Blazing Mallard Speed

© Bill Houghton

Blazing Mallard Speed

Colleen Braun 8/24/2006 3:33:11 AM

this is beautiful... #509271

Gail Vitikacs 8/24/2006 3:34:08 AM

Fantastic capture...this is stunning! #3206813

Terri L. Scribner 8/24/2006 3:41:40 AM

Great stop action!!!! #3206865

Jim Huffield 8/24/2006 3:52:34 AM

Marvelous shot on these speedsters Bill. Jim #3206917

Donald K. Cherry 8/24/2006 3:59:38 AM

Excellent motion image, Bill! #3206958

Ray Clarke 8/24/2006 4:06:36 AM

Wonderful capture of moving birds Bill! Love the colours and details!!!(R) #3207004

Jeff Robinson 8/24/2006 4:06:53 AM

Outstanding pan and capture Bill! Great work! Jeff #3207006

Carla Metzler 8/24/2006 4:15:51 AM

Great shot, Bill! Beautiful! #3207067

Husain Akhtar 8/24/2006 4:50:12 AM

ourstanding capture, Bill! Extremely well observed, composed and exposed! Striking image of the two birds in action! #3207251

Agnes Fegan 8/24/2006 4:56:22 AM

Beautiful sense of motion! #3207304

Donna W. Neal 8/24/2006 5:08:47 AM

Gorgeous motion capture Bill! #3207400

Joy Rector 8/24/2006 5:22:59 AM

love this capture #3207503

Bill Houghton 8/24/2006 6:52:54 AM

I sincerely appreciate all of your comments. Bill #3208092

jennifer B. short 8/24/2006 8:28:49 AM

Beautiful image. #3208551

Leonard Pierce 8/24/2006 9:58:23 AM

Fantastic capture of these fast flyers Bill! #3208927

Anita Ott 8/24/2006 2:24:49 PM

Beautiful capture! GREAT job. #3209837

Sharon Seaward 8/24/2006 5:06:36 PM

Just Beautiful! Everything is perfect. #3210390

Janine Russell 8/24/2006 6:24:27 PM

Bill, excellent colors, detail, clarity and lighting. #3210641

Kay E. Mahoney 9/26/2006 6:06:51 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3366876

Diana L. Ralph 9/26/2006 6:15:16 PM

This is SO BEAUTIFUL, Bill!!! Congratulations on this excellent image! It is so well-deserved! #3366982

Graeme yew Chow 9/26/2006 6:44:40 PM

Congratulation again on another super capture. Love the motion and bg. #3367322

ALLEN O. HOWARD 9/26/2006 6:55:30 PM

Congratulations, Bill! #3367454

Su Sana E. P 9/26/2006 7:04:34 PM

Congratulations, Bill!! #3367546

Pamela Shane 9/26/2006 7:13:39 PM

Congratulations on this superb finalist
Bill! :) #3367651

Husain Akhtar 9/26/2006 9:36:29 PM

Warmest congratulations on being wonderful and very well deserved finalist my friend! I'm sure I will congratulate you again very soon! #3369307

Bill Houghton 9/27/2006 3:39:13 AM

I thank all of you for your wonderful comments and encouragement. Bill #3370787

Kathleen Brennan 9/27/2006 4:54:58 AM

Another great capture, Bill. Congratulations #3371261

Kenneth Mucke 9/27/2006 7:13:21 AM

Another wonderful finalist Bill...congrats #3372256

Bill Wyatt 9/27/2006 12:10:47 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Bill this is beautiful!! Good luck on the next round!!! #3374078

Claudia Kuhn 9/27/2006 2:27:24 PM

Terrific capture Bill, congrats! #3374924

Jane M 9/27/2006 3:41:29 PM

great image. Well done Bill! #3375341

Graham D. Sher 9/27/2006 5:12:29 PM

gorgeous motion action shot Bill - good luck in next round #3375816

Evy Johansen 11/19/2006 12:11:28 AM

Awesome capture, Bill! BIG congrats on your most deserved POTD!! #3603027

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/19/2006 12:54:42 AM

Very nice work, a double congrats!! #3603059

Susie Peek-Swint 11/19/2006 2:21:27 AM

Awesome as always Bill ~ many congrats on finalist and POTD! #3603114

Paul Michko 11/19/2006 2:50:25 AM

Congratulations on an awesome POTD, Bill. #3603156

Can Kahya 11/19/2006 2:54:34 AM

it is amazing , wonderful , congrats #3603166

Graeme yew Chow 11/19/2006 3:37:24 AM

Deserved POTD winner and congrat to you, Bill. Amazing sharpness and clarity. #3603275

Ronald Balthazor 11/19/2006 4:07:42 AM

Superb image, Bill. Congratulations on the POTD. #3603349

Jenny Bosmans 11/19/2006 4:30:47 AM

Congratulations on the POTD as well, Bill! Hope you're doing well! :) #3603396

Laura Clay-Ballard 11/19/2006 4:38:38 AM

Awesome! congrats! #3603410

William C. Raco 11/19/2006 4:44:49 AM

Fantastic capture, Bill
Congratulations on the finalist and the POTD recognition

Bill #3603415

DiAnna F. Paulk 11/19/2006 5:02:00 AM

Bill, I opened up my Photo of the Day email without reading the header this morning. As soon as I saw the photo I thought, "That's got to be Bill Houghton's!" LOL! GREAT capture! Congratulations!

I just bought the 5D and a 70-200mm and 2x extender, so I'll be seeing you at Blount Park some this coming year!! I want to get good with it so I can go to an Auburn game next year and get a good capture of Spirit flying! #3603456

Bill Wyatt 11/19/2006 5:02:21 AM

Gorgeous capture, Congratulations on POTD! #3603459

Marsha S. Smith 11/19/2006 5:17:38 AM

Gorgeous! And like DiAnna I knew it was yours before ever seeing the name.
Congratulations on this POTD! #3603504

Joy E. Cobb 11/19/2006 5:19:42 AM

I don't always comment on the POTD's, but when I saw your name in my email, I had to take a look, Bill! This is an amazing high speed capture. Great color, too...and I like the way the bg is broken up in thirds. Congratulations, Bill...excellent shot! #3603510

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/19/2006 5:21:39 AM

This is just gorgeous Bill! What a beautiful capture and love your gallery!
jo ann c. #3603522

Dave Sanders 11/19/2006 5:24:58 AM

Congrats on POTD Bill. Well deserved great shot #3603538

Joy Rector 11/19/2006 5:38:51 AM

congrats n the POTD #3603588

Vicki Hunt 11/19/2006 5:50:16 AM

Beautiful gallery! congrats on your POTD! #3603632

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/19/2006 6:03:24 AM

Beautiful, Bill...congratulations on your POTD!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty #3603657

Josselyne Klecanda 11/19/2006 6:12:22 AM

Fantastic color capture, love it. #3603695

Leonard Pierce 11/19/2006 6:14:05 AM

Congratulations on a very well deserved Finalist and POTD, Bill!! #3603702

Lindley Johnson 11/19/2006 6:28:46 AM

Great capture, Bill! Congratulations on your POTD. #3603749

Jenny D 11/19/2006 6:37:02 AM

Awesome!! Congrats on this POTD! #3603782

Nancy L. Green 11/19/2006 6:39:59 AM

Absolutely gorgeous POTD!! Congratulations!!<>< #3603797

Darren K. Fisher 11/19/2006 6:49:26 AM

Congrats on your POTD Bill. #3603839

Ronald F. Fischer 11/19/2006 6:50:08 AM

Congratulations on your POTD - awesome capture!! #3603844

Marsha Surles 11/19/2006 6:50:13 AM

Wonderful photo! I browsed through your gallery and enjoyed your gorgeous captures. Leaves me with a strong thought of "I want to do that". Congratulations on POTD! #3603845

Terri L. Scribner 11/19/2006 6:54:52 AM

Big congratulations on this POTD!! #3603873

Joan Soles 11/19/2006 6:57:08 AM

I knew this had to be your picture when I saw it. A HUGE congrats, Bill! #3603885

Ivan Chacon 11/19/2006 6:59:47 AM

Congratulations + !Very nice shot! :) #3603897

Gunther Allen 11/19/2006 7:12:49 AM

WTG on your POTD here at BP! Your nature photos of birds in flight have become very popular and I can easliy recognize your work. Congrats on another beautiful capture! #3603930

Janine Russell 11/19/2006 7:48:30 AM

Bill, congratulations on your finalist and POTD. #3604038

Sharon F. Morris 11/19/2006 7:50:09 AM

Congratulation on your POTD this is a awesome shot love the colors and the feel of speed:-) #3604043

RC Fritz 11/19/2006 7:57:56 AM

Awesome shot. Congrats on your POTD!! #3604054

Irene K. Bentsen 11/19/2006 8:02:22 AM

Excellent shot, Bill
I love the background colours reflected also in the birds. Congratulations. Irene #3604061

Helen N. McHugh 11/19/2006 9:15:29 AM

This is an awesome capture, Bill, with tha mallards flying into the frame! A well deserved finalist & now POTD!! Congratulations!! #3604226

Mary Clarke 11/19/2006 9:52:01 AM

Congratulations on POTD Bill, wonderful action shot #3604302

Kathleen K. Parker 11/19/2006 10:54:14 AM

Wonderful!!! Congratulations on the POTD, too!!
kk #3604377

Mary K. Robison 11/19/2006 12:04:38 PM

Brilliant capture and perfect layered composition, Bill ~ no wonder the judges picked this!
Congratulations for its POTD and finalist selections! #3604589

Joline Frazier 11/19/2006 12:55:55 PM

Magnificent capture of flight. Congratulations. #3604779

Sue C. Cole 11/19/2006 1:42:38 PM

Very Nice #3604960

Erica Murphy 11/19/2006 1:45:57 PM

Congratulations on your POTD Bill!! This is a stunning image!

Erica #3604984

Erica Murphy 11/19/2006 1:45:59 PM

Congratulations on your POTD Bill!! This is a stunning image!

Erica #3604985

Casey A. Hanson 11/19/2006 5:56:32 PM

Beautiful POTD, Bill! :0) #3605521

Darryl Wilkinson 11/19/2006 6:11:45 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful image making POTD, Bill. Bravo!! #3605556

Karen K. Givens 11/19/2006 6:43:20 PM

Congratulations on your POTD. Very Beautiful image. :) #3605668

Jennifer Cuscino 11/19/2006 7:02:35 PM

WONDERFUL! I tried doing this once and mine didn't come close to yours.'s gorgeous! #3605695

Joannie Bertucci 11/19/2006 9:55:24 PM

Hi Bill, congratulations on all the kudos for this image! Very well deserved!

Joannie #3606077

Mary N C. Taitt 11/20/2006 6:35:34 AM

Super capture, great shot, congratulations on your finalist and POTD! Mary :-D #3607662

Linda D. Lester 11/20/2006 11:11:56 AM

Congratulations on your awesome POTD! #3608766

Amy JACKSON 11/20/2006 11:24:14 AM

Wonderful capture, Bill! Congratulations on your POTD!! #3608791

Halla E. Shafey 11/20/2006 12:53:37 PM

A breathtaking image with so much grace and dignity. It is a perfect text book example for what panning should be.Your gallery contains breathtaking images, I am speechless! #3609085

Jim Kinnunen 11/20/2006 5:14:22 PM

What a fine image and excellent choice for the POTD award, Bill!!! Congratulations!!!:) #3609861

Milan Banik 11/22/2006 4:40:24 AM

Congratulations Bill. #3614989

Bill Houghton 11/23/2006 10:32:23 AM

Thanks so much everybody. I have been in the hospital for two weeks. I fell and broke my hip. I am home now and on the mend. I hope to get back in several weeks. God bless all of you.
Bill #3619524

Lavone Vannoy 12/1/2006 11:18:32 AM

*WOW* Bill!!!
Gorgeous image! CONGRATULATIONS on your finalist AND your POTD!!!

I hope you are feeling better and up and about. My prayers are with you...

Happy Holidays!!! :) #3654876

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 3/31/2007 4:42:22 AM

Beautiful capture, Bill ... congrats on both your finalist AND your POTD!!! steve #4114985

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 10/3/2007 12:22:03 PM

AWSOME capture, so pretty.
BIG congrats on your POTD and finalist! #4878475

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 10/3/2007 12:22:27 PM

AWSOME capture, so pretty.
BIG congrats on your POTD and finalist! #4878478

Nandu Menon 11/15/2007 10:58:54 AM

Awesome ! Awesome !

How did you do this? #5078029

Robert G. Stalnaker 3/31/2008 7:43:33 AM

It is so incredibly difficult to focus on B.I.F. at this speed. I am thrilled that this photo was recognized as a winner. You did a masterful job here, Bill. #5723471

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Two male Mallards. They are very fast.

Uploaded on 8/24/2006 3:14:52 AM

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