Feather Count

© Deborah Sandidge

Feather Count

Bianca B. Steinfeldt June 16, 2005

Wow Deborah, you did it! The black background with the white feathers, clear and sharp - LOVE it! #264443

Deb Holmes-Hatfield June 16, 2005

Awesome Deborah, incredible detail, and just stunning in B&W! #1479076

Paula J. Buzenius June 16, 2005

A beautiful photograph. It leaves me breathless. #1479083

Judy S. Fung June 16, 2005

Wow! This is beautiful, Deborah!! #1479119

Jennifer Rennison June 16, 2005

Wow, Deborah!! Love the feathers all fanned out with the backlighting, simply outstanding and love the B&W! #1479191

Susana Ms Heide June 16, 2005

STELLAR!! So incredibly elegant!!! I think we'll be seeing this one again! #1479210

Kathryn (Love) Scheet June 16, 2005

such an elegant sight!! fantastic capture !! great job Deborah! #1479216

Cathy Stancil June 16, 2005

Sensationnal image Deborah !! Just splendid ! I love everything about this...Excellent work once again ! #1479222

Anita Taylor June 16, 2005

Beautifully done, Deborah! Love how the backlighting makes it glow! #1479227

Barbara Helgason June 16, 2005

Stunning!!! #1479233

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 16, 2005

Just outstanding!!!!! Jeff #1479265

SaMi Martin June 16, 2005

Amazing!!!!! How do u like DIC? #1479303

Deborah Sandidge June 16, 2005

Thank you so much for your kind comments, much appreciated! Hi SaMi, thank you - cafe folks have been wonderful, I'm still learning my way around though, LOL! #1479354

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 16, 2005

WOW, gorgeous, awesome, and another photo of the year for me, Deb, you're in competition with yourself on these birds and dragonflies!
-Debby #1479367

Darren K. Fisher level-classic June 16, 2005

OMG this is gorgeous. I really think you have out done yourself this time. I am really not sure what else I can say except I see a winner here. #1479380

Stephen Zacker June 16, 2005

WOW... #1479460

William C. Raco level-classic June 16, 2005

WOW and double WoW!
This is superb, Deborah!
I love the translucency in the wings, the fine detail and excellent contrasts.
Very well done!

bill
#1479472

Deborah Sandidge June 16, 2005

Thank you so much, Debby, Darren, Stephen and Bill for your generous comments! I'm so glad you liked this! #1479483

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe June 16, 2005

You just keep out doing yourself...they get better and better every day! If that is possible! Now you have a big head...LOL thats okay you deserve it, Deb #1479496

Terry Cervi level-classic June 16, 2005

Gorgeous work, Deborah! #1479537

Colette M. Metcalf June 16, 2005

WOW!!!!!!! #1479538

Sandy Driscoll level-classic June 16, 2005

Stunningly elegant, Deborah! #1479919

Mark Oxley June 17, 2005

WOW!! What a stunning image Deborah. I'm sure I will see this again soon! #1480093

Michael Khoury June 17, 2005

superb design deborah...a winner! :-) #1480178

Roxanne M. Bubar June 17, 2005

Wow this is magnificent. I agree. A winner. #1480994

Robert Jensen June 17, 2005

EXQUISITE!!!

Bob J. #1481283

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic June 17, 2005

Deborah this awesome.

I bet it comes back to visit us.

Super job.

Kerby #1481440

Jenny Bosmans June 17, 2005

A winner as far as I'm concerned, Deborah!! Outstanding!!!!!! #1481921

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 17, 2005

Superb image as always Deborah!!!! #1482071

Deborah Sandidge June 17, 2005

Thank you so much for your gracious comments! I'm happy you liked this B&W feather count! #1482548

Susan T. Evans June 17, 2005

Fantastic Deb, Wow! #1482562

June 17, 2005

This is a fantastic piece of black and white art. It has so much detail. #1482573

Goshka G. June 17, 2005

It makes me think of ballet, Deborah! Just exquisite!!! #1482580

Deborah Sandidge June 17, 2005

Thank you Susan, Opal and Goshka - I appreciate your comments! #1482676

Amanda Price June 17, 2005

Wow!! Great capture, Deb!! #1483504

S J June 18, 2005

Oh WOW!! A definite winner, Deborah!! Great image!! #1484657

Deborah Sandidge June 18, 2005

Thank you Amanda and Sanjay! I'm really pleased you liked this! #1486818

Danilo Piccioni level-classic June 19, 2005

Deb, shoot me if this doesn't win! LOL
this is just Outstanding! #1488919

Souha Dooly June 19, 2005

Waw ...Beautiful details!!and great color Deb!!! #1489403

April L. Brewster June 19, 2005

No doubt in my mind that this is "the" winner. Stunning image. #1489779

Cathy Barrows June 19, 2005

fabulous...i agree a real winner #1490742

Kate Jackson level-classic June 20, 2005

I am flaberghasted! An absolutely amazing winner!! #1491200

Deborah Sandidge June 20, 2005

I'm overwhelmed, thank you very much for such a nice response to this B&W image! #1492167

Kara L. Hendricks June 20, 2005

Well, put me on the long list of those that expect to see this with a badge under it.. Oh my gosh!! PERFECTION..... #1492453

Anita Hogue June 20, 2005

I missed seeing this photo. I do believe this is one of my favorites you have captured! This is magnificient, Deborah!! How do you keep coming up with these fabulous shots?! #1492734

Deborah Sandidge June 20, 2005

Thank you Kara and Anita, I appreciate your comments! #1494441

Michelle Lea Guinn June 24, 2005

Awesome capture Deborah!!!! mlg #1514940

Carolina K. Smith level-addict June 29, 2005

Super image, Deborah :) #1536513

Deborah Sandidge June 29, 2005

Thank you Michelle and Carolina! #1537103

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 29, 2005

Oh, so stunning and elegant! Absolutely amazing as others have said, Deborah! #1537124

Deborah Sandidge June 29, 2005

Thanks so much, Terry, I'm so pleased you liked this! #1537134

Cindy Cone July 22, 2005

Congrats on this well-deserved finalist, Deb! I'll be looking for it in the next round! #1623213

Stanley J. Contrades July 23, 2005

Extraordinary, Deborah!! CONGRATULATIONS and best of luck in the next round with this beauty!! I, too, will be looking for it in the winner's circle!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1624053

July 23, 2005

Very nice graphics and grace. #1624125

Kate Jackson level-classic July 23, 2005

Congratulations on all your finalists Deb! This is the best of the best! #1624396

Darren K. Fisher level-classic July 23, 2005

No surprise here. Congrats once again and best of luck on all your wonderful finalist. #1624450

Ken Grooms July 23, 2005

This could win in at least two categories! Congratulations! #1624762

Jenny Bosmans July 23, 2005

I will say no more....Congratulations!!!! #1625459

Marie Fields level-classic July 23, 2005

OUTSTANDING image, Deb! Congratulations on all of your terrific finalists and good luck in the next round!!! #1625675

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 23, 2005

Congratulations on your win Deb. This is an awesome photo. Good luck in the next round. #1625698

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe July 23, 2005

Wonderful image and title, Deb...congratulations!!! #1625880

S J July 23, 2005

Oh just as I expected!!! Congratulations on this WELL DESERVING Finalist, Deborah!! #1625961

Wendy Stevenson July 23, 2005

Congratulations Deborah on ALL your beautiful finalists!! ETG!! #1626036

Stephanie Lyons July 23, 2005

This is awesome Deborah - congratulations! #1626601

Susana Ms Heide July 23, 2005

I'm not at all surprised to see this here. I hope to see it win some gold!! #1626650

Anita Hogue July 23, 2005

I am so glad to see this as a finalist, Deborah. If I had to pick one, which would be hard, I do believe this is my favorite of your work! Congratulations again! #1626669

Deborah Sandidge July 23, 2005

Thank you very much for your gracious words and congrats, much appreciated! Thank you BP Judges, for your time and thoughtful words! #1628190

Deb Holmes-Hatfield July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful and dramatic finalist, Deb! #1628245

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this fabulous beauty, too, Deborah!! Good luck! #1628254

Amanda Price July 23, 2005

Congratulations on so many wonderful finalists!!! #1628319

Jennifer Rennison July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this fabulous finalist, Deborah! #1628714

Tammy Scott July 23, 2005

Congratulations on another awesome finalist, Deborah! #1629144

Nobu Nagase July 23, 2005

Congratulations, Debora, on the most beautiful finalist!!! #1629511

Cora Miller level-addict July 23, 2005

The lighting, detail and composition are outstanding in this shot, Deb! Congratulations!! #1629774

July 24, 2005

Absolutely beautiful Deborah !
Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!

#1630690

Kara L. Hendricks July 24, 2005

Well, I am so glad to see this one with a silver.. And expect to see a gold one... Love this!! Congratulations!!! #1631146

Patrick Campbell July 24, 2005

Sublime! Congrats Deborah! #1631655

Diane Addonizio level-classic July 24, 2005

Congratulations,Deb! #1632946

Deborah Sandidge July 24, 2005

Thanks so much for your kind comments and congrats!!! #1633210

Dan Holm level-classic July 24, 2005

Alright, Deborah!!! Heartfelt CONGRATULATIONS on your well deserved WIN!!!!!!! #1633761

July 24, 2005

Beautiful Deb!
Congratulations on your win! #1633765

S J July 24, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS on your super WIN, Deborah!! #1633789

Susan T. Evans July 24, 2005

Congrats Deborah on your winner!!! whooooo hooooooooo!!! #1633837

Stanley J. Contrades July 25, 2005

And another CONGRATULATIONS, Deborah!! Very well deserved!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1633890

Piotr M. Organa July 25, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS!!! #1633931

clifton Mair July 25, 2005

Congrats Deborah, what a stunning shot! #1633986

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 25, 2005

A Big and Special congrats on your win Deborah!!!! #1634001

ADILSON F. FERREIRA July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win Deborah!!! #1634267

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 25, 2005

So glad to see this as a winner, Deb, hearty congratulations!!!
-Debby #1634370

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic July 25, 2005

Debby

Congratulations on your second place win.

Job well done.

Kerby #1634384

Kathleen Clemons July 25, 2005

Just so beautiful, congratulations, Deborah! #1634563

Tammy Scott July 25, 2005

Fantastic job, Debby! Congratulations on your win! #1634577

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 25, 2005

Simply a gorgeous shot, Debby! Congratulations on your win! #1634687

Colette M. Metcalf July 25, 2005

This is gorgeous!! Congratulations to you, Deborah!!! #1634797

Debra Booth July 25, 2005

Big congratulations, Deb!! #1634800

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win, Deb!
kk #1634847

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win Deb. Awesome picture. #1634856

Anita Hogue July 25, 2005

Yes!! This is my favorite! Congratulations, Deborah!! #1634921

Murry Grigsby July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your amazing image and win Deborah!! #1635072

Stephanie Laird level-classic July 25, 2005

Just Beautiful Deborah! Congratulations! #1635139

Cindy Cone July 25, 2005

Congratulations, Deb! I just knew this was a winner! #1635176

Kara L. Hendricks July 25, 2005

Uhhh..hummm.. What did I tell ya?? A HUGE CONGRATS on this Deb... One of my all time favorite animal shots.. and not just from you...Brilliant!! #1635188

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe July 25, 2005

What beauty.....Congratulations!!!! #1635223

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe July 25, 2005

Congrats, Deborah on this wonderful winning image!!! #1635341

Cathy Barrows July 25, 2005

Congrats on your win!...fabulous #1635430

Jennifer Rennison July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win, Deborah!
#1635448

Kate Jackson level-classic July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this fantastic win Deborah! #1635591

KHAWLA Haddad July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful winner!!! #1635776

Jill Flynn level-classic July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL SECOND PLACE win Deborah! #1636019

Joy Rector July 25, 2005

This is gorgeous. congrats on your win. #1636129

Ken Grooms July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this very artistic interpretation! #1636538

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 25, 2005

Big Congratulations, Deborah, on your fabulous 2nd place win! This is a stunning image!! #1636877

William C. Raco level-classic July 25, 2005

This is just wonderful, Deborah!
Congratulations,

bill #1636981

Stephen Zacker July 25, 2005

Stunning and Beautiful. Congratulations #1637344

Nobu Nagase July 25, 2005

Beautiful, no doubt!!!
...this had to be a winner!!!
Congratulations on your another great win, Deborah!!! #1637358

Deborah Sandidge July 25, 2005

Thank you so much!! I appreciate your heartfelt congrats and nice comments on this image! You all are the best! #1637628

Goshka G. July 25, 2005

Congrats on this gorgeous winner, Deborah!! #1637647

Amanda Price July 25, 2005

Wonderful in every way! Congratulations on your well-deserved win! #1637648

Wally Orlowsky July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Deborah! #1637743

Cathy Gregor July 25, 2005

Congrats on this awesome winner, Deborah!!! #1637892

Diane Addonizio level-classic July 25, 2005

Congrats on your win, Deb!!! #1638064

Sharon Day level-classic July 25, 2005

This is an awesome image, Deborah!!! Great job! Big congratulations! #1638238

Terry R. Hatfield July 25, 2005

Hi Deb!This One Escaped Me, What A Wonderful Image!!Very Deserving In Every Way!A Big Congratulations On Your Win:-) #1638276

Ronald Balthazor level-addict July 25, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah. Magnificent. #1638283

Cora Miller level-addict July 25, 2005

So well deserved! Congratulations on your win, Deb! #1638593

Stefan G July 25, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah! Great image! #1638612

Wren Hendrick July 25, 2005

Breathtaking, Deborah!!! Congratulations #1638719

Souha Dooly July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win, Deb! #1638741

Deb Holmes-Hatfield July 26, 2005

Congrats Deb, on your winning photo! #1640781

Karen Bacon July 26, 2005

Congratulations on this lovely winning image Deborah! #1640958

Jonna Bergström July 26, 2005

Fantastic image, Deborah!! Congratulations!! #1641836

Deborah Sandidge July 26, 2005

I truly appreciate your kind comments and congrats -- they mean a lot to me! I honored to have this image place among the winners! #1641948

Nancy Grace Chen July 27, 2005

This is splendid and took my breath away the first time I saw it... glad to see it as a winner here. Conrats to you, Deborah!

Nancy #1644932

Deborah Sandidge July 27, 2005

Hi Nancy, so good to hear from you! Thank you very much for your kind words, I appreciate it! #1646727

Pamela K July 28, 2005

I missed this the first time around! Gorgeous! Stunning! I love the lighting and detail you've captured!

Pam #1649557

Monika Sapek level-classic July 28, 2005

Great light and details in this beautiful capture, Deborah! Congratulations on your Second Place Win!
Monika
#1649576

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe July 30, 2005

Aloha Demorah,
This is one of the most stunning images I have ever seen. It has everything, the beauty, the design elements, the gorgeous creature, and it is "of the moment."
Your whole gallery has left me amazed. #1656643

Deborah Sandidge July 30, 2005

Thank you, Pam, Monika and Fax~ Aloha Fax, that's one of the nicest comments I've ever received, thank you very much! #1657443

Joy Rector August 01, 2005

congrats on this beautiful win. #1661382

August 01, 2005

Congradulations on this most perfect catch. this is just beautiful. #1665087

Deborah Sandidge August 02, 2005

Thank you, Joy and Opal, I appreciate your very kind comments! #1668322

Shari Travison August 03, 2005

Awesome! I love your artistic composition. Congrats! #1672327

Deborah Sandidge August 04, 2005

Thank you very much, Shari! #1676720

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe August 17, 2005

Deborah, I had to come back and look at this image again. It lives in my memory.

The picture of the horse is good, but I just don't understand how this was not the grand prize winner!

#1729563

Swapnali Mathkar August 18, 2005

Deborah, Its a really amazing image. Great timing and sharpness. just perfect. I think this is the first photograph, I have seen of a bird which is so beautiful even if the bird's eyes are not visible (ofcourse apart from silhouttes). #1730873

Deborah Sandidge August 18, 2005

Thank you, graciously Fax and Swapnali - your thoughtful comments are very much appreciated! #1731288

Philip Pankov September 24, 2005

This is really great photo, just wow!!! On the the best images I have ever seen, Deborah!! Outstanding!

Regards,
Philip Pankov
Pictures of Ireland - Fine Art Photographs of Ireland
#1879188

Deborah Sandidge September 24, 2005

Thank you graciously, Philip! I appreciate your kind words! #1879339

Zoe j. Cocker May 03, 2006

beautiful detail! amazing picture #2720414

Vladan D. Djordjevic January 15, 2007

What a beautiful photo! Fantastic lighting, composition, clarity! #3822302

Deborah Sandidge January 15, 2007

Thanks so much, Vladan! #3822502

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe July 24, 2007

Aloha Again,
I just added this image to "my favorites" because it is the best image I've ever seen! #4549072

Deborah Sandidge July 24, 2007

Aloha Fax, so nice to hear from you! I'm pleased you enjoy "Feather Count" and have added it to your fav's, I'm very much honored! ~ Deb #4549861

Rosemary Sampson level-classic March 21, 2009

One word, extraordinary! #7312780

May 21, 2009

My favorite Deb!
Congratulations! #7546015

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 31, 2009

I love this so much!!! WOW...Great work, Deb and congrats!! My Favs too....:) #7903794

Deborah Sandidge August 31, 2009

Thank you Shelly, I appreciate you marking it as a Fav too!
~ Deb #7904116

Gary Lange September 24, 2009

It doesn't get much better than this. #7979626

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe September 24, 2009

Aloha Deborah,

One more chance to see this incredible image and tell you it is my favorite of all time! (Except for a few of my own. Natch.) #7980805

Deborah Sandidge September 24, 2009

Thank you very much! I appreciate your thoughtful comments! :o)
Deb #7981301

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 06, 2010

Amazing....so happy this won!!! Congrats! #8592516

Jill Odice level-classic October 11, 2010

The light here is fabulous! No wonder this won, it is perfectly executed! #8960258

Deborah Sandidge October 11, 2010

Hi Jill, so nice to hear from you!
Thank you very much, I appreciate your kind comments!
~ Deb #8960616

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic October 13, 2010

Just saw this and I am marveled by the light and detail in this, Deb. Belated CONGRATZ!!

UB. #8963578

Deborah Sandidge October 13, 2010

Hi Usman,
Thank you so much. This bird was so beautiful to watch and just humbling to be able to photograph.
Glad you like this!
~ Deb #8964211

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe January 21, 2013

What an exquisite image! Huge WOW!!! #10526761

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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