Indigo Bunting and Salvia [Digital Darkroom]

© Irene Colling

Indigo Bunting and Salvia

Uploaded: November 01, 2014 22:20:25 | Entered: November 01, 2014 22:21:31


We don't normally have buntings here so I was very excited when this bird spent a few days at my house during migration.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Colette M. Metcalf November 02, 2014

Beautiful in every way!!! #1593441

Gail Sullivan level-classic November 02, 2014

Really beautiful work, Irene! #11175884

Kathy Shogren level-classic November 02, 2014

Beautiful artwork here Irene. #11175902

Jane E. Bentz level-deluxe November 02, 2014

Beautiful color, detail, and background textures, Irene! #11175987

Irene Colling level-classic November 02, 2014

Thank you everyone for the kind comments. You should have seen how excited I got when I first spotted this bird at my feeders. #11176096

Don Christiana November 02, 2014

Absolutely beautiful Irene. The colors and details are amazing. I don't know what treatment you used, but it really works to make this image perfect. A Fave for me. #11176325

Bojan Bencic level-classic November 03, 2014

Perfect pose and amazing DD work, Irene. It's a beauty. #11177023

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 04, 2014

Great capture of the bird and loved the texture added. #11178059

Joannie Bertucci level-classic December 08, 2014

Irene, with amazing art work like this from you, you have to post more images! This is just outstanding and quite a visual! Love it! #11203496

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic December 27, 2014 the DD work and colors too. #11213171

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic December 27, 2014 the DD work and colors too. #11213172

Wm Nosal December 31, 2014

Awesome, Irene!
Congratulations! #11215836

Jane E. Bentz level-deluxe December 31, 2014

Congrats on your winner, Irene! #11215885

Cindy Bendush level-classic December 31, 2014

Very well done - congratulations on your outstanding win! #11215887

Leslie McLain level-deluxe December 31, 2014

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Irene. #11216052

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe December 31, 2014

Huge Congratulations on your Second Place Win, Irene!! Wonderful image!! #11216139

Laura E. Swan level-classic December 31, 2014

You have your own beautiful style, Irene, and I am never surprised to see you have won! Big Congrats and ON NEW YEARS EVEN NO LESS! Happy New year!! #11216240

Pattie Smith January 01, 2015

Absolutely stunning work Irene! Beautiful detail in the bird and the texture work issue perfect! Congrats on your gold! #11216306

Pattie Smith January 01, 2015

Absolutely stunning work Irene! Beautiful detail in the bird and the texture work issue perfect! Congrats on your gold! #11216307

Bojan Bencic level-classic January 01, 2015

WOW! Congratulations, Irene! #11216328

Mary Dimitriw level-classic January 01, 2015

Big WOW Irene, fantastic winner. Congratulations! #11216390

Millie A. Talarico level-classic January 01, 2015 1

Love this creative work of art, Irene, congratulations!

Lindley Johnson level-classic January 01, 2015

A gorgeous work of art, Irene! Congratulations on your fabulous winner. #11216548

Lois Adomite level-classic January 01, 2015

What a gorgeous bird and your treatment is wonderful too. #11216583

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic January 01, 2015

Absolutely outstanding, Irene!
Love the capture and your choice of treatments. Kudos!
~'♥'~ #11216635

Stephen Zacker January 01, 2015

Really Beautiful, Congratulations #11216808

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe January 01, 2015

Huge congrats on an over the top gorgeous winner, Irene!! #11217035

Anita Bower January 01, 2015

Outstanding work. Beautiful details. Great use of textures. #11217057

Val Feldman level-deluxe January 01, 2015

Artistic perfection - your DD work and artistic flair and vision is just exceptional (and inspirational!), Irene - Warmest congrats on an excellent Gold Win!! #11217106

Lynn M. Whitt January 01, 2015

Congratulations on your beautiful winner. #11217133

Joannie Bertucci level-classic January 01, 2015

Congrats Irene on you amazing gold badge win! :-) #11217262

Lydia Williams level-deluxe January 02, 2015

Beautiful Irene...Love the effect...congratulations on your golden win! #11217775

Emiel Van Hemelrijck January 02, 2015

Congratulations Irene,its a beautiful winner #11217789

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 03, 2015

This is awesome Irene, congrats on the gold! #11218431

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 05, 2015

CONGRATZ on the Gold.

UB. #11219145

Carol Flisak level-addict January 07, 2015

Gorgeous image, Irene... wonderful details and textures in your subject, beautiful tones and excellent DD work! Huge congratulations on your well-deserved winner! #11220168

Nadia Paul January 07, 2015

Your effects make this beautiful capture a standout Irene - congrats on your win! #11220641

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe March 04, 2015

Beautiful bird, beautiful treatment, beautiful colors. Congratulations Irene! #11259832

Laura Greene August 12, 2015

Irene, This is an awesome shot with artistic post editing. Congrats on the gold! #11345146

Laura Greene August 12, 2015

Irene, This is an awesome shot with artistic post editing. Congrats on the gold! #11345147

Jill Odice level-classic March 19, 2016

Love the pretty blues this birdy is sporting! Commenting sure is a challenge isn't it! Love this Irene! #11449112

Lydia Williams level-deluxe March 20, 2016

Congratulations on your all time Pick Golden badge. :) #11449273

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe July 11, 2016

Congratulations on your AT Winner, Irene! Beautiful capture and fabulous work of art. I love it. #11494761

Peggy Pfister level-classic July 11, 2016

Beautiful work, Irene. Bog congrats on this AT winner! #11494771

Peggy Pfister level-classic July 11, 2016 3

Oops, I meant *big* congrats! #11494772

Gord MacEachern July 23, 2016

Great big congrats Irene,well deserves all the gold it gets !!! #11498289

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