Round One

Nancy J. Jarrett 10/5/2012 1:02:22 PM

Amazing shot, Phyllis. I can feel the spray from the water! #1490486

Jeff Robinson 10/5/2012 2:39:39 PM

Big "WOW Factor" here Phyllis - Outstanding capture of the moment! #10357159

Terry T. Ruvalcaba 10/5/2012 4:33:21 PM

Looks like another winning shot, amzing capture! #10357261

Leslie McLain 10/5/2012 6:35:30 PM

An amazing capture, Phyllis. It must have been so cool to see the bears up close. #10357366

Ann Coates 10/5/2012 7:27:01 PM

Wow, an amazing shot here. #10357406

Ken Smith 10/5/2012 8:22:03 PM

If I was there...they can have that spot! Just as long as they'll pose for some nice portraits! Super work, Phyllis! #10357466

Rona L. Schwarz 10/5/2012 10:02:51 PM

Oh my Oh my, this is really a "WOW", Phyllis! Remarkable and striking - you can see the expressions on their faces and the water spray/rain - just a fabulous action capture! Can't wait to see more. Off to OBX tomorrow, catch up with you soon! #10357511

Patrick Rouzes 10/7/2012 4:30:31 PM

Not sure what to say except "WOW & "Incredible"! Good luck, Phyllis!

Kathy Salerni 10/7/2012 8:27:03 PM

SPECTACULAR capture, Phyllis! Winner all the way! #10359854

Phyllis H. Burchett 10/7/2012 8:48:14 PM

Thank you so very much everyone! #10359872

Eivor Kuchta 10/11/2012 8:06:03 PM

What a scene to witness! I bet they are brothers (says a mom of three kids). Excellent capture, Phyllis! #10366040

Phyllis H. Burchett 10/11/2012 8:21:09 PM

Thanks Eivor, two sows (females) and they were pretty serious about defending their fishing spots. #10366050

Rudi Reiner 10/15/2012 7:44:56 PM

See a winner here!
Excellent details, colors and action captured #10371286

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/25/2012 2:20:26 PM

Outstanding work, really powerful! #10384060

Phyllis A. Houghton 10/25/2012 8:17:28 PM

Congratulations on your Editors First Pick! #10384417

Karen Celella 10/27/2012 6:22:17 AM

Amazing, Phyllis! #10386275

Danny B. Head 11/5/2012 5:27:36 AM

Love the little stream of water droplets coming from the twisting of the bear's head! #10404994

Ujjwal Mukherjee 11/8/2012 12:21:34 AM

Terrific capture!! Love it!! #10409167

Liz blahh 11/8/2012 10:42:10 PM

AWESOME! #10410782

Linda D. Lester 11/21/2012 11:09:23 AM

Excellent capture! I don't think I would want to be to close to these guys! #10428228

Tammy Espino 11/29/2012 7:40:55 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist! :) #10438845

Linda S. Smith 11/29/2012 7:48:05 PM

This is a fantastic capture Phyllis! Congrats on this beautiful finalist win! #10438884

Rudi Reiner 11/29/2012 7:55:48 PM

Congradulations, great shot! #10438930

Laura Greene 11/29/2012 8:05:37 PM

Phyllis, Congrats on your wonderful finalist!!!! #10438985

Nadia Paul 11/29/2012 8:59:35 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Phyllis! #10439227

Sherran Andersen 11/29/2012 9:22:55 PM

Congrats again. #10439317

Ann Coates 11/29/2012 9:47:13 PM

What an amazing capture, congratulations on your finalist. #10439395

Stefania Barbier 11/30/2012 1:14:21 AM

Just fantastic… Congratulations! #10439792

Judy V. Kennamer 11/30/2012 3:43:00 AM

Congrats on this beauty, Phyllis!!!! #10440011

Deborah C. Lewinson 11/30/2012 3:49:13 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis, on your awesome finalist!

Best wishes for the next round!
Debby #10440041

Kathy Cline 11/30/2012 5:11:39 AM

Your a brave girl to get the shot.
Just amazing!!
Congratulations and have a blessed day. #10440464

Val Feldman 11/30/2012 5:31:43 AM

Good grief...what an AMAZING capture, Phyllis...every month all your captures and then, your Finalists are gorgeous (and inspiring!) but there's always one (or 2 or 3 :) :) that just stops you in your tracks with your jaw meeting the computer table with a thud! :) This is it for me!!! Hoping to see this one back...outstanding work! #10440537

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman 11/30/2012 7:34:50 AM

Outstanding, amazing, wonderful .... no adjective I can think of really is good enough #10440941

Phyllis H. Burchett 11/30/2012 7:45:47 AM

Thank you so much everyone for the wonderful comments! #10440978

Linda L. Ruiz 11/30/2012 7:45:58 AM


Ellen Hodges 11/30/2012 8:07:08 AM

Huge congrats and very best luck with your awesome finalists, Phyllis!!! #10441103

The Judges at 11/30/2012 8:18:27 AM

WOW! #10441199

Carla Capra 11/30/2012 8:38:56 AM

Congratulations. #10441326

Linda A. Braddock 11/30/2012 9:16:08 AM

Phyllis, Congratulatios on this out-standing Finalists! #10441532

Katherine Kuhn 11/30/2012 9:17:57 AM

Congratulations on this amazing capture, Phyllis! #10441549

Emile Abbott 11/30/2012 9:25:23 AM

Congratulations Phyllis on awesome finalist. #10441584

Debra R. Harder 11/30/2012 9:52:18 AM

This must have been so exhilarating to watch, Phyllis! Brilliant timing, exposure and details. Huge congratulations on another EXCELLENT finalist! #10441665

Robin R. 11/30/2012 11:36:32 AM

Wonderful capture of a great moment. Congrats. #10442127

Tammy M. Anderson 11/30/2012 11:56:28 AM

Outstanding finalist, Phyllis. #10442171

Danny B. Head 11/30/2012 12:07:19 PM

This has winner written all over it! Love the water droplets! Congrats! #10442198

John Connolly 11/30/2012 12:25:49 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Phyllis! Great work! #10442249

Mitch Spence 11/30/2012 12:57:36 PM

Being able to see this moment must have been so special, Phyllis, and capturing it so well is too. Congratulations to you on the finalist. #10442336

Nancy L. Green 11/30/2012 1:23:16 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Phillis on this wonderful finalist, WTG!!! <>< #10442401

Pattie Smith 11/30/2012 3:28:33 PM

Congratulations Phyllis on this awesome FIRST PLACE WIN! #10442856

Ellen Hodges 11/30/2012 3:34:48 PM

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Phyllis!! #10442870

Katherine Kuhn 11/30/2012 3:37:39 PM

Wow! Huge congrats on your win! #10442882

Jessica Jenney 11/30/2012 3:38:39 PM

Congratulations, Phyllis on your fabulous First Place Win! #10442888

Danny B. Head 11/30/2012 3:49:26 PM

Told you so! lol Congrats! #10442929

Linda A. Braddock 11/30/2012 3:55:57 PM

Phyllis, Congratulations, this is so beautiful! #10442964

Peter K. Burian 11/30/2012 4:01:57 PM

Such a dramatic image, Phyllis. Congratulations. #10442998

Deborah C. Lewinson 11/30/2012 4:03:10 PM

Congratulations on your excellent 1st place win, Phyllis! #10443005

Val Feldman 11/30/2012 4:09:37 PM

Well, no surprise here! It was a winner from the very beginning! Huge congratulations, Phyllis, on an outstanding 1st Place Gold Win! #10443027

Tammy Espino 11/30/2012 4:10:06 PM

Congratulations on your win!!! Way to go! :) #10443031

Sharon Sawyer 11/30/2012 4:30:19 PM

Phyllis, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved First Place Win!!! #10443126

Tammy M. Anderson 11/30/2012 4:33:10 PM

Congrats on a great winner. #10443140

Diane E. Deming 11/30/2012 4:36:47 PM

Phyllis-Love the emotion you have captured on this amazing shot. The water droplets add action to this shot as well. Congratulations on an outstanding photo! #10443162

Leslie McLain 11/30/2012 4:41:10 PM

Congrats on an amazing winner, Phyllis. #10443191

Carol Flisak 11/30/2012 4:45:57 PM

Amazing action image, Phyllis! Huge congratulations on your first place winner! #10443218

Claudia Kuhn 11/30/2012 4:47:48 PM

Wonderful capture Phyllis, congratulations on your first place winner #10443229

Ann Coates 11/30/2012 4:51:29 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic Gold. #10443254

Mary Beth Aiello 11/30/2012 4:56:25 PM

No surprise here, Phyllis. Huge congrats on your GOLD. #10443294

Phyllis H. Burchett 11/30/2012 5:19:49 PM

THANKS so much everyone for the wonderful comments and congrats to all finalists and winners!!! #10443442

ROBIN-LEE M. Vieira 11/30/2012 5:21:44 PM

Outstanding capture Phyllis!! Big congrrrrrrats on this!!!! :) #10443449

Colette M. Metcalf 11/30/2012 5:31:06 PM

Fantastic capture! Wow! A well deserved WIN!!! #10443468

Carol L. Fowler 11/30/2012 6:06:22 PM

Beautiful Winner! WTG! #10443547

Renee Doyle 11/30/2012 6:45:51 PM

Fantastic clarity and outstanding wildlife capture Phyllis!! BIG congrats on this wonderful First Place Winner! #10443650

Rona L. Schwarz 11/30/2012 7:26:15 PM

Yipee! Just got in and am thrilled to see this one with GOLD, Phyllis! Not that I doubted it for a moment - a big favorite of mine as you know. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this spectacular First Place Winner! #10443769

Linda S. Smith 11/30/2012 7:36:04 PM

Woo Hoo Phyllis on your HUGE win here! Well deserved and great capture!!!! #10443790

Jack Gaskin 11/30/2012 7:45:40 PM


Jack #10443822

Stefania Barbier 11/30/2012 8:46:26 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous winner! #10443905

Nadia Paul 11/30/2012 9:02:09 PM

Congrats on your outstanding winner Phyllis! #10443946

Tarun Bose 12/1/2012 4:41:38 AM

Big big congrats Phyllis for your first prize winner. #10444242

Bojan Bencic 12/1/2012 4:56:32 AM

Great shot, Phyllis. Congratulations! #10444272

Ujjwal Mukherjee 12/1/2012 5:21:48 AM

HUGE congratulations,Phyllis!! #10444332

Linda D. Lester 12/1/2012 5:24:39 AM

Not a surprise to me just glad it didn't slip thru!
Congratulations on your awesome first place! #10444344

Terry Cervi 12/1/2012 5:53:46 AM

Congrats on your amazing First Place win, Phyllis! I just love your work! #10444405

R. J. Laudenbacher 12/1/2012 6:33:39 AM

Wonderful capture, Phyllis! Congrats on your First Place Win! #10444459

Debra R. Harder 12/1/2012 7:50:00 AM

No surprise here...this capture is absolutely brilliant! Huge congratulations, Phyllis, on your OUTSTANDING FIRST PLACE WINNER!! #10444681

Karen Slagle 12/1/2012 7:58:18 AM

Congrats Phyllis on your awesome winning image. #10444718

Cathy Barrows 12/1/2012 8:47:11 AM

congrats on your awesome winner #10444855

Suzanne Crawshaw 12/1/2012 9:10:37 AM

Congrats on your win, cool sparring shot! #10444896

Emile Abbott 12/1/2012 10:00:26 AM

Winner no doubt about it Phyllis, Congratulations #10444986

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/1/2012 11:47:50 AM

Congrats on this 1st Place Gold winner, it is certainly well deserved Phyllis! Great month girl...

jo ann c. #10445174

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/1/2012 2:17:13 PM

Your work ROCKS Phyllis. Huge congratulations!!! #10445451

Usman M. Bajwa 12/1/2012 5:52:00 PM

I ditto Donna P. CONGRATZ on your First Place Gold, Phyllis!!

UB. #10445683

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman 12/1/2012 7:44:31 PM

I called this one for sure! Congrats #10445839

Lyn Darlington 12/2/2012 12:41:53 AM

Fantastic gold win! Congrats! #10446040

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/2/2012 7:57:26 AM

Thank you everyone! #10446520

ALLEN O. HOWARD 12/2/2012 11:14:45 AM

Bear sized congratulations! An amazing Winner! #10446713

Robert R. Goodman 12/2/2012 11:42:15 AM

Hi Phyllis.Congratulations on this beautiful win!!! #10446801

Cindy Bendush 12/2/2012 9:52:57 PM

Congratulations your excellent win! #10447752

Wendy Stevenson 12/3/2012 1:19:05 PM

Wow - amazing capture! And lucky you to witness this - thanks so much for sharing! Not something many can see in real life! #10448914

Lindley Johnson 12/3/2012 5:57:49 PM

This is fantastic, Phyllis! What an amazing moment that must have been. Huge congratulations on your spectacular First Place Win! #10449215

David M. Montero 12/4/2012 2:08:01 PM

Wonderful capture Phyllis. Congratulations on your first place win! #10450923

Andre Larose 12/6/2012 5:03:56 AM

Super capture! Very well deserved! Congratulations! #10453181

JudyAnn Rector 12/6/2012 3:23:13 PM

Fantastic capture, Phyllis...
Congratulations on winning the GOLD! #10453786

Merna L. Nobile 12/9/2012 10:12:51 AM

To my photo friend:
Look back with pride,
Look forward with excitement,
Enjoy the success of the day.

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/9/2012 11:41:23 AM

Thanks so much everyone for the wonderful comments!!! #10457552

Janice Mezzacappa 12/18/2012 7:31:45 AM

Awesome capture of these amazing bears in action...outstanding winner Phyllis Huge Congrats again!!! #10469116

Lydia Williams 12/21/2012 10:17:40 AM

Wow, amazing Phyllis, Congratulations!! #10473836

Mary Timman 12/28/2012 5:38:58 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner! #10485377

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Bears can be highly territorial of their fishing spots. Lake Clark NP, Alaska

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1600, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 170.00 mm, Model: NIKON D7000

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