Mr Coldeye

© Wolfgang Dolak

Mr Coldeye

Murry Grigsby August 21, 2003

Not a friendly puss (face), Birdie. Great light and detail! #53971

Kathleen Clemons August 21, 2003

I hope you didn't have to get as close as it appears, birdie! Well done, you brave man... #174090

Carol Brill August 21, 2003

Frighteningly good detail...gives me goosebumps! Amazing image!! #174159

Shirley L. Carpenter August 21, 2003

This is excellent birdie.....Love the great detail in this image!!!! #174209

Timothy L. Leggett August 21, 2003

great detail, Birdie, still got your camera hand right, LOL

Tim #174244

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe August 21, 2003

Oh, excellent, Birdie!! Wow, that's great! #174274

Charlene Bayerle August 21, 2003

Whoa Birdie, a little too close for me but it's a great capture!!!! #174275

Joy Brown August 21, 2003

Great capture and details, birdie! #174313

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe August 21, 2003

From the discussion it sure sounds like an interesting photo. I hope BP fixes it so I can see it :-( #174402

Evy Johansen level-classic August 21, 2003

Great shot and details, birdie! #174520

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe August 21, 2003

Alright! Your picture is back. WOW! What a "Killer" photo!! I love this in your face shot! Very clean and sharp also. Nice job, birdie :-) #174633

Ronald Balthazor level-addict August 22, 2003

Amazing image and detail, Birdie. May I suggest a soft focus filter to take the edge of the teeth next time. ;) #174679

Viveca Venegas level-deluxe August 22, 2003

W, this is the most amazing photo of a big feroucious lizzard. The texture, teeth & eyes are perfect. Bravisimo for you. You are the geatest!!Viveca. #174878

Mark Oxley August 22, 2003

Just like to add my admiration of this wicked close up Birdie!! #175479

Wolfgang Dolak August 24, 2003

"Wicked" is a good word, Mark!!! LOL!"

Thank you all - as always you're way too kind!! (But I like it! ;-))

birdie #176699

Kathleen Clemons September 09, 2003

Congratulations to you, Birdie!!!!!! #192128

Evy Johansen level-classic September 09, 2003

Congratulations! Well deserved, Birdie! #192219

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 09, 2003

Congrats, Birdie! #192268

Dolores Neilson September 09, 2003

Wow birdie! Congrats!! #192359

Colette M. Metcalf September 09, 2003

Congrats to you, birdie!!! #192464

Viveca Venegas level-deluxe September 09, 2003

Felicidades Birdie, lots of luck!! Viveca. #192530

Darren K. Fisher level-classic September 09, 2003

WOW this gave me goose bumps. Way to go Birdie. #192677

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict September 09, 2003

Congrats birdie - great shot!!!! #192736

Murry Grigsby September 09, 2003

Congrats on your finalist, Birdie!! #192909

Bernard B. Travers September 09, 2003

Congrats, Wolfgang. This one's really got teeth in it. #192917

Carol Brill September 09, 2003

Congratulations on a job well done, birdie, and best of luck!!! #193028

Paula Showen September 09, 2003

Wow, great shot! Congratulations Birdie!!!! #193164

Oksana Oksamit September 09, 2003

Bravo Birdie!!!! What a terrific shot!
Many congrats! #193364

Ronald Balthazor level-addict September 09, 2003

Congratulations, Birdie! #193385

Timothy L. Leggett September 09, 2003

congrats, Birdie.

Tim #193467

clifton Mair September 09, 2003

Congrats on this very emotive shot birdie :) #193555

William C. Raco level-addict September 09, 2003

Great shot, birdie.
Congratulations,

bill #193560

Jean Papo September 09, 2003

Oh, WOW, how did I miss THIS! A big hearty CONGRATULATIONS to you, birdie, on this scary, suspense-filled shot! Will the photographer make it out alive? In fact, where are you - did you??? Another top notch job, par for the course! Love the close-in crop!!!!! #193793

Jean Papo September 09, 2003

Just wanted to add a note - I was VERY DISAPPOINTED to not see The Lion Sleeps Tonight (also one of my all time favorite songs) and your Cheetah! shots in the finals. They both get my votes, as they are both amazing WINNERS! I'm hoping to see more zoo shots from you too, birdie! #193825

Elizabeth A. Zibas September 09, 2003

Congrats Birdie. I love the color on this one. Great composition. #193869

Sherri Conley September 09, 2003

This is WONDERFUL, Birdie! Congrats to you! #193985

Ellen Peach September 09, 2003

Amazing shot, birdie....congrats & good luck! #193998

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe September 09, 2003

Sure...intimidate the judges with the photo...good tactics :-) Congratulations so far with this excellent shot, birdie! Good luck in the next round also. #194277

Donna R. Moratelli September 10, 2003

WOA... what texture, and expression! Congratulations,BIRDIE! #194569

Conrad L. Conero September 10, 2003

Congratulations on this super finalist,Birdie.
Conrad #194973

Damian P. Gadal September 10, 2003

YIKES - Congrats birdie!~! #195295

Gene Spears September 10, 2003

WOW, I missed this somehow! well done and congrats! #195362

Gerda Grice level-classic September 11, 2003

Fantastic work, birdie! Congratulations and best of luck in the finals! #196369

Susana Matos September 11, 2003

If the photo is terrific, the title is even better!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You do have marvellous work and THE PHOTO i´ll never forget ("the charge")!!!!!!
Congrats!
Su #196755

Suzie Strasburg September 13, 2003

Best of Luck!:~)) #198693

Elizabeth Stiles September 13, 2003

Hair Raising!!!!, Congrats, Birdie! #198695

Connie L. Carpenter September 14, 2003

Thrilling!... what a great image. #200107

Colette M. Metcalf September 16, 2003

Congrats birdie!!! #202635

Gene Spears September 16, 2003

this had to be a winner!! congratulations! #202653

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe September 16, 2003

Alright! Way to go, birdie! Looks like intimidating the judges works :-) Congratulations on this well deserved win! #202662

Mary K. Robison September 16, 2003

Whoa..(shudder)...Congratulations! #202715

Jean Papo September 16, 2003

Congratulations, Birdie, on your well-deserved win!!! #202782

Lem Metro September 16, 2003

A wonderful photograph & a well deserved win, Birdie! Congratulations. Thanks for all the great shots. I hope to get back to submitting regularly now that I have my new Olympus C-5050. I love it. Talk to you soon.
Lem #202841

Robert Pranagal September 16, 2003

Congratulations Wolfgang!
Stunning image executed perfectly. #202845

Kathleen Clemons September 17, 2003

Congratulations to you, birdie! #202900

Evy Johansen level-classic September 17, 2003

Congratulations! Well derserved! #202946

Theresa McCloskey September 17, 2003

Congratulations :-) #202957

Sherri Conley September 17, 2003

Congrats, Birdie, on your wonderful photo! :) #203009

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 17, 2003

Congratulations Birdie!! #203011

Jean-Francois Schmutz September 17, 2003

Félicitations on your Win !

JF #203082

Robert Mann level-classic September 17, 2003

Congrats birdie! RoB #203134

Murry Grigsby September 17, 2003

Congrats, Birdie, on your win and a wild closeup of Mr. Coldeye!! #203173

Judith G. Secco September 17, 2003

Fantastic, Birdie!
Congratulations!
Judy #203234

Elizabeth A. Zibas September 17, 2003

Congrats Birdie. Just wonderful. #203265

Bernard B. Travers September 17, 2003

Great big congratulations, big guy. Well deserved. You've definitely got an eye on things. #203417

Donna R. Moratelli September 17, 2003

Congratulations on this excellent image,Birdie!!!! #203451

Patricia Marroquin September 17, 2003

Boy, this is scary! But I love it! Missed it last month. Congratulations on your big win, birdie! #203617

Mark Oxley September 17, 2003

Hi Birdie, a BIG congrats on your well deserved win!! #203644

clifton Mair September 17, 2003

Big Congrats birdie!! #203786

Michael Prinz September 17, 2003

Congrats Wolfgang!
Michael

P.S.: Many greetings from Fritz! #203796

Wolfgang Dolak September 17, 2003

WOW! Returned after a long time of absence to find out about the second place - a pleasant surprise. THANK YOU ALL so much for your congrats and nice comments. I'll try to view all your winning and finalist photos now to comment and congratulate!
birdie #203799

Heather K. McFarland level-classic September 17, 2003

Many congrats on your 2nd place win! The composition and textures really draw you into the image. #203950

Gerda Grice level-classic September 17, 2003

Many congrats, birdie, for your win with this really remarkable photo! Wonderful! #204132

Oksana Oksamit September 17, 2003

Many congrats, birdie on such a hipnotizing win!!!!!!!!!!!!! #204151

Darren K. Fisher level-classic September 17, 2003

A big congrats on your win Birdie. #204162

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict September 18, 2003

Congrats birdie!! #204516

Paul Conlan September 18, 2003

Great photo. Congratulations! #204545

Ellen Peach September 18, 2003

Congratulations, birdie....outstanding shot! #204637

Wolfgang Dolak September 19, 2003

THANK YOU ALL - if I browse through my photos since I've started posting, I may say, I really have improved with the help of all of you out there. I have just written a note to Jim telling him that IMO the quality of all our photos is constantly getting better as there is a lot to learn just by viewing others' photos. You get ideas and encouragement - that's what it's all about!
birdie #205485

Susana Matos September 19, 2003

Congratulations Wolfgang, I also agree with you about improving just by looking at the photos in here.
Best regards from Portugal, Su #205535

Terry Cervi level-classic September 19, 2003

Congrats on this awesome image, birdie! #205890

Jean Papo September 19, 2003

Well spoken, birdie! :-) #205986

Dolores Neilson September 20, 2003

Well deserved congrats, Birdie!! #206524

Dan S. Coquia September 22, 2003

I agree, great capture Birdie! Congrats! #208662

Nancy Grace Chen April 12, 2004

Terrifying... incredible details. Great lighting!

Nancy #479516


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Zoo series, no. 2

Uploaded on August 21, 2003

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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