A Flame Dragon's Smile by DARRIN ALDRIDGE

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Up close look of a beautiful young Flame Skimmer.
Huntington Beach Ca
Canon 400d 105mm macro
Flame Skimmer
Libellula saturata
Uhler, 1857

Order Odonata
Suborder Anisoptera
Superfamily Libelluloidea
Family Libellulidae
Genus Libellula
Species saturata Uhler, 1857 [Libellula]


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  • MikeBJ
    MikeBJalmost 7 years ago

    great macro.

  • justlinda
    justlindaalmost 7 years ago

    Wow, such detail! what an amazing coloured insect!.

  • nmbrplus
    nmbrplusalmost 7 years ago


  • Magee
    Mageeover 6 years ago

    Hello there, you extraordinarily vibrant creature!

  • sigfusson
    sigfussonover 4 years ago

    Wonderful detail here! Cheers, S.

  • Jon Lees
    Jon Leesover 4 years ago

    a lovely capture Darrin, its a super colour!

  • Thank you Jon. He is like my little friend!


  • naturelover
    natureloverover 4 years ago

  • Briar Richard
    Briar Richardover 3 years ago

    This is beautiful, Darrin! Especially the contrast between focus and blur with the head/wings and body, respectively! Marvelous work!

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    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

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