Black Birds Singing in The Dead of Night

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Black Birds Singing in The Dead of Night

Uploaded: February 21, 2014 14:34:43


Exif: F Number: 14, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 80.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS REBEL T2i


Liz blahh February 21, 2014

Great song, beautiful image! #1564477

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic February 21, 2014

This is beautiful! #10982121

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic February 21, 2014

Masterful, as always, John. Love it #10982214

Linda S. Smith level-classic February 21, 2014

Fabulous image John! Very creative and beautiful treatment! #10982317

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 22, 2014

This is outstanding John! #10982434

Debbie Bray February 22, 2014

Exceptionally good, John! #10982462

Stephen Zacker February 22, 2014

Terrific work, this is Cool #10982638

Peggy Pfister level-classic February 22, 2014

Beautiful work, love the title! #10982838

Michelle Alton February 22, 2014

Uniquely wonderful! #10982936

Thomas E. Hinds February 22, 2014

Wonderful work, John! #10983019

Susan M. Campbell February 22, 2014

Very impressive shot! #10983067

Renata Gusciora February 24, 2014

Fabulous work, John! Very imaginative! #10984251

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 24, 2014

Wowza! Great presentation and timing John!

jo ann c. #10984282

Mick Tursky February 27, 2014

Wow, spectacular. #10987424

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic March 06, 2014

WOW from me too, John.
WINNER!!! #10994255

Nadia Paul March 09, 2014

So very beautifully done John - hope to see this again - a fave! #10996611

frank w. degenhardt March 12, 2014

Added this beauty to my favorites John. Incredible look and presentation. The tones and mood of haunting yet beautiful, the look of the moon, the birds in the tree, a masterpiece. Exceptional my friend. #10998392

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 12, 2014

Great mood and impact - we should see this one again! #10999006

Leslie McLain level-classic March 13, 2014

Very cool capture, John. #10999345

Antonio Amen March 13, 2014

Excellent work #10999393

Karen Bacon March 14, 2014

This is fantastic John! I also love your title! #11000037

Colette M. Metcalf March 14, 2014

Straight to my Favs!!! #11000553

Carol L. Fowler March 17, 2014

Very cool image! #11002896

Carol Flisak level-addict March 18, 2014

Terrific image, John... excellent details, work and mood... and great title! #11003048

John Connolly March 21, 2014

Fantastic work John! What a magnificent image and title! #11005303

Jill Odice level-classic March 21, 2014

Another fav :-) Love the title and the amazing piece of work! #11005313

Mike F. Anderson March 22, 2014

Wow John! ... beyond the immediate; the great composition, concept, framing technical presentation ... I love the mood and feeling this scene emits! A real pleasure to behold. I'm expecting to see this one moving up the ranks. #11005925

Gord MacEachern March 24, 2014

Exceptional presentation John, hope we have the pleasure of seeing this again!! #11007502

Katherine Kuhn March 26, 2014

Beautiful work! Love the mood. #11008872

Nadia Paul March 28, 2014

I thought this deserved gold John - congrats on your SF! #11010461

Laura E. Swan level-classic April 26, 2014

Wow. Movies are made from scenes like this one!

Terrific work!

-Laura :) #11030961

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