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Peacock Royalty
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Peacock Royalty
Peacock Royalty

Leo Carrillo Ranch
Carlsbad, California
April 14, 2011

50 mm - f/1.8 II - Canon EF
RAW / Handheld / Aperture Priority / -1/3 EC
F 4 @ 1/400 ISO 100

*Animals*
© Donna LaMattino Pagakis
Canon EOS Digital ...

 
 
 
Michelle Alton
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    Unusual view of the majestic peacock! I like him better when he's not being so darned ostentatious!

4/26/2011 3:07:41 AM

 
Joy Rector
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gorgeous

4/26/2011 5:00:53 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Very nice perspective on this handsome fella, Donna!

4/26/2011 5:15:25 AM

 
Ann Coates
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Beautiful capture of this resting peacock. The colours are spot on.

4/26/2011 12:15:53 PM

 
SaMi Martin
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Wonderful capture and so different with him resting!

4/26/2011 3:27:40 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Gorgeous capture, Donna! :-) k

4/26/2011 5:13:02 PM

 
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WOOW!Beautiful image,Donna!Love it!!

4/26/2011 6:19:45 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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I just love this beautiful image Donna!! Great capture.

4/26/2011 9:17:21 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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I hope he showed off for you....almost looks just like the one I just posted!
Just beautiful...love the colors!

4/27/2011 2:15:18 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Gorgeous blue on the peacock. Wonderful perspective and DOF.

4/28/2011 2:47:48 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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I KNOW THIS ONE DONNA
YAY
We had a great day.
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5/18/2011 3:40:10 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Big Congrats, Donna!

5/18/2011 4:16:13 PM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Big congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, Donna!

5/18/2011 4:21:09 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Gorgeous finalist, Donna!

Congratulations!
Debby

5/18/2011 4:31:29 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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A big congratulations on this beautiful guy Donna! Hope he goes gold for you:-)

5/18/2011 4:54:05 PM

 
Marcel J. Fernandez
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Donna, Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist.

5/18/2011 6:17:36 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATZ on your terrific Finalist, good luck in the next round, Donna!!!

UB.

5/18/2011 10:41:39 PM

 
Marijana Fajgl
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Big congratulations, Donna!

5/19/2011 12:51:00 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)

5/19/2011 4:34:31 AM

 
Dennis Gay
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G'day *DONNA*!

Firstly my heartiest Aussie congratz for the EP and FINALIST status for this proud peacock study.
I always heartens me when I see a photograph of a very common subject that breaks the mould and delivers that something 'different' and this lovely photograph does just that for me.

GB
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5/19/2011 4:42:12 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations on your finalist Donna!! Love this one!

5/19/2011 7:38:05 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Stunning Finalist, Donna, Congratulations

5/19/2011 7:56:45 AM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats Donna! Wonderful Finalist!

5/19/2011 10:27:10 AM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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Congrats Donna. This is so nice.

5/19/2011 12:38:07 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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CONGRATULATIONS Donna on this SUPERB finalist, WTG!! <><

5/19/2011 1:09:25 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Beautiful colors. Congratulations Donna on this wonderful finalist !!

5/19/2011 2:19:30 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on this awesome finalist
Donna!

jo ann c.

5/19/2011 6:32:11 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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It is with great pleasure that I offer my congratulations on your award for the month of April. Merna


5/19/2011 7:12:50 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Beautiful portrait of this wonderful peacock, Donna!! Love your details, lighting and DOF. Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING finalist! Deb

5/19/2011 7:17:52 PM

 
Lydia Williams
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A beauty, Donna! Certainly looks like royalty...Congratulations!

5/20/2011 8:28:44 AM

 
Joseph T. Pilonero
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So glad to see one of your fabulous peacock shots in the finalist group. Hope for gold on this. TED

5/20/2011 10:05:49 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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WOW, Donna, incredible finalist, my friend! Congratulations & good luck!

5/20/2011 11:20:09 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge Congrats and best luck on an awesome finalist, Donna!!

5/20/2011 1:02:18 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Awesome, Donna...congrats on the silver!!

5/22/2011 1:57:41 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Beautiful image with wonderful details....congratulations!!!!!

5/23/2011 9:45:45 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Outstanding capture of this proud and beautiful bird, Donna! Great title, too.
Congratulations on its selection as a finalist!

5/23/2011 5:19:03 PM

 
Susan K. Snow
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You were able to walk right up to this proud and beautiful bird to capture its portrait. Amazing!!!

What a well done portrait and with a small light weight lens at that!!!

Congratulations on your Finalist, Donna.

7/28/2011 5:58:39 PM

 
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