Day Roost

© Bill Wyatt

Day Roost

Uploaded: February 03, 2009


Thank You All!!
I am still unable to comment on anyones site, but congratulations to all the finalists!

Resubmit from achieves. Taken in Baton Rouge Louisiana.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Teresa Burnett level-deluxe February 03, 2009

I love these shots, Bill!! Wish I some of these around here to sneak up on!! Really beautiful!! #1078141

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna February 03, 2009

I don't remember this one so I thrilled you have resubmited it!!!!!!! This is a remarkable image with awesome lighting, Wild Bill!!!!! :-) Ms Kitty #7123497

Joan Powell February 03, 2009

I don't remember this either , nice image , but it would look better with a Terrible Towel ;O #7123602

Manuel Barrera February 03, 2009

wow, Like what you did, Bill #7123719

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 03, 2009

elegant and gorgeous Bill! #7123972

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic February 04, 2009

Marvellous pose and capture, Bill. Timing is perfect! #7124004

Paul E. Earl February 04, 2009

Terrific image, Bill! #7124248

Margaret R. Barry February 04, 2009

Beautiful lighting, detail, timing and composition, Bill! #7124367

Carol Sawyer February 04, 2009

Gorgeous capture, lighting and fantastic timing, Bill!! #7124506

Deb Koskovich February 04, 2009

I remember how taken I was with the light in this one, Bill. It's just gorgeous. Good luck this time! #7124539

Tiia Vissak February 04, 2009

very beautiful! #7124547

Brett Dolsen February 04, 2009

Good luck this time Bill!! Beautifull animal composition!!Brett #7124550

Ron McEwan February 04, 2009

Superb wild life image Bill, the detail and the action here is stunning, well done. #7124691

Ray Thoms February 04, 2009

Loved this one before and haven't changed my ideas about it now...well done Bill! Excellent image! #7124712

Robert R. Goodman February 04, 2009

And it's just as beautiful the second time,Bill.Your work is always amazing.Stunning capture,my friend!!!! #7124878

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 04, 2009

Great animal image here, Bill.

Dominick #7125022

Nancy L. Green level-classic February 04, 2009

WOW!!! If the judges dont take notice of this beauty, there is something wrong!! <>< #7125345

Beverly A. Wright February 04, 2009

I finally got a "Respond" option!!
the lighting here is heavenly! The
contrast and color are wonderful!
I do remember this, a true winner Bill! #7125653

Nadya Johnson February 04, 2009

I do remember this, and loved it from the first! Fantastic, Bill! Looks like you are also re-submitting... me too. Things are still INSANE with moving. I will catch up (hopefully!) once I am settled in. Hope all is well with you and yours! And hope this gets the Gold, this time! #7125844

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe February 04, 2009

Wonderful, very dramatic photo...excellent work!

ccc #7126026

February 04, 2009

dramatic is the right word for this #7126137

John Connolly February 04, 2009

An awesome pose with fabulous lighting Bill! Good luck this time around! #7126232

Marijana Fajgl February 04, 2009

Fantastic pose, light and timing, Bill! Wonderful image! #7126561

Barbara Waldoch level-classic February 04, 2009

Beautiful shot, Bill! #7126565

Max Aureli February 04, 2009

WOW Bill!!! Great timing and fantastic frame in in here!!! Amaze clarity and tones!!! #7126612

Charles Davis February 04, 2009

Beautiful capture, Bill! Wonderful comp, color, clarity and lighting! #7127385

Lorna Shutter February 05, 2009

Fantastic capture, Bill! I really love how the heron's wings look! Such beauty and grace! The contrast between the bird and the dark background is striking! Wonderful work! Definitely a winner in my book! :) #7128421

Anita Hogue February 05, 2009

Oh, wow, Bill, one of my favorites! #7130760

Lauren P. Krajenta February 08, 2009

Wow Bill what a fantastic shot! Great action shot and the clarity is exquisite! #7143545

ALLEN O. HOWARD February 10, 2009

A tremendous capture! The details are outstanding and I love the light and shadow. #7149728

ALLEN O. HOWARD March 25, 2009

Congratulations my friend! Peace to you., Allen #7327707

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 25, 2009

huge congrats for your gorgeous finalist!!!! #7328140

Tamara K. Walker level-classic March 25, 2009


Tiia Vissak March 25, 2009

Congratulations! #7328899

Eugenio Diaz March 25, 2009

Congratulations on this Fabulous Finalist...Well done...Good luck in the next round!!!!
AMAZING work my Friend!!!!! #7329262

Tammy Espino March 25, 2009

Congrats :) #7329457

Bojan Bencic level-classic March 25, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Bill! #7329698

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic March 25, 2009

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Bill. Hope to see it again soon. #7330024

Tammy Scott March 25, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist! #7330039

Lorna Shutter March 25, 2009

Congratulations on your Finalist Award for this incredible capture, Bill!!!!! Photobucket #7330113

Susan Fox March 25, 2009

Congratulations Bill! #7330755

Michelle Alton March 25, 2009

Congratulations, Bill. Gorgeous finalist1 #7331146

Leland N. Saunders level-deluxe March 25, 2009

Outstanding detail, Bill ... Love it ... congratulations ... !!

Lee #7331268

Pat Gamwell March 25, 2009

WTG, Bill! HUGE congrats! #7331527

Joan Powell March 25, 2009

All of these finalists , good on you . #7331583

Debra R. Harder March 25, 2009

WOW, Bill! This is incredible! Amazing image! Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist...a definite favorite for me! Deb #7331918

Nadya Johnson March 25, 2009

Woo Hoo! Another one!! Congrats again, Bill! #7332302

Phil Stith March 26, 2009

Congratulations on a well deserved finalist, Bill! #7334239

Karen Celella level-classic March 26, 2009

Congratulations on your superb finalist Bill. The lighting, timing and details are really amazing. Good luck in the winning round. #7334468

Marijana Fajgl March 26, 2009

Big congratulations, Bill! Fantastic finalist! #7335639

Manuel Barrera March 26, 2009

congratulations, Bill, Ifest is right around the corner, Let me see what my schedule looks like. I believe the camera club has a shoot out at La Grange with a San Antonio club. Will keep in touch #7335748

Ray Thoms March 27, 2009

This is really ironic when one thinks about what has happened...hope all is well, congratulations #7338929

Cassie L. Woodlee March 27, 2009

Congrats Bill!!! #7339360

Robert R. Goodman March 27, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful capture,Bill.WTG Buddy!!!!! #7342337

Nadine A. Lewis March 28, 2009

FANTASTIC and so deserving, Bill!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! <>< #7343724

Carol Sawyer March 28, 2009

Congratulations on your finalists, Bill!! #7343988

Colleen Farrell March 28, 2009

Fantastic capture! Big congratulations on your finalist, Bill! #7344410

Husain Akhtar April 02, 2009

Great image! #7362541

Holly Hitchcock May 24, 2010

INCREDIBLE lighting. The WOW-factor! Beautiful, Bill. #8634313

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