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Sanderling in summer rufous (breeding) plumage........

a little unusual for Sanderling in June but not unheard of (my last June record was 2009)

a rainy day with grey overcast, hence the high ISO and the sound of straining Elements 9 Wink

many thanks for looking in


maggie

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:June Sanderling
Username:maggie9 maggie9
Uploaded:21 Jun 2012 - 3:32 PM
Tags:Calidris, Calidris alba, Non-estuarine waders, Sanderling, Shore birds, Wildlife / nature
Votes:41

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OVrtnarHigi
OVrtnarHigi e2 Member 5OVrtnarHigi vcard Slovenia
21 Jun 2012 - 3:35 PM

Great focus, great picture. reg igor

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barbarahirst
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21 Jun 2012 - 3:43 PM

gosh .... how low did you have to go to get this great capture

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Buddhadev
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21 Jun 2012 - 3:44 PM

Beautiful picture...... Smile

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2012 - 3:48 PM

a view of another world maggie STUNNING! Wink
andy

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philhomer
philhomer  446 forum posts England32 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2012 - 4:03 PM

i hva eno idea whether this is an off-camera image or a multi-layer photoshop job but i really do not care, in my opinion it combines a nature image with art due to it's softness / tones /depth etc

obv. a shame regards the bord in the right-hand background but i woul dstill hang on my wall with pride - one of the very best i have seen on here form some time (inc my own)

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Badgerfred
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21 Jun 2012 - 4:08 PM

Super image Maggie,
Fred.

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SUE118
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21 Jun 2012 - 4:32 PM

Brilliant capture.

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Ade_Osman
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21 Jun 2012 - 4:40 PM

Excellent as always Maggie.....

Ade

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maggie9
maggie9 e2 Member 645 forum postsmaggie9 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2012 - 4:42 PM


Quote: I hva eno idea whether this is an off-camera image or a multi-layer photoshop job but i really do not care, in my opinion it combines a nature image with art due to it's softness / tones /depth etc

obv. a shame regards the bord in the right-hand background but i woul dstill hang on my wall with pride - one of the very best i have seen on here form some time (inc my own)

i wouldn't know how to 'multi-layer' it was just a single shot........
re the bird in right hand background..... thats just what they are like zipping about, very hard (and a very good dose of luck) to get a group of moving sanderling all in pleasing positions, but i agree with you Smile i may try to clone it out.....
thankyou, much appreciated very kind comments indeed!

maggie

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Maiwand
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21 Jun 2012 - 4:45 PM

Still maintaining your usual very high standards maggie. A stunning shot.
Ron

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2012 - 5:01 PM

Stunning colour and detail Maggie excellent shot what is philhomer going on aboutTongue
mike

Last Modified By hasslebladuk at 21 Jun 2012 - 5:08 PM

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JuBarney
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21 Jun 2012 - 7:20 PM

A really super shot, well done. Love the really low angle.
Ju

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WindowonWildlife
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21 Jun 2012 - 7:24 PM

As always Maggie,wonderful detail...Clarity and composition Smile Love it

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21 Jun 2012 - 8:03 PM

yep like it

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RockArea
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21 Jun 2012 - 8:17 PM

A super shot that really sums up these busy little birds. Lovely job, Maggie!

David

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banehawi
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21 Jun 2012 - 8:18 PM

Really nice pov. That blurry bird mentioned above could be removed as it to me look more like a person crouching down, - though I know its a bird! maybe I need new glasses...



regards



Willie

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Karrol
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21 Jun 2012 - 8:42 PM

Brilliant capture!

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1 Jul 2012 - 12:35 PM

A fine shot taken in what looks like adverse weather conditions, excellent clarity and colours

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acarden
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11 Oct 2012 - 12:21 PM

Great shot.

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