My Good Side
Uploaded: September 24, 2006
Photo of a Steller's Jay was taken on September 13, 2006 at 3:32pm in Edmonds, Washington
Canon 400mm F/4 DO IS lens + Tamron 1.4x TC @ F/4, 1/250 second, ISO 800
Rotated slightly, cropped, + saturation, + contrast, - brightness, dodged, resized, sharpened and blurred background in Photoshop CS
POTD at Photoshowdown.com on December 28, 2006
Su Sana E. P September 25, 2006Yet another beautiful capture, Janine!! Love the details and colors in this. #528557
Julie Robinson September 25, 2006Absolutley stunning colours Janine- very well done! #3356494
Dan Holm September 25, 2006Gorgeous color and fantastic detail, Janine! #3356498
Graeme yew Chow September 25, 2006Janine, absolutely nice composition and detail . A wining combination and we shall see again. #3356509
Raymond Pauly September 25, 2006Great shot, Janine! Beautiful bird! #3356531
Jill Odice September 25, 2006With you photographing him, I don't think he could have a bad side :-) #3356536
Husain Akhtar September 25, 2006Great work my friend! Excellent composition and exposure! Super image of this most beautiful and colourful bird! #3356574
Ray Clarke September 25, 2006Wonderful colours, detail and lighting Janine!!!!(R) #3356582
Paul E. Earl September 25, 2006What a striking bird! You must have a lot of patience when capturing your magnificent bird captures! #3356595
Richard D. Cox September 25, 2006We don't have these on the East coast. Great capture. #3356632
Paul Sikora September 25, 2006Janine, it didn't need to worry about getting his good side, I have seen you take a bad side. LOL Another gem I think probably better than the one in the bird bath #3356640
Paul Sikora September 25, 2006Janine, it didn't need to worry about getting his good side, I have seen you take a bad side. LOL Another gem I think probably better than the one in the bird bath #3356641
Susie Peek-Swint September 25, 2006Beautiful colour and detail Janine ~ great capture as always! #3356653
Glenn E. Urquhart September 25, 2006Absolutely stunning capture, Janine!!! Brilliant color, excellent lighting, dof, detail, very well composed and quite beautiful! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3356722
Derek D. Dafoe September 25, 2006Very well done Janine!! Background really sets it off !! #3356726
Renee Doyle September 25, 2006Excellent dof, detail and beautiful colours!!!! Wonderful capture Janine!
Lani J September 25, 2006Another lovely capture, Janine :o) Love yor DOF, clarity, color and composition. Well done. #3356772
Paul Michko September 25, 2006Magnificent capture, Janine. #3356774
Barbara Waldoch September 25, 2006Awesome capture, what a beautiful bird, Janine! #3356971
VISHVAJIT JUIKAR September 25, 2006what a amazing capture with terrific details... surely a winner #3357044
Adilson F. Ferreira September 25, 2006Terrific capture Janine!!! #3357178
Guy D. Biechele September 25, 2006Wonderful capture! Crisp and colorful. #3357393
Ray Thoms September 25, 2006Beautiful capture Janine, they do not come this far north, beautiful colour and detail. #3357514
Connie J. Bagot September 25, 2006The blue is just incredibly beautiful and awesomely detailed---wonderful, Janine! #3357681
Nadya Johnson September 25, 2006Absolutely magnificent, Janine! #3357833
William Johnson September 25, 2006Wonderful detail and coloursJanine, this should be a winner. Bill J. #3357905
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 25, 2006Gorgeous Jay, Janine! I love your gallery! ^.^ Kitty #3357912
Carla Metzler September 25, 2006Great shot, Janine! #3358021
Melissa G. Meiselman September 25, 2006Amazing clarity with beautiful colors and great lighting!! Janine, this is a truly wonderful image!!!!!! #3358035
Theresa Marie Jones September 25, 2006A winner! Great detail, lighting, and composition, love it!! #3358187
Janine Russell September 25, 2006Susan, Julie, Dan, Graeme, Raymond, Jill, MH, Ray C, Paul E, Richard, Paul S, Susie, Glenn, Derek, Renee, Lani, Paul, Barbara, VISHVAJIT, Adilson, Guy, Ray T, Connie, Nadya, Bill, Kitty (glad you enjoyed my gallery), Carla, Melissa and Theresa, thanks very much for all of your kind words of encouragement.
Ronald F. Fischer September 25, 2006Stunningly beautiful, Janine! #3358634
Jo Berry September 25, 2006Outstanding!! Couldn't ask for more!! #3359032
Bill Wyatt September 25, 2006What beautiful colors and details! Love the dof and composition!!! #3359660
Lynne Morris September 25, 2006Wow Janine this is stunning! #3359709
Marilyn K. Lincecum September 25, 2006Stunning in every way...composition, colors detail and DOF !! #3360229
Sam Britt September 25, 2006Great shot. I like everything about it.
William C. Raco September 25, 2006Beautiful color, detail and composition
Deborah C. Lewinson September 25, 2006Gorgeous capture and bird, Janine!
Nicole Kessel September 25, 2006WOW!!! #3361224
Sherry Sturgis September 25, 2006OOooo Janine! I love this one! I especially like how you blurred the b/g... the blue feathers just says "HELLO"! #3361238
Janine Russell September 26, 2006Joyce, Ronald, Jo, Dawn, Jill, Bill, Lynne, Marilyn, Sam, Bill, Debby, Nicole and Sherry, thanks very much for all of your kind comments and encouragement. #3361397
Jenny Bosmans September 26, 2006Areal eyecatcher and stunningly beautiful, Janine! :) #3362205
Sherry Stricklin Boles September 26, 2006Wonderful detail (especially on those beautiful blue tail feathers)! #3363351
Aimee S. McMaster September 26, 2006....amazing capture Janine....just stunning...Aimee #3363394
Janine Russell September 26, 2006Jenny, Sherry and Aimee, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3363799
WENDI EVANS September 26, 2006Beautiful shot! #3365232
Janine Russell September 26, 2006Wendi, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #3365324
Tarun Bose September 26, 2006Wow! Great capture of this beautiful bird by the queen of bird photography. I really admire your great work, Janine. #3365486
Ariel Lepor September 26, 2006Very beautiful shot, Janine! The wings are so sharp! Just think what it would be like if the bird was facing the other way, huh? :)
ScrattyPhotography Blog #3365832
Janine Russell September 26, 2006Tarun and Ariel, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3365917
Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) September 26, 2006Beautiful image. Excellent composition,exposure,colors and clarity. #3367499
Janine Russell September 26, 2006Kara, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3369455
Gunther Allen September 28, 2006Great detail and a wonderful exposure! #3377236
Janine Russell September 28, 2006Gunther, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3377253
Suzy Betancourt September 30, 2006Janine, you have the most amazing talent for capturing natures beauty. Love this photo! I wish I had birds this pretty in my part of town.
Janine Russell September 30, 2006Suzy, I really appreciate your kind words of encouragement; thanks very much. #3390536
Lavone Vannoy September 30, 2006I LOVE your bird images!!! You REALLY need to be a photographer for B&B!!! I know I keep saying that...but SERIOUSLY! These are publish-worthy!!! :) #3392439
Karen Slagle October 01, 2006Beautiful capture of this gorgeous Jay, Janine. I love all the bird and flower images in your gallery. You must have the perfect setup for this kind of photography. #3392915
Janine Russell October 01, 2006Lavone and Karen, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3393758
Terrill Province October 03, 2006GORGEOUS! AWESOME! #3402903
Janine Russell October 03, 2006Terrill, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3403999
Mike F. Anderson October 07, 2006Nice colorings here Janine, especially with the lighting. #3418438
Janine Russell October 07, 2006Mike, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3418906
Rakesh Dhareshwar October 19, 2006This one has blown me away. What a shot !!! #3474899
Janine Russell October 19, 2006Rakesh, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3475021
Mary C. Legg October 23, 2006scrumptious photo-- excellent #3487374
Janine Russell October 23, 2006Mary, thanks very much for your kind comments. #3489697
Tamera S. Phillips October 26, 2006Congrats Janine on this well deserved finalist! #3501777
Sherri Gorman October 26, 2006Congratulations!!!!! #3501852
Karen Slagle October 26, 2006Congrats, Janine... #3502010
Adilson F. Ferreira October 26, 2006Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Janine!!! #3502070
Ray Clarke October 26, 2006Congrats Janine #3502174
Cheryl E. Molennor October 26, 2006Congratulations Janine on a beautiful finalist #3502239
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 26, 2006CONGRATULATIONS, Janine!!!! Wonderful image of the Jay!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty #3502389
Denise M. Snyder October 26, 2006Congrats and good luck in the next round with this beautiful image Janine!!! #3502506
Kaye Burazin October 26, 2006Fabulous Janine. Congrats! #3502550
Renee Doyle October 26, 2006Congratulations Janine on this wonderful finalist!!!!
Chris Budny October 26, 2006Every bird has a good side, when you're taking their portraits! Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist! #3502782
Crossroad Photography October 26, 2006Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Janine! #3502788
Paul E. Earl October 26, 2006Fantastic finalist. Good luck in the next round. Congratulations!!! #3502962
Connie J. Bagot October 26, 2006Congratulations Janine---totally wonderful finalist! #3502992
Kay E. Mahoney October 26, 2006Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3503566
Nobu Nagase October 26, 2006Congratulations, Janine! #3503801
Nadya Johnson October 26, 2006So glad to see this STUNNING photo in the finals, Janine! Congrats!! And best of luck in the next round #3503818
Virginia Leone October 26, 2006Fantastic image, you never disappoint! Well deserved indeed! #3503884
Datha Y. Thompson October 26, 2006Congratulations!!!! :0) #3503954
Chastity Abbott October 26, 2006Beautiful congrats to you!!!! #3503965
Raymond Pauly October 26, 2006Big congratulations, Janine! #3504072
Sam Britt October 26, 2006Congratulations on your finalist, Janine! #3504145
Robert R. Goodman October 26, 2006Congratulations Janine!!!!!! #3504354
Graeme yew Chow October 26, 2006Janine , super finalist and congrats!! #3504507
Su Sana E. P October 26, 2006Congratulations #1, Janine!! #3504559
Dorann Weber October 26, 2006A beautiful photo and a well deserved finalist Janine~! Congrats! #3504638
Paul Sikora October 26, 2006Congratulations, Janine!
Jill Flynn October 26, 2006SUPERB capture Janine. No one does this better. You bird images are so beautiful. Congratulations on this finalist and ALL your finalists this month! #3505022
Kristi A. Howson October 26, 2006Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and Best Of Luck in the next round Janine. Stunning capture! #3505183
Jim Kinnunen October 26, 2006Another stunningly beautiful bird portrait, Janine!!!! Congratulations!!!!:) #3505199
Sherry Stricklin Boles October 26, 2006Congrats on this super finalist, Janine! #3505329
Barbara Waldoch October 26, 2006Congratulations Janine, excellent work! #3505862
Janine Russell October 26, 2006Tamera, Sherri, Karen, Adilson, Ray & Audrey, Cheryl, Kitty, Kaye, Renee, Christopher, Picture-It, Paul E, Connie, Kay, Nobi, Nadya, Virginia, Datha, Chastity, Raymond, Sam, Robert, Graeme, Susan, Dorann, Paul S, Jill, Kristi, Jim, Sherry and Barbara, thanks very much for all of your kind comments, congratulations and encouragement.
Husain Akhtar October 26, 2006Janine, warmest congratulations on being a finalist! #3506311
William88 October 27, 2006Janine, Congratulations on your finalist!!! wow , beautiful. #3506456
Manuel Barrera October 27, 2006Congratulations, Janine, and good luck in the next round #3506679
Walter Graziano October 27, 2006Congratulations Janine!! #3507011
Guy D. Biechele October 27, 2006Congratulations Janine, and good luck! #3507063
Sandra Freyler October 27, 2006Congratulations, Janine! :) #3507247
Revonda L. Gentry October 27, 2006Congratulations! #3507300
Marijana Fajgl October 27, 2006Congratulations Janine on your wonderful finalist and good luck! #3507410
Tarun Bose October 27, 2006Big congrats my dear Janine for finalist. #3507456
Donna W. Neal October 27, 2006Congratulations on a well deserved finalist Janine #3507774
Lavone Vannoy October 27, 2006CONGRATULATIONS Janine!!!!! I told you it was AWESOME!!!! Hope to see it in the next round!!! :) #3507800
Sharon King October 27, 2006Congratulations Janine! #3507994
Janine Russell October 27, 2006MH, William, Manuel, Wally, Guy, Sandra, Revonda, Marijana, Tarun, Donna, Lavone and Sharon, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3508373
Wendy Stevenson October 27, 2006Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Janine! Best of luck in the next round!! #3508662
Emile Abbott October 27, 2006Gorgeous capture of this bird and huge congrats Janine. #3508771
Cathy M. Gromball October 27, 2006Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Janine!
Cathy :) #3508850
Laura Clay-Ballard October 27, 2006whew! LONG way to the bottom here! LOL LOVE THIS SHOT! congrats! #3509169
Holly Shao October 27, 2006He just looks handsome, with the gorgeous feather :)
Congratulations, Janine, on this wonderful capture!!
Love the clarity, the details, and also the background hues!
RC Fritz October 27, 2006Another wonderful capture. Congratulations on this finalist! #3509434
Robin R. October 27, 2006The feather detail is great. Beautiful capture. #3509860
AMALIA Veralli October 27, 2006Beautiful image. Congrats on your finalist. #3509865
Erica Murphy October 27, 2006Congratulations Janine!
Deborah Sandidge October 27, 2006Great title, he's definitely posing for you - congratulations Janine! #3510639
Ken Jarvis October 27, 2006Congratulations Janine! Beautiful image.
Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 27, 2006Outstanding image Janine!! Congratulations!!! #3511518
Karen Walzer October 27, 2006Just Beautiful Janine! COngratulations! K #3511680
Claudine Grove October 27, 2006Congrats on your finalist award Janine! amazing clarity and color - as are all your birds.........Love em. #3511774
Jill Odice October 27, 2006You are the master of the birds Janine!!! Congrats on your wonderful finalist! #3511837
Evy Johansen October 27, 2006I totally agree with Jill!!! Big congratulations, Janine!! #3512120
Lorraine A. Cook October 27, 2006Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Janine<!:)) #3512244
Phillip R. Connolly October 27, 2006This one really deserves to be in the finalists Janine, congratulations and well done. Such beautiful colour and composition.
Marilyn K. Lincecum October 27, 2006Gorgeous image Janine..I absolutely love the colors!! Congratulations on all your fialist for this month and good luck in the next round!!!! #3512494
Helen N. McHugh October 28, 2006A stunning finalist, Janine! Congratulations!!! Good luck with this & all your finalist captures in the next round!! A winner here for sure!! #3512727
DiAnna F. Paulk October 28, 2006Another beauty, Janine! Love that blue! Congratulations!
Inspired by your beautiful bird photography, I recently tried to buy the Canon 400mm lens from B&H when I bought my 5D (I wanted the 1 DS Mark2 but couldn't afford it). They recommended I get the 70-200mm 2.8 lens with an extender because I do wedding photography mostly and they knew I had limited funds. I haven't had a chance to try it on birds yet. I'll let you know how it works! Not as well as yours, I'm sure -- but I'm hoping to catch a few backyard birds. And I REALLY want to catch Spirit (Auburn University's eagle) flying before one of the games. #3512994
Karen L. Sorbello October 28, 2006Janine,
Dee Langevin October 28, 2006Congratulations Janine on yet another finalist! Outstanding detail, color and lighting on this beautiful Jay. #3513901
Kathleen Brennan October 28, 2006Congratulations, Janine. What a wonderful bird portrait! #3513925
Janine Russell October 28, 2006Reine, Wendy, Emile, Cathy, Laura, Holly, RC, Robin, Amalia, Erica, Deb, Ken, Donna, Dawn, Karen, Claudine, Jill, Evy, Lorraine, Phillip, Marilyn, Helen, DiAnna (good luck at capturing Spirit), Karen, Dee and Kathleen, I humbled by all of your kind words of encouragement and congratulations; thanks very much for your support.
Milan Banik October 28, 2006Congratulation for the beatiful bird shot,best wishes for the next. #3514629
Mike F. Anderson October 28, 2006Congratulations Janine! #3514775
Janine Russell October 28, 2006Milan and Mike, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3514811
Susie Peek-Swint October 28, 2006Many congrats on this beautiful finalist Janine! #3514843
Noel Baebler October 28, 2006Huzzah, Janine! Beautiful Steller! #3514977
Karen Beri October 28, 2006Wonderful image Janine! Congratulations :)
Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) October 28, 2006Congradulations on your finalist. #3515300
Sharon Day October 28, 2006Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janine!! #3516113
Janine Russell October 28, 2006Susie, Noel, Karen, Kara and Sharon, I really appreciate all of your kind words of encouragement; thanks very much for your congratulations. #3516292
Charlene Taylor October 29, 2006Beautiful, beautiful shot Janine! Congratulations on this well deserved win. #3518380
Janine Russell October 29, 2006Charlene, thanks very much for your kind comments, congratulations and encouragement. #3519521
Mitch Spence October 30, 2006Goodness, Janine, this is lovely. You do such marvelous work with birds. #3524017
Janine Russell October 30, 2006Mitch, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #3524244
Ross Throndson October 31, 2006Big Congratulations, Janine, on this Wonderful Finalist!! :^) #3526143
Janine Russell October 31, 2006Ross, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3529156
VISHVAJIT JUIKAR November 01, 2006Congrats! #3532407
Janine Russell November 01, 2006Vishvajit, thanks very much. #3532422
Shawn Jennings November 03, 2006Great shot Janine! Congratulations on your finalist! #3541570
Anne D. Eigen November 03, 2006Congratulations on your excellent finalist, Janine! #3541584
Janine Russell November 03, 2006Shawn and Anne, I really appreciate your encouragement; thanks very much for your kind comments and congratulations. #3541681
Nadia Paul November 06, 2006Beautiful colours and detail Janine... congrats on your finalist! #3551039
Janine Russell November 06, 2006Nadia, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations. #3552742
Monika Sapek November 26, 2006Many congratulations on your finalist, Janine!
Janine Russell November 26, 2006Monika, thanks very much for your encouragment and congratulations. #3634745
Susi Lawson February 25, 2007You have a real talent for capturing a beautiful bird portrait! (your babies are cute too!) #3991598
Janine Russell February 25, 2007Susi, thanks very much for your encouragement and kind comments. #3995133
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