Natural Grace

© Anita Hogue

Natural Grace

Michelle Alton 6/6/2010 5:11:30 AM

Exquisite. THe butterfly's spots are in perfect harmony with the flowers. #1275852

Joy Rector 6/6/2010 5:22:41 AM

gorgeous #8668684

Ron McEwan 6/6/2010 5:50:29 AM

A jaw dropper Anita, so perfectly captured with such brilliant color and detail. #8668735

Sabrina Ryan 6/6/2010 6:44:55 AM

Beautiful image, Anita!! I Love my Canon 180mm macro, too! #8668808

Danny B. Head 6/6/2010 7:12:58 AM

I like the rust of the butterfly in combination with the color of the butterfly bush. #8668848

Renata Gusciora 6/6/2010 7:46:26 AM

Amazing beauty,Anita!Terrific details and focus!Fabulous timing!Love the title too! #8668938

Melissa G. Meiselman 6/6/2010 7:48:46 AM

Fantastic selective focus on the butterfly with great shallow DOF, Anita!!! #8668947

Robert R. Goodman 6/6/2010 7:58:32 AM

Hi Anita,That is one nice lens and you are doing a great job with it.Absolutely beautiful!!!! #8668983

Randy A. Myers 6/6/2010 8:01:55 AM

You have put that new lens to good use. Good job! #8668996

Mike Clime 6/6/2010 8:25:54 AM

Beautiful capture and another cool looking butterfly! #8669077

R. J. Laudenbacher 6/6/2010 9:15:33 AM

Wow Anita. This is a gorgeous shot with great detail, dof and beautiful colors. I think your lens was well worth the money...but you sure know how to make it work. Great job. #8669144

Anita Hogue 6/6/2010 12:04:59 PM

Thanks so much everyone! I certainly enjoy reading your comments................Anita #8669441

John Connolly 6/6/2010 1:43:54 PM

Brilliant work from your new lens Anita! The detail and color are amazing! #8669616

Linda D. Lester 6/6/2010 4:17:03 PM

I was going to mention to you to use the tubes but looks like you already have! I love that lens so much.

This is shot is beautiful!!!

Thanks!!! :) #8669882

Ann H. Belus 6/6/2010 4:39:25 PM

Simply beautiful!!! Captured with outstanding depth, color and detail! #8669904

Kay E. Mahoney 6/6/2010 5:25:56 PM

Beautiful butterfly. Love the colors. #8670015

Claudia Kuhn 6/6/2010 5:59:20 PM

Gorgeous capture, the colors, detail and comp are beautiful! #8670072

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 6/6/2010 6:43:20 PM

OHMYGOSH, Anita...this, as well as your other butterfly shots, is breathtaking! I love everything about it! :-) k #8670154

Sam Britt 6/6/2010 7:27:07 PM

Beautiful butterlfy image, Anita. Great compositon, detail & color. We do have similar titles, today! #8670245

Shirley A. Kinney 6/7/2010 7:20:21 AM

Gorgeous Anita. #8671072

Mitch Spence 6/7/2010 9:18:28 AM

This is a terrific image, Anita. Crisp, colorful detail paired with a killer comp and gorgeous background. Thanks for mentioning what lens you're using. Just ordered some extension tubes and going to see how that goes. #8671363

Carol L. Fowler 6/7/2010 7:36:21 PM

Beautiful image #8675391

Hal Bambrick 6/8/2010 6:27:30 AM

Excellent Crisp Capture Anita!!!!!. #8678000

Melissa Olsen 6/9/2010 11:44:29 AM

Totally stunning! #8682567

Ken Smith 6/11/2010 6:05:49 PM

Boy, you sure have some great flower/butterfly shots...hard to pick a fav. Outstanding, Anita! #8689634

Linda D. Lester 9/23/2010 5:23:20 AM

Beautiful....can't wait to see you!!! #8925214

Terry Cervi 10/2/2010 6:09:36 AM

Oh, this is a beauty! I love it! Exceptional work, Anita! #8942567

Julie Burnett 10/6/2010 7:53:19 AM

One of the most beautiful butterfly/flower shots I have ever seen, Anita! The clarity, color, composition is fabulous! #8951320

Julie Burnett 10/8/2010 9:16:39 AM

Just going through some of my favorites, and noticed my response, obviously the clarity, color, and composition ARE fabulous...oops!! :( #8955283

Terry Cervi 10/15/2010 11:23:08 AM

A stunning Finalist! Congrats, Anita! #8968978

Nancyj E. Hovey 10/15/2010 12:16:37 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8969497

Julie Burnett 10/15/2010 12:25:38 PM

Congratulations on this superb finalist, Anita! #8969584

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 10/15/2010 1:04:13 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/15/2010 1:33:19 PM

Congratulations on your excellent finalist Anita, a real beauty! #8969981

Rona L. Schwarz 10/15/2010 3:11:45 PM

This is a spectacular capture, Anita, and I even missed it earlier. Superb texture and tones and a wonderful composition! CONGRATULATIONS on another outstanding Finalist, and good luck in the next round! #8970502

Carol Eade 10/15/2010 4:12:53 PM

Just beautiful, Anita, another warm congrats! #8970869

Nikki McDonald 10/15/2010 7:38:03 PM

Wonderful in every way, Anita -- detail, dof, color light. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #8971870

Stefania Barbier 10/15/2010 10:54:47 PM

congratulations on your beautiful finalist!, Anita!! #8972503

Debra R. Harder 10/16/2010 12:35:59 PM

Another work of perfection, Anita! Congratulations again!! Deb #8974430

Judy V. Kennamer 10/17/2010 5:35:35 AM

Beautiful Finalist! Congrats Anita!!! #8976104

R. J. Laudenbacher 10/17/2010 6:52:19 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist Anita. Such an outstanding shot. Best of luck to you in the next round. #8976285

Sabrina Ryan 10/17/2010 7:11:18 AM

Congratulations on this Beautiful Finalist, Anita! #8976346

Amanda D. Austwick 10/17/2010 8:12:57 AM

Absolutely fabulous Macro Anita! Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist Award!!! #8976533

Kim Andelkovic 10/17/2010 4:17:00 PM

Congratulations Anita on a super macro win......brilliant work :-) as always.... #8977703

Deborah C. Lewinson 10/17/2010 4:18:18 PM

This is perfection, Anita! Congrats on your win!

Debby #8977713

Courtenay Vanderbilt 10/17/2010 4:25:57 PM

Simply stunning Anita!! Congratulations!!! #8977757

Heather Pickard 10/17/2010 4:38:46 PM

So very well done Anita and worthy of the win.
Congratulations. #8977840

Kathy Cline 10/17/2010 4:40:57 PM


Love it Anita! #8977853

Renata Gusciora 10/17/2010 4:57:35 PM

Huge congratulations on your awesome winner,Anita!!!:-) #8977940

Claudia Kuhn 10/17/2010 5:06:55 PM

So beautiful, congratulations! #8977978

Danny B. Head 10/17/2010 5:12:17 PM

Congrats on a beautiful win, Anita! #8978003

Tammy M. Anderson 10/17/2010 5:31:30 PM

Congrats on your beautiful win, Anita. #8978123

paul parent 10/17/2010 5:43:44 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S #8978225

Nancyj E. Hovey 10/17/2010 6:09:35 PM

on your 2nd Place WINNER! 8o) #8978381

R. J. Laudenbacher 10/17/2010 6:10:00 PM

WTG happy for you.!!!! :) Congratulations on your second place winner!!!! #8978384

Ken Smith 10/17/2010 6:12:23 PM

Perfectly done, Anita.. congrats to you!! #8978404

Sabrina Ryan 10/17/2010 6:23:10 PM

Congratulations on this Excellent Winning Image, Anita!! Beautiful! #8978473

Amanda D. Austwick 10/17/2010 6:37:04 PM

Congratulations again on your Gold Win!!! #8978547

JO ANN CLEVELAND 10/17/2010 6:42:08 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic 2nd Place Win Anita !

jo ann c. #8978581

Murry Grigsby 10/17/2010 6:43:18 PM

Congrats on your fine photo and win Anita! #8978586

Terry Cervi 10/17/2010 6:56:29 PM

I just love this, Anita! Congrats on your stunning win! #8978640

Ann H. Belus 10/17/2010 6:58:54 PM

Congratulations on this great winner, Anita! #8978652

Rona L. Schwarz 10/17/2010 7:58:28 PM

I knew it Anita!!! A Winner in every way! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on spectacular Gold Winner! #8978832

Sam Britt 10/17/2010 8:17:32 PM

Big Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Anita! #8978902

Debra R. Harder 10/17/2010 8:26:06 PM

WTG, Anita!! Huge congratulations on your SUPERB GOLD WINNER!! #8978929

Robert R. Goodman 10/17/2010 9:05:18 PM

WTG,Anita.Congratulations!!! #8978987

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/17/2010 9:09:48 PM

Beautiful.....congrats! #8978995

Renee Doyle 10/17/2010 11:14:50 PM

Gorgeous!! Big congratulations to you Anita!! #8979140

Usman M. Bajwa 10/17/2010 11:38:28 PM

Anita, huge CONGRATZ on this beautiful winner!!

UB. #8979195

Stefania Barbier 10/18/2010 2:32:03 AM

gorgeous winner, congratulations!!! #8979320

Tiia Vissak 10/18/2010 3:21:14 AM

Congratulations on your winner! #8979410

Katarina Mansson 10/18/2010 3:40:13 AM

Fantastic macro! Congratulations! #8979477

Julie Burnett 10/18/2010 5:01:39 AM

Congratulations on this stunning winner, Anita!! #8979769

Bojan Bencic 10/18/2010 6:33:21 AM

Congratulations, Anita! #8980131

Anita Hogue 10/18/2010 6:40:19 AM

Thank you all so much.......Anita #8980153

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 10/18/2010 7:33:01 AM

Fantastic - Big congrats on your win Anita.
JP #8980301

Carla Capra 10/18/2010 8:08:34 AM

Congratulations on your winning image.
;) CC #8980414

Mitch Spence 10/18/2010 8:59:54 AM

Perfection in comp and detail in this lovely macro, Anita. Congratulations. #8980551

Val Feldman 10/18/2010 12:00:18 PM

Stunningly beautiful! Warmest congrats on a job well done, Anita - a much-deserved wearing of the Gold! WTG!! ~Val #8980970

Joseph T. Pilonero 10/18/2010 12:00:25 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! Anita. Super clarity and great color and interest. Love this. TED #8980971

Jessica Jenney 10/18/2010 12:51:02 PM

Congratulations, Anita on your gorgeous win! #8981090

Carol Eade 10/18/2010 5:07:59 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful second place winner, Anita! #8981560

Jeana Clark 10/18/2010 6:30:45 PM

Congratulations Anita
on this Fabulous Winner!!!!

~J~ #8981852

Daniella Puente 10/18/2010 6:34:01 PM

Superb Anita, congratulations!!! #8981857

Karen Celella 10/19/2010 3:16:46 AM

Huge congratulations on your stunning winner, Anita! #8982349

Mike Clime 10/19/2010 11:40:43 AM

Congratulations on your winner, Anita! #8983592

Datha Y. Thompson 10/19/2010 9:13:37 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! ! :) #8984704

Jeff Robinson 10/20/2010 3:38:20 AM

Congrats Anita on this Wonderful 2nd Place Win! Jeff #8984996

Stanley C. Sims 10/20/2010 7:02:58 PM

Congrats on winning the gold for this well designed image Claudia. #8986444

Phyllis H. Burchett 10/22/2010 12:15:16 PM

Congrats on this gorgeous winner Anita! #8989972

Tarun Bose 10/23/2010 10:10:04 AM

Big congrats for your winner, Anita. #8991428

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/23/2010 3:35:20 PM

Congratulations Anita, such a beautiful image. WTG! #8991877

John Rivera 4/1/2011 11:16:17 AM

Beautiful image Congratulations on your winner!! #9329845

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Shot with 180mm macro lens and extension tube.

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 125, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 180.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 6/6/2010 5:01:37 AM

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