Travel Photo of the Day (Jan. 28)

I spotted this dragonfly as we were getting ready to enter the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park in Botswana.

About TBM

TB Markinson is an American who's recently returned to the US after a seven-year stint in the UK and Ireland. When she isn't writing, she's traveling the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs in New England, or reading. Not necessarily in that order. Her novels have hit Amazon bestseller lists for lesbian fiction and lesbian romance. She cohosts the Lesbians Who Write Podcast ( with Clare Lydon. TB also runs I Heart Lesfic (, a place for authors and fans of lesfic to come together to celebrate lesbian fiction.
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42 Responses to Travel Photo of the Day (Jan. 28)

  1. Nandini says:

    As if it’s sleeping or about to fly. 🙂 Great close up!

  2. Wow, what an amazing shot!! I love the colour and the details you captured in his wings!

  3. wolke205 says:

    Looks a bit scary to me 😉 Great shot, I love the color of the dragonfly 🙂

  4. Kroten says:

    Oww…I want to eat it 😉
    Great photo TBM

  5. niasunset says:

    I haven’t seen in this colour, this is so beautiful photograph dear TBM, Thank you, with my love, nia

  6. Northern Narratives says:

    Beautiful dragonfly.

  7. Fergiemoto says:

    Beautiful!!! I only see a few red dragonflies around our place, so I really like this photo! And I soooooo like dragonflies.

  8. You have such a way with…photos.

  9. IsobelandCat says:

    I have never seen a re dragonfly before!

  10. I love dragonflies – we sometimes get them here in the summer, but never this stunning colour…beautiful photo.

  11. The Hook says:

    Incredible pic! I am in awe….

  12. Jo Bryant says:

    i LOVE how you see the little guys, who are so often overlooked !!!!!!!

  13. How beautiful! I always try to take pictures of colourful dragonflies but I am rarely quick enough!

  14. esmeowl12 says:

    I adore dragonflies! I’ve never seen one quite like this, though. Awesome!

  15. T.F.Walsh says:

    Never seen a dragonfly that color…pretty amazing.

  16. xandimusic says:

    very nice macro shot TBM!!!!

  17. This is a really nice shot! Have never seen a dragonfly in my life, so thanks! 🙂

  18. Kristina says:

    How do you even see those little creatures!!! 😀

  19. winsomebella says:

    Captured perfectly .:-)

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