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Botany Bay Seagull

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Here is my first upload.

Taken on a recent trip to Botany Bay on the Isle of Thanet, Kent.

Still learning, and enjoying, the art of photography with encouragement from my husband (Shaun_W). At least I think it is encouragement!

Camera:Nikon D50 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Cosina 70-210
Recording media:Digital/ISO200
Title:Botany Bay Seagull
Username:Della_W Della_W
Uploaded:6 Jul 2005 - 9:42 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Shaun_W
Shaun_W e2 Member 9102 forum postsShaun_W vcard
6 Jul 2005 - 9:52 AM

I'll give you your 1st vote, cus I luv ya!

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robadsy
robadsy e2 Member 9348 forum postsrobadsy vcard
6 Jul 2005 - 10:46 AM

hi della, welcome to ePz :o)

im a sucker for seagulls, i reckon they're really under rated!

anyway, this is an ok shot, but the hghlights seem to be a little over exposed and the bird looks a little soft. might be my 4.30 am eyes, or indeed my lcd minotor.

one of the common things i think most people do to 500 pixel uploads is give them another sharpen before they post them.

obviously, this isn't gospel, but it might have helped this shot a little.

i still like it though, well done, and having fun is they key isn't it??

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rhion
rhion e2 Member 1135 forum postsrhion vcard United Kingdom
6 Jul 2005 - 12:46 PM

It may be a bit of a thug the old herring gull but it's still a very handsome bird and such an evocative call! Anyway, welcome to ePz Della and a good start with this one. Hope to see more of your work as time goes by.
Richard

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tilly p
tilly p e2 Member 10tilly p vcard
7 Jul 2005 - 1:58 AM

Welcome Della, like your first shot (now we'll never get any work done)! x

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8 Jul 2005 - 12:14 AM

Lovely composition and depth of field. I hate these birds! Nice shot of it though. Welcome to EPZ. Ali.

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magda_indigo
magda_indigo e2 Member 11418 forum postsmagda_indigo vcard England
8 Jul 2005 - 10:04 AM

WELCOME, click (*:*)

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cameragirl
cameragirl e2 Member 1043 forum postscameragirl vcard United Kingdom
13 Jul 2005 - 3:18 AM

Welcome to EPZ Della!
Lovely first shot! Great composition and colours!

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