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Singing Chickadee

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Singing Chickadee
Singing Chickadee
Photo of a Chestnut-backed chickadee was taken on February 6, 2006 at 2:25pm in Edmonds, Washington
Canon 400mm F/4 DO IS lens + Kenko 36mm extension tube @ F/9, 1/250 second, ISO 250
Cropped, levels, increased saturation, cloned, resized, dodged eye and sharpened in Photoshop

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Su Sana E. P
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    Oh what a cute capture!!! DOF and clarity of the image are awesome as usual!!


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2/7/2006 12:08:11 AM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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very nice capture and I like this little bird looking directly at me. Very cute. Kerby


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2/7/2006 12:09:10 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Your bird "portraits" continue to amaze me, Janine. You capture them at the most opportune moment (this time, singing) ~ you must have tremendous patience!


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2/7/2006 12:13:47 AM

 
James Whitbread
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You have a great talent Janine,and you must have a lot of birds where you live:)


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2/7/2006 12:15:51 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Amazing timing and capture of its feather details, Janine!! You sure it's not scolding you :-)!! Exceptional skills and series!!
Much Aloha,
Stan


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2/7/2006 12:23:10 AM

 
Jill Odice
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I'm sure it's song is as sweet as it's face :-) Beautiful work Bird woman!


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2/7/2006 12:29:46 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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The clarity and detail is amazing Janine - Beautiful shot!


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2/7/2006 12:38:56 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Susan, Kerby, Mary, James, Stan, Jill and Leanne, I really appreciate all of your kind and encouraging comments; thanks very much.


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2/7/2006 12:45:38 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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What a wonderful capture Janine!!!


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2/7/2006 1:45:07 AM

 
Milan Banik
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Janine love this open pose ,talking with us.


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2/7/2006 2:35:06 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Very pretty, Janine!


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2/7/2006 3:01:35 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Cute shot and pose, Janine:0)


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2/7/2006 4:26:48 AM

 
David and Carol Kelly  

Janine, Very nice capture.


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2/7/2006 4:37:37 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Awesom capture - again, Janine! Simply adorable!


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2/7/2006 4:42:01 AM

 
Roger Bernabo
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Super shot Janine


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2/7/2006 5:04:15 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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BEAUTIFUL capture Janine!


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2/7/2006 5:38:08 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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What a lovely capture Janine!!!!


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2/7/2006 6:39:10 AM

 
Jack R. Perry
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Wonderful capture Janine !


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2/7/2006 7:00:45 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Great capture, Janine!


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2/7/2006 7:41:48 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Super catch Janine! Your bird images are OUTSTANDING!!


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2/7/2006 7:56:37 AM

 
Glenn E. Traver
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nice composition and DOF , the clarity and sharpness is excellent~ waiting for the moment~ Perfect ~ GT


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2/7/2006 8:13:01 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Renee, Milan, Donald, Colette, David and Carol, Evy, Roger, Gail, Laurence, Jack, Carla, Murry and Glenn, thanks so much for all of your kind words of encouragement.


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2/7/2006 8:18:58 AM

 
Piotr M. Organa
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:) :) :)
from Piotr!


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2/7/2006 8:36:28 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Too cute - wonderful image, Janine!


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2/7/2006 9:05:18 AM

 
Margot Petrowski
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WOW, Janine!!!!!!! Fantastic!!!


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2/7/2006 9:43:29 AM

 
Steven Gunnerson
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Another great one Janine! Super job keeping everything sharp on your subject. He is really cute and a great model :o)


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2/7/2006 9:50:28 AM

 
Cindy Wong
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What a Cute photo!! :D


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2/7/2006 9:50:56 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Great timing Janine ~ beautiful capture!


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2/7/2006 11:29:44 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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These little chickadee's are just so cute, perfect timing on this Janine!


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2/7/2006 1:38:43 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Piotr, Karen, Margot, Steven, Cindy, Susie and Deb, all of your comments are a great encouragement to me; thanks very much.


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2/7/2006 1:54:46 PM

 
SaMi Martin
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Great shot of this little guy and great detail!


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2/7/2006 4:36:56 PM

 
Stan Lubach
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MOM!!! She's looking at me!!! ;)
Wonderful capture, Janine. Great colors and DOF.


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2/7/2006 5:19:38 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Nice capture Janine. Love the colors and the close up.


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2/7/2006 5:58:56 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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WOW! The clarity on this is just amazing! Very nicely shot!


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2/7/2006 6:06:27 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Exquisite capture of this singing little feathered friend, Janine!


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2/7/2006 8:10:13 PM

 
Janine Russell
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SaMi, Stan (love your title suggestion), Kay, Tammy and Deb, thanks very much for your nice comments and encouragement.


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2/7/2006 10:02:14 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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just perfect


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2/8/2006 7:00:17 PM

 
Wende Trew
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Oh Wow!!! Love the detail with this!! Awesome!!


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2/8/2006 7:09:33 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Cathy and Wende, I really appreciate your kind comments and encouragement; thanks very much.


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2/8/2006 8:49:32 PM

 
Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay)
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How cute and adorable. Great work,sharp and clear.Good exposure.


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2/8/2006 9:11:08 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Kara, thanks very much for your encouraging comments.


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2/8/2006 10:26:18 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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This is so so adorable Janine! What marvellous timing. Lots of detail to marvel over but I am fascinated with his little toes!!!


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2/9/2006 2:34:30 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Kate, thanks very much for your nice comments; maybe he needs a manicure?


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2/9/2006 8:18:41 AM

 
Rob T. Henry
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Beautiful shot, Janine!!! Great DOF!!!


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2/9/2006 9:47:24 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Rob, thanks very much for your encouraging comments.


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2/9/2006 10:39:09 AM

 
Anita Taylor
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Incredible little guy! You captured him perfectly! Super sharp, great DOF and rich color. I love all your bird images :)


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2/9/2006 5:27:46 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Anita, I really appreciate your kind and encouraging comments; thanks very much.


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2/9/2006 7:58:56 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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I LOVE the expression and character Janine! You are amazing!!!!


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2/12/2006 6:18:07 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Jill, thanks very much for your kind comments.


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2/12/2006 10:37:28 PM

 
lyn 
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Adorable Janine, I love these guys, and you captured him beautifully !


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2/17/2006 6:52:21 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Lyn, thanks very much; I really appreciate your kind comments.


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2/17/2006 7:02:43 PM

 
Steven Gunnerson
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Congratulations Janine!!!!!


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3/22/2006 2:07:26 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats Janine :O)


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3/22/2006 2:15:07 PM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Congrats Janine!


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3/22/2006 2:48:03 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janine!!


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3/22/2006 3:02:11 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Absolutely gorgeous Janine!! New camera??? Perfect focus and fabulous blurred bG. Congrats and good luck in the contest!


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3/22/2006 3:11:39 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING finalist Janine and good luck in the next round!


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3/22/2006 3:25:07 PM

 
Stan Lubach
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Congrats, Janine!


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3/22/2006 3:40:25 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Yeah!!!! Congratulations Janine!!! Best of luck in the next round!!!


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3/22/2006 3:49:54 PM

 
Jack R. Perry
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Congratulations, great shot.


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3/22/2006 3:55:18 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Steven, Sylvia, Leanne, Jenny, Erica, Jill, Stan, Renee and Jack, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement.


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3/22/2006 4:02:22 PM

 
Megan p
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What a remarkable shot and such a cute chickadee!!! Congratulations Janine!!


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3/22/2006 4:21:31 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Congrats on this cute little finalist, Janine!


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3/22/2006 4:33:53 PM

 
Douglas Perry
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Congrats and good luck Janine.


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3/22/2006 4:41:11 PM

 
Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas
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Congratulations Janine!,
Amalia


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3/22/2006 5:13:45 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations on this cute Finalist, Janine!!


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3/22/2006 5:20:31 PM

 
Dodi D. Dominado  

Congratulations Janine. Great shot, fine details.


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3/22/2006 5:41:37 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Big congrats Janine, Hey it make my day too.


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3/22/2006 5:53:49 PM

 
Sharon F. Morris
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Congrat Janine I love these little birds. Great capture of this singing Chickadee.


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3/22/2006 6:14:57 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Way to go...big congratulations Janine!


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3/22/2006 6:39:09 PM

 
Judyann Plante
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Congratulations, Janine!


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3/22/2006 7:11:21 PM

 
Anne D. Eigen
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Janine!


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3/22/2006 7:44:17 PM

 
Jesus M. Salazar
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Congratulations, Janine!!!


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3/22/2006 10:00:50 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Megan, Sherry, Douglas, Amalia, Susan, Dodi, Graeme, Sharon, Gail, Judyann, Anne and Jesus, I really appreciate your encouragement; thanks very much.


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3/22/2006 11:14:51 PM

 
Paul Sikora  

Congratulations Janine and I hope it wins for you, it certainly deserves it


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3/22/2006 11:41:13 PM

 
Milan Banik
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Congratulations Jannie!


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3/23/2006 2:20:36 AM

 
Donna Roberts
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I am sure that this darling little birdie will be really chirping now!!
Congrats Janine - really pleased to see this image as a finalist.
:-) ddu


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3/23/2006 4:01:10 AM

 
Don Holland
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Janine, I'm so happy to see this as a finalist!


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3/23/2006 4:35:12 AM

 
Jill M. Flusemann
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Congratulations, Janine!


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3/23/2006 5:15:35 AM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Congratulations, Janine!!<:))


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3/23/2006 5:30:35 AM

 
Piotr M. Organa
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Congrats!! :-o)


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3/23/2006 6:56:57 AM

 
Marvin H. Gohlke Jr.
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Congratulations on your beautiful shot, Janine, and great luck in the finals!!!


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3/23/2006 7:37:24 AM

 
Crystal M. Gove  

Very cute!! Congratulations, Janine :o)!! Good luck!!


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3/23/2006 8:34:13 AM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Well deserved Finalist Janine, Congrats!


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3/23/2006 9:27:30 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Paul, Milan, Donna, Don, Jill, Lorraine, Piotr, Marvin, Crystal and Corinne, thanks very much for all of your kind words of encouragement.


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3/23/2006 9:53:52 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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WOW!!!! I am so happy, Janine!!!! My heartiest congratulations!!!


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3/23/2006 10:31:53 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Janine! Wonderful!


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3/23/2006 11:06:28 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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A Big Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Janine


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3/23/2006 2:26:27 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Somehow, I missed this (can't believe it!) but congratulations on a stunning finalist, Janine!


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3/23/2006 2:57:43 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations, Janine!!! You do such wonderful bird photos! Good luck next round!


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3/23/2006 4:37:21 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Well deserved CONGRATS, my friend!


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3/23/2006 6:28:48 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson  

Way to go, Janine! CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful Finalist!!!


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3/23/2006 6:30:02 PM

 
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Congrats on your lovely finalist, Janine!


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3/23/2006 6:47:50 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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This is absolutely precious!!!
Many congrats, Janine!!!


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3/23/2006 9:53:08 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Rakesh, Terry, Donna, Nadya, Sharon, Pat, Darryl, Robin and Nobi, I really appreciate all of your kind and encouraging comments; thanks very much.


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3/24/2006 2:11:04 AM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Janine!

Cathy :)


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3/24/2006 1:55:49 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Janine, fantastic work.


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3/24/2006 3:56:28 PM

 
Cindy Cone
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Congrats on this well-deserved finalist, Janine!


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3/24/2006 7:19:38 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Cathy, Susan and Cindy, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments.


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3/24/2006 7:30:26 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Way to go, Janine!! Beautiful gallery too!


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3/24/2006 11:33:28 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Esther, thanks very much for your nice comment; glad you enjoyed my gallery.


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3/24/2006 11:44:05 PM

 
Nicole Kessel  

Congratulations on your mighty fine finalist, Janine!


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3/25/2006 10:48:37 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Nicole, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comment.


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3/25/2006 11:04:19 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Janine, congrats on your finalist. Well deserved.


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3/25/2006 1:40:28 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Superb finalist, Janine, hearty congrats!
-Debby


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3/25/2006 4:20:02 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Ken and Debby, I really appreciate your nice comments; thanks very much.


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3/25/2006 9:29:08 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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What a cute finalist! Many congratulations and good luck in the next round with this image, Janine!
Monika


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3/26/2006 12:03:29 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Monika, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement.


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3/26/2006 2:08:39 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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My heartfelt Congratulations on this well deserving WIN, Janine!! WTG!!


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3/26/2006 9:01:13 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson  

WAY TO GO, Janine! Congratulations on your win!!! Bravo!!!!!!!!!!


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3/26/2006 9:13:28 PM

 
Alisha L. Ekstrom
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Congratulations on your winner Janine!!! WOOHOO!!!


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3/26/2006 9:27:25 PM

 
Mike F. Anderson
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Congratulations Janine! A well deserved win on a great image!


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3/26/2006 9:33:37 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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A big congratulations on your win Janine!!!


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3/26/2006 9:40:58 PM

 
Daniel G. Flocke
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Janine - Congratulations on your 2nd place finish!!!

~Daniel


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3/26/2006 10:21:48 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Yeah!!!!! Glad to see gold here Janine!!! Congratulations!!!!


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3/26/2006 10:32:15 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Bravo, Janine!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win!!


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3/26/2006 10:47:18 PM

 
John Tubbs
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Fantastic shot, congratulations!


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3/26/2006 10:52:39 PM

 
Janine Russell
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From Amalia Arriaga de Garcia 3/26/2006 9:54 PM

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN JANINE!,
AMALIA


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3/26/2006 10:55:11 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Yeah...so well deserved...and you know I truly believe that


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Janine Russell
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Susan, Darryl, Alisha, Mike, Jill, Daniel, Renee, Stan, John, Amalia and Cathy, I really appreciate all of your kind comments and continued encouragement and support; thanks everyone.


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3/27/2006 12:15:35 AM

 
Steven Gunnerson
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Congratulations Janine!!!!


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3/27/2006 12:19:02 AM

 
Debbie Hartley
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WOW Way to go Janine!! Congratulations, your bird shots are always so beautiful!


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3/27/2006 12:48:13 AM

 
Andrea W. Hedgepeth
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Congratulations, Janine! Another wonderful bird image. I love them.


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3/27/2006 1:55:42 AM

 
Glenn E. Traver
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Congratulations Janine, a little beauty ~ GT


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3/27/2006 1:57:46 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Janine!! :)


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3/27/2006 2:21:21 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your winner Janine :O)


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3/27/2006 2:49:02 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Beautiful winner, Janine!


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3/27/2006 3:35:38 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on this adorable second place winner Janine.


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3/27/2006 4:15:10 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Big Congratulations on your Second Place win, Janine!!!.


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3/27/2006 4:20:54 AM

 
Sharon F. Morris
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Congratulations Janine on your finialist on this wonderful capture of a singing chickadee


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3/27/2006 4:28:26 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful capture Janine! Congrats on your win!


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3/27/2006 4:48:27 AM

 
Life Expressions 
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Congratulations on your win, Janine! :)


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3/27/2006 5:37:48 AM

 
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A gorgeous image, Janine.

You did everything just right, in-camera, and later.

Peter


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3/27/2006 6:04:42 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Janine, big congratulations!!!


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3/27/2006 6:06:50 AM

 
Holly Shao
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Janine, congratulations!!!


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3/27/2006 6:11:37 AM

 
Marie Fields
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CONGRATULATIONS on your win, Janine! Way to go!!!!


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3/27/2006 6:13:41 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Janine, congratulations on this fantastic second place win!!!


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3/27/2006 6:13:48 AM

 
Barbara Helgason
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CONGRATULATIONS JANINE!! A gold badge! WTG! Well deserved with this beautiful capture! This little chickadee is singing for you Janine!!


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3/27/2006 6:19:47 AM

 
Megan p
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Congratulations Janine!!!What a wonderful winner!!!!


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3/27/2006 6:47:09 AM

 
Dee Ann Young
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This is a fantastic image! Congratulations!


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3/27/2006 8:02:54 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Awe, sweet shot, Janine! Congratulations on your win!


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3/27/2006 8:16:53 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on your well deserved win Janine!


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3/27/2006 9:10:41 AM

 
lyn 
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Congrats Janine,way to go !


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3/27/2006 9:36:42 AM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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Well deserved. I love this shot. Beautiful. Congrats


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3/27/2006 10:34:29 AM

 
Desire Lilyman
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Congrats Janine on a well deserved win. Beautiful shot !!! Keep the good work.


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3/27/2006 10:55:31 AM

 
Anita Ott
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BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!! I was so excited for you, this is a much deserved win.


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3/27/2006 11:10:35 AM

 
Dee Langevin
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Congratulations Janine on your well deserved win! Your bird photos are outstanding.


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3/27/2006 12:19:35 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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My special congrats to you, Janine, for your fabulous win!!! I'm happy to see your wildlife images are receiving big nods from the BP judges.


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3/27/2006 1:13:30 PM

 
Lorri Shank
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Janine--CONGRATULATIONS on your win!
I am very happy for you. It is sooooo deserved. Lorri


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3/27/2006 1:19:59 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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I am so happy to see this photo once again! My heartfelt congratulations on your Second Place Win, Janine!
Monika


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3/27/2006 1:22:55 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Wonderful capture. Congratulations


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3/27/2006 1:50:25 PM

 
Stan Lubach
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Congrats on getting the gold, Janine! Very well deserved!


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3/27/2006 2:12:34 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations, Janine!!! Great capture of the little bird!


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3/27/2006 3:32:38 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Awesome winner, Janine!!


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3/27/2006 3:34:59 PM

 
Stanley C. Sims  

A big congratulation on this image. I wen to your gallery, and saw more of your bird photos. Very good work. I know nothing about PS, but you did an amazing job with it.


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3/27/2006 3:48:20 PM

 
Theresa Marie Jones
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Great use of light, concept, composition, exposure, detail and impact. Congratulations Janine!


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3/27/2006 3:52:29 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congrats on your Second Place win!


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3/27/2006 4:04:27 PM

 
Janine Russell
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From Kerry Haines 3/27/2006 11:21 AM

Janine, Janine, Janine

Super congrats on your "Singing Chickadee" recognition. A true winner certainly well deserved.

I always look forward to your postings, appreciating the talent required to properly photograph these beautiful flying creatures.

Again, kudos to you; well done Janine!

Kerry


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3/27/2006 4:20:08 PM

 
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From Colette Metcalf 3/27/2006 3:15 AM

Congratulations on your WIN, Janine!!!


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3/27/2006 4:23:47 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Steven, Debbie, Andrea, Glenn, Jenny, Sylvia, Alan, Kay, Kelly, Sharon M, Claudia, Robin, Peter, Ken, Holly, Marie, Terry, Barbara, Megan, Dee Y, Leanne, Donna, Lyn, Linda, Desire, Anita, Dee L, Nobi, Lorri, Monika, Stephen, Stan, Sharon D, Ronald, Stanley, Theresa, Corinne, Kerry and Colette, I really appreciate all of your kind and encouraging comments and support; thanks everyone.


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3/27/2006 4:33:19 PM

 
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From Murry Grigsby 3/27/2006 7:12 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful bird photo and win Janine!!


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3/27/2006 4:50:04 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Janine on this awesome well deserved second place winner.


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3/27/2006 5:10:27 PM

 
Anne D. Eigen
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A big congratulations, Janine, on this well-deserved win!!!


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3/27/2006 5:22:12 PM

 
Robyn Mackenzie
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Huge congratulations on this fantastic winner, Janine! Your bird images are superb, and if it's possible they are getting better and better! :o) Robyn


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3/27/2006 5:35:35 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Janine, big congrats winner 2nd place on your great works of bird. Finally I sensed that your bird images get the deserved votes. More to come next month on your recent close up bird head shots.


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3/27/2006 5:55:38 PM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this cheerful winner, Janine!


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3/27/2006 6:03:13 PM

 
Wayne T. Fisk
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Wonderful capture Janine! You're a winner in many ways!
Wayne


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3/27/2006 7:28:05 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Murry, Susan, Anne, Robyn, Graeme, Wally and Wayne, I really appreciate all of your nice comments, encouragement and support; thanks everyone.


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3/27/2006 8:11:12 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Beautiful capture, Janine - congratulations on your win!


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3/27/2006 8:18:57 PM

 
Cora Miller
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Congratulatons on your win, Janine! Your portrait of this little bird is truly remarkable!


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3/27/2006 9:15:42 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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I can hear the song in Spokane Janine!!! A BIG congratulations on your win!!!


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3/27/2006 10:24:25 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Deb, Cora and Jim, thanks so much for your encouragement, support and kind comments.


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3/27/2006 10:37:31 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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BIG Congratulations on your beautiful win, Janine! So well deserved!


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3/27/2006 11:39:21 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Evy, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments.


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3/28/2006 7:23:36 AM

 
Candy Dzenkiw
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Awesome capture...congratulations Janine! :-)


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3/28/2006 9:02:22 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Candy, I really appreciate your kind comments; thanks very much.


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3/28/2006 9:43:09 AM

 
Jane M
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Wow Janine!...I don't know how I missed viewing this one..well done and congrats!


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3/28/2006 11:28:26 AM

 
Michael Robichaud
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Perfect composition, color, and detail. Congrats on your win.


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3/28/2006 12:42:01 PM

 
Pu Chen  

The chickdee is so cute. Great shot, as always. Congratulations for your win, Janine!


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3/28/2006 2:46:24 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Jane, Michael and Pu, thanks very much for all of your encouraging comments and support.


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3/28/2006 3:22:27 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations Janine on this beautiful win. Such a precious capture of this little bird!


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3/28/2006 6:45:55 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Kristi, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement.


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3/28/2006 10:13:34 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Congratulations, Janine!! Well deserved!!


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3/29/2006 8:51:08 AM

 
Karen K. Givens
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Congrats Janine that is really a beautiful image of that little chickadee. I love looking at your gallery. :)


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3/29/2006 12:35:46 PM

 
Robert M. Nicholson
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Congrats!!! Wonderful job capturing this little guy!!!


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3/29/2006 2:06:04 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Esther, Karen (glad you've been enjoying my gallery) and Rob, thanks very much for all of your kind and encouraging comments.


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3/29/2006 10:55:27 PM

 
James Whitbread
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Well done great job your the best Janine!!


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3/30/2006 4:32:31 AM

 
Gary Lange
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Janine, I have no idea how I missed this one. WOnderful all around image, I love birds anyway. Congratulations!!!


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3/30/2006 7:37:57 AM

 
Janine Russell
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James and Gary, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement.


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3/30/2006 9:12:49 AM

 
jennifer B. short
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WOW, I missed this one too somehow. But I did see it on the home page and went WOW. Congratulation on such a beautiful image.


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3/30/2006 9:19:47 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Jennifer, I really apprecite your kind and encouraging comments; thanks very much.


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3/30/2006 9:23:40 AM

 
Papiya  Halder  

congratulations on your win !! amazing capture..keep clicking :-)


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4/1/2006 10:16:53 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Papiya, thanks very much for your nice comments and encouragement.


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4/1/2006 2:24:40 PM

 
Marilyn S. Neel
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Congratulations Janine, Excellent capture!!


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4/4/2006 6:36:20 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Marilyn, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments.


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4/4/2006 7:57:46 AM

 
Douglas Currie
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Janine, let me add my name to your list of congratulations. Love your pictures.


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4/4/2006 12:41:01 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Douglas, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement.


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4/4/2006 3:12:13 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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How on earth did I miss this win? Congratulations, belatedly, Janine! Your birds are always a treat to look at!


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4/7/2006 6:09:48 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Christopher, I really appreciate your nice comments and encouragement; thanks very much and I'm glad you enjoy my feathered friends.


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4/7/2006 8:24:41 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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A belated CONGRATULATIONS!, Janine! This little beauty fully deserves that golden plaque!


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4/13/2006 6:18:43 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Mary, thanks very much for your nice comments and encouragement.


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4/13/2006 8:30:11 PM

 
Melanie Murray
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What a wonderful image! Congratulations Janine, well deserved. :)


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4/22/2006 9:57:44 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Melanie, thanks very much for your encouraging comments.


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4/22/2006 11:23:50 AM

 
Ann Coates
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This is stunning, congratulations on your winner.


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