Hello Himanshu
Interesting species and beautiful photo with very good composition, wonderful soft lighting and good sharpness.

Hello Himanshu,
Nice capture with great details and very excellent composition with lovely natural colours.
TFS and my regards,

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