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Reptile vs. Raptor
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Reptile vs. Raptor
Reptile vs. Raptor

The Morton Arboretum
Lisle - Illinois - USA

Comments welcome and appreciated!

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Liz Bullock
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    Awesome capture!

3/27/2012 7:03:30 PM

 
Inge Linden
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Great capture!

3/28/2012 1:39:14 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Terrific timing, Mike. I love the focus here with the wonderfully sharp heads on both raptor and reptile and the motion blur on the wings to suggest the movement of this encounter. Making this a favorite.

3/28/2012 4:16:40 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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What they ^ said... :-)

3/31/2012 8:13:11 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks! It was fun to watch!!

4/3/2012 6:03:36 PM

 
Ann Coates
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Congratulations on your fantastic finalist.

5/1/2012 9:44:56 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!!

5/1/2012 10:22:24 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Terrific action capture! Congratulations on your finalist, Mike.

5/2/2012 5:51:44 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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What an amazing Finalist Mike, big congrats!

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5/2/2012 7:14:17 AM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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Congratulations on your finalist, Mike!

5/2/2012 8:49:58 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Marvelous, Mike. You must have been so pleased to see this and to capture it so well. Congratulations.

5/2/2012 12:42:26 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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AMAZING work, Mike! Congrats & good luck, my friend!

5/2/2012 6:28:19 PM

 
Dayna Cain
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This is photography at it's finest. Excellent capture. Congrats on your finalist and I hope you see a gold badge under it very soon.

5/3/2012 6:19:32 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Congratulations on your awesome finalist, best of luck in the next round!!!

5/3/2012 9:20:57 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks so much for the very kind comments!!

5/3/2012 6:30:23 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Well here we are, through thick and thin. It is a joy to be able to be supportive and to congratulate each other for another month of magnificent photographs during May, 2012. I send all of you my very best, Merna Nobile

5/5/2012 2:06:55 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks Merna! - Mike

5/8/2012 6:04:38 AM

 
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