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Coming Out of Your Shell

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Coming Out of Your Shell
Coming Out of Your Shell
Second place winner
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Patrick Rouzes
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    The tones, textures, clarity, focus & b/g are outstanding, Mary! Fantastic close up, my friend!


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3/23/2012 5:18:23 PM

 
Gord MacEachern
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Lovely tones and detail Mary, beautifully captured!!


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3/23/2012 5:30:17 PM

 
Avril Young
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heavens awesome capture Mary, wonderful find and terrific detail!!


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3/23/2012 5:44:30 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Mary,That is cool my friend.I never get to see them.Beautiful detail and a excellent capture.A favorite for sure!!!


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3/23/2012 7:28:19 PM

 
Anthony G. Comella
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Wonderful capture of this little hermit crab!


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3/23/2012 8:28:34 PM

 
Heather Loewenhardt
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Love the angle of presentation and the incredible detail. Is this another family pet?


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3/23/2012 8:45:47 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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A winning shot in all respects, Mary!! Great title too!!


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3/23/2012 9:51:16 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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a cool close-up!


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3/24/2012 3:17:00 AM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Thanks; Patrick, Gord, Avril, Bobby, Anthony, Heather, Robert and Tiia!

Yes, this is one of 2 hermit crabs that Sophie has. The big one rarely comes out of his shell but this little guy is actually quite sociable.


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3/24/2012 5:28:55 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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What an awesome close-up, Mary!!


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3/24/2012 11:19:34 AM

 
Neal D. Hatcher
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Fantastic close up


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3/24/2012 6:50:57 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Very fab detail and pov, Mary!!! Hope that all is well!


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3/25/2012 6:12:38 AM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Thanks; Terry, Neal and Ellen!


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3/25/2012 4:58:30 PM

 
Carla Capra
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This is a great macro. Love the details.


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4/6/2012 7:25:54 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on your fantastic finalist, Mary!


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5/1/2012 8:18:45 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats and VERY best luck, Mary!!


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5/1/2012 8:35:05 PM

 
Debbie Bray
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Mary, congratulations on your fabulous finalist!!!


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5/2/2012 4:09:18 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Great details and close-up, Mary. CONGRATZ on your both the Finalists and good luck up next!

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5/2/2012 4:34:41 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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A big Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Mary.WOW!!How did I missed this one!!!


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5/2/2012 5:33:26 AM

 
Heather Loewenhardt
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Congratulations on another wonderful finalist Mary.


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5/2/2012 6:08:30 AM

 
Lorna Shutter
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Wow!!! This is Awesome, Mary!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2 wonderful Finalists this month!!!!! WTG!!! GOOD LUCK in the next round!!! :)
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5/2/2012 6:41:18 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Congratulations, Girlie!


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5/2/2012 6:50:06 AM

 
Carol Eade
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Terrific finalist, Mary, congratulations!


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5/2/2012 5:51:13 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Thanks so much everyone! I'm busy tonight trying to catch up and send out some congrats too!


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5/2/2012 6:33:12 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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WOW, Mary, CONGRATULATIONS, my friend!


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5/2/2012 6:42:06 PM

 
Val Feldman
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I've missed so much being away from BP! This fantastic photo among them...OK, I'm dancing on my desk and swinging from the chandelier over this one - (well, in a figurative sense...:) :) This is truly, truly a remarkable capture - exceptional work, Ms. Mary - Huge congrats and I'm banking on seeing this one again with Gold attached...Let it be so!!!


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5/2/2012 7:23:54 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Awwww...thanks Patrick and Val.

I always appreciate your enthusiasm Val!


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5/3/2012 3:03:29 AM

 
Neal D. Hatcher
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Fantastic -Congratulations


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5/4/2012 6:26:41 AM

 
Heather Loewenhardt
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Congrats on your gold medal win Mary.


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5/4/2012 8:11:50 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Woot, Woot!! WTG, Ms. Mary...I just knew this little critter was gonna make it to GOLD! Huge and warmest congrats!!


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5/4/2012 8:50:25 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Mary,Big congratulations my friend!!!


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5/4/2012 10:07:55 PM

 
Debbie Bray
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Congratulations Mary, beautiful detail, as always!!!


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5/5/2012 12:03:53 AM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Thanks Neal, Heather, Val, Bobby and Debbie!!
Can't believe I was up at 5am to check these this morning! LOL


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5/5/2012 2:25:20 AM

 
Lorna Shutter
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I'm so glad this one was awarded Gold, Mary!!! It's a fave for me! CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful 2nd Place Win!!!!! WTG!!! :)
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5/5/2012 5:46:32 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Mary!!!! Love this "beauty" and glad it went GOLD!!


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5/5/2012 6:04:29 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on your fantastic winner, Mary!!


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5/5/2012 6:24:07 AM

 
Orsi 
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Congratulations Mary!!Very cool!


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5/5/2012 6:43:51 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!


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5/5/2012 7:05:22 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Amazing close up, Mary. Congratulations on your win.


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5/5/2012 7:18:32 AM

 
Karen Celella
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Congratulations on your fabulous winner, Mary!


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5/5/2012 10:22:22 AM

 
Carla Capra
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WHEW WHOO, let the HAPPY DANCE begin.
Congratulations, Girlie!!!


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5/5/2012 11:16:00 AM

 
Neal D. Hatcher
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Congratulations on your Gold


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5/5/2012 6:20:37 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congrats on your amazing WINNER, Mary!


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5/5/2012 7:17:16 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Congrats on an awesome Win, Mary!!


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5/5/2012 11:12:31 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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WTG, Mary! Huge congratulations on your EXCELLENT GOLD WINNER!! Deb


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5/6/2012 7:48:22 AM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Thanks; Lorna, Ellen, Terry, Orsi, Tiia, Bojan, Karen, Carla, Neal, Patrick, Robert and Debra!


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5/6/2012 12:43:45 PM

 
Avril Young
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congratulations on your wonderful win!!!


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5/6/2012 7:07:35 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Thanks Avril!!


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5/7/2012 6:48:45 PM

 
Arthur Bohlmann
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Way To Go!!


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5/8/2012 5:40:12 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Well here we are, through thick and thin. It is a joy to be able to be supportive and to congratulate each other for another month of magnificent photographs during May, 2012. I send all of you my very best, Merna Nobile


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5/9/2012 9:19:05 PM

 
David M. Montero
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Congratulations on scoring gold with this splendid capture Mary!


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5/12/2012 3:36:58 PM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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WOWOWO Mary...
An outstanding shot!!!!
A big Congrat to you on your WINNER!
Simply Superb...
Smiling Christine


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6/1/2012 8:52:01 PM

 
Jill Odice
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a very belated congrats on this fantastic winner! That is quite a shell!


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