Uploaded: February 14, 2005


Preening egret, early morning at Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge, f5.6, 1/800, 200-400mm @ 360mm


Terry R. Hatfield February 14, 2005

Awesome Deborah,Nice And Clean, Very Pretty Clarity!! #215371

Kelly Abernathy level-classic February 14, 2005

Such a lovely capture, color and detail! Love the title too! :) -K #1102250

Karen Bacon February 14, 2005

Outstanding capture Deborah!Interesting pose! #1102284

Janet Detota February 14, 2005

Excellent shot, Deborah! Looks like bird yoga! :-) #1102297

Charlene Bayerle February 14, 2005

Outstanding Debby!!!! #1102410

Cathy Gregor February 14, 2005

What a terrific capture, Deborah!
Like your title, too!


Kara L. Hendricks February 14, 2005

Fantastic image Deborah! I love the pose and the reflection is superb. Great shot! #1102431

cj patterson February 14, 2005

Wow! This is awesome Deborah! Love the reflection!!! #1102449

Casey A. Hanson February 14, 2005

Awesome shot! #1102625

Wally Orlowsky February 14, 2005

Amazing pose, Deborah. My wife says this is a sure winner and who am I to disagree? ;) #1102627

Donna J. Taff February 14, 2005

Beautiful, Deborah!!! #1102651

Dolores Neilson February 14, 2005

This is outstanding, Deborah! What a terrific behavior you've captured. You have it all...composition, a typical egret behavior and perfect exposure!! NICE!!! #1102703

Marcie A. Fowler February 14, 2005

Fantastic image deborah. Ever thought of putting a "coffee table" book together of your heron shots? Love the clarity, pose, and refelction in this one. #1102785

Darren K. Fisher level-classic February 14, 2005

Simply stunning. Your exposure is spot on and the detail amazing. But that pose gets a WOW. Wonderful job Deb. #1102853

Susan T. Parady February 14, 2005

Wow! Super detail and reflection. GREAT catch!! #1102891

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 14, 2005

This is lovely, great colors and reflection!! Another awesome image!!! #1102894

Cathy Stancil February 14, 2005

Excellent in every respect Deborah ! #1102970

Bonnie C. Lackey February 14, 2005

Wonderfully unique image, Deb. All the mechanics of this are so good and it's interesting to boot! #1102977

Colleen Braun February 14, 2005

great pose... #1103168

Kathleen Clemons February 14, 2005

Wow from me too, Deborah! This is awesome! #1103256

Deborah Sandidge February 14, 2005

Thank you so very much for your encouraging comments! Hope everyone is having a nice Valentine's Day!! #1103324

Paula Showen February 14, 2005

THIS IS AWESOME! Excellent capture of a gorgeous creature! Love your detail and composition. The simple composition and color create an outstanding image! #1103440

Dan Holm level-classic February 14, 2005

WOWOWOW!!! This is absolutely awesome, Deborah!! A winner for sure! #1103462

Cindy Cone February 14, 2005

I agree with everyone! Everything about it is awesome, Deb! Looks like a winner to me! #1103602

Judy S. Fung February 14, 2005

Wow! Really beautiful capture, Deborah! Just wonderful!! #1103665

Piotr M. Organa February 14, 2005

Beautiful! #1103691

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 14, 2005

WOW, this just moved into my number one spot for the year, Deb, awesome in every respect!!!!

Keisha Sandusky February 14, 2005

Well, I guess one more wow wouldn't hurt would it? LOL! Truely amazing shot Deborah! I love it. : ) #1103940

Debra Booth February 14, 2005

Oh, wow, Deborah! Very elegant and so beautiful! #1104078

William C. Raco level-classic February 14, 2005

Oh My!
This is amazing.
What a wonderful catch.
Beautiful detail and color
Outstanding work, Deborah!


Deborah Sandidge February 14, 2005

Thank you very much for your time and each of your thoughtful comments!! Very much appreciated and taken to heart! #1104143

Mary J. Costa Pearson February 14, 2005

WOW this is fantastic!!! You did a terrific job at capturing this! #1104202

Anette Linnea Rasmussen February 14, 2005

Beautiful Deborah! Love the title and shot - well captured and presented!

Happy valentine #1104384

Deborah Sandidge February 15, 2005

Thanks Mary and Linnea! #1105667

Stephen Zacker February 15, 2005

Wow! :-) #1105744

Deborah Sandidge February 18, 2005

:o) Thank you, Stephen! #1111473

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) February 19, 2005

beatiful image. #1118905

February 20, 2005

Excellent photo. Good composition, good exposure. Shows patience to catch the right moment with a sense of humour. #1120051

Deborah Sandidge February 20, 2005

Thanks so much, Karacan and Carey! #1120555

Jonna Bergström February 26, 2005

Wow, what an fantastic capture! I love it! #1135610

Deborah Sandidge February 26, 2005

Thanks so much, Jonna! #1135769

Lisa Deaton March 01, 2005

Really beautiful. Love the reflection. Fantastic job!!! #1141313

Colleen Braun March 15, 2005

congratulations... #1175168

Cindy Cone March 15, 2005

Congrats, Deb! I knew this one would be here! #1175258

Kara L. Hendricks March 15, 2005

Congratulations!!! #1175965

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 15, 2005

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Deb! #1176068

Dan Holm level-classic March 15, 2005

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS, Deborah! An outstanding Finalist! #1176156

Kelly Abernathy level-classic March 15, 2005

Congrats on a great finalist! -K #1176624

Jennifer Rennison March 15, 2005

WOW!! Outstanding capture, love that pose, excellent work, Deborah!! Congratulations on your finalist! #1176839

Janet Detota March 15, 2005

Beautiful colors, clarity and reflection! Congratulations! #1177486

Casey A. Hanson March 15, 2005

Congratulations Deborah! :0) #1177922

Nobu Nagase March 15, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah, on this beauty!!!
...sure looks like a winning shot!!! #1177956

Mary K. Robison March 15, 2005

Fantastic capture, Deborah!
I picture this beauty going considerably higher than finalist...

Judy S. Fung March 16, 2005

Congrats, Deborah!! #1178874

Colette M. Metcalf March 16, 2005

Congrats to you Deborah!!! #1179141

S J March 16, 2005

Many Congratulations on this outstanding and well deserving Finalist, Deborah!! #1179174

Deborah Sandidge March 16, 2005

Thank you very much for your thoughtful wishes and comments! Much appreciated! :o) #1179845

Deborah Sandidge March 16, 2005

Thank you very much for your thoughtful wishes and comments! Much appreciated! :o) #1179846

Peter K. Burian March 16, 2005

Deborah: I love this image.

A few years ago, I made a similar image that has been published several times, in Nature's Best magazine and a calendar, for example. PhotoID: 778386

In some ways, I prefer your image. A perfect example of remarkable nature photography.


Peter Burian


Jonna Bergström March 16, 2005

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Deborah!! #1181122

Debra Booth March 16, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah!! #1181875

Piotr M. Organa March 16, 2005

Beautiful shot, Deborah! Congratulations and good luck! #1181902

Donna J. Taff March 16, 2005

Congrat's, Deborah!!! #1182440

Terry R. Hatfield March 16, 2005

Beautiful Finalist Deborah!!Congratulations To You:-) #1182946

Deborah Sandidge March 16, 2005

Thanks so much for stopping to comment, I appreciate your kind words!!

Hello Peter - Thank you for your thoughtful comments on my egret image, I'm so pleased you like it! It's very flattering to receive a complement from a professional. I can see why your image has been published several times, it's exquisite. You must have enjoyed Merritt Island as much as I do. I enjoyed your gallery and colorful images!
Kind regards,
~ Deb #1183177

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe March 16, 2005

What an amazing image Deborah! Congratulations!!!! #1183501

Carol Brill March 17, 2005

Congratulations on this elegant finalist, Deborah! #1186613

Deborah Sandidge March 18, 2005

Thanks so much, Jim and Carol! #1188594

Anette Linnea Rasmussen March 20, 2005

Excellent shot Deborah! Love it!
Congrats on this beautiful finalist!

Best wishes, Linnea #1192963

Deborah Sandidge March 20, 2005

Hi Linnea, thank you very much!! #1193271

Rene M. Hales April 08, 2005

Deborah, this is on BEAUTIFUL image! Well seen; well shot.--Rene #1238626

Deborah Sandidge April 08, 2005

Thank you very much, Rene! #1239707

Stan Kwasniowski April 21, 2005

deborah, congratulations

Stan kwasniowski #1277848

Goshka G. April 21, 2005

Congrats, Deborah, on an amazing shot! He looks like a very advanced yoga practitioner!;-) #1277982

Claudette Foote May 04, 2005

Outstanding capture Deborah!Interesting pose! Congrats, #1319352

Deborah Sandidge May 05, 2005

Thanks so much Stan, Goshka and Claudette! #1323981

Barbara Waldoch level-classic November 26, 2006

I am blown away by your gallery, Deborah! #3635455

Deborah Sandidge November 27, 2006

Thanks so much, Barbara! #3636409

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