Levitation

© Terry A. Stoa

Levitation

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe 4/26/2017 2:11:17 PM

Fantastic action capture, love it! #1684982

John R. Koepfer level-deluxe 4/26/2017 5:14:21 PM

Just a spectacular shot and so skilful Terry!!! Great timing!! #11587318

Joanna Kovalcsik level-deluxe 4/26/2017 7:28:04 PM

Perfect long-distance "click," Terry! I love the bluebirds. Hope they return again this year. Great shot!!! #11587377

Amanda D. Austwick level-deluxe 4/27/2017 7:10:00 PM

Wow, what a beautiful stop action shot! #11587620

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 4/28/2017 6:59:25 AM

Wonderful stuff, Terry. The midair capture is perfection. #11587843

Joanna Kovalcsik level-deluxe 5/31/2017 7:23:43 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist! #11602438

John R. Koepfer level-deluxe 5/31/2017 7:32:59 PM

Skilful shot and Finalist Terry, congratulations and good luck in the gold round!! #11602465

John R. Koepfer level-deluxe 6/1/2017 3:50:55 AM

Huge congratulations Terry on winning gold!! #11602758

Joanna Kovalcsik level-deluxe 6/1/2017 5:03:28 AM

Terry, congratulations on your Second Place Gold! #11602824

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 6/1/2017 5:09:08 AM

Beautifully timed and captured, Terry! Congratulations! #11602845

Michele Peterson level-deluxe 6/1/2017 8:08:44 AM

Congratulations, Terry! A wonderfully timed and captured action shot of this pair! #11603091

Amanda D. Austwick level-deluxe 6/2/2017 7:26:35 AM

Congratulations on your gold winner! #11603622

Teresa L. Brooks level-deluxe 6/2/2017 5:48:04 PM

Congratulations, Terry #11603916

Peggy Pfister level-deluxe 6/15/2017 5:59:00 PM

Congrats on this amazing capture and winner, Terry! #11608903

Terry A. Stoa level-deluxe 6/15/2017 6:12:32 PM

Thanks, all! #11608934

Terry A. Stoa level-deluxe 6/15/2017 6:13:00 PM

Thanks, all! #11608935

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 7/5/2017 5:26:40 AM

Congrats on a fantastic POTD and winner, Terry. #11617237

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 7/5/2017 5:55:53 AM

What a great moment you caught here with the one arriving and the other eagerly anticipating his or her chance to get out and run to the store :) Congratulations on the win and the POTD. #11617243

Carol Quina level-deluxe 7/5/2017 5:58:50 AM

Congratulations Terry on your POTD for this awesome, winning shot. #11617244

Melinda F. Schneider level-deluxe 7/5/2017 6:07:47 AM

Fantastic set-up and resulting image, Terry! I had an opportunity to photograph a pair of bluebirds at my mom's house this spring but didn't do nearly as well as you did!! #11617249

Melinda F. Schneider level-deluxe 7/5/2017 6:08:22 AM

Fantastic set-up and resulting image, Terry! I had an opportunity to photograph a pair of bluebirds at my mom's house this spring but didn't do nearly as well as you did!! #11617251

Vicki J. Mudd level-deluxe 7/5/2017 6:25:49 AM

Amazing photo, Terry! Congratulations on your gorgeous POTD! #11617258

Joanna Kovalcsik level-deluxe 7/5/2017 6:30:49 AM

Congratulations on this cute and cleverly titled POTD, Terry! #11617264

Bob Cournoyer level-deluxe 7/5/2017 7:17:36 AM

Great image....Congrats, Terry, on your POTD... :-) #11617287

Nancy L. Green level-deluxe 7/5/2017 8:23:18 AM

WOW!!! CONGRATULATIONS, this is awesome!!! <>< #11617305

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 7/5/2017 9:25:20 AM

I do love this marvelous image, Terry. Congratulations on your double gold. #11617314

Amanda D. Austwick level-deluxe 7/5/2017 10:08:43 AM

Congrats on the POTD! #11617320

Chuck Green level-deluxe 7/5/2017 2:14:51 PM

Tractor beam for docking? Congrats on your super Winner and POTD, Terry! <>< #11617368

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 7/5/2017 2:40:42 PM

Oh my GOSH! Terry! This is so good! WOW!
Big congrats on the GOLD!
-Laura Swan :) #11617392

Michele Peterson level-deluxe 7/5/2017 3:17:22 PM

I still love this one, with perfect timing at it's best!
Congratulations on the POTD! #11617412

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 7/5/2017 6:32:26 PM

Congrats once again! #11617445

Teresa L. Brooks level-deluxe 7/6/2017 6:25:20 AM

Congrats on your double gold, Terry. #11617541

Daniella Puente level-deluxe 7/6/2017 10:16:08 AM

Fantastic Terry! #11617592

Terry A. Stoa level-deluxe 7/6/2017 6:15:30 PM

Thanks, all, for the very nice comments. I appreciate that you've taken the time to leave me a note! #11617708

John R. Koepfer level-deluxe 7/8/2017 8:40:45 PM

Congratulations on your double gold winner Terry!! #11618345

Terry A. Stoa level-deluxe 7/8/2017 8:57:31 PM

Thank you, John! #11618349

Martha R. Mazon level-deluxe 7/10/2017 6:36:53 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic POTD, Terry! I'm not sure how I missed this last Wednesday! #11618676

Terry A. Stoa level-deluxe 7/18/2017 11:32:19 AM

Thanks, Martha! I appreciate the kind words. #11621404

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Description

Shot on a tripod and using a wireless shutter release. The camera was just 4 feet away from the birdhouse - but I was about 50 feet away relaxing in a portable chair.

There are 4 little ones in the nest, so there's a constant flurry of activity with the female and male bringing a variety of insects to the little ones.

1/2000-sec, f/3.5, ISO 800, 100mm macro f/2.8

Uploaded on 4/26/2017 10:14:45 AM
Entered into contest on 4/26/2017 10:19:25 AM


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