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Kim Dietrich Elam 5/2/2010 9:17:01 AM

that is AMAZING!!! great detail and clarity - a winner. for sure!!! #1264732

Bojan Bencic 5/2/2010 10:07:05 AM

Amazing macro, Hayden. The details are fantastic. #8584097

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 5/2/2010 11:13:26 AM

Wow!!! Furious macro, Hayden. Excellent work. Would love to know (and see) the setup. This must be, at least, a 1.2 macro? and did U you special flash?

Kerry Hill 5/2/2010 1:20:05 PM

Excellent shot Hayden, amazing details! #8584307

Michelle Alton 5/2/2010 5:03:17 PM

Absolutely horrifying, Hayden. Spectacular job! #8584579

Liz blahh 5/2/2010 10:28:05 PM

Awesome macro! #8585064

Hayden Cannon 5/4/2010 8:11:22 AM

Thank you Kim, Bojan, Philippe, Kerry, Michelle and Liz I am glad you all like the photo and thank you for the kind words. I used a canon MP-E 65mm macro lens, macro twin lite MT-24EX hand held. Thanks again : ) #8588433

Rick Bianco 5/4/2010 7:26:04 PM

Absolutely incredible image. Superbly done. #8589518

Daniel Ruf 5/10/2010 6:14:21 PM

This dude could inflict some pain! Great macro capture. #8602307

Hayden Cannon 5/12/2010 4:31:02 AM

Thank you so very much Richard and Daniel. I really appreciate your kind words they are much appreciated thanks. : ) #8605941

Erica Murphy 5/15/2010 7:35:17 PM

This is fantastic Hayden!! You have mastered the super close up so wonderfully! #8614225

Sam Britt 5/17/2010 7:00:09 PM

Scary, but terrific macro, Hayden. #8618469

Hayden Cannon 5/18/2010 6:42:14 AM

Thank you so much Erica and Sam I really appreciate the kind words I am glad you like the shot thanks for commenting. : ) #8619446

Julie Burnett 5/23/2010 5:56:19 AM

WOW, a fabulous macro, Hayden. This makes me want to run out and buy a macro lens!! Details are incredible!! #8629956

Hayden Cannon 5/24/2010 4:19:23 AM

Thank you Julie, thank you for taking the time to comment and for the kind words. I should do adverts for macro lenses then. : ) Thanks again. #8631687

Robert Jensen 6/7/2010 3:08:19 PM

Superb capture #8672444

Nancyj E. Hovey 6/7/2010 4:11:06 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8673106

Nadia Paul 6/7/2010 9:55:23 PM

WOW - fantastic work Hayden - congrats! #8676176

Ann Coates 6/7/2010 10:10:05 PM

Congratulations Hayden, this is fantastic, if not a little creepy. #8676243

Bojan Bencic 6/8/2010 12:17:44 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Hayden. #8676951

Sam Britt 6/8/2010 7:01:25 PM

Congratulations, Hayden! #8680700

Erica Murphy 6/8/2010 7:29:05 PM

Oh my Hayden, your macros are just amazing!! Congratulations on your finalist! #8680791

Salim Al-Harthy 6/8/2010 7:44:50 PM

this is amazing

i see a I am facing a big competition in this category, good luck the next round #8680838

Usman M. Bajwa 6/9/2010 3:23:40 AM

Absolutely a gem of a macro shot with terrific details and light, Hayden. Would not be surprised if we see this beauty get rewarded with gold, good luck!

UB. #8681420

Melissa G. Meiselman 6/9/2010 4:43:15 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner!!! #8683354

Val Feldman 6/9/2010 6:38:04 PM

So happy for you, Hayden - this is a remarkable macro - the details are just extraordinary! Huge congratulations on your Gold Win! #8683951

Sam Britt 6/9/2010 6:46:32 PM

Big Congrats on this win, Hayden!! #8684020

Jeana Clark 6/9/2010 8:31:26 PM

Way To Go JP!!!!
Huge congratulations for your fantastic win!!!!!!

~J~ #8684398

Bojan Bencic 6/10/2010 1:39:18 AM

Congratulations on you winner, Hayden. #8684875

Ujjwal Mukherjee 6/10/2010 2:17:51 AM

AWESOME!! HUGE congratulations,Hayden!!!! #8684940

Michelle Alton 6/10/2010 3:20:07 AM

Great winner, Hayden. It's a beauty!
Congratulations. #8685044

Usman M. Bajwa 6/10/2010 4:17:13 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on the super capture and Gold Win, Hayden! Keep up the great work!

UB. #8685198

Daniella Puente 6/10/2010 8:10:50 AM

Big congrats on the gold for this fabulous photo Hayden! #8685787

Glenn E. Traver 6/10/2010 9:01:11 AM

Congratulations Hayden on this fierce looking Winner, Great Macro ~ GT #8685952

Marsha S. Smith 6/10/2010 9:55:18 AM

Fantastic, Hayden! Congrats!!!!! #8686046

Fran J. Jagger 6/10/2010 12:43:08 PM

CONGRATS on your WIN, Hayden!!! :) #8686332

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 6/10/2010 4:43:50 PM

WTG on this fantastic win, Hayden! :-) k #8686761

Mary K. Robison 6/10/2010 8:09:39 PM

Stunning macro, Hayden!
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned win! #8687345

Debra Booth 6/10/2010 8:53:12 PM

Oh my gosh! What an amazing image! Big congrats to you, Hayden!! #8687425

Erica Murphy 6/10/2010 9:31:01 PM

BIG CONGRATS Hayden on this remarkable winning image!! #8687485

Julie Burnett 6/11/2010 3:29:18 PM

Congratulations Hayden on a fantastic winner!! #8689270

Hayden Cannon 6/13/2010 5:36:56 AM

WOW, thank you all so very much for the kind and warm comments I am truly chuffed. I really appreciate each and every one of your comments and thank you for taking the time to comment thank you so much you made my day cheers! #8691695

Cindy Bendush 6/14/2010 12:42:58 AM

Congratulations on this awesome winning image Hayden! You're the king of macro! #8693139

Hayden Cannon 6/15/2010 9:21:34 AM

Thank you Cindy I really appreciate the kind words and thank you for taking the time to comment. : ) #8696586

Dominick M. Dimacale 6/17/2010 11:38:35 PM

Congratulations Hayden on your Win!!!

Dominick #8702113

Hayden Cannon 6/22/2010 5:57:32 AM

Thank you so much Dominick for the kind words I really appreciate it. : ) #8710587

Kathy L. Clark 7/9/2010 5:57:24 AM

Very nice Hayden. Awesome detail and comp. Huge congrats to you. #8744232

Hayden Cannon 7/23/2010 5:20:35 AM

Thank you so much Kathy, I really appreciate you taking the time to look through and comment thanks again : ) #8781630

Carol L. Fowler 8/6/2010 4:06:59 PM

Love it! Insects are fascinating to photograph so close! #8810588

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Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 65.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

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