~Bokeh Bee~

Amy Jackson 5/18/2009 7:05:56 AM

Beautiful image, Shelly! Great job! #1129429

Lisa J. Boulden 5/18/2009 7:15:21 AM

Bee-autiful, all-around!
Gorgeous colors and great bokeh, too!
~♥~Lisa #7532775

Debra R. Harder 5/18/2009 7:45:36 AM

OMGOSH, Shelly! This is truly BEAUTIFUL! Perfect everything...a FAVORITE!!! Deb #7532880

Tammy Scott 5/18/2009 7:48:49 AM

I really love this shot! Great Bokeh image! #7532899

Melissa Gurdus 5/18/2009 8:09:54 AM

Eye catching capture of this beautiful flower with dazzling color, terrific lighting and wonderful bokeh, Shelly! #7532962

Ken Smith 5/18/2009 8:42:54 AM

That's excellent, Shelly...colors pop and the bokeh is there..very well done! #7533066

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/18/2009 9:29:36 AM

Amy, Lisa, Deb, Tammy, Melissa and Ken: You guys all know how to make a girl smile! Thanks for being so sweet! Have a wonderful day!! #7533180

Renata Gusciora 5/18/2009 10:47:59 AM

Love the colors,fantastic macro and whole capture,Shelly! #7533363

David Van Camp 5/18/2009 11:08:32 AM

Lovely! Nice catch with the bee, Shelly! :) #7533403

Marcel J. Fernandez 5/18/2009 11:16:32 AM

Lovely colors and great composition. Shelly you have a wonderful gallery. #7533419

Candice C. Calhoun 5/18/2009 11:30:13 AM

Very pretty, Maggie...love the strong color!

ccc #7533480

Kay E. Mahoney 5/18/2009 11:32:17 AM

Nice capture, Shelly. Beautiful flower. Love the bee on it. #7533488

Jeana Clark 5/18/2009 11:54:00 AM


Oh So Beautiful Shelly-Girl!!!
wonderful lighting..colors..details!!!
AWESOME SHOT!!!

~J~ #7533568

Sam Britt 5/18/2009 12:08:47 PM

Very beautiful, Shelly. #7533624

Linda D. Lester 5/18/2009 12:34:12 PM

So beautiful!!!! Great job on the theme! #7533696

Mike Clime 5/18/2009 12:36:04 PM

Very pretty close up! #7533704

Gina M. Savage 5/18/2009 12:38:39 PM

Simply stunning, Shelly! #7533714

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/18/2009 1:27:11 PM

Renata, David, Marcel, Candice, Kay, Jeana, Sam, Linda, Mike and Gina: Thank you all so much! :) #7533877

Cathy Barrows 5/18/2009 1:54:05 PM

a real beauty #7533942

David Phalen 5/18/2009 1:56:02 PM

Excellent work Shelly!! Terrific Bokeh entry!! #7533950

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/18/2009 3:31:28 PM

Thanks Cathy and Dave! #7534271

Lorraine A. Cook 5/18/2009 4:17:21 PM

BEE-tiful capture, Shelly!

In two months my "Cicada Killers" will be around!!<:)) #7534411

Renee Doyle 5/18/2009 4:30:47 PM

Gorgeous Shelly!!! Excellent work! #7534465

Emile Abbott 5/18/2009 5:20:44 PM

Good on you Girl and I made a commitment to get back to BP on my birthday today after a nice 5 day vacation to the Texas Hill Country. Love the floral bee and Bokeh #7534626

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/18/2009 7:06:42 PM

Lorraine, Renee and Emile: Thank you all so much!! Yikes, Lorraine.....bees! #7534867

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 5/18/2009 7:27:59 PM

BEEEEEEEAUUUUUUTIFUL, Shelly!!! :-) k #7534930

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/18/2009 7:52:45 PM

Thanks Kitty! #7535000

Kaye Burazin 5/18/2009 8:23:07 PM

Hey girl, you really make capturing those beautiful flowers look simple. Wish I could get the composition thing on flowers right like you do. Sweet dreams my friend.... #7535073

Summer A. Kozisek 5/18/2009 9:05:43 PM

Great macro Shelly, I love the colors! #7535169

Stan Kwasniowski 5/18/2009 11:12:46 PM

Shelly, wonderful macro #7535294

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/19/2009 5:40:35 AM

Kaye, Summer and Stan: Thank you all so much! Have a great day!! #7536202

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/19/2009 6:05:35 AM

Gorgeous Shelly

jo ann c. #7536275

ROLAN NARMAN 5/19/2009 6:37:32 AM

Gorgeous capture Shelly! Perfect timing! #7536413

Shawn Jennings 5/19/2009 7:13:11 AM

This is beautiful, Shelly! Great color and bokeh! #7536580

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/19/2009 8:26:02 AM

Jo Ann, Rolan and Shawn: Thanks so much and have a wonderful day! #7536781

Steven W. Lepak 5/19/2009 8:25:20 PM

Bravo Shelly! Wonderful. Terrific work on this. Keep them coming. Best Regards, Steven #7538388

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/19/2009 8:38:42 PM

Thanks Steven for the encouragement! #7538404

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 5/23/2009 2:38:14 PM

Beautiful, colorful macro Shelly.
JP #7551108

Vladan D. Djordjevic 5/24/2009 12:26:02 AM

An excellent cature! The colors and details are terrific. #7552092

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/24/2009 4:31:36 PM

Thanks Jean-Pierre and Vladan! #7553471

Susan Fox 6/1/2009 4:49:28 PM

This is a finalist/winning photo! It would be if I were a judge :-)

Wonderful light, color and detail. The bokeh is great too. Great photo Shelly! #7586633

Dianna Murphy 6/2/2009 10:41:03 AM

I agree with Susan, the light and color are amazing. Wonderful image. #7589479

Shelly A. Van Camp 6/2/2009 7:53:43 PM

Susan and Dianna, thank you...Susan, that means a lot to me, coming from you, even if it doesn't win. ♥ #7591360

Tammy Scott 6/19/2009 12:43:22 PM

Big congratulations on this gorgeous finalist! #7648714

Susan Fox 6/19/2009 1:24:59 PM

See! I told you :-) Congrats Shelly! Now fingers crossed it goes on to win #7649056

Susan Weisensel 6/19/2009 2:14:54 PM

WTG Shelly, good luck in the next round. #7649423

Renee Doyle 6/19/2009 3:02:25 PM

WTG Shelly!!! Congratulations!! #7649917

Daniella Puente 6/19/2009 4:39:58 PM

Congratulations Shelly!!! #7650691

Anne M. Young 6/19/2009 5:46:56 PM

Congratulations - super capture! #7651355

ROLAN NARMAN 6/19/2009 6:06:32 PM

Huge congrats on your fantastic finalist, Shelly! #7651517

Sabrina Ryan 6/19/2009 6:15:34 PM

Congratulations on your excellent Finalist, Shelly! #7651589

Gail Vitikacs 6/19/2009 6:18:50 PM

This is exceptional Shelly! Congratlations! #7651624

Sam Britt 6/19/2009 6:28:27 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Shelly! #7651708

Patrick Rouzes 6/19/2009 7:02:03 PM

Congratulations on this amazing finalist, Shelly!!! WTG!!! #7652036

Judy V. Kennamer 6/19/2009 8:22:20 PM

Totally gorgeous Shelly!!! Congrats on your well-deserved Finalist! #7652614

Lisa J. Boulden 6/19/2009 8:40:13 PM

WTG!!!
Huge congratulations, Shelly!
~♥~lisa #7652696

Kim Kleinschmidt 6/19/2009 10:04:59 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Shelly! #7653277

Nadya Johnson 6/20/2009 3:03:02 AM

Gorgeous, Shelly! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #7654147

Graeme Chow 6/20/2009 5:25:18 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Shelly. #7654705

Eugenio Diaz 6/20/2009 5:26:02 AM

Congratulations on your AMAZING finalist! #7654713

Anita Hogue 6/20/2009 7:48:54 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Shelly! #7655674

Dianna Murphy 6/20/2009 9:39:36 AM

Congratulations on your finalist. A finalist in this most competitive category is truly sweet. #7656426

Debra R. Harder 6/20/2009 2:46:18 PM

This has GOLD all over it, Shelly! Congratulations on your beautiful (and one of my favs) finalist!! Deb #7657968

Jeff W. Robinson 6/20/2009 3:11:37 PM

Congrats on your excellent Finalist Shelly! Jeff #7658135

Linda D. Lester 6/20/2009 6:05:09 PM

Awesome shot....Congratulations and good luck in the next round!!!! #7658836

Kathy Cline 6/20/2009 7:46:20 PM

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Kathy Cline 6/20/2009 7:47:34 PM

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS SHELLY ON YOUR WELL DESERVED AWARD. THIS IS JUST AMAZING #7659037

Laurence Saliba 6/21/2009 2:31:37 AM

Gorgeous finalist Shelly!!! Congratulations!!! #7659843

Ken Smith 6/21/2009 1:47:14 PM

Nice work, SHelly. Congrats to you! #7661622

Cassie L. Woodlee 6/21/2009 5:21:14 PM

Congratulations Shelly!!!! #7662192

Tommy E. Burgess 6/21/2009 10:39:58 PM

Huge congratulations on this beautiful finalist Shelly!!! #7662955

Gina M. Savage 6/24/2009 2:31:48 PM

So happy this made the finalist round. Beautiful capture, Shelly! #7674763

Susan Fox 6/24/2009 4:20:13 PM

I still think it should have won :-) #7675063

Allen O. Howard 6/25/2009 10:44:28 AM

Awesome capture, Shelly!!! Wonderful colors and details as well! Congratulations!!!!!! #7677388

Shelly A. Van Camp 6/26/2009 10:55:30 AM

Thanks so much everyone.....Susan, thank you for the confidence and support you give me. :) #7680922

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SG Theme: Bokeh This was taken in my yard. (1/125, F4, ISO 400 and 70-300mm lens on tripod) The week here will be so beautiful! Stop and smell the flowers!! Enjoy the week!!

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 5/18/2009 6:58:58 AM

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Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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