CARLETTA'S CAPTURES

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Saturday, June 11, 2011

There Are Dragons In My Yard


Posted for Camera Critters and Macro Monday.

40 comments:

chubskulit said...

And very colorful but harmless dragons!

Camera Critters at my page. Have a great weekend!

eileeninmd said...

Carletta, fantastic capture of the dragonflies. Wonderful photos, have a great weekend!

Iowa Gardening Woman said...

And they are very beautiful dragons and nicely captured!

Crafty Gardener said...

wonderful macro shots of the dragonflies

nonizamboni said...

There be dragons--indeed! Great close-ups.
Happy weekend.

EG Wow said...

Lovely dragons! And you took great shots of them too. :)

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

These are awesome captures, Carletta. So much detail. :)

ladyfi said...

Wow - so exquisite!

forgetmenot said...

Carletta, Wow--those are incredible shots. The shadow of the wings is fantastic. Great photos. Have a lovely Sunday. Mickie :)

Betty Manousos@ Cut and Dry said...

hi Carletta!
those are exquisite shots!!!

amazing macro, too.

happy sunday!

betty

Rose said...

These are great captures, Carletta. I did not know there were so many different dragonflies before I started blogging.

quilly said...

I am so jealous! How do you get that close?

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Oh and beautiful dragons they be my lady!

Karen said...

Fantabulous! I wish I could get this close to shoot a dragon!

awarewriter said...

Nice images Carletta. I see dragonflies but never still, always in motion. Maybe I need patience.

Becky and Gary said...

So good to see these guys this year. Perfect images Carletta.
B.

Linda Makiej said...

Really wonderful macro shot!!
Have a great week!
:) Linda

Teresa said...

Beautiful! They are so hard to capture.

Barbara said...

Awesome captures. Love dragon flys
Have a great week

Stewart M said...

Hi there - great pictures! I always like having dragons about. They are such an old animal - I think I'm glad that the ones with the 3 foot wingspan have died out!!!

Cheers Stewart M - Australia

Bom said...

Great captures! Did you adjust your shutter speed? The wings seem so still.

Kala said...

And they are beautiful dragons! Love the details in these macros Carletta.

http://graceolsson.com/blog said...

great shots, dear
congrats

NatureFootstep said...

wow, that is great shots. :)

NF Butterfly

JunieRose2005 said...

great shots of your Dragons!

Annabella said...

Exquisite - the colour and the texture in the first image. Wow!

em said...

Those are beautiful dragons!

Woody said...

I like them both, but the blue one is especially nice (blue is my favorite)

Susan said...

Fantastic captures! Amazing! These guys are hard to catch!

Mildred said...

Great job! So beautiful and so neat!
Love your dragonflies!

Pat said...

Wonderful captures of these flying dragons!

Kate said...

These are beautiful shots; the gossamer wings shine through!

Pietro said...

Really amazing pictures of the dragonflies, Carletta!

Bare Mio said...

Wow, great macro shots!

Lynne said...

It takes patience to capture the dragonfly. Your photos are really pretty. I love the shadows of the wings on the wood.

One said...

I have taken lots of dragonfly shots but I must say that yours are amazing. Great captures.

BrandNewStudio said...

WOW

Misty Dawn said...

You know how I feel about that... life is good when you've got dragons :-D

~ Noelle said...

beautiful and amazing

Garden Lily said...

Beautiful. Dragonflies are among my favourite creatures.

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