That's close enough

© Anita Hogue

That's close enough

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 5/14/2012 3:47:16 PM

It looks like one of the things from the movie "War of the Worlds"! :-) Excellent capture Anita with wonderful colors and details! #1462971

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 5/14/2012 3:49:09 PM

Fantastic details and close-up, Anita. Not the most handsome fella I've seen. #10137175

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 5/14/2012 4:18:17 PM

Hi Anita,I will say one thing my friend.That is awesome capture,I think you have a winner!!!! #10137224

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 5/14/2012 4:46:29 PM

How can something so ugly be so beautiful, Anita? OH! I know...YOU took it's photo! :-) k #10137272

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 5/14/2012 5:44:27 PM

What a beautiful crab!! I love it, Anita.....Love the blues too. :) #10137346

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 5/14/2012 6:18:55 PM

A wonderful close-up. The color is beautiful Anita! #10137401

Terry Cervi level-classic 5/14/2012 8:55:57 PM

What a terrific shot this is, Anita! Wonderful detail and color!! #10137550

Zita A. Strother level-classic 5/14/2012 11:16:06 PM

Unusual subject and POV. The colors are just mesmerizing and the shapes very artistic. Who would of though a crab could look so good? Great job!! #10137599

Tiia Vissak level-classic 5/15/2012 12:06:58 AM

a cool portrait! #10137638

Joy Rector level-classic 5/15/2012 4:03:22 AM

wow, awesome capture #10137784

Michelle Alton level-classic 5/15/2012 5:24:35 AM

Brilliant, Anita! Sometimes nothing else will do. Great capture! #10137933

Mike Clime level-classic 5/15/2012 11:52:20 AM

Wow, what a fantastic close up, Anita! Excellent color and details! #10138195

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 5/16/2012 3:17:50 AM

WOW Anita...what a fabulous shot. Fantastic work! #10138837

Linda D. Lester level-classic 5/16/2012 5:41:20 PM

I love it!!!! Great work girl! #10139705

David M. Montero level-classic 5/17/2012 6:25:33 PM

This is so cool! Great colors and tone. Well done Anita!!! #10140713

Rona L. Schwarz 5/18/2012 11:00:05 PM

WOW! Fabulous capture of this not so pretty fellow, Anita! Have to laugh at Joannie's comment - he really does look like he is from outer space! But it's an amazing close-up with marvelous detail! #10141993

Emile Abbott level-classic 5/22/2012 8:38:44 AM

Fantastic close up Anita. #10145796

Anthony G. Comella level-classic 6/3/2012 5:26:09 PM

AWESOME and a favorite!!
I bet this guy would have shook hands!! LOL #10167271

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/29/2012 12:46:16 AM

So cool, great timing and details. A super finalist Anita, congrats! #10294783

Bojan Bencic level-classic 8/29/2012 1:26:35 AM

Fantastic colors. Congratulations on your finalist, Anita. #10294857

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 8/29/2012 4:44:42 AM

What a great image! Congratulations on Finalist! #10295231

Stefania Barbier level-classic 8/29/2012 6:00:06 AM

congratulations on a fabulous finalist!!! #10295539

Emile Abbott level-classic 8/29/2012 7:06:13 AM

Congratulations Anita on this awesome finalist. #10295711

Boyd L. Alexander level-classic 8/29/2012 8:00:24 AM

WOW, what a fantastic image!!Huge congratulations on your excellent finalist Anita!!!


Robert R. Goodman level-classic 8/29/2012 8:30:51 AM

Hi Anita,Big Congratulations on this beautiful finalist my friend!!! #10296126

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 8/29/2012 10:04:58 AM

Congrats on a wonderful finalist, Anita. #10296559

Lorna Shutter level-classic 8/29/2012 6:28:12 PM

AWESOME capture, Anita!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved Finalist Award!!!!! WTG!!! :)
Photobucket #10298072

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 8/30/2012 10:55:52 AM

WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW, congrats & good luck, Anita! #10299449

Carol Flisak level-classic 8/30/2012 12:37:10 PM

Terrific image, Anita... excellent details and tones! Congrats on your finalist! #10299641

David M. Montero level-classic 8/30/2012 3:18:05 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist selection Anita!!! #10299956

Memoriee G. Sconce level-classic 8/30/2012 6:20:06 PM

Congrats love this one.
Memoriee #10300448

Nancy Marie Ricketts 8/30/2012 8:14:33 PM

Anita, love the detail and color in this super finalist! Good luck in the gold round! #10300657

Renee Doyle level-classic 8/31/2012 6:15:51 PM

I wouldn't be messing with him! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Anita! #10302245

Stefania Barbier level-classic 8/31/2012 7:23:17 PM

fabulous winner, huge congrats!!! #10302327

Lorna Shutter level-classic 8/31/2012 7:51:54 PM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win, Anita!!!!! WTG!!! :)
Photobucket #10302434

Kathy Salerni level-classic 8/31/2012 7:52:13 PM

Huge congrats on your winning Gold, Anita! #10302436

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 8/31/2012 8:11:58 PM

Congrats on a great winner, Anita. #10302499

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 8/31/2012 8:20:29 PM

Hi Anita,A big Congratulations on your beautiful win!!! #10302527

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic 8/31/2012 8:23:23 PM

Amazing image - congratulations!

Rona L. Schwarz 8/31/2012 8:55:01 PM

Never got to congratulate you on the finalist, Anita, but even better because now he has GOLD! I had sneaking suspicion we would see him again - he is just too weird and wonderful to pass up! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS! #10302624

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 8/31/2012 9:17:51 PM

Congrats on your "crabby" well deserved gold badge Anita! :-) #10302689

Susan Williams level-classic 8/31/2012 9:18:49 PM

Congratulations on your Gold, Anita! Incredible capture and so beautifully presented! #10302692

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 8/31/2012 9:26:16 PM

Stunning image! Wonderful work, Anita. Congratulations. #10302702

Bojan Bencic level-classic 9/1/2012 2:35:05 AM

Excellent. Congratulations on your win, Anita. #10302909

Dr Silly level-classic 9/1/2012 4:56:06 AM

Cool capture, congratulations Anita for its Gold. :O)

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 9/1/2012 5:50:40 AM

Congratulations on your second place winner, Anita. #10303215

Jessica Jenney level-classic 9/1/2012 5:57:39 AM

Congratulations, Anita on your fabulous win! #10303234

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 9/1/2012 6:54:09 AM

No surprise here, Anita. It was head for gold all the way. Congrats on your fantastic winner! #10303391

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 9/1/2012 7:06:09 AM

Wonderful capture Anita, congratulations! #10303416

Linda D. Lester level-classic 9/1/2012 7:34:34 AM

Excellent shot....Congratulations girl! #10303450

Emile Abbott level-classic 9/1/2012 7:38:58 AM

Congrats on your gold winner, Anita. #10303457

Val Feldman level-classic 9/1/2012 8:01:08 AM

An absolutely incredible capture! The detail is extraordinary along with beautiful color! Because most people don't have the opportunity (nor would be brave enough to take it! :) to check out these guys up close, you find yourself just staring endlessly at the surprising beauty and intricate detail of this fellow. I may never eat crab again! :) Warmest congrats, Anita - excellent work! #10303487

Joseph T. Pilonero level-classic 9/1/2012 9:18:27 AM

Now THAT is a blue crab!! LOL Perfectly taken. Great shot, Anita. Congratulations on your gold. TED #10303628

Terry Cervi level-classic 9/1/2012 12:48:21 PM

What fantastic work, Anita!! Congrats on your terrific win! #10303916

Anita Hogue 9/1/2012 2:06:46 PM

Thank you all so much! #10304101

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 9/1/2012 2:31:44 PM

Anita, what an incredible image of this blue crab! Congratulations on your Gold Win! #10304168

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/1/2012 3:19:23 PM

LOL on that title and pose!
Congratulations on this fantastic 2nd Place Gold Winner Anita!

jo ann c. #10304244

Renee Doyle level-classic 9/1/2012 3:56:08 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner Anita! #10304330

Carla Capra level-classic 9/1/2012 7:29:07 PM

Fantstic details on this winner.
Congratulations. #10304637

Mike Clime 9/2/2012 5:06:28 AM

Congratulations on your winner, Anita! #10304918

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 9/2/2012 5:44:52 AM

OMG, love it!!

Huge congrats, Anita, on your awesome winner!
Debby #10304987

Lydia Williams level-classic 9/2/2012 11:55:48 AM

This is great, Anita...congratulations! #10305443

John Rivera 9/2/2012 12:13:32 PM

Congratulation Anita on this fabulous winner! #10305476

Nancy Marie Ricketts 9/2/2012 12:52:00 PM

Congratulations, Anita, on this fabulous GOLD winner! #10305531

Cindy Bendush level-classic 9/2/2012 11:01:22 PM

Congratulations on your win Anita! #10306110

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/3/2012 8:41:35 AM

Beautiful capture and colors! Congratulations on your win Anita! #10306598

Kathy Cline level-classic 9/7/2012 12:57:02 PM

WOW Ok so how did you get that close? These rascals are fast as lightning as I have them in my back yard and have never been able to get an image until they are dead in the dogs mouth. ha ha
Super shot Anita and a well deserved award with or without a camera if they only knew how fast they are.
Have a blessed day. #10313217

David M. Montero level-classic 9/9/2012 4:55:12 PM

Congratulations on your win Anita! A standing ovation!!! #10316019

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 9/13/2012 3:34:52 AM

Huge CONGRATZ on this stunning Second Place Gold, Anita!!!

UB. #10320783

Karen Celella level-classic 9/13/2012 9:53:24 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Anita! #10321397

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Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 5/14/2012 3:30:03 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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