Shy Redhead

Sherran Andersen level-classic 12/18/2010 9:31:28 PM

Very nice Heather. Hope one day to be as good as you are at bird photography. #1336808

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 12/19/2010 2:53:11 AM

This is just marvelous! Great work! #9113942

Julie Christiansen level-classic 12/19/2010 3:37:54 AM

Outstanding work. #9113959

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 12/19/2010 4:10:25 AM

Beautiful image! Everything so perfect, Heather!!! #9113993

Michelle Alton level-classic 12/19/2010 4:19:10 AM

Superb work! #9114020

Heather Pickard 12/19/2010 5:12:41 AM

How nice this morning to wake up to such encouraging comments on this image.
Thank-you ladies for the great start to my day. #9114115

Susan Weisensel 12/19/2010 12:13:39 PM

I just love that bright red bird sitting in the green pine's, Beautiful capture Heather. #9114728

Freddy Bland 12/20/2010 7:09:57 PM

Beautiful seasonal capture, Heather!! #9117131

Hayden Cannon level-classic 12/22/2010 5:07:35 AM

Very nice colors, lighting, comp and details here Heather, fantastic photo! #9119544

Heather Pickard 12/22/2010 9:49:52 AM

Its great to get such positive feedback on my image.
Thanks do much Susan, Freddy and Hayden for taking time to comment.
I really appreciate it. #9119983

Michael Lynch 12/28/2010 4:19:45 AM

Beauty of a capture and CONGRATULATIONS ! #9128399

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 12/28/2010 4:34:23 AM

Congrats on your beautiful POTD, Heather. #9128438

Dennis Behm 12/28/2010 4:34:26 AM

Congratulations on your POTD! #9128439

Karen Celella level-classic 12/28/2010 4:37:01 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding POTD, Heather! #9128450

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 12/28/2010 4:37:54 AM

I love cardinals and I believe this is the prettuiest capture I have EVER seen Heather, as far as I'm concedrned this should be 1st place!

Congrats on the POTD, will be looking to see it again..

jo ann c. #9128451

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 12/28/2010 4:42:34 AM

A very 'cool' capture, Heather. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #9128460

Joy Rector level-classic 12/28/2010 5:24:41 AM

congrats on the POTD #9128511

Mike Bachman 12/28/2010 5:28:07 AM

Congrats on the POTD. It isn't often that you can get one of these so enjoy the limelight,
Mike #9128515

Patti Coblentz level-classic 12/28/2010 5:39:12 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, is a beautiful image! #9128540

Claudine T. Bartels level-classic 12/28/2010 5:40:03 AM

This is a GORGEOUS picture, Heather! BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations! #9128541

Brenda f. Andrew level-classic 12/28/2010 5:41:49 AM

What a very nice shot. I love the colors. congrat on your POTD. #9128543

Cathy Barrows 12/28/2010 5:54:12 AM

Congrats on your gorgeous POTD #9128571

Anthony L. Mancuso 12/28/2010 6:01:32 AM

Excellent image Heather, congrats on your POTD! #9128583

Tammy Espino 12/28/2010 6:11:01 AM

Big congrats on this beautiful capture~ #9128609

Tammy Espino 12/28/2010 6:11:01 AM

Big congrats on this beautiful capture~ #9128610

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/28/2010 6:13:53 AM

Wonderful capture, congrats on your POTD! #9128626

Richard D. Love 12/28/2010 6:42:02 AM

Contratulations, Heather. The light and depth are exceptional. Well done.

Rick #9128742

Nikki McDonald level-classic 12/28/2010 6:47:34 AM

Congratulations on the POTD, Heather -- what a terrific winter capture with the frosty spruce needles to remind us of the crisp cold and his bright feathers to warm the day. Great detail, light and dof. #9128760

Nancy L. Green level-classic 12/28/2010 6:50:59 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Heather, this is OUTSTANDING!!! You have a wonderful gallery as well!! <>< #9128771

Beth W. DeBor level-classic 12/28/2010 6:59:09 AM

Heather, congratulations on your gorgeous POTD. #9128804

Chuck Flewelling 12/28/2010 7:08:38 AM

What a fantastic shot, Heather. Congratulations on POTD! Well deserved. #9128842

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 12/28/2010 7:08:51 AM

on your very deserving POTD! 8o) #9128843

Rosemary Sampson level-classic 12/28/2010 7:24:15 AM

Well done, Heather. #9128886

Katarina Mansson 12/28/2010 7:50:42 AM

Beautiful bird and picture. Love the complementary colors and the DOF. Congratulations on your POTD! #9128933

PiperAnne L. Worcester 12/28/2010 7:54:44 AM

WOW, WOW, WOW! #9128941

Freddy Bland 12/28/2010 8:38:14 AM

HUGE congratulations, Heather, on this well-deserved POTD!! #9129033

Erica Murphy level-classic 12/28/2010 8:42:33 AM

What a beautiful image Heather!! Congrats on your POTD!! #9129044

Anne McKinnell 12/28/2010 9:37:47 AM

Very pretty Heather, congrats on your POTD! #9129101

Rona L. Schwarz 12/28/2010 9:51:05 AM

WTG, Heather!! Huge Congratulations on your outstanding POTD! Beautiful light and DOF on this wonderful seasonal bird capture! #9129110

Pamela Koch 12/28/2010 12:13:56 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful POTD award. I love the title you chose. Happy Shooting. Pamela #9129277

Kathleen R. Struckle 12/28/2010 12:42:52 PM

Beautiful detail and color. Congrats on your POTD!! #9129300

Ruth Grimm 12/28/2010 12:50:31 PM

Congrats on this gorgeous POTD, Heather! Good for you,girl!! #9129310

Carolyn McIntosh 12/28/2010 1:20:08 PM

Congratulations . .. this is just a magnificent photo. #9129326

Shirley A. Kinney 12/28/2010 1:34:41 PM

What a gorgeous capture. Looks like a Christmas card. Congrats on your POTD. #9129336

Jeffrey R. Bange 12/28/2010 7:05:29 PM

Congratulations Heather on your beautiful POTD, I'm sure we will be seeing this again as a finalist. #9129846

Paul R. Nelson level-classic 12/28/2010 9:47:02 PM

Beautiful image, Heather! A wonderful capture of a lovely part of God's creation, and just in time to celebrate the birth of His Son. Congratulations on your POTD. #9130000

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 12/29/2010 11:56:06 AM

Congratulations Heather on Your POTD for this beautiful image. Great capture with bight color, details and DOF! #9131201

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 12/29/2010 2:37:19 PM

Congratulations Heather, a beautiful image for the season! #9131390

Jean Lechleiter level-classic 12/29/2010 9:30:35 PM

Outstanding, Heather! Congrats. on the POTD - WTG. #9131869

Heather Pickard 12/30/2010 1:38:19 PM

A great big THANK-YOU to each and every one for the many kind comments I have recieved regarding this photo.
I am so pleasantly surprised at all this attention, and am pleased to be able to share a little bit of red feathered beauty from our corner of Ontario. #9133515

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).


Northern Cardinal at a wildlife garden in Ontario. Shot with 300mm at F/7.1, 1/400 sec.

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 25/10000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 12/18/2010 8:34:46 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera Editor's Pick Photo of the Day

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Heather Pickard. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.