Coming Out of Your Shell

© Mary Dimitriw

Coming Out of Your Shell

Patrick Rouzes 3/23/2012 5:18:23 PM

The tones, textures, clarity, focus & b/g are outstanding, Mary! Fantastic close up, my friend!

Gord MacEachern 3/23/2012 5:30:17 PM

Lovely tones and detail Mary, beautifully captured!! #10051223

Avril Young 3/23/2012 5:44:30 PM

heavens awesome capture Mary, wonderful find and terrific detail!!

Bobby Ray Goodman 3/23/2012 7:28:19 PM

Hi Mary,That is cool my friend.I never get to see them.Beautiful detail and a excellent capture.A favorite for sure!!! #10051364

Anthony G. Comella 3/23/2012 8:28:34 PM

Wonderful capture of this little hermit crab! #10051405

Heather Loewenhardt 3/23/2012 8:45:47 PM

Love the angle of presentation and the incredible detail. Is this another family pet? #10051435

Robert K. Bemus 3/23/2012 9:51:16 PM

A winning shot in all respects, Mary!! Great title too!! #10051512

Tiia Vissak 3/24/2012 3:17:00 AM

a cool close-up! #10051653

Mary Dimitriw 3/24/2012 5:28:55 AM

Thanks; Patrick, Gord, Avril, Bobby, Anthony, Heather, Robert and Tiia!

Yes, this is one of 2 hermit crabs that Sophie has. The big one rarely comes out of his shell but this little guy is actually quite sociable. #10051821

Terry Cervi 3/24/2012 11:19:34 AM

What an awesome close-up, Mary!! #10052197

Neal D. Hatcher 3/24/2012 6:50:57 PM

Fantastic close up #10052721

Ellen Hodges 3/25/2012 6:12:38 AM

Very fab detail and pov, Mary!!! Hope that all is well! #10053212

Mary Dimitriw 3/25/2012 4:58:30 PM

Thanks; Terry, Neal and Ellen! #10053979

Carla Capra 4/6/2012 7:25:54 AM

This is a great macro. Love the details. #10077794

Terry Cervi 5/1/2012 8:18:45 PM

Congrats on your fantastic finalist, Mary! #10116925

Ellen Hodges 5/1/2012 8:35:05 PM

Huge congrats and VERY best luck, Mary!! #10117061

Debbie Bray 5/2/2012 4:09:18 AM

Mary, congratulations on your fabulous finalist!!! #10117754

Usman M. Bajwa 5/2/2012 4:34:41 AM

Great details and close-up, Mary. CONGRATZ on your both the Finalists and good luck up next!

UB. #10117848

Bobby Ray Goodman 5/2/2012 5:33:26 AM

A big Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Mary.WOW!!How did I missed this one!!! #10118038

Heather Loewenhardt 5/2/2012 6:08:30 AM

Congratulations on another wonderful finalist Mary. #10118202

Lorna Shutter 5/2/2012 6:41:18 AM

Wow!!! This is Awesome, Mary!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2 wonderful Finalists this month!!!!! WTG!!! GOOD LUCK in the next round!!! :)
Photobucket #10118312

Carla Capra 5/2/2012 6:50:06 AM

Congratulations, Girlie! #10118344

Carol Eade 5/2/2012 5:51:13 PM

Terrific finalist, Mary, congratulations! #10119841

Mary Dimitriw 5/2/2012 6:33:12 PM

Thanks so much everyone! I'm busy tonight trying to catch up and send out some congrats too!

Patrick Rouzes 5/2/2012 6:42:06 PM

WOW, Mary, CONGRATULATIONS, my friend! #10119938

Val Feldman 5/2/2012 7:23:54 PM

I've missed so much being away from BP! This fantastic photo among them...OK, I'm dancing on my desk and swinging from the chandelier over this one - (well, in a figurative sense...:) :) This is truly, truly a remarkable capture - exceptional work, Ms. Mary - Huge congrats and I'm banking on seeing this one again with Gold attached...Let it be so!!! #10120016

Mary Dimitriw 5/3/2012 3:03:29 AM

Awwww...thanks Patrick and Val.

I always appreciate your enthusiasm Val! #10120417

Neal D. Hatcher 5/4/2012 6:26:41 AM

Fantastic -Congratulations #10122301

Heather Loewenhardt 5/4/2012 8:11:50 PM

Congrats on your gold medal win Mary. #10123434

Val Feldman 5/4/2012 8:50:25 PM

Woot, Woot!! WTG, Ms. Mary...I just knew this little critter was gonna make it to GOLD! Huge and warmest congrats!! #10123541

Bobby Ray Goodman 5/4/2012 10:07:55 PM

Hi Mary,Big congratulations my friend!!! #10123613

Debbie Bray 5/5/2012 12:03:53 AM

Congratulations Mary, beautiful detail, as always!!! #10123780

Mary Dimitriw 5/5/2012 2:25:20 AM

Thanks Neal, Heather, Val, Bobby and Debbie!!
Can't believe I was up at 5am to check these this morning! LOL

Lorna Shutter 5/5/2012 5:46:32 AM

I'm so glad this one was awarded Gold, Mary!!! It's a fave for me! CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful 2nd Place Win!!!!! WTG!!! :)
Photobucket #10124134

Ellen Hodges 5/5/2012 6:04:29 AM

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Mary!!!! Love this "beauty" and glad it went GOLD!! #10124177

Terry Cervi 5/5/2012 6:24:07 AM

Congrats on your fantastic winner, Mary!! #10124208

Orsi 5/5/2012 6:43:51 AM

Congratulations Mary!!Very cool! #10124239

Tiia Vissak 5/5/2012 7:05:22 AM

Congratulations! #10124327

Bojan Bencic 5/5/2012 7:18:32 AM

Amazing close up, Mary. Congratulations on your win. #10124388

Karen Celella 5/5/2012 10:22:22 AM

Congratulations on your fabulous winner, Mary! #10124795

Carla Capra 5/5/2012 11:16:00 AM

WHEW WHOO, let the HAPPY DANCE begin.
Congratulations, Girlie!!! #10124907

Neal D. Hatcher 5/5/2012 6:20:37 PM

Congratulations on your Gold #10125365

Patrick Rouzes 5/5/2012 7:17:16 PM

Congrats on your amazing WINNER, Mary! #10125424

Robert K. Bemus 5/5/2012 11:12:31 PM

Congrats on an awesome Win, Mary!! #10125619

Debra R. Harder 5/6/2012 7:48:22 AM

WTG, Mary! Huge congratulations on your EXCELLENT GOLD WINNER!! Deb #10125994

Mary Dimitriw 5/6/2012 12:43:45 PM

Thanks; Lorna, Ellen, Terry, Orsi, Tiia, Bojan, Karen, Carla, Neal, Patrick, Robert and Debra! #10126331

Avril Young 5/6/2012 7:07:35 PM

congratulations on your wonderful win!!! #10126876

Mary Dimitriw 5/7/2012 6:48:45 PM

Thanks Avril!! #10128287

Arthur Bohlmann 5/8/2012 5:40:12 AM

Way To Go!! #10128931

Merna L. Nobile 5/9/2012 9:19:05 PM

Well here we are, through thick and thin. It is a joy to be able to be supportive and to congratulate each other for another month of magnificent photographs during May, 2012. I send all of you my very best, Merna Nobile #10131539

David M. Montero 5/12/2012 3:36:58 PM

Congratulations on scoring gold with this splendid capture Mary! #10134974

Christine R. Lobsinger 6/1/2012 8:52:01 PM

WOWOWO Mary...
An outstanding shot!!!!
A big Congrat to you on your WINNER!
Simply Superb...
Smiling Christine #10165276

Jill Odice 6/15/2013 9:42:37 AM

a very belated congrats on this fantastic winner! That is quite a shell! #10733881

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Second place winner

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 3/23/2012 5:09:51 PM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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