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Thanks to everyone who took the time to have a look at my last upload, it's very much appreciated.

This is a sanderling taken on the beach at Titchwell in Norfolk. Luckily we were there the week before the storm and the weather was very kind to us. These little guys scurry around feeding at the high water mark and get so caught up in their task that it's easy to get quite close to them.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D7100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:500.0 mm f/4.5
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:27 Nov 2013 - 12:13 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.4
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Sanderling
Username:AlexAppleby AlexAppleby
Uploaded:8 Dec 2013 - 7:42 AM
Tags:Norfolk, Sanderling, Titchwell, Wildlife / nature
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Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
8 Dec 2013 - 7:52 AM

What a lovely shot Alex, he's looking right at you..the reflection is so lovely... good one !!

Lynette Grin

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CarolG
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8 Dec 2013 - 8:03 AM

Wonderful SmileSmileSmile Carol

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capto
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8 Dec 2013 - 8:28 AM

Smashing shot, love the reflection.Smile

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SimonFletch
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8 Dec 2013 - 8:49 AM

A real 'eye-to-eye' shot, well done, Alex.
The reflection really sets the shot up too.

Simon

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ddolfelin
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8 Dec 2013 - 9:21 AM

Wow!
That is a very good picture.
You're getting very hot at this stuff, Alex.

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Jeddahknight111
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8 Dec 2013 - 9:22 AM

It's a cracker Smile

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DerekL
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8 Dec 2013 - 10:43 AM

Great image Alex.
Like the symmetry of the composition.

Derek

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ukgubbi
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8 Dec 2013 - 11:09 AM

Good eye contact and great reflection. lovely

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8 Dec 2013 - 11:33 AM


Quote: Good eye contact and great reflection. lovely

Wow...excellent capture Alex

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Mollycat
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8 Dec 2013 - 12:08 PM

Superb picture Alex. Excellent work. GrinGrin Peter.

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GeorgePlatis
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8 Dec 2013 - 12:42 PM

First class quality capture Alex! Superb details and reflection captured perfectly from a fine point of view!
Regards,
George

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Hermanus
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8 Dec 2013 - 12:54 PM

Excellent capture !

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TonyDy
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8 Dec 2013 - 1:29 PM

Great shot, Alex.
Tony

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ChristineD
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8 Dec 2013 - 1:30 PM

Good eye contact and reflection

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8 Dec 2013 - 3:19 PM

Picture perfect photography...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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ChiliMan
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8 Dec 2013 - 4:28 PM

SUPERB SHOT.

Perfect head-on AND in mid-step. Love the low POV and reflection too.

Bravo, Alex SmileSmile

Andrew

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Tish1
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8 Dec 2013 - 4:31 PM

Absolutely wonderful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tish

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JuBarney
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8 Dec 2013 - 5:11 PM

A splendid close up
Ju

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8 Dec 2013 - 5:55 PM

A superb head to head, Alex!

Richard

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ali63
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8 Dec 2013 - 6:42 PM

Great image, super reflection,

Ali Smile

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8 Dec 2013 - 8:02 PM

Very nice,like the reflection

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jasonrwl
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8 Dec 2013 - 8:34 PM

They might get caught up in what they are doing Alex but they move extremely fast - you have done superbly with this - fantastic shot
Jason

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8 Dec 2013 - 11:02 PM

Lovely shot Alex. Great relection. Cathy

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9 Dec 2013 - 12:02 AM

great reflection and I like that foot in the air!

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9 Dec 2013 - 12:55 AM

Amazing capture Alex
love the reflection too
lillian

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9 Dec 2013 - 4:26 PM

A splendid shot of the sanderling, superb eye contact and reflection

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