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~Bokeh Bee~
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~Bokeh Bee~
~Bokeh Bee~
SG Theme: Bokeh This was taken in my yard. (1/125, F4, ISO 400 and 70-300mm lens on tripod) The week here will be so beautiful! Stop and smell the flowers!! Enjoy the week!!
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Amy Jackson
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    Beautiful image, Shelly! Great job!

5/18/2009 7:05:56 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Bee-autiful, all-around!
Gorgeous colors and great bokeh, too!
~♥~Lisa

5/18/2009 7:15:21 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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OMGOSH, Shelly! This is truly BEAUTIFUL! Perfect everything...a FAVORITE!!! Deb

5/18/2009 7:45:36 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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I really love this shot! Great Bokeh image!

5/18/2009 7:48:49 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Eye catching capture of this beautiful flower with dazzling color, terrific lighting and wonderful bokeh, Shelly!

5/18/2009 8:09:54 AM

 
Ken Smith
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That's excellent, Shelly...colors pop and the bokeh is there..very well done!

5/18/2009 8:42:54 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Amy, Lisa, Deb, Tammy, Melissa and Ken: You guys all know how to make a girl smile! Thanks for being so sweet! Have a wonderful day!!

5/18/2009 9:29:36 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Love the colors,fantastic macro and whole capture,Shelly!

5/18/2009 10:47:59 AM

 
David Van Camp
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Lovely! Nice catch with the bee, Shelly! :)

5/18/2009 11:08:32 AM

 
Marcel J. Fernandez
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Lovely colors and great composition. Shelly you have a wonderful gallery.

5/18/2009 11:16:32 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Very pretty, Maggie...love the strong color!

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5/18/2009 11:30:13 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Nice capture, Shelly. Beautiful flower. Love the bee on it.

5/18/2009 11:32:17 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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Oh So Beautiful Shelly-Girl!!!
wonderful lighting..colors..details!!!
AWESOME SHOT!!!

~J~

5/18/2009 11:54:00 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Very beautiful, Shelly.

5/18/2009 12:08:47 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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So beautiful!!!! Great job on the theme!

5/18/2009 12:34:12 PM

 
Mike Clime
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Very pretty close up!

5/18/2009 12:36:04 PM

 
Gina M. Savage
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Simply stunning, Shelly!

5/18/2009 12:38:39 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Renata, David, Marcel, Candice, Kay, Jeana, Sam, Linda, Mike and Gina: Thank you all so much! :)

5/18/2009 1:27:11 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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a real beauty

5/18/2009 1:54:05 PM

 
David Phalen
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Excellent work Shelly!! Terrific Bokeh entry!!

5/18/2009 1:56:02 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Thanks Cathy and Dave!

5/18/2009 3:31:28 PM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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BEE-tiful capture, Shelly!

In two months my "Cicada Killers" will be around!!<:))

5/18/2009 4:17:21 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Gorgeous Shelly!!! Excellent work!

5/18/2009 4:30:47 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Good on you Girl and I made a commitment to get back to BP on my birthday today after a nice 5 day vacation to the Texas Hill Country. Love the floral bee and Bokeh

5/18/2009 5:20:44 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Lorraine, Renee and Emile: Thank you all so much!! Yikes, Lorraine.....bees!

5/18/2009 7:06:42 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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BEEEEEEEAUUUUUUTIFUL, Shelly!!! :-) k

5/18/2009 7:27:59 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Thanks Kitty!

5/18/2009 7:52:45 PM

 
Kaye Burazin
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Hey girl, you really make capturing those beautiful flowers look simple. Wish I could get the composition thing on flowers right like you do. Sweet dreams my friend....

5/18/2009 8:23:07 PM

 
Summer A. Kozisek
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Great macro Shelly, I love the colors!

5/18/2009 9:05:43 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Shelly, wonderful macro

5/18/2009 11:12:46 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Kaye, Summer and Stan: Thank you all so much! Have a great day!!

5/19/2009 5:40:35 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Gorgeous Shelly

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5/19/2009 6:05:35 AM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Gorgeous capture Shelly! Perfect timing!

5/19/2009 6:37:32 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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This is beautiful, Shelly! Great color and bokeh!

5/19/2009 7:13:11 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Jo Ann, Rolan and Shawn: Thanks so much and have a wonderful day!

5/19/2009 8:26:02 AM

 
Steven W. Lepak
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Bravo Shelly! Wonderful. Terrific work on this. Keep them coming. Best Regards, Steven

5/19/2009 8:25:20 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Thanks Steven for the encouragement!

5/19/2009 8:38:42 PM

 
Jean-Pierre Ducondi
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Beautiful, colorful macro Shelly.
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5/23/2009 2:38:14 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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An excellent cature! The colors and details are terrific.

5/24/2009 12:26:02 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Thanks Jean-Pierre and Vladan!

5/24/2009 4:31:36 PM

 
Susan Fox
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This is a finalist/winning photo! It would be if I were a judge :-)

Wonderful light, color and detail. The bokeh is great too. Great photo Shelly!

6/1/2009 4:49:28 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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I agree with Susan, the light and color are amazing. Wonderful image.

6/2/2009 10:41:03 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Susan and Dianna, thank you...Susan, that means a lot to me, coming from you, even if it doesn't win. ♥

6/2/2009 7:53:43 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Big congratulations on this gorgeous finalist!

6/19/2009 12:43:22 PM

 
Susan Fox
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See! I told you :-) Congrats Shelly! Now fingers crossed it goes on to win

6/19/2009 1:24:59 PM

 
Susan Weisensel
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WTG Shelly, good luck in the next round.

6/19/2009 2:14:54 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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WTG Shelly!!! Congratulations!!

6/19/2009 3:02:25 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Congratulations Shelly!!!

6/19/2009 4:39:58 PM

 
Anne M. Young
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Congratulations - super capture!

6/19/2009 5:46:56 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Huge congrats on your fantastic finalist, Shelly!

6/19/2009 6:06:32 PM

 
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Congratulations on your excellent Finalist, Shelly!

6/19/2009 6:15:34 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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This is exceptional Shelly! Congratlations!

6/19/2009 6:18:50 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Shelly!

6/19/2009 6:28:27 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations on this amazing finalist, Shelly!!! WTG!!!

6/19/2009 7:02:03 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Totally gorgeous Shelly!!! Congrats on your well-deserved Finalist!

6/19/2009 8:22:20 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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WTG!!!
Huge congratulations, Shelly!
~♥~lisa

6/19/2009 8:40:13 PM

 
Kim  Kleinschmidt
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Shelly!

6/19/2009 10:04:59 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Gorgeous, Shelly! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist!

6/20/2009 3:03:02 AM

 
Graeme Chow
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Congratulations on your finalist, Shelly.

6/20/2009 5:25:18 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Congratulations on your AMAZING finalist!

6/20/2009 5:26:02 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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CONGRATULATIONS, Shelly!

6/20/2009 7:48:54 AM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Congratulations on your finalist. A finalist in this most competitive category is truly sweet.

6/20/2009 9:39:36 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This has GOLD all over it, Shelly! Congratulations on your beautiful (and one of my favs) finalist!! Deb

6/20/2009 2:46:18 PM

 
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Congrats on your excellent Finalist Shelly! Jeff

6/20/2009 3:11:37 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Awesome shot....Congratulations and good luck in the next round!!!!

6/20/2009 6:05:09 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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6/20/2009 7:46:20 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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A BIG CONGRATULATIONS SHELLY ON YOUR WELL DESERVED AWARD. THIS IS JUST AMAZING

6/20/2009 7:47:34 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Gorgeous finalist Shelly!!! Congratulations!!!

6/21/2009 2:31:37 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Nice work, SHelly. Congrats to you!

6/21/2009 1:47:14 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Congratulations Shelly!!!!

6/21/2009 5:21:14 PM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Huge congratulations on this beautiful finalist Shelly!!!

6/21/2009 10:39:58 PM

 
Gina M. Savage
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So happy this made the finalist round. Beautiful capture, Shelly!

6/24/2009 2:31:48 PM

 
Susan Fox
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I still think it should have won :-)

6/24/2009 4:20:13 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Awesome capture, Shelly!!! Wonderful colors and details as well! Congratulations!!!!!!

6/25/2009 10:44:28 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Thanks so much everyone.....Susan, thank you for the confidence and support you give me. :)

6/26/2009 10:55:30 AM

 
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