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2009 Retrospective

2009 Retrospective
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Copyright: Francisco Mello (Mello) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 140 W: 34 N: 480] (2419)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009
Categories: Insects
Camera: Nikon D300
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-12-31 7:14
Viewed: 5773
Favorites: 3 [view]
Points: 40
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Thanks a lot for your critiques and comments during this whole year.
I realy wish you all the best for 2010 and lots of great shots!
See you,

roges, flashpoint, nasokoun, nglen, siggi, lousat, hansh, boreocypriensis, anel, uleko, waylim has marked this note useful
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Hi Francisco my neighbor today,

This is a lovely collage of weird but wonderful creatures. Lovely colours.
Good captures and I wish you a very happy New Year.


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  • roges Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 957 W: 0 N: 1329] (6264)
  • [2009-12-31 8:00]

Hola Francisco,
Uma colagem de excepcional, assim, finalmente, o ano!
Outra composição magnífica, a última em 2009. Nós olhamos para a frente, em Novembro de 2010, com belas fotos e comentários agradável.
Eu desejo com todo meu coração para você e sua família quanto anos de sucesso chegando algumas horas.
Obrigado por visitar os comentários bonita que você fez às minhas fotos.
Melhores pensamentos,

Fantastic post, Francisco,
these insects are so fascinating for me because I have never seen them with my own eyes. You are a lucky man to have them in your country.
I also like the arrangement, excellent work my friend.
All the best for 2010, greetings
Sabine - wishnugaruda

ciao Francisco!
viajar toda ok ... grande trabalho com esta colecção de pequenas e estranhas criaturas capturadas neste ano ....... melhores votos de um 2010 maravilhoso

hello Francisco,
one very beautiful collage with all these improbable creatures that photographic you gave us, wonderful moments!
Wish you all the best for the new year!
best regards

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-12-31 8:13]
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Hi Francisco. A fine selection of creatures you have for us. All taken with fine detail and bright colours. well layed out. I see you have a new young camera man in your family. TFS.

A Happy New Year to you and your famiy my friend.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2009-12-31 9:17]

Hello Francisco.
What an amazing collage.Sharp, details, POV and compo are excellent.Well presented.TFS.
Happy New Year to you and your family!
Best regards Siggi

hello Francisco
a beautiful collage
greatdetails and good sharpness
and a Happy 2010
greeting lou

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2009-12-31 16:37]

Hi Francisco,i wish you all the bes for the new year coming and thanks a lot for this..and the others beautifuls pics of 2009! Luciano.

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  • hansh Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 277 W: 1 N: 741] (2762)
  • [2010-01-01 2:00]

Hello Mello MF.

A great collage of the most strange creatures. With this picture you can imagine where they get the aliens in scifi movies.
Great work.
Best wishes for you in 2010 MF.

Gr. Hans

Hi MF Francisco,

All are individually superb and vary interesting.
Thanks for all sharings, especially your hearty friendsship in 2009!
All the best for 2010!


Ciao Francisco,
a very beautiful collage of wonderful pictures, a large version very well done.
I wish you and your family a Healty and Happy 2010
Ciao Maurizio

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2010-01-01 5:31]

Hello Francisco,
An interesting recapitulation of the most striking and strange creatures we discovered on this site thanks to your beautiful shots.
Thanks so much and my best wishes too for 2010
Kind regards

What an awesome collage, my friend Francisco!Simply stunning!
Here's wishing you and your loved ones a very Happy new Year!

Ciao Francisco, fantastic collage or great macro with strange creature, I like a lot large version with superb details and splendid sharpness, very well done, Happy New Year 2010, ciao Silvio

Olá Francisco,

Espero que você recebeu 2010 muito bom!

Belo conjunto de fotos que trazem à mente algumas das suas macros com criaturas verdadeiramente surpreendente. Algumas de suas imagens são como extraterrestres. Não há dúvida de que, em 2009 gostei muito assistindo suas macros capturado com a técnica magistral. Obrigado e cumprimentos.


Congratulations Francisco for this so nice composition with 5 exceptionnels shots. It can be a nice poster! I add them in my favourites photos of TN! Happy New Year for you and your family,

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2010-01-04 10:26]

Hello Francisco,
These five images are quite outstanding and showing some fascinating Leafhoppers in quite incredible shapes! Really great to look at and details and colours are very fine!
Many thanks and best wishes for the future, Ulla

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  • waylim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 296 W: 8 N: 489] (1765)
  • [2010-01-04 17:25]

Hello Francisco,
A very excellent combination of all this wonderful and interesting and strange creatures. I love it. Thanks for taking your time to presented us all this wonder of nature. Each one of them are a great photo in their own right, but to have a series of them is even better, the large version. is just fantastic. My sincere complement and admiration. Thanks so much and a great 2010. Looking forward to many more strange creatures, the more strange the better.

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2010-01-05 21:14]

That is a fantastic montage, Francisco.
Thanks for showing us such surreal creatures in such amazing details and beauty.
Happy New Year to you too!

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