Parasol

Terry R. Hatfield February 14, 2005

Awesome Deborah,Nice And Clean, Very Pretty Clarity!! #215371

Kelly Abernathy level-classic February 14, 2005

Such a lovely capture, color and detail! Love the title too! :) -K #1102250

Karen Bacon February 14, 2005

Outstanding capture Deborah!Interesting pose! #1102284

Janet Detota February 14, 2005

Excellent shot, Deborah! Looks like bird yoga! :-) #1102297

Charlene Bayerle February 14, 2005

Outstanding Debby!!!! #1102410

Cathy Gregor February 14, 2005

What a terrific capture, Deborah!
Like your title, too!
-cathy

#1102427

Kara L. Hendricks February 14, 2005

Fantastic image Deborah! I love the pose and the reflection is superb. Great shot! #1102431

cj patterson February 14, 2005

Wow! This is awesome Deborah! Love the reflection!!! #1102449

Casey A. Hanson February 14, 2005

Awesome shot! #1102625

Wally Orlowsky February 14, 2005

Amazing pose, Deborah. My wife says this is a sure winner and who am I to disagree? ;) #1102627

Donna J. Taff February 14, 2005

Beautiful, Deborah!!! #1102651

Dolores Neilson February 14, 2005

This is outstanding, Deborah! What a terrific behavior you've captured. You have it all...composition, a typical egret behavior and perfect exposure!! NICE!!! #1102703

Marcie A. Fowler February 14, 2005

Fantastic image deborah. Ever thought of putting a "coffee table" book together of your heron shots? Love the clarity, pose, and refelction in this one. #1102785

Darren K. Fisher level-classic February 14, 2005

Simply stunning. Your exposure is spot on and the detail amazing. But that pose gets a WOW. Wonderful job Deb. #1102853

Susan T. Parady February 14, 2005

Wow! Super detail and reflection. GREAT catch!! #1102891

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 14, 2005

This is lovely, great colors and reflection!! Another awesome image!!! #1102894

Cathy Stancil February 14, 2005

Excellent in every respect Deborah ! #1102970

Bonnie C. Lackey February 14, 2005

Wonderfully unique image, Deb. All the mechanics of this are so good and it's interesting to boot! #1102977

Colleen Braun February 14, 2005

great pose... #1103168

Kathleen Clemons February 14, 2005

Wow from me too, Deborah! This is awesome! #1103256

Deborah Sandidge February 14, 2005

Thank you so very much for your encouraging comments! Hope everyone is having a nice Valentine's Day!! #1103324

Paula Showen February 14, 2005

THIS IS AWESOME! Excellent capture of a gorgeous creature! Love your detail and composition. The simple composition and color create an outstanding image! #1103440

Dan Holm level-classic February 14, 2005

WOWOWOW!!! This is absolutely awesome, Deborah!! A winner for sure! #1103462

Cindy Cone February 14, 2005

I agree with everyone! Everything about it is awesome, Deb! Looks like a winner to me! #1103602

Judy S. Fung February 14, 2005

Wow! Really beautiful capture, Deborah! Just wonderful!! #1103665

Piotr M. Organa February 14, 2005

Beautiful! #1103691

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 14, 2005

WOW, this just moved into my number one spot for the year, Deb, awesome in every respect!!!!
-debby
#1103877

Keisha Sandusky February 14, 2005

Well, I guess one more wow wouldn't hurt would it? LOL! Truely amazing shot Deborah! I love it. : ) #1103940

Debra Booth February 14, 2005

Oh, wow, Deborah! Very elegant and so beautiful! #1104078

William C. Raco level-classic February 14, 2005

Oh My!
This is amazing.
What a wonderful catch.
Beautiful detail and color
Outstanding work, Deborah!

bill
#1104108

Deborah Sandidge February 14, 2005

Thank you very much for your time and each of your thoughtful comments!! Very much appreciated and taken to heart! #1104143

Mary J. Costa Pearson February 14, 2005

WOW this is fantastic!!! You did a terrific job at capturing this! #1104202

Anette Linnea Rasmussen February 14, 2005

Beautiful Deborah! Love the title and shot - well captured and presented!

Happy valentine #1104384

Deborah Sandidge February 15, 2005

Thanks Mary and Linnea! #1105667

Stephen Zacker February 15, 2005

Wow! :-) #1105744

Deborah Sandidge February 18, 2005

:o) Thank you, Stephen! #1111473

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) February 19, 2005

beatiful image. #1118905

February 20, 2005

Excellent photo. Good composition, good exposure. Shows patience to catch the right moment with a sense of humour. #1120051

Deborah Sandidge February 20, 2005

Thanks so much, Karacan and Carey! #1120555

Jonna Bergström February 26, 2005

Wow, what an fantastic capture! I love it! #1135610

Deborah Sandidge February 26, 2005

Thanks so much, Jonna! #1135769

Lisa Deaton March 01, 2005

Really beautiful. Love the reflection. Fantastic job!!! #1141313

Colleen Braun March 15, 2005

congratulations... #1175168

Cindy Cone March 15, 2005

Congrats, Deb! I knew this one would be here! #1175258

Kara L. Hendricks March 15, 2005

Congratulations!!! #1175965

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 15, 2005

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Deb! #1176068

Dan Holm level-classic March 15, 2005

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS, Deborah! An outstanding Finalist! #1176156

Kelly Abernathy level-classic March 15, 2005

Congrats on a great finalist! -K #1176624

Jennifer Rennison March 15, 2005

WOW!! Outstanding capture, love that pose, excellent work, Deborah!! Congratulations on your finalist! #1176839

Janet Detota March 15, 2005

Beautiful colors, clarity and reflection! Congratulations! #1177486

Casey A. Hanson March 15, 2005

Congratulations Deborah! :0) #1177922

Nobu Nagase March 15, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah, on this beauty!!!
...sure looks like a winning shot!!! #1177956

Mary K. Robison March 15, 2005

Fantastic capture, Deborah!
I picture this beauty going considerably higher than finalist...
CONGRATULATIONS!!! #1178432

Judy S. Fung March 16, 2005

Congrats, Deborah!! #1178874

Colette M. Metcalf March 16, 2005

Congrats to you Deborah!!! #1179141

S J March 16, 2005

Many Congratulations on this outstanding and well deserving Finalist, Deborah!! #1179174

Deborah Sandidge March 16, 2005

Thank you very much for your thoughtful wishes and comments! Much appreciated! :o) #1179845

Deborah Sandidge March 16, 2005

Thank you very much for your thoughtful wishes and comments! Much appreciated! :o) #1179846

Peter K. Burian March 16, 2005

Deborah: I love this image.

A few years ago, I made a similar image that has been published several times, in Nature's Best magazine and a calendar, for example. PhotoID: 778386
http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/gallery.asp?memberID=69365

In some ways, I prefer your image. A perfect example of remarkable nature photography.

Cheers!

Peter Burian

#1181034

Jonna Bergström March 16, 2005

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Deborah!! #1181122

Debra Booth March 16, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah!! #1181875

Piotr M. Organa March 16, 2005

Beautiful shot, Deborah! Congratulations and good luck! #1181902

Donna J. Taff March 16, 2005

Congrat's, Deborah!!! #1182440

Terry R. Hatfield March 16, 2005

Beautiful Finalist Deborah!!Congratulations To You:-) #1182946

Deborah Sandidge March 16, 2005

Thanks so much for stopping to comment, I appreciate your kind words!!

Hello Peter - Thank you for your thoughtful comments on my egret image, I'm so pleased you like it! It's very flattering to receive a complement from a professional. I can see why your image has been published several times, it's exquisite. You must have enjoyed Merritt Island as much as I do. I enjoyed your gallery and colorful images!
Kind regards,
~ Deb #1183177

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe March 16, 2005

What an amazing image Deborah! Congratulations!!!! #1183501

Carol Brill March 17, 2005

Congratulations on this elegant finalist, Deborah! #1186613

Deborah Sandidge March 18, 2005

Thanks so much, Jim and Carol! #1188594

Anette Linnea Rasmussen March 20, 2005

Excellent shot Deborah! Love it!
Congrats on this beautiful finalist!

Best wishes, Linnea #1192963

Deborah Sandidge March 20, 2005

Hi Linnea, thank you very much!! #1193271

Rene M. Hales April 08, 2005

Deborah, this is on BEAUTIFUL image! Well seen; well shot.--Rene #1238626

Deborah Sandidge April 08, 2005

Thank you very much, Rene! #1239707

Stan Kwasniowski April 21, 2005

deborah, congratulations

Stan kwasniowski #1277848

Goshka G. April 21, 2005

Congrats, Deborah, on an amazing shot! He looks like a very advanced yoga practitioner!;-) #1277982

Claudette Foote May 04, 2005

Outstanding capture Deborah!Interesting pose! Congrats, #1319352

Deborah Sandidge May 05, 2005

Thanks so much Stan, Goshka and Claudette! #1323981

Barbara Waldoch level-classic November 26, 2006

I am blown away by your gallery, Deborah! #3635455

Deborah Sandidge November 27, 2006

Thanks so much, Barbara! #3636409

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Preening egret, early morning at Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge, f5.6, 1/800, 200-400mm @ 360mm

Uploaded on February 14, 2005

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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