Umm, look.....

© Tess L. Yee

Umm, look.....

Anita Hogue 1/31/2010 4:37:49 AM

Good morning Tess! A wonderful capture with fabulous colors and clarity! #1233133

Val Feldman 1/31/2010 4:48:21 AM

Excellent, excellent...awfully nice of him to take some time out of his busy day to pose so beautifully for you! Wonderful capture - extreme clarity, details and color! Good to have you back! #8343761

Tammy M. Anderson 1/31/2010 4:52:24 AM

Outstanding details, colors and composition, Tess. Beautiful capture. #8343764

Amy M. Wilson 1/31/2010 4:58:36 AM

Wonderful capture, Tess.... love the comp, details and clarity!! #8343779

Gord MacEachern 1/31/2010 5:18:36 AM

Glad to see the post Tess,
Fantastic image, the color and detail are superb!
Kind of looks like a teacher I had in public school lol.. #8343827

Usman M. Bajwa 1/31/2010 5:22:12 AM

Great details light and title, Tess. Hope to see this one again!

UB. #8343844

Carol Eade 1/31/2010 5:24:59 AM

Hi Tess, terrific image...glad to see you back! #8343856

Linda M. Walker 1/31/2010 5:43:30 AM

Fantastic details,Tess...excellent work #8343926

Michele Wetzel 1/31/2010 6:11:32 AM


Awesome capture! Excellent details, lighting, and composition!

Shelly #8343982

Hayden Cannon 1/31/2010 7:21:13 AM

Great photo Tess I like the story with it also made me smile very nice colors, lighting, comp and details fantastic shot! #8344165

Bonnie C. Lackey 1/31/2010 7:28:20 AM

Love the tones, detail and colors, Tess. This is wonderful! #8344200

Sabrina Ryan 1/31/2010 7:29:09 AM

Excellent capture, Tess! Sharp detail, beautiful light, nicely composed. Well done! #8344203

Monnie Ryan 1/31/2010 7:29:33 AM

Outstanding capture, Tess -- nice to see you again! #8344204

Jack Ryan 1/31/2010 7:42:16 AM

Excellent detail in this well composed image. Great work! #8344239

Bojan Bencic 1/31/2010 8:21:24 AM

Amazing details and colors, Tess. Great macro. #8344314

Dominick M. Dimacale 1/31/2010 8:21:27 AM

Great animal image here, Tess.

Dominick #8344315

Hal Bambrick 1/31/2010 9:19:14 AM

WOW!,Excellent Work Tess!!!!!. #8344538

Mike Clime 1/31/2010 1:57:20 PM

Wow, excellent capture and details! #8345053

Patrick Rouzes 1/31/2010 6:41:43 PM

Exceptional detail, textures, clarity, dof, pose & wonderful lighting here, Tess! I expect to see this again , my friend! Good Luck! #8345473

Freddy Bland 1/31/2010 7:47:09 PM

Outstanding detail and color, Tess!! I never knew how beautiful a lizard could be! He's a beauty! #8345632

Tess L. Yee 2/1/2010 3:52:34 AM

Super huge thanks for all of the fabulous comments, and the warm 'welcome back'!!

I'll not be posting as often as before (maybe one or two images per week), and I might miss a few (thousand) great images from you guys, but I'll do my best with the time I have! #8346253

Ujjwal Mukherjee 2/1/2010 5:15:49 AM

Superb details,clarity,colours and composition,Tess! Wonderful capture!!! #8346575

Patricia Seidler 2/1/2010 5:20:54 AM

Fantastic details,color and dof Tess. #8346606

Ken Smith 2/1/2010 5:22:14 AM

Love the details in this, Tess. Glad it's warmer where you are..send some my way! :-) #8346614

Linda D. Lester 2/1/2010 6:51:32 AM

Excellent macro....I want some of the warmer weather too! :) #8346948

Kathy Cline 2/1/2010 7:32:05 AM

I hope it wins an award! Have a blessed day! #8347099

Ellen Hodges 2/1/2010 9:06:52 AM

Gorgeous details in this awesome capture, Tess!! #8347333

Melissa Olsen 2/1/2010 10:07:18 AM

I sort have been missing in action lately and while I was away you have posted some of the most fantastic images and this is no exception. Remarkable clarity and color. Hope to see it again. #8347497

Tess L. Yee 2/1/2010 10:45:40 AM

Thanks to each of you for all of the wonderful comments!

The warmth of last weekend (~50 degrees) vanished, and we were left with a wretched chill. It was ~25 degrees out when I took 'Faux-tography.'

Brrrr. #8347550

Renata Gusciora 2/1/2010 2:23:04 PM

Wow!Outstanding macro with awesome details and focus,Tess!Superb image! #8347982

Ann Myers 2/1/2010 3:42:59 PM

Wonderful capture, awesome macro work, Tess!! #8348161

Mark Dodge 2/1/2010 4:39:24 PM

Staggering clarity, Tess! Your macro work is always spot on. Wonderful work :o) #8348233

R. J. Laudenbacher 2/1/2010 6:57:11 PM

LOL :) I love your narratives to your outstanding work. They really tickle me! LOL Your macro work is amazing with the clarity and details that you capture. Wonderful job! #8348508

Kathleen Brennan 2/1/2010 9:12:48 PM

Fabulous detail in this great macro capture! #8348690

Alan L. Borror 2/2/2010 3:49:44 AM

This is wonderful, Tess! Great light and detail. Welcome back! #8349161

John Benway 2/2/2010 5:04:05 AM

Excellent comp, color and detail Tess. Beautifully done.
John #8349465

Tess L. Yee 2/2/2010 10:23:17 AM

Thanks for each of these wonderful comments (and for the kind 'welcome back')!

As I've remarked before, I love to write the captions, as it appeals to that 'other' creative passion of mine! #8350499

Glenn E. Traver 2/2/2010 6:25:17 PM

Beautiful Tess~ GT #8351429

Gail Vitikacs 2/3/2010 4:47:29 AM

Excellent image! Wonderful details! #8352404

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 2/3/2010 5:58:05 AM

Wow - this is gorgeous.
JP #8352683

Graham Robards 2/3/2010 7:21:05 AM

Hi there Tess, welcome back, I missed you!

I'm flat chat too doing other things at present. Loved this great image
and of course always love your titles and captions.

~Pat #8352972

Ray Clarke 2/3/2010 7:25:24 AM

Great colours, detail and composition Tess. #8352986

Cathy Barrows 2/3/2010 7:41:11 AM

fantastic...the details are awesome #8353031

Hendrik Storme 2/3/2010 7:45:39 AM

Wonderful close up! #8353045

Susan M. Campbell 2/3/2010 8:15:43 AM

Fabulous close up Tess. Your exposure is great! #8353115

Kaye Burazin 2/3/2010 11:22:55 AM

Phenomenal clarity Tess. Love it. #8353507

Claudia Kuhn 2/3/2010 2:51:58 PM

Beautiful details and clarity Tess! #8353933

Courtenay Vanderbilt 2/3/2010 6:11:07 PM

Fabulous details, Tess! A stellar image! #8354418

Ann Coates 2/3/2010 8:04:40 PM

Fantastic capture here Tess. #8354592

Sheila D. Robertson 2/3/2010 9:25:17 PM

Beautiful composition and detail, Tess. Love the commentary too:-) #8354656

Susie Peek-Swint 2/4/2010 3:54:49 AM

Terrific capture Tess .. detail and colours are perfect and I love the caption :) #8355159

Karen Celella 2/4/2010 7:05:51 AM

Wonderful details Tess! #8355713

Marty Straub 2/4/2010 11:16:01 AM

So well done, Tess. I believe you DO communicate with your subjects. Your sensativity shines in your photos. Extraordinary detail. #8356261

Marilyn Cornwell 2/5/2010 7:19:10 AM

That eye is on you for sure! Wonderful indeed! #8358294

Boyd L. Alexander 2/5/2010 7:36:10 AM

Beautifully composed Tess, excellent macro with perfect light balance and color saturation. Well done indeed.(Love the #8358333

Tess L. Yee 2/5/2010 10:18:07 AM

Whew...thanks! I really appreciate every one of these wonderful comments! #8358577

Mariann Kovats 2/5/2010 10:33:25 AM

Wonderful capture, Tess! Beautiful colors and details! #8358599

Karen Bacon 2/5/2010 11:24:07 AM

Outstanding composition Tess! #8358711

Claudia Kuhn 2/5/2010 3:11:24 PM

Beautiful details and capture!! #8359238

David Phalen 2/5/2010 5:23:58 PM

WOWZA!! Awesome light, colors, details and DOF!! #8359472

Sam Britt 2/5/2010 9:25:01 PM

Terrific detail, pose & composition, Tess. Cute reptile! #8359941

Barbara Waldoch 2/6/2010 1:15:41 AM

Wonderful shot, Tess! #8360201

Michael Lynch 2/6/2010 1:41:06 AM

Beauty of a wildlife comp. Detail and DOF right on the money. Bravo ! #8360230

Dick W. Wyatt 2/6/2010 1:45:34 AM

While sitting out Thursday I noticed one watching me, it was still moving slow.

Nice capture. #8360234

Troy Gallagher 2/6/2010 2:37:15 AM

Wow, Tess, Fantastic Macro with excellent colors, detail and composition.

Troy #8360256

Douglas Pignet 2/7/2010 4:30:47 AM

This is a beautiful capture and great clarity and colors, well seen and captured. #8362473

Patti Coblentz 2/7/2010 9:45:17 AM

Outstanding macro work, Tess...the details and composition are terrific! Welcome back...and nice to meet you! Thanks for your generous comments on my images, too :)

Patti #8363484

Heidi Knight 2/8/2010 12:07:36 PM

The details and comp are wonderful! #8366537

Lana Arcemont 2/8/2010 5:59:49 PM

Great detail and color, Tess!
Terrific capture! #8367277

Yulianto Soeroso 2/9/2010 1:12:50 AM

wow color and detail so nice #8367669

Tess L. Yee 2/9/2010 4:20:25 AM

Thank you thank you thank you! I'm most appreciative of all of these super kind comments! #8367979

Richard B. Hallick 2/19/2010 8:04:11 AM

Congratulations on the finalist award. Richly deserved! #8394227

Amy M. Wilson 2/19/2010 8:08:16 AM

Big congratulations on your fantastic Finalist, Tess!!! #8394254

Bojan Bencic 2/19/2010 8:16:29 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Tess! #8394322

Val Feldman 2/19/2010 8:25:04 AM

Congrats, Tess, on this fantastic Finalist!! #8394410

Courtenay Vanderbilt 2/19/2010 8:43:20 AM

Congratulations on your marvelous Finalist, Tess! #8394591

Tiia Vissak 2/19/2010 9:07:07 AM

Congratulations! #8394812

Jack Ryan 2/19/2010 9:18:52 AM

Very deserving finalist...congratulations. #8394903

Ann Myers 2/19/2010 9:22:35 AM

Wonderful, finalist,Good luck next round, Tess!!! #8394941

Douglas Pignet 2/19/2010 9:25:18 AM

Congratulations on being a finalist, very well deserved #8394970

Kathleen Brennan 2/19/2010 9:53:07 AM

Congratulations, Tess! #8395240

Robert R. Goodman 2/19/2010 10:01:17 AM

A big congratulation,Tess! #8395326

Sabrina Ryan 2/19/2010 10:59:08 AM

Congratulations on this Wonderful Finalist, Tess! #8395833

Tammy M. Anderson 2/19/2010 12:06:43 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Tess. #8396231

Freddy Bland 2/19/2010 12:22:16 PM

Well-deserved finalist, Tess!! I think we'll see this one again!! #8396350

Ann Coates 2/19/2010 12:29:50 PM

Huge congratulations on your outstanding finalist Tess. #8396423

Brett Dolsen 2/19/2010 12:44:12 PM

Wonderfull Tess!!Congratulations! #8396612

Rona L. Schwarz 2/19/2010 2:36:15 PM

Fantastic macro capture, Tess! Wonderful detail and clarity. Congratulations on your Finalist! #8397387

Glenn E. Traver 2/19/2010 2:44:26 PM

Congratulations Tess on this Beautiful Finalist ~ GT #8397439

Agnes Fegan 2/19/2010 2:45:30 PM

Congrats on your finalist Tess! #8397450

Melissa G. Meiselman 2/19/2010 3:24:44 PM

Outstanding finalist...Congratulations, Tess!!! #8397694

Patti Coblentz 2/19/2010 3:39:10 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Tess!!

Patti #8397776

Tamara K. Walker 2/19/2010 5:09:46 PM

Congratulations! #8398216

Fran J. Jagger 2/19/2010 6:00:49 PM

Congrats on your Finalist, Tess!! Great capture on this cute critter! :) #8398452

Phyllis H. Burchett 2/19/2010 6:04:36 PM

Great closeup, love your caption too! Congrats on your finalist! ☺ #8398483

Maria Coulson 2/19/2010 6:06:48 PM

Wonderful image TEss, congratulations!! #8398496

R. J. Laudenbacher 2/19/2010 6:11:50 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Tess. Hope it sees the gold #8398522

Anne M. Young 2/19/2010 6:51:05 PM

Congratulations a beautiful finalist - love the detail #8398694

Bonnie C. Lackey 2/19/2010 7:16:01 PM

This is such a wonderful catch. Sure hope it is a winner! #8398843

Sam Britt 2/19/2010 7:18:05 PM

Congratulations, Tess! #8398852

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 2/19/2010 9:17:08 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist.
JP #8399359

Stefania Barbier 2/19/2010 10:36:52 PM

congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!!!! #8399529

Carol Eade 2/20/2010 4:15:33 AM

Congratulations on your terrific finalist, Tess! #8400154

Debra R. Harder 2/20/2010 8:18:52 AM

Love the clarity, details and composition, Tess! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist!! Deb #8400915

Ken Smith 2/20/2010 10:44:55 AM

Way to go, Tess!! #8401395

Margaret R. Barry 2/20/2010 4:28:30 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Tess! #8402059

Hayden Cannon 2/20/2010 6:57:49 PM

Huge congratulations Tess on this wonderful and well deserved finalist! #8402584

Maria A. Gonzalez 2/21/2010 5:42:48 AM

Congratulations,Tess..on your finalist..Beautiful capture of this Anole with awesome colors and fine detail...Beautiful portrait. #8403368

Erica Murphy 2/21/2010 7:59:07 AM

Beautiful finalist Tess!! Congratulations! #8403762

Lester A. Garcia 2/21/2010 12:31:43 PM

This is a beautiful finalist, Tess #8404489

Linda M. Walker 2/21/2010 12:34:13 PM

A big congrats! #8404492

Cindy Harrison 2/21/2010 2:37:47 PM

Awesome finalist!! congrats #8404802

Eivor Kuchta 2/21/2010 4:06:54 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #8404992

Anita Hogue 2/22/2010 3:23:30 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Tess! #8406056

Tess L. Yee 2/22/2010 7:20:21 AM

Wow, everyone...sincere thanks for all of the supportive and wonderful comments! #8406785

ALLEN O. HOWARD 2/23/2010 12:17:26 PM

An excellent image with great details. Congratulations Tess. #8410338

Summer A. Kozisek 2/23/2010 10:24:17 PM

Great capture Tess, fantastic details! Congrats on your finalist! #8411348

Usman M. Bajwa 2/25/2010 12:04:21 AM

Wonderful animal portrait, Tess. Congratz on the Finalist Award!

UB. #8413972

Teresa Moore 2/25/2010 6:02:01 PM

Congratulations! A wonderful photo. #8416801

Graeme yew Chow 3/1/2010 6:27:04 PM

Congratulations Tess. Thanks for your nice comment too. Your galllery is fastastic. #8425484

Tess L. Yee 3/26/2010 7:25:16 AM

Thank you for the wonderful comments Allen, Summer, Usman, Teresa, and Graeme! Very much appreciated. #8482036

Graham Robards 3/27/2010 6:39:48 AM

Sorry I am so late in reading the mail Tess, congratulations on your Finalist. ~Pat #8486805

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...this IS my best side. Now take the shot and shovel off. This is the first warm day we've had in weeks, the sun is out, and I've got a chill in my bones that will take days to be rid of.

In other words, I'm done with posing, and I just want to get back to basking.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 10/4000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700

Uploaded on 1/31/2010 4:35:57 AM

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Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest Finalist

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