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This African Sacred Ibis came and sat on the roof of a house opposite us recently. I took some shots of him walking up and down the roof then set my camera to 'sports' mode and waited for him to lift off. He did so a couple of seconds later, allowing me just enough time to get one shot of his lift-off. Although he's black and white, the early morning rising sun made him look golden.

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P.S. If you look at the map location, I've cross-haired the actual rooftop he was taking off from.

Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:Sigma 70-300 APO DG
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Into the golden morning...
Username:ShedMan ShedMan
Uploaded:7 Mar 2009 - 8:48 AM
Tags:General, Sports / action, Wildlife / nature
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motorsportpictures

Superb shot.
Scott

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gwood
gwood  6 England
7 Mar 2009 - 8:53 AM

Well timed capture..
Geoff

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7134 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2009 - 9:06 AM

A fantastic capture. Carol

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franken
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7 Mar 2009 - 9:24 AM

Amazing capture.

Ken

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arhb
arhb e2 Member 72328 forum postsarhb vcard United Kingdom68 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2009 - 9:49 AM

Great shot and wonderful light.

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2009 - 10:02 AM

Great shot
Mavis

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Tigress
Tigress  6 Scotland
7 Mar 2009 - 10:03 AM

Patience paid off ! Good timing

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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
7 Mar 2009 - 11:55 AM

Wonderful lighting and detail in this image. Gill

Last Modified By unicorn17 at 7 Mar 2009 - 11:56 AM

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Pricey
Pricey  933 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2009 - 11:56 AM

Nice frame filling capture.

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shandoor
shandoor  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2009 - 12:47 PM

Superb image wonderful lighting great shot well done
Alexa

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2009 - 1:50 PM

Great capture
Steve

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janty66
janty66  7 England
7 Mar 2009 - 4:41 PM

well timed capture..

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ikkani
ikkani  5 Australia
8 Mar 2009 - 5:13 AM

beautiful shot..

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maratsuikka
8 Mar 2009 - 7:12 AM

fantastic shot,my friend,where u been.....?

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maratsuikka
12 Mar 2009 - 5:54 AM

Good u ok there....

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Dinney
Dinney  6 England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2009 - 7:13 AM

Superb capture, nice detail in the body and nicely captured wing movement,
Kev

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whiteswan01
17 Mar 2009 - 7:58 PM

superb light great shot
Dawn

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2009 - 12:23 AM

wonderful shot great action capture
Linda

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FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2009 - 7:41 PM

You did so well here, great shot,
Geoff.

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konu
konu  631 forum posts United Kingdom
28 Apr 2009 - 4:57 AM

wow great pose

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