Apple for Teacher

© Bill Whala

Apple for Teacher

Uploaded: November 21, 2014 | Entered: November 21, 2014 16:35:31

Description

Wood Duck with Crabapple.

Exif: f/8, 1/160 second, ISO: 800, 600mm

Comments

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe November 21, 2014

Oh, this is just spectacular, Bill! Incredible colors and clarity, beautiful bokeh. And the apple ... Stunning image! Favorite!
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Jeff Sielski November 21, 2014

Awesome capture Bill!! #11192814

Mitch Spence level-classic November 21, 2014

Oh, my, Bill. I've never seen anything quite like this. I had no idea they'd eat a crabapple. Marvelous shot. #11192815

Kathy Salerni level-classic November 21, 2014 1

What an outstanding capture, Bill! I have never seen a wood duck with anything in it's mouth let alone a crabapple!! Love it! #11192846

Zelma Lias November 21, 2014

Outstanding capture! #11192856

Kathy Shogren level-classic November 21, 2014

Love this, great colors. I too had never seen one with food in it's mouth, great shot Bill. #11192895

Martha R. Mazon level-classic November 21, 2014

Superb in every way, Bill! The colors, detail and depth are outstanding, and the surprise of the crab apple puts it over the top. #11192906

Terry Cervi level-classic November 21, 2014

Colors and detail are fantastic, Bill! #11192929

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe November 21, 2014

Amazing capture, Bill!! Color, light and detail....all gorgeous!! #11192955

Jeffrey R. Bange November 21, 2014

Awesome capture Bill with outstanding, color, detail and DOF, I too never thought they would eat a crab apple. #11192966

Gord MacEachern November 22, 2014

Spectacular image here Bill, sure hope we get to see this amazing image again!!! #11192983

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 22, 2014

Outstanding capture. Amazing details and colors. #11193010

Bojan Bencic level-classic November 22, 2014

Amazing colors and clarty, Bill. Fantastic photo. #11193028

Candace M. Cleveland level-classic November 22, 2014

What everyone else has said!!!!!!!!!!!! #11193030

Vicki J. Mudd November 22, 2014

The colors and the feather details are stunning! The lighting and the capture of the crab-apple in the wood duck's mouth are spectacular. I think this is one of the most amazing photos of a wood duck that I have ever seen. Faved it!!! #11193160

John Connolly November 22, 2014

A beautiful bird and capture Bill! The detail and colors are outstanding! #11193201

Marijana Fajgl level-classic November 22, 2014

This is fantastic, Bill! Perfect timing and colours are amazing! #11193241

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 22, 2014

Looks like a winner to me Bill, I ditto all of the above plus it's a fave for me! #11193294

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic November 22, 2014

Fantastic details and colors Bill!,
Amalia #11193318

Nadia Paul November 22, 2014

Wonderful moment captured Bill, with beautiful colour and great detail - outstanding! #11193331

Anita Hogue November 22, 2014

All I can say is WOW!!! #11193395

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe November 23, 2014

Timing and everything is just perfect, Bill! Love the title, too!! #11193709

Barbara Socor level-classic November 23, 2014

A remarkable capture with outstanding color and detail....Memorable image, Bill! #11193819

Robert R. Goodman level-addict November 23, 2014

WOW!! Beautiful capture my friend.Hi Bill,I think you have a winner!! #11193881

Nancy L. Green level-classic November 24, 2014

What a prize!!! BEAUTIFULLY done Bill!! <>< #11194379

Leslie McLain level-deluxe November 24, 2014

Beautiful capture and colors, Bill. #11194491

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 26, 2014

WINNER This is one of the most amazing Wood Duck captures I have ever seen with intense vivid colors, tack sharp details and fantastic water bokeh. Blow this up, frame and hang it in a special place. #11195469

Lydia Williams level-deluxe November 30, 2014

Wow, those colors are wonderful...great image Bill! #11197162

Karen Bacon December 04, 2014

Stunning capture John! #11201033

Candace M. Cleveland level-classic December 21, 2014

Congratulations on POTD Bill! #11210235

Leslie McLain level-deluxe December 21, 2014

Congrats on a fantastic POTD, Bill. #11210238

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 21, 2014

Congrats Bill on this Well Deserved POTD! #11210240

Richard M. Waas level-addict December 21, 2014

Congrats on a well deserved POTD!! #11210241

Richard M. Waas level-addict December 21, 2014

Congrats on a well deserved POTD!! #11210242

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe December 21, 2014

Huge congrats on this gorgeous POTD, Bill!! #11210253

Carol Flisak level-addict December 21, 2014

Terrific image, Bill... excellent details, composition, light... with a crabapple bonus! Congratulations on tho well-deserved POTD! #11210259

Terry Cervi level-classic December 21, 2014

Congrats on your fantastic POTD, Bill! #11210287

Joy Rector December 21, 2014

congrats on the POTD #11210309

Lydia Williams level-deluxe December 21, 2014

YES! This is a magnificent image and certainly a winner! Well done and a big CONGRATULATIONS on your POTD! #11210317

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic December 21, 2014

What a pearl, Bill. And a one in a lifetime shot. Congratulations on this fantastic potd. #11210327

Lindley Johnson level-classic December 21, 2014

Such a cool image, Bill! Congratulations on your terrific POTD! #11210330

Jeffrey R. Bange December 21, 2014

Congratulations Bill on your outstanding and well deserved POTD, now onto the GOLD. #11210346

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe December 21, 2014

HUGE CONGRATS ON THIS STUNNING GEM, BILL!!! I AM SURE WE'LL SEE IT AGAIN.l #11210348

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 21, 2014

Congratulations Bill well deserving POTD #11210381

Vicki J. Mudd December 21, 2014

Congratulations Bill! I said this before, it is a stunning photo and very much deserves to be a POTD! Awesome!!! #11210395

George R. Thomson December 21, 2014

Bullseye! No argument. #11210399

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic December 21, 2014

Great details and colors, and I love the humor as well. Congratulations on your well deserved POTD! #11210401

Anita Hogue December 21, 2014

I sure am glad to see this beautiful photo again! Congratulations on your POTD! #11210407

Lola M. level-classic December 21, 2014

Congratulations Bill on your well deserved POTD!!! #11210486

Madonna Ashman December 21, 2014

Wow Bill this shot is amazing. How sharp I can see every feather. Great comp. Congrats on your POTD!!! #11210507

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 21, 2014

Congrats on your POTD, Jeff, for this stunning image! #11210546

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 21, 2014

Congrats on your POTD, Bill, for this stunning image! #11210547

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 21, 2014

sorry about the wrong first name in my first comment. I knew it was yours, Bill, because you are BP's wood duck master! #11210549

Cindy Bendush level-classic December 21, 2014

Wonderful capture Bill! Big congrats on your POTD! #11210678

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe December 21, 2014

Huge Congratulations on your well deserved POTD, Bill!! #11210736

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 22, 2014

Beautiful POTD. Congrats! #11210815

Martha R. Mazon level-classic December 22, 2014

Congratulations on your outstanding potd, Bill! #11210885

Nancy L. Green level-classic December 22, 2014

CONGRATULATIONS Bill on this wonderful POTD!!! No surprise here!!! <>< #11211023

Robert R. Goodman level-addict December 22, 2014

Hi Bill,Congratulations on your beautiful POTD! #11211240

Marijana Fajgl level-classic December 23, 2014

Huge congratulations, Bill!
#11211545

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic December 24, 2014

Beautiful capture and great timing. Congratulations on the photo of the day! Well deserved Bill. #11212168

Nadia Paul December 27, 2014

Congrats on your wonderful POTD Bill! #11213446

Nikki McDonald level-classic December 28, 2014

What great color and detail and a very nice catch with the apple in its mouth - maybe it was decorating a tree . . . Congratulations on your POTD. #11213672

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe December 30, 2014

Huge congrats on your fab SFav's, Bill! Best luck! #11215006

Marijana Fajgl level-classic December 31, 2014

Big congratulations, Bill! #11215559

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 31, 2014

Predicted winner the first time I ever saw your face. Congratulation on finalist Bill. #11215570

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 31, 2014

Congrats on this enchanting finalist, Bill! #11215739

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe December 31, 2014

Huge congrats on a fabulous finalsit AND POTD, Bill!!! #11215950

Lydia Williams level-deluxe December 31, 2014

Congrats Bill on your finalist!! #11215974

Ed Lauderdale level-classic January 01, 2015

Bill, Ikeep missing the really great images, Beautiful and congratulations!!! #11216650

Robert R. Goodman level-addict January 01, 2015

Hi Bill,Congratulations! #11217019

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe January 01, 2015

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Bill!! #11217252

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe January 02, 2015

I knew we would see this one again!! Congratulations on the Finalist award, Bill!! #11218062

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