Bald Eagle Environmental Portrait

© Albert J. Valentino

Bald Eagle Environmental Portrait

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 8/14/2009 8:45:18 PM

Fantastic eagle image in a unique setting. Great composition, too!
~♥~Lisa #1168303

Albert J. Valentino level-classic 8/15/2009 11:43:19 AM

Thanks. I literally crawled on my belly to get this close. #7850535

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 8/26/2009 12:17:54 AM

Fantastic ccapture - a big congrats on your POTD, Albert... #7888299

Lynne Morris level-classic 8/26/2009 12:22:33 AM

Wow this is stunning Albert, Huge Congratulations on your POTD, so well deserved. #7888309

Toni Riggs 8/26/2009 12:36:07 AM

Wow! Great capture! #7888333

Bandar Aljahmi 8/26/2009 12:39:28 AM

Congrats on your POTD! #7888341

Terry Jennings level-classic 8/26/2009 12:54:33 AM

Really great photo! I can identify with it having seen so many eagles in Alaska myself! Congratulations. #7888371

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 8/26/2009 12:57:13 AM

Just beautiful, CONGRATS. on the POTD Award!

UB, #7888375

Richard D. Love level-classic 8/26/2009 2:56:49 AM

Congratulations, Albert. Well done.

Rick #7888524

Kathy Cline level-classic 8/26/2009 3:06:43 AM

LOVE IT ALBERT
Very creative and very patriotic! Have a blessed day and congratulations on your beautiful POTD! #7888535

Nikki McDonald level-classic 8/26/2009 3:11:27 AM

What a beautiful background for these majestic birds, Albert. Great job and congratulations on the POTD. #7888540

Michael Lynch level-classic 8/26/2009 4:07:36 AM

Fantastic wildlife capture. Congratulations! #7888676

Ed Heaton 8/26/2009 4:14:21 AM

Outstanding capture Albert! Congrats on POTD! #7888699

Janet Fikar 8/26/2009 4:16:15 AM

An absolutely awesome shot. Love the POV here. #7888705

Robert Baer level-classic 8/26/2009 4:22:00 AM

congrats on this special image. love the dof and pov! #7888723

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 8/26/2009 4:27:04 AM

WOW! Outstanding photo, Albert! Awesome and well deserved POTD!! #7888746

Louie Zaninovich level-classic 8/26/2009 4:37:30 AM

Albert,
Wow, this is being in the right place at the right time! Awesome line-up of 3 gorgeous eagles with a perfect backdrop! Great job on this image and your entire gallery too! Louie #7888778

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 8/26/2009 5:25:59 AM

What an incredible portrait! I bet you had to crawl on your belly to get this shot, they are so wild, yet so beautiful. Congratulations in your POTD!!! #7888980

Christie R. Bielss 8/26/2009 6:11:01 AM

Fantastic photo, Albert! You did a great job of capturing this majestic bird! Congrats on your POTD! #7889086

Nancy L. Green level-classic 8/26/2009 6:18:52 AM

OH MY GOSH Albert!!!! This is amazing, HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on an OUTSTANDING POTD!!!! <>< #7889122

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 8/26/2009 6:19:29 AM

Congratulations, Albert!
So happy to see this as the POTD!
Great comp, beautiful setting, and wonderful pov!
~♥~Lisa #7889124

Cathy Barrows 8/26/2009 6:24:33 AM

Congrats on this fabulous POTD #7889154

Kim Kleinschmidt level-classic 8/26/2009 6:33:29 AM

What an amazing capture, Albert!
CONGRATULATIONS on this fabulous POTD! #7889207

A P 8/26/2009 7:01:08 AM

Awesome capture and congratulations on your POTD #7889351

Susana Heide level-classic 8/26/2009 7:04:56 AM

Not only is the capture of these birds fantastic but also the scenery which makes for an absolutely stunning setting!!! Congrats on your POTD Albert! #7889361

Sharon Connolly 8/26/2009 7:40:29 AM

Absolutely Stunning! #7889438

Maria Coulson level-classic 8/26/2009 7:43:49 AM

Fantastic photo! Wonderful POV and use of DOF. Congratulations. #7889450

Erica Murphy level-classic 8/26/2009 8:00:11 AM

WOW! I love this! What an awesome POTD! #7889512

Joy Rector level-classic 8/26/2009 8:02:40 AM

congrats on the POTD #7889519

Debra R. Harder level-classic 8/26/2009 8:07:22 AM

WOW!! This is SUPERB, Albert!! CONGRATULATIONS on your EXCELLENT POTD!!! Deb #7889535

Colleen Farrell level-classic 8/26/2009 8:57:58 AM

Wow, fantastic capture! Big congrats on your POTD! #7889680

Dianna Murphy level-classic 8/26/2009 9:02:36 AM

Wow, what a great capture. Congrats on you POTD. #7889692

Anne McKinnell level-classic 8/26/2009 9:29:53 AM

Gorgeous shot Albert!!! I love the intensity of the first eagle, how the eagles are spaced in a diagonal line, and the shallow depth of field works really well. Great job and congrats on your POTD. You really deserve it for this one.
Anne. #7889773

Laura E. Swan level-classic 8/26/2009 9:43:31 AM

What a beautiful capture, Alberta. I'm glad you won!

-Laura Swan #7889807

ronda chatelle 8/26/2009 10:04:39 AM

WOW Albert! This is a fantastic image! Congratulations! #7889826

Ivan Chacon 8/26/2009 2:52:56 PM

Great shot here Albert!!!
Congrats on your POTD! :) #7890568

Christy C. Snodgrass level-classic 8/26/2009 4:42:23 PM

Awesome image Albert! Love that you captured the others in the background. Congrats! #7890811

Janice Mezzacappa level-classic 8/26/2009 8:31:51 PM

Congrats Albert on this amazing POTD!!! #7891477

Nancy J. Locke 8/27/2009 9:21:20 AM

Absolutely STUNNING!!!

Super congrats!!! What majesty of eagle and moutains.

Cheers! Nancy #7892920

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 8/28/2009 3:35:44 AM

Congratulations, Albert, on this stunning POTD! It should be a magazine cover!

Debby #7894893

Mike Umbreit level-classic 8/29/2009 6:20:26 AM

Albert - Congratulations on your POTD! - Mike #7898162

Albert J. Valentino level-classic 8/30/2009 4:44:11 PM

Thank you all for the great comments on this picture. Learning about this honor was a pleasant surprise upon return from camping and shooting in the White Mountains in New Hampshire last week. The shot was taken on a trip to Alaska where I spend a week just shooting bald eagles. I literally crawled slowly on my belly to get close enough for this shot -- a moment I will always remember. #7901700

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 9/4/2009 4:05:50 AM

Stunning capture of these beautiful eagles Albert .. many congrats on your featured image! #7914378

Heather Thorsen level-classic 9/12/2009 5:49:43 PM

What a fantastic picture of an impressive eagle. Congratulations on your POTD Albert. #7937779

Michelle Alton level-classic 9/20/2009 3:42:59 AM

This one goes all the way to a gold badge, Albert. Congratulations, and best of luck in the next round! #7958264

Fran J. Jagger level-classic 9/20/2009 6:04:36 PM

Congrats on this STUNNING finalist, Albert!! :) WOW! #7963698

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 9/21/2009 7:40:25 PM

Beautiful image, Alberto. Expect to see this in the Winner's Circle!

UB. #7969018

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 9/23/2009 1:42:53 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Albert! #7975709

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 9/23/2009 1:51:18 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving WINNER! 8o) #7975766

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 9/23/2009 2:17:42 PM

Outstanding capture Albert. A huge congratulations on your big win! #7976019

Summer A. Kozisek level-classic 9/23/2009 2:25:07 PM

Fantastic capture Albert, I love the leading lines of the eagles! Congrats on your win! #7976091

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 9/23/2009 2:26:05 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful Winner, Albert! #7976101

A P level-classic 9/23/2009 2:51:50 PM

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR FIRST PLACE
WINNER Pictures, Images and Photos #7976294

Valentin M. Armianu level-classic 9/23/2009 3:21:36 PM

Congratulations,on this fantastic Winner!! #7976402

Eugenio Diaz level-classic 9/23/2009 4:58:54 PM

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your First Place WIN!!!
Wonderful Work, here!
#7976843

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 9/23/2009 5:44:09 PM

Awesome capture, Congratulations on your WIN! #7977056

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 9/23/2009 6:43:47 PM

Spectacular image! Congratulations on the win! #7977392

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 9/23/2009 8:19:18 PM

Congratulations, Albert, on this marvelous first place winner!

Debby #7977718

Renee Doyle level-classic 9/24/2009 1:19:37 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful 1st place winner Albert! #7978086

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 9/24/2009 2:05:48 AM

WTG, Albert. CONGRATS on this super 1st PLACE WINNER!!!

UB. #7978205

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 9/24/2009 4:05:15 AM

Congrats on this fabulous winner!
~♥~Lisa #7978561

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 9/24/2009 6:02:44 AM

Just gorgeous, Albert. Huge congrats on this wonderful 1st Place Win. #7978943

Denny E. Barnes level-classic 9/24/2009 8:57:26 AM

Congratulations, Albert on your outstanding and very beautiful First Place Win!! #7979594

Fran J. Jagger level-classic 9/24/2009 2:25:19 PM

CONGRATS on you 1st Place Winner Albert!!! Bird watching is another passion of mine and I would of been in awe to have seen this with just my binoculars. But to capture this on film....WOW! :) #7980473

Anne McKinnell level-classic 9/24/2009 4:35:06 PM

Wow, POTD and first place win!!! Congratulations, Albert, you really deserve it for this stunning shot. #7980789

Bill Houghton level-classic 9/25/2009 3:05:57 PM

Albert, congratulations on your fabulous win. Have a great weekend, Bill

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Bill Houghton Photography #7983743

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 9/25/2009 6:02:22 PM

An absolutely amazing capture and First Place win, Albert! #7983992

Erica Murphy level-classic 9/25/2009 9:56:37 PM

I love this stunning winner!! Congratulations! #7984391

Albert J. Valentino level-classic 9/28/2009 5:05:55 PM

Thank you all very much. I just returned from a week of shooting so this make for a great surprise to return home to. I will always remember the day I shot this as I slowing crawled on my belly to get close to get this shot in the dead of the Alaska winter. Really paid off. Thanks again everyone #7991938

Kathy L. Clark level-classic 10/25/2009 6:18:25 AM

Hi Albert. I want to congratulate you on your gorgeous winner.

I believe this might have been taken in Homer. My favorite spot on the whole earth. I lived in AK for 38 years, and spent all my holidays on the Homer beach, until we moved to Alabama in 1994. I sure miss it.

Thanks for the memories.

A truly lovely image. Congrats again. #8070828

Mervyn Dublin 11/2/2009 2:13:48 PM

Fantastic Shot! #8097732

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Description

Bald Eagle, raptor, bird of prey, alaska, avian

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 75.00 mm, Model: NIKON D200

Uploaded on 7/18/2009 7:41:02 AM

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