Cape May Warbler

© Ben M. Trapnell

Cape May Warbler

Brinn MacDougall 5/26/2004 4:49:38 PM

This is a great capture, Benjamin..well done! #131872

Dolores Neilson 5/26/2004 5:29:41 PM

Beautiful exposure, sharp and wonderful interesting color!! Well done, Benjamin!! I'm assuming this is with a Canon 100-400?? I don't recall any third party lens offering this focal range. And Nikon doesn't have this focal length either. #561431

zcaley 5/26/2004 5:34:59 PM

Great shot!!!!! Very nice work Ben! #561444

Deborah Sandidge 5/26/2004 6:14:54 PM

Exceptional shot of this little warbler, great color and detail! #561525

Diane Addonizio 5/26/2004 6:37:51 PM

Great shot, Benjamin! #561582

Ben M. Trapnell 5/26/2004 6:39:50 PM

Dolores - you are right. It is the Canon 100-400 (IS) L. 400mm wide open - this is one of 4 frames shot hand-held in a burst. They were all this quality, though, the little bird had other ideas about composition. Thanks for the great feedback. It is encouraging and greatly appreciated. I continue to be amazed with the 10D and this lens. The sun was about 15 minutes from dropping below the horizon - thus the very warm colors. #561585

Darren K. Fisher 5/26/2004 7:42:07 PM

Glad you snaped that shutter 4 times, this is awesome. Great lighting and wonderful detail. Has to be one of the best bird images I have ever seen. #561646

Dorothy Neumann 5/26/2004 7:46:54 PM

Wonderful! I agree with Darren. #561649

Kristen McKain 5/27/2004 3:54:35 AM

Gorgeous capture! #561932

Ronald Balthazor 5/27/2004 4:33:12 AM

Very well done, Benjamin. #562047

Kristen McKain 6/15/2004 12:46:33 PM

Congrats!! #595529

Cathy Barrows 6/15/2004 2:36:15 PM

Congrats!...beautiful...perfect #596183

Thomasa 6/15/2004 3:34:32 PM

What a picture perfect shot! Great detail and the flower fills the composition so nicely. #596380

Diane Dupuis-Kallos 6/15/2004 6:13:25 PM

Beautiful shot of a beautiful bird! Congratulations and good luck. Love your gallery! #597140

Jim Kinnunen 6/15/2004 6:28:46 PM

Great image of a great subject!! I have the 100-400 and absolutely love it. You used it to perfection here...congrats!! #597206

Ben M. Trapnell 6/16/2004 6:26:59 AM

Jim, Diane, Thomasa, Cathy, Kristin, Ron, Dorothy, Darren, thank you for the wonderful and very kind feedback on my Warbler. I've noticed that many of you have been or currently are finalists with some absolutely outstanding work of your own. Some, many times over. Praise from kind, tallented folks such as yourselves means more to me than you will know. Thanks again and good luck to you all! #598364

Peggy Wolff 6/16/2004 6:59:05 AM

I can only think that this can be a big money maker for you! What a shot! I really could go on and on about this, but I will sum it up by saying PERFECT! #598481

Anne E. Morgan 6/16/2004 8:49:00 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!!! I've been admiring your fine bird photos since I started here. What an honor - you deserve it! #600368

Mette Vendelboe Allison 6/17/2004 12:58:25 AM

Congrats, Benjamin! #600545

Donna W. Neal 6/17/2004 3:48:29 AM

Congratulations Ben on this beautiful capture and Win! #600713

Kelly Abernathy 6/17/2004 5:31:39 AM

Congratulations on your win! -K #600954

Mary K. Robison 6/17/2004 2:11:50 PM

This truly is perfection, Benjamin. Keep on entering it everywhere you can - keep on winning everywhere it's entered! Congratulations! #602126

Evy Johansen 6/17/2004 8:56:44 PM

Many congatulations on you second plaze win! #602542

Ellen Peach 6/18/2004 2:17:29 PM

Congrats on this excellent win, Benjamin! #604036

Ben M. Trapnell 6/18/2004 2:44:44 PM

Wow! I am overwhelmed! My sincerest thanks to everyone who has been kind enough to respond to this picture. I can't get over how many people, most with so many of their own great pictures, have taken the time to acknowlege mine. It really warms my heart to know that there are so many tallented, caring people routinely viewing Better Photo. My thanks to you all for your inspiration. #604064

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 6/19/2004 10:46:31 PM

Great photo, many congratulations to you!! #605888

Kathleen L. Nelson 7/4/2004 3:12:19 AM

I love your photo of the Cape May warbler. These little guys are really hard to photograph, but your photo is perfect. I also have a 10D camera and was thinking about getting the 100-400 lens down the road. Your photo has convinced me that it's a great lens. However, I'm sure it will take me a very long time and lots of practice to take a photo such as this one (even with the lens). #630349

Rita Richter 7/8/2004 10:49:45 AM

exceptional quality, perfect combination of camera and lens. Congrats #637681

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Late Evening, Canon 100-400 @400mm, 5.6

Uploaded on 5/26/2004 4:33:52 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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