Dogwood Perch

© Judy V. Kennamer

Dogwood Perch

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 9/25/2008 4:11:59 AM

Winner!!! I predict a winner!!! #1004780

Deb Koskovich 9/25/2008 4:13:44 AM

Oh, yes -- this will be another winner, Judy! Please tell me you are putting these wonderful bird images all together in one big gorgeous coffee table book! #6509691

Tiia Vissak level-deluxe 9/25/2008 4:16:39 AM

very beautiful! #6509700

Kerry Hill 9/25/2008 4:25:22 AM

Just beautiful Judy! Colour and detail are perfect. #6509737

Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 9/25/2008 4:26:44 AM

Such a beautiful capture! #6509745

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 9/25/2008 4:47:15 AM

Lovely capture here. #6509851

Anita Hogue level-deluxe 9/25/2008 5:10:15 AM

WOW, I'm with Carolyn! Winner! #6509969

Avril Young level-deluxe 9/25/2008 5:25:50 AM

OMG!!! this is so stunning...excellent capture! #6510020

Kathy L. Clark 9/25/2008 6:02:29 AM

Well this is absolutely perfect Judy. That little guy is so gorgeous and the background blur is fantastic. What winner looks like in my opinion. #6510156

Lynn M. Whitt level-deluxe 9/25/2008 6:05:23 AM

This is soooooo beautiful, wonderful!!! #6510169

Vitor Dias 9/25/2008 6:10:05 AM

Lovely image..nice composition with good detail and color. congts Judy.

rgs Vitor #6510187

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 9/25/2008 6:15:06 AM

Love the angle of the branch and the colors, framing....everything! lol

This is one of my favorites of your birds

jo ann c. #6510208

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 9/25/2008 6:53:42 AM

WOW! Beautiful shot, Judy. Amazing. #6510336

Vladan D. Djordjevic 9/25/2008 7:05:12 AM

Terrific image. Superb colors, composition, details. favorite. #6510376

Gary Lange 9/25/2008 9:08:30 AM

Beautiful as always, Judy!! #6510733

Daniella Puente level-deluxe 9/25/2008 9:39:38 AM

A beauty!!! #6510849

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 9/25/2008 1:57:20 PM

My, he is a beauty!!! Awesome capture Judy! #6511879

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. level-deluxe 9/25/2008 4:59:14 PM

THIS IMAGE IS EXCELLENT HERE.

KARU. #6512492

Robin L. Bailey level-deluxe 9/25/2008 7:20:16 PM

Judy,what a sweet,beautiful capture,really nice! #6513054

A P level-deluxe 9/25/2008 11:05:36 PM

Another one to add to "How Do I Escape" in my favorite folder. It doesn't get more perfect then this. A stunning cardinal capture in a beautiful dogwood tree. Just says "home" to me. Out west you don't see many of either. AWESOME, Judy!!! #6513634

Patricia Seidler level-deluxe 9/26/2008 4:20:13 AM

Everything about this is perfect. Cardinals are so hard to capture and do you make it look effortless Judy. #6514666

Joy Rector level-deluxe 9/26/2008 4:46:39 AM

beautiful, perfect comp #6514832

Sam Britt level-deluxe 9/26/2008 5:02:08 AM

Beautiful capture, Judy. This is my state's bird & flower. #6514897

Amy Jackson 9/26/2008 6:10:23 AM

Beautiful image, Judy!! #6515251

Shawn Jennings level-deluxe 9/26/2008 6:26:11 AM

Beautiful! I love the framing of the dogwood tree! #6515361

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 9/26/2008 12:15:16 PM

Very Pretty image! I love dogwood trees and the red bird is a plus!! #6516494

Judy A. Lawhon 9/26/2008 6:51:29 PM

Your bird images are always fantastic, Judy!! Gorgeous comp and color!! #6517760

Ken Smith level-deluxe 9/26/2008 8:07:27 PM

Perfect composition and red color is great against the background colors. Excellent work, Judy! #6517984

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 9/26/2008 9:24:32 PM

What a beauty....I love the comp on this! #6518200

Dennis Flanagan level-deluxe 9/27/2008 11:15:22 PM

Bravo. Well done. #6522276

Michelle Smith level-deluxe 10/1/2008 6:37:46 PM

Judy,
This is stunning. Beautiful and peaceful.
I can see it on a greeting card.
I love how the dogwood branch is framing the bird, it really adds to the image with the contrast in lines and colors.
Another fav for me!
Shell #6540336

Amber J. Skene 10/22/2008 7:10:35 PM

Congrats on your finalist!!! #6639613

Gene Spears 10/22/2008 7:12:32 PM

awesome capture, Judy - congrats!! #6639630

Dr Silly level-deluxe 10/22/2008 7:30:32 PM

Judy, congrats on your finalist. :O)
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Raymond Pauly level-deluxe 10/22/2008 8:01:24 PM

Beautiful! Congratulations! #6640082

Kathy L. Clark 10/22/2008 8:05:03 PM

I knew this beauty would make it. Congratulations my friend. I bet I see it again. #6640111

Nadya Johnson 10/22/2008 8:07:50 PM

Such a perfect capture of this gorgeous cardinal! Congratulations Judy, on your beautiful finalist! #6640138

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 10/22/2008 8:22:55 PM

Super composition, dof and clarity, Judy. Congratulations on this beautiful finalist and good luck in the next round. #6640302

Ken Slade 10/22/2008 8:45:32 PM

Two of my favorite things... dogwood & cardinal. Congratulations on your finalist! #6640601

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 10/22/2008 9:08:49 PM

Judy- Your work is so beautiful and so deserving of this finalist. I am so happy for you. Congratulations and good luck, hope to see you in the winners circle. #6640846

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 10/22/2008 10:44:14 PM

Congratulations, Judy! #6641524

Dianna Murphy level-deluxe 10/23/2008 1:48:46 AM

Congratulations, gorgeous comp! #6642531

Kara Hendricks level-deluxe 10/23/2008 4:26:44 AM

Congratulations on your many wonderful finalists Judy... This is heavenly!! #6643205

Ken Smith level-deluxe 10/23/2008 5:03:12 AM

Love the framing, Judy. Congrats!! #6643474

Stephanie Frey level-deluxe 10/23/2008 5:18:16 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist! #6643619

Sherry L. Davis level-deluxe 10/23/2008 6:02:21 AM

Congrats, Judy, on this gorgeous finalist! #6643959

Mukesh Srivastava level-deluxe 10/23/2008 6:45:38 AM

HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist, best of luck in the next round! #6644261

A P level-deluxe 10/23/2008 7:08:23 AM

What did I tell you? Master of the cardinal capture. Congrats on this beauty and I know we'll see it on the winners list. #6644444

Shawn Jennings level-deluxe 10/23/2008 7:30:56 AM

I love this one! So glad to see it again! Congratulations! #6644682

Elida Gutierrez 10/23/2008 7:46:20 AM

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!! #6644812

Vladan D. Djordjevic 10/23/2008 8:24:08 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Judy! I really love this image. #6645236

Mike Perez level-deluxe 10/23/2008 8:36:03 AM

Beautiful composition, clarity and colors, Judy. A Winner I predict. Congratulations! #6645346

Eugenio Diaz level-deluxe 10/23/2008 8:38:40 AM

Congratulations on your Beautiful Finalist!
WTG my Friend!
Good luck in the next round!
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Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 10/23/2008 10:07:23 AM

How beautiful! Congratulations, Judy! #6646272

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 10/23/2008 11:06:35 AM

Congrats. on this very beautiful Finalist.

UB. #6646759

Susan Fox 10/23/2008 4:30:15 PM

Perfection as always Judy! Congrats :-) #6648372

Jeff W. Robinson level-deluxe 10/23/2008 5:00:37 PM

Congrats on your wonderful Finalist Judy! Jeff #6648570

Sam Britt level-deluxe 10/23/2008 5:43:01 PM

Congratulations, beautiful finalist, Judy! #6648922

Jeana Clark 10/23/2008 6:10:14 PM


Awesome Finalist Judy!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!

~J~ #6649114

Sabrina Ryan level-deluxe 10/23/2008 7:38:37 PM

Congratulations Judy on your well deserved Finalist #6649478

Carla Metzler 10/24/2008 3:39:01 AM

Congratulations, Judy! #6651003

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 10/24/2008 7:13:31 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist!

jo ann c. #6652027

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 10/24/2008 1:27:24 PM

Congratulations on your WIN, Judy. #6653802

A P 10/24/2008 1:30:56 PM

I'm so happy Judy. This one deserves the first place and soooo much more!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! #6653835

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe 10/24/2008 1:40:20 PM

Congratulations! #6653929

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 10/24/2008 1:52:17 PM

Congratulations, Judy on your gorgeous win! #6654023

Rakesh Syal level-deluxe 10/24/2008 1:58:53 PM

My heartiest congratulations on this great win, my friend! #6654068

Cyn D Valentine level-deluxe 10/24/2008 2:00:30 PM

Congratulations Judy..stunning winner!! #6654080

Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 10/24/2008 2:37:26 PM

A real beauty...congratulations Judy! #6654355

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 10/24/2008 2:44:11 PM

Just beautiful!! Congratulations, Judy!!! #6654398

Nadya Johnson 10/24/2008 3:03:25 PM

So happy Judy, to see this PERFECT photo with its FIRST PLACE GOLD!!! A huge congrats! I really love this gorgeous shot! #6654503

Murry Grigsby 10/24/2008 3:22:02 PM

I thought this one would be at or near the top Judy! Congrats on a great photo and win!! #6654621

Elida Gutierrez 10/24/2008 3:25:25 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

 "A Humble Thophy"


A Special Trophy for


"September Winners"

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anonymous 10/24/2008 3:31:13 PM

Huge Congratulations Judy on your Beautiful and well deserved FP win! B- #6654707

Shawn Jennings level-deluxe 10/24/2008 3:40:44 PM

Woo Hoo! Congratulations on this beautiful win, Judy! #6654796

Vladan D. Djordjevic 10/24/2008 3:59:04 PM

Wow, my favorite image!!!

A huge congratulations on your AMAZING WINNER, Judy! #6654945

Sam Britt level-deluxe 10/24/2008 4:33:50 PM

Congratulations on your first place winner, Judy! #6655112

Monika Sapek level-deluxe 10/24/2008 4:34:33 PM

Such a beautiful capture, Judy! Many congratulations on your Win!
Monika
#6655114

Ken Smith level-deluxe 10/24/2008 5:02:35 PM

Exquisite, Judy...congrats to you...woo hoo!! #6655266

Gary Lange 10/24/2008 5:04:59 PM

MANY Congrats, Judy!!! #6655281

Anna Diederich level-deluxe 10/24/2008 5:43:55 PM

I love this Judy! Congratulations! :) #6655447

Sonia Bello 10/24/2008 5:47:58 PM

beautifully done! Contratulations. #6655460

Marsha S. Smith 10/24/2008 6:25:39 PM

Congratulations, Judy!

All I can say about this image is that it is PERFECT in every way. Just too lovely! #6655631

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 10/24/2008 6:56:41 PM

Congratulations on the fantastic Gold 1st Place win Judy! Very well deserved

jo ann c. #6655749

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 10/24/2008 7:03:31 PM

Congratulations on your 1st Place winner, Judy. #6655778

Wendy Moghadam level-deluxe 10/24/2008 7:19:16 PM

Congratulations- this is a stunner. I see it on postcards- your work is always amazing #6655844

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 10/24/2008 7:48:28 PM

Beautiful!!!
What a great winner, Judy!!!
WTG!
~♥~ #6655977

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 10/24/2008 8:35:47 PM

Soooooo Beautiful!!!! Congrats, Judy! ♥ #6656125

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 10/24/2008 8:58:59 PM

Judy- Hey neighbor, you did it. First place with this spectacular picture of wildlife. Your gallery is full of beautiful pictures like this. Congratulations. #6656244

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 10/24/2008 9:28:00 PM

Judy, Congratulations on your First Place Winner. Your shots adds real color to my daily visit here at BP. Keep shooting and sharing.

UB.
#6656376

Sirsendu Gayen level-deluxe 10/24/2008 10:50:10 PM

Congrats on your gorgeous win. #6656585

Katarina Mansson level-deluxe 10/24/2008 11:10:21 PM

Beautiful in all aspects; congratulations Judy! #6656611

Darryl Wilkinson 10/24/2008 11:14:08 PM

Beautiful shot, Judy! Congratulations!! #6656624

Dr. Harmeet Singh 10/24/2008 11:39:06 PM

Heartiest congrats for the first prize win.. #6656675

Laurie Daily level-deluxe 10/25/2008 4:55:05 AM

I am always so inspired by the birds you capture, Judy...A BIG congratulations on this beautiful winner!

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Cheryl E. Davis level-deluxe 10/25/2008 6:12:42 AM

Congratulations on your win, Judy! Beautiful capture! #6657434

Michael G. Marshall level-deluxe 10/25/2008 6:57:43 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful winning image Judy! Outstanding! Michael #6657657

Linda Blair level-deluxe 10/25/2008 7:11:22 AM

Well deserved First Place....Congratulations!!!!!!!!!! #6657746

Tiia Vissak level-deluxe 10/25/2008 8:06:55 AM

Congratulations! #6658033

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe 10/25/2008 10:43:13 AM

Congratulations Judy, on your beautiful well deserved FIRST PLACE WIN! #6658599

Howard A. Wimpee 10/25/2008 11:20:50 AM

Congratulations,Awesome Winner!!!! #6658761

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 10/25/2008 11:59:57 AM

This is gorgeous, Judy! Congratulations! #6658989

David Phalen level-deluxe 10/25/2008 12:49:46 PM

BIG Congrats on a wonderful First Place Winner!! #6659123

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 10/25/2008 1:19:04 PM

What a beauty....my favorite bird shot of yours. Congratulations! #6659250

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-deluxe 10/25/2008 1:34:40 PM

Congratulations Judy, gorgeous! #6659319

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 10/25/2008 1:46:23 PM

WTG, Judy! Big congratulations on your win! #6659342

Susan Fox 10/25/2008 4:07:31 PM

Congratulations Judy :-) #6659659

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 10/25/2008 6:19:24 PM

I have so much admiration and appreciation for just how difficult these are to shoot!! HUGE congrats Judy on this super first place winner!! #6660001

Mike Perez level-deluxe 10/25/2008 6:39:24 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful 1st Place Winner, Judy! #6660087

Judy V. Kennamer level-deluxe 10/26/2008 5:45:29 AM

Thanks so much everyone!!! I really appreciate your wonderful comments! #6661772

Cathy Barrows 10/26/2008 9:51:58 AM

Congrats...thrilled to see one of your beautiful birds in first #6662782

Tarun Bose 10/26/2008 10:09:08 AM

Big, big congrats Judy, for your excellent first prize winner. #6662840

Eugenio Diaz 10/26/2008 10:39:43 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved win! #6662970

Erica Murphy level-deluxe 10/26/2008 1:04:11 PM

This is gorgeous! Congratulations~! #6663390

Carla Metzler 10/26/2008 1:21:36 PM

Congratulations on your win, Judy! Very beautiful shot! #6663454

Terry L. Ellis level-deluxe 10/26/2008 6:14:22 PM

Congratulations, Judy! A perfect win! #6664248

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe 10/26/2008 9:03:39 PM

Congratulations, Judy! What a beauty!
kk #6664756

Wally Orlowsky level-deluxe 10/27/2008 1:56:56 AM

Congratulations on this delightful winner, Judy! #6665359

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 10/27/2008 3:52:40 AM

Great capture and setting. Congratulations #6665862

Dominick M. Dimacale level-deluxe 10/27/2008 4:08:45 AM

Congratulations Judy on your Win.

Dominick #6665952

Jeff W. Robinson level-deluxe 10/28/2008 3:41:56 AM

Congrats Judy on this Terrific Winning image!! Jeff #6671578

William88 level-deluxe 10/28/2008 9:29:15 AM

Beautiful!! congratulations on your first place! #6673601

Renata Gusciora level-deluxe 10/28/2008 11:55:16 PM

Judy,huge congratulations on your first place winner!!! #6676287

Denise M. Snyder level-deluxe 10/29/2008 8:35:46 AM

Congratulations Judy - this is absolutely stunning!! #6678389

Pat Gamwell level-deluxe 10/31/2008 8:45:06 PM

Right out of a magazine, Judy! CONGRATS! #6690956

Carol Teal level-deluxe 11/2/2008 11:51:19 PM

Gorgeous framing, and I love cardinals so this has to go in my favs. Congrats on your big win Judy! #6699356

Susan M. Hembree level-deluxe 11/3/2008 8:11:39 PM

Fantastic details and color in this wonderful, wonderful image! So deserving of the win, Judy! Congratulations! #6704225

Niels Sandal level-deluxe 11/11/2008 8:25:16 AM

Beautiful! Great colours and composition #6739866

karyl dalbey 11/14/2008 12:14:52 AM

Beautifiul photo! Great focus and clarity of color and subject. Looks like from all of the comments that everyone agrees! Congratulations! Karyl Dalbey #6752808

Ben M. Trapnell level-deluxe 11/24/2008 1:58:47 PM

It doesn't get much better than this. Well done and congratulations on a well-deserved First Place Prize! #6798804

Ashley level-deluxe 11/25/2008 7:11:47 AM

I love this photo. Everything about it is perfect! #6802263

Riitta Kivirinta level-deluxe 11/26/2008 3:10:17 PM

Judy, this is my first time seeing this photo and any of your work! I really love your photos. They are very beautiful. You have a great eye for color, composition and subject combined with unique artistic skills to give that special touch to your images. Great work! I look forward to seeing more of it! ~ Riitta #6812841

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Description

Male Cardinal in my Dogwood Tree last Spring



Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 280.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 9/25/2008 4:05:43 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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