Uploaded: September 28, 2005


Anhinga this morning at Viera Wetlands, f6.7, 1/640, 200-400mm, 1.7 teleconverter @650mm, converted to B&W and toned in Photoshop.


Joy E. Cobb September 28, 2005

Oh wow. This is just gorgeous. Nice composition and tone. #318172

Brian Wallace September 28, 2005

Excellent shot! VERY sharp... #1897405

Deborah Sandidge September 28, 2005

Thank you Joy and Brian! #1897481

Cora Miller level-classic September 28, 2005

Very unusual and interesting composition with the serpentine curve encompassing almost the entire frame and the eye dead center. A 'break the rules' shot that works! Great light and detail too! #1897659

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe September 28, 2005

Terrific image, Deborah!!! I love the comp and treatment of this!!! #1897688

Stanley J. Contrades September 28, 2005

Tack sharp details on the feathers, terrific lighting, and a wonderful "S" curve of the neck in this capture, Deborah!! Superb treatment and display!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1897722

Jill Odice level-classic September 29, 2005

I saw this in your gallery and really loved it. So graceful and beautiful. Outstanding work Deborah! #1897800

Jenny Bosmans September 29, 2005

Superb and gorgeous capture, Deborah!! Excellent as always!! #1898109

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 29, 2005

Wow! So beautiful...Elegance is a great title for this one! #1898127

Deb Holmes-Hatfield September 29, 2005

Stunning Deb, I love the tone of this, awesome image! #1898582

Wendy Stevenson September 29, 2005

Perfect title for this excellent shot Deborah!! Superb tones, detail and composition! #1898673

Deborah Sandidge September 29, 2005

Thanks so much for your comments! Anhingas are such graceful creatures... #1898674

Criseyda Koonce September 29, 2005

What an incredibly well done image! The photo is awesome, and the black and white and other treatments you have added, give it a beautiful portrait style feel. #1898781

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 29, 2005

Excellent, Deborah! Very elegant and beautiful tones and details! #1899363

Jill Flynn September 29, 2005

This is STUNNING Deborah .... just BEAUTIFUL!! #1900336

Deborah Sandidge September 29, 2005

Thank you so much for your kind words on this anhinga! #1900832

Robert M. Nicholson September 29, 2005

Nice b&w! #1900875

Deborah Sandidge September 29, 2005

Thank you Robert! #1901016

Leanne M.E. Boyd October 01, 2005

I love this, Deborah! #1905072

Stephen Zacker October 01, 2005

Very unique in B & W. Super capture #1905771

Cathy Stancil October 03, 2005

Love the expression you caught, the warm tone and composition are excellent Deborah !! Beautiful image ! #1914368

Deborah Sandidge October 04, 2005

Thank you Leanne, Stephen and Cathy, I appreciate your comments! #1915379

Kara L. Hendricks October 04, 2005

Just when I think you can't suprise me with your elegant bird shots anymore... You go and do it.. WOW!!! This is so unique and gorgeous!!!! I hope this wins!! #1915800

Deborah Sandidge October 04, 2005

Thank you Kara, you are such a sweetheart! #1916164

Goshka G. October 08, 2005

Wow, this looks like a sure winner to me, Deborah!! Beautiful work!!! #1930363

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 10, 2005

Stunning, Deb, my pick for grand prize!
Good luck with this,
Debby #1938341

Deborah Sandidge October 10, 2005

Thanks so much, Goshka and Debby, I appreciate your kind words! #1938386

Stanley J. Contrades October 21, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS, Deborah, on this fantastic FINALIST and the best of luck to you in the next round!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1975335

clifton Mair October 21, 2005

Beautiful, original, creative, actually it's stunning. Wonderful work Deborah. #1975483

Joy E. Cobb October 21, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS, Deborah, on your Finalist! :) #1976298

Mary N C. Taitt October 21, 2005

WOW!! This is gorgeous, and striking and wonderful, congratulations, and good luck on the next round, Deborah! Mary :-) #1976689

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 21, 2005

Gorgeous capture Deborah!! Congrats! #1976748

Linda D. Lester level-classic October 21, 2005

Congratulations on this awesome shot!
Good luck in the next round!! #1977502

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic October 21, 2005

Congratulations Deborah!!! #1977659

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 21, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah, on your sensational finalist! I love it! #1978043

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 21, 2005

A BEAUTY!!!!!!!! Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Deborah!!! #1978353

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 21, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Deborah! #1978932

Marsha S. Smith October 21, 2005

How gorgeous! Congratulations, Deborah #1979054

Judy S. Fung October 21, 2005

Congrats, Deborah! #1979696

Laura Clay-Ballard October 21, 2005

incredibly gorgeous! congrats

Stephen Zacker October 21, 2005

Wonderful capture and detail. Congratulations #1979857

Debra Booth October 21, 2005

Congratulations on all your September finalists, Deb!! #1980278

Diane Addonizio level-classic October 21, 2005

Congrats ! #1980309

Jenny Bosmans October 21, 2005

Congratulations on your finalists, Deborah! :) #1980358

Deb Holmes-Hatfield October 21, 2005

Congratulations Deb, on this awesome finalist! #1980492

Pu Chen October 21, 2005

So beautiful and great capture of an elegant pose, Deborah! Congratulations for your finalist and hope to see this again soon! #1980614

Susan T. Evans level-classic October 21, 2005

Congrats on this awesome finalists. #1980741

Terry R. Hatfield October 21, 2005

Awesome Deb!!A Big Congratulations To You;-) #1980815

Deborah Sandidge October 21, 2005

Thanks so much for your very thoughtful and kind congrats! I appreciate each word! ~ Deb #1981661

Bogdan Grosu October 21, 2005

nice pose...congratulations for the finals #1981942

Souha Dooly October 22, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah!!wonderful shot!! #1983330

Lucia De Giovanni October 22, 2005

Whoohoo!!!! Many Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING finalist, Deb! #1983399

Marie Fields October 22, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah! Awesome image!! #1983484

Casey A. Hanson October 22, 2005

Somehow I missed this one, I've been so busy...this is outstanding Deb! WOW!
In my book, it's a winner for sure!! Excellent work, as always. :0) #1983913

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe October 22, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah!
kk #1984326

Karen Bacon October 22, 2005

Great composition Deborah!Congratulations! #1984589

Cathy M. Gromball October 22, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah!

Cathy :) #1985080

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) October 22, 2005

Beautiful photo. Artistic. #1986416

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe October 22, 2005

Congrats, Deborah!!! #1986426

Sandy Landon October 23, 2005

Beautiful! Congrats! #1990432

Jonna Bergström October 28, 2005

Congratulations!! #2009303

Deborah Sandidge October 31, 2005

Thanks so much for your kind congrats and thoughtful comments on this image! #2020197

Stanley J. Contrades November 23, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS on all six of your stunning Finalists, Deborah, and the very best of luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2112945

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe January 22, 2006

Aloha Deborah,
Well, I'm coming to the party late, but this is another stunning image. The title is perfect. What a look from this bird! And every feather is perfect.

I also am loving the moon watchers. You are the queen of the birds! #2321989

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) September 30, 2006

Beautiful image. #3392149

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