Blue Bird

© Dianna Murphy

Blue Bird

Uploaded: May 01, 2009


Well I finally got the backyard theme image I was looking for but a day late!!! I was shooting the Goldfinches at my feeder and this guy showed up along with his bride... more to come. I was so happy to see him, I thought sure I'd never get the shot. Luckily I was using a tripod!

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 145.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


ROLAN NARMAN May 01, 2009

Wonderful composition and colors in your backyard Dianna! Excellent work! #1121680

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 01, 2009

Great animal mage here, Dianna.

Dominick #7472837

May 01, 2009

Beautiful capture,love his colors,Dianna! #7472875

Dianna Murphy May 01, 2009

Thanks very much, I hope he keeps coming to the feeder/bath. #7472973

Laura E. Swan level-classic May 01, 2009

Dianna, this is STUNNING. Such a lovely scene! I MUST put this into FAVORITES!!! This could not be more of a perfect COMP. All of nature was co-operating for you!

-Laura #7472985

Eugenio Diaz May 01, 2009

So Colorful image and very well composed!
Fabulous light and clarity!
Good work! #7472987

Debra R. Harder May 01, 2009

WOW, Dianna! What a gorgeous scene! I've never seen such a beautiful bird. Excellent colors, details, composition, and, of course, timing. Great work my friend! Deb #7473006

Dianna Murphy May 01, 2009

Thank guys I'm so pleased that you like it as much as I do! #7473088

Melissa Olsen May 01, 2009

Beautiful capture...tripods are so nice when you are over 50 and your hand is not as steady as it use to be...LOL #7473141

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe May 01, 2009

VERY lovely, Dianna... dof is excellent! #7473369

Dianna Murphy May 01, 2009

thank you #7473471

John Connolly May 01, 2009

What a wonderful, feel good image this is Dianna! A beautiully composed and presented image! #7473871

Melissa G. Meiselman May 01, 2009

Outstanding photo of this beautiful bird taken with sharp detail, vivid detail and great DOF, Dianna!!! #7473936

Sam Britt May 01, 2009

Great composition & color, beautiful bluebird, Dianna. #7474456

Dianna Murphy May 01, 2009

thank you! #7474523

Jeana Clark May 01, 2009


~J~ #7474542

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 02, 2009

beautiful!!!!! #7475338

Dianna Murphy May 02, 2009

thank you. #7476605

Amy Weiss May 02, 2009

Dianna, I love this shot! I don't think you could have caught a better pose (along with the surroundings) than this. Beautiful portfolio as well! Thanks for commenting on my images. :o) #7476713

Dianna Murphy May 02, 2009

Thank you Amy, your gallery is spectacular so that's a big compliment from you. #7476740

A P May 02, 2009

You sure did get it and get it wonderfully, Dianna. It's an awesome capture. Just perfect!! #7477850

Michael Khoury May 03, 2009

This is actually very very beautiful Dianna...excellent picture !
mk #7480821

Gerri R. Jones May 05, 2009

So many wonderful elements in this image and beautifully composed Dianna! I love the bluebird, they are a joy to see and the rose is such a perfect touch here! #7489814

Kathleen Rinker May 18, 2009

Gorgeous capture Dianna, love the scene, beautiful image!! #7533336

Dianna Murphy May 18, 2009

Thank you! #7533595

Terry Cervi level-classic May 27, 2009

What a beautiful setting for your bluebird, Dianna! Wonderful! #7568996

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 19, 2009

superb finalist Dianna, congratulations! #7650231

Michael Khoury June 19, 2009

Congrats again Dianna! #7650333

Renee Doyle June 19, 2009

Gorgeous!!! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Dianna!! #7650360

Patricia Ronan June 19, 2009

Congrats again Dianna:) #7650576

Jeana Clark June 19, 2009

AweSome Shot Dianna!!!
Congratulations on
this fabulous finalist!!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!!

~J~ #7651073

Lynn M. Whitt June 19, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS>>.... #7651081

Cheryl E. Molennor June 19, 2009


ROLAN NARMAN June 19, 2009

Huge congrats on your fantastic finalist, Dianna! #7651928

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe June 19, 2009

And another big YAYYYYYYYY!!! And huge congrats on this awesome finalist too Dianna!! #7651976

Anne M. Young level-addict June 19, 2009

Congratulations - another super capture! #7652230

Dianna Murphy June 19, 2009

Thanks so much! #7652453

Brett Dolsen June 19, 2009

Wonderfull finalists Dianna and this ones a gem!!What a beautifull bird!!Brett #7652762

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 19, 2009

Gorgeous finalist Dianna, congrats! #7653028

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 19, 2009

Congratulations on this very pretty finalist Dianna! #7653374

Susan M. Hembree June 19, 2009

Beautiful colors, Dianna! Congratulations! #7653440

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 20, 2009

Congratulations, Dianna!! #7654241

Graeme yew Chow June 20, 2009

Great shot . Congratulations Diana! #7654981

Sue Marshall June 20, 2009

Beautiful Finalist, Dianna!!
Big congrats to you!! :-) #7654992

Sam Britt June 20, 2009

Congratulations, Dianna! #7655149

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 20, 2009

Congratulations, friend, on this beautiful and well-deserved Finalist...I'll be rootin' for you next round! Good Luck! #7655282

Eugenio Diaz June 20, 2009

Congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist! #7655555

Terry Cervi level-classic June 20, 2009

A beautiful finalist, Dianna! Congrats! #7655585

Dianna Murphy June 20, 2009

Thanks for all the support of my BP friends. #7656097

Freddy Bland June 20, 2009

Lovely capture, Dianna, and congratulations on your Finialist! #7656306

Susie Peek-Swint June 20, 2009

Many congrats Dianna ~ beautiful capture! #7656563

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic June 20, 2009

Such a beauty!
`lisa #7656855

Patrick Rouzes June 20, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist,Dianna!!!WTG!!! #7657736

Alex T. Mizuno June 20, 2009

Such a refreshing image Dianna! Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #7657750

Marcel J. Fernandez June 20, 2009

Congratulations Dianna on your delightful Finalist. #7657864

Debra R. Harder June 20, 2009

So beautiful, Dianna! Congratulations on another outstanding finalist!! Deb #7658406

Dianna Murphy June 20, 2009

Thanks to all!!! #7658969

Colleen Farrell June 20, 2009

Sensational capture, Dianna! Big congrats on your finalist! #7659404

Kathy Cline June 21, 2009


Tammy Espino June 21, 2009

Congrats on your finalists!! :)) #7661861

Margaret R. Barry June 21, 2009

Congratulations on this lovely finalist, Dianna! #7661937

Carol Engstrom level-addict June 21, 2009

Excellent shot, Dianna! Congrats! #7662846

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