Claudia Kuhn level-classic 4/27/2007 4:03:05 AM

Terrific capture Carla, love that wing spread. #645068

Carla Metzler 4/27/2007 4:04:27 AM

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Great capture and clarity here Carla...Dominick
4/27/2007 4:02:47 AM

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 4/27/2007 4:05:33 AM

Amazing details and comp Carla! #4219936

Ken Smith level-classic 4/27/2007 4:06:03 AM

Perfect capture, Carla! I like your title! #4219940

Agnes Fegan level-classic 4/27/2007 4:14:20 AM

Perfect timing...looks like the bird spotted you too! #4219973

Autum Rhoades level-classic 4/27/2007 4:15:40 AM

Great motion capture, Carla! Love the lighting of the sun behind the bird. Great work! #4219979

Glenn E. Urquhart level-classic 4/27/2007 4:24:32 AM

Fantastic camera work, Outstanding color, lighting, clarity, contrast, use of dof, well composed and quite beautiful, Caral!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4220012

Aimee S. McMaster 4/27/2007 4:24:41 AM

....wonderful light and clarity tht a morning dove? Usually you wouldn't see them at the bird feeder...they are ground feeders (at least the ones in Massachusetts are!!lol ;<)).....well done...Aimee #4220013

Lynne Morris 4/27/2007 5:06:52 AM

Wow Carla this is beautiful, love the lighting and clarity, well captured! #4220215

Sharon King 4/27/2007 5:19:01 AM

This is a Beautiful capture Carla! Terrific clarity and DOF. #4220276

Jim Huffield 4/27/2007 5:20:40 AM

Awesome shot of this lovely dove, Carla. Jim #4220287

Carla Metzler 4/27/2007 5:55:02 AM

Thank you, Claudia, Dominick, Gail, Landing, Agnes, Autum, Glenn, Aimee, Lynne, Sharon and Jim.

Aimee this was shot in the morning, but they are at the feeder off and on all day long. #4220516

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 4/27/2007 6:09:02 AM

GREAT shot, Carla!!! #4220576

Carla Metzler 4/27/2007 6:14:06 AM

Thank you, Nadine. And I was wrong about shooting this in the morning. I thought the lighting was wrong for morning since I know the location. This was shot at 5:15p.m. #4220594

Kathy Reeves level-classic 4/27/2007 6:39:53 AM

Love those wings Carla!! Fantastic capture!!!! #4220696

Sherri Gorman level-classic 4/27/2007 6:47:46 AM

Awesome capture!!! Great colors, clarity and composition!!!! #4220735

Su Sana E. P level-classic 4/27/2007 6:57:47 AM

Combined with beautiful bokeh and great details, this is absolutely an outstanding capture, Carla!! I love it. #4220766

Melissa G. Meiselman 4/27/2007 8:30:53 AM

Terrific close up with striking detail, colors and fantastic bokeh, Carla!! #4221057

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 4/27/2007 9:32:59 AM

Wonderful capture, Carla!!!! Love the colors and the details are super grand!!!!!! :3 #4221254

Stephen Zacker 4/27/2007 9:58:18 AM

Very cool capture. Like the setting #4221339

Carla Metzler 4/27/2007 11:28:38 AM

Thank you, Kathy, Sherri, Susan, Melissa, Kitty and Steve. #4221625

Marsha S. Smith 4/27/2007 12:37:41 PM

Really neat shot, Carla! Looks like he is fixing to have a feast. #4221697

Judy A. Lawhon 4/27/2007 2:17:50 PM

OMG....he looks to big to fit on this feeder. Great capture, Carla!! #4221922

Ronald F. Fischer 4/27/2007 3:22:29 PM

Fantastic capture, Carla! We just got a bird feeder and have really been enjoying the various birds it attracts! #4222161

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 4/27/2007 3:43:09 PM

Gorgeous Carla! #4222212

Karen Engelbreth 4/27/2007 3:45:48 PM

Wonderful capture, Carla! #4222224

Mary Timman 4/27/2007 4:15:53 PM that is quite a catch! Great job Carla! #4222314

William C. Raco level-classic 4/27/2007 4:39:58 PM

Simply outstanding, Carla
Perfect colors, capture, focus and DoF
Beautifully taken

Bill #4222383

Dot K. level-classic 4/27/2007 5:28:11 PM

Beautiful capture! Detail is wonderful. #4222542

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 4/27/2007 6:15:01 PM

Wonderful wonderful capture Carla. The lighting, timing and dof are all awesome here. I really love this shot. It is a morning Dove and they do feed off the ground most of the time. Every now and then I catch mine on the feeder also and at all times of the day. #4222672

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 4/27/2007 6:15:24 PM

This is so beautiful, Carla! #4222674

David Phalen level-classic 4/27/2007 6:59:57 PM

OMG Carla this fantastic. Perfect timing, light and details. #4222805

Paul E. Earl 4/27/2007 8:17:45 PM

Well done, Carla! Great timing! #4222957

Dennis Flanagan 4/27/2007 9:40:34 PM

Are you dressed up in camoflage and in a blind yet? #4223071

Evy Johansen level-classic 4/27/2007 11:31:34 PM

So well done, Carla!! wonderful capture! #4223305

Roger Bernabo 4/28/2007 5:51:37 AM

GREAT picture Carla! King of the bird feeders! #4224020

Carol Sawyer 4/28/2007 6:25:42 AM

Excellent action capture, Carla! #4224099

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 4/28/2007 7:17:19 AM

Super photo, Carla...I love the light and wonderful dof!

ccc #4224260

Nancy L. Green level-classic 4/28/2007 8:37:54 AM

You did it again dear friend, wonderful capture of this landing moment!! <>< #4224512

Carla Metzler level-classic 4/28/2007 5:00:09 PM

Thank you, Marsha, Judy, Ron, Judy, Karen, Mary, Bill, Dot, Darren, Shelly, David, Paul, Dennis, Evy, Roger, Carol, Candice and Nancy. #4225382

Z. Banu level-classic 4/30/2007 5:53:17 AM

Fantastic capture Carla like your pretty image and title. #4230557

Shawn Jennings level-classic 4/30/2007 7:07:52 AM

Super capture, Carla! #4230936

Roxanne M. Bubar 4/30/2007 11:45:30 AM

Awesome capture #4231758

Carla Metzler 4/30/2007 11:54:07 AM

Thank you, Zaanat, Shawn and Roxanne. #4231789

Elisabeth A. Gay 5/2/2007 1:42:43 PM

Lovely shot Carla, reminds me so much of Molly, a ring neck dove we raised from a nestling a couple of months ago. She was a beautiful bird, and so sweet! #4239830

Carla Metzler 5/2/2007 2:23:49 PM

Thank you, Ann. :) #4239927

BILLY R. PARKER 5/23/2007 3:40:40 PM


Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 5/23/2007 3:43:07 PM

Gorgeous Carla! Congratulations! #4318147

Cassie L. Woodlee 5/23/2007 4:01:25 PM

A huge CONGRATS Carla!!!!! #4318298

Dan Holm level-classic 5/23/2007 4:08:43 PM

Big CONGRATULATIONS, Carla!! A beautiful capture I look forward to seeing again in the next round! #4318381

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 5/23/2007 4:13:25 PM

Yahooooooooo! Congratulations Carla! #4318457

Shawn Jennings level-classic 5/23/2007 4:15:34 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Carla! #4318479

Sharon King 5/23/2007 4:15:52 PM

Yay Carla, so glad to see this one again! Congrats! #4318486

Glenn E. Urquhart 5/23/2007 4:38:40 PM

A BIG Congratulations on your Award, Carla!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4318712

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 5/23/2007 4:51:32 PM

Terrific Carla, congrats! #4318886

Ken Smith level-classic 5/23/2007 4:59:28 PM

Excellent, Carla. Super congratulations! #4318983

Carla Metzler 5/23/2007 5:11:02 PM

Thank you so much everyone! #4319120

Crossroad Photography 5/23/2007 5:18:15 PM

Beautiful! Congratulations, Carla! #4319168

Roger Bernabo 5/23/2007 5:29:50 PM

SUPER image Carla; magival even just like the bird wanted to make an impression! #4319266

Su Sana E. P level-classic 5/23/2007 5:47:36 PM

Carla, Congratulations on this lovely Finalist!! #4319405

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/23/2007 6:11:14 PM

Ohhh Carla! You are the master of bird photography!

Congrats on your wonderful finalist!

hugs, jo ann c. #4319600

Linda D. Lester level-classic 5/23/2007 6:22:47 PM

A big Congratulations! #4319694

Cathy Barrows 5/23/2007 6:37:23 PM

Congrats on your those specular highlights #4319821

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 5/23/2007 6:45:46 PM

A fabulous finalist, Carla! Congratulations! #4319903

Steve Mescha 5/23/2007 6:59:20 PM

You're getting to be quite the bird watcher ;-) Congratulations on a great finalist! #4320009

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 5/23/2007 7:39:14 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Carla. Good luck in the next round. #4320358

Evy Johansen level-classic 5/23/2007 7:47:10 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Carla! #4320442

Laurence Saliba level-classic 5/23/2007 9:23:36 PM

Big congratulations on your finalist Carla!!! #4321211

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 5/23/2007 10:46:51 PM

Gorgeous! Congrats Carla! #4321436

Mary K. Robison 5/23/2007 11:15:37 PM

Carla, this is lovely!
Congratulations on its selection as a finalist! YFM:) #4321496

Dennis Flanagan 5/23/2007 11:38:51 PM

Congratulations Carla. #4321537

Husain Akhtar 5/24/2007 2:46:23 AM

Nice to see this another terrific image amongst the April finalists! Big congratulations my friend! #4321921

Darryl Wilkinson 5/24/2007 2:52:28 AM

Nice one, MLA :) WTG!!! #4321957

Vicki Hunt 5/24/2007 4:21:00 AM

Congratulations! #4322532

Lynne Morris 5/24/2007 4:21:55 AM

Congratulations Carla, this is a wonderful finalist. #4322539

Anita Hogue 5/24/2007 5:08:56 AM

Cool shot, Carla! Congratulations! #4322879

eileen bedford 5/24/2007 6:36:25 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Carla... #4323411

Mary Timman 5/24/2007 6:36:34 AM

Congratulations Carla. Good Luck! #4323412

Karen Bacon level-classic 5/24/2007 7:02:39 AM

A big congrats on this great shot! #4323589

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 5/24/2007 7:13:35 AM

Congratulations Carla!!!!!! #4323668

Emile Abbott level-classic 5/24/2007 7:19:29 AM

congratulation on a wonderful capture and most awesome finalist, Carla. WTG. #4323700

Carla Metzler level-classic 5/24/2007 8:49:07 AM

Thank you, everyone. I really appreciate it! #4324194

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 5/24/2007 9:49:42 AM

You should be smiling ear to ear. Congrats on this well done finalist. #4324383

Jeff Robinson level-classic 5/24/2007 10:19:40 AM

Congrats Carla on this Excellent Finalist! Jeff #4324504

Stephen Zacker level-classic 5/24/2007 10:44:06 AM

Terrific capture. Congratulations #4324581

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 5/24/2007 2:00:01 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!! WTG Carla :0) #4325383

Debra Booth level-classic 5/24/2007 6:15:19 PM

Wow! Great capture, Carla! Congratulations! #4326161

Carla Metzler level-classic 5/25/2007 4:20:01 AM

Thank you so much everyone! #4327950

Jenny Bosmans level-classic 5/25/2007 7:57:30 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Carla! :) #4329096

Carla Metzler level-classic 5/25/2007 12:47:04 PM

Thank you, Jenny. #4329786

Stan Kwasniowski level-classic 5/25/2007 4:11:24 PM

Carla, congratulations #4330393

Renee Doyle level-classic 5/26/2007 2:44:56 AM

Big congratulatons on this wonderful finalist Carla!!!

Carla Metzler level-classic 5/26/2007 12:08:14 PM

Thank you, Stan and Renee. :) #4333296

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 5/27/2007 5:11:22 AM

Congratulations on your finalist,Carla! Been so busy I have just gotten to looking.
KK #4335206

Carla Metzler level-classic 5/27/2007 7:48:08 AM

Thank you, KK. :) #4335759

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 5/28/2007 12:23:25 AM

Carla, congratulations on this fine capture...a landing with no hands! :-)
And congratulations on a very well deserved finalist too! #4337850

Linda D. Lester level-classic 6/26/2007 8:36:54 PM

Congratulations!!! #4444351

Carla Metzler level-classic 6/27/2007 3:54:25 AM

Thank you, Joannie and Linda. #4446027

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 6/27/2007 6:59:57 AM

And a big congratulations to you Carla!!!!! #4447454

Carla Metzler level-classic 6/27/2007 7:44:58 AM

Thank you, Robert. #4447808

Nancy L. Green level-classic 6/29/2007 7:43:38 PM

And this one also..huge congratulations Carla, beautifully done!! <>< #4457992

Carla Metzler level-classic 6/30/2007 3:31:57 AM

Thank you, Nancy. #4458454

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