Uploaded: May 19, 2008 06:37:03


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 19, 2008

This is lovely, Melissa.

Dominick #924371

A P May 19, 2008

Beautiful color and detail on this outstanding macro, Melissa #5941670

Keith Butler May 19, 2008

Beauty Melissa! #5941683

Lisa R. Buffington level-deluxe May 19, 2008

Beautiful! Outstanding lighting and wonderful colors. #5941916

Mike Clime May 19, 2008

Nice full frame capture with great color and DOF, Melissa! #5942162

Heidi Knight May 19, 2008

Another beautiful Butterfly image :0)
Lovely colors and capture... #5942283

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap May 19, 2008

Wonderful Lighting, colour, detail & outstanding macro Melissa Olsen!

Rgds Rajeev #5942640

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap May 19, 2008

Wonderful Lighting, colour, detail & outstanding macro Melissa Olsen!

Rgds Rajeev #5942641

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 19, 2008

Super capture, colors, details and lighting! Thanks for the comment on my gallery! #5943415

Karen Engelbreth May 19, 2008

Beautiful macro, Melissa! #5944198

Melissa Olsen May 19, 2008

Thanks going out to all of you...your input really makes a difference.
Melissa :-) #5945448

frank w. degenhardt level-classic May 19, 2008

Melissa- Good afternoon my friend. I don't think there is anything as amazing and beautiful as the wings of a butterfly. It is definitely on of natures best works.
The work you did to present this is sensational. Love the presentation and the way you framed it. Unique designs of the wings and those brilliant colors are stunning. Lighting and clarity are outstanding.
Elegant and exquisite work.
Have yourself a fabulous day, take care, enjoy #5945925

Robert R. Goodman level-addict May 19, 2008

Hi Melissa,Beautiful butterfly.I don't think I've ever seen one that.Wonderful macro,great color!!!!! #5948421

Melissa Olsen May 20, 2008

Thank you Frank and Bobby and again my thanks to everyone who took the time to comment on this picture. Indeed I don't think there is anything prettier than the wings of a butterfly. It is a challenge to stand still long enough for them to land and wait for them to open their wings...I have as I am sure many of you have...held my breath so as not to create any motion. Totally hard! But when your lucky get what your eyes see...well almost. LOL
Have a wonderful day!
Melisa :-) #5950189

Jeana Clark May 20, 2008

Stunning image Melissa!!!
Love the composition!!
Terrific details and clarity!!

~J~ #5950538

Eivor Kuchta May 20, 2008

Your patience paid off, Melissa! Wonderful capture with the wings spread out. Great details and lighting! It looks like summer is here for real in Colorado. #5952377

Melissa Olsen May 20, 2008

Jeana and Eivor...thank you so much for your kind comments. I REALLY appreciate your visit to my postings. I have to admit...I got more response to this picture than I thought I would. Sometimes you just need that extra set of eyes.
Have a wonderful night.
Melissa :-) #5953375

Tiia Vissak May 21, 2008

a great macro! #5956663

Melissa Olsen May 21, 2008

Thank you Tiia! #5956684

Dianna Murphy May 24, 2008

Beautiful! #5972273

Melissa Olsen May 24, 2008

Thank you for your kind comment and for visiting my gallery.
Melissa :-) #5972803

Susan M. Campbell May 28, 2008

Very unique perspective nicely done!! #5988932

Melissa Olsen May 28, 2008

Thank you Susan! #5989626

Erica Murphy level-deluxe June 03, 2008

Absolutely perfect and amazing!! #6013866

Melissa Olsen June 03, 2008

Thank you so much are so kind. #6014491

A P June 19, 2008

Congratulations Girlfriend. On to the WIN!!! #6078330

Christian Rosito June 19, 2008

Congratulations, great finalist! #6078760

Kathy L. Clark June 19, 2008

Melissa congrats on your beautiful finalist. #6078909

Nadya Johnson June 19, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Melissa! #6079615

Tiia Vissak June 19, 2008

Congratulations! #6079700

Michelle L. Frick June 19, 2008

Congratulations Melissa! #6079752

Susan M. Campbell June 19, 2008

Way to go Melissa...congrats!! #6080123

Nancy (Peaches) Harker June 19, 2008

BIG Congrats on your finalist!
Best of Luck in the next round! #6080242

Jessica Jenney June 19, 2008

Congratulations, Melissa on your beautiful finalist! #6082046

Sam Britt June 19, 2008

Congratulations, Melissa! #6082180

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 19, 2008


Melissa Olsen June 20, 2008

Thanks everyone, it was quite the surprise. #6083851

Michael Umbreit June 20, 2008

Melissa - Congratulations on your finalist! - Mike #6084993

Heidi Knight June 20, 2008

Congratulations Melissa - my checks hurt from smiling. Way to go!!!!!! #6085979

Colette M. Metcalf June 21, 2008

Congratulations!!! #6089111

Jeana Clark June 21, 2008

Congrats on this FABULOUS FINALIST!!!!

~J~ #6089925

Eugenio Diaz June 21, 2008

Well done Melissa...Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!!! #6089934

Melissa Olsen June 21, 2008

Thanks Mike, Heidi, Colette, Jeana and Eugenio! I am still smiling know it's a first for me and was tickled pink :-) #6089948

Sue Marshall June 21, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist Melissa!! :-) #6090490

Eli Boschetto June 22, 2008

Congrrats on your Finalist selection, Melissa! Superb clarity and detail and excellent DOF! #6093249

Irene Colling level-classic June 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Melissa. I love these “flying flowers” and you captured this one perfectly. #6093268

Melissa Olsen June 22, 2008

Thank you sue, Eli and Irene...I like how your reference Irene...flying are absolutely right! #6093311

Gary Lange June 23, 2008

Melissa, WELL DONE!! Love the color! I'm very happy for you! Many congrats! #6096865

Melissa Olsen June 23, 2008

Thank you Gary !!!! #6096914

Lynn Crawford March 09, 2009

Such a beautiful capture, wonderful colors and clarity, congrats on being a finalist :) #7262679

Melissa Olsen March 09, 2009

Thank you Lynn...I adore butterflies. #7263665

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