Amazing shot, congratulations.
Janet Gillanders: Beautiful Photograph! Very original, it's like a watercolour! Love the misty grey background!
Janet, thanks for your kind words, Jon.
barb_s: congratulations on the win. I thought there were quite a few worthy entries here, and yours is no exception.
Thanks barb, I always enjoy your challenges & I know the work that goes into running them & keeping everyone happy.
Great Bustard: The bottom half of the photo is kind of blurry -- might want to have the lens serviced. ;-)
Thanks, (I will get my lens technician onto it straight away!)
I hope your back soon Ruth & everything is ok.
Nice idea & well executed, looks like we are very lucky to live today rather than back then.
Thank you stickpointed, glad you liked it.
Thanks Mick, I must admit i was a bit nervous holding my brand new FZ1000 just a fraction above the water surface.
Amazing photo of amazing creatures.
Great photo & the text made me smile, thanks.
Knot bad Ruth, congratulations.
Interesting subject with really good detail.
Interesting & unusual photo, one of my favorites in the challenge.
Congratulations on your 3rd place finish, great composition & amazing colors.
Congratulations on your 2nd place finish, unusual subject with interesting detail.
Congratulations on your 1st place finish, great detail & colors.
Wonderful photo & deserved winner of this challenge, congrHATulations.
For what its worth I really like the colors, composition & simplicity of this photo & thought it would have placed higher in the challenge.
I dont understand how this beautiful photo finished in 25th place?