Hold the Thought

© Mitch Spence

Hold the Thought

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 5/25/2010 2:42:59 PM

WOW!!! I thought it was a statue. Fantastic find. Excellent details and colors, Mitch. Congrats on all your finalists. #1272313

Sherran Andersen level-deluxe 5/25/2010 2:47:59 PM

That is so neat... perfect timing to get the butterfly. #8641600

Tammy Espino 5/25/2010 5:11:55 PM

COOL Capture!!! #8642057

Marty Straub 5/26/2010 7:20:48 AM

Are you kidding!!? This is amazing. I'd like to hear more of the story. What a beautiful capture. The posing statue alone would have made a wonderful photo, but then you get the most perfect butterfly of all those that must have been around at a butterfly exhibit, and you have it land in the most perfect spot and open its wings for the most perfect photo. Right place at right time is only part of the pleasure, Mitch. The best part of the whole thing is that the camera was in YOUR hands. #8644677

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 5/26/2010 8:46:05 AM

Fantastic capture Mitch - Great lighting and detail!! Jeff #8644956

Rony Sagy level-deluxe 5/26/2010 10:25:16 AM

Amazing capture, Mitch, ad a fantastic title. #8645275

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 5/26/2010 6:20:48 PM

I am with Marty -- and Rony. This is incredible, Mitch. Wonderful in every way. If it does not go on, it will be because someone did not look -- and read -- closely enough. Making it a favorite right now. #8646402

Liz Bullock level-deluxe 5/27/2010 2:25:15 PM

Superb! #8648111

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-deluxe 5/28/2010 9:01:00 AM

WOW, amazing, I to thought it was a statue, She must hold her breath better than me LOLOLOL
AWSOME capture Mitch! #8649537

Kathy Wesserling level-deluxe 5/29/2010 6:35:52 PM

Gosh,Woman - are you ever on a roll with taking fantastic shots lately! Not that you weren't terrific before, but there is something extraordinary in your more recent works. Wow - Double Wow! #8652089

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 6/2/2010 10:43:06 AM

Thanks so much, Tammy, Sherran, Tammy, Marty, Jeff, Rony, Nikki, Liz, Peaches, and Kathy. I don't know how people manage to pose like this, holding so still. I was there long enough to see that she did move every ten minutes or so, but when she did, it was very slowly and was rather startling in itself because it seemed as though a statue was slowly coming to life. #8660363

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Yes, a real person (posing as a statue) and a real butterfly. Taken at a butterfly exhibit at Branson.

Category: People

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 1250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 56.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on 5/25/2010 1:44:00 PM

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