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One from last weeks trip to Loch Ken!!

Thanks for your votes yesterday, much appreciated as always!! Thanks also to Tish for your valuable user award, Much appreciated..

Have a great day!!

Bill

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D7100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:50.0-500.0 mm f/4.0-6.3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:11 Oct 2013 - 10:06 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Red Kite
Username:richmowil richmowil
Uploaded:16 Oct 2013 - 12:11 AM
Tags:Bird of prey, Large Raptor, Loch ken , Milvus milvus, Red kite, South west scotland, Wildlife / nature
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DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2013 - 12:19 AM

A superb in flight capture,, Bill!

Richard

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achieverswales
16 Oct 2013 - 12:46 AM

Excellent detail, not easy to expose for.

Regards

Trev.

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taggart
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16 Oct 2013 - 1:09 AM

nicely shown on the diagonal!

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terryxc
terryxc  2 England
16 Oct 2013 - 3:18 AM

Brilliant capture...

Terry.

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Daisymaye
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16 Oct 2013 - 3:25 AM

good inflight shot.

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tonyguitar
16 Oct 2013 - 3:27 AM

That Nikon D 7100 is a quick focus....eh? Super catch you have here. TG
Is the focus in the lens like Canon or in the camera body?

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
16 Oct 2013 - 4:18 AM

This is excellent Bill Smile Great eye contact

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16 Oct 2013 - 5:57 AM

Very well captured, Bill, what a huge wingspan. Carol

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Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2013 - 6:47 AM

Excellent shot Bill, one of my fave birds and apparently they are moving into Cheshire. Hopefully I can get a few shots of my own soon.

Andy

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2013 - 6:58 AM

Brilliant

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51214 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2013 - 7:13 AM

A fine capture, Bill, I do like your close crop and diagonal presentation.

Dave

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16 Oct 2013 - 7:48 AM

Great inflight capture BillSmile


Cliff

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paulknight
16 Oct 2013 - 7:58 AM

Superb capture and I like the crop too.

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16 Oct 2013 - 8:21 AM

magnificent in every sense

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NDODS Plus Member 43823 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2013 - 8:22 AM

A very well observed, composed and exposed inflight image with great colour and superb detail Bill.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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16 Oct 2013 - 8:49 AM

Excellent in flight capture Bill,
Fred.

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16 Oct 2013 - 9:02 AM

A wonderful, in flight shot, Bill placed nicely on the diagonal.

Ray

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16 Oct 2013 - 9:49 AM

Done well to get this Bill !!!!
Ron

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16 Oct 2013 - 9:54 AM

Superb in flight.
Joan

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Jeddahknight111
Jeddahknight111 Plus Member 2Jeddahknight111 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2013 - 9:55 AM

Cracking capture of great bird, well done I like it lots!Smile

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16 Oct 2013 - 10:17 AM

Beautiful image,

Ali

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ukgubbi
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16 Oct 2013 - 11:58 AM

I like the way it is looking at me. Great wingspan. Difficult to capture such a flight image. Great work

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16 Oct 2013 - 11:59 AM

Super capture.
I can't see the remote controls for you to get him to pose like this!!!
Ju

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2013 - 12:04 PM

Great capture

Eileen

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16 Oct 2013 - 1:54 PM

good capture

David

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16 Oct 2013 - 5:52 PM

Brilliant inflight imageSmile
NettaSmile

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16 Oct 2013 - 6:42 PM

Excellent image, love the diagonal composition.Smile

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16 Oct 2013 - 7:08 PM

Amazingly good. What a frame filler.

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16 Oct 2013 - 7:37 PM

Good to see these back in the sky... I like it BillWink

Trev

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16 Oct 2013 - 7:45 PM

A cracker BillSmile

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16 Oct 2013 - 8:21 PM

Lovely shot Bill. Cathy

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16 Oct 2013 - 9:39 PM

Superb in flight capture, Bill.
Effrossini

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16 Oct 2013 - 9:52 PM

Well caught ,looking straight down the lens.

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16 Oct 2013 - 10:04 PM

FabulousSmile

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ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
16 Oct 2013 - 11:07 PM

Wow! Just superb, Bill!Smile
Regards Valery

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16 Oct 2013 - 11:38 PM

Superb capture! Great work.

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17 Oct 2013 - 11:39 PM

This had gone unnoticed by me ,Bill! Luckily i noticed it now. This is very good. I mean VERY good ! The actul focal length was 750mm and i guess it was " hand held". It requires steady hand.-----Very well done Bill!Grin ---- Jukka.

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18 Oct 2013 - 7:37 PM

Superb diagonal flight capture, Bill !
George

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21 Oct 2013 - 11:03 AM

Brilliant in flight capture , Bill....GrinGrinGrin

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29 Oct 2013 - 5:26 AM

just wonderful on all respects

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30 Oct 2013 - 12:22 AM

Have not been to your Pf in a while. This is an amazing picture Bill!
Spectacular.
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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 10:15 AM

Super, really captures the joy of flight in this fine bird.
Love the full wings.

B.

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30 Oct 2013 - 10:28 AM

Great in-flight image.
Like the wing shape and composition.

Derek

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Jamie_MacArthur
30 Oct 2013 - 11:09 AM

superb !

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1 Nov 2013 - 12:45 PM

superb capture Bill

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11 Nov 2013 - 5:19 PM

What an impressive wingspan this majestic bird has, you've really nailed this inflight shot

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19 Nov 2013 - 9:46 PM

Great shot, didnt see any of these when I used to Pike fish there, once had the pleasure of seeing a snowy owl at the Galloway end. P.B pike on Loch Ken was a 17 lb 4oz fish from the Parton area on the boat.
P.B Pike on the Yorkshire Ouse is a 27lb 4oz,Castle Howard Lake 25lb 8oz , Loch Lomond Ardlui 21lb 6oz, River Swale 24lb 6oz.
Tight lines Cheesey .

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20 Nov 2013 - 3:25 AM

Beautiful image Bill. We have Kites flying around our house in Dingwall (nr Inverness), but never got a shot anywhere near this good...

Simon

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