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It would appear that animals appreciate a beautiful sunset also. This young guy remained still for many minutes before finally moving on

Hawk

Camera:Nikon D2X Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikkor 80-400 vr zoom Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:digital ISO 400 & tripod
Title:Surveying the sunset
Username:Hawkgenes Hawkgenes
Uploaded:27 Oct 2006 - 7:17 PM
Tags:Animals, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
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Naturesview
27 Oct 2006 - 7:21 PM

Simply amazing

Paul

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104029 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2006 - 7:24 PM

wow! is that really one shot? perfect pose and great silhouette and amazing sky...what more could you want?

jeff

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104029 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2006 - 7:25 PM

wow! is that really one shot? perfect pose and great silhouette and amazing sky...what more could you want?

jeff

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31songs
31songs  8
27 Oct 2006 - 7:27 PM

I can't believe how lucky you were - right place at right time, plus expertise! Lovely colours. I'd love to know where this was taken...

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Gavin
Gavin  9
27 Oct 2006 - 7:27 PM

Amazing capture
Gavin

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2006 - 7:53 PM

A wonderful sunset shot, love the silhouettes and the fiery sky

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Tetters
Tetters  8 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2006 - 8:09 PM

Great silhouette, lovely sky colour, very striking.
Harvey

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starliz
starliz  101594 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2006 - 8:21 PM

some composition...wonderful silhouettes and a great sky,superb.

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vparmar
vparmar  9 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2006 - 8:25 PM

what a beautiful sunset - lovely sky

vinny

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NevP
NevP  9853 forum posts Canada13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2006 - 8:37 PM

The silhouette, animal sky etc. are all stunning but it is the detail going off into the distant hills that fires my rockets. Fabulous.

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Dotrob
Dotrob  8 Wales
27 Oct 2006 - 8:39 PM

Fabulous colour and silhouette.
Dot

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pcjackso
pcjackso Junior Member 9
27 Oct 2006 - 8:41 PM

Good silhouette shot.lovely sunset
Pauline

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2006 - 8:48 PM

A very romantic scene-- Fantastic red sky! Jennnnnnnnn

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Megzx
Megzx  8
27 Oct 2006 - 8:59 PM

Wonderful silhouettes.
Megan

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clintnewsham
clintnewsham e2 Member 9102 forum postsclintnewsham vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2006 - 9:09 PM

a real beauty of a capture

click clint

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TessC
TessC  8 Ireland
27 Oct 2006 - 9:17 PM

This wonderful, so eye catching. The colour and the silhouette.. perfect. I love it. Very nice Hawk!

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2006 - 9:18 PM

Beautiful colours and the silhouettes are outstanding.
Tom.

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DYankee
DYankee  8 United States
27 Oct 2006 - 9:27 PM

Gorgeous photo....love the silhouettes!
Dawn Smile

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2006 - 10:09 PM

Such a beautiful image, wonderful silhouettes against that awesome sky!

Sez Smile

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Brilane
Brilane e2 Member 8Brilane vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2006 - 12:00 AM

Remarkable shot, great ambiance.

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8798 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1612 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2006 - 1:39 AM

Fabulous, like something from another planet.

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 970 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2006 - 4:06 AM

Excellent shot, I really like this one as its seems to leave a strong impression, Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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Patricia Fenn
28 Oct 2006 - 7:08 AM

How stunning!
Skill combined with a bit of luck, that all things came together before that fantastic sky.
Really well captured.

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Kim Walton
Kim Walton e2 Member 11144 forum postsKim Walton vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2006 - 8:24 AM

wow what a capture!


And thanks for looking back
Kim

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rhiw_com
rhiw_com  8
28 Oct 2006 - 9:10 AM

Quality photography, and outstanding image.

Rg Tony

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AlanBW
AlanBW  8 England
28 Oct 2006 - 9:19 AM

Top quality

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Seanf
Seanf  8 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2006 - 9:32 AM

what a great picture. Stunning.

rg Sean

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bzbee
bzbee  10102 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2006 - 11:20 AM

Wow! What an amazing image!!! Once in a lifetime, I should think...

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ShaunL
ShaunL  9
28 Oct 2006 - 1:33 PM

Superb! It just doesn't get better than this! Such an amazing shot! Perfection! As a sunset shot this would have been superb but with the stag as well! 10 out of 10!

Shaun L

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wyatturp  9 England
28 Oct 2006 - 1:50 PM

Super picture works great

Doug

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colin
colin  10697 forum posts Scotland5 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2006 - 4:25 PM

What a capture, John. Its got everything - colour, drama, composition, subject matter.
Excellent
Colin

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
28 Oct 2006 - 5:43 PM

When I looked at the thumb nail my first thought was that it was a manipulated, but no, it was for real, so well done, a great image.
Marian

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clive burrow
clive burrow e2 Member 1071 forum postsclive burrow vcard United Kingdom
28 Oct 2006 - 6:43 PM

Thumbnail really stands out. Great sky with great silhouettes

Regards
Clive

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JouŠo
JouŠo e2 Member 1056 forum postsJouŠo vcard Finland
28 Oct 2006 - 6:56 PM

pleased to make it 50.....

Fabulous capture, Hawk!

Jouko

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Oct 2006 - 7:45 PM

Fantastic silhouettes Hawk What a glorious Sunset. All 3 together is just too much !!! xxxx

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jacquienewsham
28 Oct 2006 - 8:32 PM

amazing sunset and capture
samantha

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highlander
highlander  1032 forum posts Scotland
28 Oct 2006 - 9:00 PM

Incredible bit of composition John and the twilight colours are awesome.
Doug.

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Rayner
Rayner  10 England
29 Oct 2006 - 8:22 AM

great capture,a stunning shot!

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turtle1
turtle1  1041 forum posts United Kingdom
29 Oct 2006 - 9:17 AM

Right time, right place, beautiful silhouette and sunset.

Barb Smile

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chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England241 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2006 - 12:21 PM

Great silhouettes against a fiery sky John,glorious colour!
janet

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Bluke
Bluke  9303 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2006 - 5:56 PM

Another fine shot John, some great images in your PF.......
Thanks for your comment on my Liver Bird.... Babs ...

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Blenkinsopp
29 Oct 2006 - 8:09 PM

amazing silhouettes and stunning colour

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tartanlady
tartanlady  1058 forum posts Scotland
29 Oct 2006 - 8:35 PM

A lovely light John and the silhouetted deer and old building completes a beautiful sunset scene.
Louise.
PS. down in the glen shot was the one chosen by the BBC for Feb of next year in the Countryfile Children in need Calendar.

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Pegon
Pegon  978 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2006 - 10:13 PM

WOW!!! this is a cracker John, superb silhouettes and sky.
Pete.

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justin c
justin c  104534 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2006 - 10:47 PM

A really eye-catching shot with loads of impact.

Justin.

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tripodted
tripodted e2 Member 930 forum poststripodted vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2006 - 12:59 AM

Beautifully captured shot!
Ted

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jennywren
jennywren  10
30 Oct 2006 - 6:49 AM

Amazing capture John - brilliant.

Jennywren ( :

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GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2006 - 10:52 AM

Stunning colours and silhouettes, excellent capture!

gill

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evelen
evelen  9 England
2 Nov 2006 - 6:22 PM

wonderful shot .
eve.

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2006 - 4:52 PM

WHAT a shot. Question of "right place right time" I think John
Mike

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Andy1979
Andy1979  7754 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2006 - 10:22 PM

one in a life time shot u were there when the going was good top class brilliant 10 out of 10!

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mandarinkay
29 Nov 2006 - 9:01 PM

Brilliant image .... a stunneer! Click*
Karen

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shane
shane  10 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2007 - 8:23 PM

I cannot believe this has not recieved the EC to be honest

Stunning shot

click
shane

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SarahK
SarahK  8
23 Feb 2007 - 10:21 PM

What a capture! Fantastic.

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PatMo
PatMo  8
26 Feb 2007 - 4:52 PM

This is unbelieveable John. Congratulations. I am extremely jealous!

click, Patrick

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