The Blue Dasher

© Ken Slade

The Blue Dasher

Uploaded: October 27, 2006 19:28:33


Aperture = f5.6
Shutter = 1/400s
Focal Length = 55mm
I photographed this Blue Dasher Dragonfly on 8/12/06 at the Botanical Garden in Grapevine, TX (11:46 a.m.)
Adjusted sharpness/contrast and ran noise reduction.


Julie Bales October 27, 2006

love ,it, he looks as though he has false eyelashes on. :) Great catch.
You're right, our photos almost match. #547223

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 27, 2006

Ken, excellent colors, detail, lighting and textures. #3512030

Hayden Cannon October 28, 2006

awsome capture Ken the colors, lighting and setails are amazing great shot! #3512747

Ken Slade October 28, 2006

Thanks Julie, Janine, and Hayden. #3514987

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 23, 2006

Stunning capture, Ken, congratulations on your finalist!
-Debby #3621748

Colette M. Metcalf November 24, 2006

Congratulations, Ken!! #3624110

Kathy Shogren level-classic November 24, 2006

Wonderful macro capture. Congrats on finalist Ken. #3625164

Ken Slade November 24, 2006

Thanks Debby, Colette and Kathy. This is my first finalist, so I am excited. #3625233

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 24, 2006

Ken, congratulations on your finalist. #3625756

Susan Jane Allen level-classic November 26, 2006

Wow, magnificent! What lens did you use? #3631920

Ken Slade November 26, 2006

Thank you Janine and Susan.

Susan, I was using the kit lens that came with my Canon Rebel (Canon EFS 18-55mm). I took that photo 5 days after I bought the camera. #3632984

Lynton Bolton December 20, 2006

Cracking shot, dragonflies are difficult to shoot. Good Luck. #3721320

May 04, 2008

This is great... Love the detail WOW #5884098

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