Rufous Hummingbird approaching Bee Balm

© Janine Russell
Deluxe Website: photosbyjanine.com

Rufous Hummingbird approaching Bee Balm

Uploaded: July 04, 2006

Description

Photo was taken on July 3, 2006 at 7:57pm in Edmonds, Washington
Canon 400mm F/4 DO IS lens + Tamron 1.4x TC @ F/4, 1/500 second, ISO 200
Shadow/highlight, + saturation, levels, cropped, cloned, resized and sharpened in Photoshop CS

Comments

Su Sana E. P level-classic July 04, 2006

Exceptional catch and capture, Janine!! This hummingbird series really is wonderful. I'm now waiting for tomorrow's shot...lol. #477107

Richard D. Cox July 04, 2006

Fabulous comp. #2983668

Kerby Pfrangle July 04, 2006

WOnderful motion shot. Love the colors and comp. #2983678

David L. Luchowski July 04, 2006

Another fantastic capture,Janine.Great image. #2983679

Evy Johansen level-classic July 04, 2006

Beautiful capture, Janine! Wonderful colors! #2983694

Rakesh Syal level-classic July 04, 2006

WOW!! A winner in true sense, janine! #2983702

MARLON IGNACIO level-classic July 04, 2006

Remarkable capture, Janine! #2983703

Swamy Lokanadham July 04, 2006

Superb capture. Excellent DOF and color.
I know how difficult it is photographing these birds. I have been trying …you can see two of my failed attempts in my gallery. This is excellent photo.
#2983709

Renee Doyle July 04, 2006

Beautiful work Janine!!! Excellent detail and composition! Love the colours!
#2983716

Paul E. Earl July 04, 2006

You amaze me more and more, Janine. This has to be a winner. SUPERB!!! #2983740

Robyn Mackenzie July 04, 2006

You keep saving the best til last, Janine! Better and better! #2983762

Al G. Juniarsam July 04, 2006

FANTASTIC close up and freezed shot, Janine!! Wonderful composition and colors! #2983797

Colleen Braun July 04, 2006

awesome... #2983913

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 04, 2006

Oustanding image Janine! Great job!! Jeff #2983919

Glenn E. Urquhart July 04, 2006

Striking capture, Janine!!! A Very Beautiful composition! Well done! Cheers, Glenn. #2983938

Tressie Davis July 04, 2006

Janine, I'm running out of words to use to describe your amazing bird pics! Suffice it to say that I wish I could do this!!! #2984030

Jenny Bosmans July 04, 2006

Ooooh!! Absolutely beautiful and fantastic image, Janine! :) #2984090

William C. Raco level-classic July 04, 2006

Simply amazing!

Bill #2984136

Sharon Day level-classic July 04, 2006

Superb shot, Janine!!! You capture the birds so well! Great work! #2984393

Brian D. Shema July 04, 2006

Another stunning capture Janine. Love the comp and colors on this one! #2984410

Ken Smith level-classic July 04, 2006

Wow, a winner here, I predict. Just beautiful!! #2984609

Jeanne Thompson July 04, 2006

Splendid capture Janine! Just wonderful! #2984674

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 04, 2006

Susan, Richard, Kerby, David, Evy, Rakesh, Marlon, Swamy, Renee, Paul E, Robyn, Al, Colleen, Jeff, Glenn, Tressie, Jenny, Bill, Sharon, Brian and Ken, thanks very much for all of your kind comments and encouagement. #2984675

Melissa G. Meiselman July 04, 2006

I can't imagine how you make these stunning captures and have everything in the composition soooooo perfect. Like others commenting before me, I would predict that this one is a winner, Janine!!!! #2984747

Claudia Kuhn level-classic July 04, 2006

Awesome again Janine!! #2984760

Manuel Barrera July 04, 2006

Excellent capture!!! #2984783

Manuel Barrera July 04, 2006

Wonderful entry for today, I hope you entered the one for Yahoo in BP also, in my humble opinion it was a tid bit better. #2984787

Ronald F. Fischer July 04, 2006

Another stunningly beautiful capture, Janine! #2984840

Eric Highfield level-deluxe July 04, 2006

Fantastic Capture, Janine! Stunning! #2985215

Graeme yew Chow July 04, 2006

A fabulous shot of great detail and timing, Janine. You have so many great humming birds photos this week. #2986419

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 04, 2006

Melissa, Claudia, Manuel, Ronald, Eric and Sandra and Graeme, thanks very much for all of your encouraging comments, #2986542

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 04, 2006

Janine you do wonders with these hummers. You are so talented!! <>< #2986567

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 04, 2006

Nancy, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2986616

Kaye Burazin July 04, 2006

Janine, exceptional capture, perfect in composition and detail. I have not yet had the opportunity to photograph a humming bird. Hopefully this year. I even bought a feeder and planted my garden in hopes of capturing this elusive beauty. Love your series. I am so envious. #2986696

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 04, 2006

Kay, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments; I also have planted my yard with plants which attract hummers, but this image was taken over the fence in my neighbor's yard. #2986758

Brook Burling July 05, 2006

WOW, this is an excellent capture. The sharpness and clarity of this photo is stunning! #2988413

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 05, 2006

Brook, thanks very much for your kind comments. #2988513

Meggi Raeder July 05, 2006

Janine, your hummingbird series is soooo beautiful!! Amazing images with sharpness and composition!

Meggi :-) #2989818

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 05, 2006

Meggi, I really appreciate your encouraging comments; thanks very much. #2989981

Candy Avera July 06, 2006

This is a breathtaking image Janine. All of these are great but this is my favorite because her(?) wings are behind her, and we can see her so well. Beautifully composed. #2994143

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 06, 2006

Candice, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2994215

July 07, 2006

Fantastic stopping action. Love all your hummingbird shots. Very good. :) Andree #2995848

Susan Candelario July 07, 2006

Janine, this is an EXCELLENT capture. I love everything about it. #2996082

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 07, 2006

Andree and Susan, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2996955

Milan Banik July 09, 2006

Janine wonderful composition and great clarity. #3002256

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 09, 2006

Milan, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3003045

Barbara Helgason July 11, 2006

Janine, WOW, your hummingbird pictures are AMAZING!! How long do you sit and wait for these? Do you use a tripod? How do you do it? These little guys are so fast, I just wouldn't know where to begin to try and capture one. I know we'll be seeing these again, good luck! #3013329

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 11, 2006

Barbara, thanks very much for your encouragement; all of my photos are shot handheld and I spend a lot of time pacing my yard (slowly) watching for them; thanks again. #3013672

Crystal M. Gove July 13, 2006

WINNER!!!! Wow, everything about this is WONDERFUL, Janine! The placement of the hummingbird and the flower, the colors, the details, everything!!!!! #3024327

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 13, 2006

Crystal, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3024517

Diana D. McKinney July 13, 2006

gorgeous shot! love the composition, and especially the subject matter. I have been working on getting some decent shots of these little guys for 2 years and yet to get one that I really like. Kudos to you! #3026230

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 13, 2006

Diana, thanks very much for your encouraging comments; don't give up. #3026236

Datha Y. Thompson July 13, 2006

Excellent Capture of this very busy creature!! Colors are beautiful!!
GREAT JOB JANINE #3026489

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 13, 2006

Datha, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3026539

Lorri Shane July 16, 2006

What a beautiful nature shot, Janine!
The colors are superb. Love those little guys. In the Native American Animal Totems--hummingbirds signify JOY.
Nice work. Lorri
#3036709

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 16, 2006

Lorri, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #3037282

Daniel G. Flocke August 26, 2006

Janine - Nicely Done!!!

- Congratulations on your Finalist!! Good Luck in the next round!

~Daniel #3218292

Kenneth Mucke August 26, 2006

Congrats on an amazing finalist #3219170

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe August 26, 2006

Congrats on your finalists, Janine. You're the hummer queen!! #3219273

ALLEN O. HOWARD August 26, 2006

I missed it Janine. Congratulations!!! #3219426

Serena Pierce level-deluxe August 26, 2006

Awesome capture, Congratulations!! #3219716

Judyann Plante August 26, 2006

Congratulations again, Janine!!! Outstanding work!

Judyann ><> #3220047

Jenny Bosmans August 26, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janine! :) #3220291

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 26, 2006

Congrats again, Janine, a gorgeous finalist!
-Debby #3220630

Pamela Shane August 26, 2006

Amazing image Janine! Congratulations!!
:) #3220966

Tarun Bose August 26, 2006

Once again congrats my dear Janine for finalist. #3221045

Tressie Davis August 26, 2006

Fantastic finalist - congratulations!!! #3221577

Sam Britt August 26, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Janine! #3221720

Tamera S. Phillips August 26, 2006

Well deserved finalist - awesome shot!! #3221721

Candy Avera August 26, 2006

Yay for you Janine! Congrats on this well deserved finalist! #3221991

Jeanne Thompson August 26, 2006

Congrats :)! So great an image. Recognition is definitely well deserved! #3222011

Su Sana E. P level-classic August 26, 2006

Huge Congratulations on this great Finalist, Janine!! #3222128

Sherry S. Boles level-classic August 26, 2006

Congrats on this beauty of a finalist, Janine! #3222137

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 26, 2006

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. Good luck. #3222642

Chris Budny level-deluxe August 26, 2006

Dunno where I was in July---missed this stunner! Congratulations! #3222700

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 26, 2006

Congratulations Janine!! <>< #3222825

Lorraine A. Cook August 26, 2006

GORGEOUS! Congrats, Janine and Best of Luck in the next round!<:)) #3222985

Manuel Barrera August 26, 2006

Congratulations Janine #3223036

augustus gillian August 27, 2006

congrats #3223673

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 27, 2006

Daniel, Kenneth, Brenda, Allen, Serena, Judyann, Jenny, Debby, Pamela, Tarun, Tressie, Sam, Tamera, Candice, Jeanne, Susan, Sherry, Kay, Christopher, Nancy, Lorraine, Manuel and Augustus, thanks very much for all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3223699

Marijana Fajgl August 27, 2006

Congratulations Janine! Wonderful capture! #3224234

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe August 27, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Janine! #3224386

Paul Michko August 27, 2006

Congratulation, Janine. #3224588

Graeme yew Chow August 27, 2006

Well deserved finalists with few of humming birds great image that you posted up, Well done Janine. #3225150

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 27, 2006

Marijana, Debbie, Paul and Graeme, I really appreciate your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations; thanks very much. #3225722

August 27, 2006

Congratulations, Janine! You know how I loved your hummers! #3226296

Sylvia Rossler August 27, 2006

Big congrats on this superb finalist Janine :o) #3226544

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 27, 2006

Big congratulation on excellent capture and finalist yet again Janine. #3226996

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 27, 2006

Joyce, Sylvia and Emile, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3227551

Jill Odice level-classic August 27, 2006

Well deserved honor, your work is spectacular Janine :-) Congrats! #3228049

Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 27, 2006

Janine, congratulations on this magnificent finalist! #3228868

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 27, 2006

Jill and Terry, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations. #3229571

Donna R. Moratelli August 28, 2006

Great catch Janine! Congratulations!! #3230119

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 28, 2006

Donnarae, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3232343

Meggi Raeder August 28, 2006

Jannine, Congratulations!! Well deserved,
Meggi #3233112

Pat Abbott level-classic August 28, 2006

A lovely capture, Janine, congrats! #3233152

Helen N. McHugh August 28, 2006

Congratulations, Jannine!! #3233829

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 28, 2006

Meggi, Pat and Helen, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3233893

Donna W. Neal August 28, 2006

Congratulations on a well deserved finalist Janine #3233932

Alana Ibe August 28, 2006

Congratulations on this winner, Janine!!!! #3234531

Chris Budny level-deluxe August 28, 2006

Congratulations on this WIN, Janine! ;) #3234616

Sam Britt August 28, 2006

Congratulations, Janine! #3234638

Tressie Davis August 28, 2006

You go Janine! Congrats on this winner!!!! #3234654

Sylvia Rossler August 28, 2006

Big congrats on your win Janine :O) #3234710

SaMi Martin August 28, 2006

WTG Janine; Congratulations! #3234729

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) August 28, 2006

Janine congradulations on your well deserved win. #3234771

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 28, 2006

Congrats on your 2nd place winner. #3234851

Ken Smith level-classic August 28, 2006

Super job, Janine!! #3234865

Denise M. Snyder August 28, 2006

Congrats on this awesome winner! #3234874

Sharon Day level-classic August 28, 2006

Big congratulations on this awesome win, Janine!!! #3234888

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 28, 2006

Big congrats on your win Janine, awesome image!! #3234926

ALLEN O. HOWARD August 28, 2006

More congratulations Janine!!! #3234940

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe August 28, 2006

A+ PERFECTION! CONGRATULATIONS!! #3234957

Mick Burkey August 28, 2006

WOW!! Great capture, Janine. Very well deserved win. Congratulations!! #3234987

Serena Pierce level-deluxe August 28, 2006

Congratulations on your win Janine! I don't now how the judges were able to pick between all of your great hummingbird shots!! #3234992

Robyn Mackenzie August 28, 2006

Superb image - a well deserved winner, Janine! Congratulations! #3235115

Ray Clarke August 28, 2006

very well done Janine #3235120

Jill Flynn August 28, 2006

FANTASTIC shot Janine! Congratulations on your win! #3235154

Kay Beausoleil August 28, 2006

Congratulations, Janine, on your win for this great hummingbird image! (Of course, all your birds are superb ...) #3235176

Meggi Raeder August 28, 2006

Janine, Congratulations!! Well deserved,
Meggi #3235185

Jenny Bosmans August 28, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Janine! :) #3235197

Dee Langevin level-classic August 28, 2006

Congratulations on a remarkable photo and a well deserved win Janine! Your bird photos are truly amazing in their clarity, color, lighting and composition. #3235203

Virginia Leone level-classic August 28, 2006

Big congrats to you on your well deserved win! ~Virginia #3235246

Sharrie Thomas August 28, 2006

Congratulations Janine, well deserved! #3235255

Glenn E. Urquhart August 28, 2006

A Big Congratulations on your win, Janine!!! Cheers, Glenn. #3235297

Karen Slagle August 28, 2006

Congrats on your win, Janine... #3235330

Sandy Stigliano August 28, 2006

Congratulations on your win! #3235335

Pamela Shane August 28, 2006

Congratulations Janine, on your very well deserved win!! :) #3235384

Mary K. Robison August 28, 2006

Terrific capture, Janine ~
Congratulations on your win! #3235536

Holly Shao August 28, 2006

Congratulations on your win, Janine!
Really beautiful lighting and colors!!

Holly #3235656

Randy K. Baldwin August 28, 2006

Congrats Janine..well deserved! #3235666

Tarun Bose August 28, 2006

Congrats my dear Janine for being a winner on this outstanding shot. #3235758

Laurie Daily level-deluxe August 28, 2006

Congratulations Janine! A beautiful win. These are not easy to capture so beautifully. Perfection! #3235828

Susan T. Parady August 28, 2006

Congratulations, Janine!!! #3235934

Megan p August 28, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!:) #3236081

Judyann Plante August 28, 2006

congratulations on this well-deserved winn, Janine!!!

Judyann ><> #3236115

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe August 28, 2006

Congratulations, Janine. #3236206

Su Sana E. P level-classic August 28, 2006

Big Congratulations on this well deserved WIN, Janine!! #3236212

Graeme yew Chow August 28, 2006

Janine, big congratulation on the deserved win. Cheers ! my friend. #3236397

Lynn Crawford August 28, 2006

Congrats Janine, this is so beautiful, great capture :) #3236407

Joy E. Cobb August 28, 2006

Congratulations on your fantastic image and win, Janine!!! #3236487

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 28, 2006

Hearty congrats on this excellent win, Janine!
-Debby #3236514

Debra Booth August 28, 2006

An incredible capture, Janine!! Big congrats on your win!! #3236530

William C. Raco level-classic August 28, 2006

Incredible and beautiful
Congratulations, Janine!

Bill #3236585

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 28, 2006

Donna, Alana, Christopher, Sam, Tressie, Sylvia, SaMi, Kara, Kay M, Ken, Denise, Sharon, Claudia, Allen, Theresa, Mick, Serena, Robyn, Ray & Audrey, Jill, Kay B, Meggi, Jenny, Dee, Virginia, Sharrie, Glenn, Karen, Sandy, Pamela, Mary, Holly, Randy, Tarun, Laurie, Susan, Megan, Judyann, Sherry A, Susana P, Graeme, Lynn, Joy, Debby and Bill, wow, I am humbled by all of your wonderful comments; thanks very much for your encouragement and support.

#3236619

Ronald F. Fischer August 28, 2006

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Janine! #3236641

Esther Smith August 28, 2006

Way to go, Janine!! Congrats!! #3236928

Gary Jacobson August 28, 2006

Hey Janine...fantastic winner! Congratulations!!! #3237086

Husain Akhtar August 29, 2006

Warmest congratulations on this greatly deserved super win, Janine! #3237372

Rakesh Syal level-classic August 29, 2006

Congratulations on this most deserving win, Janine!! #3237417

Karen Bacon August 29, 2006

A beautiful win Janine!Congratulations! #3237465

Marijana Fajgl August 29, 2006

Congratulations Janine! Amazing capture! #3237583

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe August 29, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Janine! #3237822

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic August 29, 2006

Congratulations on your wonderful win Janine!!! #3237943

Cathy Laurenzi August 29, 2006

This is such an incredible photo, Janine, I'm glad the judges recognized it! #3237996

Wally Orlowsky August 29, 2006

Congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Janine! #3238049

Ross Throndson August 29, 2006

Huge Congratulations, Janine, on your Wonderful Winner!!! :^) #3238248

Lorraine A. Cook August 29, 2006

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Janine!<:)) #3238726

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 29, 2006

From Kerry Haines 8/29/2006 2:18 AM

A super congrats to you on your "Rufous Hummingbird approaching Bee Balm" winning selection. Certainly well deserved and recognized -- one of the most outstanding hummingbird images I have ever seen.

Kerry #3238788

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 29, 2006

Ronald, Esther, Jake, MH, Rakesh, Karen, Marijana, Debbie, Adilson, Cathy, Wally, Ross, Lorraine and Kerry, I really appreciate all of your kind comments and encouragement; thanks very much. #3238799

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 29, 2006

Congrats Janine on your wonderful winning image!! Jeff #3238875

Gail Sullivan level-classic August 29, 2006

Janine...big congrats on your win with this amazing capture! #3239529

August 29, 2006

Janine, congratulations!!!! Sooooo beautiful! #3239646

Nadya Johnson August 29, 2006

An ASTOUNDING capture once again, Janine!! Congratulations on your gorgeous winner!! #3239771

Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 29, 2006

Congratulations, Janine, on this stunning second place win!!! #3239926

Michelle J. Harvey August 29, 2006

Phenominal capture Janine!! Congrats on this masterpiece!! #3239976

DiAnna F. Paulk August 29, 2006

Way to go, Janine!!! Congratulations!! #3240386

Sherri Gorman August 29, 2006

Congratulations Janine on an awesome capture. I'm so happy for you. #3240484

Deborah Sandidge August 29, 2006

Beautiful capture, congratulations Janine! #3240517

Melissa A. Mannon August 29, 2006

great job Janine! congratulations! #3240703

Noel Baebler August 29, 2006

Beautiful image, Janine! Big HUZZAHS to you! #3241753

Renaee Dimond August 29, 2006

Fantastic shot Janine & a big CONGRATULATIONS!!! :) #3241771

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 29, 2006

From Amalia Arriaga de Garcia 8/29/2006 11:40 AM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN JANINE!,
Amalia #3242050

Datha Y. Thompson August 29, 2006

BIG CONGRATS Janine!! Love this!! :0) #3242053

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 29, 2006

Jeff, Gail, Joyce, Nadya, Terry, Michelle, DiAnna, Sherri, Deb, Melissa, Noel, Renaee and Amalia, thanks very much for all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3242054

Jane M August 29, 2006

Absolutely fantastic Janine! Congrats from me too! #3242146

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic August 29, 2006

Gorgeous Janine !!! Congratulations on your second place win. :-) #3242246

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 29, 2006

This is beautiful Janine, a big congratulations on your win!!! #3242268

Donna Roberts August 29, 2006

A fantastic result - congrats to you Janine!
:-) ddu
#3242338

Evy Johansen level-classic August 30, 2006

BIG congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved win, Janine!! #3243919

Stephen Zacker August 30, 2006

Fantastic capture. Congratulations #3244159

Bob D. Hall level-classic August 30, 2006

Congrats, Janine!!! Beautiful photo!! #3244290

Kristi A. Howson August 30, 2006

Congratulations Janine on this awesome winner! Magnificient capture! #3244529

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 30, 2006

Jane, Marilyn, Donna P, Donna R, Evy, Stephen, Bob and Kristi, thanks very much for all of your wonderful comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3244931

Patrick Campbell August 30, 2006

Congrats Janine on your winner! #3246365

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 30, 2006

Patrick, thanks very much for your kind comments, congratulations and encouragement. #3247093

Monika Sapek August 30, 2006

Many congratulations on your Second Place Win with this amazing capture, Janine!
Monika
#3247326

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 30, 2006

Monika, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations. #3247465

Stanley J. Contrades August 31, 2006

Incredible capture, Janine, and an outstanding presentation! CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing winner!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3247597

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 31, 2006

Stan, thank you very much for your kind comments, congratulations and encouragement. #3247606

Peggy J. Maguire August 31, 2006

Janine,I love the color and the clarity and details are awesome..... #3248119

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 31, 2006

Peggy, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3250506

Sharon King August 31, 2006

Congratulations Janine, on this Awesome image, wonderful capture! #3251008

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 31, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful win!! This is well deserved!!! <>< #3251322

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 31, 2006

Sharon and Nancy, I really appreciate your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations; thanks very much. #3252624

Peter Stanley September 01, 2006

I think it was just a couple days ago that I was admiring your humming bird shots on your gallery. Good to see you rewarded for the amazing work. Congrats! #3252815

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 01, 2006

Peter, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3252839

Milan Banik September 01, 2006

perfect judgement for great shot.Congratulations jenine. #3254836

Guy D. Biechele level-classic September 01, 2006

Superb capture, Janine! Congratulations on your win!! #3254838

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 01, 2006

Milan and Guy, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3254907

Karen K. Givens September 02, 2006

Great image just beautiful. Congrats on your win!! #3259666

Sherrye Nozaki September 03, 2006

What a great photo! #3260016

Patty Razonable September 03, 2006

Fantastic image!! Congratulations!! #3260126

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 03, 2006

Karen, Sherrye and Patty, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3262146

Darryl Wilkinson September 07, 2006

Hi Janine, Congratulations on this beautiful catch! #3281578

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 08, 2006

Darryl, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3281968

Vicki Hunt September 10, 2006

This is wonderful! congratulations! #3291629

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 10, 2006

Vicki, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #3292113

Rieno C. Dorrius September 19, 2006

Such a clearity, nice composition, exposure and very well retouched.
Congratulation Janine on winning the second place. #3329427

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 19, 2006

Rieno, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3329998

Renee Doyle September 20, 2006

A belated but huge congratulations on this fantastic second place Janine! Excellent work!!!!
#3333321

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 20, 2006

Renee, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3334927

Nobu Nagase September 22, 2006

Many congtrats, Janine!!!
I knew you will be a big winner since the first time I saw your bird photos way back months ago. I still love your Japanese white-eye photos. #3346449

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 22, 2006

Nobi, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement; glad you're enjoying my white-eye photos. #3346711

Lisa M. Rodriguez September 26, 2006

Congratulations, simply perfect!! #3365282

Lisa M. Rodriguez September 26, 2006

Congratulations, simply perfect!! #3365283

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 26, 2006

Lisa, thanks very much for your nice comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3365482

Meggi Raeder September 26, 2006

Congratulations!! Janine, this is a perfect image - well deserved.
Meggi #3365727

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 26, 2006

Meggi, thanks very much for your kind comments, congrtulations and encouragement. #3365883

Laurie Daily level-deluxe September 27, 2006

Congratulations Janine on this beautiful image! #3370884

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 27, 2006

Laurie, thanks very much for your kind comments and congratulations. #3372844

Lynn Crawford September 28, 2006

Congrats Janine on this beautiful 2nd place win, great job :) #3379441

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 28, 2006

Lynn, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations. #3379600

Koh B.K. September 29, 2006

congrats on the win :)

beautifully captured action, love the colors and sharpness

thanks for your comments on my own photo :) #3386459

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 29, 2006

Koh, you're welcome and thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3386625

Gregory Allen Collins October 14, 2006

Fantastic shot Janine. All of your bird shots are great. #3447979

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 14, 2006

Gregory, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement; glad you enjoyed my feathered friends. #3448568

October 30, 2006

Janine, this is a truly amazing photo, and a wonderful gallery overall. #3521522

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 30, 2006

Martin, welcome to BetterPhoto and thanks very much for your encouragement. #3523475

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