proud and stately

© Kathleen Rinker

proud and stately

Walter H. Wiesbeck 3/28/2009 3:55:38 PM

Excellent capture,and detaqil on this guy,Kathleen! #1105341

Kathleen Rinker 3/28/2009 4:51:02 PM

Thank you so much for your kind comments Walter!!! #7345772

Michael Umbreit 3/28/2009 5:01:05 PM

Kathy - Excellent details and lighting! Very well done! - Mike #7345804

A P 3/28/2009 5:18:42 PM

Outstanding clarity and detail on this capture, Kathleen #7345870

Daiana Kelly 3/28/2009 6:16:00 PM

Beautifully captured and lovely little guy. #7346070

Kaye Burazin 3/28/2009 8:03:16 PM

beautifully captured Kathleen. #7346371

ROLAN NARMAN 3/28/2009 9:58:19 PM

Gorgeous capture with wonderful details and lighting Kathleen! Well done! #7346598

Barbara Waldoch 3/28/2009 11:42:06 PM

He is a beauty, Kathleen! #7346716

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/29/2009 1:04:52 AM

What a beautiful bird and capture, Kathleen. Gorgeous light and colors. Fantastic details! #7346829

Hendrik Storme 3/29/2009 3:32:03 AM

Perfect and wonderful image,Kathleen! #7346912

frank w. degenhardt 3/29/2009 4:59:09 AM

Kathleen- We have these that visit us from time to time. I think that red is so neat and cant wait to get a shot at him with my new camera. I can only hope I do it justice the way you have here. Love the proud, noble look you have captured him with. Beautiful colors, such interesting features. Love the textures of the post hes sitting on and that background is so perfect.
Remarkable work my friend.
Have a wonderful day, take care. #7347173

Kathleen Rinker 3/29/2009 5:01:56 AM

Mike, Ann, Daianna, Kaye, Rolan, Barbara, Kirsten, Hendrik and Frank thank you all so much for your kind comments!!! #7347185

Eivor Kuchta 3/29/2009 6:50:59 AM

This is just perfect, Kathleen! I love the catch light in the eye. The pose is great, and your DOF excellent! Very sharp, too!! #7347523

Eugenio Diaz 3/29/2009 7:25:36 AM

wonderful shot!...Perfect...everything's beautiful...the color, light, composition!!!!
Well done! #7347739

Kathleen Rinker 3/29/2009 7:56:23 AM

Eivor and Eugenio thank you so much I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #7347890

Julianne Bradford 3/29/2009 11:33:48 AM

Great capture and attitude Kathleen #7348610

Kathleen Rinker 3/29/2009 3:12:54 PM

Thanks so much Julianne!! #7349620

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 3/29/2009 6:22:46 PM

Beautiful shot with awesome lighting, Kathleen!!!!! :-) k #7350223

Debra R. Harder 3/29/2009 7:24:19 PM

Absolutely SUPERB, Kathy! Perfert pose, lighting, details and comp. I'm sure we'll see this BEAUTY again! Deb #7350342

Gerri R. Jones 3/29/2009 7:45:52 PM

Beautiful capture Kathleen!!! Love the pose you caught, bg color and of course the bird (a purple finch, I think). They are so sweet...GREAT image!!!! #7350400

Kathleen Rinker 3/30/2009 2:55:45 AM

Kitty, Debra and Gerri, thank you so much for your wonderful comments!!! #7351155

Ellen Hodges 3/30/2009 4:22:48 AM

Wonderful details, pose, color in this beauty, Kathleen! #7351409

Kathleen Rinker 3/30/2009 5:48:43 AM

Thank you Ellen for your kind comments!! #7351832

Margaret R. Barry 3/30/2009 5:50:01 AM

Beautiful details, colors and clarity, Kathleen! #7351843

Kathleen Rinker 3/30/2009 7:55:22 AM

Thank you so much Margaret for your kind comments!! #7352296

Martha R. Mazon 3/31/2009 6:30:53 PM

Gorgeous capture, Kathleen! Great title too. #7357927

Kathleen Rinker 4/1/2009 2:56:04 AM

Thank you so much Martha!! #7358896

Robert Baer 4/15/2009 11:58:52 AM

you are the bird lady. love your gallery. great images! #7407960

Kathleen Rinker 4/15/2009 12:59:14 PM

Thanks so much Justin for your wonderful comments, I appreciate it!! #7408157

Alex T. Mizuno 4/22/2009 12:21:48 PM

BIG BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist, Kathy!!! We'll see this again for sure!! #7432170

Kathleen Rinker 4/22/2009 12:31:20 PM

Oh thank you so much Alex, I appreciate your kind comments and support!!! #7432235

Max Aureli 4/22/2009 12:41:00 PM

Congratulations Kathleen for this fantastic Finalist!!! :-))) #7432334

Hendrik Storme 4/22/2009 1:11:44 PM

Congratulations,well deserved!!! #7432669

Daniella Puente 4/22/2009 2:52:53 PM

Congrats on this WONDERFUL finalist Kathleen! #7433631

ROLAN NARMAN 4/22/2009 2:54:46 PM

Huge Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist Kathleen! #7433656

Melissa G. Meiselman 4/22/2009 3:39:40 PM

Congratulations on your exquisite finalist!!! #7434084

A P 4/22/2009 4:54:34 PM

Outstanding Kathleen

Best of luck in the next round.

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #7434721

Kathleen Rinker 4/22/2009 5:03:13 PM

Max, Hendrik, Daniella, Rolan, Melissa and Ann thank you all so much!! #7434781

Debra R. Harder 4/22/2009 5:56:26 PM

WTG, Kathy! Congratulations on your EXCELLENT finalist!! WHOOOO-HOOOOO!! Deb #7435280

Clyde P. Smith 4/22/2009 6:15:18 PM

Well done Kathy. Congratulations! #7435382

Patrick Rouzes 4/22/2009 6:30:46 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Kathleen!!! #7435518

Sam Britt 4/22/2009 6:52:56 PM

Congratulations again, Kathleen! #7435744

Lisa J. Boulden 4/22/2009 8:59:24 PM

Wow, Kathy!
Such a beauty!
~♥~Lisa #7436507

Eugenio Diaz 4/22/2009 9:03:38 PM

Congratulations Kathleen on this AMAZING Finalist!!! #7436532

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 4/23/2009 2:46:45 AM

I'm so glad to see this beauty again, Kathleen. Big congratulations!!! #7437847

Kathleen Rinker 4/23/2009 2:47:02 AM

Deb, Clyde, Patrick, Sam, Lisa and Eugenio thank you all so much!!! #7437850

Barbara Waldoch 4/23/2009 2:49:59 AM

Congratulations, Kathleen! #7437866

Kathleen Rinker 4/23/2009 2:52:06 AM

Thank you so much Barbara!! #7437879

Kathleen Rinker 4/23/2009 2:57:02 AM

Sorry Kirsten I missed you, thank you so much I appreciate it!! #7437900

Jeff Robinson 4/23/2009 3:32:38 AM

Congrats Kathleen on your wonderful Finalist!! Jeff #7438080

Laurie Daily 4/23/2009 3:41:38 AM

So beautiful! Congratulations on your finalist, Kathleen! #7438130

Ellen Hodges 4/23/2009 4:01:54 AM

Congrats on your awesome finalists, Kathleen!! #7438220

Kathleen Rinker 4/23/2009 5:15:14 AM

Jeff, Laurie and Ellen thank you so much!!! #7438585

Colleen Farrell 4/23/2009 9:44:33 AM

Fantastic capture, Kathleen! Congratulations on your finalist! #7440013

Kathleen Rinker 4/23/2009 10:11:00 AM

Thank you very much Colleen!! #7440199

Walter H. Wiesbeck 4/23/2009 10:33:20 AM

Beautiful work,Kathleen!Congrats on your finalist! #7440307

Kathleen Rinker 4/23/2009 11:10:55 AM

Thanks very much Walter!!! #7440474

Karen Slagle 4/23/2009 3:55:56 PM

Congrats on your outstanding finalist, Kathleen. #7441479

Bill Houghton 4/23/2009 4:52:13 PM

Kathleen, this is such a beautiful finalist. Congratulations. Bill

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Bill Houghton Photography #7441686

Kathleen Rinker 4/23/2009 5:17:55 PM

Karen and Bill thank you very much!! #7441763

Melissa Olsen 4/24/2009 1:56:37 PM

A perfect capture!
Congrats! #7445458

Margaret R. Barry 4/24/2009 2:19:48 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Kathleen! #7445517

Kathleen Rinker 4/24/2009 3:10:15 PM

Melissa and Margaret thank you so much!! #7445629

Dianna Murphy 4/25/2009 2:56:07 PM

Congratulations! Beautiful image. #7449287

Kathleen Rinker 4/25/2009 3:19:35 PM

Thanks so much Dianna!! #7449333

Susan Fox 4/25/2009 6:07:30 PM

Congratulations!!! #7449766

Kathleen Rinker 4/26/2009 4:13:52 AM

Thank you Susan!! #7450962

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/26/2009 7:15:17 AM

What a beauty, very well deserved honor

Congratulations Kathleen

jo ann c. #7451545

Kathleen Rinker 4/26/2009 10:07:33 AM

Thank you so much Jo Ann!! #7452183

Gerri R. Jones 4/26/2009 6:56:23 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful and well deserved finalist Kathleen! #7453744

Kathleen Rinker 4/27/2009 2:52:43 AM

Thank you Gerri!! #7454724

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/28/2009 1:53:07 PM

Big congratulations on this wonderful finalist!

jo ann c

Kathleen Rinker 4/28/2009 3:21:21 PM

Thank you so much Jo Ann!! #7462278

Howard B. Cheek 10/25/2009 4:17:31 AM

Very good framing, details, colors, and exposure Kathleen.
Great POV and diagonal comp, nice BG too.
Well done! #8070625

Kathleen Rinker 10/25/2009 6:18:20 AM

Thanks so much Howard!! #8070827

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Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 320, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 3/28/2009 3:25:42 PM

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Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest Finalist

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