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FLIGHT OF FANCY

By Imagephotographics
Morning everyone !

Many thanks for your comments and clicks on yesterdays COMING THROUGH, very much appreciated.

Another puffin from our trip to Skomer on Friday - hope you like it !

Chris

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Tags: General Puffin In-flight Island Skomer West wales Wildlife and nature Sports and action

Voters: brownsilent, DeSilver, Cor and 154 more

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brownsilent 15 7 2 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 9:05AM
Such a great capture, perfectly in focus - great one!
Johanna
DeSilver Plus
15 14 12 England
7 Jun 2010 9:07AM
very well caught and fantastic DOF really makes the Puffin stand out. Smile


David.
Cor 13 Belgium
7 Jun 2010 9:11AM
TOP< >TOP *****
cor
Mynett 14 142 6 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 9:13AM
lovin this selection

Linda
Ray42 14 3 England
7 Jun 2010 9:14AM
An excellent shot
7 Jun 2010 9:15AM
superb capture
gareth
porty2003 19 97 Scotland
7 Jun 2010 9:18AM
Beautifully captured,great image

John
mBug 13 Viet Nam
7 Jun 2010 9:21AM
Great capture !
Alan_Coles 16 180 11 Wales
7 Jun 2010 9:21AM
Wow, stunning capture - top quality Chris!
RonnieAG Plus
13 154 119 Scotland
7 Jun 2010 9:29AM
Good morning, Chris.
What a superb shot this is..... these wee birds move so fast, to capture one with this detail is excellent. And your selective focaussing makes it stand away from the b/g so very well.
Regards, Ronnie.
7 Jun 2010 9:36AM
A great capture well done.

Keith.
franken Plus
20 5.6k 4 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 9:38AM
Stunning capture!

Ken
paddyman 13 66 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 9:38AM
super image,so well taken,it looks like it is jumping,well done.Alec.
paulknight 12 2 9 New Zealand
7 Jun 2010 9:59AM
Clean capture of action and nice blur of background. Well done! Paul
EAS 13 1 13 Scotland
7 Jun 2010 9:59AM
Tremendous capture of this wonderful little bird's actions. Really stands out so well against the bg with your elective focusing.

Ann
7 Jun 2010 10:02AM
Absolutely tremendous shot.
JG
Richsr 15 91 223 England
7 Jun 2010 10:12AM
Well timed capture - like the details and colours too.
Regards Richard
7 Jun 2010 10:14AM
This beautiful Puffin in flight well captured - Raja.
am52 12
7 Jun 2010 10:27AM
very well captured.
7 Jun 2010 10:35AM

Quote:Absolutely tremendous shot.
JG



Thanks very much John for your Award - very much appreciated !

Chris
danbrann 18 640 17
7 Jun 2010 11:14AM
Spot on Chris. A really excellent image.
morpheus1955 16 3 2 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 11:28AM
Fantastic in flight shot, pin sharp and beautifully taken.

Hugh
EMJAYCEE 13 10 10 England
7 Jun 2010 11:30AM
Splendid.
Joan.
hary60 13 2 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 11:30AM
Excellent capture well done
Harry
7 Jun 2010 11:45AM

Quote:Splendid.
Joan.



Thank you very much Joan for your Award - much appreciated !

Chris
7 Jun 2010 11:52AM
Lovely capture and p/f . Puffins always make me smile .gill
7 Jun 2010 11:59AM
this is a fab shot brill
jj
7 Jun 2010 12:20PM
Wonderful bird!
Regards Oleg
mikbee 15 3 8 Scotland
7 Jun 2010 12:21PM
Great shot of the landing here Chris.Just like an aircraft,everything has to be in perfect trim.Good capture of that !!
Mick.
martinjp 13 2 3 England
7 Jun 2010 12:56PM
superbly captured Chris...love it. Shortlisted.


Martin.
jjmorgan36 13 1 Wales
7 Jun 2010 1:00PM
Wow. Fantastic shot. Well done
Daisymaye Plus
14 25 24 Canada
7 Jun 2010 1:01PM
Excellent capture of him landing. Very cute shot........Sandy
tmann 17 4 2 United States
7 Jun 2010 1:40PM
great crisp detail and timing - excellent photo
Silverzone 15 2 England
7 Jun 2010 1:51PM
A superb capture of a wonderful subject. Sylvia
Moj_o 14 10 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 1:52PM
Superb! Smile

Betty
Morgs 14 20 62 Wales
7 Jun 2010 2:00PM
A really clean 'in flight' shot that appears tack sharp in all the right places. Well done indeed.

Dave
7 Jun 2010 2:32PM
good timing and pin sharp detail he/she has a good set of landing gear
MikeRC 17 3.6k United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 2:54PM
....this is stunning Chris....none better.

.....Mike
Jekaro 13 1 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 3:19PM
A simply awesome capture, Chris.
Roy
sparrowhawk Plus
14 282 3 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 3:22PM
stunning
Bob_V 15 1 2 United States
7 Jun 2010 3:47PM
What awesome work Chris, so well timed and captured.
Bob
7 Jun 2010 3:53PM
Short field landing - stunner!!
Pat
zanzibarwinds 19 205 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 3:57PM
Super photo Chris. Good job.
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
7 Jun 2010 4:08PM
A magnificent capture, Chris...think this has to be my fave of the series so far.
TrevB Smile
7 Jun 2010 4:09PM
Great capture Chris.
Pete
jools59 13 4 1 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 4:15PM
Lovely detailed shot...Jools
Cormy 15 3 England
7 Jun 2010 4:32PM
Superb landing and a wonderful image.
Cheers
Alan
Nettles 15 England
7 Jun 2010 4:42PM
Just the shot I was hoping for today when I went to Bempton, the sea fog was the only thing I got.
Great shot, love it.
Annette
JOKEN 13 3 10 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 4:53PM
Simple FANTASTIC.
Ken
Brian65 13 2 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 5:11PM
TOP CLASS SHOT CHRIS.
Brian
pluckyfilly 16 351 33 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 5:38PM
wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! lovely shot - shortlisted
Amanita05 12 11 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 5:52PM
This is Superb Chris!!!!

Alan.
videotec 14 8 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 5:55PM
A remarkable capture Chris, so sharp--well done
Pete
JoeWozza 13 2 England
7 Jun 2010 6:19PM
Thanks ever so much for the comment, really do love this shot brilliant timing and as always a very well taken photograph!
Joe
7 Jun 2010 6:25PM
Excellent timing and a cracker of a capture !! Love it...
barbarahirst 14 27 12 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 7:04PM
Awesome detail !!!!
These have been wonderful
tomcat 17 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 7:06PM
three super Puffin shots. This one takes the biscuit though Smile

Adrian
7 Jun 2010 7:14PM
Chris what beautiful Puffin images. On my visit there a few years ago, they were just swimming in the sea, maybe next time...

Ruth
andymark 12 1 England
7 Jun 2010 7:17PM
that just amazing love it
A truly stunning image.

Leslie
cassiecat 14 39 46 England
7 Jun 2010 7:22PM
here comes 100. brill. congrats on the user awards.lesley
colmar 15 42 35 Scotland
7 Jun 2010 7:31PM
Evening Chris, wow a beauty of an image so well timed and great clarity well done on the two UA defintely deserved !

Colin
sparklep 15 146 1
7 Jun 2010 7:32PM
A true stunner.
Oliverpants 13 2 2 England
7 Jun 2010 7:46PM
Fabulous. Ann
Suehh 15 39 6 England
7 Jun 2010 8:07PM
Just so, so good!

Sue
lianna 13 13 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 8:09PM
great capture, love how he appears to be checking out the landing ground!!!! superb x x x
Roly 15 Wales
7 Jun 2010 8:21PM
An excellent shot,well captured Chris.
SugarDJ 14 1 England
7 Jun 2010 8:31PM
Lovely capture!

David
imagio 16 12 1 England
7 Jun 2010 8:31PM
superb superb superb

Bernie
AshTree 13 1.7k 6 England
7 Jun 2010 9:11PM
WOW! Absolutely stunning, what more can I say?

Theresa
DanielD 12 1 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 9:24PM
Brilliant shot - Congrats

Dan
saeidNL 13 3 Netherlands
7 Jun 2010 9:38PM
Excellent capture,very well taken.
saeid
panther 13
7 Jun 2010 10:02PM
what a great shot........adrian
JamesGarfield 13 915 4 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 10:14PM
Amazing work as always!
Regards
James.
danielwaters 14 93 4 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2010 10:50PM
Perfect timing, shutter speed and composition. Top stuff.
8 Jun 2010 3:58AM
Wow great shot pin sharp with nice DOF and the colours are beautiful, well captured.
Cheers Allen,
dmhuynh72 14 47 3 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2010 5:01AM
Well timed capture Chris, really a stunning shot. Congrats on the UA and I am surprised it is not in the HC/EC gallery.

regards
Yung
8 Jun 2010 5:32AM

Quote:Well timed capture Chris, really a stunning shot. Congrats on the UA and I am surprised it is not in the HC/EC gallery.

regards
Yung



same as mr Yung
8 Jun 2010 6:14AM
Thanks Yung & Mara - (HC/EC - what are they) ? lol !

Chris
johncob 12 39 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2010 12:08PM
Chris That is awesome. I can only aspire to get near one of that quality -- easpecially a moving subject.
Regards John
Get out the way... marvelous Chris.

Dougie
OAKEY 14 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2010 7:31AM
Superb capture, very well timed.
helenlinda Plus
15 374 22 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2010 9:27AM
Great timing and detail
Helen
wyatturp 17 2 England
9 Jun 2010 6:53PM
well done , well captured
Canadiann 12 2 Canada
9 Jun 2010 7:27PM
Oh my goodness me I am going backwards trying to get caught up LOL and they keep getting better and better. Stunningly captured Chris take a big pat on the back.
Regards
Ann
9 Jun 2010 10:55PM
Wow!Brrilliant capture
-frontier
jonathanbp 14 99 Thailand
10 Jun 2010 2:10AM
Wow! - Jonathan
SueTurner 18 81 3 England
11 Jun 2010 10:27AM
nailed this one alright
agingrocker 13 28 1
12 Jun 2010 2:12PM
Beautiful detail and timing Chris
Antony
polly470 13 25 8 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2010 7:26AM
This is my absolute favorite Chris - it is one to treasure!
Pauline
Glostopcat 16 255 2 England
15 Jun 2010 6:41PM
A fantastic action shot, timed to perfection
pascalg Plus
15 37 1 France
20 Jun 2010 1:41PM
impressive timing !
12 Jul 2010 10:47AM
what a great shot!
mio2mio 14 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2010 5:58AM
Excellent sharp image

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