Rose and visitor

© Patricia Ronan

Rose and visitor

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 9/9/2008 2:07:15 PM

Great details and colors Patricia! #995557

Mike D. Perez level-classic 9/9/2008 2:30:36 PM

Beautiful details and colors, Patricia! #6434346

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 9/9/2008 3:06:48 PM

Hi Patricia,Very beautiful color and detail.Monsoon will soon be over,So I need to look for something to shoot.Great capture,my friend!!!


Max Aureli level-classic 9/9/2008 3:07:25 PM

Oho... oho...
Beautiful details and colors in here Patrizia! Nice shot! #6434423

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 9/9/2008 3:16:05 PM

FANTASTIC color and detail Patricia!!! #6434445

Teresa P.Pelaez level-classic 9/9/2008 3:22:10 PM

Amazing colors Patricia, neat work. #6434458

Jeff Robinson level-classic 9/9/2008 4:53:09 PM

This is Outstanding!! Jeff #6434628

Agnes Fegan level-classic 9/9/2008 5:29:57 PM

Details are so nice and sharp ... and pretty colors too! #6434773

Sam Britt level-classic 9/9/2008 5:51:57 PM

Fantastic image, Patricia! #6434885

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/9/2008 7:35:31 PM

Exceptional colors, detail, clarity, pov , beauty & presentation here, Patricia!!! #6435241

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/9/2008 10:11:06 PM

amazing colors and macro! #6435644

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. level-classic 9/9/2008 10:24:43 PM


KARU. #6435686

Tiia Vissak level-classic 9/10/2008 9:45:37 AM

great colors, clarity & pov! #6437734

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap level-classic 9/10/2008 12:04:27 PM

Fabulous work...... #6438279

John Connolly level-classic 9/10/2008 1:44:21 PM

Beautiful macro work, Patricia! The color and detail are outstanding! I don't think you will ever want to give that lens back! #6438609

Patricia Ronan level-classic 9/10/2008 3:58:12 PM

Thanks everyone:) #6438919

Joseph N. DiGilio level-classic 9/10/2008 4:30:48 PM

Wonderful detail and clarity in this macro image Patricia. Combined with the brilliant color, I find it very appealing. #6438991

Patricia Ronan level-classic 9/15/2008 3:04:25 PM

Thank you Joseph:) #6458705

Max Aureli level-classic 9/24/2008 2:08:35 PM

The clarity in here is great Patricia!! #6506985

Patricia Ronan level-classic 9/24/2008 2:23:05 PM

Thank you Max:) #6507033

Tiia Vissak level-classic 10/2/2008 12:42:45 AM

Congratulations! #6541703

Susan Jane Allen level-classic 10/2/2008 12:49:55 AM

Wow, lovely detail! #6541737

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 10/2/2008 1:07:56 AM

Lovely colour and detail Patricia ~ many congrats on POTD! #6541799

Joseph N. DiGilio level-classic 10/2/2008 1:35:59 AM

Well what do you know, POTD. Conrgatulations Patricia. This is kinda like deja vu for us. #6541819

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 10/2/2008 2:26:51 AM

Congrats on your POTD. #6541938

Mary K. Robison level-classic 10/2/2008 2:30:30 AM

Just got on-line or I would've written this sooner ~
A huge CONGRATULATIONS! for your beautiful POTD, Patricia!
So happy for you!! #6541949

Roy Blinston level-classic 10/2/2008 2:40:31 AM

Hi Patricia... Would you be interested in sending me a high res version of this to use in some advertising work I am presently doing (ie: a Wasp Brochure). If so, let me know how much you want and the pixel size you could send for high res printing in a Brochure and I will show it and discuss budget with client. Ta - Roy #6542001

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 10/2/2008 3:25:03 AM

Spectacular POTD!
Congratulations, Patricia! #6542209

Max Aureli level-classic 10/2/2008 3:26:47 AM

Congratulation for the Photo of Day!!!!
I need that fly, Patricia!! #6542213

Josselyne Klecanda level-classic 10/2/2008 4:09:16 AM

WOW! Fantastic. #6542415

Christie R. Bielss level-classic 10/2/2008 5:06:04 AM

WOW! Gorgeous! Congratulations on your POTD! #6542584

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 10/2/2008 6:04:00 AM

Ohhh my goodness, that is beautiful and have never seen a "sharper" insect, great job.....Congrats on POTD Patricia!

jo ann c. #6542821

Jessica Jenney level-classic 10/2/2008 6:14:52 AM

Congratulations, Patricia on your fantastic POTD! #6542858

Donna R. Wageman 10/2/2008 6:19:48 AM


Agnes Fegan level-classic 10/2/2008 6:29:44 AM

Hey, this is your lucky week - maybe you should buy a lotto ticket lol! Congrats on your POTD!!! #6542912

Cheryl Meisel level-classic 10/2/2008 6:52:57 AM

Wonderful macro!!!
BIG CONGRATS on your wins with this!
Cherylm #6543007

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 10/2/2008 7:02:58 AM

Congratulations Patricia, an amazing macro and beautiful potd!! #6543055

A P 10/2/2008 7:48:24 AM

Congrats on your beautiful POTD, Patricia #6543276

Daniella Puente 10/2/2008 7:53:48 AM

EXCELLENT POTD Patricia! congrats :))) #6543299

Roger L. Williams 10/2/2008 8:23:40 AM

WOW...such great insect detail. Congrats on a well deserved POTD #6543470

Patricia Ronan 10/2/2008 8:54:50 AM

This is a lovely surprise to get POTD, thank you all for your lovely comments:)
For BP members who are interested I took this image with a Canon EOS 350D and a Canon EF 100mm 1:2.8 USM macro lens.

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 10/2/2008 8:56:30 AM

HUGE Congrats on this FANTASTIC POTD!!! #6543583

Joy Rector 10/2/2008 10:23:12 AM

congrats on the POTD #6543962

John Connolly 10/2/2008 4:19:22 PM

Big congratulations and a pat on the back for this POTD, Patricia! Well done, my friend! #6545040

Sam Britt 10/2/2008 5:46:29 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful POTD, Patricia. #6545281

Kathy L. Clark 10/2/2008 6:42:52 PM

congrat Patricia on your gorgeous POTD #6545422

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 10/2/2008 7:10:27 PM

Superb and beautiful, Patricia! #6545471

Gretchen J. Gilkey 10/2/2008 8:21:03 PM

Stunning image Patricia!!!! Such incredible colors and clarity.....Congrats and I don't think we've seen the last of this image!!!
gretchen :0) #6545609

Jeff Robinson level-classic 10/3/2008 3:25:11 AM

Congrats Particia on your Excellent POTD!! Jeff #6546588

Patricia Ronan level-classic 10/3/2008 4:07:31 PM

Thanks so much everyone, your comments are much appreciated:) #6549789

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 10/7/2008 10:16:57 AM

A magnificent capture, congrats on your POTD! #6565607

Patricia Ronan level-classic 10/7/2008 3:20:20 PM

Thank you Corinne:) #6566695

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 10/22/2008 8:09:45 PM

A big congratulations,Patricia! #6640164

Vladan D. Djordjevic level-classic 10/22/2008 8:48:27 PM

A big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Patricia! #6640623

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 10/22/2008 10:51:04 PM

HUGE CONGRATS and best of luck in the next round! #6641585

Stefania Barbier level-classic 10/22/2008 11:14:39 PM


Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 10/22/2008 11:28:46 PM

WTG, girl. Good Luck again. Congrats.



Mary K. Robison level-classic 10/23/2008 1:25:43 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your lovely POTD making finalist, Patricia, and best of luck to you in the next level up! #6642408

Max Aureli level-classic 10/23/2008 2:16:28 AM

Congrats Patricia on your excellent macro!!!! Great Finalist Patrizia!!!

Amber J. Skene 10/23/2008 11:29:58 AM

Congrats on your finalist! #6646914

Eugenio Diaz 10/23/2008 4:32:19 PM

Congratulations on this amazing finalist! #6648388

Sam Britt 10/23/2008 5:37:42 PM

Congratulations, Patricia!! #6648876

Agnes Fegan level-classic 10/24/2008 1:47:14 PM

The winner's circle...congratulations! #6653980

Stefania Barbier level-classic 10/24/2008 2:06:02 PM

congrats on your gorgeous win!!! #6654133

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 10/24/2008 3:06:53 PM

Congratulations!!!! #6654529

Max Aureli level-classic 10/24/2008 3:22:34 PM

Congratulations for the Winner, Patricia!!!! :-) #6654624

Joan Powell level-classic 10/24/2008 3:37:09 PM

congrats on this beauty ! #6654759

Elida Gutierrez level-classic 10/24/2008 3:50:14 PM


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Vladan D. Djordjevic level-classic 10/24/2008 4:38:31 PM

Congratulations on this superb winner! #6655135

Sam Britt level-classic 10/24/2008 4:53:05 PM

Congratulations on this second place win, Patricia! #6655212

Patricia Ronan level-classic 10/24/2008 5:55:00 PM

Thanks so much everyone:) #6655497

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 10/24/2008 5:57:06 PM

Congratulations! #6655507

Mary K. Robison level-classic 10/24/2008 7:22:20 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Winner, Patricia!! #6655862

Daniella Puente level-classic 10/24/2008 7:27:34 PM

YES! BIG congrats Patricia SO GLAD to see this into the winners, is fantastic!!!!!! #6655896

Cyn Valentine level-classic 10/25/2008 8:17:58 AM

Gorgeous...congratulations Patricia!! #6658113

Tiia Vissak level-classic 10/25/2008 8:25:36 AM

Congratulations! #6658162

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 10/25/2008 11:57:58 AM

WTG. Congrats. on striking GOLD.

UB. #6658976

John Connolly level-classic 10/25/2008 1:31:37 PM

Congratulations again Patricia! Now you have GOLD! Well done, my friend! #6659305

Renee Doyle level-classic 10/25/2008 9:31:04 PM

Incredible detail and beautiful colours!! Congratulations on this wonderful win Patricia!! #6660606

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 10/25/2008 9:53:57 PM

Congratulations on your win Patricia, awesome! #6660671

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 10/27/2008 2:54:29 AM

Congratulations Patricia on your Win.

Dominick #6665595

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/30/2008 8:17:43 AM

This is so pretty.....I love the colors from the flower in the wings! Great capture and Congrats!! #6683288

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aperture,f 4; shutter,1/200.
Image taken in the Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL

Uploaded on 9/9/2008 2:04:51 PM

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Camera: Miscellaneous Does Not Apply All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner Photo of the Day

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