How to capture macro shots of summer damselflies

Discover the tips and tricks that’ll stand you in good stead when you’re looking to get some cracking closeups of damselflies, writes Andrew James. All you need is a slow flowing river or stream – and of course – a means of getting to the reeds in comfort, such as a pair of waders. Jon and I headed to our nearest damselfly hotspot to film a session photographing them.

Published in Camera Skills
  1. How very timely. I was out this morning looking for damselflies and dragonflies with the curator of the Hertfordshire recordings of odonata

  2. Very professional video, love to see the outtakes!

  3. That’s the type of video you get in camera magazines. An enjoyable, useful clip. Ta

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