arrow left arrow right
photo contest slideshow
A Surfer Sunset
Overlooking Sarajevo
Pink Salmon in Puntledge River
Raindrop ripple
Stanley jumping for a snowball
17th century church in Ukraine
End of a canoe trip on Trout Lake in the Chippewa National Forest
Fallen Leaf
Hot Air Balloon Ride
Stanley in the woods
Buck Creek, Helena, Al
Eye Contact
“Khan Shatyr” entertainment center
Pink Salmon in the Canyons of Elk Falls
Mushrooms
Simple Beauty
Kelp Forests on the Coast of Vancouver Island
Wheat grass in a garden
Girl reading a book on a Park bench in leaf fall
City reflection
Pumpkin harvest
Fractured View
Zacatecas by night
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Eye Contact

Damselflies, like this one, are small insects with really bigs eyes and are among my favorite subjects for macro photography. In our area they come primarily in two colors, blue and gray, and both provide good photo ops depending on the plant they are on.

TAGS: California, Closeup, Damselfly, Eyes, Insect, Macro, Nature

photographer avatar
Encinitas, California, United States of America
Member since 2019
Photo Information
Copyright:
© Nicholas Paoni.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2019
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Oct. 6, 2019, 2:39 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D750
Focal Length: 105mm
Shutter Speed: 1/2000
Aperture: f4
ISO: ISO400
Report This
SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE COLLECTIONS
PHOTO LOCATION Encinitas, California, United States of America