Thoughts of a Butterfly

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Thoughts of a Butterfly

Uploaded: May 24, 2005


Well..I heard that my friends made it to the Finals at BP and I thought of trying one for myself. I hope....


Rob Bishop May 24, 2005

Sanjay, your butterfly images are wonderful!

Rob #252990

Janet Williams May 24, 2005

You must be the Dr Doolittle of the butterfly world. Do they post exactly as you ask? The certainly seem to! Another lovely butterfly image. #1387957

Mata Patan May 24, 2005

Wonderful image SJ!!! Your butterfly shots collections is great as all your works!!! #1387960

Dan Holm level-classic May 24, 2005

You've amassed a GORGEOUS butterfly collection, Sanjay and this beauty ranks among the best!! Excellent work! #1387969

Jordi Delgado May 24, 2005

Tell her she'll be there, SJ!!!

:-)) #1387975

Mary K. Robison May 24, 2005

You're funny, Sanjay! :)
Oh, and you're not bad at the photo game, either, especially with your butterfly captures! #1387979

Cathy Stancil May 24, 2005

How do you do it ? They just pose for you...You must have an amazing patience SJ ! Another stunning butterfly image from you ! #1387985

Stanley J. Contrades May 24, 2005

Is your yard a butterfly haven, Sanjay :-)!! Don't know how you do it, but your butterfly series is just breathtaking! Beautifully done as always!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1387995

Donna Roberts May 24, 2005

Very cute idea.....what a great macro of luck when the winning images are announced.
:-) dddu #1388010

Lori S. Aschbrenner May 24, 2005

Another stunning image, Sanjay! #1388023

Michael Khoury May 24, 2005

wonderful composition Sanjay...great colour! :-) #1388053

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe May 24, 2005

Very nice butterfly shot!! #1388110

Judy S. Fung May 24, 2005

Very lovely butterfly image, Sanjay!! #1388112

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe May 24, 2005

Beautiful capture and caption! #1388165

Carla Metzler May 24, 2005

I love your butterflies, Sanjay! So beautiful! #1388166

Donald K. Cherry level-classic May 24, 2005

Lovely macro image, Sanjay! Wish we had a butterfly conservatory around here, but for now, I'll just have to enjoy all your wonderful shots!! #1388184

Colette M. Metcalf May 24, 2005

Another beautiful shot, Sanjay!! #1388217

Paul Michko May 24, 2005

Great capture, Sanjay. #1388236

Bonnie C. Lackey May 24, 2005

OK, I'm going to start listening more carefully to the creatures in my yard! Love this, Sanjay! #1388240

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic May 24, 2005

Sanjay love the split in the butterfly on the stem on the flower

Very creative.

Nice patterning on the wings.

Kerby #1388296

Paul E. Earl May 24, 2005

WOW!!! The symmetry on this is beautiful. #1388335

Bobbie Davis May 24, 2005

WOW!!! The clarity is awesome on this image Sanjay!!!! #1388388

Tom Andersen May 24, 2005

Terrific capture of this very lovely thinker, Sanjay! #1388397

Vicki Hunt May 24, 2005

SJ, this is beautiful, as usual! The little pink detail on the butterfly is so nice! #1388424

Stephanie Lyons May 24, 2005

So very pretty - love the DOF on this! #1388481

Roger Bernabo May 24, 2005

Lovely macro

Brian Cassar May 24, 2005

Great collection of butterflies shots, Well done Sinjay! #1388600

Dolores Neilson May 24, 2005

INcredible sharpness on this butterfly, Sanjay!! Nice contrasting colors too! #1388607

Cindy Paquette May 24, 2005

I'm amazed and love the fact that you capture these beauties with such clarity Sanjay! Beautiful! #1388700

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe May 24, 2005

You go Sanjay with your butterfly photo-takin' self. This rocks. Peace, karen #1388714

Cathy Gregor May 24, 2005

A beauty, Sanjay! #1388778

Dominique Declerck May 24, 2005

Wonderful!! Bravo Monsieur Sanjay!!! #1388839

Darren K. Fisher level-classic May 24, 2005

LOL,,,,Just one Sanjay. Wonderful image here. The lighting and detail are so very well captured. #1388853

Darla Cobus May 24, 2005

Wow Sanjay, you amaze me with these butterfly shots. It's as if you are invisible to get these shots! #1388861

Joy Rector May 24, 2005

Perfect shot. #1388904

Karen Engelbreth May 24, 2005

WOW - fantastic macro shot and a fantastic butterfly! #1388989

Marcie A. Fowler May 24, 2005

Nicely done SJ!! Love the splashes of pink (of course) on the butterfly!! #1389031

Deb Holmes-Hatfield May 24, 2005

Lovely, Sanjay, excellent detail in this macro! #1389046

Stacey M May 24, 2005

Wow, I'd say she is on her way to the finals....beautiful work SJ!!!! #1389139

Danilo Piccioni May 24, 2005

...Just spread your wings and fly up hi to the top! #1389191

Bryan Yates May 24, 2005

beautiful capture! #1389306

Rob T. Henry May 24, 2005

Beautiful, colorful, image, Sanjay!! #1389340

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 24, 2005

Beautiful..great closeup and colors.......Maybe we could get your butterfly and mine together? We would have some pretty one' Have a great day! Shelly #1389378

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe May 24, 2005

Wonderful macro, Sanjay!!!! #1389514

Tammy Scott level-classic May 24, 2005

This is just a perfect shot, SJ! #1389515

Kara L. Hendricks May 24, 2005

Can't get much more perfect than this.. Wonderful SJ!! #1389788

Tammy Nuxoll May 24, 2005

Beautiful Sanjay!!! I love this!!! #1389801

Susan T. Evans May 24, 2005

Absolutely gorgeous Sanjay, terrific detail and dof. #1389869

Nobu Nagase May 24, 2005

Beautifully posed and wonderfully captured!!!

SJ must be the main subject of their talk among butterflies... many have flown to your way now...
...the ones left here all fly away when they see my camera eye... #1389896

Cathy Barrows May 24, 2005

too funny...great shot #1389910

Anita Hogue May 24, 2005

Fantastic shot, SJ!!! #1389931

Lisa D. Greer May 24, 2005

Spectacular SJ! Just lovely! :) #1389960

Sharon L. Wack level-classic May 24, 2005

SJ Very striking, dark against the light. #1389975

Jill Flynn level-classic May 24, 2005

Butterfly Heaven Sanjay! Don't know how you get these shots. They are beautiful and amazing! #1390083

Laurence Saliba level-classic May 24, 2005

Incredibly nice Sanjay!!!!!!! Extreme detail!! #1390341

Terry L. Ellis level-classic May 24, 2005

Gorgeous detail and capture, Sanjay!! Even this little butterfly has gold on him! How do you do that? #1390370

Michael McCook level-classic May 24, 2005

Excellent work, SJ! You get some great butterfly shots! #1390550

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 24, 2005

Amazing detail and depth SJ!! #1390681

Michelle R. Kovach May 24, 2005

Fantastic shot Sanjay! Terrific Detail & DOF! #1390702

Wendy Stevenson May 24, 2005

Another beautiful image SJ. I love the colours on that butterfly!! Perfect DOF! #1390796

Ermanno Radice May 24, 2005

Another wonderful butterfly, tremendous shot, SJ! #1390854

Linda D. Lester level-classic May 24, 2005

Beautiful shot...I love how they pose for you, Sanjay! #1391163

Deborah Sandidge May 24, 2005

Beautiful butterfly capture, Sanjay - love the colors and detail! #1391233

Melissa L. Zavadil May 24, 2005

WOW! Nice detail! And you have blurred the background perfectly! #1391342

William Moore May 24, 2005

sharp and great detail on this Mormon I think #1391353

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 24, 2005

Beautiful capture Sanjay!! Wow, this butterfly was so nice to cooperate with you! Great colors! #1391357

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 24, 2005

Beautiful capture Sanjay!! Wow, this butterfly was so nice to cooperate with you! Great colors! #1391358

Goshka G. May 24, 2005

So now you're mind-reading your butterflies too, SJ!;-) Yet another beauty!! #1391737

Terry R. Hatfield May 24, 2005

Nice Detail And Comp Sanjay!! #1392166

Jane Summa May 25, 2005

Excellent DOF, timing , color and detail SJ! Let's keep our fingers crossed...he just may make it!!!! :-) #1395408

Marsha S. Smith May 26, 2005

How pretty, SJ. I love all of your butterfly shots. The detail is always so crisp and perfect. #1400006

Sharon Day level-classic May 26, 2005

Outstanding image, Sanjay!!! Excellent detail and composition! Wonderful job! #1400639

Stephen Zacker May 27, 2005

Super macro and detail #1403525

Michael McCook level-classic June 02, 2005

Great Macro, SJ. Beautiful detail, color and DOF!!! #1422223

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