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From a recent Farne Island Trip - These birds were on Inner Farne!!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:50.0-500.0 mm f/4.0-6.3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Jun 2013 - 1:58 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Puffins-Taking it easy!!
Username:richmowil richmowil
Uploaded:28 Jun 2013 - 8:45 AM
Tags:Bird, Fratercula arctica. Auks, Puffin, Rock, Seabird, Wildlife / nature
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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 8:52 AM

Good colours and details
Regards Richard

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 8:55 AM

Brilliant shot, excellent composition, colours and detail, I wonder what they are looking at

Hugh

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
28 Jun 2013 - 9:03 AM

Super image Bill, excellent poses captured,
Fred.

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:04 AM

A great study of these fine birds.

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:25 AM

Super detailed image,well composed photo Bill
Regards Brian

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:25 AM

A great image, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2013 - 9:35 AM

Excellent Puffin image. I've recently returned from Bempton Cliffs -
the nearest I could get was about 100 yds. I would have loved to get
a shot as good as this.

Mike.

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104023 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:35 AM

They look a little sad...perhaps their offspring have flown the nest? WinkGrinGrinBlush

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:50 AM

A great shot, a place I really must get to next year!!
Lillian

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:51 AM

Excellent detail and colours SmileSmileSmile
Helen

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anglingandyq
28 Jun 2013 - 10:09 AM

[quote][/quoteThey look a little sad...perhaps their offspring have flown the nest]


They probably seen you coming BillGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Excellent work mate great image!

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 10:49 AM

cracking detail and light now that's a stunner Wink
andy

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Bravdo
Bravdo  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 10:55 AM

Cant get tired of these, a stunning bird to watch and a great capture

Barry

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 11:17 AM

This is stunning, Bill - I've seen so many couples looking exactly like this pair - but without beaks!!
I wonder how much their thoughts would cost!!Wink

Richard

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 11:33 AM

Stunning Bill.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 11:36 AM

Excellent work

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
28 Jun 2013 - 12:45 PM

Lovely detail. Well captured.

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
28 Jun 2013 - 1:07 PM

Stunning image Bill!!! Brilliant composition and capture.
Effrossini

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 1:20 PM

A pair of beauties Bill

Looks like you were fighting (and won), the harsh lightWink

Adrian

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capto
capto e2 Member 21162 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 1:31 PM

Every ones favourite.Smile

ivor

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 3:10 PM

Pin sharp, a superb capture. Carol

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 3:14 PM

Splendid comp , colors and focus--- love this one!

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2193 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 4:30 PM

WOW!!! stunning capture

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
28 Jun 2013 - 4:42 PM

Excellent detailed image..........Grin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 5:12 PM

No matter what they are doing or not doing, these wee characters make such appealing subjects, Bill: a fine shot at 500mm.
I like how one seems to be standing guard over the squatting neighbour.
Ronnie.

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PattiW
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28 Jun 2013 - 5:34 PM

Splendid image! PattiSmile

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 5:45 PM

Beautiful capture!
George

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 6:44 PM

Brilliant image,

Ali

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Norfolkboy
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28 Jun 2013 - 6:53 PM

Top shot, Bill.
Colin

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JuBarney
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28 Jun 2013 - 7:01 PM

A super detailed shot; they look so beautiful.
Ju

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franken
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28 Jun 2013 - 8:25 PM

Excellent wildlife capture.

Ken

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ChrisWallace
28 Jun 2013 - 8:59 PM

Very pleasing image, nice work
Chris

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bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 2bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:11 PM

Very nice image with lovely looking birds
Bob

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 4129 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 9:15 PM

Very nice Bill - well done
Jason

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FeatherFriend
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28 Jun 2013 - 10:18 PM

A well detailed image Bill,
Geoff

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 10:46 PM

Superb details,well done..Lin

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Daisymaye
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28 Jun 2013 - 10:56 PM

Mr. and Mrs. enjoying the scenery. Fabulous image........Sandy

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7124 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 11:21 PM

Cracking shot Bill, love it

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
28 Jun 2013 - 11:41 PM

Lovely shot

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LuDa
LuDa  1 United States
28 Jun 2013 - 11:48 PM

Bill, these birds are so beautiful, great image, nicely composed, I like it a lotSmileSmileSmile
Regards,
LuDa

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2013 - 12:06 AM

Excellent clarity!

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1758 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom88 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2013 - 7:39 AM

Excellent capture.
Nigel

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
29 Jun 2013 - 8:18 AM

What a superb image! Its AS1 Extra class! --- Jukka.

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 - 10:52 AM

Lovely capture. Smile

Eileen.

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2013 - 12:34 PM

Beautiful capture.

Eileen

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 283 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2013 - 1:21 PM

A superb image, wonderful detail and clarity.
Well done, Bill.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2013 - 1:56 PM

A really beautiful capture
Rende

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
30 Jun 2013 - 1:52 PM

are they dolls ? or real birds. Sooooooooo cute. I love them

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Glostopcat
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30 Jun 2013 - 9:57 PM

What a splendid pair they are, superbly captured

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jul 2013 - 6:47 PM

One of the best Puffin shots I've seen. great stuff. paul

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debu
debu  4 India
2 Jul 2013 - 3:42 AM

Excellent capture.
debu

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Lillian
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2 Jul 2013 - 10:42 AM

Wonderful
as the awards say it all!
Lillian

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
4 Jul 2013 - 8:30 AM

Brilliant shot, without doubt!Smile
Regards Valery

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Brianmdoucette

Top work, pin sharp, excellent technique, regards, B...

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senn
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8 Jul 2013 - 8:18 PM

delightful capture Bill, .. well deserved UAs

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CHRISB911
CHRISB911  854 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2013 - 9:02 PM

superb

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WesternRed
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9 Jul 2013 - 1:39 AM

A lovely pair of Puffins very nicely captured with clarity and great colour.
Well done. WesternRed.

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Mavis
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10 Jul 2013 - 9:53 AM

I would be very happy with a photo like this under my belt . Superb

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DonMc
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11 Jul 2013 - 10:16 AM

Brilliant Puffin image!SmileSmileSmileSmile
Don

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