John Church 6/15/2006 11:37:58 PM

Wow! What a great capture! Congrats! #465893

Melissa Heinemann 6/15/2006 11:39:49 PM

Thanks for the comment. It does feel great to capture those photos that tell the story! #2902281

Melissa Heinemann 6/15/2006 11:41:05 PM

Also, thanks to the other 2 people that send a note...I accidently uploaded the "before" photo...I quickly had to submit the final photo...Again, Thanks! #2902284

Dan Holm 6/16/2006 12:34:10 AM

EXCELLENT capture, Melissa! Love it! #2902390

Julie Robinson 6/16/2006 1:09:56 AM

A wonderful capture - great composition Melissa! #2902431

Debbie Del Tejo 6/16/2006 3:49:53 AM

Talk about perfect timing on your part....great capture! #2902907

Nadya Johnson 6/16/2006 8:28:14 AM

WOW! ASTOUNDING capture, Melissa!! One does hate to think of what happened shortly afterwards... Great shot! #2904158

Richard P. Lussier 6/16/2006 11:04:09 AM

I hope that bird's timing was as good as yours!
Great action shot, Melissa! #2904542

Kay E. Mahoney 6/16/2006 1:07:22 PM

Fantastic capture Melissa. #2904979

Melissa Heinemann 6/16/2006 3:04:36 PM

thanks everyone....I truly appreciate the feedback and encouragement... #2905324

Melissa G. Meiselman 6/16/2006 3:15:29 PM picture is worth a thousand words...this is one such picture. Fantastic detail and composition, Melissa!!! #2905356

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/25/2006 6:49:59 AM

Hearty Congrats, Melissa, on this wonderful finalist!!!
-Debby #3076075

Sue L. Cullumber 7/25/2006 12:06:02 PM

Melissa, What a catch! Congrats! #3078749

Melissa Heinemann 7/27/2006 8:46:37 AM

I feel very blessed to have been able to capture this shot. It is true that "one picture is worth a thousand words!". Thanks again to all for your kind words on my FIRST (and hopefully NOT last Photo Finalist photo!!yipppee!) -Melissa #3089860

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/28/2006 12:23:59 AM

Great timing, I am very happy for your win! #3092719

She-She Killough 7/28/2006 12:31:50 AM

LOL!! Now your first 2nd PLACE WIN!!! Congratulations Melissa! When I opened it I saw the bird but I had to scroll down to see the whole image and when I saw that teeth and mouth it totally took me by surprise and I literally gasped! WOW the right time and the right place and you were SO on the ball! WTG!!

sheesh #3092758

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/28/2006 2:19:20 AM

Wow, congrats, Melissa, so glad to see this as a winner!!
-Debby #3093048

Daniel G. Flocke 7/28/2006 4:49:36 AM

Melissa - Congratulations on your 2nd Place Winner!!!

~Daniel #3093658

Piotr M. Organa 7/28/2006 6:13:02 AM

Big prize, big photo! Congrats!!! #3094184

Kay E. Mahoney 7/28/2006 6:42:17 AM

Congratulations on your 2nd place winner. #3094362

Terri Beloit 7/28/2006 7:52:39 AM

WAY TO GO, Melissa! You have a great shot and the second place award proves you have talent and ability!!
~Terri~ #3094751

Laurence Saliba 7/28/2006 10:15:18 AM

INCREDIBLE capture!!!!! Congrats Melissa!!! #3095357

Tarun Bose 7/28/2006 2:46:31 PM

Congratulations Melissa for being a winner for this lovely shot. #3096252

Jeff Robinson 7/28/2006 3:03:11 PM

Congrats Melissa on your wonderful 2nd Place winning image! Jeff #3096291

Melissa Heinemann 7/28/2006 4:10:12 PM

Seriously, I appreciate all of your time that you have taken to write the notes of congrats....the excitment and energy continues from all your positive comments.... #3096437

Gen Nagase 7/28/2006 8:17:20 PM

Way to go, Melissa!
Congratulations on your great win!!! #3097140

Niels Sandal 7/28/2006 10:21:37 PM

Congratulations on this great catch. #3097262

Husain Akhtar 7/29/2006 4:43:00 AM

Melissa, heartily congratulations on this very well deserved win! #3097798

Cathy Barrows 7/29/2006 10:12:39 AM

Congrats on your win...too funny #3098841

Beverly Belcamino 7/30/2006 6:21:04 AM

Melissa--a big Congrats to my "classmate"--we all knew this was a winner when we saw it!
Beverly #3101208

Melissa Heinemann 7/30/2006 9:56:06 AM

Thanks Beverly and all the others....I have to say, it is because of my one year course and support of my "classmate" that I consider "friends" is the reason this photo EVER happened....thanks again, to you all! #3101780

Janine Russell 7/30/2006 9:45:38 PM

Melissa, congratulations on your Second Place win. #3103535

Bambi L. Dingman 8/25/2006 12:01:39 PM

Wow! This is an amazing shot!! Definitely worthy of being a winner! Great capture! #3213941

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Cropped in photoshop. 1/1600s, f5.6. I love this photo....I think it speaks for itself!

Exif: FNumber: 5.6, ExposureBiasValue: 0/1, ExposureTime: 0.000625, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 400, WhiteBalance: auto white balance

Uploaded on 6/15/2006 11:27:36 PM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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