Uploaded: February 06, 2007 01:41:04


This image was originally posted about a year ago and was very well received, so I decided to rework it slightly and give it another try. Slight changes were made to color, contrast, brightness, sharpness, added a touch of unsharp mask and cloned out a few inperfections on the egg shell.

catagory: Details and Macro


Paul E. Earl February 06, 2007

Excellent image! Must be the month for reposting! #600654

Carol Sawyer February 06, 2007

Fantastic image, Don!! I remember this one, liked it then and still do!! Beautiful work!! #3916799

Arlene Krassner February 06, 2007

I never saw the original but this is well done Donald. #3916816

Glenn E. Urquhart February 06, 2007

Very creative, excellent capture and composition, Donald!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3916862

Donna La Mattino Pagakis February 06, 2007

Great idea, artistic and creative! #3916864

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 06, 2007

Great image here Donald, love the effects placed here...Dominick #3916883

Aimee S. McMaster February 06, 2007

....wonderful light and color... very creative Don...Aimee #3916895

Paul G Slate February 06, 2007

what great detail! #3916950

Judyann Plante February 06, 2007

I have always loved this one, Don! Glad to see you give it another try.

Judyann ><> #3916977

Colleen Braun February 06, 2007

great image, love the colors... #3916989

Jim Huffield February 06, 2007

Very creative composition, Don. Jim #3916998

Chua Wee Boo February 06, 2007

Superb,Donald! #3917003

Robert R. Goodman February 06, 2007

Outstanding work,very creative Donald!!!!! #3917036

Colette M. Metcalf February 06, 2007

Very creative, Don! Love it! #3917037

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic February 06, 2007

EXCELLENT, Donald!!! I LOVE THIS!!! <>< #3917128

Laurie Daily level-deluxe February 06, 2007

I never saw the first, but do think this is just fantasic. Quite a creative capture, Donald! #3917132

Sherri Gorman February 06, 2007

Awesome!!! Excellent composition and very creative idea!!! #3917184

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 06, 2007

Very nice work Donald! Jeff #3917212

Marcie A. Fowler February 06, 2007

Excellent Donald. It's a great conceptual image. Perfect title. Love the yellow in contrast to all the white!! #3917280

Terri L. Scribner February 06, 2007

Awesome macro!! #3917366

Lynne Morris level-classic February 06, 2007

Oh wow this is a wonderful image Donald, the clarity and details are excellent. #3917369

Sharon King February 06, 2007

Terrific image Donald, very creative, well worth the resubmit. #3917556

Su Sana E. P level-classic February 06, 2007

Excellent macro capture and beautiful presentation, Donald!! #3917699

Manuel Barrera February 06, 2007

Great images are always a pleasure to revisit and this certainly worth a second look and hopefully we will see it again in March! #3918259

Stephen Zacker February 06, 2007

Like your concept and the detail #3918511

Renee Doyle level-classic February 06, 2007

I remember this! Fantastic concept and beautifully captured and presented! Fingers and toes crossed Don!!!

Pamela Shane February 06, 2007

I sure hope we see this again! I remember this superb composition from before. It looked pretty near to perfect the last time to me. :) #3919351

Holly Shao February 06, 2007

Very creative work, Don!! Beautiful details and colors!

Holly #3919741

Evy Johansen level-classic February 06, 2007

Very creative and clever, Donald!! Wonderful image! #3920069

Kenneth Mucke February 06, 2007

WOW...wonderful creation...Love how it turned out #3920153

Barbara Waldoch level-classic February 06, 2007

Super work, Donald! #3920486

Dan Holm level-classic February 06, 2007

EXCELLENT concept and execution, Donald!! Beautifully done! #3920526

February 07, 2007

Beautiful Don. Which came first? The chicken or the egg? :-) #3920828

Kathy Reeves February 07, 2007

Looks like a winner to me!!! #3922144

Jenny Bosmans February 07, 2007

I love this, Don! Terrific work and beautiful image! :) #3922145

Vladan D. Djordjevic February 07, 2007

Fantastic photo! Love the composition, color, lighting, detail, idea! #3923947

Dr. Harmeet Singh February 07, 2007

very beautiful presentation and great image. #3924037

Raymond Pauly February 08, 2007

This is a terrific image, Don! The clarity is impecable and the idea is beautiful! Well done! Winner in my book! #3924207

Revonda L. Gentry February 08, 2007

I say we will see this one again!! Fantastic work!! #3924899

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic February 08, 2007

Brilliant idea Donald, Beautiful image ...would like to see it again. #3925483

Sandra Freyler February 08, 2007

I love the lighting.. great shot, donald! #3926828

Dr Silly level-classic February 09, 2007

Looks like a winner to me. :O)

Gabriela Koopmans February 12, 2007

cute! #3939668

Angel Lee February 14, 2007

Very cool interpretation. #3948410

Robert M. Nicholson February 20, 2007

Creative...and nice lighting too! #3969092

Robert M. Nicholson February 20, 2007

Creative...and nice lighting too! #3969093

Mary L. Graham March 22, 2007

Yayyyyyyyyyyy!! Yippeeeeeeeee!! wooo hoo!! congrats Don!! I love this shot congrats! =) #4082888

Judyann Plante March 22, 2007

Congratulations, Don!!! I just love this one. Hope it goes all the way.

Judyann <>< #4082904

Holly Shao March 22, 2007

Congratulations, Don, on this terrific Finalist!!

Holly #4082914

Raymond Pauly March 22, 2007

Big congrats, Don! Deserving finalist! #4083141

Graeme yew Chow March 22, 2007

Very well done finalist, congrats Donald. #4083717

Barbara Waldoch level-classic March 22, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Donald! #4083776

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic March 22, 2007

Congratulations Donald and good luck ahead ! #4083906

Su Sana E. P level-classic March 22, 2007

Donald, Huge Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist!!

Mary K. Robison March 23, 2007

Congratulations, Don, and best of luck in the next round with this well-earned finalist!


Kathy Radford March 23, 2007

Congrats Don, great job. Kathy in NH #4085098

Carol Sawyer March 23, 2007

Congratulations Don!! This is just beautiful, good luck in the next round! #4085110

Kate Jackson March 23, 2007

Congrats Don! Well worth your work! This is such a simple outstanding image! #4085118

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic March 23, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4085626

Paula Dwyer March 23, 2007

Congratulations Don!!! :) #4085979

Ross Throndson March 23, 2007

Congratulations on your Fantastic Finalist, Don....Terrific Work!!! Reminds me of a certain type of food here in the Philippines... :^) #4086208

Mary Timman March 23, 2007

Congratulations on this well thought out finalist! #4086240

Chua Wee Boo March 23, 2007

Congratulations Donald! #4086279

Pamela Shane March 23, 2007

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Don!! :) #4086362

Glenn E. Urquhart March 23, 2007

A BIG Congratulations, on your award, Donald!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4086543

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 23, 2007

Congratulations Donald!!!! #4086948

Cheryl E. Molennor March 23, 2007

Well done. Congratulations #4087338

Manuel Barrera March 23, 2007

congratulations, well deserved. #4087559

Rakesh Syal level-classic March 23, 2007

Congratulations on this glorious finalist, Don!!! #4087827

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic March 23, 2007

So glad to see this, Donald...CONGRATULATIONS!!!! <>< #4088221

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 23, 2007

Congratulations, Don!!!!! :-) ^.^ #4088431

Laurie Daily level-deluxe March 23, 2007

Oh yes! Glad to see this one back, Donald! Congrats!!! #4089360

Arlene Krassner March 23, 2007

Congratulations. #4089734

Stanley J. Contrades March 23, 2007

Terrific and imaginative Finalist, Donald!! CONGRATULATIONS!!
Stan #4089853

Lani J March 24, 2007

Awesome!! Congratulations on all your finalists, Donald!! :) #4090768

March 24, 2007

Hey, Don............ Congratulations!!! #4090961

Paul Sikora March 24, 2007

Congratulations Donald #4093389

Renee Doyle level-classic March 26, 2007

Big congratulations Don!!

Linda Donnelly August 23, 2007

I like your style and your creative way of arranging pictures. Added you to my favorite photographers. I have a lot to learn from your work. Thanks.Linda #4688676

Alexandra Hankova November 15, 2007

Wonderful colour, very nicely done! #5075814

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