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Nigel (Avening, United Kingdom) on 7 January 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Canon EOS 500D 1/500 second F/6.3 ISO 200 300 mm

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Learning Soul from Bangalore, India

Wow ! Such great timing for this perfect moment with equally perfect framing ! Superb !

7 Jan 2013 7:12am

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

Wonderful capture and great timing!

7 Jan 2013 7:26am

Lai Chan See from Singapore, Singapore

A smooth landing. Beautifully photographed.

7 Jan 2013 7:57am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Im richtigen Augenblick erwischt. Gut gemacht.

7 Jan 2013 8:28am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Splendide aterrissage, superbe timing. Bonne journée.

7 Jan 2013 8:36am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Beautifully timed

7 Jan 2013 8:41am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Perfect timing.. lovely capture

7 Jan 2013 9:29am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Wow, I need those brakes too!

7 Jan 2013 10:23am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Une très belle photo en mouvement elle est superbe! bravo à toi!

7 Jan 2013 10:35am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

Super shot !

7 Jan 2013 10:39am

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran

Very beautiful picture,Fantastic!

7 Jan 2013 10:56am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

What a divine opportunity. Lucky you.

7 Jan 2013 11:08am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

walking on water :) Excellent timing

7 Jan 2013 11:23am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & amazing!
so beautiful frame, colors & lights!

7 Jan 2013 12:11pm

Monik from PARIS, France

Quel bel amerissage...Un instant furtif bien saisi au vol! Les couleurs et le mouvement du vent dans les roseaux est superbe aussi!

Bonne journée, Nigel .

7 Jan 2013 12:27pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Nigel !!!!
This is awesome !! What great timing here !!!

7 Jan 2013 12:42pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A hard landing? wonderful! Best regards, Adela

7 Jan 2013 1:01pm

Bruno F from Planète Terre, Europe, France

Nice landing !

7 Jan 2013 3:12pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Perfect capture! This is a smooth landing!

7 Jan 2013 3:56pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wonderful action shot - perfect timing.

7 Jan 2013 4:01pm

Spright from Small Town, South Africa

Terrific shot, lovely light and colour, great action!

7 Jan 2013 4:23pm

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Great catch !

7 Jan 2013 4:24pm

jean pierre from paris, France

superbe prise!!! l'atterrissage est un peu difficile!! attention ça glissssssssse!!! amitiés

7 Jan 2013 4:30pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Brilliantly caught Nige, this is a real cracker

7 Jan 2013 4:31pm

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

This is my 5 star image today, I love it!!

7 Jan 2013 4:32pm

Calusarus from Drome des collines, France

Well done !

7 Jan 2013 5:01pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

quel captage à l'excellent moment comme il se poste en douceur ce blanc superbe.
Merci et amitié

7 Jan 2013 5:42pm

Patrick M. from Lille, France

The landing of this magnificent bird! good mastery of the moment

7 Jan 2013 6:26pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Excellent timing for capturing this amazing image!

7 Jan 2013 6:56pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Perfect timing and beautiful light.

7 Jan 2013 7:13pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Perfect timing in this shot Nigel! ;-)

7 Jan 2013 7:14pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Oh wow - fantastic timing. excellent shot.

7 Jan 2013 7:36pm

franz from Baden, Austria

perfect !!!

7 Jan 2013 8:19pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

beautifully timed!

7 Jan 2013 8:20pm

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

You've captured the moment perfectly. Well done.

7 Jan 2013 8:44pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Nigel this is absolutely superb!!

7 Jan 2013 9:01pm

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Excellent capture, the water landing is superb. I love the light and framing, and the colors are awesome. Great shot.
Have a good evening

7 Jan 2013 9:37pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

Brilliant timing Nige

7 Jan 2013 9:49pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Great capture and excellent timing !!!

7 Jan 2013 10:37pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Oh wow! Perfect timing for this perfect capture! And excellent detail that you've captured from 300 mm away! As smooth as the landing may have been, it looks like he's coming to a "screeching halt." :-)

7 Jan 2013 10:39pm

ripple from Nottingham, United Kingdom

nice capture Nigel : )

7 Jan 2013 11:16pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Perfect landing and perfect capture! This is beautiful Nigel. I like the brown grasses in the background.

8 Jan 2013 12:42am

B.Sully from Surf City, United States

gorgeous shot! I agree, the timing is superb!

8 Jan 2013 12:56am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fabulous capture

8 Jan 2013 1:23am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Very nice. At 1/500 there is no panning, yet the background weeds seem blurred.

8 Jan 2013 2:52am

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

well done and nice result ☺

8 Jan 2013 4:25am

k@ from Paris, France

The perfect timing & position !

8 Jan 2013 9:16am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien saisi

8 Jan 2013 9:53am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

5***** on the spot...excellent shot

13 Jan 2013 5:30pm

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Canon EOS 500D
1/500 second
ISO 200
300 mm