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Third in a series of Puffins taken on a recent trip to Skomer.
Thanks for looking and, as always crtique/comments are welcome

Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikkor 55 - 200mm Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Portrait Puffin
Username:Westerner Westerner
Uploaded:8 Jun 2010 - 7:07 PM
Tags:Bird, General, Nikon d90, Puffin, Skomer, Wales, Westerner, Wildlife / nature
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Thea25
Thea25 e2 Member 4Thea25 vcard
8 Jun 2010 - 7:12 PM

Lovely shot!

Thea Smile

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OAKEY
OAKEY e2 Member 6OAKEY vcard United Kingdom
8 Jun 2010 - 7:12 PM

Amazing detailed close up, very well done.
Shaun

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Alan_Coles
Alan_Coles e2 Member 9176 forum postsAlan_Coles vcard Wales11 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2010 - 7:14 PM

This has a stunning amount of detail Phil, excellent.

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Brian_Scott
Brian_Scott e2 Member 542 forum postsBrian_Scott vcard United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2010 - 7:18 PM

Great detailed profile shot. Personally i think more space infront of the bird would of looked better rather than the square central crop.

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nkbiswell
nkbiswell e2 Member 10nkbiswell vcard England
8 Jun 2010 - 7:19 PM

Lovely pic. Very sharp.

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VINAI_OF_THE_BOSTON_RED_SOX

Superb detail and nice background. Agree with Brisco that space in front of the bird would be better but I understand it's not always possible!

Vinai

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PeelNStick
PeelNStick e2 Member 10PeelNStick vcard United States4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2010 - 7:25 PM

Very sharp puffin photograph.

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WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2010 - 7:26 PM

Wonderful head shot,cracking detail and a great eye !!

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MB63
MB63 e2 Member 5MB63 vcard England
8 Jun 2010 - 7:29 PM

Excellent shot!
Marc

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saeidNL
saeidNL e2 Member 5saeidNL vcard Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2010 - 7:33 PM

Wonderful and colourful close-up .very well taken.
saeid

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2010 - 7:34 PM

10/10. Love the fine detail
Mike

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2010 - 8:16 PM

Cracking shot in every way although I agree with Brisco's comment. Nevertheless, it is a superbly well captured puffin portrait,
Ronnie.

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
8 Jun 2010 - 8:44 PM

brill close up and the detail and colours are spot on
jj

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Morgs
Morgs e2 Member 6Morgs vcard Wales62 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2010 - 9:37 PM

Astonishing amount of detail. Pleased to be number 30!

Dave

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Westerner
Westerner e2 Member 5Westerner vcard Wales
8 Jun 2010 - 10:05 PM

Thanks everyone, thats made my day - first Readers Choice Award.
Phil

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lianna
lianna e2 Member 5lianna vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jun 2010 - 10:21 PM

excellent x x

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cassiecat
cassiecat e2 Member 639 forum postscassiecat vcard England46 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2010 - 5:46 AM

beautiful exposure, very nice.lesley

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redrooster71
redrooster71 e2 Member 8redrooster71 vcard United Kingdom
9 Jun 2010 - 8:14 AM

Excellent shot phil, sharp as a pin

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Platchet
Platchet e2 Member 8Platchet vcard Wales8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2010 - 8:51 PM

Really good Phil, superb detail.
I think you could improve it even more with a tighter crop. You could afford to lose a fifth of the top and a little of the left side to get that light area out.
Your stuff is getting better and better Phil.
Gary

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Phil_Morgan
Phil_Morgan e2 Member 8182 forum postsPhil_Morgan vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2010 - 4:25 PM

Very nice mate, congrats on the RC Smile

Phil.

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2010 - 9:36 PM

This is a beauty Phil,excellent details.
Tom.

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