Spider Mum In A Drop

© Ronald Balthazor

Spider Mum In A Drop

Uploaded: May 11, 2005


70-180mm, f/40, 20sec, ISO200, tripod,


Tammy Scott level-classic May 11, 2005

Very awesome image, Ronald! I love the colors and the reflection in the water droplet! Great job! #247600

S J May 11, 2005

Truly fantastic macro capture, Ronald!! Great work!! #1339562

Paul E. Earl May 11, 2005

Cool photo. Well done!! #1339584

Karen Bacon May 11, 2005

Fatastic image Ronald!Truely amazing! #1339642

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 11, 2005

Cool Picture!! Shelly #1339723

Ronald Balthazor May 11, 2005

Thank you very much, Tammy, Sanjay, Paul, Karen and Shelly. #1339798

Nobu Nagase May 11, 2005

Absolutely beautiful!

Carol Brill May 11, 2005

Beautifully executed shot, Ron, the yellow and black make a striking color combination here as well! #1341888

Ronald Balthazor May 11, 2005

Thank you very much, Nobi and Carol. #1341972

Lori Carlson June 21, 2005

Congratulations Ron!! What an outstanding image!!! Whoohooo!! :0) #1499084

Tammy Scott level-classic June 21, 2005

Congratulations, Ronald! #1499538

Serena Pierce June 21, 2005

Congratulations Ron! #1501290

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict June 22, 2005

Congrats and good luck, Ron - very pretty! #1503352

S J June 22, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Ronald!! #1504795

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe June 22, 2005

Pretty cool, buddy! Congrats. #1506510

Ronald Balthazor June 22, 2005

Thank you ever so much, Lori, Tammy, Serena, Bill, Sharon, Sanjay, and Brenda. #1506644

Bill Houghton July 28, 2005

Beautiful capture Ronald. Great job. Thanks for your comments on my work.


Ronald Balthazor July 28, 2005

Thanks for commenting, Bill. I'm a fan. #1649245

Susie Peek-Swint August 02, 2005

You have so many fantastic shots in your gallery.. this one stood out for me as I love raindrops.. gorgeous image.. should have reached higher than finalist in my opinion! Congrats! #1668604

Ronald Balthazor August 02, 2005

You're too kind, Susan. Thank you. #1669842

LJ Corliss level-classic August 07, 2005

Great comp. This is beautiful :)


Ronald Balthazor August 07, 2005

Thank you kindly, LJ. #1687885

Brad Calkins August 09, 2005

I love your photos Ronald...all of your shots are great! Thanks for the feedback on mine. #1699195

Ronald Balthazor August 09, 2005

Thanks, Brad. Keep up the good shooting. #1699286

Carolyn J. Connolly August 10, 2005

Excellent image, Ronald...and a very deserving Finalist earlier!! :o) #1700141

Ronald Balthazor August 10, 2005

Thanks, again, Carolyn. #1700400

August 26, 2005

Beautiful shot Ronald ! Great title and lighting, love it!
Congrats on this well deserving finalist! #1768038

Ronald Balthazor August 26, 2005

Thank you very much, Her. #1769181

Roxanne M. Bubar October 05, 2005

Magnificent Macro, images and colors. Congrats. #1919736

Ronald Balthazor October 05, 2005

Thanks, Roxanne. #1920568

Zoe j. Cocker March 25, 2006

i love the reflection in the droplet. Amazing! #2574865

Ronald Balthazor March 25, 2006

Thanks, Zoe. I've done many more of these since this one. You learn as you go, or just get more particular. #2575341

Stephen Zacker May 04, 2006

Like the simplicity, reflection, and dark bg #2723868

Ronald Balthazor May 04, 2006

Many thanks, Stephen. Keep up the good shooting. #2724384

Bill Houghton May 11, 2006

Such a beautiful shot Ronald. Great job. Thanks for your comments on my work. #2749587

Ronald Balthazor May 11, 2006

Thank you, Bill. Your work is awesome. #2751431

Kathy Reeves July 20, 2006

Wow--absolutely stunning!! #3056257

Ronald Balthazor July 20, 2006

Thank you kindly, Kathy. #3056763

Suzy Betancourt August 28, 2006

You have a great eye!!!!
Is that waterdrop added in PS?
I have been looking to learn how to do that, any suggestions where I can find tutorials?

You have a great gallery.

Suzy #3232852

Ronald Balthazor August 28, 2006

Thanks for the kind words, Suzy. The water drop was real--actually it is a drop of glycerine. Since this photo I have taken others and have learned a lot about controlling the reflections. Hot spots caused by the lighting is the biggest headache. #3233646

Raymond Pauly November 30, 2006

Wonderful gallery you have! Big congratulations on your huge list of finalists and winners! Beautiful photography! Thank you so much for your comment on my "Orange And Malaquite Butterfly"! #3650651

Ronald Balthazor November 30, 2006

Thank you, Raymond, for taking the time to look at my gallery. #3652158

paul parent level-deluxe May 20, 2007

Outstanding work #4304722

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic January 02, 2008

SUPER!! #5281264

Ronald Balthazor January 02, 2008

Thank you very much, Paul and Shelly. #5283068

Jennifer L. Alder May 25, 2008

SUPERB! #5974918

Ronald Balthazor May 25, 2008

Thanks, Jennifer. You're really digging into my past. #5975526

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