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Male Chaffinch coming into land on the apple tree...........hope he made it past that twig............GrinGrinGrinGrin

Many thanks to lonely_oryx for the GEA for my Fieldfare - many thanks to JuBarney, Glostopcat and jamesmoorephotography for their User Awards for the Fieldfare............much appreciated..........GrinGrinGrin

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:2 Mar 2013 - 2:55 PM
Title:Chaffy To Control.............Landing Gear Down.............
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:24 Mar 2013 - 6:56 PM
Tags:Avian, Bird, Canon, Chaffinch, Natures Haven, Wildlife / nature
Votes:149

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Coast
Coast Critique Team 6290 forum postsCoast vcard United Kingdom220 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 6:58 PM

Good capture. Like the movement in the wings, dof control and composition.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7124 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 6:59 PM

Fabulous timing, Julia, a top class capture. Carol

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32307 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:01 PM

Pin sharp and perfectly framed, a belter Julia.

Regards Nathan

Fruitcake
Fruitcake Junior Member 3
24 Mar 2013 - 7:02 PM

Amazing!!! Grin

mondmagu
mondmagu e2 Member 473 forum postsmondmagu vcard Ireland
24 Mar 2013 - 7:04 PM

Superb capture.

Des

AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 2AnnJ vcard Scotland
24 Mar 2013 - 7:04 PM

Stunning shot! Ann.

johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:10 PM

Very nice Julia...John

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England53 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:10 PM

Ace capture

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4132 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:13 PM

Another clever title to accompany this class shot of the bird alighting: superbly well timed shot.
Ronnie.

10delboy
10delboy e2 Member 110delboy vcard United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 - 7:19 PM

Thats a grand shot well done.

Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 - 7:20 PM

If he's as sharp as this image he will definitely make it past the twig; fantastic shot.

Tish

derekp
derekp e2 Member 3derekp vcard United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 - 7:25 PM

Excellent

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:29 PM

A really fantastic BIF image Julia, very crisp and colourful

David

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 1111 forum postsColleenA vcard South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:36 PM

Excellent capture

philmclean
24 Mar 2013 - 7:45 PM

Superbly done.

Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:47 PM

Simply stunning....

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 2M_squared vcard United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 - 7:48 PM

Brilliant!

tamasalucy
24 Mar 2013 - 7:55 PM

great capture a moment frozen in time.

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85741 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:56 PM

Well nailed JuliaTongue

Any chance of a tad more EXIF detail, or is it a secretBlush

Adrian

norton
norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:59 PM

Excellent capture......great shot.

Tony

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:02 PM

A beautiful image Julia Grin

Kathryn

senn
senn e2 Member 2senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:08 PM

spot on capture, Julia ..

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 2JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:11 PM

A super capture
Ju

franken
franken e2 Member 112913 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:15 PM

Excellent in flight image.

Ken

bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 1bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:15 PM

very well captured indeed. Smile

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:16 PM

perfect timing. Your tower communication might have been in English, not finglish Smile

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:22 PM

Good capture, Julia.
Colin

DaveBartlett
24 Mar 2013 - 8:26 PM

Now that is really excellent!!

Dave

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 - 8:30 PM

Stunning

abeeror2
abeeror2  1 Australia
24 Mar 2013 - 8:30 PM

A double wow from me, brilliant image!SmileSmileSmileSmile

Jefflor
Jefflor  1 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 - 8:31 PM

A beauty of a capture, lovely composition and detail.

Jeff

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:42 PM

Absolutely stunning capture, Julia.

Ray

marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:54 PM

Divine.

Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7100 forum postsTrev_B vcard England61 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 9:17 PM

Spot on Julia....

Trev

terryxc
terryxc  1 England
24 Mar 2013 - 9:59 PM

Awesome shot...

Terry.

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 10:17 PM

A super image Julia, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 10:17 PM

Great capture !
George

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 10:36 PM

Splendid capture Julia SmileSmile
Helen

Last Modified By helenlinda at 24 Mar 2013 - 10:38 PM
Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 1:23 AM

A superb timed capture. Beautiful......Sandy

Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
25 Mar 2013 - 4:34 AM

Excellent photography Julia !! Perfect timing and focus !!

Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 8:27 AM

An excellent capture

JohnChambersPhotography

Excellent timing with perfect focus, top class photography Julia

John

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 9:48 AM

Glorious shot Julia. The timing is perfect and it appears you had some good light. These shots are not easy and you have every right to be pleased.
Ron

brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 9:50 AM

Wondful detailed in flight capture Julia
Regards Brian

PhilSingleton
PhilSingleton e2 Member 1PhilSingleton vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 10:00 AM

Great capture Julia.

Phil.

maggietear
maggietear e2 Member 1maggietear vcard
25 Mar 2013 - 10:18 AM

Brilliant photo! Everything perfect.... colour, movement, exposure, composition!
Maggie

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 4Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 - 2:26 PM

Perfect action shot, ive tried so hard to get one like this.
Brian

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
25 Mar 2013 - 2:59 PM

stunning flight shot well done love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

JudyS
JudyS  1 South Africa
25 Mar 2013 - 3:20 PM

LOVELY capture!

myrab
myrab e2 Member 7myrab vcard United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 - 4:33 PM

What a great shot.

myra

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4385 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 5:01 PM

Impressive stuff !!

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 5:04 PM

An excellent shot Julia.
Carole

OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 - 5:47 PM

Stunning in flight capture Julia, great detail, very well done indeed.
Shaun

Mike_S
Mike_S e2 Member 2Mike_S vcard United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 - 6:22 PM

You have certainly nailed this one Julia.

Mike.

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 10:30 AM

Perfect pose; beautifully captured!
Rende

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England205 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 10:57 AM

Good timing and details too Julia
Regards Richard

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8683 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1529 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 11:11 AM

Been offline for a while, no connection, but better late than never.
This is an amazing capture, Julia, to get such lovely detail of the chaffy in flight is deserving of those awards.

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32307 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 7:44 PM

Sorry that I missed this quite remarkable image Julia, Monday was not a terribly good day for me, "Sorry"

Regards Nathan

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
26 Mar 2013 - 9:07 PM

Fabulous in flight image

lolav2010
lolav2010  3 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2013 - 5:29 PM

Wow...perfect timing nad focus...fantastic shot Smile
Lisa

terry_cavner
28 Mar 2013 - 7:13 AM

Love it....Right on the Nail...

peterellison
28 Mar 2013 - 2:38 PM

A stunning image!
Peter.

Jat_Riski
Jat_Riski  559 forum posts United Kingdom
29 Mar 2013 - 7:15 PM

Awesome shot, Julia.

mex
mex e2 Member 6mex vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 2:42 PM

Just got back from scotland, and wow what an image.
cheers phil.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 5:27 PM

A sensational inflight capture Julia, you've timed this one to perfection

DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 5DonMc vcard United Kingdom
7 Apr 2013 - 7:29 PM

Classy stuff Julia!SmileSmileSmile

HSTONEY222
17 Apr 2013 - 1:37 PM

Great action shot of this bird.

Howard. ( all photos 10/10 ).

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