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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #420 on: March 15, 2014, 05:04:41 PM »
Almost touching the water with the wing while flying ... Sure it's a keeper.

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #421 on: March 15, 2014, 08:37:19 PM »
Spring migration has started
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« Reply #422 on: March 16, 2014, 07:25:55 AM »
Hi folks.
Cog, I like the mallard, looks like he is working hard for altitude.

Gary, stunning shot, lovely.

Marc, sharper by far than most of my keepers, I'd be over the moon to take a shot like that.

Don, great shot of formation flying.

Thanks one and all for the inspiration to keep trying, and the target to aim for, but just once could you all stop raising the bar so high! ;D

Cheers Graham.
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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #423 on: March 16, 2014, 07:56:24 AM »

Thanks one and all for the inspiration to keep trying, and the target to aim for, but just once could you all stop raising the bar so high! ;D

Cheers Graham.
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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #424 on: March 16, 2014, 08:46:42 AM »
  ;D  ;D  ;D   Well, I like the composition of your image  ;D

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #425 on: March 16, 2014, 01:53:47 PM »
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Great shot!
There is an interesting article commenting more on the battle of two eagles


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2316253/American-bald-eagles-battle-piece-dead-carp.html

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #426 on: March 16, 2014, 02:26:36 PM »
1Dx
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Great shot!
There is an interesting article commenting more on the battle of two eagles


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2316253/American-bald-eagles-battle-piece-dead-carp.html
  I was shooting right next to him

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« Reply #426 on: March 16, 2014, 02:26:36 PM »

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« Reply #427 on: March 16, 2014, 08:54:18 PM »
  ;D  ;D  ;D   Well, I like the composition of your image  ;D
Well, the lowest one is on the 1/3rd boundary but you clipped the wing of the top bird...
 ;)

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« Reply #428 on: March 16, 2014, 10:14:28 PM »
  ;D  ;D  ;D   Well, I like the composition of your image  ;D
Well, the lowest one is on the 1/3rd boundary but you clipped the wing of the top bird...
 ;)

I was only trying to say something nice about his picture   ;D   ;D   ;D

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« Reply #429 on: March 16, 2014, 10:28:23 PM »
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Great shot!
There is an interesting article commenting more on the battle of two eagles


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2316253/American-bald-eagles-battle-piece-dead-carp.html

Nice article. Thanks for posting.
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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #430 on: March 16, 2014, 10:41:21 PM »
Heron Combat (over a small tilapia)
Taken yesterday in stormy weather with 30 mph winds. 5D3, 70-200Lii, Tv 1/1250, ISO 1000, f/2.8
Harry was fishing with me when a younger intruder arrived. A small tilapia was caught and then the battle began. The fish got away and Harry chased off his rival. Poor light and fast action contributed to poor IQ and not sharp images, but I hope you like them anyway.


2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr
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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #431 on: March 16, 2014, 11:47:05 PM »
Heron Combat (over a small tilapia)
Taken yesterday in stormy weather with 30 mph winds. 5D3, 70-200Lii, Tv 1/1250, ISO 1000, f/2.8
Harry was fishing with me when a younger intruder arrived. A small tilapia was caught and then the battle began. The fish got away and Harry chased off his rival. Poor light and fast action contributed to poor IQ and not sharp images, but I hope you like them anyway.


2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

2 Herons Fight over fish by EricJ777, on Flickr

That's a beautiful serie!
I enjoyed ut
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« Reply #432 on: March 17, 2014, 01:42:40 AM »
Thanks, candyman.
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« Reply #433 on: March 17, 2014, 07:38:48 AM »
Quote from:  link=topic=19270.msg378825#msg378825 date=1395024081
Heron Combat (over a small tilapia)
Taken yesterday in stormy weather with 30 mph winds. 5D3, 70-200Lii, Tv 1/1250, ISO 1000, f/2.8
Harry was fishing with me when a younger intruder arrived. A small tilapia was caught and then the battle began. The fish got away and Harry chased off his rival. Poor light and fast action contributed to poor IQ and not sharp images, but I hope you like them anyway.


Very nice series serendipidy.  BIF in your case means Birds Involved in Fight   ;D

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Re: BIRD IN FLIGHT ONLY -- share your BIF photos here
« Reply #434 on: March 17, 2014, 09:44:42 AM »
All I did was flip it upside down...here's the original!   ;D ::)   and the upside down shot is the second one.

The pond was so calm and perfect that day that the reflected image was just as sharp as the original.

in the original, you can see some ripples in the water in the upper right part of the image....and you can see those same ripples in the lower left after the flip.

north :D

Ahhhhh that's what threw me the reflection actually looks sharper than the subject!

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« Reply #434 on: March 17, 2014, 09:44:42 AM »