What gravity?

© Barbara Waldoch

What gravity?

Ann Coates level-classic 11/28/2009 12:07:03 AM

Amazing shot Barbara and very clever birdie. #1210120

Natasa Mikuz level-classic 11/28/2009 12:08:40 AM

Fantastic picture! #8174072

Renata Gusciora 11/28/2009 12:29:26 AM

No!:D This is just out of this world,Barbara! #8174128

Renee Doyle level-classic 11/28/2009 12:33:27 AM

OMG!!! Incredible Barbara!! #8174146

Tommy E. Burgess 11/28/2009 12:35:49 AM

Wow Barbara this is a sure winner!! Stunning details, colors, light, dof and composition!! Perfection! #8174152

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 11/28/2009 12:36:19 AM

OMG!!!! What a pose!! I agree with Renee: An incredible capture, Barbara. #8174153

Kathy Coombs 11/28/2009 12:40:23 AM

Amazing..what cool birds you get to watch and tale shots of! I wish our island had your variety! #8174163

Kerry Hill 11/28/2009 12:41:54 AM

Wow what a shot Barbara, awesome work!! #8174165

Lynne Morris 11/28/2009 12:54:44 AM

WOW WOW WOW this is awesome Barbara. #8174188

Stefania Barbier level-classic 11/28/2009 1:03:32 AM

talking about perfect timing... WOW! #8174200

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 11/28/2009 2:12:14 AM

No doubt, a Winner.

Dominick #8174252

Michelle Alton level-classic 11/28/2009 3:00:27 AM

Can you imagine the muscles he has? Your over-extended little bird is going to be in the Winners' Circle. And in my favorites. #8174299

Manuel Barrera level-classic 11/28/2009 3:26:11 AM

What a great capture, #8174330

Gord MacEachern level-classic 11/28/2009 3:42:09 AM

This is sooo fantastic Barbara! #8174365

Leslie McLain level-classic 11/28/2009 4:54:25 AM

Amazing capture, comp, and background, Barbara. A winner for sure. #8174487

Linda D. Lester level-classic 11/28/2009 6:40:21 AM

Excellent capture!!!!! #8174771

Nancy L. Green level-classic 11/28/2009 7:10:13 AM

Looks like a morning stretch to me Barb, this is SO beautifully done, WTG!!! <>< #8174872

Liz blahh level-classic 11/28/2009 7:11:38 AM

So this is how they stay in shape! Fantastic capture! #8174878

Carol Sawyer level-classic 11/28/2009 8:35:56 AM

Another fantastic capture, Barbara!! #8175043

Carol L. Fowler 11/28/2009 10:30:17 AM

Love the color f the bird as well as its gravity-defying pose #8175317

John Connolly 11/28/2009 12:12:07 PM

An amazing capture of the moment here Barbara! A superb wildlife image, and I would not be at all surprised to see this one again! #8175466

Karen Engelbreth 11/28/2009 12:42:15 PM

Another fantastic capture, Barbara.... #8175502

Walter H. Wiesbeck 11/28/2009 1:39:34 PM

Beautiful bird and series,Barbara!!!!!! #8175655

Ellen Hodges level-classic 11/28/2009 3:54:26 PM

Extremely awesome capture, Barb! Just wonderful! #8175906

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 11/28/2009 5:47:25 PM

AWESOME...totally, Barbara!!! :-) k #8176105

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 11/28/2009 8:23:11 PM

Barbara, this has to be the most impressive bird image I ever seen... I actually never seen one do this before!!!! WOW! Excellent Timing along with beautiful colouring/details and pov!

ROLAN NARMAN 11/28/2009 9:10:36 PM

This is terrific Barbara and in my mind the best of your bird series! Awesome! #8176366

Riitta Kivi level-classic 11/29/2009 2:44:07 AM

Yet another beautiful image from you, Barbara! This is a fantastic capture. It has a sense of humor and wittiness, very unique. #8176701

a2o aini level-classic 11/29/2009 3:14:05 AM

awesome capture, Barbara! very well composed!! #8176718

Toni Riggs 11/30/2009 12:40:47 AM

WOW! I'm not sure what I'm more impressed by- your amazing photography or what that bird is doing. Fantastic capture! #8178353

Avril Young 11/30/2009 12:59:35 AM

wow, there is no doubt in my mind...this is a WINNER...fantastic shot...awesome action shot! #8178375

Mary K. Robison 12/1/2009 12:11:13 AM

Just sent this marvelous macro to my faves, Barbara!
WINNER for sure! #8181006

Dianna Murphy 12/5/2009 9:36:47 AM

Wow, what great timing. #8193294

Kathy Coombs 12/15/2009 1:52:25 PM

Congratulations!!!! #8218054

Liz blahh 12/15/2009 2:00:02 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Barbara! #8218094

Karen Engelbreth 12/15/2009 2:32:38 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Barbara... #8218308

Fran J. Jagger 12/15/2009 2:37:16 PM

CONGRATS on your finalist, Barbara!! What an awesome capture!! :) #8218340

Tammy Espino 12/15/2009 2:45:52 PM

Big Congrats on this great capture!! :) #8218404

Carol L. Fowler 12/15/2009 2:52:54 PM

Congrats on this Finalist #8218466

Robyn A. Terrell 12/15/2009 3:23:34 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist, Barbara! #8218693

Courtenay Vanderbilt 12/15/2009 3:29:57 PM

Big Congrats, Barbara!! #8218735

Kerry Hill 12/15/2009 3:48:21 PM

Huge congratulations to you Barbara, very well deserved!! #8218825

Cindy Bendush level-classic 12/15/2009 4:03:13 PM

Awesome capture Barbara! Big congrats on your Finalist! #8218906

Ann Coates level-classic 12/15/2009 4:36:27 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist Barbara. #8219186

Lydia Williams level-classic 12/15/2009 4:52:30 PM

Another awesome finalist...Love your birds! So unique and different. Love what you did with this one! Congratulations #8219297

maria Warren 12/15/2009 5:19:37 PM


Michelle Alton 12/15/2009 5:25:51 PM

Your finalists are purely amazing, Barbara. Congratulations! #8219565

Dianna Murphy 12/15/2009 5:26:59 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S on your wonderful finalist, best of luck in the Gold round. Dianna #8219578

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 12/15/2009 5:36:48 PM

Wow, Barbara! This is fantastic! Fave for me! I'm sure we'll be seeing this one again soon!!! #8219649

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 12/15/2009 6:36:27 PM

A very Big CONGRATS to you for your Finalist Pick. A Very Well deserved Picture you have here. I wish you the very best in the next round.


Kathy Cline level-classic 12/15/2009 6:37:17 PM



ROLAN NARMAN 12/15/2009 6:39:59 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic Finalist Barbara! #8220007

Gord MacEachern level-classic 12/15/2009 7:03:33 PM

This is just so well deseved Barbara!! #8220150

Sharon Sawyer level-classic 12/15/2009 7:22:03 PM

Barbara, congratulations on your unique & well deserved finalist!!! #8220260

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 12/15/2009 8:07:13 PM

Expect to see this again, Barbara. CONGRATZ!

UB. #8220602

Anne M. Young 12/15/2009 9:07:58 PM

CONGRATULATIONS - a fantastic finalist! awesome timing... #8220820

Ellen Hodges level-classic 12/15/2009 9:43:14 PM

Congrats and best luck, Barb, on your fantastic finalists!! #8220975

Tommy E. Burgess 12/15/2009 11:02:48 PM

Huge congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved finalist Barbara!!! #8221300

Stefania Barbier level-classic 12/15/2009 11:28:10 PM

WTG Barbara! congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!! #8221338

Renata Gusciora level-classic 12/16/2009 12:03:24 AM

Knew it!!!:-)Huge congratulations on this outstanding finalist,Barbara!!!:-) #8221466

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 12/16/2009 4:20:49 AM

Hi Barbara, CONGRATS TO YOU... I love this image you made...
A beautiful well timed Finalist Image!!!!


Janet McNeil level-classic 12/16/2009 4:56:02 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist!! #8222124

Val Feldman level-classic 12/16/2009 6:38:51 AM

Barbara - this is one of the most amazing captures I have ever seen! Totally incredible - such a well-deserved Finalist - this just HAS to go gold and I wish you the best of luck that it does just exactly that!! Congrats! ~Val #8222554

Shawn Jennings level-classic 12/16/2009 6:40:58 AM

Great capture, Barbara! Congratulations on your finalist! #8222563

Boyd L. Alexander 12/16/2009 7:35:43 AM

What a great action image..wonderful work Barbara!! Congratulations on your Finalist win! #8222757

Graham Robards level-classic 12/16/2009 8:34:36 AM

Well done Barbara, a stunning capture. ~Pat #8222976

Margaret R. Barry 12/16/2009 9:03:09 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Barbara! #8223112

Laurence Saliba level-classic 12/16/2009 9:22:12 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Barbara!!! #8223192

Debra R. Harder 12/16/2009 9:42:56 AM

This has to be GOLD, Barbara! Absolutely amazing!! CONGRATULATIONS on your OUTSTANDING finalist!! Deb #8223265

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 12/16/2009 11:31:46 AM

This is truly amazing, Barbara. I agree with Deb. This HAS to be GOLD. Huge congrats. #8223561

John Connolly 12/16/2009 12:08:43 PM

Huge congratulations on your Finalist Awards Barbara, I hope they make it to the next round! #8223674

Tiia Vissak 12/16/2009 12:19:54 PM

Congratulations! #8223708

Jeff Robinson level-classic 12/16/2009 3:05:40 PM

Outstanding in every way - Congrats Barbara on your Finalist! Jeff #8224089

Daniella Puente level-classic 12/16/2009 3:11:29 PM

Congrats Barbara!!! #8224111

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 12/16/2009 3:24:00 PM


on your very deserving Finalist! 8o) #8224157

Sam Britt level-classic 12/16/2009 7:37:15 PM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Barbara! #8225108

Tamra Walker level-classic 12/16/2009 8:34:13 PM

Barbara, this photo is really amazing! It's perfect! Congrats!! -Tami #8225274

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 12/17/2009 12:34:57 AM

This is AMAZING in all ways.
Your work is FABULOUS
Hope it wins big :)
A fav. #8225595

Erica Murphy level-classic 12/17/2009 7:44:28 AM

Excellent Finalist Barbara!! Congratulations! #8226400

Bojan Bencic level-classic 12/17/2009 1:02:31 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Barbara. #8227101

Patti Coblentz level-classic 12/17/2009 6:24:16 PM

What a wonderful capture...congratulations, Barabara!!
Patti #8227866

Renee Doyle level-classic 12/17/2009 7:36:52 PM

Congratulations Barbara!!! #8228056

Sam Britt 12/17/2009 7:54:55 PM

Big congratulations on your first place winner, Barbara! #8228124

Renee Doyle level-classic 12/17/2009 8:02:14 PM

Too funny ... just got online to say congratulations on finalists and now the winners are out!!! Big congratulations once again Barbara!! #8228156

Patti Coblentz level-classic 12/17/2009 8:32:01 PM

WTG, Barbara...congratulations!
:) Patti #8228337

Boyd L. Alexander level-classic 12/17/2009 8:33:25 PM

Big CONGRATULATIONS Barbara...much deserved!! #8228346

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 12/17/2009 8:46:32 PM

Right On Barbara...


SMILING BIG #8228406

Jessica Jenney level-classic 12/17/2009 9:01:08 PM

Congratulations, Barbara on your gorgeous First Place Win! #8228452

Brett Dolsen 12/17/2009 9:23:46 PM

Congratulations on your wonderfull first place Barbara!!Brett #8228497

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 12/17/2009 9:31:30 PM

WTG Barbara. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your First Place WIN!! Seasons Greetings too!

UB. #8228507

Debra R. Harder 12/17/2009 10:26:27 PM

WTG, Barbara!! Congratulations on your excellent FIRST PLACE WIN!!! Deb #8228597

Tiia Vissak 12/17/2009 11:04:00 PM

Congratulations! #8228678

Margaret R. Barry 12/17/2009 11:36:44 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic first place win, Barbara! #8228709

Stefania Barbier level-classic 12/18/2009 12:21:39 AM

congratulations on your gorgeous first prize!!!!! #8228804

Renata Gusciora level-classic 12/18/2009 12:38:58 AM

Huge congratulations on this First Place Winner,Barbara!!!:-) #8228838

Kerry Hill level-classic 12/18/2009 1:09:09 AM

Huge congratulations on this beautiful winner, Barbara!! #8228863

Henk Boneschans level-classic 12/18/2009 1:15:36 AM

Can't say much more tha what was said already above - but excellent capture Barbara!! Congratulations!! #8228874

Beverley Scott level-classic 12/18/2009 1:27:01 AM

Congratulations on this amazing winner, Barbara! #8228901

Ellen Hodges level-classic 12/18/2009 1:35:26 AM

Huge congrats on this very awesome winner, Barb!!!! Yeah!!! #8228916

Michelle Alton level-classic 12/18/2009 1:49:24 AM

This HAD to be a big WINNER, Barbara!
Beautiful work and my most sincere Congratulations! #8228959

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 12/18/2009 2:34:05 AM

Congratulations Barbara on your Win!!!

Dominick #8229082

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 12/18/2009 3:15:58 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Pictures, Images and Photos #8229137

Alan L. Borror 12/18/2009 3:50:01 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Barbara! #8229272

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 12/18/2009 4:22:17 AM

Wonderful capture Barbara, congratulations! #8229362

Kathy Cline level-classic 12/18/2009 4:37:10 AM


Leslie McLain level-classic 12/18/2009 4:41:34 AM

Congrats on your fantastic winner, Barbara. #8229428

Lydia Williams level-classic 12/18/2009 4:52:10 AM

Congratulations Barbara! Have a wonderful Christmas. I will be looking for more. Best Wishes, Lydia #8229458

Julie Burnett level-classic 12/18/2009 4:59:27 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous first place winner, Barbara, so well deserved!! #8229479

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 12/18/2009 5:08:42 AM

Big Congratulations, Barbara!!! #8229502

Liz blahh level-classic 12/18/2009 6:45:17 AM

WOO-HOO~ Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!! #8229745

Bojan Bencic level-classic 12/18/2009 7:00:34 AM

Congratulations, Barbara. Fantastic shot. #8229799

ROLAN NARMAN 12/18/2009 7:12:58 AM

Huge congratulations Barbara on your gorgeous winner! #8229840

Elida Gutierrez 12/18/2009 7:21:08 AM


On your wonderful win

This photo make laugh!!! #8229883

Amy M. Wilson 12/18/2009 7:34:47 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful Win, Barbara!!! #8229921

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 12/18/2009 8:16:31 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic win, Barbara!! #8230004

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 12/18/2009 8:49:48 AM

WTG on this incredible win, Barbara!!! :-) k #8230134

Clyde P. Smith 12/18/2009 9:05:30 AM

Congratulations on a Fantastic First Place Win Barbara! #8230204

Carol L. Fowler 12/18/2009 9:20:56 AM

Congratulations on this well-deserved winner! Merry Christmas! #8230260

John Connolly 12/18/2009 11:44:18 AM

Huge congratulations on your first place win, Barbara! A fantastic image! #8230656

Tammy Espino 12/18/2009 11:54:57 AM

Whooooooot, whooooooooooooooot! :) #8230688

Paul E. Earl 12/18/2009 12:18:46 PM

HUGE congratulations! Well done!! #8230744

Ann Coates level-classic 12/18/2009 12:37:43 PM

Congratulations on your amazing first place winner Barbara. #8230795

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 12/18/2009 12:46:51 PM

Huge congrats, Barbara. So well deserved!! #8230833

Linda D. Lester level-classic 12/18/2009 1:28:58 PM

Congratulations on this awesome win!!!! #8230948

Linda D. Lester level-classic 12/18/2009 4:10:17 PM

Congratulations on your 1st Place Gold Award Barbara. A very well deserving win for this Photo. Iím so very happy for you. Great job.

Merry Christmas to You

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 12/18/2009 4:57:25 PM

on your 1st Place WINNER! 8o)

Photobucket #8231359

Paula Showen level-classic 12/18/2009 8:23:15 PM

Remarkable capture! Congratulations on this amazing image! #8231960

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 12/19/2009 1:53:29 AM

WoooooooooooooooHooooooooooooooooooooo Barb!!!
This is Outstanding!!!! #8232385

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 12/19/2009 6:17:59 AM

Congratulations on your win Barbara - An amazing capture.
JP #8232793

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 12/19/2009 7:19:23 AM

Just gorgeous, Barbara. Huge congrats on this beautiful GOLD. #8232933

Christian Rosito level-classic 12/19/2009 8:17:13 AM

Congratulations Barbara, wonderful capture, beautiful First prize win! #8233141

Erica Murphy level-classic 12/19/2009 8:42:19 AM

Congratulations Barbara!! I thought this was fantastic and am so happy to see the judges did too!!! #8233178

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 12/19/2009 11:44:44 AM

Hardy congrats on your marvelous 1st Place Winner!
Debby #8233504

Tamra Walker level-classic 12/19/2009 2:31:56 PM

Congrats on your 1st Place winner! Certainly NOT a surprise :-))) -Tami #8233771

a2o aini level-classic 12/19/2009 3:35:42 PM

huge congratulations, Barbara! fantastic image, as always :-) #8233847

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 12/19/2009 8:54:38 PM

Impressive Barbara! Congratulations on your BIG win! #8234275

Sharon Sawyer 12/19/2009 9:08:56 PM

Barbara, HUGE congratulations on your well deserved First Place Win!!! #8234287

Karen Bacon level-classic 12/20/2009 5:04:19 AM

A big congratulations on this fantastic winner Barbara! #8234671

Lois Adomite level-classic 12/20/2009 1:35:22 PM

Congratulations, wonderful composition, great clarity, perfect moment. Lois #8235593

Janice Mezzacappa level-classic 12/20/2009 1:52:16 PM

Barbara what a spectacular capture just a winner all-around and my fave! Huge congrats on your gold!! Happy Holidays! #8235624

Patricia A. Casey level-classic 12/20/2009 2:07:06 PM

A big congratulations, Barbara on a wonderful capture & well deserved 1st place...Cheers #8235669

Graham Robards level-classic 12/20/2009 6:05:50 PM

Congratulations on this well deserverd first place Barbara! I just knew we would see it again!
~Pat #8236043

Cindy Bendush level-classic 12/21/2009 11:50:27 PM

Big congratulations on this dynamite first place winner Barbara! #8238735

Summer A. Kozisek 12/23/2009 1:22:41 AM

Amazing capture Barbara, I'm so jealous of your back yard! Congratulations on your well deserved win!! #8240975

Lori Carlson 12/23/2009 8:54:14 PM

Fantastic timing!!! Love the world you've shown! Congrats on your well shot and winning image, Barbara!! =) #8243064

Fran J. Jagger 12/24/2009 1:28:16 PM

CONGRATS on your awesome win!!! :) #8244623

Ken R. Frischkorn 12/24/2009 2:24:34 PM

Outstand wildlife photo, Beautiful color and clarity, Congratulations on your win. #8244725

Laura Kalcheff 12/28/2009 3:05:30 AM

Amazing, Barbara!! This is the kind of photo I can only DREAM of getting. Congratulations!! #8250784

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic 1/18/2010 11:04:41 AM

Congratulations on you your win, Barbara! #8305952

Stan J. Bendkowski level-classic 2/20/2010 1:25:50 AM

Congratulations on your First Place win, Barbara! Great Photo! #8399905

Phillip R. Connolly level-classic 4/23/2010 9:58:31 AM

WOW!!! I somehow missed this one along the way, Barbara!! What a worthy first place winner!! I just can't help but laugh when I look at it!! Excellent capture!!

Phil #8564612

Laura E. Swan level-classic 5/27/2010 4:55:29 PM

........ Photobucket ........


You know, I could spend all day in your gallery and not get bored once.

(Don't try this at MY gallery. It's not worth it! HA!) <--- My worst fault. Honesty!

This image is so funny and so well done. Barbara, you are a PRO with enormous WIT. It JUST doesn't get much better than that!

-Laura :) #8648300

Bill Houghton 2/12/2012 5:40:24 PM

Barbara, this deserves to be the winner that it is. I missed this one. Congratulations, Bill #9979598

Graham Robards level-classic 2/14/2012 10:44:47 PM

Oh wow Barbara, I missed this one too, congratulations, it makes me sad to read the message from Rolan. But in a sense it keeps his memory here on earth bless his spirit!

Regards to you!

My computer was almost destroyed in a power surge, will be back on BP when it gets back!

Pat #9983302

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Western spinebill (Acanthorhynchus superciliosis) defying gravity.

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