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You Don't Belong Here!
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Copyright: Laszlo Kaposvari (Hormon_Manyer) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1472 W: 308 N: 2610] (10251)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2018-01-13
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony DSC HX400V
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2018-01-14 10:40
Viewed: 1242
Points: 14
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Hi Trekkers,

The weather on this weekend in Southern Ireland wasn't too good, but yesterday afternoon we had a few, more or less sunny hours, so we went for birdwatching to the seaside next to Rostellan village (ca. 15 minutes driving from my apartement). I managed to catch a bunch of black-headed gulls (Chroicocephalus ridibundus), just trying to chase away a 2-year-old common gull (Larus canus).

Photo: taken in manual exposure mode, with manual ISO and auto white balance. Drive mode: bracketing. PP: moderate cropping, level adjustment, after re-sizing slight selective sharpening.

Thanks for looking.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2018-01-14 10:44]

Waaw Laszlo,what a timing and what a quality! The sharpness on the in flight gulls of different species is amazing!!! Great capture,lucky light but very professional camera settings made by a great photographere! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano


I see that bracketing helped with the image. You were able to get the right shot. patience must be the key. Nice capture with tis image.


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  • mamcg Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 333 W: 13 N: 91] (9843)
  • [2018-01-15 7:05]

Just WOW . .

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2018-01-16 9:58]

Szia László,
A great shot !!
This is spectacular image. Very good composition and good sharpness.
Best wishes,

Hi Laszlo,

This is a fantastic shot! Don't know how you managed to obtain this level of sharpness in a flight shot. You even managed to get the catch light on the gull. Amazing!!

Warm Regards,

Hello Lazlo,
Nice to see you are capturing flying birds pictures :-)

Well captured. Details and sharpness look very good. I like its natural habitat in the BG.
I would like to clone the left bottom side bird out, to maintain ODD NUMBER composition.
Although it's my personal view ;-)
Thanks for sharing your work with us,

Ciao Laszlo, great capture of fantastic inflight couple in a beautiful enviroment, wonderful natural colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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