Singing Chickadee

© Janine Russell

Singing Chickadee

Su Sana E. P level-classic 2/7/2006 12:08:11 AM

Oh what a cute capture!!! DOF and clarity of the image are awesome as usual!! #387714

kerby lee pfrangle level-classic 2/7/2006 12:09:10 AM

very nice capture and I like this little bird looking directly at me. Very cute. Kerby #2388036

Mary K. Robison level-classic 2/7/2006 12:13:47 AM

Your bird "portraits" continue to amaze me, Janine. You capture them at the most opportune moment (this time, singing) ~ you must have tremendous patience! #2388045

James Whitbread level-classic 2/7/2006 12:15:51 AM

You have a great talent Janine,and you must have a lot of birds where you live:) #2388048

Stan J. Contrades level-classic 2/7/2006 12:23:10 AM

Amazing timing and capture of its feather details, Janine!! You sure it's not scolding you :-)!! Exceptional skills and series!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2388069

Jill Odice level-classic 2/7/2006 12:29:46 AM

I'm sure it's song is as sweet as it's face :-) Beautiful work Bird woman! #2388100

Leanne M.E. Boyd level-classic 2/7/2006 12:38:56 AM

The clarity and detail is amazing Janine - Beautiful shot! #2388141

Janine Russell level-classic 2/7/2006 12:45:38 AM

Susan, Kerby, Mary, James, Stan, Jill and Leanne, I really appreciate all of your kind and encouraging comments; thanks very much. #2388157

Renee Doyle level-classic 2/7/2006 1:45:07 AM

What a wonderful capture Janine!!! #2388261

Milan Banik 2/7/2006 2:35:06 AM

Janine love this open pose ,talking with us. #2388362

Donald K. Cherry 2/7/2006 3:01:35 AM

Very pretty, Janine! #2388429

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 2/7/2006 4:26:48 AM

Cute shot and pose, Janine:0) #2388788

David and Carol Kelly 2/7/2006 4:37:37 AM

Janine, Very nice capture. #2388871

Evy Johansen level-classic 2/7/2006 4:42:01 AM

Awesom capture - again, Janine! Simply adorable! #2388894

Roger Bernabo 2/7/2006 5:04:15 AM

Super shot Janine #2388993

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 2/7/2006 5:38:08 AM

BEAUTIFUL capture Janine! #2389159

Laurence Saliba level-classic 2/7/2006 6:39:10 AM

What a lovely capture Janine!!!! #2389508

Jack R. Perry 2/7/2006 7:00:45 AM

Wonderful capture Janine ! #2389585

Carla Metzler 2/7/2006 7:41:48 AM

Great capture, Janine! #2389746

Murry Grigsby 2/7/2006 7:56:37 AM

Super catch Janine! Your bird images are OUTSTANDING!! #2389809

Glenn E. Traver level-classic 2/7/2006 8:13:01 AM

nice composition and DOF , the clarity and sharpness is excellent~ waiting for the moment~ Perfect ~ GT #2389897

Janine Russell level-classic 2/7/2006 8:18:58 AM

Renee, Milan, Donald, Colette, David and Carol, Evy, Roger, Gail, Laurence, Jack, Carla, Murry and Glenn, thanks so much for all of your kind words of encouragement. #2389936

Piotr M. Organa level-classic 2/7/2006 8:36:28 AM

:) :) :)
from Piotr! #2390036

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 2/7/2006 9:05:18 AM

Too cute - wonderful image, Janine! #2390131

Margot Petrowski level-classic 2/7/2006 9:43:29 AM

WOW, Janine!!!!!!! Fantastic!!! #2390249

Steven Gunnerson level-classic 2/7/2006 9:50:28 AM

Another great one Janine! Super job keeping everything sharp on your subject. He is really cute and a great model :o) #2390267

Cindy Wong level-classic 2/7/2006 9:50:56 AM

What a Cute photo!! :D #2390268

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 2/7/2006 11:29:44 AM

Great timing Janine ~ beautiful capture! #2390591

Deb Holmes level-classic 2/7/2006 1:38:43 PM

These little chickadee's are just so cute, perfect timing on this Janine! #2391050

Janine Russell level-classic 2/7/2006 1:54:46 PM

Piotr, Karen, Margot, Steven, Cindy, Susie and Deb, all of your comments are a great encouragement to me; thanks very much. #2391138

SaMi Martin level-classic 2/7/2006 4:36:56 PM

Great shot of this little guy and great detail! #2391687

Stan Lubach level-classic 2/7/2006 5:19:38 PM

MOM!!! She's looking at me!!! ;)
Wonderful capture, Janine. Great colors and DOF. #2391838

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 2/7/2006 5:58:56 PM

Nice capture Janine. Love the colors and the close up. #2391957

Tammy Scott level-classic 2/7/2006 6:06:27 PM

WOW! The clarity on this is just amazing! Very nicely shot! #2391977

Deborah Sandidge level-classic 2/7/2006 8:10:13 PM

Exquisite capture of this singing little feathered friend, Janine! #2392369

Janine Russell level-classic 2/7/2006 10:02:14 PM

SaMi, Stan (love your title suggestion), Kay, Tammy and Deb, thanks very much for your nice comments and encouragement. #2392551

Cathy Barrows 2/8/2006 7:00:17 PM

just perfect #2396123

Wende Trew 2/8/2006 7:09:33 PM

Oh Wow!!! Love the detail with this!! Awesome!! #2396188

Janine Russell level-classic 2/8/2006 8:49:32 PM

Cathy and Wende, I really appreciate your kind comments and encouragement; thanks very much. #2396581

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) 2/8/2006 9:11:08 PM

How cute and adorable. Great work,sharp and clear.Good exposure. #2396643

Janine Russell level-classic 2/8/2006 10:26:18 PM

Kara, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2396753

Muriel Jackson level-classic 2/9/2006 2:34:30 AM

This is so so adorable Janine! What marvellous timing. Lots of detail to marvel over but I am fascinated with his little toes!!! #2397077

Janine Russell level-classic 2/9/2006 8:18:41 AM

Kate, thanks very much for your nice comments; maybe he needs a manicure? #2398485

Rob T. Henry level-classic 2/9/2006 9:47:24 AM

Beautiful shot, Janine!!! Great DOF!!! #2398724

Janine Russell level-classic 2/9/2006 10:39:09 AM

Rob, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2398856

Anita Taylor level-classic 2/9/2006 5:27:46 PM

Incredible little guy! You captured him perfectly! Super sharp, great DOF and rich color. I love all your bird images :) #2400072

Janine Russell level-classic 2/9/2006 7:58:56 PM

Anita, I really appreciate your kind and encouraging comments; thanks very much. #2400558

Jill Flynn level-classic 2/12/2006 6:18:07 PM

I LOVE the expression and character Janine! You are amazing!!!! #2411867

Janine Russell level-classic 2/12/2006 10:37:28 PM

Jill, thanks very much for your kind comments. #2412402

lyn winans level-classic 2/17/2006 6:52:21 PM

Adorable Janine, I love these guys, and you captured him beautifully ! #2432116

Janine Russell level-classic 2/17/2006 7:02:43 PM

Lyn, thanks very much; I really appreciate your kind comments. #2432135

Steven Gunnerson level-classic 3/22/2006 2:07:26 PM

Congratulations Janine!!!!! #2562944

Sylvia Rossler level-classic 3/22/2006 2:15:07 PM

Big congrats Janine :O) #2562975

Leanne M.E. Boyd level-classic 3/22/2006 2:48:03 PM

Congrats Janine! #2563286

Jenny Bosmans level-classic 3/22/2006 3:02:11 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janine!! #2563427

Erica Murphy level-classic 3/22/2006 3:11:39 PM

Absolutely gorgeous Janine!! New camera??? Perfect focus and fabulous blurred bG. Congrats and good luck in the contest! #2563514

Jill Flynn level-classic 3/22/2006 3:25:07 PM

Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING finalist Janine and good luck in the next round! #2563574

Stan Lubach 3/22/2006 3:40:25 PM

Congrats, Janine! #2563636

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/22/2006 3:49:54 PM

Yeah!!!! Congratulations Janine!!! Best of luck in the next round!!!
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Jack R. Perry level-classic 3/22/2006 3:55:18 PM

Congratulations, great shot. #2563706

Janine Russell level-classic 3/22/2006 4:02:22 PM

Steven, Sylvia, Leanne, Jenny, Erica, Jill, Stan, Renee and Jack, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #2563731

Megan p level-classic 3/22/2006 4:21:31 PM

What a remarkable shot and such a cute chickadee!!! Congratulations Janine!! #2563825

Sherry S. Boles level-classic 3/22/2006 4:33:53 PM

Congrats on this cute little finalist, Janine! #2563896

Douglas Perry level-classic 3/22/2006 4:41:11 PM

Congrats and good luck Janine. #2563925

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas level-classic 3/22/2006 5:13:45 PM

Congratulations Janine!,
Amalia #2564048

Su Sana E. P level-classic 3/22/2006 5:20:31 PM

Congratulations on this cute Finalist, Janine!! #2564075

Dodi D. Dominado level-classic 3/22/2006 5:41:37 PM

Congratulations Janine. Great shot, fine details. #2564168

Graeme Chow level-classic 3/22/2006 5:53:49 PM

Big congrats Janine, Hey it make my day too. #2564210

Sharon F. Morris level-classic 3/22/2006 6:14:57 PM

Congrat Janine I love these little birds. Great capture of this singing Chickadee.
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Gail Vitikacs level-classic 3/22/2006 6:39:09 PM

Way to go...big congratulations Janine! #2564375

Judyann Plante level-classic 3/22/2006 7:11:21 PM

Congratulations, Janine! #2564492

Anne D. Eigen level-classic 3/22/2006 7:44:17 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Janine! #2564631

Jesus M. Salazar level-classic 3/22/2006 10:00:50 PM

Congratulations, Janine!!!

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Janine Russell level-classic 3/22/2006 11:14:51 PM

Megan, Sherry, Douglas, Amalia, Susan, Dodi, Graeme, Sharon, Gail, Judyann, Anne and Jesus, I really appreciate your encouragement; thanks very much. #2565226

Paul Sikora 3/22/2006 11:41:13 PM

Congratulations Janine and I hope it wins for you, it certainly deserves it #2565264

Milan Banik 3/23/2006 2:20:36 AM

Congratulations Jannie! #2565438

Donna Roberts 3/23/2006 4:01:10 AM

I am sure that this darling little birdie will be really chirping now!!
Congrats Janine - really pleased to see this image as a finalist.
:-) ddu
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Don Holland 3/23/2006 4:35:12 AM

Janine, I'm so happy to see this as a finalist! #2565820

Jill M. Flusemann 3/23/2006 5:15:35 AM

Congratulations, Janine! #2565997

Lorraine A. Cook 3/23/2006 5:30:35 AM

Congratulations, Janine!!<:)) #2566060

Piotr M. Organa 3/23/2006 6:56:57 AM

Congrats!! :-o) #2566340

Marvin H. Gohlke Jr. 3/23/2006 7:37:24 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful shot, Janine, and great luck in the finals!!! #2566493

Crystal M. Gove 3/23/2006 8:34:13 AM

Very cute!! Congratulations, Janine :o)!! Good luck!! #2566693

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 3/23/2006 9:27:30 AM

Well deserved Finalist Janine, Congrats! #2566876

Janine Russell level-classic 3/23/2006 9:53:52 AM

Paul, Milan, Donna, Don, Jill, Lorraine, Piotr, Marvin, Crystal and Corinne, thanks very much for all of your kind words of encouragement. #2566966

Rakesh Syal level-classic 3/23/2006 10:31:53 AM

WOW!!!! I am so happy, Janine!!!! My heartiest congratulations!!! #2567096

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 3/23/2006 11:06:28 AM

Congratulations, Janine! Wonderful! #2567234

Donna W. Neal level-classic 3/23/2006 2:26:27 PM

A Big Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Janine #2567787

Nadya Johnson level-classic 3/23/2006 2:57:43 PM

Somehow, I missed this (can't believe it!) but congratulations on a stunning finalist, Janine! #2567867

Sharon Day level-classic 3/23/2006 4:37:21 PM

Congratulations, Janine!!! You do such wonderful bird photos! Good luck next round! #2568259

Pat Gamwell level-classic 3/23/2006 6:28:48 PM

Well deserved CONGRATS, my friend! #2568587

Darryl Wilkinson 3/23/2006 6:30:02 PM

Way to go, Janine! CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful Finalist!!! #2568594

Life Expressions 3/23/2006 6:47:50 PM

Congrats on your lovely finalist, Janine! #2568665

Gen Nagase 3/23/2006 9:53:08 PM

This is absolutely precious!!!
Many congrats, Janine!!! #2569060

Janine Russell level-classic 3/24/2006 2:11:04 AM

Rakesh, Terry, Donna, Nadya, Sharon, Pat, Darryl, Robin and Nobi, I really appreciate all of your kind and encouraging comments; thanks very much. #2569327

Cathy M. Gromball level-classic 3/24/2006 1:55:49 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Janine!

Cathy :) #2571790

Susan T. Evans level-classic 3/24/2006 3:56:28 PM

Congrats Janine, fantastic work. #2572088

Cindy Cone 3/24/2006 7:19:38 PM

Congrats on this well-deserved finalist, Janine! #2572613

Janine Russell level-classic 3/24/2006 7:30:26 PM

Cathy, Susan and Cindy, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #2572634

Esther Smith level-classic 3/24/2006 11:33:28 PM

Way to go, Janine!! Beautiful gallery too! #2573046

Janine Russell level-classic 3/24/2006 11:44:05 PM

Esther, thanks very much for your nice comment; glad you enjoyed my gallery. #2573061

Nicole Kessel level-classic 3/25/2006 10:48:37 AM

Congratulations on your mighty fine finalist, Janine! #2574455

Janine Russell level-classic 3/25/2006 11:04:19 AM

Nicole, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comment. #2574520

Ken Smith level-classic 3/25/2006 1:40:28 PM

Janine, congrats on your finalist. Well deserved. #2574809

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 3/25/2006 4:20:02 PM

Superb finalist, Janine, hearty congrats!
-Debby #2575060

Janine Russell level-classic 3/25/2006 9:29:08 PM

Ken and Debby, I really appreciate your nice comments; thanks very much. #2575668

Monika Sapek level-classic 3/26/2006 12:03:29 PM

What a cute finalist! Many congratulations and good luck in the next round with this image, Janine!
Monika
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Janine Russell level-classic 3/26/2006 2:08:39 PM

Monika, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2577465

Su Sana E. P level-classic 3/26/2006 9:01:13 PM

My heartfelt Congratulations on this well deserving WIN, Janine!! WTG!! #2578260

Darryl Wilkinson 3/26/2006 9:13:28 PM

WAY TO GO, Janine! Congratulations on your win!!! Bravo!!!!!!!!!! #2578295

Alisha L. Ekstrom 3/26/2006 9:27:25 PM

Congratulations on your winner Janine!!! WOOHOO!!! #2578323

Mike F. Anderson level-classic 3/26/2006 9:33:37 PM

Congratulations Janine! A well deserved win on a great image!
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Jill Flynn level-classic 3/26/2006 9:40:58 PM

A big congratulations on your win Janine!!! #2578389

Daniel G. Flocke 3/26/2006 10:21:48 PM

Janine - Congratulations on your 2nd place finish!!!

~Daniel #2578518

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/26/2006 10:32:15 PM

Yeah!!!!! Glad to see gold here Janine!!! Congratulations!!!!
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Stan J. Contrades level-classic 3/26/2006 10:47:18 PM

Bravo, Janine!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win!! #2578596

John Tubbs level-classic 3/26/2006 10:52:39 PM

Fantastic shot, congratulations! #2578618

Janine Russell level-classic 3/26/2006 10:55:11 PM

From Amalia Arriaga de Garcia 3/26/2006 9:54 PM

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN JANINE!,
AMALIA #2578625

Cathy Barrows 3/26/2006 11:39:42 PM

Yeah...so well deserved...and you know I truly believe that #2578698

Janine Russell level-classic 3/27/2006 12:15:35 AM

Susan, Darryl, Alisha, Mike, Jill, Daniel, Renee, Stan, John, Amalia and Cathy, I really appreciate all of your kind comments and continued encouragement and support; thanks everyone. #2578737

Steven Gunnerson level-classic 3/27/2006 12:19:02 AM

Congratulations Janine!!!! #2578744

Debbie Hartley level-classic 3/27/2006 12:48:13 AM

WOW Way to go Janine!! Congratulations, your bird shots are always so beautiful! #2578772

Andrea W. Hedgepeth level-classic 3/27/2006 1:55:42 AM

Congratulations, Janine! Another wonderful bird image. I love them. #2578910

Glenn E. Traver level-classic 3/27/2006 1:57:46 AM

Congratulations Janine, a little beauty ~ GT #2578916

Jenny Bosmans level-classic 3/27/2006 2:21:21 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Janine!! :) #2578971

Sylvia Rossler level-classic 3/27/2006 2:49:02 AM

Big congrats on your winner Janine :O) #2579040

Alan L. Borror level-classic 3/27/2006 3:35:38 AM

Beautiful winner, Janine! #2579195

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 3/27/2006 4:15:10 AM

Congratulations on this adorable second place winner Janine. #2579406

KHAWLA Haddad level-classic 3/27/2006 4:20:54 AM

Big Congratulations on your Second Place win, Janine!!!. #2579452

Sharon F. Morris level-classic 3/27/2006 4:28:26 AM

Congratulations Janine on your finialist on this wonderful capture of a singing chickadee #2579499

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 3/27/2006 4:48:27 AM

Wonderful capture Janine! Congrats on your win! #2579589

Life Expressions 3/27/2006 5:37:48 AM

Congratulations on your win, Janine! :) #2579771

Peter K. Burian level-classic 3/27/2006 6:04:42 AM

A gorgeous image, Janine.

You did everything just right, in-camera, and later.

Peter #2579859

Ken Smith level-classic 3/27/2006 6:06:50 AM

Janine, big congratulations!!! #2579863

Holly Shao level-classic 3/27/2006 6:11:37 AM

Janine, congratulations!!! #2579874

Marie Fields level-classic 3/27/2006 6:13:41 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your win, Janine! Way to go!!!! #2579884

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 3/27/2006 6:13:48 AM

Janine, congratulations on this fantastic second place win!!! #2579885

Barbara Helgason level-classic 3/27/2006 6:19:47 AM

CONGRATULATIONS JANINE!! A gold badge! WTG! Well deserved with this beautiful capture! This little chickadee is singing for you Janine!! #2579916

Megan p level-classic 3/27/2006 6:47:09 AM

Congratulations Janine!!!What a wonderful winner!!!! #2580006

Dee Ann Young level-classic 3/27/2006 8:02:54 AM

This is a fantastic image! Congratulations! #2580249

Leanne M.E. Boyd level-classic 3/27/2006 8:16:53 AM

Awe, sweet shot, Janine! Congratulations on your win! #2580284

Donna W. Neal level-classic 3/27/2006 9:10:41 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved win Janine! #2580428

lyn winans level-classic 3/27/2006 9:36:42 AM

Congrats Janine,way to go ! #2580504

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic 3/27/2006 10:34:29 AM

Well deserved. I love this shot. Beautiful. Congrats #2580687

Desire Lilyman level-classic 3/27/2006 10:55:31 AM

Congrats Janine on a well deserved win. Beautiful shot !!! Keep the good work. #2580750

Anita Ott level-classic 3/27/2006 11:10:35 AM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!! I was so excited for you, this is a much deserved win. #2580804

Dee Langevin level-classic 3/27/2006 12:19:35 PM

Congratulations Janine on your well deserved win! Your bird photos are outstanding. #2580983

Gen Nagase level-classic 3/27/2006 1:13:30 PM

My special congrats to you, Janine, for your fabulous win!!! I'm happy to see your wildlife images are receiving big nods from the BP judges. #2581166

Lorri Shank level-classic 3/27/2006 1:19:59 PM

Janine--CONGRATULATIONS on your win!
I am very happy for you. It is sooooo deserved. Lorri #2581190

Monika Sapek level-classic 3/27/2006 1:22:55 PM

I am so happy to see this photo once again! My heartfelt congratulations on your Second Place Win, Janine!
Monika
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Stephen Zacker level-classic 3/27/2006 1:50:25 PM

Wonderful capture. Congratulations #2581340

Stan Lubach 3/27/2006 2:12:34 PM

Congrats on getting the gold, Janine! Very well deserved! #2581385

Sharon Day level-classic 3/27/2006 3:32:38 PM

Congratulations, Janine!!! Great capture of the little bird! #2581650

Ronald F. Fischer 3/27/2006 3:34:59 PM

Awesome winner, Janine!! #2581660

Stanley C. Sims 3/27/2006 3:48:20 PM

A big congratulation on this image. I wen to your gallery, and saw more of your bird photos. Very good work. I know nothing about PS, but you did an amazing job with it. #2581683

Theresa Marie Jones level-classic 3/27/2006 3:52:29 PM

Great use of light, concept, composition, exposure, detail and impact. Congratulations Janine! #2581691

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 3/27/2006 4:04:27 PM

Congrats on your Second Place win! #2581709

Janine Russell level-classic 3/27/2006 4:20:08 PM

From Kerry Haines 3/27/2006 11:21 AM

Janine, Janine, Janine

Super congrats on your "Singing Chickadee" recognition. A true winner certainly well deserved.

I always look forward to your postings, appreciating the talent required to properly photograph these beautiful flying creatures.

Again, kudos to you; well done Janine!

Kerry #2581741

Janine Russell level-classic 3/27/2006 4:23:47 PM

From Colette Metcalf 3/27/2006 3:15 AM

Congratulations on your WIN, Janine!!! #2581746

Janine Russell level-classic 3/27/2006 4:33:19 PM

Steven, Debbie, Andrea, Glenn, Jenny, Sylvia, Alan, Kay, Kelly, Sharon M, Claudia, Robin, Peter, Ken, Holly, Marie, Terry, Barbara, Megan, Dee Y, Leanne, Donna, Lyn, Linda, Desire, Anita, Dee L, Nobi, Lorri, Monika, Stephen, Stan, Sharon D, Ronald, Stanley, Theresa, Corinne, Kerry and Colette, I really appreciate all of your kind and encouraging comments and support; thanks everyone. #2581775

Janine Russell level-classic 3/27/2006 4:50:04 PM

From Murry Grigsby 3/27/2006 7:12 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful bird photo and win Janine!! #2581814

Susan T. Evans level-classic 3/27/2006 5:10:27 PM

Congrats Janine on this awesome well deserved second place winner. #2581871

Anne D. Eigen level-classic 3/27/2006 5:22:12 PM

A big congratulations, Janine, on this well-deserved win!!! #2581901

Robyn Mackenzie level-classic 3/27/2006 5:35:35 PM

Huge congratulations on this fantastic winner, Janine! Your bird images are superb, and if it's possible they are getting better and better! :o) Robyn #2581936

Graeme Chow level-classic 3/27/2006 5:55:38 PM

Janine, big congrats winner 2nd place on your great works of bird. Finally I sensed that your bird images get the deserved votes. More to come next month on your recent close up bird head shots. #2582000

Wally Orlowsky level-classic 3/27/2006 6:03:13 PM

Congratulations on this cheerful winner, Janine! #2582023

Wayne T. Fisk level-classic 3/27/2006 7:28:05 PM

Wonderful capture Janine! You're a winner in many ways!
Wayne #2582252

Janine Russell level-classic 3/27/2006 8:11:12 PM

Murry, Susan, Anne, Robyn, Graeme, Wally and Wayne, I really appreciate all of your nice comments, encouragement and support; thanks everyone.
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Deborah Sandidge level-classic 3/27/2006 8:18:57 PM

Beautiful capture, Janine - congratulations on your win! #2582311

Cora Miller level-classic 3/27/2006 9:15:42 PM

Congratulatons on your win, Janine! Your portrait of this little bird is truly remarkable! #2582415

Jim Kinnunen level-classic 3/27/2006 10:24:25 PM

I can hear the song in Spokane Janine!!! A BIG congratulations on your win!!! #2582511

Janine Russell level-classic 3/27/2006 10:37:31 PM

Deb, Cora and Jim, thanks so much for your encouragement, support and kind comments. #2582540

Evy Johansen level-classic 3/27/2006 11:39:21 PM

BIG Congratulations on your beautiful win, Janine! So well deserved! #2582586

Janine Russell level-classic 3/28/2006 7:23:36 AM

Evy, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #2583827

Candy Dzenkiw level-classic 3/28/2006 9:02:22 AM

Awesome capture...congratulations Janine! :-) #2584160

Janine Russell level-classic 3/28/2006 9:43:09 AM

Candy, I really appreciate your kind comments; thanks very much. #2584321

Jane M level-classic 3/28/2006 11:28:26 AM

Wow Janine!...I don't know how I missed viewing this one..well done and congrats! #2584615

Michael Robichaud level-classic 3/28/2006 12:42:01 PM

Perfect composition, color, and detail. Congrats on your win. #2584760

Pu Chen level-classic 3/28/2006 2:46:24 PM

The chickdee is so cute. Great shot, as always. Congratulations for your win, Janine! #2585113

Janine Russell level-classic 3/28/2006 3:22:27 PM

Jane, Michael and Pu, thanks very much for all of your encouraging comments and support. #2585200

Kristi A. Howson level-classic 3/28/2006 6:45:55 PM

Congratulations Janine on this beautiful win. Such a precious capture of this little bird! #2585596

Janine Russell level-classic 3/28/2006 10:13:34 PM

Kristi, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2585996

Esther Smith level-classic 3/29/2006 8:51:08 AM

Congratulations, Janine!! Well deserved!! #2587448

Karen K. Givens level-classic 3/29/2006 12:35:46 PM

Congrats Janine that is really a beautiful image of that little chickadee. I love looking at your gallery. :) #2588172

Robert M. Nicholson level-classic 3/29/2006 2:06:04 PM

Congrats!!! Wonderful job capturing this little guy!!! #2588448

Janine Russell level-classic 3/29/2006 10:55:27 PM

Esther, Karen (glad you've been enjoying my gallery) and Rob, thanks very much for all of your kind and encouraging comments. #2589623

James Whitbread level-classic 3/30/2006 4:32:31 AM

Well done great job your the best Janine!! #2590262

Gary Lange level-classic 3/30/2006 7:37:57 AM

Janine, I have no idea how I missed this one. WOnderful all around image, I love birds anyway. Congratulations!!! #2590671

Janine Russell level-classic 3/30/2006 9:12:49 AM

James and Gary, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2590871

jennifer B. short level-classic 3/30/2006 9:19:47 AM

WOW, I missed this one too somehow. But I did see it on the home page and went WOW. Congratulation on such a beautiful image. #2590903

Janine Russell level-classic 3/30/2006 9:23:40 AM

Jennifer, I really apprecite your kind and encouraging comments; thanks very much. #2590922

Papiya Halder level-classic 4/1/2006 10:16:53 AM

congratulations on your win !! amazing capture..keep clicking :-) #2597466

Janine Russell level-classic 4/1/2006 2:24:40 PM

Papiya, thanks very much for your nice comments and encouragement. #2598097

Marilyn S. Neel level-classic 4/4/2006 6:36:20 AM

Congratulations Janine, Excellent capture!! #2607305

Janine Russell level-classic 4/4/2006 7:57:46 AM

Marilyn, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #2607605

Douglas Currie level-classic 4/4/2006 12:41:01 PM

Janine, let me add my name to your list of congratulations. Love your pictures. #2608476

Janine Russell level-classic 4/4/2006 3:12:13 PM

Douglas, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2608920

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 4/7/2006 6:09:48 PM

How on earth did I miss this win? Congratulations, belatedly, Janine! Your birds are always a treat to look at! #2620126

Janine Russell level-classic 4/7/2006 8:24:41 PM

Christopher, I really appreciate your nice comments and encouragement; thanks very much and I'm glad you enjoy my feathered friends. #2620595

Mary K. Robison level-classic 4/13/2006 6:18:43 PM

A belated CONGRATULATIONS!, Janine! This little beauty fully deserves that golden plaque! #2640571

Janine Russell level-classic 4/13/2006 8:30:11 PM

Mary, thanks very much for your nice comments and encouragement. #2640888

Melanie Murray level-classic 4/22/2006 9:57:44 AM

What a wonderful image! Congratulations Janine, well deserved. :) #2673655

Janine Russell level-classic 4/22/2006 11:23:50 AM

Melanie, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2673906

Ann Coates level-classic 6/15/2011 9:49:18 PM

This is stunning, congratulations on your winner. #9462950

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Photo of a Chestnut-backed chickadee was taken on February 6, 2006 at 2:25pm in Edmonds, Washington
Canon 400mm F/4 DO IS lens + Kenko 36mm extension tube @ F/9, 1/250 second, ISO 250
Cropped, levels, increased saturation, cloned, resized, dodged eye and sharpened in Photoshop

Uploaded on 2/6/2006 11:52:09 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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