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Puffin in flight taken on the Farne Islands.

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:20-200F2.8+1.4 Extender
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Puffin
Username:John_Wannop John_Wannop
Uploaded:6 Jun 2007 - 7:38 PM
Tags:Farne islands, Puffin, Wildlife / nature
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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 7:40 PM

Brilliant shot!

John.

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
6 Jun 2007 - 7:43 PM

Excellent shot. I love the feet. JNC

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aitchbrown
aitchbrown e2 Member 9247 forum postsaitchbrown vcard United Kingdom
6 Jun 2007 - 7:47 PM

Absolutely stunning shot.... very well done indeed. helen

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norton
norton  11 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 7:51 PM

Excellent shot,well timed and captured..........

Tony.

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Paintman
Paintman e2 Member 8902 forum postsPaintman vcard United Kingdom173 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 7:51 PM

This is a great shot. I like the sharpness of the puffin's head and body against the blurred wings. Excellent work.
Alan.

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shaks
shaks  12561 forum posts Tokelau1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 7:57 PM

Excellent, well caught.

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10495 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 8:03 PM

Excellent shot. Great skill exercised. I was there yesterday and tink I saw this puffin. If not it must have a twin..

Last Modified By Dave at 6 Jun 2007 - 8:04 PM

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wamp
wamp  8276 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 8:05 PM

Excellent capture, Like the slight blurring of the wings - really gives the bird a nice sense of movement

Sean

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rusmi
rusmi  1035 forum posts Italy1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 8:10 PM

fab capture, perfect timing, click
Tom

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
6 Jun 2007 - 8:15 PM

Excellent capture,
Fred.

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Philip_P
Philip_P e2 Member 971 forum postsPhilip_P vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 8:57 PM

Cracking shot John
Phil

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geoffrey baker
geoffrey baker e2 Member 10496 forum postsgeoffrey baker vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 9:23 PM

Wow!, a difficult shot to get John, well done.
Geoff.

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BRabbitts
BRabbitts  9 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2007 - 9:33 PM

What a great shot ,well done.Hoping to get to Farnes on Sunday and try for some shots , If they are half as good as this I'll be a happy bunny.

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Hop-A-Long
6 Jun 2007 - 9:38 PM

Cracking action shot.
Andy

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wasper
wasper e2 Member 8532 forum postswasper vcard Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 9:45 PM

Great action photo.

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tripodted
tripodted e2 Member 931 forum poststripodted vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 10:06 PM

Great capture.
Ted

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User_Removed
User_Removed Junior Member 8 England16 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 10:10 PM

Superb capture and a great wildlife composition.
Andrew

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SueWB
SueWB  8 England
6 Jun 2007 - 10:31 PM

Wonderful flight capture - a great sense of movement with that little wing blur
Sue
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Lorraine
Lorraine  10
6 Jun 2007 - 11:33 PM

Excellant shot well captured with great detail

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pennyspike
pennyspike  112068 forum posts United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 11:43 PM

So rare to see an in flight puffin picture. This is a great example. Thanks for posting.
Penny

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phil_j
phil_j  8133 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2007 - 11:48 PM

Great shot, glad to make #30.

Phil_j

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nolongeramember

absolutely brilliant Smile

Nikki

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chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England242 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2007 - 8:00 AM

Beautifully timed John,these are such gorgeous birds.Lovely colour here.
Janet

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2007 - 8:26 AM

Have been to the Farnes a couple of occasions. Never seem to have the time or weather for shots like this. I take my hat off to you John, superb. Ron.

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glenalva
glenalva e2 Member 8324 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
7 Jun 2007 - 9:51 AM

Just brilliant. It's always lovely to see one in flight......but to get not only that but with a beakful of sand eels as well............fantastic work!!!!!!

Ali

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2007 - 11:06 AM

Fine shot John. Quality

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joze
joze  7 Slovenia
7 Jun 2007 - 11:37 AM

Well done.
Rgds. Joze

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joze
joze  7 Slovenia
7 Jun 2007 - 11:42 AM

Great shot, John.
Rgds. Joze

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carterart
carterart  1074 forum posts United Kingdom
7 Jun 2007 - 6:10 PM

Congratulations - a great catch

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Geraint
Geraint  8715 forum posts Wales34 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2007 - 7:33 PM

An awesome shot!

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