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Dances of the albatrosses


Dances of the albatrosses
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Copyright: Alptekin Kutlu (alois) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 41 W: 0 N: 107] (1205)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2004-07
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon F5, Nikkor 70-200mm f:2.8 D VR, Fuji Velvia 50
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Interacting birds, Birds of Ecuador, Eliz strange, exotic or little known species - 2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-04-18 14:13
Viewed: 5889
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 42
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The waved albatros is the largest bird that breeds in Galapagos. There are about 12,000 pairs. It has a length of 90 cm and a wingspan of 2,35 m. (from the pocket guide "Wildlife of the Galapagos" - Princeton University Press). A moment from their mating dances in Espanola Island.

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  • Ina Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 111 W: 6 N: 101] (767)
  • [2005-04-18 14:33]

Very funny and nice pose... I wonder what these birds are talking about....

Superbe photo Alptekin !
Très réussie.
Felicitations !
Nico.

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  • Toni Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 403 W: 2 N: 316] (2034)
  • [2005-04-18 16:15]

Great capture with the syncronised beaks. Very good composition with the angle from the ground.
Toni

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  • tinman Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 242 W: 7 N: 458] (2663)
  • [2005-04-18 19:02]

Lovely picture and funny. Composition is great - well done and TFS. Tim

Is this a dancing or yelling competition :) Very funny shot. Nice composition and DOF. I think the frame also suits the image very well. TFS!!

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2005-04-18 22:00]

Superbe prise nature, l'exposition et la lumière sont excellents. Les couleurs et le cadrage sont parfaits.

FÉlicitation pour cette photo originale.

  • Great 
  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2005-04-18 23:53]

This is a great picture, Alptekin! What a great moment you have captured. Good job on the whites. Great composition!
TFS. : )

excellent capture, composition and DOF.
well done. congr. TFS

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  • japie Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1814 W: 100 N: 1904] (5187)
  • [2005-04-20 5:48]

This is stunning Alptekin. I especially like the low POV and the exposure. The composition is good as well.

Very well done and thanks for posting

Güzel bir anın fotoğrafı.Herzaman denk gelmiyecek bu anları güzel fotoğraflamı başarmışsınız.Tebrikler..

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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2005-05-13 13:08]

Alptekin, this is a lovely duet.

Great poses, composition and pov. I like the bg too.

An excellent job.

Ouah,
a very beautiful picture. I love the danse of the albatros.
Seb

Un señor momento :D. Bien compuesta y muy importante, a ras de suelo. Un gran trabajo :D. Te felicito. Congratulations :D

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  • Athila Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 335 W: 239 N: 493] (1982)
  • [2005-10-25 10:27]

Great picture Alptekin!
Focus and DOF are excellent. Soft lighting and exposure are beautiful. Composition is great and you captured the peak of the action. To me it almost looks as a cartoon sceen "à la Disney" ;o)
TFS

splendide Alptekin Bravo c'est vraiment superbe

Hello Alptekin,
The Albatross is my favourite species on earth. Your post is the first one that comes with sound - I can here them laughing.
Great shot - thanks for sharing. Thomas

Outstanding image, great pose and nice colors. TFS, Alptekin

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  • Jannie Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 244 W: 6 N: 264] (1227)
  • [2006-01-04 10:09]

Beautiful shot. Awesome pose and detail.
Great POV.

TFS!!!

Hi Kutlu,
You have captured here very nice moment.

Biswarup

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2007-03-11 19:38]

Very good capture , great composition & very nice DOF

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  • SelenE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2249 W: 65 N: 4205] (13972)
  • [2007-05-07 10:58]

Cok guzel yakalamissiniz, tebrik ederim.

great capture, TFS Ori

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