Photos of a New Species Added – Aeshna Juncea

After spending several hours walking around in high grass and on marshy ground, I was for the first time able to get close enough to a resting Aeshna juncea to photograph it. New photos of the species Sympetrum sanguineum, Sympetrum danae…

Cordulegaster Boltoni Transformation on Video

Another amazing video of a nymph to adult dragonfly transformation, this time the Cordulegaster boltoni.

Ophiogomphus Cecilia Transformation on Video

Found this amazing video showing the transformation of a Ophiogomphus cecilia from nymph to adult dragonfly.

New Photos of the Amazing Ophiogomphus Cecilia

The Ophiogomphus cecilia (or Grøn Kølleguldsmed in Danish) is in my opinion one of the most amazing and beautiful dragonflies living here in Denmark. It is relatively rare here, and also listed as a protected species under Article 17 of…

A Week Out Shooting Dragonflies

The past week I have spent a lot of hours out in the warm sun hunting dragonflies with my camera. Most time I used in the area just south of the city of Silkeborg. Here there is a lot of lakes and good dragonfly habitats, inhabited by many different…

New Photos Added

Last week I took advantage of one of the rare warm summer days and went on a dragonfly photo expedition to Brude Sø. The goal was to photograph the species Gomphus vulgatissimus and Libellula fulva, which are both rather rare in Denmark.…

Dragonfly Season 2013 Has Started

As the weather is finally getting warmer here in Denmark, the dragonflies are starting to show. Spring and summer have come very late this year. Unfortunately I started this season by dropping and damaging my macro lens, a very stupid thing…

Dragonfly Photo Challenge at dpreview

One of my favorite photo web sites dpreview.com just had a photo challenge for dragonflies. Sadly I was not aware of it before it was closed, so I did not have the chance to participate. Anyway there are some great photos of very colorful…

Interesting Video About the Dragonfly Life Cycle

Found this video on Youtube which briefly shows the life cycle of the dragonfly.

Photos of Four New Species Added

After almost an entire week of warm summer weather and several successful dragonfly photo expeditions, a lot of new photos have now been added to the site. During this week I managed to get some very good photographs of four new species:…