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Another Red Kite in the snow from Gigrin farm.

Camera:1 DMK11n
Lens:500F/4+1.4 Extender
Title:Red Kite
Username:John_Wannop John_Wannop
Uploaded:9 Feb 2007 - 9:32 PM
Tags:Red kite, Snow, Wildlife / nature
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User_Removed
9 Feb 2007 - 9:33 PM

Bloomin' awesome!
Glad to see that the snow isn't stopping you too!

;o)

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mattberry
mattberry  10259 forum posts England14 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2007 - 9:34 PM

That looks superb! You must be happy with this?

Matt

Think Petes hand slipped, clicked the HC button instead of the EC Wink!

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skewey
skewey  831 forum posts England
9 Feb 2007 - 9:35 PM

You have got another great image John .Well done.
Paul

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chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England242 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2007 - 9:36 PM

Fabulous capture John,a stunning image.
Janet

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Maddie
Maddie  92714 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2007 - 9:36 PM

i think this is brilliant

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mark90d
mark90d  8 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2007 - 9:36 PM

wow, how awsome is that,

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ITPSnapper
9 Feb 2007 - 9:46 PM

Simply stunning and beautiful!! Excellent shot.

Neal

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SueWB
SueWB  8 England
9 Feb 2007 - 9:47 PM

Stunning! Amazing! Beautiful! wow...
Sue Smile

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VOBEROI
VOBEROI  8
9 Feb 2007 - 10:00 PM

what a great capture!
this is one of those pics i wish was mine!
Smile

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moni
moni  7
9 Feb 2007 - 10:05 PM

red kites are as common as crows where i live (india), but this has got to be one of the most uncommon and fabulous shots of them i've seen, beautiful!

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HUMIE
HUMIE  7 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2007 - 10:11 PM

Awesome image well done !

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chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England242 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2007 - 10:18 PM

A much deserved HC John,well done.
Janet

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blackbird
blackbird  8159 forum posts United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2007 - 10:19 PM

amazing shot in what must have been difficult circumstances

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Newtman
Newtman  85 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2007 - 10:41 PM

I am amazed that the bird was still in the air, but well done on capturing it/

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oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron e2 Member 8124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Feb 2007 - 10:43 PM

Absolutely unbelievable picture - one of the best I've seen here - no wonder you have the HC from the editor!

Mike

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oldbiddy
oldbiddy  8 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2007 - 10:58 PM

Brilliant

Biddy

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john short
john short  1125 forum posts United Kingdom
9 Feb 2007 - 11:26 PM

stunning, would like to have been the 30th............just a matter of time !

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AlanBW
AlanBW  8 England
9 Feb 2007 - 11:33 PM

Brilliant shot, congrats on the HC

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garymc
garymc  9 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2007 - 12:01 AM

that's an amazing shot. really really impressive.

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NevP
NevP  9853 forum posts Canada13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2007 - 12:12 AM

Amazing is right, well deserved hc as well.

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dwWalker
dwWalker  8
10 Feb 2007 - 1:01 AM

Stunning John

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pronature
pronature  827 forum posts
10 Feb 2007 - 1:09 AM

Absolutely magnificent! - like you I thought the kites would look good in the snow and your mad crazy trip in the blizzard shows that sometimes it pays to be bonkers! This shot is a winner of next years wildlife photo competition!

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starliz
starliz  101594 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2007 - 1:28 AM

an incredible shot...



congrats deserves every award this gets Smile

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49er
49er  8564 forum posts
10 Feb 2007 - 7:11 AM

Stunner as always John.. Congrats on the HC..
Formby yesterday wet and squirreless...

Hope to see you soon

Edgar

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NevP
NevP  9853 forum posts Canada13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2007 - 7:12 AM

Just had to re-visit this, I know if I had taken this my heart would have been pounding as I worked it up. Wish I could click again.

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glenalva
glenalva e2 Member 8324 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
10 Feb 2007 - 7:52 AM

Never seen an image of a red kite in the snow before.......until now, and it's a cracker!!!

Beautiful work, congrats on your award too - very well deserved indeed.

Ali

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AlleyCatz
AlleyCatz  8274 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2007 - 8:05 AM

Amazing capture.
Congrats on your well deserved HC.


~Alley~

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peter_oak
peter_oak  9 England
10 Feb 2007 - 8:41 AM

Another great one John beautiful work.Peter

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2007 - 8:57 AM

Astounding shot. Superb timing and exposure. Breathtaking.Congrats on HC.
ron

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ferguspatterson

Hat a stunning photograph, deserves the accolades

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REKLAW
REKLAW  9 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2007 - 11:11 AM

stunning and well timed capture.
Ian.

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ZenTog
ZenTog  127875 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2007 - 11:17 AM

one brilliant shot , love the snow flurries , would have been a good entry for wildlife photographer of the year contest

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2007 - 11:23 AM

Some snow storm this, Red Kites are not bothered at all. A stunner all the same well deserving of the h/c David. Ron.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2007 - 12:53 PM

Had to come back to this. Think its the best shot I have seen on the site.Get it into all the competitions you can find.Brilliant.
Ron

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MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 961 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2007 - 2:07 PM

Congrats for a well-deserved HC.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95951 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2007 - 3:02 PM

Awesome image...A well deserved HC

Adrian

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SamGillespie
10 Feb 2007 - 4:04 PM

This really is just SO good!
Sam

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flukeprint
10 Feb 2007 - 5:29 PM

An awesome photo.

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Malc_V
Malc_V  8 England
10 Feb 2007 - 7:54 PM

Stunning photography.

Beautiful.

Malc.

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kinfatric
kinfatric  10550 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2007 - 7:58 PM

a spectacular capture

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petra16
petra16  8169 forum posts Scotland
10 Feb 2007 - 8:05 PM

Congrats on the HC well deserved

petra

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nolongeramember
10 Feb 2007 - 10:26 PM

totally out standing..!!!

Nikki

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yemtrav
yemtrav e2 Member 8yemtrav vcard England
11 Feb 2007 - 6:43 AM

Excellent - a challenging shot to get right this one.

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
11 Feb 2007 - 12:01 PM

What a superb shot, you must be so proud of this.
Freda

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2007 - 1:11 PM

An outstanding wildlife image, congratulations on a well deserved HC award

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RodStrachan
12 Feb 2007 - 5:38 AM

Superb!

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Nic_WA
Nic_WA  10179 forum posts Australia2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2007 - 6:18 AM

Wow...not surprised this got an HC (though maybe surprised it didn't get an EC!)

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
27 Feb 2007 - 4:47 PM

No wonder this one got you a HC.
Marian

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motorsportpictures

WOW, this is just amazing. I really want to photograph some now.
Scott

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Wilmot
Wilmot  6338 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2009 - 8:49 AM

Stunning capture
im off there today
Steve

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