Dragonfly#1 Revisited

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Dragonfly#1 Revisited

Nikki McDonald level-classic August 07, 2008

From the top #975144

Kristy A. Keene August 07, 2008

Gorgeous! #6282178

Nancy (Peaches) Harker August 07, 2008

AWSOME color and capture Nikki! #6282208

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 07, 2008

Lovely image, colours, and capture, Nikki.

Dominick #6282326

MELODIE C. ROBERTS August 07, 2008

Holy Smokes!!!
From The thumbnail I first thought it was a Mid Air Kiss ;0

Fantastic Capture NiK
Amazing detail and color
I Like it!!! #6282623

Erin Appelbaum August 07, 2008

Fantastic details and color Nikki. Great capture. Peter #6282853

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe August 07, 2008

Excellent job!!!!! Love the colors! #6283192

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 07, 2008

Beautiful image with the blue BG!! #6283198

Diana Child August 07, 2008

Flame Skimmer is just Awesome, no other words for it. #6283406

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 07, 2008

Absolutely incredible work again here,Nikki!!! That is one fantastic captrue!!! #6283786

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe August 07, 2008

Excellent capture of this dragonfly, Nikki! Beautiful color, POV and composition! Well done!!....Denny #6284001

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna August 07, 2008

BEAUTIFUL shot, Nikki!!!!! The colors are glorious!!!!!

See you tomorrow afternoon!!!!! :-) ♫ k #6284072

Mitch Spence level-classic August 07, 2008

I was looking and thinking to myself, "Where do you FIND one this color???" And then I see, again, that it's California. Darn. It's great against the blue, and the translucence of the wing tips is really something. #6284121

Susan M. Campbell August 07, 2008

An amazing shot indeed!! Love the vivid colors. Great work Nikki! #6284330

August 07, 2008

Amazing shot NIkki. Love the vibrant colors and details. Great capture. #6284590

Patricia Seidler August 07, 2008

Wow. What an amazing capture against the blue sky Nikki. I never saw one like this before. #6284761

Laurie Daily level-deluxe August 07, 2008

Great shot of this lovely dragonfly, Nikki! I have been chasing one quite similiar, but no luck so far. I love all the detail you have been able to get! #6285117

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 07, 2008

Nice capture, Nikki. Love the colors. #6286223

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. August 07, 2008

NIKKI..GREAT PRESENTATION WITH COLOUR.COMPOSITION AND DETAILS.
KARU. #6286371

Colleen Farrell August 07, 2008

Wow, Nikki, if Dragonfly #1 was a finalist, Flame Skimmer has GOT to be a winner! What a fantastic POV, with great color and detail! #6286631

MELODIE C. ROBERTS August 08, 2008

Have Fun and Be Careful MerNik ;0) #6287203

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Finalist
This is one of my favorite photos for many reasons. I took it while my husband and I were on a wonderful vacation in California last summer, I had never seen a flame skimmer before, and I don't have a fancy macro lens so I was particularly pleased with how well this came out.
I submitted it in a landscape format in late July but decided to try a square crop for this re-submission. I also tried to bring out some detail on the upper wing tips, did some dodging and burning, and sharpened slightly.
Category: Details and Macro

Exif: F Number: 3.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 8000/1000000 seconds, Flash: fired, auto mode, ISO: 64,64, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 61.60 mm, Model: KODAK P712 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA

Uploaded on March 08, 2008

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