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Happy Easter all, today a Great tit in flight (my latest challenge). Constructive criticism gratefully received, this is a new domain for me.

Thanks for all your attention on the Jay image, especially Pete for the HC and Richard for the UA.

As always all C,C & C welcome

David

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF400mm f/5.6L USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Mar 2012 - 8:45 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Great Tit In Flight
Username:johnjo58 johnjo58
Uploaded:6 Apr 2012 - 5:36 PM
Tags:Great tit in flight, Wildlife / nature
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stretch123
6 Apr 2012 - 5:41 PM

that is a stunning picture , very well done

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alfie99
alfie99  6 Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2012 - 5:48 PM

very well caught..
Aled

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Digby
Digby e2 Member 641 forum postsDigby vcard Wales
6 Apr 2012 - 5:49 PM

Well timed, very good

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reflectionsinlight

A1 great shot

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33074 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2012 - 6:29 PM

Great tit, great image, greatly captured, superb detail.

Regards Nathan

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
6 Apr 2012 - 6:30 PM

Very good image, well caught.
Elena.

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2012 - 6:33 PM

Wonderful capture

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agingrocker
agingrocker e2 Member 5agingrocker vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2012 - 7:15 PM

Excellent detail and timing
Antony

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MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 927 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2012 - 7:24 PM

beautifully caught

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vixalot
vixalot  3 England
6 Apr 2012 - 7:27 PM

Excellent shotSmile
Vic

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
6 Apr 2012 - 7:45 PM

Great shot, David.
Tony

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2012 - 7:46 PM

Nice action shot
Ju

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2012 - 8:20 PM

Pure Class David Wink Technically spot on mate.

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
6 Apr 2012 - 9:57 PM

I am happy to be number 30 here! This is a wonderful shot. IB

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franken
franken e2 Member 113098 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2012 - 10:12 PM

Excellent!

Ken

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2012 - 10:26 PM

Really cracking good shot Dave. Timing is just about perfect and the wing blur exactly conveys the feeling of flight. Superb shot.
Ron

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MD2009
MD2009 e2 Member 3MD2009 vcard Wales
7 Apr 2012 - 7:47 AM

Cracking flight shot ..

Mark..

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2012 - 10:40 AM

Very timely capture David - love the wing movement.
Brian.

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64346 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2012 - 12:04 PM

Very beautiful.
Chris

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4551 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2012 - 4:10 PM

Cracking shot !!!

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2012 - 6:52 PM

Top notch on flight shot in every way, David: they don't get much better than this. Your expertise in this field shines out with this shot.
Ronnie.

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lawbert
lawbert  71701 forum posts England15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2012 - 9:10 PM

Ahem..Cough Cough.
This isnt quite there yet as you know.
The focus on the head is out a tad but the body is tack sharp...the bokeh is beautiful and all with natural light...not a flash in sight!!
You are going to just run and run with this and I look forward to what is going to be a series of stunning captures.
All the Best
Paul

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MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Apr 2012 - 7:35 PM

Better than anything i've tried David. For a starter its superb and as I know your quest for the better shot, i'm sure we will not have to wait for long
Richard

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6228 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2012 - 10:23 AM

Simply superb, Dave. Lovely clarity and tones and great movement blur of the wing, breathing life into this stunning capture.
Sylvia

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 12:34 PM

Good inflight work Dave and congrats on the UA

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2012 - 4:02 PM

this is really good... I only managed once and it isn't half as sharp as yours

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geoffrey baker
geoffrey baker e2 Member 10496 forum postsgeoffrey baker vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2012 - 6:15 PM

Great work.

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Big_Beavis
Big_Beavis e2 Member 9Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2012 - 10:11 AM

A pf of great quality and variation.

David

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