My Good Side

Uploaded: September 24, 2006

Description

Photo of a Steller's Jay was taken on September 13, 2006 at 3:32pm in Edmonds, Washington
Canon 400mm F/4 DO IS lens + Tamron 1.4x TC @ F/4, 1/250 second, ISO 800
Rotated slightly, cropped, + saturation, + contrast, - brightness, dodged, resized, sharpened and blurred background in Photoshop CS
POTD at Photoshowdown.com on December 28, 2006

Comments

Su Sana E. P level-classic September 25, 2006

Yet another beautiful capture, Janine!! Love the details and colors in this. #528557

Julie Robinson September 25, 2006

Absolutley stunning colours Janine- very well done! #3356494

Dan Holm level-classic September 25, 2006

Gorgeous color and fantastic detail, Janine! #3356498

Graeme yew Chow September 25, 2006

Janine, absolutely nice composition and detail . A wining combination and we shall see again. #3356509

Raymond Pauly September 25, 2006

Great shot, Janine! Beautiful bird! #3356531

Jill Odice level-classic September 25, 2006

With you photographing him, I don't think he could have a bad side :-) #3356536

Husain Akhtar September 25, 2006

Great work my friend! Excellent composition and exposure! Super image of this most beautiful and colourful bird! #3356574

Ray Clarke September 25, 2006

Wonderful colours, detail and lighting Janine!!!!(R) #3356582

Paul E. Earl September 25, 2006

What a striking bird! You must have a lot of patience when capturing your magnificent bird captures! #3356595

Richard D. Cox September 25, 2006

We don't have these on the East coast. Great capture. #3356632

Paul Sikora September 25, 2006

Janine, it didn't need to worry about getting his good side, I have seen you take a bad side. LOL Another gem I think probably better than the one in the bird bath #3356640

Paul Sikora September 25, 2006

Janine, it didn't need to worry about getting his good side, I have seen you take a bad side. LOL Another gem I think probably better than the one in the bird bath #3356641

Susie Peek-Swint September 25, 2006

Beautiful colour and detail Janine ~ great capture as always! #3356653

Glenn E. Urquhart September 25, 2006

Absolutely stunning capture, Janine!!! Brilliant color, excellent lighting, dof, detail, very well composed and quite beautiful! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3356722

Derek D. Dafoe September 25, 2006

Very well done Janine!! Background really sets it off !! #3356726

Renee Doyle level-classic September 25, 2006

Excellent dof, detail and beautiful colours!!!! Wonderful capture Janine!
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Lani J September 25, 2006

Another lovely capture, Janine :o) Love yor DOF, clarity, color and composition. Well done. #3356772

Paul Michko September 25, 2006

Magnificent capture, Janine. #3356774

Barbara Waldoch level-classic September 25, 2006

Awesome capture, what a beautiful bird, Janine! #3356971

VISHVAJIT JUIKAR level-deluxe September 25, 2006

what a amazing capture with terrific details... surely a winner #3357044

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic September 25, 2006

Terrific capture Janine!!! #3357178

Guy D. Biechele level-classic September 25, 2006

Wonderful capture! Crisp and colorful. #3357393

Ray Thoms September 25, 2006

Beautiful capture Janine, they do not come this far north, beautiful colour and detail. #3357514

Connie J. Bagot September 25, 2006

The blue is just incredibly beautiful and awesomely detailed---wonderful, Janine! #3357681

Nadya Johnson September 25, 2006

Absolutely magnificent, Janine! #3357833

William Johnson September 25, 2006

Wonderful detail and coloursJanine, this should be a winner. Bill J. #3357905

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 25, 2006

Gorgeous Jay, Janine! I love your gallery! ^.^ Kitty #3357912

Carla Metzler September 25, 2006

Great shot, Janine! #3358021

Melissa G. Meiselman September 25, 2006

Amazing clarity with beautiful colors and great lighting!! Janine, this is a truly wonderful image!!!!!! #3358035

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe September 25, 2006

A winner! Great detail, lighting, and composition, love it!! #3358187

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 25, 2006

Susan, Julie, Dan, Graeme, Raymond, Jill, MH, Ray C, Paul E, Richard, Paul S, Susie, Glenn, Derek, Renee, Lani, Paul, Barbara, VISHVAJIT, Adilson, Guy, Ray T, Connie, Nadya, Bill, Kitty (glad you enjoyed my gallery), Carla, Melissa and Theresa, thanks very much for all of your kind words of encouragement.

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September 25, 2006

You have given him a spotlight to show off his beauty! I love it...beautiful shades and clarity, Janine! #3358417

Ronald F. Fischer September 25, 2006

Stunningly beautiful, Janine! #3358634

Jo Berry September 25, 2006

Outstanding!! Couldn't ask for more!! #3359032

September 25, 2006

Another great shot,Janine!! Love the colors and details. #3359542

Bill Wyatt September 25, 2006

What beautiful colors and details! Love the dof and composition!!! #3359660

Lynne Morris level-classic September 25, 2006

Wow Janine this is stunning! #3359709

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic September 25, 2006

Stunning in every way...composition, colors detail and DOF !! #3360229

Sam Britt September 25, 2006

Great shot. I like everything about it.
Sam #3360708

William C. Raco level-classic September 25, 2006

Beautiful color, detail and composition
Excellent photo, Janine

Bill #3360966

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 25, 2006

Gorgeous capture and bird, Janine!
-Debby #3361107

Nicole Kessel September 25, 2006

WOW!!! #3361224

Sherry Sturgis September 25, 2006

OOooo Janine! I love this one! I especially like how you blurred the b/g... the blue feathers just says "HELLO"! #3361238

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 26, 2006

Joyce, Ronald, Jo, Dawn, Jill, Bill, Lynne, Marilyn, Sam, Bill, Debby, Nicole and Sherry, thanks very much for all of your kind comments and encouragement. #3361397

Jenny Bosmans September 26, 2006

Areal eyecatcher and stunningly beautiful, Janine! :) #3362205

Sherry S. Boles September 26, 2006

Wonderful detail (especially on those beautiful blue tail feathers)! #3363351

Aimee S. McMaster September 26, 2006

....amazing capture Janine....just stunning...Aimee #3363394

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 26, 2006

Jenny, Sherry and Aimee, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3363799

WENDI EVANS September 26, 2006

Beautiful shot! #3365232

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 26, 2006

Wendi, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #3365324

Tarun Bose September 26, 2006

Wow! Great capture of this beautiful bird by the queen of bird photography. I really admire your great work, Janine. #3365486

Ariel Lepor September 26, 2006

Very beautiful shot, Janine! The wings are so sharp! Just think what it would be like if the bird was facing the other way, huh? :)

Ariel
ScrattyPhotography.com
ScrattyPhotography Blog #3365832

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 26, 2006

Tarun and Ariel, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3365917

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) September 26, 2006

Beautiful image. Excellent composition,exposure,colors and clarity. #3367499

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 26, 2006

Kara, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3369455

Gunther Allen September 28, 2006

Great detail and a wonderful exposure! #3377236

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 28, 2006

Gunther, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3377253

Suzy Betancourt September 30, 2006

Janine, you have the most amazing talent for capturing natures beauty. Love this photo! I wish I had birds this pretty in my part of town.

Suzy #3390250

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 30, 2006

Suzy, I really appreciate your kind words of encouragement; thanks very much. #3390536

Lavone Vannoy September 30, 2006

I LOVE your bird images!!! You REALLY need to be a photographer for B&B!!! I know I keep saying that...but SERIOUSLY! These are publish-worthy!!! :) #3392439

Karen Slagle October 01, 2006

Beautiful capture of this gorgeous Jay, Janine. I love all the bird and flower images in your gallery. You must have the perfect setup for this kind of photography. #3392915

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 01, 2006

Lavone and Karen, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3393758

Terrill Province October 03, 2006

GORGEOUS! AWESOME! #3402903

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 03, 2006

Terrill, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3403999

Mike F. Anderson October 07, 2006

Nice colorings here Janine, especially with the lighting. #3418438

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 07, 2006

Mike, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3418906

Rakesh Dhareshwar October 19, 2006

This one has blown me away. What a shot !!! #3474899

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 19, 2006

Rakesh, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3475021

Mary C. Legg October 23, 2006

scrumptious photo-- excellent #3487374

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 23, 2006

Mary, thanks very much for your kind comments. #3489697

Tamera S. Phillips October 26, 2006

Congrats Janine on this well deserved finalist! #3501777

Sherri Gorman October 26, 2006

Congratulations!!!!! #3501852

Karen Slagle October 26, 2006

Congrats, Janine... #3502010

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic October 26, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Janine!!! #3502070

Ray Clarke October 26, 2006

Congrats Janine #3502174

Cheryl E. Molennor October 26, 2006

Congratulations Janine on a beautiful finalist #3502239

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 26, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS, Janine!!!! Wonderful image of the Jay!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty #3502389

Denise M. Snyder October 26, 2006

Congrats and good luck in the next round with this beautiful image Janine!!! #3502506

Kaye Burazin October 26, 2006

Fabulous Janine. Congrats! #3502550

Renee Doyle level-classic October 26, 2006

Congratulations Janine on this wonderful finalist!!!!
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Chris Budny level-deluxe October 26, 2006

Every bird has a good side, when you're taking their portraits! Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist! #3502782

Crossroad Photography October 26, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Janine! #3502788

Paul E. Earl October 26, 2006

Fantastic finalist. Good luck in the next round. Congratulations!!! #3502962

Connie J. Bagot October 26, 2006

Congratulations Janine---totally wonderful finalist! #3502992

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic October 26, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3503566

Nobu Nagase October 26, 2006

Congratulations, Janine! #3503801

Nadya Johnson October 26, 2006

So glad to see this STUNNING photo in the finals, Janine! Congrats!! And best of luck in the next round #3503818

Virginia Leone level-classic October 26, 2006

Fantastic image, you never disappoint! Well deserved indeed! #3503884

Datha Y. Thompson October 26, 2006

Congratulations!!!! :0) #3503954

Chastity Abbott October 26, 2006

Beautiful congrats to you!!!! #3503965

Raymond Pauly October 26, 2006

Big congratulations, Janine! #3504072

Sam Britt October 26, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Janine! #3504145

Robert R. Goodman October 26, 2006

Congratulations Janine!!!!!! #3504354

Graeme yew Chow October 26, 2006

Janine , super finalist and congrats!! #3504507

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 26, 2006

Congratulations #1, Janine!! #3504559

Dorann Weber October 26, 2006

A beautiful photo and a well deserved finalist Janine~! Congrats! #3504638

Paul Sikora October 26, 2006

Congratulations, Janine!

#3504796

Jill Flynn October 26, 2006

SUPERB capture Janine. No one does this better. You bird images are so beautiful. Congratulations on this finalist and ALL your finalists this month! #3505022

Kristi A. Howson October 26, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and Best Of Luck in the next round Janine. Stunning capture! #3505183

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe October 26, 2006

Another stunningly beautiful bird portrait, Janine!!!! Congratulations!!!!:) #3505199

Sherry S. Boles October 26, 2006

Congrats on this super finalist, Janine! #3505329

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 26, 2006

Congratulations Janine, excellent work! #3505862

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 26, 2006

Tamera, Sherri, Karen, Adilson, Ray & Audrey, Cheryl, Kitty, Kaye, Renee, Christopher, Picture-It, Paul E, Connie, Kay, Nobi, Nadya, Virginia, Datha, Chastity, Raymond, Sam, Robert, Graeme, Susan, Dorann, Paul S, Jill, Kristi, Jim, Sherry and Barbara, thanks very much for all of your kind comments, congratulations and encouragement.
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Husain Akhtar October 26, 2006

Janine, warmest congratulations on being a finalist! #3506311

William88 October 27, 2006

Janine, Congratulations on your finalist!!! wow , beautiful. #3506456

Manuel Barrera October 27, 2006

Congratulations, Janine, and good luck in the next round #3506679

Walter Graziano October 27, 2006

Congratulations Janine!! #3507011

Guy D. Biechele level-classic October 27, 2006

Congratulations Janine, and good luck! #3507063

Sandra Freyler October 27, 2006

Congratulations, Janine! :) #3507247

Revonda L. Gentry October 27, 2006

Congratulations! #3507300

Marijana Fajgl October 27, 2006

Congratulations Janine on your wonderful finalist and good luck! #3507410

Tarun Bose October 27, 2006

Big congrats my dear Janine for finalist. #3507456

Donna W. Neal October 27, 2006

Congratulations on a well deserved finalist Janine #3507774

Lavone Vannoy October 27, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS Janine!!!!! I told you it was AWESOME!!!! Hope to see it in the next round!!! :) #3507800

Sharon King October 27, 2006

Congratulations Janine! #3507994

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 27, 2006

MH, William, Manuel, Wally, Guy, Sandra, Revonda, Marijana, Tarun, Donna, Lavone and Sharon, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3508373

October 27, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Janine ! #3508592

Wendy Stevenson October 27, 2006

Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Janine! Best of luck in the next round!! #3508662

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 27, 2006

Gorgeous capture of this bird and huge congrats Janine. #3508771

Cathy M. Gromball October 27, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Janine!

Cathy :) #3508850

Laura Clay-Ballard October 27, 2006

whew! LONG way to the bottom here! LOL LOVE THIS SHOT! congrats! #3509169

Holly Shao October 27, 2006

He just looks handsome, with the gorgeous feather :)

Congratulations, Janine, on this wonderful capture!!

Love the clarity, the details, and also the background hues!

Holly #3509415

RC Fritz October 27, 2006

Another wonderful capture. Congratulations on this finalist! #3509434

Robin R. October 27, 2006

The feather detail is great. Beautiful capture. #3509860

AMALIA Veralli October 27, 2006

Beautiful image. Congrats on your finalist. #3509865

Erica Murphy level-deluxe October 27, 2006

Congratulations Janine!

Erica #3510141

Deborah Sandidge October 27, 2006

Great title, he's definitely posing for you - congratulations Janine! #3510639

Ken Jarvis October 27, 2006

Congratulations Janine! Beautiful image.

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Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 27, 2006

Outstanding image Janine!! Congratulations!!! #3511518

October 27, 2006

Congratulations Janine!!Well done! #3511601

Karen Walzer October 27, 2006

Just Beautiful Janine! COngratulations! K #3511680

Claudine Grove level-deluxe October 27, 2006

Congrats on your finalist award Janine! amazing clarity and color - as are all your birds.........Love em. #3511774

Jill Odice level-classic October 27, 2006

You are the master of the birds Janine!!! Congrats on your wonderful finalist! #3511837

Evy Johansen level-classic October 27, 2006

I totally agree with Jill!!! Big congratulations, Janine!! #3512120

Lorraine A. Cook October 27, 2006

Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Janine#3512244

Phillip R. Connolly October 27, 2006

This one really deserves to be in the finalists Janine, congratulations and well done. Such beautiful colour and composition.

Phil #3512356

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 27, 2006

Gorgeous image Janine..I absolutely love the colors!! Congratulations on all your fialist for this month and good luck in the next round!!!! #3512494

Helen N. McHugh October 28, 2006

A stunning finalist, Janine! Congratulations!!! Good luck with this & all your finalist captures in the next round!! A winner here for sure!! #3512727

DiAnna F. Paulk October 28, 2006

Another beauty, Janine! Love that blue! Congratulations!

Inspired by your beautiful bird photography, I recently tried to buy the Canon 400mm lens from B&H when I bought my 5D (I wanted the 1 DS Mark2 but couldn't afford it). They recommended I get the 70-200mm 2.8 lens with an extender because I do wedding photography mostly and they knew I had limited funds. I haven't had a chance to try it on birds yet. I'll let you know how it works! Not as well as yours, I'm sure -- but I'm hoping to catch a few backyard birds. And I REALLY want to catch Spirit (Auburn University's eagle) flying before one of the games. #3512994

Karen L. Sorbello October 28, 2006

Janine,
I completely LOVE your wildlife shots! Thank you for your comments in my gallery, I'm honored you even look at my stuff!
I think that 400mm lens treats you well, you do beautiful work and I'm completely jealous of this Stellar Jay shot...... how gorgeous is that Jay?!!!!
Thanks so much for sharing your talent.
Regards,
Karen #3513620

Dee Langevin level-deluxe October 28, 2006

Congratulations Janine on yet another finalist! Outstanding detail, color and lighting on this beautiful Jay. #3513901

Kathleen Brennan October 28, 2006

Congratulations, Janine. What a wonderful bird portrait! #3513925

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 28, 2006

Reine, Wendy, Emile, Cathy, Laura, Holly, RC, Robin, Amalia, Erica, Deb, Ken, Donna, Dawn, Karen, Claudine, Jill, Evy, Lorraine, Phillip, Marilyn, Helen, DiAnna (good luck at capturing Spirit), Karen, Dee and Kathleen, I humbled by all of your kind words of encouragement and congratulations; thanks very much for your support.

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Milan Banik October 28, 2006

Congratulation for the beatiful bird shot,best wishes for the next. #3514629

Mike F. Anderson October 28, 2006

Congratulations Janine! #3514775

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 28, 2006

Milan and Mike, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3514811

Susie Peek-Swint October 28, 2006

Many congrats on this beautiful finalist Janine! #3514843

Noel Baebler October 28, 2006

Huzzah, Janine! Beautiful Steller! #3514977

Karen Beri October 28, 2006

Wonderful image Janine! Congratulations :)
Karen #3515099

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) October 28, 2006

Congradulations on your finalist. #3515300

Sharon Day level-classic October 28, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janine!! #3516113

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 28, 2006

Susie, Noel, Karen, Kara and Sharon, I really appreciate all of your kind words of encouragement; thanks very much for your congratulations. #3516292

Charlene Taylor October 29, 2006

Beautiful, beautiful shot Janine! Congratulations on this well deserved win. #3518380

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 29, 2006

Charlene, thanks very much for your kind comments, congratulations and encouragement. #3519521

Mitch Spence level-classic October 30, 2006

Goodness, Janine, this is lovely. You do such marvelous work with birds. #3524017

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 30, 2006

Mitch, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #3524244

Ross Throndson October 31, 2006

Big Congratulations, Janine, on this Wonderful Finalist!! :^) #3526143

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 31, 2006

Ross, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3529156

VISHVAJIT JUIKAR level-deluxe November 01, 2006

Congrats! #3532407

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 01, 2006

Vishvajit, thanks very much. #3532422

Shawn Jennings November 03, 2006

Great shot Janine! Congratulations on your finalist! #3541570

Anne D. Eigen November 03, 2006

Congratulations on your excellent finalist, Janine! #3541584

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 03, 2006

Shawn and Anne, I really appreciate your encouragement; thanks very much for your kind comments and congratulations. #3541681

Nadia Paul November 06, 2006

Beautiful colours and detail Janine... congrats on your finalist! #3551039

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 06, 2006

Nadia, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations. #3552742

Monika Sapek November 26, 2006

Many congratulations on your finalist, Janine!
Monika
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Janine Russell level-deluxe November 26, 2006

Monika, thanks very much for your encouragment and congratulations. #3634745

Susi Lawson February 25, 2007

You have a real talent for capturing a beautiful bird portrait! (your babies are cute too!) #3991598

Janine Russell level-deluxe February 25, 2007

Susi, thanks very much for your encouragement and kind comments. #3995133

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