Just Warming Up

© Tess L. Yee

Just Warming Up

Uploaded: September 26, 2009


No amount of coaxing could encourage this creature to fly over to a shaded flower, so we both baked in the glare of a hot, late-afternoon sun.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40


Deb Koskovich September 26, 2009

You did a great job in harsh light, Tess....absolutely gorgeous! #1184890

Tess L. Yee September 26, 2009

Thanks for that very generous comment, Deb!

I'm sure I was a sight, standing there in a skirt and sweater with a pair of black flip flops on (for ploughing through the sandy dirt around here!), sweat streaming down my face. #7985065

Melissa G. Meiselman September 26, 2009

Fantastic shot of both the butterfly and flowers taken with sharp detail and great job with the bright sunlight, Tess!! #7985130

Lynn M. Whitt September 26, 2009

Beautiful capture, light, and details... #7985287

Jessica Jenney September 26, 2009

Beautiful color, detail and soft, warm lighting, Tess! #7985304

Kathy Cline September 26, 2009

Good Morning Tess, Your gallery is so pretty. This macro is perfect and just beautiful. Have a blessed weekend. #7985509

Jyri Vissak September 26, 2009

Beautiful macro! Well done. #7985732

Tiia Vissak September 26, 2009

a wonderful close-up! #7985821

Brett Dolsen September 27, 2009

Wonderfull colour and detail from harsh light Tess!!Brett #7986943

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer September 27, 2009

The things we go through for a great shot, huh? LOL!! Fantastic lighting and details in this beautiful macro image, Tess. #7986944

Maria A. Gonzalez September 27, 2009

Beautiful composition,colors and details...Excellent details and a very well captured macro and close-up...Very well done,Tess...
I can understand what you said about being a sight,I often wonder the same..
We do what is has to be done to capture that unique shot. #7987467

Mitch Spence level-classic September 27, 2009

Excellent detail, Tess, and you really did handle that light situation beautifully. #7987892

Tess L. Yee September 27, 2009

Wow, thanks to everyone for those really amazing comments!! I've been gone most of the weekend, and was astonished to find that this image had garnered so many kind words! #7988776

Carolyn J. Connolly September 30, 2009

WOW, Tess - this is just a stunning image...and worth all your hot, sweaty work to capture it!! ;o/ The details, lighting and colours here all are just wonderful, and the textures, selective depth of field, clarity and composition all are fabulous, too!! :o) #7996600

Tess L. Yee September 30, 2009

Thanks for that really super comment, Carolyn!! #7996704

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