Proud And Strong

© Bill Houghton

Proud And Strong

Uploaded: March 08, 2011


The American Bald Eagle

Canon EF300mm 4.0 L IS lens, 1/1500 sec., F4.0, ISO 400


Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 08, 2011

OH MY GOODNESS, Bill! This is one incredible capture! Such a beautiful and proud bird! Magesticly magnificent image! :-) k #1359137

Carla Capra level-classic March 08, 2011

Hi Bill;
Ditto what Kitty said!!
Great image.
;) CC #9280525

Carolyn Morgan March 08, 2011

This is wonderful, it almost moves out of the image and calls to any viewer. Wonderful clarity. He looks as if you could actually touch his feathers. #9280557

Liz blahh March 08, 2011

Quite impressive! #9280574

Julie Christiansen March 08, 2011

I'm in awe. #9280769

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 08, 2011

Fabulous capture Bill! #9281071

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 09, 2011

Excellent details and portrait, Bill. He is beautiful! #9281172

Kaye Burazin March 13, 2011

sheer majesty captured #9288381

Julianne Bradford March 13, 2011

Amazing portait Bill! #9288412

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 13, 2011

Outstandig capture and portrait Bill!! Jeff #9288707

Leslie McLain level-deluxe March 13, 2011

Amazing capture, Bill. Just beautiful. #9288766

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe March 13, 2011

Outstanding image, Bill!! The color, detail, clarity and composition are all fantastic!! Love those eyes!! #9288779

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe March 13, 2011

Wow! You could have entered this as a macro! Perfect detail. I won't forget the image. #9288905

Tammy Espino March 13, 2011

Amazing capture!! #9289132

Carol L. Fowler March 13, 2011

Gorgeous capture- love that direct gaze #9289295

Wm Nosal March 13, 2011

Beautiful Shot! #9289346

Susan Weisensel March 13, 2011

Proud and strong, you got that right, Outstanding image Bill. #9289551

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 14, 2011

He look so strong. Wonderful full frontal capture Bill. #9290601

Tiia Vissak March 14, 2011

a beautiful close-up! #9290885

Terry Cervi level-classic March 14, 2011

A beautiful portrait, Bill! Very nicely done! #9290995

John Connolly March 14, 2011

Proud, strong and beautiful, Bill! A superb portrait on this magnificent bird! Well done! #9291189

frank w. degenhardt level-classic March 15, 2011

That intense look is so awesome. I love that this bird is a symbol of our nation. So fitting. Beaautiful colors and details. A magnificant bird so beautifully presented my friend. #9292126

Stephen Zacker March 15, 2011

Like that head on view. Great image of this guy #9292791

Robert K. Bemus level-classic March 15, 2011

Beautiful color and depth, Bill!! #9293600

Dick W. Wyatt March 16, 2011

Perfect title for a perfect picture. #9293616

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic March 16, 2011

Big WOW, Bill!! What an awesome portrait!! #9294605

Gord MacEachern March 16, 2011

Bill, it just doesn't get any better than this image. Incredible capture !!! #9294736

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 16, 2011

Super gorgeous close up, Bill!! #9295004

Kathy Salerni level-classic March 16, 2011

This eagle looks so intense, strong and proud, Bill! You've captured his essence! Well done! #9295142

Rony Sagy March 16, 2011

Wonderful capture. #9295252

Karen Celella level-deluxe March 17, 2011

Fantastic portrait, Bill. #9295810

Kerry Hill March 17, 2011

Excellent portrait Bill, beautifully captured! #9296174

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe March 19, 2011

Outstanding image, Bill! #9299396

Maria Warren level-classic March 21, 2011

wow this is just so so amazing :) #9303648

Stan Kwasniowski March 26, 2011

Bill, excellent #9318291

Lorna Shutter March 26, 2011

Wow! What a spectacular capture, Bill! I think he's mad at me though! Ha! Ha! :) I like the way he is not perfectly centred! Your colour and clarity are outstanding! You should be just as proud as he is for taking such a fantastic photo! I'm sure we'll see this image again! :) #9318328

Shirley A. Kinney March 26, 2011

Awesome, Bill. #9318803

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic March 26, 2011

Fantastic close up Bill!,
Amalia #9319097

Gerri R. Jones March 27, 2011

A stunning pose...really grabs your attention, Bill! #9320958

Renata Gusciora March 27, 2011

Awesome eagle portrait,Bill!Fabulous clarity and focus! #9321096

Patti Coblentz March 28, 2011

Fantastic portrait of this eagle, the piercing gaze and close up detail...magnificent! #9321349

Renee Doyle level-classic March 28, 2011

Fabulous capture of this beauty Bill!!! Amazing eyes and wonderful clarity! #9321376

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 28, 2011

It isn't often that you see a full frontal photo of this proud and magnificent bird....what an intense and direct expression you've captured, Bill. Flawlessly executed and beautifully presented, am sure this will be back as a winner! #9321836

Gina Cormier level-classic March 28, 2011

Stunning capture!!!!! #9321858

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic March 28, 2011

Beautiful!! #9321910

Karen Slagle March 28, 2011

Are these not the most gorgeous birds of all?? Fabulous image and details, Bill. #9322041

Boyd L. Alexander March 28, 2011

Awesome find and capture Bill! I had to make it a favorite!! #9322169

Kaye Burazin March 28, 2011

bold and beautiful Bill. Love your naturalist approach to photography #9322891

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 29, 2011

AMAZING capture Bill, I LOVE the portrait presentation and the wonderful lighting ans texture, VERY well done!! <>< #9323881

Roxanne M. Bubar March 29, 2011

Bill this is MAGNIFICENT and a WINNER. #9324428

Lyn Darlington March 30, 2011

Outstanding capture......Detail and clarity are fantastic! #9325380

Datha Y. Thompson March 30, 2011

I agree OUTSTANDING and so very Beautiful capture of this Majestic Bird Bill!! #9326266

Hendrik Storme March 30, 2011

Wonderful image,love this,very well done!!! #9326489

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 30, 2011

Excellent eagle portrait Bill -- you've captured his expression and essence perfectly! #9327249

Nadia Paul March 31, 2011

What a beautiful portrait of this majestic eagle Bill - wonderful capture! #9327421

Chris Ebben March 31, 2011

Nothing much left to say on this one, except how lucky you were to get it=^..^= #9327487

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic April 03, 2011

OUTSTANDING, Bill!!!! I see a winner here!!! <> #9332100

Margaret R. Barry level-classic April 04, 2011

Outstanding portrait of this majestic bird, Bill! #9333916

Anita Slusser April 04, 2011

Beautiful wildlife photography! #9334384

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic April 07, 2011

A beautiful and intense portrait..fantastic comp, colors, detail and clarity. I really hope to see this one again !! #9339250

Douglas Pignet April 07, 2011

what a lovely setting Bill...great colors and lighting...well done #9339266

Terry L. Ellis level-classic April 09, 2011

He is gorgeous, Bill! Love his pose! Very strong! #9342776

Robert R. Goodman level-addict April 10, 2011

Hi Bill,WOW!!!That is gorgeous.Beautiful lighting and color.Fantastic job on this image!!!!! #9344389

Mary Dimitriw level-classic April 11, 2011

You always capture with such clarity Bill. This is a gorgeous pose, you can see the fierceness in his eyes. Well done. #9344580

Summer A. Kozisek April 14, 2011

Beautiful image Bill, great details and clarity!!! #9349689

Joy Rector April 14, 2011

awesome capture #9349921

Karen Celella level-deluxe April 14, 2011

Outstanding, Bill! #9350422

Stan Kwasniowski April 18, 2011

Bill, excellent #9357649

Amy M. Wilson April 18, 2011

Wow, stunning capture and perfectly titled.... love it, Bill!! #9357803

Darryl Wilkinson April 18, 2011

That's incredible, Bill - I love it! I'm still trying my guts out to get anything remotely close to yours. :) #9357903

Lynn M. Whitt April 20, 2011

He looks angry, great capture... #9359649

Ray Thoms April 20, 2011

Great stare....very good image Bill.... #9360212

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 24, 2011

Stunning and powerful portrait, Bill!

Happy Easter!
Debby #9366735

Joy Rector April 26, 2011

love this shot #9370449

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