Lunch Date

© Val Feldman

Lunch Date

Douglas Pignet May 06, 2011

Wonderful find and great clarity #1374971

Courtenay Vanderbilt May 06, 2011

Good Morning neighbor, great to see you! What a perfect image for the MT, Val! Great find and of course beautifully captured! #9391644

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 06, 2011

Outstanding details, find and MT capture, Val. Perfect!! #9391660

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 06, 2011

Outstanding color and close-up capture Val!! #9391675

Freddy Bland May 06, 2011

Beautiful!! Wonderful MT entry, Val! Super details and comp!! Hope you are gaining every day!! Have a wonderful holiday weekend with Mom and be sure to put in a Sousa CD for her!! #9391681

Ron McEwan May 06, 2011

And the same to you neighbor, we have sun today (smile) and to see this summer beauty even makes it better. Super detail and a grand MT entry Val WTG #9391706

Robert R. Goodman level-addict May 06, 2011

Hi Valarie,So nice to a see post my friend.LOL!!Great title,and a beautiful capture.I wish we could say having a great spring here.Just normal,100 degrees in May!!!! #9391735

Julie Burnett May 06, 2011

Exceptional clarity in this fabulous MT capture, Val, they look so "civilized," lunching together!! #9391741

Melissa Olsen May 06, 2011

As always a great capture coming from you sharing with us. :-)

Gina Cormier level-classic May 06, 2011

Another beautiful floral macro image Val!!!!! Wish I could do them as well!!!!!!! YOU ROCK GIRLY!!!! #9391959

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe May 06, 2011

Perfect MT entry Val!! Great capture, clarity and comp. #9392043

Patricia Seidler May 06, 2011

Another beauty Val. Great for the MT!
Have a great weekend. My kids are taking me out to a ballgame. Lets go M-E-T-S - METS. #9392104

Tammy Espino May 06, 2011

Great MT :) Beautiful flower! :)
(((Stomp)) the bugs!! #9392152

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe May 06, 2011

Absolutely wonderful image, Val... great job! #9392171

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict May 06, 2011

Marvelous image, Val, and outstanding MT entry!

Debby #9392346

Thomas E. Hinds May 06, 2011

Beautiful color, detail, and light, Val! Love it! Yes, you have a way with flowers and insects my friend! LOL! Very well done! #9392348

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna May 06, 2011

WOW! What a wonderful capture, Val! This is AWWWWWWWWWWESOME! :-) k #9392518

Michelle Alton May 07, 2011

Absolutely SPECTACULAR! #9392824

Carol Eade level-addict May 07, 2011

Perfect MT image and so beautifully captured, Val! #9392944

Amy M. Wilson May 07, 2011

Awesome details, clarity, light and selective focus on this perfectly titled MT entry, Val... beautifully done! #9393013

Nadia Paul May 07, 2011

Wow, not one but two - both perfectly captured with beautiful comp, colour and detail! Sure to see this again my friend! #9393015

Val Feldman level-deluxe May 07, 2011

Thank you all for stopping by and leaving off your comments - always appreciated! ~Val #9393425

Shirley A. Kinney May 07, 2011

Beautiful, Val. #9393732

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe May 07, 2011

So are you using a "hubble" lens to get these fantastic macro shots? The clarity and detail are so amazing. #9393897

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe May 08, 2011

Sooooo beautiful, Val! Happy Mother's day to you and Mom!!! Fantastic timing, too!! #9394603

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 08, 2011

Do not think I have seen the top of a cone this closely, Val!Thinking like Heather here! The detail, clarity, textures,colors, & dof are suprme here, my friend! Hope to see this again! #9395266

Julianne Bradford May 09, 2011

Wow! Great title for this wonderful capture Val! #9396645

Rona L. Schwarz May 09, 2011

Marvelous macro as only you can do them, Val! Great detail and clarity on these 'friends' and the coneflower as well. What a perfect entry for the MT! #9397028

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 10, 2011

Excellent detail and color on this macro Val and loved the title. #9398085

Marty Straub May 10, 2011

Wow, didn't know coneflowers are sweet. But it's obvious how sweet this photo is, Val. Gorgeous capture of this unusual meeting and so much detail they can't deny they were there. Wonderful caught-in-the-act photo! #9398277

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe June 22, 2011

Congrats on making it to the finals with this amazing image. Good luck. #9473573

Patricia Seidler June 22, 2011

I knew we would see this again. Congratulations on another outstanding finalist Val! #9473603

Carol Eade level-addict June 22, 2011

This is a beautiful finalist, congratulations Val! #9474149

Diane E. Deming level-classic June 22, 2011

Val-the composition is perfect and the detail on both of the insects is outstanding. Congratulations on another beautiful finalist. #9474219

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe June 22, 2011

Congrats Val...see I knew this was perfect for the MT! #9474455

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 22, 2011

Congrats Val on your beautiful and excellent finalist!

Debby #9474751

Amy M. Wilson June 22, 2011

So glad to see this fantastic, well-deserved Finalist, Val!!! WTG! Best wishes in the next round! #9475004

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 22, 2011

Well deserved, Val! Congratulations!! #9475038

Thomas E. Hinds June 22, 2011

Val, this is such a wonderful image! Loved it the first time I saw it! Big Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist! #9475144

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 22, 2011

Oh Girl huge congrats to a fella Texan on this awesome finalist. #9475344

Lorna Shutter June 22, 2011

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved Finalist Award for this beautiful capture, Val!!!!! WTG!!! :)
Photobucket #9475511

Rony Sagy June 22, 2011

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist. #9475601

Robert R. Goodman level-addict June 22, 2011

A big congratulations,My Friend.WTG!Valarie!!! #9475671

Terry Cervi level-classic June 22, 2011

WTG, Ms V!! The detail is awesome!! #9475753

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 22, 2011

Congrats on your super finalist Val!

Best of luck in the next round!

jo ann c.


Phyllis H. Burchett June 22, 2011

Congrats Val! #9476296

Rona L. Schwarz June 22, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS on this superb FINALIST, Val, and Good luck in the next round! #9476314

Monnie Ryan June 22, 2011

Congratulations, Val! #9476372

Nancy (Peaches) Harker June 22, 2011


HUGE CONGRATS on your AWESOME finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Freddy Bland June 22, 2011

Wonderful Finalist, my Texas friend!! Many congratulations to you!!! #9476559

Tammy Espino June 22, 2011

Congrats on a fantastic finalist! :) #9476675

Kathy Salerni level-classic June 22, 2011

Holy cow, I missed this the first time and almost the second time also, Val! I promise I won't miss the third!! Huge congrats on this spectacular image! #9477135

Joannie Bertucci level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations on this stunning finalist Val! The details are so crisp they could be snapped off! #9477320

Gord MacEachern June 23, 2011

A big congratulations for this well deserved finalist Val, good luck next round! #9477432

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic June 23, 2011

Wow Val! Such amazing macro work here. Congrats to you on your fantastic finalist and best of luck to you in the next round! #9478038

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe June 23, 2011

A beautiful finalist Val ... congrats!!! #9478140

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Thanks all - very much!! #9478432

Karen Bacon June 23, 2011

congrats on a great finalist photo val! #9478599

Carla Capra level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations, Valerie.
Good luck.
;) CC #9478718

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe June 23, 2011

Huge congrats on a fabulous and gorgeous finalist, Val!! Very best luck on this beauty!! #9479114

Ann Coates level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations on your stunning Finalist award Valarie. #9479149

Julie Burnett June 23, 2011

HUGE congrats, Cuz, and best of luck in the next round!! #9479231

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 23, 2011

Congratulations, Val! Good luck, my friend! #9479287

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 23, 2011

WTG on this fabulous finalist, Val! :-) k #9480137

Julianne Bradford June 24, 2011

I'm so happy to see this beautiful image get the finalist award it deserves Val! This is so deserving! WTG! #9483684

Carol L. Fowler June 24, 2011

Congrats on this beautiful and deserving Finalist! #9483874

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 26, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist, Val! #9486495

Merna L. Nobile July 11, 2011

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


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Not much in common for these two - except for one thing: Their shared taste of the sweet nectar of a coneflower. For the MT.

TGIF everyone - Have a great weekend!

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 3125/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D7000

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