Twilight Majesty

© Mary Beth Aiello

Twilight Majesty

Tammy D. Ferren level-deluxe 7/26/2009 7:13:42 AM

OMG, Mary Beth! I thought "That can't be real"........What an awesome opportunity to capture these beautiful deer! And you did it perfectly! Love the light and colors....and of course, the composition. Lucky you. #1159424

Susie Peek-Swint 7/26/2009 7:14:25 AM

Simply stunning! #7782811

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 7/26/2009 7:36:57 AM

This is a what you did! #7782851

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 7/26/2009 8:26:53 AM

Fantastic wildlife capture. The deer seem posing just for you! Love the treatment to the sky too, Mary Beth. Keep'em coming!

UB. #7783028

Dominick M. Dimacale level-deluxe 7/26/2009 8:40:12 AM

Great animal image, Mary Beth.

Dominick #7783091

Gina Cormier level-deluxe 7/26/2009 9:03:17 AM

OMG Mary Beth...they look 3D!! Awesome work!!!!!!!! WOWIE!!!!!!!!! #7783200

Pat Gamwell level-deluxe 7/26/2009 9:10:58 AM

Over-the-top shot, Mary Beth! Magnificent creatures and you presented them beautifully! Right into my favs! #7783229

Amy M. Wilson level-deluxe 7/26/2009 9:51:33 AM

Beautiful capture and treatment, Mary Beth! #7783347

Amy M. Wilson level-deluxe 7/26/2009 9:52:08 AM

Beautiful capture and treatment, Mary Beth! #7783351

Anita Hogue 7/26/2009 9:56:11 AM

I can say only one word........WOW!!! #7783365

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 7/26/2009 9:56:13 AM

What an opportunity -- and your capture and treatment are perfect. This has to be a winner, Mary Beth. #7783366

Ann Coates level-deluxe 7/26/2009 10:27:12 AM

It doesn't get any better than this and yes, I agree, a winner. #7783433

Mary Beth Aiello level-deluxe 7/26/2009 11:15:00 AM

Thank you all so very much. If you ever have the chance to go to The Wilds in southeast Ohio, don't hesitate. These creatures are amazing, and many of them come right up to the bus. A photographer's delight. #7783559

Vickie J. Jenkins 7/26/2009 12:21:15 PM

This is an amazing shot. It's like they were posing for you. Excellent job! #7783712

Lynne Morris 7/26/2009 12:23:21 PM

Wow Mary Beth, this is awesome, beautiful colours, light and details, hope we see this one again. #7783717

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/26/2009 1:52:40 PM

Incredible details and lighting, Mary Beth. This is picture perfect! #7783895

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 7/26/2009 3:11:26 PM

This is beautiful, Mary Beth. #7784039

Ron McEwan level-deluxe 7/26/2009 6:14:49 PM

OMG Mary Beth, this is an awesome capture. Excellent work here. #7784404

Robyn A. Terrell 7/26/2009 10:55:58 PM

OMG, this is unbelievable. It's as though you got out of the vehicle and posed them perfectly. So regal looking. What a shot! #7784858

Linda L. Ruiz 7/27/2009 6:53:25 AM #7785895

Anne M. Young 7/27/2009 8:16:52 AM

Beautiful look forward to more twilight shots #7786246

Daniella Puente 7/27/2009 6:44:56 PM

What AMAZING photo Mary Beth, WOW is impressive and so beautiful! #7788194

Kathy Cline level-deluxe 7/27/2009 7:10:27 PM

Just beautiful!! Incredible wildlife image!
God Bless Mary Beth #7788255

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 7/27/2009 7:29:26 PM

Fantastic capture, Mary Beth! Gorgeous light, detail and composition! #7788283

Cassie L. Woodlee 7/27/2009 8:33:35 PM

Amazing Mary Beth!!! #7788452

A P 7/27/2009 8:41:40 PM

OMG you were blessed with this scene MB and you captured the moment to share with us AWESOMELY!! Award winning wildlife capture my dear. #7788479

Melissa Olsen 7/28/2009 8:05:33 AM

Mary Beth...this is simply FANTASTIC!
I could go on and on...but FANTASTIC covers it for me. A winner! #7790326

Howard B. Cheek 7/28/2009 8:55:30 PM

Wonderful light, it transforms the image.
It has also helped to produce some excellent color, along with your treatment.
Love the three poses, great details & comp.
Two big thumbs up here :) #7792330

Cheryl Schneider 7/30/2009 9:50:56 AM

Lovely image, Mary Beth. #7797348

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 8/5/2009 12:21:31 PM

What an amazing sight to behold. Outstanding work Mary Beth.

So many incredible entries in July, but this is my fav. Good luck!

Donna #7819824

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 8/10/2009 6:12:43 PM

You have many wonderful shots in July but this simply has to be a big winner, Mary Beth, and I'm making it my favorite of your entries. The light and exposure are perfect. Other shots I enjoy particularly include On the Weekend (what a very special bond you suggest with this capture), Sunset on the Prairie (great light!), Touching the Stars (what a beautiful young lady), and both your running zebra shots. Great work this month -- expect to see your name more than once among the finalists and winners. #7836507

Courtenay Vanderbilt 8/17/2009 2:32:24 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist, Mary Beth! #7857347

Gina Cormier level-deluxe 8/17/2009 3:20:12 PM

Congrats Mary Beth!!! Mexi gives it 4 paws!!! WOooohoooooo!!!!!! can have my red dancing shoes!!! #7857652

Ron McEwan 8/17/2009 3:40:22 PM

Congrats on your silver Mary Beth, bet we See gold on this one. It is exceptional #7857796

Amy M. Wilson 8/17/2009 4:09:49 PM

Amazing Finalist...congratulations, Mary Beth! #7857992

Carol L. Fowler 8/17/2009 4:22:37 PM

Wonderful lighting! Congratulations on this Finalist! #7858083

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 8/17/2009 4:27:51 PM

on your well deserving FINALIST. 8o) #7858124

Jeana Clark 8/17/2009 4:38:57 PM

this is awesome Mary Beth!!!!
Fabulous work and finalist!!!

~J~ #7858236

Christopher M. Grant 8/17/2009 4:54:03 PM

Very nice Mary Beth. Are you sure this wasn't taken in a museum :-)? Congrats on the Finals! #7858380

Ruth Grimm 8/17/2009 5:26:34 PM

Congratulations on this FANTASTIC finalist image, Mary Beth! #7858596

Debra R. Harder 8/17/2009 5:35:05 PM

Holy Moly, Mary Beth!!! This is truly OUTSTANDING. A GOLD doubt...and a favorite. Congratulations on your magnificent finalist!!! Deb #7858660

Anita Hogue 8/17/2009 5:37:54 PM

All I want is one but wow you got three! Holy Moly is right! This is fabulous Mary Beth! Congratulations! #7858690

Val Feldman level-deluxe 8/17/2009 6:00:29 PM

What an outstanding capture - gorgeous-gorgeous - and what a well-deserved Finalist!!! WTG, Mary Beth!! Val #7858893

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 8/17/2009 6:09:14 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! WTG Mary Beth!!! This is a real beauty! #7858964

Ann Coates level-deluxe 8/17/2009 6:28:58 PM

No surprises here Mary Beth. Huge congratulations on this amazing finalist. #7859202

Michael G. Marshall 8/17/2009 6:31:01 PM

Beautiful finalist, Mary Beth! Congratulations! #7859221

Ken Smith level-deluxe 8/17/2009 6:34:13 PM

What Linda R said! :-) Congrats, Mary Beth! #7859259

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 8/17/2009 7:16:44 PM

Amazing capture, Mary Beth! Congratulations! #7859614

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 8/17/2009 7:40:43 PM

This is so beautiful!! Huge congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Mary!! #7859821

Arnie Horwitz level-deluxe 8/17/2009 9:44:07 PM

Congratulations on this great finalist, Mary! #7860457

Cesar J. La Rosa level-deluxe 8/17/2009 10:43:54 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Mary Beth!!!
Cesar #7860562

Linda L. Ruiz level-deluxe 8/17/2009 11:16:14 PM

I just knew this was going to be a finalist. IJustlove it. congrats #7860642

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 8/18/2009 12:29:36 AM

huge congratulations on your SPECTACULAR finalist!!! #7860740

Barbara Waldoch level-deluxe 8/18/2009 12:35:55 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous Finalist, Mary Beth! #7860769

Janet McNeil level-deluxe 8/18/2009 3:56:34 AM

This is incredibly beautiful and hope we see it yet again!!! Congratulations!!! #7861335

Howard B. Cheek 8/18/2009 4:33:00 AM

Congrats Mary Beth!
I knew this one was a winner the first time I looked at it..
In anyone's book :) #7861465

Giancarlo Bisone 8/18/2009 4:41:43 AM

What an amazing shot. Definitely a winner! Congratulations Mary Beth! #7861507

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 8/18/2009 5:26:07 AM

Congratulations on your finalist!!! Best of luck in the next round! #7861740

Nick Lagos level-deluxe 8/18/2009 5:44:59 AM

This is a great catch here Mary Beth.. congrats and good luck #7861855

Linda Blair level-deluxe 8/18/2009 6:09:37 AM

Fantastic capture....congrats on finalist!!!!!!! #7862006

Shawn Jennings level-deluxe 8/18/2009 6:44:46 AM

Fantastic capture, Mary Beth! Congratulations on your finalist! #7862224

Eugenio Diaz 8/18/2009 7:15:01 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous Finalist, Mary Beth. #7862404

Cathy Barrows 8/18/2009 7:24:58 AM

Congrats on your finalist...fab #7862444

A P 8/18/2009 7:49:51 AM

AMAZING MB So glad this won so I didn't miss it. But how could it NOT?? Right into my favorites and I'll be back to congratulation you some more when your Silver turns to GOLD.

You were truly blessed with a sight like this and you captured it perfectly to share your sight with all of us. Thanks so much for that!! #7862577

Tamara K. Walker level-deluxe 8/18/2009 8:14:47 AM


Cyn Valentine level-deluxe 8/18/2009 8:16:48 AM

Stunning..big congratulations Mary Beth!! #7862735

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 8/18/2009 9:23:42 AM

Congratulations to you, Mary Beth, for your finalist on this beautiful image. #7863001

Erica Murphy level-deluxe 8/18/2009 9:47:26 AM

Congratulations Mary Beth!! Looks like they were posing for you and the light is lovely! #7863093

Nadya Johnson level-deluxe 8/18/2009 10:35:53 AM

Stunning, Mary Beth! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #7863314

Daniella Puente level-deluxe 8/18/2009 10:38:13 AM

Wonderful to see this again Mary Beth, congratulations :))) #7863323

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe 8/18/2009 10:57:42 AM

Exceptionally beautiful image, Mary Beth!! Big Congratulations on your excellent and well deserved finalist!! #7863420

Leland N. Saunders level-deluxe 8/18/2009 11:00:29 AM

Really Fantastic Image, Mary Beth ... congratulations.

Lee #7863441

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe 8/18/2009 2:46:10 PM

Congratulations Mary Beth ... this is beautiful! #7864039

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 8/18/2009 3:07:47 PM

WOW! I could see this as GP. Big congrats, Mary Beth! #7864157

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 8/18/2009 3:48:50 PM

Simply stunning Mary Beth!!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and I hope we see this beauty again!!! #7864376

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/18/2009 4:54:50 PM

I love this! CONGRATULATIONS on this Wonderful finalist Mary Beth!

jo ann c. #7864677

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 8/18/2009 5:54:51 PM

Congrats Mary Beth on your Outstanding Finalist! Jeff #7864897

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 8/18/2009 9:49:09 PM

A fabulous image. Congrats!!!

UB. #7865460

Marijana Fajgl level-deluxe 8/19/2009 1:54:22 AM

What a beautiful capture, Mary Beth! Big congratulations! #7866026

Elida Gutierrez level-deluxe 8/19/2009 10:23:46 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Mary, I wish you the best of luck!!! #7867995

Mary E. Lake level-deluxe 8/19/2009 10:43:51 AM

This is fantastic Mary Beth!!! Congratulations on this finalist!! :) #7868093

Alex T. Mizuno level-deluxe 8/19/2009 1:11:40 PM

Their pose is just perfect. Beautifully captured Mary Beth! Colors are just gorgeous. Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #7868448

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 8/19/2009 3:38:39 PM

Congratulations on this beauty!!!!!! #7868906

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 8/19/2009 3:51:33 PM

So happy to see this one again!!! Congratulations Mary Beth!! #7869001

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 8/19/2009 3:52:33 PM

Congratulations, Mary Beth on your fabulous win! #7869006

Janet Daniel level-deluxe 8/19/2009 3:55:38 PM

Congratulations on your awesome win, Mary Beth! #7869027

Courtenay Vanderbilt 8/19/2009 3:56:47 PM

Big Congrats, Mary Beth. We knew this would score some gold! #7869036

Amy M. Wilson 8/19/2009 4:03:49 PM

Big CONGRATULATIONS on this gorgeous Gold Winner, Mary Beth! #7869084

A P 8/19/2009 4:14:42 PM

This was my pick for Grand Prize but I'm sure you're just as happy with the gold it got. CONGRATULATIONS MB #7869135

Lynn M. Whitt 8/19/2009 4:15:58 PM

WOW!!!! This is fantastic, CONGRATULATIONS! #7869142

Eugenio Diaz 8/19/2009 4:32:19 PM

Congratulations on your Beautiful Winner! #7869245

Mary Beth Aiello level-deluxe 8/19/2009 4:35:43 PM

Thank you all so very much for your kind comments. So much appreciated. #7869268

Michelle Alton 8/19/2009 4:37:43 PM

An absolutely awe-striking winner, Mary Beth. Big Congratulations. #7869284

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 8/19/2009 4:40:09 PM

on your 2nd Place WINNER!!! 8o) #7869299

Cyn Valentine level-deluxe 8/19/2009 4:41:54 PM

GOrgeous..big congratulations Mary Beth!!! #7869309

Shawn Jennings level-deluxe 8/19/2009 4:51:47 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic win, Mary Beth! #7869372

Joannie Bertucci level-deluxe 8/19/2009 5:19:26 PM

Stunning image Mary Beth...I wish my grandson would stop and pose like this! :-) Congratulations on a very, very well deserved gold badge! #7869494

Bob Cournoyer level-deluxe 8/19/2009 5:38:30 PM

Great job!! #7869577

ROLAN NARMAN 8/19/2009 6:05:40 PM

Huge congrats on your gorgeous winner Mary Beth! #7869710

Nadya Johnson 8/19/2009 6:20:56 PM

Congrats on your spectacular winner, Mary Beth! #7869777

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 8/19/2009 7:45:37 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Mary Beth! #7870052

Debra R. Harder 8/19/2009 8:15:36 PM

This is a GP winner in my book, Mary Beth!!!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!!! Deb #7870154

Wendy Moghadam 8/19/2009 8:18:59 PM

Fantastic! Huge congratulations on your win! #7870172

Ann Coates level-deluxe 8/19/2009 8:31:02 PM

I'm so pleased to see this with a great big winner underneath it. Congratulations Mary Beth. #7870240

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 8/19/2009 9:13:21 PM

Congratulations Mary Beth! #7870407

Datha Y. Thompson 8/19/2009 9:20:37 PM

AMAZING and GORGEOUS!!! WTG :)) #7870430

Katarina Mansson 8/20/2009 12:19:34 AM

Gorgeous tones, detail, light, composition and exposure. No wonder it rendered a yellow badge. Congratulations Mary Beth! #7870636

Laurence Saliba level-deluxe 8/20/2009 1:08:15 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful win Mary Beth!!! #7870705

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 8/20/2009 1:12:44 AM

Congratulations on your win, Mary Beth. Majestic photo. #7870714

Mike Clime 8/20/2009 2:31:37 AM

WTG! Congratulations! #7870795

Alan L. Borror 8/20/2009 3:16:06 AM

What A great winning image, Mary Beth! #7870868

Graham Robards level-deluxe 8/20/2009 4:19:35 AM

Congratulations Mary Beth! ~Pat R #7871053

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 8/20/2009 4:53:35 AM

HUGE congrats on your gorgeous winner!!! #7871157

Gina Cormier level-deluxe 8/20/2009 5:37:27 AM


Congratualtions Mary Beth!!!!!!!! #7871299

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 8/20/2009 5:47:44 AM

Wonderful clarity and tones Mary Beth, congrats on your beautiful winner! #7871367

Daniella Puente level-deluxe 8/20/2009 7:53:23 AM

This was a SUPERB WINNER from the begin Mary Beth congratulations :))) #7871829

Linda Blair level-deluxe 8/20/2009 8:35:01 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful win!!!!!!!! #7871999

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 8/20/2009 8:45:58 AM

WTG, Mary Beth! Big congrats on your win! #7872043

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe 8/20/2009 1:21:17 PM

Outstanding!! Congratulations Mary Beth, on your very beautiful and well deserved win!! #7872705

Anne M. Young 8/20/2009 4:37:56 PM

Congratulations - super winner! Loved this when I first saw it... #7873050

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 8/20/2009 5:53:33 PM

I am so glad to see this with the gold under it, Mary Beth. It is stunning. Congratulations #7873250

Thomas E. Hinds 8/20/2009 7:06:10 PM

This is so very beautiful! What a great image! Congratulations! #7873469

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 8/21/2009 7:05:56 AM

Congratulations, Mary Beth!!! #7874758

Gary Lange 8/21/2009 8:05:31 AM

Mary Beth, MANY congrats here!!! Wonderful image! #7874859

Susan Fox 8/21/2009 1:27:59 PM

Congrats on your win! #7875285

Laurie Daily level-deluxe 8/21/2009 1:40:16 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Mary Beth! #7875317

Sam Britt level-deluxe 8/21/2009 7:58:01 PM

Congratulations on this winner, Mary Beth! #7876192

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 8/21/2009 8:10:37 PM

Congratulations on your win Mary Beth! You already know this is a FAVORITE! #7876257

Anita Hogue 8/22/2009 5:20:18 AM

WOW, this is sooooooo stunning Mary Beth! Congratulations! #7877030

Wanda Judd level-deluxe 8/22/2009 8:19:22 AM

Mary Beth..congratulations...I can just see this hanging in some wonderful old English library with hunter green walls and well worn leather seating... #7877494

Gail Sullivan level-deluxe 8/22/2009 9:06:59 AM

Mary Beth...big congrats on this amazing winner! #7877607

Phyllis H. Burchett level-deluxe 8/22/2009 6:10:21 PM

Wow, awesome shot - congrats on your win! #7878737

Nick Lagos level-deluxe 8/22/2009 9:47:18 PM

I was sure this would do very well...Congratulations on a particularly good image Mary Beth a very worthy winner.. #7879140

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 8/23/2009 5:50:06 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful capture and glad to see this getting GOLDEN, Mary Beth.

UB. #7879701

Sandra Anderson level-deluxe 8/23/2009 4:18:47 PM

This is a very beautiful nature winner Mary Beth.
Congratulations. #7881421

Susan M. Hembree level-deluxe 8/23/2009 5:31:12 PM

I love how real this looks, Mary Beth! An excellent photo and well deserved 2nd place! Congratulations! #7881566

Lydia Williams level-deluxe 8/26/2009 11:12:56 AM

Wow, very nice Mary Beth...congratulations! #7889953

Graeme yew Chow level-deluxe 9/1/2009 1:41:51 AM

Wow, very nice and I would give it first place winner. As the favourite photo now is 15 including me. Congratulation Beth. #7905897

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe 9/2/2009 2:48:06 PM

Photobucket #7910235

Susana Ms Heide level-deluxe 9/8/2009 6:57:38 PM

It's as if they are posing just for you! What a perfect capture of these beautiful animals!!! CONGRATS Mary Beth! #7926961

Eivor Kuchta level-deluxe 9/9/2009 7:30:29 AM

This is stunning, Mary Beth! The warm light is wonderful, and details are excellent! #7928549

Dominick M. Dimacale level-deluxe 11/15/2009 7:13:18 AM

Congratulations Mary Beth on your Win!!!

Dominick #8132889

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These deer roam freely at The Wilds in southeast Ohio. Taken during a sunset safari there. When our open-air bus paused along side, they stopped and stood perfectly still. Applied several filters to enhance color and contrast. Category -- Animals.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 125, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 7/26/2009 7:06:37 AM All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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