Blazing Mallard Speed

© Bill Houghton

Blazing Mallard Speed

Colleen Braun August 24, 2006

this is beautiful... #509271

Gail Vitikacs level-classic August 24, 2006

Fantastic capture...this is stunning! #3206813

Terri L. Scribner August 24, 2006

Great stop action!!!! #3206865

Jim Huffield August 24, 2006

Marvelous shot on these speedsters Bill. Jim #3206917

Donald K. Cherry level-classic August 24, 2006

Excellent motion image, Bill! #3206958

Ray Clarke August 24, 2006

Wonderful capture of moving birds Bill! Love the colours and details!!!(R) #3207004

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 24, 2006

Outstanding pan and capture Bill! Great work! Jeff #3207006

Carla Metzler August 24, 2006

Great shot, Bill! Beautiful! #3207067

Husain Akhtar August 24, 2006

ourstanding capture, Bill! Extremely well observed, composed and exposed! Striking image of the two birds in action! #3207251

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe August 24, 2006

Beautiful sense of motion! #3207304

Donna W. Neal August 24, 2006

Gorgeous motion capture Bill! #3207400

Joy Rector August 24, 2006

love this capture #3207503

Bill Houghton August 24, 2006

I sincerely appreciate all of your comments. Bill #3208092

jennifer B. short level-classic August 24, 2006

Beautiful image. #3208551

Leonard Pierce August 24, 2006

Fantastic capture of these fast flyers Bill! #3208927

Anita Ott August 24, 2006

Beautiful capture! GREAT job. #3209837

Sharon Seaward August 24, 2006

Just Beautiful! Everything is perfect. #3210390

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 24, 2006

Bill, excellent colors, detail, clarity and lighting. #3210641

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 26, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3366876

Diana L. Ralph September 26, 2006

This is SO BEAUTIFUL, Bill!!! Congratulations on this excellent image! It is so well-deserved! #3366982

Graeme yew Chow September 26, 2006

Congratulation again on another super capture. Love the motion and bg. #3367322

ALLEN O. HOWARD September 26, 2006

Congratulations, Bill! #3367454

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

Congratulations, Bill!! #3367546

Pamela Shane September 26, 2006

Congratulations on this superb finalist
Bill! :) #3367651

Husain Akhtar September 26, 2006

Warmest congratulations on being wonderful and very well deserved finalist my friend! I'm sure I will congratulate you again very soon! #3369307

Bill Houghton September 27, 2006

I thank all of you for your wonderful comments and encouragement. Bill #3370787

Kathleen Brennan September 27, 2006

Another great capture, Bill. Congratulations #3371261

Kenneth Mucke September 27, 2006

Another wonderful finalist Bill...congrats #3372256

Bill Wyatt September 27, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Bill this is beautiful!! Good luck on the next round!!! #3374078

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 27, 2006

Terrific capture Bill, congrats! #3374924

Jane M September 27, 2006

great image. Well done Bill! #3375341

Graham D. Sher September 27, 2006

gorgeous motion action shot Bill - good luck in next round #3375816

Evy Johansen level-classic November 19, 2006

Awesome capture, Bill! BIG congrats on your most deserved POTD!! #3603027

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 19, 2006

Very nice work, a double congrats!! #3603059

Susie Peek-Swint November 19, 2006

Awesome as always Bill ~ many congrats on finalist and POTD! #3603114

Paul Michko November 19, 2006

Congratulations on an awesome POTD, Bill. #3603156

November 19, 2006

it is amazing , wonderful , congrats #3603166

Graeme yew Chow November 19, 2006

Deserved POTD winner and congrat to you, Bill. Amazing sharpness and clarity. #3603275

Ronald Balthazor level-addict November 19, 2006

Superb image, Bill. Congratulations on the POTD. #3603349

Jenny Bosmans November 19, 2006

Congratulations on the POTD as well, Bill! Hope you're doing well! :) #3603396

Laura Clay-Ballard November 19, 2006

Awesome! congrats! #3603410

William C. Raco level-classic November 19, 2006

Fantastic capture, Bill
Congratulations on the finalist and the POTD recognition

Bill #3603415

DiAnna F. Paulk November 19, 2006

Bill, I opened up my Photo of the Day email without reading the header this morning. As soon as I saw the photo I thought, "That's got to be Bill Houghton's!" LOL! GREAT capture! Congratulations!

I just bought the 5D and a 70-200mm and 2x extender, so I'll be seeing you at Blount Park some this coming year!! I want to get good with it so I can go to an Auburn game next year and get a good capture of Spirit flying! #3603456

Bill Wyatt November 19, 2006

Gorgeous capture, Congratulations on POTD! #3603459

Marsha S. Smith November 19, 2006

Gorgeous! And like DiAnna I knew it was yours before ever seeing the name.
Congratulations on this POTD! #3603504

Joy E. Cobb level-classic November 19, 2006

I don't always comment on the POTD's, but when I saw your name in my email, I had to take a look, Bill! This is an amazing high speed capture. Great color, too...and I like the way the bg is broken up in thirds. Congratulations, Bill...excellent shot! #3603510

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 19, 2006

This is just gorgeous Bill! What a beautiful capture and love your gallery!
jo ann c. #3603522

Dave Sanders November 19, 2006

Congrats on POTD Bill. Well deserved great shot #3603538

Joy Rector November 19, 2006

congrats n the POTD #3603588

Vicki Hunt November 19, 2006

Beautiful gallery! congrats on your POTD! #3603632

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 19, 2006

Beautiful, Bill...congratulations on your POTD!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty #3603657

Josselyne Klecanda November 19, 2006

Fantastic color capture, love it. #3603695

Leonard Pierce November 19, 2006

Congratulations on a very well deserved Finalist and POTD, Bill!! #3603702

Lindley Johnson level-classic November 19, 2006

Great capture, Bill! Congratulations on your POTD. #3603749

Jenny D November 19, 2006

Awesome!! Congrats on this POTD! #3603782

Nancy L. Green level-classic November 19, 2006

Absolutely gorgeous POTD!! Congratulations!!<>< #3603797

Darren K. Fisher level-classic November 19, 2006

Congrats on your POTD Bill. #3603839

Ronald F. Fischer November 19, 2006

Congratulations on your POTD - awesome capture!! #3603844

Marsha Surles November 19, 2006

Wonderful photo! I browsed through your gallery and enjoyed your gorgeous captures. Leaves me with a strong thought of "I want to do that". Congratulations on POTD! #3603845

Terri L. Scribner November 19, 2006

Big congratulations on this POTD!! #3603873

Joan Soles November 19, 2006

I knew this had to be your picture when I saw it. A HUGE congrats, Bill! #3603885

Ivan Chacon November 19, 2006

Congratulations + !Very nice shot! :) #3603897

Gunther Allen level-classic November 19, 2006

WTG on your POTD here at BP! Your nature photos of birds in flight have become very popular and I can easliy recognize your work. Congrats on another beautiful capture! #3603930

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 19, 2006

Bill, congratulations on your finalist and POTD. #3604038

Sharon F. Morris November 19, 2006

Congratulation on your POTD this is a awesome shot love the colors and the feel of speed:-) #3604043

RC Fritz November 19, 2006

Awesome shot. Congrats on your POTD!! #3604054

Irene K. Bentsen November 19, 2006

Excellent shot, Bill
I love the background colours reflected also in the birds. Congratulations. Irene #3604061

Helen N. McHugh November 19, 2006

This is an awesome capture, Bill, with tha mallards flying into the frame! A well deserved finalist & now POTD!! Congratulations!! #3604226

Mary Clarke November 19, 2006

Congratulations on POTD Bill, wonderful action shot #3604302

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe November 19, 2006

Wonderful!!! Congratulations on the POTD, too!!
kk #3604377

Mary K. Robison November 19, 2006

Brilliant capture and perfect layered composition, Bill ~ no wonder the judges picked this!
Congratulations for its POTD and finalist selections! #3604589

Joline Frazier November 19, 2006

Magnificent capture of flight. Congratulations. #3604779

Sue C. Cole November 19, 2006

Very Nice #3604960

Erica Murphy level-deluxe November 19, 2006

Congratulations on your POTD Bill!! This is a stunning image!

Erica #3604984

Erica Murphy level-deluxe November 19, 2006

Congratulations on your POTD Bill!! This is a stunning image!

Erica #3604985

Casey A. Hanson November 19, 2006

Beautiful POTD, Bill! :0) #3605521

Darryl Wilkinson November 19, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful image making POTD, Bill. Bravo!! #3605556

Karen K. Givens November 19, 2006

Congratulations on your POTD. Very Beautiful image. :) #3605668

Jennifer Cuscino November 19, 2006

WONDERFUL! I tried doing this once and mine didn't come close to yours.'s gorgeous! #3605695

Joannie Bertucci level-classic November 19, 2006

Hi Bill, congratulations on all the kudos for this image! Very well deserved!

Joannie #3606077

Mary N C. Taitt November 20, 2006

Super capture, great shot, congratulations on your finalist and POTD! Mary :-D #3607662

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe November 20, 2006

Congratulations on your awesome POTD! #3608766

Amy JACKSON level-classic November 20, 2006

Wonderful capture, Bill! Congratulations on your POTD!! #3608791

November 20, 2006

A breathtaking image with so much grace and dignity. It is a perfect text book example for what panning should be.Your gallery contains breathtaking images, I am speechless! #3609085

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe November 20, 2006

What a fine image and excellent choice for the POTD award, Bill!!! Congratulations!!!:) #3609861

Milan Banik November 22, 2006

Congratulations Bill. #3614989

Bill Houghton November 23, 2006

Thanks so much everybody. I have been in the hospital for two weeks. I fell and broke my hip. I am home now and on the mend. I hope to get back in several weeks. God bless all of you.
Bill #3619524

Lavone Vannoy December 01, 2006

*WOW* Bill!!!
Gorgeous image! CONGRATULATIONS on your finalist AND your POTD!!!

I hope you are feeling better and up and about. My prayers are with you...

Happy Holidays!!! :) #3654876

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 31, 2007

Beautiful capture, Bill ... congrats on both your finalist AND your POTD!!! steve #4114985

Nancy (Peaches) Harker October 03, 2007

AWSOME capture, so pretty.
BIG congrats on your POTD and finalist! #4878475

Nancy (Peaches) Harker October 03, 2007

AWSOME capture, so pretty.
BIG congrats on your POTD and finalist! #4878478

Nandu Menon November 15, 2007

Awesome ! Awesome !

How did you do this? #5078029

Robert G. Stalnaker March 31, 2008

It is so incredibly difficult to focus on B.I.F. at this speed. I am thrilled that this photo was recognized as a winner. You did a masterful job here, Bill. #5723471

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Two male Mallards. They are very fast.

Uploaded on August 24, 2006

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