Butterfly Closeup

© Murry Grigsby

Butterfly Closeup

Dan Holm level-classic 9/23/2004 2:22:43 PM

Excellent, Murry!! Creative setup, outstanding capture, superb acting! #171881

Allan L. Whitehead 9/23/2004 2:46:26 PM

Wow, marvelous 'capture' and photograph Murry, I love this. Very well done, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan

ps - I was just going to say that Texas 'flutterbyes' are as friendly as Niagara ones. This was taken this week at the Butterfly Conservatory in Niagar Falls. This 11 year old girl was sitting on a bench and found a new friend who just stopped by for a visit, eh… 'A', … #800552

Colleen Braun 9/23/2004 2:48:57 PM

great catch... #800555

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 9/23/2004 2:53:55 PM

This is adorable! I bet he loves it!! #800569

Ellen Peach 9/23/2004 2:57:54 PM

This is so adorable, Murry, love his expression & I like how the colors of the butterfly match the flowers in the background! #800581

Terry R. Hatfield 9/23/2004 2:58:39 PM

Looks Like You Captured This Moment Real Well Murry! Nice Image!! #800585

Murtaza H. Saeed 9/23/2004 3:38:27 PM

SuperDooper!:) #800644

Murry Grigsby 9/23/2004 3:40:52 PM

Thanks Dan, Colleen, Allan, Carolyn, Ellen, Terry and Murtaza :0) #800649

William C. Raco level-classic 9/23/2004 3:45:50 PM

What a great expression.
A natural born actor.
Nicely set up and taken, Murry

bill #800654

Joy Brown 9/23/2004 3:57:52 PM

A great oldie but goodie!!! #800686

Donna J. Taff 9/23/2004 4:21:31 PM

Great image, Murry!!!!!! #800731

Murry Grigsby 9/23/2004 4:43:47 PM

Thanks Bill, Joy and Donna :0) #800766

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 9/23/2004 5:40:46 PM

This gave me a good laugh, he along with you done an awesome job. #800833

Timothy Guay level-classic 9/23/2004 6:31:40 PM

This is just outstanding!
What a fun, beautiful shot...
Timothy #800922

Mellanie 9/23/2004 6:44:30 PM

Wonderful image, Murry!!! Looks like he's having fun! #800954

Charlene Bayerle level-classic 9/23/2004 7:02:38 PM

Love this.....I would have never known Murry....great shot and presentation!!!! #800971

Murry Grigsby 9/23/2004 7:24:27 PM

Thanks Darren, Timothy, Mellanie and Char :0) #801008

Colette M. Metcalf 9/23/2004 7:25:19 PM

I just love this Murry!! So adorable!! #801013

Murry Grigsby 9/23/2004 7:26:26 PM

Thanks Colette :0) #801014

Carol Brill 9/23/2004 9:53:12 PM

What a heartwarming image, Murry, you can really feel his excitement--real or imagined! Priceless!! #801134

Murry Grigsby 9/24/2004 5:06:32 AM

Thanks Carol :0) #801659

Marta Azevedo 9/24/2004 8:32:46 AM

Good idea. good results #802147

Murry Grigsby 9/24/2004 1:33:07 PM

Thanks Marta :0) #802746

Karen Engelbreth 9/24/2004 3:44:10 PM

Great catch, Murry! #802971

Murry Grigsby 9/24/2004 5:31:57 PM

Thanks Karen :0) #803125

Wally Orlowsky 10/15/2004 3:53:03 PM

Congratulations on this finalist! #843831

Colleen Braun 10/15/2004 3:59:25 PM

congratulations #843871

Terry R. Hatfield 10/15/2004 4:39:57 PM

Congratulations To You Murry This Is Great:-) #844158

Susan T. Parady 10/15/2004 4:40:36 PM

Congrats again, Murry! #844160

Duane Carter 10/15/2004 4:58:14 PM

Great image Murry, and congratulations!!!! #844308

Murry Grigsby 10/15/2004 5:06:50 PM

Thanks Wally, Colleen, Terry, Susan and Duane! #844379

Monika Sapek level-classic 10/15/2004 5:48:35 PM

Wonderful, Murry! It is fun to look at this one! Many congratulations!

Stanley J. Contrades 10/15/2004 5:54:48 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Murry ... Best wishes in the next judging stage!!
Stan #844862

Leonard Pierce 10/15/2004 5:57:07 PM

Congratulations Murry! #844881

Murry Grigsby 10/15/2004 6:19:26 PM

Thanks Monika, Stan and Len! #845092

Allan L. Whitehead 10/15/2004 6:58:16 PM

Congratulations and best of luck on the next step - Allan #845358

Sharon Day level-classic 10/15/2004 6:59:13 PM

Congratulations, Murry! #845366

Donna J. Taff 10/15/2004 7:03:31 PM

Congratulation's, Murry!!!!!! #845402

Wendy M. Amdahl level-classic 10/15/2004 7:21:25 PM

Cute shot Murry...missed this one...congrats! #845531

Murry Grigsby 10/15/2004 7:38:33 PM

Thanks Allan, Sharon, Donna and Wendy! #845692

Carol Brill 10/15/2004 7:53:03 PM

Murry, congratulations again and best of luck in the finals! #845798

Murry Grigsby 10/15/2004 8:32:59 PM

Thanks Carol! #846049

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 10/15/2004 8:53:05 PM

Congratulations again and best wishes for the next round! #846140

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 10/15/2004 8:59:15 PM

Congratulations once again on your finalist, and the best of luck next round. #846159

Penny Steiner 10/15/2004 10:03:16 PM

Hi Murry: Aren't memories wonderful and this is a real charmer...congratulations on your win.

P. #846384

Patricia A. Kuniega 10/16/2004 12:38:57 AM

What a darling shot! Congrats Murry! It really brings a smile. I hope your son entered the Acting Academy after this! : ) #846708

Karen Engelbreth 10/16/2004 1:22:16 AM

Congratulations, Murry!


Evy Johansen level-classic 10/16/2004 7:07:02 AM

Many congratulations, Murry! Well deserved! #847730

Jeff Robinson level-classic 10/16/2004 8:00:38 AM

Congrats Murry... What a great story to go with your image! Jeff #848005

Murry Grigsby 10/16/2004 8:04:37 AM

Thanks Deborah, Darren, Penny, Patricia, Karen, Evy and Jeff! #848030

Robert Mann level-classic 10/16/2004 11:46:12 AM

Great expression and capture, Murry! Congrats! RoB #848925

Murry Grigsby 10/16/2004 11:48:09 AM

Thanks Rob! #848937

William C. Raco level-classic 10/16/2004 11:48:36 AM

Excellent fun photo!
Congratulations, Murry!
best wishes.....

bill #848939

Murry Grigsby 10/16/2004 11:50:12 AM

Thanks Bill! #848948

Kathleen Clemons 10/16/2004 12:37:09 PM

Congrats to you, Murry G! :) #849105

Murry Grigsby 10/16/2004 1:02:24 PM

Thanks Kath! #849171

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 10/16/2004 1:49:22 PM

What fun, Murry, congratulations!! #849288

Murry Grigsby 10/16/2004 2:36:33 PM

Thanks Claudia! #849402

Michael Khoury 10/16/2004 4:40:10 PM

congrats Murry #849676

Murry Grigsby 10/16/2004 5:00:28 PM

Thanks Michael! #849698

Pu Chen 10/16/2004 8:02:03 PM

That's so cute! He surely know how to cooperate:) Congratulations! #849877

Mellanie 10/16/2004 8:07:36 PM

Congrats on this and your other finalists, Murry! Well deserved! #849893

Murry Grigsby 10/16/2004 8:40:21 PM

Thanks Pu and Mellanie! #849928

Colette M. Metcalf 10/17/2004 6:53:25 AM

Congrats Murry!! I love this! #850574

Murry Grigsby 10/17/2004 8:02:34 AM

Thanks Colette! #850723

Ellen Peach 10/17/2004 8:42:16 AM

Congrats again, Murry...this is great! #850802

Murry Grigsby 10/17/2004 10:48:42 AM

Thanks Ellen! #851011

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 10/18/2004 8:20:02 AM

Congratulations Murry!!! #853074

Murry Grigsby 10/18/2004 9:20:23 AM

Thanks Adilson! #853251

Karen Beri 10/18/2004 1:42:04 PM

Congratulations Murry, on this great shot!!! #853652

Terry R. Hatfield 10/18/2004 2:01:09 PM

Congratulations To You Murry On Your Win!!!! #853753

Dan Holm level-classic 10/18/2004 2:02:51 PM

Congrats, Murry!! Well deserved recognition for this FANTASTIC shot! #853766

William C. Raco level-classic 10/18/2004 2:25:37 PM

Congratulations on the win, Murry!
Very well deserved.

bill #853885

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 10/18/2004 2:31:17 PM

I knew we would be seeing this one again Murry!! A BIG congratulations on your win!!! #853916

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 10/18/2004 2:38:37 PM

Congrats On Your Win, Murry! #853951

Mary K. Robison level-classic 10/18/2004 2:48:14 PM

Congratulations, Murry! #854021

Anette Linnea Rasmussen level-classic 10/18/2004 2:49:17 PM

Congrats on your win, Murry!

Kind regards
Linnea #854026

Kathleen Clemons 10/18/2004 2:55:57 PM

Congrats on your win, Murry! #854081

Susan T. Parady 10/18/2004 3:07:55 PM

An oldie and certainly a goodie! I think your son deserves an academy award for his acting ability. Congratulations!!!

Sue #854152

Michael Khoury 10/18/2004 3:16:05 PM

Big Congrats Murry!! #854186

Allan L. Whitehead 10/18/2004 3:20:45 PM

Murry, congratulations on this terrific win, it is very well deserved, my very dear friend - Allan #854213

Murry Grigsby 10/18/2004 3:22:18 PM

Thanks so much everyone! I think the judges gave me extra credit for entering the oldest image this month :0) Seniority does have it's perks!! #854219

Paula Lechten 10/18/2004 3:23:37 PM

Great expression, congrats. #854233

Cathy Gregor 10/18/2004 3:28:59 PM

Congratulations Murry!
-cathy #854269

Ellen Peach 10/18/2004 3:30:40 PM

Excellent win, Murry....congratulations!!! #854280

Murry Grigsby 10/18/2004 3:36:08 PM

Thanks ALL! #854317

Terry Cervi level-classic 10/18/2004 3:36:44 PM

A cute, impromptu shot, Murray! Congrats! #854323

Terry Cervi level-classic 10/18/2004 3:38:21 PM

Murray, I'm so embarrassed! I responded before reading your explanation of the shot! Not impromptu at all! But still a wonderful image! Congrats again!! #854334

Sharon Day level-classic 10/18/2004 3:43:12 PM

Congratulations, Murry!!! This is such a fantastic shot! #854366

Robert Goodman 10/18/2004 3:45:07 PM

Congratulations Murry,Wonderful image!!!! #854375

Murry Grigsby 10/18/2004 4:31:12 PM

Thanks for all the great comments! #854505

Patricia A. Kuniega 10/18/2004 4:41:41 PM

Congratulations on your win Murry! Might be time to take this model out for dinner to celebrate! But don't order a kid's meal for him! #854558

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 10/18/2004 4:45:09 PM

Congratulations, Murry, on your great win!

-Debby #854570

Murry Grigsby 10/18/2004 4:55:15 PM

Thanks Pat and Debby! This model has been well paid -- BS & Masters at Rice University and a honeymoon trip to Hawaii and a few other incidentals :0) #854615

Donna J. Taff 10/18/2004 5:01:23 PM

Congratulation's on the fantastic win, Murry!!!!!! #854631

Monika Sapek level-classic 10/18/2004 5:07:13 PM

I always wanted to take a photo like this, Murry, but the butterflies never wanted to land on my kids’ face like this ;-). My hearty congratulations on your Second Place Win!

Duane Carter 10/18/2004 5:09:29 PM

Congratulations on the win, Murry!!!! #854647

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 10/18/2004 5:28:47 PM

Congratulations Murry!!! #854713

Carol Brill 10/18/2004 5:52:31 PM

Congratulations on your second-place finish with this delightful shot, Murry!! #854849

Dale Gast 10/18/2004 5:57:47 PM

Congratulations, Murry! This is great!!! #854885

Michelle R. Kovach 10/18/2004 6:05:41 PM

Congrats on your Win Murry!
Very well done!
Have a great day!
Michelle #854936

Stephen Zacker 10/18/2004 6:19:28 PM

Congratulations, Murry! #854995

Rob Friedman 10/18/2004 6:59:54 PM

Congrats Murry! I love this one! #855089

Jim Kinnunen level-classic 10/18/2004 7:00:03 PM

Congratulations on an excellent winning image, Murry!!! #855090

Joy Brown 10/18/2004 7:15:18 PM

Congratulations Murry - great shot! #855165

Murry Grigsby 10/18/2004 7:30:59 PM

Thank you all!!!! #855219

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 10/18/2004 8:57:33 PM

Way to go Murry. Congrats on a wonderful win. #855385

Wendy M. Amdahl level-classic 10/18/2004 9:11:52 PM

So cute Murry...congratulations on this much deserved win! #855411

Robert Mann level-classic 10/18/2004 9:48:52 PM

Congrats, Murry! #855463

Brenda W. LaFleur level-classic 10/18/2004 10:19:49 PM

Congrats, Murray! This is wonderful. What a precious memory!! #855510

Stanley J. Contrades level-classic 10/18/2004 11:28:27 PM

Excellent win, Murry, and Congratulations once again!
Stan #855557

Leanne M.E. Boyd level-classic 10/19/2004 3:14:01 AM

Congratulations Murry! A very sweet shot! #855747

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 10/19/2004 4:34:45 AM

Sorry I'm so late. I couldn't get my computer to cooperate yesterday with all the activity.Congrats on this great win!!! #855907

Kathleen N. Nelson 10/19/2004 4:35:16 AM

Congratulations on your win, Murry. What a wonderful, timeless shot. #855910

Wally Orlowsky 10/19/2004 5:00:46 AM

Congratulations on this fun winner, Murry. #856001

Judith G. Secco 10/19/2004 5:10:40 AM

Awesome, Murry! Great job. Congratulations.
Judy #856025

Murry Grigsby 10/19/2004 6:35:31 AM

Thanks for all your well wishes! Carolyn are you sure you didn't sleep in? :0) #856171

Bernard B. Travers 10/19/2004 7:36:50 AM

HEY, HEY, HEY, all the way. CON GRATS ON YOU, OLE BUD. #856317

Murry Grigsby 10/19/2004 7:41:26 AM

Thanks BT! #856333

Patrick Campbell 10/19/2004 8:06:12 AM

Very sweet image--thanks for sharing--congrats on your win, Murry! #856384

Robin L. Wehrman 10/19/2004 9:46:28 AM

Congratulations Murry on this magnificent win! Well deserved!! #856519

Pu Chen 10/19/2004 11:10:42 AM

Congratulations, Murry! #856665

Murry Grigsby 10/19/2004 11:59:01 AM

Thanks Patrick, Robin and Pu! #856767

Evy Johansen level-classic 10/19/2004 4:08:21 PM

Many congratulations on your win, Murry! #857270

Murry Grigsby 10/19/2004 5:10:28 PM

Thank you Evy! #857368

Janet Detota 10/19/2004 5:29:49 PM

Congratulations, Murry! Great capture!! #857393

Murry Grigsby 10/19/2004 5:34:31 PM

Thanks Janet! #857398

Donna L. Cuic 10/19/2004 6:17:22 PM

I guess you got that extra milage out of that prop after all. Congrats on your win.
Donna #857492

Murry Grigsby 10/19/2004 7:59:21 PM

Thanks Donna :0) #857745

Susana Matos 10/19/2004 9:21:59 PM

Congratulations! Absolutely wonderful!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #857858

Murry Grigsby 10/20/2004 5:16:29 AM

Thanks Su :0) #858344

Donna R. Moratelli 10/20/2004 5:35:39 AM

CONGRATULATIONS: MURRY!! This is funny! #858379

Murry Grigsby 10/20/2004 6:14:16 AM

Thanks Donna! #858485

Mary-Ella Bowles level-classic 10/20/2004 11:18:16 PM

Fantastic image!! A real feel-good-makes-me-smile kind of photo. And the kid was a natural - did he go on to a career in acting?? ;-) Well done Murry - and congrats! #860012

Murry Grigsby 10/21/2004 6:35:17 AM

Thanks Mary-Ella! No acting career :0) #860537

April Bryant 10/21/2004 3:19:27 PM

Wow. Great, great, great job. Congrats!
A. #861587

Murry Grigsby 10/21/2004 4:24:35 PM

Thanks April! #861638

Leonard Pierce 10/21/2004 6:13:54 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win Murry!!! #861812

Murry Grigsby 10/21/2004 8:05:51 PM

Thanks Len! #861994

Carol Engstrom level-classic 10/21/2004 8:06:30 PM

Congrats Murry! #861996

Murry Grigsby 10/22/2004 6:35:35 AM

Thanks Carol! #862803

Dolores Neilson level-classic 10/22/2004 8:05:00 PM

A belated congrats, Murry!! Woo hoooo on winning with this dynamic portrait! Your son is a wonderful actor....perfect model! And so handsome as a young boy.

We just had to stop in again at Polly's Pancakes on our way down from vacationing in Canada last weekend. I couldn't believe my luck to have nabbed them on their last day of the season. That's all...they're closed....sob, sob. (they had scrumptious pumpkin pancakes...oh my God. I've been trying to duplicated that recipe at home. Came close but still not as good as theirs) #863844

Murry Grigsby 10/23/2004 6:35:48 AM

Thanks Dolores! Glad you caught them before they closed for the season :0) Not only are the cakes good but what a FUN place to have breakfast and shoot some PIX!! #864305

Diane Dupuis 10/24/2004 6:36:02 AM

Congrats Murry on your very well deserved win!! He's adorable! #865945

Murry Grigsby 10/24/2004 6:57:26 AM

Thanks Diane! #866008

Patricia Marroquin 10/24/2004 8:08:49 PM

Wow, sorry I missed this one the first time around! What a spectacular image, Murry! Love it! A big congrats to you! :-) #867290

Murry Grigsby 10/25/2004 6:40:22 AM

Thanks Patricia :0) #868003

Adam T. Cowart 11/12/2004 10:24:47 AM

This pic. just popped up on the front screen and it is great. Excellent shot and excellent 'actor'. Congrats! Keep up the great work. #905836

Murry Grigsby 11/12/2004 10:32:34 AM

Thanks Adam :0) #905848

ilana peled level-classic 11/16/2004 12:32:35 PM

I just discovered this wonderful picture and enjoyed it very much.
Congratulations Murry. #917688

Murry Grigsby 11/16/2004 12:47:43 PM

Thanks Ilana :0) #917733

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic 5/25/2005 6:46:39 AM


Love the element of surprise on the little guys face. PRICELESS...

Very cute shot with the butterfly on his nose.

Excellent color and comp.

Kerby #1394620

Murry Grigsby 5/25/2005 7:15:35 AM

Thanks Kerby! #1394803

Roxanne M. Bubar 4/22/2006 11:26:15 AM

Fantatic capture of this adorable child. Creative and colorful also #2673914

Murry Grigsby 4/22/2006 12:01:32 PM

Thanks Roxanne! #2674040

Penny Steiner 4/22/2006 9:35:53 PM

hi Murry: Always love to see his photo...how are you? I hope all is well with you and your famiy.

Penny #2675268

Murry Grigsby 4/23/2006 5:27:28 AM

Thanks Penny! Pat and I are doing okay :0) #2676100

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 8/29/2008 6:35:00 AM

Taking a peek at your people gallery. I just love this one, Murry!
kk #6384490

Murry Grigsby 8/29/2008 7:21:42 AM

Thanks KK :0) #6384706

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/18/2008 9:47:22 AM

That is awesome! Very well deserved for the Gold!

jo ann c. #6770254

Murry Grigsby 11/18/2008 11:33:52 AM

Thanks Jo Ann :0) #6770671

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Another one of my old slides cleaned up in PS8. This was a setup deal when my son was young. I bought the butterfly (real wings and fake body for a wedding shoot I was doing and decided to get some extra mileage at home) and rolled up a bit of tape (no two-sided tape back in those days) to stick it to his nose. He did the acting :0)

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