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Copyright: Jusni Nasirun (jusninasirun) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1142 W: 93 N: 1946] (10338)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-11-03
Categories: Nature
Camera: Nikon D80, Nikkor AF Micro 60mm f2.8D
Exposure: f/20.0, 1/200 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-01-17 0:34
Viewed: 1380
Points: 34
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hi friends in TL,

This is my favorite slender skimmer captured on the blade of rice plant.

Thanks for viewing and have a pleasant weekend everyone.

Shot JPEG fine
In Photoshop
Cropped and resized
Convert the RGB to Lab color
Lightness channel selected
USM 120, 0.5, 10
Back to RGB mode

Model: NIKON D80
Software: Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
Exposure Time: 1/200
F-Stop: f/20.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 100
Focal Length: 60 mm
Date Taken: 2008-11-03 18:42
Metering Mode: Spot
Flash: Flash fired, auto mode, return light detected
File Size: 225 kb
© jusni nasirun 2009

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*taking notes on how to make good macro shots.*

I bought a Sigma lens recently, supposedly a macro, and I'm in the process of learning how to use it. Your settings here are very useful.

Great sharpness, colours, detail.

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  • ayse51 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2092 W: 144 N: 2110] (27563)
  • [2009-01-17 1:06]

Hi Jusni,
great macro and great details.Well done.TFS.Necla.

Hi Jusni,
this dragon is beautiful, you captured it in very good sharpness and I like the dark green BG, a pretty arrangement, thanks
Sabine - wishnugaruda

Hi Jusni, superb dragonfly with fantastic light and colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Asalamualaikum Tuan Haji,
Apa Kabar?..Hopefully sihat2 selalu ya..

Excellent macro shot bro..
Very fine details here..
clean and sharp...
Nice touch bro..
Well done..!


Hello Jusni! Excellent sharpness. Ideal light and bright, perfect colours. Good contrast. Original macro. Good luck!

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  • azaf1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 733 W: 61 N: 1257] (7137)
  • [2009-01-17 3:34]

Hi Jusni

I don't believe my eyes!
What a beauty in such great and sharp detail


Hello Jusni,
i can see you have a very rich archive for us;):)
incredible detailes with perfect clarity and sharpnes indeed,
the bg really makes the colours stands out,
welldone my dear friend and tfs,
warm regards,

Hi my dear Friend Jusni, an excellent macro capture of a pretty dragonfly resembling Sympetrum sp. with great details and sharpness.
TFS and cheers,

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  • b021 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 80 W: 0 N: 48] (1184)
  • [2009-01-17 6:49]

Hi Jusni
very good shot 1

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  • nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2777 W: 0 N: 5194] (50772)
  • [2009-01-17 7:28]


merveilleus macro, cette libellule est superbe, bien positionnée sur la feuille vert, comme on voit bien les détails de ces ailes, une merveille.

Bravo et amitié


Oh, wow, Jusni!
That is fabulous! Perfect light and contrast, exquisite detail, beautiful close cropping and I love the shiny reflections of it wings. WONDERFUL macro shot! Many thanks and warmest regards,

Olá, Jusni!

This is one of the most sharp macro shot that
I have ever seen. Amazing details and nice POV.
Excellent done, dear Jusni. Congratulations!!


what i noticed first is the smooth bg.. cantik.. halus.. terangnya mata.. well composed here bro Jusni.. beautiful work again.. good one.. tfs..

regards, terry

hello Jusni,
I love the detail and colour of this image.
What an excellent macro.
Well framed and presented.
TFS, Joni

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 624 W: 0 N: 993] (4864)
  • [2009-04-02 4:32]

Salam Jusni,
very sharp and very clear.
Nicely presented with lovely graphic forms in the green blades of grass in the BG.
Well presented with excellent use of flash.


A wonderful shot !
My admiration for this excellent result.
Lovely dragonfly ♥

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