Rosette Spoonbills

© Bill Wyatt

Rosette Spoonbills

Uploaded: February 23, 2008


I made some slight changes to the original post.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Melissa G. Meiselman February 23, 2008

Bill, I loved this the first time I saw it and love this now with your delicate lighting, bokeh, the gracefulness of the flying birds!!! #861595

Ronald F. Fischer February 23, 2008

WOW, spectacular capture, Bill! #5541277

Andrea Gutierrez February 23, 2008

Love the clarity.I really wonder how you did that still. #5541389

Patrick Rouzes February 23, 2008

WOE,WOE,WOE!!! Phenomenal lighting, detail, colors, b/g & clarity here, Bill!!! Amazing work on this, my friend!!! #5541403

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic February 23, 2008

Wow Bill, the composition, exquisite colors and translucence of the wings ane the wonderful bokeh are jaw-dropping gorgeous! #5541633

Dianna Murphy February 23, 2008

Wow Bill this is really great. Love it. #5541986

Danielle Fuller February 23, 2008

Bill, Love the tones, light, and bokeh in this! Wonderful job!!!! #5542137

Su Sana E. P level-classic February 23, 2008

I loved it at first time and still do. Excellent capture and resubmit, Bill!! #5542333

Margaret R. Barry February 24, 2008

I also loved this the first time and still do, Bill. The clarity, lighting, color and comp. are perfection! #5542520

Manuel Barrera February 24, 2008

There was nothing wrong with the first one so this is just as great! I have a theory there are more people who need glasses but will not admit it;) #5542785

Ray Thoms February 24, 2008

This is great Bill....beautiful colour light and detail. Well done!!!! #5542993

Deb Koskovich February 24, 2008

Just beautiful -- love the water sparkles! #5543305

Nadya Johnson February 24, 2008

One of my all time favorites, Bill! Absolute perfection! Manuel is probably right about the glasses... ! #5543640

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna February 24, 2008

ARGGGGGGG I don't remember seeing it the first time!!!!! I'm slipping!!!! BIG TIME!!!! Never mind that! I LOVE it now that I have seen it!!!!! It's totally and sensationally incredible, Bill!!!!!!! ♫ k #5543659

Carol Sawyer February 24, 2008

Gorgeous capture, colors and detail, Bill! #5544013

Lynne S. Fried February 24, 2008

This is a very beautiful photo - great job. Lynne #5544235

Brett Dolsen February 24, 2008

I too loved this the first time I saw it!!Beautifull colours,clarity and awesome composition of this inflight capture.
Brett #5544864

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 24, 2008

I just love this one Bill! The lighting, bokeh and colors are just prefect!! #5544940

Elida Gutierrez February 24, 2008

Beautiful!!!!!!!! #5544982

Karen Engelbreth February 24, 2008

Great timing - wonderful capture, Bill! #5545000

Nadine A. Lewis February 24, 2008

WOW!!! LOVE the light shining through their wings and fantastic dof...LOVE the bokeh!!!! <>< #5545461

Kathy Reeves February 25, 2008

Gorgeous !!!!! The lighting and details are extraordinary!! #5547854

Beverly A. Wright February 25, 2008

They're so in sync, they look like they
are giving us a show!! They're beautiful
and the light glistening on the water
is inviting me to come swim!!
Excellent capture Bill!! #5549728

Stephen Zacker February 26, 2008

Fantastic capture and backlighting. #5554792

Barbara Waldoch level-classic February 26, 2008

They are so beautiful, love the colours, Bill! #5556625

Colette M. Metcalf February 27, 2008

Gorgeous capture, Bill!!! #5560621

Susan Fox February 27, 2008

I actually got chills when I open this one Bill! If this doesn't win then I will go down to BP in person and complain :-)

This is a truly stunning image!!!! The haromoy of the birds, the lighting, the detail and the bokeh are all perfect.

Adding it to my favs :-) #5564019

Alexandra Hankova February 29, 2008

Brilliant! I love this image - everything about it: the colours, the bokeh, the way the birds divide the picture in the middle... Amazingly done! #5574209

Jean-Pierre Ducondi March 01, 2008

Amazing colors - Beautiful.
JP #5577715

William Johnson March 03, 2008

Amazing in action capture Bill. Terrific detail and colour. Bill J. #5587490

Colleen Farrell March 03, 2008

Wow! What glorious detail and color, Bill! I love the specular highlights in the background, too. #5589055

Jennifer L. Alder March 09, 2008

I missed this one before but WOW is it a stunner! Gorgeous color and dof, Bill
:) #5616586

Lisa A. Car March 11, 2008

WOW this is sooooo amazing!!!! great shot!! #5629032

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 12, 2008

Spectacular color and lighting!
~Lisa #5632724

Melissa Papaj March 21, 2008

Congrats on your finalist! #5674903

Elida Gutierrez March 22, 2008

A Big Congrats in your Finalist!!! #5676996

Colleen Farrell March 22, 2008

WTG, Bill! This definitely deserves a finalist or GOLD! Big congrats! #5677257

Margaret R. Barry March 22, 2008

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Bill! #5677638

Su Sana E. P level-classic March 22, 2008

Yes!!!!!!! Huge Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Bill!! Now go grab the Gold. You deserve it. #5677929

Michelle Alton March 22, 2008

Fantastic finalist! SO DESERVING!
Michelle #5678013

Karen Engelbreth March 22, 2008

Congratulations Bill! #5678081

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic March 22, 2008

Big Congratulations Bill!,
Amalia #5678125

Sylvia Rossler March 22, 2008

Another big congrats on this awesome finalist Bill :o) #5678225

Lynne Morris March 22, 2008

Beautiful finalist Bill, huge congratulations! #5678937

Robert R. Goodman March 22, 2008

A big congratulations,Bill.WTG!!!!My friend. #5679230

Barbara Waldoch level-classic March 22, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Bill! #5679241

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 22, 2008

This is a beauty...I hope to see it again! :) #5679457

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic March 22, 2008

Congrats on this beautiful Finalist Bill!! Great job! #5679604

Susan Fox March 22, 2008

You know I love this image :-) I'm glad to see it make finalist. Congratulations Bill! #5679614

Brett Dolsen March 22, 2008

Congratulations Bill!!Fantastic result and good luck.
Brett #5679663

Colette M. Metcalf March 22, 2008

Congratulations to you Bill!!! #5679839

Sam Britt March 22, 2008

Congratulations, Bill. Terrific finalist! #5680039

Cassie L. Woodlee March 22, 2008

Awesome finalist, Congratulations Bill!!! #5680678

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe March 22, 2008

Congratulations on this excellent finalist, Bill!!!
Denny #5680950

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe March 22, 2008

Huge congratulations on this awesome finalist Bill!! Best of luck in the next round!! #5681005

Evy Johansen level-classic March 22, 2008

Big congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Bill!! #5681147

ALLEN O. HOWARD March 23, 2008

Well deserved! It's a beaty Bill!!!!! #5682476

Cheryl E. Molennor March 23, 2008

LOVE IT!! Congratulations! #5682851

Laurie Daily level-deluxe March 23, 2008

Congratulations on this fabulous finalist, Bill! #5683070

Mitch Spence level-classic March 23, 2008

Congratulations, Bill, on your finalist for this beautifully lit and captured scene. #5683193

Tiia Vissak March 23, 2008

congratulations! #5683955

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar March 23, 2008

Congratulations on this AMAZING finalist, Bill! #5685940

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 24, 2008

Big Coongratulations Bill! #5687397

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic March 24, 2008

Well done Bill, Congrats! #5687540

Nadya Johnson March 24, 2008

I thought I left congrats already -- ?? Don't see it here. So, again a HUGE congratulations on your awesome finalist! #5689083

Stephen Zacker March 24, 2008

Super lighting and capture. Congrats! #5689495

Datha Y. Thompson March 24, 2008

Congratulations Bill!! Amazing Capture!! :0) #5689695

Manuel Barrera March 24, 2008

Congratulations, Bill #5690145

Joan Powell March 24, 2008

Congrats on this amazing capture ! #5690260

Kathy L. Clark March 24, 2008

Congrats Bill on a truly gorgeous finalist. #5692660

Kathy Reeves March 25, 2008

Congratulations Bill on an outstanding finalist! #5693749

eileen bedford March 28, 2008

Congratulations Bill, fantastic capture... #5711658

Dianna Murphy October 20, 2008

Hi Bill
Very deserving finalist with amazing light, true color and you gotta love the bokeh! #6626611

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic October 20, 2008

Fantastic finalist Bill, Congrats! #6628090

Kerry Hill October 20, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful capture, Bill! #6628119

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