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Another from Skomer.

Technical details:

1/500 second
F7.1
ISO-200
Canon 100-400mm @ 170mm

Thanks,
Gav

Camera:Canon EOS 300D
Lens:Canon 100-400 IS
Recording media:N/A
Title:Puffin Flight
Username:gndphotography gndphotography
Uploaded:28 Jul 2005 - 10:01 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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JouŠo
JouŠo e2 Member 1056 forum postsJouŠo vcard Finland
28 Jul 2005 - 10:04 AM

Its a cracker!

Jouko

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edrhodes
edrhodes e2 Member 9540 forum postsedrhodes vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2005 - 10:04 AM

Gud en that one Gav.

Ed..

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sze4j
sze4j e2 Member 1056 forum postssze4j vcard Singapore
28 Jul 2005 - 10:05 AM

love your puffin shots, and this is my fav thus far!! Smile

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csurry
csurry  129230 forum posts92 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2005 - 10:05 AM

Great shot, looks like on my monitor the colours/sat/levels could do with a bit of a boost. Looks a wee bit drab.

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heatherb
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28 Jul 2005 - 10:06 AM

great shot
heather

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liparig
liparig e2 Member 10233 forum postsliparig vcard United States
28 Jul 2005 - 10:06 AM

excellent
joe

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gndphotography
gndphotography e2 Member 1135 forum postsgndphotography vcard
28 Jul 2005 - 10:07 AM

Thanks :0)

Cheryl - just played with the levels a bit and you are right, they are slightly off. Never mind ;0)

Cheers,
Gav

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11123 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2005 - 10:10 AM

Well caught, lovely action image.

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2005 - 10:20 AM

Cracking "action" shot well caught

Mike

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dalischone
dalischone e2 Member 10293 forum postsdalischone vcard Scotland
28 Jul 2005 - 10:24 AM

Fantastic capture, well timed. Beautiful.

Tracy

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stinky_pete
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28 Jul 2005 - 10:35 AM

top dof and sharpness gav...
super shot
james

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John_Wannop
John_Wannop e2 Member 1055 forum postsJohn_Wannop vcard Wales
28 Jul 2005 - 10:38 AM

Excellent capture gav, well done.

john

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Keith-Mckevitt
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28 Jul 2005 - 10:38 AM

Excellent image. Well done. click!!
Keith

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waeppas
waeppas e2 Member 11waeppas vcard
28 Jul 2005 - 10:58 AM

Wow, an image to aspire to! Excellent.

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tigerminx
tigerminx e2 Member 10237 forum poststigerminx vcard South Africa
28 Jul 2005 - 11:04 AM

Best one I've seen so far of these little fella's. Well captured Gav.
Bruce.

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 1070 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2005 - 11:30 AM

Nice shot, love the calrity you seen in the larger version! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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nolongeramember
28 Jul 2005 - 11:47 AM

wowwwwwwwwwwwww sublime totally awesome Smile...))))))))))))))))))

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Keelo
Keelo e2 Member 11Keelo vcard Australia
28 Jul 2005 - 1:09 PM

Brilliant timing, well done

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ashley
ashley e2 Member 11167 forum postsashley vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2005 - 1:36 PM

nice shot, well captured

Ash

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PhillsPhotography
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28 Jul 2005 - 2:35 PM

well caught

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rusty
rusty e2 Member 11rusty vcard Canada
28 Jul 2005 - 7:13 PM

Nice sharp capture with great colours, well presented.

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sandyb
sandyb  1034 forum posts United Kingdom
28 Jul 2005 - 10:14 PM

well done a great inflight captured. sandyb

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Pete
Pete Site Moderator 1318740 forum postsPete vcard ePz Advertiser England96 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 12:35 AM

Grrrrr another Puffin ...but what a capture!!!

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gndphotography
gndphotography e2 Member 1135 forum postsgndphotography vcard
29 Jul 2005 - 12:38 AM

Thanks Pete - still a load more to go too ;0). Cheers for the EC, very much appreciated.

Gav

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proberts
proberts e2 Member 10218 forum postsproberts vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 1:40 AM

Excellent capture Gavin,congrats on the EC.
Andrew.

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User_Removed
29 Jul 2005 - 2:54 AM

well captured
sten

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future
future e2 Member 10153 forum postsfuture vcard
29 Jul 2005 - 3:23 AM

great stuff, love it, well done on the deserved EC, Cheers Chris

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Se7enUK
Se7enUK e2 Member 9114 forum postsSe7enUK vcard England
29 Jul 2005 - 5:12 AM

Congrats on your EC award and now your RC award. Smile

Paul

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jules41
jules41 e2 Member 10197 forum postsjules41 vcard United Kingdom
29 Jul 2005 - 6:46 AM

Such an excellent capture Gav,can see why this got an EC,congratulations.It's a stunner.
julie

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mattmatic
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29 Jul 2005 - 8:26 AM

Such a stunning capture! Amazing mix of sharpness and blurred wings!
Matt :click:

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clintnewsham
clintnewsham e2 Member 10108 forum postsclintnewsham vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 10:08 AM

an excellent flight capture,congrats on the EC

click clint

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bassan
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29 Jul 2005 - 1:36 PM

super timing

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phowtow
phowtow e2 Member 1046 forum postsphowtow vcard
30 Jul 2005 - 2:15 AM

fantastic capture, the bird is pin sharp!

Chris

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gemm
gemm e2 Member 10800 forum postsgemm vcard United Kingdom
30 Jul 2005 - 7:17 AM

Superb capture! Excellent sharpness and perfect movement on the wings.

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tg
tg e2 Member 1086 forum poststg vcard Scotland
30 Jul 2005 - 10:27 AM

What a beautiful capture. Congrats on the EC!
Tg.

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cozzie
cozzie e2 Member 1156 forum postscozzie vcard Northern Ireland
31 Jul 2005 - 7:45 AM

Lovely shot, you have so many great wildlife shots

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iansamuel
iansamuel e2 Member 11271 forum postsiansamuel vcard United Kingdom
1 Aug 2005 - 3:12 AM

Wow - what to say, perfectly captured. Brilliant. And I thought all the puffin shots on here were getting boring!

ian

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Gavin
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1 Aug 2005 - 3:34 AM

Excellent!

Gavin

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amps
amps e2 Member 11225 forum postsamps vcard United Kingdom
1 Aug 2005 - 3:37 AM

First Class

Alan

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joko
joko e2 Member 11joko vcard Bulgaria
1 Aug 2005 - 4:00 AM

Grat capture.
JK

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zippie
zippie e2 Member 111329 forum postszippie vcard England
1 Aug 2005 - 5:01 AM

Congrats on POTW Gav, excellent shot.

Andy

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gndphotography
gndphotography e2 Member 1135 forum postsgndphotography vcard
1 Aug 2005 - 5:03 AM

Wooohooo, thanks so much for the EC and an even bigger thanks for the POTW :0) I've got a massive smile on my face now.

Thanks also to all those who commented and clicked, very much appreciated.

Cheers,
Gav :0)

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Hoffy
Hoffy e2 Member 10259 forum postsHoffy vcard England16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2005 - 10:56 AM

Great action shot, well deserved of Photoof the week.

Paul

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stockys
stockys e2 Member 1048 forum postsstockys vcard United Kingdom
1 Aug 2005 - 11:03 AM

WOW Stunning!!!!!!!!!!!

Lee

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terry_cavner
terry_cavner e2 Member 10332 forum poststerry_cavner vcard United Kingdom
1 Aug 2005 - 11:37 AM

Superb capture....Well Done

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dtomo68
dtomo68 e2 Member 11dtomo68 vcard United Kingdom
1 Aug 2005 - 1:49 PM

Brilliant what more can I say

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joan duckett
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1 Aug 2005 - 11:46 PM

An incredible shot! Congratulations on the much deserved EC. click

Joan

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Cristian
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2 Aug 2005 - 12:01 AM

Cingrats on your Photo of the Week & EC awards. A cracking image.

(click)

Cristian

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IRaddict
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4 Aug 2005 - 12:55 AM

Fab motion in the wings while retaining the sharpness where it counts makes it a winner, congrats Gav.

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ian walker
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4 Aug 2005 - 10:24 AM

genius - thats all i can add.

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megamuff8
megamuff8 e2 Member 1092 forum postsmegamuff8 vcard United States
5 Aug 2005 - 9:49 AM

Your shots are Wonderful, Gav! Portfolio is Excellent, Nice Action Shot.....Superb!!
Click to ya and Cheers,
Suzan Smile
Congrats on your well deserved RC, EC and Photo of the Week!

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johnc1711
johnc1711 e2 Member 11johnc1711 vcard Scotland
12 Aug 2005 - 9:04 AM

Best Puffin shot I've seen in a long time! Well done. John Smile

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paul162brown
paul162brown e2 Member 10paul162brown vcard England
18 Aug 2005 - 2:36 AM

Amazing shot, your gallery is simply superb. Paul

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Ruggieru
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18 Aug 2005 - 3:48 AM

This is really good. Well done!

Chris

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suleesia
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18 Aug 2005 - 11:55 AM

stunning sharpness! congrats!

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terry_cavner
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22 Aug 2005 - 2:25 PM

Stunning

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highlander
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1 Sep 2005 - 1:24 PM

Great exposure Gavin with the action in the wing movement well captured loosing nothing in the action on the remainder of the bird.
Doug.

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highlander
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1 Sep 2005 - 1:24 PM

Great exposure Gavin with the action in the wing movement well captured loosing nothing in the beauty on the remainder of the bird.
Doug.

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Adrian_Reynolds
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21 Sep 2005 - 6:52 AM

tried and failed a lot of times at this shot, well done. Adrian

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20 Oct 2005 - 4:02 PM

lovely photo :o)

Flakey

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rosie42
rosie42 e2 Member 10rosie42 vcard Australia
7 Nov 2005 - 6:56 PM

Fabulous work, Gav ... congratulations!

Susie :o)

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riprap007
riprap007 e2 Member 101568 forum postsriprap007 vcard England37 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2006 - 6:51 AM

stunning capture

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bzbee
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24 Jan 2006 - 4:15 AM

Spectacular!!

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skydivemike
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10 Feb 2006 - 2:30 PM

Outstanding in every way.

Mike

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gndphotography
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20 Aug 2006 - 10:25 AM

Thanks all for the kind comments and clicks.
Gav

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chris-p
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18 Sep 2006 - 3:48 PM

Missed this earlier...my pleasure to be the hundreth...
Chris

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harryw
harryw e2 Member 867 forum postsharryw vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2006 - 9:40 PM

Gav
Did'nt know that they flew !!
Thought they just stood on rocks with fish in their mouths !!
Great original shot
H

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jmbphoto
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17 Mar 2007 - 10:16 PM

I know they are small but they are very fast on the wings...nice capture

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