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Elasmostethus Interstinctus
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Elasmostethus Interstinctus
Elasmostethus Interstinctus
© Karen Engelbreth
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Darren K. Fisher
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    Great job Karen, Those colors are interesting and your detail captured very well.

8/31/2004 5:28:42 AM

 
S  J
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Great capture, Karen! Details and colors are totally outstanding!

8/31/2004 5:36:42 AM

 
Kasia Elser
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Nicely done!

8/31/2004 5:37:31 AM

 
Michael Allen

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Karen, Wonderful crispness and color on this Birch Bug.

Great capture, nicely framed. ..mike ;-]

8/31/2004 5:38:51 AM

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison

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Great simplicity and complementary colours, Karen!

8/31/2004 5:49:26 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Wow, Karen, extraordinary macro of a beautiful insect whose name I could never spell no less pronounce. Wonderful colors, composition and details!

8/31/2004 6:01:26 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful detail! He's actually pretty with all those colors and patterns that you captured so well.

8/31/2004 6:13:12 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Great macro, Karen!!!!!!!

8/31/2004 6:53:15 AM

 
Doug Wean

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Beautiful Macro Karen!

Doug

8/31/2004 6:55:28 AM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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WOW! This is a awesome close-up, Karen! Awesome detail and pretty colors. Perfect capture!!

8/31/2004 7:05:35 AM

 
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Elasmostethus-interstinctus-expealadosious -- this bug has a Mary Poppins like name :0) Terrific macro Karen! Great image design, colors and clarity!!

8/31/2004 7:16:12 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you so much, Darren, Sanjay, Kasia, Michael, Mette, Deborah, Claudia, Donna, Doug, Robin and Murry. Your comments made my day :-)

8/31/2004 7:40:06 AM

 
Lisa Clark
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Oh!! This is a great shot Karen.

8/31/2004 9:43:05 AM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Tremendous macro, Karen!! The detail and color are magnificent!! Excellent work, yet again!!

8/31/2004 10:02:19 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Terrific shot, Karen!! LOL Murry!

8/31/2004 10:37:49 AM

 
Janice Forrest
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Wonderful colors.

8/31/2004 11:32:24 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Lisa, Dan, Colette and Janice - thank you very much for your wonderful comments!

8/31/2004 12:04:51 PM

 
Deborah A. Sharkey

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Great capture Karen. What a colorful bug.

8/31/2004 4:41:09 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Absolutely superb, Karen. So perfect and shining in every way, the bug could be a jeweled pin rather than real.

8/31/2004 6:29:38 PM

 
William C. Raco
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LOL..... Murry, that was very good
so too, is the photo.
Beautiful color and deatail, Karen.
Thanks for the identification, too!

bill

8/31/2004 7:00:40 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you for the great comments, Deborah, Mary and bill!

8/31/2004 9:39:53 PM

 
Anette Linnea Rasmussen
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WOW! Great image Karen - the colors and composition are perfect!
Well done!

Many regards
Anette

9/3/2004 9:35:18 PM

 
Lee Ann Sahagun - Poling
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I get really icked out with bugs, but this one is really lovely!

9/5/2004 7:52:17 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you for your kind comments, Anette and Lee Ann - I appreciate a lot!

9/5/2004 8:39:24 AM

 
Dolores Neilson
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That's the best stinkbug I've ever seen! Wow..what color! Terrific, Monika!

9/9/2004 5:13:29 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you for the great comment, Dolores - I appreciate a lot!

9/9/2004 5:48:52 AM

 
Dolores Neilson
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OOOPS...Let me correct my last comment, Karen!

"Terrific, KAREN!!"....I am so sorry Karen....slip o'the ole fingers. I love your stink bug....

9/10/2004 3:56:06 PM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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Looks like he's carrying his family crest on his back - nicely done...

9/10/2004 4:52:15 PM

 
Erland Pillegaard
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This is a wonderful picture Karen

9/10/2004 5:13:58 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Hi Dolores - don´t worry about that....... it happens - I really appreciate your nice comments and that you like my pictures!

9/11/2004 3:37:02 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you so much, Bonnie and Erland!

9/11/2004 3:37:39 AM

 
Lucia De Giovanni

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Congratulations Karen!

9/13/2004 3:48:14 PM

 
Pu Chen

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Very cool bug and beautiful colors, Karen! Congratulations!

9/13/2004 3:52:18 PM

 
Susan T. Parady
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Congratulations, Karen!!!

9/13/2004 4:15:27 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Congratulations, Karen!!!!
Kathleen

9/13/2004 4:25:42 PM

 
Pamela K
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wow! Great shot! Congrats and good luck!

Pam

9/13/2004 4:52:51 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations, Karen!!!

Debby

9/13/2004 4:56:48 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congrats To You Karen:-)

9/13/2004 5:00:22 PM

 
Linda Murphy
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Excellent macro Karen - congrats!

9/13/2004 5:02:31 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Cute little guy yolu found Karen! congrats!

9/13/2004 5:25:43 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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A lovely little bug and a wonderful macro, congratulations Karen!

9/13/2004 5:29:14 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Way to go Karen.

9/13/2004 5:51:30 PM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulation's, Karen!!!!!!

9/13/2004 6:10:45 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Congratulations Karen! -K

9/13/2004 6:31:03 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Congratulations, Karen!

9/13/2004 6:41:13 PM

 
S  J
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Congratulations, Karen!

9/13/2004 6:44:04 PM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Congratulations!

9/13/2004 7:20:08 PM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Wow, I missed this one! Congrats Karen!!

9/13/2004 7:29:03 PM

 
Isabel L
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Wow!! Wonderful macro shot! The colors and details are great. Congrats.

9/13/2004 7:53:41 PM

 
Cathy T. Vettes
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This is excellent !! Congradulations Karen !!

9/13/2004 8:51:16 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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Great details and colors, Karen! Congrats and good luck!
Monika

9/13/2004 9:20:15 PM

 
Robert  Goodman

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Congratulation,Karen!!!

9/13/2004 9:26:41 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Congratulations, Karen! Well deserved!

9/13/2004 10:00:58 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Congrats, Karen!!!!

9/13/2004 11:33:44 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Congratulations, Karen!

9/14/2004 12:12:00 AM

 
Debra Booth
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Awesome Finalist! Congratulations, Karen!

9/14/2004 2:40:44 AM

 
Donna R. Moratelli
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Congratulations; Karen!

9/14/2004 2:46:23 AM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Woo hoooooo!! Congrats Karen!

9/14/2004 3:47:04 AM

 
Kasia Elser
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Congrats! Great shot!

9/14/2004 4:48:25 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats, Karen.

9/14/2004 6:11:20 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Congratulations Karen!That is one fancy looking bug!!

9/14/2004 6:19:21 AM

 
Ellen Peach
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Congratulations, Karen!

9/14/2004 6:44:16 AM

 
Anette Linnea Rasmussen
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Beautiful, Karen!
Congrats on this finalist!

Best wishes
Anette

9/14/2004 6:47:45 AM

 
Stacey A. Bates
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Great macro Karen, love the details :-)
Congrats and best of luck to you!!
Stacey

9/14/2004 7:22:56 AM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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Congratulations to you Karen!!! Best of luck in the next round!!!!

9/14/2004 8:28:34 AM

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison

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Congrats, Karen!

9/14/2004 8:56:52 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Excellent marcr, Karen! Congratulations!

9/14/2004 9:13:36 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Many thanks to all of you!

9/14/2004 10:26:31 AM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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Congrats, Karen! This is stunning! :-)

9/14/2004 11:08:43 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you, Patricia!

9/14/2004 11:55:10 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Congratulations to YOU, this is a fantastic shot! Just incredible, you sure deserve to win!

Candice

9/14/2004 1:52:30 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you so much,Candice - you are so kind!

9/14/2004 1:54:44 PM

 
Cindy Cone
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Congrats on this super finalist image, Karen!

9/14/2004 6:39:00 PM

 
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Congrats Karen!

9/14/2004 7:09:31 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you very much, Cindy and Murry!

9/14/2004 9:18:20 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Karen, congratulations and best of luck!

9/14/2004 9:50:32 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you so much, Carol!

9/14/2004 9:53:22 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations, Karen!!

9/18/2004 4:50:53 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you, Colette!

9/18/2004 9:41:49 PM

 
Sandra Wehrman
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what a cool image! congrats on your finalist!

9/20/2004 1:52:35 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Thank you, Sandra!

9/20/2004 1:54:53 PM

 
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