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Geese Migration 2009
Geese Migration 2009

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Challenge: Portrait Of A Wild Bird (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Sony DSLR-A100
Location: Sacramento County California
Date: Dec 26, 2009
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1600
Date Uploaded: Dec 27, 2009

I am lucky enough to live in an area that the geese migration is close enough to me that I can here them flying over mid-town on their way south. Its a beautiful site I only wish I had the exsperiance to truely do it justice.

Place: 100 out of 138
Avg (all users): 5.4241
Avg (commenters): 6.6364
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Avg (non-participants): 5.4793
Views since voting: 457
Views during voting: 335
Votes: 191
Comments: 11
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/02/2010 11:19:46 PM
Great capture. My favorite of the challenge.
01/02/2010 08:12:20 AM
Very cool shot!
01/01/2010 08:44:56 PM
One of the few photos to show a lot of birds in the shot, which I really like. I think this would be better if you used all 300 pixels, and if you cropped it to just the sky.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
12/30/2009 06:08:34 PM
Ebony and Ivory... :-)
12/30/2009 04:41:25 PM
Very cool.
12/30/2009 02:00:17 PM
Nice capture, image size is a bit small, would like to see it bigger to get a really good look. I like the black n white, depth is good, 6.
12/29/2009 06:43:23 PM
I like this shot just because there is so much to see. Not sure that it fits the 'portrait' part of the challenge though.
12/29/2009 12:47:39 PM
This is really a neat shot. I am impressed with the effect of having such a deep DOF for the flock - they are mostly all in focus.
12/28/2009 03:19:17 PM
Very cool image. I was next to a large lake last night but didn't have time to stop and take a similar photo. Good work.
12/28/2009 02:42:26 PM
Absolutely captures the moment. Although I do like this image, the southern view of a north-bound bird isn't really very appealing.
12/28/2009 12:57:23 AM
I like it but may get DNMCs for not having "a" bird in focus!

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