Uploaded: January 26, 2008


f/3.2, 1/500, Canon 100 mm macro, California, 4:47 PM


Dr. Harmeet Singh January 26, 2008

Interesting macro and loved the DOF. #839798

Janet Daniel January 27, 2008

Wonderful comp and dof, beautiful image! #5403932

Marcel J. Fernandez January 27, 2008

Thank you very much Harmeet and Janet. I very much appreciate your thoughtful comments. #5403993

Mihai Matei February 09, 2008

Beautiful...! #5471343

Marcel J. Fernandez February 09, 2008

Thank you very much Mihai. #5471421

Donna La Mattino Pagakis February 22, 2008

Excellent finalist Marcel!! Congratulations!!!! #5534607

Mihai Matei February 22, 2008

Awesome!Congratulations on your finalist,Marcel!!GL in the next round! #5534928

Dr. Harmeet Singh February 22, 2008

Congrats.. #5536381

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 24, 2008

Congrats Marcel on your Excellent Finalist!! Jeff #5543346

Marcel J. Fernandez February 24, 2008

Thank you very much Jeff. #5546156

Elida Gutierrez February 26, 2008

Congratulations on your Win!!!!



Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 26, 2008

Simplicity at its best! Beautiful, congratulations!! #5556595

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 26, 2008

Congratulations on your second place winner. #5557542

Marcel J. Fernandez February 26, 2008

Many thanks to Better Photo and to all of you wonderful and talented people that take the time to offer words of congratulations. #5557690

Dr. Harmeet Singh February 26, 2008

Heartiest congrats... #5558807

Kristi A. Howson February 27, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful Winner Marcel!!! #5562017

Jill Flynn February 27, 2008

Love the graceful stem and sweep. Just beautiful Marcel. Congratulations on your win! #5562196

Sherrye Nozaki February 29, 2008

Wow...simplistic beauty:) I really like this. #5570969

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 01, 2008

Congratulations on your win Marcel!!! I'm so happy for you!!!! #5578308

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict March 02, 2008

Congratulations Marcel on your Win.

Dominick #5583844

Sue Marshall August 08, 2008

Well I may be late but big congrats on your wonderful win Marcel!

Nadia Paul March 01, 2017

Beautiful light and details Marcel - congrats on this wonderful all time winner! #11567635

James Kooper March 04, 2017

This is such a beautiful shot and truly win worthy. #11568383

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