OH JOY! The biggest butterfly I have ever seen!

© Graham Robards

OH JOY! The biggest butterfly I have ever seen!

Graham Robards level-classic 2/17/2012 7:31:29 AM

Agggh now off to bgbm #1443878

Graham Robards level-classic 2/17/2012 8:08:23 AM

Oh, this comment got sent then!

I had a lot of problems with this image, working on an old laptop that kept on crashing I was glad I'd finally finished.

I accidently re-sized the picture to 299 x 277 PIXELS, when I uploaded it the thumbnail was the same size, even blinking didn't make it any bigger!

Struth, thank goodness it was only the third last save that got smaller, the original was only 800 Pixels, any more this machine would roll over and die.

My mother always told me "it was the thought that counts". This one is for you Joy!


Nikki McDonald level-classic 2/17/2012 8:36:52 AM

And a wonderful "one" it is, too, Pat. Love your work on this and the final product and I'm sure Joy will, too. #9987226

Joy Rector 2/17/2012 8:39:35 AM

I love it. I am so blessed with such good friends. #9987236

Michelle Alton 2/17/2012 12:58:18 PM

It's a gorgeous work of artistry, Pat. #9987712

John Connolly level-classic 2/17/2012 2:28:04 PM

A wonderful dedication and capture Pat! Considering all your problems, this is a remarkably good image!
I hope you get your computer problems sorted soon! #9987814

Michele Peterson level-classic 2/17/2012 4:34:22 PM

This makes me smile, you put the perfect images together for this one!! #9988006

Laura E. Swan level-classic 3/10/2012 12:08:22 AM

How precious, Big Sis. :) xxxxxxx
-Laura :) #10031302

Leslie McLain level-classic 3/13/2012 4:24:53 AM

Beautiful capture and digital darkroom work, Pat. #10035938

Jean E. Hildebrant 3/18/2012 6:12:59 PM

Precious image, Pat! Well done and what a little cutie!!

Wm Nosal 3/25/2012 7:35:24 PM

Wonderful Shot, Pat!
Congratulations #10054594

Laura E. Swan level-classic 3/25/2012 7:56:45 PM

On Your Well Deserved Finalist Big Sister Pat!!! :D


-Laura :) xxxxxxxxxxxx #10054930

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 3/25/2012 8:03:05 PM

Congratulations on your adorable finalist. Good luck in the next round. #10055016

Patti Coblentz level-classic 3/25/2012 9:25:56 PM

This is sooo sweet, Pat...congratulations on your finalist!! #10055527

Mary K. Robison level-classic 3/26/2012 1:26:40 AM

What a darling dedication image for Joy, Pat!
Congratulations on its selection as a finalist (sometimes time and frustration have their rewards!), and best of luck to you on the next level!

Ellen Hodges level-classic 3/26/2012 3:48:09 AM

Huge congrats, Pat, on an extremely cute and well done finalist!! Best luck!! #10056207

Stefania Barbier level-classic 3/26/2012 4:34:49 AM

beautiful finalist, congratulations!!! #10056382

Carol Quina level-classic 3/26/2012 9:00:59 AM

Nice work! This is so cute. Congratulations! #10057391

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 3/26/2012 9:04:29 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Pat! I love it!!

jo ann c. #10057412

Liz blahh level-classic 3/26/2012 9:32:42 AM

Wonderful, congratulations! #10057550

Nikki McDonald level-classic 3/26/2012 9:58:27 AM

Congratulations on your delightful and beautiful finalist, Pat. Good luck in the next round. #10057676

Michele Peterson level-classic 3/26/2012 9:59:11 AM

Congratulations Pat, this is too cute! #10057678

Claudine Grove level-classic 3/26/2012 11:03:56 AM

Congratulations on the finalist! Beautiful! What a cutie. Good job editing. #10057872

Julianne Bradford level-classic 3/26/2012 11:51:17 AM

Great DD! Congrats! #10058026

Christopher Budny level-classic 3/26/2012 12:17:06 PM

Wonderful work, Pat! Congratulations! #10058166

Tammy Espino level-classic 3/26/2012 12:47:58 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist!! :) #10058257

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 3/26/2012 1:14:28 PM

This is so very well done on many levels.

Great image and Finalist, Pat. #10058343

John Connolly level-classic 3/26/2012 1:21:23 PM

Congratulations on your finalist award Pat! Your perseverance certainly payed off here! Well Done! #10058366

Emile Abbott level-classic 3/26/2012 2:40:45 PM

Excellent work P & G and congrats on finalist. #10058595

Ann Coates level-classic 3/26/2012 4:38:03 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist award. #10059032

Gayle Johnson 3/26/2012 6:39:55 PM

Adorable! Love the puppy - can I have him?? LOL
Congratulations on your finalist.

Merna L. Nobile 3/30/2012 9:14:50 AM

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Congratulations! Merna #10067100

Chris Ebben 5/6/2012 3:39:12 AM

Can't computers be troublesome at times!! Wonderful DDR work=^..^= #10125695

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Digital darkroom Dedicated to my dear BP and PG101 friend Joy Rector!

I layered Jarvis onto another background, I added the photo too.


Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.70, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 75.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A700

Uploaded on 2/17/2012 7:15:48 AM

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