17 thoughts on “Rough Around The Edges, Dragonfly”

  1. I think that I too am a little rough around the edges as I age. I can’t quite see the details of the body, but I think your dragonfly is a Blue Dasher, probably a female. I love the turquoise-colored eyes of this species.

    1. I have a friend who is even more of a dragonfly fanatic than I am–he is always talking of the importance of photographing the terminal appendages and getting a dorsal shot. πŸ™‚

    2. Thanks Mike and Ted, I enjoyed eavesdropping on your conversation thread and it started my day with a smile πŸ™‚

    3. Glad you enjoyed the exchange, Liz. It’s fun to joke around with familiar viewers–Ted and I post some similar images, but I certainly can’t match his alligators.

    1. Thanks so much, I got as much in focus as possible. I don’t use macro gear (just the opposite), and need be back away from the subjects to get them in the lens. Besides, many times I don’t want to step where they happen to be πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

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