Susan Weisensel 8/21/2011 6:51:49 PM

Excellent close up capture Bill. #1402786

Michelle Alton 8/22/2011 3:58:27 AM

Gosh, I really love this. He seems to be grinning at you, and it's such a fun shot! #9619687

Linda L. Ruiz 8/22/2011 6:56:32 AM

awesome close up #9620063

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 9/25/2011 4:01:12 PM

WOW! #9690871

Bill Foxworthy 9/25/2011 4:09:59 PM

Thanks Susan, Michelle, Linda, and a special thanks the the BP Judge for stopping by and commenting! #9690928

Kay E. Mahoney 9/25/2011 5:17:04 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Bill. Good luck in the next round. #9691604

Bill Foxworthy 9/25/2011 5:17:51 PM

Rhank you Kay. #9691611

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/26/2011 6:30:36 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Bill!

jo ann c. #9694884

Bill Foxworthy 9/26/2011 6:59:56 AM

Thanks Jo Ann. #9695034

Liz blahh 9/26/2011 8:25:18 AM

I knew this was yours! Congrats on your finalist! #9695344

Sabrina Ryan 9/26/2011 7:53:40 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Wonderful Finalist, Bill #9697928

Liz blahh 9/26/2011 11:24:56 PM

Congratulations on your winning image! #9698419

Merna L. Nobile 9/26/2011 11:49:41 PM

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna


Renee Doyle 9/27/2011 1:47:04 AM

Wonderful work as always Bill!! Congratulations! #9698706

Bill Foxworthy 9/27/2011 4:13:40 AM

Thanks Liz, Sabrina, Liz, Merna and Renee. My thanks again to the Judge for this pick! #9699065

Sabrina Ryan 9/27/2011 7:02:08 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Winning image, Bill! #9699754

Bill Foxworthy 9/27/2011 7:02:57 AM

Thanks Sabrina. #9699758

Karen Celella 9/27/2011 8:34:21 AM

Congratulations on your stunning winner, Bill. #9700171

Bill Foxworthy 9/27/2011 8:36:26 AM

Thank you Karen! #9700181

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/27/2011 1:24:05 PM

Congratulations on this AWESOME 2nd Place Gold Winner Bill!

jo ann c. #9700788

Bill Foxworthy 9/27/2011 1:24:46 PM

Thank you Jo Ann. #9700791

Evy Johansen 9/27/2011 9:10:09 PM

This is so beautiful! BIG congratulations on your win, Bill!! #9701757

Usman M. Bajwa 9/27/2011 9:26:00 PM

Terrific capture and huge CONGRATZ on the second place Gold, Bill!!!

UB. #9701810

Debbie Bray 9/28/2011 3:27:17 AM

Absolutely superb, Bill! Congratulations!!! #9702259

Judy Foxworthy 9/28/2011 4:10:51 AM

Thanks Evy, Usman and Debbie. #9702394

Dominick M. Dimacale 9/28/2011 4:45:43 AM

Congratulations Bill on your Win!!!

Dominick #9702485

Bill Foxworthy 9/28/2011 6:07:51 AM

Thanks Evy, Usman, Debbie and Dominick.
I forgot I was not signed in on my wife's computer this am. #9702678

Mary Beth Aiello 9/28/2011 7:15:20 AM

Simply beautiful, Bill. Huge congrats. #9702861

Bill Foxworthy 9/28/2011 7:16:04 AM

Thanks Mary Beth! #9702862

Monika Sapek 9/29/2011 11:12:20 AM

Great capture of this amazing bird! Congratulations, Bill! #9705428

Bill Foxworthy 9/29/2011 11:13:07 AM

Thanks Monica! #9705430

David M. Montero 9/30/2011 6:48:55 AM

Congratulations on your second place selection Bill! Wonderful clarity and color. #9707005

Bill Foxworthy 9/30/2011 6:50:28 AM

Thank you Dave. #9707009

Judy Foxworthy 9/30/2011 7:01:11 AM

Big Congratulations, Bill, on your super superb second place win!! WTG!! #9707037

Phyllis H. Burchett 10/3/2011 9:05:52 AM

Outstanding work, congrats on your win! #9713350

Bill Foxworthy 10/3/2011 9:29:50 AM

Thanks Judy and Phyllis! #9713399

Rona L. Schwarz 10/3/2011 9:37:08 PM

WOW! This is sensational, Bill! Huge Congrats on this marvelous Winner! #9714659

Bill Foxworthy 10/5/2011 8:20:46 AM

Hi Rona, thanks very much! #9718060

Bill Houghton 10/18/2011 4:21:08 PM

Bill, this is an awesome photo. Congratulations on your beautiful win. Have a great week, Bill

If you have time, check out my website:
Bill Houghton Photography

Bill Foxworthy 10/18/2011 4:22:11 PM

Thanks very much Bill, Your website is beautiful! #9743536

Inge Linden 1/19/2012 6:48:33 AM

Your work is stunning! It's one beautiful photo after another. #9929181

Bill Foxworthy 1/19/2012 10:42:09 AM

Thank you Inge, so is yours! #9929476

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Canon 600mm f/4L, 1/2000, f/8, ISO1000, Manual mode, early morning in Florida pond.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1000, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 600.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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