Macro Photography: Breathtaking Dragonfly Photos
Dragonflies and damselflies are one of the difficult subjects to capture in macro photography. However, with their beauty and uniqueness, capturing it in macro is still worth the effort.
Probably one main reason that dragonflies are a very popular subject to many photographers specifically in macro photography is because of the uniqueness of dragonflies. Unlike other insects from nature and much like butterflies, dragonflies are of different colors and sizes. Having six legs and usually having two pairs of wings – the hindwings are commonly smaller than their forewings. Dragonflies are usually found in ponds, streams, lakes and other small bodies of water for their nymphs are aquatic animals. They are somewhat related to damselflies. In some cultures like that of Japan, dragonflies are symbols of the changing seasons and are associated with early and late summer and early autumn. Take a look at these skillfully and wonderfully captured macro photos of these beautiful dragonflies.