A dragon-fly rests on a small single blade of grass overhanging the lily pads on the pond in Granite Bay on Quadra Island BC
One of my most favored images collecting many comments and four features….one of my best works.

featured in 1:1 Macro Photography April 14 2009
featured in AMERICAS Rural, Urban Wild Free April 25 2009
featured in Extreme Close-Ups April 28 2009
featured in Green May 4 2009

Panasonic Lumix DMZ_FZ50


  • Sharon Johnstone
    Sharon Johnstonealmost 6 years ago

    Wow, stunning capture Vicki!!!!!

  • Gregory Ewanowich
    Gregory Ewanowichalmost 6 years ago

    Beautifully captured! very nice detail and clarity.

  • Thanks again Gregory….

    – VickiOBrien

  • Rainy
    Rainyalmost 6 years ago

    Beautiful macro Vicki!

  • Judy Grant
    Judy Grantalmost 6 years ago

    Awesome capture !!!! Bravo

  • Thanks Judy…I had to shoot many tries to come up with this…learned alot along the way….thanks for the compliment!

    – VickiOBrien

  • eyestrange
    eyestrangealmost 6 years ago

    Don’t forget to add it to the May AVatar Challenge!

  • Normf
    Normfalmost 6 years ago

    Congratulations on your well earned feature in “1:1 Macro Photography”. Well done beautiful Image.

  • Thank you Norm for taking the time to compliment!

    – VickiOBrien

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkealmost 6 years ago

    What a magnificent capture. The detaisl are superb.

  • Thank you Bunny!

    – VickiOBrien

  • Maria  Moro
    Maria Moroalmost 6 years ago

    Fantastic macro
    This would be suitable for group Shapes & Patterns for challenge Patterns on ANIMALS this includes insects

  • Thanks for the compliment Maria…I just joined your group…it looks very interesting!

    – VickiOBrien

  • KreativeKapture
    KreativeKapturealmost 6 years ago


  • Thanks KK, for taking the time to comment

    – VickiOBrien

  • Macky
    Mackyalmost 6 years ago

    An amazing capture Vicki, one to be proud of!! :-)

  • Thank you for the compliment Macky

    – VickiOBrien

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