A Flame Skimmer Dragonfly at the Huntington Library Gardens
Nikon D90 As is
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Approx size 21/2 wide"x21/2" long

Many thanks to Jim Johnson for the species name of this little guy


dragonfly, flame skimmer, flight, gardens, huntington, lace, orange, swamp, water


  • robmac
    robmacabout 5 years ago

    Great close up Cheryl

  • Thank you so much Rob, appreciate the nice comment :)))

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • reflector
    reflectorabout 5 years ago

    A flawless capture and a vibrant image !

  • Thank you so very much James for the wonderful comment and for the fave. This was my first try at shooting a dragonfly. I am pleased you like this. :))

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • WaleskaL
    WaleskaLabout 5 years ago

    Your work is amazing! You are invited to participate in our “FirstThings”: group!

  • Thank you so much for the wonderful compliment and for the fave. It is greatly appreciated. I tried to look at the link you mention and it won’t open. If you would like, please try the address again!

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • saseoche
    saseocheabout 5 years ago

    Perfect and brilliant capture!

  • Thank you so much Saseoche for the great comment, much appreciated :))

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • Smudger
    Smudgerabout 5 years ago

    this is excellent

  • Thank you Steve for the fantastic comment, so pleased you like this.

    – Cheryl Lunde

    JUSTARTabout 5 years ago

    beautiful shot

  • Thank you Justart for the great comment. I really appreciate that and thanks for visiting :))

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • Kathy Reid
    Kathy Reidabout 5 years ago

    Stunning…. great composition, detail and colour, brilliant work Cheryl!

  • Thank you for the great comment and for the fave, Kathy. I am pleased you like this enough to make it a fave.

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • Anna D'Accione
    Anna D'Accioneabout 5 years ago


  • Thank you so much Anna for the wonderful comment, appreciate that!

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • Rick  Friedle
    Rick Friedleabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic macro!

  • Thank you Rick, glad you like this!

    – Cheryl Lunde

  • FelicityB
    FelicityBabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic shot, well done!

  • Thank you Felicity, much appreciated :))

    – Cheryl Lunde

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