Sitting Pretty

© Gord MacEachern

Sitting Pretty

Alan L. Borror 1/12/2011 3:01:27 AM

This is AWESOME, Gord! I hope we see this again! #1343445

Earl Blansfield 1/12/2011 3:08:29 AM

Nice capture Gord. Nice light and clarity. #9157755

Tammy M. Anderson 1/12/2011 3:13:01 AM

And she is a beauty. Excellent details, light and comp. Gord. Perfect! #9157769

Michelle Alton 1/12/2011 3:22:57 AM

She is lovely, and you've framed her perfectly, Gord. #9157782

Danny B. Head 1/12/2011 3:27:10 AM

Great the soft, pale background! #9157789

Tiia Vissak 1/12/2011 4:01:27 AM

great tones, details & dof! #9157835

Ron McEwan 1/12/2011 4:10:43 AM

A natural beauty she is too. So well composed with terrific detail excellent work Gord #9157860

Ray Thoms 1/12/2011 4:15:37 AM

Great image Gord...not sure sitting and patiently often goes with the word female?....hehehehhee

We have had pretty fecent weather here as well... #9157875

Carolyn M. Fletcher 1/12/2011 4:18:40 AM

Hey! If we weren't patient, you guys would all be in serious trouble! Anyway, it's a beautiful PATIENT female cardinal. LOL #9157882

Marilyn Cornwell 1/12/2011 4:18:42 AM

Lovely, Gord! #9157883

Robert R. Goodman 1/12/2011 4:19:27 AM

Hi Gord,That is awesome my friend.Beautiful detail and color.I wonder how they stay warm in the winter!!!! #9157887

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 1/12/2011 4:25:57 AM

A winner - Just love it. Beautiful tones and colors.
JP #9157919

Anita Hogue 1/12/2011 4:34:42 AM

A beautiful capture, Gord! #9157960

Ellen Hodges 1/12/2011 4:42:10 AM

Super beautiful capture with awesome detail, Gord!! #9157988

Julie Burnett 1/12/2011 4:52:15 AM

Gord, the detail and composition are just gorgeous!! Absolutely lovely!! #9158017

Freddy Bland 1/12/2011 5:36:12 AM

Gee, Gord, that's one gorgeous Cardinal! She's a beauty and you've done her justice!! Outstanding details and color! #9158091

Douglas Pignet 1/12/2011 5:57:57 AM

Beautiful winter capture of this lovely Cardinal #9158144

Fanie Heymans 1/12/2011 6:01:22 AM

Excellent capture Gord! #9158150

Monnie Ryan 1/12/2011 6:10:23 AM

My favorite small bird (and I think the ladies are beautiful too)! Terrific detail and composition, Gord! #9158176

Cathy Barrows 1/12/2011 6:41:25 AM

she is a beauty #9158271

Jack Ryan 1/12/2011 6:45:41 AM

Outstanding clarity and comp...beautifully presented...very well done. #9158283

Bojan Bencic 1/12/2011 7:50:20 AM

Fantastic composition and color, Gord. Love it. #9158383

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/12/2011 9:11:01 AM

Simply gorgeous Gord, love your composition and colors..I posted a male Cardinal today, tell her to fly on over! lol

jo ann c.

Kerry Hill 1/12/2011 11:37:49 AM

Beautifully framed with excellent details Gord! #9158752

Renee Doyle 1/12/2011 11:50:49 AM

Oh she is sooo so beautiful Gord!!!! #9158788

John Connolly 1/12/2011 11:56:35 AM

A wonderful capture of this beautiful little bird Gord! The color and detail are outstanding! #9158807

Ann Coates 1/12/2011 11:57:43 AM

This is a beauty, I hope we see it again too. #9158810

Lynn M. Whitt 1/12/2011 1:24:39 PM

beautiful capture... #9158905

Patrick Rouzes 1/12/2011 1:59:46 PM

You have these captures down to a science, Gord! This is exceptionally beautiful & masterful work, my friend! WTG! #9158944

Carol L. Fowler 1/12/2011 4:03:50 PM

The way our bird seed has been going down, I thought all the cardinals in the world were at my house! You might as well send that one down here to feast with the rest! (Or I could send all mine up there!) #9159084

Barbara Waldoch 1/12/2011 5:25:14 PM

Such a beautiful bird and capture, Gord! #9159221

Rona L. Schwarz 1/12/2011 8:10:45 PM

She is indeed sitting pretty, Gord! Just posing for you patiently. Very beautiful capture with wonderful feather detail and clarity and I love the catchlight in her eye. Gorgeous color composition, too, with the red background and perfect DOF. Wonderful work, as always! #9159353

Patti Coblentz 1/12/2011 9:18:03 PM

She is such a pretty little cardinal...such beautiful diffused light and soft tones...I, too, hope we see this image again, it! #9159444

Dick W. Wyatt 1/13/2011 12:13:58 AM

She is a real beauty !!
A very nice capture, Gord. #9159546

Robert R. Goodman 2/10/2011 11:11:38 AM

A Big Congratulations,Gord.WTG my friend!!!! #9225425

Patti Coblentz 2/10/2011 11:22:15 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Gord! #9225532

Tammy M. Anderson 2/10/2011 11:23:35 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Gord. #9225545

Merna L. Nobile 2/10/2011 12:34:07 PM

Black and White, Bright Colors, Full Frame or Cropped, it does not matter. You’re a winner! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9226199

Tiia Vissak 2/10/2011 12:56:33 PM

Congratulations! #9226368

Jack Ryan 2/10/2011 12:58:44 PM

Way to go, Gord. Congratulations...a very deserving selection. #9226388

Kay E. Mahoney 2/10/2011 1:38:39 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round.


Barbara Mason 2/10/2011 1:39:29 PM

Huge Congratulations Gord on this beautiful Finalist image !!! #9226690

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 2/10/2011 1:40:53 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Bojan Bencic 2/10/2011 1:58:06 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Gord. #9226855

Carol L. Fowler 2/10/2011 4:08:38 PM

Congrats! Beautiful Finalist! #9227856

Danny B. Head 2/10/2011 4:19:25 PM

Beautiful shot! Congrats! #9227969

Debra R. Harder 2/10/2011 4:31:36 PM

This really is a beautiful image, Gord! Huge congratulations on your superb finalist! Deb #9228086

Ellen Hodges 2/10/2011 6:11:18 PM

Huge congrats on a very fantastic finalist, Gord!! Very best luck!!! #9228795

Ron McEwan 2/11/2011 5:17:49 AM

Glad to see this one again; congratulation. #9230915

John Connolly 2/11/2011 11:45:49 AM

Huge congratulations on your well deserved finalist award, Gord! Best of luck in the next round! #9232268

Ann Coates 2/11/2011 12:16:24 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist award Gord. #9232398

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/11/2011 1:18:44 PM

Awesome finalist! Congratulations Gord, I loved this ....

jo ann c. #9232643

Renee Doyle 2/11/2011 7:23:55 PM

So happy to see this win Gold Gord!!!! Big congratulations to you! #9233654

Phyllis H. Burchett 2/11/2011 7:43:50 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner! #9233746

Patti Coblentz 2/11/2011 8:08:30 PM

Big congratulations on your very beautiful winner, Gord!! #9233862

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 2/11/2011 8:15:04 PM




Agnes Fegan 2/11/2011 8:18:36 PM

This is so pretty...congratulations!!! #9233914

Freddy Bland 2/11/2011 8:51:04 PM

HUGE congratulations, Gord, on this fantastic Gold Winner!!! #9234019

Rona L. Schwarz 2/11/2011 9:23:51 PM

Somehow I missed this Finalist yesterday, Gord...but hey, a GOLD WINNER is even better!! Your bird images are unsurpassed and this wonderful cardinal is no exception - HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GOLD WINNER! #9234099

Barbara Waldoch 2/11/2011 9:44:28 PM

Huge congratulations for the GOLD, Gord! #9234154

Monika Sapek 2/11/2011 10:31:30 PM

Lovely colors! Congratulations on your Win, Gord! #9234220

Bojan Bencic 2/11/2011 11:07:58 PM

Congratulations on your winner, Gord. Well done. #9234287

Debra R. Harder 2/11/2011 11:14:00 PM

WTG, Gord! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER! Deb #9234313

Tiia Vissak 2/12/2011 12:14:09 AM

Congratulations! #9234429

Michelle Alton 2/12/2011 2:07:42 AM

Your avian shots keep getting better and better, Gord. Congratulations on this terrific winner! #9234492

Alan L. Borror 2/12/2011 3:58:09 AM

Congratulations, Gord! A winner all the way! #9234634

Danny B. Head 2/12/2011 4:48:07 AM

I love the pale background on this one. Congrats on a beautifil winner, Gord! #9234755

Tammy M. Anderson 2/12/2011 4:54:48 AM

Congrats Gord on your beautiful winner. #9234771

Ray Thoms 2/12/2011 5:29:13 AM

Well done deserve it!!!!! #9234898

Jack Ryan 2/12/2011 5:32:06 AM

Outstanding!!! A very deserving winner...congratulations, Gord!!! Way to go!!! #9234911

Melissa G. Meiselman 2/12/2011 6:19:03 AM

Huge congrats, Gord on your stunning and most deserving winner!! #9235031

R. J. Laudenbacher 2/12/2011 7:28:31 AM

WTG Gord!!!!!! I told you that you are the Bird Man! :) Congratulations on your win. #9235271

Mitch Spence 2/12/2011 8:18:29 AM

Congratulations to you, Gord. This is, indeed, a favorite image for me. #9235486

Claudia Kuhn 2/12/2011 8:26:34 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner! #9235522

Carla Capra 2/12/2011 8:49:05 AM

;) CC #9235604

Patrick Rouzes 2/12/2011 8:50:28 AM

Not surprised at all! Congratulations on your incredible Winner, Gord! #9235610

Ann Coates 2/12/2011 10:22:26 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful Gold win Gord. #9235788

Emile Abbott 2/12/2011 11:01:25 AM

Pretty Pink brings home the Gold congrats Gord #9235847

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 2/12/2011 11:34:27 AM

WTG on your fabulous winner, Gord! :-) k #9235921

Ellen Hodges 2/12/2011 5:47:26 PM

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Gord!! Very well deserved and awesome!!! #9236616

Avril Young 2/12/2011 6:33:30 PM

congrats on this fab are one outstanding photograhper...well done Gord #9236745

Dick W. Wyatt 2/12/2011 11:55:59 PM

Way to go Gord.
She is a WINNER !!!!! #9237128

Aimee S. McMaster 2/13/2011 5:18:52 AM

...congratulations Gord, on this wonderful winner.... #9237401

Sabrina Ryan 2/13/2011 5:21:58 AM

CONGRATULTIONS on your Winning image, Gord! #9237413

Kerry Hill 2/13/2011 10:09:25 AM

Huge congratulations on your fantastic win Gord!! #9237994

Julie Burnett 2/13/2011 12:40:05 PM

Huge congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Gord!! #9238146

Laura E. Swan 2/13/2011 4:37:50 PM



Wonderful news!!!

-Laura #9238667

Marilyn Cornwell 2/14/2011 2:17:31 AM

So wonderful to see this as a winner! Congratulations, Gord! #9239121

Usman M. Bajwa 2/17/2011 11:23:45 PM

Beautiful, CONGRATZ on your Second Place Winner, Gord!!!

UB. #9247501

Bill Houghton 2/26/2011 5:14:04 PM

Gord, congratulations on such a beautiful winner. Bill #9263569

Mary K. Robison 3/28/2016 10:14:51 PM

Congratulations on this lovely photo getting an ALL-TIME Gold EP, Gord!
Hope it goes even higher! #11453449

Beth OMeara 4/26/2017 9:07:32 PM

Beautiful Image, Gord. Great colors. #11587414

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Female Cardinal just sitting patiently.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 1/12/2011 2:57:05 AM

Keywords: #cardinal All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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