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Paper Kite
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Paper Kite
Paper Kite
Also known as rice paper butterflies, this species has a slow gentle flight like paper floating in the air
“We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.” Ê Carl Sagan

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Jack Ryan
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    Excellent comp and clarity...and that "touch" of red is an added bonus. Nicely done.

1/28/2011 7:08:33 AM

 
Melissa A. Olsen
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Thank you Jack!
I think I could sit and watch the gentle flight of the Paper Kite all day...so relaxing!

1/28/2011 7:10:10 AM

 
Gina Cormier
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Another lovely butterfly image Melissa with great detail!!

1/28/2011 7:18:25 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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WoW!

This is Beautiful Melissa!

Gorgeous color and comp!

Very nice!

Have a Happy Friday!

Did you get the memo?

1/28/2011 7:18:29 AM

 
Doug Pignet
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Beautiful capture with wonderful colors and lighting

1/28/2011 8:03:13 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Beautiful color and composition -- these B&W butterflies are SO pretty!

1/28/2011 8:18:15 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Melissa,I have never seen one before.Beautiful capture.The weather sould be nice for your visit!!!!

1/28/2011 8:22:10 AM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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Wonderful capture, nice pop of color with the flower.

1/28/2011 8:59:45 AM

 
Melissa A. Olsen
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Big thanks to all of you!

1/28/2011 2:38:28 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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A beautiful creation...the comp, the colors, the focus..just perfect.

1/28/2011 2:42:55 PM

 
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So beautiful.

1/28/2011 4:22:57 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Great close up critter capture! Wonderful details and dof.

1/28/2011 5:11:10 PM

 
Melissa A. Olsen
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Thank you Michelle, Rony and Randy!

2/2/2011 10:00:45 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Black and White, Bright Colors, Full Frame or Cropped, it does not matter. You’re a winner! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna

2/10/2011 10:43:51 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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YaY Melissa!!!!
Wonderful Finalist!!!
Congratulations!
Best of luck in the next round!!

~J~

2/10/2011 10:44:01 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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A Big Congratulations,Melissa!!!

2/10/2011 10:49:25 AM

 
Melissa A. Olsen
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What a surprise...thanks Merna, Jeana and Bobby!

2/10/2011 11:10:03 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Melissa. Good luck in the next round.

2/10/2011 11:13:47 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

2/10/2011 11:37:29 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Photobucket

WOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!

Photobucket

2/10/2011 11:49:15 AM

 
Jack Ryan
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Congratulations, Melissa...a very deserving selection.

2/10/2011 12:37:41 PM

 
Sabrina L. Ryan
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist image, Melissa!

2/10/2011 12:37:46 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa.

2/10/2011 1:26:32 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Congratulations Melissa! A terrific finalist!

2/10/2011 2:26:25 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on your finalist!! :)

2/10/2011 3:14:45 PM

 
Janet McNeil
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist!!! Good luck in the next round!!

2/10/2011 3:56:52 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Melissa!

2/10/2011 6:20:17 PM

 
Ron McEwan
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Congratulations Melissa on your Silver for January

2/10/2011 7:10:51 PM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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Beautiful image and finalist,Melissa! Congratulations!!

2/11/2011 3:03:56 AM

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

2/11/2011 4:02:56 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats on your Finalist Melissa! Jeff

2/11/2011 4:05:14 AM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Melissa! Good luck in the next round!

2/11/2011 6:20:34 AM

 
Patricia A. Stalter
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Time for the "smarty pants dance"!

2/11/2011 8:01:24 AM

 
Melissa A. Olsen
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Thanks so much all!

2/11/2011 8:34:14 AM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful January finalist, Melissa!! WTG!!

2/11/2011 10:42:47 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Awesome finalist! Congratulations Melissa....

jo ann c.

2/11/2011 11:49:52 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Beautiful finalist...congratulations!!!

2/12/2011 7:42:53 AM

 
Jorgen Jensen
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Belated congratulations with a well deserved and very beautiful Finalist.

2/16/2011 9:22:40 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Well here we are again, on the corner of Better Photo and Winner Avenue!
CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful award, you certainly deserve it.
Merna

3/10/2011 1:52:35 PM

 
John Connolly
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Belated congratulations on your finalisy award for this outstanding image Melissa! Great work!

3/18/2011 2:32:40 PM

 
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