Friday, June 12, 2009

Scarlett O'Hara? The Scarlet Letter?

Nope...it's a Scarlet Tanager. On a recent hike, DBF Jon was patient enough to capture this stunning photo, which nicely showcases something with wings. I asked if he'd be my guest photographer for the day. I'm sure he'd appreciate any comments!

16 comments:

  1. What a beautiful image, love that vibrant red - what a beauty!

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  2. I think you should offer Jon a permanent guest contributor spot on your blog! I admire his patience in getting a cool shot like that.

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  3. What a fantastic shot, that is one bright-colored bird!

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  4. Beautiful - that vivid red is just stunning and really pops agains the background. Good take Jon!

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  5. Gorgeous bright colour on this young chap, top image, lucky you.

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  6. Beautiful shot of a difficult to photograph bird. I've never seen more than a fleeting glance of one.

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  7. What a great catch. I've never seen one before.

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  8. Wonderful shot of a lovely bird!

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  9. Awesome composition, lovely colors and well done catching the bird like that!

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  10. FABULOUS!!!! Love the sharpness & color of that beautiful bird & the bokeh is beautiful. Your patience paid off Jon!

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  11. Patience is a virtue! This is a wonderful shot. Well done Jon.

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  12. Jon might just give you a run for your money, Val! ;-) Great capture, Jon!

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  13. Fabulous shot!! He should become part of our team!!

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  14. That is an absolutely beautiful shot. Jon did a great job.

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