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Critique from the Extreme-Macro group:

Looking at the overall area that's in focus I think that you nailed placing the depth of field and focus for this image -not so simple to do with a Damselfly since their eyes bulge. This species is also very difficult to approach -I know because I photograph them here in Naples, Italy.

The composition of this shot suffers from being centered, and centering the subject only works if there is a reflection or the subject fills the frame. It would have been better to place the Damselfly's head in the upper left rule of thirds point, with the grass that it's perched on flowing into the frame.
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GREYFading Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2009
I never got to the level where I could compose my macros... but in the end, thats it. As one guy said, well master the technique and focus on composing. Good luck with that... I gave up with macros :D ;-)
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Cookiephotos Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2009
Don't give up... I was hours outside to take photos of dragonflies.... I'm only satisfied with 3 of them... just try and try and try and one day you get really nice shots!!!:D
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GREYFading Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2009
thanks for the kind words, in the end it is not 'only three shots' its 'even three shots' which you are happy to bring back...
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Cookiephotos Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2009
:D
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Cookiephotos Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2009
thanks a lot for the critique!!!:hug:
I'll try to think of the composition when I take shots of them again...:D
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dalantech Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
I think that you have some mad skills, you just need to take your macro to the next level and work on your composition...
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Cookiephotos Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2009
Thanks...I'll definitly try...:D
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dalantech Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
:hug:
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