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A zebra longwing butterfly takes a breather among the many flowers in the butterfly house at Wildseed Farms in Fredericksburg, TX...
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Anita N. Hogue
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    Beautiful colors and capture, Valarie! I think he is making sure nobody else gets any of this flower.

5/21/2009 4:50:30 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Beautiful butterfly capture, Valarie.

5/21/2009 5:02:44 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Great timing and details, Valarie.


Dominick

5/21/2009 5:30:42 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Beautiful details, colors and composition, Valarie.

5/21/2009 5:41:47 AM

 
Keith Butler
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Fantastic color capture Valarie!

5/21/2009 5:45:02 AM

 
Ron McEwan
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Valarie you have great dof here, the detail and color is right on the mark, a grand close up well done.

5/21/2009 5:55:34 AM

 
Jane Holestine
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The color, detail, and DOF are stunning. Lovely image, Valerie.

5/21/2009 6:06:56 AM

 
Walter H. Wiesbeck
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Beautiful marco capture and beautiful floral capture,Valerie!

5/21/2009 6:41:37 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Terrific macro!

5/21/2009 8:16:43 AM

 
Gina M. Savage
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Great POV and DOF...beautiful macro, Valerie!

5/21/2009 9:56:15 AM

 
Melissa A. Olsen
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Valarie, this is a winner for sure!
Outstanding color, clarity, light! Perfect DOF and presentation. A fav for me.

5/21/2009 10:09:29 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Very Pretty!

5/21/2009 11:07:25 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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What beautiful capture and color of this wonderful butterfly Valarie! Great work!

5/21/2009 12:02:57 PM

 
Kathleen M. Rinker
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Wonderful image Valerie, terrific color!!

5/21/2009 12:44:01 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Amazing details and beautiful presentation! Gorgeous Valarie!

5/21/2009 1:22:34 PM

 

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Lovely composition and color capture Valarie!

5/21/2009 1:24:00 PM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Beautiful macro, colors. details amd capture, Valarie!!

5/21/2009 1:38:06 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Like the POV so much :o) looks like taking a time to rest there...

5/21/2009 1:47:03 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Anita, Sam. Dominick, Tammy A, Keith, Ron, Jane, Walter, Tammy S, Gina, Melissa, Shelly, Julianne, Kathleen, Donna, Millie, Carol and Daniella - thank you so much for your comments!

5/21/2009 1:59:18 PM

 
Val Feldman
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...and Donna, too! Thanks!

5/21/2009 2:00:57 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Love the way this butterfly has folded his wings around that stunning orange flower with your terrific detail and great shallow DOF, Valarie!!!

5/21/2009 2:39:01 PM

 
Kerry Hill
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Fantastic capture, Valarie!! Beautiful colours, great detail and dof!!

5/21/2009 2:44:49 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Thanks very much Kerry and Melissa - I appreciate your comments!

5/21/2009 3:17:30 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Gorgeous capture and great timing Valarie! Beautiful colors and details!

5/21/2009 3:27:55 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Wonderful pov and capture, Valarie!

5/21/2009 5:06:24 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Thank you both Rolan and Barbara!

5/21/2009 5:20:39 PM

 
Sabrina L. Ryan
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Beautiful find and capture, Valarie! Beautiful colors, nice details and wonderful pov.

5/21/2009 6:37:20 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Thanks so much Sabrina!

5/22/2009 5:40:01 AM

 
Maria A. Gonzalez
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Beautiful Zebra bf. capture,excellent details,colors and lighting.Great job,Valarie.

5/23/2009 4:23:36 AM

 
Julie Burnett
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Congrats Valarie on this terrific finalist!!

6/19/2009 4:57:43 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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AweSome Shot Valarie!!!
Congratulations on
this fabulous finalist!!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!!

~J~

6/19/2009 5:08:36 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratulations, Valarie on your wonderful finalist!!!

6/19/2009 6:00:58 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Huge congrats on your fantastic finalist, Valarie!

6/19/2009 6:02:47 PM

 
Sabrina L. Ryan
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Congratulations on your excellent Finalist, Valarie!

6/19/2009 6:46:03 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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See I told you, the butterfuly queen. Congratulations on your fine entry/finalist. WTG my friend.

6/19/2009 7:36:24 PM

 
Kerry Hill
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Huge congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Valarie!!

6/19/2009 8:52:44 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Huge CONGRATULATIONS on your well deserved Finalist...well done!!!

6/19/2009 10:12:35 PM

 
Maria A. Gonzalez
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Congratulations Valarie on this amazing Zebra bf capture.Excellent color combination,pose and details.Very sharp macro..
Great finalist selection,Congratulations..Awesome shot..
If you were to photograph a Zebra bf again,try a close-up of the head and you will see a happy face,I not kiddind.Let me know when you get it..Maria

6/20/2009 4:24:35 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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A big congratulations on your beautiful finalist Valarie!

Anita

6/20/2009 5:24:29 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations again, Valarie!

6/20/2009 6:17:25 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Outstanding; congrats Valarie on your Finalist! Jeff

6/20/2009 12:02:02 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats on this wonderful finalist!

6/20/2009 12:49:49 PM

 
Ann Coates
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Congratulations again Valarie. Well and truly deserved. The best of luck on both of your finalists in the next round.

6/20/2009 2:05:25 PM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Valarie!

6/20/2009 2:10:09 PM

 
Walter H. Wiesbeck
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Valarie,beautiful work,

6/20/2009 4:45:46 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Thanks to all you wonderful BP'ers for stopping by and leaving your encouraging comments! I appreciate all of them very much! Thanks again...vjf

6/21/2009 8:21:57 AM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Huge congratulations on this gorgeous finalist Valarie!!!

6/21/2009 11:24:22 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Perfect composition and wonderful pose Valarie. Congrats on this terrific work!!!

6/22/2009 8:47:12 AM

 
Jim Baines
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As you can see, I'm a little s-l-o-w! A Texas-sized "Congratulations" on this magnificent FINALIST, Valarie!

6/23/2009 7:42:47 AM

 
Val Feldman
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Thanks so much Tommy, Julianne and Jim!

6/24/2009 8:57:38 AM

 
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