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Out the other morning walking the dog and playing with the 100-400L f4 when I heard a buzzing above me looked up and grabbed this Wink

So I thought I would Share it with you.

Thanks for all the clicks and comments on the fountains Abby mono some real helpful comments and advice and a big thanks to pdunstan_Greymoon for his award much appreciated.

Brian......................................................

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:8 Aug 2012 - 10:14 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Aperture:f/11
Shutter Speed:1000sec
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:aperture
Metering Mode:partial
Title:Fly me to the Moon
Username:Briwooly Briwooly
Uploaded:16 Aug 2012 - 7:26 AM
Tags:General, Helicopter, Moon, Photo journalism, Transport
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 7:28 AM

wondeful colour and detail brian brilliant timing a belter nice one Wink
andy

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 7:32 AM

What a wonderful sight - good capture Brian! Love the half moon.
Ann

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43436 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 7:42 AM

It appears to be like a rather large Dragon Fly, simply a rather beautiful image, certainly one in which I greatly admire, and one in which we do not see the like of.

Regards Nathan

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84310 forum posts England163 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 7:44 AM

When I saw the thumbnail I thought it was a dragonfly too! Smile A brilliantly timed shot!

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franken
franken e2 Member 123177 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 8:54 AM


Quote: When I saw the thumbnail I thought it was a dragonfly too! Smile A brilliantly timed shot!

I did as well - excellent!

Ken

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Snapitt
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16 Aug 2012 - 10:51 AM

Nice shot of the Hughes Helicopter Brian. The moon looks pretty good too.

Jane

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 11:35 AM

Great positioning to include the moon too! Cracking shot, Brian Wink
Trev Smile

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
16 Aug 2012 - 11:44 AM

Good image accomplished here! Well done you! IB

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
16 Aug 2012 - 4:31 PM

I to thought it was a dragonfly - super capture of both ... Carol Grin

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
16 Aug 2012 - 8:03 PM

Proves what has always been said "always take your camera and be ready for the unexpected" which you obviously wereWink

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
17 Aug 2012 - 7:51 PM

love it
bunSmile

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MickS
MickS  9 England14 Constructive Critique Points
17 Aug 2012 - 10:35 PM

Excellent shot Brian, lovely job of the exposure in a tricky situation.
best
Mick

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monkeytravels
18 Oct 2012 - 6:47 PM

so cool ! GREAT shot!!

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Nov 2012 - 8:43 PM

A great shot!
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