the acrobat

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© JanElle
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It was a bit of a stretch but he managed to hang on here while waiting his turn at the feeder.. He struck a number of intriguing poses in a delicate balancing act, but this was the first one I caught and the one I liked best..

Dec 5/13 A special Thank You to the JPG Staff for the spotlight.. I am very honored and most appreciative!

Dec 5/13 Thank You to Donna Mullins for the nomination.. It is very much appreciated Donna!

47 responses

  • Robert Larrazolo

    Robert Larrazolo gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    Brilliant capture! Perfect shades of blue.Well done.

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    Brilliant! I agree with all that Robert wrote....

  • ROCIO GUILLEN

    ROCIO GUILLEN   gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    Absolutely beautiful!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    Now that's impressive!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL CAPTURE ND WELL DESERVED SPOTLIGHT

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    great title

  • Nancy Ingold

    Nancy Ingold gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    Beautiful and serene. Amazing shot!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    I am thrilled for you that you got a well deserved spotlight from the JPG staff on this beautiful image...

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    What a beautiful shot! Congrats on the jpg spotlight! Yesssssssssssssssssssssss!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   said (5 Dec 2013):

    AWESOME in lightbox!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    Thank you for your comments, they are so appreciated!!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh   gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    Loving your blue palette, Heather!

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    I love this photo in so many different ways. It's beautiful and soft, and the blue background is perfect. It is also humorous to see the contortions the blue jay is going through while waiting his turn. A very special and lovely photograph!!!

  • Cindy Romero

    Cindy Romero gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    Love this!!

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (5 Dec 2013):

    Perfect capture!

  • Larry Owens

    Larry Owens   gave props (6 Dec 2013):

    Awesome.....

  • Sharon Sikes

    Sharon Sikes gave props (6 Dec 2013):

    Wow!

  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (6 Dec 2013):

    beautiful

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (6 Dec 2013):

    What a terrific shot, perfectly timed! Well-deserving of the spotlight and nomination!!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (6 Dec 2013):

    Donna beat me to it, I was going to nominate this photo for photo of the week ; ). It is an awesome capture, also awesome in the lightbox and well deserving of the JPG staff spotlight!!! So, since I couldn't nominate this photo, I voted for it to be photo of the week : )

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer   gave props (6 Dec 2013):

    Most marvelous.....composition is fantastic

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer   gave props (6 Dec 2013):

    Congrats on the JPG Spotlight!

  • Bailey Cooper

    Bailey Cooper   gave props (6 Dec 2013):

    This is insanely beautiful. I would LOVE to call this mine.

  • David de London

    David de London gave props (7 Dec 2013):

    Beautiful bird....great shot

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (8 Dec 2013):

    Singin' the BLUES!

  • Pamela Haberman

    Pamela Haberman   gave props (8 Dec 2013):

    Outstanding and gorgeous shot!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (8 Dec 2013):

    Heather, I am so glad that you got photo of the week! WOO HOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats!

  • JPG

    JPG gave props (8 Dec 2013):

    Congrats on being Photo of the Week!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (8 Dec 2013):

    I am very happy you got photo of the week..Congratulations Heather! well deserved!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (8 Dec 2013):

    YAY - congrats on photo of the week - so well deserved!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   said (8 Dec 2013):

    Oh my goodness.. I am over the moon!! Thank you to the JPG Staff for the honour, it is very deeply appreciated!! .. And thank you again Donna for nominating this photo! This is truly a WOW moment!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (8 Dec 2013):

    simply perfect!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer   gave props (9 Dec 2013):

    I just had a feeling that this would be special.....Congratulations! YAY!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (9 Dec 2013):

    Congratulations...well deserved!

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (10 Dec 2013):

    Huge CONGRATS on making the photo of the week!!! FAB shot btw !!!!!

  • Pet Parents

    Pet Parents said (10 Dec 2013):

    lovely blues very winter inspired will make nice Christmas gift

  • Ted Anderson

    Ted Anderson   gave props (10 Dec 2013):

    Congratulations on this introspective-looking, very Blue Jay. A beauty

  • Pamela Haberman

    Pamela Haberman   gave props (10 Dec 2013):

    Congratulations on Photo of The Week! Could not be more deserving. Really love this shot.

  • Cindy Romero

    Cindy Romero gave props (10 Dec 2013):

    Congratulations, Heather, well deserved recognition! ....a real beauty!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (10 Dec 2013):

    Heather, a big CONGRATULATIONS on this awesome photo being photo of the week!!!! It really deserves it : )

  • JanElle

    JanElle   said (10 Dec 2013):

    Thank you everyone for your kind words!!!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (11 Dec 2013):

    BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!! You deserve the best always Jan!!!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (11 Dec 2013):

    Congrats!! Wonderful capture indeed!!

  • Randy Turoff

    Randy Turoff   gave props (12 Dec 2013):

    Congrats JanElle. Wonderful capture!!

  • stuart s

    stuart s gave props (12 Dec 2013):

    Deserving of the praise, spotlight and photo of the week:) Hope it's on your wall.

  • Ina Clark

    Ina Clark   gave props (13 Dec 2013):

    Stunning!

  • Pedro Teixeira

    Pedro Teixeira   gave props (14 Dec 2013):

    Beautiful photo...Congrats on being photo of the week..It's very well deserved!

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