Adult Damselfly

These little buggers were really glowing in the sunlight along a creek yesterday afternoon. In direct sunlight they’re like flying jewels. They’re good guys, feeding on mosquitoes, flies, and other small insects. Read more about damselflies on Wikipedia.

Adult damselfly




  1. r

    Exquisite, Dave! You get amazing closeups.

  2. Anita

    Amazing! You captured the essence of the dragonfly and bumblebee.

  3. Anna Surface

    Wowzers! Amazing captures of the dragonfly and bumblebee!!! I love the dragonfly… blue and detailed… those eyes! Excellent macros.

  4. Mary

    amazing~so much detail in the wings~really nice