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Uploaded: June 26, 2006 07:43:56


60mm Micro Nikkor, Tripod, 1/50 sec at F7.1, EV-0.7. Modified the background only with motion blur brush and KPT scatter effect. The moth had only a curve adjustment applied to it.


Keith L. Clayton June 26, 2006


Very beautiful shot! #472341

Melissa G. Meiselman June 26, 2006

Wonderful capture with terrific details and colors, Heather!!! #2952403

Kay Beausoleil June 26, 2006

Really eye-catching, Heather, and a great capture! #2952417

Chastity Abbott June 26, 2006

WHOA!!!!! This is the most stunning photo of a moth I have ever seen!
The blurred background and the color, allows the yellow and brown to be totally focused on! This is a winner in my eyes and I sure hope this wins!!! #2952450

Ronald Balthazor June 26, 2006

Excellent image, Heather. The detail, composition, colors, and background are terrific. #2952929

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe June 26, 2006

Awesome and amazing!! #2953347

Manuel Barrera June 26, 2006

Terrific image #2953507

Colette M. Metcalf June 26, 2006

Beautiful image and detail, Heather! #2953880

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 26, 2006

Fantastic capture. Beautiful colors. #2954947

Kenneth Mucke June 26, 2006

brilliant work on this image...Beautiful #2954955

Graeme yew Chow July 24, 2006

Heather, awesome finalist and cheers for the winner next few day. #3072601

Chastity Abbott July 24, 2006

YAY!!!! LOOK AT YOU GO!!! CONGRATS!!! #3072613

Lorraine A. Cook July 24, 2006

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Heather!<:)) #3072635

Evy Johansen level-classic July 24, 2006

Awesome image, Heather! Congratulations on your well deserved finalist!! #3073704

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe July 25, 2006


ccc #3073885

Daniel G. Flocke July 25, 2006

Heather - Congratulations on your finalist!!!
Best of luck in the next round.

~Daniel #3074620

Terri L. Scribner July 25, 2006

Very beautiful and congratulations on being a finalist! #3075220

Dr Silly level-classic July 25, 2006

Beautiful butterfly photo. Congratulations on your finalist for this photo. :O)

SaMi Martin July 25, 2006

Heather this is outstanding; Congratulations! #3077071

Kaye Burazin July 25, 2006

Gorgeous Heather. Congrats! #3078343

Mick Burkey July 25, 2006

Great image, Heather! I feel like it's ready to fly off my screen. Congrats on the finals, good luck in the next round. #3078368

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 25, 2006

What a BEAUTY!!! Congrats Heather!!! #3079188

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3079287

Ronald F. Fischer July 25, 2006

Congratulations on this awesome finalist! #3080863

Sherry Stricklin Boles level-classic July 25, 2006

Gorgeous...Congrats, Heather! #3081426

Richard D. Cox July 26, 2006

Stunning color and clarity! Congrats. #3082070

Ugur Erkmen July 26, 2006

Great image with beautiful colours and details.Congratulations Heather. #3087199

Graeme yew Chow July 27, 2006

Heather, congrats on your 2nd place winner. Well done! #3092558

Graeme yew Chow July 27, 2006

Heather, congrats on your 2nd place winner. Well done! #3092562

Daniel G. Flocke July 28, 2006

Heather - Congratulations on your 2nd Place Winner!!!

~Daniel #3093850

Dr Silly level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your win. :O)

Barbara Kile July 28, 2006

Awesome, Heather. Congratulations on your 1st Place win! #3094344

Barbara Kile July 28, 2006

oops, typo - a great win regardless! #3094373

Jill Flynn July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your win Heather! #3094812

Gail Sullivan level-classic July 28, 2006 the velvety texture of the moth, wonderful colors...congrats on another stunning image! #3095953

She-She Killough July 28, 2006

Very creative effects for the background Heather!!! The whole image is really Fantastic!! COngratulations on your winner image!

sheesh #3096785

Linda M. Walker July 28, 2006

A stunning image,Heather...congratulations on your win #3096919

Cheryl E. Molennor July 28, 2006

Wow! What incredible detail and clarity! Great win. Congratulations! #3096940

Lorraine A. Cook July 28, 2006

Beautiful butterfly! Congratulatons on this awesome win, Heather!<:)) #3097367

Colette M. Metcalf July 29, 2006

Congratulations, Heather!! #3097618

Milan Banik July 29, 2006

Heather Congratulatons on this awesome win. #3097822

Kaye Burazin July 29, 2006

A winner for sure. Congrats Heather. #3100269

RC Fritz July 30, 2006

Excellent, excellent,Heather. Congrats!! #3102797

Janine Russell level-classic July 30, 2006

Heather, excellent colors, detail and textures; congratulations on your Second Place win. #3103661

Nobu Nagase July 31, 2006

Congratulations on your great win, Heather!!! #3106764

Els De Winter August 04, 2006

absolutely stunning! congratulations, Heather! #3124848

Jonna Bergström August 08, 2006

Congratulations!!!! #3137281

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 14, 2006

Beautiful!! So crisp and clear!!! #3161768

Alice Lero August 27, 2006

A Beautiful capture! Congratulations Heather! :) #3229413

Jennifer Cuscino August 27, 2006

oh my gosh. this is amazing. dang! #3229509

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