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Hi, Everyone.
Today I have become a full member of EPZ.
Thank you all who voted on my beautiful Robin, I love him and I think it will be a long time before I will do anything better.
Another bird today also from my visit to Dunham Massey.
This is my first attempt at anything moving, not the sharpest of images I know but I was well pleased with it.
I took about about 40 shots and only got a couple that were any good, this was the best one.
All comments are always very much appreciated.
Vee.

Camera:Nikon D50 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 70-300
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Seagull in Flight
Username:mrsvee mrsvee
Uploaded:4 Nov 2008 - 9:03 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Dunham massey, Flight, General, Seagull, Wildlife / nature
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DebbieBMP
DebbieBMP e2 Member 633 forum postsDebbieBMP vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2008 - 9:07 AM

Wow this is a fantastic shot and pin sharp considering the moving subject I love it!

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Chrism8
Chrism8 e2 Member 8753 forum postsChrism8 vcard England14 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2008 - 9:07 AM

Well captured, good pose ! unfortunatly the underbelly and tail feathers are just a tad overexposed.

Chris

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RTDS
RTDS e2 Member 6RTDS vcard Cyprus
4 Nov 2008 - 9:07 AM

Excellent capture of the Seagull in Flight.
Great light and colours.
Awsome details.
Robert

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jdenman
jdenman e2 Member 6jdenman vcard Spain5 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2008 - 9:15 AM

Cracking capture !
John

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DOGSBODY
DOGSBODY e2 Member 61432 forum postsDOGSBODY vcard England30 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2008 - 9:28 AM

Superbly captured shot of this black headed gull. Andy

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Grifoto
Grifoto  6 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2008 - 9:42 AM

Absolutely cracking image, well captured.....congrats.

HoPeY

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2008 - 9:42 AM

Perfect timing, Vee, very well captured. Carol

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willgriffiths
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4 Nov 2008 - 10:13 AM

Excellent capture. Will

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ugly
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4 Nov 2008 - 10:23 AM

Great shot love the way you got those wings.....

Well done....


Dave

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cjl47
cjl47 e2 Member 6cjl47 vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2008 - 11:45 AM

Welcome to ep2, the large and variations options are well worth having and being able to see who voted for your shot but didnt comment is handy.
This is a nice in flight shot.
chris

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DolphinLady
DolphinLady e2 Member 854 forum postsDolphinLady vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2008 - 11:50 AM

What a wonderful capture.
Love the positioning of the wings...looks like he's going to give you a clap in apprecciation for taking his photo....
Hilary

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jove
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4 Nov 2008 - 12:51 PM

Lovely capture.
Great in flight shot.
Well done.
Joe.

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SurreyHillsMan
SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 727 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2008 - 1:24 PM

Lovely timing Vee... seagulls are great to practice on... buy a bag of chips and have fun! ... I've got some in my portfolio where I did just that Smile

Jon

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kennethb
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4 Nov 2008 - 2:42 PM

lovely timing, great capture.

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iancam
iancam e2 Member 6iancam vcard England
4 Nov 2008 - 3:57 PM

Superb capture
Ian

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2008 - 4:01 PM


Quote: Well captured, good pose ! unfortunatly the underbelly and tail feathers are just a tad overexposed.

Chris

have to agree with this statement, had it not been said I would have pointed this out but as an inflight shot its very good not the easiest of tasks

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Bob_V
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4 Nov 2008 - 4:49 PM

A superb in-flight capture.
Bob

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Ayelet_A
Ayelet_A e2 Member 6Ayelet_A vcard Israel3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2008 - 5:49 PM

Great action shot Smile

Ayelet

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videotec
videotec e2 Member 6videotec vcard United Kingdom
4 Nov 2008 - 6:42 PM

Beautiful Capture-Love It
Pete

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2008 - 6:57 PM

Superb.

Rock

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Digdag
Digdag e2 Member 6Digdag vcard United Kingdom
4 Nov 2008 - 8:17 PM

What a wonderful in-flight photo, I find it so difficult, well done.
John

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OAKEY
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4 Nov 2008 - 9:09 PM

Great action shot, looks superb. Shaun

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piccy
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4 Nov 2008 - 9:57 PM

Well done, very challenging isn't it, and good fun.
freda

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FeatherFriend
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4 Nov 2008 - 10:38 PM

Well done Vee, in flight shots are difficult, so much so that I haven't got one.................yet.
Geoff.

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photophantom
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4 Nov 2008 - 10:47 PM


Quote: Well done Vee, in flight shots are difficult, so much so that I haven't got one.................yet.
Geoff.

I agree
Dennis

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FoxChick
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5 Nov 2008 - 2:07 AM

Excellent shot, great timimng

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konu
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5 Nov 2008 - 7:43 AM

superb Shot

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sunshot
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5 Nov 2008 - 12:26 PM

this is a great in flight capture vee

marc

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RAYMO
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5 Nov 2008 - 1:55 PM

Superbly captured...

Ray

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BERTRAM
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5 Nov 2008 - 7:02 PM

Cracking shot,well captured.
Dave

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Scaramanga
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5 Nov 2008 - 7:19 PM

Fantastic capture.

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hellsbells8868
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5 Nov 2008 - 9:57 PM

Stunning capture..

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digiray63
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5 Nov 2008 - 11:07 PM

Great capture, lovely detail and colour.
Ray

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susanbarton
susanbarton e2 Member 6susanbarton vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2008 - 11:16 PM

Well done a great shot it hangs in time and space!

Susan

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raadalshawi
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5 Nov 2008 - 11:47 PM

Super capture..sharp ..perfect timing

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jonathanbp
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6 Nov 2008 - 1:25 PM

great capture - Jonathan

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ForeverSnapping
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7 Nov 2008 - 5:03 PM

Great shot, love the movement of the wings!!!
Natasha

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goso
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9 Nov 2008 - 7:39 PM

Great capture.......Bill

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gillykins
gillykins e2 Member 6gillykins vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2008 - 6:37 PM

Hi Vee
Considering this was your first attempt at anything moving...I think you have captured this Seagull very well.
May I also say welcome as a full epz member....
Gill

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Tracey_McGovern
Tracey_McGovern e2 Member 6Tracey_McGovern vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2008 - 12:02 AM

Stunning shot, I know how hard it is to capture moving things. You have done a cracking job, really clear and sharp and the colours are spot on. Tracey

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6261 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
27 Nov 2008 - 11:00 AM

What a great in flight capture - plenty of movement and detail here - it is one of the most difficult things to capture successfully.
Sylvia

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