Uploaded: September 28, 2010 00:04:35 | Entered: February 22, 2020 18:56:30


Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 260.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi


Tiia Vissak September 28, 2010

a lovely close-up! #1312309

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 28, 2010

Fantastic colors and capture Donna! Jeff #8934174

Carolyn J. Connolly September 28, 2010

Wow, Donna - aren't peacock feathers just the most AMAZINGLY-patterned and STUNNINGLY-coloured articles of adornment in the animal kingdom?!! :o)

You really captured all the exceptional details, textures, design features and colours here, my friend, so well done!! :o) Did you see peahens, too? #8934993

Datha Y. Thompson September 29, 2010

Gorgeous!! Excellent light/detail/color evrything!! Love it :) #8936998

Carla Capra Anderson September 29, 2010

Hi Donna;
All I can say is, Awesome!!
;) CC #8937057

Julianne Bradford September 29, 2010

Wonderful detail and such a lovely capture Donna! #8937060

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic September 29, 2010

Beautiful closeup..fantastic colors and design. #8937318

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic September 30, 2010

WOW Donna! Stunning details, color, texture and full frame! Love it! Laura:) #8940287

Jill Odice level-classic October 01, 2010

This has to be the best peacock feather shot I have ever seen Donna! Is this from Leo Carillo ranch? #8942243

Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 02, 2010

Thank you for all of your incredible compliments.

Yes, this was captured at Leo Carrillo Ranch! I used the High Pass filter to achieve this look.

Take care,

Donna #8942745

Gina M. Savage March 25, 2011

This is beautiful! #9317062

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