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Puffin on Skomer Island.

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Camera:Pentax MZ5N. Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:28-200mm zoom.
Recording media:Fujichrome Provia 100F.
Title:Puffin - Fratercula arctica.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:20 Jun 2007 - 7:47 AM
Tags:Natural history, Puffin, Skomer., Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:57

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dark_lord
dark_lord Critique Team 101539 forum postsdark_lord vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 7:49 AM

It looked like skomer from the thumbnail Smile
Nicely captured in it's environment.

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Paul_cats
Paul_cats Plus Member 961 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 7:50 AM

A superb capture again. Your wildlife shots in their natural habitat are simply excellent.
Paul

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Libby_M
Libby_M  8 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2007 - 7:57 AM

this is a fab pose
colours lighting and detail great
well taken

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Scott_Scot
Scott_Scot  10 Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 7:59 AM

Love this one Fred!

Great pose!

Scotty

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ChristineL
ChristineL  1039 forum posts United Kingdom
20 Jun 2007 - 8:03 AM

a lovely pose Fred, and a very nice capture,
Chris.

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User_Removed
20 Jun 2007 - 8:05 AM

Beautiful picture.

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
20 Jun 2007 - 8:05 AM

This is a lovely Puffin pose!
Marian

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8621 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1150 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 8:11 AM

Now there's a good-looking fella!
Moira

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firzhugh
firzhugh  10 New Zealand
20 Jun 2007 - 8:38 AM

gorgeous detail and pose

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jaspernina
20 Jun 2007 - 8:38 AM

Another cracking shot Fred.
Thanks
Stephen

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AliMurray
AliMurray Plus Member 7AliMurray vcard Scotland
20 Jun 2007 - 8:45 AM

Just love the puffin shots. This one is excellent.

Alison

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Barbaraj
Barbaraj  8450 forum posts England
20 Jun 2007 - 8:53 AM

Great shot of a skinny puffin.

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Phil_Restan
20 Jun 2007 - 8:56 AM

Strange creatures, but a good shot

Phil

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Nettles
Nettles  7 England
20 Jun 2007 - 9:01 AM

I like the position that you have managed to catch. The yellow flowers add a nice touch. Good composition. Nettles

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Mavis
Mavis Plus Member 13143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 9:12 AM

A great portrait of this wee bird . I would just love to see one . So very cute xxxx

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lammie
lammie  10
20 Jun 2007 - 9:15 AM

Nice capture. The surroundings make this a lovely picture..

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brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 9:23 AM


Quote: Your wildlife shots in their natural habitat are simply excellent.

Exactly.
Johanna

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SandraKay
SandraKay Plus Member 7233 forum postsSandraKay vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 10:55 AM

Best viewed large because the foreground is superb.
Sandra

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plugin  10 Canada
20 Jun 2007 - 11:56 AM

Superb, the DOF and flowers make it for me.
Jim

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GillyB
GillyB Plus Member 9317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 1:22 PM

Excellent use of DoF and lovely detail in the fg!

gill

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Vee_Enn
Vee_Enn  10100 forum posts England
20 Jun 2007 - 1:27 PM

Nice use of DOF and sharp detail in the foreground

Regards
Vince

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Herge88
Herge88 Plus Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 1:58 PM

Great sharp image as always Fred.

Best Matt

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Maiwand
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20 Jun 2007 - 3:17 PM

Great puffin shot. My pleasure to make 30 Fred.
Ron

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 3:50 PM

Spot on as usual.
Bill

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phototime
phototime  8 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2007 - 7:12 PM

Another excellent capture,love the pose and the detail,beautiful.


Mo.

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY Plus Member 8967 forum postsJN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 7:19 PM

Great and gorgeous puffin. JNC

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kinfatric
kinfatric  10550 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 7:20 PM

beautiful, good and sharp

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom Plus Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 8:16 PM

Wonderful detail Fred.Great shot.
Tom.

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Hop-A-Long
20 Jun 2007 - 8:56 PM

Colours and detail are superb Fred. Lovely image.
Andy

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KevinMW
KevinMW  8 Wales
20 Jun 2007 - 9:03 PM

Lovely crisp image with great colours. Composition is excellent.

Kevin

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looboss
looboss  83124 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jun 2007 - 9:16 PM

Fantastic shot! I love these birds.

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glazzaro
glazzaro Plus Member 1070 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2007 - 3:18 AM

Well taken in a good setting, nice work! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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sandrish
sandrish  1136 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Jun 2007 - 11:25 PM

Excellent capture in such a lovely setting.

Sandra

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GrahamBaines
22 Jun 2007 - 12:57 PM

Nice Capture, Fred.


Graham

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
23 Jun 2007 - 8:56 AM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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daringdaphne
24 Jun 2007 - 11:45 PM

Last but not least: I think this is a cracking shot. You can see every daisy. The dof is good, and it's a lovely bird. Gd lighting too.

Thanks so much for dropping in.

(*.*)D.

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