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Snow Geese at Sunrise
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner
 
<b>First Place Winner</b>
First Place Winner
Shot at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge November 14, 2006 at 5:50am. 1/8000 @ f/6.3. ISO 320. 90mm on 24-105 zoom lens.


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Canon EOS 1Ds Mark...

 
 
 
Robert Baer
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    really special moment in time. nice capture!

1/5/2007 1:00:31 PM

 
Jo Berry
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Wonderful sunrise shot!! I love to go there!!

1/5/2007 4:09:12 PM

 
Ed Mertz
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Thanks Justin and Jo for your comments. The refuge is a beautiful place in itself and the thousands of birds only makes it better.

Ed

1/5/2007 8:12:11 PM

 
Milan Banik
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excellent

1/7/2007 7:06:58 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round.

2/25/2007 5:44:48 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on an awesome and well deserved WINNER `Ed

2/27/2007 12:41:09 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Ed!!

2/27/2007 12:50:02 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations Ed!!!!

2/27/2007 1:04:56 PM

 
Gary Lange
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Congrats on this beautiful winner, Ed!!

2/27/2007 1:33:22 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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You certainly were in a great spot for this one...it is absolutely beautiful. Congrats on this first place winner, Ed!

2/27/2007 2:07:08 PM

 
JOHN V. ROSCICH
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BEAUTIFUL IMAGE
CONGRATULATIONS
JOHN

2/27/2007 2:39:26 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Beautiful sunset capture; the birds really add a dramatic element. Congratulations on your First Place!

2/27/2007 3:30:02 PM

 
Mick Burkey
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Great capture, Ed! Congratulations on a well-deserved First Place win. Love the tones!

2/27/2007 3:55:47 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Outstanding capture Ed; congrats on your 1st Place Win! Jeff

2/27/2007 4:36:04 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Congratulations on this awesome winner!

2/27/2007 4:49:33 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Truly outstanding work Ed, congratulations on your first place win!!

2/27/2007 5:17:31 PM

 
Janet McNeil
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Congratulations Ed on your 1st place win - well deserved!!

2/27/2007 5:19:26 PM

 
Thomas R. Wilson
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I love this image, reminds me of a favorite of mine by Joel Sartore!

2/27/2007 5:31:07 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Ed on your wonderful win...Dominick

2/27/2007 6:36:04 PM

 
Jeremy Barela
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great photo! great to see a winning photo from my home state!

2/27/2007 6:58:08 PM

 
Chris Welch
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Fantastic shot! Congratulations.

2/27/2007 10:44:33 PM

 
Michael L. Dawson
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MAgical image, what a site to behold

2/27/2007 11:10:55 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your first place winner:)

2/28/2007 4:16:29 AM

 
Ed Mertz
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Thanks so much for all your comments. It's exciting!

Ed

2/28/2007 6:34:02 AM

 
RC  Fritz
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Fantastic job, Ed. Congratulations on your First Place Winner!

2/28/2007 8:34:17 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Ed, congratulations on your First Place Win!

2/28/2007 3:15:48 PM

 
Crystal L. Craig
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Absolutely beautiful capture Ed! And a huge congratulations for your First Place Win! Well deserved :)

2/28/2007 6:12:48 PM

 
Howard A. Wood
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Beautiful capture, Ed. Congratulations on your win!

2/28/2007 8:59:21 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your beautiful and most deserving win, Ed!!

2/28/2007 10:37:47 PM

 
Lisa B. North
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Ed, that is spectacular!! WOW!!! Way to go on your win!

3/1/2007 1:58:38 PM

 
randy dannheim
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Congratulations on your wonderful win! Ed

3/1/2007 3:12:35 PM

 
Bruce R. Jolley
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Congratulations on your first place winner!

3/1/2007 7:47:16 PM

 
Nilesh J. Bhange
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Excellent capture..congratulations!!

3/3/2007 7:43:46 PM

 
Stacy Lankford
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Congratulations, Ed, amazing image!!

3/3/2007 8:07:59 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Fabulous image!
Congratulations on your great first place!

3/3/2007 9:29:32 PM

 
Sherrye Nozaki
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What an absolutely spectacular photo!

3/10/2007 1:14:40 PM

 
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