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hTr
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Mar 30, 2009 20:33 |  #1

This is a Wild Bird but She sure came Close!!

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Mar 30, 2009 20:47 |  #2

Not much else to say Gary other than WOW....these are gorgeous!!


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Mar 30, 2009 20:53 |  #3

Wow thats close. One of my favorite birds.
Really great photos


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Mar 30, 2009 21:01 |  #4

Fantastic set


7d gripped,40d gripped,G9,17-40f4L, 24-70f2.8 L, 70-200f2.8 mkll L, 100-400 f4.5-5.6 L, 50f1.4 , 85f1.8 , Sigma 24-70f2.8
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Stephen ­ Stephen
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Mar 30, 2009 21:05 |  #5

Beautiful details Gary!


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Mar 30, 2009 21:09 as a reply to Stephen Stephen's post |  #6

OMG, nice and sharp! and close, my 200 wont get me close enough to any my area.

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Mar 30, 2009 21:20 as a reply to slapsh0t's post |  #7

Any closer and you would have needed a wide angle lens! Excellent series Gary!


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Mar 30, 2009 21:26 as a reply to C4Miles's post |  #8

Nice detail gary!!!!!!!!!!


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sodalis
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Mar 30, 2009 21:44 |  #9

Beautiful shots! You must be tying fresh fish to the end of your lens! :lol:



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andrewhuxman
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Mar 30, 2009 21:52 |  #10

Very nice shots Gary, and yes that is close lucky you, and you made good on that.


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Mar 30, 2009 21:56 |  #11

Absolutely stunning!! What a beauty she is.


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Mar 30, 2009 21:58 |  #12

very nice. love the lighting


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Mar 30, 2009 22:15 |  #13

Amazing.


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hTr
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Mar 31, 2009 03:18 |  #14

Wow, Thank You very Much for the Great Response. Great to hear from so many of my Friends!!!


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Gatornole
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Mar 31, 2009 10:22 |  #15

Gary---Great shots---How close were you and did you crop--how much----lens?---what kind of PP did you do---what software---I love these Raptors!!!




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