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Flight of the Bumblebee

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist
 
Flight of the Bumblebee
Flight of the Bumblebee

Old Tavern Park
Lisle - Illinois - USA

Comments welcome and appreciated!

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Bonnie C. Lackey
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    What a good worker bee! And what a wonderfully detailed capture. The pollen is just everywhere. Awesome work, Mike.


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7/31/2011 3:43:07 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Amazing capture :)


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7/31/2011 3:50:32 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Bonnie and Tammy - Thanks so much to each of you!! - Mike


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7/31/2011 3:54:03 PM

 
monique gresser
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I love it! This reminds me of my kids eating ice cream : )


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7/31/2011 6:44:23 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Fabulous capture and incredible detail, Mike!


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7/31/2011 8:54:14 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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FANTASTIC macro!!!


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8/1/2011 1:19:42 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Your insect macro series is simply spectacular, Mike! I have the 100 as well, and can't begin to imagine getting captures like yours!


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8/2/2011 4:13:40 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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WOW!!! The best bee shot ever!!!!


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8/2/2011 1:23:59 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks so much! This shot was a little dark right out of the camera. It was a good thing I was shooting in the RAW format. It is a little tricky since I am shooting with both the camera and flash in manual mode. Sometimes my first guess on the settings isn't right and I lose a few shots that way. :-) Mike


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8/2/2011 2:28:34 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Thank goodness for raw :)
A spectacular macro, Mike...jaw dropping, actually.

PS...I was in a hurry choosing 101 favorites...changing my mind...think it's this one! Well, they all are favorites...what a great series of macros.


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8/7/2011 5:54:24 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Patti - Thanks so much!! - Mike


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8/7/2011 10:06:00 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Absolutely SUPERB macro's, Mike!
Amazing light, clarity, and detail!!!
~♥~Lisa


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8/8/2011 8:29:39 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Lisa - Thanks again! - Mike


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8/10/2011 5:45:53 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Great macro. Congratulations on your finalist, Mike.


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8/25/2011 12:45:46 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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In my eyes, a winner!!!
Congratulations on this amazing finalist!
Good luck in the next round.
~♥~lisa


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8/25/2011 2:07:52 PM

 
monique gresser
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hey congrats Mike!


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8/25/2011 2:22:20 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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WOWW, Congratulations, Mike! Good luck!


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8/25/2011 3:12:02 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Oh my, details galore- outstanding work Mike! Congratulations on your finalist!


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8/25/2011 3:28:22 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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wonderful finalist, congratulations!!!


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8/25/2011 3:38:15 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Bring on the medals for macros! Congratulations!


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8/25/2011 4:19:14 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Great catch, wonderful detail!!! Congratulations!


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8/25/2011 6:57:10 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Wow, excellent detail. A winner in macro! .Congrats!


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8/25/2011 7:20:21 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks so much for all of the very kind comments!! - Mike


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8/25/2011 7:37:43 PM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Cool macro Mike... congrats.


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8/25/2011 8:16:24 PM

 
Gina Cormier
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WOW....that is one super duper macro!! Congrats!!!


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8/25/2011 9:54:43 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Congrats Mike for your excellent finalist.


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8/26/2011 1:32:39 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Congratulations, and good luck in the next round!

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8/26/2011 6:40:40 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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It's a stunner, Mike...big congratulations on this very well deserved finalist...hoping to see it next round!


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8/26/2011 9:59:14 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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WOW...what awesome details and exposure, Mike! Congratulations on your OUTSTANDING finalist! Deb


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8/26/2011 2:41:07 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Mike!

jo ann c.


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8/26/2011 5:21:33 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations, Mike. What a macro adventure you're having.


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8/27/2011 12:34:20 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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You know I love your macros, and yes, an adventure you are having with these!! Just amazing. Congratulations on this finalist...it's incredible!


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8/27/2011 9:38:29 PM

 
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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8/28/2011 9:10:10 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Absolutely fabulous macro work, congrats on your finalist!


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8/31/2011 8:46:51 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks so much for all of the very kind comments!! - Mike


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10/15/2011 10:27:22 AM

 
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