Butterfly Nocturne

© Nobu Nagase

Butterfly Nocturne

Stanley J. Contrades 2/22/2005 11:16:01 PM

Beautiful colors and capture of her movement even under poor lighting conditions, Nobi! Very expressive dancer, and wonderfully done!
Much Aloha,
Stan #218105

Dan Holm 2/23/2005 12:00:26 AM

Tremendous capture, Nobi!! Beautiful! #1127427

Nancy Grace Chen 2/23/2005 7:30:22 AM

How interesting... I just uploaded a photo I took using a similar effect (dancer and motion blur of skirt) about two months ago! This is a good one... dramatic blur and expression!

Nancy #1128297

Judy S. Fung 2/23/2005 2:04:48 PM

Wonderful capture, Nobi! #1128907

Karen Bacon 2/23/2005 2:52:45 PM

Great image Nobi!Love the feeling of motion you captured here! #1128987

Detrick V. Martin 2/23/2005 3:50:19 PM

Nice Shot! #1129195

Marsha S. Smith 2/23/2005 3:57:19 PM

Nobi, comment is always necessary when an image is worthy of comment and this one certainly is. Just beautiful, wonderful color and the way you caught the motion of her costume. #1129208

Nobu Nagase 2/23/2005 7:54:04 PM

Thank you all very much for stopping by and take the time to comment on this. #1129555

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/23/2005 8:26:06 PM

This is so very beautiful!! Great work!! #1129575

Cathy Stancil 2/24/2005 8:27:07 PM

That's a great image Nobi ! Well done, Beautiful ! #1131845

Nobu Nagase 2/24/2005 9:36:16 PM

Thank you, Donna and Cathy, for kind and generous words. #1131903

Jane Summa 2/24/2005 10:00:43 PM

Well Nobi...when I like something..especially an image like this one, I have to let you know :-)! Fantastic shot..the colortones blend so well with how you captured the motion...Very Nice! #1131925

Brenda W. LaFleur 2/25/2005 9:05:53 PM

This is a great capture, Nobi. You did a great job under with the lighting. Great job! #1134095

Kathleen K. Parker 2/27/2005 5:32:02 PM

Wow! Nobi!!! How did I miss this!!!
Superpic Nobinn!! :-)
kathkk #1137501

Cathy Stancil 3/15/2005 3:36:13 PM

Congratulations Nobi !!! Good luck ! #1174969

Kathleen K. Parker 3/15/2005 4:03:12 PM

Congrats, NobiNN!!! Happy for you!!!!!
Kathkk #1175222

Cindy Cone 3/15/2005 4:28:04 PM

Congrats, Nobi! I missed this one before! It's super! #1175408

Jennifer Rennison 3/15/2005 5:37:25 PM

Tremendous motion and capture, Nobi, so beautiful!! Congratulations on your finalist!! #1176206

Marsha S. Smith 3/15/2005 6:40:44 PM

Congratulations, Nobi!!! #1176789

Carla Metzler 3/15/2005 6:51:16 PM

Congratulations, Nobie! #1176911

Colette M. Metcalf 3/15/2005 7:53:16 PM

Congratulations to you Nobi!!! #1177487

Brenda W. LaFleur 3/15/2005 8:49:13 PM

I thought this one would be here, Nobi! Great image and congrats to you! #1177927

Brenda W. LaFleur 3/15/2005 8:49:16 PM

I thought this one would be here, Nobi! Great image and congrats to you! #1177928

Kelly Abernathy 3/15/2005 10:06:06 PM

Congrats on a great finalist! -K #1178299

Mary K. Robison 3/15/2005 10:26:22 PM

Sometimes those re-subs pay off, Nobi!
Congratulations on this beauty making it into the finals! #1178381

Judy S. Fung 3/16/2005 2:42:47 AM

Congrats, Nobi!! #1178828

Deborah Sandidge 3/16/2005 5:49:51 AM

Beautifully captured, Nobi, congratulations!! #1179733

Lucia De Giovanni 3/16/2005 7:56:03 AM

Congratulations Nobi! And good luck in the next round! #1180373

Debra Booth 3/16/2005 9:02:45 AM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist, Nobi! #1180619

Kathleen Clemons 3/16/2005 2:30:14 PM

Congrats to you, Nobi! #1181838

Diane Addonizio 3/16/2005 3:56:01 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Nobi ! #1182279

Terry R. Hatfield 3/16/2005 4:57:55 PM

I Missed This Beauty Nobi!! A Big Congratulations To You On An Excellent Image And Your Finalist!! #1182623

S J 3/16/2005 7:55:45 PM

Fantastic capture!! Congrats again, Nobi!! #1183131

Janet S Weaver 3/16/2005 8:05:23 PM

This is an awesome beautiful image Nobi! Congrats!! Hope you do well in the next round!! #1183165

Stanley J. Contrades 3/16/2005 8:48:20 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Nobi, and best of luck to you with this Finalist in the next judging! Beautifully done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1183240

Carol Brill 3/17/2005 12:21:09 AM

Simply wonderful, Nobi, with the capture of colorful motion, congratulations on all your finalists, and the very best of luck to you! #1183570

Janet L. Skinner 3/17/2005 2:57:30 AM

GREAT shot, Nobi!! Congrats!! #1183699

Karen Bacon 3/17/2005 9:53:22 AM

Congratulations Nobi!GORGEOUS SHOT! #1185025

Karen Engelbreth 3/17/2005 11:32:03 AM

Congrats to you, Nobi!

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 3/17/2005 2:46:44 PM

Great job Nobi!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes, Linnea #1185625

Joannie Bertucci 3/17/2005 2:53:06 PM

Nobi, there is just something about you and female dancers :-) Congratulations young man on your very well deserved win! #1185652

Murry Grigsby 3/17/2005 3:08:06 PM

Congratulations on your win Nobi!! #1185723

Cindy Cone 3/17/2005 3:09:27 PM

Big congrats to you, Nobi! #1185732

Karen Bacon 3/17/2005 3:20:10 PM

Abig congratulations on your win my friend!!! #1185801

Stanley J. Contrades 3/17/2005 3:46:11 PM

Fabulous 2nd Place Win, Nobi, and CONGRATULATIONS once again!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1185944

William C. Raco 3/17/2005 3:48:16 PM

Wonderful photo, Nobi!!
So glad to see this a winner.


Patricia Marroquin 3/17/2005 4:04:13 PM

Congrats, my friend! Glad to see this beauty as a winner! :-) #1186012

Judy S. Fung 3/17/2005 4:13:41 PM

Congrats on your win, Nobi!! #1186066

Terry R. Hatfield 3/17/2005 4:15:46 PM

Congratulations On Your Win Nobi!!!! #1186081

Allan L. Whitehead 3/17/2005 5:07:29 PM

Nobi, congratulations on this wonderful win, it's very richly deserved, my dear friend - your friend, Allan #1186229

S J 3/17/2005 5:18:43 PM

Many Congratulations on this Fabulous WIN, Nobi!! #1186255

Jill Flynn 3/17/2005 5:33:21 PM

A big congratulations on this terrific win Nobi! Way to go!! #1186291

Jane Summa 3/17/2005 5:48:28 PM

Fantastic Nobi!! I'm real happy for you!! Congratulations :-)!!!! #1186346

Marsha S. Smith 3/17/2005 5:55:59 PM

Still beautiful! Congrats, Nobi #1186367

Debra Booth 3/17/2005 6:30:22 PM

Congratulations on your win, Nobi!!! #1186461

Deborah Sandidge 3/17/2005 6:48:39 PM

Beautiful work, congratulations Nobi!!! #1186518

Stephen Zacker 3/17/2005 7:52:26 PM

Wonderful image and feeling of motion. Congratulations #1186782

Colette M. Metcalf 3/17/2005 7:53:54 PM

Congratulations to you Nobi!!!! #1186793

Kelly Abernathy 3/17/2005 9:21:42 PM

Congratulations on your win! -K #1187012

Mary K. Robison 3/17/2005 9:52:35 PM

Yay, Nobi!
CONGRATULATIONS on your win!! #1187064

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/17/2005 11:28:49 PM

Hi Nobi, I wanted to congratulate you, this is awesome!! #1187126

Kathleen Clemons 3/18/2005 3:50:14 AM

Congrats to you, Nobi! :) #1187418

Anita Hogue 3/18/2005 5:19:08 AM

Congratulations on a fabulous win, Nobi!! #1187779

Ed Heaton 3/18/2005 5:47:09 AM

Congratulation on an outstanding image! #1187909

Laura Clay-Ballard 3/18/2005 6:07:27 AM

congratulations. very pretty image. #1188007

Carla Metzler 3/18/2005 8:44:03 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your win, Nobi! :) #1188478

Karen Engelbreth 3/18/2005 1:02:13 PM

Congratulations on your win, Nobi! #1188973

Nobu Nagase 3/18/2005 6:38:02 PM

Thank you very much, everyone, for your kind congratulatory comments.
I always appreciate your support and encouragement, without that, this image and others would not have been here.
It's such an honor and pleasure to have your friendship, your support, and encouragement. Thank you!!! #1189508

Diane Addonizio 3/18/2005 6:59:11 PM

Congratulations, Nobi !! #1189534

Evy Johansen 3/18/2005 10:25:10 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Nobi! #1189787

Nobu Nagase 3/19/2005 7:40:41 AM

Thank you so much, Diane and Evy!!! #1190825

Jennifer Rennison 3/19/2005 8:10:42 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful win, Nobi! #1190886

Leonard Pierce 3/19/2005 8:27:08 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Nobi!!! #1191863

Susan T. Evans 3/20/2005 12:46:30 PM

Congrats Nobi!!! awesome! #1193186

Eric Schneider 3/23/2005 6:46:09 AM

Good Job Nobi! Omedetou! #1200372

Nobu Nagase 3/23/2005 10:09:28 AM

Jennifer, Len, and Susan,
Thank you so much for coming by and for your kind words.

Eric-san, doumo arigatou!!! #1200854

Nancy Grace Chen 3/26/2005 9:10:21 PM

Nobi, so you came out on top!! My dancer didn't even make finalist. :) Big congratulations to you on your win with this beautiful capture!

Nancy #1208826

Cora Miller 3/29/2005 12:12:58 AM

Nobi, this is FABULOUS!!! The bright colors and sense of motion you captured are wonderful. Love your title too. My heartfelt congratulations on your win! #1213486

Leanne M.E. Boyd 4/12/2005 12:03:00 PM

Comment is very necessary, Nobi! What a gorgeous image! Congratulations on your win! Very well done! #1248830

Elisabeth A. Gay 4/22/2005 4:24:44 PM

Marvellous win Nobi - another of your wonderful cultural shots!
Ann #1282169

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...Latin night festivity on Aruba beach under a poor lighting condition, enabled me to capture the motion of this beautifully costumed dancer, dancing like a butterfly...
Re-edited for resub. Comment is unecessary...

Uploaded on 2/22/2005 9:49:08 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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