I'm NOT afraid of spiders...

© Courtenay Vanderbilt

I'm NOT afraid of spiders...

Nikki McDonald level-classic 5/29/2010 5:51:19 AM

Great color and energy and a perfect action capture, Courtenay. Congratulations! #1273352

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 5/29/2010 6:51:49 AM

Hi Courtenay.Wonderful action.Excellent capture!!!! #8650993

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 5/29/2010 6:57:25 AM

Fantastic action capture, Courtenay. Excellent clarity and colors. Congrats! #8651006

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 5/29/2010 8:42:25 AM

Very funny! Looks like we all do when we get a spider on us. LOL #8651204

Wm Nosal 5/29/2010 10:55:20 AM

Cool Image! #8651494

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/29/2010 12:07:02 PM

Ohhh Courtenay, I love this and that jump and expression are priceless!

I think the title is perfect! lol

jo ann c. #8651615

Ron McEwan 5/29/2010 2:00:08 PM

Outstanding in every way Courtenay, a great fun shot. #8651746

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 5/29/2010 3:15:48 PM

Heyyyyyyyyyy CONGRATULATIONS, Coutrenay! Can see why it was the Winning entry! Super colors, lighting, & stop action! W T G! #8651885

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 5/29/2010 3:23:49 PM

Oh dear, I do believe I have led you astray! Many thanks for your wonderful comments and...congrats. It's not that THIS image won anything...it's just that Joe posted in on his fb site so that fans of Growing A Greener World could come up with a caption to win one of his books. I used the 'winning caption' as the title to this image. My personal favorite, as who really thinks of gardeners as being afraid of spiders? LOL, hope you enjoy the 'humor'! #8651904

Linda D. Lester level-classic 5/29/2010 4:06:01 PM

Great action shot of Joe!!! He sure can jump! :) #8651940

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 5/29/2010 4:47:51 PM

Wonderfully done! #8651997

Nancy J. Locke level-classic 5/29/2010 5:08:20 PM

ABSOLUTELY FANTABULOUS!!! I had a spider fall down my anklet today and I moved fast. But not with the showmanship of this split jump. :D


Hugs, Nancy J Locke #8652019

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 5/29/2010 5:53:45 PM

My reaction when I see a snake

Awesome Court! #8652043

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 5/29/2010 6:55:38 PM

LOL! Great timing and capture Courtenay! #8652108

Kerry Hill level-classic 5/29/2010 7:43:39 PM

Awesome stop action shot Courtenay, well done! #8652182

Sherran Andersen level-classic 5/29/2010 9:07:05 PM

Lol... great capture Courtenay... the title fits. #8652287

Jack Ryan level-classic 5/30/2010 6:05:03 AM

Perfect title and an excellent "action" image. (Had Monnie been there, her "leap" would have taken her out of the frame!) #8652792

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/30/2010 8:11:48 AM

super fun shot, congrats! #8653108

Nancy L. Green level-classic 5/30/2010 1:12:25 PM

TOTALLY COOL Court, I LOVE this!!! <>< #8653434

Patti Coblentz level-classic 5/30/2010 7:09:11 PM

So funny...perfect, Courtney!!
Welcome back :) Patti #8653782

Tommy E. Burgess 5/30/2010 8:48:38 PM

Fantastic and very fun capture Courtenay!! #8653971

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 5/31/2010 3:39:51 AM

What fun, Courtenay! #8654281

Ken Smith level-classic 5/31/2010 12:01:41 PM

He jumps pretty good! :-) Fun set-up, Courtenay and I like your description too! #8655342

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 5/31/2010 4:06:37 PM

:-)... Great action capture and fun! Perfect MT entry. #8655832

John Connolly level-classic 6/1/2010 1:37:00 PM

What a great theme entry, Courtenay! Love the title! #8658127

Barbara Waldoch 6/3/2010 2:59:27 AM

LOL Wonderful shot, Courtenay! #8661651

Leslie McLain level-classic 6/4/2010 4:43:26 AM

Terrific action shot, Courtenay. #8664659

Gina Cormier level-classic 6/6/2010 5:21:17 AM

Awesome shot!!!! #8668682

Sharon Sawyer level-classic 6/7/2010 1:41:53 PM

Joe will love this!!! HUGE congrats on another outstanding finalist, Courtenay!!! Wishing you all the best in the next round. #8671730

Renee Doyle level-classic 6/7/2010 2:26:07 PM

Bet this gave you guys a smile!! Congrats on this wonderful finalist Courtenay!! #8672063

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 6/7/2010 2:27:14 PM

WTG on this FANTASTIC May finalist, Courtenay~!~ :-) k #8672077

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 6/7/2010 3:10:37 PM

HUGE Congrats on your AWSOME finalist
Best of luck in the next round!!! #8672469

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/7/2010 3:23:12 PM

Congratulations on this finalist, Courtenay...such a fun image!!

Patti #8672569

Debra R. Harder 6/7/2010 3:36:05 PM

This is priceless, Courtenay! Congratulations on another brilliant finalist!!! jsb #8672683

Sherran Andersen level-classic 6/7/2010 3:39:07 PM

Congrats again! #8672723

Wm Nosal 6/7/2010 4:10:54 PM

Congratulations, Courtenay #8673103

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 6/7/2010 4:35:31 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8673352

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/7/2010 5:06:36 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Courtenay, love it..

jo ann c. #8673642

Linda D. Lester level-classic 6/7/2010 5:19:40 PM

Congratulations on your finalist here with Joe! May he make you a winner all the way! #8673787

Douglas Pignet level-classic 6/7/2010 5:29:35 PM

Another C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! #8673921

Dianna Murphy 6/7/2010 5:35:27 PM

Too funny! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist. Much luck to you in the quest for the Gold! #8673996

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 6/7/2010 5:48:39 PM

WooooHoooooooooo Court
Congratulations!! #8674152

Irene Colling level-classic 6/7/2010 6:05:04 PM

What a fun image Courtney, I love it.
Congratulations. #8674320

Sabrina Ryan 6/7/2010 6:20:46 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this Wonderful Finalist, Courtenay! #8674525

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 6/7/2010 6:34:56 PM

Big Congratulations,Courtenay!!! #8674699

Danny B. Head level-classic 6/7/2010 6:48:14 PM

Great title..great image. Congrats! #8674892

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 6/7/2010 6:48:32 PM

:-), great MT finalist, congratulations! #8674895

Ken Smith level-classic 6/7/2010 7:26:22 PM

YOu had a great month, Courtenay...great percentage! :-) Congrats!! #8675327

Nancy L. Green level-classic 6/7/2010 7:53:56 PM

NO surprise here!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #8675530

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/7/2010 10:28:06 PM

ha! I loved this first time I saw it... huge congrats Court! (don't worry Court, I am more absent than you are!) #8676335

Tommy E. Burgess 6/7/2010 10:58:33 PM

Huge congratulations on another fantastic finalist Courtenay!! Best of luck in the upcomming round! #8676526

Jeff Robinson level-classic 6/8/2010 4:02:13 AM

Congrats Courtenay on your terrific Finalist!! Jeff #8677370

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 6/8/2010 4:19:08 AM

Congratulations Courtenay - this is such a fun finalist! #8677414

John Rivera level-classic 6/8/2010 4:42:40 AM

This is so great!
Congrats on being selected for finalist! #8677508

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 6/8/2010 4:53:41 AM

Perfect capture Courtenay...Congrats on this terrific Finalist. #8677569

Karen Celella level-classic 6/8/2010 5:21:00 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Courtenay. #8677631

Boyd L. Alexander level-classic 6/8/2010 6:01:30 AM

What a great action shot Courtenay...and another CONGRATULATIONS on yet another Wonderful Finalist!! #8677830

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 6/8/2010 7:23:29 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on another superb finalist, Courtenay! #8678283

Anita Hogue 6/8/2010 8:18:45 AM

A fabulous action capture, Courtenay! Congratulations! #8678418

Mitch Spence level-classic 6/8/2010 9:54:14 AM

Wonderful image, Courtenay. Congratulations on your theme finalist. #8678820

Valentin M. Armianu 6/8/2010 1:31:26 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist! #8679551

Phyllis H. Burchett 6/8/2010 3:29:02 PM

Congrats on this fantastic finalist Courtenay! #8679911

Val Feldman level-classic 6/8/2010 5:50:59 PM

Good grief, that man can jump!! Huge congrats, Courtenay - great shot! All the best in the upcoming round! #8680396

ROLAN NARMAN 6/8/2010 6:27:58 PM

Big Congrats on your fantastic finalist Court! I highly recommend basketball to him! #8680572

Sam Britt 6/8/2010 8:58:56 PM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Courtenay! #8681046

Cindy Bendush level-classic 6/8/2010 10:36:55 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Courtenay! #8681192

Linda Blair 6/9/2010 6:27:42 AM

What a great finalist...just to funny...congratulations Courtenay!!!!!! #8681785

Ruth E. Foster-Lindsay level-classic 6/9/2010 7:13:46 AM

Absolutely fantastic Courtenay! Congratulations on your finalist! WTG! :-) #8681983

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 6/9/2010 8:34:48 PM

Big congrats on an excellent Finalist, Courtenay!!! WTG #8684415

Lorna Shutter level-classic 6/10/2010 5:17:55 AM

Woo Hoo! What a great shot! CONGRATULATIONS on all of your fabulous Finalists this month! WTG, girl! :) Photobucket #8685379

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"I'm NOT afraid of spiders...that one just startled me."

I'd love to take credit for the caption, but this was the winning entry for a version of this image Joe (aka joe gardener) put on his Growing A Greener World Facebook page. I've cropped it a bit here. It garnered some great captions, but personally I liked this one the best too!

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 66.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700

Uploaded on 5/29/2010 5:47:27 AM

Keywords: #gardener #jump #man #people #spiders 

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