Ready to take off

© Monika Sapek

Ready to take off

Uploaded: June 04, 2005 14:36:40


Austin Brodfuhrer June 04, 2005

i really like this shot! the ladybug pops so well against the green and I really like how the leaf is only defined by a light line that disappears into green. #258366

Susan L. Vasquez June 04, 2005

Woah...fantastic Monika! So crystal sharp, perfect! #1431046

Barbara Helgason June 04, 2005

Beautiful, love it. #1431056

Barbara Helgason June 04, 2005

Beautiful, love it. #1431057

Debbie Truesdale June 04, 2005

Wow! looks like a winner to me! #1431111

Noel Baebler June 04, 2005

Fantastic, Monica!!! #1431134

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 04, 2005

Excellent, Monika!!! Wonderful color, lighting, detail, comp. #1431183

Monika Sapek June 04, 2005

Austin, Susan, Barbara, Debbie, Noel, and Terry – thank you very much for taking your time to write! I appreciate your nice comments greatly!

Gustavo Márquez June 04, 2005

Wonderful capture, Monika! #1431368

Kristen McKain June 04, 2005

WOW WOW WOW! Fantastic colors.. Simply amazing! #1431514

Sandy Driscoll level-classic June 04, 2005

Just Terrific, Monika! #1431670

Joy Rector June 05, 2005

Absolutely beautiful shot. #1432005

Monika Sapek June 05, 2005

Gustavo, Kristen, Sandy, and Joy – thank you very much for your kind comments on this image!

Serena Pierce level-classic June 05, 2005

Love it Monika! Wonderful capture, perfect focus, dof and compisition!! #1433699

Nicole Kessel June 05, 2005

Amazing photograph, Monika! Incredible job! #1434455

Monika Sapek June 06, 2005

Thank you so very much, Serena and Nicole!

Kate Jackson June 06, 2005

Simply amazing capture Monika! The title looks so apt too! #1437882

Gordon B. Keyes June 12, 2005

Outstanding, Monika!!!

Gordon #1460163

Jim Kinnunen level-classic July 23, 2005

Terrific macro, Monika!!! Congrats!!! #1627854

Dan Holm July 24, 2005

Alright, Monika!! CONGRATULATIONS on your WIN!!!! Absolutely awesome shot! #1633810

Kerby Pfrangle July 25, 2005


Congratulations on your second place win.

Job well done.

Kerby #1634192

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win Monika!!! #1634319

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win, Monika!!
Kathleen #1634896

Murry Grigsby July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your super image and win Monika!! #1635154

Kay Beausoleil July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your quick reflexes and great execution and particularly for your win, Monika! #1635633

KHAWLA Haddad July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderful winner!!! #1636035

Deborah Sandidge July 25, 2005

Beautiful, Monika - congratulations!! #1636171

Jill Flynn July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this well deserved SECOND PLACE win Monika!!! #1636219

Serena Pierce level-classic July 25, 2005

I really do love this image Monika! Congratulations!! #1637967

Diane Addonizio level-classic July 25, 2005

Congrats on your win, Monika! #1638108

Gordon B. Keyes July 25, 2005

Way to go, Monika! This photo is inspirational.
Gordon #1638176

Terry R. Hatfield July 25, 2005

Well Done Monika!!A Big Congratulations To You On An Excellent Macro And Your Win!! #1638333

Ken Grooms July 26, 2005

Beautiful...great timing, color and composition! Congratulations! #1639895

Sharon Day July 26, 2005

Fantastic image, Monika!!! Big Congratulations!!! #1641689

Monika Sapek July 28, 2005

Thank you very much, everyone! After coming home from vacation it was so great to find out that my lady bug won! Such a nice surprise! Your kind comments made this win even sweeter! Thanks!

Teresa Moore February 05, 2008

This one is great! And you have a wonderful portfolio. #5449941

Stephanie Halstead level-classic December 12, 2010

WOW! #9094402

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