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Hi folks, Thank you for the great responses to my Barn Owl upload, I'm extremely grateful. Special thanks go to JuBarney for the precious award, I'm chuffed Grin

Today we're back to the Gannets on Bass rock, hope you enjoy this one

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Looking to land
Username:Mike_Young Mike_Young
Uploaded:3 Feb 2014 - 11:42 AM
Tags:Bass rock, Gannet, Scotland, Wildlife / nature
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PhilT2
PhilT2 e2 Member 494 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 11:44 AM

Exceptional shot

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debu
debu  4 India
3 Feb 2014 - 12:03 PM

Superb in flight captured.
debu

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tedtoop
tedtoop e2 Member 3tedtoop vcard United Kingdom
3 Feb 2014 - 12:10 PM

Lovely capture of this wonderful bird.

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
3 Feb 2014 - 12:24 PM

Nicely captured.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 12:33 PM

Excellent inflight capture.

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Caziwinkles
3 Feb 2014 - 12:44 PM

Superb shot - perfect timing indeed. Smile

Carol

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 12:48 PM

An excellent capture, Mike, of these gulls jostling for space on the rock ledge. Carol

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iosatel
3 Feb 2014 - 1:31 PM

Great catch!

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
3 Feb 2014 - 1:41 PM

Excellent in flight capture.
Effrossini

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2162 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 2:17 PM

An amazing shot, wonderful composition and timing...well captured....just loving your photography...

Last Modified By ColleenA at 3 Feb 2014 - 2:19 PM

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 2:25 PM

Superb image,

Ali

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
3 Feb 2014 - 4:16 PM

Great shot, Mike.
Tony

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Blondeandgorgeous

Love your Gannet shots Mike and big thanks for advice re lenses when I went to the Rock, always been inspired by your photography if I haven't already saidWink

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Myathebirdwatcher999
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior e2 Member 1Myathebirdwatcher999 vcard United Kingdom
3 Feb 2014 - 6:27 PM

Great sharp shot

MyaGrin

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Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
3 Feb 2014 - 7:42 PM

Outstanding in-flight capture. Wow!

Fred

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Gio
Gio  4 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2014 - 8:21 PM

Beautiful birds... great capture

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 8:22 PM

Terrific action shot
Lillian

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dave1967
dave1967 e2 Member 2dave1967 vcard United Kingdom
3 Feb 2014 - 9:45 PM

Cracking shot
Dave

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AlexAppleby
3 Feb 2014 - 10:50 PM

Excellent shot.

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2014 - 4:21 AM

Perfect Bird in Flight image, with smashing colours, light and depth of field.
I do admire the detail you obtain in your images, Mike.
Par Excellence..!

Simon

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
4 Feb 2014 - 7:36 AM

Excellent shot. Like that powerful wingspan.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2014 - 7:27 PM

A marvellous inflight capture Mike, it doesn't look like there is much room for that gannet to land!

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dark_lord
dark_lord Critique Team 101449 forum postsdark_lord vcard England123 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2014 - 7:26 PM

Captured very well, perhaps easier to get this than a landing spot Grin

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