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Bald Eagle


Bald Eagle
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Copyright: Tom Peak (tkp1165) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 156 W: 12 N: 595] (3876)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-02-17
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D 80, Sigma 50-500mm f4-6.3 DG EX APO HSM
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): CeltickRanger's favorite Eagle photos, Eagles [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-02-20 12:01
Viewed: 3787
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Here is another shot of one of the Eagles I have been seeing at the Refuge. Some mite think the BG is a little distracting and I mite agree but I do like how he looks on the green moss covered branch. That's one of the things I really enjoy about shooting wild life, Is the challeng of getting that one great shot and some times even a moving subject in that perfect setting. Years ago I never thought photography would be so fun,interesting and challenging and rewording. Thanks every one for looking. Have a great weekend.

I have added anouther shot of this guy in the work shop.

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  • PaulH Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1137 W: 26 N: 3879] (13882)
  • [2009-02-20 12:26]

I agree, he looks almost regal sat there on his mossy perch! Personally i don't mind the background at all. Excellent detail and well composed, great to hear how much you enjoyed taking this.
Paul

hello Tom

what a superb 2 other photos of the Bald Eagle, i love both photos,
on this one the background it is not distracting at all, i love to see
the blurred branches on the background, the pose of the eagle is stunning,
great sharpness and details of its wonderful plumage, TFS

Asbed

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2009-02-20 19:09]

Exception composition to this one Tom,
The diagonal moss covered branch and the birds pose are beautiful!! Wonderful detail and colors in it's plumage!! Well done!!
Ron

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  • crs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 469 W: 0 N: 922] (3551)
  • [2009-02-20 23:55]

Hello Tom,

The bird is very well shown in your photo. I like the green ferns from the branch as they make a pleasent contrast with the brown of the bird. The sharply shown bird and perch looks very well against the blurry background.

Thank you for sharing,
Cristian

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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1387 W: 3 N: 9] (44)
  • [2009-02-21 1:12]

merhaba tom
good capture of this great bird with nice pose
i like composition, POV and sharpness
TFS
regards
izler

Gorgeous shot!
Wonderful details and composition.
Beautiful!

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