In Hot Pursuit

© Howard B. Cheek

In Hot Pursuit

Carol L. Fowler Student 8/30/2009 8:49:30 PM

Awesome! Winner in all aspects! #1174600

Denny E. Barnes 8/30/2009 9:11:21 PM

I see nothing buy Gold here, Howard!!! There's really no words to describe the beauty of this image!!! Everything is so perfect, I'm speechless!!!

I've just got to get a good 2.8 lens. The 18-200 3.5 I use is OK but will never compare to this!!

#7902232

Julie Burnett 8/31/2009 5:59:04 AM

GORGEOUS, Howard!! The details are amazing! #7903021

John Connolly 8/31/2009 2:53:23 PM

WOW! A brilliant action capture and presentation Howard! I'm with Denny, it must stand a good chance of gold! #7904789

Kathleen M. Rinker 9/1/2009 4:46:49 PM

Wow it doesn't get any better than this my friend, excellent capture!!! #7908271

Sabrina Ryan 9/4/2009 4:48:44 AM

Just beautiful, Howard! Beautiful colors, nice details, and wonderful composition. #7914514

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 9/19/2009 10:08:32 PM

Congratulations, Howard! Wonderful image! #7956952

Tommy E. Burgess 9/19/2009 11:37:29 PM

Hiuge congratulations on this outstanding fianlist Howard!! Best of luck in the next round! #7957420

Michelle Alton 9/20/2009 4:47:28 AM

This is nothing less than brilliant, Howard. Congratulations, and best of luck in the next round...haven't seen them yet, but I KNOW there are more -- so I am extending congratulations here for all your August winners! #7958516

Janet Daniel 9/20/2009 4:59:38 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Howard! This one is a beauty! #7958586

Ellen Hodges 9/20/2009 7:10:19 AM

Congrats on an awesome finalist! #7959626

Patrick Rouzes 9/20/2009 7:12:51 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your amazing finalist, Howard!!! #7959643

Phyllis Burchett 9/20/2009 7:43:03 AM

Congrats on your finalist! #7959915

Denny E. Barnes 9/20/2009 12:49:33 PM

Big congratulations, Howard on your excellent and well deserved finalist!!
I see gold here!! #7961931

Kathleen M. Rinker 9/20/2009 1:30:26 PM

Huge congrats on this excellent finalist Howard!! #7962216

Nancyj Hovey 9/20/2009 2:07:06 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #7962476

Sabrina Ryan 9/20/2009 2:13:53 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist photo, Howard! #7962507

Sam Britt 9/20/2009 6:49:15 PM

Congratulations, terrific finalist, Howard! #7963911

Kerry Hill 9/20/2009 7:48:27 PM

A huge congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Howard!! #7964274

Dave Montero 9/21/2009 11:23:24 AM

Congratulation Howard! Wonderful clarity and comp. #7967233

Carol L. Fowler 9/21/2009 11:54:41 AM

Congrats, Howard! #7967315

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Description

Male/female Giant Swallowtail pair, with the male in "Hot Pursuit. The male will follow the female incessantly from flower to flower. As she feeds, he flutters in place near her.
F/9, 1/1000th, ISO 1250 with fill. Canon 1D Mark III with a 300mm f/2.8 lens + 1.4x extender. < than 15% crop.

Uploaded on 8/30/2009 7:10:29 PM

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