Face2Face with a Dragonfly: Photos from a rare encounter.

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I recently had the rare opportunity of coming face-to-face with a Dragonfly in the rain forest near Loreto in the Napo region of the Ecuadorian Amazon – this is what it looked like (click on pix to see a slightly bigger version or ask for originals, if you have a good idea for using them):

A Dragonfly on a wire

and coming up close to the bugger…

In your Dragonfly face!


The wing of a Dragonfly

—– great pattern, init?!?!?

The pattern of a Dragonfly wing

This is a link to a 1200x803px JPEG shot of the Dragonfly – cropped a bit and compressed with The GIMP:

Dragonfly 1200 x 803 pixels

and also an un-cut 1024×768 on MyShutterSpace:

3 thoughts on “Face2Face with a Dragonfly: Photos from a rare encounter.

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    Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 11:36 (525)

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    Marine said:
    Saturday, April 3, 2010 at 20:48 (908)

    Hello!

    I have used one of your photo of dragonfly in a creative composition made to do a poster for a music festival in France.
    I would like to have your authorization to use it, you can write me to my email adress!!
    thanks a lot, if you can contact me quickly

    Marine

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