Thanks Click. Nice shots Alan.
All dragonflies are gone since weeks ago, it's freezing cold tonight.. I'm dreaming about a trip to warmer latitudes but have a lot of work to finish first
Maybe we can revive the 'ice and snow' thread soon
Focus is supposed to be on the eyes on any portrait photo.. but which one on a dragonfly in profile? The right, the left or the small third 'ocelli' eye in between? I think I got the latter
Sure, I've heard that story before, -"we are only going to watch, nothing else"
But on the other hand, I could stand loosing a few dragonflies if I had a Kingfisher nearby.. Beautiful picture!
Thanks for the comment Andy
Most likely a Northern Damselfly (Coenagrion hastulatum), possibly a Coenagrion lunulatum or maybe something completely different.. I have to start taking photos from straight above to get the details necessary for identification
Can anyone explain why dragonflies can be seen taking a dip now and them? Is it in order to cool down, wash or eat insects in the water?
I have seen it happen a couple of times, no warning at all, suddenly the dragonfly splashes down into the water. The time available for focusing was practically zero