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Taken several months ago. They are magnificent birds!
Alun

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:12 Jun 2010 - 3:05 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1500sec
Exposure Comp:+1
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Captivating Raptor
Username:Tynnwrlluniau Tynnwrlluniau
Uploaded:20 May 2011 - 6:40 PM
Tags:General, Gigrin, Red kite, Wales, Wildlife / nature
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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2011 - 6:49 PM

simply stunning alun have a great weekend Wink
andy

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Samuel_Aron
20 May 2011 - 6:50 PM

Excellent capture! Nice and sharp on the eye.
Sam.

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JackieB
JackieB  4 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2011 - 6:51 PM

Great capture....excellent

Jackie

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2011 - 6:52 PM

You have a wonderful way with color-- enjoyed!

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2011 - 6:53 PM

really like the angulation of the wings.lesley

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JustDucky
JustDucky  3 Canada
20 May 2011 - 6:57 PM

awesome detail, excellent action shot
Tammy

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tim g
tim g  11 United Kingdom
20 May 2011 - 7:03 PM

Fantastic capture.

Tim

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mio2mio
mio2mio  5 United Kingdom
20 May 2011 - 7:12 PM

Stunning capture great shot

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
20 May 2011 - 7:28 PM

Top capture your inflight bird!
IB

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clearinnervision

Absolutely stunning, strong colours!

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330bmw
330bmw  5 United Kingdom
20 May 2011 - 7:33 PM

Beautiful shot of a stunning bird nice one! Wink Smile

Mark

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mickthebrick
mickthebrick e2 Member 7mickthebrick vcard United Kingdom
20 May 2011 - 7:43 PM

wow wicked shot

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7d
7d  3 United Kingdom
20 May 2011 - 7:50 PM

1 of the best kite images ive ever seen.I congratulate Alun.Very well done.
Shaun.

Last Modified By 7d at 20 May 2011 - 7:50 PM

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2011 - 7:52 PM

Stunning flight shot Alun. Superb.
Ron

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pmorgan
pmorgan  7217 forum posts England13 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2011 - 8:34 PM

Magnificent shot too!

Rgds
Paul

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HectorRivera
20 May 2011 - 9:26 PM

Very well captured

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2011 - 9:46 PM

Excellent in-flight capture, Alun, and so worthy of the Hc and GEA. Very well done.
Ronnie.

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 439 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2011 - 10:50 PM

Wow! Well that's done better than I expected. Smile Many thanks to you all for your votes and comments. Those awards are an unexpected bonus too. Hope everyone has a great weekend.
Regards
Alun

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2011 - 12:47 AM

A super stunning image. The colour is so vivid and the detail is amazing and all captured inflight. Wow!..............Sandy

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2011 - 10:16 AM

Excellent Avian photograhy Alun, sharp as a tack and crystal clear. We'd all like to have shot this one for sure.

Dougie

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 439 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2011 - 10:27 AM

Thanks again. I like to take a break from landscapes now and again.

Alun

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2011 - 12:22 PM

Stunning action capture with superb detail and deserved all the awards.
Have a great weekend Alun.
regards
Yung

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5185 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom23 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2011 - 1:09 PM

What can I say my friend except Wow!.
A truly stunning capture. No surprise about the awards this is picking up.
DErek

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BillyGoatGruff
BillyGoatGruff e2 Member 7191 forum postsBillyGoatGruff vcard England199 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2011 - 6:24 PM

Wow!

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PhillipMinnis
22 May 2011 - 5:35 AM

What an absolutely amazing image! Fantastic details and excellent timing!

Congratulations on those awards....don't they look great lined up like that!!!! Smile


Cheers

Phil

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 439 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2011 - 12:36 PM

Thanks guys. I'm relying on the back catalogue for the moment until things ease up at work.
Alun

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2011 - 10:12 PM

A fantastic inflight shot, you've timed this one to perfection

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Alan_Coles
30 May 2011 - 12:15 PM

Superb shot Alun.

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SecRATary
SecRATary  3 Wales
26 Jun 2011 - 4:13 PM

Yes ... a magnificent bird ... and a magnificent capture !

Cheers ...

Dave (R.A.T.S.)

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yaco
yaco  3 Ireland
17 Aug 2011 - 8:34 PM

stunning capture..

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DalePow
DalePow  3 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2011 - 11:05 AM

That is amazing, well done.

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