Blue Dragon Fly by Siew Bee Lim

Dragon fly comes in various colors. One fine day in December 2018, when I was at the Chinese and Japanese garden, I saw one blue dragon fly landed on a water lily. I was able to move near to the flower, and composed the photograph at an angle of aerial view. The center of the flower is in yellow, which contrasts well with the dragon fly.

Blue Dragon Fly by Siew Bee Lim

SONY ILCE-6000 with E 55-210mm | Exposure 1/250 sec @ f/11 | Focal Length 210mm | ISO 125
Blue Dragon Fly by Siew Bee Lim

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | February 07
Award Score: 62 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 16, Style 11, Skill 11)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Close-up Photography
Photograph Location: Singapore

Photographer: Siew Bee Lim (Singapore) Registered
Born in 1965 in Singapore, photography was one of the old hobbies of Siew Bee Lim. Now she would like to learn it formally via Light & Composition platform as she believes it’s not too late. Since primary school she is not good in drawing; she doesn’t have artistic hand that some of her classmates have. Nonetheless, she likes reading since young, and would try to appreciate Chinese paintings. Few years after she started working as a Programmer, she took up photography as a hobby. She attended a short course which included a session in the darkroom. In those days, good photographs were dependent on good darkroom skills. It was unlikely that she spent much time in the darkroom. Hence the hobby didn’t last long then. She believes that the present learning experience has a longer way to go.

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