Saturday, September 6, 2008

Camera-Critters #22

Down the road,
in one of my boss's fields,
I found Damselfly Heaven!
Seriously! They were EVERYWHERE!
I was amazed at all the different colors,
and, being the obsessive photographer I am,
I, of course, took photos of every single different
colored damselfly I saw :-D

See... some of them were in need of a little privacy,
which I wasn't providing ;-)

(c) Misty DawnS

This white one was resting on a tree limb...
When you view it full size, it looks like he's got a huge smile on his face.
It's rather funny.
(c) Misty DawnS

And, we have fluorescent green, with a neon blue tip on the tail...

(c) Misty DawnS

I really loved this bright orange one.
It is so pretty.

(c) Misty DawnS

This one reminded me of a zebra with its black stripes...

(c) Misty DawnS

This one had sage green stripes...

(c) Misty DawnS

This one looks gray or silver in the photo,
but when the sun hit it just right,
it has a lavender tint to it...

(c) Misty DawnS

I also had a blast seeing my camera zoom in and focus on these tiny little critters.
It was a lot of fun and provided me with plenty photos to torture you with share with you for Camera-Critters.
You can bet I'll be visiting that field on a regular basis.

Oh... and for those who are bored wanting to know... I'll share all the fair/ribbon-winning details with you tomorrow. I promise... tomorrow you'll be accusing me of bragging on myself while I excitedly tell you about the seven ribbons.

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Reader Wil

You've taken an interesting set of photos and so close by. Good post!


Just amazing, the great diversity. I see why you felt in heaven with your camera.


They sure are pretty and colorful great shots.


Very nice variety of damselflies, Misty! I especially like the white one...a very interesting bug for sure. 8v)


Beautiful little critters Mist! You can post as many as those as you like for me... :0)


I love all your critters! They're just jaw dropping photos too! that first one made me laugh! hehe:)


Misty, I don't blame you for wanting to photograph every color. These are just beautiful.

Jillie Bean (AKA Bubba's Sis)

Who knew insects could be so colorful and pretty? Great shots!


looks cute and lovely dragonflies! great capture, pictures are clean and clear...

Maria Verivaki

stick insects, sticky insects...

This Is My Blog - fishing guy

Misty: Wonderful that you got all of these Damselflies.


What wonderful macro shots of so many different variations of Damselflies … most impressive!
Hugs and blessings,


Gorgeous damselflies! You hit the jackpot in that field, didn't you?! Very nice photos.


Beautiful shots :) I wish I could get such crisp shots of these wee creatures :) You certainly have a talent!

david mcmahon

Bravo, Mist, the first shot is a classic - and the fifth one is great, too.

See my comment on your shot from last week, if you have time!


haha, no need to tell that they fascinated you :-)


Wow! I didn't realize the damselfly came in such a variety of colors!


I wish I could take some pictures like that! I have to buy a better camera! I love insects and all the small critters. They are a world apart! Very wonderful what God created! Congratulations!


i don't like bugs much, but these shots make these guys look so pretty!

Jane Hards Photography

our writing does make me laugh. These images are just outstanding.


I still can't get over that first picture!!! That is so cool!!!

Heart of Rachel

Those are lovely dragonflies. I couldn't seem to spot any here.


Great dragon fly shots!
You seem to be very close to nature. :)


They're all so pretty. You did a good job capturing them. I love your camera, too.


OK, I'm borrowing your JBJ Blinkie!! and about the ringtones... mine is "We Got It Goin'On", great minds and all that jazz!


ps, great shots!! lol


Those are beautiful damselflies and wonderful colors. Are they different from dragonflies?


Your zoom works so well! Mine always comes out fuzzy on micro-zoom. I like the first one best.


Amazing variety in one place, Misty.
A goldmine of darters.


What a fantastic series of photos! The white damselfly with the big smile on his face put a huge smile on MY face. Great shots!

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Heather D

Those are Fantastic pictures. Wow You have captures colour and details so well.


WOW you got some fantastic shots there Misty!


The blue in that first one is amazing!


oops...I did my link wrong above...I'm such a goob!

Lilli & Nevada

Beautiful shots


The damselfies are amazing insects and you perfectly photographed them! Congratulations really! Wish you a happy Sunday!

Smalltown RN

Misty....I had forgotten was a truly talented photographer you are...your photos are amazing...I yes I do what to hear all about your ribbons....

And well I am finally catching up with technology....I just started using google reader and well lo and behold who should be one of the TOP recommended reads.....drum of course......congratulations on both rock!


Uggh Bugs!

Great photo! Thanks for sharing.


This is why you're an award winning photographer, Mist. xoxo

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