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cattyal Plus
12 8.0k 6 England
25 May 2008 3:03PM
Worth getting wet for Cheryl!

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Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
25 May 2008 3:06PM
Like it.
25 May 2008 3:10PM
Lovely subject, beautifuly framed. Sylvia
Barbaraj 10 450 England
25 May 2008 3:11PM
It was worth getting wet for.
brian1208 Plus
13 11.2k 12 United Kingdom
25 May 2008 3:18PM
Aren't you ever tempted to put a second rate shot Cheryl? Smile

you keep on turning out these wonderful images
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
25 May 2008 3:23PM

Quote:Aren't you ever tempted to put a second rate shot Cheryl?

I thought they are all second rate, Brian.....


martyb20 9 4
25 May 2008 3:23PM
Very nice shot.
BarbaraR 10 17 1 England
25 May 2008 3:30PM
Super shot, really lovely. Glad you braved the damp.

csurry 15 9.2k 92
25 May 2008 3:47PM

Quote:I thought they are all second rate, Brian.....

Good job you're not Pete then Tongue

Thanks all.

Looks like it was worth getting wet for, but I expect Dan will find something he does not like Wink
JohnParminter 10 1.3k 14 England
25 May 2008 3:50PM
What's fascinating for me is that beedy eye and look of the Kestrel.
csurry 15 9.2k 92
25 May 2008 4:54PM
Haha, didn't notice your award Cole, thanks Grin
25 May 2008 5:01PM
ita worth getting wet for,excellent
banehawi Plus
12 1.6k 3637 Canada
25 May 2008 5:07PM

stevie 13 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
25 May 2008 5:11PM
Well done Cheryl, what a photographer you are.
25 May 2008 5:36PM
superb low angle well getting wet for it brilliant Dawn
EDWARDPARRISH 9 63 1 England
25 May 2008 5:38PM
Nice one Cheryl. I like the Diffused grass in th FG. Like it.
fatmod 10 22 England
25 May 2008 5:46PM
superb great feather detail
Nick_w Plus
9 4.3k 99 England
25 May 2008 6:39PM
Brilliant capture Cheryl, can only aspire to this level. Congrats on EC well deserved.
Glynn 11 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
25 May 2008 8:05PM
Simply enchanting - wonderful image.
OAKEY 9 United Kingdom
25 May 2008 8:47PM
great shot and very nice comp, love the blurred grass. its a cracker. Shaun
25 May 2008 10:49PM
Fantastic.. class and a well deserved EC

25 May 2008 10:57PM
worth getting wet for Cheryl, congrats on a well deserved EC

Gaucho 15 2.8k 2 United Kingdom
26 May 2008 12:30AM
Personally, I would have wet myself to get a shot like this. Very beautiful.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
26 May 2008 10:35AM
An absolute gem - as if you did not already know. Smile
csurry 15 9.2k 92
26 May 2008 12:03PM
Thanks everyone.

I was having the mickey taken out of me during this shot as well, which doesn't help concentration. It seems that amongst friends of friends I have a reputation for these blurry foreground shots. Which apparently a particular one of these friends hates Grin

Still never mind! Thanks for the comments.
Phil_Morgan 10 182 1 Wales
26 May 2008 1:19PM
Well I certainly don't hate them!! Superb capture Cheryl, have a much rarer award than that old EC thing!! Wink

csurry 15 9.2k 92
26 May 2008 1:43PM
Thanks Glynn and Phil for your awards, so much more exclusive than a Pete award Wink
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
26 May 2008 1:45PM

Quote:Which apparently a particular one of these friends hates

named and shamed, I say... Smile
csurry 15 9.2k 92
26 May 2008 1:52PM
Not an ePZ member Smile

Just someone I have met a few times on my falconry days. He doesn't attend any more apparently because he hates this style of shot and possibly feels that I set up too many of them! Still you don't have to get down for them if you don't want to Smile
suleesia 12 176 Malaysia
26 May 2008 2:39PM
So inspiring! so beautiful!
conrad 12 10.9k 116
26 May 2008 7:38PM
Oh no! Not another ... er ... rather ... er ... excellent shot! Grmmmph. Hmmm.

Well, there it is, I managed to say it!

Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
27 May 2008 10:02PM
Just out of curious: may I know what focal length and aperture you used here?
ade_mcfade 13 15.2k 216 England
30 May 2008 5:40PM
another EC.... must be bored of them by now Wink
csurry 15 9.2k 92
1 Jun 2008 6:36PM
Just for you Cole 280mm.

Thanks all.

Not at all Ade, 42 is a good number, even if some of them are currently hidden!
CathyI 12 344 3 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2008 12:12PM
Congrats on the EC! I love the prey's-eye view and the blurred foreground grass.
tigertimb 9 40 66 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2008 8:58AM
Excellent shot Cheryl and thorouly deserving of the EC in my opinion. You could always try a right-angled viewer when you don't fancy the ground
11 Jun 2008 12:23AM
Pure class... fabulous

Nikki !
newty1 11 3 United Kingdom
19 Jun 2008 11:18PM
super shot
User_Removed 15 7.3k 6 United Kingdom
18 Dec 2008 4:05PM
Stunningly stunning. I'm stunned Smile

Beautiful photograph up to your usual high standard
An incredible photograph mate, of a favourite bird of prey of mine.

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