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Crocothemis servilia


Crocothemis servilia
Photo Information
Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4315 W: 231 N: 14052] (56953)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2016-09-15
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D200, Sigma 70-300 4-5.6 APO DG MACRO, 58mm UV
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2016-10-15 7:39
Viewed: 1261
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a male Crocothemis servilia (Scarlet Skimmer) I shot last month in my school lotus pond using 70-300mm lens.
The male of the species is scarlet red whereas the female is golden yellow.
This year, there are plenty of males but very few females at this favourite spot of dragonflies.
Thanks for looking.


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hallo Ram
nice shot to show us this red beauty
nice composition and beautiful red colour
thanks gr lou

Ciao Ram, great mmacro of fantastic dragonfly, wonderful colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2016-10-16 7:52]

Hello Ram,
Nice to see this dragonfly so close. Beautiful colors with fine blurred background and excellent sharpness.
Regards,
Peter

Hi Ram,
Nice and spectacular photo with vibrant red (making nice contrast with the blue-ish background) and good sharpness. Nice textures on the abdomen and good light management. Probably the right wing is a little too closed to the edge of the frame, but except for this minor issue, a top class image.
Kind regards from Ireland, László

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2752 W: 280 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2016-10-16 14:43]

Hello Ram,
Very good shot of the male Scarlett Skimmer in a fine looking pose. Wonderful detail and rich vibrant colors. I love the bright blue marking just behind its eye. Well done!!
Ron

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6446 W: 89 N: 15591] (65228)
  • [2016-10-18 14:57]

Hi Ram,lovely capture of this dragonfly,the sharpness is excellent everywhere despite the diagonal perspective,very bright red and a beautiful light reflection on the eye. Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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