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Butterfly
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This is another butterfly taken while we were in Maine. My father had fields of milk weed and the bushes were packed with many butterflies. Enjoy the weather! I am working outside again today to get some yard work done and enjoy the sunshine! Have a great day!
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Janice Mezzacappa
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    Oh WOW Shelly this is a real stunner into my faves it goes!! I would go crazy there as butterflies are my fave since I was a kid....Enoy your day outside!!!

4/2/2010 8:56:18 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Wonderful butterfly capture,beautiful color,detail and focus,Shelly!

4/2/2010 8:58:14 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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That sounds like a DREAM come true. To be outside doing YARD WORK! It's 34* here right now. :(

Beautiful image, Shelly! :)

-Laura

4/2/2010 9:09:21 AM

 
Kaye Burazin
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Ahh, your second passion...gardening. Will attract the lovely butterflies such as this one.

4/2/2010 9:14:16 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Great image here, Shelly.


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4/2/2010 10:13:49 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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WOW, Shelly! Your butterfly series is spectacular! Beautiful colors, lighting and details. Stunning! Deb

4/2/2010 10:14:59 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Great color and detail Shelly! Jeff

4/2/2010 10:48:33 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Very pretty and nice sharp details!

4/2/2010 10:52:28 AM

 
Melissa A. Olsen
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Shelly this is just beautiful!
C'mon Spring!

4/2/2010 12:14:25 PM

 
John Connolly
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A brilliant close up capture, Shelly! the color and detail are fantastic! I hope your weather holds, Happy Easter!

4/2/2010 2:02:15 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Fantastic macro, Shelly...

4/2/2010 2:53:46 PM

 
Julie Burnett
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Shelly, your composition, DOF, clarity, and colors are wonderful!! It does sound like a dream come true, I have a hard time finding butterflies, having them all around....WOW.....

4/2/2010 3:14:21 PM

 
Ron McEwan
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This is perfect in my book Shelly, hope to see this one again.

4/2/2010 3:40:06 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Another amazing capture with beautiful colors, tones, detail, clarity, lighting, dof, b/g & presentation ! Super lovely work, as always, Shelly! WTG!
So you have moved?

4/2/2010 4:13:19 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Great capture. Wonderful details, dof and color. Well taken.

4/2/2010 4:58:33 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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A gorgeous capture, Shelly! We have wild milkweed on our farm and the butterflies just love them.

4/2/2010 5:05:14 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Beautifully imaged, Shelly...lovely lighting and clarity!

4/2/2010 5:24:00 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Fantastic Monarch capture, Shelly! Beautiful colors, details and DOF!

4/2/2010 6:24:39 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Awesome clarity and colors Shelly!

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4/2/2010 6:54:39 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Beautiful colors and details, Shelly!!! :-) k

4/2/2010 6:56:12 PM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Very beautiful capture of this beautiful butterfly, Shelly! Excellent color, detail, light and composition! Very well done!!

4/2/2010 8:55:27 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Beautiful butterfly image, Shelly. Great color & claritiy.

4/2/2010 9:31:29 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Excellent capture of this beauty Shelly!!

4/3/2010 12:54:22 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Beautiful image, Shelly, marvelous colors, and lovely blurring of the background to enhance the butterfly and flowers -well done!

Debby

4/3/2010 2:46:31 AM

 
Hal Bambrick
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Very WELL Done Shelly!!!.

4/3/2010 10:30:22 AM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Very beautiful macro with wonderful colors, detail, dof, and composition!!

4/4/2010 11:09:33 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Thank you all so much!!

4/7/2010 5:10:08 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Wonderful dof, Shelly -- the background and composition show off the details of this lovely monarch beautifully. Just saw it in Editor's Picks - congratulations.

4/18/2010 5:33:49 AM

 
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Way To Go Shelly-Girl!!!!!
Very Beautiful!!!
Congrats on this fabulous Finalist!!!

~J~

5/24/2010 2:04:26 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your AWSOME finalist,
Best of luck in the next round!!!

5/24/2010 3:14:57 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist,Shelly!

5/24/2010 3:32:12 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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WTG Shelly! Congratulations on your finalist!

5/24/2010 4:10:38 PM

 
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Fantastic framing!

5/24/2010 4:50:42 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)

5/24/2010 5:57:26 PM

 
David Van Camp
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ohhh!!! 3 finalists!!! You're tied with Renata :D Congrats!

5/24/2010 6:52:38 PM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Way to go my friend. A third Finalist for the month. Thats fabulous. CONGRATULATIONS on a fantastic month.

5/24/2010 7:22:34 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats!

5/24/2010 7:37:54 PM

 
Susan Weisensel
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WTG Shelly.

5/24/2010 11:27:21 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Big congrats to you Shelly on this wonderful finalist!!

5/25/2010 3:10:16 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Beautiful Shelly! Congratulations!

5/25/2010 5:05:47 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congrats on your awesome win...good luck in the next round! :)

5/25/2010 5:51:00 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Beautiful Finalist, Shelly... congrats!!

5/25/2010 6:51:25 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Pretty! Congratulations!

5/25/2010 8:02:17 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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CONGRATULATIONS !!!!

For your FINALIST!!!

5/25/2010 11:22:26 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Awesome Shelly!!! Big congrats to you on this wonderful Gold Winner!!!

5/25/2010 10:30:09 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Big Congratulations!!!

5/25/2010 10:58:54 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congrats on your win, beautiful capture!

5/25/2010 11:02:40 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATZ on your terrific capture and Gold Win, Shelly.

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5/25/2010 11:58:06 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Congratulations on your lovely Second Place Winner, Shelly!

5/26/2010 1:17:43 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Big congratulations on your wonderful Second Place win, Shelly!!!

5/26/2010 4:23:50 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations Shelly! A beautiful winner!

5/26/2010 4:24:41 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Big Congratulations on you fabulous winner, Shelly!

5/26/2010 4:53:21 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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WTG Shelly! Congratulations on your win!

5/26/2010 5:07:05 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Woo Hoo!!! Congrats on your beautiful WINNER Shelly!!! WTG Girl!!!!

5/26/2010 5:24:40 AM

 

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A big congratulations on your Gold Award Acadia. A very well deserving win for a really great photo and a really great person. Great job.

Brian

I hope you are enjoying being back home in Maine... I was there last weekend..

5/26/2010 5:35:28 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Big congrats on your win

5/26/2010 5:42:41 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Big congratualtions on your beautiful winner,Shelly!!!:-)

5/26/2010 5:56:29 AM

 
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your 2nd Place Winner
for this outstanding image! 8o)

5/26/2010 6:29:01 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Such a beauty!
Congratulations on your winner!
Smiles, Lisa♥

5/26/2010 6:32:08 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Outstanding 2nd place win!!! Congratulations!

5/26/2010 6:40:02 AM

 
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BIG Congrats on a terrific Winner!!

5/26/2010 7:06:07 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG on this magnificent win! :-)♫♪ k

5/26/2010 7:51:46 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congrats on this awesome winner Shelly!

jo ann c.

5/26/2010 8:07:36 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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WTG, Shelly! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER! Deb

5/26/2010 8:39:15 AM

 
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HUGE CONGRATS SHELLY-GIRL
For this awesome Winner!!!!

~J~

5/26/2010 8:46:36 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Big congratulations on your gold, Shelly!

5/26/2010 9:42:41 AM

 
Susan Weisensel
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Huge Congratulations on your win Shelly.

5/26/2010 9:53:44 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Excellent, Shelly...congrats to you!

5/26/2010 10:07:51 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Congratulations on your winner!

5/26/2010 12:43:30 PM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Huge congrats on this beautiful winner, Shelly.

5/26/2010 1:22:31 PM

 
Karen Celella
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Huge congratulations for your exceptional winner, Shelly!

5/26/2010 2:41:53 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Big Congrats on this beautiful Second Place winner, Shelly!

5/26/2010 3:10:39 PM

 
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Congratulation on this stunning winner!

5/26/2010 5:25:50 PM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful and well deserved WIN, Shelly!! Outstanding!!

5/26/2010 7:12:18 PM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Huge comgratulations on your beautiful winner Shelly!!

5/26/2010 8:13:19 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats on your wonderful winner, Shelly!!!
Debby

5/26/2010 8:53:41 PM

 
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Congratulations on the Second Place Win for this most beautiful image my friend. WTG.

5/26/2010 8:55:56 PM

 
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Gorgeous winner Shelly ~~ big congrats!!!

5/27/2010 12:04:48 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Shelly on your Win!!!


Dominick

5/28/2010 9:05:21 AM

 
Janice Mezzacappa
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Shelly I am so happy you know I love this one so much...Huge congrats on your spectacular win....I apologize for the original comment I put enoy your day lol...I meant enjoy of course...now enjoy your big win!!!!!

5/28/2010 2:45:59 PM

 
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Outstanding win Shelly! So happy to see this! Congratulations!
Have a wonderful Memorial weekend....

5/29/2010 7:51:28 AM

 
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Congratulations Shelly on this beautiful Butterfly Gold. :O)

5/29/2010 11:32:25 AM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Wooohooo Shel,congratulations on your outstanding Winner!!!!

6/4/2010 2:35:38 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Thank you all so much!!

6/10/2010 5:33:41 AM

 
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