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One of this years cygnets on Leighton Moss fully developed apart from a few young plumage feathers to shed on the underside.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS APO HSM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Inflight Cygnet
Username:PaulLiley PaulLiley
Uploaded:28 Oct 2012 - 5:59 PM
Tags:Bird, Cygnet, Inflight, Swan, Wildlife / nature, Young
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Melanie_M
Melanie_M e2 Member 9168 forum postsMelanie_M vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2012 - 6:08 PM

Well done!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2012 - 6:13 PM

A super capture, Paul. Carol

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2012 - 6:30 PM

Cracking in flight capture Paul.

Glyn

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2012 - 6:34 PM

Well captured. Great DoF.

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PaulRookes
28 Oct 2012 - 6:58 PM

Hi Paul

Looks good, well done.

Paul

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2012 - 7:43 PM

wonderful timing paul brilliant detail and colour a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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skewey
skewey  831 forum posts England
28 Oct 2012 - 8:02 PM

Well timed capture Paul well done.

Paul

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2012 - 8:04 PM

You may have captured one of it's first flights, Paul, and very nicely too.
Ronnie.

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bill33
bill33 e2 Member 3bill33 vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2012 - 8:54 PM

Perfect timing for this wonderful capture Paul, for a huge bird, it looks very graceful in the air, very well done, Bill.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2167 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2012 - 9:42 PM

Brilliant inflight image
NettaSmile

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2012 - 10:15 PM

The light through the wings is so lovely and a great bit of timing on your part.

Ann

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Source
Source e2 Member 4Source vcard
28 Oct 2012 - 11:30 PM

Super capture!
-source

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achieverswales
28 Oct 2012 - 11:52 PM

Excellent exposed inflight capture Paul, not easy to get exposure right!

Regards

Trev.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 9:03 AM

Bet that was a noisy take off!
great shot Paul
Lillian

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 5:55 PM

Great action shot Paul.
Ann

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Richard_OSullivan

very nice, perfectly placed with the background.
Rick

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Ruthannette
Ruthannette e2 Member 7Ruthannette vcard England
30 Oct 2012 - 7:35 PM

It's not easy capturing birds in flight, although Swans are easier than the Gulls I try and capture down at Whitlingham Broad. Great shot Paul well timed.

Ruth

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johnjones
johnjones  4 England
31 Oct 2012 - 12:10 AM

Great capture excellent shot.
jj

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
31 Oct 2012 - 11:28 AM

Brilliant inflight shot Paul, bet I could not get one as good as that!, excellent detail, a lovely photo, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin hope all is well with you and yours.Wink

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2012 - 10:16 AM

Cracking image Paul - the cygnet looks so graceful in flight.
Glad you've liked the Glencoe images.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2012 - 1:29 PM

Excellent and very well timed capture,very well done,
saeid

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2012 - 5:45 PM

excellent take off shot!

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