Theo Bosboom - The spider and the damselflies


A little spider and five common blue damselflies resting on a branche above the water on a warm windstill day at a fen in the East of Holland.

Location: Overijssel, the Netherlands

Tags: common blue damselflies, ennalagma cyathigerum, macro, reflection, spider, Theo Bosboom, water

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  1. Barney Wilczak said:

    11/08/2011 11:16

    Hi Theo,

    A lovely graphic image, the long focal length really works to flatten the subject. Very nice but I can't help wonder whether the spider survived!

  2. Theo said:

    11/08/2011 21:29

    Thank you Barney! The spider had chosen a good place to hide and it survived at least the afternoon and evening that I was around ;-)

  3. Sven Zacek said:

    14/08/2011 15:18

    Perfect light for capturing such a great reflection.

  4. Renate said:

    15/08/2011 00:08

    Wow, what a great shot! I love the composition and that the blue color is the only bright one. :-)

  5. Judy said:

    30/08/2011 17:17

    Love this photo. It is neat when we are able to capture moments like this:)