16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Dewdrops on a Dragonfly

Dragonflies are warmth lovers. Being cold-blooded, they bask in sunshine to warm their bodies, before they take flight in the mornings. On cold ones, they often stay still on twigs and sticks and wait for the dewdrops to evaporate. Here’s an image made on one such morning.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Bangalore, India
Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Copyright: © Shashank Prabhakar