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Touch Down

By SteveMoulding  
Having just landed the air brakes are applied.
I know this image is over exposed and the detail of his chest has deminished, I didn't take into account how strong the sun was Friday. Appologies. but I love the pose. This is a Trumpeteer Swan by the way if you didn't recognise him.

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: sanjan, kathersmith, AlanPerkins and 27 more

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Comments


phototwink Plus
10 18 3 Scotland
8 Mar 2009 11:08AM
Yes, great pose! I know how difficult it is to get decent flight/landing shots, but you have succeeded with this one!
Anne

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8 Mar 2009 11:40AM
Brilliant timimg to get this shot,good one.

Jean x
8 Mar 2009 11:40AM
Such a well timed shot, nice and detailed pose!
Scott
STEVELIN 8 161 3 Ireland
8 Mar 2009 12:06PM
great capture.
steve
shandoor 7 1 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2009 12:11PM
Super capture well done
Alexa
maryg 8 66 18 Scotland
8 Mar 2009 12:21PM
Such a strong image. Well done to catch this ine
Mary
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
8 Mar 2009 1:33PM
Great capture...amazing wings...Lovely...Sandy
8 Mar 2009 1:51PM
absolute cracker of a shot
fatmod 10 22 England
8 Mar 2009 1:52PM
great timing
janty66 9 3 England
8 Mar 2009 4:38PM
great shot..
moocow 7 12 1 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2009 10:40PM
Great well timed shot Smile
Roly 9 Wales
8 Mar 2009 10:54PM
A super well timed shot,nice work.

Roly.
9 Mar 2009 12:29AM
great shot spot on with timing
Dawn
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
9 Mar 2009 1:04AM
perfect timing
microchip 9 1 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2009 4:31PM
A difficult shot well executed, you dont get two chances at this, I like how you have caught the wings,.... Good shot.
Alan
Ayelet_A 8 11 3 Israel
10 Mar 2009 3:19PM
Excellent timing Smile

Ayelet
KP 7 6 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2009 3:20PM
Well caught

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