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Male Azure Damselfly - Close-up
Comments(6) # Male Azure Damselfly - Close-up london e17

....we were discussing the difference between Dragonflies and Damselflies in the comments box a week or so ago. I think this shot shows quite nicely how the Damselfly eyes are mounted on either side of the tube-like head (I think I compared them to a hammerhead shark which is maybe stretching it a bit, but hopefully you can now see what I meant). I have now seen a few other true Dragonflies but only very briefly so no photos yet. As soon as I get one we'll have a head shot to show the difference. Canon EOS 40D
150 mm
400 ISO
1/500 sec
f 7.1
Flash: Not Fired