In the Pink

Uploaded: May 27, 2010 03:53:02


A hover fly visits a backyard clematis bloom...

(Some filter work - entered into DD)

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/600 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Ellen Hodges level-deluxe May 27, 2010

Extra fantastic detail and color, Val! Looks soooo beautiful!! #1272767

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 27, 2010

These are so cool - Fantastic capture Valarie! Jeff #8647121

Nancy J. Locke May 27, 2010


Looooove this beauty!!!

Hugs, Nancy J Locke #8647178

Patricia Seidler May 27, 2010

Another beautifullly captured floral with guest Valarie. Great color and detail! #8647194

Jack Ryan May 27, 2010

An excellent photo beautifully done. Way to go, Val! #8647263

Ron McEwan May 27, 2010

Superbly done Val, great close up work here too. #8647328

Robert R. Goodman level-addict May 27, 2010

Hi Valarie,We have those little flys here by the millions.Beautiful capture my friend,Excellent macro!!! #8647384

Tammy Espino May 27, 2010

You certainly picked the right filters, gorgeous!! #8647438

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe May 27, 2010

Fantastic detail, Val! This is so soft and beautiful! #8647489

Marty Straub May 27, 2010

Great capture, Valarie. These guys are tough, but you managed to get one to cooperate with you. Perfectly placed with outstanding detil and with such a complimentary background. #8647547

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe May 27, 2010

Fabulous, Valarie! Wonderful combination of everything! #8647612

Jeana Clark May 27, 2010

And here I thought it was just another bee...LOL!!! This is a beauty Val!!!
Love the soft color!!! Terrific details and light!!!!

~J~ #8647703

Hal Bambrick May 27, 2010

Awesome Macro Work Here Val!!!!!!!!. #8647837

Monnie Ryan May 27, 2010

Well, his butt looks like a bee, but what do I know? Super capture, Valarie! #8648019

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna May 27, 2010

Magnificent capture, Val! Awesome colors and clarity! :-) k #8648186

Carol L. Fowler May 27, 2010

So the hover flies are back! I haven't seen any yet but I am always on the lookout for insects! Gorgeous perch too! #8648226

Gord MacEachern May 27, 2010

Fantastic capture Valarie, beautiful work!! #8648344

Sam Britt May 27, 2010

Terrific close-up, Val. #8648435

Barbara Waldoch level-classic May 28, 2010

Looks great, Valarie! #8648897

Rod Partington May 28, 2010

Amazing image Valarie!
Awesome clarity and color.
Excellent DD work! #8650234

Maria A. Gonzalez May 30, 2010

A well composed image with beautiful color tones and amazing clarity and detail on the fly...Excellent dd work and great macro image.Very creative,Val. #8652783

Karen Engelbreth May 30, 2010

Wonderful macro Valarie... #8653357

Gina Cormier level-classic May 30, 2010

Spectacular Val!!!!!!!!!!!
Drop dead gorgeous!!! #8653522

Tommy E. Burgess May 30, 2010

Wow what a stunning macro Valarie!! Hope we see this again! #8653978

Kathleen Rinker May 31, 2010

Awesome image my friend!!! #8655761

Kathy Salerni level-classic May 31, 2010

What a beautiful image, Valarie, and wonderful digital work! WTG! #8656037

Summer A. Kozisek June 02, 2010

Beautiful macro Valarie, great color and details!! #8660745

Dianna Murphy June 02, 2010

Holly cow girl' super full frame. The color and clarity are really awesome! This will be a winner. #8661126

Tammy Espino June 07, 2010

Congrats on this wonderful finalist!! :) #8671898

Julianne Bradford June 07, 2010

Beautiful Valarie, Congratulations!! #8671936

Ann Coates level-classic June 07, 2010

Congratulations on your gorgeous Finalist Valarie. #8672112

Carol Eade level-addict June 07, 2010

Beautiful work, Valarie, warm congratulations on your finalist! #8672489

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic June 07, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8672595

Debra R. Harder June 07, 2010

This is so amazing, Valarie!! Incredible clarity, details, colors and comp. Huge congratulations on your superb finalist! Deb #8672850

Patti Coblentz June 07, 2010

Congratulations on this spectacular finalist Val!!

Patti #8673370

Diane E. Deming level-classic June 07, 2010

All of your finalists are just gorgeous. Congratulations! #8673867

Douglas Pignet June 07, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! #8673962

Ron McEwan June 07, 2010

Congrats on a well deserved Silver for May Valarie, hope to see it again. #8674051

Linda D. Lester level-classic June 07, 2010

These are so tiny....excellent capture....Congratulations! #8674188

Dianna Murphy June 07, 2010

I've got my fingers crossed for Gold on this. A big warm congratulations and High five on your finalist. Wonderful work. Good luck in the quest for the GOLD!!!!!!!!!!!! Dianna #8674360

Robert R. Goodman level-addict June 07, 2010

Big Congratulations,Valarie.Amazing image my friend!!! #8674809

Jeana Clark June 07, 2010

Fantastic work and a well deserved finalist!!! CONGRATULATIONS VAL!!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!

~J~ #8675005

Kathy Salerni level-classic June 07, 2010

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Valarie! #8675172

Bonnie C. Lackey June 07, 2010

Wonderful clarity on this gorgeous finalist, Valarie! #8675381

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe June 07, 2010

Huge congrats and very best luck with these awesome and spectacular finalists, Val!! #8675626

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 07, 2010

huge congrats on your beautiful finalist!!! #8676360

Tommy E. Burgess June 07, 2010

Huge congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved finalist Valarie!! #8676388

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe June 08, 2010

Beautiful finalist, Valarie! Wonderful! #8677417

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 08, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist, Valarie! WTg! #8678309

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 08, 2010

Thanks to all of you for your kind words and support! Always appreciated! ~Val #8679037

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 08, 2010

Beautiful, Valarie! Big Congrats! #8679241

Julie Burnett June 08, 2010

How did I miss this??? Huge congrats on this fabulous finalist, Val!! #8679553

Joannie Bertucci level-classic June 08, 2010

Val, congratulations on your masterful macro Finalist! #8681051

Ruth E. Foster-Lindsay June 09, 2010

Congrats on your finalist Valarie!
Beautiful work! :-) #8682018

Carol L. Fowler June 09, 2010

Congrats! WTG! I am so busy at work, I am trying to gradually go through the Finalsts! No doubt I will find many more of yours! #8682736

Patti Coblentz June 09, 2010

Woo hoo!! Congratulations on this gold ribbon image!!!

Patti #8683043

Tammy Espino June 09, 2010

Congrats on your win :) #8683073

Michelle Alton June 09, 2010

Your bugs are all winners, Valarie.
Congratulations on this gem! #8683193

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 09, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible WINNER, Valarie! WTG! #8683217

Linda D. Lester level-classic June 09, 2010

Congratulations on your awesome 2nd place win!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #8683314

Liz blahh June 09, 2010

Congrats on this beautiful winner! #8683472

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 09, 2010

Awesome win, Valarie! CONGRATULATIONS! #8683503

Carol Eade level-addict June 09, 2010

Congratulations, Valarie! #8683532

Phyllis H. Burchett June 09, 2010

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Valarie! #8683576

Debra R. Harder June 09, 2010

WTG, Valarie! Huge congratulations on your magnificent GOLD WINNER! Deb #8683582

Renee Doyle level-classic June 09, 2010

COngratulations on this excellent winner Valarie!!!! #8683739

Sam Britt June 09, 2010

Big Congrats on this second place winner, Val!! #8683844

Bonnie C. Lackey June 09, 2010

You are such a consistent winner, Valarie. Congratulations on adding another winner to your beautiful gallery. #8683921

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe June 09, 2010

Huge congrats on this fabulous winner, Val!!!! yeah!!!!! #8684003

ROLAN NARMAN June 09, 2010

Huge Congrats on this fantastic winner Valarie! #8684090

Amy M. Wilson June 09, 2010

HUGE congratulations on this AWESOME winner... just so beautifully done and well deserved, Val!!! So happy for you, my friend!! #8684173

Jeana Clark June 09, 2010

Huge congratulations
Happy to see this in the winners circle Val...much deserved win!!!!!!

~J~ #8684298

Carol L. Fowler June 09, 2010

Winner! Well deserved! Superb in fact! #8684407

Freddy Bland June 09, 2010

Congratulations on a well-deserved gold win, Valarie!! Perfect...perfect...perfect!!! #8684615

Steve M. Harrington June 09, 2010

Good on you, Val! :)
Steve #8684638

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 09, 2010

gorgeous winner, congratulations! #8684677

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 10, 2010

Congratulations on you winner, Valarie. #8684838

Nadia Paul June 10, 2010

Just beautiful! Congrats on your win Valarie. #8684869

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 10, 2010

WTG, Valerie. CONGRATZ on this terrific GOLD WINNER!

UB. #8684917

Patricia Seidler June 10, 2010

Hugh congratulations Valarie on this wonderful winner! #8685128

Anita Hogue June 10, 2010

Warmest CONGRATULATIONS! #8685187

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 10, 2010

Thank you so much, BP Friends...your warm comments always mean so much! ~Val #8685548

Daniella Puente June 10, 2010

Big congrats on the gold for this fabulous photo Valarie!! #8685764

Mark Dodge June 10, 2010

A gorgeous winner here, Valarie :o) Way to go! Congratulations! #8685954

Gina Cormier level-classic June 10, 2010


My Queen. I bow to your greatness.....

Ok...ummmm...can someone come help me up!!!

I've fallen......and I can't get up......seriously!

Val!!!!!!!!! Anyone!!!! Damnit! #8686215

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 10, 2010

YIPPY Skippy!!!!!!!!!!!!!
WTG on this fantastic win, Val! :-) k #8686736

Julianne Bradford June 10, 2010

YAY!! This is so-o beautiful! Congratulations on your well deserved Gold Valarie!! #8686936

Julie Burnett June 11, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on this fabulous winner, Val!! Whoo-Hoo!! #8687879

Rony Sagy June 11, 2010

Congratulations on this fantastic win, Val. This is a spectacular well deserving capture. #8688147

Karen Bacon June 11, 2010

Congratulations on this fantastic winner Valerie! #8688229

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe June 11, 2010

Congratulations, Val, on winning this's a awesome shot! #8689980

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 12, 2010

Thanks so much, everyone...I appreciate your kind comments very much! #8691388

Summer A. Kozisek June 12, 2010

Congratulations on your gold Valarie!! #8691469

Tommy E. Burgess June 13, 2010

Huge congratulations on your stunning winner Val!! #8693048

Nancy J. Locke June 14, 2010

SUPER SUPER CONGRATS, VAL!!! You have been blazing a beautiful road of wins. :D

Hugs, Nancy J Locke #8694073

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict June 18, 2010

Congratulations Valarie on your Win!!!

Dominick #8702341

Mitzie Loland July 05, 2010

Great photo Valarie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #8736919

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 10, 2016

Congrats again on another Best of the Best, DD in BP's 20 years. #11445103

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