A Taste of Pink

Uploaded: July 20, 2009 04:21:15


Resubmitted 06/10 into D&M

Photo taken at Wildseed Farms in Fredericksburg, TX

(I changed the name of this photo due to a comment Maria Gonzalez made about butterflies tasting thru their feet....Sure looks like what this fellow was doing!) Thanks, Maria!

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 250, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 20, 2009

Wonderful details, colours and composition, Valarie. Beautiful capture. #1156730

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 20, 2009

An Outanding macro Valarie!! We are not seeing very many butterflies this year... Jeff #7757539

Eric S. Rundle July 20, 2009

WOW...Watt a fantastic close up image the clarity, color and composition is superb and I love your POV great work Valarie #7757540

Anita Hogue July 20, 2009

Terrific macro Valarie! #7757584

Robert R. Goodman July 20, 2009

Hi Valarie,Excellent detail and the macro is outstanding!!!!!! #7757585

Kim Kleinschmidt July 20, 2009

Good Morning Valarie! WOW!
this is a gorgeous macro! Incredible detail, clarity and color. #7757622

Amy M. Wilson July 20, 2009

WOW! Gorgeous colors, beautiful details, stunning clarity; this has it all, Valarie! #7757651

Maria A. Gonzalez July 20, 2009

Amazing details,colors,composition and bokeh.Excellent detail of the compound eye,legs and the curled up proboscis..A wow macro....Very well captured,Valarie.

Did you know that butterflies taste with their feet? #7757688

Monnie Ryan July 20, 2009

Wow -- absolutely awesome detail on this one, Valarie! Love it! #7757757

Margaret R. Barry level-classic July 20, 2009

Amazing colors, details and clarity, Valarie! #7757768

Patricia Seidler July 20, 2009

Fantastic detail, color and POV Valarie.
Great macro........ #7757974

Jessica Jenney July 20, 2009

Gorgeous macro, color and amazing detail, Valarie! #7758073

Howard B. Cheek July 20, 2009

Very good details & point of focus, a dynamic POV and comp too :)
Well done Valarie! #7758149

Melissa G. Meiselman July 20, 2009

Wonderful shot of this butterfly taken at a very creative angle with sharp detail, vivid color and great lighting, Valarie!! #7758178

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 20, 2009

Beautiful colors, details, and comp. #7758308

Sam Britt July 20, 2009

Fantastic close-up, Valarie. #7758449

July 20, 2009

Awesome macro capture,I alway love your detail on these captures,Valarie,beautiful work.
(Love all the images that I missed,Beautiful work on all of them) #7758461

A P July 20, 2009

WoW Valarie. Insanely incredible macro of this butterfly. A real WoWzEr! #7758510

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 20, 2009

Thank you all, very kindly!! #7758640

Ann Coates level-classic July 20, 2009

This macro is outstanding Valarie. The colours are beautiful and your composition is perfect. #7758957

Debra K. Johnson July 20, 2009

AMAZING detail! This is just Fabulous! Well done. #7759023

Kerry Hill July 20, 2009

WOW awesome shot Valarie, the colour, details, clarity and composition are all excellent!! Fantastic job!! #7759140

Carol Sawyer July 20, 2009

Gorgeous macro, colors and details, Valarie!! #7759535

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 20, 2009

Appreciation and thanks to Annie, Debra, Kerry and Carol for your comments! #7759593

Gord MacEachern July 20, 2009

Fantastic image Valarie, would like to see this one again! #7759606

Carol L. Fowler July 20, 2009

Gorgeous close-up! And thanks for all your wonderful comments- I love your gallery! #7759651

Barbara Waldoch level-classic July 20, 2009

Terrific macro, Valarie! #7759880

Julianne Bradford July 20, 2009

Wow..terrific capture and color Valarie! #7760051

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 20, 2009

Awesome image, Valarie!!! ;-) k #7760225

Thomas E. Hinds July 20, 2009

Very beautiful image, great clarity, color and composition! #7760410

Karen Engelbreth July 21, 2009

Fantastic macro, Valarie... #7760807

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 21, 2009

Thanks for stopping by and commenting Gord, Carol, Barbara, Julianne, Kitty, Thomas, Karen and Douglas! #7761433

Eugenio Diaz July 21, 2009

Fantastic! Wonderful capture!
Great details and light! #7761652

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 21, 2009

Thanks, Eugenio! #7761854

Jane E. Kirn July 21, 2009

Lovely macro Valarie. Did you set up camp to capture this beauty? Really enjoying your gallery. #7762136

Julie Burnett July 21, 2009

Outstanding composition and gorgeous colors on this beauty, Valarie! #7762774

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 21, 2009

Thanks Julie and Jane - LOL, Jane! No, didn't camp but bet I dropped 5 lbs chasing that guy around til I tired him out! #7762803

Mark Dodge July 23, 2009

Holy smokes!!! Staggering details in this macro, Valarie. So very impressive! Way to go! #7775646

Dianna Murphy July 27, 2009

I missed this one! Love the framing and colors and the clarity and detail are great! #7786741

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 29, 2009

Thanks so much Mark and Dianna! #7794110

Courtenay Vanderbilt August 17, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist, Valerie!! #7857431

Karen Engelbreth August 17, 2009

Congratulations.... #7857795

Melissa G. Meiselman August 17, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Valarie!! #7858014

Ron McEwan August 17, 2009

I don't know how I missed this one Valarie, a big congrats go to ya, for this silver. #7858072

Amy M. Wilson August 17, 2009

Congratulations on another beautiful Finalist, Valarie! #7858189

ROLAN NARMAN August 17, 2009

Huge Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Valarie! #7858813

Julianne Bradford August 17, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Valarie! #7859215

Kelly S. Cavanaugh August 17, 2009

Congrats, Valarie! Another gorgeous capture! #7859705

Debra R. Harder August 17, 2009

WOW...absolutely BEAUTIFUL, Valarie!! This is OUTSTANDING!!! Congratulations on another brilliant finalist!!! Deb #7859811

Carol L. Fowler August 17, 2009

And here you are again! Congrats! #7860180

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic August 17, 2009

~Lsia #7860370

Anita Hogue August 18, 2009

A fantastic macro Valarie! Congratulations! #7861811

Jeana Clark August 18, 2009

Fabulous Finalist Valerie!!!
Much Deserved Congratulations
are in order!!!

~J~ #7862391

Eugenio Diaz August 18, 2009

Huge Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist!
Well done, Valarie! #7862440

Margaret R. Barry level-classic August 18, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Valarie! #7862962

Daniella Puente August 18, 2009

Congrats :))) #7863415

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 18, 2009

Thanks SO much, everyone for your kind words and comments. As always, you are all the best!! Val #7864246

Patricia Seidler August 18, 2009

Congratulations Valarie. Well deserved finalist. Good luck in the next round. #7864927

Mark Dodge July 12, 2010

Way to go, Valarie! Congrats! #8751386

Gina Cormier level-classic July 12, 2010

Congrats my friend!!! Such a beauty!!!!!!! WTG!!!!! :-) #8751671

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe July 12, 2010

Congratulations on this amazing macro with such detail and colour!!! #8752028

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic July 12, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8752043

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 12, 2010

Congrats on your wonderful finalist. #8752075

Karen Bacon July 12, 2010

Wow Valerie!! Congrats on this awesome finalist! Good luck!! #8752468

Robert R. Goodman July 12, 2010

Beautiful capture,Congratulations Valarie!! #8752715

Tammy Espino July 12, 2010

Congrats on this awesome finalist~ #8753173

Kathy Salerni level-classic July 12, 2010

Congrats on this outstanding finalist, Val! Good luck in the next round #8753344

Carol L. Fowler July 12, 2010

Spectacular! Love this Finalist! Big Congrats! #8753354

Dianna Murphy July 12, 2010

Wooohoooo, big congrats girl friend. #8754277

Thomas E. Hinds July 12, 2010

Such a terrific piece of work, Valarie! Superb Finalist! Big congratulations! #8754697

Julianne Bradford July 12, 2010

Congratulations once again on this stunning image another of your wonderful finalists Valarie! #8755609

Patti Coblentz July 13, 2010

Congratulations on this glorious finalist, Val!! #8757085

Jack Ryan July 13, 2010

And once again...congrats! #8757162

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 13, 2010

As always, I thank you all so much for your kind comments and encouraging support...it's so appreciated! ~Val #8757213

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 13, 2010

huge congrats! #8757535

Diane E. Deming July 13, 2010

Superb macro shot! Congratulations and all the best in the next round. #8757570

Patrick Rouzes July 13, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist, Valarie! WTG! #8758333

Julie Burnett July 13, 2010

You always get the perfect exposure, Val!! Congratulations on another stunning finalist!! #8758671

Monnie Ryan July 13, 2010

Super-fantastic, Valarie -- congratulations once again! #8759768

Ellen Hodges July 13, 2010

Exquisite beauty, Val!! Huge congrats and very best luck!!!!! #8759977

Sam Britt July 13, 2010

Congratulations on all your wonderful finalists, Val!! #8760012

Kathy Cline July 14, 2010

glitter-graphics.com #8761533

Carol Eade level-addict July 14, 2010

Beautiful butterfly close-up, Valarie, congratulations! #8763834

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