Gathering Pollen

© Bill Houghton

Gathering Pollen

Tammy Scott 6/3/2005 4:24:53 AM

WOW this is stunning! Fantastic detail, Bill, and awesome color! #257664

Cindy Paquette 6/3/2005 4:27:48 AM

OUTSTANDING Bill!!!!!!! #1425454

Anita Hogue 6/3/2005 4:37:50 AM

FABULOUS, Bill!!!!!! #1425484

Bonnie C. Lackey 6/3/2005 5:02:11 AM

Bet you didn't dare breathe...wonderful catch! #1425550

Cathy Gregor 6/3/2005 5:08:48 AM

Great macro, Bill! That little critter is beautiful!! #1425583

S J 6/3/2005 5:23:03 AM

AWESOME macro, Bill!! Wonderful capture!! #1425644

Daniel A. Case 6/3/2005 5:34:35 AM

This is a great image. Good DOF and love the flies coors. #1425687

Mary Timman 6/3/2005 5:43:00 AM

There is nothing more to say, except this is a fabulous pic. Great Job! #1425720

Casey A. Hanson 6/3/2005 5:48:06 AM

WOW! What a macro, Bill! Fantastic! :0) #1425747

Joy Rector 6/3/2005 5:50:42 AM

Teriffic shot. #1425762

Carla Metzler 6/3/2005 5:50:57 AM

Great macro, Bill! Wonderful capture! #1425763

Mary Clarke 6/3/2005 9:47:31 AM

Incredible macro, Bill! #1426797

Bill Houghton 6/3/2005 1:08:49 PM

Thanks so much for your incredible response to my photo.
Bill #1427425

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 6/3/2005 5:06:46 PM

Fantastic marco, Bill, simply amazing! #1428100

Terry R. Hatfield 6/3/2005 5:32:33 PM

Awesome Macro Bill! The Colors And Clarity Are Imaculate! Well Done:-) #1428198

Sandy Driscoll 6/3/2005 8:39:34 PM

Wow! Great macro! #1428636

S J 6/14/2005 12:05:09 AM

Wow!! Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING POTD win, Bill!! #1467324

Carolyn J. Connolly 6/14/2005 12:30:07 AM

Bill - your comments so far have just about depleted the dictionary of any words that I would have used to try to describe this macro image!!! Suffice to say, it is magnificent!! Hearty congrat's on it being chosen as this most deserved Photo Of The Day!! :o) #1467367

Carol Brill 6/14/2005 12:36:16 AM

Congratulations on your POTD for this absolutely superb close-up, Bill, the microscopic detail is amazing here!! Did you use extension tubes for this shot? #1467372

Muneer T. Al-Awami 6/14/2005 12:37:47 AM

Great macro! #1467376

Glenda Wyld. 6/14/2005 12:37:59 AM

This the best photo I have ever seen. Thank you. #1467377

Evy Johansen 6/14/2005 12:39:22 AM

Wow... this is really a wonderful image, Bill! Contratulations on your well deserved POTD!!!! #1467381

Mata Patan 6/14/2005 12:48:43 AM

C O O L !!!
Congrats! #1467402

Michelle R. Kovach 6/14/2005 1:47:09 AM

Congratulations Bill! Wonderful POTD! #1467440

Ed Heaton 6/14/2005 2:12:18 AM

Nice job Bill,
Congrats on POTD! #1467445

Kate Jackson 6/14/2005 2:42:18 AM

WOWWW Congratulations Bill! #1467492

Dorothy Neumann 6/14/2005 2:47:05 AM

Fascinating and superbly done, Bill! Congratulations on your POTD! #1467502

Kelly Abernathy 6/14/2005 2:48:09 AM

WOW!! Incredible shot! Congrats on your POTD! -K #1467507

Marsha S. Smith 6/14/2005 3:01:18 AM

Way to go, Bill!!! Congratulations on this amazing POTD!!! #1467536

Anne D. Eigen 6/14/2005 3:11:12 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding POTD, Bill! #1467543

Scott Pedersen 6/14/2005 3:31:30 AM

Nice detail. #1467591

Deborah C. Lewinson 6/14/2005 4:01:49 AM

Congratulations on your POTD for this amazing macro, Bill! Wow, what a shot, the bee actually looks regal!
-Debby #1467733

Debra Booth 6/14/2005 4:09:27 AM

Fantastic macro, Bill! Congrats on POTD! #1467772

Charlene Bayerle 6/14/2005 4:14:49 AM

Awesome....Congratulations Bill!!!! #1467805

Anita Hogue 6/14/2005 4:23:40 AM

Congratulations on ths awesome POTD, Bill!!! #1467847

Joy Rector 6/14/2005 4:32:09 AM

Fantastic. Congrats on the POTD. #1467909

Terry R. Hatfield 6/14/2005 4:36:54 AM

This Image Sure Belongs Here Bill!
Congratulations On Your POTD!! #1467951

Laura Clay-Ballard 6/14/2005 4:39:55 AM

a winner in my book, too!
congrats on potd! #1467973

Darren K. Fisher 6/14/2005 4:45:40 AM

WOW look at that, what an awesome capture. Congrats on your well deserved POD. #1468015

Hida Avent 6/14/2005 4:50:04 AM


Outstanding!!! Congratulations on the shot. #1468041

DiAnna F. Paulk 6/14/2005 5:05:24 AM

So happy to find this exceptional macro in my email as a POTD this morning, Bill! Congratulations on a great capture and the well-deserved recognition! #1468099

Claudette Foote 6/14/2005 5:15:57 AM

FABULOUS, Bill!!!!!! Congrats on your well deserved POD

#1468159

Robert F. Walker 6/14/2005 5:18:54 AM

Terrific Image! Did you use a tripod? Patience IS a virtue! This will be a contest winner for sure! Keep up the good work! Best wishes on all your photographic efforts. #1468167

Casey A. Hanson 6/14/2005 5:25:51 AM

This is such an awesome macro! Congratulations, Bill, on a well deserved POTD! :0) #1468191

Chris Macer 6/14/2005 5:48:54 AM

Fantastic shot Bill! Congrats on the POTD! #1468308

Chris Ebben 6/14/2005 5:57:40 AM

There is nothing left for me to say only that I fully agree with all the above........ well done =^..^= #1468351

ANN VARELIS 6/14/2005 6:09:31 AM

wow, amazing detail, composition, lighting. could you please tell me what type of lighting did you use and whether or not a tripod was used? #1468417

Candice C. Calhoun 6/14/2005 6:15:59 AM

Fantastic...and more than a little scary! Congratulations!

ccc #1468463

Stephen Zacker 6/14/2005 6:29:20 AM

Fantastic detail and colors. Also a Great composition. Congratulations #1468547

Melissa L. Zavadil 6/14/2005 6:38:19 AM

The colors in this macro are just amazing! WOW!!!! Congrats! #1468580

Joyce A. Meck 6/14/2005 7:25:00 AM

WOW, that is just plain one amazing shot! Congrats on POTD - Well Deserved! #1468725

Susan L. Vasquez 6/14/2005 7:25:56 AM

Congrats on the POTD, it's well deserved. I am amazed! You've got the 3 c's perfect! #1468727

Dale Gast 6/14/2005 7:45:14 AM

Congratulations, Bill! What an awesome image!!! #1468818

Mary McAllister 6/14/2005 7:59:25 AM

Very cool image! #1468879

Llewellyn Williams 6/14/2005 8:05:27 AM

As a "macro person" let me simply say I am in awe!! Wonderful shot!
#1468904

Mary N C. Taitt 6/14/2005 8:05:32 AM

What a beautiful image, great macro, congratulations! #1468905

Rhonda Journeay 6/14/2005 8:35:35 AM

All I can say is that I second every comment out there...really amazing shot. Excellent capture of a notoriously difficult model ;-) #1469008

Leanne M.E. Boyd 6/14/2005 8:50:52 AM

This is gorgeous, Bill! Congratulations on your POTD! #1469069

Deborah Sandidge 6/14/2005 9:48:54 AM

I love your colorful composition, Bill, the detail is amazing! Congrats on your well deserved POTD, a real treat for the eyes! #1469268

Contessa Shaw 6/14/2005 10:40:37 AM

Awesome shot!! #1469396

Jenny Bosmans 6/14/2005 11:09:40 AM

Gorgeous, Bill!! Love it!! Congratulations!! #1469488

Linda Shapiro 6/14/2005 12:02:17 PM

Thanks so much for including the details of how you shot this magnificent photo. It elevates this insect to the level of true beauty. Congratulations!
Linda #1469652

Laura E. OConnor 6/14/2005 12:04:45 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on a great POTD! Your macro work here is incredible! #1469659

cj patterson 6/14/2005 12:15:18 PM

Amazing Macro!! Congrats on your POTD! #1469713

Kathleen R. Struckle 6/14/2005 1:05:01 PM

OUTSTANDING!! Congrats on your POTD! #1469909

Kay Beausoleil 6/14/2005 7:15:31 PM

Yee-ikes -- that's a grabber!! Congratulations on your POTD, Bill! #1471068

Joy A. Connelly 6/14/2005 10:23:20 PM

Wow I love those eyes. Great Shot #1471409

Patty Razonable 6/14/2005 10:31:57 PM

That is a superfly!! Congratulations on you POTD on this excellent macro!! #1471429

Anita Taylor 6/15/2005 6:04:43 PM

Stunning macro Bill! #1474906

Robert F. Walker 6/16/2005 10:11:25 AM

nice #1477748

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 6/16/2005 11:15:49 AM

OUTSTANDING IMAGE!!! Super, super macro!! Congrats on your potd win, well deserved!! #1477988

Leonard Pierce 6/16/2005 2:44:38 PM

Congratulations Bill!!! A fantastic macro and a very well deserved POTD! #1478670

Rosemary Buffoni 6/18/2005 10:56:25 AM

An incredible macro shot, Bill. Well deserved POD for sure!!
Ro #1486239

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 7/23/2005 1:15:48 PM

Congratulations, Bill, on this outstanding and amazing finalist! and for POTD! #1627566

Tammy Scott 7/23/2005 7:43:18 PM

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Bill! #1629391

S J 7/24/2005 9:25:55 AM

Congratulations on this WINNER, Bill!! #1631220

Virginia L. Allison 8/8/2005 5:04:44 PM

Bill, this is amazing. What a great macro...clean, clear and just plain WOW. #1693937

Michelle Brocken 10/28/2005 11:23:57 AM

This is a perfect macro,Bill!I love the details and colours.I like flies...they are fantastic models!! #2008486

Sharrie Thomas 11/19/2006 7:01:59 AM

This should've gotten more than a finalist! Really nice macro. #3603903

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 12/23/2006 4:27:38 AM

This little guy looked like he may have been having a real good time til you decided to snap that shot, Bill.. which is ok, because that shot is super!

Steve Hurkett #3732244

Vladan D. Djordjevic 1/19/2007 1:31:55 AM

Fantastic photo! I love the detail, clarity, color, lighting, composition! #3837218

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/11/2007 2:14:17 PM

Stunning! Beautiful macro!

jo ann c. #3937401

Vicki Hunt 5/1/2007 4:36:10 AM

Hello, I just bought this lens and my question is ...did you have an extension tube attached? this is awesome! Thanks! Vicki #4234485

Rob Martin 5/1/2007 11:41:17 AM

Wow Bill, you're like the Yoda of photographers. Amazing shot. #4235882

Lisa J. Boulden 8/16/2007 9:44:36 PM

Outstanding, Bill!
One magical image amongst many in your fine gallery!!!
--Lisa #4659067

Mary N C. Taitt 8/18/2007 7:04:05 PM

Such a cool shot, yeah, magical! #4666884

Elaine A. Game 9/24/2007 3:23:57 AM

We miss so much don't we with the naked eye. This little fellow is just like a little rainbow.. what a great capture and fine macro.. Laney #4835828

Carol Sawyer 10/3/2007 3:56:52 AM

Outstanding macro, excellent details, congratulations, Bill! #4876612

Lisa B. North 10/7/2007 8:39:12 AM

Just checking into one of my favorite galleries and found this lovely colorful little creature! That is a magnificent bee shot! Lisa #4893427

Emile Abbott 11/16/2007 4:21:52 PM

Hi Bill finally got a break from work to visit a few galleries and yours always amazes me with your talents and I never know where to comment. This full frame macro so full of detail, clarity and color as well as composition is exquisite. I hope you have a gallery to present these amazing works of art in. Have a nice week-end and Happy Thanksgiving, Bill. #5084153

Christine Zipps 3/29/2008 8:47:09 AM

Clearly deserving of the awards and accolades, Bill.

Bravo!

Cris #5714351

Nancy L. Green 7/11/2008 2:58:27 PM

An absolutely amazing macro my friend, asll goes to prove, even a fly can be beautiful!! <>< #6168709

Virginia L. Allison 7/11/2008 5:33:53 PM

Wow, great work. #6169107

Songbird Cline 6/29/2010 2:36:04 PM

Bill, this is amazing! Actually ALL your images are wonderful. You website is beautiful and stunning! Wow, you are indeed an artist! #8724061

Stephen Zacker 4/15/2011 5:50:56 AM

Amazing capture and detail. Great macro #9351969

Nancy L. Green 10/15/2011 5:12:53 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful finalist, WTG Bill!! <>< #9736260

Antonio Amen 1/12/2012 10:44:56 AM

Excellent.Very good macro, well done.
Have a nice day.
António #9916540

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Another fly gathering pollen.

Uploaded on 6/3/2005 4:15:46 AM


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