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Thank you for you c&c on last upload.
I dont normaly do birds in flight as my ones are bad so they get deleted.but this ones ok.Hope you like as well.This was on a very windy day,had trouble standing up.Taken at Lepe Hampshire in early september this year.

Camera:Nikon Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70-300mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Fighting the wind
Username:BERTRAM BERTRAM
Uploaded:27 Nov 2008 - 5:13 PM
Tags:Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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RTDS
RTDS  5 Cyprus
27 Nov 2008 - 5:16 PM

This is a great in flight shot.
Great details..very clear and crisp.
Well done.
Robert

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AlanBW
AlanBW  8 England
27 Nov 2008 - 5:17 PM

Two cracking images - V2 edges it for me as it gives more emphasis to the bird

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jack33
jack33  653 forum posts England
27 Nov 2008 - 5:18 PM

I agree with the above good shot.
Jack.

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whiteswan01
27 Nov 2008 - 5:21 PM

two excellent shots well presented
Dawn

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DebbieBMP
DebbieBMP  533 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2008 - 5:21 PM

I love V2 however they are both fabulous shots Smile

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LuzDeNoche
27 Nov 2008 - 5:22 PM

Nice sharp detail.
V1 gives an idea of what it would look like printed to canvas.
Smile Lucy

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jdenman
jdenman  6 Spain5 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2008 - 5:29 PM

Super shot, likw V1 the best.
John

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Derona
Derona  5 Scotland
27 Nov 2008 - 5:41 PM

Well captured, clear sharp details.
I prefer V1.
Regards Derek

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2008 - 5:43 PM

What a great capture and presentation, V1 for me.
Bob

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6534 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2008 - 5:52 PM

V1 for me a great shot. - gary

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donv
donv  8 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2008 - 5:55 PM

both excellent.No 1 for me

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Just_Liz
Just_Liz  9 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2008 - 6:17 PM

Nice shots
Liz

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goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2008 - 6:33 PM

Great catch David - vers.2 if I had to choose........Bill

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2008 - 6:35 PM

Both great work.

Rock

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motorsportpictures

superb inflight shots, v1 and 2 are stunning...
scott

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2008 - 7:24 PM

really sharp in flight shot

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Bodiewil
Bodiewil e2 Member 746 forum postsBodiewil vcard Wales
27 Nov 2008 - 7:30 PM

Fantastic capture No1 for me

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photophantom
27 Nov 2008 - 8:56 PM

Super shot and presentation Dave
Dennis

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2008 - 9:37 PM

V1 is for me..
Good work..

Dave

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Annette
Annette  93 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2008 - 10:30 PM

Windy days are good though as it also slows the birds down. Use it to your advantage. Love how the water, the cars and the tones in the bird all mirror each other. Very good!

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
28 Nov 2008 - 3:39 AM

amazing capture and so well presented in 1-2

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
28 Nov 2008 - 8:05 AM

A good inflight shot

Peter

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KevinWalsham
28 Nov 2008 - 8:09 AM

like V1 best great to see in flight not just sat on post like mine

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2008 - 8:26 AM

Great shot
I'm going for V1

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Dimitre_P
Dimitre_P  5 Bulgaria
28 Nov 2008 - 8:29 AM

WOW...great shot Dave, I like it...
Dimitre

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harrattp
harrattp  7 England4 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2008 - 9:38 AM

V1 for me David. They are difficult to capture in flight but you have done a good job here.

paul

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Mikelane
Mikelane  7 Wales
28 Nov 2008 - 10:37 AM

Two great captures ,but V2 for me well done regards
Mike

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cjl47
cjl47  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2008 - 10:39 AM

A lovely shot, two good versions.
chris

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janet
janet  1227 forum posts England
28 Nov 2008 - 12:20 PM

Superb capture!

Jan.

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mrsvee
mrsvee  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2008 - 12:21 PM

Super images.
Great colour & detail.
V1 for me.
Vee.

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2008 - 12:55 PM

You have done very well with this.
Lovely capture.

B.

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bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2008 - 1:37 PM

sharp in flight....V1 is is excellent...love the blurred cars in the BG

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Stace
Stace e2 Member 6Stace vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2008 - 4:53 PM

2 cracking captures Dave

Stace

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MRSbiscuit60
28 Nov 2008 - 5:06 PM

Superb detail and I like the presentations. Trish

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imagio
imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2008 - 6:17 PM

Both superb, but no 2 my preference

Bernie

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JohnH37
JohnH37  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2008 - 6:51 PM

Brilliant capture and nice clarity.
-John

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Hoffy
Hoffy  9212 forum posts England16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2008 - 7:21 PM

I actually like it with the cars in so V1, but very good.

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roverrat
roverrat e2 Member 6roverrat vcard Germany5 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2008 - 7:39 PM

A beautifully sharp in-flight capture .
Alex

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digiray63
digiray63  7 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2008 - 9:55 PM

Two great versions, nice detail.
Ray

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
28 Nov 2008 - 11:07 PM

Two good versions, poor thing must have a real battle

Nicky

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cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 9885 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2008 - 12:17 AM

missed this one dave, 2 beauties here love the presentation in V1
Neil

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pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
29 Nov 2008 - 7:04 AM

number 1 ;
excellent capture...

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TnTphotos
TnTphotos  5 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2008 - 10:31 AM

Lovely shot Smile I prefer V1. I see more gulls miles from the sea at home than I do at the beach!

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madbob
madbob  8 United Kingdom
29 Nov 2008 - 4:15 PM

not easy to capture well done

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iancam
iancam  6 England
29 Nov 2008 - 4:34 PM

Both images are wonderful
Ian

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natureseye
29 Nov 2008 - 5:46 PM

Good capture, great detail in the bird. Nice work.

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2008 - 6:13 PM

Two tremendous images.

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Frase e2 Member 6Frase vcard Scotland
30 Nov 2008 - 9:59 AM

Two excellant images , v1 my favourite.
Don

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sunshot  9 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2008 - 10:43 AM

great in flight shots here dave, both look awesome............marc

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RobinF
RobinF  883 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2008 - 11:24 AM

V1 for me Dave, your presentation really enhances what is already a great shot in my opinion. Nice work!
kind regards,
Robin

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trissie
trissie  8 United Kingdom
30 Nov 2008 - 12:46 PM

Two great captures, superb detail and presentation.

Trish

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
30 Nov 2008 - 2:10 PM

Two excellent images, v2 is my choice.
Christine

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churchill123
30 Nov 2008 - 3:16 PM

Great in flight capture, fantastic detail & presentation, love them both but prefer the presentation in V1
Linda

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2008 - 10:43 PM

Super in flight shot, clear and beautifully captured, nice presentation too.
Johanna

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Rende
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1 Dec 2008 - 11:49 AM

Lovely capture.
Rende

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jonathanbp
jonathanbp e2 Member 694 forum postsjonathanbp vcard Indonesia
3 Dec 2008 - 7:29 AM

V1 works for me best....great gull picture - Jonathan

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3 Dec 2008 - 10:48 AM

Nice one David, never an easy subject.
Geoff.

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ardclinis
ardclinis  6 Ireland
5 Dec 2008 - 5:39 PM

very clean and crisp it appears to be suspended there just waiting for someone to get their camera out

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
13 Dec 2008 - 8:26 PM

smashing shot.
freda

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koka
koka e2 Member 6koka vcard United Kingdom
17 Dec 2008 - 10:34 AM

beautiful..fantastic shot...katie

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