The first keeper from a morning spent introducing my teenage son to the delights – and the challenges and frustrations – of natural world macro photography. While we were blessed with bright sunshine, there was also a constant blustery wind that made focusing tricky. This stunning Common Blue Damselfly (Enallagma cyathigerum) helped enormously by remaining on this stalk of grass for 15 minutes or longer. I suspect the reason for that is that it appears to be consuming an aphid.
Canon 1DS MkIII, Canon 100mm L-series prime macro lens, f/5, 1/320th sec, ISO 400
Canon 1DS MkIII, Canon 100mm L-series prime macro lens, f/5, 1/125th sec, ISO 400