I photographed this Ebony Jewelwing near a wooded stream while hiking near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. I see these Damselflies near this spring-fed stream every year.

Ebony Jewelwing
Ebony Jewelwing

How I Got The Shot: Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly

I was hand-holding my camera and lens to photograph this Damselfly.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Fujifilm X-T3
  • Lens: Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS II USM (attached with a Fringer EF-FX Pro)


  • Location: Near The Ouachita National Forest (Arkansas)
  • Date Taken: August 8, 2020
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f5.6
  • Shutter speed: 1/1300 sec. (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 800
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Metering Mode: Multi
  • Exposure Compensation: 0 EV
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Focus
  • Focal Length: 400 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

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