Standing Watch

Uploaded: November 03, 2006

Description

Photo of a Chestnut-backed Chickadee was taken on October 29, 2006 at 3:27pm in Edmonds, Washington
Canon 400mm F/4 DO IS lens + Tamron 1.4x TC @ F/4, 1/250 second, ISO 640
Cropped, cloned, + saturation, - brightness, dodged, burned, curves, resized and sharpened in Photoshop CS
POTD at Shutterbugs.biz on December 21, 2006
POTD at Photoshowdown on December 30, 2006

Comments

Evy Johansen level-classic November 03, 2006

Another beauty, Janine!! Wonderful detail and super composition!! #550498

Rob Bishop November 03, 2006

What a fantastic capture, Janine! #3539504

Paul E. Earl November 03, 2006

Stunning, Janine! Beautiful lighting against the dark background! #3539505

Stanley J. Contrades November 03, 2006

Greeting card perfect on this finely detailed presentation, Janine!! Beautifully donel and outstanding exposure!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3539514

Lynne Morris level-classic November 03, 2006

Janine this is stunning, awesome colours, detail and composition, a wonderful capture! #3539527

Renee Doyle November 03, 2006

Simply perfect Janine!!
#3539555

Ray Clarke November 03, 2006

Wonderful detail , and compostition Janine #3539566

Paul Sikora November 03, 2006

Love this, Janine. You've taught me a lot about capturing birds. I haven't taken one as good as this but hopefully I'll get better. #3539590

Margaret Sikora November 03, 2006

Janine you take the most marvellous photos of these little creatures and this one is a beauty. #3539603

Septa Iskandar November 03, 2006

Simple but great picture!!! #3539638

Susie Peek-Swint November 03, 2006

lovely capture of this little bird Janine! #3539643

Paul Michko November 03, 2006

Stunning capture, Janine. #3539686

Su Sana E. P level-classic November 03, 2006

Janine, this cutie sure looks REAL that I could almost reach out and catch him. You're the BEST when it comes to bird shot. #3539689

Barbara Waldoch level-classic November 03, 2006

Excellent work, Janine! #3539725

Husain Akhtar November 03, 2006

Another great shot of the birds, Janine! Super composition – particularly like the lighting and the dark background! #3539732

Liane Saliba November 03, 2006

Stunning little birdy!!! #3539749

Alan L. Borror November 03, 2006

This is a WOW, Janine! Beautiful bird image...winner for me! #3539760

Julie Robinson November 03, 2006

So stunning Janine- well done! #3539793

Donald K. Cherry November 03, 2006

Gorgeous capture, Janine! #3539841

William C. Raco level-classic November 03, 2006

Wonderful color, detail and composition
Beautiful photo, Janine

Bill #3539872

Tom Andersen November 03, 2006

Wonderful capture, Janine! #3539875

Anjali J November 03, 2006

lovely capture with amazing details #3539988

Sherri Gorman November 03, 2006

Awesome Janine!!! Wonderful details!!! Excellent!!!! #3540065

Christian P. Nicolas November 03, 2006

Simply beautiful. Cute birdie too. Nice work Janine. :)

Quite a PS work you did. WOW! #3540103

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 03, 2006

Beautilly captured in all respects!! Jeff #3540142

Walter Graziano November 03, 2006

Fantastic shot Janine! #3540184

Kara L. Hendricks November 03, 2006

You and your stunning bird shots Janine... WOW!!! This is gorgeous!!! #3540204

Richard D. Cox November 03, 2006

Love those bird shots. Another great capture to add to your collection. #3540233

Carla Metzler November 03, 2006

Excellent caputre, Janine! #3540236

Wally Orlowsky November 03, 2006

The effects really make this beauty stand out, Janine! The chestnut coloring on this species is so much nicer than the plain old black and white chickadees we have back East (but I still like to watch those too). #3540250

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic November 03, 2006

Beautiful image...:) #3540545

Ray Thoms November 03, 2006

Absolutely beautiful Janine, as always your "birds" are wonderfully taken!!!! #3540590

Tom Backlund November 03, 2006

Beautiful image Janine! #3540996

Tarun Bose November 03, 2006

Outstanding my dear Janine. A winner indeed. #3541092

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 03, 2006

Evy, Rob, Paul E, Stan, Lynne, Renee, Ray & Audrey, Paul S, Margaret, Septa (Welcome to Better Photo), Susie, Paul M, Susan, Barbara, MH, Liane, Alan, Julie, Donald, Bill, Tom A, Anjali, Sherri, Christian, Jeff, Wally, Kara, Richard, Carla, Wally (We also have the Black-capped Chickadees here), Shelly, Ray, Tom B and Tarun, thanks very much for all of your kind comments and encouragement.

Just a note - the background is as it came out of the camera; it was a heavily shaded area of my yard.
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Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic November 03, 2006

Wonderful capture Janine!!! #3541440

Cyn Valentine November 03, 2006

Beautiful..so well done Janine!! Great clarity and color! #3541454

Susan Jane Allen level-classic November 03, 2006

Whenever I see a fantastically sharp image of a little bird, I look down expecting to find your name! Lovely, as usual! #3541566

Karen Engelbreth November 03, 2006

Another wonderful capture, Janine! #3541582

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe November 03, 2006

This is a gorgeous image, from each little feather to the glint in the eye! #3541672

eileen bedford November 03, 2006

Great capture and composition Janine, love how he's 'out on the edge'... #3541753

Cary Rogers November 03, 2006

Another wonderful capture of such a tiny bird, Janine! Great lighting and colors....and the pine needles indicate just how little this guy is. Great work! #3541784

Raymond Pauly November 03, 2006

Beautiful shot, Janine! Awesome clarity and detail! What a beautiful little bird! #3541795

Crossroad Photography November 03, 2006

Gorgeous capture! Amazing details! #3541990

Stephanie Laird level-classic November 03, 2006

Perfect in every way Janine! #3542184

Alexander Grima November 03, 2006

Oh wow, I felt I could reach in and touch the bird and tree! Great work! #3542202

John D. Quixley November 03, 2006

This is just beautiful Janine #3542360

Marcel J. Fernandez November 03, 2006

Janine, I give this one a standing ovation. Simply an outstanting image in every way. #3542385

Ronald F. Fischer November 03, 2006

Fantastic capture, Janine! #3542472

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 03, 2006

Outstanding Janine, you are so good at these images!! I love to see your work!! I hope this wins!! #3542787

Cheryl E. Molennor November 03, 2006

Beautiful Janine. What a cutie and excellent detail! #3542944

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe November 03, 2006

Very tactile! #3542951

Stan Lubach November 03, 2006

Wonderful image, Janine. Great color and detail. #3542987

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 03, 2006

What a wonderful image, Janine!!! The details and colors on this macro and simply fantastic!!!! Beautiful image!!!! ^.^ Kitty #3543330

Karim Abiali November 03, 2006

Beautiful Janine! #3543451

Arnie Horwitz level-deluxe November 03, 2006

Beautiful shot with great colors and detail, Janine! #3543466

Sam Britt November 03, 2006

Another terrific bird capture. Your birds are always so amazing.
Sam #3543497

Sherry S. Boles level-classic November 03, 2006

Another beautiful bird capture, Janine!! #3543501

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 03, 2006

Adilson, Cyn, Susan, Karen, Fax, Eileen, Cary, Raymond, Picture-It, Stephanie, Alexander, John, Marcel, Ronald, Donna, Cheryl, Theresa, Stan, Kitty, Karim, Arnie, Sam and Sherry, thanks very much for all of your kind and encouraging comments.

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Michael Khoury November 05, 2006

very nice photo Janine...
M #3549421

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 05, 2006

Michael, thanks very much for your encouragement. #3549794

Chastity Abbott November 06, 2006

WOW....you are so awesome!!!!! #3553833

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 06, 2006

Chastity, you are too kind; thanks very much for your encouragement. #3554184

Sharon King November 06, 2006

The clarity and detail is just AMAZING Janine!! I'm in Awe! #3554304

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 06, 2006

Sharon, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3554309

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe November 06, 2006

Your birds are so amazing Janine!!! Great color, great detail!!! #3554864

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 06, 2006

Sheryl, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3555001

Marilyn Flanagan November 07, 2006

Wow! Janine, has the Audubon Society seen this one? Beautiful capture of this bird. Just lovely. #3556279

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 07, 2006

Marilyn, I really appreciate your encouraging comments; thanks very much. #3557218

lyn winans November 13, 2006

What a gorgeous wee fellow ... beautifully captured Janine ! #3583665

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 13, 2006

Lyn, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3583713

Terry Cervi level-classic November 13, 2006

This is a beautiful shot, Janine! I've never seen a Chestnut-backed Chickadee. We have the Black-capped Chickadees in our area of Western NY. #3583756

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 13, 2006

Terry, thanks very much for your encouraging comments; we also have Black-capped Chickadees here in the Pacific NOrthwest. #3583957

Johnny Santoso November 15, 2006

This is sure to be a winner.. I am speechless.. The best of its kind.. Congratulations Janine..!

rgds, #3591561

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 15, 2006

Johnny, thanks very much for your encouragement and kind comments. #3591584

November 21, 2006

Beautiful image. I love the colours, composition, and clarity. I can hear him tweeting. ;) #3613413

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 21, 2006

Belinda, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3613442

Ellen Hodges December 11, 2006

absolutely beautiful shot! #3691633

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 11, 2006

Ellen, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3692105

Shawn Jennings December 29, 2006

Congratulations on another finalist, Janine! #3750959

Laurence Saliba level-classic December 29, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS again Janine!!! #3751447

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 29, 2006

Shawn and Laurence, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #3752865

Renee Doyle December 29, 2006

Many congratulations once again Janine!
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Charles Davis December 29, 2006

Congrats again Janine! #3753200

Glenn E. Urquhart December 29, 2006

A big Congratulations on your Finalist Award, Janine!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #3753719

Sherri Gorman December 29, 2006

Congratulations!!!! #3753908

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe December 29, 2006

Congratulations Janine on your well deserved finalist!!! #3754137

Bill Wyatt December 29, 2006

Beautiful work Janine!
Congratulations on your finalist! #3754253

Patricia Ronan December 29, 2006

Congratulations yet again Janine :) #3754412

Barbara Waldoch level-classic December 29, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Janine! #3755879

Terry L. Ellis level-classic December 29, 2006

A true beauty! Congratulations again Janine! #3756639

Cindy Cone December 29, 2006

Congrats on another wonderful finalist, Janine! #3757055

Kristi A. Howson December 29, 2006

Congratulations Janine on this beautiful Finalist and best of luck in the next round. Precious! #3757057

Lorraine A. Cook December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this awesome finalist and Good Luck in the next round, Janine!<:)) #3757340

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 29, 2006

Renee, Charles, Glenn, Sherri, Sheryl, Bill, Patricia, Barbara, Terry, Cindy, Kristi and Lorraine, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations.

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Nadya Johnson December 29, 2006

Exquisite, Janine! Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist! The others too! I don't know if I'll manage comments on them all because my laptop's misbehaving even more than usual tonight! Wonderful work! And I wish you the best of luck in the second round! #3757600

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 29, 2006

Nadya, thanks very much for your great comments and encouragement. #3757604

Raymond Pauly December 29, 2006

Really lovely and deserving finalist, Janine! Congratulations on this one and all your finallists! #3757649

Laurie Daily level-deluxe December 30, 2006

Congratulations to you Janine on another beautiful image so deserving! #3758382

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3758708

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 30, 2006

Raymond, Laurie and Kay, thanks very much for your kind comments and congratulations. #3759514

Ken Smith level-classic December 30, 2006

Congrats again, Janine! #3759883

Mitch Spence level-classic December 30, 2006

So beautiful, Janine. I've never seen one of these guys. Congratulations. #3759944

Tonya R. Boles December 30, 2006

Congrats. #3760356

Stanley J. Contrades December 30, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS, Janine, on this beauty of an entry and Finalist as well as ALL of your November Finalists! Best of luck to you in the next judging!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3760915

Su Sana E. P level-classic December 30, 2006

Janine, huge Congratulations again on this cute Finalist!! #3761999

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 30, 2006

Ken, Mitch, Tonya, Stan and Susana, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #3762298

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Congratulation again on such an outstanding capture and finalist. Great month. #3764240

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Emile, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3764466

randy dannheim December 31, 2006

Janine, congratulations #2, well done. #3764912

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Randy, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouragement. #3765258

John V. Roscich level-deluxe January 02, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS AGAINE JANINE
YOU ARE GOOD
JOHN #3772926

Janine Russell level-deluxe January 02, 2007

John, thanks very much for your encouragement, congratulations and kind comments. #3773032

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