Douglas Perry level-classic 4/30/2010 3:46:38 AM

Wonderfil details! #1264081

Daniel Ruf 4/30/2010 4:04:55 AM

Outstanding macro with "crackling" details. #8579933

Tiia Vissak 4/30/2010 4:39:21 AM

a cool close-up! #8580021

Linda D. Lester level-classic 4/30/2010 4:44:44 AM

Beautiful....great macro!!! #8580039

Julie Burnett level-classic 4/30/2010 5:19:40 AM

So detailed, yet so soft. Love the SF, colors, and that wonderful lighting, Ellen!! #8580151

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 4/30/2010 5:30:38 AM

Perfection!!! #8580194

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 4/30/2010 6:30:20 AM

Ellen- Have to laugh at your title. Must have been a rough week. This one my dear friend went right into my favorites. Incredible work with this macro. A beauty in its presentation with the edges of the leaves. The colors are gorgeous. The icing on the cake is the details. So sharp, so clear. You can see the little hairs as I call them and then those beautiful water drops. Astonishing work girl.
Annie and I hope you have a great Friday, get to enjoy the weekend. You be careful out their girl. #8580344

Ron McEwan level-classic 4/30/2010 6:44:15 AM

Ellen your macro is exceptional here, well done in every way. #8580395

Annie Booth level-classic 4/30/2010 7:07:42 AM

Ellen- Gorgeous macro girl. What a beauty with all them water drops. This is so neat. Outstanding work my friend.

Frankie and I hope you have a wonderful day. #8580449

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 4/30/2010 9:20:31 AM

Excellent details and macro image, Ellen. #8580666

Denny E. Barnes 4/30/2010 11:01:29 AM

Outstanding, Ellen! I agree TGIF!!! The weather man is promising no more rain drops for a few day and I'm going to hold him to it..LOL..Gorgeous image and very beautifully done!! #8580808

Kathy Salerni level-classic 4/30/2010 2:14:23 PM

A beautiful macro image, Ellen! I love the color, details (the little hairs) and the water droplets just top it off! #8581013

Robert Goodman level-classic 4/30/2010 4:14:02 PM

Hi Ellen,That is beautiful macro.Great color and lighting.Really could use some of that water down here,really dry!!! #8581129

Leslie McLain level-classic 4/30/2010 4:32:16 PM

Terrific macro, Ellen. #8581141

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 4/30/2010 5:46:44 PM

Wonderful macro, Ellen! Awesome lighting and DOF! :-) k #8581267

Tammy Espino level-classic 4/30/2010 5:59:14 PM

Perfect capture :) #8581288

ROLAN NARMAN 5/1/2010 7:36:58 AM

Great macro Ellen! Excellent work! #8582211

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/1/2010 7:30:52 PM

Thanks for the kind comments, friends!!! #8583174

Ann H. Belus level-classic 5/2/2010 7:08:39 PM

Great macro, Ellen; love those dew drops! #8584857

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 5/3/2010 9:22:33 PM

Fantastic macro work, gorgeous! #8587501

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/4/2010 6:05:34 AM

Thanks Ann and Phyllis! #8588219

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 5/4/2010 10:23:44 PM

Wonderful display of crystal like clarity. Excellent work as always! #8589685

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/5/2010 7:24:12 PM

Thanks, Rey! #8591797

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 5/24/2010 1:05:10 PM

HUGE CONGRATS on your AWSOME finalist best of luck in the next round!!! #8632711

Tiia Vissak level-classic 5/24/2010 1:24:54 PM

Congratulations! #8632825

Rolando Rosito level-classic 5/24/2010 1:41:19 PM

Congratulations this finalist is beautiful! #8633016

Rona L. Schwarz 5/24/2010 2:20:37 PM

Love this - great macro with wonderful details, Ellen - especially the dew drops! CONGRATULATIONS on this superb FINALIST and Good luck in the next round! #8633522

Robert Goodman level-classic 5/24/2010 2:40:06 PM

A big congratulations my friend.Beautiful capture Ellen!!! #8633743

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 5/24/2010 3:01:47 PM

Wonderful congratulations for this delicate and beautiful image on a fabulous Friday!!!! #8633961

Ann Coates level-classic 5/24/2010 3:09:51 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Ellen. #8634042

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/24/2010 3:37:00 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8634347

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 5/24/2010 3:42:55 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic Finalist, Ellen!!! #8634418

Ron McEwan 5/24/2010 4:34:15 PM

Congratulations for your silver for the month of April Ellen, well deserved WTG #8634898

Melissa G. Meiselman level-classic 5/24/2010 4:46:08 PM

WOW!!! This is a most impressive finalist!! Congratulations!! #8635029

Tammy Espino level-classic 5/24/2010 4:54:47 PM

Big congrats on a great finalist :) #8635097

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 5/24/2010 5:08:41 PM

WTG on your awesome finalists, Ellen! :-) k #8635220

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 5/24/2010 5:19:42 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Ellen! #8635288

Patti Coblentz level-classic 5/24/2010 6:21:17 PM

I love this image...congratulations on your finalist for it, Ellen!! :) Patti #8635939

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/24/2010 6:21:41 PM

Thanks soooo much BP, for choosing this image. Much appreciated. Thanks for the kind comments, friends!! #8635945

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 5/24/2010 7:06:10 PM

Annie and I are so happy for you our friend. What a joy to see such talent being rewarded. CONGRATULATIONS girl on your second Finalist for the month. #8636411

Laura E. Swan level-classic 5/24/2010 7:23:54 PM


On You Wonderful Finalist, Ellen! It's a real beauty!

Good Luck In The Next Round!!!

-Laura :D

Val Feldman level-classic 5/24/2010 7:26:50 PM

What a beautiful capture and what a well-deserved and fantastic Finalist, Ellen...excellent work! Huge congrats to you and all the best in the upcoming round, my friend! ~Val #8636536

Marcel J. Fernandez level-classic 5/24/2010 7:30:08 PM

Congratulations, Ellen on your delightful Finalist. #8636561

Sam Britt level-classic 5/24/2010 8:11:08 PM

Congratulations, terrific finalist, Ellen! #8636915

Mary K. Robison level-classic 5/24/2010 8:40:39 PM

Congratulations on this sparkly finalist, Ellen, and best of luck to you in the next round! #8637148

Denny E. Barnes 5/24/2010 8:46:38 PM

Outstanding, Ellen! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful and well deserved finalists!! They are excellent!! WTG!! #8637207

Tommy E. Burgess 5/24/2010 9:49:07 PM

Huge congratulations on your stunning finalist Ellen, best of luck in the next round!! #8637500

ROLAN NARMAN 5/24/2010 9:50:30 PM

Huge congrats on this gorgeous finalist Ellen! #8637511

Sherran Andersen level-classic 5/24/2010 9:59:48 PM

Congrats Ellen. #8637567

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/24/2010 10:48:00 PM

congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #8637810

Graham Robards level-classic 5/24/2010 10:48:58 PM

Congratulations Ellen, best of luck for the next round.~Pat #8637818

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 5/25/2010 3:14:22 AM

Congratulations, Ellen in your beautiful finalist. #8638682

Douglas Pignet level-classic 5/25/2010 3:39:17 AM

Congrats on your finalist...Very well done #8638782

Julie Burnett level-classic 5/25/2010 4:10:15 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Ellen!! #8638915

Jeff Robinson level-classic 5/25/2010 4:29:15 AM

Congrats Ellen on your Finalist!! Jeff #8639037

Maria A. Gonzalez level-classic 5/25/2010 4:33:07 AM

Congratulation,Ellen on your beautiful finalists and good luck in the next round. #8639076

Leslie McLain level-classic 5/25/2010 4:52:15 AM

Congrats on another beautiful finalist, Ellen. #8639262

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 5/25/2010 5:33:40 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalists, Ellen! #8639503

Sabrina Ryan 5/25/2010 6:42:41 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your excellent Finalist image, Ellen! #8639879

Daniella Puente level-classic 5/25/2010 7:46:45 AM

Ellen this is FABULOUS! what a beautiful macro capture and details, congratulations and good luck next! :))) #8640240

maria Warren level-classic 5/25/2010 11:33:09 AM

Congrats :)this is awesome #8640927

Freddy Bland 5/25/2010 11:39:54 AM

Just stunning, Ellen!! Wonderful capture and Finalist!! #8640948

Max Aureli 5/25/2010 6:22:43 PM

Congratulations Ellen on this fantastic Finalist!! #8642303

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/25/2010 7:34:31 PM

Thanks for the kind comments, friends!! #8642566

Kathy Salerni level-classic 5/25/2010 7:44:30 PM

A big congrats on your finalist photo, Ellen! WTG! #8642586

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 5/25/2010 9:00:30 PM

Great composition & detail -- congrats on your finalist! #8642754

Bojan Bencic level-classic 5/25/2010 10:48:49 PM

Congratulations on your win, Ellen. #8642971

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/25/2010 10:57:30 PM

gorgeous win, congratulations!!! #8643033

Denny E. Barnes 5/25/2010 11:21:35 PM

Outstanding, Ellen! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful and well deserved WIN!! WTG!! #8643137

Ann Coates level-classic 5/26/2010 12:24:33 AM

Congratulations on your stunning Gold Ellen. #8643228

Patti Coblentz level-classic 5/26/2010 12:25:45 AM

Yea, Ellen!! Congratulations on this outstanding gold win!!!

Patti #8643235

Mary K. Robison level-classic 5/26/2010 12:53:05 AM

So glad to see this lovely macro take gold, Ellen!
Congratulations on your well deserved Second Place Winner!

Tiia Vissak level-classic 5/26/2010 12:55:00 AM

Congratulations! #8643327

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 5/26/2010 1:29:01 AM

WTG. Huge CONGRATZ. on your fantastic GOLD, Ellen!

UB. #8643385

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 5/26/2010 3:31:04 AM

Congratulations, Ellen on your beautiful Win. #8643558

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 5/26/2010 4:22:57 AM

Wonderful to see this one as a winner, Ellen!! #8643726

Leslie McLain level-classic 5/26/2010 4:39:57 AM

Congrats on your terrific winner, Ellen. #8643823

Freddy Bland 5/26/2010 4:41:09 AM

Wonderful gold winner, Ellen!! So beautiful and mannny congrats to you on a well-deserved win!! #8643828

Maria A. Gonzalez 5/26/2010 4:42:48 AM

Congratulations,Ellen on your beautiful winner..WTG.. #8643838

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 5/26/2010 4:43:15 AM

Big congratulations on your FABULOUS Second Place Win, Ellen!!! #8643839

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 5/26/2010 5:11:39 AM

Congratulations, such a magnificent this fantastic winner!

ccc #8643936

Nancy J. Locke level-classic 5/26/2010 5:39:48 AM



Hugs, Nancy J Locke #8644091

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/26/2010 7:12:01 AM

on your 2nd Place Winner
for this outstanding image! 8o) #8644633

Daniel Ruf level-classic 5/26/2010 7:45:10 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding macro. Wonderful detail and comp. #8644755

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 5/26/2010 8:01:55 AM

WTG on this magnificent win! :-)♫♪ k #8644809

Rolando Rosito level-classic 5/26/2010 8:55:50 AM

Congratulations Ellen!! #8645025

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/26/2010 9:13:56 AM

Thanks so much you kind people and BP for the kind comments on this thrilling news! Thanks soooooo much!!! #8645103

Julie Burnett level-classic 5/26/2010 12:03:06 PM

Congratulations, Ellen, on this superb winner!! #8645519

Val Feldman level-classic 5/26/2010 1:36:06 PM

So happy for you, Ellen - this is a magnificent capture - well deserving of your fantastic GOLD WIN! WTG!!!!! ~Val #8645712

Tammy Espino level-classic 5/26/2010 1:43:11 PM

Big congrats! #8645734

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 5/26/2010 5:03:30 PM

Congratulations, Ellen, on your winner! #8646076

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 5/26/2010 5:40:56 PM

Huge Congratulations to you Ellen on this fantastic winner! #8646259

Sam Britt level-classic 5/26/2010 6:02:29 PM

Big congrats on this terrific 2nd place win, Ellen! #8646362

Laura E. Swan level-classic 5/26/2010 8:41:32 PM

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-Laura :D #8646599

Robert Goodman level-classic 5/26/2010 8:58:13 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful win,Ellen.WTG my friend!!!! #8646650

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 5/26/2010 9:09:55 PM

Annie and I wanted to Congratulate you on this most gorgeous work that brought you a Second Place Win. We are so happy for you. WTG girl. You rock. #8646685

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/26/2010 9:29:12 PM

Thanks for the kind comments, friends! #8646724

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 5/27/2010 12:17:34 PM

Amazing detail, Ellen. Huge congrats on this wonderful winner. #8647944

Tommy E. Burgess 5/27/2010 10:26:34 PM

Huge congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved winner Ellen!! Outstanding as always! #8648603

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 5/28/2010 10:48:12 AM

Congratulations Ellen on your Win!!!

Dominick #8649744

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/28/2010 1:19:11 PM

Ths, Mary Beth, Tommy and Dominick!! #8649944

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 5/30/2010 12:14:31 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic winner, Ellen! #8653382

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 5/31/2010 11:59:33 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful Win Ellen! #8655335

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/31/2010 6:28:55 PM

Thanks, Margaret and Amanda! #8656101

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