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This was taken yesterday. There was a grey sky to the east and the sun was going down in the west, this gave the dark background and the starkly lit underside of the bird.

Camera:Canon EOS 1D mark 3
Lens:Canon 500mmf4+1.4ext
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Flying Curlew
Username:ron thomas ron thomas
Uploaded:17 Jan 2008 - 10:10 PM
Tags:Bird, Curlew, Flying, Wildlife / nature
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Cormy
Cormy  7 England
17 Jan 2008 - 10:11 PM

Great catch,lovely detail.
Cheers
Alan

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 732 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2008 - 10:13 PM

It's nice when the lighting conditions are good, but it still needs a good operator to get this sort of shot. Well done.

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franfoto
franfoto  7 England32 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2008 - 10:25 PM

Nice capture and lighting on the bird, you've frozen the movement very wel.
Franl

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Cabit
Cabit  7104 forum posts England
17 Jan 2008 - 10:44 PM

Nice one, great capture.
Dave

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olbell
olbell  747 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2008 - 11:01 PM

Excellent shot, nice detail.

Rgds Ollie

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sparklep
sparklep  7146 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2008 - 11:12 PM

This is absolutely beautiful and such a fantastic capture.

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2008 - 11:28 PM

Amazing capture.
Richard

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dragarth
dragarth  10247 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2008 - 11:54 PM

superb capture, great detail.

sean

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JonMA
JonMA  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2008 - 11:13 AM

Nice one Ron, I like the detail and the lighting, composition isn't bad either!
Jon

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geniehawk
geniehawk  8181 forum posts England
18 Jan 2008 - 11:21 AM

Has everything going for it! Brilliant shot!

Jeannie.

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