View Full Version : Avian, Hand Of Man 2008 Bill Sharkey

James Shadle
03-02-2009, 11:45 PM
Congratulations Bill Sharkey! Your image "Snowy Stare-Down" was selected as the Avian, Hand Of Man Image Of The Year!

Congratulations Krijn Trimbos! "Golden Eagle display" 2nd Place
Congratulations Brutus Ostling! "Delievery - hoopoe male earns his female" 3rd Place

Alfred Forns
03-02-2009, 11:48 PM
Big Congrats Bill !!! Impressive win !!

Great runner's up, Congrats !!

Lance Peters
03-02-2009, 11:51 PM
Stunning shot - well deserved :)

Runners up - good work :)

Grady Weed
03-03-2009, 03:40 AM
The look on that bird says it all. Congrats to all who were under consideration as well. A lot of fine shooters post here on BPN. It must have been a hard choice.

Oscar Zangroniz
03-03-2009, 07:05 AM
Great capture. Well deserved.

Ramon M. Casares
03-03-2009, 07:11 AM
Loved it! Grar image. Congratulations!! More than well deserved!

Mike Moats
03-03-2009, 07:50 AM
Awsome Image Bill, Congrats

Krijn Trimbos
03-03-2009, 08:13 AM
Excellent image Bill, congrats on the well deserved win! Also I want to thank the staff of BPN with honouring me with a second place in this forum and for all their excellent input/critiques. Very much apprieciated!!!

Roman Kurywczak
03-03-2009, 08:24 AM
Congrats Bill! The topside view is amazing!

denise ippolito
03-03-2009, 09:15 AM
Excellent Image!Big Congrats!!

Axel Hildebrandt
03-03-2009, 10:18 AM
Congratulations, everyone!

Daniel Cadieux
03-03-2009, 11:04 AM
Congratulations Bill, and to both runners up too. All well deserved :-)

Doug Brown
03-03-2009, 05:42 PM
Fantastic snowy image Bill! Congrats on your well-deserved win!

Maxis Gamez
03-03-2009, 06:54 PM

Roger Clark
03-03-2009, 10:01 PM
Way Cool! I love those eyes!

Kaushik Balakumar
03-04-2009, 01:32 PM
Lovely images. Congratulations Bill, Krijn & Brutus...

Fabs Forns
03-04-2009, 04:25 PM
Congratulations to the three winners, excellent images :)

Don Lacy
03-10-2009, 03:54 PM
Congrats to all the winners.

Bill Sharkey
03-11-2009, 12:25 AM
Thanks everyone for the really kind comments, very appreciated! :)

It's really great to have a community like this available where we can learn many things from each other in a friendly and constructive manner. Thanks to James, Fabs Alfred, Maxis, Daniel, Doug and Artie for working so hard on this great site (hope I didn't miss anyone) :)

Angel Miranda
03-12-2009, 01:25 PM
Congrats to all the winners. All the pics are fantastic. Love the owl pic Bill.

Kathy Reeves
03-21-2009, 07:29 AM
Congratulations! Absolutely stunning!!!

01-05-2010, 08:48 AM
Stunning shot.

Anita Bower
01-05-2010, 04:24 PM
Wonderful image. Perfect angle, light, face, everything! CONGRATULATIONS!

Ian McHenry
01-06-2010, 01:25 PM
Thought I'd better get in and have a look before superceded by 2009 images !!!
Congratulations Bill. Love the wing tips and spread tail and that look just brilliant.
Cheers: Ian Mc