Fly Like an Ibis

© James R. Jackson

Fly Like an Ibis

Uploaded: May 28, 2004


I caught this elegant bird as he passed overhead at Hawk's Cay, Florida Keys, in mid-May 2004. Autofocus, Canon 100mm Macro lens; sports setting; early afternoon


Todd White May 28, 2004

amazing capture! #132481

Charles R. Frey May 28, 2004

Indeed a nice capture. Got the bird in perfect form. The light really shows good detail also. #564608

James R. Jackson May 28, 2004

Todd and Charles, I appreciate the compliments. I agree that the lighting was just about perfect to show the feather (and other) detail, and I was lucky to catch him (or her) sailing instead of flapping. Thanks again!


Colette M. Metcalf May 28, 2004

Wonderful capture, Jay!!! #564914

Bonnie C. Lackey May 28, 2004

Awesome! Just a grand catch! #565091

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe May 28, 2004

I love the composition, color and simple lines of this photo! #565125

Janet Detota May 28, 2004

Simply amazing!! Way to be on your toes!! #565149

James R. Jackson May 28, 2004

Colette (thanks, Hon!), Bonnie, Jim, and Janet, thanks for the kind words. Janet, it is great being at the right place at the right time! Thanks again, Jay

Cathy Barrows June 15, 2004

Congrats! the light thru the wings #596127

James R. Jackson June 15, 2004

Cathy, thanks so much! When I saw him/her/it approaching, I prayed it would pass right over. I had the camera in "sports mode" and just kept shooting. I couldn't have asked for better lighting either! Thanks again! Jay

Diane Dupuis June 15, 2004

Fantastic Jay! Congrats and good luck!! I've had no success at all with birds, a little better with butterflies! They are so amazing! Love your gallery! #596986

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe June 15, 2004

Great capture of a great form and excellent exposure! #597167

James R. Jackson June 16, 2004

Jim, I'm always in awe when a GREAT photographer compliments my work (it gives me hope), and I thank you for the compliments. If I can capture anything HALF as fantastic as ALL your photos are, I'll consider myself a success. Thanks again! Jay

Grayce Pedulla Dillon June 16, 2004

Jay, what a perfect capture. Congrats on a well deserved ribbon!
Grayce #600378

Mette Vendelboe Allison June 17, 2004

Perfect exposure! Great photo! Congrats! #600543

Donna W. Neal June 17, 2004

Wonderful picture and win Jay, Congratulations! #600725

Diane Dupuis June 17, 2004


Kelly Abernathy level-classic June 17, 2004

Congratulations on your win! -K #600961

Lori Ditlefsen June 17, 2004

Congrats on the win James! Beautiful shot! #601220

Susana Matos June 17, 2004

amazing! Congratulations!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #601633

Colette M. Metcalf June 17, 2004

Congratulations, Jay!!!! #602538

Evy Johansen level-classic June 17, 2004

Many congatulations on you second plaze win! #602546

Todd White June 18, 2004

congratulations james,love your site,great work.todd #603215

Carolyn J. Connolly June 19, 2004

MAGNIFICENT specimen James...and a wonderful capture of it too! Many congrat's on your Second Placing with this image - very richly deserved! #605297

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 19, 2004

Unbelievable, this is a great photograph. Great job on the timing. Congrats!! #605891

James R. Jackson June 21, 2004

My thanks to you all for your wonderful comments. Keep shooting! Jay

bob cornelison June 28, 2004

Great shot! #621936

James R. Jackson June 29, 2004

Thanks, Bob! Jay #622736

Rita Richter July 18, 2004

This is so beautiful James, it takes ones breath away..........Rita #656076

James R. Jackson July 19, 2004

Rita, thanks so much! Jay #657794

Janet Detota July 19, 2004

Well deserved!! Congrats on your win!! #658267

James R. Jackson July 19, 2004

Janet, thanks for the comments. And might I say how much I love the goose conductor photo? Also, the Dahlia Sun shot is spectacular! It deserves a prize, too! Thanks again! Jay

Erica Murphy level-deluxe July 13, 2006

Beautiful photo James! Love the comp. and the transparent wings make this extra special.

Erica #3023443

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