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Challenge: In the Garden II (Basic Editing)
Collection: 2010 - CHALLENGES
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Location: in our garden
Date: Feb 21, 2010
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: 125
Shutter: 1/100+ExtFlash
Galleries: Macro, Insects, etc
Date Uploaded: Feb 21, 2010

[Mar. 2nd, 2010 10:54:16 PM]

this guy didnt stop moving for a second ..
here are some other shots i took of him .. i decided on the challenge one for the focus on his eyes altho i liked the other ones better for their 'pose' ...

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i wont be home when this challenge rolls over in an hour .. but thankyou everyone for the great votes .. at the moment its on 6.7606 which is an awesome score ..:)x

later ..
OMG .. !! .. THE BLUE ... I CANT BELIEVE IT .. really ..
i looked thru the challenge during voting and there were a couple that i thought had the blue look .. thankyou everyone .. this is amazing .. !!

for eric 21.gif Shutter-For-Hire .. here's the original photograph ..
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Statistics
Place: 1 out of 160
Avg (all users): 6.7371
Avg (commenters): 8.3636
Avg (participants): 6.5902
Avg (non-participants): 6.7961
Views since voting: 4630
Views during voting: 356
Votes: 213
Comments: 58
Favorites: 6 (view)


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07/01/2010 04:22:10 AM
I've always loved his shot. The detail on the bugs mouth is outstanding! You'll always be the best a insect photos roz. + 1 fav
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03/09/2010 06:20:45 PM
I gave this a 10 when I voted and commented that I couldn't stop going back to it. I still can't. A truly incredible photo. Congratulations on the well-deserved blue.
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03/09/2010 12:30:56 PM
Hey Roz - so sorry I didn't see this earlier. So caught up with my "stuff". HUGE congrats on another Blue!!! Those bugs are really working for you! I may go blind looking at them, but I'm happy to do it for you! OXOX ;oD
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03/07/2010 01:45:22 AM
Originally posted by LydiaToo:

Oh dear! I forgot to LOL at your title.

LOL!

LOL again!

:D


i dont think anyone else got it lydia .. :)
03/07/2010 01:02:14 AM
Congrats on the blue ribbon!! You sure take some awesome shots of such little critters.
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03/05/2010 03:34:35 AM
Superb macro, Roz. Congrats and ((Hugs)) on your blue.
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03/04/2010 07:09:25 PM
Oh dear! I forgot to LOL at your title.

LOL!

LOL again!

:D
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03/04/2010 01:20:37 PM
Excellent macro Roz .. congrats
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03/04/2010 09:37:45 AM
Roz! What a treat to check in and see my friend's amazing work in the top spot this week :) Congratulations on perfection once again :)
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03/04/2010 09:27:06 AM
As always, awesome Roz. The frame adds something subtle to the photo as well.
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03/03/2010 11:37:57 PM
Great image Roz! I hope these guys don't leave your garden, 'cause I sure don't want them in mine!
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03/03/2010 06:24:48 PM
He is really cool! I think you should send us some of your bugs -- they're always so interesting! Congrats!
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03/03/2010 06:02:21 PM
MAMA MIA , Roz - astounding image !!! Huge congrats -XXXOOO ,P
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03/03/2010 06:02:17 PM
Intense looking creature!
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03/03/2010 05:40:17 PM
IMO the photo you chose has the best compositional quality, leading lines and placement really draws your eyes to the focal point of the photo. Great job! I love it!
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03/03/2010 04:20:41 PM
This was the first picture i looked at, and i thought....roz......blue ribbon :)
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03/03/2010 02:06:48 PM
Roz, you're the queen of insects!
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03/03/2010 12:56:26 PM
AWESOME Roz!! I have been blown away by your insect photography!! You have way more patience than I do to follow that little bugger around! Congrats on another great shot!!
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03/03/2010 12:37:20 PM
Great shot Roz. Another well deserved ribbon!
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03/03/2010 11:00:35 AM
Congrats, Roz! So close to my face here on the monitor! :D
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03/03/2010 10:12:38 AM
Wonderful macro, Roz. Congrats!!!!
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03/03/2010 08:12:45 AM
Huge Congrats!! No one does it better!!!!!!!!!!
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03/03/2010 08:03:52 AM
Looked at those jagged claws!!! YIKES. You ace those bug macros, roz. Congrats.
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03/03/2010 08:02:45 AM
Congrats Roz! Another amazing capture of the raw wilderness of OZ
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03/03/2010 07:33:54 AM
1st class Roz !
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03/03/2010 05:01:28 AM
well done! congrats!
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03/03/2010 04:18:46 AM
Beautiful Rozzy. Yeah you picked the right one. I looked at your others with the better poses but the clarity of this one makes it shine. Well done mate.
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03/03/2010 03:59:00 AM
Wonderful! I know they're so difficult because they're always always moving!
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03/03/2010 03:26:59 AM
Dayum, This rocks!
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03/03/2010 03:07:46 AM
yay for Roz..............! congrats
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03/03/2010 02:57:35 AM
Wicked shot Roz!!! Congrats on your well deserved blue (((hugs)))
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03/03/2010 02:24:54 AM
Hey Roz - good to see you back on the front page with another wonderful shot.

The details and colours in this are superb as always !

Your going to have to build yourself a virtual trophy cabinet soon for all these virtual awards :- )
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03/03/2010 01:10:30 AM
Great image Roz! Congrats on the Blue! FAB image.!
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03/03/2010 01:05:38 AM
NO surprises here !!! This was always the TOP shot!! CONGRATS on the blue!!!
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03/03/2010 01:05:17 AM
Wahoo..congrats girl...Aussies rock again!
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03/03/2010 01:02:26 AM
Congratulations on yet another blue! I love looking at all your bug photos - a glimpse into a world that I hardly ever see. This summer I am going to have to lie quietly in the garden and just watch.
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03/03/2010 12:57:17 AM
#16!?!?!? well, whether you like it or not my friend, you have officially reached heavyweight status....
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03/03/2010 12:40:50 AM
Lovely - congratulations!
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03/03/2010 12:33:35 AM
WOW! congrats on another ribbon! (i rated it a 9) =]
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03/03/2010 12:30:05 AM
Congratulations on the blue, Roz. It's an awesome shot.
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03/03/2010 12:18:47 AM
Thought so. Big congrats on your Blue, Roz!
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03/03/2010 12:17:14 AM
Brilliant capture, as usual, Roz. Congratulations.
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03/03/2010 12:16:23 AM
Congrats on a very awesome image and the blue!
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03/03/2010 12:09:15 AM
Congrats!! Nice image
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03/03/2010 12:05:56 AM
Congrats again my Aussie friend!
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03/03/2010 12:05:16 AM
Holy cow what a shot! I love ants and this one's a beauty. Great capture Roz. I was just thinking about you and your superb images last night, glad to see you're still at it. :)
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03/03/2010 12:02:57 AM
good for you Roz!!! Congrats on the beautiful blue ribbon!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/02/2010 11:24:15 PM
ribbon winner , nice !!!
03/01/2010 09:06:39 PM
great shot
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03/01/2010 06:06:25 PM
Yikes, pinchers!! Great light, color and focus. Well done.
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03/01/2010 04:33:10 PM
Great closeup. Wish for more setting for a "garden" photo.
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03/01/2010 02:16:38 PM
Excellent subject. DMC. (Does Meet Challenge). Great DOF control and perfect BG and crisp, sharp. Excell-ant. I hope this does well for you.
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02/26/2010 06:43:57 PM
It's so good I keep coming back to it. Amazing.
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02/25/2010 11:38:02 PM
so far this is top 3 for me and i'm pretty direct with the scores. good job. great focus. good content and angle as well. pretty amazing that you got to show some detail in the black head and body.
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02/25/2010 08:42:58 PM
This bug is fierce and the shot feels like it is ripped right from the pages of NatGeo. Well done. There is nothing I can add about the technical details of the shot. Everything looks great as far as exposure, focus, composition, etc.
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02/24/2010 01:38:50 PM
Chomp Chomp...LOL...he chewed his way to the top huh? Love the photo. Incredible how close up you got. Great job.
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02/24/2010 08:50:35 AM
I love ants but even more I love close-ups of ants. Still more I love good clear close-ups of ants. And I love this close-up of an ant!
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02/24/2010 06:07:21 AM
Superb macro!
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