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Sunkissed and Geeky Dragonflies

Jitaditya Narzary

Is a traveller disillusioned by the familiar and fascinated with the unknown... and of course the founder of this blog.

Photographing dragonflies has always been my fascination. But capturing close-ups of insects is always difficult. But I’ve had three lucky encounters in the last month itself, and they got gradually better. The first one was a red stunner, but it never allowed me to come too close. I experimented different angles and tried to play with sun-rays reflecting on its resplendent wings. However I do not think the results were satisfactory. Besides, it choose to sit only on a dirty bamboo pole. I am posting some of them here.

red dragonfly

red dragonfly

red dragonfly

The second one was a much friendlier, probably because it was a geek too. It choose to sit on the laptop lid and dint even fly away when I tried to capture it.

geeky dragonfly

geeky dragonfly

geeky dragonfly

geeky dragonfly

What about the third one? That was the best of the lot, was vibrantly colored, armed with aviator shades and could stare directly at the lens. But I am saving it for a separate post that it richly deserves.


  • Anonymous
    2011/07/08 - 1:27 am | Permalink

    beautiful captures!

  • 2011/07/08 - 9:44 am | Permalink

    Amazing pics!

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  • 2011/07/18 - 11:51 am | Permalink

    The dragon flies are beautiful but your watermark is very obtrusive and annoying. 🙁

  • 2011/08/23 - 5:22 pm | Permalink

    Wow! Beautiful clicks ..

  • 2011/12/16 - 11:38 pm | Permalink

    Wonderful post! How could you make friends with this geek??!! 😛
    The first one is a varied one!

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