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I caught this dragonfly on the railing of a deck in my yard in Amherst, Virginia, USA. This is taken on a macro setting and cropped in to show the faces hidden on its back. I also see two black head and shoulder silhouettes near the bottom. Taken with a Canon Powershot SX 110 IS
BEST VIEWED LARGE

Dedicated to Mother Nature, who always amazes me with her natural artwork

EDITORS CHOICE – Best Macro of the Week – The World As We See It, or as we missed it

FEATURED IN PAWS AND CLAWS
FEATURED IN THE WORLD AS WE SEE IT
FEATURED IN THE WONDER OF WINGS
FEATURED IN CLOSEUPS IN NATURE

TOP 10 PLACEMENT – Dragonfly Closeup Challenge – Tiny Creatures In Macro

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dragonfly, insects, macro, ginnyyork, nature, wings, beautiful

Comments

  • Paula Betz
    Paula Betzabout 3 years ago

    Wow, this is incredible! I like your description as well, and I agree, mother nature is so incredibly fascinating!

  • Thank you so much Paula! I’m not sure I could think up something like the patterns on this guy. Leave it to Mother Nature! :))))

    – Ginny York

  • Laurie Minor
    Laurie Minorabout 3 years ago

    WOW! I agree with Paula! Wonderful image, Ginny!

  • Thanks so much Laurie!! Isn’t this guy incredible? I love the macro world. I didn’t notice all his faces till he was on the computer screen.
    Thanks for adding him to your favs!! :))

    – Ginny York

  • SetterSmiles
    SetterSmilesabout 3 years ago

  • Wow! Thank you so much!!! What a great way to start the day!! :))

    – Ginny York

  • – Ginny York

  • JCMPhotos
    JCMPhotosabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic work :-) Congrats on your feature xoxo

  • Thank you so much for your awesome comment. :))

    – Ginny York

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 3 years ago

    Awesome detail Ginny

  • Thanks so much Larry! He was a beauty. :))

    – Ginny York

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 3 years ago

    gorgeous capture

  • Thank you so much Antanas. That means alot to me. :))

    – Ginny York

  • trish725
    trish725about 3 years ago

  • Thank you so much Trish!!! I am honored!!

    – Ginny York

  • – Ginny York

  • Berns
    Bernsabout 3 years ago

    Congrats Hon, wonderful macro!

  • Hi Berns! Thank you so much!! I’m glad you like it.

    – Ginny York

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...about 3 years ago

    25 June 2011 – 1 image per day

    Great detailed macro shot!

  • Thanks so much!! I appreciate that. :))

    – Ginny York

  • RedFlavourArt
    RedFlavourArtabout 3 years ago

    Awesome shot!!

  • Thanks so much!

    – Ginny York

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