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Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 30 January 2016 in Animal & Insect.

I had thrown some seed out in the snow and sat on the porch trying to take some pictures.

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

© Copyright 2020 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Looks like you were sweetly rewarded for your efforts !

30 Jan 2016 5:11am

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

EXCELLENT. Very beautiful shot.

30 Jan 2016 5:26am

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

Wonderful and detailed.

30 Jan 2016 6:12am

Devi from Chennai, India

what a fabulous shot...The Cardinal is seated on the crystal like snow in a very happy mood !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

30 Jan 2016 6:12am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique, beau contraste des couleurs sur la neige.
Belle prise. )

30 Jan 2016 7:00am

Martine from France

Qu'il est mignon, il n'a pas froid aux pattes.

30 Jan 2016 7:01am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wonderful photo !!

30 Jan 2016 8:39am

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

EXCELLENT C'est juste magnifique Elaine, quel bel instantané, il a posé pour toi!
Très bon weekend.

30 Jan 2016 8:48am

jean pierre a from France

superbe !!! amitiés

30 Jan 2016 12:41pm

ceteceva from France

Oh ! Le pauvre ! Il doit avoir les pattes gelées !
Très belle photo !

30 Jan 2016 12:52pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Avec son fameux bec rouge quelle vue de ce petit oiseau merveilleux.
Belle journée

30 Jan 2016 3:36pm

Don from Spokane, United States

He looks like he's staying for something to eat. A fine, detailed picture of him/her.

30 Jan 2016 3:44pm

Jean-Louis Guianvarc'h from Valence d'Albigeois, France

Un portrait superbe et original!
Beautiful original portrait!

30 Jan 2016 3:45pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

She is so lovely! What a fantastic close up. I am envious!

30 Jan 2016 5:37pm

aaanouel from Heredia, Costa Rica

Extraordinary photo Elaine, it's not so easy to shoot at sun lighted white snow without getting blown-out highlights, but you did it, not to mention the so beautiful little bird on it.
✎__________ ✔✔✔✔✔Txs4sharing

30 Jan 2016 6:51pm

@aaanouel: Thank you! I appreciate it a lot!

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Beautiful capture.

30 Jan 2016 7:51pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

An excellent capture ..... I've seen the cardinals a lot this year, the male was here today but then the cats showed up too and he flew away. Having the snow as a background makes her stand out more... wonderful clarity and detail Elaine, excellent!

30 Jan 2016 10:34pm

outsidersworld from Everywhere, Germany

good idea ... so you lure birds to make a photo ... an interesting little bird ... clear colors and details also the glistening snow is beautifully expressed ... well done ...

31 Jan 2016 1:46am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Beautiful shot. I love seeing them in the snow, but that does not happen often here.

31 Jan 2016 2:05am

James from Central Florida, United States

This little guy does not look happy

31 Jan 2016 4:00am

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Ha... so lovely, nice capture...:-)

31 Jan 2016 4:48am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh marrante

31 Jan 2016 8:25am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

What a cute bird ! We can't see him here. Wonderful portrait. Have a nice Sunday, Elaine. :)

31 Jan 2016 2:32pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

so cuuuuuuuuuuuute! :)
Lovely portrait!

31 Jan 2016 11:11pm

k@ from Paris, France

Seems proud to be on Aminus ;) Great !

1 Feb 2016 1:16pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Your image is as crisp as the snow!

1 Feb 2016 1:51pm

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