These photos of red dragonflies and damselflies were taken in the local peatbog near my home town in The Netherlands, where these creatures like to roam.
Having an overview of "all the red ones" should be convenient for myself as a reference for identifying them.
The ruddy darter (Sympetrum sanguineum):
Olympus Stylus 1s, 300mm, ISO200, f5.6, 1/50s
The large red damselfly (Pyrrhosoma nymphula)
Olympus Stylus 1s, 42mm, ISO200, f8, 1/100s
Another large red damselfly:
Olympus XZ-1, 112mm, ISO200, f8, 1/250s
The common darter (Sympetrum striolatum):
Olympus Stylus 1s, 200mm, ISO100, f8, 1/250s
The vagrant darter (Sympetrum vulgatum):
Olympus Stylus 1s, 265mm, ISO200, f8, 1/125s
The small red damselfly (Ceriagrion tenellum):
Olympus XZ-1, 112mm, ISO200, f8, 1/500s
Two small red damselflies mating:
Olympus XZ-1, 28mm, ISO200, f5.6, 1/100s
This last photo is actully the very first photo I ever posted on Steemit, many moons ago!