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Western Gull


Western Gull
Photo Information
Copyright: Phil Liew (A996sps) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 117] (969)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-01-29
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon EF 400mm f5.6L USM
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Sahalin Birds [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-02-13 21:31
Viewed: 4633
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This sea gull flew alongside my ship and came by close enough for me to get some really good close ups. This was taken in the glow of a setting sun.

In the ice pack off Sakhalin at this time of the year the gulls also get a chance of some clear water to catch their fish as the ice breaker class vessels moves through the ice.

1D Mk3 + EF400mm (f/10 1/400s ISO400)

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Hello Phil! Amazing bird. Wonderful moment. Excellent lightness and sharpness. Very nice colors. Original capture. Well done!

Beautiful in flight capture and great sunset colors with it! Bravo!
Cheers, Klaus

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2008-02-14 7:19]

Hi Phil
Nice in flight capture.Sharp image with good details.Light is very nice and I like the catch light in the eye.

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  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2008-02-14 8:32]

Hi Phil,

A nice capture with lovely light,the BG looks great as well,tfs

Paul

Hello Phil,
I do like your light here...
Further on an in flight bird image is always an achievement.
TFS
Annick

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  • loga (22)
  • [2008-02-15 20:25]

Hello Phil

Great shot on perfect focus. Really dificult. Congratulations. TFS

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