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A full frame capture of early interaction between an Atlantic Grey Seal (Halichoerus grypus) and her newly born pup. Taken at Donna Nook, Lincs last week and the last of my rather graphic birth mini-series.
My thanks to everybody who clicked/commented - very much appreciated as always Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM +1.4x III
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:21 Nov 2013 - 11:24 AM
Focal Length:700mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:The Kiss
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:26 Nov 2013 - 8:11 AM
Tags:Atlantic grey seal, Donna nook, Female, Full frame, Halichoerus grypus, Kiss, Lincs, Mammal, Newborn, Pup, Wildlife / nature
Votes:35

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2013 - 8:14 AM

Superb, lovely shot and pin sharp.

Andy

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Trev_B
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26 Nov 2013 - 8:25 AM

A beautiful shot Sylvia.

Trev

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CarolG
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26 Nov 2013 - 8:41 AM

So endearing. Carol

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Mike_Young
26 Nov 2013 - 9:02 AM

Super image

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Ayoob
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26 Nov 2013 - 9:05 AM

What a beautiful image and captured....Grin

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ColleenA
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26 Nov 2013 - 11:33 AM

Such a touching moment, nothing better than Moms first kiss...so enjoying your series, excellent use of shallow dof

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viscostatic
26 Nov 2013 - 11:43 AM

A delightful image.

Phil.

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ali63
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26 Nov 2013 - 3:32 PM

Charming image, I love it,

Ali Smile

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Norfolkboy
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26 Nov 2013 - 4:14 PM

A super image, Sylvia.
Colin

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colin beeley
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26 Nov 2013 - 5:49 PM

great shot Wink

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tomcat
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26 Nov 2013 - 7:05 PM

A classic SylviaSmile

Top wildlife photography indeed

Adrian

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Glostopcat
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26 Nov 2013 - 8:36 PM

An enchanting image Sylvia, you've captured this tender moment perfectly

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Holmewood
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26 Nov 2013 - 8:59 PM

That is so lovely. Cathy

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PhilSingleton
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26 Nov 2013 - 10:21 PM

A lovely tender image Sylvia.

Phil.

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sweetpea62
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26 Nov 2013 - 11:20 PM

Adorable..Lin

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Greyheron
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27 Nov 2013 - 4:47 PM

A beautiful moment in time Sylvia…

Mike

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