A Passing Glance

Dragonfly Scorcher 095

One quick passing glance was enough for me to pursue this four-spotted chaser which soon came to rest just long enough for me to get a few quick shots…this may well be the most exquisite creature I have ever encountered… 😎

Dragonfly Scorcher 097

 

30 responses

  1. Amazing! Pictures like these explain why they are called flying jewels. I’d wear it as a brooch. πŸ˜€

    July 11, 2014 at 9:54 am

    • Thanks…definitely a flying jewel! πŸ˜€

      July 11, 2014 at 10:53 am

  2. Wow, what lovely images. Isn’t nature fantastic?

    July 11, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    • Thanks Dorne! πŸ™‚ Nature is always fantastic! πŸ˜€

      July 11, 2014 at 4:56 pm

  3. Ed

    Dare I use the word AWESOME! :-))

    July 11, 2014 at 12:35 pm

  4. beautiful netted wings!

    July 11, 2014 at 12:59 pm

  5. Don

    Absolutely magnificent!

    July 11, 2014 at 2:14 pm

  6. Wow! Amazing shots!

    July 11, 2014 at 9:41 pm

  7. Amazing detail and stunning shots.

    July 14, 2014 at 7:55 pm

  8. What a beautiful image

    July 15, 2014 at 1:47 am

  9. motherearthbeadwork

    Wow, this is amazing! I love to see others who enjoy nature taking photographs of beautiful animals. Thank you for sharing. This is truly amazing.

    July 17, 2014 at 10:33 pm

  10. Exquisite!

    July 22, 2014 at 12:01 am

  11. Beyond beautiful – amazing macro. My first thought was “God is great!”

    July 23, 2014 at 2:04 am

    • Thank you Eliza! That was my first thought too! πŸ™‚

      July 23, 2014 at 3:45 am

  12. Superb shots! And many thanks for the ‘like’ on my blog. πŸ™‚

    July 25, 2014 at 10:34 pm

    • Thank you! πŸ™‚ Likewise thank you for the like and the follow! πŸ™‚

      July 25, 2014 at 10:37 pm

  13. Love these photos incredible clarity and all the more captivating for their originality

    July 29, 2014 at 1:35 pm

  14. Carol Donaldson

    Wow, what lovely images. I find it so hard to get decent pictures of dragonflies.

    August 10, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    • Thank you Carol! πŸ™‚ Before this summer I found it difficult going too…

      August 10, 2014 at 12:24 pm

  15. Wow! So delicate and beautiful. What camera, lens, etc?

    August 14, 2014 at 12:02 am

    • Thank you! πŸ™‚ My camera is a Fujifilm S5800….therefore fixed lens… πŸ˜‰ … f/5.6…1/240 sec

      August 14, 2014 at 12:26 am

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