New Life

Miranda S. Miller 7/27/2008 6:45:02 AM

This is beautiful. I love the muted color of the water, the goose, and the contrast of the gold gosling.

Miranda #968281

Anne M. Young 7/27/2008 6:58:20 AM

Super Derek - no frogs today????? #6235769

Vikram Jamwal 7/27/2008 7:06:49 AM

Very beautiful Derek! #6235792

Sheila D. Bottoms 7/27/2008 7:09:04 AM

Awwww omg Derek this is too sweet!!! I so love it! I know this baby made it! RIGHT! Get shot and I love the soft lighting. #6235801

Susana Heide 7/27/2008 7:26:49 AM

WOW!! OUTSTANDING! What a
B E A U T I F U L
sight!!!! Your capture of this duo is extraordinary, Derek!! I expect to see this go far! #6235847

Renata Gusciora 7/27/2008 7:40:25 AM

Wonderful capture and tones,Derek! #6235884

Jennifer L. Alder 7/27/2008 7:40:58 AM

Very well done, Derek! GREAT pov and light- the sc is so cute here. Nicely done :) #6235886

Dominick M. Dimacale 7/27/2008 8:12:05 AM

Great image here, Derek, lovely capture.


Dominick #6236023

Melissa Olsen 7/27/2008 8:43:53 AM

I am right there with Dominick...lovely capture! Adorable! #6236213

Mike Perez 7/27/2008 9:28:18 AM

Great clarity, POV and scene, Derek. #6236339

A P 7/27/2008 1:06:26 PM

Aaawweee this is so sweet. Precious capture, Derek. #6236978

James Reininger 7/27/2008 1:16:26 PM

Another great image Derek. Love this composition. #6237014

Sam Britt 7/27/2008 7:03:56 PM

Sweet capture, Derek. #6237842

Mike Umbreit 7/27/2008 7:11:13 PM

Derek - Excellent treatment! Makes for a very neat image! - Mike #6237875

Tiia Vissak 8/1/2008 2:23:01 AM

very cute! #6256527

Candice L. Carter 8/5/2008 5:29:57 AM

Excellent capture! So adorable! #6273419

Marisol Pastor 8/5/2008 11:58:46 AM

Feels like you are right in the water with them! Great scapture. I love your treatment of the water. #6274973

Dawn M. Schneider 8/6/2008 6:32:50 PM

what a precious image!! love the color and dof! #6280969

Karen Engelbreth 8/21/2008 3:33:05 PM

Congrats on your finalist, Derek! #6343630

Sheila D. Bottoms 8/21/2008 3:35:53 PM

Way to go. #6343659

Carla Metzler 8/21/2008 4:10:25 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Derek! Beautiful colors! #6344024

Jennifer L. Alder 8/21/2008 4:19:08 PM

Congrats, Derek, on your wonderful finalist image! :) #6344155

A P 8/21/2008 4:49:51 PM

Congrats Derek again. Good luck in the next round #6344680

Linda D. Lester 8/21/2008 5:27:00 PM

WTG...Congratulations! Looks like a winner! #6345159

Michelle Alton 8/21/2008 5:34:16 PM

Congratulations, Derek! What a great Finalist! #6345243

Stephanie Frey 8/21/2008 6:01:47 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, Derek! GL in the next round! #6345613

Deb Koskovich 8/21/2008 6:08:58 PM

Well deserved, way to go, Derek! #6345715

Amy M. Wilson 8/21/2008 7:07:48 PM

Congratulations on another wonderful Finalist, Derek!!! #6346442

Susana Heide 8/21/2008 8:07:07 PM

So glad to see this here!! This is an EXCELLENT pick for finalist and I wouldn't be one bit surprised to see that silver turn to gold! I'm crossing my fingers for you, Derek! #6347107

Evy Johansen 8/21/2008 8:10:01 PM

Beautiful!! Big congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Derek! #6347131

Melissa Gurdus 8/22/2008 7:13:38 AM

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Derek!!! #6350060

Eivor Kuchta 8/22/2008 9:07:21 AM

Wonderful, Derek! Congratulations on your finalist, and good luck in the next round! #6350858

Mitzie Loland 8/22/2008 10:01:00 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Derek!! #6351215

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/22/2008 1:12:39 PM

Another big WOOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOO!!!!! Congratulations on this adorable finalist, Derek!!!!! :-) ♫ k #6351981

Laurie Daily 8/22/2008 1:18:34 PM

Another congrats to you, Derek!!!! #6352028

Patrick Rouzes 8/22/2008 5:28:01 PM

Derek, congratulations on this amazing finalist!!! #6353108

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/22/2008 7:25:28 PM

Congratulations Derek, amazing! #6353656

Brett Dolsen 8/22/2008 9:22:35 PM

Congratulations Derek on your great finalists!!Good Luck!!Brett #6354067

Jeff W. Robinson 8/23/2008 4:00:16 AM

This is Outstanding Derek; congrats on your Finalist! Jeff #6354731

Colleen Farrell 8/23/2008 4:23:16 PM

Absolutely fantastic! Congratulations on your finalist, Derek! #6356835

Dianna Hauf 8/23/2008 5:39:58 PM

Smart, very very 'smart'! ;) Well done and congrats again Derek. #6357119

Lisa J. Boulden 8/24/2008 5:43:28 AM

Such a beautifully serene scene!
Congrats on your finalist!
~Lisa #6358705

Lorna Shutter 8/24/2008 8:49:58 AM

Wow! What a beautiful image! The Finalist award was well deserved! :) #6359236

Kathy L. Clark 8/25/2008 7:09:30 PM

The is really awesome Derek. I love the selective color on this, very unique. Congrats on a well deserved finalist. #6367802

Michael G. Marshall 8/25/2008 7:51:35 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Derek! Michael #6367972

Chastity Abbott 8/27/2008 6:37:15 PM

I just love the tones here, the light and the capture...so beautiful!!!
Congrats! #6378293

Marisol Pastor 9/3/2008 3:26:48 PM

Congratulations Derek! #6407274

Gaurav Mehra 9/11/2008 3:31:22 AM

Superb!!! #6440418

Melissa Wynn 9/20/2008 5:22:53 AM

How Sweet A Beautiful image. Congrats on a great picture and the finalist in contest. Well done. #6479372

Darlene M Grover 11/23/2010 3:41:06 PM

Beautiful and sweet..love the contrast between the goose and it's baby. #9060269

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Aperture 4.0, 1/640, ISO 500, 500mm F4L IS...
PhotoID: 6647425

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 7/27/2008 6:38:07 AM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

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