28 June 2014

Critters: dragonfly





A dragonfly by Lake Pitkäjärvi 7.6.2014.

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Camera Critters
Saturday's Critters

http://camera-critters.blogspot.fi/2014/06/camera-critters-325.html

http://viewingnaturewitheileen.blogspot.fi/2014/06/saturdays-critters-30.html

88 comments:

  1. Great macros of the dragonfly. I especially like that you captured the shadow of his wings.

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    1. Thank you very much, SquirrelQueen!

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  2. Great pictures - and the wing shadows are a real bonus.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  3. Awesome wing shadows!
    www.1sthappyfamily.com/2014/06/moms-and-babies.html

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  4. Dear Gunilla,
    great captured, a wonderful dragonfly-macro-series!
    Wish you a nice weekend,
    moni

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    1. Thank you, dear Moni! Have a great weekend!

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  5. Great pictures of an amazing looking insect.

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  6. Wow ! Great photos !
    Have a nice weekend :)

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  7. Hi Gunilla Wonderful close up shots of this dragonfly. Have a wonderful weekend.

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    1. Thank you Margaret! Have a lovely weekend.

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  8. Beautiful photos of the dragonflies.
    Perfect photographed, Gunilla.
    I wish you a very nice weekend, Irma

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    1. Thank you Irma! Have a wonderful weekend.

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  9. Hello Gunilla, lovely captures of the dragonfly.. Thank you for linking up to my critter party, have a happy weekend!

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    1. Thank you Eileen! Enjoy your weekend!

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  10. Wonderful photos of the dragonfly. I like it !
    Have a nice weekend, Gunilla.
    Best regards, Synnöve

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    1. Thank you Synnöve! Have a lovely weekend!

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  11. Jättefina bilder - man kan riktigt se hur de gnistrar och blänker i solskenet.

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  12. Dragonfly wings are delicate and beautiful webs.

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  13. Had to look closely at all the wings, until I could see you have the wonderful shadows in the summer sunshine - perfectly lovely :)
    Wren x

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  14. i love these beautiful mosquito eaters!

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    1. Thank you Theresa! They're gorgeous predators.

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  15. Lovely captures. I like the shadows of the wings on the leaves!

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  16. Beautiful captures. Love the wing shadows.

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  17. the wings are so delicate and graceful. Love it so much. Iris

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  18. Heisann!
    You know i love these small, colorful creeps! Can´t get enough of them. Thanks ;:OD). Ha en fin ukeslutt!

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  19. Wonderful macros, I like the metallic color of the body.

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  20. Love them, precious Dragonfles, well done Gunilla.

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  21. Really great pictures. I do like seeing the dragonflies in Summer.

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  22. Kjempetøft! Vi har noen lignende på besøk en gang eller to i året :-)) God sommer!

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    1. Tack, fru Ranten! Jag såg många sländor igår också, men jag hann inte få bilder på dem. Ha en skön sommar!

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  23. This is great...we both did dragonflies this weekend!!! Love how your photos are all set against the green leaves like that.

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    1. Thank you Anni! I saw lots of dragonflies yesterday, but I was not fast enough to get photos of them.

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  24. Snyggt fångat! Väntar på att de ska dyka upp här.

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  25. Lovely dragonfly, nice and shiny, looks metallic!

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  26. Beautiful shots of the dragonfly!
    I haven't seen any yet this year :(

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    1. Thank you Icy! There were lots of them yesterday, but I didn't get any shots of them.

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  27. they're really lovely to see and even better to get photos like you did Gunilla. Happy days

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    1. Thank you Carole! They're difficult to get photos of. Have a great Sunday.

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  28. i had a dragonfly land near me today. i was shocked ... but i guess i was being quiet or very still. they are so gorgeous. those wings. take care. ( :

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  29. Magnificent macro shots of the divine dragonfly ~ one of many treasures of nature ~ thanks, ^_^

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

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    1. Thank you Carol! They are gorgeous critters.

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  30. He's a beauty! I chased a few around last Thursday, but no shots as good as these.

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    1. Thank you Roan! I was lucky. They're hard to catch.

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  31. gorgeous captures Gunilla.

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  32. You captured this lacy delicate beauty perfectly.

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  33. These are really amazing captures, so much beautiful detail in these close ups!! I find them extremely difficult to photograph!! Have a happy Sunday!!

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    1. Thank you Debbie! I seldom get good shots like these, they're too fast for me most of the time.

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  34. So great shots from the dragonfly!
    Have a nice sunday, dear Gunilla!

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    1. Thank you, dear Frauke! Have a lovely evening.

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  35. Stunning photos, pretty dragonfly!

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  36. A beautiful dragonfly.
    This I have never seen themselves

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  37. Such a magnificent dragonfly, I like your shots, and as someone pointed out, the shadow of his wings on the leaf is cool.

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  38. I love the way the black linear patterns of the wings cover the bright green leaves.

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