Uploaded: January 10, 2011 21:10:27


Canon 100-400 @ f/5.6, 1/160, ISO-500, focal length 400mm.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Martin Cregg January 10, 2011

Ray - Beautifully framed. The bird is nicely in focus and even though some of the reeds are also in focus they do not distract. I find that the front branch that is out of focus realy leads the eye into the center and towards the bird. I'm envious! #1343071

Cindy Bendush level-classic January 10, 2011

Great catch Raymond! Excellent timing, clarity and framing! #9155337

Renee Doyle January 11, 2011

Beautifully framed and captured Raymond!! Great colour and clarity! #9155361

Tiia Vissak January 11, 2011

great tones, details & pov! #9155367

Michelle Alton January 11, 2011

A brilliant wren portrait, framed miraculously (twigs so often ruin a shot) by the heavy dose of twigs. #9155504

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 11, 2011

Great framing and capture!! Jeff #9155560

Terry Cervi level-deluxe January 13, 2011

A wonderful capture, Raymond! #9161656

Sam Britt January 16, 2011

Adorable bird, great detail, color & clarity, Raymond. #9166983

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 10, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round.


Ann Coates level-classic February 10, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist award, this is so beautiful. #9226975

Patrick Rouzes level-classic February 10, 2011

Congratulations on this amazing finalist, Ray! WTG! #9228877

Kerry Hill February 10, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Raymond!!! #9229065

Nadia Paul February 10, 2011

What a wonderful capture Raymond - congrats on your finalist! #9229562

SaMi Martin February 10, 2011

Wonderful capture; Congrats Raymond on your finalist! #9229576

Stefania Barbier level-classic February 10, 2011

fantastic finalist!!! huge congrats! #9230099

Jennifer L. Alder February 11, 2011

Terrific finalist, Ray! Big congrats :) #9230250

Robert R. Goodman February 11, 2011

A big congratulations,Raymond!!!! #9230537

Debra R. Harder February 11, 2011

This is fabulous, Raymond!! Love the lighting, colors, details and framing. Huge congratulations on your superb finalist!! Deb #9231479

Merna L. Nobile February 11, 2011

Black and White, Bright Colors, Full Frame or Cropped, it does not matter. You’re a winner! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna


Marijana Fajgl February 11, 2011

Big congratulations, Raymond! Fantastic finalist! #9232690

Robert K. Bemus level-classic February 11, 2011

Wonderful color and light, Raymond...congratulations on your Finalist!! #9233232

Renee Doyle February 11, 2011

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Raymond!! #9233272

ALLEN O. HOWARD February 11, 2011

Awesome Raymond. A definite winner! Congratulations! #9233708

Renee Doyle February 11, 2011

And a bigger congrats on your winner Raymond!! WTG! #9233782

Robert K. Bemus level-classic February 11, 2011

Congratulations on your Win, Raymond!! #9233942

Nancy (Peaches) Harker February 11, 2011




Barbara Waldoch February 11, 2011

Huge congratulations for the GOLD, Raymond! #9234164

Patti Coblentz February 11, 2011

A beautiful winner, Raymond...congratulations! #9234187

Stefania Barbier level-classic February 11, 2011

spectacular winner... congratulations!!! #9234284

Debra R. Harder February 11, 2011

Huge congratulations, Raymond, on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!! Deb #9234338

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer February 12, 2011

Congratulations on a fantatic and very beautiful win, Raymond. #9235363

Marijana Fajgl February 12, 2011

Big congratulations, Raymond! #9235797

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna February 12, 2011

WTG on your fabulous winner, Raymond! :-) k #9235952

Emile Abbott level-classic February 12, 2011

Naturally Framed for the Gold, Congrats Raymond. #9236135

Terry Cervi level-deluxe February 12, 2011

Congrats on your super win, Raymond! #9236380

Nadia Paul February 13, 2011

Congrts on your wonderful winner Raymond! #9238614

Laura E. Swan level-classic February 13, 2011


On This Delightful Gold Winning Bird, Raymond!

-Laura #9238686

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 20, 2011

Huge CONGRATZ on getting into the Winners' Circle, Raymond!!!

UB. #9251626

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 21, 2011

An excellent winner, Raymond!

Debby #9254301

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