Sunrise Flight

© Bill Houghton

Sunrise Flight

Stephanie Lyons 6/29/2005 3:14:15 AM

Wow! This is spectacular Bill! Absolutely a winner in my book! I love it! #270759

Kathleen Clemons 6/29/2005 3:14:57 AM

I'm speechless.... this is amazing! #1533920

Marsha S. Smith 6/29/2005 3:26:38 AM

Oh MY GOODNESS! ........ that's me not having words to describe this. Wow! #1533966

Tammy Scott 6/29/2005 3:27:54 AM

What great composition you have on this shot, Bill! I love the pink tones! #1533977

Joline Frazier 6/29/2005 3:28:13 AM

This is like a painting! Gorgeous. #1533980

Cindy Paquette 6/29/2005 3:54:07 AM

Museum masterpiece!!!! Wow...this just has to be one of your best of your best Bill!!! #1534133

Joy Rector 6/29/2005 4:00:26 AM

Absolutely gorgeous. #1534168

Jessica L. Richard 6/29/2005 4:07:56 AM

WOW, this is wonderful! great capture! #1534200

Jenny Bosmans 6/29/2005 4:21:32 AM

AMAZING shot, Bill!! Love everything about it! Gorgeous! #1534281

Walter Graziano 6/29/2005 4:23:49 AM

Bill, Postcard Perfect! #1534290

Donna K. Kilcher 6/29/2005 4:57:09 AM

an amazing capture! #1534414

Margo Blackwood 6/29/2005 4:58:05 AM

Picture perfect! Great capture, also love the background. #1534423

Dominique Declerck 6/29/2005 5:09:56 AM

Great!!! #1534481

Linda D. Lester 6/29/2005 5:49:35 AM

SPEECHLESS! #1534671

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 6/29/2005 6:05:11 AM

WOW, Bill, this is most amazing! Excellent job! #1534769

Carla Metzler 6/29/2005 6:10:10 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, Bill! Excellent capture! #1534806

Kelly Abernathy 6/29/2005 6:24:54 AM

Wow Bill! This is gorgeous! Love the clarity, that early morning fog and color, wonderful comp! This is terrific - one of my faves of yours! -K #1534885

Jill A. Johnson 6/29/2005 6:27:09 AM

all the above...
Outstanding Work Bill!!!

Jill :) #1534896

Michael R. McKenney 6/29/2005 7:29:32 AM

Absolutely magnificent. It's as if you had the geese "pose" for you. Amazing that you could capture the grace and beauty of flight, and then top it off with such rich color and set a mood of serenity. What a great shot. You should be very pleased and proud.

Michael #1535176

Mary Swift 6/29/2005 11:06:58 AM

What an amazing capture, Bill! Everything about this is outstanding!! #1535847

Julianne K. First 6/29/2005 5:39:55 PM

*doesn't know what to say*

stunning, simply STUNNING! #1537047

Carol Brill 6/29/2005 9:10:36 PM

You have an uncanny ability to capture birds in flight with such tremendous clarity and sharpness of detail, Bill, this inage is a masterpiece of composition, light, and perfect timing!!! WOW!!! #1537586

Noel Baebler 7/12/2005 4:09:02 PM

Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! #1585737

Judy S. Fung 7/15/2005 11:45:42 AM

Wonderful capture, Bill! #1597082

Darren K. Fisher 7/21/2005 6:20:38 PM

Okay first off forgive me for asking but did you add the geese? If not however did you get the lighting you did here. Fill flash I have to know, this is simply stunning. The over all scene, and the sunrise colors and then those geese flying through WOW. I agree with others a winner for sure. #1619128

Carolyn M. Fletcher 7/22/2005 12:36:02 PM

It's amazing! Congrats! #1621728

Mary Timman 7/22/2005 7:27:54 PM

Congrats! #1622605

Evy Johansen 7/22/2005 7:39:51 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Bill! #1622693

Stephanie Lyons 7/22/2005 7:41:56 PM

Very well deserved congrats, Bill! #1622708

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/22/2005 8:00:24 PM

Hearty congrats, Bill, on this splendid finalist!
-debby #1622881

Kerby Pfrangle 7/22/2005 8:02:08 PM


Congratulations on your finalist.

Good luck in the next round.

Kerby #1622898

Barbara Helgason 7/22/2005 8:16:35 PM

Stunning, a well deserved finalist, hope to see this one again soon!! #1623007

Kay E. Mahoney 7/22/2005 8:17:15 PM

Fantastaic Bill. Congratulations on your win. Good luck in the next round. #1623015

Ken Grooms 7/22/2005 9:16:33 PM

Looks like a First Place shot to me! #1623386

Gunther Allen 7/22/2005 11:42:02 PM

I agree with everyone above. This is a winning capture and should place in the next round! -G #1623957

Judy S. Fung 7/23/2005 12:03:47 AM

Congrats, Bill! #1623997

The Judges at 7/23/2005 12:54:30 AM

Good composition, light and repetition of shapes. #1624131

The Judges at 7/23/2005 12:56:57 AM

Nice light and repetition of shapes #1624142

Walter Graziano 7/23/2005 1:15:06 AM

Congratulations Bill! Like I said, postcard perfect! #1624186

Kate Jackson 7/23/2005 2:40:25 AM

OMG Spectacular ~ congratulations Bill! #1624381

Frederic David 7/23/2005 3:21:34 AM

Amazing shot and atmosphere Bill! Misty salmon tones are beautiful.

fred #1624498

Roger D. Meador 7/23/2005 5:35:22 AM

A magnificent piece of work! #1624895

Janet L. Skinner 7/23/2005 5:47:10 AM

Way to go Bill on this spectacular image!!!!! #1624947

Noel Baebler 7/23/2005 7:34:46 AM

Huzzah, Bill! #1625683

Robert Mann 7/23/2005 8:50:06 AM

You got a trio to go with the duck duo, too, Bill? Great shot and colors. Great stop action capture. Many congrats on your finalist selection and good luck! RoB #1626147

Marsha S. Smith 7/23/2005 10:04:54 AM

Super Congratulations, Bill
Good luck in the next round. #1626686

Serena Pierce 7/23/2005 11:33:21 AM

Congratulations on all of your outstanding finalists!! #1627151

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 7/23/2005 12:27:16 PM

Congrats to you, Bill, on this great finalist! Way to go! #1627331

Lori Teller 7/23/2005 4:48:53 PM

Beautiful shot! #1628460

Tammy Scott 7/23/2005 4:55:35 PM

Congratulations, Bill! #1628497

Darren K. Fisher 7/23/2005 6:10:21 PM

Still say this is amazing. Congrats and will see this one in the winners circle. #1628905

Cindy Paquette 7/23/2005 7:08:38 PM

Ohhhhhhhhh YAY!!!!!!!!! You have NO idea how happy I am to see this one here and I'm sooo hoping to see a gold badge on it too!!! Congrats, congrats, congrats Bill...this one is so incredible masterful! #1629197

Siete Meeter 7/24/2005 2:16:23 PM

Beautiful capture!! #1632138

Sandy Landon 7/24/2005 3:30:22 PM

Your the master of the geese!!!! I love all your captures of these birds!! Congratulations on all your finalists!!! #1632341

Judy A. Lawhon 7/24/2005 3:38:08 PM

Just remarkable, Bill. Congratulations! #1632368

Ronald Balthazor 7/24/2005 9:50:03 PM

Magnificent, Bill. Congratulations. It should be on a stamp. #1633629

Daniel Diaz 7/27/2005 5:22:42 PM

Don't know how I missed this Bill it's BREATHTAKING and definately worth more than a finalist!! #1646494

Johnny Santoso 11/14/2005 12:02:11 AM

Amazing picture Bill, great freeze , sharp and lots of details.. excellent photo, Congratulations for your Finalist, best of luck on the next round... regards, #2071953

Mary N C. Taitt 11/15/2005 5:41:51 PM

WOW! You have a lot of really NICE photos here, Bill! This one is GREAT! Love the light and repetition of shapes and the clarity! Congratulations (well-deserved) and Great work! Mary :-) #2080843

Bea. Anderson 12/1/2005 3:28:39 PM

Bill, what can I say that hasn't been said already. Your Gallery is wildlife perfection. Too many to comment on each one. Bea. #2143036

Darryl Wilkinson 12/27/2005 7:34:41 AM

A true master of the birds, you are indeed, Bill! However did I miss out on commenting here is beyond me... A splendid capture and another winner in my book! Excellent work, Bill!!! #2226294

John Matthews 2/12/2006 1:29:00 PM

A W E S O M E ! #2411202

Keith L. Clayton 3/30/2006 4:19:29 PM

Great shot - Beautiful composition and colors! #2592164

Lorri Shank 7/7/2006 1:42:08 PM

Love this, Bill. Geese are one of my favorite birds. Their formations and "knowingness" re: migration, etc. is so touching to me. Awesome shot! #2997748

Peggy J. Maguire 2/20/2007 5:59:16 AM

Beautiful lighting Bill.... #3967464

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 3/7/2007 3:39:10 AM

Beautiful capture, Bill ... congrats on this finalist .... steve #4029689

Brenda M. 3/27/2007 9:01:49 PM

Wow! this is awesome, Bill. Absolutely magnificent! #4104314

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/3/2007 9:12:56 AM

Very excellent capture, Bill ... absolutely fabulous ... #4125482

Raymond Pauly 6/28/2007 8:29:48 PM

Fantastic shot, Bill!... this and so many more in your gallery! I have been enjoing your images for a while. I think our shooting preferences are similar.
Congratulations! #4455121

Angela Pound 9/21/2007 9:10:04 PM

I have been looking at your gallery and your photos are so amazing. I just love the Canada geese. How beautiful. #4825175

Steven E. Ray 9/22/2007 1:51:21 PM

I always enjoy your gallery Bill. Your nature photography skills are unsurpassed! This is one of many amazing photos in your gallery. Great capture! #4828452

Imar De Waard 11/1/2007 4:56:10 AM

your works are just GREAT!!!!
Imar #5013695

Lisa J. Boulden 11/6/2007 6:42:35 PM

--Lisa #5037335

Manuel Barrera 7/4/2008 3:47:05 AM

Bill, if you don't mind my asking, what kind of lens do you use for the bird shots? #6138472

Usman M. Bajwa 7/11/2008 12:22:15 AM

Congrats. Bill on your finalist. Love the trio #6166192

Jean B. Hall 7/20/2008 2:22:26 PM

Missed this when it was first posted. But wanted to let you know I think everything about it is SPECTACULAR! The the colors, clarity, position of the geese. Fabulous work! #6202149

Dianna Murphy 4/23/2009 8:21:41 AM

What a gorgeous image Bill. #7439507

Jean B. Hall 4/23/2009 8:22:45 AM

Congratulations on your finalist. It's gorgeous! #7439517

Phyllis A. Houghton 2/23/2010 11:02:55 PM

What a capture. Tones are soft and beautiful. What a capture and with three geese! #8411387

Gary Enloe 1/27/2012 4:56:11 PM

This is outstanding Bill. Great capture #9951242

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Canada Geese

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