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Bald Eagle


Posted by Mako_Elite on Tue Dec 04, 2018 10:48 pm

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Shot this morning. This fella flew right over my head. I only head a split  second to take shot. Not even time to zoom out with 200-500mm. I toned the down super rich blue sky to grey be less distracting.
D2HS, 200-500mm f/5.6
1/1000, ISO-200, f/5.6, handheld, VR-ON @500mm

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by david fletcher on Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:47 am
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how's that for a close up. Speed reaction 10/10 Ludo. well done
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by Carol Clarke on Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:49 am
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That couldn't be any closer, Ludo!!!!  :shock:   What an amazing experience, and great reaction from you to remember to get the shot!

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by Tony Britton on Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:13 am
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Super shot of this magnificent bird!
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by Karl Egressy on Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:09 am
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Great reflexes and an amazing close up, Ludo.
 

by himadri roy on Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:09 pm
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Great close-up image of this species.
 

by LynnS on Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:17 pm
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Ludo, wow, in your face and exciting, great reaction time to get this!  A dynamic and energizing frame of this iconic bird, great job on your part.
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by Ron Day on Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:58 pm
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Great reaction to catch this shot, Ludo. Plus, it is nicely detailed. Super job!
 

by peter makuch on Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:30 pm
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this is as close as it gets, well done MAKO.
 

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