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My second attempt at RAW,took your advice and only shot in RAW,the only trouble I am not good at the editing side yet, so I have just played with the picture.I hope I can improve on this side in time.Thank you all so much for your help and comments,will get there in the endSad I hope..Lin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:14 Jan 2012 - 2:27 AM
Focal Length:70mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/2000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:360
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Amber Glow
Username:sweetpea62 sweetpea62
Uploaded:14 Jan 2012 - 9:24 PM
Tags:General, Wildlife / nature
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pdcche
pdcche  3 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2012 - 9:37 PM

Lovely action shot Lin, nice light shining through the wing feathers.. Peter

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Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2012 - 9:45 PM

Well done for shooting in RAW Lin, I do occasionally and must say you've got a superb reflection there.
Shell

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2012 - 9:48 PM

Perfect timing on this shot. Regarding your RAW processing -- you are way ahead of where I was when I first started with RAW. This shot is very nicely done.
-=\Walter

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2012 - 9:57 PM

Great light and action.

I tried shooting in the raw once, but got too cold so I put my clothes back on again!

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MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 8MalcolmM vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2012 - 10:01 PM

Great wing action caught, & light through feathers.

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6519 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2012 - 10:34 PM

Raw or jpeg it doesn't matter, its the timing that makes this a wonderful image. - gary

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digital_boi
14 Jan 2012 - 11:06 PM

well captured Lin a cracking good result

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2012 - 11:12 PM

Excellent shot, Lin: love the back lighting showing up the detail of the wing plumage.
Ronnie.

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 8PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2012 - 11:33 PM

Perfectly timed! Patti Smile

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MartinG365
14 Jan 2012 - 11:49 PM

Fantastic image well done.
Martin

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jan 2012 - 11:50 PM

perfect reflection and timing!

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Peterpools
15 Jan 2012 - 1:07 AM

Lin
As we say; Way to go! Beautiful in flight image and composition. Love the way you handled the tough lighting and kept the details in the swans feathers and features. Terrific work.
Peter

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jan 2012 - 2:39 AM

Superbly timed and beautiful light. A shot to be proud of.

Ann

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jan 2012 - 6:14 AM

Wow, this is beautiful. Perfect light, a great reflection, perfectly timed, captured and presented. Carol

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
15 Jan 2012 - 8:33 AM

Stunning in flight capture. A very well balanced image. IB

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
15 Jan 2012 - 9:06 AM

The light is beautiful, beautiful detail and transluscence in the wing feathers, nice reflection and great in flight shot. Superb Lin. Moira

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twelvemegs
15 Jan 2012 - 10:16 AM

Wow, great shot Lin Smile

I really like the light captured on this wonderful action shot. SmileSmile


Stick with it Lin Smile


David

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Imagephotographics

Super capture - well done !

Chris

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raygregson
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15 Jan 2012 - 11:06 AM

exellent capture lin,well timed.ray

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jan 2012 - 11:37 AM

Great capture Lin,
Real action shot with disturbed water and
lovely reflection too.

B.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 432 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jan 2012 - 12:13 PM

An inflight capture and the light shining through the feathers, plus the water droplets, a winner in my bookSmile Carole

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42289 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
15 Jan 2012 - 1:43 PM

This is a lovely capture Lin - well done. Lou

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jabe
jabe  3 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jan 2012 - 3:11 PM

Grin wonderful capture of light especialy through the feathers Grin

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Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jan 2012 - 8:32 PM

Beautiful colour and the action is captured just perfectly!
Jann
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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jan 2012 - 8:59 PM

Lin, this is superb, an excellent shot.
Ray

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jan 2012 - 9:05 PM

'Outstanding {A+++}, Artistic, & Lovely in-flight white Swan Shot,' Lin~

~ Peter Smile

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EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2012 - 10:40 AM

Definitely top marks for this Lin.
Joan.

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
16 Jan 2012 - 4:01 PM

Great action in this one Lin.
Brian

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Peagreen
Peagreen  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2012 - 10:07 PM

Excellent action shot, Lin. Wonderful light, colour & reflections. Beautiful detail. Beautifully capturedSmile
Take care, Pauline

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2012 - 6:16 AM

A very nice image here.
I do like the back lit of the wings...
All the detail of the feather...
Nice tinit to the water...
A good dream effect...
Magic work...
Dave

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HobbitDave
17 Jan 2012 - 12:09 PM

Super shot, Lin, everything works perfectly for me, and cracking lighting. Shortlisted. Top shot.
Dave.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2012 - 7:13 PM

Excellent shot. Love the colours .paul

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jujupops
jujupops  4 England
25 Jan 2012 - 7:37 PM

Beautifully shot, and what a graceful landing! Love the reflections too Grin
Julie x

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Glostopcat
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26 Jan 2012 - 11:31 PM

A brilliant action, you've timed this one to perfection. It looks like the swan is walking on water

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Big_Beavis
Big_Beavis e2 Member 9Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2012 - 2:48 AM

Three great shots Lin.

David

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accipiter
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29 Jan 2012 - 10:19 AM

Superb capture. Well done. A

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diver pete  1069 forum posts New Zealand1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 10:16 PM

A lovely image, well done!
Regards,
Pete

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bornav
bornav  2 India
8 Feb 2012 - 3:44 AM

Perfect timing, you have beautifully captured the motion!

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2012 - 8:22 PM

Love the light on the wing,touch down,,

Aidan,,

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DilysT
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20 Mar 2012 - 10:22 PM

Love this... wonderful light and love the water droplets Smile

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