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Good day to you all, and thank you so very much for your wonderful comments and appreciated votes following yesterdays upload 'Touchdown'.

Todays image was captured at at the same time and forms a small series of images which I will share with you over the next few days.

I hope that you all have a great day, I feeling well and upbeat, so they day better watch out...

Regards as always Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS APO HSM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:1 Oct 2013 - 8:00 PM
Focal Length:439mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.2
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Beach Babes
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:3 Oct 2013 - 8:16 AM
Tags:Birds, Rocks, Seaweed, Shoreline, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:106
Voters:User_Removed · Caziwinkles · HarrietH · fentiger · ugly · ChiliMan · helenlinda · ColleenA · NaturesHaven · sparrowhawk · CarolG · Hermanus · pks · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · Jenny-D · Mollycat · viscostatic · digital_boi · rayme330 · morpheus1955 · mex · Scottishlandscapes · Fred263 · mrswoolybill · stuart1963 · woolybill1 · Kurt42 · johnriley1uk · franken · SlowSong · robway · Bzox · marshfam19 · achieverswales · CaroleS · basith · EMJAYCEE · mikbee · barbarahirst · pentony · danbrann · SUE118 · Nikonuser1 · saltireblue · cats_123 · canonfan · capto · kathrynlouise · AnnJ · Alan_Baseley · raygregson · leontari · taggart · LynneJoyce · saeidNL · EileenH · ali63 · Irishkate · williamsloan · graceland · TrevBatWCC · pascalg · phil99 · dven · chrissie3 · xleex · GeorgePlatis · lifesnapper · richmowil · cabbie · Philip_H · luckybry · myrab · JohnChambersPhotography · GordonLack · Sreidser08 · Brian65 · 213hardy · TyChee · buxton · nonur · alligatorpants · Holmewood · Michaela_Solway · jasonrwl · Mike_S · Newdawei · macdaniel · WesternRed · kuvailija · jaktis · janlea · Myed · senn · Chinga · BIGRY1 · georgiepoolie · Lynniesefforts · Source · AlexAppleby · iosatel · dudler · lesliea · Glostopcat · Potra · zapar40 ·
Views:271
Unique Views:133

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Caziwinkles
3 Oct 2013 - 8:21 AM

Love this Nathan. The colours in the seaweed really stand out.
Glad you are feeling better today. Smile

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 8:29 AM

Very sharp on those birds up front, Nathan.

And I like the letterbox crop you've used Smile

Andrew

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helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 8:31 AM

Lovely dof in this capture - glad you are feeling better today.
Helen

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2251 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 8:33 AM


Quote: Very sharp on those birds up front, Nathan.

And I like the letterbox crop you've used Smile

Andrew

Another excellent capture Nathan...

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3275 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 8:33 AM

Tis good that you are feeling good.............pass it on.............GrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8174 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 8:35 AM

This is wonderful, Nathan, nine for the price of one Wink Carol

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sparrowhawk
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3 Oct 2013 - 8:35 AM

go for it Nathan have a great day glad your OK ! love the shot too

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
3 Oct 2013 - 8:42 AM

Great that you feel so robust Nathan Smile A lovely image with interesting colour !!

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Jenny-D
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3 Oct 2013 - 8:46 AM

A great capture Nathan, glad you're feeling better Smile

Jenny Smile

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Mollycat
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3 Oct 2013 - 8:50 AM

I can only agree with all the above Nathan, a real delight. Regards Peter.

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viscostatic
3 Oct 2013 - 8:53 AM

Excellent natural history image showing the birds in their habitat.

phil.

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digital_boi
3 Oct 2013 - 8:53 AM

the presentation suits the alignment of the birds well Nathan good to know your on the up

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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rayme330
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3 Oct 2013 - 8:56 AM

Lovely shot, Nathan , amazing to see how effective their camouflage is in blending in with the rocks and sea weed.

Ray

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 9:01 AM

They merge with the backdrop of the shoreline so well, the more you look the more you can count.

Dougie

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Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
3 Oct 2013 - 9:01 AM

Great shot, Nathan. Glad you are feeling better.
Fred

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3 Oct 2013 - 9:29 AM

It works really well Nathan.
Ken

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 460 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 10:10 AM

They all look a little grumpy with the weather, their colours do blend in well with their surroundings.

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basith  2 Sri Lanka
3 Oct 2013 - 10:20 AM

Beautiful capture of this birds,
Nice in wide angle.

Basith

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3 Oct 2013 - 10:24 AM

Presented perfectly Nathan.
Joan.

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mikbee
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3 Oct 2013 - 10:25 AM

Nice one of the beach babes Nathan.
And not a bikini in sight either !!
Mick.

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danbrann
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3 Oct 2013 - 11:02 AM

At first I could only see two of them but others seemed to land as I was looking. Good stuff Nathan

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SUE118
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3 Oct 2013 - 11:23 AM

Great looking girls.Smile

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 12:07 PM

Another great capture Nathan, like the way you have got the 2 in the B/G flanking the 4 in the F/GSmile


Cliff

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44568 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 12:15 PM

Why is that one sitting on the other one's head???

Malc

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3 Oct 2013 - 12:21 PM

a nice tight crop might work too!!! GrinGrin

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canonfan Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
3 Oct 2013 - 12:37 PM

A beautiful sharp image Nathan
Jim

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3 Oct 2013 - 12:48 PM

The shallow dof makes this image, nice one.Smile

ivor

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3 Oct 2013 - 12:54 PM

Great shot Nathan, love the presentation. Glad you're feeling better . GrinGrin

Kathryn

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3 Oct 2013 - 1:50 PM

cracking image Nathan,well captured.ray

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3 Oct 2013 - 2:40 PM

Excellent capture Nathan and great use of dof.
Effrossini

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3 Oct 2013 - 3:20 PM

Very nice image and I love the title.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 3:21 PM

Fantastic and lovely capture,
saeid

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2013 - 3:24 PM

Lovely image Smile

Eileen

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3 Oct 2013 - 3:39 PM

Great DOF Nathan, a lovely image,

Ali GrinGrin

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Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
3 Oct 2013 - 3:47 PM

You've resisted the temptation to get closer and send them all flying off!
I like your choice of focussing in this Nathan.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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3 Oct 2013 - 4:13 PM

Another excellent capture Nathan, and again the wide format works very well Wink
Trev Smile

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chrissie3  6 England
3 Oct 2013 - 5:22 PM

Lovely picture of the birds - we have them around here. Like the subdued colours too,

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3 Oct 2013 - 5:28 PM

Beautiful composition !
George

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3 Oct 2013 - 6:04 PM

Great dof for this dull Day dip Nathan, it really does look and fell like Autumn now.
Glad you're having an UP Day Smile

John Smile

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3 Oct 2013 - 6:09 PM

Excellent Image Nathan. I am hoping to get some good group shots this autumn/winter!!!

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JohnChambersPhotography

Not the kind of beach babes I was expecting Nathan But the feathered kind work just as well ....I think.

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3 Oct 2013 - 8:30 PM

Nice sharp image. I hike how the other birds surround the main subject.
Ty

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3 Oct 2013 - 8:47 PM

Great DOF, wonderful take, Nathan. And so LOVELY!

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Michaela_Solway

I like the way the birds all blend in so well with the surroundings. Great letterbox capture..

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2013 - 11:42 PM

A really attractive shore-line image of these lovely sea birds Nathan. Great natural colours.
Mike.

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Newdawei  4 China
3 Oct 2013 - 11:53 PM

From the shot I can feel that you are feeling much better today !
Chen

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4 Oct 2013 - 2:31 AM

A lovely composition. Well done Nathan.
WesternRed.

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4 Oct 2013 - 4:52 AM

This is like a painting from askillful artist.- I like it very much ! ---- Jukka.

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4 Oct 2013 - 10:14 AM

so serene, so beautiful ..

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Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
4 Oct 2013 - 2:43 PM

A most efective capture Nathan... Love those birds and the green all over those beautiful rocks! Grin
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4 Oct 2013 - 11:11 PM

A great scene and capture
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