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Uploaded: May 14, 2018 19:05:11 | Entered: May 14, 2018 19:06:46


-- House Finch --

Category: Black and White with Splash of Color (Techniques)


Janet Daniel May 18, 2018 1

Excellent, Joanna! #1708618

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic May 18, 2018

Janet, thank you so much for your uplifting comment! #11701252

Beatriz Rocha level-classic June 30, 2018 1

Very preety Joanna, congratulations on your Finalist! #11711108

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic June 30, 2018

Beatriz, thank you kindly!! :o) #11711293

Susan Williams June 30, 2018 1

Congratulations, Joanna. I love the entire series of your bird photographs and this one deserves the Gold! #11711337

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic June 30, 2018 1

Gorgeous bird image, and congratulations on your gold winner! #11711494

Ed Lauderdale level-classic June 30, 2018 1

Beautiful done and congratulations on a great Gold, Joanna!! #11711527

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic June 30, 2018

Susan, Amanda, and Ed... thank you so much for your kind words and congratulations!! :o) #11711561

Terry Cervi level-classic June 30, 2018 1

Congrats on your beautiful win, Joanna!! #11711624

Lindley Johnson level-classic June 30, 2018 1

Congratulations on your beautiful and well-executed winner, Joanna. #11711637

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe June 30, 2018 1

All your gorgeous birds certainly deserve Gold, Joanna. Congratulations on this fabulous Winner! #11711654

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 30, 2018 1

Congratulations Joanna! #11711689

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 01, 2018 1

I just love house finches...have you ever heard them trilling away on a summer morning? Nature lover that you are, no doubt you have, Joanna! :) Anyway, I usual! :) What a wonderful portrait of this little fellow! Beautifully composed, wonderful color and texture work (excellent choice of the dark gray b/g - he stands out magnificently) and perfect feather details! Congratulations on your well-deserved Gold Winner, Joanna! (Howdy to Mrs Beautiful Blue Eyes!) #11711909

Teresa L. Brooks July 01, 2018 1

Congratulations on your beautiful winner #11712017

Leslie McLain level-classic July 01, 2018 1

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Joanna. #11712023

Martha R. Mazon level-classic July 01, 2018 1

Beautifully, Joanna! Congratulations on the win! #11712098

Gail Sullivan level-classic July 02, 2018 1

Congrats, Joanna! #11712238

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic July 02, 2018

Thank you all so much for your very kind words and warm congratulations! I truly appreciate your time and support. :o) #11712279

Rosemary Sampson level-classic July 03, 2018 1

Purple finch? Just beautiful. Love the composition and perspective. Well done! #11712610

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 04, 2018 1

Stunning Gold Winner, Joanna. Congrats #11712756

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 04, 2018 1

Perfection Jojo! Congrats on your wonderful gold bade win! #11712838

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic July 05, 2018

Rosemary, Emile, and Joannie-- thank you so much!! :o)

Rosemary, thank you for your question... this is a male House Finch. They do look very much like the Purple Finch. :o) #11712969

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