American Bald Eagle
Uploaded: March 16, 2008
Photo was taken during my recent trip to Homer, Alaska in March 08 where the eagles abounded before their annual migration. The eagles congregated at Homer while the eagle lady feeds them during the winter months. This is an experience everyone should see at one time in their life.
Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 500.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D
R. J. Laudenbacher March 16, 2008Absolutely beautiful! #878976
Teresa Pritchett March 16, 2008I love this shot.. I have always wanted to to take the trip to Homer.. what an amazing trip that must have been. Congratulations on a great shot! #5650446
Orsi March 16, 2008Beautiful!!Great shot,Harry!! #5650462
Harry E. Pherson March 16, 2008Thank you all for the great comments #5650466
Ellen L. Zaslaw March 16, 2008Terrific ! #5650620
Barbara Waldoch March 16, 2008How gorgeous, Harry!
Harry E. Pherson March 16, 2008Thanks Ellen and Barbara for your kind words. #5650699
Sherran Andersen March 16, 2008Beautiful details in this photo! Sherran #5650811
Christie R. Bielss March 16, 2008Beautiful photo! His 'hair' reminds me of mine first thing in the morning! Great job! #5650817
Sheila D. Robertson March 16, 2008Unusual and great capture. #5651014
Harry E. Pherson March 16, 2008Thanks Sherran, Christie, Sheila and Jo Anne for your kind words... #5651194
Joan Powell March 16, 2008Amazing capture !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5651207
Harry E. Pherson March 17, 2008Thanks Joan for you kind words...Harry #5653820
Avril Young April 11, 2008wow I want to take photos like this, outstanding photo...sharp, detailed........really STUNNING! #5773364
Lynne Morris April 11, 2008Wow from me too Harry, this is an awesome image and worthy of the POTD award, huge Congratulations. #5773385
Toni Riggs April 11, 2008Wow! Wonderful image! #5773412
Susie Peek-Swint April 11, 2008Many congrats on POTD Harry ~ fantastic capture .. he reminds me of an old judge with those fierce knowing eyes :) #5773417
Michael S. Lazarus April 11, 2008Terrific photograph Harry! Congratulations on the POTD. Wonderful composition and love those eyes. #5773484
Holly J. Jackson April 11, 2008Congrats on your POTD!!! This is AWESOME!!! ;) #5773492
Michelle Alton April 11, 2008Unbelievably beautiful capture of this eagle, straight from the salon! Ultra-deserving POTD, Harry!
Kathleen Rinker April 11, 2008Fantastic image, looks like he stuck his beak in a light socket (lol)!!! #5773621
Denise Denomy April 11, 2008ABSOLUTELY PHENOMENAL CAPTURE, Harry!!!! THE CLARITY OF DETAIL IS POSITIVELY OUTSTANDING!!!CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WELL-DESERVED POTD!!! :0) #5773663
Melinda F. Schneider April 11, 2008Magnificent photo, Harry.
Diane Dupuis April 11, 2008great capture of one of my favorite subjects!!! #5773714
Josselyne Klecanda April 11, 2008Amazing!Great capture,well done. #5773826
Carolyn M. DAlessandro April 11, 2008Congratulations Harry, Thanks for the information about the Eagles..this one is OUTSTANDING!! Must have been a amazing sight to see. Bravo,well done! #5773831
Thomas E. Dillon April 11, 2008Harry, you did a great job with this one. Truly outstanding. What makes them flare their feathers like this? Oh - and congratulations for the POD! #5773861
Patricia A. Casey April 11, 2008Harry...the best Bald Eagle shot I've seen in ages & ages.....wow.....congratulations & yes I have to make it to Homer...heard much about it....A real winner...all the best in the next round! Patricia #5773917
Shirley A. Kinney April 11, 2008Harry, what an amazing image. How beautiful these birds are and you have captured this one perfectly, even though he appears to be having a bad hair day. Congratulations on your POTD. Well deserved. Priceless capture! #5773921
Steven W. Lepak April 11, 2008Bravo Harry! Congrats on your POTD. This image is spectacular - love the shallow dof and eye contact. Keep up the great work. Best Regards, Steven #5773952
Eivor Kuchta April 11, 2008Congratulations on your POTD! So interesting to read some information around the event and the location, thanks for sharing that! This award took me to your wonderful gallery. Amazing! #5774015
Shelly A. Van Camp April 11, 2008Amazing capture and picture of our American Bald Eagle!!! Great job and congrats on POTD! #5774020
Susan M. Smith April 11, 2008Harry, fantastic capture of this interesting pose! Thank you for sharing the info on that area. I'll have to put it on my "list" for sure! Congratulations on a well deserved POTD! #5774057
Kathy L. Clark April 11, 2008Harry congratulations on your magnificent POTD. Bald Eagles are majestic creatures.
I am from Anchorage, but live in Alabama now, I spent most of my vacations growing up on the Homer Spit so I'm just a bit jealous of your trip. I hope to make one myself this summer and Homer will be high on my lists of places to revisit. It is where I hope to retire one day.
Again congrats and God bless. #5774070
Terri L. Scribner April 11, 2008Outstanding POTD!! #5774212
Lisa J. Boulden April 11, 2008WOW!
Jim Britt April 11, 2008haha nice Hair-Do funny...great shot. Congrats on your POTD! #5774235
Naintara Jain April 11, 2008The crop belies the baldness, lovely capture. #5774447
Michelle L. Frick April 11, 2008He's having a heck of a hair day in that shot! Outstanding POTD Harry! This made me smile big time! #5774499
Casey A. Hanson April 11, 2008Truly outstanding work, Harry. Congrats! :0) #5774530
Naintara Jain April 11, 2008The crop belies the baldness, lovely capture. #5774532
Deborah C. Lewinson April 11, 2008Congratulations on tour POTD for this awesome image! #5774535
Colleen Farrell April 11, 2008Wow, amazing capture! Congratulations on your POTD! #5774630
Donna R. Wageman April 11, 2008What a beauty! The "hair-do" makes him just striking along with clarity. #5774701
Joy Rector April 11, 2008congrats on the POTD #5774737
Cheryl Meisel April 11, 2008Beautiful shot of this majestic bird.
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton April 11, 2008Gorgeous animal portrait! Which glass did u use? Big congrats for the POPD!! #5775088
Mike Slaughter April 11, 2008The first thing that came to mind when I saw this shot was "Stunning!" I'm not sure I've seen and eagle from this view point with such emotion. Great shot! Enjoyed your gallery just as much.
Donna La Mattino Pagakis April 11, 2008Outstanding potd Harry!! Great details and pov, very inspirational! #5775611
Siete Meeter April 11, 2008Congrats on your POTD!!! This is AWESOME!!! #5775853
Harry E. Pherson April 11, 2008I want to thank everyone (so many to name) for all the kind words and praise.
Bunny Snow April 11, 2008Great directional lighting. The right image was definitely worthy of the wait!
Amy Weiland April 11, 2008Simply Stunning! #5776156
RC Fritz April 11, 2008Awesome!! Congratulations! #5776175
Sandy Hawkins April 11, 2008Congrats on this VERY beautiful and deserving POTD!
Sandy :-) #5776413
Jeff Robinson April 11, 2008What an Outstanding portrait Harry - Congrats on your Well Deserved POTD!! #5776774
Renee Doyle April 11, 2008Incredible close up Harry!!!! Congratulations on this wonderful POTD!! #5777614
Kathleen R. Struckle April 12, 2008Awesome image. Congrats on your POTD!! #5778871
Chris Ebben April 21, 2008Your 45 minute wait certainly paid off, well done & a big congratulations on this wonderful finalist=^..^= #5819454
Renee Doyle April 21, 2008Congratulations Harry on this wonderful finalist!! #5820228
Donna R. Wageman April 21, 2008I knew it ----------- perfecto ---
CONGRATS BIGTIME! #5820341
Cindy Bendush April 21, 2008Superb Harry! Congratulations on your finalist! #5821050
Sheila D. Robertson April 21, 2008Congratulations on your finalist. #5821084
Eivor Kuchta April 21, 2008Congratulations on your finalist, Harry! #5821756
Harry E. Pherson April 21, 2008I want to thank everyone for all the kind words and the vote of confidence. Thanks to the judges for selecting the image for the POTD and as a finalist in the Betterphoto.com monthly photo contest...Thanks again to all...Harry #5821855
Michael Umbreit April 22, 2008Harry - Congratulations on your finalist! - Mike #5826279
Holly J. Jackson April 22, 2008Good luck in the WINNER'S CIRCLE!!! ;)
Manos Peponas April 23, 2008Congratulations to you too my friend, it's really an excellent animal shot!!! #5832937
Deborah C. Lewinson April 23, 2008Congratulations on your first place win for this compelling capture, Harry!
Colette M. Metcalf April 24, 2008Congratulations!!! #5833474
anonymous April 24, 2008Congratulations Harry on your awesome win! B- #5834248
Nadine A. Lewis April 24, 2008LOL!!!!! This is soooooo AWESOME!!!! I LOVE THIS!!!! CONGRATULATONS, Harry!!!! <>< #5834341
Renee Doyle April 24, 2008WTG Harry!!! Big congratulations on this wonderful win!!! #5834411
Elida Gutierrez April 24, 2008CONGRATULATIONS!!!!
Donna R. Wageman April 24, 2008CONGRATULATIONS !!!!!!!!!!!
Robyn Nielsen April 24, 2008Congratulations Harry for your win with this absolutely stunning image!
A P April 24, 2008CONGRATUALTIONS on this well deserved win. #5835168
Susan M. Smith April 24, 2008A very worthy First Place choice here Harry! Congratulations again, on the honors! #5835261
Sheila D. Robertson April 24, 2008Many congratulations on this first! #5835678
Susan Heath April 24, 2008What an incredible shot - I love this! Fabulous sharp detail! Congratulation of this magnificient winner! #5836023
Dawn M. Schneider April 24, 2008congrats on the win, this is well deserving, the capture is unbelievable!! #5836482
Mary Beth Aiello April 24, 2008This brings new meaning to detail. Congratulations on your well deserved win, Harry. Well done. #5836537
JO ANN CLEVELAND April 24, 2008CONGRATULATIONS on this fabulous win!
jo ann c. #5836663
Laurie Daily April 24, 2008Congratulations, Harry! Such a fabulous first place winner!!! #5836961
Claudia Kuhn April 24, 2008Beautiful close up Harry, congrats on your first place win! #5837558
RC Fritz April 24, 2008Congrats on your First Place!!! #5837717
Sam Britt April 24, 2008Awesome winner, Harry! #5837751
Jim Stringer April 24, 2008Outstanding!!! Congrats on a well deserved win! #5837829
Michael Umbreit April 24, 2008Harry - Congratulations on your well deserved win! - Mike #5838182
Donna La Mattino Pagakis April 24, 2008Congratulations Harry, this is truly amazing!!! What a beautiful eagle!!! #5838195
Sharon Sawyer April 24, 2008Congrats on your win, Harry. Stunning ... and well deserved. #5838215
Harry E. Pherson April 24, 2008Thanks everyone for your kind words of praise. It's truly an honor to have been selected and thanks to Betterphoto.com for providing such a great enviroment for learning....Harry #5838329
Patrick Rouzes April 25, 2008A big CONGRATULATIONS on your gold medal,Harry!!! #5842525
Vicki L. Filippin April 26, 2008STUNNING IMAGE!
Ujjwal Mukherjee April 26, 2008Terrific shot,Harry! Well deserved Winner!! Huge congratulations!! #5846406
Wanda Knoss May 01, 2008Great Portrait! Congratulations on your win.
Christine Zipps May 04, 2008Thanks for sharing your special experience in this stunning eagle portrait, Harry.
Congrats on your well-deserved win!
Mitzie Loland May 06, 2008Congratulations on this amazing photo - great work Harry!! #5893405
David Stegmeir May 08, 2008Harry,
There isn't much that hasn't been said, so I just want to say Bravo. This is the finest Eagle portrait I have ever seen, truely! I have always wanted to go to Alaska and one day Lord willing I will go. Thank you for such and inspirational image and story.
Kenneth Mucke May 14, 2008One of the very best eagle images I have ever seen...amazing intensity #5923749
Vinnie Sandre Jr May 19, 2008That's the shot that will make you famous, awesome shot. #5941417
Sharon Sawyer May 19, 2008YES !!!! FABULOUS FINALIST!!!! Congratulations, Harry. Your creativity and extra work setting this photo up paid off. Well done. #5945245
Sarah Baker May 26, 2008exellent! congrats #5978739
Chris Ebben January 14, 2009As I said before, your 45 minute wait certainly paid off, well done & a big congratulations on this wonderful 1st place winner, good on you=^..^=
Harry E. Pherson July 09, 2016Thanks BP, i'M honored #11494021
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