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Up Close and Personal

Posted by
Nigel (Avening, United Kingdom) on 26 June 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Canon EOS 7D 1/2000 second F/9.0 ISO 200 79 mm

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Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Not my favourite bird, but still a superb shot of this sky-rat Nige and this should add to the general confusion about where we went !

26 Jun 2013 5:50am

Etsu from Japan

An excellent capture of the bird. Have a nice day.

26 Jun 2013 6:19am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
very nice!
Amazing shot!!!!!

26 Jun 2013 6:30am

tataray from france, France

Wooooooooo.... bel envol.)

26 Jun 2013 6:46am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Great capture, like it:)

26 Jun 2013 6:49am

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Excellent capture in flight, the framing is superb. It is ready for fishing ..
Have a nice day.

26 Jun 2013 6:50am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful capture. Have a nice day.

26 Jun 2013 6:50am

BiLL from Belfast, United Kingdom

Looks like a bird on a mission! Excellent capture, Nigel.

26 Jun 2013 7:04am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Well at least we know you went to the seaside!
Although I've often seen gulls up to 40 or 50 miles inland.

26 Jun 2013 7:05am

@Curly: I posted this just to wind up my mate ....... :-)

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Jolie prise ! Bonne journée

26 Jun 2013 7:07am

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Wow ... such sharp focus!! Amazing shot!

26 Jun 2013 7:29am

Luc from Soignies, Belgium

très jolie

26 Jun 2013 8:32am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Perfect anticipation of the birds flight path

26 Jun 2013 8:59am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Very beautiful capture!

26 Jun 2013 9:18am

Kyu from Japan

Excellent composition with the flying gull. Superb.

26 Jun 2013 9:26am

Emma G from Auckland, New Zealand

excellent shot of the gull - looks like you were up there flying with it...looking forward to hearing where you & Doug were holidaying!!

26 Jun 2013 9:44am

Akbar&Armaghan from Gorgan, Iran



26 Jun 2013 11:39am

Devi from Chennai, India

Perfect flight shot!!! Amazing :-)

26 Jun 2013 11:42am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Vraiment excellent!!! ***** Bonne journée.

26 Jun 2013 11:51am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel captage en plein vol quelle image sueprbe vue et compo fantastique mouettes.
Bravo et amitié

26 Jun 2013 12:01pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Excellent lighting and a steady hand to capture such beautiful detail!!

26 Jun 2013 12:14pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

He seems to be giving you the evil eye Nigel! Great detail in this shot! Bravo! ;-)

26 Jun 2013 1:22pm

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Wouhaaaaaaaaaaaa!! super suspendu!!!

26 Jun 2013 2:54pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Magnificent focus and capture

26 Jun 2013 3:40pm

Marie-Line from Lille, France


26 Jun 2013 5:07pm

Dara from Tehran, Iran

Really interesting and good image. Nice capture!

26 Jun 2013 5:45pm

jean pierre from paris, France

superbe en vol cet oiseau!! amitiés

26 Jun 2013 6:01pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Beautiful flight, perfect capture!

26 Jun 2013 7:23pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

superbe plan rapproché en plein vol !

26 Jun 2013 8:00pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Wow - fabulous shot. Always so eager to look at the Exif data for these great shots, especially as we are using the same camera.

26 Jun 2013 8:16pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wow ... stunner of a shot! Fantastic clarity!

26 Jun 2013 8:40pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Fantástic! Great work.

26 Jun 2013 9:04pm

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Wow very impressive close up, I'm sure it was on its way to steal someone's chips

26 Jun 2013 9:38pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Stunning capture and excellent focus and light !!!

26 Jun 2013 10:33pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic capture. It looks three dimensional in motion! Beautiful image!

26 Jun 2013 10:53pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

this has a 3D effect

26 Jun 2013 11:24pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A great eye-to eye shot!

26 Jun 2013 11:42pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Excellent sharpness and illumination.

26 Jun 2013 11:56pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

excellent shot! perfect focus and timing! sharpness is fantastic!

27 Jun 2013 1:49am

NeGaH from shiraz, Iran

superb , like it

27 Jun 2013 2:10am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Really cool. Now, that's close!

27 Jun 2013 3:20am

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh super de si près

27 Jun 2013 7:23am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Superb shot

27 Jun 2013 7:44am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

brilliant closeup

27 Jun 2013 11:14am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Great flight shot...perfect

28 Jun 2013 5:26pm

C. Intempor'elle from Paris • Alma Andaluza •, France

Waouuuh, splendid capture in the instant !!!!

3 Jul 2013 3:30am

Laëtitia from Donzy, France

wow amazing shot! quel regard!

11 Jul 2013 6:50pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Flying alongside the ship? A super shot, Nigel!

23 Jul 2013 8:23am

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Canon EOS 7D
1/2000 second
ISO 200
79 mm