Nature's Beauty I for 2009

© Dick Jenkins

<b>Nature's Beauty I for 2009</b>

Terri L. Scribner 2/23/2009 5:33:15 AM

Stunning capture!!! #1088178

Lisa J. Boulden 2/23/2009 5:35:53 AM

Outstanding pose and details!
A fabulous capture!
~Lisa #7197079

Shirley Sicurello 2/23/2009 5:39:07 AM

Nature at it's best! Truly stunning. #7197093

Lynn M. Whitt 2/23/2009 5:39:07 AM

Gorgeous!!! #7197094

Gina Cormier 2/23/2009 6:04:14 AM

Beautiful capture. Lucky you were there at the right time. #7197167

Cathy Barrows 2/23/2009 6:14:38 AM

fabulous...right place for you #7197200

Julie Burnett 2/23/2009 7:34:34 AM

WOW! Incredible capture!! #7197543

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 2/23/2009 8:29:20 AM

Great capture, Dick! Stunning! #7197833

Randy A. Myers 2/23/2009 9:29:15 AM

Ditto everyone else. Superb image. #7198011

Ken R. Frischkorn 2/23/2009 11:14:33 AM

Outstanding wildlife photo with beautiful detail. #7199040

Marsha S. Smith 2/23/2009 12:26:55 PM

This has to be the most beautiful image of an egret I have ever seen. Stunningly gorgeous! Like the ballet. #7199930

Colette M. Metcalf 2/23/2009 12:52:02 PM

Beautiful capture!!!! #7200122

Clyde P. Smith 2/23/2009 4:35:50 PM

Great capture Dick! The most stunning Egret pose I have ever seen. #7202333

Cheryl E. Molennor 2/23/2009 5:57:00 PM

You know I LOVE IT!!! #7203137

Dick Jenkins 3/8/2009 9:05:49 PM

Thank you all for your very nice comments. I must apologize for the late reply as we have been away for over 3 weeks. These birds just take my breath away in their mating dress. Again, many thanks for your words of encouragement. #7260435

Eugenio Diaz 3/25/2009 12:25:56 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist!!! #7328878

Deborah C. Lewinson 3/25/2009 2:16:17 PM

Wow, congratulations, Dick on this stunning finalist. Also adding it to my favorites!

Debby #7329808

Nadya Johnson 3/25/2009 3:45:25 PM

Congratulations Dick, on your outstanding finalist! #7330407

Sharon Sawyer 3/25/2009 6:21:43 PM

WOW!!! Dick, congratulations on your stunning & well deserved finalist! #7331523

Dick Jenkins 3/25/2009 6:23:49 PM

Again, more apologies for late replies as we are traveling in California and have a very awkward arrangement for Internet. Thank you Eugenio, Debby, Nadya and Sabrina for your kind words. #7331537

Cheryl E. Molennor 3/25/2009 7:01:39 PM

I told you sooo!!! A Most beautiful capture. So happy for you!!!!!CONGRATULATIONS #7331805

Anne McKinnell 3/25/2009 8:34:45 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! This is outstanding! #7332310

Jeff Robinson 3/26/2009 3:50:26 AM

Congrats on your outstanding Finalist Dick! Jeff #7333319

Cheryl E. Molennor 3/26/2009 7:28:49 AM

Did I congratulate you on this yet today! Congratulations on this awesome finalist! #7334358

Dick Jenkins 3/26/2009 10:59:47 AM

Thanks all. I heard from Jill today Jeff, on possible photo ops in southern California. Thanks Anne and Cheryl. I'm off to Joshua Tree National Park today in spite of the brisk winds. #7335242

Marsha S. Smith 3/26/2009 12:30:55 PM

Congratulations on this finalist! If there is any justice it will be the grand prize winner. So gorgeous. #7335560

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The Great Egret strikes her regal poise. Mating season is with us once again.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.67, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 600.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D

Uploaded on 2/23/2009 5:06:45 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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