paradise for a bug

© Kathleen Rinker

paradise for a bug

Renata Gusciora July 06, 2008

Wonderful color anf details,Kathleen!Lovely capture!:-) #955497

Margaret R. Barry July 06, 2008

Awesome macro, Kathleen. Great composition, clarity, color and detail! #6144917

Kathleen Rinker July 06, 2008

Renata and Margaret thank you so much for your wonderful comments, I appreciate it!! #6145545

Kaye Burazin July 06, 2008

DOF is awesome. #6145816

Claudia Kuhn level-classic July 06, 2008

Beautiful colors and detail Kathleen! #6145823

Kathleen Rinker July 06, 2008

Kaye and Claudia thank you so much for your wonderful comments, I appreciate it!! #6146016

Sam Britt July 06, 2008

Terrific macro, great color, detail & selective focus, Kathleen. #6146118

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 06, 2008

Amazing macro, Kathleen!!!!! Super DOF and colors!!!!! ♫ k #6146173

Kathleen Rinker July 06, 2008

Sam and Kitty thank you so much for your wonderful comments, I appreciate it!! #6146215

Tiia Vissak July 06, 2008

a cool macro! #6146293

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic July 06, 2008

Gorgeous Kathleen!!! That little cuties is the icing on top!!!! Good job! #6146475

Kathleen Rinker July 06, 2008

Tiaa and Judy thank you so much for your wonderful comments, I appreciate it!! #6146735

Robyn A. Terrell July 06, 2008

Wonderfu macro, Kathleen. I like the way the bug even decided to color coordinate with your photo! Great job!!! #6146871

Debra R. Harder July 06, 2008

OMGOSH, Kathleen! This is incredible! EXCELLENT DOF, comp, lighting, color...SUPERB! Although this cucumber beetle causes so much destruction in the garden, this one is going into my favs! GREAT WORK! Deb #6147994

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic July 07, 2008

SUPER macro, Kathleen. GREAT focus and dof. Beautiful colors. P.S. I love your gallery. #6148443

Kathleen Rinker July 07, 2008

Robin, Deb and Kirsten thank you so much for your wonderful comments, I appreciate it!! #6148493

Barbara Waldoch level-classic July 07, 2008

Brilliant macro, Kathleen! #6148694

Bill Wyatt July 07, 2008

Gorgeous details and colors. #6148834

Kathleen Rinker July 07, 2008

Barbara and Bill thank you so much for your wonderful comments, I appreciate it!! #6149378

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe July 07, 2008

Great details, Kathleen. The yellow really emphasizes the bug! #6150404

Dave Ombrello July 07, 2008

Great image Kathleen, I couldn't agree with you more, the image without the bug is wonderful but you can't beat a little more. Great detail and composition. #6150589

Kathleen Rinker July 07, 2008

Ellen and Dave thank you so much for your kind comments, I appreciate it!! #6151180

Odeth Mizuno July 08, 2008

Fantastic macro shot and wonderful colors, Kathleen :D #6152677

Kathleen Rinker July 08, 2008

Thank you so much Odeth, I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #6152826

Odeth Mizuno July 08, 2008

Your becoming a queen of macro, Kathy! Yellow and green is a great combo and the bokeh is superb! Needless to say the sharpness and clarity of the bug are excellent! #6157173

Alex T. Mizuno July 09, 2008

The previous comment is actually from me. My wife and I were using the same computer and I forgot to switch back to my account. Sorry for the confusion.

Alex #6157381

Kathleen Rinker July 09, 2008

Thank you so much Alex, I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #6157558

Michael Umbreit July 11, 2008

Kathleen - The bug is a great addition to an already great shot! Love the composition, colors, clarity and DOF! - Mike #6169560

Kathleen Rinker July 12, 2008

Thank you so much Mike I appreciate your kind comments!! #6170152

Margaret R. Barry August 21, 2008

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Kathleen! #6344360

Janet McNeil level-classic August 21, 2008

Congratulations and good luck in round 2!! #6344569

Alex T. Mizuno August 21, 2008

WTG Kathy! Congratulations on your Finalist!! #6344695

Kathleen Rinker August 21, 2008

Margaret, Janet and Alex thank you so much, I appreciate it!! #6344955

Susan Fox August 21, 2008

Wonderfully done Kathy! Congrats :-) #6345270

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 21, 2008

Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Kathleen! #6345347

Nancy (Peaches) Harker August 21, 2008

WHOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE Congrats and best of luck in the next round! #6347257

Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 21, 2008

A charming finalist, Kathleen! Love the colors and details! Congratulations! #6347372

Eugenio Diaz August 21, 2008

One more time Congratulations, Great Finalist!!!
Well done! #6347523

Debra R. Harder August 21, 2008

YIPPEE!! WHOOO-HOOOOO!! So happy to see this BRILLIANT capture again, Kathy! Hope it goes all the way!! Deb #6347531

Kathleen Rinker August 22, 2008

Susan, Barbara, Nancy, Terry, Eugenio and Deb, thank you all so much I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #6348815

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic August 22, 2008

Really a fantastic macro, Kathleen!
Perfect degree of focus and depth of field. Wonderful balance throughout.
A well-deserved finalist!
Congratulations!!!
Smiles, Lisa♥ #6350430

Kathleen Rinker August 22, 2008

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments and support Lisa, I appreciate it!! #6351296

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna August 22, 2008

WOOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOO!!!!! Another huge Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Kathleen!!!!! :-) ♫ k #6351777

August 22, 2008

Yeaaaaaaaaaa congrats on this Finalist Kathleen. Very well done. #6352306

Kathleen Rinker August 22, 2008

Kitty and Janet thank you so much for your wonderful comments, I appreciate your support!! #6352623

Tiia Vissak August 23, 2008

Congratulations! #6354963

Laurie Daily level-deluxe August 23, 2008

Congratulations on another wonderful finalist, Kathleen! #6355565

Kathleen Rinker August 23, 2008

Tiaa and Laurie thank you so much, I appreciate it!! #6355801

Mitch Spence level-classic August 23, 2008

Congratulations, Kathleen. Great bug, great colors. #6355877

Kathleen Rinker August 23, 2008

Thanks so much Mitch I appreciate your kind comments! #6356482

Colleen Farrell August 23, 2008

Outstanding macro!!! Big congratulations, Kathleen! #6356935

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 24, 2008

Congrats Kathleen on your Excellent Finalist!! Jeff #6358287

Kathleen Rinker August 24, 2008

Colleen and Jeff thank you so much I appreciate your wonderful support!! #6358696

Howard B. Cheek September 03, 2008

This "Spotted Cucumber Beetle" never looked so good :)
Love the comp, color, and details subject Kathleen..
Well done!
Howard #6405036

Kathleen Rinker September 03, 2008

Thank you so much Howard I appreciate it!! #6405415

Laura E. Swan level-classic March 25, 2009

Ha! Perfect title for a STRIKING IMAGE! Huge congrats on your winning image Kathleen! Great job! -Laura #7325602

Kathleen Rinker March 25, 2009

Thanks so much for your kind comments Laura!! #7325780

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Description

I liked the yellow against the green
and then the bug flew in, so I decided
to include it.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on July 06, 2008

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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