Elegance

Joy E. Cobb Student 9/28/2005 8:13:52 PM

Oh wow. This is just gorgeous. Nice composition and tone. #318172

Brian Wallace 9/28/2005 8:16:49 PM

Excellent shot! VERY sharp... #1897405

Deborah Sandidge 9/28/2005 8:38:40 PM

Thank you Joy and Brian! #1897481

Cora Miller 9/28/2005 10:50:41 PM

Very unusual and interesting composition with the serpentine curve encompassing almost the entire frame and the eye dead center. A 'break the rules' shot that works! Great light and detail too! #1897659

Jim Kinnunen 9/28/2005 11:11:05 PM

Terrific image, Deborah!!! I love the comp and treatment of this!!! #1897688

Stan J. Contrades 9/28/2005 11:48:43 PM

Tack sharp details on the feathers, terrific lighting, and a wonderful "S" curve of the neck in this capture, Deborah!! Superb treatment and display!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1897722

Jill Odice 9/29/2005 12:35:45 AM

I saw this in your gallery and really loved it. So graceful and beautiful. Outstanding work Deborah! #1897800

Jenny Bosmans 9/29/2005 3:46:19 AM

Superb and gorgeous capture, Deborah!! Excellent as always!! #1898109

Linda D. Lester 9/29/2005 3:51:32 AM

Wow! So beautiful...Elegance is a great title for this one! #1898127

Deb Holmes 9/29/2005 5:54:45 AM

Stunning Deb, I love the tone of this, awesome image! #1898582

Wendy Stevenson 9/29/2005 6:11:25 AM

Perfect title for this excellent shot Deborah!! Superb tones, detail and composition! #1898673

Deborah Sandidge 9/29/2005 6:11:33 AM

Thanks so much for your comments! Anhingas are such graceful creatures... #1898674

Criseyda Koonce 9/29/2005 6:45:53 AM

What an incredibly well done image! The photo is awesome, and the black and white and other treatments you have added, give it a beautiful portrait style feel. #1898781

Terry L. Ellis 9/29/2005 9:59:25 AM

Excellent, Deborah! Very elegant and beautiful tones and details! #1899363

Jill Flynn 9/29/2005 2:55:59 PM

This is STUNNING Deborah .... just BEAUTIFUL!! #1900336

Deborah Sandidge 9/29/2005 6:52:03 PM

Thank you so much for your kind words on this anhinga! #1900832

Robert M. Nicholson 9/29/2005 7:08:30 PM

Nice b&w! #1900875

Deborah Sandidge 9/29/2005 8:01:10 PM

Thank you Robert! #1901016

Leanne M.E. Boyd 10/1/2005 1:19:39 AM

I love this, Deborah! #1905072

Stephen Zacker 10/1/2005 7:23:35 AM

Very unique in B & W. Super capture #1905771

Cathy Stancil 10/3/2005 11:33:19 PM

Love the expression you caught, the warm tone and composition are excellent Deborah !! Beautiful image ! #1914368

Deborah Sandidge 10/4/2005 5:25:57 AM

Thank you Leanne, Stephen and Cathy, I appreciate your comments! #1915379

Kara Hendricks 10/4/2005 6:50:30 AM

Just when I think you can't suprise me with your elegant bird shots anymore... You go and do it.. WOW!!! This is so unique and gorgeous!!!! I hope this wins!! #1915800

Deborah Sandidge 10/4/2005 8:14:39 AM

Thank you Kara, you are such a sweetheart! #1916164

Goshka G. 10/8/2005 11:20:59 AM

Wow, this looks like a sure winner to me, Deborah!! Beautiful work!!! #1930363

Deborah C. Lewinson 10/10/2005 4:50:42 PM

Stunning, Deb, my pick for grand prize!
Good luck with this,
Debby #1938341

Deborah Sandidge 10/10/2005 5:03:31 PM

Thanks so much, Goshka and Debby, I appreciate your kind words! #1938386

Stan J. Contrades 10/21/2005 12:54:10 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Deborah, on this fantastic FINALIST and the best of luck to you in the next round!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1975335

clifton Mair 10/21/2005 2:13:07 AM

Beautiful, original, creative, actually it's stunning. Wonderful work Deborah. #1975483

Joy E. Cobb 10/21/2005 5:27:07 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Deborah, on your Finalist! :) #1976298

Mary N C. Taitt 10/21/2005 6:38:07 AM

WOW!! This is gorgeous, and striking and wonderful, congratulations, and good luck on the next round, Deborah! Mary :-) #1976689

Claudia Kuhn 10/21/2005 6:47:03 AM

Gorgeous capture Deborah!! Congrats! #1976748

Linda D. Lester 10/21/2005 8:06:20 AM

Congratulations on this awesome shot!
Good luck in the next round!! #1977502

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 10/21/2005 8:23:50 AM

Congratulations Deborah!!! #1977659

Terry L. Ellis 10/21/2005 9:28:56 AM

Congratulations, Deborah, on your sensational finalist! I love it! #1978043

Laurence Saliba 10/21/2005 10:24:45 AM

A BEAUTY!!!!!!!! Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Deborah!!! #1978353

Rakesh Syal 10/21/2005 12:25:26 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Deborah! #1978932

Marsha S. Smith 10/21/2005 12:40:34 PM

How gorgeous! Congratulations, Deborah #1979054

Judy S. Fung 10/21/2005 2:10:50 PM

Congrats, Deborah! #1979696

Laura Clay-Ballard 10/21/2005 2:33:43 PM

incredibly gorgeous! congrats
#1979833

Stephen Zacker 10/21/2005 2:35:37 PM

Wonderful capture and detail. Congratulations #1979857

Debra Booth 10/21/2005 3:42:56 PM

Congratulations on all your September finalists, Deb!! #1980278

Diane Addonizio 10/21/2005 3:47:04 PM

Congrats ! #1980309

Jenny Bosmans 10/21/2005 3:54:56 PM

Congratulations on your finalists, Deborah! :) #1980358

Deb Holmes 10/21/2005 4:18:15 PM

Congratulations Deb, on this awesome finalist! #1980492

Pu Chen 10/21/2005 4:33:23 PM

So beautiful and great capture of an elegant pose, Deborah! Congratulations for your finalist and hope to see this again soon! #1980614

Susan T. Evans 10/21/2005 5:00:49 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalists. #1980741

Terry R. Hatfield 10/21/2005 5:18:36 PM

Awesome Deb!!A Big Congratulations To You;-) #1980815

Deborah Sandidge 10/21/2005 7:40:35 PM

Thanks so much for your very thoughtful and kind congrats! I appreciate each word! ~ Deb #1981661

Bogdan Grosu 10/21/2005 9:43:33 PM

nice pose...congratulations for the finals #1981942

Souha Dooly 10/22/2005 6:43:03 AM

Congratulations, Deborah!!wonderful shot!! #1983330

Lucia De Giovanni 10/22/2005 6:57:37 AM

Whoohoo!!!! Many Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING finalist, Deb! #1983399

Marie Fields 10/22/2005 7:20:58 AM

Congratulations, Deborah! Awesome image!! #1983484

Casey A. Hanson 10/22/2005 8:42:52 AM

Somehow I missed this one, I've been so busy...this is outstanding Deb! WOW!
In my book, it's a winner for sure!! Excellent work, as always. :0) #1983913

Kathleen K. Parker 10/22/2005 10:27:03 AM

Congratulations, Deborah!
kk #1984326

Karen Bacon 10/22/2005 12:08:04 PM

Great composition Deborah!Congratulations! #1984589

Cathy M. Gromball 10/22/2005 2:26:29 PM

Congratulations, Deborah!

Cathy :) #1985080

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) 10/22/2005 9:39:25 PM

Beautiful photo. Artistic. #1986416

Jim Kinnunen 10/22/2005 9:43:18 PM

Congrats, Deborah!!! #1986426

Sandy Landon 10/23/2005 8:59:07 PM

Beautiful! Congrats! #1990432

Jonna Bergström 10/28/2005 3:12:33 PM

Congratulations!! #2009303

Deborah Sandidge 10/31/2005 5:52:52 PM

Thanks so much for your kind congrats and thoughtful comments on this image! #2020197

Stan J. Contrades 11/23/2005 11:34:05 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on all six of your stunning Finalists, Deborah, and the very best of luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2112945

Fax Sinclair 1/22/2006 8:13:44 AM

Aloha Deborah,
Well, I'm coming to the party late, but this is another stunning image. The title is perfect. What a look from this bird! And every feather is perfect.

I also am loving the moon watchers. You are the queen of the birds! #2321989

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) 9/30/2006 8:12:33 PM

Beautiful image. #3392149

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Description

Anhinga this morning at Viera Wetlands, f6.7, 1/640, 200-400mm, 1.7 teleconverter @650mm, converted to B&W and toned in Photoshop.

Uploaded on 9/28/2005 8:07:47 PM

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Camera: Nikon D2X Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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