Extreme Focus [Animals]

© Marie Fields

Extreme Focus

Uploaded: October 31, 2004 05:49:18


Bald Eagle at the Cincinnati Zoo. 300mm zoom lens, tripod, 400 speed film. Taken on a cold wintery day when I was the only visitor around. He came up and perched on the rail right in front of me (no glass or fencing between us) Luckily, I was able to back up quickly enough to get a couple of shots! (although it was a little unnerving having such a huge bird flying straight at me!) :)


Terry R. Hatfield October 31, 2004

Excellent Capture Marie,This Happened To Me I Had A Macro Lens On The Camera At The Time,I Got Some Nice Eye Shots:-)It Sure Does Freak You Out!LOL!! #183994

Charlene Bayerle October 31, 2004

WOW!!! Awesome Marie!!!! #880748

Joy Brown October 31, 2004

FANTASTIC! #880784

Joan Miller October 31, 2004

Wonderful! #880801

William C. Raco level-classic October 31, 2004

Fantastic portrait.
I love the eye and the ruffled feathers.
What a fierce bird!
Well done.

bill #880813

Donna J. Taff October 31, 2004

Very beautiful, Marie!! #880926

Cindy Cone October 31, 2004

Awesome capture, Marie! Great detail! #880975

Darren K. Fisher October 31, 2004

OH WOW wonderful profile shot, and your lighting and detail are amazing. Outstanding in every way. #881114

Kathleen Clemons October 31, 2004

Most excellent, Marie!!!! #881162

Dale Gast October 31, 2004

Beautiful image, Marcie!! Love the details! Have a Happy Halloween! Dale #881182

Dale Gast October 31, 2004

I'm sorry about the wrong name, Marie!!! Hit the button before I could correct it!! YIKES!! #881185

Shirley L. Carpenter October 31, 2004

Excellent portrait Marie!! #881315

Bonnie C. Lackey October 31, 2004

Not only is this a great portrait but the detail on the feathers is incredible... #881431

Leonard Pierce October 31, 2004

Fantastic shot Marie, looks like a winner to me!!! #881918

Marie Fields November 01, 2004

Thanks so much for the wonderful comments, everyone! I really appreciate them a lot!!!

Marie #882479

Gianna Stadelmyer November 08, 2004

How wonderful to get so close to such a beautiful creature and have the good fortune to have camera in hand as well! This is superb, Marie! The contrast of his white feathers against the dark background, and the detail and texture in his feathers all makes for a wonderful shot! #897683

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 15, 2004

Beautiful, congrats Marie! #911917

Terry R. Hatfield November 15, 2004

Congratulations On Your Finalist Marie:-) #911979

Dale Gast November 15, 2004

Congratulations, Marie!!! #912041

Debra Booth November 15, 2004

Congratulations on your Finalist, Marie! #912162

Cindy Cone November 15, 2004

Congratulations on your finalist, Marie! #912315

William C. Raco level-classic November 15, 2004

wonderful finalist, Marie

bill #912413

Karen Talasco November 15, 2004

Congrats, Marie. I think we'll be seeing this one again. #912650

Darren K. Fisher November 15, 2004

Congratulations On Your Finalist! #912884

Laura Berman November 15, 2004

Congratulations on your finalist, Marie! I just love your animal portraits. #913165

Kelly Abernathy level-classic November 15, 2004

Love this! Congrats Marie! -K #913330

Dale Ann Cubbage November 15, 2004

Congrats on your finalist, Marie!

da #913463

Donna J. Taff November 15, 2004

Congrat's, Marie!!!!! #913600

Stanley J. Contrades November 15, 2004

Stan #913775

cj patterson November 16, 2004

congrats marie! #915270

Kathleen Clemons November 16, 2004

Congratulations to you, Marie! :) #915473

Donna W. Neal November 16, 2004

Congratulation and good luck with this wonderful image Marie #915561

Karen Engelbreth November 16, 2004

Congratulations and best of luck, Marie! #915908

Peggy Wolff November 16, 2004

Congrats Marie on making a finalist and capturing this beautiful creature in all its glory! #916641

Eric Highfield level-deluxe November 16, 2004

Fantastic close up, Marie. Congratulations!! #916964

Wendy Stevenson November 16, 2004

Wonderful portrait of this majestic bird. Congratulations on your finalist. #917360

Colette M. Metcalf November 16, 2004

Congrats Marie!! #917474

Kenton L. Elliott November 16, 2004

Congratulations, Marie! Well deserved and beautiful image!! #917584

Gianna Stadelmyer November 16, 2004

CONGRATULATIONS, Marie!!! I am so glad to see this one again! It's absolutely fabulous:-) Good luck in round 2! #917587

Stacey A. Bates November 16, 2004

Congrats Marie!! this is wonderful!!
Stacey #917750

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe November 16, 2004

Excellent image of a very regal looking Eagle!!! Congrats on this image, Marie!!! #918321

Susana Matos November 17, 2004

Congratulations, very beautiful!!!!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #921098

Janice Forrest November 17, 2004

Beautiful. Congrats. #921456

Robin L. Wehrman November 17, 2004

Congratulations, Marie! Magnificent image and well deserved!!! #921633

Marie Fields April 25, 2006

Thank you all so much! #2690571

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 02, 2007

Magnificent capture, Marie!
--Lisa #4874667

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