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Once locked on there's noway it was going to take it's eye off the food.would have liked both eyes but hey ho can't ask for everything.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:EF200mm f/2.8L USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Homing In Target acquired
Username:JohnChambersPhotography JohnChambersPhotography
Uploaded:6 Nov 2012 - 8:54 AM
Tags:Action, Captive animals, Wildlife / nature
Votes:45

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
6 Nov 2012 - 9:07 AM

Brilliant, you should do more of this sort of shot! the only way for both eyes would be coming at you lol. regards Leon, keep them coming.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Chrisjaz
Chrisjaz  3 France
6 Nov 2012 - 9:09 AM

Wow a fantastic shot !!!!

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User_Removed
6 Nov 2012 - 9:12 AM

Another stunner, really excellent detail, not an easy capture.

Lucien.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 9:56 AM

Excellent and wonderful capture,
saeid

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 10:04 AM

Superb in flight shot, the action frozen with that fast shutter, John: as you say, it's gaze is totally fixec.
Ronnie.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
6 Nov 2012 - 10:18 AM

Excellent ! Indeed a brilliant capture !! Very well done Smile

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41033 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 10:32 AM

A fine in-flight capture, John, sharp on the face and detailed.

Dave

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franken
franken e2 Member 113098 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 11:39 AM

Brilliant in flight capture!

Ken

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 12:24 PM

Tremendous inflight capture John.
Love his ''flat'' face here !!
Great shot.
Mick.

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 1:50 PM

Great action shot, John, love that intense expression.

Ray

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 1:53 PM

Another winner John.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 2:07 PM

A determined look captured.......Sandy

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 3:20 PM

whoah!!! that look you have captured so well

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 3:21 PM

I think you've locked on really well too, John, a super in-flight capture Smile
Trev Smile

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lawrenceburrow

Superb shot

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carper123
carper123  280 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 5:05 PM

Fills the frame beautifully, amazing detail and colours, luv it, a fantastic capture.
well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2012 - 5:48 PM

Excellent detail and very well captured John
Jim

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 7:16 PM

Not susre--- two eyes locked on you might be a mistake!

Great image!

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bill33
bill33 e2 Member 3bill33 vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 11:29 PM

Amazing capture with superb detail John, perfect in every way, very well done, Bill.

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philhomer
philhomer  434 forum posts England32 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2012 - 9:42 AM

all of the compliments above are well-founded although personally i would have positioned for a better background

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2012 - 7:22 PM

I have yet to catch a bird in flight and have the image be sharp. Looking at your shutterspeed, I now understand why! Good detail, especially on the head and eye.

Anne

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 432 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 6:45 PM

Terrific work John

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