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Claudia Kuhn
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    Terrific capture Carla, love that wing spread.

4/27/2007 4:03:05 AM

 
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Great capture and clarity here Carla...Dominick
4/27/2007 4:02:47 AM

4/27/2007 4:04:27 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Amazing details and comp Carla!

4/27/2007 4:05:33 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Perfect capture, Carla! I like your title!

4/27/2007 4:06:03 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Perfect timing...looks like the bird spotted you too!

4/27/2007 4:14:20 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Great motion capture, Carla! Love the lighting of the sun behind the bird. Great work!

4/27/2007 4:15:40 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Fantastic camera work, Outstanding color, lighting, clarity, contrast, use of dof, well composed and quite beautiful, Caral!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.

4/27/2007 4:24:32 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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....wonderful light and clarity Carla...is tht a morning dove? Usually you wouldn't see them at the bird feeder...they are ground feeders (at least the ones in Massachusetts are!!lol ;<)).....well done...Aimee

4/27/2007 4:24:41 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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Wow Carla this is beautiful, love the lighting and clarity, well captured!

4/27/2007 5:06:52 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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This is a Beautiful capture Carla! Terrific clarity and DOF.

4/27/2007 5:19:01 AM

 
Jim Huffield
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Awesome shot of this lovely dove, Carla. Jim

4/27/2007 5:20:40 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you, Claudia, Dominick, Gail, Landing, Agnes, Autum, Glenn, Aimee, Lynne, Sharon and Jim.

Aimee this was shot in the morning, but they are at the feeder off and on all day long.

4/27/2007 5:55:02 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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GREAT shot, Carla!!!

4/27/2007 6:09:02 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you, Nadine. And I was wrong about shooting this in the morning. I thought the lighting was wrong for morning since I know the location. This was shot at 5:15p.m.

4/27/2007 6:14:06 AM

 
Kathy Reeves
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Love those wings Carla!! Fantastic capture!!!!

4/27/2007 6:39:53 AM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Awesome capture!!! Great colors, clarity and composition!!!!

4/27/2007 6:47:46 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Combined with beautiful bokeh and great details, this is absolutely an outstanding capture, Carla!! I love it.

4/27/2007 6:57:47 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Terrific close up with striking detail, colors and fantastic bokeh, Carla!!

4/27/2007 8:30:53 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Wonderful capture, Carla!!!! Love the colors and the details are super grand!!!!!! :3

4/27/2007 9:32:59 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Very cool capture. Like the setting

4/27/2007 9:58:18 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you, Kathy, Sherri, Susan, Melissa, Kitty and Steve.

4/27/2007 11:28:38 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Really neat shot, Carla! Looks like he is fixing to have a feast.

4/27/2007 12:37:41 PM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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OMG....he looks to big to fit on this feeder. Great capture, Carla!!

4/27/2007 2:17:50 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Fantastic capture, Carla! We just got a bird feeder and have really been enjoying the various birds it attracts!

4/27/2007 3:22:29 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Gorgeous Carla!

4/27/2007 3:43:09 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Wonderful capture, Carla!

4/27/2007 3:45:48 PM

 
Mary Timman
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Wow..now that is quite a catch! Great job Carla!

4/27/2007 4:15:53 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Simply outstanding, Carla
Perfect colors, capture, focus and DoF
Beautifully taken

Bill

4/27/2007 4:39:58 PM

 
Dot K.
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Beautiful capture! Detail is wonderful.

4/27/2007 5:28:11 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Wonderful wonderful capture Carla. The lighting, timing and dof are all awesome here. I really love this shot. It is a morning Dove and they do feed off the ground most of the time. Every now and then I catch mine on the feeder also and at all times of the day.

4/27/2007 6:15:01 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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This is so beautiful, Carla!

4/27/2007 6:15:24 PM

 
David Phalen
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OMG Carla this fantastic. Perfect timing, light and details.

4/27/2007 6:59:57 PM

 
Paul E. Earl
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Well done, Carla! Great timing!

4/27/2007 8:17:45 PM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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Are you dressed up in camoflage and in a blind yet?

4/27/2007 9:40:34 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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So well done, Carla!! wonderful capture!

4/27/2007 11:31:34 PM

 
Roger Bernabo
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GREAT picture Carla! King of the bird feeders!

4/28/2007 5:51:37 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Excellent action capture, Carla!

4/28/2007 6:25:42 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Super photo, Carla...I love the light and wonderful dof!

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4/28/2007 7:17:19 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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You did it again dear friend, wonderful capture of this landing moment!! <><

4/28/2007 8:37:54 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you, Marsha, Judy, Ron, Judy, Karen, Mary, Bill, Dot, Darren, Shelly, David, Paul, Dennis, Evy, Roger, Carol, Candice and Nancy.

4/28/2007 5:00:09 PM

 
Z. Banu
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Fantastic capture Carla like your pretty image and title.

4/30/2007 5:53:17 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Super capture, Carla!

4/30/2007 7:07:52 AM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Awesome capture

4/30/2007 11:45:30 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you, Zaanat, Shawn and Roxanne.

4/30/2007 11:54:07 AM

 
Elisabeth A. Gay
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Lovely shot Carla, reminds me so much of Molly, a ring neck dove we raised from a nestling a couple of months ago. She was a beautiful bird, and so sweet!

5/2/2007 1:42:43 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you, Ann. :)

5/2/2007 2:23:49 PM

 
BILLY R. PARKER
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CONGRATS CARLA!! BILLY

5/23/2007 3:40:40 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Gorgeous Carla! Congratulations!

5/23/2007 3:43:07 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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A huge CONGRATS Carla!!!!!

5/23/2007 4:01:25 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Big CONGRATULATIONS, Carla!! A beautiful capture I look forward to seeing again in the next round!

5/23/2007 4:08:43 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Yahooooooooo! Congratulations Carla!

5/23/2007 4:13:25 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Carla!

5/23/2007 4:15:34 PM

 
Sharon K. King
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Yay Carla, so glad to see this one again! Congrats!

5/23/2007 4:15:52 PM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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A BIG Congratulations on your Award, Carla!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn.

5/23/2007 4:38:40 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Terrific Carla, congrats!

5/23/2007 4:51:32 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Excellent, Carla. Super congratulations!

5/23/2007 4:59:28 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you so much everyone!

5/23/2007 5:11:02 PM

 
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Beautiful! Congratulations, Carla!

5/23/2007 5:18:15 PM

 
Roger Bernabo
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SUPER image Carla; magival even just like the bird wanted to make an impression!

5/23/2007 5:29:50 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Carla, Congratulations on this lovely Finalist!!

5/23/2007 5:47:36 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Ohhh Carla! You are the master of bird photography!

Congrats on your wonderful finalist!

hugs, jo ann c.

5/23/2007 6:11:14 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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A big Congratulations!

5/23/2007 6:22:47 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...love those specular highlights

5/23/2007 6:37:23 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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A fabulous finalist, Carla! Congratulations!

5/23/2007 6:45:46 PM

 
Steve Mescha
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You're getting to be quite the bird watcher ;-) Congratulations on a great finalist!

5/23/2007 6:59:20 PM

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

5/23/2007 7:39:14 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Carla!

5/23/2007 7:47:10 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Big congratulations on your finalist Carla!!!

5/23/2007 9:23:36 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Gorgeous! Congrats Carla!

5/23/2007 10:46:51 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Carla, this is lovely!
Congratulations on its selection as a finalist! YFM:)

5/23/2007 11:15:37 PM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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Congratulations Carla.

5/23/2007 11:38:51 PM

 
Husain Akhtar
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Nice to see this another terrific image amongst the April finalists! Big congratulations my friend!

5/24/2007 2:46:23 AM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Nice one, MLA :) WTG!!!

5/24/2007 2:52:28 AM

 
Vicki Hunt
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Congratulations!

5/24/2007 4:21:00 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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Congratulations Carla, this is a wonderful finalist.

5/24/2007 4:21:55 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Cool shot, Carla! Congratulations!

5/24/2007 5:08:56 AM

 
eileen bedford
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Carla...

5/24/2007 6:36:25 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Congratulations Carla. Good Luck!

5/24/2007 6:36:34 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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A big congrats on this great shot!

5/24/2007 7:02:39 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Congratulations Carla!!!!!!

5/24/2007 7:13:35 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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congratulation on a wonderful capture and most awesome finalist, Carla. WTG.

5/24/2007 7:19:29 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you, everyone. I really appreciate it!

5/24/2007 8:49:07 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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You should be smiling ear to ear. Congrats on this well done finalist.

5/24/2007 9:49:42 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Carla on this Excellent Finalist! Jeff

5/24/2007 10:19:40 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Terrific capture. Congratulations

5/24/2007 10:44:06 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS!! WTG Carla :0)

5/24/2007 2:00:01 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Wow! Great capture, Carla! Congratulations!

5/24/2007 6:15:19 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you so much everyone!

5/25/2007 4:20:01 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Carla! :)

5/25/2007 7:57:30 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you, Jenny.

5/25/2007 12:47:04 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Carla, congratulations

5/25/2007 4:11:24 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Big congratulatons on this wonderful finalist Carla!!!

5/26/2007 2:44:56 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you, Stan and Renee. :)

5/26/2007 12:08:14 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Congratulations on your finalist,Carla! Been so busy I have just gotten to looking.
KK

5/27/2007 5:11:22 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you, KK. :)

5/27/2007 7:48:08 AM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Carla, congratulations on this fine capture...a landing with no hands! :-)
And congratulations on a very well deserved finalist too!

5/28/2007 12:23:25 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations!!!

6/26/2007 8:36:54 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you, Joannie and Linda.

6/27/2007 3:54:25 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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And a big congratulations to you Carla!!!!!

6/27/2007 6:59:57 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you, Robert.

6/27/2007 7:44:58 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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And this one also..huge congratulations Carla, beautifully done!! <><

6/29/2007 7:43:38 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Thank you, Nancy.

6/30/2007 3:31:57 AM

 
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