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Taken today in the snow at Gigrin farm.

Camera:1DMk11n
Lens:500f4 + 1.4
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Red Kite
Username:John_Wannop John_Wannop
Uploaded:5 Feb 2009 - 8:10 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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CanonMan
CanonMan e2 Member 12489 forum postsCanonMan vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 8:16 PM

Super shot. Nice and sharp. Love all the snow flakes all around.

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James_G
James_G  7166 forum posts5 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 8:17 PM

Beautiful shot. So sharp and the snow makes it the best winter scene in the gallery so far!

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debob
debob  5 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 - 8:19 PM

Stunning shot & the weather makes it look even more impressive.
Bob

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Natzdad
Natzdad  529 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 8:21 PM

i agree with James_G,took the words out of my mouth brilliant.......Mick

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 8:22 PM

Better than the image the other day.Top class.
Tom.

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shaver
shaver  6 England
5 Feb 2009 - 8:24 PM

super shot really brilliant love it

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Phil_Morgan
5 Feb 2009 - 8:30 PM

Brilliant (as ever)
Do you ever work? Wink Your commitment to the subject is well rewarded here John, congratulations.

Phil.

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Lilac
Lilac  7 England
5 Feb 2009 - 8:32 PM

Great image

Susan

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tigertot
tigertot  1136 forum posts England
5 Feb 2009 - 8:33 PM

Cracking shot - love the eye contact with the bird, great detail especially considering the conditions.

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gwood
gwood  6 England
5 Feb 2009 - 8:34 PM

Excellent inflight capture!!
Geoff

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shamo
shamo  6
5 Feb 2009 - 8:34 PM

Thats a great shot, the snow sets it off really well.

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VidB
VidB  5 United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 8:35 PM

Superb shot great detail and the snow adds to it, well done
Dave

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jayjay52
jayjay52  5 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 - 8:37 PM

This is an amazing shot. One to be proud of.
Jenny

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 970 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 8:38 PM

Congrats, beautiful shot, Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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shandoor
shandoor  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 8:50 PM

Absolutely magnificent wow what a shot and well done for H/C very derserved indeed
Shandoor

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zimac
zimac  5 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 - 8:50 PM

That bird had her eyes on you hey.
Great shot with just best best timing to get the head facing right at you.
Mark

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User_Removed
5 Feb 2009 - 9:08 PM

Hi Jon this is better than the first.. got to get the top reward in my book.

Dave

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Wilmot
Wilmot  6338 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 9:12 PM

What an amazing shot,this is truly wonderful.
Steve

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webjam
webjam  10292 forum posts Netherlands11 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 9:20 PM

Really like that large version! You have a good view of the eyes in the larger version.

Jacqueline

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shelldud
shelldud  5 England
5 Feb 2009 - 9:24 PM

brilliant

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 9:45 PM

Absolutely beautiful capture of a truly wonderful bird. I'm jealous.

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Karrol
Karrol  529 forum posts England
5 Feb 2009 - 10:06 PM

WOW!
Just brilliant!

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 10:31 PM

One of your first shots I ever saw John was a fantastic shot of a Kite in snow-- here we are 2 years later and still the same immpecable standard. Brilliant.
Ron

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SoulOfNature
5 Feb 2009 - 10:31 PM

Wow wish I could give you extra votes on this,a superb capture,1st class image.

Jean x

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SurreyHillsMan
SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 627 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 10:44 PM

Superb John... love this.. shortlisted

Jon

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 10:51 PM

Awesome....the detail is incredible.

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motorsportpictures

Now this is amazing!! One of the best red kite inflight shots ive ever seen. Thank you for uploading it, its so so so good.
Scott

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candlish
candlish  7
5 Feb 2009 - 11:18 PM

Fantastic image, everything is right!
phil

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geoffrey baker
geoffrey baker e2 Member 10496 forum postsgeoffrey baker vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2009 - 11:33 PM

Brilliant!

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chris-p
chris-p e2 Member 864 forum postschris-p vcard England
6 Feb 2009 - 12:23 AM

Even better...congrats

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ToothPilot
6 Feb 2009 - 7:09 AM

Awesome!!

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LesF
LesF e2 Member 7176 forum postsLesF vcard 8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2009 - 8:34 AM

Beautiful

LesF

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2009 - 9:18 AM

WOW such a great catch superb detail and colour I love this shot

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porty2003
porty2003  1097 forum posts Scotland
6 Feb 2009 - 10:25 AM

Terrific image
John

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SueTurner
SueTurner  981 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2009 - 10:50 AM

.......... its like waiting for a bus, you wait ages, then two come along

well done
sue

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paulcr
paulcr  91536 forum posts Ireland9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2009 - 11:33 AM

Brilliant eyes! Oveall an excellent shot. Paul

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2009 - 1:04 PM

Wow, what a superb shot.
Many Congrats.

B.

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2009 - 1:55 PM

Congrats on PA for this beautiful image!
Anne

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MikeH
MikeH  9217 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2009 - 5:02 PM

Stunning photography,
Mike

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jove
jove  6 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2009 - 6:25 PM

Stunning capture.
Well done.
Joe.

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julesm
julesm  101698 forum posts United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2009 - 8:33 PM

Simply stunning capture!

Jules

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blacklug
blacklug  6 Wales
6 Feb 2009 - 8:34 PM

Awesome shot top notch
Tim

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kinfatric
kinfatric  9550 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2009 - 10:25 PM

a wonderful capture

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Rob_Taylor
Rob_Taylor  10659 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2009 - 10:29 PM

John, this is fantastic, one of the best wildlife shots I've seen.
Congrats on a most deserved PA Smile

Rob

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Skier
Skier  11203 forum posts China
7 Feb 2009 - 3:42 AM

Wow - beautiful. Absolutely superb shot.

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nip'n'tuck
8 Feb 2009 - 8:58 AM

Absoloutley a-blummin-mazing!!! Well deserved award and one of many with this I would have thought,Sylv.

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Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2009 - 10:12 AM

well deserved

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IFIMAGE
IFIMAGE  6143 forum posts Wales
13 Feb 2009 - 6:16 AM

Stunning image!
Ian.

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justin c
justin c  104519 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2009 - 8:23 PM

They don't come much better than this.

Justin

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ketch
ketch e2 Member 6770 forum postsketch vcard Turks and Caicos Islands50 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2009 - 10:43 PM

How on earth did you ever manage to capture this truly magnificnet shot - wow ...

Robert

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ColinScott
14 Mar 2009 - 8:06 PM

Best Red Kite shot I've ever seen, simply superb.
Colin.

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tomeda
tomeda  6 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2009 - 10:27 AM

Excellent shot!!!

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Emmog
Emmog  538 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2009 - 6:47 PM

Great shot. It has fantastic detail every where!! Excellent
Matt

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redshank
redshank  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jun 2009 - 1:22 PM

Truly stunning image

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