Prefers Pink

© Val Feldman

Prefers Pink

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 16, 2014

Sooo pretty Val! #1591179

Ann Lyssenko level-addict October 16, 2014

Details and wonderful motion from the position you chose for the flower with color and blur. Well Done Val! Ann #11160346

Rony Sagy October 16, 2014

Perfection written all over this image. So delicate, so pink and so selectively detailed. Wonderful work. #11160379

Monnie Ryan October 16, 2014

Beautiful soft pink flowers - and outstanding detail on the friend! #11160383

Marijana Fajgl level-classic October 16, 2014

Outstanding details and colours, Val. What a beautiful capture! #11160496

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 16, 2014

Amazing details, Val. Perfect capture and a winner. #11160546

Michelle Alton October 16, 2014

How do you consistently come up with Nature shots that are at once delicate and sharp? This is another stunner and winner for you (IMHO). #11160582

Colette M. Metcalf October 16, 2014

Wow!! I agree! Winner, Val!!!!! #11160590

Leslie McLain level-deluxe October 16, 2014

Beautiful capture, Val. #11160598

Terry Cervi level-classic October 16, 2014

Stellar work, Ms.V! The detail in this little syrphid is fantastic and I love the color and composition! So well done my friend!! #11160695

Gord MacEachern October 16, 2014

Outstanding, outstanding, Val, sure this beauty will show up again!!! #11160722

Douglas Pignet October 17, 2014

very nice macro with great colors and comp,,,well done #11160772

Debbie Bray October 17, 2014

That is so lovely, Miss Val, from the colour of the flower to the sharpness of the fly, so well done, as always!!!! Fave! #11160846

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 17, 2014

Great nature capture Val! #11160851

Kathy Salerni level-classic October 17, 2014

What a beautiful flower, Val! Love the color and the little hairs around it's edges! Wonderful focus and comp! I thought that was a bee!!! #11161382

Sheri Whala level-classic October 18, 2014

Awesome capture! #11161565

Patrick Rouzes level-classic October 18, 2014

Exceptional detail & clarity on the flower fly(new word- hoverfly) and love the translucent feel to the overall image, Val.Looks like a winner. #11161582

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe October 19, 2014

Your detail is just outstanding! Stunning Val. #11162391

Carol L. Fowler October 19, 2014

Hey- I just found one of these critters too! Beautiful to capture! #11162925

Don Christiana October 20, 2014

Perfect detail and color captured in the flower fly along with the beautiful soft background. Great capture Val. Favorite. #11163508

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 21, 2014

Gorgeous details in this fabulous macro. Love Zilker when in Austin. #11164638

Robert R. Goodman level-addict October 21, 2014

Hi Valarie,Absolutely beautiful my friend!!! #11164761

Val Feldman level-deluxe October 22, 2014

Thanks so much for dropping by - appreciate much! #11165321

Nadia Paul October 22, 2014

Wonderfully detailed fly on such a beautiful flower - awesome work as always Val! #11165617

Dayna Cain level-classic October 23, 2014

Well to state the obvious, this is amazing but the point Michelle made is spot on. The balance you seem to find between a tack sharp focal point and the softness surrounding it is stunning. As always the colors are beautiful and composition is perfect. Perfection! #11165944

Julie Burnett October 26, 2014

Ditto all the above, what more can I say? Great work, Val! #11168356

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe November 11, 2014

WOW!! Incredible detail,Val!! Beautiful capture!! #11183604

Marijana Fajgl level-classic May 30, 2016

Big congratulations on your well deserved finalist, Val! #11479905

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 30, 2016

Congratulations Val on fantastic finalist. #11479935

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 30, 2016

Beautiful Finalist. Congrats! #11480128

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 30, 2016

Congrats on the well-deserved finalist, Val. Good luck, my friend.
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Kathy Salerni level-classic May 30, 2016

Huge congrats on all of your beautiful Finalists, Val! #11480266

Nadia Paul May 30, 2016

So delicate and beautiful Val - congrats! #11480372

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic May 30, 2016

Amazing capture and Congrats for the well-deserved finalist...Rey #11480399

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe May 31, 2016

This is a masterpiece, Val! Fabulous, delicate colors and superb details. Love it. Congratulations! It has to be Golden. #11480590

Gord MacEachern June 30, 2016

Big congrats Val, no surprise here, now bring on the gold !!! #11490452

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Description


Texas sage is a native Texas flowering plant - and flower flies love the blooms...so do I. Found this little fellow at my favorite haunt - Zilker Botanical here in Austin. Resub D&M 04/16

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1250, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Uploaded on October 16, 2014
Entered into contest on 2016-04-10 23:22:54

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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