Uploaded: February 05, 2013


f/8, 1/40th sec, iso 125, 100-400mm lens @400mm, these guys come out in the late afternoon/early evening and feed on large insects.

Exif: F Number: 8, ExposureTime: 1/40 seconds, ISO: 125, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Colette M. Metcalf February 05, 2013

Wow!!! What a wonderful capture!! Beautiful image and details!!!!! #1513048

Katherine Kuhn February 05, 2013

I second Colette! So beautiful, Connie! Love the warm tones & soft background against the beautiful detail of the nighthawk. Don't think I've ever seen one before. #10555300

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 05, 2013

Outstanding details, comp. and tones. Perfectly captured. #10555329

Michelle Alton February 05, 2013

What a superb capture of this beautiful bird! #10555338

Carol L. Fowler February 05, 2013

Beautiful bird! I have never seen one! #10555419

Terry Cervi level-classic February 05, 2013

The light is sensational and the detail is as well. Gorgeous! #10555481

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 05, 2013

COOOOL capture, Connie. A POTD in the offing, IMHO. Good luck.

UB. #10555550

Leslie McLain level-classic February 06, 2013

Fantastic capture and background, Connie. #10555869

Joy Rector February 06, 2013

love this shot #10555914

Connie J. Bagot February 06, 2013

Thanks everyone. #10556030

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe February 06, 2013

Just masterful, truly awesome!

ccc #10556109

Nadia Paul February 06, 2013

How beautiful Connie! Wonderful light, detail and gorgeous warm tones! #10557008

Connie J. Bagot February 07, 2013

Thanks! #10558208

Stephen Zacker February 10, 2013

Terrific capture and detail #10562357

Katherine Kuhn March 27, 2013

Yeah! A barbed wire finalist! Congratulations! #10626739

Renee Doyle March 27, 2013

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Connie!! #10626912

Dayna Cain level-classic March 27, 2013

Your work is so amazing Connie. Congrats! #10627405

Nadia Paul March 27, 2013

Gorgeous Connie - congrats on your beautiful finalist! #10628178

March 28, 2013

congratulations on your fantastic finalist! #10630408

Daniel Ruf March 28, 2013

Love the capture and the background. Congrats on this beauty. #10630746

Terry Cervi level-classic March 28, 2013

Congrats on this stunning finalist, Connie! #10631089

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 29, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS Connie on this wonderful finalist, WTG!! <>< #10632755

LeAnn Wood March 30, 2013

Congratulations, Connie. The tones in "NightHawk" are stunning! #10635059

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 02, 2013

Super finalist Connie! Congrats girl!

jo ann c. #10638821

Merna L. Nobile April 12, 2013

Dear Photo Friend: I feel that something has changed at Better Photo but cannot tell you just what has happened. I have been here since 2003 and most every month I have written to all the winners telling them how their work touches me. I have witnessed photographs that bring tears to my eyes and colors that are unbelievable, now I am worried that like all good things that it will not be here the next time I look.
But the feeling of not being able to congratulate all the winners for the hard work, and sharing their talent with all of us makes me so sad.
However it turns out and even if this is the last time I have this privilege, to let you know how exceptional your work has been, please know that I will never forget.
CONGRATULATIONS to all of you for the month of February, 2013, I send my very best to you always, Merna Nobile

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