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Jay Watcher

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Jay Watcher (W)
Jay Watcher (W)
October 14th 2004 1:29pm, Bracebridge, Ontario 1/60th, 500mm, F6.3, Tripod
© Eric Highfield
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Tammy McAllister
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/13/2004
    Wow, this is one of the most vibrant blue jay photos that I have ever seen!


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11/5/2004 1:12:17 PM

 
Jane Summa
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DITTO!!!! WOW!!


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11/5/2004 1:32:41 PM

 
Bill Houghton
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Great photo. Color and sharpness are great.


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11/5/2004 2:02:47 PM

 
Ellen Peach
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Another WOW...absolutely beautiful, Eric!


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11/5/2004 6:56:13 PM

 
Karma Wilson
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Wonderful!


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11/5/2004 7:31:23 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Excellent!!!


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11/5/2004 8:12:04 PM

 
Carol Brill
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What terrific colors in the background to highlight that handsome jay, Eric, outstanding DOF and composition in this image!


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11/5/2004 8:22:18 PM

 
Robert Hoischen
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Ahh what a wonderful picture! Superb contrast, sharpness, colour and composition. Definitely a finalist! Wow...


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11/5/2004 10:42:52 PM

 
Eric Highfield
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Thanks everyone for your kind words. They're very much appreciated!


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11/5/2004 10:45:32 PM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Wonderful clarity and colors in this awesome shot! Nicely done, Eric :0)


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11/6/2004 7:52:17 AM

 
Mary Swift
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Fantastic shot...I love the way the bird stands out against the bright colors in the background!


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11/7/2004 10:21:27 AM

 
Eric Highfield
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Cassey and Mary, thank you for your kind comments!


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11/10/2004 8:13:40 AM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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What a stunner! Wonderful caputure - love the detail and color on the jay. And it really pops against the soft background. Looks like you had a gorgeous fall. I'm looking forward to seeing more shots from the area :) -K


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11/18/2004 5:49:50 PM

 
Eric Highfield
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Thanks K, Fall was great this year up here. Not sure if was the unusual weather or just that I've had more opportuinty to appreciate it. I'm starting to upload some of the fall shot from year this, so there will be more to come. Thanks again!


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11/22/2004 10:19:55 AM

 
Pamela K
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Wonderful capture! Your use of DOF is great and I love the bright orange to set off the blue of the Jay! Outstanding!

Pam


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11/29/2004 3:24:20 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Gorgeous and outstanding, Eric!!! I love this one!


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12/2/2004 12:59:38 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Gotta say it again, this is just gorgeous!!! Big congratulations!!!


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12/15/2004 10:35:16 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congrats on this great portriat!!!


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12/15/2004 11:55:40 PM

 
Pamela K
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Congrats!!! Still love this one too!

Pam


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12/15/2004 11:58:44 PM

 
Tammy McAllister
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So glad to see this wonderful shot here...good luck in the next round!


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12/16/2004 3:45:19 AM

 
Barbara Kehoe
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congratulations Eric


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12/16/2004 4:59:58 AM

 
S  J
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CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful finalist, Eric!


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12/16/2004 6:12:34 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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WOW Stunning capture. Congrats on your finalist.


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12/16/2004 6:24:07 AM

 
cj patterson
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congrats on your gorgeous finalist!!!


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12/16/2004 9:10:52 AM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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Wow, this is incredible! He looks like a sentry! Great color! Congratulations, Eric!


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12/16/2004 9:36:55 AM

 
Leonard Pierce
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!


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12/16/2004 6:41:32 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Wonderfully composed with that bright autumn background, Eric, congratulations on reaching the finals, and best of luck!


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12/16/2004 8:06:11 PM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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Congratulations, Eric, on this marvelous win!! Absolutely gorgeous!


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12/17/2004 5:07:46 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Congrats on your wonderful win Eric.


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12/17/2004 5:15:03 PM

 
Mellanie   

Congrats on this win, Eric! Great shot!


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12/17/2004 5:19:47 PM

 
Karma Wilson
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Congrats! I love this shot.

Karma


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12/17/2004 5:36:06 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Congratulations, Eric
Beautiful photo and win

bill


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12/17/2004 5:38:45 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Eric, congrats on your second place win!


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12/17/2004 5:44:22 PM

 
Theresa Marie Jones
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WOW! ERIC THIS IS WONDERFUL!CONGRATULATIONS!!


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12/17/2004 5:46:28 PM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Eric.


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12/17/2004 5:53:01 PM

 
Dorothy Neumann
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Great shot, Eric! Congratulations on your win!


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12/17/2004 5:56:43 PM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on your win, Eric! Terrific shot that is!!


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12/17/2004 5:57:18 PM

 
Julie Abston
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Congratulations, Eric!!! This is an awesome and well deserved win!!!!


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12/17/2004 6:12:49 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congratulations on your win, Eric!


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12/17/2004 6:24:22 PM

 
Susan T. Parady
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This is awesome, Eric, congratulations!!!


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12/17/2004 6:33:32 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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CONGRATS ERIC, WELL DESERVED WIN!!!


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12/17/2004 6:57:19 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your win Eric! Great photograph!


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12/17/2004 7:05:56 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations, Eric!!! I love this one! Great job!


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12/17/2004 7:29:20 PM

 
Janet Detota
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Perfection! Congratulations!!


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12/17/2004 7:32:59 PM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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Awesome and well deserved Eric...Congratulations!!!!


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12/17/2004 7:47:04 PM

 
Marie Fields
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Congratulations, Eric! Terrific image!


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12/17/2004 9:18:59 PM

 
Anette Linnea Rasmussen
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Beautiful Eric!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes
Linnea


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12/17/2004 9:20:00 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Eric, congratulations on your winning finish this month!


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12/17/2004 9:36:15 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations Eric!! Wonderful photo.


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12/17/2004 10:59:59 PM

 
Gary Minish
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Amazing clarity and color. A beautiful capture, Eric! Congratulations on your win :-)


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12/17/2004 11:47:01 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations on your win, Eric!


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12/18/2004 1:22:20 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Eric, congratulations on this wonderful win, its richly deserved, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan

I don't know how I missed this when it was posted but I'm proud of this win for you - 'A',


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12/18/2004 2:03:25 AM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Woo-Hoo! Way to come back with a win! Congratulations Eric - well deserved win! I'm happy for you! -K


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12/18/2004 4:18:13 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Wonderful Eric! Congratulations on your win!


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12/18/2004 5:43:25 AM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations, Eric! Gorgeous shot!


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12/18/2004 6:06:12 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Amazing colored bg for this outstanding image.
Congratulation Eric


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12/18/2004 7:46:27 AM

 
Dale Gast
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CONGRATULATIONS, Eric!!! This is a very beautiful image!!!


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12/18/2004 1:53:32 PM

 
Leonard Pierce
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CONGRATULATIONS on your very well deserved Second Place win, Eric!!!!


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12/18/2004 7:18:06 PM

 
Ellen Peach
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Way to go, Eric....congratulations!!!


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12/18/2004 7:35:09 PM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Congrats on your win,Eric!! Beautiful image.


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12/18/2004 10:43:10 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations Eric...love the detail and DOF!


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12/19/2004 12:12:24 PM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Congratulations!


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12/19/2004 5:02:35 PM

 
Eric Highfield
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Thank you all so much! This was a special holiday surprise! Happy Holidays to you all, and all the best in 2005!!


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12/19/2004 9:18:14 PM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your win Eric! Terrific image!!


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12/20/2004 6:17:38 PM

 
Eric Highfield
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Thanks, Murry!


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12/22/2004 7:56:35 PM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Congrats.Eric!!! Fantastic image!!


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1/18/2005 11:58:31 AM

 
Rob T. Henry
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I saw this awhile back. This is probably one of my favorite photos I've seen, Eric!! Awesome image!!


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3/19/2005 7:30:11 PM

 
Eric Highfield
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Thank you Kathleen and Rob! You're very kind!


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3/25/2005 6:34:14 AM

 
Jen Lowrey
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What a beautiful image! Jen Congrats!


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5/11/2006 4:25:20 AM

 
Eric Highfield
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Thank you Jen, so much!

Eric.


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