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Just spent the last hour cloning out a large crow out of this picture with my new Wacom bamboo tablet a lot better than using a mouse. Taken at Gigrin farm mid Wales.

Camera:1Dmk11n+1.4
Lens:500f4
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Red Kite
Username:John_Wannop John_Wannop
Uploaded:5 Dec 2009 - 4:45 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Markus_Brehm
5 Dec 2009 - 4:47 PM

Amazing photo, you must have patience Smile
Markus

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MikeEG
MikeEG  7 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2009 - 4:52 PM

Well worth the time spent cloning out cow, Well done.

Mike

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panther
panther  4
5 Dec 2009 - 4:53 PM

fabulous shot. well done. ade

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ashley
ashley  10167 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 4:53 PM

super capture

Ash

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WildLight
WildLight  6145 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 5:20 PM

Outstanding photo!
Fantastic sharpness and clarity.
Excellent pose.
The reflecting snow is brilliant.

Top-class work!

Joe

P.S. I have one of those Wacom Bamboo tablets too... absolutely brilliant for editing with Smile

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 5:22 PM

I agree with Joe, this is absolutely superb - quite beautiful too!

Sarah *

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ketch
ketch e2 Member 6770 forum postsketch vcard Turks and Caicos Islands50 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 5:34 PM

This is stunning - good work with the clone brush and I love the snow flurry too.

Cheers

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Imagephotographics

What a wonderful image - great shot, wonderful with the snow.

Chris

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maratsuikka
5 Dec 2009 - 5:44 PM

if here no EC i will eat my....u name it

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mudge
mudge e2 Member 1141 forum postsmudge vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 5:45 PM

Great shot

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Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 5:47 PM

Absolutely stunning

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 5:47 PM

as per usual a superb shot

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 6:12 PM

Patience rewarded with an excellent image.
Joan.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85744 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 6:36 PM

a very effective shot John.
Looking forward to meeting up with you again at the BOC


Adrian

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motorsportpictures

Stunning shot, superb details and great job with the cloning!

Scott

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jonah794
jonah794  41723 forum posts United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 6:56 PM

Superb! Would definitely not have noticed cloning here!
Jonah

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woollyback
5 Dec 2009 - 7:10 PM

This is just an immense shot - my fave posted this week

Bridie

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chase
chase Critique Team 81104 forum postschase vcard England231 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 7:16 PM

Well cloned John,a good investment,I wouldn't be without mine !

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wideangler
5 Dec 2009 - 7:25 PM

Wonderful

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GMKhamish
GMKhamish  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 7:52 PM

Excellent, the votes tell all.

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chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 8:22 PM

Must be viewed large to appreciate the quality of this image, very fine nature photography.
David

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Alan_Baseley
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5 Dec 2009 - 8:22 PM

Superb shot,
Alan

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cassiecat
cassiecat  539 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 8:46 PM

stunning, great christmas card material. one for my shortlist.lesley

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daveiz4d
daveiz4d  4 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2009 - 8:53 PM

A fantastic shot of the bird for starters, the snow has just given the shot the extra unique special look that's often so hard to find in wildlife photography.

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PinkK
PinkK  480 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 9:09 PM

Absolutely stunning capture!!

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Karrol
Karrol  529 forum posts England
5 Dec 2009 - 9:28 PM

Absolutely superb!

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 9:52 PM

A beauty, John. Ron.

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Misty56
Misty56  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 10:02 PM

what a stunning shot, the snow adds to the effect, making it more enjoyably, something i be proud of hanging on my wall

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franken
franken e2 Member 112918 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 10:11 PM

Truly stunning!

Ken

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2009 - 10:54 PM

Brilliant capture John.
Ron

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adamburton
adamburton  10627 forum posts United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2009 - 10:53 AM

Absolutely magnificent.

Adam.

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GlynnisFrith
GlynnisFrith e2 Member 7GlynnisFrith vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2009 - 8:49 PM

What a cracking shot
Glynnis

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2009 - 9:41 PM


Quote: Well worth the time spent cloning out cow, Well done.

Mike

A flying cow, that would have been some capture LOL.
Seriously, an excellent capture John and great PS work. Congrats on the awards.
Steve

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 6dmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2009 - 10:44 PM

stunning capture
regards
Yung

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 72322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2009 - 8:38 AM

Fantastic Image John.
Tom.

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stevie
stevie e2 Member 101197 forum postsstevie vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2009 - 4:30 PM

Fabulous image, love it.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2009 - 8:19 PM

Gorgeous image. The bird is superb and the snow is an added beauty...............Sandy

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nigelpye
nigelpye  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2009 - 8:40 PM

Excellent. Cheers

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2009 - 11:17 PM

Pleased to see the EC - congrat's Smile

S*

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Pixel_Pirate
Pixel_Pirate e2 Member 7Pixel_Pirate vcard England
8 Dec 2009 - 3:14 AM

wow what a stunner

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Karna
Karna  4 England
8 Dec 2009 - 7:46 PM

Beautiful image, looks gorgeous with the snow. Well captured.

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SurreyHillsMan
SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 627 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2009 - 1:36 PM

Superb John

Jon

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cassiecat
cassiecat  539 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2009 - 11:51 AM

well deserving of all the awards. congrats.lesley

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averity
averity  7 Spain
14 Dec 2009 - 3:37 PM

superb shot

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gerdoms
gerdoms  10239 forum posts England7 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2009 - 4:01 PM

It doesn't get much better than this!

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Photolights
Photolights e2 Member 4Photolights vcard United Kingdom
29 Dec 2009 - 2:27 PM

An amazing shot!

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