Does he really speak French? Nice shot Lesley. Oh yes, 30 seconds exposure??
- milloup (1716)
- [2004-12-29 9:33]
You weren't wearing a furry hat, were you? You were certainly being checked out ;-))
Great stop-action capture, good details on the wings and body, a funny pose and a beautiful blue sky - who could wish for more?
- pompey (2774)
- [2004-12-29 10:32]
Another great picture Lesley, i wish i had taken it. I have never been lucky enough to get a shot like this.
The hawk is beautiful and his expression is one of indignation at the idea of you taking his picture.
Great work as always.
- willie (2083)
- [2004-12-29 10:39]
Very good action shot Lesley. Excellent.
- Fisher (8915)
- [2004-12-29 12:11]
Truely, mmmmmmmmoi!!! Excelent shot. I like it alot.
Awesome!!!! They are my favorite Hawk.
If this shot was taken at 30 seconds, you better send it in to the world record books, :) :) :) for the steadiest hand. :) :)
Would that be F5 at 1/300 or 1/3000
- netfalls (0)
- [2004-12-29 12:18]
Very good action shot Lesley.
- mogens-j (20)
- [2004-12-29 16:55]
Fantastic capture Lesley. Excellent sharpness and wonderful colours in his plumage - he is a real beauty and well set off against a clear blue sky. I was out there too today and saw buzzard and kestrel but without shooting range:-(. Happy New Year.
- sandpiper2 (16757)
- [2004-12-29 17:19]
Ahhh....a very nice shot with lots of air for the hawk to fly into, thus composition is excellent. The subject is very sharp and the pose is very good; certainly is giving you the eye. I read the comment on the shutter speed, 1/3200 sound much better. A classic shot on that beautiful winter-blue background sky.
- Luc (14767)
- [2004-12-29 20:44]
I like the way it is looking at you, Lesley.
Your picture is sharp as well for a flight shot. You gave to this raptor all the place it needed for comfortably put a glimpse on you.
A very descriptive post: picture and note.
Thanks a lot.
- ellis49 (2254)
- [2004-12-30 0:17]
Good action Lesley.
He has an eye contact.
Very good colours , details and composition.
Very well done.
Happy New Year.
- japie (5187)
- [2004-12-30 14:34]
He was spying out your equipment! I know, I would be doing the same :)
This is a beautiful inflight shot and I like the eye contact a lot. The sharpness is good too.
Excellent work and thanks for posting. May you and your family have a wonderful and prosperous new year.
- rlortie (2058)
- [2004-12-31 19:53]
Amazing look "Ó toi" Lesley. Probably because it's you; they never look at me that way. Excellent shot with great sky color.
By the way, if it's MOI? his name is: Buse Ó queue rousse en franšais.
- Callie (7555)
- [2005-01-01 10:56]
Just very nice, Lesley, sorry, I missed out on some of your feathered friends latrely.
We also have some kites that are perch hunters. Japie shot a beauiful Black shouldered Kite he will post later, I'm sure.
Best for 2005!