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Maddie Plus
11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2005 11:38PM
beautiful john

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liparig Plus
12 233 United States
8 Jun 2005 11:39PM
rusmi Plus
12 35 1 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2005 11:39PM
fantastic shot, where did you take this?
8 Jun 2005 11:40PM
Where is Skomer Island? I love puffins - this is a perfect shot - well done! Did you take lots?

Linda xxx
darrinj Plus
12 250 United Arab Emirates
8 Jun 2005 11:46PM
Outstanding shot, would have been perfection without the distraction in the foreground but wonderful nontheless.
8 Jun 2005 11:53PM
Thanks all. Just to add Skomer Island is in South Wales off the Pembrokeshire coast near Milford Haven.
User_Removed 14 7.3k 6 United Kingdom
8 Jun 2005 11:55PM
It looks like it could do with a little more sharpening John but nonetheless, a nice 'typical' pose of a Puffin.

With regard to the OOF foreground. The current 'trend' in NH photography is for some OOF foreground although I think in this case it looks as if there isn't enough to make it look deliberate (if you see what I mean)

Barrie Smile
ellavr Plus
12 66
9 Jun 2005 12:09AM
Excellent shot!

9 Jun 2005 12:22AM
Great capture. The limited DOF really makes the bird stand out. Well done.
Bernie 13 2.2k
9 Jun 2005 12:24AM
Nice portraite of a great looking bird.
sandyb Plus
12 34 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2005 1:02AM
what a stunner well done. sandyb
9 Jun 2005 1:16AM
Beautiful portrait.
LAF Plus
13 1.7k
9 Jun 2005 1:30AM
Good work, OOFBG is great, really lke the directionality.

Sabreur Plus
11 767 England
9 Jun 2005 2:10AM
Well captured, and a good crop to make the most of it.
ericfaragh Plus
13 138 4 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2005 2:22AM
Nice capture, well done.
9 Jun 2005 3:30AM
really really nice shot


excellent shot of the bird.

Denise Plus
15 279
9 Jun 2005 4:43AM
A lovely image John. Looks like you had a really good day. Our week can only get better. Our dog, Sam died on Tuesday morning and it's very hard to accept. Speak to you soon Smile0
lobsterboy Plus
13 14.8k 13 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2005 4:57AM
tim g Plus
13 13 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2005 5:16AM
great photo
great shot ♥Click

:0) Shelley
rickie Plus
12 98 1 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2005 7:01AM
absolutely superb....
leeg Plus
13 165
9 Jun 2005 11:35AM
Yup, Peter is right!!! HC material alright. Fantastic!
MartinjD Plus
11 171
9 Jun 2005 12:58PM
Fabulous shot John well done
Congreats on the HC and RC

SuzeE Plus
11 2
9 Jun 2005 1:39PM
Superb detail, well shot.
9 Jun 2005 2:03PM
lovely critter- excellent detail! would love to see one of these guys.
10 Jun 2005 4:36AM
It's a good 'un alright! Detail is superb. Stuart.
10 Jun 2005 11:55PM
Thanks for all of the lovely comments.


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