Nikki McDonald Student 9/30/2011 8:21:14 AM

Terrific. That's all -- just terrific. HTD! #1411899

Patricia A. Coblentz 9/30/2011 8:34:29 AM

Wow, love the two tones of greens and repeating patterns, Bob...terrific, indeed! HTD! #9707250

Joy Rector 9/30/2011 12:33:28 PM

gorgeous, well done #9707609

Mitch Spence 9/30/2011 1:26:52 PM

Oh, that's nice. The different hues of green alternating makes this unusual and adds to the interest of the repeating edge forms. #9707707

Marcie A. Fowler 9/30/2011 2:38:56 PM

Truly lovely. #9707869

Pat and Graham Robards 9/30/2011 5:04:09 PM

Eye catching Bob! HTD. ~Pat #9708116

David Phalen 9/30/2011 5:07:59 PM

Terrific shapes, tones and details!! HTD!! #9708124

Bob Cournoyer 9/30/2011 6:29:53 PM

Thank you all very much... :-) #9708235

Usman M. Bajwa 10/1/2011 7:58:08 AM

Very very nice, Bob. Expect to see this in the Winners circle later this month! HTD.

UB. #9709120

Naomi Weiser 10/1/2011 9:44:02 AM

great patterns, htd #9709275

Datha Y. Thompson 10/2/2011 10:05:14 AM

Congratulations Bob on your Theme WINNER!! Im with Usman we need to see this again :) AWESOME #9711024

Patricia A. Coblentz 10/2/2011 10:26:06 AM

Put my vote in the hat along w/Usman and Datha...a definite winner!!
Congratulations on your theme win!! #9711046

Dr Silly 10/2/2011 10:32:33 AM

Congratulations Bob on your PG101 theme win. :O) #9711048

Bob Cournoyer 10/2/2011 3:48:37 PM

I'm humble... Thank you very much.. :-) #9711696

Daniella Puente 10/2/2011 5:38:32 PM

Congrats Bob, this is a great photo! #9711883

Michele Peterson 10/2/2011 6:02:10 PM

Fantastic!! Love those pointy greens!! Congratulations on a great 101 win as well, hope to see it again at BP, too!! #9711920

Christopher J. Budny 10/2/2011 8:47:03 PM

A terrific capture! Glad to see it win the theme; congratulations! #9712175

Nikki McDonald 10/4/2011 11:03:43 AM

Sharp! Congratulations on the 101 win -- super shot, Bob. #9715975

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 10/10/2011 10:55:43 AM

Congratulations on your theme win, a true stand out Bob! #9727370

Christopher J. Budny 10/18/2011 5:22:33 PM

No surprise, this one... Congratulations! #9743880

Patricia A. Coblentz 10/18/2011 7:00:43 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist, Bob...hoping to see it next round!! #9744656

Veronica Beaudry 10/18/2011 7:03:33 PM

Very interesting image. Great detail. Nice idea. #9744669

Richard B. Hallick 10/18/2011 7:17:59 PM

Congratulations on the finalist selection. I thought I might see this one again after theme day. Good luck in the next round #9744792

Melinda F. Schneider 10/18/2011 10:40:51 PM

Congratulations on a very fine finalist!! #9745484

Sherry L. Davis 10/19/2011 4:45:30 AM

Awesome image and detail! Congratulations!!

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 10/19/2011 10:12:50 AM

Great repeating patterns of green. #9747513

Bob Cournoyer 10/19/2011 11:13:31 AM

Thank you all very much... :-) #9747754

Susan Fox 10/19/2011 12:07:03 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #9747987

Michele Peterson 10/19/2011 3:07:50 PM

Who knew a trip to the zoo could be so rewarding even without the animals? Congratulations on the finalist, this is fantastic! #9748570

Claudine Grove 10/19/2011 5:07:02 PM

Congrats on this amazing image! #9748888

Susan K. Snow 10/20/2011 12:02:54 AM

Glad the trip to the zoo was rewarding to you and you had your eyes opened wide to other possibilities. Now you have a finalist to show. Congratulations, Bob. #9749521

Usman M. Bajwa 10/20/2011 2:58:31 AM

Good to see this going to get golden, Bob. C O N G R A T Z .....!!!

UB. #9749693

Dr Silly 10/20/2011 9:23:26 AM

Congrats Bob, on your finalist. :O) #9750465

Nikki McDonald 10/22/2011 7:52:51 AM

Told you :) Congrats on the Finalist. Hope to see gold . . . #9754259

Merna L. Nobile 10/23/2011 1:37:06 PM

May your heart catch the joy of the moment and soar!
I am so happy for you!

Chris Schofield 10/24/2011 8:18:07 PM

Congrats Bob on gold for a wonderful submission. #9759995

Kara Hendricks 10/24/2011 8:21:16 PM

HUGE congrats Bob... you SOOOOO deserve this!! #9760006

Paul Judy 10/24/2011 8:39:51 PM

Bob...Fantastic image!! Very unusual! #9760053

Melinda F. Schneider 10/24/2011 8:40:37 PM

Way to go, Bob! Awesome!! #9760058

Nikki McDonald 10/24/2011 8:50:31 PM

Sharp, Bob, sharp! Congratulations on the First Place Win. #9760083

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 10/24/2011 8:57:18 PM

How exciting Bob!!! WTG, a big CONGRATULATIONS on your HUGE WIN!!! #9760091

Patricia A. Coblentz 10/24/2011 9:07:43 PM

Woot woot!!!! Big congratulations on this fantastic winner, Bob!! #9760103

Pat and Graham Robards 10/24/2011 9:09:06 PM

Wow, super Bob, congratulations.

~Pat #9760106

Katarina Mansson 10/24/2011 10:44:12 PM

YEAH! Congratulations on your superb winner Bob! #9760253

Usman M. Bajwa 10/25/2011 12:39:32 AM

A Winner from the get-go, and a First Place more so. HUGE CONGRATZ, Bob!!!

UB. #9760389

Kathy Wesserling 10/25/2011 1:43:47 AM

Sharp as a stack of saw blades! Congratulations on your Gold, Bob.

People who only look at animals at a zoo often miss out on some cool bits of treasure, don't they? Glad you saw this one. #9760475

Renee Doyle 10/25/2011 1:51:41 AM

Fantastic EOD capture!! Congratulations on this wonderful first place winner Bob! #9760494

Lyn Darlington 10/25/2011 3:49:38 AM

Great capture......Congrats on your first place win! #9760697

Christopher J. Budny 10/25/2011 4:00:42 AM

Congratulations once more Bob; happy to see this go gold! #9760736

Bob Cournoyer 10/25/2011 5:13:14 AM

I'm humble again....thank you all very much... :-) #9760975

Linda D. Lester 10/25/2011 5:48:29 AM

Awesome photo....Congratulations on your win! #9761098

Sabrina Ryan 10/25/2011 6:05:52 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Awesome Winning image, Bob #9761147

Christine Czernin 10/25/2011 7:50:26 AM

Huge congratulations on your gold win, Bob. #9761433

Debra R. Harder 10/25/2011 8:19:43 AM

This is truly AMAZING macro work, Bob! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING FIRST PLACE WINNER! Deb #9761490

Karen E. Baumann 10/25/2011 8:32:12 AM

Wonderful Bob! Love the colors, the comp, the POV... so nice and pleasing! Congratulations on your First Place win! #9761519

Michelle L. Frick 10/25/2011 9:00:57 AM

Beautifully seen Bob! So crisp, and I love your title. Congratulations on your First Place! WTG!!!! #9761622

Patrick Rouzes 10/25/2011 10:21:11 AM


Susan K. Snow 10/25/2011 12:08:29 PM

Well envisioned and thought out with excellent sharpness for details, DOF, composition, and lighting to bring up the texture.

Congratulations on your first place winner, Bob. WTG!!! #9761916

Allen O. Howard 10/25/2011 12:13:55 PM

This is just too cool! Very well seen and photographed. Congratulations to you for this winning image Bob!!! #9761928

Lindley Johnson 10/25/2011 3:31:39 PM

Love the DOF, the repeating pattern, and the greens. Big congratulations on your well-deserved First Place Winner, Bob! #9762288

Bob Cournoyer 10/25/2011 5:25:47 PM

Thank you all! Look for another one in 5 years... :-) #9762640

Merna L. Nobile 10/25/2011 5:38:59 PM

Congratulations, enjoy this one to the fullest. Merna #9762681

Bob Cournoyer 10/25/2011 5:48:45 PM

Thanks, Merna... :-) #9762701

Carol Flisak 10/25/2011 6:41:57 PM

Wonderful image, Bob... love the color, comp, repeating pattern and detail. Congratulations on your first place win! #9762830

Deborah C. Lewinson 10/25/2011 7:37:06 PM

Congrats, Bob, on your first place win for this superb image!!! #9762916

Mitch Spence 10/26/2011 10:47:50 AM

Bob, this is simply beautiful work, both in the seeing to begin with and the terrific image you ended with. Congratulations on your gold. #9764259

JO ANN CLEVELAND 10/27/2011 7:07:53 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding Gold 1st Place Winner Bob!

jo ann c.


Bob Cournoyer 10/27/2011 7:53:47 AM

Thank you... I'm still blushing...which, I guess is good for an old guy...keeps the blood flowing.... :-) #9766236

David M. Montero 10/27/2011 10:32:58 AM

Congratulations on a great winning shot Bob! #9766548

Irene Colling 10/28/2011 9:29:30 AM

Truly outstanding photo Bob.
The composition, focal point and presentation are excellent.

Congratulations on your very deserved gold award. #9768455

Bob Cournoyer 10/28/2011 9:48:00 AM

Thanks much, Dave and Irene... :-) #9768474

Mary Beth Aiello 10/28/2011 11:55:21 AM

So beautifully done, Bob. Huge congrats on your outstanding First Place Gold. #9768634

Stanley C. Sims 10/30/2011 10:56:08 PM

Congrats Bob on this very well thought out winner. #9773412

Amanda D. Austwick 10/31/2011 10:59:45 AM

Bon, I knew this was a winner when I first saw it! Love the repetitions and design. Congratulations on your GOLD Win! #9774482

JudyAnn Rector 11/1/2011 2:12:19 PM

Beautiful, Bob! Photobucket #9777280

Dr Silly 11/2/2011 5:11:50 PM

Congratulations Bob on your 1st place win. :O) #9779656

Kara Hendricks 5/10/2012 2:37:35 PM

welp, here's another...:) Congrats! Your gallery is just full of winning images! #10132691

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iso 400, 380mm (Canon 100-400L), f/13 (av priority), 1/160, pse9....The other day at the zoo. For the photogroup101's "Repetition" theme day.
Happy Theme Day

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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