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Gulls at Hastings today. Thanks for looking and for any comments and/or criticisms.
Thank you for your lovely comments on Cross legged and to Skeet1Away for his UA! Smile

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5DCMacroAsp.IF HSM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:10 Jan 2014 - 12:21 PM
Focal Length:70mm
Aperture:f/32
Shutter Speed:1/15sec
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Shutter priority
Metering Mode:Pattern
Flash:Did not fire
Title:Feeding frenzy
Username:AnnChown AnnChown
Uploaded:10 Jan 2014 - 3:57 PM
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christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
10 Jan 2014 - 3:59 PM

great shot like the movement well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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tedtoop
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10 Jan 2014 - 4:05 PM

Definitely different but works well.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 4:11 PM

Very arty.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 4:14 PM

very clever capture ann like this a lot top shot Wink
andy

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis Plus Member 277 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England93 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 4:15 PM

Good heavens, Ann. Really. I may have to lie down.

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10 Jan 2014 - 4:17 PM

lots of movement in this image!

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 4:21 PM

Getting practise for movement in the CarmargueWink
brilliant movement here Ann
Lillian

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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5959 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 4:29 PM

Great shot !!.....lovely sense of intense action !!!....with a semi-abstract quality !!.....1st class stuff !!.Smile

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 4:31 PM

What an amazing image, Ann, love the gull st the bottom staring at you Smile Carol

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 4:33 PM

Yes,a great sense of movement here Ann.
Excellent shot.
Mick.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8690 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1196 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 4:34 PM

There's some really scary precision in amongst the flurry. Near the centre, a head with eye and beak lunging forward to attack, another smaller one above. They're like avenging harpies.
Plus - wasn't the light just perfect for you!
Moira

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 4:47 PM

Great imagination and enterprise to try tis with Gulls.
Some luck too in amongst it all reeling and diving and a slow exposure.
But you make your own luck when you take on something like this, well done again.

Dougie

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 4:56 PM

A wonderful abstract full of energy, a rush of fantastic blurred shapes. I can imagine the noise all around!!!!!
Regards
Bill

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franken Plus Member 123477 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 5:02 PM

Impressive work, Ann.

Ken

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 5:13 PM

What a super image Ann, and wether by design or mistake, it looks brilliant ! Smile


John Smile

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10 Jan 2014 - 5:20 PM

Lovely effect!
Diane

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 5:31 PM

Almost abstract and it's the colours which attract me most in this Ann.
Going to the Camargue - lucky you!

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10 Jan 2014 - 5:31 PM

WOW -- I love this shot, Ann.
-=\Walter

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JawDborn
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10 Jan 2014 - 5:42 PM

Skillful, artistic...and very beautifulSmile

Jack

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10 Jan 2014 - 5:54 PM

you have caught a fair bit of movement here

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BlueRoom
BlueRoom Plus Member 973 forum postsBlueRoom vcard United Kingdom20 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2014 - 6:20 PM

Frantic and fluid, it's a fascinating mix and a fine image.

Eric

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AlexAppleby
10 Jan 2014 - 7:42 PM

Absolutely fantastic - love it!

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10 Jan 2014 - 9:59 PM

The noise hits you as soon as you view, I can see. It BIG. In a wall so we here :0)

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AnnJ  3 Scotland
10 Jan 2014 - 10:23 PM

This is not only so good Ann, but so much fun!
Ann.

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10 Jan 2014 - 10:56 PM

A stunning image well worth my award

dven

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rontear
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10 Jan 2014 - 11:33 PM

In a frenzy of wing beats Anne !! Excellent.
Ron

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Nikonuser1
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10 Jan 2014 - 11:59 PM

Great capture Ann, like this a lotSmile


Cliff

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11 Jan 2014 - 1:38 AM

Intense dynamism, Ann! Boy did you get the shutter speed right on this. Rich and full of interest.
~ Bernard

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2014 - 7:01 AM

Genius. What...a brilliant...abstract! One sharp head with a massive 'flurry of gull' going on above it.

BRAVO, Ann.

Andrew Smile

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11 Jan 2014 - 8:42 AM

Great work Ann, almost balletic in nature

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nonur
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11 Jan 2014 - 11:48 AM

A poetic capture, Ann.

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 54738 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway27 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2014 - 3:55 PM

Fluid movement and an abstract look that is fantastically stunning, Ann. Love it!

Malc

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carper123 Plus Member 3224 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2014 - 5:22 PM

Excellent, Anne, a quite ordinary subject matter taken by many, lots of times, this one is exceptional, it is creative, and the processing is awesome, just luv it.
Well done on the awards, well deserved. You can have mine as well.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmileSmile xxxx

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derekhansen Plus Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2014 - 7:11 PM

Absolutely wonderful Ann. The slower shutter speed has captured a real sense of movement.
Derek

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12 Jan 2014 - 8:06 AM

Superb effect and very good camera skills, Ann. Meant to give you my UA a couple of days ago.

Dave

(how many frames did you take ? TongueGrinGrin)

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fazzer Plus Member 644 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jan 2014 - 8:36 PM

Wow what a superb image , absolutely love it ......great camera skills

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viscostatic
19 Jan 2014 - 4:13 PM

Wonderful creative photography.

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26 Jan 2014 - 1:30 PM

Wow! this is something special! Love it! John

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AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 1:37 PM

Thanks John - I wasn't sure whether it was 'good' or not because of the blurring, but I liked it, so here it is. Smile

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28 Jan 2014 - 11:27 PM

Wow! Love the use of motion here.
Ty

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11 Feb 2014 - 8:20 PM

Wonderful whirring of wings in this excellent avian action shot

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