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A Red Kite dive bombing for food. A difficult days photography in some poor light, but you can't win em all Smile
Thanks for looking,
Lee

P.S - Big thanks to Luke and Chinga for the User awards, they are much appreciated.

Brand:Canon
Lens:500mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:KITE BOMB
Username:LeeFisher LeeFisher
Uploaded:20 Feb 2011 - 8:26 PM
Tags:Bird, Red kite, Wildlife / nature
Votes:117

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Brian_Scott
Brian_Scott e2 Member 542 forum postsBrian_Scott vcard United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2011 - 8:27 PM

Superb mate

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Coleslaw
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20 Feb 2011 - 8:29 PM

nice one.

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marky228
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20 Feb 2011 - 8:30 PM

stunning shot love it

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cabbie
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20 Feb 2011 - 8:32 PM

A belter of a capture top marks

Bob

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JOKEN
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20 Feb 2011 - 8:33 PM

Simply awesome.
ken

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soulofharmony
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20 Feb 2011 - 8:40 PM

outstanding shot..!!!


Nikki !

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sk123456
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20 Feb 2011 - 8:40 PM

Love this shot

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davey_griffo
davey_griffo e2 Member 5213 forum postsdavey_griffo vcard England165 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2011 - 8:41 PM

My god it's sharp. I never got anything like that on my trip to Gigrin.

Excellent.

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ringyneck
ringyneck e2 Member 8308 forum postsringyneck vcard United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2011 - 8:43 PM

Excellent

shortlisted

keith

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Lou_Pink
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20 Feb 2011 - 8:45 PM

What a spectacular capture, so sharp, stunning.

Lou

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saeidNL
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20 Feb 2011 - 8:50 PM

Wondeful,Amazing and pin sharp capture,very well taken too,
saeid

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oldbiddy
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20 Feb 2011 - 8:52 PM

Great colour and shot

Biddy

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andypitstop
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20 Feb 2011 - 8:53 PM

Another Amazing shot.....Andy

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Paintman
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20 Feb 2011 - 9:00 PM

Superb quality. An exceptional shot.

Alan.

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Glostopcat
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20 Feb 2011 - 9:00 PM

An awesome inflight capture, impecably timed

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LeeFisher
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20 Feb 2011 - 9:04 PM

Thanks for the award Ringyneck Smile
Lee

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bagman
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20 Feb 2011 - 9:07 PM

exceptional awesome capture detail inflight pic.

frank.

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DerekL
DerekL e2 Member 9116 forum postsDerekL vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2011 - 9:29 PM

Superb image Lee.
One of the best Red Kite shots so far, in my view.
Like the full spread of the wings and tail.
Sharp detail and lovely colour tones in the plumage.

Derek

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norton
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20 Feb 2011 - 9:34 PM

Great detail and colour, superb capture...................

Tony.

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6261 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2011 - 9:35 PM

Fab capture Lee - terrific detail, plumage tones/patterning and magnificent eye and angle of flight. A cracker of a shot.
Sylvia

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LukeParkinson
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20 Feb 2011 - 9:49 PM

These are unbelievable fast Lee, and you've captured this amazingly well mate !

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LeeFisher
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20 Feb 2011 - 9:49 PM

Thanks for the award too Derek Grin
Lee

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Norfolkboy
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20 Feb 2011 - 9:57 PM

A really spectacular shot, the suttle tones of the BG really brings out the colours of this magnificent raptor.
Colin

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Gray_ina
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20 Feb 2011 - 10:05 PM

Hi Lee can only agree with all thats been said , superb gray.

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VivienO
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20 Feb 2011 - 11:15 PM

Incredible action capture. Must have been very exciting to see and get such a great shot.
Vivien

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LeeFisher
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20 Feb 2011 - 11:37 PM

Thanks Breadandshutter for the guest editors award and Pete for the EC,,,,,, Cheers Grin
Lee

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jeanmarie
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20 Feb 2011 - 11:54 PM

superb in every way!

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2011 - 6:41 AM

amazing capture Lee.
regards
Yung

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Ray42
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21 Feb 2011 - 8:26 AM

What a spectacular shot - and the awards are well deserved

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pluckyfilly
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21 Feb 2011 - 8:40 AM

amazing sharpness and detail

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Imagephotographics
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21 Feb 2011 - 9:57 AM

Fantastic shot !

Chris

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Richsr
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21 Feb 2011 - 9:59 AM

Excellent details and colours too. Well timed too.
Congrats on the awards.
Regards Richard

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vickyf
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21 Feb 2011 - 10:20 AM

Stunning capture and well deserved awards.

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Maiwand
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21 Feb 2011 - 10:28 AM

Equisite capture Lee. One of the very best. Grin
Ron

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Alan_Coles
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21 Feb 2011 - 10:38 AM

Excellent shot.

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TonyDy
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21 Feb 2011 - 11:06 AM

Superb shot, Lee.
Tony

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DaveBartlett
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21 Feb 2011 - 11:06 AM

Outstanding - those stormy skies set it off a treat!

Dave

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ValSaxby
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21 Feb 2011 - 1:27 PM

Stunning!

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Enmark
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21 Feb 2011 - 6:04 PM

smart

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ChazB
ChazB e2 Member 964 forum postsChazB vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2011 - 6:13 PM

Fabulous! Such amazing detail and timing.
Charlotte

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Samuel_Aron
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21 Feb 2011 - 6:17 PM

Amazing capture!
Sam.

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whipspeed
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21 Feb 2011 - 8:17 PM

Superb detail

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WindowonWildlife
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21 Feb 2011 - 9:37 PM

The BEST I have seen mate Wink

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LeeFisher
LeeFisher e2 Member 559 forum postsLeeFisher vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Feb 2011 - 10:25 PM

Thanks for the award Dean, and also to Whipspeed for the user award too. Also to Breadandshutter for the GEA and Pete for the EC.
Chuffed with the response to this image Grin
Lee

Last Modified By LeeFisher at 21 Feb 2011 - 10:28 PM

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Tynnwrlluniau
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21 Feb 2011 - 11:35 PM

A brilliant capture of this majestic raptor.
Alun

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justin c
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22 Feb 2011 - 6:05 PM

A superb image.

Justin

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John_Frid
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22 Feb 2011 - 7:11 PM

Now that has the WOW factor

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LukeParkinson
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23 Feb 2011 - 5:34 PM

This has done extremely well mate ! Well done

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Tom-Melton
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23 Feb 2011 - 5:47 PM

impressive trophy cabinet of awards,worth every one to,wow what a shot to have your library.perfection in flight

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stevenb
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23 Feb 2011 - 7:47 PM

Top draw photography, realy realy good.

Bill

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LeeFisher
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23 Feb 2011 - 10:23 PM

Thanks everyone for the comments Grin
Lee

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jackitec
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24 Feb 2011 - 9:15 AM

I missed this, just a super shot

Jack.

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Merbert
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1 Mar 2011 - 12:57 AM

This is the best Kite photo i have seen. Great shot.

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Mynett
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5 Mar 2011 - 12:45 AM

wow this is awesome.

Linda

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helenlinda
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14 Mar 2011 - 10:18 PM

Stunning capture
Helen

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scrcortes
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26 May 2011 - 10:55 AM

beautiful moment!

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28 Oct 2012 - 9:31 PM

wonderful

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