Marijana Fajgl level-classic 12/11/2008 1:43:20 PM

What a great idea to capture that, Patrick! Well seen. Wonderful details and contrast colours! #1050041

Kerry Hill 12/11/2008 1:47:49 PM

Fantastic colour, detail and clarity, Patrick!!! Fabulous well composed capture!! #6880578

Margaret R. Barry 12/11/2008 1:49:58 PM

Fantastic colors, details and comp., Patrick! #6880585

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 12/11/2008 2:25:59 PM

Very cool capture, details and colors! #6880669

Max Aureli 12/11/2008 2:38:25 PM

There are great detail on this macro, Patrick!! Great light, beautiful textures and colors on this wonderful work!!! #6880733

Bill Knaps 12/11/2008 3:01:15 PM

Great detail Patrick. Bill #6880854

Deb Koskovich 12/11/2008 3:17:15 PM

Wow, I don't think I've ever seen one up THAT close, Patrick....what detail! #6880899

Beverley Scott 12/11/2008 4:05:13 PM

Well, I was half expecting a pomegranate, but this is much better Patrick! Fabulous detail, colours, composition and texture. Excellent work - a winner for sure - and a gold star from me!!! Bev #6880978

Ken Jarvis level-classic 12/11/2008 4:07:54 PM

Great detail and colours, Patrick! #6880986

Sabrina Ryan 12/11/2008 4:29:29 PM

Great macro photo, Patrick! Wonderful clarity, vivid color and nice composition. Well done!! #6881058

Amber J. Skene 12/11/2008 4:38:25 PM

Fantastic color, details, and comp Patrick! #6881089

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 12/11/2008 5:00:11 PM

AWSOME clarity and capture Patrick, I used to play ball all the time, sure do miss it! I was the pitcher :) #6881169

Pamela Shane 12/11/2008 5:13:16 PM

Superb details in this shot Patrick,
love your framing. #6881210

Joseph N. DiGilio 12/11/2008 5:17:21 PM

Ah baseball, my first love. Like most boys of my generation I dreamed of making a living playing with one of these. The game has changed a lot but the ball still looks the same. Nice detail Patrick. Did you know there are 108 double stitches on a major league ball, counting the two under the cover? #6881228

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 12/11/2008 5:33:36 PM

Thanks marijana, kerry,Margaret,Shelly,Max,Bill,Deb,Beverley,Ken, Sabrina, Amber,Nancy( not suprised you were the pitcher), Pamela & Joseph ( interesting piece of trivia)!!! Did not know that,Joseph, but have a feeling I will remember it,lol! #6881275

Jeff Robinson level-classic 12/11/2008 5:37:50 PM

Excellent comp, detail and capture! Very well done Patrick! Jeff #6881288

Ken Smith level-classic 12/11/2008 6:04:41 PM

Who'd have thought the baseball stitches would look this great! Cool shot, Patrick! #6881420

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 12/11/2008 6:07:16 PM

Thanks Jeff & Ken!!! #6881434

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 12/11/2008 6:14:28 PM

Wonderful details, colors and composition. Terrific capture, Patrick. #6881469

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 12/11/2008 6:34:41 PM

HOLY MOLY, Patrick!!!!!! That's one incredible macro!!!!!! FAAAAANTASTIC!!!!! :-) k #6881584

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 12/11/2008 6:48:20 PM

Fantastic capture on that baseball, very sharp in detail Patrick!! HOLY MOLY also! #6881639

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 12/11/2008 7:29:05 PM

Amazing details and clarity here, Patrick.

Dominick #6881774

Tamera S. Phillips 12/11/2008 7:52:02 PM

Great detail Patrick! #6881873

Joan Powell 12/11/2008 7:53:23 PM

nice macro , I wish were baseball season :-( #6881877

Melissa G. Meiselman 12/11/2008 8:13:07 PM

Outstanding macro taken with ultra sharp detail, great composition, terrific color and well exposed for white, Patrick!!! #6881951

Angie M. Davis 12/11/2008 9:02:55 PM

This is excellent Patrick! Can't wait for spring training!! :) #6882072

Tammy Espino 12/11/2008 9:24:08 PM

I think he might go buy a pomagrante This is AWESOME Paddy Macro king!! This better at least get a Finalist or Potd!! :) #6882126

ROLAN NARMAN 12/11/2008 10:13:48 PM

Fanrastic macro Patrick! Awesome details and great lighting! #6882200

Michelle Alton 12/12/2008 4:23:08 AM

Patrick...with this image you've shown that YOU have harnessed the power of light! It's a phenomenon! #6882837

Bill Wyatt 12/12/2008 4:51:49 AM

Fantastic macro work the details, color and light are amazing! Excellent work my friend! #6882923

Alexis Yobbagy 12/12/2008 6:55:22 AM

Great composition and you've created an elegance in a baseball!!! Way to go!!! #6883333

Jennifer L. Taranto 12/12/2008 7:39:55 AM

i love the simplicity & the contrast in the colors!! great comp & light too!! #6883494

Beverly A. Wright 12/12/2008 7:51:17 AM

Excellent detail and contrast in color!
Wonderful macro Patrick! #6883531

Amy E. Schneider 12/12/2008 8:50:43 AM

HOMERUN! This one is out of the ballpark...
Amazing detail, love the crop, great lighting and clarity.
Happy Holidays! Amy:) #6883687

John Connolly level-classic 12/12/2008 12:04:17 PM

Superb lighting, color and textures here Patrick! You are the master of macro! #6884382

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic 12/12/2008 5:24:16 PM

My friend
great texture and clarity on this macro,like always you amaz all of us :)

Ysa... #6885205

Susan Weisensel 12/12/2008 6:52:52 PM

HOLY CRAP Patrick, the detail is out of this world. Super outstanding macro. #6885399

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/12/2008 7:33:00 PM

Love the pov and awesome detail and colors Patrick! great presentation!

jo ann c. #6885494

Z. Banu 12/12/2008 10:56:08 PM

Beautiful image!Patrick. #6885814

Terri L. Scribner 12/13/2008 12:22:12 PM

Fantastic macro, Patrick! Spot on color and details!! #6888193

Joerg Schlagheck 12/13/2008 12:33:29 PM

This is fantastic, Patrick! Right up there with your very best. Composition and detail are superb. Hope you're having a great weekend. #6888219

Murry Grigsby 12/13/2008 1:21:01 PM

Hey it won't be long before spring ball starts Patrick :0) I love the centipede stitches and the stress on the ball hide! Terrific macro!! #6888345

Sherran Andersen level-classic 12/13/2008 9:15:18 PM

Such a cool macro Patrick... wonderful details and colours. This should be a puzzle. Sherran #6889620

Lauren P. Krajenta 12/14/2008 9:28:41 AM

Fantastic image...great macro. Must be a ball used by the Texas Rangers..hardly! #6891078

Christie R. Bielss 12/14/2008 9:59:10 AM

Fantastic macro! Have to ditto Lauren's comment! :( #6891167

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 12/14/2008 8:16:56 PM

Thanks again everyone!!! Lauren & Christie, that is quite funny,LOL!!! #6892642

Tammy Espino level-classic 1/21/2009 2:41:41 PM

Patrick!! You go boy, I am counting three for you!! :) (finger snap) Congrats! #7062121

Michelle Alton level-classic 1/21/2009 5:11:20 PM

Congratulations, Patrick, on this "only Patrick R." Finalist. I love it! #7062752

Ken Jarvis level-classic 1/21/2009 5:22:23 PM

Patrick, your doing great this month. Congratulaions again on your finalist! #7062903

ROLAN NARMAN 1/21/2009 6:10:40 PM

Patrick! Huge Congrats on your beautiful finalist and best wishes in the next round! #7063465

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 1/21/2009 6:16:25 PM

Huge Congratulations!! #7063542

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 1/21/2009 7:03:25 PM

Another fantastic macro, Patrick! Congratulations! #7064085

Scott A. McDaniel 1/21/2009 7:08:58 PM

So simple yet so extraordinary! I LOVE this shot. Instantly into my favorites. #7064141

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/21/2009 8:25:32 PM

Gee, thanks everyone!!! #7064834

Janet Daniel level-classic 1/21/2009 8:37:09 PM

Woohoo, Patrick! You're on a roll! WTG!!! #7064910

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic 1/21/2009 8:39:53 PM




YSA #7064928

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/21/2009 8:49:28 PM

Thank you very much Janet & Ysa!!! You are all very kind!!! Ysa , thanks for the hugs!!! #7065028

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/21/2009 10:36:44 PM

Huge congratulations on this wonderful Finalist.

UB. #7065619

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 1/21/2009 11:20:58 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Bojan Bencic level-classic 1/21/2009 11:31:15 PM

Congratulations on your finalists, Patrick. #7065948

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 1/21/2009 11:48:29 PM

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Patrick! #7066052

anonymous 1/22/2009 6:33:51 AM

WOW! What a month for you Patrick! Huge congratulations! B- #7067663

Courtenay Vanderbilt 1/22/2009 9:59:50 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Patrick! I love this! #7068486

Melissa G. Meiselman 1/22/2009 11:27:00 AM

Fantastic macro and wonderful finalist, Patrick!! Congratulations!!! #7068892

Stefania Barbier level-classic 1/22/2009 11:42:25 AM


Tiia Vissak level-classic 1/22/2009 11:51:42 AM

Congratulations! #7069076

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 1/22/2009 4:30:32 PM

And another huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Patrick!! #7070356

Sam Britt level-classic 1/22/2009 5:18:40 PM

Congratulations again, Patrick! #7070632

Angie M. Davis level-classic 1/22/2009 5:50:45 PM

Woohoo!! Congratulations, Patrick!! This is one of my faves from the start! #7070830

ALLEN O. HOWARD 1/22/2009 9:59:41 PM

Another teriffic image, Patrick! And another congratulations! #7071632

Beverley Scott 1/23/2009 2:28:41 AM

Huge congrats again, Patrick! I knew when I first saw this that it had 'Winner' all over it!!! Bev #7072126

Max Aureli 1/23/2009 2:48:04 AM

Congratulations Patrick on this fantastic Finalist!!! :-)) #7072190

Eivor Kuchta 1/23/2009 5:27:06 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Patrick! #7072579

Debra R. Harder 1/23/2009 6:47:40 AM

You're on a roll, Patrick!! Huge congratulations on another OUTSTANDING finalist! Deb #7072910

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 1/23/2009 10:44:54 AM

Another amazing finalist, Patrick! Well done! #7073808

Jillian Danielson 1/23/2009 4:30:13 PM

WOW Patrick, this is REALLY cool!! I'm die hard Dbacks fan to the core and am just waiting impatiently for the season to start!!! This photo getting me even more antsy!! LOL ! Congrats on finalist!! #7075643

Annie Booth 1/23/2009 9:22:05 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your finalist, Patrick. AWESOME macro. #7077376

Eugenio Diaz 1/24/2009 7:11:27 AM

SUPERB!! Huge congratulations on your GORGEOUS finalist!
WTG, Patrick!!!
FANTASTIC image!!! #7079340

Jeana Clark level-classic 1/24/2009 9:26:43 PM

Outstanding Patrick!!!!
Wonderful work!!!!!
An Excellent Finalist!!!!

~J~ #7082030

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 1/25/2009 7:44:44 AM

Patrick- Congratulations my friend on getting a Finalist for this creative work. WTG. #7083728

Jennifer L. Taranto 1/25/2009 8:20:22 AM

WTG on this cool finalist!!! #7083891

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/27/2009 6:50:40 PM

This is so cool, Patrick! Incredible detail! Big congratulations on an amazing finalist! #7096114

Sabrina Ryan 1/27/2009 7:16:15 PM

Congratulations Patrick on this Wonderful Finalist photo! #7096189

John Connolly level-classic 1/29/2009 2:09:32 PM

Huge Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Patrick! Well done! #7103393

anonymous 2/12/2009 8:16:02 PM

Patrick, I love this close-up. The clarity is amazing. One of my favorite sports! :) Well done. #7159502

Vladan D. Djordjevic 3/4/2009 2:19:45 PM

Congratulations on your finalists, Patrick.


Melissa G. Meiselman 1/19/2011 7:23:15 AM

Congratulations, Patrick on this extraordinary finalist!! WTG!!! #9174776

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