Saturday, May 8, 2010

female Blue Dasher 4.27.10

I got all excited today….I saw something buzzing around my newly set up bee hive…..so I grabbed my camera and headed out back…..

Unfortunately it was not a Honey Bee….but a female Blue Dasher.047cs

So I started following her round the yard.  She finally landed on the remnants of a jasmine bush.050cs

Once she started posing for me it was hard to stop snapping away.068cs

The light reflecting off her wings show beautiful colors as if thru a prism…but I couldn’t capture it …she’s a pretty little thing though…..081cs

Not as stunning as the Eastern Amberwing I managed to catch last year…(June…Dragonfly?)    but still beautiful.

8 comments:

  1. Lovely shots Carol. She certainly was a poser :)

    No sign of our dragonfly's here yet; but shouldn't be too long.

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  2. Lovely series. Their wings are so delicate, aren't they?

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  3. Carol, these are terrific photographs!

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  4. Excellent pictures.I too have found it hard to catch that iridescence.
    BLessings,Ruth

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  5. These are beautiful shots! I love the wing patterns. One of the hardest things with dragonflies is getting them to pose with a nice background, but this beauty cooperated nicely for you.

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  6. Dashing photos! She's a real showoff!

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  7. She sure was posing, especially with her tail in the air.

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