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"It's Puffin Time"

By John Giddings
My very first try at snapping Puffins. On the Northscape workshop on the Farne Island. Many thanks to Keithh for all his valued help.
Looks good Large, Thanks John.

ISO400, F4, 1/2500 sec

Tags: Puffin Farne islands Wildlife and nature Northscapemay08

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Comments


30 May 2008 5:50PM
A very fine capture John.

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dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
30 May 2008 5:50PM
good lighting, sharp and like the blue background
Barbaraj 9 450 England
30 May 2008 5:50PM
A wonderful sharp bird and pose.
Cormy 9 3 England
30 May 2008 5:51PM
Superb catch John.Love the great colours against that gorgeous sky.
Cheers
Alan
30 May 2008 5:54PM
Great shot - you did so well to catch these birds. Lovely colours.
Steve
Paddy 14 254 8 England
30 May 2008 5:56PM
well what a capture, excellent work SmilePaddy
30 May 2008 6:00PM
great picture, clear and well detailed.
Chris
Scutter Plus
9 1.7k 6 United Kingdom
30 May 2008 6:04PM
Aha! A puffin at last John! Fantastic picture (presumably it had already delivered its sand eels Wink
Ben
bobalot Plus
10 10 England
30 May 2008 6:04PM
cracking shot John with great colour and detail .

Bob
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
30 May 2008 6:11PM
Sharp and clear John. Ron.
SRSmith 9 1 United States
30 May 2008 6:13PM
Wonderful light and detail.
User_Removed 8 78 1 United Kingdom
30 May 2008 6:20PM
Nice capture John

Dave
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
30 May 2008 6:27PM
gorgeous image
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
30 May 2008 6:33PM
Well worth carrying the beast around Smile
30 May 2008 6:35PM
Nice and crisp!

Fabulous colours - such a warm feeling
mrswoolybill Plus
10 990 1514 United Kingdom
30 May 2008 6:38PM
Love the way he's gazing out into all that blue space.
Moira
30 May 2008 6:40PM
brilliant colours are spot on Dawn
30 May 2008 7:05PM
Fabulous shot great capture
Davey
30 May 2008 7:29PM
superb light & tones !
stevieasp 9 7 England
30 May 2008 7:30PM
Spot on!!! well taken,
Steve
Richsr 9 91 223 England
30 May 2008 7:33PM
Like the colours and details in this John - well captured.
Regards Richard.
30 May 2008 7:42PM
Hi john what a fantastic shot and im jealous, they are one of the most beautiful birds to photograph. ps hope to see at SCC one day. kaz
richardwheel 11 217 2 England
30 May 2008 7:58PM
t'is a beauty - I love the backlit beak

rich
chase Plus
11 1.1k 246 England
30 May 2008 8:09PM
Nicely detailed John,that lens has paid dividends for you.Cracking bg colours,really makes the Puffin leap off the page.
GalleryGirl 9 4 2 United Kingdom
30 May 2008 8:30PM
Superb colours and detail.
Have a great weekend.
Marilyn x
Cracking image
MickyMc 9 8 United Kingdom
30 May 2008 8:39PM
Really wonderful shot
Mavis
buxton 8 England
30 May 2008 8:58PM
Absolutely ckacking shot.
bayleaf 9 8 United Kingdom
30 May 2008 10:21PM
Superb capture.

John.
30 May 2008 10:23PM
NICE ONE
derekv 9 3 England
30 May 2008 11:01PM
Really looks good large, John, superb shot.
Derek
30 May 2008 11:09PM
Oh how cute, lovely shot, fine detail.

Nicky
Possum 10 148 England
30 May 2008 11:13PM
Absolutely fantastic to see one against a blue b/ground. Super work. Best wishes to Keith and Maddie when you see them next.
Allie
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
30 May 2008 11:45PM
Your first try? Unbelievable! This is wonderful.
31 May 2008 12:32AM
Lovely... super composition

Jon
LesF 10 182 9
31 May 2008 6:26AM
Now this is a cracker John

Les F
Cabit 9 104 England
31 May 2008 7:42AM
Superb capture.
Dave
MandsH 9 England
31 May 2008 5:48PM
Great shot, like the blue sky as the background
Mandy
paulsteds 12 123 England
31 May 2008 7:56PM
Super capture John, fabulous colour and detail.
Nice one.
Paul
gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
31 May 2008 9:32PM
This is a great capture. - gary
Hoffy Plus
12 262 16 England
31 May 2008 10:10PM
Snap. Nice one
goso 10 2 1 Australia
31 May 2008 10:31PM
Great detailed image...........Bill
That's a big lens to lug around John, good for the body building, but it pays off here with the good close up of the Puffin. Great characters these birds, nicely caught.

Dougie
1 Jun 2008 9:20AM
Marvellous shot; terrific framing! Please shoot more of this.

Aris.
TonyFrith 9 3 6 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2008 10:37AM
Super shot we are going up there in July ,hope we have the same good weather as you had
Tony
1 Jun 2008 12:20PM
Fantastic shot, John.
Mac
proz 12 205 United States
1 Jun 2008 1:06PM
super John, I love the colors of puffins. We have them on the coast of Maine I believe. I am hoping to get up there some time to try getting a few puffin shots of my own.
sherlob Plus
10 2.8k 126 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2008 1:31PM
Hi John,

I love the shot - the composition and exposure are spot on.

One question - when viewed on my monitor in both small and large versions I can see a large circle directly above the puffin (top left hand side). Is this a processing artifact or another epz upload oddity?

Rgds,

Adam
1 Jun 2008 5:21PM
Superb, I really can't wait to go.
Portknockie 12 48 Scotland
1 Jun 2008 10:02PM
A superb first try at the Puffin..the coloursa and detail look pin sharp...

Don
Ps I can see the larg spot also...
tigertimb 9 40 66 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2008 11:39PM
Excellent shot; great detail and colours and I love the composition with the space on the right
Tim
You've captured some Stunning Puffin shots.....Well Done!
I Luv this one...Smile

Cheers,
Suzan Smile
FeatherFriend 9 38 217 England
2 Jun 2008 6:14PM
A very impessive shot John.
Geoff.
2 Jun 2008 7:02PM
awesome shot
2 Jun 2008 11:29PM
Knowing that you were at the 'Northscape workshop' I was already waiting to see my favourite birds. I knew that you must have taken some shots of the puffins. This is an almost majestic one!
Johanna
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2008 8:45PM
Its that time again and this is a super first shot
Helen
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
27 Jun 2008 10:30PM
An excellent shot, I like the way the puffin stands out against that clear blue sky
17 Jul 2008 1:51PM
Unbelievably good!

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