Red-Veined Darter

Uploaded: September 02, 2007 02:59:23

Description


Trying for some birds and she showed up instead.
Did a little PS work on background for balance.
Entered "Details & Macro" and submitted again on 10/13/07.

Exif: Exposure Time: 1/250, Flash: 9, ISO: 100, Camera Model: Canon EOS 30D

Comments

Charlene Taylor September 02, 2007

Hi Steven,
This is an exceptionally beautiful shot! Great clarity and details. #728489

Kathy Reeves September 02, 2007

Fantastic dragonfly image -great details! #4735936

Melissa G. Meiselman September 02, 2007

Steven, this is a fantastic capture of this dragonfly with great colors and sharp details!! I also like the quiet background! #4735959

Laurie Daily level-deluxe September 02, 2007

Beautiful colors and details, Steven! #4737648

Sandra R. Alvey September 02, 2007

Wow Steven the details are just amazing! Great capture and effects!

Sandi #4738479

Dianna Hauf September 04, 2007

Awe, Steven...."She" is just beautiful! Wonderful close up with great clarity, details and colors and I too also love the subtle bg! 'Defines' her superbly! #4747778

Alex T. Mizuno September 04, 2007

Long shot or macro, you've been demonstrating your fantastic visual sense. This is no exception. You've done a wonderful work on this. #4748084

Steven E. Ray September 05, 2007

Thanks everyone! The original photo is not very good to be sure. Lots and lots of background work, levels are fussed over and image seriously cropped. Sometimes patient Photoshop work can bring the best out of the most average photo, then again, I have seen it go the other way too :) #4748185

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 05, 2007

Fanatastic macro with great PS work, too!
Well done, Steven!
--Lisa #4748736

Lorri Shane September 06, 2007

Very cool, Steven. A wonderfully detailed image! #4754430

Ermanno Radice September 06, 2007

Gorgeous macro, wonderful colors and details!!
Many congratulations for your excellent gallery, Steven!!! #4755993

Margaret R. Barry September 06, 2007

Wonderful macro, Steven. Great detail and color! #4756010

Nancy (Peaches) Harker September 08, 2007

Magnificant Steven! #4765787

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton September 11, 2007

Not good enougt for the editor's first picks ??? LOL ! BP is a joke. all your pictures are gorgous. #4776069

Inge Linden October 27, 2007

Fantastic dragonfly image great color and detal. #4991120

Jennifer L. Alder November 26, 2007

Another wonderful finalist!!!
Wooo hooo-- congrats!
:) #5127705

Alex T. Mizuno November 26, 2007

Congratulations Steven!! Another great Finalist!! #5128561

Colleen Farrell November 26, 2007

Wow! Awesome detail--congratulations again, Steven! #5129230

Susan Fox November 26, 2007

Fantastic macro! Another congrats Steven! #5129522

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton November 26, 2007

This time B.P. was right!! Congratulations Steven! #5130124

Elizabeth A. Marker level-deluxe November 26, 2007

Wonderful image! Congrats Steve!! #5130614

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist. #5131656

Nancy (Peaches) Harker November 26, 2007

WOW, I missed this one, beautiful capture Steven.
BIG Congrats AGAIN buddy! Best of luck in the next round! #5131835

Crystal L. Craig November 26, 2007

Wahoo Steven! Another huge congratulations for a fabulous finalist :) Excellent work! #5131922

Barbara Waldoch level-classic November 27, 2007

Congratulations again, Steven! #5133178

Lynne Morris November 27, 2007

Congratulations on your finalists Steven! #5136545

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Beautiful work, Steven! Congratulations! #5138303

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Let me clarify--the first congrats was for Finalist... now a few hours later, congrats on your Winner! #5139156

Colleen Farrell November 27, 2007

Congratulations on your well-deserved WIN, Steven!! :D #5139202

Alex T. Mizuno November 27, 2007

Wow, seems like you never miss winning. Congratulations on this fabulous Second Place!! #5139216

Anna Diederich November 27, 2007

Congratulations! #5139294

Crystal L. Craig November 27, 2007

Wahooooo Steven! Congratulations on your win!!! #5139325

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton November 27, 2007

Yeeepee!! Big congrats Steven!! #5139442

Nancy (Peaches) Harker November 27, 2007

WHOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
WTG Buddy, BIG Congrats on your win!!! #5139512

Mary K. Robison November 27, 2007

Congratulations on your well-deserved win, Steven! #5139665

Darryl Wilkinson November 27, 2007

Fabulous shot, Steven!! Congratulations on your win!! #5139734

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 27, 2007

WOWWeeeeeee!
Congratulations, Steven, on this fabulous win!!!
--Lisa #5140019

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Congratulations on your great Winner, Steven! #5140047

Dianna Hauf November 27, 2007

Super for you Steven!!! HUGE congratulations on winning with this wonderful image!!!! #5140086

Carol Teal November 27, 2007

Excellent clarity and detail Steven and a beautiful finalist! Congrats! #5140289

Jennifer L. Alder November 27, 2007

CONGRATS, Steven!!!!!!!!
A wonderful WINNER! :) #5140358

Margaret R. Barry November 28, 2007

Congratulations on your fantastic win, Steven! #5140660

Stephen Zacker November 28, 2007

Great capture. Congratulations #5141051

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic November 28, 2007

EXCELLENT job here, Steven. Beautiful work. Big congratulations on your win. #5141744

Amy JACKSON November 28, 2007

Congratulations, Steven!!! #5141772

Datha Y. Thompson November 28, 2007

Congratulations Steven!! Awesome Winner :0) #5145344

Kathy L. Clark November 29, 2007

Congratulations Steven on your amazing finalist. Very well done. #5149735

Sylvia Rossler November 30, 2007

Big congrats on your fantastic winner Steven :o) #5152636

Lynne Morris November 30, 2007

This is an awesome mcaro Steven, huge congratulations on your gold badge! #5152962

RC Fritz December 01, 2007

Awesome details! Congratulations! #5155097

Jennifer A. Lambert January 29, 2008

Congratulations on this STUNNER of a winner !!!! My favorite things in life have dragonflies on them....I collect them..love them and think they are amazing creatures because they eat all the skeeters way down here on the river and at the gulf at dusk. HeHe They will even land on you.....I just love them !!
This is am amazing shot and you deserve the win !
Blessings, Jenny
( You NEED to enter that TURTLE ya just did too..it is awesome !! ) * WINK * #5412640

Srividya Narasimhan February 02, 2008

Awesome Macro.... wow !! #5434461

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