Cape May Warbler

© Ben M. Trapnell

Cape May Warbler

Uploaded: May 26, 2004


Late Evening, Canon 100-400 @400mm, 5.6


Brinn MacDougall May 26, 2004

This is a great capture, Benjamin..well done! #131872

Dolores Neilson May 26, 2004

Beautiful exposure, sharp and wonderful interesting color!! Well done, Benjamin!! I'm assuming this is with a Canon 100-400?? I don't recall any third party lens offering this focal range. And Nikon doesn't have this focal length either. #561431

zcaley May 26, 2004

Great shot!!!!! Very nice work Ben! #561444

Deborah Sandidge May 26, 2004

Exceptional shot of this little warbler, great color and detail! #561525

Diane Addonizio May 26, 2004

Great shot, Benjamin! #561582

Ben M. Trapnell May 26, 2004

Dolores - you are right. It is the Canon 100-400 (IS) L. 400mm wide open - this is one of 4 frames shot hand-held in a burst. They were all this quality, though, the little bird had other ideas about composition. Thanks for the great feedback. It is encouraging and greatly appreciated. I continue to be amazed with the 10D and this lens. The sun was about 15 minutes from dropping below the horizon - thus the very warm colors. #561585

Darren K. Fisher May 26, 2004

Glad you snaped that shutter 4 times, this is awesome. Great lighting and wonderful detail. Has to be one of the best bird images I have ever seen. #561646

Dorothy Neumann May 26, 2004

Wonderful! I agree with Darren. #561649

Kristen McKain May 27, 2004

Gorgeous capture! #561932

Ronald Balthazor May 27, 2004

Very well done, Benjamin. #562047

Kristen McKain June 15, 2004

Congrats!! #595529

Cathy Barrows June 15, 2004

Congrats!...beautiful...perfect #596183

Thomasa June 15, 2004

What a picture perfect shot! Great detail and the flower fills the composition so nicely. #596380

Diane Dupuis June 15, 2004

Beautiful shot of a beautiful bird! Congratulations and good luck. Love your gallery! #597140

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe June 15, 2004

Great image of a great subject!! I have the 100-400 and absolutely love it. You used it to perfection here...congrats!! #597206

Ben M. Trapnell June 16, 2004

Jim, Diane, Thomasa, Cathy, Kristin, Ron, Dorothy, Darren, thank you for the wonderful and very kind feedback on my Warbler. I've noticed that many of you have been or currently are finalists with some absolutely outstanding work of your own. Some, many times over. Praise from kind, tallented folks such as yourselves means more to me than you will know. Thanks again and good luck to you all! #598364

Peggy Wolff June 16, 2004

I can only think that this can be a big money maker for you! What a shot! I really could go on and on about this, but I will sum it up by saying PERFECT! #598481

Anne E. Morgan June 16, 2004

CONGRATULATIONS!!! I've been admiring your fine bird photos since I started here. What an honor - you deserve it! #600368

Mette Vendelboe Allison June 17, 2004

Congrats, Benjamin! #600545

Donna W. Neal June 17, 2004

Congratulations Ben on this beautiful capture and Win! #600713

Kelly Abernathy level-classic June 17, 2004

Congratulations on your win! -K #600954

Mary K. Robison June 17, 2004

This truly is perfection, Benjamin. Keep on entering it everywhere you can - keep on winning everywhere it's entered! Congratulations! #602126

Evy Johansen level-classic June 17, 2004

Many congatulations on you second plaze win! #602542

Ellen Peach level-classic June 18, 2004

Congrats on this excellent win, Benjamin! #604036

Ben M. Trapnell June 18, 2004

Wow! I am overwhelmed! My sincerest thanks to everyone who has been kind enough to respond to this picture. I can't get over how many people, most with so many of their own great pictures, have taken the time to acknowlege mine. It really warms my heart to know that there are so many tallented, caring people routinely viewing Better Photo. My thanks to you all for your inspiration. #604064

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 19, 2004

Great photo, many congratulations to you!! #605888

Kathleen N. Nelson level-deluxe July 04, 2004

I love your photo of the Cape May warbler. These little guys are really hard to photograph, but your photo is perfect. I also have a 10D camera and was thinking about getting the 100-400 lens down the road. Your photo has convinced me that it's a great lens. However, I'm sure it will take me a very long time and lots of practice to take a photo such as this one (even with the lens). #630349

Rita Richter July 08, 2004

exceptional quality, perfect combination of camera and lens. Congrats #637681

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