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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 e2 Member 6RTDS vcard 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
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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
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27 Nov 2008 - 5:18 PM

I agree with the above good shot.
Jack.

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whiteswan01
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27 Nov 2008 - 5:21 PM

two excellent shots well presented
Dawn

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DebbieBMP
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27 Nov 2008 - 5:21 PM

I love V2 however they are both fabulous shots Smile

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LuzDeNoche
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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
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27 Nov 2008 - 5:29 PM

Super shot, likw V1 the best.
John

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Derona
Derona e2 Member 6Derona vcard Scotland
27 Nov 2008 - 5:41 PM

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

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Bob_V
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27 Nov 2008 - 5:43 PM

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

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gary_d
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27 Nov 2008 - 5:52 PM

V1 for me a great shot. - gary

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donv
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27 Nov 2008 - 5:55 PM

both excellent.No 1 for me

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Just_Liz
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27 Nov 2008 - 6:17 PM

Nice shots
Liz

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goso
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27 Nov 2008 - 6:33 PM

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

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Rock
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27 Nov 2008 - 6:35 PM

Both great work.

Rock

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motorsportpictures
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27 Nov 2008 - 6:37 PM

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

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pluckyfilly
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27 Nov 2008 - 7:24 PM

really sharp in flight shot

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Bodiewil
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27 Nov 2008 - 7:30 PM

Fantastic capture No1 for me

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photophantom
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27 Nov 2008 - 8:56 PM

Super shot and presentation Dave
Dennis

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ugly
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27 Nov 2008 - 9:37 PM

V1 is for me..
Good work..

Dave

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Annette
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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
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28 Nov 2008 - 3:39 AM

amazing capture and so well presented in 1-2

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jaktis
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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
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28 Nov 2008 - 8:26 AM

Great shot
I'm going for V1

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Dimitre_P
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28 Nov 2008 - 8:29 AM

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

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harrattp
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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
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28 Nov 2008 - 10:37 AM

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

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cjl47
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28 Nov 2008 - 10:39 AM

A lovely shot, two good versions.
chris

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janet
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28 Nov 2008 - 12:20 PM

Superb capture!

Jan.

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mrsvee
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28 Nov 2008 - 12:21 PM

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

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BarbaraR
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28 Nov 2008 - 12:55 PM

You have done very well with this.
Lovely capture.

B.

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bliba
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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
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28 Nov 2008 - 4:53 PM

2 cracking captures Dave

Stace

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MRSbiscuit60
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28 Nov 2008 - 5:06 PM

Superb detail and I like the presentations. Trish

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imagio
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28 Nov 2008 - 6:17 PM

Both superb, but no 2 my preference

Bernie

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JohnH37
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28 Nov 2008 - 6:51 PM

Brilliant capture and nice clarity.
-John

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Hoffy
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28 Nov 2008 - 7:21 PM

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

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roverrat
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28 Nov 2008 - 7:39 PM

A beautifully sharp in-flight capture .
Alex

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digiray63
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28 Nov 2008 - 9:55 PM

Two great versions, nice detail.
Ray

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nickyv32
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28 Nov 2008 - 11:07 PM

Two good versions, poor thing must have a real battle

Nicky

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cantona43
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29 Nov 2008 - 12:17 AM

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

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pascalg
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29 Nov 2008 - 7:04 AM

number 1 ;
excellent capture...

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TnTphotos
TnTphotos e2 Member 6TnTphotos vcard 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
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29 Nov 2008 - 4:15 PM

not easy to capture well done

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iancam
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29 Nov 2008 - 4:34 PM

Both images are wonderful
Ian

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29 Nov 2008 - 5:46 PM

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

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danbrann
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29 Nov 2008 - 6:13 PM

Two tremendous images.

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30 Nov 2008 - 9:59 AM

Two excellant images , v1 my favourite.
Don

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30 Nov 2008 - 10:43 AM

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

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RobinF
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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
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30 Nov 2008 - 12:46 PM

Two great captures, superb detail and presentation.

Trish

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ChristineD
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30 Nov 2008 - 2:10 PM

Two excellent images, v2 is my choice.
Christine

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churchill123
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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
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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
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3 Dec 2008 - 7:29 AM

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

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FeatherFriend
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3 Dec 2008 - 10:48 AM

Nice one David, never an easy subject.
Geoff.

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ardclinis
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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
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13 Dec 2008 - 8:26 PM

smashing shot.
freda

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koka
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17 Dec 2008 - 10:34 AM

beautiful..fantastic shot...katie

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