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Seagull in Flight

By mrsvee
Hi, Everyone.
Today I have become a full member of EPZ.
Thank you all who voted on my beautiful Robin, I love him and I think it will be a long time before I will do anything better.
Another bird today also from my visit to Dunham Massey.
This is my first attempt at anything moving, not the sharpest of images I know but I was well pleased with it.
I took about about 40 shots and only got a couple that were any good, this was the best one.
All comments are always very much appreciated.
Vee.

Tags: Flight General Seagull Close-up and macro Dunham massey Wildlife and nature

Voters: DebbieBMP, Chrism8, RTDS and 51 more

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Comments


DebbieBMP 7 33 1 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2008 9:07AM
Wow this is a fantastic shot and pin sharp considering the moving subject I love it!

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Chrism8 9 806 16 England
4 Nov 2008 9:07AM
Well captured, good pose ! unfortunatly the underbelly and tail feathers are just a tad overexposed.

Chris
RTDS 7 Cyprus
4 Nov 2008 9:07AM
Excellent capture of the Seagull in Flight.
Great light and colours.
Awsome details.
Robert
jdenman 8 18 5 Spain
4 Nov 2008 9:15AM
Cracking capture !
John
DOGSBODY 7 1.4k 30 England
4 Nov 2008 9:28AM
Superbly captured shot of this black headed gull. Andy
4 Nov 2008 9:42AM
Absolutely cracking image, well captured.....congrats.

HoPeY
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
4 Nov 2008 9:42AM
Perfect timing, Vee, very well captured. Carol
Excellent capture. Will
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2008 10:23AM
Great shot love the way you got those wings.....

Well done....


Dave
cjl47 8 4 3 England
4 Nov 2008 11:45AM
Welcome to ep2, the large and variations options are well worth having and being able to see who voted for your shot but didnt comment is handy.
This is a nice in flight shot.
chris
DolphinLady 10 54 1 Wales
4 Nov 2008 11:50AM
What a wonderful capture.
Love the positioning of the wings...looks like he's going to give you a clap in apprecciation for taking his photo....
Hilary
jove 8 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2008 12:51PM
Lovely capture.
Great in flight shot.
Well done.
Joe.
4 Nov 2008 1:24PM
Lovely timing Vee... seagulls are great to practice on... buy a bag of chips and have fun! ... I've got some in my portfolio where I did just that Smile

Jon
4 Nov 2008 2:42PM
lovely timing, great capture.
iancam 7 23 England
4 Nov 2008 3:57PM
Superb capture
Ian
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2008 4:01PM

Quote:Well captured, good pose ! unfortunatly the underbelly and tail feathers are just a tad overexposed.

Chris

have to agree with this statement, had it not been said I would have pointed this out but as an inflight shot its very good not the easiest of tasks
Bob_V 8 1 2 United States
4 Nov 2008 4:49PM
A superb in-flight capture.
Bob
Ayelet_A 8 11 3 Israel
4 Nov 2008 5:49PM
Great action shot Smile

Ayelet
videotec 8 8 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2008 6:42PM
Beautiful Capture-Love It
Pete
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
4 Nov 2008 6:57PM
Superb.

Rock
Digdag 7 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2008 8:17PM
What a wonderful in-flight photo, I find it so difficult, well done.
John
OAKEY 8 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2008 9:09PM
Great action shot, looks superb. Shaun
piccy 10 8 Wales
4 Nov 2008 9:57PM
Well done, very challenging isn't it, and good fun.
freda
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
4 Nov 2008 10:38PM
Well done Vee, in flight shots are difficult, so much so that I haven't got one.................yet.
Geoff.
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
4 Nov 2008 10:47PM

Quote:Well done Vee, in flight shots are difficult, so much so that I haven't got one.................yet.
Geoff.



I agree
Dennis
FoxChick 8 1 United States
5 Nov 2008 2:07AM
Excellent shot, great timimng
konu 8 31 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 7:43AM
superb Shot
sunshot 11 24 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 12:26PM
this is a great in flight capture vee

marc
RAYMO 8 2 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 1:55PM
Superbly captured...

Ray
5 Nov 2008 7:02PM
Cracking shot,well captured.
Dave
5 Nov 2008 7:19PM
Fantastic capture.
hellsbells8868 8 151 2 Wales
5 Nov 2008 9:57PM
Stunning capture..
digiray63 9 4 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 11:07PM
Great capture, lovely detail and colour.
Ray
susanbarton 8 11 1 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 11:16PM
Well done a great shot it hangs in time and space!

Susan
5 Nov 2008 11:47PM
Super capture..sharp ..perfect timing
jonathanbp 8 99 Thailand
6 Nov 2008 1:25PM
great capture - Jonathan
7 Nov 2008 5:03PM
Great shot, love the movement of the wings!!!
Natasha
goso 10 2 1 Australia
9 Nov 2008 7:39PM
Great capture.......Bill
10 Nov 2008 6:37PM
Hi Vee
Considering this was your first attempt at anything moving...I think you have captured this Seagull very well.
May I also say welcome as a full epz member....
Gill
24 Nov 2008 12:02AM
Stunning shot, I know how hard it is to capture moving things. You have done a cracking job, really clear and sharp and the colours are spot on. Tracey
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
27 Nov 2008 11:00AM
What a great in flight capture - plenty of movement and detail here - it is one of the most difficult things to capture successfully.
Sylvia

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