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Posted by John Meade on Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:11 pm

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I had a surprise visitor while waiting for a group of birds to work their way down to my end of the beach. The wind was blowing the sand quite fiercely when I took this photo, which I thought was a nice element. 

Nikon D7100, 200-500mm, iso 400, f/7.1, 1/1600 

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by david fletcher on Tue Oct 26, 2021 2:06 am
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Superb shot John in all regards.  Fab low angle and the luminosity takes it into another level.  Large view a treat.  As mentioned the sand flying around adds a nice touch.
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by Carol Clarke on Tue Oct 26, 2021 3:56 am
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Beautifully done, John. You have taken us down into their world with this wonderful eye level view, the details are excellent and the windblown sand gives the scene a timeless quality that enhances an already great shot. A beauty!

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by ADKShooter on Tue Oct 26, 2021 12:18 pm
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Very interesting crab subject in terrific light. The low angle really works perfectly particularly showing the blowing sand.
 

by ken archer on Tue Oct 26, 2021 1:19 pm
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What a character, love those big eyes! A very pleasing composition!
 

by Mary Brun on Tue Oct 26, 2021 4:11 pm
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david fletcher wrote:
Superb shot John in all regards.  Fab low angle and the luminosity takes it into another level.  Large view a treat.  As mentioned the sand flying around adds a nice touch.


I agree with David and very nice color and details, I love it!
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by Cynthia Crawford on Wed Oct 27, 2021 8:43 am
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Wonderful and unusual shot! I like how the crab looks like it might be on the move, and as mentioned, the blowing sand adds a lot of interest. Congratulations of your EP!
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by Gene Gwin on Wed Oct 27, 2021 2:01 pm
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John, The eye level shot makes this image. Well Done.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Sun Oct 31, 2021 3:54 pm
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Great low angle and good-looking crab.
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