Greater Roadrunner

Posted by Alan Murphy on Mon May 21, 2018 6:51 pm

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Greater Roadrunner & Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Green Valley, Arizona

D5, 300/2.8, ISO 800, f6.3, 1/8000

The fastest action you will ever see in the natural world is a Roadrunner and Rattlesnake battle (hence the 1/8000 shutter) More images of this in my next newsletter.

Got to share this event with my workshop participants last week.

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by KK Hui on Mon May 21, 2018 7:14 pm
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Wow! Terrific interaction captured, Alan!
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by Craig Lipski on Mon May 21, 2018 7:26 pm
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Wow, great shot! Is this an intimidation pose, or just the perfect capture of a fleeting moment?
Good light,

by Cynthia Crawford on Mon May 21, 2018 8:09 pm
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Amazing! If it were me, the fast action would be to get outta there! ;).
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by Ron Day on Mon May 21, 2018 8:20 pm
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You have out done yourself, Alan. Superb action and behavior! Congrats.

by Debapratim Saha on Mon May 21, 2018 10:29 pm
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Wow! What a great natural history image!!!Huge congrats Alan!

by david fletcher on Tue May 22, 2018 6:36 am
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WoW! how's that for action! Superb shot Alan and look forward to more
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by Alan Bryant on Tue May 22, 2018 8:17 am
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Just awesome!
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by Mike in O on Tue May 22, 2018 12:16 pm
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The velociraptor at his very best...what a shot.

by Coreyhkh on Tue May 22, 2018 12:31 pm
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Did he eat it?

by ugolino on Tue May 22, 2018 2:13 pm
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Amazing shot ! 
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by Karl Egressy on Tue May 22, 2018 2:35 pm
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Amazing action shot, Alan.

by himadri roy on Wed May 23, 2018 6:01 am
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Phenomenal photography sir. Congrats.

by mlgray12 on Wed May 23, 2018 8:51 am
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by Carol Clarke on Wed May 23, 2018 4:51 pm
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by c.w. moynihan on Thu May 24, 2018 9:43 am
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Bringing nature photography to a new level yet again. Excellent Alan.

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by Juan E. Bahamon on Thu May 24, 2018 10:06 pm
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Excellent Allan, unbelievable capture, sincere congratulations.

by Mako_Elite on Fri May 25, 2018 11:47 pm
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Amazing action shot Alan! I'll bet the Roadrunner got the snake for a lunch, one of their favorite foods and yes the Roadrunners has incredible reflexes.


by laura hughes on Mon May 28, 2018 3:38 pm
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Brilliant image, nobody tells a story like you do Alan, and the bar just got raised another notch!

by Robert Sabin on Wed May 30, 2018 5:18 am
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Ron Day wrote:
You have out done yourself, Alan. Superb action and behavior! Congrats.

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