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Garden Angel
Garden Angel
jmsetzler


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Texture (Classic Editing)
Camera: Sony DSC-F707
Location: Hickory, NC
Date: Jul 20, 2002
Aperture: F2.5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Nature, Macro
Date Uploaded: Jul 21, 2002

This was taken at a local butterfly exhibit...

Statistics
Place: 5 out of 218
Avg (all users): 6.6588
Avg (commenters): 8.2703
Avg (participants): 6.5921
Avg (non-participants): 6.7573
Views since voting: 2901
Votes: 255
Comments: 44
Favorites: 15 (view)


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08/12/2002 12:17:00 AM
I can not believe this did not win
07/31/2002 04:13:00 AM
Wonderful colors!
07/29/2002 03:40:00 PM
John, I guessed that this was yours. I gave it a 10 before I guessed though. It's a very beautiful photo. I love the vibrant colors against the almost non-color of the moth. Once again...beautiful job. :) karen
07/29/2002 12:57:00 PM
Not a lot of texture BUT absolutely incredible colors and composition! I love it.

LM
07/29/2002 11:42:00 AM
Hmm... i wonder what happened to my detail line... should have been 'butterfly exhibit'.. lol
07/29/2002 10:58:00 AM
Amazing shot....funny details...lol
07/29/2002 10:21:00 AM
i like how the details say this was taken at a local 'butt'. :)
 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/28/2002 07:38:00 PM
Unbelievably beautiful color and composition. Texture?
07/28/2002 09:56:00 AM
This is very nice and I like it a lot. I don't really see Texture as the feature here though. Loosely defined everything has some texture but for a texture challenge I think that texture needs to be very evident and not implied. THis image is beautifully exposed though. I really like it.
07/27/2002 12:11:00 AM
Beautiful photograph. I love the composition, colors, and subject is great for texture (some voters might be asking where's the texture?.....I remember the feel of a butterfly's wings...and the powder that rubs off on your fingers). My favorite of the week -- great! LanSnake 10
07/26/2002 02:47:00 PM
this is a great shot. good colors, good dof, great composition. i hope you don't get too many people saying that you don't show enough texture, because I think you do. and you can quote me on that. excellent photo.
07/26/2002 12:46:00 PM
Taboo in all sorts of ways, but I'm still giving you a 10 because I can just FEEL the butterfly's wings :-) 10 nards656
07/26/2002 10:37:00 AM
Lovely photo.
07/26/2002 09:34:00 AM
the perfect picture 10!!!! I had to come back and look at your picture again. I love it! Are you a professional photographer? Beautiful subject beautiful job.
07/25/2002 11:55:00 PM
the colors on this are very saturated which adds to the compellingness of the image. good dof control. looks like you used just the right amount of unsharp mask. no complaints except for the subject matter, which isn't your most interesting :) .. 9 .. mag 99
07/25/2002 11:35:00 PM
Beautiful picture, a little weak on the challenge, but I love it anyway.
07/25/2002 07:58:00 PM
(I thought I had commented this shot!) VERY NICE!!! Was this in your garden, a park or a Butterfly House? I love going to Butterfly Houses!!! I have a few nice butterfly shots, but this is truly grand. I started this shot out as a 9, but I really can't see anything "bad" to mark it down even that much. Perfect 10, Swash
07/25/2002 02:15:00 PM
superb 8
07/25/2002 09:55:00 AM
Wow, awesome butterfly shot. great texture and focus, i like the contrast of the colorful flowers, too. My top 5 this week - gr8photos (10)
07/25/2002 04:07:00 AM
Absolutely beautiful, but not sure if it suits the challenge. Beautiful though!
07/24/2002 03:43:00 PM
wow.. now this is a great catch! The colors are so rich and you captured it perfect. Congratulations :)
07/24/2002 02:51:00 PM
Nice capture and I like the saturated colors. karmat
07/24/2002 02:19:00 PM
A beautiful picture. Really strong colours.
07/24/2002 12:52:00 PM
This is very beautiful, I have no negative comments about it... 10 KDJ
07/24/2002 12:48:00 AM
WOW! This is stunning. Can't tell you how jealous I am.Great capture! - sorry not constructive - I'm taking a break. cthenk
07/23/2002 06:11:00 PM
Drop dead Beautiful! I long for such a catch!
07/23/2002 04:25:00 PM
Composition10,
Technical Aspects9,
Meets Challenge8,
Originality7,
Average Score9,

Awesome!
Autool.

07/23/2002 01:35:00 PM
the colors and texture are amazing. it reminds me of national geographic magazine. excellent shot.
07/23/2002 01:19:00 PM
Nicely done. Good catch.
07/23/2002 12:49:00 PM
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Message edited by author 2003-10-10 12:44:45.
07/23/2002 11:04:00 AM
very nice
07/23/2002 09:49:00 AM
Wow, a lovely photograph.
07/23/2002 02:16:00 AM
wow
07/23/2002 01:06:00 AM
whoa!! This is the best one for this week - 10!
07/22/2002 11:08:00 PM
wow... beautiful. excellent focus and depth of field. 10
07/22/2002 07:34:00 PM
Nice moth pix.
07/22/2002 03:37:00 PM
Don't see anything I don't like.........love the color, composition, subject! Kee
07/22/2002 02:10:00 PM
thats beautiful..great colors and texture.
07/22/2002 11:51:00 AM
great shot, lovely colour not sure about the texture content though
07/22/2002 11:46:00 AM
Lovely image. Like the subdued colors of the insect and the strong orange of the flowers right behind it. What distracts me a little is the "apple" like shape top right next to the insect.
07/22/2002 10:50:00 AM
Excellent photo. Nice colors and very sharp. mj 10
07/22/2002 10:06:00 AM
Superb detail, DOF, composure, etc -- very well done.
07/22/2002 09:14:00 AM
This is beautiful! Perhaps a little less background for a texture challengeif one was being picky! But as a photograph I wouldn't change it!
07/22/2002 12:38:00 AM
excellent shot. the strong white horizontal in the upper left is distracting, buts thats the only thing i would change. ~ mcmurma
Aesthetics...8
Meets Challenge...8
Overall....8


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