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Many Thanks for the Comments and Votes on my previous upload which I foolishly classed as a Migrant Hawker but many Thanks to ZygoBlue for his correct identification as it being an Emperor.

Heres the Emperor again on the glide this time.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Canon 400mm L f5.6
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:400mm
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Gliding Emperor
Username:lawbert lawbert
Uploaded:9 Aug 2012 - 4:10 PM
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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 4:21 PM

This is superb! I've tried photographing these but I found it wasn't easy and my patience got the better of me!SadGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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SUE118
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9 Aug 2012 - 4:26 PM

You did very well to capture this in flight well done.Smile

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Les_Cornwell
Les_Cornwell e2 Member 936 forum postsLes_Cornwell vcard United Kingdom
9 Aug 2012 - 4:49 PM

Amazing shot!!

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84271 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 6:17 PM

Every year I try for one of these shots - I've not suceeded yet!! I blame the camera! Wink

A gorgeous capture, the details are pin sharp! Smile

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lawbert
lawbert  71713 forum posts England15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 6:20 PM


Quote: Every year I try for one of these shots - I've not suceeded yet!! I blame the camera! Wink Smile

It is the Cameras Fault without a doubt Karen.....Mine played up and didnt let me control it and I got a few!!Wink

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Norfolkboy
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9 Aug 2012 - 6:40 PM

An outstanding capture.
Colin

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christinecilia
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9 Aug 2012 - 6:43 PM

fantasick shot love it.GrinGrinGrinGrin

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
9 Aug 2012 - 9:47 PM

bloomin awesome, I tried with a friend to get one of these today but no joy they move too fast and simply did not settle long enough

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Ayoob
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10 Aug 2012 - 2:32 AM

Excellent in flight capture ........Grin

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2012 - 6:51 PM

Good work Paul, from yourself and the trusty 400mm 5.6Tongue


Adrian

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