Shake It Up

© Janine Russell

Shake It Up

kerby lee pfrangle level-addict 6/22/2006 12:09:48 AM

Reminds me of the song splish splash I am taking a bath. Very nice motion action capture.

This is so cute. #469724

Evy Johansen level-addict 6/22/2006 12:11:41 AM

Wonderful capture, Janine! Beautiful clarity! #2931953

Julie Robinson level-addict 6/22/2006 12:14:54 AM

A wonderful capture Janine- you can almost feel the water splashing- well done! #2931980

Su Sana E. P level-addict 6/22/2006 12:15:53 AM

Wow!! Unbelievable!! Incredible!! Totally mind blowing shot, Janine!! #2931984

Donna Roberts level-addict 6/22/2006 12:35:07 AM

An excellent capture Janine - I now have that song in my head by The Cars......LOL
:-) ddu
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Manuel Barrera level-addict 6/22/2006 1:22:19 AM

Beautiful capture, all your birds shots are fantastic #2932118

Elena Zapassky level-addict 6/22/2006 1:26:48 AM

Wow!!! #2932130

Ray & Audrey Clarke level-addict 6/22/2006 1:55:46 AM

Wonderful motion capture Janine!!!(R) #2932183

Alan L. Borror level-addict 6/22/2006 2:08:12 AM

Superb motion image, Janine! Great timing! #2932204

Judyann Plante level-addict 6/22/2006 2:28:18 AM

Wow, Janine! Fantastic capture and timing!

Judyann ><> #2932241

Donald K. Cherry level-addict 6/22/2006 2:47:55 AM

Terrific capture, Janine! #2932311

Paul E. Earl level-addict 6/22/2006 2:48:49 AM

I love it! Well done! #2932315

Carolyn J. Connolly level-addict 6/22/2006 3:23:32 AM

W-O-N-D-E-R-F-U-L capture, Janine!!! I LOVE this image!! :o) #2932424

William C. Raco level-addict 6/22/2006 3:44:21 AM

Love the action in this shot, Janine
Outstanding, as always!

Bill #2932555

Paul Sikora 6/22/2006 4:28:27 AM

Janine, love seeing your bird shots, this one's a gem. #2932755

Richard D. Cox 6/22/2006 4:39:43 AM

A winner in anybody's book. #2932810

Dan E. 6/22/2006 4:45:35 AM

Awesome Capture Janine #2932835

Tressie Davis level-addict 6/22/2006 4:48:20 AM

LOVE all of the water droplets in the air - great timing! #2932844

David L. Luchowski 6/22/2006 5:06:01 AM

Beautiful capture,Janine. Awesome action image. #2932958

Kent Schou Larsen 6/22/2006 7:30:47 AM

Nice "shot". Fit to the Theme for this Month. Your pictures always have a excelent sharpness.
What is the size of picture when you upload? #2933629

Shelly A. Van Camp level-addict 6/22/2006 8:20:31 AM

Great action and movement capture! #2933935

Janine Russell level-addict 6/22/2006 8:30:57 AM

Kerby, Evy, Julie, Susan, Donna, Manuel, Elena, Ray, Alan, Judyann, Donald, Paul E, Carolyn, Bill, Paul S, Richard, Dan, Tressie, David and Kent , thanks very much for all of your kind and encouraging comments.

Kent, after reading several people's recommendations here on BP, after resizing to 480 pixels in the short dimension, I over-sharpen in Photoshop, look at the photo in the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer (because that seems to be similar to what will be shown on the BP page and is always softer than what shows in Photoshop) and resharpen if necessary, then save as a TIFF. Thanks for asking. #2933991

Janine Russell level-addict 6/22/2006 8:34:19 AM

Shelly, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2934013

Nadine A. Lewis level-addict 6/22/2006 8:45:06 AM

Absolutely awesome, Janie...love the color, detail, and motion of the water.

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Susan T. Parady level-addict 6/22/2006 2:46:24 PM

Excellent action shot, Janine. I love all the flying water. #2935733

Claudia Kuhn level-addict 6/22/2006 3:01:08 PM

Wonderful capture Janine! #2935777

Orsi level-addict 6/22/2006 4:48:47 PM

WOOW!!Awesome shot!!Janine,well done!!A Winner!!!!Love it!!WooW!! #2936128

Janine Russell level-addict 6/22/2006 4:55:34 PM

Nadine, Susan, Claudia and Orsi (that would be very nice), thanks very much for all of your kind and encouraging comments. #2936151

Darren K. Fisher level-addict 6/22/2006 6:00:47 PM

This made me smile. What a wonderful and very well done capture. #2936379

Theresa Marie Jones level-addict 6/22/2006 6:01:42 PM

Awesome action shot, Janine!
Congratulations on your winners!! #2936381

Joanne C. Anderson level-addict 6/22/2006 6:31:13 PM

This is so beautiful, as is all of your work, Janine. Amazing captures! :) #2936508

Barbara Helgason level-addict 6/22/2006 6:37:03 PM

oh wow, how cute is this!! And a fabulous action shot to boot!! Great work Janine! #2936530

Graeme Chow level-addict 6/22/2006 6:38:20 PM

excellent bird activity ! good sharpness and composition, Janine. #2936535

Inge S. Lasmana level-addict 6/22/2006 7:01:52 PM

Excellent shot, Janine! love the details of the waters and the birds' movement! well done! #2936637

Janine Russell level-addict 6/22/2006 7:05:42 PM

Darren, Theresa, Joanne, Barbara, Graeme and Inge, thanks very much for all of your kind comments and encouragement. #2936657

Colette M. Metcalf level-addict 6/22/2006 7:42:58 PM

Excellent!!! #2936850

Janine Russell level-addict 6/22/2006 8:32:56 PM

Colette, thanks very much. #2937123

Jamie Chenoweth level-addict 6/23/2006 6:08:10 AM

What great detail. Awesome shot. #2939406

Crystal M. Gove level-addict 6/23/2006 6:56:37 AM

I LOVE it!!!! Another WONDERFUL, FABULOUS capture of a bird having a fun bath, Janine :o)! I really like how the water droplets look here. GREAT JOB! #2939701

Kathy Reeves level-addict 6/23/2006 7:27:06 AM

Wow!! Fantastic shot! Everything about it is perfect! I want to shoot like this one day!!! #2939901

Janine Russell level-addict 6/23/2006 9:03:00 AM

Jamie, Crystal and Kathy, I really appreciate all of your kind comments and encouragement; thanks very much. #2940281

Connie Chung level-addict 6/23/2006 12:26:43 PM

WOW THIS IS SOO AMAZING!! i'm very jealous!

<33 connie Chung <33 #2940968

Dorann Weber level-addict 6/23/2006 12:37:20 PM

Wow Janine.!! Perfect action shot.. Beautiful! #2941001

Janine Russell level-addict 6/23/2006 2:37:05 PM

Connie and Dorann, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #2941598

Karen Slagle level-addict 6/23/2006 2:52:09 PM

Fantastic shot and so sharp. You take the best bird images I've seen. Must have alot of patience. I can't sit still long enough. #2941696

Janine Russell level-addict 6/23/2006 2:53:34 PM

Karen, I really appreciate your kind words of encouragement; thanks very much. #2941705

Nancy L. Green level-addict 6/23/2006 5:16:38 PM

Wonderful Janine!! Wonderful capture!! <>< #2942335

Janine Russell level-addict 6/23/2006 5:48:33 PM

Nancy, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2942440

Hector Contreras level-addict 6/23/2006 9:35:17 PM

Wonderful image, for sure you have a winner, Janine
Heco #2943047

Janine Russell level-addict 6/23/2006 11:29:14 PM

Heco, that would be great; thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2943401

Jonna Bergström level-addict 6/23/2006 11:57:31 PM

Fantastic shot, Janine!! I love it!! #2943426

Janine Russell level-addict 6/24/2006 12:10:26 AM

Jonna, thanks very much for your kind comments. #2943449

Gianluca Posella level-addict 6/24/2006 2:37:33 AM

Excellent photo Janine! Brava #2943680

Gianluca Posella level-addict 6/24/2006 2:37:37 AM

Excellent photo Janine! Brava #2943681

Keith L. Clayton level-addict 6/24/2006 6:04:50 AM

Beautiful work! Outstanding shot! #2944444

Janine Russell level-addict 6/24/2006 7:18:59 AM

Gianluca and Keith, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2944650

DiAnna F. Paulk level-addict 6/24/2006 5:41:06 PM

You know I love these, Janine, and this must be one of the best! What clarity and focus!! And thanks so much for the advice on sizing and sharpening. I've been having fits with that at BP.

Thanks for stopping to comment on my orchid image! #2946324

Janine Russell level-addict 6/24/2006 9:36:20 PM

DiAnna, you're welcome and thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #2946811

Muriel Jackson level-addict 6/25/2006 2:42:00 AM

WOW! Brilliant motion shot Janine! #2947177

Janine Russell level-addict 6/25/2006 8:10:11 AM

Kate, thanks very much for your nice comments. #2948094

Zenon Toczek level-addict 6/25/2006 6:21:51 PM

Wow! How wonderfully refreshing! Love it.
zenon #2949794

Janine Russell level-addict 6/25/2006 8:55:35 PM

Zenon, I really appreciate your kind comments; thanks very much. #2950319

Sergio La Spina level-addict 6/26/2006 1:23:38 PM

Spettacular and fantastic shot!!!!! #2953640

Dee Caraballo level-addict 6/26/2006 4:36:35 PM

Oh, I LOVE this!! What a great image! The only downside is that now I have "Shake it up" in my head and can't get it out. What's worse: It's the Chipmunks' version! #2954285

Janine Russell level-addict 6/26/2006 9:52:32 PM

Sergio and Dee (LOL), thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2955067

Gena L. Talbot level-addict 6/27/2006 4:43:47 PM

Janine... Not only is it an all around amazing image, but the way you present everything you have done... to get to the point of processing, it's also nice about your images/gallery. Thank you for sharing your wonderful work! Have a super day. :) #2958703

Janine Russell level-addict 6/27/2006 5:28:16 PM

Gena, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2958789

Brandon Fralic level-addict 6/29/2006 11:59:43 PM

Janine,
Thank you.
Your photos are incredible! #2968415

Janine Russell level-addict 6/30/2006 12:05:23 AM

Brandon, you're welcome and thanks very much for your encouragement. #2968426

Diana L. Ralph level-addict 6/30/2006 2:36:26 PM

This is awesome, Janine! You have quite a few winners here for the monthly theme or other categories, as well!!!! Your bird shots are awesome! #2971562

Janine Russell level-addict 6/30/2006 10:32:31 PM

Diana, I really appreciate your kind and encouraging comments; thanks very much. #2972803

Dot K. level-addict 6/30/2006 10:35:58 PM

That bird is realy into it's bath! Great job of capturing it! #2972809

Janine Russell level-addict 6/30/2006 11:32:07 PM

Dot, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2972863

level-addict 7/1/2006 1:23:41 AM

Wonderful shot Janine, absolutely beautiful! #2973183

Janine Russell level-addict 7/1/2006 6:18:18 AM

Reine, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2974107

Doug A. Newman level-addict 7/1/2006 7:15:34 AM

Janine, this is a superb capture; great focus and composition. Gotta be a winner! #2974333

Janine Russell level-addict 7/1/2006 7:16:53 AM

Doug, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement; that would be very nice. #2974344

Allen O. Howard 7/3/2006 4:58:40 PM

One of the best bird captures I've seen Janine, EXCELLENT! #2982965

Janine Russell level-addict 7/3/2006 6:01:30 PM

Joe, thanks very much for your nice comments. #2983131

Jaclyn Klassen 7/5/2006 4:12:50 PM

This is just incredible! The clarity is brilliant, love it! #2989927

Janine Russell level-addict 7/5/2006 4:30:36 PM

Jackie, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2989972

Mike F. Anderson level-addict 7/17/2006 7:21:57 PM

Janine, I love the animation in this shot. Something out of the ordinary. #3042707

Janine Russell level-addict 7/17/2006 11:45:06 PM

Mike, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3043347

Kenneth Mucke 7/24/2006 8:49:07 PM

WAY TO GO Janine....Congrats on your finalist #3072443

Graeme Chow level-addict 7/24/2006 8:49:40 PM

Congrats again for the finalist, Janine. #3072445

Lorri Shank level-addict 7/24/2006 8:52:01 PM

Congrats, Janine! Another well-deserved finalist. Good luck, Lorri
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Hector Contreras 7/24/2006 8:57:11 PM

Congrats on your finalist Janine
Heco #3072505

Lorraine A. Cook 7/24/2006 9:26:12 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janine!<:)) #3072719

Renee Doyle level-addict 7/24/2006 9:54:34 PM

Beautiful - congratulations Janine!!!
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Pat Gamwell level-addict 7/24/2006 9:57:24 PM

Another BIG CONGRATS, Janine! #3073019

Dorann Weber level-addict 7/24/2006 10:08:14 PM

Congratulations Janine~! Well deserved finalist! #3073138

Pamela Shane level-addict 7/24/2006 10:34:33 PM

Congratulations on this superb finalist
Janine!! :) #3073387

Janine Russell level-addict 7/24/2006 11:14:34 PM

Kenneth, Graeme, Lorri, Heco, Lorraine, Renee, Pat, Dorann and Pamela, I really appreciate all of your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations; thanks very much. #3073614

Su Sana E. P level-addict 7/24/2006 11:24:17 PM

Janine, , Congratulations on this awesome Finalist! #3073643

Alison Greenwood level-addict 7/25/2006 12:14:18 AM

Yay! Congratulations Janine! Good luck in the next round! #3073866

Candice C. Calhoun level-addict 7/25/2006 12:25:09 AM

Congratulations!

ccc #3073913

Ray Thoms level-addict 7/25/2006 4:20:11 AM

Congratulations....well done!
Ray #3074711

Roger Bernabo 7/25/2006 5:46:30 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Janine! #3075523

Anna Diederich level-addict 7/25/2006 5:49:41 AM

Congratulations on this excellent capture Janine! #3075553

Karen Slagle level-addict 7/25/2006 6:13:05 AM

Fantastic finalist, big congrats, Janine... #3075764

Nancy L. Green level-addict 7/25/2006 6:20:18 AM

This is one of my favorites of yours Janine. Big congratulations!! <>< #3075824

Noel Baebler 7/25/2006 6:46:37 AM

Huzzah, Janine! #3076048

Megan p 7/25/2006 6:47:15 AM

Congratulations Janine, what a capture, incredible!! #3076052

Crystal M. Gove 7/25/2006 6:55:50 AM

CONGRATS on this EXCELLENT, FUN finalist, Janine :o)!!!! #3076112

Jenny Bosmans 7/25/2006 7:12:53 AM

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Janine! :) #3076216

Anita Ott level-addict 7/25/2006 7:19:12 AM

Congratulations Janine!! GREAT job. #3076259

Diana L. Ralph 7/25/2006 7:28:56 AM

Congratulations, Janine! I loved this the first time I saw it and knew it would be a winner! #3076368

Christopher J. Budny level-addict 7/25/2006 7:30:31 AM

Congratulations Janine! #3076385

Helen N. McHugh level-addict 7/25/2006 8:25:39 AM

Congratulations, Janine! Well deserved! Beautiful! #3076985

Judyann Plante level-addict 7/25/2006 9:34:12 AM

Another big congratulations, Janine! This has got to be a winner!

Judyann ><> #3077608

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-addict 7/25/2006 9:47:28 AM

Congratulations again, Janine !! This is "soooo" adorable. #3077721

Revonda L. Gentry level-addict 7/25/2006 11:13:01 AM

Congratulations, fantastic image Janine!! #3078303

Rakesh Syal level-addict 7/25/2006 11:23:19 AM

How come I miss this one, great job, Janine!! Congrats! Sure to see again! #3078407

Kaye Burazin level-addict 7/25/2006 11:30:31 AM

One of your best Janine. Congrats! #3078473

Emile Abbott level-addict 7/25/2006 11:32:44 AM

You really shook it up this month with all your great finalists including this one, Janine. Congratulation #3078489

Tarun Bose level-addict 7/25/2006 11:59:39 AM

Congrats Janine. This one is heading for the big prize. I am very proud of you my friend. Best wishes. Tarun. #3078703

Jill Flynn level-addict 7/25/2006 12:12:22 PM

Another winner Janine! Congratulations on your finalist! #3078801

Nadine A. Lewis level-addict 7/25/2006 1:52:08 PM

Congratulations on your much deserved finalist!!! #3079510

Tressie Davis level-addict 7/25/2006 2:21:00 PM

So glad to see this one again - Congratulations Janine!! #3079661

Gen Nagase 7/25/2006 3:42:29 PM

Congratulations, Janine, on this fabulous capture!!! #3080075

Frank Creamer 7/25/2006 6:18:28 PM

Hey I finally got to the bottom of this comment page.Anyway I think this is a great photo.There is not much I can say that hasn't been said.Oh congradulations on your finalist photo. #3080772

Candy Avera 7/25/2006 7:24:09 PM

wonderful capture. Congratulations Janine =) #3081015

Gena L. Talbot 7/25/2006 7:42:13 PM

Janine.... Congratulations on this wonderful image/finalist. Great job sweetie! :) #3081080

Gena L. Talbot 7/25/2006 7:42:17 PM

Janine.... Congratulations on this wonderful image/finalist. Great job sweetie! :) #3081084

Sherry S. Boles 7/25/2006 9:11:30 PM

Great motion capture, Janine...Congrats! #3081387

Mike F. Anderson level-addict 7/25/2006 10:32:50 PM

Congratulations on your second finalist, Janine #3081641

Patty Razonable 7/25/2006 10:52:36 PM

Congrats on this wonderful image in the finalist stage!! #3081691

Janine Russell level-addict 7/26/2006 12:01:00 AM

Susan, Alison, Candice, Ray, Roger, Anna, Karen, Nancy, Noel, Megan, Crystal, Jenny, Anita, Diana, Christopher, Helen, Judyann, Marilyn, Revonda, Rakesh, Kaye, Emile, Tarun, Jill, Nadine, Tressie, Nobi, Frank, Candice, Gena, Sherry, Mike and Patty, all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations are greatly appreciated; thanks very much. #3081805

Casey A. Hanson level-addict 7/26/2006 6:27:58 AM

Congrats Janine, on this beautiful image making finalist, and your other finalists! Way to go! :0) #3083399

JOHN V. ROSCICH level-addict 7/26/2006 9:02:33 AM

CONGRATS ON THIS AND HAVING MORE THAN ONE FINALISTS.

GREAT WORK--EXCELLENT CAPTURE
JOHN #3084222

Janine Russell level-addict 7/26/2006 9:26:46 AM

Casey and John, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #3084334

Monika Sapek level-addict 7/26/2006 1:02:15 PM

What a great capture, Janine! Perfect timing! Congrats and good luck!
Monika
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Bridgette B level-addict 7/26/2006 1:03:39 PM

Big congrats on this awesome finalist! #3085476

Erica Murphy level-addict 7/26/2006 2:43:51 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Janine!! This is marvelous!

Erica #3085874

Alannah Virtanen level-addict 7/26/2006 3:25:53 PM

Everyone definitely loves this picture - it really is a phenomenal capture. Congratulations on the finalist, Janine. #3086023

Cheryl E. Molennor level-addict 7/26/2006 4:07:57 PM

Fabulous timine Janine. Really great capture #3086157

Marie Fields level-addict 7/26/2006 5:50:05 PM

Terrific image, Janine! Congratulations!! #3086555

Janine Russell level-addict 7/27/2006 12:15:29 AM

Monika, Bridgette, Erica, Alanna, Cheryl and Marie, thanks very much for all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3087694

Cathy M. Gromball level-addict 7/27/2006 10:04:10 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Janine!

Cathy :) #3090225

Paul E. Earl level-addict 7/27/2006 10:24:54 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner!!! #3092382

Sylvia Rossler level-addict 7/27/2006 10:29:34 PM

Big congrats on your win Janine :o) #3092407

Darryl Wilkinson 7/27/2006 10:33:37 PM

Janine, Huge congratulations on you 2nd place win! Bravo!!! #3092420

Lynne Morris level-addict 7/27/2006 10:37:59 PM

A well deserved win Janine, Congratulations. #3092430

Lynne Morris level-addict 7/27/2006 10:38:01 PM

A well deserved win Janine, Congratulations. #3092431

Su Sana E. P level-addict 7/27/2006 10:46:11 PM

Congratulations on your Win, Janine!! #3092451

Graeme Chow level-addict 7/27/2006 11:44:30 PM

Janine, cheer for your winner and congrats. #3092569

Dan J. Holm level-addict 7/27/2006 11:48:31 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Janine!! Outstanding WIN! #3092582

Pat Gamwell level-addict 7/27/2006 11:55:28 PM

BIG CONGRATS on the GOLD one, Janine! #3092599

Stan J. Contrades level-addict 7/27/2006 11:56:06 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Winner, Janine!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3092602

Evy Johansen level-addict 7/28/2006 12:20:20 AM

Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Janine! #3092701

Mary K. Robison level-addict 7/28/2006 1:27:32 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Janine!
This superb capture certainly deserves its win! #3092939

Renee Doyle level-addict 7/28/2006 1:59:48 AM

Janine - many congratulations on this fantastic 2nd place win!!!!
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Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 7/28/2006 2:37:44 AM

Congratulations on this terrific winner, Janine!!!
-Debby #3093102

Wally Orlowsky level-addict 7/28/2006 3:27:19 AM

Congratulations on this dynamic winner, Janine!
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Jenny Bosmans 7/28/2006 3:32:55 AM

Big Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Janine! :) #3093303

Vicki Hunt level-addict 7/28/2006 3:40:21 AM

So cute! Congrats! #3093359

Holly Shao 7/28/2006 4:06:28 AM

Janine, congratulations on this amazing capture!!

Holly #3093485

Donna W. Neal 7/28/2006 4:08:03 AM

Congratulations Janine #3093492

Noel Baebler 7/28/2006 5:16:13 AM

Huzzah, Janine!!! #3093858

Ken Smith level-addict 7/28/2006 5:33:33 AM

Janine, congratulations to you!!! #3093946

Tarun Bose 7/28/2006 5:45:03 AM

Congratulations my friend Janine for being a winner for this fantastic shot. I knew you will definitely be a winner. Well done. #3094009

Debbie Hartley level-addict 7/28/2006 5:46:54 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Janine! #3094022

Nancy L. Green level-addict 7/28/2006 5:49:21 AM

Congratulations Janine on this wonderful win!!! <>< #3094038

Christopher J. Budny level-addict 7/28/2006 6:05:21 AM

I think we all saw this coming! :) Congratulations, Janine! #3094132

Karen Slagle level-addict 7/28/2006 6:12:35 AM

Congratulations Janine - I loved this the first time I saw it. So glad to see it among the winners... #3094179

Jim Kinnunen level-addict 7/28/2006 6:32:08 AM

A huge congratulations on this awesome winning image, Janine!!!! #3094294

Barbara Helgason level-addict 7/28/2006 6:40:56 AM

This one has always been a winner Janine! CONGRATULATIONS!! #3094352

Kay E. Mahoney level-addict 7/28/2006 6:57:31 AM

Congratulations on your 2nd place winner. #3094457

Judyann Plante level-addict 7/28/2006 7:08:24 AM

One of my favorites, Janine. Congratulations on this well-deserved win!!!

Judyann ><> #3094536

Kay Beausoleil level-addict 7/28/2006 7:45:28 AM

Congratulatinos, Janine, on your excellent win! #3094720

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-addict 7/28/2006 7:58:52 AM

Congratulations Janine on your well deserved win !! #3094786

Pat Abbott level-addict 7/28/2006 8:03:55 AM

Beautiful shot, Janine and congrats on your win. #3094822

Erica Murphy level-addict 7/28/2006 8:05:17 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Janine!!!

Erica #3094828

Cyn D Valentine level-addict 7/28/2006 8:05:20 AM

Congratulations Janine..great shot!!! #3094830

Jill Flynn level-addict 7/28/2006 8:10:28 AM

So glad to see this here Janine! Congratulations on your win! #3094856

Teresa Norris 7/28/2006 8:11:55 AM

Great, wonderful image!! Congratulations!!!! #3094864

Wayne T. Fisk level-addict 7/28/2006 8:42:35 AM

A wonderful win! Congrats!!
Wayne #3095030

Carla Metzler 7/28/2006 8:46:36 AM

Congratulations, Janine! :D #3095064

Dorann Weber 7/28/2006 9:26:40 AM

BIG congratulations on this marvelous image Janine~!... #3095219

Mike F. Anderson level-addict 7/28/2006 9:33:34 AM

Excellent in every way! Congratulations on your win, Janine! #3095236

Mike F. Anderson 7/28/2006 9:51:19 AM

I'm so glad this placed! It is an incredible capture! Congrats to you!! #3095283

Nadya Johnson 7/28/2006 12:04:13 PM

A HUGE congratulations on your winning shot, Janine!! I could have sworn I made a comment on this photo - must have been another in the series, very similar. IT'S OUTSTANDING! Well done and VERY deserved! #3095682

Alan L. Borror level-addict 7/28/2006 1:19:59 PM

Congratulations on a wonderful winner, Janine!!! #3095922

Gail P. Sullivan level-addict 7/28/2006 1:29:28 PM

Janine...congrats on your win with this fantastic image! #3095977

Sharon Day level-addict 7/28/2006 1:46:40 PM

BIG Congratulations, Janine!!! Outstanding capture! WTG!!! #3096077

Sue L. Cullumber level-addict 7/28/2006 1:48:27 PM

Janine - what a great shot! Congrats! #3096086

Kristian L. Stricklin 7/28/2006 3:27:35 PM

Wonderful capture, Janine! Congrats on your incredible win! :) #3096358

Jane M 7/28/2006 5:06:31 PM

Super win Janine! My little boy loves birdwatching and is mezmerized by your photos!! #3096518

Brian D. Shema 7/28/2006 6:24:45 PM

Congrats on your win Janine... this is a great image! #3096809

William C. Raco level-addict 7/28/2006 6:36:25 PM

Wonderful work, as always, Janine
Congratulations!

Bill #3096832

Cheryl E. Molennor level-addict 7/28/2006 6:56:39 PM

Wow Janine. Big congrats to you. Great work! #3096899

She-She Killough level-addict 7/28/2006 7:25:43 PM

Janine, I hadn't seen any of the entries until the winning notices came out...I just saw this and I will tell you what...I LOVE THIS SHOT! So Awesome!!! No wonder it was a winner!
Big Congratulations to you Janine!!!

sheesh #3096994

Cora Miller level-addict 7/28/2006 9:39:48 PM

Amazing capture, Janine! I love all of the splashing water suspended in mid-air. Congratulations on your win! #3097222

Niels Sandal level-addict 7/28/2006 10:42:45 PM

Great motion picture with excellent colors and details. Congratulations. #3097294

Janine Russell level-addict 7/28/2006 11:32:48 PM

Cathy, Paul, Sylvia, Darryl, Lynne, Susana, Graeme, Dan, Pat, Stan, Evy, Mary, Renee, Debby, Wally, Jenny, Vicki, Holly, Donna, Noel, Ken, Tarun, Debbie, Nancy, Christopher, Karen, Jim, Barbara, Kay M, Judyann, Kay B, Marilyn, Pat, Erica, Cyn, Jill, Teresa, Wayne, Carla, Dorann, Mike, Trula, Nadya, Alan, Gail, Sharon, Sue, Kristian, Jane, Brian, Bill, Cheryl, Sheesh, Cora and Niels, I am humbled by all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations; thanks very much. #3097333

Neil R. Shapiro level-addict 7/28/2006 11:49:04 PM

Fantastic shot Janine. A stand-out image. Congratulations on this second place win!

And noticing what you shot this with, I'm jealous! (I have the 70-300 IS DO, and tried the 400 IS DO at a show once, looks like a great lens!) #3097358

Lorraine A. Cook level-addict 7/29/2006 12:05:07 AM

I love this photo!! Congratulations on this awesome win, Janine#3097385

Susan Candelario level-addict 7/29/2006 7:07:52 AM

Big Congrats, Janine!!! Wonderful capture as usual. So glad to see it among the winners. #3098312

Glenn E. Traver level-addict 7/29/2006 7:52:19 AM

Congrats Janine, Wonderful photo with plenty of motion ~ GT #3098434

Stephen Zacker level-addict 7/29/2006 9:23:07 AM

Super capture. Congratulations #3098693

Karamatullah Danyal level-addict 7/29/2006 1:44:42 PM

Well, this bird seems like its taking the edge off of the heat wave. Congratulations on this great win. Nicely done. #3099376

Janine Russell level-addict 7/29/2006 6:50:09 PM

Neil, Lorraine, Susan, Glenn, Stephen and Karamatullah, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3100047

Sheryl A. Hudson level-addict 7/29/2006 8:12:33 PM

Congratulations on your win!!! Love the action and great use of Photoshop! #3100153

Karim Abiali level-addict 7/29/2006 8:19:08 PM

Congrat on your win, Janine. #3100165

Brenda W. LaFleur level-addict 7/29/2006 8:53:26 PM

Hey Janine! Congrats on your win! Well done. #3100204

Leanne M.E. Boyd level-addict 7/30/2006 11:09:42 AM

Congratulations Janine, fabulous shot! #3101907

Janine Russell level-addict 7/30/2006 4:14:53 PM

Sheryl, Karim, Brenda and Leanne, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3102657

Gen Nagase level-addict 7/30/2006 6:24:51 PM

Congratulations on your great win, Janine!!! #3102914

Janine Russell level-addict 7/30/2006 7:10:25 PM

Nobi, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3103099

Life Expressions level-addict 7/30/2006 7:29:44 PM

Many congrats on this wonderful second place win! #3103187

Janine Russell level-addict 7/30/2006 7:37:56 PM

Robin, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations. #3103218

Don Holland level-addict 7/30/2006 10:32:46 PM

Janine, congratulations on this well deserved win and the other wonderful finalists! Your gallery is no less than astounding! #3103673

Janine Russell level-addict 7/30/2006 10:43:22 PM

Don, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3103728

Melinda G. Mendez level-addict 7/31/2006 8:35:29 AM

Congrats, Janine! And thanks for the constant inspiration (your images) for us beginners. #3105958

Janine Russell level-addict 7/31/2006 8:39:44 AM

Melinda, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3105979

Gianluca Posella level-addict 7/31/2006 1:51:25 PM

Wow, congratulations Janine, im glad to find this amazing photo as winner :)
Best regards.
Gianluca #3106792

Debra P. Chenault level-addict 7/31/2006 2:18:40 PM

Great shot, Janine! Congrats on your 2nd place winner!! #3106860

Janine Russell level-addict 7/31/2006 6:01:50 PM

Gianluca and Debra, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3107390

Emile Abbott level-addict 8/1/2006 2:51:57 PM

Big congratulation on your excellent second place winner, Janine #3111378

Janine Russell level-addict 8/1/2006 6:15:00 PM

Emile, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3112104

Janine Russell level-addict 8/1/2006 9:35:06 PM

Janine, I knew this was going to be a winner when I first spotted it!!! A hug and congrats are in order from me!!!!! #3112793

Janine Russell level-addict 8/1/2006 11:21:15 PM

Joyce, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments, support and congratulations. #3112910

Monika Sapek level-addict 8/2/2006 9:31:48 PM

I am happy to see this fabulous capture as a Winner, Janine! Big congratulations on your Second Place Win!
Monika
#3117229

Janine Russell level-addict 8/2/2006 9:35:08 PM

Monika, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations. #3117232

Terry L. Ellis level-addict 8/3/2006 1:36:05 PM

Janine, congratulations on this excellent second place win! Remarkable! #3120465

Janine Russell level-addict 8/3/2006 1:58:39 PM

Terry, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #3120561

Richard D. Cox level-addict 8/3/2006 3:35:07 PM

Congrats on your win. I knew that I would be seeing this one again. #3121009

Janine Russell level-addict 8/3/2006 3:57:25 PM

Richard, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3121098

Ross Throndson level-addict 8/4/2006 8:23:05 AM

A Belated Congratulations, Janine...Wonderful Capture... :^) #3124201

Janine Russell level-addict 8/4/2006 10:08:43 PM

Ross, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #3126234

level-addict 8/6/2006 12:37:13 AM

Excellent shot Janine !
Congratulations on your win! #3129604

Janine Russell level-addict 8/6/2006 12:43:33 AM

Reine, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3129615

Jonna Bergström level-addict 8/8/2006 1:50:31 AM

Congratulations!!!! #3137283

Janine Russell level-addict 8/8/2006 9:19:22 AM

Jonna, thanks very much. #3139022

Janine Russell level-addict 8/10/2006 12:02:36 PM

From Brenda Bryson 10/10/2006 10:13 AM

Wonderful capture Janine!!! Your pictures are all so great.

Brenda, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #3148622

Patricia (Pat) C. Exum level-addict 8/14/2006 5:14:45 AM

Great capture, the sharpness is amazing.

Congratulations!

Pat #3161201

Janine Russell level-addict 8/14/2006 9:07:00 AM

Pat, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations. #3162141

Charlene Taylor level-addict 8/15/2006 5:39:22 AM

This is a wonderful picture Janine. Congratulations on your much deserved win! #3165830

Janine Russell level-addict 8/15/2006 8:16:57 AM

Charlene, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #3166826

Harry Len level-addict 8/20/2006 9:16:32 PM

Congratulations Janine you truly deserve it.
I love this capture, excellent work!
#3191019

Doug A. Newman level-addict 8/22/2006 7:58:58 AM

I can not remember if I commented on this before, Janine, but if I did, this deserves another one:
Wonderful capture!
Great bird shot! #3198526

Janine Russell level-addict 8/22/2006 2:32:30 PM

Harry and Doug, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations. #3199921

Laura Clay-Ballard 8/25/2006 6:54:05 PM

just saw this pop up on the home page! LOVE it! #3215390

Janine Russell level-addict 8/25/2006 8:05:47 PM

Laura, thanks very much for your encouragement. #3215616

eileen bedford level-addict 8/26/2006 7:35:33 PM

Congratulations, Janine on this win, it's a great capture.... #3222268

eileen bedford level-addict 8/26/2006 7:35:48 PM

Congratulations, Janine on this win, it's a great capture.... #3222272

Janine Russell level-addict 8/26/2006 7:36:33 PM

Eileen, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3222279

Crystal L. Craig 9/4/2007 4:53:50 PM

Wonderful capture Janine! Love the details and clarity in the drops, excellent energy. Congrats! #4746941

Janine Russell level-addict 9/4/2007 5:20:09 PM

Crystal, thanks so much for your congratulations and encouragement. #4747029

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Photo of a Spotted Towhee was taken on June 21, 2006 at 2:22pm in Edmonds, Washington
Canon 400mm F/4 DO IS lens + Tamron 1.4x TC + Kenko 36mm extension tube @ F/4, 1/250 second, ISO 100
Cropped, shadow/highlight, cloned, burned, levels, + saturation, resized and sharpened in Photoshop CS

Uploaded on 6/22/2006 12:06:15 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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