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Challenge: A Bug's Life: Insects, Bugs, Beetle (Basic Editing)
Collection: 2009 - Challenges
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Vivitar MF Macro 55mm 1:2:8 f/2.8 for Nikon
Location: Apopka, FL
Date: Dec 7, 2009
Aperture: f/2.8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/60 sec.
Galleries: Macro, Floral
Date Uploaded: Dec 8, 2009

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Purchased 1,500 Ladybugs to photograph from a local plant nursery...they are quite active little buggers...but neat to photograph...

Statistics
Place: 20 out of 49
Avg (all users): 6.2390
Avg (commenters): 7.2222
Avg (participants): 5.3548
Avg (non-participants): 6.3636
Views since voting: 1271
Views during voting: 414
Votes: 251
Comments: 13
Favorites: 0


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07/13/2010 11:13:41 AM
Love the composition and depth of field.
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12/16/2009 02:41:44 AM
Third highest score ever! Excellent job. I love the ladies and you did a great job with it. Congrats!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/13/2009 06:22:24 PM
Beautifully framed and captured. Focus could be a little sharper IMO. (Not voting)
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12/13/2009 03:44:18 AM
Great focus and balance. This is IMO one of the better in the challenge - 10
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12/13/2009 01:07:31 AM
Really nice DOF in this.
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12/12/2009 03:07:16 PM
I think more of the ladybug being in focus would make this a 9! It looks so comfortable (:
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12/11/2009 06:32:12 PM
cute pie 9
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12/11/2009 06:25:08 PM
Wonderful composition, but the white balance is off
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12/11/2009 03:03:05 AM
Looks slightly under exposed, wish it was a bit sharper on the lady bugs face.
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12/10/2009 12:01:13 PM
Great flower to show off a ladybug.
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12/10/2009 09:56:56 AM
Nice close shot. Pales of the flower are appealing. Focus is a bit off on the antennae and head/eyes however.
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12/09/2009 12:41:07 AM
beautiful colors and nice composition. Soft, sweet and pretty. Good luck!
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12/09/2009 12:27:39 AM
lookin real good in the challenge ..
i'm not voting at all but i'm having a look thru .. there are some stand outs and some not so stand out . !!
this is the former .. great shot .. love the process ... good luck .. :)
lol lol LOL .. just noticed the title .. !!
also i noticed that you put those squiggly bits on either side of your titles .. they are distinctly yours .. so some ppl will know who the photographer is .. early on, i used to put three full stops on either side of the title .. didnt even think that it would single me out .. could go against you .. thats all .. :)
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