Butterlfly on Orchid

© S J

Butterlfly on Orchid

Uploaded: October 24, 2004


I consider myself lucky to get this shot. Right after I took this picture, butterfly flew away... Slightly cropped and adjusted with PS Elements 2.0


Barbara Kehoe October 24, 2004

It is a beautiful shot. Congratulations on capturing it. #181443

Pu Chen October 24, 2004

Great catch, Sanjay! The color of the butterfly is really pretty. #865483

Kip T. Berger October 24, 2004

Nice shot Sanjay....good detail & clarity of the butterfly and nice shallow DOF. Nice to see you shooting & experimenting in context oustside your main characteristics!..Shows good motivation to better yourself, and the creativity to try other ideas.
Love your graphical elements & use of colors in your main type shooting; but think expanding, like you are doing , will benefit in seeing "Outside the box" of what you are accustomed to shooting. Keep up your great work! #865487

S J October 24, 2004

Thank you, Barbara, Pu and Kip! Thanks very much for your wonderful comments! #865488

Danilo Piccioni October 24, 2004

very good details, contrasty colors and framing too!

Danilo #865492

S J October 24, 2004

Thank you, Danilo! #865494

Karen Engelbreth October 24, 2004

Wonderful image, Sanjay! #865502

Dan Holm level-classic October 24, 2004

Wow! GOREGEOUS macro, Sanjay! Another excellent shot! #865511

S J October 24, 2004

Thanks very much, Karen and Dan! I truly appreciate your comments! #865518

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe October 24, 2004

Great macro, Sanjay!!! I love this! #865534

Kathleen Clemons October 24, 2004

Me too! :) #865562

Alan L. Borror October 24, 2004

Wonderful, Sanjay!!! Love the delicate colors in this. #865565

Colette M. Metcalf October 24, 2004

Beautiful capture, Sanjay!!! #865592

cj patterson October 24, 2004

Very beautiful! #865630

Allan L. Whitehead October 24, 2004

Marvelous capture and photograph, Sanjay, I love the crop, the coloring, the detailing, and the bg DoF. I also agree with Kip. Very well done, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #865638

Wally Orlowsky October 24, 2004

Super catch, Sanjay ... two beauties in one shot. #865670

Rob Friedman October 24, 2004

Beautiful capture! #865731

Joy Brown October 24, 2004

Great capture, Sanjay! #865743

Michael Allen October 24, 2004

I don't know if it was luck or skill; either way, it is a wonderful capture.

Great color, saturation and DoF, Sanjay.

Very nicely done. ..mike ;-] #865754

Donald K. Cherry level-classic October 24, 2004

Beautiful macro, Sanjay. The colors, composition and DOF are wonderful. I think you have surpassed my ability in macro shots!

I'm in a slump again...my shot from yesterday only received 3 comments all day and I must have made 15-20! Even the regulars who always comment on my work have not been commenting! Today I have a really nice shot posted, but so far it has gone completely unnoticed! I don't understand what I do wrong!

Take care my good friend, Don #865821

William C. Raco level-classic October 24, 2004

Such beautiful color, detail, light and exposure.
Very nicely done, Sanjay!!

bill #865867

Leanne M.E. Boyd October 24, 2004

What a gorgeous shot, Sanjay! #866095

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 24, 2004

Outstanding capture of two beauties, Sanjay!

-Debby #866174

Terry R. Hatfield October 24, 2004

Wonderful Detail,Lighting And Clarity Sanjay Nicely Done:-) #866460

Stephen Zacker October 24, 2004

Nice macro. Super detail! #866738

Leonard Pierce October 24, 2004

Very beautiful image and a great catch Sanjay!!! #867128

Evy Johansen level-classic October 24, 2004

Beautiful, Sanjay! wonderful clarity and DOF! #867401

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 25, 2004

Very beautiful and sharp!! Nicely done!! #869288

Stanley J. Contrades October 26, 2004

Excellent clarity on both subjects, Sanjay, and love the colors you've captured in the image!! Very, very nice!!
Stan #871526

Mary K. Robison October 29, 2004

Sanjay, this doubled beauty in your gallery DEMANDED I come down and comment!

But everyone's already "stolen" my ideas: super catch, gorgeous macro, etc.! So I can only add : see it again next month!! #876107

Dan Holm level-classic November 15, 2004

Looks like Mary was right!! ... Congratulations on this finalist, Sanjay!! #911988

Wally Orlowsky November 15, 2004

Congratulations on this finalist, Sanjay! #912091

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 15, 2004

Congrats again, Sanjay! #912539

Terry R. Hatfield November 15, 2004

Congratulations On Your Finalist Yet Again Sanjay:-) #912559

Mary K. Robison November 15, 2004

Is this great or what, Sanjay?

Kip T. Berger November 15, 2004

Congratulations for your finalist entry!(again) I really like this since it show your diversity from your normal graphic elements shots! All are wonderful, and is nice to see you expanding!! Congrats again Sanjay! #912777

cj patterson November 15, 2004

congratulations sanjay!! #912967

Cindy Paquette November 15, 2004

Love this Sanjay! Congrats!!!!! #913304

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe November 15, 2004

Congrats again Sanjay! :o) #913406

Allan L. Whitehead November 15, 2004

Sanjay, congratulations on all your finalist selections. Well done, and good luck in the next step - your good friend, Allan #913455

Cathy Gregor November 15, 2004

Congrats on your finalist, again, Sanjay! Way to go!
-cathy #913488

Cindy Cone November 15, 2004

Congrats on all of your finalists, Sanjay! Wonderful work! #914394

Kelly Abernathy level-classic November 15, 2004

Congratulations! -K #914483

Carol Brill November 15, 2004

Sanjay, congratulations and best of luck with this exquisite shot! #914640

Stanley J. Contrades November 16, 2004

One more time, Sanjay, and best of luck with this one as well. Congratulations!!
Stan #915080

Evy Johansen level-classic November 16, 2004

Yes - One mor time, Sanjay - Congratulations and best of luck! #915278

Ronald Balthazor level-addict November 16, 2004

Congratulations, Sanjay, on all your finalists. #915475

Paul C. Gazzanigo November 16, 2004

Congratulations, Sanjay! #917218

Karen Engelbreth November 16, 2004

Congratulations again, Sanjay! #917333

Phil Sauvey November 16, 2004


Congrats once again my friend! Keep up the wonderful work and best of luck from your friend in Alaska! #917920

Patricia A. Kuniega November 16, 2004

Congratulations again Sanjay on such a pretty image! #918266

Debra Booth November 16, 2004

Congratulations again, Sanjay!! #918695

Colette M. Metcalf November 16, 2004

Congrats again Sanjay!!! #919063

Jordi Delgado November 17, 2004

Congrats again Sanjay!!!

:-)) #919365

Alan L. Borror November 17, 2004

Congratulations, Sanjay! #921104

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 17, 2004

Congratulations on another awesome finalist, Sanjay! #922104

Nobu Nagase November 17, 2004

Beautiful capture!!!
Clarity and details are outstanding.
Many congratulations, Sanjay!!! #922167

S J November 18, 2004

My heartfelt thanks to all of you for your kind messages!
SJ #924458

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