© Ken Grooms


Uploaded: June 27, 2005




Sherri L. Regalbuto June 27, 2005

Amazing color Ken. Great timing. #269793

Ken Grooms June 27, 2005

Thanks Sherri, but for timing nothing can beat your "Super Poodle"!
Ken #1525969

Kerby Pfrangle June 27, 2005


Very nice close up of these two pretty birds.

Looks like mates for life.

Kerby #1525975

Kathryn (Love) Scheet June 27, 2005

wonderful capture! #1526002

Ken Grooms June 27, 2005

Thanks, Kerby. Yes, these two are at it everyday like clockwork.


P.S. Stunning portrait gallery, by the way! #1526008

Ken Grooms June 27, 2005

Thanks, Kathryn. Your gallery would make Monet envious! "Angel Alone" is profound.
Ken #1526026

Joyce ONeil June 27, 2005

Looks like an intense conversation going on between them! Great photo! #1526062

Justin Keck June 27, 2005

Excellent shot Ken! Great color and sharpness. #1526078

Ken Grooms June 27, 2005

Thanks, Joyce. They feed each other everyday outside my kitchen window - breakfast at 7am, dinner at 7pm. I think she's the boss, naturally!

"Love for Pawpa" is Norman Rockwell, both in the classic faces and in the composition and framing!
Ken #1526081

Ken Grooms June 27, 2005

Thanks, Justin. Welcome aboard BP! I think your the new rookie!
Ken #1526086

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 27, 2005

Wonderful capture, Ken! Great color! #1526219

Ken Grooms June 27, 2005

Thanks, Terry. Hey - how come my door pictures don't look like "Number 42"? And that's the best picture of a clock I've ever seen - a real work of art!

June 27, 2005

HOW CUTE IS THIS PHOTO!! I love it! Great capture!! #1527247

Marsha S. Smith June 27, 2005

This is so perfect. What a view you have from that window! Great shot! #1527500

Cody C. Greene June 27, 2005

WOW Great shot.

Cody #1528093

Ken Grooms June 27, 2005

Thanks, Jennifer. You're right - it is therapy! "Birth of Spring" says it all.
All the best,
Ken #1528373

Ken Grooms June 27, 2005

Thanks, Cody. Your car pictures belong in a magazine or calendar - seriously!
Ken #1528387

June 27, 2005

Thanks Ken!~Jen #1529111

Ken Grooms June 29, 2005

Thanks, Marsha. Yes, I'm lucky to have a nice view. My backyard is a veritable bird santuary! Of course, a little bird seed doesn't hurt either.

You have an impressive (and large!) gallery. I'm only half way through and it is something - really varied, interesting, and high quality.

Thanks again.
Ken #1537257

Kathleen F. Greer July 01, 2005

This is simply gorgeous Ken, beautiful colors and clarity, Perfect timing!! #1544335

Ken Grooms July 01, 2005

Thanks, Kathleen. I love your flowers!
Ken #1544457

Beverley A. Daniels July 01, 2005

What an amazing shot Ken! You are truly talented!!! #1544988

Ken Grooms July 01, 2005

You're too kind, Beverley. #1545269

Lori Carlson July 01, 2005

What a great capture! And so sharp! WONDERFUL, Ken!! :0) #1545546

Ken Grooms July 02, 2005

Thanks, Lori. You're a saint.
Ken #1547177

Daniel Diaz July 02, 2005

This is an amazing capture Ken, great color and detail!!!! #1547638

Amanda Price July 02, 2005

I'm speechless! #1547668

Ken Grooms July 02, 2005

Thanks Daniel and Amanda! You are very kind to me. #1547712

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 03, 2005

WOW!!!!!! What beautiful birds. Love the close up shot you got of them. #1550324

Kate Jackson July 04, 2005

Such a cute and lovely shot of these beautiful birds Ken! Looks like you keep that window spotless! #1551635

Ken Grooms July 04, 2005

Thanks, ladies. Although the windows are clean (my wife is Northern Italian), the window was open at the time. #1552728

Claudette Foote July 08, 2005

Excellent shot Ken!
Great color and sharpness.


Ken Grooms July 08, 2005

Thanks, Claudette! #1572058

Detrick V. Martin July 11, 2005

Wonderful capture!! #1579154

Ken Grooms July 11, 2005

Thanks, Detrick! #1581801

Mary Timman July 16, 2005

Great capture. The colors are so beautiful. Did you put seed out there to catch them???? #1599825

Goshka G. July 16, 2005

What a beautiful catch, Ken!! #1600175

Ken Grooms July 16, 2005

Thanks, ladies! And yes, Mary, I put A LOT OF SEED (a 20 lb bag!) to get these birds exactly where I wanted them - about 7 feet outside my basement window! But I love to see and hear the many different kinds of birds the seed brings, so the $5 bag was a good investment - even without the photos it helped to produce. #1601599

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston July 22, 2005

Ken, I love the interaction between the cardinals. The color is good and the composition is strong. Excellent work. #1620599

Mary Timman July 22, 2005

Congrats on this one also! #1622653

Stephanie Lyons July 22, 2005

What a beauty Ken! Congratulations! #1622828

Ken Grooms July 22, 2005

Thanks, everyone! It means a lot coming from gifted photogs like yourselves! #1622999

Amanda Price July 22, 2005

Congratulations on your finalists Ken! #1623064

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 22, 2005

Congratulations, Ken, on this wonderful finalist! Good luck in the next round!! #1623070

Ken Grooms July 22, 2005

Thanks! Congratulations and good luck to both of you! #1623369

Jill Flynn July 22, 2005

Congratulations again Ken on another terrific finalist! #1623674

Ken Grooms July 22, 2005

Thanks so much, Jill! #1623747

Judy S. Fung July 22, 2005

Congrats, Ken! #1623920

Uyen July 22, 2005

Adorable capture, Ken. Congrats on finalist! #1623942

Terrill Province July 23, 2005

This image is amazing and certainly deserves recognition. Congratulations!!!

And, from watching the Cardinals in my yard, the male actually feeds the females. I love that! #1624010

Stan Kwasniowski July 23, 2005

Ken, congratulations #1624580

Ken Grooms July 23, 2005

Thanks, everyone! Terrill, your right, and it's very interesting to watch! #1624710

Daniel Diaz July 23, 2005

Congrats Ken, I realy liked this shot from the first time I saw it, good luck man!! #1624713

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 23, 2005

Congratulations Ken on your win. Good luck in the next round :) #1624750

Ken Grooms July 23, 2005

Thanks a lot, Daniel and Kay! Best of luck to both of you! #1624784

Rob T. Henry July 23, 2005

Congratulations, Ken!!! #1624805

Kathleen F. Greer July 23, 2005

A Big congrats Ken!!! #1625605

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this excellent image, Ken!:) #1626305

Deborah Sandidge July 23, 2005

Outstanding capture, Ken - congratulations! #1626511

Lori Carlson July 23, 2005

This is still just so great to look at Ken!! No surprise the judges would feel that way too! CONGRATS!! :0) #1626960

Lori Teller July 23, 2005

Beautiful photo! The birds are great! #1628481

Kerby Pfrangle July 23, 2005


Congratualations on your finalist.

Best of luck in following round.

Kerby #1628527

Ken Grooms July 23, 2005

Wow! Thanks so much everyone! I want to wish you all best of luck also! #1628727

Tammy Scott July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Ken!!! #1629502

Ken Grooms July 23, 2005

Thanks, Tammy! Same to you! #1629721

Jonna Bergström July 24, 2005

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Ken!! #1630242

Ken Grooms July 24, 2005

Thank you, Jonna! #1630570

Piotr M. Organa July 24, 2005

Fantastic shot. Congratulations, Ken! #1633674

Ken Grooms July 25, 2005

Thanks, Piotr! #1637692

Serena Pierce level-deluxe July 28, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderful finalists Ken! #1651310

Ken Grooms July 29, 2005

Thank you, Serena! #1654877

Guy D. Biechele level-classic July 30, 2005

Very appealing shot. Beautifully captured. Congratulations. #1655969

Ken Grooms July 31, 2005

Thanks, Guy! #1660585

Shari Travison August 16, 2005

Wow, amazing cature!!! #1725898

Ken Grooms August 26, 2005

Thanks, Shari! #1772064

Marc E. Adamus September 10, 2005

One precious moment in nature captured perfectly. Outstanding color. Excellent exposure control. Bright greens give a spring feel to this one. Very nice work. #1822573

Shari Travison September 12, 2005

You're welcome. :)
p.s. - I'm surprised this one didn't place. : Such a once in a lifetime shot. Great photo of two beautiful birds. Wonderful clarity and composition! #1829933

Ken Grooms September 18, 2005

Wow! Thanks so much Marc and Shari! You're both very kind! #1853034

May 08, 2006

Congrats! Beautiful. I've been trying to capture one cardinal for 2 weeks! :) Great job! Jen #2739144

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