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gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
26 Aug 2011 6:16PM
The big surprise is one vote from 11 views are you all looking at a different image to me, this is a great shot Malcolm.- gary

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26 Aug 2011 7:46PM
Great timing Malcolm giving you a fantastic shot

Mark
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 7:51PM
Good movement caught! IB
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
26 Aug 2011 7:57PM
A great bird and great capture............Sandy
john_starkey 6 1 3 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 8:35PM
Hi Malcolm,i am going to be totally honest as i see no point in me telling you it's a good shot when it is clearly out of focus,i have looked at your exif and your setting were nearly there,the main reason the image is soft because your ISO was too low for a bird in flight shot,your ISO should have been set at a minimum of 400 just for starter's,then you could go a lot higher depending on light,ISO 100 is not a good setting for bird photography,here are my starter setting's for BIF's ISO 400,AE,Al servo,high speed continuous,centre weighted average (but that's just a personal choice),single central focus point,AWB,

hope that help's,

John.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
26 Aug 2011 9:44PM
WOW! amazing timing! WOW!
lynam 6 Ireland
26 Aug 2011 11:02PM
perhaps a little soft but the main body of the bird is fairly sharp. Perhaps not competition winning image for this , but great timing, the background is nicely thrown out of focus nicely and motion in wings and talons expresses movement . Great try and an image to be proud of.
soulofharmony 6 22 1 Norfolk Island
27 Aug 2011 2:07PM
Stunning perspective and bird in flight .... awesome birds ....


Nikki !!!
Techno Plus
8 1.9k 8 England
29 Aug 2011 6:05PM
Pleased to click 30 on this fine capture...
Mal
1 Sep 2011 10:00AM
Super Shot Malcolm.
ChrisOs 11 2 1 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2011 10:46AM
I think this is a great shot! It's a moving subject for goodness sake, and the head is acceptably sharp. The wings and claws are moving, so for them to be pin sharp would be unnatural.
This works fine for me.
Chris
11 Sep 2011 5:39PM
It might not be the best of images looking at it with expert eyes, but it sure was a great opportunity and had to be a quite quick shot. I think you did well. I'd treasure such an image!
Hanni
PinkK 7 80 1 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2011 7:00PM
Ok...it's not in perfect focus, but it's still a fantastic well timed shot, well done!
Kaleena
BRILLIANT !!!! I would love to have taken this even though it is slightly out of focus SmileSmile

Pam

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