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Northern Harrier - The Marsh Hawk
Northern Harrier - The Marsh Hawk
scooter97


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study 2012-02 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-7D
Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS
Location: Absecon NJ
Date: Feb 18, 2012
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 1250
Shutter: 1/800 sec
Galleries: Birds
Date Uploaded: Feb 29, 2012

One of the last sorties of the day for this Northern Harrier.

I didn't expect this would do so well. Only my 3rd shot voted over 6.5. Very rare air for me :) Thanks for the votes and comments!

Statistics
Place: 6 out of 296
Avg (all users): 6.8701
Avg (commenters): 8.9091
Avg (participants): 6.8348
Avg (non-participants): 6.9744
Views since voting: 1655
Views during voting: 279
Votes: 154
Comments: 20
Favorites: 5 (view)


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AuthorThread
03/27/2012 09:18:49 AM
I know this is a recent top score...but it is a wonderful picture!!! Excellent detail!!!
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03/08/2012 11:24:24 AM
Great capture. The light on the sharp face is fantastic. Congrats on finishing in the top 10!
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03/08/2012 07:44:57 AM
Fabulous BiF. Sharp. Catchlight. POV and Compo. the BG is perfect. Wd on the Top10.
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03/08/2012 07:31:33 AM
top 10 in FS, congrats to you, excellent entry
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03/08/2012 02:59:07 AM
Stellar!
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03/08/2012 01:43:59 AM
GREAT TIMING TO CAPTURE THIS ONE XOX
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03/08/2012 01:10:07 AM
Congrats on 6th. It is a beautiful shot.
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03/08/2012 12:25:02 AM
I know that you love getting bird shots, and this is an outstanding one! Big congrats on the top 10!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/07/2012 10:40:02 PM
Wonderful environmental portrait. Perfect DOF and nice light, too.
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03/07/2012 06:02:58 PM
Beautiful composition, colour and dof.
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03/07/2012 02:57:16 PM
Absolutely beautiful lighting and detail in this in-flight capture. The natural background is lovely and I like that there is plenty of space for the hawk to fly into. A top pick for me.
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03/06/2012 09:48:44 PM
great in flight capture whether this was in the wild or not it's well done, the hawk looks great against the marsh grass
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03/02/2012 03:17:24 PM
Great shot. Love the blurred background too.
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03/02/2012 02:55:18 PM
Beautiful in flight shot. Nice detail and DOF. 9
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03/01/2012 10:39:45 PM
Terrific capture! Clarity and dof are great.
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03/01/2012 01:34:59 PM
Fine capture. Good environmental shot, too.
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03/01/2012 11:32:13 AM
This is lovely
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03/01/2012 08:28:18 AM
Great focus and bokeh. ;)
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03/01/2012 02:56:54 AM
Beautiful in all ways possible composition sharpness bokeh gracefulness i admirer your photography skills there just great
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03/01/2012 02:32:24 AM
Nice in flight capture
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