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Sigma EF150mm 2.8 lens, 1/100 sec., F4.0, ISO 200


Melissa G. Meiselman February 06, 2009

Outstanding and eye catching close up and reflection taken at a great angle with ultra sharp detail, great lighting and vivid color, Bill!! #1079553

Susana Ms Heide February 06, 2009

I think Melissa managed to say it all in one sentence, so ditto to that :o) #7134065

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 06, 2009

Great macro image here, Bill.

Dominick #7134129

Michelle Alton February 06, 2009

Spectacularly composed macro, Bill. Love it! #7134785

Emily Cook February 06, 2009

Marvelous capture of this little guy. Great color and sharpness - I love the reflective background. #7134953

Lee Ann Sahagun - Poling February 06, 2009

Oh my! You are amazing! #7135639

Karen Engelbreth February 07, 2009

Wonderful macro, Bill! #7138272

Avril Young February 20, 2009

oh congrats Bill on this awesome macro is too beautiful... #7185661

Susana Ms Heide February 20, 2009

I'm glad to be the first one to send HUGE CONGRATS to you Bill, on this fantastic POTD!!! Beautiful macro!! #7185663

Les Rhoades level-classic February 20, 2009

Congrats on your POTD selection! #7185669

Max Aureli February 20, 2009

Congratulations Bill for this fantastic POTD!!! It is an excellent macro!!! #7185670

Susie Peek-Swint February 20, 2009

Terrific colour and detail Bill ~ many congrats on POTD! #7185675

Tommy E. Burgess February 20, 2009

Huge congratulations on this fantastic POTD Bill!! #7185691

Raymond Pauly level-classic February 20, 2009

Truly amazing macro with great detail and clarity, Bill! Many congrats on POTD! #7185693

Robert K. Bemus level-classic February 20, 2009

Great macro and reflection, Bill-- congratulations on your POTD!! #7185695

Karen Engelbreth February 20, 2009

Big congrats on your POTD, Bill.... #7185697

Graeme yew Chow February 20, 2009

Wonderful macro and POTD win.Congrats !Bill. My friend is getting a Canon 100-400 L len yesterday. #7185702

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 20, 2009

congrats on your spectacular POTD Bill! #7185726

Susan Jane Allen level-classic February 20, 2009

Wonderful, Bill! Congrats! That lens seems to do good work--food for thought! #7185732

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 20, 2009

Marvelous macro of the ladybug, Bill. Congrats on the awesome POTD.

Usman. #7185859

Tressie Davis February 20, 2009

Crisp detail, great colors - congrats on POTD! #7185894

Mary K. Robison February 20, 2009

Amazing detail and beautiful reflection in this macro, Bill!
Congratulations on your well deserved POTD!

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 20, 2009

Congrats Bill on your Fantastic POTD! Jeff #7185917

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic February 20, 2009

Awesome shot Bill!!! Congrats on your POTD!!! #7185942

lyn winans February 20, 2009

Huge congrats Bill !! #7186194

Bob D. Hall level-classic February 20, 2009

Great Macro, Bill!
Congrats on your POTD!!! #7186322

Gord MacEachern February 20, 2009

Congrats Bill on your beautiful POTD! Gord


Shirley A. Kinney February 20, 2009

Awesome! Great capture, Bill. Congratulations on your POTD. #7186391

Eivor Kuchta February 20, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD, Bill! #7186410

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 20, 2009

Awesome macro Bill, congratulations on POTD

jo ann c. #7186446

Carol Engstrom level-addict February 20, 2009

Great shot, Bill! Congrats! #7186455

Guy D. Biechele level-classic February 20, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD, Bill! Superb as usual. #7186500

Kathy L. Clark February 20, 2009

Bill this is really awesome. Wonderful clarity and POV and exposure. A big congratulations on your POTD. #7186509

Cathy Barrows February 20, 2009

congrats on this wonderful POTD #7186566

Linda D. Lester level-classic February 20, 2009

Love it....Congratulations!!! #7186571

Stephanie Laird level-classic February 20, 2009

Hi Bill! Congratulations! This is so beautiful! #7186605

Lydia Williams level-deluxe February 20, 2009

Fun shot! Congratulations! #7186608

Dawn M. Schneider February 20, 2009

congrats for the EP and POTD. this is such an amazing image, great job! #7186687

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 20, 2009

Wonderful capture, Bill! Congratulations on your POTD!
~Lisa #7186734

randy dannheim February 20, 2009

Bill congrats on POTD, a deserving image #7186735

Debra R. Harder February 20, 2009

WTG, Bill! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your OUTSTANDING POTD!! This is fantastic!! BTW...another HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your WINNING PHOTO in POPULAR PHOTOGRAPHY!! Your work is truly inspiring!! Deb #7186803

Marisol Pastor February 20, 2009

Incredible macro Bill. Congratulations on a great POTD. #7186833

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna February 20, 2009

WTG Bill!!!!! Fantastic POTD!!!!! :-) ♫ k #7186866

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic February 20, 2009

Beautiful, as always, Bill....I love ladybugs......Great macro, colors and reflection. Congrats on POTD!! #7186886

Aggie Villanueva February 20, 2009

Congratulations Bill. As always, your work is stupendous. #7186889

Christian Rosito February 20, 2009

Fabulous macro, Great POTD! #7186913

Martha R. Mazon level-classic February 20, 2009

Excellent composition and drama in this intense close-up, Bill!! #7186917

Evy Johansen level-classic February 20, 2009

Awesome shot, Bill! Big congratulations on your POTD!! #7186960

Cheryl E. Molennor February 20, 2009

Great macro capture Bill. May I also congratulate you on your second win in Popular Photo?? Congratulations #7187083

Laurel Burk-Sherman February 20, 2009

Congrats on your POTD, Bill. Fantastic shot!! Laurel #7187163

Jill Odice level-classic February 20, 2009

Hey Bill, congrats on your wonderful POTD! Really nice detail and clarity! Good job my friend! #7187245

Amy JACKSON level-classic February 20, 2009

Wonderful macro, Bill! Congratulations on your POTD!!! #7187285

Joy Rector February 20, 2009

congrats on the POTD #7187302

Donna R. Wageman February 20, 2009

I alwasy thought these little insects were so delicate and lady-like. This one looks like a mean one.
Beautiful capture.
Congrats and congrats on second win in Pop Photo also. God Bless! #7187380

Leslie Carson Wolfe level-classic February 20, 2009

Such beautiful, sharp detail, Bill, on this tiny creature! Congratulations on your Photo of the Day!

Leslie #7187746

Susan M. Campbell February 20, 2009

Fabulous shot Bill. It deserves to get POTD. Congrats. #7187844

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 20, 2009

Congratulations on your macro POTD Bill, great details! #7188175

Colleen Farrell February 20, 2009

Wonderful macro, Bill! Congratulations on your POTD! #7188178

Michael Lynch February 20, 2009

Super, detailed Macro and congrats on the POTD !!! #7188778

Laura L. Gonzales February 20, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic POTD!!! Awesome macro!!!! Laura #7188831

Chuck Bruton level-deluxe February 20, 2009

Great shot congratulations! #7189171

Erica Murphy level-deluxe February 20, 2009

Gorgeous shot Bill!! Congratulations. #7189212

Summer A. Kozisek February 20, 2009

Fantastic macro Bill, congrats on your POTD! #7189219

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton February 20, 2009

Excellent macro , Congratulations on your PotD. Bill !!! #7189309

Mary Timman February 21, 2009

A wonderful macro. Love your perspective, color, light and reflection. Congratulations on POTD! #7190034

Michael Umbreit February 21, 2009

Bill - Congratulations on your POTD! Great shot my friend! - Mike #7191595

Michael J. Bandy February 23, 2009

Congrats on the well deserved POTD! Great shot! #7204576

Corinne M. Thompson February 23, 2009

An excellent capture, Congrat on the POTD! #7204711

Kathy Cline level-classic February 26, 2009

HI BILL, OMG Your gallery still remains one of my VERY FAVORITES. One of these days I hope to capture birds flying beautifully just like you do!
Thanks for your comment this eve. GOD BLESS Kathy #7219274

Howard B. Cheek March 04, 2009

Your POV and the ladybirds reflection make this one very special Bill.
Howard #7241257

Rebecca K. Lefferts March 17, 2009

Gorgeous capture- I love the reflection and clarity!!! #7295284

ALLEN O. HOWARD March 25, 2009

WOW! Outstanding, Bill! Congratulations! #7328001

Lydia Williams level-deluxe March 25, 2009

I knew I would see this one again...Your photos are, as Allen and others say, "OUTSTANDING"!

Best to you! #7329353

Nancy (Peaches) Harker March 25, 2009


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Aggie Villanueva March 25, 2009

Wow Bill. Congratulations on the finalist!!!!! #7330057

Guy D. Biechele level-classic March 25, 2009

Congrats on your finalist, Bill. Good Luck! #7330374

Terry L. Ellis level-classic March 25, 2009

An outstanding finalist, Bill! Congratulations! #7331630

Debra R. Harder March 25, 2009

Congratulations, Bill, on your amazing, fabulous finalist! Wonderful image!! Deb #7331786

Michelle L. Frick March 25, 2009

Happy to see this little guy again! Congratulations Bill! #7331872

Max Aureli March 25, 2009

Congratulations Bill!!!!! LOL #7331943

Rhonda Burger March 26, 2009

Congratulations Bill. Rhonda #7334397

Cheryl E. Molennor March 26, 2009

Congratulations on your fabulous finalist! #7334494

Eivor Kuchta March 26, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Bill! #7335554

Manuel Barrera March 26, 2009

awesome contragulations #7335728

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 26, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist! Awesome details Bill! #7336379

A P March 26, 2009



Vladan D. Djordjevic March 26, 2009

Big congratulations on your fantastic winner! #7336797

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe March 26, 2009

Congratulations Bill on your winning image!!! #7337140

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 26, 2009

Congrats on your wonderful macro Bill! #7337297

Joannie Bertucci level-classic March 26, 2009

You went all the way with this amazing image Bill, just as you should have!
Congratulations on your gold badge! #7337793

Anne M. Young level-addict March 26, 2009

Fantastic Congratulations! #7338013

Mary K. Robison March 26, 2009

So glad to see this in the latest winners' circle, Bill! (It already was such a marvelous POTD!)
Congratulations on your Second Place Win! #7338275

Bojan Bencic level-classic March 26, 2009

Congratulations, Bill! #7338306

Alex T. Mizuno March 27, 2009

Congratulations on your double gold Bill! Fantastic macro work!!! #7338337

Nadya Johnson March 27, 2009

Astounding, Bill! Congratulations on your wonderful winner! #7339193

Guy D. Biechele level-classic March 27, 2009

Not suprised it made it here! Congratulations on your win, Bill! #7339231

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 27, 2009

FANTASTIC WINNER!!!!!!! WTG, Bill!!!!! :-) k #7340036

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 27, 2009

Congratulations on this awesome gold winner Bill!

jo ann c. #7340165

Rhonda Burger March 27, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!
Rhonda #7340753

Tarun Bose March 27, 2009

Big, big congrats Bill, for your excellent winner. #7340987

Karen Bacon March 27, 2009

Excellent image Bill!Congratulations! #7341118

Glenn E. Traver March 27, 2009

Congratulations Bill, well done ~ GT #7341632

Cheryl E. Molennor March 27, 2009

Congratulations! #7341670

Gerri R. Jones March 27, 2009

Congratulations Bill on this beautiful winner! #7341944

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 28, 2009

Terrific win Bill! Congratulations! #7345325

Carol Engstrom level-addict March 28, 2009

Congratulations Bill! #7345703

Renee Doyle level-classic March 28, 2009

Big congratulations Bill!! #7345882

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 28, 2009

Wow!!! INCREDIBLE macro Bill! Big congrats on your win!!! #7346454

Robert K. Bemus level-classic March 30, 2009

Congratulations on a great Winner, Bill!! #7353317

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 30, 2009

Congratulations on your win Bill! #7354865

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 31, 2009

CONGRATS. on getting Golden twice!!

Usman. #7358351

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict April 02, 2009

Congratulations Bill on your Win!!!

Dominick #7362609

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap April 11, 2009

Congratulations on your win Bill! #7394890

kurt Anderson April 11, 2009

Awesome shot!! Congrats on your win. #7395096

Max Aureli April 24, 2009

Well is a really good one!!!
Congratulations Bill for this outstanding Winning!!!! #7445995

Leslie McLain level-deluxe April 25, 2009

Congrats on your amazing winner. Beautiful. #7447618

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic April 25, 2009

Amazing macro work. Congrats.
JP #7448748

Marisol Pastor April 26, 2009

Congratulations Bill! #7452549

Jane Hirst April 26, 2009

Wonderful the reflection. A well deserved win. #7452887

David A. Simons April 27, 2009

Excellent work and congratulations #7457794

Lynn M. Whitt May 16, 2009

Wow, this is excellent Bill... #7526381

Patti Coblentz May 16, 2009

The life of a ladybug...everywhere and anywhere...this is an excellant shot!
Patti #7527476

Diane L. Thomas September 09, 2009

What a fun shot. Congrats on your winner. #7927768

Carol Sawyer September 09, 2009

Congratulations Bill!!! #7927994

Joy Rector September 09, 2009

love this shot, my granddaughter's favorite bug (her nick name is bug for the lady bug) #7928018

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 09, 2009

WOW WOW WOW!!! SUPERB capture in every way Bill, I love everything about this image, totally worthy of the win and POTD!!! <>< #7929511

Wanda Knoss October 03, 2009

Fantastic Macro! Congratulations #8004285

Aggie Villanueva October 05, 2009

Bill, congratulations on yet another winner! #8010448

kurt Anderson October 06, 2009

Congrats!! Fantastic shot, I love the angle and reflection. Two thumbs up! #8013746

John Connolly June 29, 2010

Huge congratulations on all the awards this great image has won, Bill! A very worthy shot, that is for sure! #8724138

Rod Partington September 03, 2010

Wow! Bill,this is an amazing photo!
Well done! #8879626

Christopher J. Correia November 02, 2010

Such a beautiful photo. The detail is remarkable. #9010845

Lana Arcemont level-classic February 24, 2011

This is a marvelous macro! Congratulations! #9260392

Stephen Zacker February 25, 2011

It has all been said.. but what an amazing macro. Congratulations #9261855

Carla Capra level-classic March 02, 2011

Hi Bill;
This is an awesome macro image.
;) CC #9269559

Nadia Paul March 08, 2011

What a wonderful capture of this little lady Bill - love the reflection - great job! #9280973

Kaye Burazin March 12, 2011

wowo wow WOW, the sign of a great capture Bill is when your scroll finger gets tired by the bottom of the comment page...mine did! #9287426

Robert K. Bemus level-classic March 19, 2011

Love the color and shallow DOF of the macro lens...very beautiful and looks like a very difficult subject to shoot...awesome work, Bill!! #9300208

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 31, 2011

Super beautiful detail in this awesome close up, Bill!! #9328441

Val Feldman level-deluxe April 25, 2011

You should know how many times I've come to your gallery and just stared at this marvelous macro work. It's become "the standard" by which I judge my own...looks like I have plenty of practicing to do to reach this excellence! :) Well and superbly captured, Bill - in fact, all of your gallery sings with the same fine excellence. Marvelous body of work! #9368387

Barbara Waldoch level-classic May 31, 2011

Awesome macro, Bill! #9436546

Carolyn McIntosh January 12, 2012

AMAZING!!!!!!! #9916872

John Connolly January 19, 2012

Awesome macro work here Bill! What an amazing shot! #9929675

Keith L. Clayton February 05, 2012

Unbelievably good macro. I love this shot! Many congrats! #9966567

Karen Celella level-deluxe July 02, 2012

This is one of my all time favorites, Bill! Congratulations on the many awards filling your awesome gallery! #10211262

Rahul Sharma February 13, 2013

This is one Brilliant shot by the master.... I kept this as my desktop wallpaper for many months.... #10566594

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic June 01, 2017

Fantastic! #11603112

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