The closer we get to insect life.. the more alien their world becomes!

A photo I took of a dragonfly in China, edited using an infrared filter to give the image an “alien” look and feel to it.

All my work has been visually inspected for quality assurance. Your happiness with your new picture is very important to me, enjoy!

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I’m a Canadian Photographer who previously owned a studio in Kunshan, China (just outside Shanghai), but recently returned to Canada to raise a family. Photography is my true passion and I enjoy learning all I can about it! I hope you enjoy my work and thank you for stopping by!

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  • funkyfacestudio
    funkyfacestudioabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic shot !

  • Wolf Read
    Wolf Readabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful colors, and a great placement of the focal plane. Nailed those compound eyes and that one leg.

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKabout 5 years ago

    Hi Douglas, Congratulations on your RedBubble Home Page Feature with this great work. Well done my friend. Don.

  • Thank you very much DonDavisUK!!!

    – Douglas M. Paine

  • sra58
    sra58about 5 years ago

    Nice work and congrats on Home Page Feature. Sharon

  • Thank you!

    – Douglas M. Paine

  • schizomania
    schizomaniaabout 5 years ago


  • Rowan Nancarrow
    Rowan Nancarrowabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic picture. Macro rules

  • kemal91
    kemal91about 5 years ago

    That looks amazing. And yes, it does look like an alien.

  • gingy
    gingyabout 5 years ago

    this is a wonderful shot!

  • Dennis Stewart
    Dennis Stewartabout 5 years ago

    really cool effect. -Dennis

  • Exoticus
    Exoticusabout 5 years ago

    Very nice photo, I really like the blue theme.
    Makes you feel “in danger” thinking that it’s actual size could have been as it seems in the picture!

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