Comin' at Ya

© Bill Whala

Comin' at Ya

Uploaded: October 25, 2014 | Entered: October 25, 2014 09:30:57

Description

Wood Duck Drake

Colors in this image were the result of reflections of the fall colored trees, neighboring houses, sky, and, of course, the Wood Duck himself. No color enhancements were added to this image.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 420.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Comments

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 25, 2014

Ohhh man! This is a fave for me! It is absolutely perfect Bill!!! #1592375

Eivor Kuchta October 25, 2014

Such a perfect reflection! Wonderful colors and so nice to capture him facing you! #11167645

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 25, 2014

It is perfect. Amazing details, clarity, reflection and capture, Bill. A winner. #11167656

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 25, 2014

FANTASTIC colors, lighting, clarity and reflections Bill!!!! I agree, a winner!!! <>< #11167679

Susan M. Campbell October 25, 2014

Wow! So very nice. The colors are spectacular and I love the reflection. #11167686

John Connolly October 25, 2014

Magic colors and amazing reflections Bill! What a handsome bird! #11167699

Jeff Sielski October 25, 2014

Awesome Capture Bill!!!!! #11167711

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 25, 2014

Outstanding color and clarity! #11167738

Patrick Rouzes level-classic October 25, 2014

Phenomenal in every way, Bill. WTG.
#11167739

Liz blahh October 25, 2014

Just beautiful! Love the colors, reflections, detail, light, just spot on! #11167747

Lindley Johnson level-classic October 25, 2014

Terrific eye contact, fantastic color, and wonderful reflections, Bill! #11167758

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic October 25, 2014

Beautiful details, colors and reflections Bill!,
Amalia #11167769

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe October 25, 2014

Colors, composition, details, clarity... PERFECTION!!!. Love it. #11167773

Susan Weisensel October 25, 2014

Gorgeous! #11167813

Frederick P. Brown level-deluxe October 25, 2014

Wow!! Absolute, beautiful capture of this duck! You feel like you could put your hand out and touch him! Love it! #11167828

Monnie Ryan October 25, 2014

Wowee! Fabulous!! #11167835

Mitch Spence level-classic October 25, 2014

Oh my, yes, gorgeous, Bill. #11167865

Leslie McLain level-deluxe October 25, 2014

Stunning capture, colors, and reflections, Bill. #11167871

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 25, 2014

So lovely, Bill! #11167882

Robert R. Goodman level-addict October 25, 2014

Hi Bill,Grand Prize my friend.WOW!! #11167907

Kathy Salerni level-classic October 25, 2014

A winner for sure, bill! Awesome detail, color and reflection! #11167914

Rudi Reiner level-classic October 25, 2014

Superb, this will do well! #11167927

Jane E. Miller level-deluxe October 25, 2014

Bill - WOW WOW WOW!!! Jane #11167950

Avril Young October 26, 2014

going for gold...outstanding Bill.. #11167982

Ann Coates level-classic October 26, 2014

Wow, this is brilliant! Looking forward to seeing this one again. #11168005

Gord MacEachern October 26, 2014

Saying this is amazing is an understatement Bill, more that worthy of all the great comments above, and yes, looking forward to see it again!! #11168073

Bojan Bencic level-classic October 26, 2014

WOW! This is amazing, Bill. Fantastic colors and perfect reflection. #11168083

Mary K. Robison October 26, 2014

I think this will win a record for number of "love it" 's checked on it, Bill. Add mine to the list, and get ready for many "Congrats" in the near future. Marvelous capture in every way. #11168131

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe October 26, 2014

WOW!! Amazing detail and color, and that reflection is tack sharp!! Gorgeous capture, Bill!! #11168166

Jane Hirst October 26, 2014

A beautiful duck, a beautiful composition and wonderful beautiful colors. #11168372

Wm Nosal October 26, 2014

Beautiful Capture, Bill! #11168383

Kathy Shogren level-classic October 26, 2014

Super colors and details Bill. #11168411

Diane E. Deming level-classic October 26, 2014

Absolutely stunning, Bill! A winner in my book and a fav. #11168417

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe October 26, 2014

Super Wow in every way, Bill!! #11168450

Nadia Paul October 26, 2014

And a big WOW from me too Bill!!! This definitely has GOLD written all over it! #11168505

Terry Cervi level-classic October 26, 2014

WOW! Bill, this is outstanding work! I love it!! Beautiful as can be! #11168653

Jeffrey R. Bange October 26, 2014

Another awesome capture and reflection Bill of this gorgeous Wood Duck, a favorite in my books. #11168685

KIM STRAUSBAUGH level-deluxe October 27, 2014

Absolutely Beautiful! One of my faves. #11168977

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 27, 2014

Winner, Great full frontal portrait, reflections, details, colors, sense of motion and eye contact. Fabulous Bill #11169112

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic October 27, 2014

What a Stunner Bill! Great portrait and reflection! #11169326

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 27, 2014

Wow, Bill, fantastic image! A huge fave!

Debby #11169485

Lana Arcemont level-classic October 27, 2014

This is an amazing image! Gorgeous colors and reflection! #11169529

Christine Dalton October 28, 2014

Awesome capture Bill !! #11169726

Marijana Fajgl level-classic October 29, 2014

She is adorable! Outstanding image, Bill! #11170873

Don Christiana November 02, 2014

Phenomenal capture Bill. The colors , details, and the fantastic reflection, make this a winner. Outstanding work. Big fave for me. #11176072

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 30, 2014

Congrats on another awesome finalist, Bill! Best wishes for the next round! #11197370

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe November 30, 2014

Huge congrats and very best luck on this gorgeous finalist, Bill! #11197426

Frederick P. Brown level-deluxe November 30, 2014 1

Congrats on your finalist! Fred #11197558

Martha R. Mazon level-classic November 30, 2014

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Bill, and good luck in the next round! #11197588

Eivor Kuchta November 30, 2014

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Bill! #11197722

Terry Cervi level-classic November 30, 2014 1

Congrats on your well deserved First Place win, Bill! #11197751

Kathy Shogren level-classic November 30, 2014

Big congrats Bill on this beautiful first place winner! #11197774

Nancy L. Green level-classic November 30, 2014

WOW!!! 1st place, CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #11197812

Jeffrey R. Bange November 30, 2014

Congratulations Bill on your well deserved First Place Gold. #11197842

Joannie Bertucci level-classic November 30, 2014

Stunning presentation in every sense of the word in photography Bill! Congrats on your gold badge! #11197872

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 30, 2014

So glad to see this win a First Place, Bill!

Congratulations! #11197917

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 30, 2014

So glad to see this win a First Place, Bill!

Congratulations! #11197918

Ann Coates level-classic November 30, 2014

Congratulations on your stunning Gold award Bill! #11197945

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 30, 2014

Big Congrats on this incredible Gold Winner, Bill.
#11197948

Candace M. Cleveland level-classic December 01, 2014

Congratulations Bill!! #11198017

Gail Sullivan level-classic December 01, 2014

Bill...congrats! #11198026

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 01, 2014

Congrats on your beautiful first place winner. #11198033

Leslie McLain level-deluxe December 01, 2014

Congrats on a stunning first place winner, Bill. #11198048

Marijana Fajgl level-classic December 01, 2014

Huge congratulations on your amazing winner, Bill! #11198069

Eivor Kuchta December 01, 2014

Wow, first place! Congratulations, Bill! #11198092

Lydia Williams level-deluxe December 01, 2014

Oh boy, that duck is the best! Well done and a big congratulations! #11198130

Bojan Bencic level-classic December 01, 2014

Well done, Bill. Congratulations on your win! #11198181

Millie A. Talarico level-classic December 01, 2014

Wonderful, Bill! #11198233

JO ANN CLEVELAND December 01, 2014

Way to go Bill! Congrats on your awesome 1st Place Winner!! #11198235

Millie A. Talarico level-classic December 01, 2014

Wonderful, Bill! #11198236

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe December 01, 2014

Huge congrats, Bill, on this absolutely stunning WINNER! #11198281

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe December 01, 2014

Huge congrats, Bill, on this absolutely stunning WINNER! #11198283

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 01, 2014

Congratulations Bill on your awesome winner. #11198289

Don Christiana December 01, 2014

As I commented before, PHENOMENAL capture. I knew this was going to be a winner. Huge Congrats on your well deserved First Place Gold. #11198317

Monnie Ryan December 01, 2014

Congratulations, Bill! #11198322

Martha R. Mazon level-classic December 01, 2014

Congratulations on your superb 1st place winner, Bill! #11198330

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe December 01, 2014

I'm so glad to see this one get first place, Bill!! It certainly deserved it!! Huge Congratulations!! #11198367

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic December 01, 2014

Glad to this with a Gold first pace badge. Congratulations! #11198598

Robin R. December 01, 2014

Beautiful capture. Congrats. #11198657

Monnie Ryan December 01, 2014

Congratulations, Bill! #11198668

Robert R. Goodman level-addict December 01, 2014

Hi Bill,Congratulations on this beautiful win my friend!! #11198669

Frederick P. Brown level-deluxe December 01, 2014

Congrats on your Winner! Fred #11198731

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 01, 2014

Congrats on your Win Bill! #11198954

Jeff Sielski December 01, 2014

Congratulations Bill!! Beautiful capture!!! #11199064

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe December 01, 2014

Huge congrats on this fabulous winner, Bill! Stunning in every way!! #11199133

Avril Young December 01, 2014

huge congrats on this fantastic winner...outstanding photography.. #11199227

Colette M. Metcalf December 02, 2014

WTG! Huge congrats, Bill!!! #11199299

Anita Hogue December 02, 2014

Absolutely perfection! CONGRATULATIONS ! #11199329

Anita Hogue December 02, 2014

Absolutely perfection! CONGRATULATIONS ! #11199330

Anita Hogue December 02, 2014

Absolutely perfection! CONGRATULATIONS ! #11199331

Anita Hogue December 02, 2014

Absolutely perfection! CONGRATULATIONS ! #11199332

Anita Hogue December 02, 2014

Absolutely perfection! CONGRATULATIONS ! #11199333

Anita Hogue December 02, 2014

Absolutely perfection! CONGRATULATIONS ! #11199334

Anita Hogue December 02, 2014

Absolutely perfection! CONGRATULATIONS ! #11199335

Anita Hogue December 02, 2014

Well, I had to go back and see if my comment went thru and LOL ...it sure did. I'm out of town and working on my iPad and iPhone and it just didn't look like it went thru. So I kept hitting the send button. Sorry for the multiple hits. #11199339

Ed Lauderdale level-classic December 02, 2014

Congradulations, Bill! Just one more very solid reason for me to keep following you!! #11199401

Lindley Johnson level-classic December 02, 2014

Congratulations on your gorgeous First Place Winner, Bill! #11199694

Nadia Paul December 02, 2014

What a stunning capture Bill - congrats on your well deserved win! #11199884

Mary K. Robison December 03, 2014

Well, so far, Bill, your "faves" total 36, and the Congrats are rolling in as predicted.
I am very happy to see this beautiful shot as a First Place Winner. Congratulations!! #11200288

Liz blahh December 03, 2014

Congrats on your awesome winning image! #11200383

G. Margaret Hennes level-deluxe December 03, 2014

Fabulous colors, lighting and reflections Bill. Congratulations on your win! #11200533

Debbie Bray December 03, 2014

So beautiful, and so well deserved, Bill! BIG congratulations on your win! #11200566

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic December 04, 2014

SUCH a beauty, Bill! Congratulations on the gold! #11200742

Karen Bacon December 04, 2014

Outstanding image! A big congratulations on a very well deserved winner.Bill! #11201041

KIM STRAUSBAUGH level-deluxe December 05, 2014

A BIG congrats Bill! #11201585

Ann Lyssenko level-addict December 11, 2014

Such a cool reflection and pose Bill! Congratulations on being a winner with this well deserved image. Ann #11204718

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 12, 2016

CONGRATS BILL ON DOUBLE GOLD WITH THE 20TH ANNIV BP EDITOR'S PICK AWARD. #11446340

Frederick P. Brown level-deluxe March 12, 2016

A Big Congrats on your All Time EP and Winner! Bill #11446482

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 26, 2016

Huge Congrats on Double Gold, Bill!! #11452250

Lydia Williams level-deluxe March 27, 2016

Yay, congrats on your All time EP! NICE!! #11452520

G. Margaret Hennes level-deluxe July 11, 2016

Congrats on your ATW Bill! It is totally stunning! #11494767

Garth D. Beatty level-classic March 30, 2020

Great Reflection Shot! #11798570

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