Birds Eye View

© Michael S. McCook

Birds Eye View

Elissa Kadell-Haden 10/8/2003 12:17:51 PM

Beautiful shot... Was it from a plane?
If so...kinda scary #65044

Sherri Conley 10/8/2003 1:59:49 PM

This is just too cool! How was this done? #225680

Brinn MacDougall 10/8/2003 3:25:47 PM

Great graphic work, Michael!! #225759

Judith G. Secco 10/8/2003 3:59:20 PM

Wonderful imagination, Michael. This is really great.
Judy #225803

Michael S. McCook 10/8/2003 4:18:30 PM

Thank you Elissa, Sherri, Brinn and Judith. I shot this on approach into Midway Atoll. I added the birds via Photoshop 7.0. The picture of the birds (just 2 of them, flipped and rearranged) were taken on the main island. They fly very close to you and look at you as if to ask "What are you doing here?". I believe they are Tropical Terns. #225823

Theresa McCloskey 10/9/2003 3:26:45 AM

very nice photoshop work :-) #226211

Stephen Zacker 10/9/2003 8:13:34 AM

You have done a great job of putting this image together. Really eye catching! #226578

Michael S. McCook 10/9/2003 7:35:09 PM

Thanks Theresa and Steven. I really appreciated your comments. #227140

Judith G. Secco 11/17/2003 5:48:49 PM

So well deserved. I really love this.
Congratulations.
Judy #270785

Michael S. McCook 11/18/2003 4:38:59 AM

Thanks Judy #271995

Donna Dunbar 11/18/2003 5:18:44 AM

HI Michael, congrats on being selected. I recognize this Island, I have been there once.If you look at my gallery you'll notice the birds from there, And yes they love to get right in your face as if they want to look you straight in the eye. Very nice job with your photoshop work. #272157

Cathy Barrows 11/18/2003 5:37:31 AM

Congrats...great shot...good luck #272229

Michael S. McCook 11/18/2003 5:44:03 AM

Thanks Donna and Cathy. Wonderful island isn't it Donna? #272265

Mette Vendelboe Allison 11/18/2003 6:01:04 AM

Cool and different work! Congrats:-) #272341

Patricia A. Kuniega 11/18/2003 1:08:45 PM

Congratulations on your second place win for such a creative and well executed image Michael! It has a wonderful surrealistic quality about it! #273306

Peggy Wolff 11/18/2003 1:21:32 PM

Too cool! Great work! #273322

Mary K. Robison 11/18/2003 6:47:26 PM

Congratulations on your well-earned win! Marvelous Photoshop work, with a beautifully luminous look to it, Michael. #273651

Judith G. Secco 11/18/2003 7:03:24 PM

I just knew we'd be seeing this one in the winners! Congratulations, Michael. Terrific job.
Judy #273694

Michael S. McCook 11/18/2003 8:22:28 PM

Thanks to you all. I really, really appreciate your comments! #273789

Mette Vendelboe Allison 11/19/2003 2:40:49 AM

Congrats - well deserved win! #273942

Gabriela Cunha 11/20/2003 11:28:08 AM

this is some shot! congratulations!
:) gy #275541

Michael S. McCook 11/20/2003 12:06:10 PM

Thanks so much, Mette and Gaby #275575

Warren Ishii 11/20/2003 10:53:20 PM

Superb work Michael...congratulations! #275957

Bob Creigh 1/21/2004 4:48:51 PM

Great image Michael, I have been to Midway several times myself and recognized the view right away. I used to fly there for the Coast Guard. #343022

Michael S. McCook 1/22/2004 1:16:07 AM

Thanks Bob. I flew there a few times with the Air Force. This most recent trip was for a diversion for engine problems on my way doing an L-1011 ferry flight to Thailand. #343270

Lewis P. Church 4/25/2005 9:56:01 AM

I can see why this is a winner, quite interesting and well done. #1290014

Michael S. McCook 4/25/2005 10:05:04 AM

Thanks Paul. #1290047

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/12/2010 8:19:03 PM

This is so cool!! Love it! #9095325

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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