Apple for Teacher

© Bill Whala

Apple for Teacher

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


Wood Duck with Crabapple.

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


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!

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


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!

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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