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Challenge: Solo (Basic Editing)
Collection: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L IS USM
Location: Park in San Antonio
Date: Jun 26, 2007
Aperture: F/6.3
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/1000
Galleries: Sky, Animals
Date Uploaded: Jun 26, 2007

I thought of this the minute I saw the challenge. I took this at the park where I eat lunch every day. I love these majestic birds so much. I love their community. Hundreds of them in one tree as if they take comfort from nesting in the company of their fellow kind.




Statistics
Place: 12 out of 249
Avg (all users): 6.6579
Avg (commenters): 7.8182
Avg (participants): 6.6226
Avg (non-participants): 6.6768
Views since voting: 1158
Views during voting: 248
Votes: 152
Comments: 41
Favorites: 3 (view)


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07/16/2007 09:00:30 PM
Way to go Sandy.This is a real nice capture. Congrats on you top 20.
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07/16/2007 12:49:04 AM
Beautiful, Sandy. :)
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07/10/2007 06:43:31 PM
Great capture Sandy - nice details for a bird in flight. Love the white on white approach too - it works perfect with an egret.
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07/10/2007 06:06:18 PM
wow sandy .. this is excellent .. everything about this photograph works so well .. i love it .. !!)x
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07/07/2007 01:55:08 PM
Sandy, this is wonderful.
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07/06/2007 09:01:05 AM
Love it!
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07/04/2007 11:16:39 PM
Sandy this is gorgeous! I love the details on the feathers and the light from the sky shining from behind. Beautiful! Congrats on the Top 12!
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07/04/2007 09:07:25 PM
Heh, nice finish. This is truly awesome!!!!
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07/04/2007 08:58:48 PM
Sandy what a graceful image. You were at the right place at the right time. Absolutely beautiful!!
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07/04/2007 08:24:13 PM
Beautiful capture Sandy!! You always set a high bar for everybody who admires your work like I do.
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07/04/2007 07:22:44 PM
Sandy: your work is most admirable, This image is poster hungry! A lovely capture with so much appeal. Congratulations on your top 20 finish.
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07/04/2007 07:15:05 PM
Awesome shot Sandy!! A Great capture and one of my ribbon picks!!
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07/04/2007 07:03:44 PM
Ohhhh good... you are away from the challenges for ages and then you just breeze back in with this corker

Lovely composition amd focus, and I love the 'dead' space

Stunning

Its great to have you back

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07/04/2007 05:24:21 PM
Clarity is good Sandy and I like the white on white.
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07/04/2007 02:32:47 PM
Awesome!! Just perfect! Lovely! Reminds me of the symbol of peace.
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07/04/2007 02:16:26 PM
beautiful sandy, great timing, smooth editing.
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07/04/2007 01:19:02 PM
Sandy, this is beautiful! One of my favorites in this challenge. The white background, with the beautiful white bird with the spring of leaves is incredible.
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07/04/2007 11:12:26 AM
Sandy, lovely shot, and great cropping.

Your White bird did better than mine : )
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07/04/2007 09:26:39 AM
congrats on 12th place, sandy!! this is an amazing capture!
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07/04/2007 07:25:18 AM
Purfect my dear!! Amazing.
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07/04/2007 06:41:05 AM
simply gorgeous. wow...
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07/04/2007 02:40:45 AM
Excellent Sandy...just simplicity to the max...congrats on a high finish
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07/04/2007 12:46:07 AM
Awesome Sandy! LOVE IT! Congratulations on a great finish!
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07/04/2007 12:38:19 AM
great image Sandy! nice finish too! way to go!
~Anni
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07/04/2007 12:30:45 AM
sandy! your bird is beautiful! congrats on an awesome finish! i love the translucence of the feathers... just gorgeous!
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07/04/2007 12:25:43 AM
Wonderful moment in caught in flight! Splendid detail. Congrats on the wonderful finish.
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07/04/2007 12:17:52 AM
Beauty! Composition, colour treatment and definition all wows. (And the olive branch).
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07/04/2007 12:13:18 AM
Top finish Sandy, still have the talent, great work.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/03/2007 03:51:25 PM
Nice capture!
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07/03/2007 11:47:14 AM
Great catch, expect it should do well.
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07/03/2007 02:51:36 AM
Vey nice capture
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07/01/2007 05:43:16 PM
amazing capture, i love the clarity on the bird.
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06/28/2007 09:45:00 PM
Where's the sky?
06/28/2007 06:46:17 PM
Beautiful capture. Very difficult I'm sure. Great use of negative space.
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06/28/2007 08:24:02 AM
Great capture!
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06/28/2007 07:36:41 AM
Beautiful
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06/27/2007 11:12:33 PM
One of my fav. birds... can be so difficult to photograph and not blow out the whites... very nicely done!
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06/27/2007 09:59:44 PM
So elegant. The branch in his mouth just makes the shot. I hope it does well. It deserves it.
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06/27/2007 12:46:48 PM
nice egret.
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06/27/2007 09:20:39 AM
the white bg really suits this
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06/27/2007 12:38:23 AM
what a catch...this is great! /10
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