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Another one of the female kestrel just about to touchdown. Thanks to Pete for the HC and EC and to KBan for the UA and for all the C&Cs on the previous image.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Lens:Canon 300mm f4 Lis usm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Jun 2012 - 1:45 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Kestrel IV
Username:Steve_S Steve_S
Uploaded:10 Jun 2012 - 6:35 PM
Tags:Kestrel (falco tinnunculus), Wild, Wildlife / nature
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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 6:45 PM

Superb

Glyn

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 6:47 PM

Delighted to be the first of what will obviously be hundreds of votes. Terrific shot Steve superbly exposed and timed to perfection.
Ron

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
10 Jun 2012 - 6:47 PM

Stunning.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 6:58 PM

Another fabulous image, Steve. Carol

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 7:09 PM

Excellent and wonderful capture,
saeid

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Imagephotographics

Fabulous shot !

Chris

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 7:22 PM

Another superb image, excellent detail Steve!

Sarah *

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 7:28 PM

superb timing, super sharp.
ant.

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Carrie_1
Carrie_1  4 Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 7:41 PM

Well caught.
Caroline

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Philip_P
Philip_P e2 Member 971 forum postsPhilip_P vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 7:42 PM

Superb shot Steve
Phil

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 7:52 PM

fabulous.super capture with a great comp. lesley

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91885 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 7:58 PM

Another brilliant image Steve.
Brian.

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andypitstop
andypitstop e2 Member 989 forum postsandypitstop vcard United Kingdom
10 Jun 2012 - 8:10 PM

Top shooting....

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Maccas
Maccas  4
10 Jun 2012 - 9:00 PM

Brilliant,love it.

Ian

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85835 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 9:08 PM

All been said Steve


Adrian

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 10:01 PM

Superb Steve
David

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 10:07 PM

Thanks to cassiecat,andypitsop,mikesmith and maccas for the UAs, to flamesworddragon for the GEA and for all the C&Cs, much appreciated.
Steve

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cheesey
cheesey e2 Member 8cheesey vcard United Kingdom
10 Jun 2012 - 10:08 PM

Absolute belter.
Very nicely captured.
Cheesey.

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 10:10 PM

And cheeseys UA too Grin
Steve

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 10:17 PM

Gold Award stuff Steve.SmileSmile

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 10:22 PM

Cheers Tony, thanks for the UA mate Grin
Steve

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NigelKiteley
NigelKiteley e2 Member 5NigelKiteley vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 12:22 PM

An amazing capture Steve, perfectly timed and executed!!

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 3:15 PM

Thanks Nigel and mex for your User Awards, much appreciated.
Steve

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4491 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 4:08 PM

Ooooo...incredible shot !!!.....superb quality !!....superb timing !!!

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RickFreid
RickFreid  3 United States
11 Jun 2012 - 7:16 PM

Great shot!

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 - 10:14 PM

Excellent shot, Steve.
Tony

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jun 2012 - 10:30 PM

An outstanding image Steve, you've timed this one to perfection. This one fully deserves all the accolades it has received

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Guy_Rogers
16 Jun 2012 - 6:35 PM

Hello Steve.

I've seen alot of images now of these Kestrels but this is still the one I like the most.

Light composition and setting just couldn't be better.

Superb work.

Guy

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2012 - 6:39 PM

Thanks Guy, very much appreciate the User Award Grin
Steve

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