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Posted by Axel Hildebrandt on Tue May 24, 2022 7:10 pm

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R5, 500f4, 1.4x, 1/3200s, f/6.3, ISO 1600, manual

I practiced getting these speedsters in flight, and this one cooperated nicely.
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by ADKShooter on Tue May 24, 2022 7:59 pm
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Practice makes perfect. Outstanding flight shot of this speedster. The symmetrical look I think adds to the feeling of speed in this flight shot.
 

by paul fletcher on Tue May 24, 2022 8:48 pm
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Another excellent in-flight image, Axel. ( Tried in-flight swallow photography recently- no success- you seem to have it figured out very well ! )
 

by rajandesai on Tue May 24, 2022 9:56 pm
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Love the top-down view. Nicely done.
 

by david fletcher on Wed May 25, 2022 1:41 am
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ADKShooter wrote:
Practice makes perfect.  Outstanding flight shot of this speedster. The symmetrical look I think adds to the feeling of speed in this flight shot.


+1.  Nicely done Axel! 
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by peter makuch on Wed May 25, 2022 8:14 am
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the exposure colours are well done here, great image AXEL.
 

by Carol Clarke on Wed May 25, 2022 10:04 am
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A beauty, Axel! Definitely not easy with these speeding bullets!

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by Karl Egressy on Wed May 25, 2022 3:21 pm
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Fantastic flight shot of a super fast bird.
 

by Cindy Marple on Wed May 25, 2022 6:56 pm
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I'll say it did! Lovely topside view. I call swallows "practice birds"- really hones your skills to try to capture them. Most of ours have been flying too high to get the topside view though.
 

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