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Copyright: ABHIRUP D GUPTA (SANTUDUTTAGUPTA) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 74 W: 0 N: 37] (2340)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2015-12-26
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 60D, Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 AF APO DG OS HSM
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/800 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2015-12-29 21:31
Viewed: 1229
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a BLACK SHOULDERED KITE resting on this tree branch after a long flight at middle of the day.I saw this bird several times at this site before.
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Hello Abhirup,
Nice capture of such a interesting bird of prey. Lovely details and perfect focus.

Beautiful picture Abhirup.
Sharp,colorful and perfect eye contact.

Thanks for sharing.

Hello Abhirup,
Hope you are well. Kindly accept New Year's heartfelt greetings from me, may this new year bring you health and plenty and more photographic opportunities.
This photo of the our common Black Shouldered kite superb in every way, be it focus, colours, clarity, background and eye contact.You are an accomplished photographer in my view, keep sharing, take care,
Best regards/Abid

Hi, Abhirup. Happy new year greetings. This lovely photograph of the black shouldered kite is excellent with all the components of colors, clarity, exposure and a nice depth of field to isolate the subject. Thanks for sharing

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2015-12-30 10:01]

Hello Abhirup,
Excellent photo of this Black-shouldered Kite in great sharpness, beautiful natural colors and an attractive pose.

Hallo Abhirup
beautiful picture with good sharpness and lovely naturel colours
thanks gr lou

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2015-12-30 10:33]

Hi Abhirup,
Amazing colors and nice blurred background.
Excellent composition with sharpness details.
Very nice portrait of a beautiful bird of prey.
Cheerful end of the year and happy New Year to you and your family.
Regards Jiri.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-12-30 11:28]

Hi Abhirup,it's a pity that you cut a bit the tail,but no problem,the quality is absolutely fantastic,great sharpness and the best exposure too.Happy new year and thanks,Luciano

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2015-12-30 18:36]

Hello Abhirup,
What an attractive shot of this beautiful Black Shouldered Kite. Presented in a relaxed pose and displaying exceptional detail and well saturated yet natural colors. Love those gorgeous eyes and pretty markings in it's plumage. Excellent exposure and very good DOF.

Hello Abhirup,

Khub sundor photograph. Well BG too.
Wish you have a nice and prosperous new year 2016,
Valo theko,
Best wishes,

Srikumar Da
Johannesburg, South Africa

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