Morning Melody

© Irene Colling

Morning Melody

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 8/26/2008 8:05:07 AM

This is so beautiful, Irene. A winner, I bet! #986671

Gary Lange 8/26/2008 8:27:19 AM

A terrific shot here, Irene! Wonderful comp and timing!! #6370492

Jean Campbell Creamer 8/26/2008 10:20:32 AM

Great shot here. Good work. #6371026

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 8/26/2008 11:08:27 AM

Terrific image here. Love it. #6371151

Gail R. Schuett level-deluxe 9/2/2008 6:25:46 AM

Excellent timing!
He's singing to the day...lovely,well done Irene! Gail #6399925

Aimee C. Eisaman level-deluxe 9/6/2008 6:57:17 AM

O WOW Irene this is a stunning capture! I can almost hear the beautiful melody! And I love that glow around it's body....great touch! Were you very close or did you use a zoom lens? Tripod? Just curious to know how one gets a shot like this! Congrats on the EP! #6418806

Irene Colling level-deluxe 9/6/2008 7:07:03 AM

Took this from the road in my car. 300 mm lens, and some crop. I have lots of Medolark photos but this is the only time I've been close enough to get a good picture. #6418848

A P level-deluxe 9/6/2008 8:18:51 AM

beautiful Irene congrats on the EFP #6419113

Joannie Bertucci level-deluxe 9/6/2008 7:43:33 PM

Irene, this is just terrific! The composition with the birds mouth open really brings it to life and the clouds add wonderful depth to your image!
Congrats on your EP! #6421188

Karen K. Givens 9/7/2008 7:44:18 AM

Great capture here Irene. Color and clarity are beautiful. :) #6423187

Sherry McClead 9/10/2008 9:26:10 AM

Wow this is a great capture Irene... like to take a walk with you through those fields sometime... looks like a wonderful place to wonder around in.
Sherrybear :} #6437645

Stephanie Frey 9/13/2008 2:10:39 PM

Great capture, Irene! Details and timing are perfect! #6450626

Inge S. Lasmana level-deluxe 9/22/2008 10:28:31 AM

A huggeeeee congratulations on your finalist Irene!!! #6489309

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 9/22/2008 10:48:55 AM

Woweeee, Irene!!!
Big congrats on this beautiful finalist!
~Lisa #6489634

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/22/2008 10:54:52 AM

WTG!!!!!! Congratulations on your finalist!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) k #6489724

Sherry McClead 9/22/2008 11:04:40 AM

OMGosh Irene look... it turned into a finalist! I am so happy for you!

Sherrybear :} #6489891

Aimee C. Eisaman 9/22/2008 11:14:39 AM

Hip Hip Horray! Congrats Irene! So happy for you...a little jealous, but so happy none the less! :~)! LOL! #6490021

Eivor Kuchta 9/22/2008 11:33:59 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Irene! #6490327

Karen K. Givens 9/22/2008 11:42:58 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Irene, love this picture reminds me of Nebraska. #6490487

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 9/22/2008 11:59:08 AM

HUGE CONGRATS on your Finalist
Best of luck in the next round! #6490665

Gail R. Schuett 9/22/2008 12:27:02 PM

Ditto to all above...CONGRATS!! #6490949

Stephanie Frey 9/22/2008 12:31:34 PM

Congrats on your beautiful Finalist, Irene! #6490981

Sharon F. Morris 9/22/2008 1:30:00 PM

Great image Irene!! Congrats on your Finalist. :) #6491471

Sylvia Rossler 9/22/2008 1:33:05 PM

Big congrats Irene :o) #6491501

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 9/22/2008 2:26:56 PM

Irene, this is absolutely beautiful and superior. Marvelous in all regards. Going to go on, I'll bet. #6491958

Vladan D. Djordjevic 9/22/2008 3:25:54 PM

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Irene!


A P 9/22/2008 3:28:56 PM

congrats Irene #6492346

Karen Slagle 9/22/2008 3:53:23 PM

Congrats Irene on your amazing finalist. #6492506

Michelle Alton 9/22/2008 4:34:41 PM

Wonderful work, Irene. Congratulations!
Michelle #6492894

Michelle L. Frick 9/22/2008 4:37:00 PM

A beautiful finalist Irene! Congratulations!! #6492911

Sam Britt 9/22/2008 5:29:34 PM

Congratulations, fantastic finalist, Irene! #6493452

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 9/22/2008 6:36:18 PM

Irene, congratulations on this amazing finalist!!! #6494156

M.Christine Duncan 9/22/2008 9:40:43 PM

Irene... great capture, due all these congrats and more!!! A sweet finalist image :-) #6495925

Dianna Hauf 9/23/2008 5:28:42 AM

TERRUFIC capture Irene! WOW!!!! Such a beautiful bird, great clarity and composition!!! Yes, I can see this one winning!!! Congratulations!! #6497727

Carol Teal 9/23/2008 5:49:47 AM

Perfect timing! Love this cute little bird singing his heart out! Wonderful work with the clouds too. Congrats on your finalist! #6497816

Gary Lange 9/23/2008 8:18:22 AM

Many congrats here, Irene!! I knew this would make at least a Finalist, it should go even further! Best of luck! #6498566

Karen Kessler 9/23/2008 11:36:11 AM

Congrats on the Finalist award, Irene! This is a fantastic photo! I agree with Gary - it should go even further (like, all the way!) Great clarity & timing here! #6499428

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 9/23/2008 1:08:12 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Irene. Good luck. #6499834

Dianna Murphy 9/23/2008 1:25:23 PM

Fabulous! #6499926

Linda A. Braddock level-deluxe 10/16/2008 11:22:07 AM

Irene, Gorgeous, I love your gallery. Linda #6609552

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 3/22/2009 11:30:53 AM

I've NEVER seen a birdie with his mouth opened this wide. He really had quite a song to sing!!! Ha! I have been busy putting your images into favorites today!

I recognize so many of them! -Laura :)


Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe 7/2/2012 10:58:10 PM

I love how he is singing through a break in the clouds so that his voice carries forever. Irene, you have such an artist's eye and think of so many possibilities in the darkroom. #10211687

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1/800s at f/10, ISO 200.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT

Uploaded on 8/26/2008 7:19:58 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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