F-20 Eagle missille

© Dean Bertoncelj

F-20 Eagle missille

Uploaded: November 28, 2006 12:04:13


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he was catching fish and fly straight to me . I shoot burst of 5 frames and this one was perfect because of his unique position of wings . This is real picture , nothing is add in photoshop except color adjustment and little rotation to get more dinamic image . He just lift unreal amount of watter . Unfortunatly fish is little behind and not clearly visible in his claws .


mary e. sydlewski November 28, 2006

This has got to be a WINNER! its magnificent work, Dean. #563968

jennifer B. short level-classic November 28, 2006

WOW WOW WOW!!!!!!! This is terrific. A big WINNER in my book!!!! #3643455

November 28, 2006

My hat is off to you Dean, and I'll repeat
a "WINNER" #3644187

Marina Filipovic November 28, 2006

Blago tebi kad ti šetaš po Kanarima (sam u pravu?) Baš ti je krasno! ;o) Lijepo si ga ulovio! Stvarno bi mogao biti winner! Gle, sad imam I ja pro account. Ona fotka s Majom je odnjela drugo mjesto :D Me happy! #3644229

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 28, 2006

Dean, awesome color, detail, clarity, exposure and lighting. #3644891

Kelly S. Cockerham November 30, 2006

Phenomenal shot! CONGRATS! #3651867

Graeme yew Chow December 06, 2006

Absolutely amazing. I don't know how to describe further as I starred for more than 3 minutes without brinking. It mean it could be grand winner in my opinion, Dean. #3671751

January 17, 2007

beautiful shot! the detail, clarity, well, everything--outstanding! well done! #3830430

Zaida Gamiet March 15, 2007

BRILLIANT shot - ditto to all of the above! #4056200

Gary Jacobson May 23, 2007

AWESOME!!! #4320446

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic May 23, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Dean. Good luck in the next round. #4320701

Graeme yew Chow May 23, 2007

I finally see this one again, Congrats Dean. To me it is winner. #4321116

Mitch Spence level-classic May 24, 2007

Absolutely, positively amazing. #4326257

Mary K. Robison May 24, 2007

ASTONISHING capture, Dean!
CONGRATULATIONS on this stunning finalist, and the very best of luck to you in the next round! #4326408

Pat Gamwell May 24, 2007

Totally AWESOME work, Dean! WOW! It's a breathtaking art piece! BIG CONGRATS on this magnificent winner! #4327181

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 25, 2007

Congratulation Dean on your First Place win...Dominick #4327256

Mary K. Robison May 25, 2007

What a well-deserved First Place Win, Dean!
CONGRATULATIONS to you! #4327260

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 25, 2007

This is such an incredible capture!! Big congrats on your first place win! #4327715

Virginia Leone level-classic May 25, 2007

When I first saw this photo as a finalist, I knew I would see it as a winner....it is stunning, the detail and the water color is fantastic. I love it. Congrats to you! #4327825

RC Fritz May 25, 2007

Awesome work. Congratulations on your First Place Win!!! #4328263

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic May 25, 2007

Dean,Congratulations on your first place winner. #4328521

Dot K. May 25, 2007

This is truly one awesome photo! Congratulations on winning first place! #4329331

Robyn Gwilt May 25, 2007

This is an absolutely astounding capture! If you don't sell this pic for a lot of money, I'll be very surprised! Breathtaking! #4329420

Raymond Pauly level-classic May 25, 2007

Amazing shot! Congratulations! #4329548

Jeana Clark May 25, 2007


~Jeana~ #4329575

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic May 25, 2007

Beautiful Dean! Congratulations on your well-deserved First Place win! #4329608

Eleanor M. Perrotta May 25, 2007

Dean, This is an outstanding capture. Congratulations on your wonderful win. You deserve it. Eleanor #4330007

Cora Miller level-addict May 25, 2007

Congratulations on this incredible capture and on your win! #4330987

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 25, 2007

Dean, great colors, detail, clarity and point of view; BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your FIRST PLACE WIN! #4331091

randy dannheim May 26, 2007

Congratulations Dean, this should have been the GP, but it is also a great first place win. #4333102

Dean Bertoncelj May 27, 2007

Tnx very much to everyone ... I'm very happy :o)) #4335377

Teresa P May 27, 2007

Absolutely awesome picture! #4335875

Gary Jacobson May 28, 2007

Glad to see this one win! Congratulations!!! #4339483

Kai Eiselein May 28, 2007

This should have been the grand prize winner. One of a kind outstanding shot! #4340910

Ben M. Trapnell May 29, 2007

That's a very unique capture done brilliantly. Congratulations on a well-deserved win. #4342966

Bill Houghton May 30, 2007

This is such a great shot Dean. You did a wonderful job capturing it. Bill

Check out my gallery:

Bill Houghton Photography #4345550

Roger Fry May 30, 2007

The most awesome photograph I have ever seen. Wonderful!

Roger #4348625

Jan M. Sarazen May 31, 2007

congratulations on your with with this amazing shot. it is just beautiful #4352482

Anna Scharf level-deluxe June 03, 2007

Not able to add anything more what have been written so far - simply awesome! Congrats! #4360711

Lori Carlson June 03, 2007

Ha! Great title Dean! Makes me want to duck to get out of the way just looking at it!! ha! This is one fantastic shot!! Quite the "frame filler" with all those water drops! I'm sure you were "flying high" as well to capture a shot such as this! Big congrats to you on your win!! :0) #4360931

June 04, 2007

Excellent shot -- saw it in National Geographic print magazine too -- KUDOS TO YOU!! #4366416

Lorri Shane June 05, 2007

Amazing capture!!! Wow!!!! does not do it justice. I think I am speechless. Congratulations! #4369569

Susan M. Hembree level-classic June 06, 2007

I also saw this featured in the "Your Shot" section of National Geographic. Congratulations on your win here and for the NG recognition, Dean! It is a fantastic photo! #4372229

Susan M. Hembree level-classic June 06, 2007

I forgot to mention for anyone who wants to take a look, this photo is in the June 2007 issue of National Geographic in "Your Shots". #4372235

Leslie J. Morris level-deluxe June 12, 2007

It was amazing to open National Geographic and to see this shot! Wow what an honor. Congratulations. #4390038

Julie Christiansen June 13, 2007

Congrats. Fantastic. #4392046

Sherrye Nozaki June 17, 2007

Oh my this is JUST incredible and is a Grand Prize winner in my opinion. You must have been so excited when you got this shot!!! So dramatic! Congratulations:) #4404607

June 17, 2007

nice! and I see you made it the june 2007 issue of national geographic. congrats. #4404639

June 17, 2007

AWESOME PIC #4406139

Elizabeth A. Marker level-classic March 12, 2008

What an awesome capture! I just saw this in The National Geographic, June 2007 issue. How cool to have one of your images published there! One day I hope to have an image of mine in an issue, but until then I have a lot to learn. So excited for you! Liz #5635285

April 27, 2008

Congratulation! Dean.
Title is very cool!!
I like it.


Erica Murphy level-deluxe May 15, 2008

This is fabulous Dean!!! What a great shot. Your gallery is full of wonderful images. #5925864

Chris Henning December 28, 2008

This is superb, Dean! Congrats on a well deserved win!! #6952027

Christine Lobsinger level-classic June 18, 2009

OH MY GOD.... this has to be the Best Animal Action SHoT I have ever seen (so far, for I have not got to the end yet... of your pictures Dean!!!)

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