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Susana Heide level-classic 3/13/2009 10:30:23 PM

WHOA!! FLAWLESS!!!!! #1097934

Tommy E. Burgess 3/14/2009 12:53:43 AM

Outstanding Macro Mike!! Amazing work! #7282411

Karen Engelbreth 3/14/2009 1:04:23 AM

Wonderful macro, Mike... #7282440

Kerry Hill 3/14/2009 2:48:41 AM

Awesome macro, Mike!!! #7282683

Mike Clime 3/14/2009 4:45:45 AM

This is an awesome macro! #7282995

Ron McEwan 3/14/2009 7:43:31 AM

Now this is the kind of shots I would like to get, that is why I bought macro lens and taken don pictures as of yet. This is a superb shot Mike well done. #7283704

Summer A. Kozisek level-classic 3/14/2009 1:08:50 PM

Great macro Mike! #7284771

Kathleen M. Rinker 3/14/2009 3:32:38 PM

I remember this one, I loved then and I love it now!!! #7285211

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 3/15/2009 1:08:30 AM

An outstanding floral macro image, and excellent post-processing work here, too, Mike!! I love the colours, details, lighting and composition!! :o) #7286180

Mike Umbreit level-classic 3/15/2009 5:15:25 AM

Thanks so much for the very kind comments! I have a series of these shots that I need to work on sometime. - Mike #7286531

Marisol Pastor level-classic 3/15/2009 12:35:13 PM

Stunning macro Mike! #7287836

Susie Peek-Swint 3/17/2009 2:01:24 PM

Fantastic image Mike ~ perfect detail and background colours! #7296105

Mike Umbreit level-classic 3/18/2009 5:40:36 PM

Marisol and Susie - Thanks so much! - Mike #7300736

Maria Morrow 3/21/2009 3:37:14 PM

Super amazing macro, Mike. It's perfect in how the insect is isolated amidst the colorful but blurred background. A winner for sure! #7312663

Mike Umbreit level-classic 3/23/2009 7:23:40 PM

Maria - Thank You!! - Mike #7320747

Linda L. Soderfelt 3/24/2009 3:53:38 PM

WOW!!! #7324302

Mike Umbreit level-classic 3/26/2009 5:05:11 AM

Linda - Thanks!! - Mike #7333730

Vikram Jamwal 3/27/2009 9:37:23 AM

This is super fantastic! #7340318

Mike Umbreit level-classic 3/27/2009 8:23:22 PM

Vikram - Thank You!! - Mike #7342272

Nikki McDonald level-classic 4/11/2009 5:13:35 PM

Making this a favorite but oh, my, it was hard to choose, Mike. You have so many terrific images from March. I love this for the light, color, and wonderful detail on the insect. #7395385

Mike Umbreit level-classic 4/12/2009 5:34:59 AM

Nikki - Thanks so much! I have a series of these shots that I really need to do something with. :) Mike #7396308

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 4/20/2009 9:21:58 AM

This is incredible Mike! Congratulations on your win in the PG101 monthly favorites contest!! #7423464

Susana Heide level-classic 4/20/2009 4:40:24 PM

I must repeat my first comment because every time I see this image I think: FLAWLESS!!! It deserves the GRAND PRIZE IMHO! CONGRATS for this 101 recognition!! #7424765

Tiia Vissak level-classic 4/22/2009 12:53:16 PM

Congratulations again! #7432461

Shawn Jennings level-classic 4/22/2009 1:06:42 PM

Super image, Mike! Congratulations on your finalist! #7432616

Jane Holestine level-classic 4/22/2009 2:14:07 PM

I love this one!Congrats. #7433210

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 4/22/2009 2:34:03 PM

Congratulations on this awesome Finalist, Mike #7433398

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/22/2009 2:56:01 PM

WTG, CONGRATS!!!!!! #7433667

Leslie McLain level-classic 4/22/2009 4:59:44 PM

Congrats on this amazing finalist. #7434761

Sam Britt level-classic 4/22/2009 6:46:58 PM

Congratulations, terrific finalist, Mike. #7435681

Jeana Clark 4/22/2009 9:06:31 PM


Fabulous finalist!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

~J~ #7436553

Summer A. Kozisek level-classic 4/22/2009 11:12:46 PM

Congratulations Mike! #7437184

Renee Doyle level-classic 4/23/2009 2:00:08 AM

Simply superb Mike!!! Congratulations!! #7437658

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/23/2009 3:19:35 AM

Wonderful clarity and color, Mike. CONGRATULATIONS on this lovely FINALIST. Sure hope it gets GOLDEN!

Usman. #7438004

Mike Umbreit level-classic 4/23/2009 4:29:17 AM

Thanks so much! I have not had a chance to look over the finalists yet. I hope to do some catching up tonight. Thanks again! :) Mike #7438367

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 4/23/2009 6:19:37 AM

Absolutely GORGEOUS Mike!!! Congrats on your Finalist -- I see GOLD for this beauty!!! #7438830

Christian Rosito level-classic 4/23/2009 8:06:23 AM

Amazing!! Congratulations #7439414

Datha Y. Thompson 4/23/2009 10:34:53 AM

Gorgeous!! Congratulations again Mike :0) WTG #7440317

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 4/23/2009 5:51:48 PM

All perfect, all gorgeous.. Congrats again Mike ! #7441869

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 4/23/2009 6:52:13 PM

A real winner, Mike! Congratulations! #7442097

Mike Umbreit level-classic 4/23/2009 7:29:24 PM

Thanks so much! I have to apologize for not commenting as much as I would like to. Real life is once again getting in the way of my photography life. Thanks for understanding! :) Mike #7442235

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 4/23/2009 7:38:11 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on another amazing finalist, Mike!!! We understand,Mike!!! #7442277

Cheryl E. Molennor 4/24/2009 6:51:43 PM

Congratulations on this great finalist! #7446433

Mike Umbreit level-classic 4/24/2009 7:47:22 PM

Patrick and Cheryl - Thanks!! - Mike #7446685

Freddy Bland 4/24/2009 8:26:09 PM

Amazing image, Mike! Such detail and the colors are incredible! Congratulations on a terrific finalist! #7446816

Katarina Mansson level-classic 4/26/2009 4:09:44 AM

Already a BIG favorite of mine! Mike, congratulations on your finalist and good luck next! #7450947

Mike Umbreit level-classic 4/26/2009 6:03:27 AM

Freddy and Katarina - Thanks so much! - Mike #7451366

Tiia Vissak level-classic 4/27/2009 11:32:04 AM

Congratulations! #7456737

Laurence Saliba level-classic 4/27/2009 11:41:49 AM

Congratulations on this great winner Mike!!! #7456787

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 4/27/2009 12:01:07 PM

Congratulations on the GOLD Mike!! WTG #7456844

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/27/2009 1:02:50 PM

amazing winner Mike, huge congrats! #7457036

Bojan Bencic level-classic 4/27/2009 1:36:57 PM

Congratulations, Mike! #7457124

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 4/27/2009 5:47:35 PM

Beautiful capture Mike, congrats! #7458047

Sam Britt level-classic 4/27/2009 6:28:48 PM

Big Congratulations on your second place winner, Mike! #7458276

Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 4/27/2009 6:53:17 PM

Excellent. Congratulations on this amazing winner! #7458427

Mike Umbreit level-classic 4/27/2009 7:00:08 PM

Thanks for the very kind comments! Some people had picked this as a winner and I am so glad that they were right! :) Mike #7458468

ROLAN NARMAN 4/27/2009 7:19:18 PM

Huge Congratulations on your gorgeous winner Mike! #7458539

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 4/27/2009 7:52:45 PM

Congratulations on this awesome image, Mike! #7458688

Mike Umbreit level-classic 4/27/2009 8:00:33 PM

Rolan and Kelly - Thanks to each of you! - Mike #7458723

Jeana Clark 4/27/2009 9:13:57 PM


good on you Mike!!!
CONGRATULATIONS on this fabulous winner!!!

~J~ #7458962

Katarina Mansson level-classic 4/27/2009 11:22:10 PM

Yeah Mike! Big congrats on this beautiful win! #7459104

Renee Doyle level-classic 4/28/2009 12:20:28 AM

WTG Mike!!! Big congratulations!! #7459254

Tarun Bose level-classic 4/28/2009 2:12:08 AM

Big, big, congrats Mike, for your excellent winner. #7459511

Elida Gutierrez level-classic 4/28/2009 8:12:34 AM


CONGRATULATIONS!!!


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"August Winners"

#7460958

Elida Gutierrez level-classic 4/28/2009 9:34:05 AM


CONGRATULATIONS!!!


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"MARCH Winners"


Sorry!!! #7461426

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/28/2009 10:38:27 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Mike on another fantastic WINNER!!

Usman. #7461650

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 4/28/2009 4:19:49 PM

BIG congrats on another amazing win, Mike! #7462441

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/28/2009 5:25:27 PM

Congrats Mike on your Outstanding 2nd Place Win!! Jeff #7462637

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 4/28/2009 6:51:46 PM

*CONGRATULATIONS* on your Awesome winning photo, Mike! #7462859

Mike Umbreit level-classic 4/28/2009 7:12:23 PM

Thanks! I have a whole series of these shots that I need to do something with. Just not enough time in a day! - Mike #7462922

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 4/28/2009 8:40:04 PM

Congratulations again Mike! #7463069

Cathy Barrows 4/29/2009 5:14:21 PM

Congrats on your 2nd place win...very cool #7466092

Glenn E. Traver level-classic 5/1/2009 12:47:35 AM

Congratulations on this Winner Mike , great composition ~ GT #7471148

Becky J. Parkinson level-classic 5/2/2009 9:27:15 AM

Fantastic caption - such clarity and color!! Congratulations on your win!! #7476586

Linda Blair level-classic 5/3/2009 11:27:19 AM

WOW....an awesome image and win....congratulations!!!!!!!!!! #7479890

Wally Orlowsky level-classic 5/4/2009 8:36:15 AM

Congratulations on this imaginatively focussed winner, Mike!!! #7483507

Mike Umbreit level-classic 5/5/2009 7:47:33 PM

Thanks so much for all of the very kind comments!! - Mike #7489809

Rosemary Sampson level-classic 5/17/2009 2:28:23 PM

Nice! I love what you did with this photo. #7530580

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 5/20/2009 2:12:34 AM

Congratulations Mike on your Win!!!


Dominick #7539011

Mike Umbreit level-classic 5/26/2009 7:14:10 PM

Rosemary/Dominick - Thanks again! - Mike #7563462

Vikram Jamwal level-classic 5/27/2009 12:00:23 PM

This is too beautiful! I hope you have a bigger print of this and hung on your wall!

Congratulations on the winner too! :-)

Vikram #7567714

Mike Umbreit level-classic 5/27/2009 6:56:25 PM

Vikram - Thank You! I don't have this on my wall yet but it is something I should do. :) Mike #7569247

Marisol Pastor level-classic 6/13/2009 1:32:45 AM

Congratulations (belated) Mike! #7625239

Mike Umbreit level-classic 6/15/2009 4:26:05 PM

Marisol - Thanks so much! - Mike #7633530

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A rework of an old favorite.

Comments welcome and appreciated!


Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 3/13/2009 8:46:51 PM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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