Broad-bodied Chaser Dragonfly by John Keates

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A male Broad-bodied Chaser Dragonfly (Libellula depressa), sometimes called a darter or chaser, Stoke-on-Trent, England.

166 views and 2 favouritings @ 20-5-2011

Canon EOS 5D
Tamron SP AF Di 90mm macro lens
1/500sec f8 160 ISO

Featured in:
The Power of Simplicity Group
Britain’s Nature Group

3rd place in Quality Art & Photography Dragonfly challenge, March 2011


black, blue tail, chaser, darter, dragonfly, broad bodied, tailed, blue, broad, body


  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • Cat2be
    Cat2beabout 4 years ago

    Congrats on your feature 8 July 2010

  • many thanks for the feature!

    – John Keates

  • TheRoacH
    TheRoacHabout 4 years ago

    Great shot!

  • Many thanks!

    – John Keates

  • angeljootje
    angeljootjeabout 4 years ago

    Awesome capture !!!

    Greetings Johanna

  • Thank you! Good luck in the football!!

    – John Keates

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesabout 4 years ago

    Great complimentary colors in this! Beautifully captured! Congrats on your feature!

  • Thank you very much!

    – John Keates

  • MIchelle Thompson
    MIchelle Thompsonover 3 years ago

    Stunning work – love it. Michelle

  • Many thanks!

    – John Keates

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 3 years ago

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 3 years ago

  • Many thanks for the feature!

    – John Keates

  • JacquiJay
    JacquiJayover 3 years ago

    Great shot of the skimmer … I can’t wait for them to return in the summer.
    Lovely photograph … congratulations on your award.

  • Thank you! I too can’t wait until the summer – it’s been a long winter!

    – John Keates

  • Edyta Magdalena Pelc
    Edyta Magdalen...over 3 years ago

    beautiful capture and great focus,well done!

  • Many thanks!

    – John Keates

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