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A Gull at Struis Bay Smile I planted my Ranunculus bulbs yesterday morning and it started raining in the afternoon - is still raining Smile I will be on the road most of the day - have to travel to Worcester to see the Receiver of my Revenue Smile
I really do appreciate every vote and comment on yesterday's Plumbago upload - and especially to Jukka and Nathan for their mods !!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot SX20 IS
Lens:5.0 - 100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.9 - 558.5 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:27 Apr 2013 - 1:15 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.7
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:80
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Johnny Walker
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:9 May 2013 - 4:08 AM
Tags:Gull, Struis Bay South Africa, Wildlife / nature
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 4:33 AM

Lovely picture.

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 4:34 AM

I think this is a laughing gull, the kind that terrorizes other gulls, and steals sandwiches out of people's hands......Good capture, Herman.

Peter

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
9 May 2013 - 5:36 AM

Age gets us all but a Johnny Walker helps! Blush
Well caught Herman.

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
9 May 2013 - 5:46 AM

nice tag and lovely capture

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Diggeo
Diggeo e2 Member 1Diggeo vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 6:02 AM

Nice capture Herman. Almost monochrome, I think it will work in B&W! too.
All the best, George

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 448 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 6:24 AM

Nicely done Herman

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HarrietH
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9 May 2013 - 6:25 AM

He justs keeps walking. Nice toe position too).

Harriet

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 6:30 AM

Nicely captured Herman, a gull with 'spirit' ....sorry

Andy

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Deep_Bhatia
9 May 2013 - 6:35 AM

Fantastic captured.

Deep

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104033 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 6:36 AM

Hope you'll still be strutting after your visit to the Taxman WinkGrinGrin

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kuvailija
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9 May 2013 - 6:57 AM

FIRST CLASS capture, Herman! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.

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Caziwinkles
9 May 2013 - 7:02 AM

Superb Herman - looks to be smiling - probably thinking of your taxman!! Wink

Carol

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2200 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 7:22 AM

Great shotSmile
nettaSmile

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janlea
janlea e2 Member 2janlea vcard United Kingdom
9 May 2013 - 7:23 AM

A wonderful shot Herman, superb detail Smile
Jan

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq e2 Member 1anglingandyq vcard England
9 May 2013 - 7:23 AM

Lovely feather detail super capture. Wish i was walking with him Herman

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 7:37 AM

When I saw the title I thought of whiskey and it's breakfast time here in England!!! Lovely shot.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 7:38 AM

Morning Herman, sunny here after heavy 3am rains...drive carefully, hope the Receiver owes you money and not the other way round. A nice capture of the gull, well done

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 7:39 AM

Really an amusing gull.
Good luck with your trip today

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 7:42 AM

A great shot - my favourite tipple to!!!Tongue

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 8:34 AM

Well caught Herman , nice detail ......................whisky , whisky , whisky Tongue

Rod

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 8:36 AM

A great capture Herman, well spottedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41073 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 8:36 AM

Tiptoe-ing through the minefield of the revenue inspectors!!

Dave

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luckybry
luckybry e2 Member 4luckybry vcard Scotland
9 May 2013 - 8:39 AM

very well captured image Herman and a title to get the tastebuds going Johnie Walker a lovely drop of scotch water of life

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6554 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 8:48 AM

A great image Herman, I hope the trip to the big man goes well. - gary

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
9 May 2013 - 9:01 AM

Thats a fine capture Herman

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 9:10 AM

Nice image Herman!! I like it a lot!!

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 9:40 AM

Great shot Herman - is his nose that big cos he's been on the whiskey? SmileSmile

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digital_boi
9 May 2013 - 9:49 AM

strutting his stuff fine capture Harman

Graham

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achieverswales
9 May 2013 - 10:31 AM

Composition and especially the detail is excellent Herman, one of your best bird captures!

Regards

Trev.

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mauriceegan
9 May 2013 - 10:35 AM

Wonderful image Herman, love the feet in the sand and the positive stride of the bird
Maurice

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43463 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 11:48 AM

A great capture Herman, he looks rather cocky and self assured...

Regards Nathan

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 11:53 AM

Great image Herman, love the in-walk capture!

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 12:43 PM

Great title....and a fine action shot. He does look like he could use a good one!

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 1:13 PM

A good captured moment Herman......Sandy

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 1:41 PM

This is a fantastic portrait, I like his tentative step!

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 3:15 PM

Great detailed image Herman,hopefully the tax man will be kindTongueTongue

Ali GrinGrin

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DicksPics
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9 May 2013 - 4:02 PM

A brilliant shot, Herman!

Richard

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 4:03 PM

Love this striding gull almost a strut, super image Herman
Regards Brian

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 3369 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 4:24 PM

Love it Herman. Fabulous capture Grin

Kathryn

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morpheus1955
9 May 2013 - 4:47 PM

Super image Herman, excellent detail, and I love the pose

Hugh

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 5:12 PM

Love this one its so well captured - Elizabeth xx

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footloose
footloose  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 6:15 PM

Best foot forward,lovely image.
Dennis

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
9 May 2013 - 6:23 PM

Super capture, Herman.

P.

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9 May 2013 - 6:42 PM

That's one great picture Herman and one proud gull.
Gary

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leontari
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9 May 2013 - 6:45 PM

This is a great capture HermanSmileSmileSmile
Effrossini

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
9 May 2013 - 8:07 PM

Great capture of the stroll

Peter

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 8:08 PM

Great shot and title, Herman.

Ray

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Youngjedi75
9 May 2013 - 8:32 PM

Great shot Herman. Very well doneGrin

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9 May 2013 - 9:39 PM

Great shot Herman

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debu
debu  4 India
10 May 2013 - 12:07 AM

Nicely captured.
debu

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RonnieAG
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10 May 2013 - 12:03 PM

Fine shot, detail excellent.
Ronnie.

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Lillian
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11 May 2013 - 6:21 AM

So brilliantly captured and like the motion of the walk
Lillian

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12 May 2013 - 11:00 AM

I love your title and your timing Smile

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16 May 2013 - 9:22 PM

A superbly detailed shot of this juvenile gull, the plumage colours have been perfectly recorded. I take it you mean Worcester in South Africa as Worcester, England is only 25 miles up the road from me!Wink

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