On The Ball

© Ed Lauderdale

On The Ball

Uploaded: June 10, 2015 05:09:55 | Entered: June 10, 2015 05:11:02


Exif: F Number: 18, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D70


Becky LeMaster June 10, 2015

Awesome close up capture Ed! Beautiful! #1620606

John Connolly June 10, 2015

A great title for this brilliant close up Ed! The clarity here is amazing! #11316039

Michelle Alton June 10, 2015

Exquisitely done. #11316211

Ed Lauderdale level-classic June 11, 2015

Thanks to all of you! #11316347

Teresa Burnett level-classic June 11, 2015

WOW Ed, your macro shots are truly amazing! The detail here is spot on!! Superb shot!! #11316353

Ed Lauderdale level-classic June 11, 2015

Thank you Teresa! #11316392

Val Feldman level-classic June 11, 2015

Yikes, talk about an intimate and extreme close-up, Ed! You two probably ended up being on a first name basis after this shot! lol! Excellent details captured (down to the "fur" on his back!), color and I love the crop emphasizing the gorgeous patterned wings! #11316525

Ed Lauderdale level-classic June 11, 2015

Thank you Val! #11316586

John Benway June 11, 2015

Now that's close Ed. Beautiful find and capture. #11316848

Ed Lauderdale level-classic June 12, 2015

Thanks John! #11316934

Kim Strausbaugh level-classic June 21, 2015

Awesome macro, Ed! #11321275

Ed Lauderdale level-classic June 21, 2015

Thank you Kim! #11321356

Irene Colling level-classic June 22, 2015

Oh my. You must have one really terrific lens. Extraordinary macro Ed. #11321879

Ed Lauderdale level-classic June 23, 2015

Thank you Irene! I have to take several images just to get one I can work with. #11322074

Teresa Burnett level-classic July 22, 2015

Huge Congratulations on this amazing Finalist, Ed!! Best of luck in the next round!! #11335060

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 22, 2015

Whoa! Ed, this is one amazing piece of macro work! The Brat loves it! :-) Congrats on your finalist! #11335341

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic July 23, 2015

Wonderful macro. Great detail and color. Congratulations #11335438

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 23, 2015

Thanks to all of you!! #11335553

Bob D. Hall level-classic July 23, 2015

Great work, Ed! Congrats on the gold!!!
Welcome back. #11335570

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 23, 2015

Thanks Bob!! My first gold! #11335618

Bob Cournoyer level-classic July 23, 2015

Woot Woot, Ed, for your first gold.... :-) #11335636

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 23, 2015

Thanks Bob! I appreciate all the encouragement all the folks have given me the past year!!! #11335688

Val Feldman level-classic July 23, 2015

WTG, Ed! Predicting this is just gonna be your first Gold of many, Texas Guy! Warmest congrats on a superb macro Gold Winner! #11335805

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 23, 2015

Thaks, Val and back at you!! #11335808

Teresa Burnett level-classic July 24, 2015

Huge Congratulations, Ed!! So glad to see this big fellow wearing a gold badge!! #11336406

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 24, 2015

Thanks Teresa! Again, congratulation on your 1st place!!! #11336454

Peggy Pfister level-classic July 24, 2015

Big congrats, Ed! The first gold (well, any gold) is a real thrill! Your image is outstanding ... Congrats again ... WTG!!! #11336480

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 24, 2015

Thank you, Peggy!! #11336514

Ken Smith level-classic July 24, 2015

You sure got close, Ed. Congrats on the first of many golds! :-) #11336729

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 24, 2015

Thanks Ken! Congratulations on your 1st place gold!! #11336761

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 25, 2015

This is the most amazing macro I have ever seen Ed! Big congrats on the 2nd Place Gold!! #11337042

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 25, 2015

Thank you Jo Ann!! #11337071

Ann Lyssenko level-classic July 28, 2015

Wow Ed! What details! Strong pose as well! Congratulations on being a winner! Ann #11338701

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 28, 2015

Thank you Ann! #11338724

Ellen Hodges July 29, 2015

Huge congrats on your fabulous winner, Ed!!! #11339390

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 30, 2015

Thank you Ellen!! #11339436

Cindy Bendush level-classic August 16, 2015

Fabulous winning image - congratulations! #11347017

Ed Lauderdale level-classic August 17, 2015

Thanks Cindy! #11347307

Val Feldman level-classic March 31, 2016

Always loved this one and happy to see it with an All Time Editor's pick...still tickles me to see that beautifully detailed "fur" on this fella's back! :) Congrats, Ed! #11454594

Teresa Burnett level-classic March 31, 2016

Have always loved this one, Ed. So glad to see it wearing an ALL TIME EP!!! #11454597

Ed Lauderdale level-classic April 01, 2016

Thank you Val and Teresa! I see that both of you did very well. Congratulations! #11454955

Gord MacEachern April 20, 2016

Just Doesn't get any better Ed, no surprise here for the GOLD !!!! #11463791

Ed Lauderdale level-classic April 20, 2016

Thanks Gord! Again congratulations to you!!! #11463792

Bob D. Hall level-classic May 02, 2016

Big congrats on this all time favorite!!!
Much deserved! #11469119

Ed Lauderdale level-classic May 02, 2016

Thanks Bob! #11469122

Kim Strausbaugh level-classic June 27, 2016

Congrats on your All Time Finalist, Ed! I love this capture! #11489164

Bob Cournoyer level-classic June 27, 2016


Ed Lauderdale level-classic June 29, 2016

Thanks for your congrats, Kim and the yay Bob, but I don't see the All Time Finalist and did receive any notification. I'm a happy camper though #11489661

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 14, 2016

Ed, congrats on your ALL TIME Staff Favorite! This image is quite a stand-out! Hope all is well, The Brat! :-) #11495688

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