Melissa Olsen 10/4/2009 8:54:30 AM

Wowie Mitch...this is fantastic! #1187967

Janet Daniel 10/4/2009 9:06:47 AM

Awesome macro with outstanding color, detail, & dof, Mitch! #8007220

Melissa G. Meiselman 10/4/2009 10:04:57 AM

Outstanding close up with dazzling color and great detail, Mitch!! #8007332

Tammy M. Anderson 10/4/2009 10:34:58 AM

Excellent details, clarity and colors, Mitch. Beautiful!!! #8007364

Carolyn M. Fletcher 10/4/2009 11:15:53 AM

Too cute! In my faves! #8007401

Kathleen Brennan 10/4/2009 11:49:01 AM

Wow, I love this, especially the gorgeous violet flower he is sitting on! #8007457

Amy M. Wilson 10/4/2009 6:13:54 PM

FABULOUS comp, colors and clarity... OUTSTANDING, Mitch! #8008061

Liz blahh 10/4/2009 10:57:59 PM

Great capture & image! #8008366

Stefania Barbier 10/4/2009 11:24:13 PM

wonderful macro Mitch! #8008401

Tess L. Yee 10/5/2009 3:31:15 AM

Fab color and detail on this wonderful macro, Mitch. #8008902

Sam Britt 10/5/2009 4:00:23 AM

Terrific macro, Mitch. Great composition, color & detail. #8009096

Leslie McLain 10/5/2009 4:55:11 AM

Beautiful capture, colors, details, and DOF, Mitch. #8009322

JO ANN CLEVELAND 10/5/2009 7:06:00 AM

How interesting, haven't seen a lighting bug in years, well done Mitch

jo ann c. #8009793

Mitch Spence 10/7/2009 10:13:58 AM

Melissa, Janet, Melissa, Tammy, Carolyn, Kathleen, Amy, Liz, Stefania, Tess, Sam, Leslie, and Jo Ann, thank you! I'm not seeing these anymore now--they must have been so active for only a few days. #8016528

Steve M. Harrington 10/8/2009 10:40:51 AM

Interesting detail and a fine composition, Mitch.
Steve #8019661

Mitch Spence 10/11/2009 8:08:41 AM

Thank you for the kind words, Steve. :) #8027041

Nikki McDonald 10/12/2009 6:04:55 PM

Very nice macro, Mitch, and I love the colors. #8031580

Mitch Spence 10/18/2009 7:22:37 AM

Thanks, Nikki. :) #8047284

Les Rhoades 11/23/2009 7:04:50 AM

Congrats on your Finalist selection!

Les #8155300

Susan Fox 11/23/2009 7:07:20 AM

Congratulations Mitch #8155315

Nikki McDonald 11/23/2009 7:10:46 AM

Congratulations on a wonderful finalist and good luck in the next round, Mitch. Beautiful colors as I said before and the detail is just excellent. #8155350

Liz blahh 11/23/2009 7:37:20 AM

Congratulations on your finalist! #8155575

ALLEN O. HOWARD 11/23/2009 9:32:45 AM

Another most excellent finalist, Mitch! Congratulations!!! #8156415

Usman M. Bajwa 11/23/2009 9:42:03 AM

CONGRATZ #8156466

Tammy M. Anderson 11/23/2009 11:52:20 AM

Congratulations, Mitch on your beautiful finalist. #8157232

Stefania Barbier 11/23/2009 12:14:57 PM

spectacular, congrats!!!!! #8157368

Sharon Day 11/23/2009 2:31:36 PM

Photobucket #8158162

Tammy Espino 11/23/2009 2:41:12 PM

Congratulations on a great capture! :) #8158244

Nancyj E. Hovey 11/23/2009 3:34:43 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8158613

Randy D. Dinkins 11/23/2009 4:35:31 PM

Great close up shot. Congratulations on your finalist. #8159103

Courtenay Vanderbilt 11/23/2009 4:45:10 PM

Beautiful capture, Mitch! CONGRATULATIONS! #8159199

Ken Smith 11/23/2009 4:56:39 PM

Excellent macro, Mitch. Congrats to you!! #8159306

Sam Britt 11/23/2009 6:12:38 PM

Congratulations, Mitch!! #8159893

Leslie McLain 11/23/2009 6:44:17 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Mitch. #8160135

Patrick Rouzes 11/24/2009 4:44:41 PM

CONGRATULATIONS once again,Mitch! WTG! #8164359

Judy V. Kennamer 11/24/2009 5:43:03 PM

Congrats on your beautiful Finalist Mitch!!! #8164622

Debra R. Harder 11/27/2009 12:04:34 PM

WOW...what great details, clarity and lighting. Perfection! Congratulations on another brilliant finalist, Mitch!! Deb #8173102

Mitch Spence 11/29/2009 9:35:18 AM

Thanks to everyone for liking this shot and for taking the time to stop and comment. Your comments are always appreciated, and so are you. #8177299

Dianna Murphy 12/11/2009 3:58:55 PM

on your outstanding FINALIST! WTG! #8209390

Robert Jensen 1/14/2010 5:07:32 PM

Great capture here - love the colors and comp #8297808

Mitch Spence 1/24/2010 10:09:35 AM

Diana and Bob, thank you! #8326131

Michel Gagnon 8/22/2014 1:53:27 PM

Fantastic close up...wonderful photo... #11113831

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Another of the lightning bugs, this one looking off the edge of his pretty perch on a little aster.

Details and Macro

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on 10/4/2009 8:37:16 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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