Albuquerque Bio Park's new Dragonfly Sanctuary Pond is the first of its kind in the U.S. A stream bubbles from a rock desert landscape into a large pond with plants for dragonfly perching upon, and a wood deck for humans to perch from and observe.
In this view is the nearby large glass mosaic wall created by Laura Robbins.
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fabbs99 (17179) 2013-12-04 21:41
What a colorful image of the mosaic.Excellent image quality. Very well done. TFS.
kato (11630) 2013-12-05 0:32
You're capturing well this glass mosaic wall by a good composition and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see the spectacle about which the different speies of dragonflies are flying around the pond or flowers. And, we can see other insects, such as the bee or the centipede. So, it's the mosaic wall with warm tones expressing the lively motion of the nature.
Noel_Byrne (33584) 2013-12-05 4:25
A dragonfly sanctuary is a new one to me, never heard of such a thing but its a great idea, I could not count how many times I have lain perfectly still trying to photo these creatures in the wild, but its incredibly difficult. I guess this will be a great place to visit when its full of its winged visitors.
The mosaic is beautiful, the colors are very striking. And even though I can see its a fine work of art, the spider on the left would still send a shiver down my spine, he does not look like the friendly kind!
All the best
lousat (97447) 2013-12-05 14:19
Hi Ray,i'm a butterflies fan and i have a rich gallery on treknature,and your pic is very interesting to me,i can see a lot of insects,dragonflies,spider,grasshopper,ladybird...this mosaic is really beuautiful,you caught this opportunity in the best way showing us its best details and colors,nice idea for an original pic.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
ikeharel (78129) 2013-12-07 8:33
A magnificent colors symphony and well collected picture.
Good contrast between orange/yellow and green with light blue.
very good clear details on.
Enjoy a nice weekend,
fritzi007 (12412) 2014-03-15 17:30
artistically very valuable, just beautiful!!
(At the lake Bohinj man can not windsurf, the valley is too narrow)
Thanks for sharing,