Eye Of The Toucan

© Kathy Salerni

Eye Of The Toucan

Uploaded: June 20, 2011 11:47:43


Santa Barbara Zoo.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/10000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 185.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300S


Kathy Salerni level-classic June 20, 2011

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member since: 2/28/2009 Whoa - now, that's a macro! Love all the elements of design in this one, Kathy - crisp delineation of the many vibrant colors and a perfect eye catchlight! Terrific work, once again!
6/20/2011 6:36:25 AM


Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 20, 2011

Incredible clarity, tones, colors, detail, lighting, & comp here, Kathy! Superb work, indeed! #9469536

Ellen Hodges June 20, 2011

Fabulous color and detail in this wow close up, Kathy!! #9469537

Carol L. Fowler June 20, 2011

Wonderful comp of the bold colors of this toucan #9469749

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 20, 2011

Wow! That's an incredible macro, Kathy! Well done! #9469870

Terry Cervi level-deluxe June 20, 2011

A wonderful close-up with great detail, Kathy!! #9469954

Tammy Espino June 20, 2011

COOL! #9470033

Jeffrey R. Bange June 20, 2011

Fantastic close up Kathy, love the color, composition and the sparkle in his eye. Did you have to bribe him with some Fruit Loops to sit still for you. #9470269

Renee Doyle June 20, 2011

Incredible close up Kathy!!! #9470312

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 21, 2011

WOW! Fabulous macro, Kathy! :-) k #9471349

frank w. degenhardt June 21, 2011

My, My, girl, you have one gorgeous look here. I just love what you have done with this close up and letting us focus on the eye. The features are gorgeous, but oh the colors stand out. Eye popping beauty my friend.
Have a wonderful day and enjoy. #9471350

Ellen Hodges February 25, 2013

Huge congrats and very best luck on an awesome finalist, Kathy!! Huge WOW!! #10582953

Leslie McLain level-classic February 25, 2013

Congrats on a terrific finalist, Kathy. #10582989

Jeffrey R. Bange February 25, 2013

Congratulations Kathy on your well deserved finalist photo and best of luck in the next round. #10582996

Val Feldman level-classic February 25, 2013

Well, you just know I loved it first go-around!! :):) Glad to see it back - fantastic macro, Ms. K - deserves a second look, for sure! (fingers crossed!) Huge congrats and all the best in the upcoming round! #10583715

Kathy Salerni level-classic February 25, 2013

Thank you Ellen, Leslie, Jeff and Val! #10583995

Debra R. Harder February 25, 2013

Fabulous close-up, Kathy, with superb details, clarity and color. Huge congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!! #10584613

Tammy Espino February 25, 2013

Congratulations on your finalist!:) #10585118

Terry Cervi level-deluxe February 25, 2013

Congrats on your fantastic finalist, Kathy! #10585287

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 26, 2013

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Kathy!

jo ann c. #10586657

Patrick Rouzes level-classic February 26, 2013

WOWEEEEE, this is phenomenal work, Kathy! CONGRATS & good luck, my friend!

Renee Doyle February 26, 2013

WOnderful detail and colour Kathy! Congratulations on this excellent finalist! #10587037

Cindy Bendush level-classic February 26, 2013

Super color and detail Kathy! Congratulations on your finalist! #10587500

John Connolly February 27, 2013

A superb capture Kathy, and congratulations on your finalist win! It is well deserved! #10588646

Tammy Espino February 28, 2013

Way to go all the way to gold, congrats!! :) #10590550

February 28, 2013

Congrats Kathy on your 2nd place Gold Win. Great Job. #10590684

Ellen Hodges March 01, 2013

Huge congrats on a fab winner, Kathy!! Yeah!!! #10591021

Leslie McLain level-classic March 01, 2013

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Kathy. #10591159

frank w. degenhardt March 01, 2013

Beautifully done Kathy. Congratulations on the Second Place Win. #10591263

Debra R. Harder March 01, 2013

YEAH!!! So happy to see this fabulous image win GOLD, Kathy! Huge congratulations on your excellent GOLD WINNER!!! #10591635

Val Feldman level-classic March 01, 2013

Yep, one piece of amazing macro work equals one much-deserved BP Gold Win! So happy to see Gold attached to this amazing work, Ms K - Warmest congrats! #10592072

Carla Capra Anderson March 01, 2013

Awesome Winner. Congratulations!! #10592333

Phyllis H. Burchett March 01, 2013

Fabulous Kathy, big congrats on your win!!! #10592548

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe March 02, 2013

Hooray! Such a gorgeous winner, congrats, Kathy!

ccc #10592969

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 02, 2013

Fabulous! Congratulations on your wonderful 2nd Place GOLD Winner Kathy!

jo ann c. #10594012

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 02, 2013

Big congratulations on your gold! #10594149

Julianne Bradford March 03, 2013

Wowza!! Congrats on your gold Kathy!! #10594695

Merna L. Nobile March 16, 2013

What a great way to start a new year! Your award winning photographs go from Editor’s Pick to Finalist and hopefully to Gold.
CONGRATULATIONS for the month of January, 2013!

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