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Posted by Peter Ireland on Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:10 pm

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Spent a few hours at Bempton Cliffs the other month,and it was teaming with birds.The Gannets were out in force and gave me plenty of opportunities to capture them.


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by Ron Day on Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:37 pm
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Appears this Gannet was moving out at an amazing pace, Peter. I like the sleek flight pose. Well done.
 

by DChan on Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:50 pm
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Something to consider:

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With birds in flight,...Bird heading towards you: possibly good shot. Bird parallel with you: possibly good shot. Bird flying away from you: not at all likely a good shot. The only way a "flying away from you" shot tends to work is if the bird is clearly flying towards something interesting,


from here:

http://www.dslrbodies.com/technique/technique-articles/improving-the-photographer/hope-versus-fear.html


He's not the only one saying that.

Usually look better with wings in up or down position.
 

by david fletcher on Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:36 am
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looks like you had a good time Peter
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by peter makuch on Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:30 pm
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you nail this one in full flight, well taken PETER.
 

by Tusar Bhowmik on Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:58 pm
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Beautiful flight shot.
 

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