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Early Flight
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Early Flight
Early Flight
Two Canada Geese soar the sky.
© Bill Houghton
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Walter Graziano
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    Bill, you really have the "in flight" down pat! Looks great!

7/12/2005 4:41:09 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Wow...this is beautiful! Love the DOF and the bright colors.

7/12/2005 4:44:35 AM

 
Mary L. Graham
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Wow Beautiful shot Bill!! =)

7/12/2005 5:02:14 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Beautiful! Love the blues!

7/12/2005 5:05:00 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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WOW!!! Gorgeous capture, Bill!!

7/12/2005 5:05:54 AM

 
Ronald Balthazor
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Great capture, Bill.

7/12/2005 5:08:34 AM

 
Donna K. Kilcher
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You do capture the in flight VERY well, another great image Bill

7/12/2005 5:10:24 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Another awesome image, Bill, incredible detail and wonderful colors!

7/12/2005 5:27:16 AM

 
Kirsi Bertolini
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Over here you see nice images and then some rel nice images. This is a real nice one! A wow in my book. Colors are brilliant, contrast superb, composition just right! Congrats Bill, you got a killerimage here!

7/12/2005 5:50:26 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Awesome image, Bill! Excellent work as always!!!

7/12/2005 6:53:19 AM

 
Chris Macer

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Bill, this is an amazing capture! I love the colors and the compostition and DOF are perfect. Can you share what lens you used for this one?

7/12/2005 6:58:25 AM

 
Joy Rector
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Fantastic capture.

7/12/2005 7:05:37 AM

 
Dave Sanders
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Great job Bill

7/12/2005 8:23:46 AM

 

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Fantastic shot Bill! Real eye catcher.

7/12/2005 9:47:42 AM

 
Sandy Landon
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Incredible shot!! perfect!!! I love it!!

7/12/2005 9:48:55 AM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Bill

Beautiful with the two birds in flight.

Very detailed and excellent in color and lighting.

Kerby

7/12/2005 9:49:49 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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WOW Bill amazing capture. Detail is super along with your timing and colors.

7/12/2005 11:10:23 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations on your finalist!

8/20/2005 2:20:18 PM

 
Sandy Landon
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CONGRATS!!!

8/20/2005 3:14:16 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on your finalist, Bill!

8/20/2005 3:42:04 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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a stunning finalist, bill, congratulations and best wishes for the next round!
-Debby

8/20/2005 5:48:09 PM

 
Serena Pierce

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Congratulations Bill!!

8/20/2005 8:55:43 PM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Bill!!

8/21/2005 1:33:52 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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Congratulations on this awesome finalist Bill!

8/21/2005 7:41:42 AM

 
Chris Macer

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Bill, I liked this one before, and I still love it! Congrats on the finalist! Best of luck for the next round!

8/21/2005 9:40:43 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Incredible image, Bill! Congratulations!!!

8/21/2005 3:10:12 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Congratulations on this most remarkable finalist, Bill!

8/22/2005 9:59:56 PM

 
Ken Grooms
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Perfect!

8/22/2005 10:07:11 PM

 
S  J
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Big Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING Win, Bill!!

8/22/2005 11:02:44 PM

 
Chris Macer

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Congrats on the win, Bill!! Truly well deserved!!

8/22/2005 11:16:10 PM

 
LJ Corliss
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Congrats :)

8/22/2005 11:27:37 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on your beautiful win, Bill!!

8/23/2005 1:46:47 AM

 
Bill Houghton
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Thanks to all for your comments.
Bill

8/23/2005 2:31:17 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats to you, Bill!

8/23/2005 3:18:11 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations, Bill!!!

8/23/2005 3:32:40 AM

 
Janet L. Skinner
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So glad to see this win!!! Congratulations, Bill!!!

8/23/2005 4:06:09 AM

 
Walter Graziano
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Congratulations Bill!

8/23/2005 4:30:43 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your win Bill :)

8/23/2005 4:48:16 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Congratulations on your win, Bill! Well deserved!!!

8/23/2005 6:06:54 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your win Bill!

8/23/2005 6:31:29 AM

 
Kirsi Bertolini
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This just looks more stunning each time I look at it! Glad the judges picked this one!!

8/23/2005 9:07:03 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Wonderful capture Bill! Congratulations !!

8/23/2005 9:25:06 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your Second Place Win Bill!

8/23/2005 9:37:52 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulations Bill, Bravo!

8/23/2005 11:08:38 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Said this was beautiful before and still love it. Congrats Bill.

8/23/2005 12:51:07 PM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Why am I not surprised that this won you a prize? Gorgeous! Congratulations, Bill, on this beauty!

8/23/2005 2:01:30 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Beautiful, congratulations, Bill!

8/23/2005 2:16:10 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Wonderful...Congratulations!

8/23/2005 3:15:45 PM

 
Barbara Helgason
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Incredible, congratulations!

8/23/2005 3:41:47 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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congrats on this awesome winning image!

8/23/2005 3:47:44 PM

 
Rhonda Smith
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Truly incredible.... congrats on this winning image Bill. Great DOF too!!

8/23/2005 4:15:03 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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You get the most amazing geese in flight shots Bill, big congrats on your win!

8/23/2005 5:05:06 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations Bill!

8/24/2005 2:32:30 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Why does this not surprize me, eh… Well done, Bill, congratulations on this win in last month's contest in the 'Animal' category. It is truly richly deserved, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan

8/24/2005 3:45:57 AM

 
Dan McConoughey
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Congrats Bill. Wonderful image in every way, but especialy the sharpness of the birds marvelous work.

8/24/2005 11:07:09 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Beautiful photo, Bill
Congratulations

bill

8/24/2005 6:09:31 PM

 
Serena Pierce

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Congratulations Bill!!!

8/24/2005 8:34:22 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Congratulations, Bill! Beautiful image!

8/24/2005 9:45:53 PM

 
Claudette Foote
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Incredible, congratulations!

9/5/2005 10:07:58 AM

 
Gunther Allen
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Way to go Bill! Congratulations on a terrific capture!! -G

9/17/2005 12:10:15 AM

 
Lori Carlson
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The Congrats go on Bill!!! :0) What a beautiful background! It compliments your extremely well shot subjects so wonderfully!! I'm happy for you! Again, congrats! :0)

9/19/2005 1:18:33 PM

 
Kathy Reeves
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Wow! Incrediable image!

7/9/2006 6:34:40 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Incredible clarity and camera work! The colors and lighting are perfect! Congratulations, Bill!

7/11/2006 4:28:38 AM

 
Hurk (Steve) Hurkett
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Super capture, Bill ... very nice lighting and composition ... well, seen!!! ............ steve

6/13/2007 4:45:02 PM

 
Hurk (Steve) Hurkett
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Super capture, Bill ... very nice lighting and composition ... well, seen!!! ............ steve

6/13/2007 4:45:03 PM

 
Elaine A. Game
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Pure symmetry in motion you have caught here Bill.. what great birds these . this is awesome and congratulations on your award.. Laney

9/24/2007 3:21:28 AM

 
Mick Burkey
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This is simply stunning, Bill. Your gallery is filled with wonderful and amazing images, and it's no wonder you have been rewarded with the prizes you have here. Very inspiring work. Thank you for sharing and continue with your art.

9/25/2007 11:13:55 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Fantastic capture Bill ~ belated congrats on yet another well-deserved win!

10/13/2007 4:23:50 AM

 
paola A. Jofre
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Congratulations Bill!! Stunning image!!

2/13/2008 10:37:14 AM

 
Joseph M. Muench
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Bill,
Absolutley wonderful image!
-Joe

3/12/2008 6:23:48 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Gorgeous color. Love all the birds images in your gallery.

3/26/2008 8:38:21 AM

 
Lisa R. Buffington
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CONGRATS! So beautiful Bill! Gorgeous colors, great composition and detail.

7/9/2008 10:19:04 AM

 
Michael Lynch
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Congratulations! Stunning image.

8/13/2008 11:38:10 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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STUNNING image Bill, this is perfectly timed with GREAT colors, comp and clarity, WTG!! <><

1/21/2011 12:36:19 PM

 
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