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Photo of the Day ~ Birds Category ~ August 12, 2009

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Full Power Takeoff
by Linn Smith (artisopus) 
Canon EOS 5-D
Oviedo, Florida
United States of America

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richard souders commented on August 12, 2009 00:45:
I like the softness of the white against the light sky...congrats
Evy Johansen commented on August 12, 2009 01:12:
Wow, wow!! So beautiful and elegant!! Congratulations on your POTD, Linn!!
Gerda Grice commented on August 12, 2009 02:46:
Wonderful light and amazing detail, Linn! Many congratulations on your POTD!
sue anne rush commented on August 12, 2009 06:12:
Beautiful BIF and the take off is elegant and well done ! Wonderful !!
marilyn flanagan commented on August 12, 2009 07:19:
Oh Linn, what a marvelous capture of the little Snowy Egret (Chief Yellow Feet)! The lighting, composition, everything is just right! Are you capturing your birdies at Lake Jessup?
Linn Smith commented on August 12, 2009 08:28:
Yes, Marilyn, this was captured at Lake Jessup! Thank you everyone for your kind remarks...they are definitely supportive and well received!
SaMi Martin commented on August 12, 2009 08:56:
Great capture Linn; they are such beautiful & graceful birds. Congrats!
Dee Langevin commented on August 12, 2009 09:03:
Wonderful capture of this beautiful egret Linn! Terrific lighting and detail on the feathers with great action too. Congratulations on your POTD!
Kathy Shogren commented on August 12, 2009 09:11:
Beautiful lighting and capture Linn. Congrats on POTD!
Chris Picard commented on August 12, 2009 09:19:
Your bird shots are stellar Linn. This is another wonderful example. The lighting and action are superb.
Wayne Suitor commented on August 12, 2009 09:55:
Nice work Linn. A majestic bird on wing.
Charlene Ahrens commented on August 12, 2009 12:49:
Robin-Lee Vieira commented on August 12, 2009 14:38:
Perfect white and light!! Such a graceful liftoff..love the little water droplets and beautiful DOF in this delightful capture! You really know how to capture these lovely birds in such a masterful way! Just lovely..Congrats Linn! :)
Kumiko Parkinson commented on August 12, 2009 15:07:
Wonderful light and pose, I love the water splash he made...!! Congratulations, Linn, fantastic capture!
Monnie Ryan commented on August 12, 2009 15:17:
Wow -- awesome action shot, Linn! Congratulations on your well-deserved POTD!
Kirsten Kjaer commented on August 12, 2009 16:30:
So elegant!! Extremely beautiful capture with fantastic lighting. Awesome image, Linn. Huge congrats on a well deserved potd.
Pat Abbott commented on August 12, 2009 17:34:
This is a beautiful shot, Linn!
Diane Blackford commented on August 12, 2009 18:10:
Super capture Linn. I love the pastel color. Great stop action shot. Congrats on your POTD.
ellen hodges commented on August 12, 2009 22:16:
Congrats, Linn, on a very awesome capture!!!
mike marshall commented on August 13, 2009 11:24:
Ah, to live in Florida and be able to take pictures of these wonderful creatures. Another terrific shot, Linn. Love the feet dragging in the water. Great results in that particular light, too, which makes it obvious that you know your stuff!
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on August 13, 2009 12:57:
A fabulous capture, Linn, of this beautiful, graceful egret in splendid form...big congrats on another masterful BIF capture!
susie peek-swint commented on August 16, 2009 17:18:
How elegant .. beautiful bird with perfect timing ~ great image Linn ~ many congrats!

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