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Sherry McClead 8/17/2009 3:11:06 PM

Congrats Debbie on your wonderful Finalist!!! WTG girl!

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Jeff E Jensen 8/17/2009 9:28:33 PM

Congratulations Debbie! #7860435

Debbie E. Payne 8/17/2009 9:35:27 PM

Sherry and Jeff, Thank you for commenting. I nearly did not enter this one. Glad I did, now. All my ladybugs I had earlier in the summer have all gone away.
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Linda Blair 8/18/2009 3:51:14 PM

WOW....great detail....congratulations!!!!!! #7864392

Debbie E. Payne 8/18/2009 4:02:36 PM

Thank you Linda, I can see from your gallery that you have been creating lots of wonderful images. Love them all! #7864448

Michael J. Kelly 8/18/2009 9:34:45 PM

Love all your lady shots and this is a great one - Congratulations on the finalist. #7865419

Usman Bajwa 8/18/2009 11:28:47 PM

CONGRATS......WTG #7865668

Anthony L. Mancuso 8/19/2009 2:14:56 PM

Congrats Deb..excellent finalist!!! #7868622

Courtenay Vanderbilt 8/19/2009 5:31:17 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this awesome Winner, Debbie! #7869549

Michael J. Kelly 8/19/2009 7:00:13 PM

WTG Debbie awesome winner! #7869879

Anthony L. Mancuso 8/19/2009 7:13:09 PM

Congrats on your winner Deb!!!! #7869921

Gerri R. Jones 8/19/2009 7:59:28 PM

Beautiful dramatic lighting on your winner Deb! Big congratulations to you! #7870090

Melissa Malisia 8/20/2009 6:19:22 AM

Way to go Debbie! Congrats on your win!! #7871549

Daniella Puente 8/20/2009 8:14:33 AM

BIG congrats Debbie! :))) #7871911

Aimee c. Eisaman 8/20/2009 12:47:50 PM

Always happy to see you in the winners circle Debbie.....congrats! :~) A beautiful shot! #7872651

Debbie E. Payne 8/20/2009 3:21:46 PM

Thank you all.
Michael, Tony and Aimee - I truly believe that Phellos has contributed greatly to what I enter these days. Thanks for all the support and helpful hints.

Usman, Courteney, Gerri, Melissa and Daniella - Thank you for taking the time to comment. All of you have wonderful galleries and are great image-makers. #7872926

Linda Blair 8/21/2009 2:23:25 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner!!!!!!! #7875428

Cindy Hamilton 8/22/2009 5:02:17 PM

Hi Debbie,

I just found this and it's a great shot! Congrats! I knew you when...
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Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/22/2009 8:20:26 PM

Congratulations on your win! Excellent Debbie! #7879005

Usman Bajwa 8/23/2009 6:35:17 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful capture and glad to see this getting GOLDEN, Debbie.

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Rita K. Connell 8/23/2009 7:25:55 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on being a winner this is a beautiful pic Debbie #7880125

Debbie E. Payne 8/23/2009 8:18:29 AM

Good to hear from you, Cindy, LInda, Donna, Usman and Rita. -- Maybe I'll change my icon to this one!

Cindy. You're making me blush! I went to your galleries and both of them blew me away. I'm not even to where you were when we were in class together two years ago yet. Talk about inspiration!

Both yours, Donna's and Linda's galleries were ones I would go to for the two big "I's": inspiration and ideas.

Usman, thank you for having me on your radar. I love what you do with your images.

And Rita, it's fun being in Phellos with you now. We all come up with so many ideas...together.

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Dominick M. Dimacale 11/15/2009 5:41:01 AM

Congratulations Debbie on your Win!!!


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Candice L. Carter 11/21/2009 11:32:57 AM

WOW! This is abstly stunning! Such detail and what lighting! #8150683

Debbie E. Payne 12/7/2009 9:39:34 PM

Thank you Dominic and Candice. I had so much fun and many photo ops during our summer infestation of asian lady beetles! Was kind of sorry to see them go. #8199810

Louise Souchereau 3/30/2012 7:04:28 PM

Just see this picture ... waw this is gorgeous, stunning details and colors, bravo Debbie #10068020

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Exif: F Number: 2.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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