Cormorant Point

Uploaded: October 07, 2011 04:47:58


Canon EF100-400mm L IS lens, 1/500 sec., F8.0, ISO 200


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 07, 2011

Outstanding color, clarity and capture Bill! #1413599

Monnie Ryan October 07, 2011

Beautiful, Bill - the vividly blue eyes on these guys always amazes me! #9721644

Julie Burnett October 07, 2011

Very beautiful color, light and composition, Bill!! #9721647

Tammy Espino November 16, 2011

Congrats on this awesome finalist! #9808536

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 16, 2011

Fantastic color and huge congratulation Bill on this awesome finalist. #9808797

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe November 16, 2011

Congratulations Bill. I have tried for years to get good cormorant images as I have a slight connection to this bird through 4-H. #9809167

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 16, 2011

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Bill. #9809181

Carol L. Fowler November 16, 2011

Congrats on this Finalist! #9809279

Bill Houghton November 16, 2011

Thank you all for your comments. I appreciate it, Bill #9809480

Phyllis H. Burchett November 16, 2011

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Bill! #9809568

Courtenay Vanderbilt November 16, 2011

Congratulations, Bill! #9809707

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 16, 2011

Beautiful finalist, Bill!

Debby #9810497

November 16, 2011

Great light on their faces. #9810623

Renee Doyle level-classic November 16, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Bill!! #9810703

Julie Burnett November 17, 2011

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Bill!! #9812240

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic November 17, 2011

Beautiful image and finalist,Bill....Congratulations!! #9812637

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 17, 2011

Congratulations on your awesome finalist

jo ann c. #9812959

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe November 17, 2011

Congratulations, Bill! #9812988

Daniella Puente November 17, 2011

Great winner Bill, congrats! #9814084

Monnie Ryan November 17, 2011

Big congratulations on your win, Bill! #9814092

ALLEN O. HOWARD November 17, 2011

Beautiful birds! A wonderful composition with outstanding colors and details. Congratulations Bill! #9814133

Tammy Espino November 17, 2011

Congrats on your gold win!! :) #9814163

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 17, 2011

Hardy congrats on your win, Bill! #9814373

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 17, 2011

Congratulations on a beautiful gold win Bill. #9814451

Lydia Williams level-deluxe November 17, 2011

These guys are outstanding, Bill...Well caught...congratulations on your golden win! #9814731

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 17, 2011

Big Congratulations on this awesome Gold 2nd Place Winner Bill ... fantastic!!!

jo ann c. #9814888

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 17, 2011

WTG in this incredible October winner, Bill! :-) k #9814906

Carol Eade level-addict November 17, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Bill! #9814928

Gerri R. Jones November 17, 2011

Congratulations Bill, what an adorable pair in a beautiful setting! #9815387

Nancy (Peaches) Harker November 17, 2011

HUGE Congratulations on your win!!! #9815431

Nancy (Peaches) Harker November 17, 2011

HUGE Congratulations on your win!!! #9815432

Joannie Bertucci level-classic November 17, 2011

They look so calm and peaceful enjoying the view Bill! Congrats on your win! #9815542

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe November 17, 2011

Huge congrats on your fantastic winner, Bill!!! #9815586

Michelle Alton November 18, 2011

Congratulations on this fine winner, Bill. One of many of your shots that are winners in my view! #9815794

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 18, 2011

Congratulations on this well=deserved Winner, Bill! #9816790

David M. Montero November 18, 2011

All Right Bill! Congratulations on scoring gold! #9817021

Glenn E. Traver November 18, 2011

Beautiful matching blue eyes Bill, Congratulations on this wonderful Winner ~ GT #9817676

Rona L. Schwarz November 18, 2011

I love to watch cormorants, Bill, and the lighting on this pair is fabulous! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GOLD MEDAL WIN! #9818087

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic November 19, 2011

Huge congratulations on this fantastic winner,Bill!! #9818213

Merna L. Nobile November 19, 2011

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna


Nadia Paul November 24, 2011

Congrats on your wonderful winner Bill! #9828165

Husain Akhtar November 27, 2011

Terrific winner! Big congratulations! #9832611

Katherine Kuhn level-classic November 27, 2011

Beautiful capture, Bill! Congratulations on your winner! I did check out your website & was most impressed. Your work is stunning!

Stacey Williams November 28, 2011

Gorgeous! You have such stunning shots. Congratulations on your winner!
I checked out your website briefly, will certainly go through it in more detail when I get some time. Thanks for the link. #9834713

Keith L. Clayton November 29, 2011

Many congrats, Bill. Your Betterpholio is outstanding!! #9837167

Keith L. Clayton November 29, 2011

Many congrats, Bill. Your Betterpholio is outstanding!! #9837168

Linda S. Smith level-classic November 29, 2011

Congrats Bill! You certainly deserve your wins! The colors, details and lighting are amazing! #9837966

Lindley Johnson level-classic November 30, 2011

Beautiful color, comp, and clarity, Bill. You have a terrific gallery - so many outstanding images! #9838953

AEK December 11, 2011

wonderful gallery within which I snitched many "favorites." congratulations of this winner, a little stunner.. #9859062

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic January 06, 2012

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Bill! Very nice detail of these beautiful birds. #9905530

Mary K. Robison January 08, 2012

Bill, this synchronized pair is lovely, and that gorgeous blue background makes their features, especially those remarkable eyes, stand out so well. No surprise the judges put gold under this winner.
Belated Congratulations to you! #9908403

Karen Bacon January 08, 2012

Congratulations on this wonderful,well deserved winner! #9909395

Robert K. Bemus level-classic January 10, 2012

Beautiful comp, color and detail, Bill!! #9913569

David Stegmeir January 29, 2012

Congratulations Bill. Your bird photos are fantastic. I have admired them for a few years now and I always enjoy viewing them. You are truly an inspiration to me and I am sure others as well. #9953971

Phillip R. Connolly February 03, 2012

I love this nature capture, Bill! Those two Cormorants just knew you needed that pose!!

Phil #9963307

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