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More from the Camargue, Greater Flamingo's and fog such a perfect pairing for me. The fiog allowed me to gain a little extra ground so that my 400 could at least make them recognisable in the frame. They are very skittish by nature and would head out into the lake, the flying formation was heard before I saw them. Challenging but very worth whileSmile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1DS Mark II
Lens:100.0-400.0 mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:17 Sep 2012 - 8:50 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/6400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Custom
Title:Fly Past
Username:rontear rontear
Uploaded:24 Sep 2012 - 11:59 AM
Tags:Camargue, Flight, Fog, France, Greater flamingo, Vaccares lake, Wildlife / nature
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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54168 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 12:20 PM

I do like the two birds flying across that hazy and emerging light. Beautiful.
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MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 8MalcolmM vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 12:28 PM

Lovely image.
If mine & making a print, would be tempted to clone out bird flying in at top right. Just my thought, really beautiful image, suited to letterbox.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 12:30 PM

Another beautiful atmospheric shot from the Camargue, with the letter box format just right, Ron.
Ronnie.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32810 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 1:49 PM

A rather extraordinary sight, one which radiates a sense of calm and serenity, yet at the same time is full of commotion and deafening sound.

Regards Nathan

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franken
franken e2 Member 113026 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 2:16 PM

Another real winner here Ron.

Ken

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 2:27 PM

Ballet dancers on the ground and equally elegant in the air. The mist continues to give a lovely soft backdrop.

Dougie

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman  114484 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 5:15 PM

Must have been wonderful to see them like this mate....

Ade

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 5:35 PM

It was exciting !! Ade.
Ron.

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exposure
exposure e2 Member 101307 forum postsexposure vcard England
24 Sep 2012 - 6:02 PM

Brilliant Ron..a lovely atmospheric image...
Pauline.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2012 - 8:42 AM

As per your usual Ron, this really is superbly shot and presented
Lillian

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2012 - 8:56 AM

Looks and challenging day for photographing these Ron.
Well worked with this.
Regards Richard

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mark1309
mark1309  7 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 - 10:15 AM

Superb, the fog really adds atmosphere to the image

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dudler
dudler Critique Team 1091 forum postsdudler vcard England250 Constructive Critique Points
25 Sep 2012 - 5:15 PM

Now... That is amazing.

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