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Boxing Hare's

By StephenDurrant  
Hare's Boxing

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: Briwooly, vickyal, paulrosser and 347 more

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19 Apr 2009 8:22PM
Great shot. Welcome to EPZ. :o)

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paulrosser 9 22 Wales
19 Apr 2009 8:22PM
Brilliant shot!!!
Briwooly 12 452 5 England
19 Apr 2009 8:22PM
This is Brilliant perfect timing great capture

philsmed 9 2 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:24PM
Fantastically timed shot with great depth of field. I'm sure it's one of many you took, and well worth the effort.

vickib 9 6 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:24PM
very well done
vandalp 10
19 Apr 2009 8:24PM
Welcome to EPZ Stephen
What a fantastic shot. Where did you manage to find them? I look forward to see more of your work.
tigertimb 10 40 66 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:25PM
Excellent shot; love the action and the closed eyes
GazzaG2003 15 358 England
19 Apr 2009 8:26PM
magnifent shot, excellent timing, what a great image.
wamp 11 276 8 England
19 Apr 2009 8:27PM
Very, very fine shot. Great timing and the 'expressions' are spot on

Alec1 10 4 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:27PM
Wow what a fantastic capture really well caught.
whipspeed 13 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:27PM
Chubby 9
19 Apr 2009 8:27PM
very nice and it.
chase 12 1.1k 246 England
19 Apr 2009 8:28PM
Welcome to ePz Stephen,a very good start here,great timing to get all their feet off the ground,I look forward to seeing more from you.
Shane136 14 63 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:29PM
Top shot, well taken

tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:29PM
This is a classic
One to be very proud of

19 Apr 2009 8:30PM
perfect action shot
ColouredImages 13 47 35 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:31PM
It's all been said...a wonderful capture. Welcome to EPZ

oldbiddy 12 4 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:34PM
Fabulous shot great action and perfect timing

KBan 13 502 4 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:39PM
bagupsteve 14 43 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:40PM
great action shot well taken,
regards steve
JWA 11 3
19 Apr 2009 8:41PM
User_Removed 16 2.8k 11 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:41PM
Ditto. Top shot.

User_Removed 14 17.9k 8 Norway
19 Apr 2009 8:44PM
Superb capture.
sjteague 10 147 1 Wales
19 Apr 2009 8:45PM
Indeed, craxking shot
Shroomer 11 14 167 England
19 Apr 2009 8:46PM
This has to be the best wildlife action shot I have seen in many a year. The timing and detail is superb. This is action of first class in all aspects. I recently saw all the wildlife photographer of the year photos and this tops all of those I saw
Brilliant capture
phil99 11 45 6 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:46PM
Excellent capture,Well done indeed.....Phil
Fantastic shot.
NEWMANP 10 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:50PM
excellent action shot
ericfaragh Plus
14 149 4 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 8:51PM
Marvellous mid-air action, excellent timing.
Craig99999 9 19 1 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 9:03PM
nice timing
Wilmot 9 338 1 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 9:04PM
WOW What a totally stunning shot
Welcome to EPZ
KBan 13 502 4 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 9:10PM
I predict this will be Photo of the week
croberts 13 2.2k 8 Ireland
19 Apr 2009 9:10PM
excellent. will look forward to more of your work.
donnagreen 9 5 1 Scotland
19 Apr 2009 9:24PM
Amazing shot! Talk about being in the right place at the right time! Absolutely lovely.
Pete Plus
17 18.8k 97 England
19 Apr 2009 9:45PM
Welcome the site, and what a first upload.
stevie Plus
14 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 9:46PM
Wow -what a good capture, top rate wildlife photography!!
proberts 14 218 4 Wales
19 Apr 2009 9:46PM
Beat me to it Pete :-(
Stunning first upload.Well done.
Gezina 11 3 6 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 9:47PM
Outstanding photography with magnificent timing and delightful detail Ina
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 9:51PM
excrllent and well timed image

cassiecat 9 39 46 England
19 Apr 2009 10:02PM
fabulous i love it.lesley
19 Apr 2009 10:03PM
Great timing super timing
jimmypaton 9 19 Scotland
19 Apr 2009 10:04PM
this is special just love it
19 Apr 2009 10:04PM
Wow Stunning
19 Apr 2009 10:17PM
Simply amazing capture and deserving of every single vote and more..Jo
fauxtography 13 6.6k 36
19 Apr 2009 10:21PM
This is a top image... great timing makes it very human from their expressions.
piccy 12 8 Wales
19 Apr 2009 10:22PM
Wow, well caught.
chase 12 1.1k 246 England
19 Apr 2009 10:23PM
Nice to see this get the accolades it deserves,well done.
Sezz 13 617 15 England
19 Apr 2009 10:42PM
What to add - awesome photo and my congrat's for your awards!

Sez *
Steve-T 11 56 66 England
19 Apr 2009 10:48PM
19 Apr 2009 10:50PM
A pleasure to add my vote to such a fantastic capture, well done. Tony
nothsafoto 12 170 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 11:04PM
As a first post this is just taking the mick. Wink

Welcome aboard and beautiful first posting. I've never seen this let alone photographed it.

pennyspike 15 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 11:11PM
Welcome to epz and many congrats for this excellent shot; perfect timing.
michaelo Plus
11 11 1 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2009 11:27PM
WELCOME to EPZ what a fantastic capture, great timing ,well done!
20 Apr 2009 1:37AM
one of the best wild life shots l,ve seen in a long time.. congrats on the one show.. with your barn owl... !!!
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
20 Apr 2009 4:25AM
Wow! What an amazing image...Love the looks on the rabbits faces...Just a really awesome capture...So Good!....Sandy
Buffalo_Tom 11 2.3k 9 Wales
20 Apr 2009 5:25AM
Fantastic image and timing.Welcome to EPZ.
LesF 11 182 9
20 Apr 2009 6:38AM
Stunning shot, congrats on the award and welcome to EPZ land

KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
20 Apr 2009 7:43AM
This is absolutely amazing. I am so jealous!!!!!!!
20 Apr 2009 7:47AM
Brillant all been said all the best Danny
20 Apr 2009 8:06AM
20 Apr 2009 8:31AM
Beautiful photo, great action, very hard to find this is, very well done!!!
Diana 11 2.0k 19 Netherlands
20 Apr 2009 9:28AM
what a way to start ...excellent

Thank you all for your comments.... looking through the profiles of all above there's a lot of amazing images ...and fantastic Photographers out there so all.... keep up the good work...thanks again for your comments.
Pete Plus
17 18.8k 97 England
20 Apr 2009 9:52AM
I'm going to break my personal rules for POTW this week. I always select from the best of the bunch of PAs, HC and try to pick a shot that would look stunning on canvas, that is technically good, vibrant, sharp, and interesting (often unusual). Here I was gob smacked by the timing. My jaw is still dropped. I think this deserve the accolade for the incredible moment. It may not be razor sharp, but it's razor timing. Unless the rabbits are actors, a fraction of a second earlier we wouldn't have the expressions, a fraction later and we would have a pile up. Perfect response time to deliver us a moment in nature that we would not normally see.
carl3825 9 3 Switzerland
20 Apr 2009 10:05AM
Excellent and perfect timing really a truly top shot.
HenB 9 1
20 Apr 2009 10:07AM
All the accolades have been mentioned already but i can only reiterate what a superb image. Harry
Coleslaw 12 13.4k 28 Wales
20 Apr 2009 10:17AM
Bloody hell, first upload and POTW!!!
Big congrats.
John_Wannop 13 95 Wales
20 Apr 2009 10:18AM
Works for me, an excellent capture right up there with the best.

skydivemike 13 47 Northern Ireland
20 Apr 2009 10:22AM
This must be a 1st.... 1st upload, 1st HC and POW..... what next?

A cracking image... a very big congrats on your awards.

jayjay52 9 2 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2009 10:38AM
Wow! What an amazing image. I`m absolutely green with envy!
20 Apr 2009 12:06PM
So totally deserving of this award - I was just awe struck when I saw this - a once in a life time image I would imagine.. Congratulations and so well done..Jo
20 Apr 2009 12:06PM
absolutely amazing
Ade_Osman 15 4.5k 36 England
20 Apr 2009 12:40PM
Superb and worthy of all the accolades it has so far received!

HUMIE 11 2 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2009 1:04PM
Superb capture.....all been said, and welcome to EPZ !

jgmford 11 England
20 Apr 2009 1:37PM
Great shot, excellent timing, what a great image.Its very much like the front of the waterlife magazine published by WWT. Yours is much better. Great pose.
Welcome to EPZ
20 Apr 2009 1:48PM
Congratulations on POTW, it's an amazing capture.
JouŠo 14 56 Finland
20 Apr 2009 2:37PM
congrats on the awards! Any of THESE amazing shots of yours would do the same thing! IMHO!

Welcome to EPZ!

phototwink 12 18 3 Scotland
20 Apr 2009 3:02PM
Welcome to the site. Absolutely stunning image. Look forward to seeing more...

justin c 14 4.9k 36 England
20 Apr 2009 3:09PM
An excellent shot and welcome to the forum.
Congratulations on the awards.

Enmark 9 5 5 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2009 4:25PM
Wonderous image ,one to be real proud of
PeelNStick 13 4 United States
20 Apr 2009 4:54PM
Great capture. Welcome to the epz family.
arhb Plus
10 3.4k 68 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2009 4:58PM
Superb capture.
Congratulations on your various awards : )
billydo Plus
14 79 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2009 5:03PM
Wonderful shot, nature at it's very best. Very well done!

20 Apr 2009 5:35PM
Just an amazing capture.
So good.
paulrosser 9 22 Wales
20 Apr 2009 5:45PM
Many congrats on getting POTW, you deserve it, regards Paul.
This is so cool! Congrats!
SueTurner 13 81 3 England
20 Apr 2009 7:35PM

Quote:a moment in nature that we would not normally see

Well done

RTR 9 8 8 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2009 8:06PM
They really dont look like they're enjoying that at all do they !
great shot, Rich
phil_j 12 134 4 England
20 Apr 2009 8:09PM
Amazing capture, congrats on the POTW awatd.

rickie 13 98 1 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2009 8:15PM
a truly fantastic shot that anyone would be proud of to have in their portfolio

BURNSIE 9 25 4 England
20 Apr 2009 8:15PM
Congrats, and welcome, great capture.
Kind Regards
wyatturp 12 2 England
20 Apr 2009 8:30PM
The boxing of the mad Hare's looks like a knock out picture well done

20 Apr 2009 8:56PM
superb capture . Picture's don't come any better than this ! regards Chris
fatmod 11 22 England
20 Apr 2009 9:32PM
welcome to epz.This is the sort of wildlife shot i dream of capturing,simply stunning
Well timed capture, lovely sharpness and DOF.

I am the lady from the hide yesterday, I have got a key now Thankyou for your help.
21 Apr 2009 9:43AM
This is just wonderful....congratulations on the POTW Award, well deserved.

BeiK 12 7 Scotland
21 Apr 2009 3:20PM
Absolutely stunning.....(yes, I've just woken up, 3 days asleep...!?).
Congratulations to your tremendous achievement, so utterly well desreved.
21 Apr 2009 3:43PM
Great shot!! Perfect timing.
cmf 9 15 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2009 7:08PM
matt6t6 9 4 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2009 8:42PM
Just another great shot well done ..
fishiee 14 478 3 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2009 9:35PM
Awesome shot well deserving of POTW. The timing is perfect... the facial expressions show they're really going for it! Smile
albinoni 10 6 1 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2009 10:47PM
fantastic - love the dof
TeeCee 9 4 Scotland
22 Apr 2009 11:00AM
Great shot - amazing focus
dark_lord Plus
14 2.1k 538 England
22 Apr 2009 12:24PM
Superbly caught. It stands out so well as the background is unobtrusive yet still giving us some environmental clues.
terry_cavner 13 332 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2009 5:22PM
SUPERB....I would like to congatulate you on this image....I have walked the fields near and far where I live....even just to get one hare never mind to in conflict....I have spent hour after hour in my search for a year....maybe next year....then again maybe i will try

LesF 11 182 9
22 Apr 2009 8:32PM
Just had to come back and add my award, looks better and better each time you view it.

I am overwhelmed with the comments that you all have written about this image ,an image in time.... that I have for a long time wanted to achive..... in this world you generally never get something for nothing and for wildlife thats true , patience and perseverance is you only tool...again many thanks and wish you all the very best
pennyspike 15 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2009 10:52PM
What a start to your membership! Congratulations.
torres99 9 119 1 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2009 12:39AM
Well Done mate Really Excellent Pic
Regards Carl
C_Daniels 13 399 10 England
23 Apr 2009 11:38AM
It is good Smile
tomeda 10 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2009 2:56PM
Fantastic image... Absolutely magnificent
Woodlander 11 122 Northern Ireland
23 Apr 2009 6:32PM
what more can be said, Outstanding image
23 Apr 2009 9:38PM
User_Removed 14 239 7 England
24 Apr 2009 8:39AM
Few images resonate this is one of the few. As has already been said but its worth repeating its that moment seconds later or earlier & you would have not got the impact that this has. I almost trod on a hare last year & promised to go back to see if I might see something like this. What time of year was this taken?
MikeRC Plus
13 3.6k United Kingdom
24 Apr 2009 3:33PM
...'wot a cracker :

akshey 9 United States
24 Apr 2009 7:11PM
Amazing shot !
KTB 10 16 1 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2009 8:53PM
Wow,wow, wow that is brilliant !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Grin
Jaff 10 7 1
24 Apr 2009 9:29PM
Worth every single comment, award and accolade that you have received. I myself have tried for just this kind of shot and know how near impossible it is to get.

Magnificent photograph. Put it in a proper competition somewhere and win some money.
KBan 13 502 4 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2009 11:01PM
how can you follow this ?

HuntedDragon 9 118 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2009 10:03AM
the original matrix movie
fatherpie 9 18 12 England
26 Apr 2009 8:55AM

Quote:How can you follow this ?


... ideas on a post card?

Fabulous work and I can't really add anything to what's been said above

colin 13 697 5 Scotland
26 Apr 2009 12:39PM
Aspirational image. What a first upload!!
I hate to say it, but it can only be downhill from here - you've won the treble on your first outing Wink That must be some record for the site I think.
Well done.

PS Welcome to the site.
26 Apr 2009 4:16PM
Fantastic image , its all about being at the right place at the right time, weel done.
f8 14 9.2k 22 England
26 Apr 2009 5:29PM
I wish I had taken it!!! The highest praise I can give it.
BarbaraR 12 17 1 England
27 Apr 2009 7:16PM
Really wonderful.
Many Congrats !

nigelpye 10 1 United Kingdom
27 Apr 2009 11:05PM
Hello Steve

Great to have you on hear so I can see what I dont see on the BG site. Great stuff this one. What a start. Cheers
viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
1 May 2009 9:58AM
What an amazing scene to witness and to capture so well with a camera.

5 May 2009 9:39AM
WOW. you must be thrilled to get such a perfect capture,I wish it was mine- I'll just have to persevere, it is the forlorn hope of getting shots like this that drives us on.
Bazman 9 United Kingdom
5 May 2009 9:59AM
Super Shot
Bazman 9 United Kingdom
5 May 2009 10:02AM
I would sit for weeks for that shot
6 May 2009 6:35PM
Emmog 9 38 1 England
6 May 2009 6:48PM
Stunning capture
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
14 May 2009 2:32PM
Congratulations on your Photo of the week award, smashing photo, the business

derekt 9 United Kingdom
14 May 2009 3:11PM
fantastic shot, but they are hares not hare's
Mindy3 9
14 May 2009 5:58PM
Outstanding shot, hares are not easily photographed, I wish I took it,
norton 14