Uploaded: September 23, 2014 09:46:30 | Entered: September 23, 2014 10:46:15


Category: MT. I was about to take a shot of this incredible hydrangea when a little bee had flown into the frame. Now, you decide if it has ruined my picture. Tamron 28-300 mm lens. Shot and processed in RAW. Adjustments in PS CC.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: -1.33, ExposureTime: 1/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 125, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Susan M. Campbell September 23, 2014

Nice timing. This is great. #1588155

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe September 23, 2014

Thank you very much, Susan! #11142189

Bill Whala level-classic September 23, 2014

Fantastic capture, Natasha!! Great timing and I love the beautiful colors throughout this image. #11142316

Colette M. Metcalf September 23, 2014

This is outstanding!!! #11142426

Stephen M. Webb level-classic September 24, 2014

The bee brings a very dramatic impact to this beautiful image Natasha. #11142988

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe September 24, 2014

Thank you very much, Bill, Colette and Stephen! #11143036

Joannie Bertucci level-classic October 29, 2014

Holy Moly Natasha, this is one amazing capture! Your timing is perfection and the details sing! Congrats on your beautiful finalist! #11171390

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 30, 2014

Congrats on this well deserved finalist Natasha! #11172056

Anita Hogue October 30, 2014

WOWSA, I love those luscious colors! A gorgeous image! Congratulations on your finalist! #11172584

Val Feldman level-deluxe October 30, 2014

An explosion of color and delicious details - what a totally amazing capture, Natasha. Warmest congrats on one incredible capture and Finalist and all the best next round! (Sure looks like a winner to me!:) :) #11172763

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe October 30, 2014

Thank you so very much, Joannie, Anita, Jo Ann and Val! #11172828

Bill Whala level-classic October 30, 2014

I'm glad the judges love this as much as I do, Natasha!! Congratulations on this terrific Finalist. #11173105

Mitch Spence level-classic October 30, 2014

Such a great combination of detail and softness, Natasha. Congratulations to you. #11173209

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe October 30, 2014

Thank you very much, Bill and Mitch! #11173377

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