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First Breath of Life- Duckling Hatching by Doty

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This photo is very special to me. It is a newly baby duckling hatching, taking its first breath of life. There is nothing more special than seeing life beginning.

As of 9-19-11 this has been viewed 262 times.

Location: Johnson’s Second Chance Ranch. Vacaville CA, U.S.A

Featured in:
- “The World as we seen it, or as we missed it” Group. Received recognition Banner (2-14-11)
-“Snaptacular” Group (8-19-11)
-“Down on the farm” Group (8-20-11)
-“iTruely like it is” Group (2-21-12)


Won 1st Place in “It’s What moves me” Group in the “Spotlight on you challenge”


-Placed 8th Place in “This, That, and the Other Thing” in the “These are a Few of My Favorite Things” Challenge. Receiving a Top Ten Recognition Banner.(2-21-11)

-Place 7th in the “Spring” Challenge in “Close up in Nature” Group. Receiving a Top Ten Recognition Banner.(5-23-11)

-Best of Show Winner:Dixon May Fair, CA
-Chosen Featured Member of:
“A diiferent Perspective” Group (9-13-11)
-Chosen “Featured Woman Photographer of the Month” in
the “Featured Women Phoograhers” Group (For month
of November, 2011)

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  • quiltmaker
    quiltmakeralmost 4 years ago

    Such an amazing capture. Lovely.

  • Thank you.

    – Doty

  • CanyonWind
    CanyonWindalmost 4 years ago

  • Denzil
    Denzilalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful catch!!!

  • Thank you

    – Doty

  • quiltmaker
    quiltmakeralmost 4 years ago

  • leih2008
    leih2008over 3 years ago

    What timing!

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Marcelle Raphael
    Marcelle Raphaelover 3 years ago


  • Thank you so much!

    – Doty

  • vigor
    vigorover 3 years ago

    Marvelous capture!

  • Thank you I am honored.

    – Doty

  • Monica M. Scanlan
    Monica M. Scanlanover 3 years ago

    This is stunning!!!!

  • Thank you. :)

    – Doty

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