Common Blue

Terry Cervi level-classic 9/10/2012 6:22:11 PM

Instant Fave!!! How beautiful, Carol! I just love the blues and pinks in this! Fantastic work! #1485651

Leslie McLain level-classic 9/10/2012 6:24:39 PM

Amazing capture and colors, Carol. #10317367

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 9/10/2012 6:27:23 PM

Lovely capture. #10317378

David Phalen level-classic 9/10/2012 6:32:07 PM

Beautiful colors and details in an outstanding macro!! #10317393

Neal D. Hatcher level-classic 9/10/2012 6:41:35 PM

Awesomely Beautiful #10317423

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 9/10/2012 7:12:46 PM

So Beautiful, Carol! #10317480

Tammy Espino 9/10/2012 8:27:23 PM

A gorgeous soft capture! Love that the butterfly landed on such a complimentary color :) #10317544

Kevin Nugent 9/10/2012 9:02:57 PM

Stunning shot! Excellent exposure and colors! #10317575

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/10/2012 11:13:54 PM

WOW, bet we see this again, superb! #10317662

Tiia Vissak level-classic 9/11/2012 12:08:06 AM

great tones, details & dof! #10317684

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 9/11/2012 2:11:16 AM

the softness of the picture gives an elegant look to this picture. The way that you have he flower in a softened look and then the colors of pink that contrast the blue of the butterfly, so gorgeous my friend. Beautiful work you do. #10317747

Neal D. Hatcher level-classic 9/11/2012 2:16:27 AM

Had to come back to this-So Beautiful
"FAVORITE" #10317751

Gord MacEachern level-classic 9/11/2012 2:48:58 AM

Colors, comp, detail, all perfect Carol,beautiful image!! #10317772

Stephen Zacker level-classic 9/11/2012 3:37:39 AM

Wow.. this is indeed Stunning #10317837

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 9/11/2012 4:43:04 AM

Hi Carol,That sure is a beautiful my friend.Stunning capture,sorry I'm late I was out chasing storms last night!!!! #10317965

Joy Rector level-classic 9/11/2012 5:32:16 AM

simply gorgeous #10318056

Kathy Salerni level-classic 9/11/2012 9:41:33 AM

Beautiful in every way, Carol! Love the selective focus, the soft colors and your comp! A Winner, my friend! #10318415

John Connolly level-classic 9/11/2012 1:52:39 PM

Excellent detail, depth and delightful color Carol! It is a bit early in the year for butterflies where I live! #10318656

Carol Flisak level-classic 9/11/2012 4:28:46 PM

Stunning image, Carol! Love the soft colors, selective dof and wonderful composition! #10318824

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 9/11/2012 6:40:30 PM

Thank you all so much #10319018

Karen Celella level-classic 9/13/2012 9:42:50 AM

Gorgeous, Carol! #10321377

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/13/2012 10:06:36 AM

The soft colors, detail, focus, & b/g are gorgeous, Carol! A beautiful image, my friend!
#10321418

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 9/13/2012 10:06:38 PM

Thanks! #10322080

Liz Bullock level-classic 9/17/2012 7:47:23 AM

Beautiful, love the softness! #10326375

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 9/17/2012 5:28:55 PM

Thanks #10326962

Robert Jensen level-classic 9/18/2012 12:23:28 PM

Straight into my favorites #10328016

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 9/18/2012 6:29:31 PM

Thanks so much!! #10328467

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 10/28/2012 9:52:49 PM

Love the soft colouring and composition Carol. Congrats on another wonderful finalist image. #10388903

Liz Bullock level-classic 10/28/2012 10:58:35 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #10388998

Nadia Paul level-classic 10/29/2012 2:20:10 AM

Congrats on another gorgeous finalist Carol! #10389345

Katarina Mansson level-classic 10/29/2012 5:06:49 AM

Such a beauty! Congratulations on your successful finalist Carol! #10389694

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 10/29/2012 6:17:55 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist my friend!!! #10389927

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 10/29/2012 6:25:19 AM

Number four. Fantastic girl. Congratulations on a marvelous Sept. I hope they all go to the next round. Way to go my friend. #10389969

Julie Burnett level-classic 10/29/2012 6:28:43 AM

So delicate with simply gorgeous colors and the perfect dof, congratulations on this well deserved finalist, Carol!! #10389984

Val Feldman level-classic 10/29/2012 6:57:16 AM

Lovely, lovely, lovely - and some sharp shootin' here, too, MT Lady! :) Congrats! #10390099

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 10/29/2012 7:51:43 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Carol. Good luck in the next round. #10390258

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 10/29/2012 8:54:34 AM

Congratulations Carol on this beautiful finalist! #10390607

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 10/29/2012 10:09:28 AM

Gorgeous, congrats! #10390936

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 10/29/2012 11:25:33 AM

Thanks everyone #10391367

Kathy Salerni level-classic 10/29/2012 12:21:35 PM

Another beautiful Finalist for you, Carol! Good luck! #10391669

Nancy L. Green level-classic 10/29/2012 12:59:19 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Carol on your wonderful finalist, WTG!! <>< #10391826

Terry Cervi level-classic 10/29/2012 1:13:13 PM

Still love this!! Congrats on a gorgeous finalist, Carol! #10391892

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 10/29/2012 2:20:34 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #10392213

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 10/29/2012 3:50:03 PM

Thanks everyone #10392566

Carol Flisak level-classic 10/29/2012 5:00:07 PM

Huge congrats on this beautiful finalist, Carol! #10392900

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-classic 10/29/2012 5:03:00 PM

Beautiful! #10392915

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 10/29/2012 5:34:27 PM

Thank you Carol, and thank you Judges for your kind comments! #10393061

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 10/29/2012 6:03:27 PM

...and another great critter close up shot. Beautiful - congratulations! #10393161

Tammy Espino level-classic 10/29/2012 7:52:45 PM

Congrats on this gorgeous finalist!!:) #10393457

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 10/29/2012 9:45:11 PM

Can't believe I missed all your 4 Finalists this month, Carol!!! So sorry - but what a fantastic month for you - YEA girl! I LOVE this one - a truly elegant image with such lovely soft colors. Beautiful work! #10393627

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 10/29/2012 10:39:21 PM

Thanks everyone! #10393699

Stephen Zacker level-classic 10/30/2012 3:34:50 AM

This is indeed Beautiful. Congratulations #10393940

Connie J. Bagot level-classic 10/30/2012 5:53:59 AM

A beautiful group of finalists---congratulations Carol! This one has such lovely colors and composition---simply perfect! #10394199

Michele Peterson level-classic 10/30/2012 11:45:34 AM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS, Carol!!! What a lovely and well done Grand Prize winner!! So happy for you! #10394738

Terry Cervi level-classic 10/30/2012 11:46:29 AM

Whooo Hoooo, Carol!! WTG! Congratulations on your very well deserved and beautiful GRAND PRIZE win!!! Couldn't be happier for you! #10394742

Leslie McLain level-classic 10/30/2012 11:51:37 AM

Big congrats on your stunning grand prize win, Carol. #10394751

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 10/30/2012 12:01:56 PM

BIG congrats on this well deserved Grand Prize Winner Carol!!!! ☺ #10394772

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 10/30/2012 12:19:32 PM

UNcommonly beautiful imagery, Carol! Congratulations on this gorgeous winner! #10394819

Stefania Barbier level-classic 10/30/2012 12:20:39 PM

WTG congratulations on your gorgeous grand prize win!!! #10394820

Val Feldman level-classic 10/30/2012 12:25:03 PM

TX-sized and warmest congrats, MT Lady - a stunning, well-deserved, outrageously beautiful GP Win!!! WTG! #10394842

Monnie Ryan level-classic 10/30/2012 12:35:41 PM

Wow - what a beauty! Congratulations on a well-deserved big win! #10394868

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 10/30/2012 12:41:17 PM

Am so happy for you my friend. A big Congratulations on this wonderful Grand Prize Winner my friend. Awesome girl. #10394888

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 10/30/2012 12:58:25 PM

OUTSTANDING GRAND PRIZE WINNER!!!!

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S....
8o) #10394957

Lynne Morris level-classic 10/30/2012 1:01:04 PM

Huge Congratulations on your beautiful Grand Prize win Carol. #10394965

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 10/30/2012 1:01:54 PM

Congrats on your Grand Prize Winner. #10394970

Liz Bullock level-classic 10/30/2012 1:04:56 PM

congratulations on your beautiful GRAND PRIZE WINNER! #10394983

Kathy Wesserling level-classic 10/30/2012 1:05:54 PM

There is nothing "common" about this lovely Grand Prize Win, Carol (except for the name of the butterfly.) Congratulations. #10394990

Andre Larose level-classic 10/30/2012 1:16:08 PM

A big congratulations Carol! Beautiful work :)

André #10395046

Ellen Hodges level-classic 10/30/2012 1:29:33 PM

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Carol!!! #10395088

Peggy J. Pfister level-classic 10/30/2012 1:36:39 PM

Absolutely beautiful! Hearty congrats on your Grand Prize Winner! #10395114

Tammy Espino level-classic 10/30/2012 1:40:22 PM

You go girl, congrats on this grand winner!:) #10395127

Anita Hogue level-classic 10/30/2012 2:01:28 PM

WOW, I send you a HUGE CONGRATULATIONS! This is absolutely gorgeous! #10395179

Tiia Vissak level-classic 10/30/2012 2:31:35 PM

Congratulations! #10395275

Millie A. Talarico level-classic 10/30/2012 2:32:43 PM

Beautiful Grand Prize winner Carol~ #10395283

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 10/30/2012 2:40:10 PM

WTG, Carol!!! Hooray for you! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this stupendous Grand Prize Winner - a true beauty! #10395308

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 10/30/2012 2:44:01 PM

Very cool, one of Carol's Close up Critter Captures takes it all. Always great shots and well deserved! Big Congrats!!! #10395322

Kathy Cline level-classic 10/30/2012 2:50:22 PM

Im so happy for you and a BIG congratulations Carol.
GOD BLESS


glitter-graphics.com #10395351

Emile Abbott level-classic 10/30/2012 2:52:48 PM

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOU GRAND PRIZE WINNER, CAROL. WELL DESERVED. #10395361

Lindley Johnson level-classic 10/30/2012 3:26:16 PM

Huge congratulations on your beautiful Grand Prize Winner, Carol! An outstanding image! #10395510

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 10/30/2012 3:27:05 PM

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOU AWESOME GRAND PRIZE WINNER, CAROL. SO BEAUTIFUL. #10395515

Renee Doyle level-classic 10/30/2012 3:31:13 PM

BIG congratulations on this gorgeous capture and Grand Prize WInner Carol!!!!! #10395528

Carol Flisak level-classic 10/30/2012 3:38:10 PM

Huge congratulations on your outstanding Grand Prize winner, Carol!! #10395552

Lydia Williams level-classic 10/30/2012 3:44:13 PM

Spactacular, Carol...Congratulations on your Grand Prize winner! :) #10395577

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 10/30/2012 3:48:32 PM

A HUGE congrats on this WONDERFUL GP WINNER!!! #10395604

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 10/30/2012 3:53:38 PM

Certainly eye catching and beautiful. An elegant softness. Huge congratulations on your GRAND PRIZE win Carol!!! #10395637

Linda D. Lester level-classic 10/30/2012 4:12:47 PM

What a beauty....Congratulations on the Grand Prize winner!!!! #10395702

Sharon level-classic 10/30/2012 4:24:16 PM

Carol, HUGE congratulations on your stunning Grand Prize Winner!!! #10395742

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 10/30/2012 5:20:25 PM

WTG!!Carol.Big Congratulations my friend!!!!! #10395921

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 10/30/2012 5:29:45 PM

Missed this beauty, it's such a beautiful Winner, a huge Congratulations!~ Woohoo! #10395956

Daniella Puente level-classic 10/30/2012 5:33:07 PM

Congratulations on this WONDERFUL photo Carol!!! #10395967

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 10/30/2012 5:48:55 PM

Yea, Carol! HUGE congratulations on your grand prize win! A stunning image! #10396035

Gord MacEachern level-classic 10/30/2012 5:55:00 PM

Yes, yes, yes, WTG Carol, photography at it's best!!! #10396052

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic 10/30/2012 6:28:11 PM

Oh Carol,
This is soooo perfect. Big Congratulations! #10396105

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 10/30/2012 6:47:41 PM

Thank you everyone! This is such an honor!! #10396156

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 10/30/2012 6:47:57 PM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your Grand Prize Winner, Carol!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
#10396157

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 10/30/2012 6:48:57 PM

Congratulations on your big Grand Prize winner! Beautiful!!
#10396160

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 10/30/2012 7:10:03 PM

Congratulations Carol on this beautiful Grand Prize winner. I love the colors in it! #10396180

Robert Jensen level-classic 10/30/2012 7:32:46 PM

So glad to see that one of my favorites was chosen #10396228

Mary L. Olson level-classic 10/30/2012 7:34:34 PM

Congratulations on your grand prize winner.

#10396232

Joannie M. Bertucci level-classic 10/30/2012 7:43:36 PM

Carol, not only did you capture a blue butterfly but you also caught the Blue Ribbon (Grand Prize)! :-) Congratulations! #10396258

Nadia Paul level-classic 10/30/2012 9:26:32 PM

Congrats on your gorgeous GP winner Carol! #10396438

Ann Coates level-classic 10/30/2012 10:23:07 PM

Wow, this is stunning, congratulations on your grand prize winner. #10396494

Mary K. Robison level-classic 10/30/2012 10:49:27 PM

Congratulations on this lovely Grand Prize winner, Carol! #10396513

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 10/30/2012 11:30:49 PM

Congratulations, so gorgeous! #10396532

Stephen Zacker level-classic 10/31/2012 3:58:40 AM

Wow! Great work and Big Congratulations #10396795

Yulianto Soeroso 10/31/2012 4:18:30 AM

wow conggratulation #10396820

Julie Burnett level-classic 10/31/2012 5:01:57 AM

Congratulations on this huge - and well deserved honor, Carol!! #10396859

Connie J. Bagot level-classic 10/31/2012 7:13:07 AM

Congratulations Carol---utterly beautiful Grand Prize winner! #10397079

Debra R. Harder level-classic 10/31/2012 8:04:43 AM

WOW, Carol! This is absolutely beautiful!! Huge congratulations on your well-deserved GRAND PRIZE WINNER!!! #10397169

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 10/31/2012 8:41:15 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Carol on this Gorgeous image and Grand Prize Winning image! #10397240

Nancy L. Green level-classic 10/31/2012 8:55:02 AM

WOW WOW WOW!!! You got the BIG one, HUGE CONGRATULATIONS Carol, this is SO WELL DESERVED!!! <>< #10397262

JudyAnn Rector level-classic 10/31/2012 10:36:34 AM

Absolutely stunning in every way, Carol! Congratulations on your well deserved Grand Prize! #10397468

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 10/31/2012 10:49:08 AM

Congrats, Carol!!! Gorgeous!!!! #10397501

Don Christiana level-classic 10/31/2012 2:46:32 PM

Carol, Congratulation on a stunning Grand Prize image. This is my first time to visit your amazing BP photo gallery. Your work is fantastic. I look forward to seeing more of your wonderful photos. #10397844

Allen O. Howard 10/31/2012 3:35:27 PM

Excellent!!! Congratulations on the big prize! #10397883

Neal D. Hatcher level-classic 10/31/2012 4:26:46 PM

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GRAND PRIZE WINNER #10397982

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 10/31/2012 6:08:04 PM

Thanks so much everyone! #10398190

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 10/31/2012 9:20:24 PM

A stunner, Carol. Big CONGRATZ on this GP Win, WTG!!

UB. #10398393

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 11/1/2012 8:31:44 AM

Congratulations on your spectacular grand prize winner! #10399107

Bojan Bencic level-classic 11/1/2012 8:56:22 AM

Amazing photo, Carol. Congratulations on your GP win! #10399176

Kathy Salerni level-classic 11/1/2012 8:58:59 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous Grand Prize Winner, Carol! #10399184

Monika Sapek level-classic 11/1/2012 10:30:38 AM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize Winner, Carol! Lovely and elegant! #10399359

John Connolly level-classic 11/1/2012 1:18:04 PM

WOW A grand Prize! Huge congratulations Carol, well done! #10399799

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 11/1/2012 2:46:01 PM

Huge congratulations Carol on this Grand Prize Winner and so well deservedx!

jo ann c. #10399982

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 11/1/2012 6:56:17 PM

Soooo pretty.....Congratulations! #10400241

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 11/2/2012 6:38:08 PM

Thanks so much for all the nice comments, and thank you again Judges! #10401523

Sue Overson level-classic 11/4/2012 3:16:54 AM

So lovely! Congratulations! #10403168

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 11/4/2012 11:47:18 AM

Thanks Sue! #10403706

Katarina Mansson level-classic 11/5/2012 2:59:31 AM

Congratulations on your spectacular GP win Carol! #10404712

Lyn Darlington level-classic 11/5/2012 3:14:30 AM

Congrats on your beautiful Grand Prize winner! #10404759

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 11/5/2012 6:42:46 PM

Thanks so much! #10406070

Janice Mezzacappa level-classic 11/6/2012 7:25:00 PM

Simply GORGEOUS Grand Prize winner Carol so deserved very happy for you!!!!!!! #10407703

Ann H. Belus level-classic 11/12/2012 8:31:43 PM

Congratulations on this Grand Prize Winner, Carol! #10416412

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 11/13/2012 10:04:56 AM

Receiving an award from Better Photo is just like unwrapping a gift, the thrill is always the same! It is also exciting to be able to send my personal congratulations to each and every one of you and I look forward to seeing the gold though out the galleries. Merna #10417168

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 11/13/2012 10:42:58 PM

Thank you everyone so much! #10417974

Linda S. Smith level-classic 11/15/2012 12:48:48 AM

Huge Congrats on this beautiful Grand Prize win Carol! #10419285

Val Feldman level-classic 11/24/2012 6:01:14 PM

OK, MT Lady - gotta tell you that every time I look at this excellent capture and well-deserved GP Winner (and as corny as this may sound), I feel an uplift of the spirit. It is indeed the most beautiful butterfly capture I've ever seen...soothing to the eyes, as well as, the soul. Good medicine! Congrats again! #10431996

Carmody Baker level-classic 11/25/2012 10:13:07 AM

Just beautiful! Huge congratulations Carol! #10432700

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 11/25/2012 2:35:18 PM

Thanks so much! #10432914

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 11/25/2012 2:35:20 PM

Thanks so much! #10432915

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9/10/12, macro. Common Blue butterfly on nodding onion- from last month. Grand prize- Oct 2012 Better Photo, Finalist Birds and Blooms Backyard Photo Contest 2013

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Uploaded on 9/10/2012 6:11:12 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest GRAND PRIZE Winner


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