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Eagle Eating Baby Seal


Eagle Eating Baby Seal
Photo Information
Copyright: Christopher Campbell (cjcampbell) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 32 W: 0 N: 66] (308)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-02-20
Categories: Mammals, Birds, Ocean
Camera: Nikon D200, AF-S VR Zoom-NikkorED 70-200mm f/2.8G IF
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/90 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2007-02-20 22:05
Viewed: 8314
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This female bald eagle and her mate have killed a small seal that carelessly hauled itself out onto an open beach away from the protection of parents and water. This is one reason that fewer than half of harbor seals survive their first year.

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really nice action capture. good focus. might benefit from some color work.

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2007-02-21 3:41]
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Hello Christopher,
Fine action shot of a Bald Eagle feeding. Though it would be better slightly closer this shot is not sharp enough to allow the appropriate crop. However a small view of the habitat is a consolation.
TFS, Regards, Ivan

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  • Maite Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 998 W: 65 N: 1270] (5199)
  • [2007-02-21 10:24]
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Hello Christopher
Impressive capture! The eagle is really beautiful and she is having a feast with that unfortunate baby seal. Poor thing!
A stunning document.
My compliments and TFS.
Maite

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