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Flashes of color,lives lived beneath the water as nymphs to emerge in bewitching parrot colors and take flight, ancient life forms and wetlands indicators, their appeal is timeless, their status-often as fragile as they appear to be. In the New Jersey Pinelands, damselflies were called "Devils Needles". I am fascinated by odonates.

No subjects captured or restrained-all photos shot in the field.
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