A dragonfly is an insect belonging to the order Odonata, the suborder Epiprocta or, in the strict sense, the infraorder Anisoptera (from Greek ανισος anisos, "uneven" + πτερος pteros, "wings", because the hindwing is broader than the forewing). It is characterized by large multifaceted eyes, two pairs of strong transparent wings, and an elongated body. Dragonflies are among the fastest flying insects in the world. (From Wikipedia)
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mirosu (16129) 2014-06-13 6:55
Brilliant macro in perfect light, nice colors, excellent clarity and sharpness.
Very well done.
Silvio1953 (142095) 2014-06-13 7:25
Ciao Eleu, great capture of lovely dragonfly on beautiful blurry BG, fine details, wonderful colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good wek end, ciao Silvio
rychem (35313) 2014-06-13 8:55
Fantastic macro shot with the blurred BG, dragonfies are for me a sign of summer, beautiful photo
cornejo (41761) 2014-06-13 10:17
Hello Eleu, very good macro of this beautiful insect, very well captured in this interesting image, with good sharpness, light and color. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing.
Good afternoon and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
Miguel82 (27674) 2014-06-14 7:01
High quality picture nature Eleu, beautiful sight of that dragonfly on blossoms, pleasant golden hues, neat picture, have a good saturday
abmdsudi (53655) 2014-06-14 8:46
Another strikingly macro work and all the minute detail so nicely packed together with your exquisite camera works. This process actually strains the eye as i have experienced a long time ago and that's the main reason I skip this subject nowadays. It's perfectly sharp in focus and your long lens at fast speed get this perfectly in shot emphasised by the soft blurry background showing a stunning example of this beautiful creature. Worthy an effort shot, Very well done, Congrats
adores (45243) 2014-07-06 8:54
You have a big variety of fauna in your gallery! Another good shot, the composition and the focus are perfect. I like the light and the tonalities and the dragonly is so perfect!