Eye Contact

Uploaded: May 02, 2011 17:24:00


Second Place - May 2011
*Details & Macro*
When I took this macro shot of the gecko's eye I truly had to believe in a supreme being because of the complexity of this little critter.


Leslie McLain level-deluxe May 02, 2011

Amazing capture and details, Heather. #1374010

Liz blahh May 02, 2011

Excellent detail on this beauty! #9385546

Val Feldman level-deluxe May 02, 2011

Aren't they just the most amazing critters, tho!!! Yep, I've had the same revelation...the wonderfully various colored scales, the many patterns and textures of those scales, the eye - the pupil so black and rimmed in gold, his ear, his tiny nostrils...what a marvelous job you've done bringing all these wonderful aspects of this tiny critter to the forefront so beautifully..and good grief, I'm writing a book here on the marvels of a gecko! :) Excellent, excellent macro work, Heather! #9385578

Ron McEwan May 02, 2011

Now this is a macro, beautifully done Heather #9385579

Monnie Ryan May 02, 2011

Fabulous detail, Heather! #9385647

Millie A. Talarico level-classic May 02, 2011

I think this is really a cool creature, and you've captured it beautifully, Heather! #9385660

Tiia Vissak May 02, 2011

a wonderful macro! #9385782

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe May 02, 2011

Fantastic detail, color and clarity captured in this awesome close-up, Heather. #9385799

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic May 03, 2011

FANTASTIC details and clarity, Heather. Very beautifully captured. #9385831

Mary Dimitriw May 03, 2011

Your details and clarity in all of your photos amaze me. This is exceptional! Great job!! #9386102

Joy Rector May 03, 2011

wow, great detail #9386177

Ray Thoms May 03, 2011

Great clarity and detail Heather...nicely done! #9386210

Gina Cormier level-classic May 03, 2011

WOW!!! That is some detailed image!! Your clarity rocks!!!! #9386246

John Benway May 03, 2011

Amazing detail Heather, and presented beautifully.
John #9386251

Amy M. Wilson May 03, 2011

Stunning work, Heather... excellent color, detail and amazing clarity of this awesome fella! #9386403

Robert R. Goodman May 03, 2011

Hi Heather,You have a winner.Awesome macro my friend.Excellent detail!!! #9386452

Carol Eade level-addict May 03, 2011

What wonderful details you've captured, Heather! #9386764

John Connolly May 03, 2011

A superb capture of this beautiful little reptile Heather! The crisp detail and color is fantastic! #9387213

Patrick Rouzes May 03, 2011

WOW, exceptional clarity, colors, textures, lighting, & detail! All the elements of a winner here, Heather! WTG! #9387233

Avril Young May 03, 2011

this is outstanding, awesome detail...we dont have any here...he does look rather cute ;) #9387868

Courtenay Vanderbilt May 04, 2011

Amazing details, Heather! #9388512

Douglas Pignet May 04, 2011

lovely macro capture and great comp & pov...well done #9389076

Freddy Bland May 05, 2011

This is just awesome, Heather, and I bet we will see it again!! Beautiful details and colors!! #9390227

Gord MacEachern June 22, 2011

Big congratulations on this well deserved finalist Heather!! #9473755

Tiia Vissak June 22, 2011

Congratulations! #9473944

Mary Dimitriw June 22, 2011

Congrats Heather! Very well deserved and good luck in the next round! #9474066

Orsi June 22, 2011

Congratulations,Heather!!! #9474261

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 22, 2011

Congratulations, Heather. I surely think this is a winner. Awesome details. #9474426

Millie A. Talarico level-classic June 22, 2011

Congratulations, Heather!! #9474672

Susan Weisensel June 22, 2011

Exellent finalist Heather, congrats and good luck. #9474754

Jill Odice level-classic June 22, 2011

Congrats Heather!!! #9474827

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 22, 2011

A well deserved Finalist, Heather! Congratulations! #9475112

Amy M. Wilson June 22, 2011

Well-deserved Finalist indeed... huge congratulations and best of luck in the next round, Heather!! #9475162

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 22, 2011

Wonderful macro, congratulations Heather and good luck in the next round #9475175

Carol Eade level-addict June 22, 2011

Beautiful, Heather, congratulations on another finalist! #9475262

Leslie McLain level-deluxe June 22, 2011

Congrats on an amazing finalist, Heather. #9475379

Terry Cervi level-classic June 22, 2011

Superb detail, Heather! Congrats on your finalist! #9475660

Robert R. Goodman June 22, 2011

A big congratulations,My Friend.WTG!Heather!!!! #9475694

Liz blahh June 22, 2011

Congrats on your awesome finalist! #9475927

Monnie Ryan June 22, 2011

Congratulations again, Heather! #9476405

Avril Young June 22, 2011

congrats on your finalists Heather, the detail on this one is outstanding.. #9476661

Kerry Hill June 22, 2011

Fantastic finalist, Heather congratulations! #9476795

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 22, 2011

My favorite lizard guy! Happy to see silver attached to this amazing macro, Heather! Huge congratulations! WTG! #9477059

Barbara Waldoch level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations, Heather, well done! #9477236

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Congratulations, Heather, the detail is amazing on this wonderful Finalist! #9477622

frank w. degenhardt June 23, 2011

Amazing macro work with such gorgeous colors and WOW on the incredible and beautiful details you bring out. This is astonishing girl. Congratulations on the Finalist and I hope to see this in the Winners circle. #9478036

Don Christiana June 23, 2011

Congrats on your Great Finalist #9478553

Mary Timman June 23, 2011

Congratulations! Fantastic finalist! #9478571

Joanna Madloch June 23, 2011

Superb detail and color, Heather. Huge congrats! #9479096

Julie Burnett June 23, 2011

Congratulations on this superb finalist, Heather, and I wish you the best of luck in the next rouond!! #9479266

Patrick Rouzes June 23, 2011

Congratulations, Heather! WTG! #9479312

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 23, 2011

WOW!!! TWO winners, WTG Ellen!!! <>< #9479387

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 23, 2011

Sorry Heather, I called you Ellen, UPPPS!!! #9479400

Monnie Ryan June 23, 2011


Millie A. Talarico level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations, on your awesome win, Heather!! #9479496

Ellen Hodges June 23, 2011

Huge congrats, Heather!! #9479685

David Phalen June 23, 2011

Huge Congrats on a terrific Winner!! #9479788

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 23, 2011

Congratulations on this awesome Gold Winner Heather!

jo ann c. #9479832

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic June 23, 2011

on your very deserving
2nd PLACE WINNER! 8o) #9480150

Freddy Bland June 23, 2011

Many congratulations, Heather on both Gold winning images!! They are beauties! #9480220

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 23, 2011

WTG on this fantastic winner, Heather! :-) k #9480290

Amy M. Wilson June 23, 2011

Huge congratulations on your superb Gold winner, Heather!!! #9480427

Gord MacEachern June 23, 2011

This is so great Heather WTG!!!! #9480461

Leslie McLain level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Congrats on a stunning winner, Heather. #9480479

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful winner Heather... way to go girl! #9480657

Carol Eade level-addict June 23, 2011

A beautiful winner, Heather, congratulations! #9480683

Mary Dimitriw June 23, 2011

WTG Girlie!! Very well done...hmmmm, I see some more gold as well.
A BIG congrats on your wonderful winner! #9480856

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Congrats Heather. A great winner. #9480862

Mary Timman June 23, 2011

Congratulations Heather! #9480949

frank w. degenhardt June 23, 2011

I really loved the details and colors. Congratulations on the Win my friend. Way to go. #9481118

Laura E. Swan level-classic June 24, 2011

Such clarity! No wonder it went GOLD! WOW! Huge congrats to you, Heather!!!

-Laura :))) #9481546

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe June 24, 2011

Congratulations on your double win, Heather! #9481650

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 24, 2011

Huge Congratulations, Heather! #9481720

Julie Burnett June 24, 2011

Congratulations on this well deserved win, Heather!! #9481900

Don Christiana June 24, 2011

Congrats on your win with your great image. Have a great day. #9482008

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 24, 2011

Congratulations on this awesome Gold Winner Heather!

jo ann c. #9482113

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic June 24, 2011

I didn't see this beauty in the first round, Heather. Congrats on your second gold win this month. WTG!! #9482234

Robert R. Goodman June 24, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful win,Heather!!!! #9482317

Tammy Espino June 24, 2011

Huge congrats on your win!!! :) #9482381

Tiia Vissak June 24, 2011

Congratulations on your Winner! #9482740

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe June 24, 2011

Thank you for all the nice comments and good wishes. I am truly thankful for belonging to such a caring community of accomplished photographers. All of the entries were amazing and know I could never be a judge and make the choices. #9483088

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe June 24, 2011

Thank you for all the nice comments and good wishes. I am truly thankful for belonging to such a caring community of accomplished photographers. All of the entries were amazing and know I could never be a judge and make the choices. #9483089

Avril Young June 24, 2011

Congrats on your outstanding winners Heather, you sure take fantastic photos, well done!! #9483544

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 24, 2011

What a wonderful month you've had, Heather - both Golds are remarkable photos...but you know my heart belonged to this guy. :L) So happy to see him with Gold attached!! Congratulations!!!! #9483763

Ann Coates level-classic June 24, 2011

Wow, this is outstanding. Congratulations on your finalist and subsequent Gold winner. #9483951

Carol Teal June 24, 2011

A truly remarkable macro Heather! Congrats on your win! #9484026

Lorraine A. Cook June 25, 2011

PERFECTION! Details galore here, Heather!!!



Carol L. Fowler June 25, 2011

Congrats! Superb Winner! #9484857

John Connolly June 25, 2011

Congratulations on your gold win here Heather! WEll done! #9485512

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 26, 2011

Great capture, CONGRATZ on the Gold win!!!

UB. #9487265

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic June 26, 2011

A wonderful winner Heather! Congratulations! Beautiful color and detail. #9487964

Mike Clime June 27, 2011

Congratulations on your winner,Heather! #9488749

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 27, 2011

Simply outstanding, Heather. Huge congrats. #9490094

Rony Sagy June 28, 2011

Huge congratulations on this fantastic and well deserving win, Heather. #9492882

Carolyn McIntosh June 28, 2011

Congratulations on the win . .. fabulous detail you captured. #9493492

Mary K. Robison June 29, 2011

Heather, I've already sent you some comments about this.
Just wanted to repeat something:
This macro is beautiful, and has marvelous clarity and details!
Congratulations on your well earned winner, Heather! #9495649

Merna L. Nobile July 08, 2011

Congratulations to all of the Award Winners for May 2011. Merna


Dale Hardin July 14, 2011

what a well deserved win Heather. Never have been good at macros. Darn tri-focals. :o)

Can only repeat the accolades you've rec'd above. Fantastic detail. #9529649

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