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Gull Landing

By GaryR
I've been practicing with birds in flight again. Whitby is a good place as there are plenty of gulls to practice on, but unfortunately it was packed with people and very hard to get a good vantage point. The result being that I like the detail on the bird landing, but not happy about the background.

Thanks for looking.


Tags: General Wildlife and nature

Voters: CallumThomas, nellabella, shandoor and 6 more

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4 Apr 2010 7:35PM
A super in-flight shot, this really deserves more votes and comments.

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4 Apr 2010 7:45PM
Great in-flight shot, have to agree! Especially the black background and the white dove in front of it Smile Only thing i would erase (digitally manipulate) is the tail of the bird on the left Smile
shandoor 9 1 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2010 7:56PM
Super inflight with wonderful detail and not always easy to get them where you want them in the frame but very well done.
User_Removed 11 17 5 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2010 7:56PM
The is nice and sharp with just a touch of movement showing on the tip of the roght wing which I think is just right. What shutter speed did you use?
I think that 'nellabella' is right about the distracting tail of the gull on the left. I would romove it. However the backgound does show the gull in it's right context.
Nice shot.

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