Beauty in the Shade ...

© Veronique AUBOIS

Beauty in the Shade ...

Uploaded: July 21, 2013 07:30:43


African Crowned Crane

Exif: f/5.6, 1/125 second, ISO: 320, Focal Length: 400mm


Chris Budny level-deluxe August 20, 2013

These cranes are always dazzling... and this capture shows why! Beautifully done! #1541245

Veronique AUBOIS August 20, 2013

THANK YOU very much Christopher !
Be sure that your very kind comment is greatly appreciated !

Wishing You a wonderful day/evening !

Veronique :-) #10815279

Chris Budny level-deluxe August 22, 2013

Ooooh! Congratulations, Veronique! I wanna get to a zoo now! #10816587

Katarina Mansson August 22, 2013

Superb - I love it - congratulations! #10816595

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic August 22, 2013

WOW!!! This is Sooo COOOOOOL!! Congratulations on garnering the coveted POTD honor!

Kathryn Wesserling August 22, 2013

My earlier comment didn't make it, so this a great chance to congratulate you on a stunning image! Also, please allow me to beat the crowd congratulating you for a sure-fire Finalist, Gold Winner, and quite possible\y, the "Grand" (it's going higher and higher, without a doubt!) #10816603

Rick Clark August 22, 2013

Wow - Awesome! Congrats on POTD! #10816606

Anita Bower August 22, 2013

It could be fireworks! #10816619

Richard M. Waas August 22, 2013

Fabulous!! I love the unique angle and lighting! Congrats on a well deserved POTD!! #10816633

Andre Larose August 22, 2013

Beautiful capture! Congratulations!! #10816634

Cheryl Schneider August 22, 2013

What an intriguing image! Congratulations, Veronique! #10816635

Joy Rector August 22, 2013

congrats on the POTD #10816637

Ellen Hodges August 22, 2013

Huge congrats on a gorgeous image! and POTD! #10816646

Bill Currier level-deluxe August 22, 2013

Beautiful Veronique! Love the processing and feel. Very nice and most deserving of the POTD. Congrats. #10816647

Arthur Bohlmann August 22, 2013

Way To Go Veronique! #10816674

Susan D. Royce level-classic August 22, 2013

Congratulations Veronique! A very dramatic photo. #10816686

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic August 22, 2013

OMGosh, this is GORGEOUS!!!!

on your very deserving POTD! 8o) #10816702

Gunther Allen August 22, 2013

The lighting was perfect for this capture. Stunning and one of the best African Crowned Crane photos ever! #10816705

Nancy Marie Ricketts August 22, 2013

Congratulations,Veronique, on your superb POTD! #10816712

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe August 22, 2013

Congratulations on a beautiful POTD...amazing capture of a beautiful bird! Cheers, Veronique.... #10816714

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 22, 2013

Fantastic light on this flowing capture. Huge congrats on your POTD! #10816721

Guy D. Biechele level-classic August 22, 2013

Creatively abstract! Outstanding image. Congratulations on your POTD. #10816791

Loan Tran level-classic August 22, 2013

WOW, it's a fantastic image. Congratulations. #10816815

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 22, 2013

Congrats on you POTD, Veronique #10816872

Veronique AUBOIS August 22, 2013

WOW !!!

I am truly overwhelmed by so many wonderful comments !
I would really like to THANK each and everyone of you for these very kind comments ; be sure that they are all HIGHLY appreciated !
It is my very first POTD and it was also ... the very last shot I took this day !!!

I hope I won't forget anybody ...
Let me THANK YOU VERY MUCH Katarina, Melinda, Kathy, Anita, Cheryl, Joy, Ellen, Susan, Patricia, Donna, Nancyj, Nancy Marie, Emilie, Loan, Rick, Richard, Andre, Bill, Gunther, Guy and of course Arthur !

Wishing You all a wonderful day/evening !

Veronoque :-) #10817095

Meg Voyzey August 22, 2013

This is truly magnificent in every way! Beautiful, beautiful capture.

Congratulations on a very much deserved POTD!

Meg #10817161

Veronique AUBOIS August 22, 2013

I am truly overwhelmed by so many wonderful comments ...


Wishing You a wonderful evening (or day !),

Veronique :-) #10817214

Nadia Paul August 22, 2013

Truly outstanding! Congrats on your POTD Veronique! #10817423

Mary K. Robison August 23, 2013

Such perfect lighting and eye-pleasing colors...
Congratulations on your superb POTD, Veronique! #10817560

Veronique AUBOIS August 23, 2013

Nadia and Mary, MANY THANKS for your very nice words !
They truly mean A LOT to me !

Wishing You both a wonderful day and week-end ahead !

Veronique :-) #10817811

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 23, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS Veronique on this OUTSTANDING POTD!!! <>< #10818019

Veronique AUBOIS August 23, 2013

THANK YOU very much Nancy !
I really appreciate your kind comment !

Wishing You a wonderful week-end !

Veronique :-) #10818339

August 29, 2013

Love the contrast between warm and cool tones. #10824214

Veronique AUBOIS August 29, 2013

Wow ! THANK YOU SO MUCH to The Judges at BetterPhoto !
Be sure that a comment and compliment coming from You is GREATLY appreciated !

Wishing You all a GREAT evening and ... THANK YOU !

Veronique :-) #10824266

Laurence Saliba level-classic August 30, 2013

An awesome image, Congrats Veronique!! #10825577

Veronique AUBOIS August 30, 2013

Be sure that your kind words are truly appreciated !

Wishing You a wonderful week-end ahead !

Veronique :-) #10825588

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 30, 2013

Congrats on you wonderful finalist, Veronique #10825781

Richard D. Love August 30, 2013

Wow! Congratulations, Veronique. Absolutely gorgeous.

Rick #10826178

Carol Eade level-addict August 30, 2013

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #10826536

Veronique AUBOIS August 30, 2013

THANK YOU SO MUCH Carol, Emile and Richard !
You are so kind and I really appreciate your comments and support !

Wishing You all a wonderful week-end !

Veronique :-) #10826666

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