Christmas Colors

Colette M. Metcalf August 05, 2013

Excellent capture!!!! #1539194

Robert R. Goodman level-addict August 05, 2013

A little early,but then why not.Hi Valarie,Abbsolutely beautiful my friend.Wonderful BG,hope all is well!!! #10797404

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 05, 2013

Nailed this for a winner, my friend. Phenomenal & good luck. I could go on, but....................

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 05, 2013

again, I don't see a place to fave- my pc must be losing memory.or is it me

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 06, 2013

Best Dragonfly details I have ever seen. Perfection and a winner. Love the Christmas colors too. #10797800

Gord MacEachern August 06, 2013

Tammy and Paddy are right on the money my friend!!! #10797904

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 06, 2013

Thanks guys! #10798212

Don Christiana August 06, 2013

Val, I am so jealous. I have tried so many times to get just one good shot of the dragonflies in my yard. I can't seem to convince them to pose or the lighting is never right. Val, you have brought all the disadvantages to a perfect capture, with stunning colors and wonderful details. Just beautiful my friend. #10798287

Michelle Alton August 06, 2013

A Nat Geo centerfold...or it SHOULD be! #10798346

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 06, 2013

Another gorgeous dragonfly capture by the Queen!!!! The clarity, colors and comp are outstanding, Val! #10798589

Julie Burnett August 06, 2013

I'm with Donald, it's not near as easy as you make it look. Exceptional details and comp, V!! #10798718

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 06, 2013

OUTSTANDING macro image, wonderful colors as well, WTG!!! <>< #10798783

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe August 06, 2013

Fantastic detail and clarity, Val...this is beautiful! #10798862

Dayna Cain level-classic August 07, 2013

This is INCREDIBLE! I think Michelle said it best, this should be a NAT GEO centerfold! #10799682

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 07, 2013

Wonderful find and capture Val. Love the contrasting colors. #10799772

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 07, 2013

Thanks very much for stopping by everyone! #10799853

Tammy Espino August 08, 2013

Super capture!! ! I am rushing August, yes I am :) #10801278

Nadia Paul August 15, 2013

Wow, how beautiful is this my friend - stunning! #10809567

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 17, 2013

Thanks Tammy and Nadia! #10811557

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe August 21, 2013

Hi Val....back again viewing galleries this this is another stunning capture! #10815573

Robert R. Goodman level-addict April 27, 2014

A big Congratulations my friend!!! #11031361

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe April 27, 2014

No surprise here. Perfect finalist. Congrats! #11031697

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 27, 2014

Marvelous macro, Val!

Huge congrats on all your wonderful finalists! #11031898

Nadia Paul April 27, 2014

Perfect in every way Val - congrats! #11032128

Mary Dimitriw level-classic April 27, 2014

Congrats Val on the jaw dropping detail in you fantastic finalist!

Debbie Bray April 28, 2014

This one is perfection plus, Val, congrats on your finalist! #11032524

April 28, 2014

Very sharp - lots of detail. #11033139

Carol L. Fowler April 28, 2014

Beautiful, well-deserving Finalist! #11033429

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 29, 2014

And congrats on another awesome finalist, Val #11034213

Julianne Bradford April 30, 2014

Gorgeous detail Val! Congrats! #11034863

Debbie Bray April 30, 2014

Miss Val, this is just soo beautiful, big congratulations on your new gold badge win! #11035200

Kathy Salerni level-classic April 30, 2014

Huge congrats on your Gold Winning Image, Val! #11035276

Cindy Bendush level-classic April 30, 2014

Beautiful Val - congratulations! #11035328

Leslie McLain level-deluxe April 30, 2014

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Val. #11035396

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 30, 2014

Congrats on your win, Val, for this beautiful and excellent image!

Debby #11035404

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe April 30, 2014

Congrats on your win, Val. No surprise at all. #11035449

Terry Cervi level-classic April 30, 2014

Congrats on a magnificent win, Ms.V!! Your macros and florals are always exceptional and so worthy of the gold!! Beautiful work! #11035495

Robert R. Goodman level-addict April 30, 2014

Hi Valarie,Congratulations my friend!!! #11035499

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe April 30, 2014

Huge congrats on a gorgeous winner, Val!!! Astounding and beautiful detail!! #11035632

Colette M. Metcalf May 01, 2014

BIG congrats on your WIN, Val!!! #11035774

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 01, 2014

Congrats Val on this Outstanding 2nd Place Win! #11035793

Linda D. Lester level-classic May 01, 2014

I love this! Congratulations on your win! #11035843

Anita Hogue May 01, 2014

Congratulations on your awesome winner! Beautiful colors and details! #11035849

Mary K. Robison May 01, 2014

Clearly it pays to re-submit ~ especially beautiful macros such as this.
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Second Place Gold Winner, Val! #11035873

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic May 01, 2014

Huge congratulations on your superb Winner,Val!! #11035917

Dayna Cain level-classic May 01, 2014

Your work in incredible Val and this is no exception. HUGE Congrats! #11036032

Joannie Bertucci level-classic May 01, 2014

The steady hands of a Texas surgeon! :-) Amazing macro work Val! Congrats on your gold badge! #11036264

Liz blahh May 01, 2014

Beautiful, congrats! #11036492

Mary Dimitriw level-classic May 01, 2014

Excellent macro Winner Ms. Val! Congratulations! #11036640


Congratulations on this fannn...tastic Gold 2nd Place Winner Val, very well deserved too!

jo ann c. #11037146

Stephen Zacker May 02, 2014

Stunning macro. Congratulations #11037273

Nadia Paul May 02, 2014

So glad to see this gorgeous macro sporting gold my friend - congrats on a well deserved win! #11037531

Julie Burnett May 05, 2014

Congratulations on your well deserved Gold, Val! #11039084

Marijana Fajgl level-classic March 11, 2016

Big congratulations on your well deserved All Time Gold, Val! #11445267

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 11, 2016


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Description August....(not that I'm rushing the Season :) Found this red dragonfly hanging onto a cypress tree branch at Zilker Botanical in Austin.

Since resubs are now allowed, thought I'd give this one another go-around! Entered into: D&M

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Uploaded on August 05, 2013 15:13:56 All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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