Fly Like an Ibis

© James R. Jackson

Fly Like an Ibis

Todd White 5/28/2004 8:53:39 AM

amazing capture! #132481

Charles R. Frey 5/28/2004 9:42:21 AM

Indeed a nice capture. Got the bird in perfect form. The light really shows good detail also. #564608

James R. Jackson 5/28/2004 10:13:01 AM

Todd and Charles, I appreciate the compliments. I agree that the lighting was just about perfect to show the feather (and other) detail, and I was lucky to catch him (or her) sailing instead of flapping. Thanks again!

Jay
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Colette M. Metcalf 5/28/2004 2:55:33 PM

Wonderful capture, Jay!!! #564914

Bonnie C. Lackey 5/28/2004 5:45:10 PM

Awesome! Just a grand catch! #565091

Jim Kinnunen 5/28/2004 6:24:53 PM

I love the composition, color and simple lines of this photo! #565125

Janet Detota 5/28/2004 6:50:24 PM

Simply amazing!! Way to be on your toes!! #565149

James R. Jackson 5/28/2004 10:37:38 PM

Colette (thanks, Hon!), Bonnie, Jim, and Janet, thanks for the kind words. Janet, it is great being at the right place at the right time! Thanks again, Jay
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Cathy Barrows 6/15/2004 2:30:42 PM

Congrats!...beautiful...love the light thru the wings #596127

James R. Jackson 6/15/2004 2:42:39 PM

Cathy, thanks so much! When I saw him/her/it approaching, I prayed it would pass right over. I had the camera in "sports mode" and just kept shooting. I couldn't have asked for better lighting either! Thanks again! Jay
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Diane Dupuis-Kallos 6/15/2004 5:40:45 PM

Fantastic Jay! Congrats and good luck!! I've had no success at all with birds, a little better with butterflies! They are so amazing! Love your gallery! #596986

Jim Kinnunen 6/15/2004 6:19:33 PM

Great capture of a great form and excellent exposure! #597167

James R. Jackson 6/16/2004 6:50:57 AM

Jim, I'm always in awe when a GREAT photographer compliments my work (it gives me hope), and I thank you for the compliments. If I can capture anything HALF as fantastic as ALL your photos are, I'll consider myself a success. Thanks again! Jay
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Grayce Pedulla Dillon 6/16/2004 9:08:18 PM

Jay, what a perfect capture. Congrats on a well deserved ribbon!
:-)
Grayce #600378

Mette Vendelboe Allison 6/17/2004 12:57:53 AM

Perfect exposure! Great photo! Congrats! #600543

Donna W. Neal 6/17/2004 3:52:51 AM

Wonderful picture and win Jay, Congratulations! #600725

Diane Dupuis-Kallos 6/17/2004 4:51:15 AM

YEAH Jay!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! #600845

Kelly Abernathy 6/17/2004 5:33:15 AM

Congratulations on your win! -K #600961

Lori Ditlefsen 6/17/2004 7:06:24 AM

Congrats on the win James! Beautiful shot! #601220

Susana Matos 6/17/2004 10:15:24 AM

amazing! Congratulations!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #601633

Colette M. Metcalf 6/17/2004 8:55:01 PM

Congratulations, Jay!!!! #602538

Evy Johansen 6/17/2004 8:58:01 PM

Many congatulations on you second plaze win! #602546

Todd White 6/18/2004 5:39:22 AM

congratulations james,love your site,great work.todd #603215

Carolyn J. Connolly 6/19/2004 10:15:19 AM

MAGNIFICENT specimen James...and a wonderful capture of it too! Many congrat's on your Second Placing with this image - very richly deserved! #605297

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 6/19/2004 10:49:21 PM

Unbelievable, this is a great photograph. Great job on the timing. Congrats!! #605891

James R. Jackson 6/21/2004 12:19:40 PM

My thanks to you all for your wonderful comments. Keep shooting! Jay
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bob cornelison 6/28/2004 10:57:41 PM

Great shot! #621936

James R. Jackson 6/29/2004 8:01:03 AM

Thanks, Bob! Jay #622736

Rita Richter 7/18/2004 10:31:45 AM

This is so beautiful James, it takes ones breath away..........Rita #656076

James R. Jackson 7/19/2004 6:12:39 AM

Rita, thanks so much! Jay #657794

Janet Detota 7/19/2004 8:32:21 AM

Well deserved!! Congrats on your win!! #658267

James R. Jackson 7/19/2004 8:44:27 AM

Janet, thanks for the comments. And might I say how much I love the goose conductor photo? Also, the Dahlia Sun shot is spectacular! It deserves a prize, too! Thanks again! Jay
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Erica Murphy 7/13/2006 7:03:04 AM

Beautiful photo James! Love the comp. and the transparent wings make this extra special.

Erica #3023443


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Description

I caught this elegant bird as he passed overhead at Hawk's Cay, Florida Keys, in mid-May 2004. Autofocus, Canon 100mm Macro lens; sports setting; early afternoon

Uploaded on 5/28/2004 8:41:11 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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