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Delicate Delight Photo Contest Finalist
Delicate Delight
Delicate Delight
Monarch Butterfly on Thistle flowers. Tamron 200-500mm lens at 1/250 sec, f/6, ISO 250, EV -0.7.
© Leena Robinson
Nikon D80 Digital ...
Gail Vitikacs
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    Beautiful details and colors!

7/14/2007 6:38:12 PM

Bonnie C. Lackey
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Wondrous capture, Leena!

7/14/2007 6:42:33 PM

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7/15/2007 9:48:17 AM

Leena Robinson
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Hi, Gail, Bonnie, and Cheryl. Thank you very much for your kind comments!

7/15/2007 7:27:44 PM

Theresa Marie Jones
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Congratulations for Editor's Pick!
A very delightful image!!

7/18/2007 9:37:19 PM

Jim Stringer

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An absolute stunning image Leena!!

7/20/2007 8:55:51 PM

Frances Saunders
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Stunning color and composition, Leena.

7/21/2007 4:07:15 AM

Robert Mann
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I saw this thumb and thought "It has to be Leena"! Has your signature creamy,beautifully colored DOF! Wonderful composition as well.

7/23/2007 8:11:39 PM

Hazel H. Cromer
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So gorgeous! I love the comp especially.
Great job

8/9/2007 2:40:17 PM

Mary K. Robison
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Wonderful colors and detail, Leena ~
Congratulations on its selection as POTD!

9/27/2007 12:29:18 AM

Laurence Saliba
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Incredibly beautiful image Leena!! Perfect focusing!! Congrats on POTD!!!

9/27/2007 12:31:36 AM

Anna Diederich
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Congratulations on your fabulous POTD!!

9/27/2007 12:33:27 AM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Very pretty potd, congratulations!

9/27/2007 12:37:24 AM

Bill Houghton
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This is so beautiful Leena. Congratulations on your POTD. Bill

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9/27/2007 12:38:31 AM

Aaron Wilbert
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Congrats on your photo of the day!!! Well done as usual.

9/27/2007 12:39:21 AM

Birthe Kirk Gawinski
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well deserved 'photo of the day'!
it is a wonderful shot!


9/27/2007 12:43:33 AM

Helen N. McHugh
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A beautiful image, Leena! Great detail captured with a lovely soft background. Congratulations on your POTD!!

9/27/2007 12:53:21 AM

Toni Riggs
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Beautiful image, congrats!

9/27/2007 1:29:58 AM

Derek D. Dafoe
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Great image!! Congrats on POTD!!

9/27/2007 1:49:10 AM

Pradeep K. Kaushik
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Superb capture Leena, Congratulations!!

9/27/2007 1:52:15 AM

Rahul Sharma
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Fantastic Capture Leena...... Congrats on your POTD...

9/27/2007 2:01:33 AM

anna nielsen
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Just wonderful!

9/27/2007 2:50:37 AM

Anita Bower
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Love the simplicity and detail. The fluffy seed is a great touch.

9/27/2007 3:30:26 AM

Dollly Lemaire
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WOW! I wish I had taken that!
Fantastic shot!

9/27/2007 3:33:58 AM

Ken Smith
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Super shot, Leena. Congratulations!!

9/27/2007 3:36:04 AM

Josselyne Klecanda
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Wonderful image,great details. Congrats.

9/27/2007 3:58:59 AM

Janet Sitas

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Exquisite in every way. Congrats!

9/27/2007 4:15:31 AM

Lisa J. Boulden
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Gorgeous! Congrats, Leena!

9/27/2007 4:20:45 AM

Wendy Stevenson
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Beautiful capture Leanne! I love the details and gorgeous colours!!

9/27/2007 4:28:41 AM

Barbara Mason
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Beautiful - sharp colourful compositon - congrats Leanne

9/27/2007 4:51:12 AM

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9/27/2007 4:55:49 AM

ken stec
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Delicate & deeelicious! Excellent background choice. Congrats!

9/27/2007 5:08:41 AM

Lorraine T. Abed
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Butterflies are one of my favourite subjests. Your composition is excellent.

9/27/2007 5:15:20 AM

RC  Fritz
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Excellent, Leena. Congratulations!

9/27/2007 5:15:51 AM

Kathy L. Clark
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Leen congratulations on this exceptionally beautful POTD. The color, subject, and clarity are all outstanding.

9/27/2007 5:22:24 AM

Jim Britt

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Great shot. Beautiful contrast. Congrats on your POTD.

9/27/2007 5:56:40 AM

Sharon F. Morris
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Beautiful image love the colors and detail. Congrats on your POTD!!

9/27/2007 5:59:32 AM

Amy Weiland
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Beatuiful colors... and bokeh. congrats on your POTD.

9/27/2007 6:17:16 AM

Cindy K. Bracken
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Congratulations on this beautiful POTD! I love the title, too!

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9/27/2007 7:46:52 AM

Colleen Farrell
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Fabulous macro! Congrats on your great POTD!

9/27/2007 8:24:45 AM

Vikram Jamwal
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Lovely picture Leena, congrats on POTD!!!

9/27/2007 9:15:57 AM

Mike F. Anderson
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Excellent in all aspects! Congratulations Leena

9/27/2007 9:28:27 AM

Dee Ann Young
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Leena, fantastic capture! A great POTD.

9/27/2007 9:53:16 AM

Nancy Donnell
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very lovely! Congratulations!

9/27/2007 1:34:32 PM

Liz Mackney
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Beautiful! Excellent DOF!

9/27/2007 1:54:20 PM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Leena!! You have captured this Monarch Beautifully! Jeff

9/27/2007 2:47:54 PM


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STUNNING !!!!!!!!!!!

9/27/2007 3:24:50 PM

Patricia Ronan
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Beautiful image,congrats on your POTD:)

9/27/2007 3:48:04 PM

Leena Robinson
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Thank you everyone so much for the kind words and congratulations! I really appreciate your comments!

9/27/2007 7:23:55 PM

Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Leena!

9/27/2007 8:08:23 PM

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Leena, I love butterflys and this is one of the prettiest I have ever seen!

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9/28/2007 6:56:48 AM

Alessandro Zocchi

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Very attractive picture. The very contrasty subjects really stand out from the even and blurred background. The effect is also emphasized by the slight vignetting (maybe intentional?), that adds a touch of artistic composition.

9/28/2007 12:56:23 PM

Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Leena, this is BEAUTIFUL! BIG congrat's on your POTD!

9/28/2007 3:02:31 PM

Milan Banik
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wonderful shot,congrates

9/29/2007 1:16:50 AM

Donna R. Wageman
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So, so delightful - put a smile on my face. CONGRATULATIONS!

9/29/2007 1:02:48 PM

Heidi  Brand

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Wonderful photo. Perfect composition and DOF

12/15/2007 7:24:54 PM

Kathleen M. Rinker
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Gorgeous image, fabulous clarity, color, detail and lighting, I love your gallery too!!!

2/20/2009 3:18:16 PM

Tommy E. Burgess
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Huge congratulations on your beautiful finalist Leena!!

9/20/2009 1:43:20 AM

Phyllis Burchett
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Stunning, Congrats on your finalist!

9/20/2009 8:59:24 AM

Mike F. Anderson
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Congratulations again on your finalist, Leena!

9/20/2009 3:42:22 PM

Usman Bajwa
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Beautiful image, Leena. Expect to see this in the Winner's Circle!


9/21/2009 7:50:14 PM

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