Warming Up

© Mark Oxley

Warming Up

Murry Grigsby 7/9/2003 5:14:38 PM

Gorgeous image, Mark. Wonderful design, colors, light and subject. I can see why you have folks dedicating photos to you :0) #44998

Gary W. Lake 7/9/2003 6:53:31 PM

A beautiful bird Mark, and a great shot. #138676

Carol Brill 7/9/2003 9:40:31 PM

Amazing color and detail on the wing feathers, very nice capture of pre-action and that most expressive eye. #138881

Jean Papo 7/9/2003 9:59:47 PM

Yep, agree with everybody above. Great colors, composition and detail! #138911

Margo Blackwood 7/10/2003 12:10:13 AM

oh such clarity and vibrant colors! Very, very nice. #138981

Lori Ditlefsen 7/10/2003 5:59:25 AM

Very very nice Mark. Love the crisp clarity and vibrant colors. #139172

Mark Oxley 7/15/2003 3:24:03 PM

A big thank you to everyone. I really appreciate all your wonderful comments and kindness. #143173

Murry Grigsby 8/14/2003 6:47:50 PM

Congrats, Mark! #166098

Penny Steiner 8/14/2003 7:49:57 PM

That is a WOW photo...Congrats to you:) #166290

Gary W. Lake 8/14/2003 7:51:02 PM

Congrats on your finalist selection on this one Mark! #166294

Carol Brill 8/15/2003 12:09:38 AM

Congratulations, Mark, best of luck again! #166842

Dolores Neilson 8/15/2003 4:41:40 AM

Wow Mark! The clarity and sharpness of those piercing eyes....Congrats to you!! #167175

Wolfgang Dolak 8/15/2003 10:57:02 AM

Congratulations, Mark!! Wonderful work again.
birdie #167960

Jean Papo 8/15/2003 10:57:42 AM

Congratulations, Mark! Well deserved! #167963

Damian P. Gadal 8/15/2003 10:58:26 AM

WOW - Congrats Mark! #167967

Jean Papo 8/15/2003 11:36:00 PM

Congratulations, Mark! #168788

Gary Minish 8/16/2003 3:19:18 AM

Gorgeous close-up, Mark! Nicely composed, plus your trade-mark precision focus, clarity and sharpness! A very well deserved win. Congratulations! #168881

Colette M. Metcalf 8/16/2003 5:34:46 AM

Congrats to you, Mark!!! #168966

Bernard B. Travers 8/16/2003 7:47:58 AM

Great work - great win. Congratulations. #169189

Wolfgang Dolak 8/16/2003 10:25:50 AM

Congratulations, Mark - so well-deserved!
birdie #169393

Murry Grigsby 8/16/2003 12:59:36 PM

Congratulations on your win, Mark! #169512

Evy Johansen 8/16/2003 7:30:40 PM

Many congratulations on your win, Mark! #169773

Carol Brill 8/18/2003 12:01:58 PM

Not at all surprised--just very happy for you on your win! Congratulations!! #171400

Mark Oxley 8/18/2003 8:25:40 PM

Thank you all very much for your generous and very kind words. I'm so very proud to get this second place, it's such an honour when you look at all the fantastic photographs entered in this competition!! #171727

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Description

A Lanner Falcon stretching his wings prior to a fabulous display. Shot at Woburn Safari Park, UK. 100-400LIS zoom lens, mounted on a monopod. 1/250th @ f5.6 + 1/3 stop. ISO 400.

Uploaded on 7/9/2003 3:43:11 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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