Uploaded: June 16, 2009 10:11:41


submitted 6/16/09, macro. This little guy posed a few seconds for me- a little difficult to get in focus because camera was handheld and daylily was swaying in breeze.


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 16, 2009

You did great Carol - Terrific perspective and capture! Jeff #1142264

Ron McEwan June 16, 2009

I think you did real well with this shot Carol WTG, nice work #7637179

John Connolly June 16, 2009

What a fantastic job you did here Carol! Outdoor macros are a real challenge, aren't they! #7637193

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 16, 2009

Excellent job with this fantastic macro, Carol. Love your composition too. #7637215

Rod Partington June 16, 2009

Amazing shot,Carol! #7637271

Melissa G. Meiselman June 16, 2009

Incredible macro with ultra sharp focus on that hopper, dazzling color, outstanding composition and terrific lighting, Carol!!! #7637412

Barbara Waldoch level-classic June 16, 2009

Very close and personal, Carol! #7637703

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe June 16, 2009

A winner! What a great shot!

ccc #7637984

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 16, 2009

Wow...you nailed the composition and no worries for the focus as its exactly perfect where it mattered! I agree with Candice....a golden shot.

Usman. #7638223

Marty Straub June 17, 2009

So very well composed, Carol. It appears you've captured the thought of the the grasshopper. #7639893

Julianne Bradford June 17, 2009

Wow! Super timing and capture Carol! It looks like he was waiting for you to take the shot! #7640316

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe June 17, 2009

This is like sports photography - you've captured the thought and action of the grasshopper and in a fantastic setting!! #7641119

Carol L. Fowler June 17, 2009

Thank you all for your comments. I appreciate them all! #7641330

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe June 17, 2009

Great capture and wonderful perspective. I bet those antennae were moving quite a bit as he/she/it tried to figure out what to do next :-). #7641531

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 19, 2009

Wow! You were sure eye-to-eye with this hopper! He looks like he's ready to spring and you caught that next action to be of his perfectly! Wonderful, fantastic shot and I agree, a winner! WTG! #7647382

Howard B. Cheek June 19, 2009

Great macro Carol, the head-on POV and comp is wonderful.
Well done! #7647811

June 19, 2009

Awesome capture great eye to eye with this guy and excellent colors on him,Carol,beautiful work, #7648469

Carol L. Fowler June 19, 2009

Thanks everyone! I appreciate the comments! #7652784

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 21, 2009

Let me be the first to CONGRATULATE you on this awesome and much deserved Finalist, Carol - Best of Luck in the upcoming rounds! #7764054

Sherran Andersen level-classic July 21, 2009

Congrats Carol. Sherran #7764898

ROLAN NARMAN July 21, 2009

Huge Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Carol! #7764904

Sam Britt July 21, 2009

Congratulations, another terrific finalist, Carol! #7765771

Kelly S. Cavanaugh July 21, 2009

Congratulations on the excellent finalist, Carol! He looks mean!! #7766328

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic July 22, 2009

Congratulations on this terrific finalist Carol.
JP #7767282

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic July 22, 2009

Congratulations on this terrific finalist Carol.
JP #7767292

Karen Celella level-deluxe July 22, 2009

You got him!! Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist Carol. Best of luck in the next round. #7769256

Cathy Barrows July 22, 2009

Congrats on your finalist...fab #7769537

Cheryl E. Molennor July 22, 2009


Patrick Rouzes level-classic July 22, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS On this amazing finalist,Carol!!! #7771940

Mark Dodge July 23, 2009

Stunning details. You nailed the focus on this one, Carol! Awesome work. Congratulations as well. Very impressive! #7775660

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