Golden Beauty

© Donna J. Eaton

Golden Beauty

Stefan Nielsen 6/16/2007 8:09:36 AM

This is just beautiful. One of the best pictures of an eagle I've ever seen. Amazing detail and perfect colors. Very well done :) #674734

Linda G. Yee 6/16/2007 8:17:49 AM

I agree with your other commentor. This photo is awesome. The swirl of the feathers is the thing that elevates this photo above a lot of eagle portraits too. Excellent! #4402835

Rachel McKinnie 6/16/2007 8:21:23 AM

Ditto on both :) Incredibly beautiful. #4402842

Terry L. McKaig 6/17/2007 12:20:36 AM

This is an amazing capture...the color and detail is beautiful. #4404460

Donna J. Eaton 6/17/2007 3:56:32 AM

Thanks so much Stefan, Linda, Rachel, and Terry! You've made my day with your nice comments! #4404858

Susan Jane Allen 6/19/2007 8:41:00 PM

Absoluuuutely incredible! I could hang it up and look at it every day as an example of what to shoot for! What lens did you use? #4414799

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 6/23/2007 7:58:59 AM

Wow, this is outstanding, great wildlife image Donna!

A wonderful Editor's First Picks image!! #4427753

Bill Houghton 6/26/2007 7:39:45 AM

Beautiful shot Donna. Congratulations. #4438807

Patricia A. Stalter 6/26/2007 7:48:34 AM

How wonderful! Photo of the Day too. You are lucky to have the close access to these amazing birds. I too am curious as to the lens you used. Pat #4438839

Evy Johansen 6/26/2007 8:04:13 AM

Wow, Donna!! Fantastic image!! Indeed a beauty!! Big congratulations on your most deserving POTD!! #4438877

Cathy Barrows 6/26/2007 8:14:30 AM

Congrats on your POTD...this is absolutely gorgeous #4438903

Michelle R. Kovach 6/26/2007 8:20:08 AM

Congratulations Donna! #4438918

Jenny Bosmans 6/26/2007 8:33:13 AM

Big Congratulations on this fantastic POTD, Donna! :) #4438953

Shawn Jennings 6/26/2007 8:53:16 AM

Donna - congratulations on your POTD of this beauty!!! #4439009

Lindley Johnson 6/26/2007 8:57:01 AM

Beautiful, Donna! Wonderful color, details, and composition - congratulations on your POTD! #4439024

Mike D. Perez 6/26/2007 9:15:38 AM

Spectacular, Donna! Terrific clarity, details and colors! Congratulations on your POTD. #4439067

RC Fritz 6/26/2007 9:34:53 AM

Congratulatioms on your POTD!!! #4439116

Joy Rector 6/26/2007 9:53:51 AM

congrats on the POTD #4439160

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 6/26/2007 9:59:08 AM

It's nice to see this beautiful golden eagle again. A big congratulations, Donna, on your photo of the day!!! #4439174

Bunny Snow 6/26/2007 10:14:15 AM

What an exquisite capture!

Congratulations! You should be proud! #4439204

Susie Peek-Swint 6/26/2007 10:44:03 AM

Stunning capture Donna ~ many congrats on POTD! #4439297

Joan Kocak 6/26/2007 10:54:16 AM

positively stunning, congrats Donna! #4439322

Monika Sapek 6/26/2007 10:55:00 AM

Beautifully done! Many congratulations on your Photo Of The Day, Donna!

Helen N. McHugh 6/26/2007 11:00:13 AM

A beautiful capture of this majestic Eagle, Donna! Congrats on your POTD! Would love to know the lens you used! #4439334

ronda chatelle 6/26/2007 11:52:03 AM

Donna, Congratulations on POTD! I can't believe you got this shot! Incredible details and clarity! Way to Go!!!! #4439484

Tom Andersen 6/26/2007 11:55:23 AM

Gorgeous color and beautiful lighting, Donna! Congratulations on your POTD! #4439499

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 6/26/2007 12:07:58 PM

WOW, Amazing color and Clairty. I agree, one of the best eagles photo's I have ever seen.
Your POTD is well deserved girl, WTG and congrats! #4439544

Mary Clarke 6/26/2007 1:07:11 PM

Congratulations on POTD Donna, wonderful image #4439716

Jeff Robinson 6/26/2007 2:02:57 PM

A wonderful portrait of this beautiful Eagle; congrats Donna on your very well deserved POTD!! Jeff #4439852

Vicki Hunt 6/26/2007 2:32:12 PM

In my wildest dreams, I can't imagine taking a photo like this! It is magnificent! Congrats on your POTD! #4439950

Donna J. Eaton 6/26/2007 3:03:59 PM

Wow, thank so much everyone for your wonderful comments! What a surprise to have a POTD! I used my new Nikon 70-300mm VR Zoom lens for this shot. I was impressed at the quality. It was the first time I had used this lens. A great lens for the price! #4440185

Greg Briley 6/26/2007 3:26:04 PM

BIG CONGRATS DONNA!! Hmmm, where have I seen this one before ...

Looks like that new lens does a great job! #4440555

William88 6/26/2007 5:02:44 PM

Donna, congratulations on your POTD. awesome image!! #4441799

Pradeep K. Kaushik 6/26/2007 10:31:40 PM

Outstanding shot Donna!!
Big congratulations on POTD. #4444916

Mary K. Robison 6/27/2007 1:28:49 AM

I can see why the judges made this POTD yesterday, Donna ~ it's gorgeous!
Something tells me we'll be congratulating you again in another month... #4445344

Milan Banik 6/27/2007 2:25:16 AM

outstanding shot friend for potd,
congratulations #4445534

Sheryl A. Hudson 6/27/2007 10:37:29 PM

Congratulations on your Photo of the Day!!! It is absolutly AWESOME!!! #4451540

Sean 6/27/2007 10:40:03 PM

Magnifique. Sean #4451547

Sean 6/27/2007 10:50:43 PM

Magnifique. Sean #4451579

Marcel J. Fernandez 7/7/2007 8:31:23 PM

Donna this is a magnificent capture. Congratulations on your POTD selection. #4483511

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A Golden Eagle. I just love the golden feathers on the back of their neck and head. You don't see how gorgeous they are as much from the front so I tried to photograph him from the back to show how they got their name.

Uploaded on 6/16/2007 7:52:52 AM

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Camera: Nikon D2X Digital SLR Camera Editor's Pick Photo of the Day

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