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Thirsty Leaves
Thirsty Leaves
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Green II (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 III
Location: Kefalonia
Date: Jun 3, 2006
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/180
Galleries: Nature, Macro
Date Uploaded: Jun 5, 2006

This could have made it to 'Unexpected Find' too (as well as so many others I took in the last week). This one was charming though and the emphasis is on their brilliant camouflage. I had just miliseconds to take this before they fluttered apart once more.

Statistics
Place: 11 out of 453
Avg (all users): 6.6357
Avg (commenters): 8.1739
Avg (participants): 6.6328
Avg (non-participants): 6.6385
Views since voting: 1455
Views during voting: 342
Votes: 258
Comments: 29
Favorites: 2 (view)


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06/18/2006 01:17:34 AM
A tender story in green! Congratulations on your top 11th place finish.
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06/14/2006 04:52:55 PM
Congratulations on your top 20 finish, excellent shot!

Message edited by author 2006-06-14 16:54:16.
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06/14/2006 01:51:50 PM
Awesome catch! I always love your stuff!!

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06/14/2006 07:46:15 AM
this should have been a ribbon !

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/13/2006 11:47:03 PM
I looked at this photo 3 times before i finally realized they were not leaf matter.
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06/13/2006 04:16:24 PM
Nice capture! One of my favorities. Good luck!
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06/13/2006 01:21:06 PM
What a nice shot ! Really good composition , colors , focus and sharpness !
my vote : 10
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06/11/2006 12:11:40 AM
nice capture
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06/10/2006 06:32:55 PM
beautiful detail and compositon - best of luck!!
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06/10/2006 10:29:48 AM
very cool.. took me a couple of seconds to figure out they were not leaves. well done.
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06/09/2006 09:07:55 AM
Lovely photo very well executed!
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06/08/2006 10:34:49 PM
great capture, took a bit to realize that the leaves were really insects. -9-
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06/08/2006 09:33:32 PM
Good way to bring green into the foreground despite the flower's focal strength. Leaves just wouldn't have done it.
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06/08/2006 08:58:49 PM
Beautiful! How do you get butterflies to cooperate in the studio? Don't they fly all around the place?
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06/08/2006 05:59:18 PM
Nice... :)
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06/08/2006 04:08:58 PM
This is an amazing catch!
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06/08/2006 02:29:07 PM
This is great - having two of them makes the picture so much more interesting
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06/08/2006 11:08:45 AM
neat! my class is studing insects!
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06/08/2006 10:08:18 AM
It looks like they are dancing on the flower head.....I love it.....
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06/07/2006 10:57:06 PM
Love the light. Love the title. Love the ''leaves''! 10
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06/07/2006 09:35:38 PM
Beautiful shot, Beautiful Color, Beautiful symmetry....
Good Job!!
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06/07/2006 06:33:53 PM
Great macro capture. At first glance I thought the butterflies/moths were part of the flower.
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06/07/2006 06:01:20 PM
I didn't noticed the butterflies. I thought they were leaves :P Cool photo :/
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06/07/2006 03:04:07 PM
Excellent composition
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06/07/2006 11:52:06 AM
Beautiful!
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06/07/2006 10:25:07 AM
Great shot
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06/07/2006 09:39:02 AM
good capture
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06/07/2006 08:48:27 AM
excellent...I hope you do well with this 9
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06/07/2006 05:40:48 AM
didn't spot them at first!
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