Waiting in the Holly

© Carol L. Fowler

Waiting in the Holly

Ron McEwan 3/4/2010 4:54:11 PM

She is beautiful Carol, the dof, sharp detail rich color has your signature all over it. Well done as always.

I think it was like 2 or 2 and quarter miles. A rough trail, almost gave up on it. Seemed like twenty when we got done with it. #1245118

Carol Eade 3/4/2010 5:03:12 PM

Beautiful image, Carol...beautiful DOF and colors! #8432430

Randy D. Dinkins 3/4/2010 5:17:00 PM

Another great close up shot. Not quite mistletoe, but I hope she finds Mr. Right :-).... #8432478

Sabrina Ryan 3/4/2010 5:47:03 PM

Beautiful image, Carol! #8432563

Tammy M. Anderson 3/4/2010 5:52:44 PM

Beautuful composition, details and colors, Carol. #8432577

Anita Hogue 3/4/2010 6:27:03 PM

WOW, this is soooooooo beautiful, Carol! #8432632

Christine Lobsinger 3/4/2010 6:36:37 PM

Oh Carol, this is gorgeous... love your title, the colours, the details...


Julianne Bradford 3/4/2010 7:16:55 PM

What a wonderful capture and title Carol! I love how the berries match her beak :-) #8432699

Lynn Crawford 3/4/2010 7:27:57 PM

Such a beautiful image Carol :) #8432727

Monnie Ryan 3/4/2010 8:14:02 PM

She's such a beautiful little lady I'll bet she had no trouble finding Mr. Right! Lovely capture, Carol! #8432787

Marilyn K. Lincecum 3/4/2010 9:18:55 PM

Gorgeous image. Fantastic lighting, color, comp and clarity, #8432827

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/4/2010 10:15:44 PM

Amazing details, beautiful bird capture. So impressive! #8432850

Barbara Waldoch 3/5/2010 12:15:43 AM

Wonderful capture, Carol! #8432941

Liz blahh 3/5/2010 12:16:49 AM

beautifully captured! #8432945

Marty Straub 3/5/2010 11:29:17 AM

Every element of this photo is exceedingly perfect, Carol. Only next time tell her to turn left. Perfect color contrast and subject isolation. #8434244

Ken R. Frischkorn 3/5/2010 11:42:02 AM

What a magnificent photo of this female Cardinal, Beautifully composed with outstanding clarity and color. #8434287

John Connolly 3/5/2010 12:33:04 PM

A beautifully composed capture of this wonderful little bird, Carol! The color and detail are stunning! #8434417

Angie M. Davis 3/5/2010 7:30:10 PM

Gorgeous, Carol! Excellent comp, color and detail!!!! #8434938

Jack Ryan 3/5/2010 7:41:32 PM

Outstanding comp, color and clarity. Beautiful work, Carol. #8434948

Debra R. Harder 3/6/2010 9:13:34 AM

This is picture perfect, Carol! Beautiful lighting, DOF, colors and details. Amazing!! Deb #8435968

Carol L. Fowler 3/6/2010 4:18:28 PM

Thanks for those nice comments. And Randy, I changed "mistletoe" to "holly" just for you! #8436416

Kathy Coombs 3/7/2010 10:36:24 AM

Beautiful! Perfect for Christmas cards! #8437800

Val Feldman 3/7/2010 5:21:18 PM

Exceptional work...she's a beauty, Carol...How you get these critters to pose so perfectly is proof-positive of "CM" - ain't no other explanation! :) #8438349

Dianna Murphy 3/9/2010 8:15:06 AM

looks like another winner. Gorgeous. Perfection. #8442743

Phyllis H. Burchett 3/10/2010 10:28:25 AM

Beautiful capture, hope she didn't have to wait long! #8445707

Patrick Rouzes 3/11/2010 7:00:05 AM

I agree with Dianna here, Carol! It is also picture perfect! You nailed it for sure! Good luck with this! #8447756

Fran J. Jagger 3/22/2010 4:41:22 PM

I love the catch light and details!
Great capture, Carol!! :) #8473254

Carol L. Fowler 3/22/2010 4:46:52 PM

Thanks everyone! #8473277

Sherran Andersen 4/18/2010 9:52:33 PM

Congrats Carol. #8546275

Kathy Salerni 4/18/2010 11:26:26 PM

Big congrats on your well deserved finalist, Carol! #8546618

Karen Celella 4/19/2010 6:50:32 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Carol! #8548484

Amy M. Wilson 4/19/2010 9:00:42 AM

Big congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Carol!!! WTG! #8549281

Carol Eade 4/19/2010 10:44:58 AM

Beautiful, Carol, warm congratulations! #8549870

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 4/19/2010 12:02:14 PM

Looks like a great candidate for a holiday card! #8550321

Patrick Rouzes 4/19/2010 2:48:32 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, Carol! WTG! #8551110

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 4/19/2010 6:54:59 PM

Fantastic finalist Carol. Congratulations.
JP #8552148

Sam Britt 4/19/2010 7:47:10 PM

Big Congrats, fantastic finalist, Carol! #8552400

Lori Carlson 4/19/2010 9:06:52 PM

Wow! This couldn't be more picture perfect!! Superb shot, Carol! Congrats! =) #8552689

Nadia Paul 4/19/2010 9:38:33 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist Carol! #8552745

Jeff Robinson 4/20/2010 4:00:54 AM

Congrats Carol on your Outstanding Finalist!! Jeff #8553281

Christine Lobsinger 4/20/2010 4:26:45 AM

Hi Carol... WTG... I'm happy this one got to move on.. CONGRATS TO YOU ON A LOVELY FINALIST SHOT>.. Good luck in the next round!!!


Jack Ryan 4/20/2010 7:38:01 AM

And another congratulations!!! #8554002

Angie M. Davis 4/20/2010 10:20:04 AM

Congrats Carol!! Gorgeous!! #8554450

Patti Coblentz 4/20/2010 3:22:59 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous win, Carol!!

Patti #8555179

Phyllis H. Burchett 4/20/2010 3:43:50 PM

Congrats on this fantastic winner Carol! #8555285

Randy D. Dinkins 4/20/2010 4:19:32 PM

Carol, congratulations on your win, well deserved!!! #8555443

Freddy Bland 4/20/2010 4:35:43 PM

Huge congratulations, Carol, on a magnificent, winning image!!! #8555551

Gerri R. Jones 4/20/2010 4:56:00 PM

Congratulations Carol on this beautiful winner! #8555644

Monnie Ryan 4/20/2010 5:05:22 PM

Congratulations on a well-deserved win! #8555702

Anita Hogue 4/20/2010 5:06:24 PM

An absolutely gorgeous winner! Congratulations Carol! #8555709

Amy M. Wilson 4/20/2010 5:35:28 PM

HUGE congratulations on this well-deserved win, Carol!!! #8555870

Nancyj E. Hovey 4/20/2010 5:52:52 PM

on your 2nd Place Winner! 8o) #8555978

Val Feldman 4/20/2010 6:30:21 PM

Congratulations, Carol, on this much-deserved and beautiful Gold Win! #8556117

Sabrina Ryan 4/20/2010 6:45:54 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Carol!! #8556191

Patrick Rouzes 4/20/2010 7:56:59 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Winner, Carol! WTG! #8556367

Sam Britt 4/20/2010 8:00:33 PM

Big Congrats on your win, Carol!! #8556381

Ruth Grimm 4/20/2010 8:32:14 PM

You have captured a gorgeous beuaty, Carol! Congratulations on your win! Whoo-Hooo!! #8556456

Christine Lobsinger 4/20/2010 8:32:54 PM

Right On... It's a WINNER>...
Whoo Hooo...


Valentin M. Armianu 4/20/2010 8:36:27 PM

Congratulations,Carol fantastic Winner! #8556471

Liz blahh 4/20/2010 9:56:00 PM

Congratulations! #8556619

Joannie Bertucci 4/20/2010 10:37:25 PM

Carol, congratulations on your gorgeous gold badge image! #8556678

Stefania Barbier 4/20/2010 11:02:56 PM

congratulations on your gorgeous win, Carol! #8556720

Usman M. Bajwa 4/20/2010 11:39:36 PM

Huge CONGRATZ. on getting Golden, Carol.

UB. #8556841

Mary K. Robison 4/21/2010 12:01:25 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved Second Place Winner, Carol!

Tommy E. Burgess 4/21/2010 12:43:37 AM

Huge congratulations on your very beautiful winner Carol!! #8556927

Bojan Bencic 4/21/2010 12:55:42 AM

Congratulations on your win, Carol. Fantastic photo. #8556952

Katarina Mansson 4/21/2010 3:31:56 AM

Congratulations on your superb winner Carol! #8557192

Karen Celella 4/21/2010 4:25:42 AM

Huge Congratulations on your outstanding winner Carol! #8557363

R. J. Laudenbacher 4/21/2010 5:11:32 AM

WTG Carol! A big congratulations to you on your amazing winner. #8557506

Ron McEwan 4/21/2010 6:13:12 AM

Congrats on a great winner, well deserved honor Carol WTG #8557678

Lisa J. Boulden 4/21/2010 8:04:49 AM

Outstanding winner, Carol!
~♥~Lisa #8557962

Rona L. Schwarz 4/21/2010 9:15:39 AM

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this marvelous GOLD WINNER, Carol!! It is such an outstanding capture of this bird in its natural environment! Am so very happy for you! :) #8558330

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 4/21/2010 10:18:49 AM

WTG - Big Congratulations on your win Carol - Amazing work and well deserved.
JP #8558633

frank w. degenhardt 4/21/2010 10:20:51 AM

Such beautiful work on this lady. Congratuations on the Second Place Win. Way to go my friend. #8558642

Debra R. Harder 4/21/2010 11:22:34 AM

WTG, Carol! Huge congratulations on your beautiful GOLD WINNER!! This is fabulous! Deb #8558837

Linda D. Lester 4/21/2010 3:57:57 PM

Awesome.....Congrats on your win! #8559601

Gail Vitikacs 4/21/2010 4:18:01 PM

Well done! Big Congratulations! #8559655

Carol Eade 4/21/2010 7:12:02 PM

Big congratulations, Carol, it's a real beauty! #8560073

Fran J. Jagger 4/22/2010 2:19:46 PM

Congrats, Carol on your 2nd Place Winner!! :) #8562290

Cindy Bendush 4/22/2010 11:29:04 PM

Big congrats on this fabulous winner Carol! #8563340

Boyd L. Alexander 4/29/2010 6:43:27 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Carol!! A well deserved winner. This is fabulous!!! #8578056

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3/4/10,animals. She was waiting for Mr Right in the holly.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 365.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 3/4/2010 4:32:38 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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