Common Darter by MikeSquires

Canvas Prints

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Taken at RSPB Old Moor , South Yorkshire, England.
Sony a77 + Tamron 180mm macro.

Top Ten – Winged Insects – May Avatar


insects, dragonflies, damsel and dragonflies, natural history, wildlife, nature, macro, dragonflies and damsel flies, countryside, pond life, nature reserves, summer, animals and plants

Unborn tomorrow, and dead yesterday,
Why fret about them if today be sweet!

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam – Edward Fitzgerald

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  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 2 years ago

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 2 years ago

  • Thanks for the feature Ray. Most encouraging so soon after joining.

    – MikeSquires

  • dilouise
    dilouisealmost 2 years ago

    Hi Mike, it’s nice to see you on Red Bubble. Well done and congratulations on your first feature, it’s a lovely shot.

  • Jo Nijenhuis
    Jo Nijenhuisover 1 year ago

    I liked this so much… Guess what?

    Enjoy the Permanent Featured Gallery – December 22/2012!
    Have a wonderful Weekend!
    Cheers, Jo ;)

  • Thanks Jo, for your feature in ’Insects, Bugs and Creepy Crawlies.

    – MikeSquires

  • ThisMoment
    ThisMomentover 1 year ago


  • Thanks very much for your comment. This is another picture shot in Raw with natural light and processed in Adobe PSE10.

    – MikeSquires

  • MotherNature
    MotherNatureover 1 year ago

    Beautiful color and details! Congratulations on your feature in Insects, Bugs, and Creepy Crawlies – FAVE:>)

  • Jo Nijenhuis
    Jo Nijenhuisabout 1 year ago

    May 25/2013
    Congratulations Mike, A Top Ten Winner in the
    Winged Insects – May Avatar Challenge
    An excellent image of a Winged Insect, very well done!
    For more news please stop by in the Group Message
    Cheers, Jo;)

  • Thank you Jo. I’m thrilled to be a top ten winner in the May Avatar Challenge.

    – MikeSquires

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjes6 months ago

    2014/02/04*1 x 24hrs*
    Beautiful capture!

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixon6 months ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Beautiful Work

  • kalaryder
    kalaryder6 months ago


  • Thank you Kala. So pleased to have this work featured in the Old Farts group.

    – MikeSquires

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