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I saw the shadow one Saturday, made a note of the time and went back the next week and photographed it.

The wall is no longer there and, despite rumours to the contary, I did not arrange for it to be demolished so that no one else could take the picture.

Camera:Pentax Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Title:The Eagle has Landed
Username:lonely_oryx lonely_oryx
Uploaded:30 Jun 2008 - 2:12 PM
Tags:Eagle, General, Landed
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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1022 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2008 - 2:25 PM

Just wonderful observation, and proof that one should never be without a camera.
Moira

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proz
proz  10205 forum posts United States
30 Jun 2008 - 2:30 PM

very very cool!

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photophantom
30 Jun 2008 - 2:40 PM

Shadow with attitude. Excellent find John.

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imander
imander  7388 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2008 - 2:47 PM

lol, well done for returning, just needs to be pointing up to the sky to see if batman arrives...Smile
ian

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sunshot
sunshot  9 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2008 - 2:52 PM

well spotted, wonderful shot

marc

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sketch
sketch  71469 forum posts United Kingdom
30 Jun 2008 - 2:53 PM

really cool shadows
sarah x

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2008 - 3:04 PM

Very good observation. The shadow doesn't look as sinister as the object that casts it.
Bill

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
30 Jun 2008 - 3:09 PM

Super image John,
Fred.

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
30 Jun 2008 - 3:29 PM

loll glad you weren't the one that got it demolished.. however now you have one of a kind... great capture as well

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6534 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2008 - 3:36 PM

Great observation and forward planning, resulting in a great image. - gary

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2008 - 4:06 PM

It would have done had they won. Great image John. Ron.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
30 Jun 2008 - 4:23 PM

Well spotted

Peter

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Andree_Borrel
30 Jun 2008 - 5:08 PM

Michael Cain would be proud of this one

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Igloo
Igloo  6 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2008 - 5:32 PM

Really intriguing shot - very ambiguous, great stuff!

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hawkeye2000ad
30 Jun 2008 - 6:44 PM

an absolutly fantastic image, well shot

Rick

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2008 - 7:02 PM

well thats dedication for you and somebody was looking out for you that instant by keeping the wall until you took the pic - well done

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LuzDeNoche
30 Jun 2008 - 7:10 PM

Bloody Spaniards!
Lovely shadows.
Smile Lucy

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janehewitt
janehewitt  11215 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2008 - 8:05 PM

Love the description Smile jane

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bayleaf
bayleaf  7 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2008 - 8:11 PM

Well spotted and taken.

John.

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Silverzone
30 Jun 2008 - 8:17 PM

Interesting shot. Sylvia

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gillykins
gillykins  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2008 - 8:22 PM

Great shot John, love the shadow!
Gill

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
30 Jun 2008 - 8:26 PM

Nice one - so different.
freda

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rmr
rmr  7 Wales
30 Jun 2008 - 8:49 PM

super capture ,well seen john
mark

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2008 - 9:04 PM

Well you certainly captured the moment. Really good one too.
Mavis

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jun 2008 - 9:27 PM

This is different, I love it.
Geoff.

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derekv
derekv  7 England
30 Jun 2008 - 10:26 PM

Great shot, John, well spotted.
Derek

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digiray63
digiray63  7 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2008 - 10:57 PM

Super capture, well spotted.
Ray

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2008 - 11:12 PM

well seen and well well captured, just in time
bunSmile

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MandsH
MandsH  7 England
30 Jun 2008 - 11:56 PM

Superb shot, glad you were able to get it
mandy

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2008 - 7:28 AM

Great shot !

Rock

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whiteswan01
1 Jul 2008 - 5:07 PM

well spotted superb shot
Dawn

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Scaramanga
Scaramanga e2 Member 637 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2008 - 5:29 PM

Great image, another wonderful light image.

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buxton
buxton  6 England
1 Jul 2008 - 8:42 PM

Great shot.

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fatherpie
fatherpie  6 England12 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2008 - 9:12 PM

"The wall is no longer there and, despite rumours to the contary, I did not arrange for it to be demolished so that no one else could take the picture. "

Well I wouldn't have blamed you if you had! Lovely shot and I admire your persistence in going back a week later.

Dave

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peterboyce
2 Jul 2008 - 8:24 AM

cracking shot john,i thought batman was coming....peter

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ThePivot
ThePivot  6 Ireland
28 Jul 2008 - 7:17 PM

amazing!!!

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