Ebony Jewelwing Damselfly
This handsome metallic green male damselfly gave me quite a hard time to get this picture. I was trying out my new camera (in 2004) at the UT Arboretum when I spotted him. He would flit from leaf to leaf as I tried to focus the camera. He gave me a greater appreciation for wildlife photographers!
They are actually black, but these beautiful damselflies can look blue, green or black depending on the angle of the sun's light.