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Many thanks to Alan for the GEA and for the User Awards ,C&Cs on the kingfisher. Very much appreciated. Tonight a kestrel.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Lens:Canon 300mm f4 Lis usm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Jun 2012 - 2:22 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:400
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Kestrel landing
Username:Steve_S Steve_S
Uploaded:5 Aug 2012 - 9:02 PM
Tags:Kestrel (falco tinnunculus), Wildlife / nature
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bagman
bagman  365 forum posts United States
5 Aug 2012 - 9:21 PM

Beautiful fine detailed landing capture of this kestrel. Wonderful job .
Frank.

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AlistairJ
AlistairJ  8 England
5 Aug 2012 - 9:31 PM

Perfect capture, well done

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norton
norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 9:37 PM

Excellent shot Steve,well captured...............

Tony.

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 10:28 PM

An absolute belter Steve,
Regards,
Geoff.

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 10:32 PM

Perfectly timed and captured.
Matt

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
5 Aug 2012 - 10:43 PM

Lovely shot, Steve.
Tony

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 10:48 PM

Absolutely superb.

Ray

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 11:08 PM

They don't come much better than this! Stunning doesn't even begin to describe it!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 11:16 PM

Superb photography in every way!

Sarah *

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 11:16 PM

fantastic detail, perfect action shot!

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2012 - 11:17 PM

Just fantastic!!!!!!!!!!
Superbly captured Steve, fab timing.
Shaun

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michaelo
michaelo e2 Member 7michaelo vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 11:20 PM

BRILLIANT CAPTURE!!!

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 12:03 AM

Thanks everyone for your comments and votes and a big thank you to Alan for another GEA and Ryan for your User Award. All are really appreciated Smile
Steve

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 5:25 AM

First class, Steve. Carol

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 6:40 PM

love it.lesley

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 7:10 PM

One from the top drawer Steve. An excellent capture.
Ron

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 7:11 PM

Love the lighting & fine detail in this action shot. Well done

Brian

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iancatch
iancatch  7 England45 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 7:50 PM

Stunning as always

Ian

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85870 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Aug 2012 - 8:28 PM

Caught to perfection Steve

Adrian

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Andrew_Hurley

Wow, kestrel photography at its very best.

Vote number 60 shortly on its way!

Andrew

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2012 - 8:22 PM

Neat work Steve. Almost as good as At Full Stretch. Smile

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mikepearce
8 Aug 2012 - 8:37 AM

Great capture!

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tom9005
tom9005  4 United States
8 Aug 2012 - 10:00 AM

superb captured

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Aug 2012 - 9:22 PM

You've timed this one to perfection to catch this majestic bird coming in to land, this is nature photography of the very highest calibre

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2012 - 5:49 PM

A stunning shot Steve. Absolutely beautiful Grin

Kathryn

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EShepherd
EShepherd  7 United States
15 Jan 2013 - 2:04 AM

Perfect catch. Well done!

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