Brunswick Pelican.

© John Connolly

Brunswick Pelican.

Tiia Vissak level-classic 10/25/2013 11:58:12 AM

a wonderful find! #1549950

Monnie Ryan level-classic 10/25/2013 12:28:11 PM

This is terrific, John - outstanding work! #10880884

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 10/25/2013 12:39:07 PM

Fantastic reflection and capture, John. #10880894

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 10/25/2013 1:02:13 PM

That is my kind of morning John - Great comp and wildlife capture! #10880904

Ermanno Radice level-classic 10/25/2013 1:19:56 PM

Marvelous capture, wonderful framing, love the reflections! #10880921

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 10/25/2013 1:52:27 PM

I just love this one, John! Perfect. A favorite. #10880947

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 10/25/2013 1:59:52 PM

WoWzA Johnny!


This is wonderful!
Great placement and reflection of the pelican #10880959

Gord MacEachern level-classic 10/25/2013 2:16:44 PM

A idyllic morning John, superb capture my friend!! #10880982

April Riggs level-classic 10/25/2013 3:42:31 PM

Another great shot #10881013

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 10/25/2013 4:14:30 PM

Great composition & reflection, John! Beautiful bird! #10881028

Ray level-classic 10/25/2013 5:03:49 PM

Excellent work here, John! Especially like the composition. #10881034

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 10/25/2013 5:31:18 PM

Great composition - love the white pelican! #10881055

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 10/25/2013 5:42:20 PM

Very nicely captured, John! Love the comp. #10881076

Wm Nosal level-classic 10/25/2013 6:06:57 PM

Cool Capture John! #10881093

Terry Cervi level-classic 10/25/2013 6:55:27 PM

A terrific capture, John! #10881118

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 10/25/2013 9:57:25 PM

Love this shot, John - excellent composition and capture!! #10881197

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 10/26/2013 12:52:38 AM

Fantastic shot, John! #10881225

Mary K. Robison level-classic 10/26/2013 1:35:18 AM

What a lovely way to start the day, John!
The muted brown and blue colors contrast beautifully in this well-composed capture. Great reflections, too. #10881228

Nadia Paul level-classic 10/26/2013 2:05:39 AM

This is beautiful John - great comp, detail and reflection! #10881242

Joy Rector level-classic 10/26/2013 6:42:13 AM

beautiful capture #10881352

Stephen Zacker level-classic 10/26/2013 7:58:08 AM

Terrific composition and reflection, that coffee sounds good :-) #10881392

Martha R. Mazon level-classic 10/26/2013 8:35:50 AM

Fantastic perspective and mood, John, and I love the way the little sand bar mimics the curves of the pelican. Truly delightful! #10881406

John Connolly level-classic 10/26/2013 12:06:05 PM

It took me 50 minutes to get my photo on BP's site this morning, and thank you all for your kind comments! I will answer as many of them as the computer will let me! #10881496

Ken Smith level-classic 10/27/2013 5:23:45 PM

Percy? Cool comp on this, John. I like the reflecting clouds in the water. #10882316

Ellen Hodges level-classic 10/28/2013 3:45:11 AM

Super pov and reflections, John! You deserved a great cup of coffee after this beauty!! #10882606

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 10/28/2013 7:33:15 AM

John, Beautiful! I love the reflection. #10882859

Phyllis A. Houghton level-classic 10/28/2013 8:36:57 AM

Love the comp, detail, shapes, mood. Good luck with him, John. This is a favorite of mine! #10882914

John Connolly level-classic 10/28/2013 12:22:08 PM

Thank you so much Ken, Ellen, Linda and Phyllis! #10883072

Tony Ebben level-classic 10/28/2013 2:44:03 PM

This has to be one of the best photography subjects, they always turn out perfect, just as this one has. Good work. #10883159

John Connolly level-classic 10/29/2013 12:34:53 PM

Thanks Tony, they sure are great characters! #10883875

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 10/29/2013 5:43:04 PM

Love this and it goes straight into my favs. Wonderful comp, tones and reflections. Hope to see this one again. #10883993

John Connolly level-classic 10/30/2013 12:15:22 PM

Thank you so much Marilyn! #10884447

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 11/29/2013 7:57:32 PM

Congratulations! #10909716

Kathy Salerni level-classic 11/29/2013 8:06:43 PM

Huge congrats on this beautiful Finalist, John! #10909753

Tammy Espino level-classic 11/29/2013 8:22:15 PM

Congrats on your awesome finalist,John! #10909800

Barbara Mason level-classic 11/29/2013 8:25:27 PM

This is a beautiful image John - congratulations !! #10909813

Nadia Paul level-classic 11/29/2013 8:44:13 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist John! #10909890

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 11/29/2013 9:52:12 PM

Fantastic image and a sure winner, John.
Congratulations! #10910002

Phyllis A. Houghton level-classic 11/29/2013 10:11:52 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist on this favorite!! #10910014

Michelle Alton level-classic 11/30/2013 3:39:09 AM

Congratulations, John. This awesome composition with gorgeous presentation is certainly going to be tagged with Gold. #10910105

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 11/30/2013 3:52:13 AM

Beautiful finalist. Congrats, John. #10910122

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 11/30/2013 7:05:58 AM

Congratulations John!

jo ann c. #10910391

Wm Nosal level-classic 11/30/2013 7:43:51 AM

Congratulations John! #10910424

Nancy L. Green level-classic 11/30/2013 9:08:50 AM

CONGRATULATIONS John on this wonderful finalist, WTG!!! <>< #10910555

Ken Smith level-classic 11/30/2013 10:46:22 AM

Awesome, John! Congrats on your silver! #10910719

Tiia Vissak level-classic 11/30/2013 11:05:42 AM

Congrats! #10910764

Stan Kwasniowski level-classic 11/30/2013 11:20:22 AM

John, congratulations #10910794

Ermanno Radice level-classic 11/30/2013 12:28:58 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalists, John!! #10910959

Gord MacEachern level-classic 11/30/2013 1:13:53 PM

WTG Johnny, congrats on this great finalst, and your SF!!! #10911012

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 11/30/2013 1:34:13 PM

Beautiful! Congrats! #10911086

Martha R. Mazon level-classic 11/30/2013 4:07:33 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, John! #10911257

Laura E. Swan level-classic 11/30/2013 4:37:42 PM

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ON THIS BEAUTY, Brother John!!! :D #10911284

Ray level-classic 11/30/2013 4:49:49 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic Finalist, John! #10911306

Ellen Hodges level-classic 11/30/2013 6:04:45 PM

Huge congrats on a fabulous finalist, John! Soooo beautiful! #10911470

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 11/30/2013 6:06:33 PM

Terrific Finalist, John! Congratulations! #10911477

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 11/30/2013 9:11:08 PM

Glad to see it again!! Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist,John!! #10911754

Douglas Perry level-classic 12/1/2013 8:51:56 AM

Big Congrats there John! #10912301

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 12/1/2013 10:48:34 AM

Great find John, and Congratulations on your Finalist! #10912413

John Connolly level-classic 12/1/2013 11:33:14 AM

Many thanks for all your encouraging comments, they are appreciated! #10912505

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 12/1/2013 1:53:37 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, John! I knew we'd see this one again! #10912636

John Connolly level-classic 12/2/2013 11:10:26 AM

Thank you Katherine, you are so kind! #10913422

Emile Abbott level-classic 12/2/2013 3:26:28 PM

Do not know how I missed this one. Maybe a senior moment. Congratulations John on awesome finalist. I am having problems with a very slow BP site as well. #10913595

John Connolly level-classic 12/3/2013 11:17:48 AM

Thanks Emile, I know where you are coming from with the BP site! #10914166

Lyn Darlington level-classic 12/6/2013 11:20:58 AM

Amazing capture and reflection! Huge congrats on your finalist! #10916147

Ann Coates level-classic 12/7/2013 4:16:30 PM

What a fantastic image John. I really like this and congratulations on your finalist. #10917067

Mary K. Robison level-classic 12/8/2013 12:53:56 AM

Hey, John! I almost missed YOUR well earned Finalist! Glad to see this wonderful capture get its proper recognition.
Congratulations to you! #10917214

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 12/8/2013 7:16:34 AM

Hi John,a big congratulations my friend on this beautiful finalist!!! #10917393

John Connolly level-classic 12/8/2013 11:16:45 AM

Thank you so much Lyn, Ann, Mary and Bobby! #10917574

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 12/15/2013 11:39:07 AM

Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, November, 2013. Merna
#10922315

John Connolly level-classic 12/18/2013 11:27:37 AM

Thanks a lot Merna, you are so kind! #10924779

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Description

The tide was ebbing when I photographed Percy looking for a breakfast snack in Simpsons Creek! This was towards the end of my sunrise walk, and I was looking forward to a steaming hot cup of cappuccino coffee just over the bridge.
Captured at 1/125th f11.0 and ISO-500, around 6.30 A.M.


Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90

Uploaded on 10/25/2013 11:34:39 AM

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Camera: Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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