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Posted by david fletcher on Wed May 20, 2020 3:02 pm

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Going through images not processed and did this one today.  

I've seen many stunning images from many authors, using a variety of different equipment, and the only and absolute truth is that all you need to do is get out there and enjoy. 

This was taken with a 13 year old D300.  500 AF-S II.  1/640 F7.7 at 400.  Tripod was the Gitzo 1548 which I still have and a Wimberly Gymbal.  

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Thank you for looking.

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by Dan Kearl on Wed May 20, 2020 4:21 pm
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Looks like the old equipment worked fine, Nice light and details.
Wicked stare.
 

by peter makuch on Wed May 20, 2020 7:26 pm
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the back details are awesome and the eye contact is a plus, well taken DAVID.
 

by Ron Day on Wed May 20, 2020 9:20 pm
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Dave, impeccable detail and a gorgeous pose! Excellent composition as well. Brilliant!
 

by Karl Egressy on Thu May 21, 2020 6:53 am
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Great looking back pose, nice eye contact and excellent feather detail on this lovely shot, David.
D300 was a good camera.
One of my friends still has it along with the D500.
 

by Debapratim Saha on Thu May 21, 2020 7:41 am
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Excellent detail and very well posed bird here,like the OOF fern leaf in the fore ground adding a demension.
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by Carol Clarke on Thu May 21, 2020 5:20 pm
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Its not only the camera.......its the capable hands controlling it...... A beautiful image of a beautiful subject, Dave!

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by Isaac Grant on Fri May 22, 2020 12:26 am
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Agree fully with all the comments. Beautiful pose, perch, foliage and stare.
 

by david fletcher on Fri May 22, 2020 2:53 am
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Thank you all for your thoughts and comments. Appreciated.
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by Tusar Bhowmik on Fri May 22, 2020 5:30 am
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wonderful image...!!!
 

by David J. Bogener on Mon May 25, 2020 1:25 pm
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Stunning! Great eye contact, detail, and background. A little more room at the bottom if you have it.
 

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