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Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:2 Jan 2012 - 10:55 AM
Focal Length:310mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/3200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Single Flight
Username:danbrann danbrann
Uploaded:26 Jan 2012 - 8:48 AM
Tags:Caerlaverock, Whooper swan, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 8:56 AM

Great timing, Dan, and excellent positioning of the two ducks, too Smile Carol

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franken
franken e2 Member 123271 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 9:02 AM

Superbly timed Dan!

Ken

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 9:07 AM

Morning Danny, still chasing these poor birds then. Love the action here just about to become graceful again as it gains the air.

Dougie

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gingerdelight
gingerdelight e2 Member 8298 forum postsgingerdelight vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 9:18 AM

Beautifully captured Danny - not exactly graceful bird though!!!
Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 10:23 AM

Love the way they almost walk on water during take off, Danny, and you have captured that action so well.
Ronnie.

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MickyMc
MickyMc e2 Member 7MickyMc vcard United Kingdom
26 Jan 2012 - 10:50 AM

Really super
Mavis

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 11:39 AM

Dunno if you watched that African Nations Cup football on the telly last night Danny,but the pitch was as wet as this.
Never seen so many wet backsides,since the 1996 Miss Leith Docks Wet Bikini Contest !!
I don't agree with Carol,about it not being a graceful bird here.
It is still more graceful than the winner in 1996 !!
Mick.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8529 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 11:44 AM

Lift-off, we have lift-off...
Smile
Moira

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illiboy
illiboy  6
26 Jan 2012 - 11:50 AM

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 12:03 PM

brilliant timing danny wonderful detail cracking colours a real belter nice one Wink
andy

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 12:50 PM

Well captured Danny; they always seem to be flying away from me or just floating around! Sad
Ann

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 1:16 PM

great splashes

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 2:34 PM

My apologies about my placement of thirds on my image Danny.
I have been found out that I can actually pay attention to these judges at my camera club.
Before you know it, I will be uploading landscapes with a big bleeding rock in the foreground !!
Mick.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 3:13 PM

you have to be on the ball to get a shot like this, I take my hat off to you Smile

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 3:45 PM

Looks like you had a good time photographing these swans. They are graceful in the water, and graceful once they take to wing.

We only have geese and ducks in our park here - the last time I was fortunate enough to see swans was in Norway years ago.

Anne

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10497 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 3:57 PM

Yes Anne it's good to experiment with the filters especially when converting to Monochrome. THey can make such a subtle difference.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 4:43 PM

They are so big and yet they still look graceful in take off - a lovely image Dan.
Joan.

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR e2 Member 8BarbaraR vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 6:06 PM

Super action caught.
Lovely, well done Dan.

B.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
26 Jan 2012 - 8:23 PM

Great captured waterdetails

Peter

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RockArea
RockArea e2 Member 8RockArea vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2012 - 10:32 PM

Wonderful action shot, Danny!

David

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jan 2012 - 9:47 AM

Excellent! A

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2012 - 10:21 PM

A terrific take off shot Danny, timed to perfection. I think Illiboy quite likes this one!Wink

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