Their Natural Way

© Linda D. Lester

Their Natural Way

Uploaded: June 30, 2011 04:54:30


And what she is saying "Not Now"


Courtenay Vanderbilt June 30, 2011

Love how you got both the male and female in this awesome comp, Linda! Most unique peacock image I've seen! #1389212

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe June 30, 2011

Wonderful composition and choice of dof, Linda! Such a surreal bird and you've caught the expression to go with it! #9496459

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 30, 2011

LOL! I always get a kick out of how persistently the male vies for her attention and she very coolly acts as tho he's totally invisible! Yep, you captured her aloof nonchalance and "Who cares?"attitude perfectly, Linda - I love it! (Gorgeous color and detail, too, btw!) #9496464

Ron McEwan June 30, 2011

Extraordinary detail and color Linda, absolutely beautiful #9496479

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe June 30, 2011

She's got that attitude down pat. Great catch!! #9496518

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 30, 2011

Wonderful to get them together Linda, love your DOF #9496546

Alan L. Borror June 30, 2011

Wonderful capture, Linda and great MT entry. #9496554

Ken Smith level-classic June 30, 2011

Excellent comp on this, Linda. Lucky you...I need to visit that place one day! #9496563

Robert R. Goodman June 30, 2011

Hi Linda,Amazing SF on this beautiful image.May be looking at a winner with one!!!!! #9496782

Renee Doyle June 30, 2011

Excellent comp and I like her look :-) !!!! #9497200

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 30, 2011

Excellent MT , comp and colors, Linda. #9497299

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic June 30, 2011

I agree with Courtenay. This is the most unique peacock shot I have ever seen. Wonderful comp and beautiful colors. #9497391

David Phalen June 30, 2011

I think she's saying not ever/:) Excellent comp, colors, DOF in a prefect entry for MT! #9497900

MELODIE C. ROBERTS June 30, 2011

By the looks of the thing she has growing out of it
She probably has a headache ;0)

This is sensational Linda #9497965

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 30, 2011

Did you ever see the Terry Gilliam film "Baron Von Munchausen"? In it, the main character pays a visit to Vulcan, who later introduces his wife Venus (a young Uma Thurman, emerging discreetly naked from a giant scallop shell--a memorable entrance!) Anyway, Venus is smitten by the Baron, ignoring her powerful, uber-masculine god-husband. When Vulcan crushes coal into a diamond for her, in his bare hands, she says "Oooh... another diamond" and casually tosses it aside (into a pile of such diamonds.)
This peahen seems to be of the same mindset... "seen one, you've seen them all, those showy, showy males..." ;)
All that to say... What a great capture! #9498054

Neal D. Hatcher July 01, 2011

Beautiful-great catch and composition
The look -well what Husband hasn,t seen it from a displeased, agitated wife #9499026

Boyd L. Alexander July 03, 2011

Fantastic capture Linda, just perfect!! #9503708

Debra R. Harder July 04, 2011

Love your DOF here, Linda!! This is just brilliant composition...and the details and colors are magnificent. always! jsb #9505608

Leslie McLain level-classic July 05, 2011

Love the colors and perspective, Linda. A beautiful capture. #9509329

Mary Timman July 28, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist! #9560831

Ron McEwan July 28, 2011

Congratulations Linda on this fine finalist. #9560836

Amy M. Wilson July 28, 2011

Big congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Linda!! #9560849

Courtenay Vanderbilt July 28, 2011

You know I'm happy about this one! Congrats, Linda! #9560862

Ken Smith level-classic July 28, 2011

Good to see this one get silver..definitely deserving and congrats, Linda! #9560925

Phyllis H. Burchett July 28, 2011

Congrats on this fantastic finalist Linda! #9560926

Ellen Hodges July 28, 2011

Huge congrats on your awesome finalists, Linda! Very best luck with them in the next round!!! #9560927

Robert R. Goodman July 28, 2011

Hi Linda,A big congratulations my friend!!! #9561077

Ann Coates level-classic July 28, 2011

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist. I love this. #9561084

Sharon Sawyer July 28, 2011

Linda, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding finalist and all the best in the next round. I have a finalist for my peacock and peahen too... only my female is going off in a different direction. It always looks like they see the male as invisible. LOL. #9561135

Jennifer L. Alder July 28, 2011

This is an eye catching composition and is filled with fun color. Nice work. Congrats, Linda, on your finalist :) #9561230

Douglas Pignet July 29, 2011

congrats on your finalist...well done #9562579

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 29, 2011

Congratulation on this awesome finalist
Linda, certainly is a rare shot! Would love to know what she is saying for real! lol

jo ann c. #9562796

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 29, 2011

congratulations on your wonderful finalist Linda!!! #9562904

Danny B. Head July 29, 2011

Love the colors! Congrats! #9562938

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic July 29, 2011

Congrats Linda on this perfectly composed Finalist. Best of luck to you in the next round. #9563401

Carla Capra Anderson July 29, 2011

Congratulations..Way to Go.
;) CC #9563538

frank w. degenhardt July 29, 2011

Such beautiful birds. Love the color. Congratulations on the Finalist my friend. #9563546

Leslie McLain level-classic July 29, 2011

Congrats on an amazing finalist, Linda. #9563705

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 29, 2011

Now your showy male has some well-deserved bling ;) Congratulations! #9563723

Linda Blair July 29, 2011

Congratulations on your great finalist!! #9563734

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 29, 2011

Beautiful! Congrats!! #9563790

Patrick Rouzes July 29, 2011

Congratulations & good luck, Linda! #9563857

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 29, 2011

Hey, Linda! Congratulations...Loved this one from the beginning - wishing you all the best in the upcoming round!! ~Val #9564073

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 29, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist, Linda. #9564084

Lorna Shutter July 29, 2011

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2 amazing Finalists, Linda!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!! :)
Photobucket #9564336

Darren K. Fisher July 29, 2011

What a wonderful capture. Congrats on this being a finalist and I am sure we will see it with GOLD. #9564867

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 29, 2011

congrats on your great finalist, Linda. #9565100

Shawn Jennings July 29, 2011

WTG Linda! Congratulations on your finalist! #9565375

Leslie McLain level-classic July 29, 2011

Congrats on another well deserved winner, Linda. #9565720

Courtenay Vanderbilt July 29, 2011

2 Wins! Congrats, Girl! #9565880

Patti Coblentz July 29, 2011

LOL, that's funny!

Big congratulations, Linda...2 wins...WTG!! #9565974

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 29, 2011

it's spectacular Linda... congratulations!!! #9565986

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 29, 2011

Huge congrats, Linda! Double Gold! There'll be some celebrating in the Lester Family tonight! You go, girl! #9565996

Danny B. Head July 29, 2011

Congrats on another Gold! #9566004

Alex T. Mizuno July 29, 2011

Congratulations Linda for your beautiful winner! Love the clever comp and DOF!! #9566068

Michelle Alton July 29, 2011

Just great, Linda. Gold from the start!
Congratulations! #9566094

Mary Timman July 29, 2011

Way to go girl...2! Congratulations Linda! #9566186

Sharon Sawyer July 29, 2011

Whoooooooo Hooooooooo!!! WTG, Linda!!! HUGE congratulations on your brilliant SECOND PLACE WINNER!!! #9566272

Debra R. Harder July 29, 2011

WTG, Linda! Huge congratulations on your BRILLIANT GOLD WINNER! jsb #9566368

Anita Hogue July 29, 2011

Congratulations on your fantastic image, Linda! #9566395

Phyllis H. Burchett July 29, 2011

Congrats Linda on this fabulous winner! #9566401

Marcie A. Fowler July 29, 2011

Simply beautiful. Congrats on your win. #9566555

Robert Jensen July 29, 2011

I missed this one before - superb comp and timing - congratulations. #9566626

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 29, 2011

Another FANTASTIC winner, Linda! WTG girl! :-) k #9566785

Renee Doyle July 29, 2011

Double congrats on your Double Gold!!!! Awesome Linda! #9566960

David Phalen July 29, 2011

BIG Congrats on another fabulous Winner!! #9567097

Shawn Jennings July 29, 2011

Congratulations on another win, Linda! #9567124

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 29, 2011

Congratulations on your second place winner, Linda. #9567208

Memoriee G. Sconce July 29, 2011

Love the textures. Congrats
Memoriee #9567259

Amy M. Wilson July 29, 2011

Big congratulations on your beautiful Gold win, Linda!! #9567447

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic July 29, 2011

You are on a roll Linda! A BIG CONGRATULATIONS to you this wonderful gold winner! #9567489

Ann Coates level-classic July 29, 2011

Huge congratulations on your fantastic and unique Gold win here. #9567597

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe July 29, 2011

Huge congrats on this beautiful Gold Winner, Linda! #9567826

Alan L. Borror July 30, 2011

Congratulations on another beautiful winner, Linda! #9568312

frank w. degenhardt July 30, 2011

Your pictures shows why there is such a fasination with these beautiful birds. CONGRATULATIONS on another SECOND PLACE WIN my friend. Way to go. #9568496

Jessica Jenney July 30, 2011

Congratulations, Linda on another beautiful win! #9568533

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 30, 2011

Another awesome winner, Linda, adding this to my favs!

Debby #9568673

Karen Slagle July 30, 2011

Congrats Linda on your outstanding winner, wonderful use of dof. And the details are incredible. Thank you so much for leaving comments on mine. #9568717

Ken Smith level-classic July 30, 2011

Double golds...can't beat that. Congrats again, Linda! #9568748

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 30, 2011

Congratulations on this well deserved Gold Win Linda!

jo ann c. #9569047

Robert R. Goodman July 30, 2011

A big congratulations,Linda.WTG my friend!!! #9569093

Patrick Rouzes July 30, 2011

Congratulations on this well-deserved Winner, Linda! WTG! #9569366

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic July 30, 2011

Linda, Love these peacocks, and congratulations on your well deserved Gold Win! #9569439

Ryan Murphy July 30, 2011

awesome capture, linda. congrats! #9569757

Ellen Hodges July 30, 2011

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Linda!! #9570414

Darren K. Fisher July 31, 2011

I had no doubt we would see this one again. WTG! #9571996

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 31, 2011

Double your pleasure with a double win. WTG Linda. Awesome #9572058

Carol Teal July 31, 2011

Looks like she is the one strutting her stuff here! Congrats on your win Linda! #9572554

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 01, 2011

Congratulations Linda on your Win!!!

Dominick #9572971

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 01, 2011

CONGRATZ on this beautiful Gold Winner!!!

UB. #9573755

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic August 03, 2011

Another beauty, Linda. Huge congrats.... again. #9579432

Lorna Shutter August 03, 2011

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on both of your 2nd Place Wins, Linda!!!!! Way to Grab the Gold!!! Awesome work!!! :)
Photobucket #9580110

Lydia Williams level-deluxe August 09, 2011

Beautiful, Linda...congratulations! #9592941

Merna L. Nobile August 09, 2011

Imagine it. Feel it. Receive it. Congratulations, your entry was very special and thanks for sharing it with all of us. Merna Nobile


Mary K. Robison August 10, 2011

What a wonderful story-telling moment, Linda!
Congratulations on your Gold for this, and on your other Gold for "Beautiful Burano"! Both were well deserved! #9594950

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