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Challenge: Freedom II (Advanced Editing II)
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Location: english bay
Date: Jul 7, 2004
Aperture: 7.1
ISO: 125
Shutter: 1/400
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Jul 9, 2004

This eagle was actually being pursued by a seagul, which I removed from shot, because I did not like the depth of field effect.

Place: 46 out of 140
Avg (all users): 5.4413
Avg (commenters): 5.8182
Avg (participants): 5.2267
Avg (non-participants): 5.5962
Views since voting: 777
Views during voting: 277
Votes: 179
Comments: 13
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/18/2004 12:35:19 AM
Difficult shot to pull off. A very worthy try, and certainly a good interpretation of the challenge.
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07/16/2004 08:06:23 PM
Fantastic Action shot!
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07/16/2004 07:55:53 PM
What a majestic look !
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07/15/2004 10:59:56 AM
Content works well for challenge theme but photo doesn't capture the imagination - a shot with wings more horizontal might convey the eagle gliding on the thermals?
07/13/2004 10:45:55 PM
Man i wish i could find some eagles in the wild. I'll keep trying till i do. Great shot-8
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07/13/2004 09:16:17 PM
nice capture great symbol of freedom... well done
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07/13/2004 12:51:18 PM
Great action shot. No wonder the eagle is our symbol of freedom.
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07/12/2004 08:28:46 PM
Nice composition and POV. You really managed to capture your subject in the perfect poise. I think a little more deeply saturated sky may have improved it, but still a great shot nonetheless.
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07/12/2004 07:43:52 PM
The challenge rules clearly state no symbols of freedom. The American Bald Eagle is one of the biggest symbols this country has besides our flag. Please make sure to read the challenge =)
07/12/2004 02:13:14 PM
Great shot - prefer greater DOF on the subject
07/12/2004 12:23:14 PM
Isn't an eagle a symbol of our country?
07/12/2004 04:32:18 AM
The Bald Eagle is a symbol of the USA. :(
07/12/2004 03:18:03 AM
Wow, what a great capture. I think a bit more contrast might make the eagle stand out even more, but tis is a very nice shot as it is. Great job!
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