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A couple of fruit bats just hanging around. Shot at 800 ISo with 100-400IS at f6.7 and 1/125th handlheld. Not much light and they would not hold still for me. bat photos
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Janine Russell
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    Mike, excellent detail, tones and lighting.


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4/14/2006 1:00:27 AM

 
Richard D. Cox  

I really like this. Fabulous clarity. Great capture.


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4/14/2006 1:35:29 AM

 
Pam Laster
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AWESOME! Nice Catch!
Pam


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4/14/2006 7:10:01 AM

 
PAMELA CM LAMMERSEN
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Hello Mike
what a great image, I love bats and these guys look wonderful
very nice shot and great aperture choice
-Pamela


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4/14/2006 10:03:29 AM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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WONDERFUL capture AND image, Mike!! You did a MARVELLOUS job with this!! Well done!! :o)


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4/14/2006 10:15:18 AM

 
Robin R.
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Nice capture with nice detail.


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4/14/2006 8:04:43 PM

 
Kim S. Hite
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Great capture. I like this one a lot.


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4/14/2006 9:39:25 PM

 
John Matthews
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wow, you did a great job of capturing this - awesome shot!


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4/16/2006 11:35:09 PM

 
Jen Lowrey
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Great capture. Jen


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4/20/2006 6:28:54 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Awesome capture! Congratulations on a great finalist, Mike!


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5/21/2006 7:02:37 PM

 
Rudra Mandal
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WOW!! No doubt a winner!!

Regards


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5/22/2006 6:30:44 AM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Incredible!! Congratulations on this outstanding finalist!


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5/22/2006 12:15:18 PM

 
Life Expressions 
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Congratulations on your First Place Win!


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5/23/2006 10:59:38 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Mike, congratulations on your First Place win.


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5/23/2006 11:15:11 PM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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What a delightful photo that makes me smile! Congratulations on your first place win, Mike!


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5/24/2006 4:30:54 AM

 
Jen Lowrey
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Congrats! Jen


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5/24/2006 4:36:13 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on this amazing and well deserved WINNER Mike


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5/24/2006 5:12:41 AM

 
Glenn E. Traver
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Congrats with the bats Mike on your first place win ~ GT


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5/24/2006 7:28:28 AM

 
Lorri  Shank
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Congratulations on your first place win, Mike! How in the world did you find and image these bats! Very unusual. I love the little tykes. This photo makes them look lovable.


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5/24/2006 7:52:49 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations Mike! This is sooooo awesome!!!

Erica


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5/24/2006 8:29:36 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your win Mike. What a great shot of these two amazing creatures.


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5/24/2006 10:54:04 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Mike, on this amazing first place win! Incredible capture!


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5/24/2006 12:55:06 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Outstanding capture!!!
Congratulations, Mike!!!


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5/24/2006 1:15:52 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your win...creeps me out but such an awesome capture


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5/24/2006 1:29:21 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Congrats on your win, Mike! I think the bats are adorable! :)


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5/24/2006 1:43:53 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your first place winner Mike. Awesome photo. Looks like they were posing for you.


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5/24/2006 1:56:37 PM

 
Gilbert W. Covington
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Great capture Mike.Congrats on your win.


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5/24/2006 2:14:13 PM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Congratulations on this AWESOME First Place win Mike! I love it!!


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5/24/2006 3:53:55 PM

 
Piotr M. Organa
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Cool upside-down family shot, wow! Congrats, Mike!!!


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5/24/2006 5:37:47 PM

 
Pam Laster
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CONGRATULATIONS MIKE !! AWESOME JOB !!


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5/25/2006 4:50:14 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Many congratulations on your beautiful win, Mike!!


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5/25/2006 11:03:29 PM

 
Natasha Ursula Pyle
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What a great image. Not just because I love bats. Congrats!


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5/27/2006 10:33:15 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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A big Congratulations on your outstanding First Place Winner, Mike!!! A perfect shot on every level; very well deserved!


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5/31/2006 9:21:45 AM

 
Jake 
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Congrats! Great capture and compositon. WOW!!


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6/2/2006 12:35:49 PM

 
Lori Carlson
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You did great shooting this Mike!! Fruit bats are the cutest bats of all & your shot shows that!! :0) Well done and congratulations! :0)


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6/15/2006 8:50:51 PM

 
AJ Schroetlin  

Fantastic image and a well deserved congrats.

Bats get a bad rap. :)


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6/22/2006 5:41:38 PM

 
Jill Odice
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A belated congrats! I just found this as I looked thru your gallery! Fantastic!


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7/31/2006 8:36:39 AM

 
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