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This is one that got away - on a very grey day.... Bald Eagle in retreat

Camera:1D mkII
Lens:75-300IS
Recording media:RAW converted
Title:clean pair of heels
Username:bzbee bzbee
Uploaded:5 Aug 2006 - 5:34 PM
Tags:Eagle flight, Pets / captive animals, Wildlife / nature
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cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 9915 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2006 - 5:36 PM

What a great angled shot excellent well captured
Neil

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mickf1
mickf1 e2 Member 8mickf1 vcard England
5 Aug 2006 - 5:36 PM

Different, nice image.
Mick

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MickS
MickS e2 Member 9MickS vcard England14 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2006 - 5:37 PM

Watcha Linda,
clever picture, well executed, guddun.
best
Mick

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markp11
markp11 e2 Member 10markp11 vcard United Kingdom
5 Aug 2006 - 5:39 PM

Great capture like the symetry

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perribrooks
perribrooks e2 Member 8perribrooks vcard
5 Aug 2006 - 5:46 PM

Great capture, good colour and of a very different view!!!!


Chad

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bussireddy
bussireddy e2 Member 10bussireddy vcard India
5 Aug 2006 - 5:52 PM

Love the angle and well spotted.

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tags66
tags66 e2 Member 8tags66 vcard United Kingdom
5 Aug 2006 - 6:02 PM

Never mind, most of my shots seem to capture the exiting of the bird, animal stage right!
Tim Wink

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thorn
thorn e2 Member 10124 forum poststhorn vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2006 - 6:13 PM

Hi Linda,what an angle,symmetry and detail.Spectacular shot and a great title to boot.Take care.AnnSmile
Hope you are having a great weekend.

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Arcticfox
Arcticfox e2 Member 10Arcticfox vcard Scotland
5 Aug 2006 - 6:24 PM

Well done for making the very best of what could have been a lost moment.

Peter

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SootyNicko
SootyNicko e2 Member 9SootyNicko vcard United Kingdom
5 Aug 2006 - 6:26 PM

Fantastic angle, well timed

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2006 - 6:48 PM

Nice different and unusual raptor pic!

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BenF
BenF e2 Member 9BenF vcard United States
5 Aug 2006 - 8:05 PM

What a fantastically unique shot! Let's slap some awards on this puppy!

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RoddBC
RoddBC e2 Member 840 forum postsRoddBC vcard United States
5 Aug 2006 - 8:10 PM

This is a perspective of the eagle that you just dont see, very cool & well captured

Rodd

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2006 - 8:11 PM

I'm waiting for the after-burner to light up Linda.....LOL

Ade

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ronss
ronss e2 Member 81243 forum postsronss vcard Canada
5 Aug 2006 - 8:18 PM

Superb catch. Lucky one.
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Julian
Julian e2 Member 1076 forum postsJulian vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2006 - 9:55 PM

This one has really got something going for it. I love Eagles and saw plenty of Bald ones when visiting my uncle in Canada as a teenager. We were salmon fishing off Quadra Island and had caught little that morning. All of a sudden, but it was so awesome that it appeared slo-mo, this Bald Eagle swoooped down about 15 feet to the stern and picked up a salmon and then flew off. I was so awestruck that I did not think to grab my old canon AE-1 and attempt a shot. The image lingers in my mind but this shot gets pretty close to what I experienced. Thank you for sharing and rekindling a lovley old memory. I was with my cousin Mark at the time. He would love to see this shot!

Kind regards
Julian

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DolphinLady
DolphinLady e2 Member 854 forum postsDolphinLady vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2006 - 12:25 AM

Absolutely fantastic.
Hilary.

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Gecko
Gecko e2 Member 825 forum postsGecko vcard Australia
6 Aug 2006 - 5:49 AM

There's ya 30, great action shot, in fact, fabulous! Pam

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96185 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2006 - 6:13 AM

An amazing piece of photography Linda

Adrian

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84360 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2006 - 6:39 AM

An unusual (almost comical) angle! Well spotted and caught.

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csurry
csurry  129230 forum posts92 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2006 - 10:56 AM

ha, ha, but think it should be in humour/fun.

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8831 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2006 - 8:18 PM

It may be humorous as "the one that got away" but it is beautifully unique and a great shot, too.
You have certainly submitted some beautiful images since I last visited your pf, a joy to view.

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paulcr
paulcr e2 Member 101536 forum postspaulcr vcard Ireland9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2006 - 8:28 PM

Quite different, excellent shot. Paul

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