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Challenge: Life III (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-30D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Location: Home
Date: Jan 9, 2009
Aperture: f/5.0
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/50s
Galleries: Nature, Macro
Date Uploaded: Jan 9, 2009

OMG....Thanx to all the voters for another PB and especially to all those who left some really lovely comments......even if they didn't like bugs...

Congrats to Rozy 21_F.gif roz and Andrew 21.gif andrewt on two brilliant images.

Statistics
Place: 3 out of 200
Avg (all users): 6.9697
Avg (commenters): 8.3684
Avg (participants): 7.2716
Avg (non-participants): 6.6786
Views since voting: 5242
Views during voting: 2
Votes: 165
Comments: 66
Favorites: 13 (view)


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06/08/2010 04:47:45 PM
I comment on this one before, but I just had to come back and tell you, how much a like it ;)
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06/03/2010 07:17:35 PM
Wouldn't I love to be able to shoot such an amazing macro. Perfection!

edit to add - I just priced the extension tube you mentioned and it's going to be my next purchase .. mind you I know it will take me years (if ever) before I get to the point you are at but a goal to strive for.

Message edited by author 2010-06-03 19:20:02.
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06/03/2010 04:03:33 PM
This picture is just absolutely AMAZING, the detail is fantastic!
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06/03/2010 03:49:05 AM
Wow! That is fantastic, such deatil.
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01/24/2009 11:55:34 AM
Wonderful detail.
Congrats on the yellow ribbon!!!!
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01/21/2009 09:29:39 PM
Congrats on your first ribbon, Greg! It made my day to see your name on the front page.
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01/21/2009 02:32:55 PM
Congratulations on your first ribbon, Greg! A fantastic image and a well deserved win!
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01/20/2009 05:45:29 PM
Greg- how did I miss this- I must have my head up the arse-Holy Smokes the 2 of you are ROCKING !!!! Many many congrats & hugs & maybe a smacker - so proud of you both :) Pat
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01/20/2009 04:50:39 PM
I've been away from the site, and it's nice to come back and see you and 21_F.gif roz on the first page, you guys are the best. Congratulations on the first of many ribbons to come.
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01/20/2009 02:25:46 PM
That is one cool bug. Congrats!
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01/20/2009 12:49:05 AM
Great work Greg. Looks like you've been learning off the master. Time to overtake now ;~) Congrats mate. Excellent shot.
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01/19/2009 09:31:10 PM
LOVE the title... nasty bug. Congrats on the ribbon!
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01/19/2009 08:50:38 PM
Fantastic shot. Congratulations.
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01/19/2009 07:10:08 PM
Great detail. Congrats on your ribbon!
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01/19/2009 05:06:22 PM
Congratulations on a front page image, and even more so to share it with Roz. You know what they say... anything boys can do, girls can do better :) (gosh that thing is gross,lol)
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01/19/2009 04:36:17 PM
Greg, you wuz 'robbed'! ;)
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01/19/2009 04:26:30 PM
Great stuff Greg..
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01/19/2009 02:35:53 PM
Sweeeet! Congrats and very well deserved!
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01/19/2009 01:31:09 PM
Huge congrats on a new PB score and your first (of many I'm sure) ribbon!! I'm so thrilled to see both you and Roz on the front page together!!
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01/19/2009 01:26:26 PM
You all have some great bugs down under!
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01/19/2009 12:07:45 PM
Great detail! Congrats!
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01/19/2009 11:16:31 AM
There is grand detail in this shot. Congrats on the ribbon and a fine image.
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01/19/2009 11:12:38 AM
Look at you and roz!!!! woot
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01/19/2009 11:09:32 AM
Fabulous edit.
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01/19/2009 10:31:33 AM
Roz and Greg in the Top 3? Conspiracy!!!! hehe You two did wonderful. And although I don't like bugs, this is awesome. Congrats on the ribbon!
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01/19/2009 10:18:59 AM
Greg! I'm so excited for you! Congrats on your ribbon - what a wonderful thing. As you may have noticed, I'm not so much into the bugs, but I'm sure this is a brilliant image. :o)

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01/19/2009 10:15:13 AM
Ribbon and PB all in one shot - outstanding!! Congrats!!
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01/19/2009 08:50:36 AM
Congrats for your first ribbon and a new PB, way to go!!! :)
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01/19/2009 08:42:52 AM
GREG! Yayyyy!!! I knew this one and Roz' must belong to the two of you, but wasn't sure whose was whose. You are now officially at the top of the charts with your "better than the best" macro photography! This photo is freaking AMAZING! And YOU are THE BOMB!

CONGRATULATIONS on your first of MANY I'm sure ribbons and awards!

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01/19/2009 08:37:01 AM
Sweet shot Greg!! Congrats on the ribbon & new pb! I'm jealous of you & 21_F.gif roz's macros lately, they are awesome!!!
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01/19/2009 08:14:27 AM
Exceptional job!! Congratulations!!
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01/19/2009 07:49:53 AM
WTG Greg!!!! Congrats on your first ribbon with this fantastic shot!
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01/19/2009 07:20:47 AM
Congratulations on a brilliant shot and a ribbon. Well deserved!
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01/19/2009 07:07:56 AM
I forgot to CONGRATULATE YOU on your FIRST RIBBON..... love shez
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01/19/2009 07:05:29 AM
WOW You and Roz together in the ribbon stakes with Andrew in the middle. You are really taking to the macro like a storm..... Keep them coming Greg as this is a brilliant photo..... You both make it look so easy and I know it isn't...... Lots and lots of patience.....love shez & pete.....
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01/19/2009 06:46:23 AM
Great detail. Congratulations!
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01/19/2009 06:45:44 AM
Proficiat on a very good 3rd place. You did very well in a challenge full of stunning images. I gave your image a 9 during voting plus a comment.
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01/19/2009 06:37:12 AM
Totally brilliant shot and a well deserved ribbon. Congrats, Greg.
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01/19/2009 06:33:43 AM
terrific shot you must be chuffed to bits.
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01/19/2009 06:23:35 AM
Huge congrats on your first ribbon Greg. What's with it with Aussies and bugs? You and Roz are gonna give us a reputation! :)
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01/19/2009 06:20:56 AM
Excellent shot, congratulations on your PB and your ribbon!
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01/19/2009 06:10:37 AM
brilliant Greg, gave you a 9 for this. Love it & congrats !!!
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01/19/2009 05:58:03 AM
oh no Gregg!! not you too and these bugs...please tell me you killed it after you nailed this brilliant capture!

CONGRATS on your YR!! I bet the tension was turned up just a wee bit in the house this week eh?

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01/19/2009 05:10:50 AM
LET ME BE THE FIRST TO CONGRATULATE YOU ..
CONGRATULATIONS .. !!!!!!!!!!
this is so brilliant .. its an insanely good photograph and your processing is excellent ..
a very deserving ribbon winner .. of course not as good as the blue .. lol ...:)

Message edited by author 2009-01-19 05:13:23.
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01/19/2009 05:10:36 AM
Hey Greg, Congrats on your first ribbon, mate!
Those eyes are wild! : )
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/15/2009 02:24:27 PM
Super macro, great detail with awesome lighting
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01/15/2009 12:52:29 PM
My fav so far.. great job getting this this good. 9
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01/15/2009 11:53:17 AM
Excellent detail - 8
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01/15/2009 03:52:57 AM
This is insane! Congrats on your top 5.
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01/14/2009 10:03:45 PM
So clear and sharp. This is a great photo with color that pops! I love the composition. 10
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01/14/2009 07:18:46 AM
Insane amount of detail!! The eyes look weirdly plastic, like he's wearing protective cups over them. Amazing what things can look like up close.
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01/13/2009 06:22:05 PM
fantastic macro!
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01/13/2009 01:04:01 AM
Who knew flies were this colorful. And HAIRY???!!! Great macro. Incredible detail and sharpness. I guess it's a Bug's Life :-)
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01/13/2009 12:24:32 AM
wow - awesome detail
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01/12/2009 11:14:14 PM
Wow! Amazing detail!
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01/12/2009 10:33:27 PM
This is a beautiful macro

PS, I'm not voting on this challenge, just commenting on some pictures :)
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01/12/2009 09:37:49 PM
Eeewwww! Excellent photography!
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01/12/2009 07:06:14 PM
Fantastic macro. So clear and great colour.
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01/12/2009 05:33:34 PM
Excellent macro - especially around the eyes.
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01/12/2009 02:33:42 PM
Amazing macro, love how smooth the eye is.
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01/12/2009 10:28:43 AM
Great macro!!!
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01/12/2009 05:48:25 AM
I think you could have gotten a little closer. Hahaha. Good picture!
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01/12/2009 04:02:00 AM
Incredible detail and color. Stunning. 9
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01/12/2009 03:54:42 AM
holy moly....
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01/12/2009 12:29:39 AM
excellent macro, nice saturation...great detail 8
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01/12/2009 12:25:02 AM
Wow. This is the second fly I have seen so far in this challenge, and like the other fly, you just earned yourself a 10.
:)
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