Rufous Hummingbird and Bee Balm

© Janine Russell

Rufous Hummingbird and Bee Balm

Bob Cournoyer level-addict 10/31/2007 2:20:34 PM

You always do such beautiful hummer work!! I love it when the wings are caught lightly fluttering... :-)

Bob #775588

Lori Dunn 10/31/2007 2:35:42 PM

Beautiful capture Janine! #5011341

Tiia Vissak level-addict 10/31/2007 2:36:57 PM

Wow! Great colors, light & details! #5011346

Ronald F. Fischer 10/31/2007 5:17:51 PM

Wonderful composition and awesome detail and colors! #5011871

Ellen Hodges level-addict 10/31/2007 5:44:19 PM

Absolutely beautiful image, Janine! #5011952

Jeff W. Robinson level-addict 10/31/2007 5:50:54 PM

Excellent capture of this very challenging subject! Jeff #5011976

Girish Vaghela level-addict 10/31/2007 6:07:44 PM

Absolutely wonderful image, Janine! #5012036

Colleen Farrell level-addict 10/31/2007 10:15:45 PM

Terrific capture, Janine! #5012691

Les Rhoades level-addict 10/31/2007 11:41:25 PM

Crisp,clean BG and well composed. Perfect timing on this capture. The thumbnail photo is a real eye catcher. #5012797

Graeme Chow level-addict 11/1/2007 1:41:51 AM

Oh ! super captured with full motions, Janine. We will see this again. #5013059

Joy Rector level-addict 11/1/2007 4:19:03 AM

excellent capture #5013543

Angie Sidles level-addict 11/1/2007 7:43:04 AM

Amazing capture Janine! This is just gorgeous! #5014384

Bob D. Hall level-addict 11/2/2007 7:56:02 AM

Great capture, Janine!!! Congrats on your EFP!!! #5019155

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 11/2/2007 3:29:44 PM

Awsome capture Janine. Super color and comp! #5020481

Theresa M. VanderStaay 11/4/2007 7:55:17 PM

Wow...What an amazing capture Janine...Perfect timing...Beautiful color and composition is awesome...This is one of my favorites of your bird pic's...I just love this one...Tessa #5028430

Colleen Farrell level-addict 11/26/2007 3:32:34 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Janine! #5127484

Kay E. Mahoney level-addict 11/26/2007 3:43:22 PM

Janine,Congratulations on your finalist. #5127594

Diana Child 11/26/2007 3:46:02 PM

Congrats on a great finalist! #5127626

Cary Rogers 11/26/2007 4:14:26 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Janine! An outstanding capture, with great lighting and color! #5128108

Tammy Scott 11/26/2007 4:39:21 PM

Congratulations on a terrific finalist! Great capture! #5128503

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-addict 11/26/2007 4:43:00 PM

Congratulations Janine, great colors and clarity! #5128571

Pranay Koka level-addict 11/26/2007 4:47:37 PM

congrats on ur well deserved finalist! #5128633

Susan T. Evans 11/26/2007 4:50:51 PM

Congrats Janine, this is just awesome!!! #5128694

Joan Kocak 11/26/2007 5:02:10 PM

congrats Janine, so beautiful! #5128880

Lisa A. Car 11/26/2007 6:03:08 PM

WoW this is really AWESOME! I LOVE, LOVE this photo! Congrats on the finalist! #5129891

Allen O. Howard 11/26/2007 6:29:59 PM

Excellent! Congratulations Janine! #5130389

Angie Sidles level-addict 11/26/2007 6:36:01 PM

Congrats Janine! #5130480

Pat Gamwell 11/26/2007 6:46:42 PM

BIG CONGRATS on this beautiful Finalist! #5130634

Evy Johansen level-addict 11/26/2007 7:08:50 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Janine! #5130975

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 11/26/2007 7:51:43 PM

Congratulations, Janine, gorgeous finalist!
-Debby #5131604

Michelle L. Frick level-addict 11/26/2007 8:12:12 PM

Congratulations Janine! This is perfection! #5131886

Sheryl A. Hudson level-addict 11/26/2007 8:24:54 PM

Congratulations Janine!!! Stunning! #5132014

Michael L. Dawson level-addict 11/26/2007 9:10:50 PM

Great capture #5132391

Laurie Daily level-addict 11/27/2007 4:19:25 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janine! #5133689

Su Sana E. P level-addict 11/27/2007 4:49:48 AM

Janine, Congratulations on this great finalist!! #5133898

Cindy Cone 11/27/2007 5:07:15 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Janine! #5134003

Lynne Morris level-addict 11/27/2007 5:17:49 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Janine! #5134087

Phil Stith 11/27/2007 5:42:31 AM

Lovely capture,Janine...best of luck in the final round!!! #5134266

Emile Abbott level-addict 11/27/2007 8:20:37 AM

Nice stop action capture, Janine and congrats again on finalist. #5135343

RC Fritz level-addict 11/27/2007 9:02:04 AM

Well done!! Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #5135584

Laurence Saliba level-addict 11/27/2007 10:14:14 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Janine!!!!!!!!

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Jill Flynn level-addict 11/27/2007 10:25:39 AM

STUNNING!! Congratulations on your finalist Janine! #5136126

Karen Engelbreth 11/27/2007 10:31:38 AM

Congratulations Janine! #5136153

Karen Engelbreth 11/27/2007 10:31:38 AM

Congratulations Janine! #5136155

Terry L. Ellis level-addict 11/27/2007 10:58:27 AM

A dazzling finalist, Janine! Congratulations! #5136277

Jeana Clark 11/27/2007 1:46:21 PM


FANTASTIC FINALIST!!!
WELL DONE & CONGRATULATIONS!!!

~J~ #5137166

Cyn D Valentine level-addict 11/27/2007 1:51:12 PM

Congratulations Janine!! #5137190

Christopher J. Budny level-addict 11/27/2007 2:47:18 PM

Congratulations, Janine! #5137453

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-addict 11/27/2007 4:36:45 PM

Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL finalist, Janine. The lighting and details are fantastic. Superb capture. #5138029

Katrina L. Miller level-addict 11/27/2007 4:45:59 PM

congrats on being a finalist -
this is such a lovely hummer shot #5138087

Dennis Walton level-addict 11/27/2007 5:19:59 PM

Another fantastic photo, Janine. You bird shots are just amazing. #5138311

Ken Smith level-addict 11/27/2007 5:21:28 PM

Beautiful, Janine. Congratulations!! #5138328

Ellen Hodges level-addict 11/27/2007 6:18:35 PM

A number 1 image!! Beautiful. #5138764

Susan Fox level-addict 11/27/2007 7:12:37 PM

Congratulations on your win Janine! #5139015

Tammy Scott level-addict 11/27/2007 7:15:33 PM

Congratulations on your terrific win! #5139031

anonymous 11/27/2007 7:16:37 PM

Congratulations Janine on your Second place win! B- #5139043

Nikki McDonald level-addict 11/27/2007 7:20:59 PM

This one absolutely glows, Janine. Congratulations on your win! #5139082

Wayne T. Fisk level-addict 11/27/2007 7:23:47 PM

What a great shot, Janine! Very impressive!
Wayne #5139124

Christopher J. Budny level-addict 11/27/2007 7:24:11 PM

Congratulations once again, Janine! #5139128

Joan Kocak level-addict 11/27/2007 7:33:29 PM

huge CONGRATS to you Janine! #5139200

Laurence Saliba level-addict 11/27/2007 7:45:06 PM

A very BIG Congrats on your win Janine!!!! #5139283

Sherry K. Adkins level-addict 11/27/2007 7:53:25 PM

Congrats, Janine, on your win. Very well deserved! #5139346

Cesar J. La Rosa level-addict 11/27/2007 8:00:21 PM

Congratulations on this very well-deserved Winner, Janine!!!
Cesar #5139393

Judy V. Kennamer level-addict 11/27/2007 8:18:43 PM

Gorgeous Janine! Congrats on your win! #5139480

Su Sana E. P level-addict 11/27/2007 8:50:01 PM

Huge Congratulations and on your terrific Win, Janine!! #5139621

Agnes Fegan level-addict 11/27/2007 9:01:13 PM

Congratulations Janine !!! #5139677

Karen Engelbreth level-addict 11/27/2007 9:21:46 PM

Congratulations on your win, Janine!

#5139785

Darryl Wilkinson 11/27/2007 9:27:16 PM

Terrific capture and presentation, Janine! Congratulations on your win!! #5139819

Carol Teal 11/27/2007 9:30:38 PM

Beautiful Janine!! Congrats on your win! #5139842

Mike Perez level-addict 11/27/2007 10:08:49 PM

Congratulations on your Winner, Janine! #5140004

Evy Johansen level-addict 11/27/2007 10:37:10 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful and well deserved win, Janine!! #5140170

Katarina Mansson level-addict 11/27/2007 11:21:57 PM

Congratulations on your GOLD Janine! #5140312

Les Rhoades level-addict 11/27/2007 11:47:25 PM

Congratulations on your GOLD Button win!
I held off on my comment because I had a feeling this was going to move into the winners circle.
I told you this was a real eye catcher.
Les
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Susie Peek-Swint level-addict 11/28/2007 1:18:11 AM

Many congrats Janine! #5140564

Ron Roberts level-addict 11/28/2007 2:27:12 AM

BEAUTIFUL WIN HERE SPECTACULAR...RON... #5140726

Bill Wyatt 11/28/2007 2:35:31 AM

Congratulations on your winner Jannie!! #5140739

Stephen Zacker level-addict 11/28/2007 4:05:44 AM

Fantastic capture. Congratulations #5141025

Autum Rhoades 11/28/2007 4:54:24 AM

Congrats on your wonderful winner, Janine! #5141273

Cindy Cone 11/28/2007 5:08:50 AM

Congratulations on this winner, Janine! #5141372

Murry Grigsby 11/28/2007 5:31:49 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful image and win Janine!! #5141531

Corinne M. Thompson level-addict 11/28/2007 5:37:35 AM

Congratulations on your win Janine! #5141564

Wally Orlowsky level-addict 11/28/2007 5:38:59 AM

Congratulations on this marvelous winner, Janine! #5141578

Emile Abbott level-addict 11/28/2007 6:14:28 AM

An a winner it is, Huge congratulations Janine #5141775

Cheryl E. Molennor level-addict 11/28/2007 6:48:12 AM

Excellent capture!! Congratulations! #5141960

Holly Shao level-addict 11/28/2007 7:35:20 AM

Congratulations on your win, Janine!! So beautiful!

Holly #5142288

Glenn E. Traver level-addict 11/28/2007 8:17:38 AM

Congrats on your win Janine , beautifully done ~ GT #5142497

Monika Sapek level-addict 11/28/2007 10:17:03 AM

Many congratulations on your Second Place Win, Janine!
Monika
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Milan Banik 11/28/2007 10:21:48 AM

congratulation Janine #5143040

Tarun Bose 11/28/2007 10:53:24 AM

Big big congrats Janine for your excellent winner. Well done my dear. #5143135

Terry L. Ellis level-addict 11/28/2007 11:05:30 AM

An awesome Second Place win, Janine! Congratulations! #5143195

Mitch Spence level-addict 11/28/2007 11:08:25 AM

Congratulations, Janine. It's a beauty. #5143210

Deb Holmes level-addict 11/28/2007 11:34:43 AM

Congratulations Janine, amazing capture! #5143297

Nadya Johnson level-addict 11/28/2007 12:42:34 PM

Fantastic, Janine! Congratulations on your gorgeous winner! #5143498

Dr Silly level-addict 11/28/2007 1:43:05 PM

Congrats Janine on the gold. :O)
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Claudia Kuhn level-addict 11/28/2007 1:46:47 PM

Gorgeous capture Janine, big congrats on your win! #5143735

Laurie Daily level-addict 11/28/2007 2:16:34 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Janine!!! #5143883

Linda Blair level-addict 11/28/2007 3:26:16 PM

Congratulations, Janine...well deserved!!!! ☺ #5144165

Jill Flynn level-addict 11/28/2007 5:23:17 PM

Congratulations on your win Janine! It's a beauty! #5144484

Nikki McDonald level-addict 11/28/2007 6:31:44 PM

This is a great win, Janine. Congratulations. #5144795

Sharon Day level-addict 11/28/2007 6:56:49 PM

Awesome image, Janine!!! Congratulations!!! #5144898

Datha Y. Thompson 11/28/2007 8:50:59 PM

Awesome Gold Winner!! Congratulations Janine!!! WTG :0) #5145298

Sylvia Rossler level-addict 11/29/2007 4:41:42 AM

A gorgeous image !! Big congrats on your win Janine :o) #5146424

Gail P. Sullivan level-addict 11/29/2007 8:05:25 AM

Janine...big congrats on your win!! #5147248

Anita Hogue level-addict 11/30/2007 5:31:53 PM

WOW, sooooooooo Beautiful, Janine!
Congratulations! #5153555

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-addict 12/1/2007 1:31:09 PM

Congratulations on your win Janine!! Great details, colors and light! #5156886

Nick Lagos level-addict 12/2/2007 6:18:35 AM

Perfect timing Janine.... Congratulations on your win... #5158886

Bill Houghton level-addict 12/4/2007 1:59:01 PM

This is an awesome shot Janine. Congratulations on your win. I hope you have a great week. Bill

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Bill Houghton Photography
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Susan T. Evans 12/4/2007 6:24:48 PM

Congrats Janine, this is awesome work!!!! WTG!!!! #5170088

Shelly A. Van Camp level-addict 1/24/2008 5:09:35 AM

Not sure how I missed this beauty!! Great macro, colors and details!! Well done, Janine!! Love it! #5386070

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Photo was taken on July 7, 2007 at 5:07pm in Edmonds, Washington
Canon 400mm F/4 DO IS Lens + Tamron 1.4x TC @ F/4, 1/250 second, ISO 100
Cropped, cloned, shadow/highlight, +saturation, -brightness, +contrast, cloned, resized, sharpened and blurred in Photoshop CS3

Uploaded on 10/31/2007 2:15:23 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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