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Profile of a Gull

jdroach

Milwaukee, US
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jdroach Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded. John exhibits true Nikonian spirit by frequently posting images and requesting comments and critique, which he graciously accepts. He is an inspiration to all of us through constant improvement in his own work, keen observations and excellent commentary on images posted by others. Donor Ribbon. Awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 21st Mar 2009
Sat 13-Jul-13 02:10 PM

Taken with Nikon D7000, Sigma 50-500 at 460mm (equivalent 690mm), f/8, 1/1000s, ISO 200, Aperture Priority. Taken in the Upper Peninsula Michigan along the shore.

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vangophotos

Paradise Valley, US
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#1. "RE: Profile of a Gull" | In response to Reply # 0

vangophotos Silver Member Nikonian since 01st May 2012
Sat 13-Jul-13 04:32 PM

I like the headshot, great subject isolation and bokeh, colors and sharpness of the eye.

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dm1dave

Lowden, US
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dm1dave Administrator Awarded for high level knowledge and skills in various areas, most notably in Wildlife and Landscape Writer Ribbon awarded for his excellent article contributions to the Nikonians community Nikonian since 12th Sep 2006
Sat 13-Jul-13 10:05 PM

Nice portrait!

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jdroach

Milwaukee, US
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#3. "RE: Profile of a Gull" | In response to Reply # 1

jdroach Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded. John exhibits true Nikonian spirit by frequently posting images and requesting comments and critique, which he graciously accepts. He is an inspiration to all of us through constant improvement in his own work, keen observations and excellent commentary on images posted by others. Donor Ribbon. Awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 21st Mar 2009
Sat 13-Jul-13 10:35 PM

Jorn,

Thank you for looking and commenting.

John

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jdroach

Milwaukee, US
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#4. "RE: Profile of a Gull" | In response to Reply # 2

jdroach Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded. John exhibits true Nikonian spirit by frequently posting images and requesting comments and critique, which he graciously accepts. He is an inspiration to all of us through constant improvement in his own work, keen observations and excellent commentary on images posted by others. Donor Ribbon. Awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 21st Mar 2009
Sat 13-Jul-13 10:35 PM

Thanks, Dave....much appreciated.

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slopoki1

Homestead, US
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slopoki1 Silver Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Nikonian since 13th Jun 2012
Mon 15-Jul-13 09:00 PM

Nice portrait. Color, detail, background all there.
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af4nc

Yardley, US
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af4nc Gold Member Nikonian since 07th Jul 2007
Mon 15-Jul-13 09:05 PM

Beautiful, nice job on exposure and the whites! Sharp too!

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jdroach

Milwaukee, US
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#7. "RE: Profile of a Gull" | In response to Reply # 5

jdroach Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded. John exhibits true Nikonian spirit by frequently posting images and requesting comments and critique, which he graciously accepts. He is an inspiration to all of us through constant improvement in his own work, keen observations and excellent commentary on images posted by others. Donor Ribbon. Awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 21st Mar 2009
Mon 15-Jul-13 10:54 PM

Rick,Thank you!

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jdroach

Milwaukee, US
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#8. "RE: Profile of a Gull" | In response to Reply # 6

jdroach Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded. John exhibits true Nikonian spirit by frequently posting images and requesting comments and critique, which he graciously accepts. He is an inspiration to all of us through constant improvement in his own work, keen observations and excellent commentary on images posted by others. Donor Ribbon. Awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 21st Mar 2009
Mon 15-Jul-13 10:55 PM

Tom, thank you.

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Countryboy

US
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Countryboy Silver Member Ribbon awarded for winning a Nikonians annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 01st Mar 2007
Tue 16-Jul-13 01:37 PM

A very nice one. I like being able to see through the beak. The background is excellent.

Tom

jdroach

Milwaukee, US
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#10. "RE: Profile of a Gull" | In response to Reply # 9

jdroach Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded. John exhibits true Nikonian spirit by frequently posting images and requesting comments and critique, which he graciously accepts. He is an inspiration to all of us through constant improvement in his own work, keen observations and excellent commentary on images posted by others. Donor Ribbon. Awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 21st Mar 2009
Tue 16-Jul-13 02:03 PM

Tom, thank you for looking and commenting.

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Cavy2

Newtown, US
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#11. "RE: Profile of a Gull" | In response to Reply # 10

Cavy2 Silver Member Awarded for her continuing willingness to keep on learning and to share her knowledge with others in the Nikonians spirit Nikonian since 02nd Aug 2006
Tue 16-Jul-13 02:26 PM

Hi John,
Nice detail, and love the touch of color. Added bonus, being able to see through his beak.


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jdroach

Milwaukee, US
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#12. "RE: Profile of a Gull" | In response to Reply # 11

jdroach Platinum Member Fellow Ribbon awarded. John exhibits true Nikonian spirit by frequently posting images and requesting comments and critique, which he graciously accepts. He is an inspiration to all of us through constant improvement in his own work, keen observations and excellent commentary on images posted by others. Donor Ribbon. Awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 21st Mar 2009
Tue 16-Jul-13 02:33 PM

Thank you, Kathy.

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