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Chaffy To Control.............Landing Gear Down.............

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Male Chaffinch coming into land on the apple tree...........hope he made it past that twig............GrinGrinGrinGrin

Many thanks to lonely_oryx for the GEA for my Fieldfare - many thanks to JuBarney, Glostopcat and jamesmoorephotography for their User Awards for the Fieldfare............much appreciated..........GrinGrinGrin

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:2 Mar 2013 - 2:55 PM
Title:Chaffy To Control.............Landing Gear Down.............
Username:NaturesHaven NaturesHaven
Uploaded:24 Mar 2013 - 6:56 PM
Tags:Avian, Bird, Canon, Chaffinch, Natures Haven, Wildlife / nature
Votes:149

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Coast
Coast Critique Team 71599 forum postsCoast vcard United Kingdom292 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 6:58 PM

Good capture. Like the movement in the wings, dof control and composition.

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 6:59 PM

Fabulous timing, Julia, a top class capture. Carol

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44168 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom114 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:01 PM

Pin sharp and perfectly framed, a belter Julia.

Regards Nathan

Fruitcake
Fruitcake Junior Member 5
24 Mar 2013 - 7:02 PM

Amazing!!! Grin

mondmagu
mondmagu  574 forum posts Ireland
24 Mar 2013 - 7:04 PM

Superb capture.

Des

AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
24 Mar 2013 - 7:04 PM

Stunning shot! Ann.

johnke
johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa14 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:10 PM

Very nice Julia...John

lonely_oryx
24 Mar 2013 - 7:10 PM

Ace capture

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:13 PM

Another clever title to accompany this class shot of the bird alighting: superbly well timed shot.
Ronnie.

10delboy
10delboy Plus Member 210delboy vcard United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 - 7:19 PM

Thats a grand shot well done.

Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:20 PM

If he's as sharp as this image he will definitely make it past the twig; fantastic shot.

Tish

derekp
derekp Plus Member 4derekp vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:25 PM

Excellent

johnjo58
johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:29 PM

A really fantastic BIF image Julia, very crisp and colourful

David

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2295 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:36 PM

Excellent capture

philmclean
24 Mar 2013 - 7:45 PM

Superbly done.

Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:47 PM

Simply stunning....

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 - 7:48 PM

Brilliant!

tamasalucy
24 Mar 2013 - 7:55 PM

great capture a moment frozen in time.

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96360 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:56 PM

Well nailed JuliaTongue

Any chance of a tad more EXIF detail, or is it a secretBlush

Adrian

norton
norton  11 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 7:59 PM

Excellent capture......great shot.

Tony

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:02 PM

A beautiful image Julia Grin

Kathryn

senn
senn Plus Member 4senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:08 PM

spot on capture, Julia ..

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:11 PM

A super capture
Ju

franken
franken Plus Member 123525 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:15 PM

Excellent in flight image.

Ken

User_Removed
24 Mar 2013 - 8:15 PM

very well captured indeed. Smile

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:16 PM

perfect timing. Your tower communication might have been in English, not finglish Smile

Norfolkboy
24 Mar 2013 - 8:22 PM

Good capture, Julia.
Colin

DaveBartlett
24 Mar 2013 - 8:26 PM

Now that is really excellent!!

Dave

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 - 8:30 PM

Stunning

abeeror2
abeeror2  3 Spain
24 Mar 2013 - 8:30 PM

A double wow from me, brilliant image!SmileSmileSmileSmile

Jefflor
Jefflor  2 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2013 - 8:31 PM

A beauty of a capture, lovely composition and detail.

Jeff

rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:42 PM

Absolutely stunning capture, Julia.

Ray

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 8:54 PM

Divine.

Trev_B
Trev_B Plus Member 8142 forum postsTrev_B vcard England68 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 9:17 PM

Spot on Julia....

Trev

terryxc
terryxc  2 England
24 Mar 2013 - 9:59 PM

Awesome shot...

Terry.

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 10:17 PM

A super image Julia, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 10:17 PM

Great capture !
George

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 10:36 PM

Splendid capture Julia SmileSmile
Helen

Last Modified By helenlinda at 24 Mar 2013 - 10:38 PM
Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 1:23 AM

A superb timed capture. Beautiful......Sandy

Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
25 Mar 2013 - 4:34 AM

Excellent photography Julia !! Perfect timing and focus !!

Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 8:27 AM

An excellent capture

JohnChambersPhotography

Excellent timing with perfect focus, top class photography Julia

John

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 9:48 AM

Glorious shot Julia. The timing is perfect and it appears you had some good light. These shots are not easy and you have every right to be pleased.
Ron

brian17302
brian17302 Plus Member 3brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 9:50 AM

Wondful detailed in flight capture Julia
Regards Brian

PhilSingleton
PhilSingleton Plus Member 3PhilSingleton vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 10:00 AM

Great capture Julia.

Phil.

maggietear
25 Mar 2013 - 10:18 AM

Brilliant photo! Everything perfect.... colour, movement, exposure, composition!
Maggie

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 6Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 - 2:26 PM

Perfect action shot, ive tried so hard to get one like this.
Brian

christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
25 Mar 2013 - 2:59 PM

stunning flight shot well done love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

JudyS
JudyS  2 South Africa
25 Mar 2013 - 3:20 PM

LOVELY capture!

myrab
myrab Plus Member 9myrab vcard United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 - 4:33 PM

What a great shot.

myra

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5992 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 5:01 PM

Impressive stuff !!

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 5197 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 5:04 PM

An excellent shot Julia.
Carole

OAKEY
OAKEY  7 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 - 5:47 PM

Stunning in flight capture Julia, great detail, very well done indeed.
Shaun

Mike_S
Mike_S  4 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 - 6:22 PM

You have certainly nailed this one Julia.

Mike.

Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 10:30 AM

Perfect pose; beautifully captured!
Rende

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 10:57 AM

Good timing and details too Julia
Regards Richard

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9903 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1720 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 11:11 AM

Been offline for a while, no connection, but better late than never.
This is an amazing capture, Julia, to get such lovely detail of the chaffy in flight is deserving of those awards.

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44168 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom114 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2013 - 7:44 PM

Sorry that I missed this quite remarkable image Julia, Monday was not a terribly good day for me, "Sorry"

Regards Nathan

ChristineD
26 Mar 2013 - 9:07 PM

Fabulous in flight image

lolav2010
lolav2010  5 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2013 - 5:29 PM

Wow...perfect timing nad focus...fantastic shot Smile
Lisa

terry_cavner
28 Mar 2013 - 7:13 AM

Love it....Right on the Nail...

peterellison
28 Mar 2013 - 2:38 PM

A stunning image!
Peter.

Jat_Riski
Jat_Riski Plus Member 784 forum postsJat_Riski vcard United Kingdom
29 Mar 2013 - 7:15 PM

Awesome shot, Julia.

mex
mex  7 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2013 - 2:42 PM

Just got back from scotland, and wow what an image.
cheers phil.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2013 - 5:27 PM

A sensational inflight capture Julia, you've timed this one to perfection

DonMc
DonMc Plus Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
7 Apr 2013 - 7:29 PM

Classy stuff Julia!SmileSmileSmile

HSTONEY222
17 Apr 2013 - 1:37 PM

Great action shot of this bird.

Howard. ( all photos 10/10 ).

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