On top of the world!

© Paul G Slate

On top of the world!

Uploaded: November 08, 2006


Ants are truly amazing! this little guy was farmming aphids on my corn.two farmers working together.what could be better!canon 100mm F2.8 USM tripod and a little luck!


Paul Michko November 08, 2006

Most excellent macro image, Paul. Hope to see this again. #553298

Donald K. Cherry level-classic November 08, 2006

Terrific macro, Paul! Love the comp, color and lighting! #3559924

Gail Vitikacs level-classic November 08, 2006

Incredible details Paul....this is super! #3559965

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 08, 2006

Excellent macro Paul!! This is really great! Jeff #3559992

Colette M. Metcalf November 08, 2006

Fantastic capture, Paul!! #3560033

William Moore November 08, 2006

terrific macro details are super #3560049

Cindy Hamilton November 08, 2006

Paul, this is an amazing shot. Congrats! #3560080

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 08, 2006

Awesome macro!!! You got to look close to find these! #3560389

Michael S. Baker November 08, 2006

Awsome shot, Paul! Great detail, color, lighting.
Mike B- #3561698

Robin R. November 08, 2006

Cool farmer. #3562113

Jenny D November 08, 2006

Awesome shot! So nice & clearly detailed! #3562933

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 08, 2006

Terrific capture Paul, wonderful clarity and detail! #3562983

Paul G Slate November 08, 2006

thank you all! #3563671

Paula Showen November 08, 2006

This is incredible! Wonderful macro!!! #3563780

Katja Z November 08, 2006

absolutely fantastic!! great work. #3563986

Renee Doyle level-classic November 08, 2006

Incredible macro Paul! Fantastic detail and lighting!

November 10, 2006

Fantastic shot Paul. #3571732

Mary C. Legg November 12, 2006

wow-this is fantastic-- great color and love the ant. I'm putting you on my consultants list for this little crittur. #3576407

Evy Johansen level-classic November 12, 2006

Fantastic macro, Paul! Beutiful detail and perfect exposure! #3578966

Aimee S. McMaster November 25, 2006

.....excellent macro Paul....perfect light and detail...Aimee #3628537

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic December 01, 2006

Great dof for a macro shot. Nice! #3656482

Ken Jarvis January 24, 2007

Congratulations Paul on your finalist! #3860941

Paul E. Earl January 24, 2007

A big CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist! Good luck in the next round! #3861644

Paula Dwyer January 25, 2007

Congratulations Paul!! :) #3867386

John V. Roscich level-deluxe January 25, 2007

JOHN #3870251

Laurie Daily level-deluxe January 25, 2007

Excellent macro, Paul! Congrats to you! #3870618

January 25, 2007

Great shot #3870884

Ken Jarvis January 25, 2007

Congratulations on your 2nd place win Paul! Great work. #3871614

Su Sana E. P level-classic January 25, 2007

Paul, huge Congratulations on this wonderful Winner!! #3871910

Paula Showen January 25, 2007

I LOVE IT! I knew you had a winner here! Congrats! #3872069

John V. Roscich level-deluxe January 25, 2007

WTG #3872179

David Pratt January 25, 2007

Congratulations on this great winner Paul! #3872485

Datha Y. Thompson January 25, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS Awesome WINNER Paul :0) #3872651

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic January 25, 2007

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3872808

Paul E. Earl January 26, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS, Paul!! #3873449

RC Fritz January 26, 2007

Exellent work here. Congratulations on your Winner, Paul! #3873536

Alan L. Borror January 26, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful winner, Paul! #3873595

Colette M. Metcalf January 26, 2007

Congratulations to you, Paul!!! #3873964

Glenn E. Urquhart January 26, 2007

Congratulations on Your Excellent WIN, Paul!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3874158

Wally Orlowsky January 26, 2007

Congratulations on this crisp and dramatic winner, Paul! #3874367

Holly Shao January 26, 2007

Congratulations, Paul, on such an amazing image!!

Holly #3874502

Paula Dwyer January 26, 2007

Congratulations Paul!!! :) #3874887

Cyn Valentine level-classic January 26, 2007

Big congrats Paul!!! #3874890

Janine Russell level-deluxe January 26, 2007

Paul, excellent color, detail and DOF; congratulations on your Second Place Win. #3875399

Laurie Daily level-deluxe January 26, 2007

Congrats Paul, on your second place win!!! #3876143

Terri L. Scribner January 27, 2007

Congratulations, Paul!! Super detail!! #3878259

Gail Vitikacs level-classic January 27, 2007

Fabulous win Paul...CONGRATULATIONS! #3878471

Jenny Bosmans January 27, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Paul! :) #3878702

Raymond Pauly level-classic January 27, 2007

Impressive gallery, Paul! Congratulations! #3878777

Rakesh Syal level-classic January 27, 2007

Congratulations again on your second place win Paul! Great work.


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 29, 2007

Congrats Paul on your Excellent win! Jeff #3888575

William88 April 29, 2007

The image quality is amazing. Congrats on the second place. #4229201

Rob Martin June 04, 2007

Well your luck paid off Paul. Great job. Excellent macro shot. I should get tips from you, I would like to win at least a finalist someday. #4364343

Indrajit Hajra July 09, 2007

Thanks for your inspiring comments on my picture...This shot of your's is simply magnificient.Rich detail and a brilliant macro.... #4489269

Paul G Slate July 09, 2007

thank you all!! #4490250

Indrajit Hajra July 10, 2007

It's really a great job.. #4492916

Cheryl E. Molennor February 28, 2008

Killer macro!! #5568265

Darson Sumarno March 04, 2008

Great composition and good detail ... #5590419

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 28, 2008

Fabulous color and tones in this wonderful macro!
~Lisa #5709797

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Get Constructive Critiques

Sign up for an interactive online photography course to get critiques on your photos.


Did You Know?

BetterPhoto Websites: If you see an orange website link directly under the photographer's name, it's totally okay. It's not spam. The reason: BetterPhoto is the one that offers these personal photography websites. We are supporting our clients with those links.

Unavailable EXIF: If there is no other information but 'Unavailable' in the EXIF (meaning no EXIF data exists with the photo), the 'Unavailable' blurb is not displayed. If there is any info, it shows. Many photos have the EXIF stripped out when people modify the image and resave it, before uploading.


The following truth is one of the core philosophies of BetterPhoto:

I hear, I forget.
I see, I remember.
I do, I understand.

You learn by doing. Take your next online photography class.

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Paul G Slate.
Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.