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Another Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica) giving a very good impersonation of the Angel of the North. I just love the antics these little comedians get up to Smile A full frame (uncropped) capture, taken 13.8m from subject.

I was totally blown away by your response to my last Puffin upload. Very sincere thanks to Pete for the EC and to Ade(Ade_Osman), Ed(Glostopcat), Richard(MossyOak), Brian (bricurtis) and David (chalkhillblue) for their User Awards - all very much appreciated Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF300mm f/2.8L IS II USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:12 Jun 2013 - 10:50 AM
Focal Length:420mm taken 13.8m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/3200sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Angel of the North?
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:27 Jun 2013 - 12:01 PM
Tags:Angel of the north, Atlantic puffin, Farne islands, Fratercula arctica, Humour/fun, Impersonation, Seabird, Staple island, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:54
Voters:andylea · brian17302 · Bzox · maratsuikka · Ade_Osman · M_squared · NaturesHaven · RonnieAG · Eastlands · accipiter · georgiepoolie · Daisymaye · MD2009 · User_Removed · CaroleS · AnnJ · mjparmy · Nigeve1 · Rock · Arty · Westroyd08 · Sezz · helenlinda · christinecilia · Richsr · ColleenA · hasslebladuk · Alan_Baseley · Mrsbass · jimpy1 · mex · richmowil · JuBarney · Niknut · Paintman · Greyheron · CharlieW7 · zapar40 · chalkhillblue · Louise_Morris · DonMc · Stace · cabbie · Lillian · Holmewood · tomcat · Silverzone · alant2 · almiles · Pete · bricurtis · Glostopcat · Trev_B · hannahjo ·
Views:154
Unique Views:79

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brian17302
brian17302 Plus Member 3brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 12:12 PM

Great pose with open wings, super detailed image
Brian

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maratsuikka
27 Jun 2013 - 12:23 PM

DIFFERENT
I LOVE

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 12:25 PM

Another great image with perfect timing here Sylvia, well done again....

Ade

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
27 Jun 2013 - 12:33 PM

Nicely composed and well-exposed.
Well captured.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 12:40 PM

You caught it just at the right moment with wings fully stretched, Sylvia, and as always from you in very fine detail.
Ronnie.

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accipiter
accipiter Plus Member 5accipiter vcard England58 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 12:51 PM

Great pose and a good clean capture - fun too! A

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Daisymaye
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27 Jun 2013 - 1:13 PM

Love it! My first thought was the Sound of Music. Great image......Sandy

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CaroleS
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27 Jun 2013 - 1:32 PM

Lovely detail of this great poser!!

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
27 Jun 2013 - 1:35 PM

Another super image Sylvia. Love the title too! Ann.

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Nigeve1
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27 Jun 2013 - 1:49 PM

Great timing.

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Sezz
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27 Jun 2013 - 2:45 PM

Superb, both image and title! Smile

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christinecilia
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27 Jun 2013 - 3:03 PM

cracking shot well done lovely detail. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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helenlinda
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27 Jun 2013 - 3:03 PM

Excellent capture Sylvia SmileSmile

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 3:48 PM

Well timed and good details
Regards Richard

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3302 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2013 - 3:54 PM

A charming capture, perfectly timed, love the title.... was reading an article about the Puffins and he referred to them as the clowns of the bird world. Seems like he is right.

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jimpy1
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27 Jun 2013 - 5:03 PM

Cracker.
Jim

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richmowil
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27 Jun 2013 - 5:34 PM

Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!

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JuBarney
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27 Jun 2013 - 5:44 PM

A splendid well-timed shot and lovely pose

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Niknut
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27 Jun 2013 - 5:46 PM

Cracking shot !!!!!!!

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Greyheron
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27 Jun 2013 - 6:13 PM

Excellent humour and superb image Grin

Mike

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chalkhillblue
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27 Jun 2013 - 7:30 PM

What wonderful timing Sylvia, a very well captured image, a joy to view.
David

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Lillian
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27 Jun 2013 - 9:44 PM

Perfect timing for a perfect shot Sylvia
Lillian

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Holmewood
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27 Jun 2013 - 9:48 PM

Great shot and title

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almiles
almiles  538 forum posts United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 11:40 AM

Brilliant angle and timing for such a wonderfully characterful image as well as involving your instinct for strong shapes and artistic compositions. Focus spot on as always and the background very undistracting. Superb work again.

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bricurtis
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28 Jun 2013 - 12:35 PM

Another superb Puffin image Sylvia - brilliantly captured - what a pose.Smile
Brian.

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Glostopcat
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28 Jun 2013 - 4:41 PM

What a poser Sylvia, this one is definitely showing off and playing up to the camera!Grin

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Trev_B
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1 Jul 2013 - 4:52 PM

Superb detail Sylvia.

Trev

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