Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #98 – Delicate Colours

In response to the Lens-Artists Challenge-Delicate Colours, I decided to post the variety of dragonfly photos I shot this morning on my walk. With the grasses as background, it creates soft colors that compliment the delicate dragonflies.

I think the details of these fascinating creatures are so beautiful!

“Colour is a power which directly influences the soul.” ~ Wassily Kandinsky
“The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.” ~ John Ruskin
“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” ~ John Muir
“Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.” ~ John Ruskin
“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” ~ John Burroughs
“None of Nature’s landscapes are ugly so long as they are wild.” ~ John Muir

42 Comments Add yours

  1. Amazing gallery of photos. Well done. 😊

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    1. Thank you Irene! They are so much fun!

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  2. Miriam says:

    Such exquisite little creatures and I love the quotes you’ve paired with them.

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    1. Thank you Miriam! 😊

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  3. lolaWi says:

    awesome captures, Lisa! 🙂

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    1. Thank you so much Lola! Such a fun hobby 😊

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  4. Sheree says:

    Wow, such detail!

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    1. Thank you Sheree! Aren’t they just amazing creatures? Strange and cool 😎

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      1. Sheree says:

        Absolutely Lisa

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  5. Leya says:

    Amazing gallery, Lisa! So delicate in colour and shapes – some grim faces though… Number three is my favorite – perfect harmony.

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    1. Thank you Leya! Yes those faces are really strange aren’t they? I’m just fascinated by them for some reason 😊

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  6. These guys are beautiful. Keep it up! Great content. Thanks for sharing. Greetings from London.

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    1. Thank you so much! Greetings from Arizona 😊

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  7. JohnRH says:

    Wow. Great photos. Just amazing. Superb quotes too. Well done.

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    1. Thank you John! I realize they might not be super delicate colors (the orange one especially..) but with the soft background and delicate dragonflies, I decided to run with it 😊 I appreciate your encouraging comments!

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  8. SoyBend says:

    Beautiful photos of one of Nature’s more delicate looking creatures.

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    1. Thank you! I never knew what they looked like until I started photographing them. So amazing!

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  9. Just Teri says:

    John Muir captures my thoughts exactly! 😂

    As I was scrolling through your gallery, I giggled how you could capture these little guys and make them look cute❣️🎉

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    1. Thank you Teri! I love the one that looks like he’s smiling at me! They have such strange faces! 😊

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      1. Just Teri says:

        They do look like they’re smiling and insects really don’t ever get a platform where people think they’re cute. Sadly overlooked creatures xx

        Well done 🙂

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      2. I totally agree! 😁

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  10. Alice says:

    Wow, those are beautiful! I had no idea their wings were so lacy like.

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    1. Thank you! Aren’t they amazing?!

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  11. Lisa Coleman says:

    Awesome photography!

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    1. Thank you! These little guys hatched a few weeks ago and suddenly they are all over this reclamation wetlands. Just beautiful!

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      1. Lisa Coleman says:

        Just in time for the skeetters. 😊

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  12. Wind Kisses says:

    Very nice. I love dragonflies as well. The blue one was my favorite. Love the quotes you put to the post.

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    1. Thank you! I love to add quotes. If I can’t think of something great to say, I look up great stuff other people have said 😊

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      1. Wind Kisses says:

        Yes…me too. Sometimes I will just search for a prompt word and it inspires me along with the prompt. Donna

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      2. That is a great idea!!

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  13. Naomi says:

    The wings are what amaze me so much. These creatures are so interesting.

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    1. Thank you! I agree 😊

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  14. Gorgeous photos!!

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    1. Thank you Nora 😊

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  15. SandyL says:

    I’ve never appreciated the intricate details of dragon fly before. Beautiful.

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  16. Mei-Mei says:

    Wow, what amazing photos, and such a great choice for this challenge!

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    1. Thank you so much! I just love taking photos! I loved seeing these creatures up close. Thanks for the encouragement 😊

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  17. Wendy says:

    Absolutely stunning. Thank you for sharing the close up look at these fascinating creatures.

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    1. Thank you Wendy! They are so fun to photograph 😊

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  18. Amazing!! 😀🌟😀

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    1. Thank you so much! 😊

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