Close-ups of a Blue-tailed damselfly, Ischnura elegans, a.k.a. Common Bluetail
This entry was posted on August 12, 2013 by caleephotography. It was filed under Canon 60D, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L IS USM and was tagged with animals, closeup, damselflies, photography.
Love the first shot – great perspective
August 12, 2013 at 4:50 PM
Thanks Mark! 🙂
August 12, 2013 at 6:59 PM
Agreed. Much more dynamic.
August 13, 2013 at 2:50 AM
Thanks Kevin 🙂
August 14, 2013 at 5:43 PM
August 12, 2013 at 4:54 PM
August 12, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Gorgeous capture, both of them!
August 12, 2013 at 5:17 PM
Thanks Kiki! 🙂
August 12, 2013 at 5:32 PM
August 12, 2013 at 7:01 PM
I never saw such a fascinating close-up of a dragonfly like your first pic 🙂 ❤
Have a great week.
August 12, 2013 at 5:39 PM
Thanks so much, Fillandra! 🙂 You too.
August 12, 2013 at 7:02 PM
These are great. Love that top one! Superb focus on the head. And what is that that (s)he is holding under the leaf? It looks like lunch – a v small moth, or similar!
Great work! 🙂
August 12, 2013 at 6:11 PM
Thanks so much, John! I think “small fly” was on the lunch menu. 🙂
August 12, 2013 at 7:04 PM
Nice work Calee. Like what you did with shallow DOF in the first image – very creative! Appreciate the Latin too – helps me piece things together from around the world.
August 12, 2013 at 6:20 PM
Thanks so much, Nick! 🙂 I was lucky one of them stayed still long enough for me to experiment a bit with different exposures..
August 12, 2013 at 7:07 PM
August 12, 2013 at 6:26 PM
Thanks Jackie! 🙂
Love the first photo. Nice detail.
August 12, 2013 at 8:48 PM
Thanks Carlos! 🙂
August 14, 2013 at 5:38 PM
I particularly like that first one.
August 12, 2013 at 9:32 PM
Thanks Wood Dragon 🙂
August 14, 2013 at 5:39 PM
I am amazed. They are fast little devils when I see them. Love the images.
August 12, 2013 at 10:23 PM
Thanks Annette! They are indeed very fast, though not as fast as dragonflies and luckily they take more breaks from flying as well 🙂
August 14, 2013 at 5:40 PM
These are fantastic macros, Calee!
August 13, 2013 at 12:30 AM
Thanks so much, Lisa! 🙂
August 14, 2013 at 5:41 PM
Beautiful blue ot the “fly,” Love these photos, Calee. Your 100mm macro does such a good job.
August 13, 2013 at 12:34 AM
Thanks Yvonne! 🙂
Oh man, the first image is nothing short of awesome! Killer composition, selective focus, soft lighting and attention to the all-important background. Just wonderful. Great shot.
August 13, 2013 at 1:23 AM
Wow, what a nice compliment!! 😀 You made my day, Stefano! Thanks~
August 14, 2013 at 5:42 PM
Amazing image here – look at that face, what nightmares are made of! But on the other hand – if one is an artist the colors are gorgeous! So I’m loving this photograph.
August 13, 2013 at 12:29 PM
Thanks Mary! I actually think he has a cute face!! Although he’s only the size of ~half a match, would be a bit more scary if they were larger animals 😉
August 14, 2013 at 5:46 PM
I got my eye on you!!!
August 13, 2013 at 4:54 PM
Or two very large ones 😉 Thanks for stopping by, Lyle!
August 14, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Thanks Ed! 🙂
August 14, 2013 at 5:47 PM
They ARE beautiful, aren’t they ? The first one has a cute face; the second one seems to be sneaking up on someone 🙂
August 14, 2013 at 6:07 PM
They are the coolest insects I know! 😀 Thanks for stopping by
August 14, 2013 at 6:14 PM
Wow!! I’m speechless. 🙂
August 16, 2013 at 4:59 PM
He looks nice, doesn’t he? 😉 And also, he posed very friendly for the camera!
August 19, 2013 at 4:12 PM
That’s fascinating , Awesome shots ❤
August 20, 2013 at 9:39 PM
Thanks so much, Parth! 🙂
August 22, 2013 at 7:07 PM
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