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First Light Photo Contest Finalist
First Light
First Light
Early morning light around 7:00am,
Whitetail doe & fawn.
Original cropped from a vertical orientation @ the top/bottom to 3191x2553. F/6.3, 1/250th, ISO 640.
Canon 300mm f/2.8 lens + 1.4 ext @ 420mm

© Howard B. Cheek
Canon EOS 1D Mark ...
Kathy Cline
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    AWW HOWARD I sure wish I was there.
BEAUTIFUL x a million!! I get this lens for my birthday soon and I cant wait!!! Have a blessed day!

7/28/2009 7:52:06 AM

Michelle Alton
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Perfection. A wonderful pose and the fawn's ears are just magnificently lit...from somewhere...

7/28/2009 8:00:53 AM

Mary Beth Aiello
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Just beautiful, Howard.

7/28/2009 8:04:32 AM

Gary Lange
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Wonderful light on this image, Howard! Very well done.

7/28/2009 8:18:19 AM

Sabrina Ryan
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Beautiful portrait with beautiful light, sharp detail and nice color. Precious capture, Howard.

7/28/2009 8:22:04 AM

Melissa A. Olsen
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Oh my...what a wonderful and heartwarming capture. Thanks so much Howard for posting such a wonderful image.

7/28/2009 8:58:20 AM

Dianna Murphy
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What a great capture with the light highlighting the fawn. Beautiful.

7/28/2009 9:06:41 AM

Jeff W. Robinson
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A Wonderful moment captured Howard!! Excellent work! Jeff

7/28/2009 9:58:52 AM

Colette M. Metcalf
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Wonderful capture!!!!!!

7/28/2009 5:32:09 PM

John Connolly
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What an excellent capture of this handsome pair, Howard! The pose, color and lighting are superb!

7/29/2009 2:52:26 PM

Jim Baines
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Love the lighting! A spectacular display of talent, Howard!

7/29/2009 9:10:53 PM

Cheryl E. Molennor
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What a capture Howard. welldone

7/30/2009 9:11:25 AM

Kathleen M. Rinker
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Very precious capture Howard, fabulous lighting, excellent work as always my friend!! instant fav!!

7/30/2009 12:53:44 PM

Carol L. Fowler
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Congratulations Howard! Fabulous Finalist!

8/17/2009 4:19:46 PM

Ellen Hodges
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Fantastic capture and huge congrats! Saw your wins in Nature's Best also!!

8/17/2009 4:35:04 PM

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Awesome capture, congrats on the finalist!

8/17/2009 6:08:20 PM

Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, Howard!!!

8/17/2009 6:14:53 PM

Michael G. Marshall
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Wonderful finalist, Howard! Congratulations! Michael

8/17/2009 6:24:51 PM

Kelly S. Cavanaugh
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What a beautiful capture, Howard!! Congratulations!

8/17/2009 7:09:37 PM

Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on this Awesome Finalist photo, Howard! Just Beautiful!

8/17/2009 7:36:48 PM

Val Feldman
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An exceptional capture and a well-deserved Finalist...Best of luck in the upcoming rounds, Howard...this is just magnificent! Val

8/18/2009 6:40:08 AM

Erica Murphy
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Congratulations! on your beautiful finalist!!

8/18/2009 7:32:54 AM

Daniella Puente
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AMAZING capture, just perfect!!! congrats :)

8/18/2009 10:19:58 AM

Nadya Johnson
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Wonderful shot! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist!

8/18/2009 10:31:12 AM

Denny E. Barnes
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Beautiful image!! Big Congratulations Howard, on your excellent and well deserved finalist!!

8/18/2009 10:48:35 AM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats on your Finalist Howard!! Jeff

8/18/2009 5:12:13 PM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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How exciting to capture such a beautiful wildlife image Howard! Congratulations on your finalist!!

8/18/2009 8:43:45 PM

Linda L. Ruiz
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8/18/2009 9:43:53 PM

Kathy Cline
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8/19/2009 7:29:40 PM

Anne M. Young
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Congratulations - a beautiful capture. Love the light

8/21/2009 7:38:57 PM

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