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Arrived back yesterday ( very late !) from an amazing 8 days in Provence. We were in the Camargue for the first 4 days. This spectacle of Greater Flamingo flock on the ground and in the air was amazong enough, coupled with a fog truly special !!! So many images I have which I will proccess duly and play catch up with you all !!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1DS Mark II
Lens:100.0-400.0 mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:17 Sep 2012 - 8:49 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/5000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Flamingo Flight 1
Username:rontear rontear
Uploaded:23 Sep 2012 - 2:42 PM
Tags:Camargue, Flight, Flock, Fog, Greater flamingo, Pink, Vaccares, Wildlife / nature
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Voters:Jaydee007 · derekhansen · tony64 · NaturesHaven · AnnChown · Lillian · Ade_Osman · RonnieAG · Scottishlandscapes · NDODS · crash39 · Niknut · SlowSong · franken · jennialexander · tonyheps · LizMutimer · Mrserenesunrise · christinecilia · mrswoolybill · dudler · barbarahirst · MalcolmM · carmenfuchs · GillyB · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · Sezz · mark1309 · Myed · Glostopcat · prabhusinha · GordonLack · Source · paulb20 · Chant57 ·
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Jaydee007
Jaydee007  734 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 2:48 PM

Lovely shot of beautiful birds been there myself they are stunning in flight when the sun catches there wings. Aah the memories Grin
Jim

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derekhansen
derekhansen Plus Member 6201 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 2:52 PM

Superb Ron. The letterbox format is perfectly suited to the image.
Derek

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 3:15 PM

Oh that is where I want to go for the horses next year!!
lucky you, did you do the white horses too?
this is so amazing Ron and looking forward to this series!!!TongueTongue
Lillian
so very green with envy

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 3:32 PM

Look forward to seeing all the images Ron, I've no doubt there will be a few really special one's amongst them all....

Ade

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Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 3:35 PM

Sounds and looks as if you landed in paradise Ron, such a wonderful sight and a great crop suiting the birds so well.

Dougie

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 3:36 PM

I too am looking forward to seeing your images from France, Rob, and this is a most atmospheric capture and presentation of this flamingo herd/ flock/gang.
Love the way the horizon fades away in to the mist and the letter box format seems so appropriate for this shot.
Ronnie.

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NDODS Plus Member 44244 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom115 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 3:36 PM


Quote: Look forward to seeing all the images Ron, I've no doubt there will be a few really special one's amongst them all....

Ade

Hear, hear.

Regards Nathan

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crash39
crash39  9 England
23 Sep 2012 - 4:04 PM

Beautiful atmospheric image.

Anne

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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 51008 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 4:05 PM

Beautiful shot !!!......perfect subject for that format !!!

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65213 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 4:07 PM

Spectacular.
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franken
franken Plus Member 123553 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 4:22 PM

Needs to be viewed large to fully appreciate Ron.....superb!

Ken

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8749 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1241 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 5:20 PM

Superb, it's the total lack of horizon, water merges into mist, they're inhabiting somewhere between earth and sky.
Moira

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dudler Critique Team 11258 forum postsdudler vcard England531 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2012 - 5:35 PM

Excellent! Glad you decided to come home, though!

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY Plus Member 81040 forum postsJN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2012 - 10:27 AM

Excellent! Magical!
JNC

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Source
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29 Sep 2012 - 11:45 PM

Beautiful
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