Imagine . . . Damsels Flying

As a bird photographer I’m best at flowers—they don’t flit and fly away. Yet, ironically, the smaller flyers (butterflies, dragon- and damselflies) when they alight upon a leaf are more likely to (re)pose awhile. And so . . .

Large Red Damselfly

Large Red Damselfly

Banded Demoiselle

Banded Demoiselle

Banded Demoiselle female

Banded Demoiselle female

Common Blue Damselfly

Common Blue Damselfly

Beautiful Demoiselle, male and female

Beautiful Demoiselle, male and female . . . not the best of photos but included for their ‘other-worldliness’

Photos taken 31st May 2017, in  a small scrap of fenland in the Tas Valley, Norfolk, UK, using a Canon kit lens (not exactly a super-zoom) and thus greatly cropped!

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2 Responses to Imagine . . . Damsels Flying

  1. Brian Bixby says:

    To my amateur eyes, they look fine, and I wouldn’t know they’re cropped.

    • crimsonprose says:

      Resolution remains the same. Difference comes when you try to print. Instead of, say, 17″ x 12″, you get 6″ x 3″. It’s only if you try to stretch it beyond that e.g. 6 x 3 that the resolution begins to falter, things get blurry, eventually resulting in full pixelization.

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