MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 4/23/2008 3:44:31 AM

Morning Michael!!
This is Spectacular!!!
I have been Stalking a Heron for weeks Now
VERY Elusive Bird
This is wonderfully done!!!! #906734

Margaret R. Barry 4/23/2008 3:46:43 AM

Fantastic capture of this beautiful Heron, Michael! #5828553

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 4/23/2008 3:50:22 AM

Great image and details, Michael.

Dominick #5828563

Jeff Robinson level-classic 4/23/2008 4:04:22 AM

Excellent capture of this beautiful GBH! Jeff #5828606

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 4/23/2008 4:06:47 AM

Beautiful capture Michael! #5828620

Carol Sawyer level-classic 4/23/2008 4:06:57 AM

Outstanding capture and details, Michael!! #5828622

Jim Huffield level-classic 4/23/2008 4:12:40 AM

Wonderful image, Michael. Jim #5828657

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 4/23/2008 4:18:46 AM

What a beautiful bird!! #5828689

Deb Koskovich 4/23/2008 4:48:33 AM

I really like the stark contrast of the sharp subject against a very muted background. Nice image! #5828817

Renee Doyle level-classic 4/23/2008 5:34:26 AM

Perfect title Michael!!! Excellent vertical comp, detail and editing!! #5829142

Lynn M. Whitt level-classic 4/23/2008 5:50:27 AM

great shot Michael.... #5829251

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 4/23/2008 6:23:40 AM

Wonderful light and presentation, Michael! This is a great capture :) #5829395

Cyn Valentine level-classic 4/23/2008 6:25:02 AM

Oustanding Michael!!Beautiful detail and terrific light..well done! #5829402

Mike Clime level-classic 4/23/2008 9:29:50 AM

Really nice capture, and excellent lighting, Michael! #5830319

Jessica Jenney level-classic 4/23/2008 10:34:20 AM

WOW! Terrific capture, lighting and detail, Michael! #5830533

Ellen Hodges level-classic 4/23/2008 1:31:10 PM

Unbelievably fantastic image and details, Michael. Went through that area on the way back from New York. Heard they have eagles nesting in the park there. #5831032

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 4/23/2008 1:49:40 PM

AWSOME capture Michael!!! #5831092

Barbara Waldoch 4/23/2008 4:26:01 PM

How wonderful, Michael! #5831520

Michael G. Marshall 4/23/2008 6:17:33 PM

Thank you Melodie, Margaret, Dominick, Jeff, Claudia, Carol, Jim, Carolyn, Deb, Renee, Lynn, Jennifer, Cyn, Mike, Jessica, Ellen, Peaches and Barbara! Michael #5831894

Jeana Clark level-classic 4/23/2008 6:19:29 PM

Wonderful details and lighting!!!


Look out....MeL is out STALKING again!!! #5831901

Michael G. Marshall 4/23/2008 8:23:20 PM

Thanks Jeana! Michael #5832330

Michael Umbreit level-classic 4/23/2008 8:25:38 PM

Michael - Great Heron shot! Those birds freak me out when they perch high in a tree and I don't notice them until they come out of nowhere. - Mike #5832334

Michael G. Marshall 4/24/2008 6:56:12 AM

Thanks Mike! Michael #5834858

Sharon F. Morris 4/25/2008 9:18:38 AM

Beautiful capture of this great bird. I just love these birds. And this is a beautiful image. :-) #5840394

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 4/25/2008 9:47:38 AM

Wonderful capture Michael! These birds have such sharp eyesight - it's really hard to sneak up on one! Great job! #5840510

Michael G. Marshall 4/25/2008 3:13:45 PM

Thank you Sharon and Judy! Michael #5841675

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 5/19/2008 10:16:56 AM

Congrats on your finalist! #5942656

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/19/2008 10:22:05 AM

congrats on your finalist!!!!! #5942714

Mike Clime level-classic 5/19/2008 12:25:04 PM

Congrats, Michael, on this great finalist! #5944225

Shannon D. Miller level-classic 5/19/2008 12:36:47 PM

WooooHoooo! CONGRATULATIONS on this BEAUTIFUL Finalist Michael! Shannon~ #5944375

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 5/19/2008 2:49:58 PM

Yay! Big congrats on this excellent finalist, Michael :) #5945510

Sandy M. LaCorte level-classic 5/19/2008 3:03:46 PM

Beautiful shot Mike! Nice going! #5945623

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 5/19/2008 3:15:15 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Michael! #5945719

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/19/2008 4:48:11 PM

Congrats, Mike! #5946524

Anne M. Young 5/19/2008 6:03:30 PM

Congrats Michael - a super image. Great work on the lighting especially! #5947082

Michael G. Marshall 5/19/2008 6:43:32 PM

Thank you Claudia, Stefania, Mike, Shannon, Jennifer, Sandy, Margaret, Ellen and Anne for your very kind remarks! Your photography continues to be an inspiration to me! Michael #5947346

Michael Umbreit level-classic 5/19/2008 8:19:28 PM

Michael - Congratulations! - Mike #5948047

Kristi A. Howson 5/19/2008 11:11:47 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist Michael! #5948875

Laurie Daily level-classic 5/21/2008 3:51:09 AM

What a fabulous finalist, Michael...congratulations to you! #5955752

Aimee S. McMaster 5/21/2008 5:05:23 AM

....warm congratulations on this wonderful finalist Michael.....Aimee #5956143

Michael G. Marshall 5/21/2008 4:18:58 PM

Thank you Mike, Kristi, Laurie and Aimee! Your photography is an inspiration to me and keeps me focused on producing better work. I always appreciate your kind feedback! Michael #5958720

Barbara Waldoch 5/21/2008 5:25:29 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Michael! #5959053

Eugenio Diaz 5/21/2008 6:57:58 PM

Congratulation Mike for this beautiful finalist!!! #5959471

Michael G. Marshall 5/21/2008 7:52:08 PM

Thank you Barbara and Eugenio! Your work is an inspiration to me and I learn from it constantly! It keeps me focused on producing better images. Though I'm not not always successful, it's about the journey and for that I am indebted to all of the wonderful artists on BP who inspire and teach through their (& your) incredible work. Thank you! Michael #5959670

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/22/2008 11:00:26 AM

HUGE Congrats!!! #5962908

Cheryl E. Molennor 5/22/2008 2:00:57 PM

Beautiful!! Congratulations!!! #5963475

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 5/22/2008 2:05:10 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist,Michael!!! #5963509

Michael G. Marshall level-classic 5/22/2008 6:19:43 PM

Thank you Peaches, Cheryl and Patrick for your kind feedback! Through your work, all of you inspire me to continue to push for a higher level of excellence. I am sincerely grateful to everyone for sharing their artistic gifts and your wonderful feedback! Michael #5964222

David A. Simons 5/24/2008 7:29:04 AM

Congratulations, Michael. #5970914

Linda D. Lester level-classic 5/24/2008 5:27:32 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist! #5972897

Michael G. Marshall level-classic 5/24/2008 9:42:31 PM

Thank you David and Linda! I really appreciate your wonderful feedback! Michael #5973543

Karen Bacon level-classic 5/25/2008 11:12:35 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Micheal! I had a heron at the end of my driveway a couple days ago!Unfortunately I did not have a camera! #5975563

Renee Doyle level-classic 6/20/2008 12:07:20 AM

Belated but big congratulations on this wonderful finalist Michael! Look forward to catching up on all your wonderful work soon! #6083150

Michael G. Marshall level-classic 6/20/2008 4:25:43 AM

Thank you very much Karen and Renee! Michael #6083816

Dick W. Wyatt level-classic 2/2/2010 1:31:47 AM

Don't you just love blues ?
They seem to like posing.

Outstanding image. #8348920

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Blue Heron in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park near Cleveland, Ohio (USA)

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 110, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: NIKON D200

Uploaded on 4/23/2008 3:26:50 AM

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Camera: Nikon D200 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest Finalist

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