Feel Free!!

Julianna J. Collett 10/23/2009 10:35:05 AM

Bertus this is another jaw dropping shot! You need to change your bio- you ARE a photographer and a great one at that! Congrats on your finalist. #1195741

Allen Hughes 10/23/2009 10:47:14 AM

Simply OUTSTANDING!!! I'm sure we'll be seeing this again. #8065446

Usman M. Bajwa 10/23/2009 11:42:59 AM

I predict it to be in the WINNER's circle next month, Bertus. Good luck!

UB. #8065588

Kathy Salerni 10/23/2009 1:13:12 PM

Just beautiful! Great background, detail and color with a wonderful floating effect! #8065806

Joanna Madloch 10/23/2009 7:41:52 PM

A fab, Bertus, fantastic! #8067070

Liz blahh 10/23/2009 11:21:20 PM

Beautifully, awesome image! #8067364

Nikki McDonald 10/29/2009 7:22:03 PM

What a super image, Bertus. I'm with everyone else -- this should go on! #8087045

Michael McCook 11/13/2009 12:25:01 AM

Wow, congrats on your POTD! Great shot!! #8126816

Tiia Vissak 11/13/2009 12:36:42 AM

Congratulations! #8126850

Susie Peek-Swint 11/13/2009 12:46:18 AM

Too cool ~ fantastic capture ~ many congrats on POTD Bertus! #8126859

Heather Thorsen 11/13/2009 1:22:10 AM

Congratulations Bertus.
This is one of the most beautiful pictures I have seen of these little ladybirds. #8126919

Usman M. Bajwa 11/13/2009 1:33:07 AM

WTG, Bertus. CONGRATZ. on the POTD Award! Its seems set in the right direction as predicted above...

UB. #8126926

Siete Meeter 11/13/2009 1:36:05 AM

Wow, congrats on your POTD! Great shot!! #8126931

Teri Klinger 11/13/2009 2:42:58 AM

CONGRATS on your POTD! love the colors and light - great work! #8127036

Janice M. LeCocq 11/13/2009 3:08:17 AM

WOW!!!! #8127100

Nikki McDonald 11/13/2009 3:25:32 AM

Congratulations for getting the POTD for this terrific capture. Love it! #8127162

Katarina Mansson 11/13/2009 3:39:41 AM

This is outstanding - how did you manage to capture this?!?! Congratulations on your POTD! #8127217

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/13/2009 3:55:09 AM

Very beautiful Bertus, congratulations! #8127286

Patricia A. Casey 11/13/2009 4:07:09 AM

Ditto all of the comments above, Bertus...wonderful capture...delightful photo...Congratulations on the POTD! Cheers... #8127343

ROLAN NARMAN 11/13/2009 4:18:38 AM

Congrats on your POTD Bertus! Absolutely awesome shot! #8127412

Lori Carlson 11/13/2009 4:20:25 AM

Nicely done, Bertus!! Big congrats on this beauty of a shot!! =) #8127428

Anthony L. Mancuso 11/13/2009 4:32:39 AM

Amazing image Bertus...congrats on the POTD.... #8127510

Laura L. Regnier 11/13/2009 4:49:10 AM

WONDERFUL shot Bertus! Congratulations! #8127619

Vicki Hunt 11/13/2009 4:54:14 AM

What a great capture! Congrats! #8127640

Cathy Barrows 11/13/2009 5:13:11 AM

how cool is this...congrats #8127704

Sheri Camarda 11/13/2009 5:18:52 AM

WOW! Amazing! Awesome! Congratulations! #8127723

Anne M. Young 11/13/2009 5:23:29 AM

Wow - this is fantastic....? #8127741

Kitty R. Kono 11/13/2009 5:36:25 AM

This is so wonderful. Just a fabulous shot. Should be on a museum wall.

Kitty #8127787

Carolyn M. DAlessandro 11/13/2009 5:41:36 AM

There is a rumor that being at the right place at the right time is a good thing...in this case it is OUTSTANDING!! WOW,simply fantastic!!!
Bravo for the shot and bravo for potd.
Well done,Carolyn #8127804

Lisa J. Boulden 11/13/2009 6:30:40 AM

Love this!
Great comp and delightful subject.
~♥~Lisa #8127934

Steven Couto 11/13/2009 6:46:59 AM

How the...

You did this with a 30d? What lens? Please message me as I'm sure your answer is going to be flooded by the praise you're going to get. Amazing. #8127981

Datha Y. Thompson 11/13/2009 7:01:33 AM

W O W ! ! what an AWESOME capture!!! I LOVE it :0) WTG Congratulations on your POTD and Im betting its not the last badge we'll be seeing on this!! #8128017

Serena S. Hinkel 11/13/2009 7:15:12 AM

Amazing shot! Please tell us, did you really capture this just floating along???? What is your secret. I'm pretty speechless. Congrats! #8128088

Joy Rector 11/13/2009 8:17:02 AM

congrats on the POTD #8128299

Dianna Murphy 11/13/2009 8:45:30 AM

So cool. Congratulations on your wonderful POTD. #8128345

Pamela L. Moore 11/13/2009 8:52:06 AM

Wow - simply amazing!! Very well done and congrats on you POTD. I truly am in awe. #8128355

Lisa B. North 11/13/2009 8:54:15 AM

This is a one of a kind! I love the feeling it evokes!! Wonder what the ladybug was thinking!! Keep 'em coming! Lisa #8128358

Janice Mezzacappa 11/13/2009 9:03:04 AM

Truly spectacular capture Bertus huge congrats on your POTD!!! #8128383

Rona L. Schwarz 11/13/2009 9:03:33 AM

Umm...and WOW! I can only echo what others have said. One of the best POTFD I have seen in a long, long time.
A beautiful and outstanding capture. Congratulations! #8128385

Colleen Farrell 11/13/2009 9:17:35 AM

Wow! What a great capture!! Big congratulations on a most well-deserved POTD!! #8128425

Fax Sinclair 11/13/2009 9:21:02 AM

Oh my God~!

You're skill brought you incredible luck!

Aloha, #8128431

Birthe Gawinski 11/13/2009 9:46:04 AM

Incredible shot!
I LOVE it!!! #8128496

Nancy J. Locke 11/13/2009 11:50:02 AM

Totally captivating!!!

Super congrats. :D

Nancy J Locke #8128733

Chris Henning 11/13/2009 12:19:44 PM

Fantastic capture! Truly amazing. Gorgeous colors and clarity!! Congrats on your POTD!! #8128808

Wendy Stevenson 11/13/2009 12:38:03 PM

This is fantastic!!! Congratulations on such a magical image!! #8128848

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 11/13/2009 1:02:37 PM

This one is too cool... Big congrats, Berthus. A big winner, for sure! #8128887

Summer A. Kozisek 11/15/2009 12:33:17 AM

Outstanding capture Bertus, congrats on your POTD! #8132045

Firas A. Abussaud 11/15/2009 1:21:56 AM

Amazing..my favorite today.. #8132097

Mary N C. Taitt 11/15/2009 6:16:24 AM

Gorgeous! :-D

Terrific job! #8132653

Jeff Robinson 11/15/2009 8:12:49 AM

Congrats Bertus on this Outstanding POTD!! Jeff #8132986

Susana Ms Heide 11/16/2009 8:17:54 AM

WOW!!!! Perfect in every detail! And very amusing! Love it!! Many CONGRATS Bertus on your POTD!! #8135753

Richard D. Love 11/16/2009 9:52:55 AM

Congratulations, Bertus. Truly a beautiful image.

Rick #8136096

Liz blahh 11/23/2009 6:48:31 AM

CONGRATULATIONS! So glad to see this beauty again! #8155178

Janice Mezzacappa 11/23/2009 7:18:33 AM

Simply perfect Bertus and an amazing fave and winner..CONGRATS!!!! #8155420

Tiia Vissak 11/23/2009 8:48:05 AM

Congratulations! #8156096

Usman M. Bajwa 11/23/2009 9:18:05 AM

CONGRATZ. ONE MORE LEVEL TO GO, Bertus! Good Luck! #8156307

Phyllis H. Burchett 11/23/2009 10:01:40 AM

AWESOME! Congrats on your finalist! #8156571

Shawn Jennings 11/23/2009 10:09:56 AM

Great capture, Bertus! Congratulations on your finalist! #8156623

Kathy Coombs 11/23/2009 3:14:08 PM

Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #8158509

Nikki McDonald 11/23/2009 3:17:31 PM

And it did! Go on, that is. Congratulations on a wonderful finalist that will soon be a winner, I'm sure. #8158526

Teresa H. Hunt 11/23/2009 3:38:09 PM

congrats on your finalist! Great capture. #8158631

Chris Henning 11/23/2009 4:56:10 PM

congrats on your finalist, Bertus. Love this image!! #8159303

Patrick Rouzes 11/23/2009 6:03:58 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, Bertus! WTG #8159839

Summer A. Kozisek 11/23/2009 8:00:35 PM

Congratulations Bertus, I think we'll see gold soon!! #8160694

Nancyj E. Hovey 11/23/2009 8:41:25 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8160848

Nancyj E. Hovey 11/23/2009 8:42:14 PM

on your very deserving POTD! 8o) #8160851

David M. Montero 11/24/2009 12:05:52 AM

Fantastic capture Bertus. Congratulations on your Finalist & POTD. #8161351

Karen Celella 11/24/2009 4:30:32 AM

Congratualtions on your amazing finalist Bertus. Hope to see this in the winners circle. #8162000

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/24/2009 7:54:36 AM

Congratulations Bertus on your fabulous Finalist!

jo ann c. #8162877

Sam Britt 11/24/2009 6:39:47 PM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist!! #8164776

Liz blahh 11/25/2009 8:37:25 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic win!!! #8166942

Nikki McDonald 11/25/2009 8:43:03 AM

Well, we didn't think they would miss this one, Bertus. Magnificent! Congratulations on the first place win! #8166975

Tiia Vissak 11/25/2009 9:03:50 AM

Congratulations! #8167095

Rona L. Schwarz 11/25/2009 9:12:38 AM


It is a very deserving winner - CONGRATULATIONS again and again! #8167170

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 11/25/2009 9:41:05 AM

Not a surprise to see this one Winner.. A Exceptional shot !! Big Congratulations Berthus !!! #8167331

Mariann Kovats 11/25/2009 12:23:38 PM

Exceptional capture and work! A huge Congratulations on you win, Berthus! Awesome! #8167759

Sarah Springer 11/25/2009 12:30:47 PM

Wow! What an awesome capture! A big Congrats, Berthus!!!! ~ Sarah #8167773

Sam Britt 11/25/2009 1:51:54 PM

Big Congrats on this first place win!! #8167986

Nancyj E. Hovey 11/25/2009 1:52:02 PM

on your very deserving GOLD 1st place WINNER! 8o) #8167987

Bertus Neeleman 11/25/2009 1:57:42 PM

So many thanks fot all your nice comments, I do my best to make nice pictures but writing is my wurst. You make me feel real happy with this. #8168004

Jessica Jenney 11/25/2009 1:58:31 PM

Congratulations on your amazing First Place Win, Bertus! #8168008

Jessica Jenney 11/25/2009 2:32:07 PM

Congratulations on your 1st place finish. Very Well Deserved. What A Photo #8168103

anonymous 11/25/2009 3:23:27 PM

Congratulations Bertus on your outstanding FP win! #8168248

Renee Doyle 11/25/2009 4:06:44 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding capture and deserved First place win Bertus!! #8168405

Theresa Marie Jones 11/25/2009 4:18:04 PM

BRAVO! GREAT JOB! #8168444

Patrick Rouzes 11/25/2009 5:13:15 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this INCREDIBLE Gold Medal Win, Bertus! WTG! #8168587

Sandra Anderson 11/25/2009 7:25:42 PM

Congratulations Bertus. amazing macro. #8168967

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/25/2009 7:27:37 PM

Awesome Bertus, congratulations on your big win!!! #8168976

Usman M. Bajwa 11/25/2009 7:28:24 PM

SUPER WIN, Bertus. CONGRATULATIONS. Not often that predictions work at BP!! Glad it did this time!

UB. #8168981

Janice Mezzacappa 11/25/2009 9:57:24 PM

Superb winner!!! Huge congrats Bertus this is just one incredible capture!! Happy Thanksgiving to you :) #8169346

Michelle Alton 11/26/2009 2:55:51 AM

Fantastic winner, Bertus. Congratulations. #8169671

Ujjwal Mukherjee 11/26/2009 8:15:06 AM

HUGE Congratulations on this amazing Winner,Bertus!!!! #8170393

Gord MacEachern 11/26/2009 6:59:58 PM

So very well deserved Bertus WTG !!! #8171240

Cindy Bendush 11/26/2009 11:21:32 PM

Awesome! Big congratulations on this beautiful winner Bertus! #8171530

Dominick M. Dimacale 11/27/2009 6:11:31 AM

Congratulations Bertus on your Win!!!

Dominick #8172317

Phyllis H. Burchett 11/27/2009 5:44:08 PM

Congrats for your win on this amazing capture! #8173641

Robert Jensen 11/28/2009 6:47:23 AM

Outstanding image #8174801

Dianna Murphy 12/1/2009 10:13:26 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful image! #8182603

ALLEN O. HOWARD 12/1/2009 1:24:34 PM

A fantastic winner, Bertus! Congratulations!!! #8182916

Patricia A. Casey 12/4/2009 4:38:41 AM

Congratulations for winning the category..a wonderful capture...definitely a motivational book cover jacket or poster...wonderful image, Bertus...Cheers!! #8190085

Laura E. Swan 1/9/2010 2:17:51 AM

Amazing image! I just found it in the "All Photo's Of The Day" section. I can sure see why you were awarded first place as well, Bertus!

I really love this image! HUGE Congratulations to you, a bit late!

-Laura Swan #8282761

Amanda D. Austwick 1/23/2010 4:10:15 PM

Just like Laura I just found this on the POTD section, and I can definitely see why you won a First Place. CONGRATULATIONS!!!

I think this image is an amazing capture!!! #8324668

Annette Carr 4/26/2010 3:43:13 PM

This is terrific! I tried to photograph a ladybug yesterday and couldn't get a crisp image. You got a great crisp interesting image! The colors are fantastic. #8571349

Sheri Camarda 4/26/2010 4:14:40 PM


Carolyn M. DAlessandro 10/19/2010 6:54:53 AM

How I missed this Bertus is beyond me. I think this is OUTSTANDING capture. Tack sharp in flight is awesome...and to see such a sight...Bravo Bertus,well done!!! #8982990

Louise Souchereau 12/11/2011 3:00:25 PM

wow this is such a terrific capture, congratulations for your first place you deserved it. Magnifique bravo Bertus #9859719

Carol A. Grady 8/21/2012 5:44:36 PM


I just came across this image and was totally blown away. How fantastic - awe-inspiring---I've run out of words. I hope you are still a BP member because I would love to see your work and learn from it. #10284767

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