Uploaded: July 19, 2011 14:05:18


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Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 7.40 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot G9


Robert R. Goodman July 19, 2011

Hi Patrick,That is a awesome image my friend.Beautiful color and detail,I wish I could capture macro like this!!!!!! #1394355

John Connolly July 19, 2011

A great title and capture Patrick! Your color, light and detail are awesome! #9540620

Brett Dolsen July 19, 2011

Wonderfull colours,details and compsition Patrick! #9540653

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 19, 2011

Very the colors!! #9540689

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 19, 2011

This is Outstanding Patrick - Great light, color and detail! #9540697

Karen Engelbreth July 19, 2011

Wonderful capture - love the comp and colors... #9540704

Ken Jarvis July 19, 2011

Excellent lighting and detail, Patrick! #9540778

Michelle Alton July 19, 2011

Paddy, this is such a great title for your terrific capture! #9540786

Carol L. Fowler July 19, 2011

Odd pods! But a great capture with perfect detail and color and lighting! (And title!) #9540796

Liz blahh July 19, 2011

Great capture! #9540829

Susan Weisensel July 19, 2011

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA love that title Patrick, and what a capture Buddy, so full of fine detail and color. #9540845

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 19, 2011

Fabulous comp. and details, Patrick. Terrific title. #9540875

Carol Eade level-addict July 19, 2011

Terrific capture and title! #9540886

David Phalen July 19, 2011

Three is good!! Outstanding comp, colors and details in an excellent macro!! #9541002

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 19, 2011

FAAAAAAAAANTASTIC macro and perfect title, Paddy! :-) k #9541026

Mariann Kovats level-classic July 19, 2011

Excellent Patrick, the colors are fantastic, the details are wonderful! I love your title. :) #9541112

Courtenay Vanderbilt July 19, 2011

Oh my gosh, Paddy, thanks for the laugh! Fantastic macro! #9541113

Tammy Espino July 19, 2011

Darn it, I have missed a lot!! Awesome capture!!! #9541188

Terry Cervi level-classic July 19, 2011

Excellent detail, colors and composition, Paddy! Wonderful work, my friend! #9541252

Rony Sagy July 19, 2011

Fantastic work, Paddy. #9541362

Lorna Shutter July 19, 2011

Wow, Paddy!!! I just photographed some of these, ... but the images looked nothing like this!!! I mean, your colour, clarity and fine detail are incredible!!! I don't know how you do it! Awesome capture, my friend! :) #9541445

Robert K. Bemus level-classic July 20, 2011

The shot - and the title - both perfect, Patrick!! #9541629

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic July 20, 2011

Superb capture and presentation,my friend and a great title too !! #9541735

Patrick Rouzes July 20, 2011

Thanks to everyone for the kind comments! #9542203

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 20, 2011

Fantastic light and clarity, Patrick. Cute title. #9542424

Mike Clime July 20, 2011

These are so cool, Patrick! The tops look like starfish. #9542822

Marijana Fajgl July 20, 2011

Amazing details, clarity, colours and composition! Fantastic capture, Patrick! #9542926

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 20, 2011

Great title for this capture Paddy. Excellent detail and color. #9543105

Mary Dimitriw July 20, 2011

Perfect title Patrick!! Very creative and such awesome detail. Well done! #9543561

Ellen Hodges July 20, 2011

Soooooo cute and well done, Patrick! The detail and comp are fantastic!!! Love the title, too!! #9543661

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 20, 2011

Paddy!!!!!!!! Hi!!!!!!!! How Have You Been??? :))) I have been so busy camping and now we have a Norway relative flying in Friday for a week. It's has been non stop around here lately.

ANYWAY, this one not only made me smile and laugh but, my dear friend, if this doesn't go gold, I will eat my hat. I hope it's my chocolate one. I hate straw!

Susan is so right. Such fine detail and colors. Top notch. I wonder if you really know just how good your work is? I hope you do!!!

-Swanee :))) #9543776

Freddy Bland July 21, 2011

Excellent clarity and comp, Patrick! The title is just too CUTE!! #9544245

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe July 21, 2011

I am so impressed with the wonderful lighting, angle, texture and detail in this stellar image. Winner in my book. #9544312

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic July 22, 2011

So appropriately titled and I would just add "Amazing" to the title that describes the beauty of your capture. Exceptional colors and clarity of details. Well done. #9547526

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic July 22, 2011

Wonderful macro work Patrick! The detail and color are wonderful. #9547680

Karen Celella level-deluxe July 27, 2011

Your title really got me! Fabulous, as usual, Patrick! #9557807

Renata Gusciora August 25, 2011

Congratulations on this spectacular finalist,Patrick!!!:-) #9627425

Laura E. Swan level-classic August 25, 2011



Yippeeeeee! You got one, too!!! HA! This is such a great image, Paddy! Big Congrats to you dear one!!!

-Swanee!!!! #9627440

Robert R. Goodman August 25, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Patrick!!!! #9627555

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 25, 2011

Another great one. Congratulations on your finalist, Patrick. #9627613

Liz blahh August 25, 2011

Ditto, congrats! #9627936

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 25, 2011

With my on again, off again habits at BP this past month - I missed this one...but better late than never, Paddy...and it looks great with a Silver attached! :) :) Huge congrats, my friend, and all the best in the upcoming round! #9627984

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna August 25, 2011

Another WTG on this awesome finalist, Paddy! :-) k #9628005

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic August 25, 2011

Congratulations on another awesome finalist Patrick. #9628426

Eivor Kuchta August 25, 2011

Wonderful clarity and colors, Patrick! Congratulations on your finalist, and good luck in the next round! #9628668

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congrats,Patrick on your awesome finalist. #9628772

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 25, 2011

congratulations again Patrick!!! #9628784

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist Patrick. Since the bacground is black, I like the focus on these. Good luck at the next level. #9628815

Phyllis H. Burchett August 25, 2011

Love it..."Tri Pods"!!! Congrats! #9628816

John Connolly August 25, 2011

Congratulations Patrick! A very deserving image! #9628873

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 25, 2011

Superb finalist, Paddy!

Debby #9629490

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic August 25, 2011

Congratulations Patrick! A beautiful finalist! #9629582

Terry Cervi level-classic August 25, 2011

Congrats on another fantastic finalist, Paddy! #9629597

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congratulations on another of your wonderful finalist, Patrick! #9629797

Millie A. Talarico level-classic August 25, 2011

Congratulations, Patrick*** #9630040

Lorna Shutter August 25, 2011

Woo Hoo!!! WTG, Paddy!!! Photobucket
CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this SUPERB image!!!!! :) #9630313

Martha R. Mazon level-classic August 25, 2011

I'm not sure how I missed this the first time around, unless it was when I was traveling. Another beauty and I love the title! Congrats my friend!! #9630370

Tammy Espino August 25, 2011

A huge congrats on your finalist!!!! :)WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO #9630491

Teresa Moore August 25, 2011

Congratulations! Good luck in this next round! #9630874

Ellen Hodges August 25, 2011

Huge congrats and very best luck, Patrick!!! Wonderful finalist!! #9630954

Mary K. Robison August 25, 2011

Not surprised to see such a superb capture among the finalists, Patrick!
Congratulations, and best of luck next level! #9630983

Rona L. Schwarz August 25, 2011

Hmm...I thought I commented on these earlier, Paddy...but I guess not. I certainly remember them - they are so unique and outstanding - very different and your detail and clarity and comp is truly exceptional, as always! And love the title. Looks like the judges couldn't decide either and so gave you two!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding Finalist and Good luck in the next round! #9631112

Sherran Andersen level-classic August 25, 2011

Congrats again. #9631120

Mariann Kovats level-classic August 25, 2011

I knew it, that these series will come out finalist and hopefully winner. They are awesome! Congratulations Patrick! #9631291

Mariann Kovats level-classic August 25, 2011

I knew it, that these series will come out finalist and hopefully winner. They are awesome! Congratulations Patrick! #9631295

Nadia Paul August 25, 2011

Wonderful details and great title - congrats on your wonderful finalist my friend! #9631726

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe August 26, 2011

Beautiful Finalists, Patrick! #9632143

Marijana Fajgl August 26, 2011

Another amazing finalist, Patrick! Big congratulations and good luck! #9632347

frank w. degenhardt August 26, 2011

These pods are so unusual and so beautifully colored and I love the shapes. CONGRATULATIONS on another FINALIST for them my friend. #9632417

Kaye Burazin August 26, 2011

a heartfelt congrats #9632812

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 26, 2011

Huge congratulations on this well deserved finalist, Paddy #9633043

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic August 26, 2011

Congratulations on another stunner, Patrick. #9633370

Tiia Vissak August 26, 2011

Congratulations! #9634100

Kerry Hill August 26, 2011

Congratulations on you beautiful finalist Patrick!!! #9634202

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 26, 2011

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Patrick!

jo ann c. #9635377

Mary Dimitriw August 27, 2011

Congrats again Patrick!! Another amazing Finalist. #9636220

Yulianto Soeroso August 27, 2011

Congratulation on your beautiful Finalist #9636786

Mitch Spence level-classic August 27, 2011

Great title for this beautifully composed and detailed shot, Patrick. Congratulations. #9637112

Gord MacEachern August 28, 2011

Fantastic finalist Paddy, very well done! #9638634

Merna L. Nobile August 28, 2011

Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna


ALLEN O. HOWARD August 28, 2011

Superb Patrick! Everything about it. Congratulations, and into my favorites it goes! #9639051

Ray Thoms August 28, 2011

Great image deserve it.... #9639210

Thomas E. Hinds August 28, 2011

Wonderful work, Patrick! Incredible detail! Love it! #9639423

Lindley Johnson level-classic August 28, 2011

Love the title, Patrick! Great color and detail in this terrific finalist - congratulations! #9639496

Barbara L. Dunlap August 29, 2011

Really stunning, Patrick! And thanks to your title, I had my first laugh of the day! #9640185

Robyn A. Terrell August 30, 2011

Don't know how you do it, but it's amazing! Congrats on a gorgeous finalist, Patrick! #9642600

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic August 30, 2011



Ysa... #9642774

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe September 03, 2011

Congrats on a well deserved finalist award Patrick. #9651710

Patrick Rouzes September 04, 2011

Thank you to everyone! #9653156

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