Uploaded: December 11, 2006
Photo of a gecko was taken on December 8, 2006 at 12:09pm in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
Canon 100mm F/2.8 macro lens @ F/3.5, 1/125 second, ISO 640
Rotated, cropped, +saturation, -brightness, +contrast, levels, resized, sharpened and blurred background in Photoshop CS
POTD at Photoshowdown.com on December 31, 2006
Julie Robinson December 11, 2006Fabulous details & colours Janine! #570399
Paul E. Earl December 11, 2006WOW!! What a wonderful macro!! #3689474
Paul Michko December 11, 2006Great macro, Janine. #3689504
Ray Clarke December 11, 2006Wonderful macro, love the detail and colours Janine!!!(R) #3689541
Susie Peek-Swint December 11, 2006Great find and capture of this beautiful little gecko Janine :) #3689542
Alan L. Borror December 11, 2006Love this, Janine! What great detail and POV! Beautiful. #3689586
Gail Vitikacs December 11, 2006Amazing details and comp! #3689616
Aimee S. McMaster December 11, 2006....simply awesome Janine...Aimee #3689685
Cindy Hamilton December 11, 2006Here you are with another winner, Janine! This is terrific. #3689756
Colette M. Metcalf December 11, 2006GREAT capture, Janine!!! #3689763
Wally Orlowsky December 11, 2006Awesome close-up portrait, Janine. If you spend 5 minutes with him, you can save 15% on car insurance ... oh. wait, that's Gieco :0 #3689976
Robert R. Goodman December 11, 2006WOW!!!!What a great find,Beautiful color Janine!!!!!!! #3690130
Joy Rector December 11, 2006great shot #3690210
Sherry Stricklin Boles December 11, 2006Outstanding, Janine! You really can look right into that cute little eye!! #3690248
Michelle R. Kovach December 11, 2006Great eye to find this little guy! We have these little Anetole's running around our yard in the spring! #3690254
Dr Silly December 11, 2006Wonderful macro. :O)
Su Sana E. P December 11, 2006Wow!! Janine, what an awesome capture of this beautiful lizard!! Excellent work on selective focus and dof!! #3690383
Kara L. Hendricks December 11, 2006WOW!! Incredible details make this jump right off the monitor for me Janine... Powerful comp. and colors as well... Bravo! #3690507
Susan Fox December 11, 2006Love the comp. and selective focus. #3690717
Z. Banu December 11, 2006Excellent shot superb macro work well done ...Janine #3691030
Janine Russell December 11, 2006Julie, Paul E, Paul M, Ray, Susie, Alan, Gail, Aimee, Cindy, Colette, Wally (LOL), Robert, Joy, Sherry, Michelle, Doc, Susana, Kara, Susan and Zaanat, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement.
Shirley L. Carpenter December 11, 2006Excellent detail, color and composition Janine!! #3691611
Barbara Waldoch December 11, 2006Fantastic colours and composition, Janine! #3692196
Patricia Ronan December 11, 2006Lovely sharp eye Janine, pity you didn't have this for the "go green" theme last month! #3692378
Donna La Mattino Pagakis December 11, 2006Awesome image Janine! #3692525
Sherri Gorman December 11, 2006Awesome detail, colors and lighting Janine!!!! Wonderful capture!!!! #3692789
Jennifer Rennison December 11, 2006Cute little gecko, Janine! Wonderful colors, detail and image! #3692817
Graeme yew Chow December 11, 2006Janine, beautiful soft focus with large aperture. #3692823
Lynn Crawford December 11, 2006Wow Janine what great COLOR, and your DOF is perfect on this little fellow :) #3692834
Brian Lobdell December 11, 2006Fabulous, Janine! Great color and well composed... and the detail is just superb! Kudos! #3692846
Ariel Lepor December 11, 2006GREAT sharpness & colors!!! I would prefer the same picture without the blurred background, though.
ScrattyPhotography Blog #3693049
Janine Russell December 11, 2006Joyce, Shirley, Barbara, Patricia, Donna, Sherri, Jennifer, Graeme, Lynn, Brian and Ariel, thanks very much for your encouraging comments.
Just a note - the background and rest of his body was already out of focus because of the wide aperture. I used the blur tool to reduce the areas of grain in the background.
Nancy L. Green December 11, 2006Love the SF Janine!! Wonderful colors and composition!! <>< #3693108
Cristi Bastian December 12, 2006Wow! Janine, this is SUPERB! A winner for sure!! #3693443
Johnny Villaronga December 12, 2006Nice shot, head in focus with great DOF. Great shot! #3694707
Janine Russell December 12, 2006Nancy, Cristi and Johnny, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3694901
Colleen Farrell December 12, 2006Wow, this is really great, Janine! I love the perfect DOF, with just his face sharp. Really terrific! #3695241
Janine Russell December 12, 2006Colleen, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3695978
Ray December 12, 2006Beautifully done, Janine! Love the detail and composition. #3696555
Janine Russell December 12, 2006Ray, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3696978
Michael Khoury December 17, 2006~~~this is great Janine...a good composition with fine clarity and detail~~~
Janine Russell December 17, 2006Michael, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3711282
Ken Jarvis January 24, 2007Congratulations again Janine on your Finalist! #3860735
Bill Wyatt January 24, 2007Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist! #3861100
Emile Abbott January 24, 2007Congratulations on a supurb finalist, Janine. #3861196
randy dannheim January 24, 2007Janine, congratulations on your well deserved finalist! #3861199
Paul E. Earl January 24, 2007A big CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist! Good luck in the next round! #3861271
Glenn E. Urquhart January 24, 2007A BIG Congratulations on your finalist award, Janine!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #3861327
Patricia Ronan January 24, 2007Congratulations Janine :) #3861570
Colette M. Metcalf January 24, 2007Congratulations!!! #3861592
Claudia Kuhn January 24, 2007He's so cute, terrific Janine, congrats! #3861771
Shawn Jennings January 24, 2007Congratulations on your finalist, Janine! #3861809
Datha Y. Thompson January 24, 2007CONGRATULATIONS!!! #3862032
Barbara Waldoch January 24, 2007Congratulations on your finalist, Janine! #3862753
Janine Russell January 24, 2007Ken, Bill, Emile, Randy, Paul, Glenn, Patricia, Colette, Claudia, Shawn, Datha and Barbara, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3862797
Anne D. Eigen January 24, 2007Congratulations on this excellent finalist, Janine! Best of luck with it! #3862891
Sam Britt January 24, 2007Congratulations again, Janine! #3863553
Cheryl E. Molennor January 24, 2007Congrats again Janine #3863870
Terry L. Ellis January 24, 2007Janine, congratulations again on another amazing finalist! #3863950
Sherri Gorman January 24, 2007Congratulations Janine!!! #3864159
Kenneth Mucke January 24, 2007Georgous finalist Janine...Love the greeennn #3864505
Brian Lobdell January 24, 2007Congratulations, Janine! This superb capture and composition makes a wonderful finalist! Good Luck! #3864591
Arnie Horwitz January 24, 2007Congratulations on your finalist, Janine! #3864929
Janine Russell January 24, 2007Anne, Don, Sam, Cheryl, Terry, Sherri, Kenneth, Brian and Arnie, thanks very much for your kind comments and congratulations.
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna January 24, 2007WOW!!! Congratulations Janine!!!! Fantastic image!!!! :-) ^.^ #3865026
Janine Russell January 24, 2007Kitty, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3865285
Les Rhoades January 24, 2007Congratulations on your FINALIST! #3865347
Carol Teal January 25, 2007Congrats again Janine!! What great detail! Nice job! #3865442
Laurie Daily January 25, 2007Congratulations again, Janine on another beautiful finalist!!! #3865834
Laurence Saliba January 25, 2007Congratulations on your finalist Janine! #3865987
Su Sana E. P January 25, 2007Congratulations on this terrific Finalist, Janine!! #3866238
Paula Dwyer January 25, 2007Congratulations Janine!!! :) #3866871
Kay E. Mahoney January 25, 2007Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3867013
eileen bedford January 25, 2007Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Janine... #3867020
Marie Fields January 25, 2007Awesome capture, Janine! Congratulations! #3867419
Ken Smith January 25, 2007Great job! Congrats on your multiple finalists! #3867997
Teresa Norris January 25, 2007Janine, this is so great! Congratulations! #3868421
Kathleen Roughan January 25, 2007Congratulations Janine!!! #3868506
Janine Russell January 25, 2007Les, Carol, Laurie, Laurence, Susana, Paula, Kay, Eileen, Marie, Ken, Teresa and Kathy, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations. #3868996
Kristi A. Howson January 25, 2007Congratulations Janine on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round! Excellent detail and DOF! #3870237
John V. Roscich January 25, 2007YOU ARE GOOD!!!!CONGRATS AGAIN!!!
Paul Sikora January 25, 2007WOW!!! Congratulations Janine I can see clearly why this is a finalist #3871106
Kevin P. Kelly January 25, 2007Congrats Janine! You have a great eye.
Jennifer Rennison January 25, 2007Another big congratulations Janine! #3871572
Janine Russell January 25, 2007Kristi, John, Paul, Kevin and Jennifer, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #3871650
Susana Ms Heide January 25, 2007YIKES!!! That's close! Great detail! CONGRATS Janine! #3872587
Graeme yew Chow January 25, 2007Great congratulations Janine. #3873045
Cathy M. Gromball January 25, 2007Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Janine!
Cathy :) #3873081
Janine Russell January 26, 2007Susana, Graeme and Cathy, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3875161
Marilyn K. Lincecum January 26, 2007Congratulations again...fantastic colors and DOF. #3876739
Janine Russell January 26, 2007Marilyn, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3876798
Evy Johansen January 26, 2007Congrats on another wonderful finalist, Janine! #3877014
Janine Russell January 26, 2007Evy, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouraging comments. #3877048
Kate Jackson January 27, 2007Congratulations Janine on your countless finalists! Love them all! #3877696
Janine Russell January 27, 2007Kate, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3879416
RC Fritz January 27, 2007Great work, Janine. Congratulations on your Finalist! #3879961
Janine Russell January 27, 2007RC, thanks very much for yor congratulations and encouragement. #3880069
Barbara Sharts January 28, 2007Congrats again! You're on a roll! Can't wait to see what you've got next month : ) #3884734
Janine Russell January 28, 2007Barbara, thanks very much for your encouragement, kind comments and congratulations. #3884742
Kathleen Brennan January 29, 2007Wow,Great macro, Janine, and congrats! #3888335
Janine Russell January 29, 2007Kathleen, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #3888432
Les Rhoades January 26, 2008Congratulations on your FINALIST! #5398213
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