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I haven't had any time to take anything new the last few days. The sun came out today so I had to work in the yard all day. So the same eagle, just a different shot and played with again to improve the dull sky.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:150-500mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:30 Mar 2012 - 10:28 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.2
Aperture:f/14.0
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:The Eagle Again
Username:Daisymaye Daisymaye
Uploaded:2 Apr 2012 - 1:38 AM
Tags:Eagle, Tree, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:59
Voters:Jocelia · mikbee · RWPhotoGraphix · WesternRed · DiazSprite · taggart · gwynn56 · lesliea · StuartDavie · mikemullumby · nonur · enricopardo · AnneWorner · jaktis · gajewski · pascalg · jennialexander · andylea · Scottishlandscapes · iancatch · CaroleS · Cor · barbarahirst · mrswoolybill · franken · SlowSong · WhiteRose1 · NDODS · lonely_oryx · John_Wannop · Herge88 · helenlinda · morpheus1955 · EMJAYCEE · cheesey · TrevBatWCC · gary_d · Rock · mex · Maiwand · johnriley1uk · digital_boi · ChiliMan · saltireblue · Niknut · Samuel_Aron · Karen_Summers · bill33 · EAS · gingerdelight · SteveMoulding · saeidNL · sweetpea62 · Techno · Glostopcat · Big_Beavis · pronabk · LexEquine · bpearson3 ·
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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 1:44 AM

A fine bit of work Sandy.
Super shot.
Mick.

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WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 4WesternRed vcard Australia
2 Apr 2012 - 1:51 AM

A very impressive shot. You can almost feel the power of this bird. Well done. WesternRed.

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 1:57 AM

I like how you are finishing your eagle images--- really enhances the mood!

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lesliea
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2 Apr 2012 - 2:47 AM

What a great looking bird well worked Sandy.
Allen, Smile

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StuartDavie
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2 Apr 2012 - 2:48 AM

Beautiful shot of a magnificent subject.

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mikemullumby
2 Apr 2012 - 3:33 AM

Thought i had seen this bird before, like the finish thats been applied here Sandy.

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 4:52 AM

I like the effect that makes it like a fresco! Smile

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gajewski
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2 Apr 2012 - 5:59 AM

What a magnificent bird. Nice processing -- very good BG,
-=\Walter

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pascalg
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2 Apr 2012 - 6:05 AM

excellent work

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 7:51 AM

brilliant detail fantastic colours and tones sandy love the textured bg a belter nice one Wink
andy

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 7:53 AM

I think this one is even better Sandy.

Dougie

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 5182 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 7:59 AM

I prefer this one to the original as the processing gives more emphasis to the eagle - Carole

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 8:19 AM

nice playing!

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franken
franken Plus Member 123524 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 8:37 AM

Excellent work Sandy.

Ken

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44168 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom113 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 9:05 AM

You have the most creative, and wonderfully imaginative mind. Your images are cram packed with talent.

Highest regards Nathan

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Herge88
Herge88 Plus Member 840 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 10:09 AM

A magnificent bird, not sure it really needs a heavily textured background but I guess that is just down to personal taste, a super capture regardless.

Best Matt

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 10:09 AM

Nice one Sandy - good use of textured layers.
I smile when you mention "yard" - as in UK it means the small area around the back door, whereas for you in US it refers to the whole garden WinkWinkWinkWink
Helen

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 11:24 AM

Another beauty Sandy.
Joan.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 11:57 AM

Another lovely capture of the eagle, Sandy, and nice bit of playing too...think I prefer this one of the two Wink
Trev Smile

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digital_boi
2 Apr 2012 - 3:56 PM

good use of the processing here Sandy and great capture or the eagle

GrahamGrin

Happy new week

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 3:59 PM

This looks much better, Sandy. More contrast and much sharper. Just one niggle...that crack from the layer which is superimposing itself onto the eagle's head.

Other than that, perfect Smile

Andrew

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 54869 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway27 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 4:44 PM

Ye gods and little fishes, Sandy (don't ask me what it means, it is something we used to say as an outburst many years ago...).
That stare reminds me of my French teacher at Itchen College in southampton. He could wither bushes from a great distance, I recall.

Very much like the treatment here...you do this style so well.

Malc

Last Modified By saltireblue at 2 Apr 2012 - 4:45 PM

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Niknut
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2 Apr 2012 - 5:13 PM

Oooooo....fascinating !!....we don't get clouds with cracks in them, in this neck of the woods !!!!.WinkGrinGrinGrin

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Samuel_Aron
2 Apr 2012 - 5:20 PM

Fantastic image!

Sam.

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Karen_Summers

very effective, I like it

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bill33
bill33 Plus Member 4bill33 vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 7:31 PM

A beautiful crafted creative image Sandy,I can see this printed large, beautifully done, Bill.

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 8:29 PM

Skilled work, once again.

Ann

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SteveMoulding
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2 Apr 2012 - 10:20 PM

A very artistic rendition of a lovely image.
Steve.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 11:02 PM

Excellent work,love it,
saeid

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 10:44 AM

Beautiful work Sandy..Lin

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Glostopcat
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3 Apr 2012 - 8:12 PM

What a majestic looking bird Sandy, I like the effect you've applied very artistic indeed

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LexEquine
LexEquine  9 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 8:35 PM

'Superb & handsome Bald Eagle Image rendition,' Sandy~

Ciao~ Peter

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