22 August 2011

Delicate




via here

Dragonflies are so incredibly beautiful, down to the very smallest detail. I love that intricate pattern and then that small green rectangle on the edges. These wonderful photographs were taken by Fanny of Les contours du silence, a blog brimming with beauty.



3 comments :

Carole said...

Such delicate lines on such hardy wings. We've seen so few this year with all the cooler weather.

s a m said...

the intricacies of this reminds me of the veins in fall leaves, as the material starts to fall away.

E. said...

@ Carole: it's been ages since I saw a dragonfly myself. I wonder what's happened to them, there seemed to be so many when I was young.

@ Sam: what a beautiful comparison. You're absolutely right!

x E

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