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helenlinda Plus
10 356 22 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2011 12:46PM
Yes, I think it does "read" better in v1
Sorry to her about your cameras being stolen, hope you are adapting well to the Canon

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Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2011 12:56PM
Not too sure what you are saying above Helen...BUT what a beautiful shot both ways..
really beautiful
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
10 Apr 2011 1:08PM
Beautiful images with fine detail,love it,
jaktis 13 84 Sweden
10 Apr 2011 1:38PM
It is an interesting effect about reading from left. Maybee v2 would function better where they read words from right to left.

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2011 2:18PM
Keep coming back to this Pamela, it is so beautiful,
and deserves a little extra from me today....
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1968 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2011 2:33PM
That is so kind of you, Lillian, to give me your precious UA, thankyou so much.
Helen is referring to the fact that I had 3 cameras stolen whilst in Spain and have bought 2 Canons, but most of my pictures will have been taken with the Fuji.
10 Apr 2011 2:37PM
Great capture!
xwang 8 56 8
10 Apr 2011 2:38PM
I really love yours colour and details all the time, superb!
Strangely, I prefer V1. It is true that our visual point ends on the right, but I feel that V2 lost the strong impact of the main subject at first glance...
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
10 Apr 2011 2:50PM
This is superb, Pamela, what a cracking image, excellent work. Very sorry to hear about the loss of your cameras, you can't trust anyone these daysSad Carol
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
10 Apr 2011 3:17PM
Both beautiful captures, prefer V1. Wonderfully composed images...............Sandy
Alvar 10 23 2 France
10 Apr 2011 3:19PM
Superb shot Pamela !!!
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
10 Apr 2011 3:45PM
This is a superb butterfly picture story--- an image that shows the perfectly focused butterfly in a more or less natural setting aided with the clever addition of a thoughtful background--- As to reading left to right, etc. I think both wrok and lean towards v2.


Ray42 9 3 England
10 Apr 2011 5:22PM
A real beauty - and a very well crafted shot - both work (left and right for those judges who have a preference) - Congratulations on the well deserved UA for this shot
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2011 5:53PM
Works really well Pamela

bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
10 Apr 2011 8:53PM
Yes V1 works best for reasons stated - interesting bg acquired from that Formica.
PattiW 12 24 2 United States
10 Apr 2011 10:14PM
Exquisite! Patti
Norfolkboy 11 1 4 England
10 Apr 2011 11:02PM
Two super images.
franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2011 7:29AM
Both are superb!

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
11 Apr 2011 10:17AM
Your Formica's worked well, and love that blue thistle. A super capture, Pamela, and definitely V1 for me Smile
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PaulLiley 8 2 13 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2011 4:07PM
Interesting the use of the formica. Given me ideas. It works great as a non distracting bg. Yes V1 seems comfortable for me.Funny how the brain works isn't it. Super definition Pamela. Paul
Janice20 6 1 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2011 10:26PM
Beautiful capture, lovely detail & colours, the backround works really well, it enhances the butterfly.
Thankyou for taking the time to look at & comment on my tulip shot. I am a beginner & appreciate any help to improve my shots. It was the first time I have ever blacked out the background, will enlarge the image next time to get a defined edge.
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
11 Apr 2011 10:35PM
Makes no difference to my eye whichever of these I view, both are outstanding! Really like the effect you got with that bg idea.

mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
11 Apr 2011 11:33PM
I do prefer to read from left to right Pamela !!
Wonderful colour and detail.
Good shot.
Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
11 Apr 2011 11:48PM
Just stunning photography,,

photophantom 9 108 3 Philippines
12 Apr 2011 5:10AM
So beautiful Pamela
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
12 Apr 2011 10:31PM
Two terrific images Pamela, I think I prefer v2 slightly. The detail and colours in this macro are fabulous
13 Apr 2011 1:37PM
Don't mind which way it is but then I'm no judge! Either way it is a lovely image and a very clever background too. Sorry to know that you had your cameras stolen but it's not the camera that makes the picture, it's the person behind it and you never cease to impress.
franfoto 10 2 32 England
13 Apr 2011 5:48PM
Great detail and colours, I think you did right to mirror the image Pam, the eye/brain coordination works better this way. Great perch, it looks like playing seesaw. Grin

Maiwand 11 3 73 England
13 Apr 2011 6:39PM
Very effective shots Pamela.
k1 8
13 Apr 2011 8:09PM
Superb capture, beautiful. V1 for me tooSmile

bunbeam 12 2 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2011 2:29PM
beautiful capture, perfect background, love it either way
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2011 11:48PM
Lovely image, wonderful detail and colour, beautifully captured.

rpba18205 8 1 4 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2011 12:47PM
Super composition.
imagio 11 12 1 England
16 Apr 2011 6:19PM
2 Superb captures Pamela

Rende 10 38 4 Netherlands
17 Apr 2011 10:58AM
Beautiful composition, gorgeous light, and a very effective background. For some reason I have a slight preference for V2.
17 Apr 2011 2:43PM
A fascinating experiment Pam with a beautiful result, well done on the Formica background great idea, it works for me both ways, and has made me think too,
fine image/s
dmhuynh72 9 44 3 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2011 3:14PM
Outstanding capture Pam, nicely lit with good detail and b/g. Well that is interesting now that you mentioned is easier to view from left to right.
21 Apr 2011 10:39AM
This is a fantastic shot and the use of the formica in the background adds another dimension [ hope thats the right word] this is the sort of photography i would like to get into. once again brilliant shot.
Suehh 10 39 6 England
23 Apr 2011 1:07PM
Too beautiful for words! Grin

Suehh 10 39 6 England
23 Apr 2011 1:08PM
PS - just read about your formica - what a great idea!
iancrowson Plus
7 211 146 United Kingdom
1 May 2011 11:44AM
Perfect, no 1 works best for me. Ian
evelen 12 5 England
9 May 2011 6:23PM
two beautiful images well captured.
CliveA 11 5 United Kingdom
13 May 2011 6:35AM
I'm suprised that I'm the first to suggest how much like a mobile this is, which, to me explains the flipped version.
You can "spin" the image by flicking from 1 to 2.
I had the same delemma with one of my uploads in the week Pam. This left to right business is very strange.
Hope your camera "loss" has a happy ending. One of my favorite cameras ( I only have two ) has developed
an alarming vibrating problem and cannot be trusted for anything important, other than weddings. Wink
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
30 May 2011 8:58AM
A beautiful capture Pamela. Clever on two counts 1 how you mirrored it , so much more pleasing to the eye and 2 finding that piece of sky like formica. So well thought out and put together xxx
HectorRivera 10 17 1 United States
25 Jun 2011 8:33PM
Excellent macro. Love the detail and the angle.

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