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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3795 on: December 16, 2013, 12:42:13 AM »
Mid air collisions averted....

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3796 on: December 16, 2013, 12:43:15 AM »
Few wild Griffon Vultures in Eastern Europe


Great shots Mick. I especially like the second one. Well done.

+1 love the 2nd one
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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3797 on: December 16, 2013, 10:19:52 AM »
Osprey trying to catch some fish. You can see the fish moving in the water.


Snowy Owl landing in some green grass.

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« Reply #3798 on: December 16, 2013, 10:27:53 AM »
Great shots WillT

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3799 on: December 16, 2013, 10:41:50 AM »
Osprey trying to catch some fish. You can see the fish moving in the water.
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« Reply #3800 on: December 16, 2013, 01:15:07 PM »
Went out looking for hawks yesterday and I found this young Red Tail, among others.  5Diii, 400DO, ISO 640, f.7.1 @ 1/1250 "M" setting.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3801 on: December 16, 2013, 10:17:21 PM »
Few wild Griffon Vultures in Eastern Europe


Great shots Mick. I especially like the second one. Well done.

+1 love the 2nd one

I don't want to take a nap near those!  Awesome shots!

Jrista, really like the first grebe shot.  Great color on the water!

Steven, handheld?  He's got both eyes on you!
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« Reply #3802 on: December 17, 2013, 06:32:32 AM »
Went out looking for hawks yesterday and I found this young Red Tail, among others.  5Diii, 400DO, ISO 640, f.7.1 @ 1/1250 "M" setting.

Very nice shot Steven.  8)

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« Reply #3803 on: December 17, 2013, 10:24:08 AM »
My favorite bird: barn owl.
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« Reply #3804 on: December 17, 2013, 10:57:18 AM »
Awesome. Nicely done ftico.

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3805 on: December 17, 2013, 05:37:48 PM »
Bateleur Eagle - 7D 300/2.8L

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Re: Show your Bird Portraits
« Reply #3806 on: December 17, 2013, 05:44:44 PM »
Bateleur Eagle - 7D 300/2.8L



WOW! Fantastic!! One hell of a thin DOF, but still exquisitely executed. Love that detail.

How in the world did you get so close? Even with a 300mm, you still had to be pretty close to that bird in order to capture so much detail....I can't get within 25 feet of a raptor in the wild where I live, and due to the atmospherics out here, anything longer than around 1000mm or so doesn't do all that much good, as the air distorts fine subject detail.
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« Reply #3807 on: December 17, 2013, 05:45:38 PM »
Bateleur Eagle - 7D 300/2.8L



Beautiful shot Simon. Well done.

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« Reply #3808 on: December 17, 2013, 05:55:14 PM »
Thanks guys: Afraid to say its a captive Eagle. I have a bird of prey center near me that offers some excellent photo ops both like this and in flight / hunting. I have some more if you want to see them?

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« Reply #3809 on: December 17, 2013, 06:05:01 PM »
Thanks guys: Afraid to say its a captive Eagle. I have a bird of prey center near me that offers some excellent photo ops both like this and in flight / hunting. I have some more if you want to see them?
It does not matter if it is a captive eagle or not.... that is a great picture!
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« Reply #3809 on: December 17, 2013, 06:05:01 PM »