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This is a photo of a jumping ant guarding the his nest.
© Hayden Cannon
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Kim Dietrich Elam
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    that is AMAZING!!! great detail and clarity - a winner. for sure!!!


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5/2/2010 9:17:01 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Amazing macro, Hayden. The details are fantastic.


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5/2/2010 10:07:05 AM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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Wow!!! Furious macro, Hayden. Excellent work. Would love to know (and see) the setup. This must be, at least, a 1.2 macro? and did U you special flash?


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5/2/2010 11:13:26 AM

 
Kerry Hill
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Excellent shot Hayden, amazing details!


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5/2/2010 1:20:05 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Absolutely horrifying, Hayden. Spectacular job!


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5/2/2010 5:03:17 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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Awesome macro!


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5/2/2010 10:28:05 PM

 
Hayden Cannon
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Thank you Kim, Bojan, Philippe, Kerry, Michelle and Liz I am glad you all like the photo and thank you for the kind words. I used a canon MP-E 65mm macro lens, macro twin lite MT-24EX hand held. Thanks again : )


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5/4/2010 8:11:22 AM

 
Richard A. Bianco
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Absolutely incredible image. Superbly done.


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5/4/2010 7:26:04 PM

 
Daniel Ruf
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This dude could inflict some pain! Great macro capture.


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5/10/2010 6:14:21 PM

 
Hayden Cannon
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Thank you so very much Richard and Daniel. I really appreciate your kind words they are much appreciated thanks. : )


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5/12/2010 4:31:02 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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This is fantastic Hayden!! You have mastered the super close up so wonderfully!


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5/15/2010 7:35:17 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Scary, but terrific macro, Hayden.


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5/17/2010 7:00:09 PM

 
Hayden Cannon
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Thank you so much Erica and Sam I really appreciate the kind words I am glad you like the shot thanks for commenting. : )


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5/18/2010 6:42:14 AM

 
Julie Burnett
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WOW, a fabulous macro, Hayden. This makes me want to run out and buy a macro lens!! Details are incredible!!


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5/23/2010 5:56:19 AM

 
Hayden Cannon
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Thank you Julie, thank you for taking the time to comment and for the kind words. I should do adverts for macro lenses then. : ) Thanks again.


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5/24/2010 4:19:23 AM

 
Robert Jensen
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Superb capture


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6/7/2010 3:08:19 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)


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6/7/2010 4:11:06 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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WOW - fantastic work Hayden - congrats!


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6/7/2010 9:55:23 PM

 
Ann Coates
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Congratulations Hayden, this is fantastic, if not a little creepy.


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6/7/2010 10:10:05 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your finalist, Hayden.


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6/8/2010 12:17:44 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations, Hayden!


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6/8/2010 7:01:25 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Oh my Hayden, your macros are just amazing!! Congratulations on your finalist!


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6/8/2010 7:29:05 PM

 
Salim Al-Harthy
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this is amazing

i see a I am facing a big competition in this category, good luck the next round


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6/8/2010 7:44:50 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Absolutely a gem of a macro shot with terrific details and light, Hayden. Would not be surprised if we see this beauty get rewarded with gold, good luck!

UB.


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6/9/2010 3:23:40 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner!!!


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6/9/2010 4:43:15 PM

 
Val Feldman
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So happy for you, Hayden - this is a remarkable macro - the details are just extraordinary! Huge congratulations on your Gold Win!


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6/9/2010 6:38:04 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Big Congrats on this win, Hayden!!


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6/9/2010 6:46:32 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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Way To Go JP!!!!
Huge congratulations for your fantastic win!!!!!!

~J~


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6/9/2010 8:31:26 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on you winner, Hayden.


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6/10/2010 1:39:18 AM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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AWESOME!! HUGE congratulations,Hayden!!!!


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6/10/2010 2:17:51 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Great winner, Hayden. It's a beauty!
Congratulations.


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6/10/2010 3:20:07 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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CONGRATULATIONS on the super capture and Gold Win, Hayden! Keep up the great work!

UB.


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6/10/2010 4:17:13 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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Big congrats on the gold for this fabulous photo Hayden!


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6/10/2010 8:10:50 AM

 
Glenn E. Traver
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Congratulations Hayden on this fierce looking Winner, Great Macro ~ GT


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6/10/2010 9:01:11 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Fantastic, Hayden! Congrats!!!!!


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6/10/2010 9:55:18 AM

 
Fran J. Jagger
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CONGRATS on your WIN, Hayden!!! :)


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6/10/2010 12:43:08 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG on this fantastic win, Hayden! :-) k


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6/10/2010 4:43:50 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Stunning macro, Hayden!
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned win!


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6/10/2010 8:09:39 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Oh my gosh! What an amazing image! Big congrats to you, Hayden!!


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6/10/2010 8:53:12 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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BIG CONGRATS Hayden on this remarkable winning image!!


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6/10/2010 9:31:01 PM

 
Julie Burnett
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Congratulations Hayden on a fantastic winner!!


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6/11/2010 3:29:18 PM

 
Hayden Cannon
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WOW, thank you all so very much for the kind and warm comments I am truly chuffed. I really appreciate each and every one of your comments and thank you for taking the time to comment thank you so much you made my day cheers!


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6/13/2010 5:36:56 AM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Congratulations on this awesome winning image Hayden! You're the king of macro!


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6/14/2010 12:42:58 AM

 
Hayden Cannon
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Thank you Cindy I really appreciate the kind words and thank you for taking the time to comment. : )


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6/15/2010 9:21:34 AM

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


Dominick


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6/17/2010 11:38:35 PM

 
Hayden Cannon
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Thank you so much Dominick for the kind words I really appreciate it. : )


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6/22/2010 5:57:32 AM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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Very nice Hayden. Awesome detail and comp. Huge congrats to you.


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7/9/2010 5:57:24 AM

 
Hayden Cannon
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Thank you so much Kathy, I really appreciate you taking the time to look through and comment thanks again : )


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7/23/2010 5:20:35 AM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Love it! Insects are fascinating to photograph so close!


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8/6/2010 4:06:59 PM

 
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