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Got Fish?
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Got Fish?
Got Fish?

Yesterday, I managed to get to Starved Rock to see the eagles.
This was my first time there and I was amazed.
I would guess that there was between 75 and 100 eagles if not more.
I hope to get back soon!

Comments welcome and appreciated!

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Bill Knaps
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    Wow Mike, What an amazing and beautiful capture. Bill

1/31/2009 6:41:14 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Excellent detail, Mike!
Great pose, too
Very well done

1/31/2009 6:43:59 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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Awesome an Awesome Shot Mike!!!
The clarity and details are Fantastic!!!
Excellent comp and superb timing!!!
OUTSTANDING!!!!!

~J~

1/31/2009 6:58:08 PM

 
Ron McEwan
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A terrific image here, so sharp, very well composed, nice work Mike

1/31/2009 7:01:49 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Incredible clarity, detail,lighting, focus,dof & b/g here Mike!!! Amazing work here,my friend!!!
HGope you get back soon- wish I were there too!!!

1/31/2009 7:55:32 PM

 
Craig C. Ebel
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Amazing shot Mike!

2/1/2009 9:47:49 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Amazing capture. I never realized that eagles came to Starve Rock.

2/2/2009 5:11:58 AM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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I'm so envious, Mike! Hope to see more in your gallery!

2/2/2009 9:10:14 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks! I saw more eagles in one afternoon than I had previously seen during my entire lifetime (and that is more than just a few years)! :-) Mike

2/2/2009 7:00:36 PM

 
Kathleen M. Rinker
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Great capture Mike!!

2/3/2009 4:39:58 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Kathleen - Thanks so much!! - Mike

2/3/2009 7:30:58 PM

 
Lisa R. Buffington
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BEAUTIFUL! Love this shot! Everything is just perfect. Great work Mike.

2/10/2009 7:33:33 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Lisa - Thank You!! - Mike

2/11/2009 4:22:09 PM

 
Filomena C. Larson
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Mike, this is just awesome! I too have been having a blast with the eagles in the past few weeks! I need to post some more of them. I love your gallery, you do amazing work.

~Filomena

2/20/2009 8:07:51 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Filomena - Thanks so much! I took a quick look at your gallery and you have some great eagle shots. I need to take a better look and leave some comments! - Mike

2/21/2009 3:54:50 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

2/23/2009 10:19:02 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations!

2/23/2009 10:49:49 AM

 
Christian Rosito
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WOW! Congratulations Mike!

2/23/2009 10:55:17 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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BIG BIG CONGRATS MIKE!!!!
Fabulous Finalist!!!!
Hope to see again!!!

~J~

2/23/2009 11:14:06 AM

 
Angie Sidles
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Big congrats Mike!! Beautiful finalists!!! :)

2/23/2009 11:41:46 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Mike!

2/23/2009 1:10:02 PM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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Congratulations on your finalist, Mike!

2/23/2009 1:16:18 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations, Mike!!!

2/23/2009 1:21:55 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on this superb finalist Mike!!

2/23/2009 1:23:54 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations!

2/23/2009 1:56:31 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congrats on your finalist Mike!

2/23/2009 2:21:09 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your finalist Mike, a beauty!

2/23/2009 2:39:00 PM

 
Filomena C. Larson
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Congratulations Mike on your finalist! You deserve it! This capture is a beauty!

~Filomena

2/23/2009 2:43:45 PM

 
Kathleen M. Rinker
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Congratulations Mike!!

2/23/2009 2:57:41 PM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Outstanding!! Congratulations on your very beautiful and well deserving finalist, Mike!! Good luck on the next round!!

2/23/2009 3:18:20 PM

 
Kerry Hill
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Huge congratulations Mike!!!!!!

2/23/2009 3:26:37 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Mike, the most beautifully lit Eagle shot I've seen. Beautiful. Congratulations!

2/23/2009 4:02:10 PM

 
Joan Powell
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congrats on this beauty !

2/23/2009 4:30:29 PM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Hooray, Mike! Congrats!

2/23/2009 5:07:08 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...awesome

2/23/2009 5:16:14 PM

 
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Congratulations, Mike!

2/23/2009 5:38:19 PM

 
Laura L. Gonzales
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Well done, Mike!!! Congrats on this fantastic Finalist! Good luck! Laura

2/23/2009 6:26:51 PM

 
Becky J. Parkinson
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Another wonderful finalist, Mike! Great work you've done!

2/23/2009 6:54:04 PM

 
Brett Dolsen
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Stunning inflight and congratulations Mike!!Brett

2/23/2009 6:54:44 PM

 
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Well, you did it. A Finalist. That is so wonderful and its great to see the judges feel the same way about your work as I do. Congratulations and may we see this picture in the next round.

2/23/2009 8:44:10 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Mike!

2/23/2009 8:52:23 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Awesome animal capture and Congrats on another beautiful Finalist, Mike.

Usman.

2/23/2009 10:56:44 PM

 
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Congratulations Mike!

2/24/2009 2:44:14 AM

 
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Congrats Mike on your Outstanding Finalist! Jeff

2/24/2009 4:33:27 AM

 
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Wow!! Thanks so much for the very numerous and kind comments! I have to apologize for my tardiness, I haven't even gone through the list of finalists yet. Just not enough time in a day. Thanks again!! - Mike

2/24/2009 5:04:16 AM

 
Derek D. Dafoe
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Great finalist Mike! Congrats!!

2/24/2009 8:16:02 AM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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I've been loving all your eagle photos, Mike! Incredible and a well deserved finalist! Hope it goes gold!!!

2/24/2009 8:53:22 AM

 
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Congrats, Mike!!

2/24/2009 9:10:33 AM

 
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Fabulous image Mike, Congrats on your finalist!

2/24/2009 5:36:49 PM

 
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Derek/Jean/Ellen/Corinne - Thanks so much! - Mike

2/24/2009 5:56:08 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on another well-deserved Finalist Award, Mike!!!!! Photobucket

2/24/2009 6:28:49 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Lorna - Thanks for your continued support!! - Mike

2/24/2009 8:45:29 PM

 
M.Christine Duncan
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Holy Cow... amazing shot!!! Congrats on this finalist, I'm in awe! Sounds like a very cool place to spend some time too!

2/27/2009 6:46:50 AM

 
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Christine - Thanks!! - Mike

2/28/2009 6:26:27 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Photobucket

WOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!

Photobucket

3/5/2009 1:32:20 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Peaches - Thanks so much!! - Mike

3/5/2009 7:24:05 PM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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Belated congratulations to you Mike. What an awesome picture.

3/18/2009 8:05:24 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Kathy - Thanks again! - Mike

3/20/2009 5:10:31 PM

 
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