Showing Off

© Maria A. Gonzalez

Showing Off

Val Feldman level-deluxe October 21, 2010

Stunning, Mia! Positively stunning! Your b/g is perfect to showcase this beautifully colored and finely detailed malachite and the wonderful curving flow of the stem he's perched on. Oh, I love this!! Definitely a winner! Excellent work, my friend. #1319697

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 21, 2010

Beautiful light and capture Maria! #8987081

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 21, 2010

Great lighting, detail and capture Maria! Jeff #8987092

Gina Cormier level-classic October 21, 2010

ok Maria.....this is just spectacular!!!!!! I think we will see this again!!!!! #8987168

Terry Cervi level-classic October 21, 2010

Excellent work, Maria! I love the white background to highlight this beautiful Malachite and your comp is wonderful! Awesome! #8987282

frank w. degenhardt level-classic October 21, 2010

Maria- Isn't it so extra special when the lighting and the background do our work for us and give us this kind of gorgeous results. In some ways its so simple, but oh the colors and the beauty of the butterfly take over and delight our eyes. What a thrill it must be to work around this beauty every day. I always think of butterflies as hand painted by God. Their colors and markings a work of art. A lovely capture my dear friend.
Have yourself a most wonderful day. #8987328

Sharon C. Hinze October 21, 2010

Perfectly captured! Well done! Beautiful.
Sharon #8987369

Marty Straub October 21, 2010

How perfect! The S-curving stem and near-white background added to your dof really make this an outstanding photo, Maria. Gorgeous work. #8987436

Douglas Pignet October 21, 2010

Wonderful find and capture...Great color,comp & pov...Well done #8988028

Douglas Pignet October 21, 2010

Wonderful find and capture...Great color,comp & pov...Well done #8988031

Carol L. Fowler October 21, 2010

Wow- that's the perfect BG to show off this little beauty! Winner in my book! #8988378

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe October 21, 2010

Extremely gorgeous capture, Maria!!! The detail and bg are PERFECT!!!! #8988456

Carol Eade level-addict October 22, 2010

This is absolutely beautiful, Maria, love it! #8990453

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This Malachite butterfly was loving this Poter Weed flower,the bg was provided by the clear walls of Magic Wings and the sun light..
No effects,no filters,cropped..
F/7.1 1/250sec ISO400 105mm manual hand-held flash.
Have a great day,everyone.

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2500 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, return light detected, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

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