Jay Watcher (W)

© Eric Highfield

Jay Watcher (W)

Tammy McAllister 11/5/2004 1:12:17 PM

Wow, this is one of the most vibrant blue jay photos that I have ever seen! #185749

Jane Summa 11/5/2004 1:32:41 PM

DITTO!!!! WOW!! #892265

Bill Houghton 11/5/2004 2:02:47 PM

Great photo. Color and sharpness are great. #892317

Ellen Peach 11/5/2004 6:56:13 PM

Another WOW...absolutely beautiful, Eric! #892627

Karma Wilson 11/5/2004 7:31:23 PM



Colette M. Metcalf 11/5/2004 8:12:04 PM

Excellent!!! #892742

Carol Brill 11/5/2004 8:22:18 PM

What terrific colors in the background to highlight that handsome jay, Eric, outstanding DOF and composition in this image! #892772

Robert Hoischen 11/5/2004 10:42:52 PM

Ahh what a wonderful picture! Superb contrast, sharpness, colour and composition. Definitely a finalist! Wow... #892989

Eric Highfield 11/5/2004 10:45:32 PM

Thanks everyone for your kind words. They're very much appreciated! #892991

Casey A. Hanson 11/6/2004 7:52:17 AM

Wonderful clarity and colors in this awesome shot! Nicely done, Eric :0) #893852

Mary Swift 11/7/2004 10:21:27 AM

Fantastic shot...I love the way the bird stands out against the bright colors in the background! #895816

Eric Highfield 11/10/2004 8:13:40 AM

Cassey and Mary, thank you for your kind comments! #901395

Kelly Abernathy 11/18/2004 5:49:50 PM

What a stunner! Wonderful caputure - love the detail and color on the jay. And it really pops against the soft background. Looks like you had a gorgeous fall. I'm looking forward to seeing more shots from the area :) -K #924414

Eric Highfield 11/22/2004 10:19:55 AM

Thanks K, Fall was great this year up here. Not sure if was the unusual weather or just that I've had more opportuinty to appreciate it. I'm starting to upload some of the fall shot from year this, so there will be more to come. Thanks again! #931681

Pamela K 11/29/2004 3:24:20 PM

Wonderful capture! Your use of DOF is great and I love the bright orange to set off the blue of the Jay! Outstanding!

Pam #944916

Sharon Day 12/2/2004 12:59:38 PM

Gorgeous and outstanding, Eric!!! I love this one! #950690

Sharon Day 12/15/2004 10:35:16 PM

Gotta say it again, this is just gorgeous!!! Big congratulations!!! #974371

Jim Kinnunen 12/15/2004 11:55:40 PM

Congrats on this great portriat!!! #974728

Pamela K 12/15/2004 11:58:44 PM

Congrats!!! Still love this one too!

Pam #974738

Tammy McAllister 12/16/2004 3:45:19 AM

So glad to see this wonderful shot here...good luck in the next round! #975178

Barbara Kehoe 12/16/2004 4:59:58 AM

congratulations Eric #975631

S J 12/16/2004 6:12:34 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful finalist, Eric! #975958

Darren K. Fisher 12/16/2004 6:24:07 AM

WOW Stunning capture. Congrats on your finalist. #976031

cj patterson 12/16/2004 9:10:52 AM

congrats on your gorgeous finalist!!! #976807

Patricia Marroquin 12/16/2004 9:36:55 AM

Wow, this is incredible! He looks like a sentry! Great color! Congratulations, Eric! #977005

Leonard Pierce 12/16/2004 6:41:32 PM


Carol Brill 12/16/2004 8:06:11 PM

Wonderfully composed with that bright autumn background, Eric, congratulations on reaching the finals, and best of luck! #979708

Patricia A. Kuniega 12/17/2004 5:07:46 PM

Congratulations, Eric, on this marvelous win!! Absolutely gorgeous! #982095

Darren K. Fisher 12/17/2004 5:15:03 PM

Congrats on your wonderful win Eric. #982149

Mellanie 12/17/2004 5:19:47 PM

Congrats on this win, Eric! Great shot! #982186

Karma Wilson 12/17/2004 5:36:06 PM

Congrats! I love this shot.

Karma #982302

William C. Raco 12/17/2004 5:38:45 PM

Congratulations, Eric
Beautiful photo and win

bill #982322

Judy S. Fung 12/17/2004 5:44:22 PM

Eric, congrats on your second place win! #982355

Theresa Marie Jones 12/17/2004 5:46:28 PM


Wally Orlowsky 12/17/2004 5:53:01 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Eric. #982410

Dorothy Neumann 12/17/2004 5:56:43 PM

Great shot, Eric! Congratulations on your win! #982448

S J 12/17/2004 5:57:18 PM

Congratulations on your win, Eric! Terrific shot that is!! #982454

Julie Abston 12/17/2004 6:12:49 PM

Congratulations, Eric!!! This is an awesome and well deserved win!!!! #982557

Kathleen Clemons 12/17/2004 6:24:22 PM

Congratulations on your win, Eric! #982626

Susan T. Parady 12/17/2004 6:33:32 PM

This is awesome, Eric, congratulations!!! #982666

Susan T. Evans 12/17/2004 6:57:19 PM


Jill Flynn 12/17/2004 7:05:56 PM

Congratulations on your win Eric! Great photograph! #982793

Sharon Day 12/17/2004 7:29:20 PM

Congratulations, Eric!!! I love this one! Great job! #982868

Janet Detota 12/17/2004 7:32:59 PM

Perfection! Congratulations!! #982885

Charlene Bayerle 12/17/2004 7:47:04 PM

Awesome and well deserved Eric...Congratulations!!!! #982932

Marie Fields 12/17/2004 9:18:59 PM

Congratulations, Eric! Terrific image! #983114

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 12/17/2004 9:20:00 PM

Beautiful Eric!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes
Linnea #983117

Carol Brill 12/17/2004 9:36:15 PM

Eric, congratulations on your winning finish this month! #983158

Laurence Saliba 12/17/2004 10:59:59 PM

Congratulations Eric!! Wonderful photo. #983308

Gary H. Minish 12/17/2004 11:47:01 PM

Amazing clarity and color. A beautiful capture, Eric! Congratulations on your win :-) #983366

Karen Engelbreth 12/18/2004 1:22:20 AM

Congratulations on your win, Eric! #983441

Allan L. Whitehead 12/18/2004 2:03:25 AM

Eric, congratulations on this wonderful win, its richly deserved, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan

I don't know how I missed this when it was posted but I'm proud of this win for you - 'A', #983488

Kelly Abernathy 12/18/2004 4:18:13 AM

Woo-Hoo! Way to come back with a win! Congratulations Eric - well deserved win! I'm happy for you! -K #983652

Leanne M.E. Boyd 12/18/2004 5:43:25 AM

Wonderful Eric! Congratulations on your win! #983870

Debra Booth 12/18/2004 6:06:12 AM

Congratulations, Eric! Gorgeous shot! #983995

Donna W. Neal 12/18/2004 7:46:27 AM

Amazing colored bg for this outstanding image.
Congratulation Eric #984390

Dale Gast 12/18/2004 1:53:32 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Eric!!! This is a very beautiful image!!! #985123

Leonard Pierce 12/18/2004 7:18:06 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your very well deserved Second Place win, Eric!!!! #985508

Ellen Peach 12/18/2004 7:35:09 PM

Way to go, Eric....congratulations!!! #985524

Kathleen R. Struckle 12/18/2004 10:43:10 PM

Congrats on your win,Eric!! Beautiful image. #985746

Kristi A. Howson 12/19/2004 12:12:24 PM

Congratulations Eric...love the detail and DOF! #986694

Diane Addonizio 12/19/2004 5:02:35 PM

Congratulations! #986891

Eric Highfield 12/19/2004 9:18:14 PM

Thank you all so much! This was a special holiday surprise! Happy Holidays to you all, and all the best in 2005!! #987128

Murry Grigsby 12/20/2004 6:17:38 PM

Congrats on your win Eric! Terrific image!! #988750

Eric Highfield 12/22/2004 7:56:35 PM

Thanks, Murry! #992615

Kathleen R. Struckle 1/18/2005 11:58:31 AM

Congrats.Eric!!! Fantastic image!! #1044420

Rob T. Henry 3/19/2005 7:30:11 PM

I saw this awhile back. This is probably one of my favorite photos I've seen, Eric!! Awesome image!! #1191803

Eric Highfield 3/25/2005 6:34:14 AM

Thank you Kathleen and Rob! You're very kind! #1205402

Jen Lowrey 5/11/2006 4:25:20 AM

What a beautiful image! Jen Congrats! #2750223

Eric Highfield 3/30/2007 12:28:43 PM

Thank you Jen, so much!

Eric. #4113381

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October 14th 2004 1:29pm, Bracebridge, Ontario 1/60th, 500mm, F6.3, Tripod

Uploaded on 11/5/2004 12:58:51 PM

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Camera: Nikon D100 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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