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Running Oystercatcher


Posted by Axel Hildebrandt on Mon Sep 12, 2022 2:50 pm

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Photographed on Long Island in the morning. It looks as if the Oystercatcher read the rip current warning and found the surf in the background pretty impressive. :)
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by Gene Gwin on Mon Sep 12, 2022 2:53 pm
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Axel, The photo almost looks like the bird is in the midst of an apocalypse. Nice low angle and the colors throughout are terrific. On my monitor, could see increasing the exposure around the neck a tad.
 

by Karl Egressy on Mon Sep 12, 2022 2:53 pm
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Excellent running action captured. The background is amazing.
 

by Carol Clarke on Mon Sep 12, 2022 3:20 pm
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Great running action along the surf line, Axel! Beautiful shot.

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by peter makuch on Mon Sep 12, 2022 4:25 pm
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a nice action shot, it looks as if his being chase by the water, well done AXEL.
 

by paul fletcher on Mon Sep 12, 2022 7:55 pm
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Fine image- Axel. The water colours and patterns, are what makes this photo so special, in my opinion.
 

by david fletcher on Tue Sep 13, 2022 2:05 am
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Impressive action and timing Axel. The surf bg is awesome and reminds us of natures raw power.
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by Craig Lipski on Tue Sep 13, 2022 8:47 am
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The light, action, and low angle all contribute to this great pic!
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