Wow, breathtaking macro! Happy WW to you.Bobbie
OMG! What a shot!!My eyes too are popping out like the dragons. (@_@) Good show!! :)
Wow, wow, wow. That is simply amazing. YOU are amazing. Thanks.
Wow again!! What a pic. Loved all your pictures, shall keep dropping in for more! :)
THat is a stunning shot. The bbristles around the mouth makes it look like it needs a shave!
Nice shot. Happy WW! :)
What a great Dragonfly! You even got the hairs on his feets!
What an amazing shot - what an amazing world!
woah! nice shot...the detail on the eyes is amazing..
Whoa, scary eyes! You can really see how they are composite too (is that the right word?).
That shot is awesome and scary at the same time!
WOW! What a shot (SCARY!!!) http://onevintagephoto.wordpress.com/andhttp://twobarkingdogs.wordpress.comfor lots of wordlessness!
Wow, very cool photo.
WHAT IN THE WORLD!Do you freelance for National Geographic? You should!Thanks for the nice comment on my blog;)Your work is amazing!
What a pic!! Great as usual.
Hahaha - yup - it needs to shave! ;-) The details of its head are just so cool...
WOWHow amazing and beautiful is that?
I nearly jumped when I opened your blog...lol. Great shot just a bit too big for my liking. BUGS>>>>YUCK!! Happy WW and thanks for stopping by:)
I love the big blood-shot eyes! haha.... First time I see the close up of a dragonfly. :)
Most excellent Macro!Cheers, Klaus
Great macro work that shows all the detail in the compound eyes and all the hairs at labrum, mandible and labium.Congratulation!
Fantastic photo, Amila! Love how you've captured those compound eyes! Wonderful!
Hi Bobbie,Thanks a lot! My breath is often taken by your superb underwater imagery. Hi Indrani,Thanks! Dragonfly eyes can be mesmerizing, so I am not surprised!Hi Sandy,Thanks a lot! Glad you liked it. Have a super day!Hi onlooker,Thanks a lot! This is the commonest dragonfly in my yard and therefore it is my ‘test’ species. So, I get a lot of time with it.Hi jams,Thanks! This is a female – And I too think it needs a shave! BTW, you are the second gentleman touch on this sensitive issue. Hi CK-II,Thanks! You too have got lovely pics for this WW.Hi Gandalf and Grayson,Thanks! I photographed hand held and in natural light. A tripod mounted shot taken in good macro light would have yielded an even sharper image. Hi gail,Thank you! Macro photography opens a whole new world and I am glad share what I achieve. Hi TheWhacksteR,Thanks a lot! Good to hear from you. Being rather fussy (as most photographers are), I would have liked it to be touch sharper than this to be honest!Hi Sasani,Glad it turned you speechless and wordless! That’s the idea on Wordless Wednesdays!!Hi Robin,Yes, compound is the right way to describe their eyes. Glad you liked it. Hi Sheila,Thanks! You ought to be a tough Sheila and not get scared by a dragonfly!!Hi twobarkingdogs,Thanks! I like your blog’s name. It is cool!Hi Jenn,Thanks! Pleased to hear from you.Hi Adventure girl wanna be,Thanks! I am pleased you think that this is Nat Geo quality!I do not freelance to them. It will be very special achievement to get a photo published there.Hi Keith,Thanks! Good to hear your comments.Hi Sara,I will Photoshop the moustache off these female dragonflies that I keep posting if you insist! Hi Minxy Mimi,Thanks! Glad to hear from you. I like your name! Hi Lori,Sorry about that! Next time, I will drop by your blog only when I have a non-bug post. I am sure it is a good deal.Hi Eastcoastlife,Those eyes have that effect! I am pleased to hear from you.Hi Klaus,It is always a big compliment to hear this from you!Thanks, Tabib!I find myself deleting lots at the moment as I do not have a special macro flash yet. When I get it in the future, hopefully there will be more keepers such as this.Thanks, Pat! I was trying to do that. The light was helpful as took it without flash.
awesome macro shot. wonderful details. great composition.the other dragonfly shots on your blog are great,too.
Hi Markus,Thanks a lot! I think this dragonfly knows me now as it is the most photographed! It is my soledragonmate.
I have to add my voice to thechorus of praises. Your photography is superb. Really and truly amazing - thank you for sharing it with us!
Thank you very much, Chistopher!I am very pleased to read your praises on my photography. I've spent a long time playing around with point and shoots before I bought my Canon 40D on 15 Sep. Now the play time is over!
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