Loud Mouth

© Nikki McDonald

Loud Mouth

Katarina Mansson April 10, 2008

I like the humor in this one as well as the diagonal created by the three birds back. Lovely colors and clarity as well. And the Loud Mouth is excellent! #897594

Nikki McDonald level-classic April 10, 2008

Doc Silly said:
Love this rich colors in this photo. Wonderful capture of this group of birds. :O)
4/10/2008 3:34:06 AM

Thanks, Katarina and Doc. You were too quick for me, Doc. I uploaded under the title Wise Guy and then decided Loud Mouth might be slightly better--it wasn't displayed or entered in the contest but you were right on it :) Glad you both like the shot. #5769443

Les Rhoades level-classic April 10, 2008

Love your color tones here Nikki. #5769444

Anita Tykwinski April 10, 2008

Great capture Nikki. There's alot of humar in nature. #5769503

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe April 10, 2008

Your exposure turned out awesome....mine didn't even come close to thid! Great job! #5769592

Joy Rector April 10, 2008

I love it, excellent lighting and comp #5769634

John Caruso April 10, 2008

A great moment captured with skill! #5769755

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 10, 2008

John said it perfectly!

I notice none of them are paying any attention to the "Lecture" in this image. lol

jo ann c. #5769983

Erin Appelbaum April 10, 2008

Magnificent capture Nikki. Peter #5770011

Tamara K. Walker level-classic April 10, 2008

Wonderful captures, I love to watch these clowns. #5770280

Pat Gamwell April 10, 2008

You did an EXCEPTIONAL job with this beautiful shot, Nikki! The color tones are especially beautiful, along with the spot-on clarity. #5770558

Susan M. Campbell April 10, 2008

Nice! Love your post processing...the tones are wonderful. I hope to see an EP on this. #5770638

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic April 10, 2008

Super capture and colors! #5770909

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 10, 2008

how beautiful! love it!!! #5771159

Tarun Bose April 10, 2008

Excellent capture wiht lovely colours and lighting. Well done Nikki. #5771344

Susie Peek-Swint April 10, 2008

Excellent timing Nikki ~ great image! #5771914

MELODIE C. ROBERTS April 10, 2008

I Love the Re~Work NiK
Great Monthly Theme Entry

He sure is a Stand Out #5772236

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic April 10, 2008

Beautiful Nikki!!! I love the wonderful rich colors too - #5772640

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe April 10, 2008

Very cool, great timing and technique! #5772664

Colleen Farrell April 10, 2008

WOW! I remember this from before--such a terrific capture--but you have really improved it, Nikki! I don't remember the color tones and detail being so rich. Fantastic work, and excellent MT entry! I hope we see this one again--it deserves it! #5772735

Ken Smith level-classic April 11, 2008

Wow! How did do the colors/lighting? LOL Really..how?? Love it...we'll see this one again, for sure! #5776677

Corinne M. Thompson April 11, 2008

I have a feeling Ken knows the answers to his own question...lol! Fabulous rework Nikki, I really like this version alot! #5777334

Sharon Day level-classic April 13, 2008

Awesome shot, Nikki!!! I'd love to visit this place! Great job! #5783976

Leslie McLain level-deluxe April 14, 2008

Terrific shot. Very well done. #5788780

Les Rhoades level-classic April 14, 2008

So happy to see this got an EP. #5789123

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna April 15, 2008

WOOHOO 3 EP's in a row!!!!! Way to go Nikki!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-) k #5794044

Dawna M. Denette April 16, 2008

BEAUTIFUL CAPTURE #5797122

Kara L. Hendricks April 17, 2008

This one really caught my eye Nikki... The color tones are rish.. The subject fantastic... The detail.. Superb... Wonderful Best of luck! #5801510

Robert Baer April 19, 2008

nikki
This is an absolutely fantastic image. Love the composition and colors! #5806852

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 21, 2008

Great job, Nikki!
Fabulous tones and lighting!
`Lisa #5814847

Susan M. Hembree level-classic April 21, 2008

You know, this is one I hadn't seen before, Nikki. I really like it. It reminds me of an Audubon photo. It is wonderful! #5819325

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic May 18, 2008

Spectacular on so many levels!!!
Great job!
~Lisa #5938159

Elida Gutierrez May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!!! #5942550

Jeana Clark May 19, 2008


WAY TO GO NIKKI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS FANTASTIC FINALIST!!!

~J~ #5942554

Colleen Farrell May 19, 2008

Woohoo!!!!!! WTG, Nikki! I'm SO happy to see this as a finalist, and my fingers are crossed it'll go gold! Big congratulations, my friend on a very WELL-DESERVED award! #5942729

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic May 19, 2008

WTG!!!
Congrats on this fabulous finalist!!!
~Lisa #5943143

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 19, 2008

congrats on your finalist!!!!! #5943394

Jessica Jenney May 19, 2008

Congrats, Nikki on your beautiful finalist! #5943579

Kara L. Hendricks May 19, 2008

You know I love this one Nikki... Congratulations!!! #5944342

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Nikki!! Best of luck in the next round, love this! #5944480

Susan M. Hembree level-classic May 19, 2008

So glad to see this on the finalist list, Nikki. But really, I'm not surprised...it really is Audobon material! Congratulations! #5944705

Mitch Spence level-classic May 19, 2008

Congratulations, Nikki, on your great pelican group finalist. #5944713

John Caruso May 19, 2008

Well done Nikki! Congrats on your finalist! #5944752

Daniella Puente May 19, 2008

Great finalist Nikki :))))) #5945111

Jennifer L. Alder May 19, 2008

Wow! Very impressive work on this one. Big congrats, Nikki :) #5945815

Kate Jackson level-classic May 19, 2008

This is utterly adorable Nikki! Oh and congratulations! #5945948

Colleen Farrell May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your WIN, Nikki!!!!!! YAY!!! #5946137

Cyn Valentine level-classic May 19, 2008

Congratulations Nikki!!! Awesome winner! #5946143

Erin Appelbaum May 19, 2008

Congratulations on this fantasic winner Nikki. Peter #5946442

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna May 19, 2008

WTG, Nikki!!!!! Congratulations on you win with this awesome image!!!!! ♫ k #5946646

Susan M. Campbell May 19, 2008

So cool!!! Congrats. #5946781

Steve M. Harrington May 19, 2008

Good for you, Nikki!
Steve #5946834

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 19, 2008

Congrats on your win! #5946860

David Phalen May 19, 2008

WTG Nikki!! Huge Congrats on a well earned Winner!! #5946981

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic May 19, 2008

Love this winner, Nikki!
WTG! Time to grab a cup of tea, kick back, and enjoy the praises of your BP friends!
Congratulations, my friend!
~♥~Lisa #5947054

Vladan D. Djordjevic May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your terrific winner Nikki. #5947288

Kara L. Hendricks May 19, 2008

A HUGE congratulations on your very first win Nikki... I love this one!!! #5947529

Jessica Jenney May 19, 2008

Congrats, Nikki on your beautiful win! #5947671

Jeana Clark May 19, 2008


SO HAPPY FOR YOU NIKKI!!!
CONGRATS ON THIS FANTASTIC WINNER!!!

~J~ #5947920

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your win!! WTG Nikki!! #5947963

Les Rhoades level-classic May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your BIG win! #5948260

Pat Gamwell May 19, 2008

DOUBLE WOOHOO, girl! Absolutely worthy of the gold! Big congrats! #5948474

Corinne M. Thompson May 19, 2008

BIG COngrats to you Nikki for your first win! You deserve it :) #5948527

Dr. Harmeet Singh May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your Beautiful Winner!
#5948613

Sylvia Rossler May 19, 2008

Big Big congrats on your awesome winner Nikki :O) #5948635

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 19, 2008

Congratulations Nikki on you Fabulous Win!!!

Dominick #5948744

Ken Smith level-classic May 19, 2008

I remember this one...loved it then, love it now. Congrats!! #5948797

Tamara K. Walker level-classic May 19, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS! #5948978

Holly J. Jackson May 19, 2008

AWESOME JOB!! Well deserved WIN!! ; ) #5948979

Nadya Johnson May 20, 2008

Congratulations on your stunning winner, Nikki! #5949052

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 20, 2008

CONGRATS ON YOUR GORGEOUS WIN!!! #5949099

Carol Teal May 20, 2008

What a big mouth Nikki! I love the humor in this photo, not to mention the great detail and clarity. Glad to see the gold on this one!! #5949280

MELODIE C. ROBERTS May 20, 2008

Congrats NiK!!
What a Wonderful Win For You!!!
I am Thrilled to see this!! #5949777

Ron Roberts May 20, 2008

CONGRATS NIKKI NICE WORK...RON... #5949885

Wally Orlowsky May 20, 2008

Congratulations on this beautifully toned and fun winner, Nikki!!! #5950548

Jean E. Hildebrant May 20, 2008

Oh wow, Nikki! CONGRAT'S! Great shot and I love the title! #5951039

Elida Gutierrez May 20, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
The Weed Trophy
A Special Trophy for
"The April Winners" #5951296

Leslie McLain level-deluxe May 20, 2008

Congrats on your wonderful winner. Amazing image. #5952529

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 20, 2008

I am so very happy to see this one here, Nikki...a big congrats to you!!!! #5953062

Susi Lawson May 20, 2008

Congrats on your win, it is amazing!!! #5954759

Katarina Mansson May 21, 2008

I am so happy to see this loud mouth being fed with a yellow badge Nikki! Congratulations! #5955730

Colette M. Metcalf May 21, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS!!! #5956050

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 21, 2008

Congrats!! #5956211

Mitch Spence level-classic May 21, 2008

Way to go, kid. How about that button! #5957283

Susan M. Hembree level-classic May 21, 2008

No surprise on this, Nikki. It's just a fabulous photo; one of my favorites of yours! Congratulations! #5959060

A P May 21, 2008

Congratulations on this well deserved win, Nikki #5959590

Nancy (Peaches) Harker May 22, 2008

WHOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOo
BIG COngrats Niki! #5962558

Susan Fox May 22, 2008

Congrats on your wonderful win Nikki! #5964014

Michael Umbreit May 22, 2008

Nikki - Congratulations! - Mike #5964321

Datha Y. Thompson May 23, 2008

LOVE LOVE LOVE this Nikki!!! Congratulations!!! Im so Happy for you to see it take the GOLD!!!! Well deserved WINNER!!! :0) #5969207

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic May 24, 2008

This is an exceptional photo. Congratulations on this wonderful win. Love it.
JP #5972659

Dr Silly level-classic May 29, 2008

Nikki, congratulations on this super Gold win. :O)
#5994192

linda ozag June 09, 2008

Nikki,
Very wonderful! Keep it up. #6039003

Susan M. Smith level-classic June 17, 2008

Nikki, what a great picture this made! The tones and comp and subject are terrific! Congratulations on your win :) #6070729

Ross Throndson June 25, 2008

LOL....Big Congratulations on this Wonderful Winner, Nikki......Beautiful Work!! :-) #6105302

July 23, 2008

Congrats on your win Nikki!

#6219986

Brad Harding August 20, 2008

What a great candid shot. The caption says it all. Very good color and clarity. Congrates on the win, Brad. #6339790

Hendrik Storme September 17, 2008

Fantastic work,congratulations Nikki!!! #6467235

Ken Slade November 28, 2008

Stunning! I love the colors, composition and details! #6822284

Dianna Murphy May 12, 2009

Wow, what a great image! #7512580

William88 June 05, 2009

Very nice and special!! Well deserved!! #7601806

Chuck S. Frizzell November 07, 2009

This is a wonderful shot. I'm in awe... #8112790

Jan M. Sarazen December 03, 2009

what an awesome capture ! #8189012

Wm Nosal April 05, 2011

Beautiful Image, Nikki!
Congratulations #9336489

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Description

Finalist
Taken at the Wildlife Safari south of Omaha, Nebraska.
Re-worked and re-submitted in the Monthly Theme

Exif: F Number: 3.2, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 2500/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 64,64, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 22.10 mm, Model: KODAK P712 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA

Uploaded on April 10, 2008


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