Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Photo Tag-Winter Rainbows and Birds

The Fishing Guy is participating in a photo tag which asks for one to post the 4th photo in the 4th folder on their computer. I ordinarily do not participate in tags, and will not tag anyone in return, but in this case, I do want to dedicate this photo to The Fishing Guy in honor of his zest for life, and how he shares his experiences with us. His appreciation for nature and the creatures of the great outdoors shines through in his photos and writings. My system is different than most, but here is the 4th processed photo from the 4th folder of my 2008 photographs.

Rainbow In Winter 2/6/08

One's thoughts frequently turn to our feathered friends as they struggle to survive the cold and snow of winter. They truly make the winter days brighter by their presence.

Female Cardinal 2/18/07

While not quite as colorful as the male birds, the more subdued coloration of the female is as attractive in its own way.


Sara G said...

Beautiful photo's!!
Thanks for sharing!!
What a nice dedication to The Fishing Guy!!

Kerri said...

Both are beautiful!

Leedra said...

I think the female cardinal is very pretty. Just different than the male. Aren't we all different in some way?

Like the winter rainbow.

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Philip said...

Very cute looking bird it is still very beautiful even if it's only the female nice job!

Ken Conger Photography said...

The 4th folder worked out well for you. Like the rainbow. Nice job on the cardinal as well. Blue Skies.

Old Wom Tigley said...

Hi Willard
Fishing guy is a gent... and a great blog buddy to many. Your Rainbox shot is a stunner...
The Cardinal is a beauty... the duller plumage dose not matter with this female as she as a beautie all of her own.


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Anonymous said...

Nice shots, Willard. I like them both and the cardinal is really neat. I like them almost as much as the males.

I would rather be doing most anything except sitting in the house looking at the sun shine on all this snow. Eating cookies sounds good to me.

I don't know about you, but my head reels with ideas and things I either want to do, should do, or wish I did — that I don't have much time left to do anything but take a nap.

Carpe Diem!

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The Birdlady said...

I love the color of the females - and I REALLY love the colors in that rainbow.

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

Those are two beautiful shots Willard especially the rainbow. They are not easy to get photographs of sometimes.

Bradley Myers said...

She may not be as colorful as the male but she still has pretty colors. I also enjoy watch my feathered friends around the house these days.

Thanksfully no voles this year so they only have to compete with the chipmonks.

Have a great weekend.

Anna said...

What a beautiful photo of the cardinal! Anna :)