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Bald Eagle in flight


Posted by merlinator on Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:04 pm

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Wind was in my favour so I waited about 1/2 hr for the take-off.  She/He ended up flying right over my head.

Sony A1, 600F4, 1/3200 @ F4, ISO 1000

I guess I should add all my shots with the A1 and 600mm have been hand held.
Roy

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by paul fletcher on Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:56 pm
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A wonderful in-flight image, Roy - the head on perspective, and eye contact with the viewer, makes for a special photograph. Everything else, excellent also. The A1 & the 600 f4 , are no doubt, a great combination for all types of bird photography.
 

by gregc on Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:10 pm
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Great craft for an excellent head on shot, very nice background.
 

by david fletcher on Tue Jan 18, 2022 3:26 am
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One of those images that must be viewed large to enjoy at best. Super shot Roy!
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by Mary Brun on Tue Jan 18, 2022 4:08 am
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Your patience was paid off enormously with this truly extraordinary shot.
The flight pose you captured is extraordinary and shows all the power of this magnificent rapacious.
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by Carol Clarke on Tue Jan 18, 2022 6:39 am
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Wonderful shot, Roy! I love the angle, wing position, beautiful detail and gorgeous colour palette!

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by Gene Gwin on Tue Jan 18, 2022 11:43 am
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merlinator, Head-on images can be tough. The A1 really shines. The eye contact is about perfect. Could see raising the Eagle a bit higher in the frame--if able.
 

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