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Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 17 January 2014 in Animal & Insect.

Female cardinal trying to decide which seed to choose.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2020 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Comme il tourne la ^tete et ce bec rouge merivelleuse ocmpo.

17 Jan 2014 6:29am

Batisse from Ambert, France

Nice shot.

17 Jan 2014 6:31am

fatemeh from tehran, Iran


17 Jan 2014 7:00am

Jean-Patrick (alias Flagrant-declic) from Alsace, France

I like its attitude that was very well captured. That's perfect.

17 Jan 2014 7:57am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

... and to know what is this strange huge black eye focused on her.....

17 Jan 2014 8:34am

jean pierre from paris, France

magnifique l'attitude du bel oiseau!! amitiés

17 Jan 2014 9:45am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Wonderfully captured Elaine

17 Jan 2014 10:03am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Too much choice is always a problem :) Well caught

17 Jan 2014 10:23am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Perfect title and great timing to show the cardinal indeed deep in thought. A good day on Am3 for bird shots!

17 Jan 2014 11:06am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Incredible how it looks at what you do. The technique is a wonder, from the bottom stripe perfectly framed to the superb precision of the focus. This is an animal picture in all its glory.

17 Jan 2014 11:20am

Frances from Massachusetts, United States

A superb capture Elaine. 5*

17 Jan 2014 11:59am

Frances from Massachusetts, United States

A superb capture Elaine. 5*

17 Jan 2014 11:59am

michel creze from le havre, France

Laquelle vais-je choisir !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! belle prise !!

Which will I choose !!!!!! nice catch!

17 Jan 2014 12:37pm

Kyu from Japan

Wonderful close-up. So well-composed shot. I like the nice title which is suitable for the scene.

17 Jan 2014 12:40pm

Etsu from Japan

What a lovely shot !! A cardinal seems to be tilting her head. Such a gesture is so cute and is well captured in the perfect timing. Her hairstyle is cool. Have a nice day. :)

17 Jan 2014 1:50pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Too many options! Well seen and captured Elaine! ;-)

17 Jan 2014 2:05pm

Martine Libouton from Genappe, Belgium


17 Jan 2014 2:22pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wonderful capture

17 Jan 2014 2:54pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Life is touch when you have too many choices. :-) Nice shot.

17 Jan 2014 4:31pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

It's a nice choice to have. Great shot.

17 Jan 2014 4:35pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

You were taking me...so lovey action...:-) wonderful shot !

17 Jan 2014 4:50pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

5 stars from me - love that pose!

17 Jan 2014 6:00pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

so cute! :)
very nice shot
with beautiful composition, focus, colors & lighting!
L O V E L Y !

17 Jan 2014 6:14pm

Mohammad/Navvab from shiraz, Iran

so good shot
its gorgeous

17 Jan 2014 6:37pm

سيد حسن كاوشي from اروميه, Iran

بسيار زيبا و ممنون از شما بخاطر لطف و محبت تون

17 Jan 2014 8:00pm

thami from Fez, Morocco

L'art de poser! Il a la tête, la huppe et le bec dans le prolongement parfait de la queue ! La mise au point et la profondeur de champ sont au top !
Bonne fin de semaine!

17 Jan 2014 8:06pm

amir baba from tehran, Iran

nice nice

17 Jan 2014 8:33pm

Gary from The Southwest Deserts, United States

A real look of concentration. You must have put out a good spread with many tasty options. Good catch!

17 Jan 2014 8:39pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Oh I LOVE the head turn :-) Cute shot and a Great shot too, Elaine! Looks like she is saying "Whatchoo Talkin 'Bout?!?"

17 Jan 2014 9:07pm

Steyn from Portland, United States

:^]] fantastic ..!

17 Jan 2014 9:24pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Nice inquisitive looking pose (to be a bit anthropomorphic).

18 Jan 2014 1:35am

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

Beautiful composition Elaine !! Great Frame !!!

18 Jan 2014 2:56am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

neat gesture

18 Jan 2014 3:38am

Diana from San Francisco, United States

The bird like your treat.

18 Jan 2014 3:42am

Chantal B. from Vitry le François, France

Mise au point sur l'oiseau extra et doux bokeh.

18 Jan 2014 2:06pm

L'angevine from Angers, France

marrante houppette

18 Jan 2014 4:46pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Fantastic capture; love the tilt of her head!

19 Jan 2014 12:05am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

great shot and perfect timing

20 Jan 2014 1:00pm

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