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Jonathan Livingston Seagull

By Imagephotographics
Afternoon everyone !

Many thanks for your comments & clicks on my last Thundercat image - most appreciated !

Here are a few seagull shots caught on Saturday whilst the Thundercat Team were having their lunch break. A common enough bird, but thought I'd share this sequence of shots with you anyway !

Hope you like them !

BEST LARGE IF YOU HAVE TIME !

Chris


Tags: General In-flight Seagull Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

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mishu78 13 Canada
5 Oct 2010 3:57PM
Three incredible captures! Excellent job Chris.
ringyneck 16 315 18 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 4:00PM
Outstanding images

shortlsted

keith
mikbee 15 3 8 Scotland
5 Oct 2010 4:07PM
I never thought seagulls could look so graceful Chris.
Super shots.And I do hope cat food was not on the menu for the team !!
Mick.
saeidNL 13 3 Netherlands
5 Oct 2010 4:08PM
Excellent captures Chris ,V1 is my favorite,
saeid
maryg 14 66 18 Scotland
5 Oct 2010 4:11PM
Thre super shots with V2 getting my vote as it really captures the mood of his thoughts in the book( one of my all time favourites ) this really shows that soaring for freedom by the gull.
Regards Mary
mrswoolybill Plus
16 3.5k 2563 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 4:16PM
Terrific - and mousing over makes him flap his wings!
Moira
NeilWigan Plus
12 17 16 England
5 Oct 2010 4:19PM
great capture probably v1 for us hard choice the wing detail just gets it.
franken Plus
20 5.5k 4 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 4:27PM
These are excellent!

Ken
EAS 13 1 13 Scotland
5 Oct 2010 4:28PM
This is one really laid-back looking Seagull! Beautifully captured in all 3 shots though my favourite is V1.

Ann
paddyman 13 66 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 4:38PM
Three super images with great detail,well done.
Alec.
PattiW 17 24 2 United States
5 Oct 2010 4:40PM
Superb capture of "Jonathan"! One of the books I will never forget and I never see a gull without thinking of "Jonathan!. Lovely captures of the gulls. Patti
VidB 14 11 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 4:41PM
Excellent set of images, well captured
Dave
lonely_oryx 15 61 55 England
5 Oct 2010 4:45PM
Excellent lighting and detail
5 Oct 2010 4:47PM
Three excellently taken shots.
Rob.
Superb!!!!!!!! All 3 images.
JNC
Techno Plus
14 6.8k 8 England
5 Oct 2010 5:13PM
Quality uploads, all three..
Mal
5 Oct 2010 5:29PM
Very very nice.

Carsten
Brian65 13 2 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 5:35PM
WOW! Chris, is there nothing you cant do perfect ? top shots.
Brian
cabbie Plus
15 31 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 5:37PM
Another top class set of images well done

Bob
5 Oct 2010 5:38PM
Great capture!
rontear Plus
19 23 9 England
5 Oct 2010 5:38PM
Excellent set of juvenile ( 1st year ) Black Headed Gulls, Chris. Ron.
Sezz 17 619 15 England
5 Oct 2010 5:42PM
These are first class Chris!

Sarah *
Daisymaye Plus
14 25 24 Canada
5 Oct 2010 5:42PM
Three great captures. Love V3, the way his wings are up. Reminds me of an airplane of some sort. Beautiful............Sandy
Flying rats if you live in the city, they fight with the foxes for the bins.

Dougie
5 Oct 2010 5:51PM
three great images Chris, i prefer V1.
John.
Glyn1 13 4 1 England
5 Oct 2010 6:12PM
3 fantastic bird in flight shots, possibly the best I've seen on here. superbly captured with excellent detail.

Glyn
5 Oct 2010 6:17PM
What a great series of shots, can not best one though.
all so good.
peter
barbarahirst 14 27 12 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 6:20PM
V1 looks like a henpecked gull... love him
The set are really good as a bonus
5 Oct 2010 6:40PM
wonderful images, and what a great little book that was .

John Smile
5 Oct 2010 6:45PM
Some great shots there Chris I like V1 best
jaktis 18 84 Sweden
5 Oct 2010 6:58PM
I love that title (and the book), great shots

Peter
Adderwatcher 13 60 19 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 7:14PM
Fantastic captures Chris, the detail is excellent!!
Scott
acousticmist 12 10 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 7:16PM
Superbly captured..........Martin
Nigel_95 Plus
16 262 2 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 7:27PM
I like watching gulls in flight, reading the book, and I thoroughly enjoyed viewing these Chris (particularly V2).

Nigel
Swamiji 12 1 India
5 Oct 2010 7:35PM
Hats off ! Simply great shots !!
- Swamiji
andylea 14 37 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 7:38PM
three cracking in flight captures chris v1 for me nice one Wink
andy
Billyray 14 70 3 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 7:41PM
An excellent set Chris, V1 is superb, excellent detail and colour.
Ray
5 Oct 2010 7:47PM
3 nice images,hard to pick my fav
morpheus1955 16 3 2 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 8:02PM
Evening Chris, know these are absolutely amazing images, pin sharp , fully of detail and so well captured, I really can't pick a favourite Smile

Hugh
SashaB 13 Northern Ireland
5 Oct 2010 8:56PM
All excellent - great detail and sharpness.
Frances
ColouredImages 18 47 35 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 9:01PM
Three pin-sharp shots, nice one. I'm not one for reading but that is one of my favourite titles too
Mike
imagio 16 12 1 England
5 Oct 2010 9:19PM
Superb sharp captures Chris

Bernie
Goodley 13 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 9:25PM
all very good, but i do really like v1,
kev.
RonnieAG Plus
13 154 119 Scotland
5 Oct 2010 9:27PM
Good evening, Chris,
3 superb in flight shots, each crisp and sharply defined and so well captured.......any of the three could be the leader, V 1 IMHO. Lovely work.
Ronnie.
jase147 12 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 10:49PM
fantastic group of shots love V3
hasslebladuk 13 1 6 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 10:57PM
Excellent shots well done
mike
5 Oct 2010 11:00PM
3 superb captures Chris,
Alan
Source 12
5 Oct 2010 11:44PM
Wow..amazing captures
-source
6 Oct 2010 1:28AM
Wow great capture in flight, very nice detail in the wings great colour, well taken.
Cheers Allen,
shush 12 1 7 Canada
6 Oct 2010 1:35AM
All three variants are excellent. Amazing sharp detail and the sea gulls look so graceful in these images.

Sushil
tashi 12 2
6 Oct 2010 4:02AM
How did I miss this one!!! Jonathan Livingston .. so well caught!!
I like all three. Excellent set. Congrats.
Porthos 12 80 1 Northern Ireland
6 Oct 2010 9:05AM
Three super images.....Derek
PaulLiley 13 2 13 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2010 10:41AM
Might be a common bird Chris but what a capture! Excellent detail. paul
6 Oct 2010 10:48AM
Spot on three sharp crisp shots V1 for me as the angle of the wind has allowed you much more detail great stuff superb timing

Graham
danbrann 18 640 17
6 Oct 2010 11:16AM
A cracking set Chris.
jeb2012 13 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2010 12:58PM
Great capture
NobbytheNobster 13 33 5 England
6 Oct 2010 1:31PM
Amazing set Chris v1 for me.
Stunning work
Ricky.
6 Oct 2010 2:23PM
Wow, i'm impressed Chris! Nothing bad or weak to find, it's a competition shot!
Gabriel
lianna 13 13 United Kingdom
6 Oct 2010 3:56PM
3 Cracking images, for me it has to be v1 x x x
TrevBatWCC Plus
14 13 19 England
6 Oct 2010 4:28PM
A super set, Chris, excellently captured.
TrevB Smile
Louise_Morris 12 2.5k England
6 Oct 2010 5:15PM
Not sure which i like best they are all fantastic - strange how such a common bird can make such an attractive image - well done! Louise
6 Oct 2010 9:33PM
Perfect images and I loved reading about and seeing the film of J.L.S.Gill
LexEquine Plus
16 1 20 United States
7 Oct 2010 11:38PM
Three "Outstanding & superbly-detailed" captures of the Seagull," Chris. V1 would be my favorite. Ciao...Peter
Alan_Coles 16 180 11 Wales
8 Oct 2010 8:12AM
Wow Chris....3 cracking shots - have to say you seem to be able to turn your hand to most any subject and really do it justice...well done!
8 Oct 2010 9:37PM
WOW Chris, 3 absolutely fabulous shots Grin
Julie
9 Oct 2010 8:53AM

Quote:Wow Chris....3 cracking shots - have to say you seem to be able to turn your hand to most any subject and really do it justice...well done!


Thanks Al !

Chris
Glostopcat 16 255 2 England
10 Oct 2010 12:16PM
Three wonderful inflight captures, I couldn't possibly pick a favourite here as they are all of the very highest quality
wideangler 13 8 Wales
17 Oct 2010 9:48PM
WOW!!!
19 Oct 2010 6:42AM

Quote:Outstanding images

shortlsted

keith



Thanks ever so much Keith for your UA, very much appreciated !
Chris
wenlock 16 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2010 10:46AM
verry sharp, well done

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