Waiting in the Holly

© Carol L. Fowler

Waiting in the Holly

Ron McEwan March 04, 2010

She is beautiful Carol, the dof, sharp detail rich color has your signature all over it. Well done as always.

I think it was like 2 or 2 and quarter miles. A rough trail, almost gave up on it. Seemed like twenty when we got done with it. #1245118

Carol Eade level-addict March 04, 2010

Beautiful image, Carol...beautiful DOF and colors! #8432430

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe March 04, 2010

Another great close up shot. Not quite mistletoe, but I hope she finds Mr. Right :-).... #8432478

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 04, 2010

Beautuful composition, details and colors, Carol. #8432577

Anita Hogue March 04, 2010

WOW, this is soooooooo beautiful, Carol! #8432632

Christine Lobsinger level-classic March 04, 2010

Oh Carol, this is gorgeous... love your title, the colours, the details...


Julianne Bradford March 04, 2010

What a wonderful capture and title Carol! I love how the berries match her beak :-) #8432699

Lynn Crawford March 04, 2010

Such a beautiful image Carol :) #8432727

Monnie Ryan March 04, 2010

She's such a beautiful little lady I'll bet she had no trouble finding Mr. Right! Lovely capture, Carol! #8432787

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic March 04, 2010

Gorgeous image. Fantastic lighting, color, comp and clarity, #8432827

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 04, 2010

Amazing details, beautiful bird capture. So impressive! #8432850

Barbara Waldoch level-classic March 05, 2010

Wonderful capture, Carol! #8432941

Liz blahh March 05, 2010

beautifully captured! #8432945

Marty Straub March 05, 2010

Every element of this photo is exceedingly perfect, Carol. Only next time tell her to turn left. Perfect color contrast and subject isolation. #8434244

Ken R. Frischkorn March 05, 2010

What a magnificent photo of this female Cardinal, Beautifully composed with outstanding clarity and color. #8434287

John Connolly March 05, 2010

A beautifully composed capture of this wonderful little bird, Carol! The color and detail are stunning! #8434417

Angie M. Davis March 05, 2010

Gorgeous, Carol! Excellent comp, color and detail!!!! #8434938

Jack Ryan March 05, 2010

Outstanding comp, color and clarity. Beautiful work, Carol. #8434948

Debra R. Harder March 06, 2010

This is picture perfect, Carol! Beautiful lighting, DOF, colors and details. Amazing!! Deb #8435968

Carol L. Fowler March 06, 2010

Thanks for those nice comments. And Randy, I changed "mistletoe" to "holly" just for you! #8436416

Kathy Coombs March 07, 2010

Beautiful! Perfect for Christmas cards! #8437800

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 07, 2010

Exceptional work...she's a beauty, Carol...How you get these critters to pose so perfectly is proof-positive of "CM" - ain't no other explanation! :) #8438349

Dianna Murphy March 09, 2010

looks like another winner. Gorgeous. Perfection. #8442743

Phyllis H. Burchett March 10, 2010

Beautiful capture, hope she didn't have to wait long! #8445707

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 11, 2010

I agree with Dianna here, Carol! It is also picture perfect! You nailed it for sure! Good luck with this! #8447756

Fran J. Jagger March 22, 2010

I love the catch light and details!
Great capture, Carol!! :) #8473254

Carol L. Fowler March 22, 2010

Thanks everyone! #8473277

Sherran Andersen level-classic April 18, 2010

Congrats Carol. #8546275

Kathy Salerni level-classic April 18, 2010

Big congrats on your well deserved finalist, Carol! #8546618

Karen Celella level-deluxe April 19, 2010

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Carol! #8548484

Amy M. Wilson April 19, 2010

Big congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Carol!!! WTG! #8549281

Carol Eade level-addict April 19, 2010

Beautiful, Carol, warm congratulations! #8549870

April 19, 2010

Looks like a great candidate for a holiday card! #8550321

Patrick Rouzes level-classic April 19, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, Carol! WTG! #8551110

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic April 19, 2010

Fantastic finalist Carol. Congratulations.
JP #8552148

Sam Britt April 19, 2010

Big Congrats, fantastic finalist, Carol! #8552400

Lori Carlson April 19, 2010

Wow! This couldn't be more picture perfect!! Superb shot, Carol! Congrats! =) #8552689

Nadia Paul April 19, 2010

Congrats on your beautiful finalist Carol! #8552745

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 20, 2010

Congrats Carol on your Outstanding Finalist!! Jeff #8553281

Christine Lobsinger level-classic April 20, 2010

Hi Carol... WTG... I'm happy this one got to move on.. CONGRATS TO YOU ON A LOVELY FINALIST SHOT>.. Good luck in the next round!!!


Jack Ryan April 20, 2010

And another congratulations!!! #8554002

Angie M. Davis April 20, 2010

Congrats Carol!! Gorgeous!! #8554450

Patti Coblentz April 20, 2010

Congratulations on your gorgeous win, Carol!!

Patti #8555179

Phyllis H. Burchett April 20, 2010

Congrats on this fantastic winner Carol! #8555285

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe April 20, 2010

Carol, congratulations on your win, well deserved!!! #8555443

Freddy Bland April 20, 2010

Huge congratulations, Carol, on a magnificent, winning image!!! #8555551

Gerri R. Jones April 20, 2010

Congratulations Carol on this beautiful winner! #8555644

Monnie Ryan April 20, 2010

Congratulations on a well-deserved win! #8555702

Anita Hogue April 20, 2010

An absolutely gorgeous winner! Congratulations Carol! #8555709

Amy M. Wilson April 20, 2010

HUGE congratulations on this well-deserved win, Carol!!! #8555870

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic April 20, 2010

on your 2nd Place Winner! 8o) #8555978

Val Feldman level-deluxe April 20, 2010

Congratulations, Carol, on this much-deserved and beautiful Gold Win! #8556117

Patrick Rouzes level-classic April 20, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Winner, Carol! WTG! #8556367

Sam Britt April 20, 2010

Big Congrats on your win, Carol!! #8556381

Ruth Grimm April 20, 2010

You have captured a gorgeous beuaty, Carol! Congratulations on your win! Whoo-Hooo!! #8556456

Christine Lobsinger level-classic April 20, 2010

Right On... It's a WINNER>...
Whoo Hooo...


Valentin M. Armianu April 20, 2010

Congratulations,Carol fantastic Winner! #8556471

Liz blahh April 20, 2010

Congratulations! #8556619

Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 20, 2010

Carol, congratulations on your gorgeous gold badge image! #8556678

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 20, 2010

congratulations on your gorgeous win, Carol! #8556720

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 20, 2010

Huge CONGRATZ. on getting Golden, Carol.

UB. #8556841

Mary K. Robison April 21, 2010

Congratulations on your well deserved Second Place Winner, Carol!

Tommy E. Burgess April 21, 2010

Huge congratulations on your very beautiful winner Carol!! #8556927

Bojan Bencic level-classic April 21, 2010

Congratulations on your win, Carol. Fantastic photo. #8556952

Katarina Mansson April 21, 2010

Congratulations on your superb winner Carol! #8557192

Karen Celella level-deluxe April 21, 2010

Huge Congratulations on your outstanding winner Carol! #8557363

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic April 21, 2010

WTG Carol! A big congratulations to you on your amazing winner. #8557506

Ron McEwan April 21, 2010

Congrats on a great winner, well deserved honor Carol WTG #8557678

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 21, 2010

Outstanding winner, Carol!
~♥~Lisa #8557962

Rona L. Schwarz April 21, 2010

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this marvelous GOLD WINNER, Carol!! It is such an outstanding capture of this bird in its natural environment! Am so very happy for you! :) #8558330

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic April 21, 2010

WTG - Big Congratulations on your win Carol - Amazing work and well deserved.
JP #8558633

frank w. degenhardt level-classic April 21, 2010

Such beautiful work on this lady. Congratuations on the Second Place Win. Way to go my friend. #8558642

Debra R. Harder April 21, 2010

WTG, Carol! Huge congratulations on your beautiful GOLD WINNER!! This is fabulous! Deb #8558837

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe April 21, 2010

Awesome.....Congrats on your win! #8559601

Gail Vitikacs level-classic April 21, 2010

Well done! Big Congratulations! #8559655

Carol Eade level-addict April 21, 2010

Big congratulations, Carol, it's a real beauty! #8560073

Fran J. Jagger April 22, 2010

Congrats, Carol on your 2nd Place Winner!! :) #8562290

Cindy Bendush level-classic April 22, 2010

Big congrats on this fabulous winner Carol! #8563340

Boyd L. Alexander April 29, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS Carol!! A well deserved winner. This is fabulous!!! #8578056

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3/4/10,animals. She was waiting for Mr Right in the holly.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 365.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on March 04, 2010

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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