Affection

Liz Bullock Student 12/6/2010 5:27:57 PM

Wonderful nature shot! #1333424

Sabrina Ryan 12/6/2010 7:00:01 PM

Fabulous find and capture, Lana!! #9084366

Phyllis Burchett 12/6/2010 7:27:52 PM

Fantastic capture! #9084394

Rona L. Schwarz 12/6/2010 9:43:30 PM

Superb wildlife capture of these Spoonbills, Lana! Such a precious moment and you've captured it perfectly! #9084553

Michelle Alton 12/7/2010 4:09:16 AM

A fine capture! #9084855

Jack Gaskin 12/7/2010 5:48:54 AM

WOW First nesting shot I've seen of a Spoonbill.
WONDERFUL CAPTURE DOF COLOR CLARITY Everything on the money.

Happy Shooting
Jack #9085099

Amanda J. Tanner 12/7/2010 12:28:31 PM

A beautiful capture! I have never seen one of these birds until now. Nice work Lana! #9085779

Carol L. Fowler 12/7/2010 4:18:24 PM

Wow- awesome capture- those spoonies are so beautiful #9086131

Randy D. Dinkins 12/7/2010 5:18:35 PM

Great capture!!! #9086287

Val Feldman 12/9/2010 3:13:12 PM

Heartwarming! I love the way the little fella with the gangling legs is looking up at Mom. I, too, have never seen nesting spoonbills before - what a wonderful find, Lana, taken with great artistic sensitivity and perfect execution of the shot! #9089843

Merna L. Nobile 1/18/2011 9:23:57 PM

I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9171999

Lisa J. Boulden 1/19/2011 3:13:22 AM

Wow!
Beautiful!
~♥~ #9173033

Cathy Barrows 1/19/2011 8:04:35 AM

Congrats on your finalist...fantastic #9175043

Rona L. Schwarz 1/19/2011 9:03:25 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this superb FINALIST, Lana, and Good luck in the next round! #9178680

Don Holland 1/20/2011 1:44:05 AM

Congratulations, Lana! #9179223

Val Feldman 1/20/2011 11:52:29 AM

I missed this one when I offered congrats on your owl Finalist...and how could I have done that??? This is one of my absolute favorites of your December submits...and it still warms my heart!!! (That little guy gazing up at Mom really gets to me!) Hoping to see gold attached to this one, Lana - all the best!! #9180756

Nancyj Hovey 1/20/2011 4:23:56 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9181573

Kathy Cline 1/21/2011 6:08:08 PM

LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS LANA
I love spoons.
Congratulations on a well deserved award.
Have a blessed day.
#9184210

Millie A. Talarico 1/23/2011 3:14:48 PM

Congratulations, Lana!! #9187780

Cheryl Schneider 1/23/2011 4:28:35 PM

You have a wonderful series of images and they give this Louisiana girl another destination. Congratulations! #9188087

Nancyj Hovey 1/23/2011 4:50:24 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving
Second Place Winner! 8o) #9188179

Sabrina Ryan 1/23/2011 5:38:13 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful Winning image, Lana! #9188385

Kay E. Mahoney 1/23/2011 5:42:20 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful 2nd place winner, Lana. #9188406

Bill Houghton 1/23/2011 6:40:42 PM

Lana, this is such a beautiful winner. Congratulations, you deserve it. Bill #9188717

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/23/2011 6:45:25 PM

A wonderful winner, Lana!

Congratulations! #9188753

Kathy Cline 1/23/2011 7:00:29 PM

Im so happy this was a winner. I would love to visit this rookery one day.
Congrats again Lana.
#9188857

Don Holland 1/23/2011 7:15:48 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Lana! #9188920

Rona L. Schwarz 1/23/2011 8:07:01 PM

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR 2ND PLACE WINNER LANA! AWESOME WORK! #9189046

Val Feldman 1/24/2011 7:14:20 AM

There are just times when you see Gold attached that you want to get up and cheer...seeing this with your winning Gold Badge attached, Lana, is one of those times for me. I loved this capture from the very beginning - that little guy just puts me over the edge :) The perfect moment...the perfect shot...and a well-deserved Gold - Congratulations! #9190176

Melissa Gurdus 1/24/2011 8:03:41 AM

Congratulations on this exquisite winner!! #9190341

Patricia A. Coblentz 1/24/2011 3:10:54 PM

What a beautiful and heartwarming image, Lana...big congratulations on your gold win!! A favorite for me :) #9191251

Phyllis Burchett 1/25/2011 5:55:20 PM

Congrats on this fantastic winner! #9193938

Usman M. Bajwa 1/26/2011 8:52:50 AM

CONGRATULATIONS.....!!!

UB. #9195184

Rosemary Sampson 1/26/2011 1:15:02 PM

Awesome capture Lana. I love the spoonbill. Well done! #9195715

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 1/27/2011 2:17:46 PM

Awe, darling and incredible capture Lana! Congratulations on your win!! #9197601

Mary L. Lemley 2/17/2011 3:39:49 PM

Many congrats on this beauty, Lana. Love the OLD Truck, and treatment on it, also!!!!!!! #9247179

Stanley C. Sims 7/8/2011 9:48:42 PM

Great timing Lana. Congratulations on your winning image. Great gallery you have. #9517338

Reynaldo D. Reyes 8/4/2011 11:54:00 PM

Now, that's what I would call a bonding moment. Fantastic Winner Lana, Congratulations! #9582887

Toni A. Martin 8/28/2011 12:13:35 PM

Lana, you do beautiful work. Such a joy to look through your gallery! #9638825

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Photo taken at Jefferson Island Rookery in Louisiana.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 700.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on 12/6/2010 4:55:24 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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