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Dragonfly Laughing Out Loud

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Bojan Bencic
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    Fantastic macro, Tammy. Great colors and focus.


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8/28/2009 6:11:47 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Well, I'm not wild about these little buggers, but Tammy, this is fabulous. What a crisp macro, with great color. So well done.


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8/28/2009 6:35:50 AM

 
Tammy L. Newcomb
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Bojan and Mary Beth:

Thanks so much for taking the time to let me know how much you like this shot. I appreciate your support.

The one thing that made me want to work with this photo and upload into the contest was that the smile on this dragon's face was fantastic. I just thought it was kinda unique.


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8/28/2009 7:00:18 AM

 
Madhu Ramaswamy
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Stunning...


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8/28/2009 7:04:21 AM

 
Tammy L. Newcomb
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Thank you Madhu R.


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8/28/2009 10:37:03 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Awesome capture and the title fits. :O)


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8/28/2009 11:30:40 AM

 
Tammy L. Newcomb
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Why thank you dr. Silly.


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8/29/2009 4:49:22 AM

 
Sharon   

Looks like he's laughing!!! Great shot :)


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8/29/2009 6:57:07 AM

 
Tammy L. Newcomb
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Thank you Sharon!!!


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8/29/2009 7:01:44 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Tammy, what clarity


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8/31/2009 10:19:20 AM

 
Anne McKinnell
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Wow, Tammy, this is an amazing macro!! Unbelievably close. I love the detail and the soft background colours. What lens do you use for these?


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9/1/2009 11:59:46 AM

 
Tammy L. Newcomb
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I am sorry Ann but BP does NOT notify me when I get new comments on my photos and it was just by chance that I was checking to see if I had gotten new comments on my photos and ran across your comment/question.

I use 18-55 VR lens with a 4X magnifying attachable lenses. I bought the cheap magnifying screw on lenes from e-bay for under 20.00.

They are hard to use in my opinion and takes time to get the focus right and I still feel that I have not mastered what I wanted to accomplish by using them although the photo above is decent.

Tammy


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9/7/2009 8:03:34 AM

 
Anne McKinnell
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Oh, that's so much better than "decent"!! It's awesome! Thanks for the info on the lens attachment - very interesting, I'll have to look into that.

Anne.


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9/7/2009 12:58:40 PM

 
Rita Jane Smith
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Wow Tammy! Great capture!!!


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7/28/2011 7:56:44 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Beyond "decent", for sure - a huge leap into the "quite incredible" realm!:) A wonderful macro - beautiful details and such fantastic color. Congratulations, Tammy - and all the very best in the upcoming round!


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8/25/2011 2:45:42 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Fabulous macro, Tammy, congratulations on your finalist!


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8/25/2011 6:11:27 PM

 
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Wow!


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8/25/2011 6:27:44 PM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Congrats Tammy WTG :-)


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8/25/2011 6:32:09 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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So cool Tammy! Congratulations on your finalist!!!


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8/25/2011 6:57:25 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Congratulations


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8/25/2011 11:12:24 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Gorgeous capture, Tammy. CONGRATZ and good luck up next!!!

UB.


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8/26/2011 12:46:59 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations, Tammy!


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8/26/2011 12:19:36 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Congratulations, Tammy - incredible capture and a well-deserved Gold Win!!


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8/26/2011 1:30:17 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats on this fantastic winner!


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8/26/2011 3:32:52 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Tammy, congratulations


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8/26/2011 9:39:42 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Congratulations on your well deserved win!


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8/27/2011 1:31:15 AM

 
Carol Eade
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Big congratulations on your Second Place Gold, Tammy!


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8/27/2011 5:06:13 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congrats on your fine winner!


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8/27/2011 7:44:00 AM

 
Boyd L. Alexander
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A BIG congratulations on your terrific Gold winner Tammy!


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8/27/2011 8:25:15 AM

 
Tammy L. Newcomb
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Thank you all so much!! Please know if you have a winner this month and don't see a comment from me please don't take it personal. I have been so incredibly busy with three kids, college work and my photography. To be completely honest I had forgotten all about entering this photo entirely. I hardly enter my photos anymore!!!


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8/27/2011 7:18:32 PM

 
Sharon 
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WTG, Tammy!!! HUGE congratulations on your amazing and well deserved winner!


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8/27/2011 10:15:48 PM

 
Debbie Hartley
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WOW! Congratulations!


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8/28/2011 2:36:33 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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This is just awesome, Tammy! Congrats on your win!! Good luck with everything!


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8/28/2011 12:59:59 PM

 
Dave Montero
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Cheese! I'm smiling for your win Tammy. Congratulations!


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8/28/2011 3:56:59 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Winner!!! Congratulations Tammy!


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8/29/2011 12:03:12 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna


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8/31/2011 7:58:30 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!

UB.


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8/31/2011 10:42:12 PM

 
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