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A few more Ospreys

slopoki1

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Sun 18-Aug-13 08:04 PM

Greetings all.
Taking this week at flamingo, Fl
D300 w 300/4 afs and tc-14e
f5.6@1/1600sec, iso 320
Thanks for looking, Rick
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Cloned in a clipped feather on this one

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Very close and clipped both wings.
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One foot happy meal.
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rbsandor

Denver, US
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#1. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 0

rbsandor Silver Member Nikonian since 29th Aug 2007
Sun 18-Aug-13 07:10 PM

All are good, but #2 is especially so. Richard

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Yardley, US
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#2. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 0

af4nc Registered since 07th Jul 2007
Sun 18-Aug-13 07:49 PM

Really great capture. I like those eyes.

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slopoki1

Homestead, US
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#3. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 1

slopoki1 Silver Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Winner in the Annual Nikonians Best Images Contest 2015 Nikonian since 13th Jun 2012
Mon 19-Aug-13 07:54 AM

>All are good, but #2 is especially so. Richard
Thanks Richard.
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jamesvoortman

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#4. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 0

jamesvoortman Silver Member Nikonian since 06th Sep 2004
Mon 19-Aug-13 05:31 PM

Wonderful!!

I'm guessing that in no.2 he is checking out his reflection off the sensor surface....much magnified by that big lens

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dm1dave

Lowden, US
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#5. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 0

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 Donor Ribbon awarded for his very generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2015 Nikonian since 12th Sep 2006
Mon 19-Aug-13 07:57 PM

Outstanding! You can never have too many osprey shots.

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slopoki1

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#6. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 2

slopoki1 Silver Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Winner in the Annual Nikonians Best Images Contest 2015 Nikonian since 13th Jun 2012
Tue 20-Aug-13 12:31 AM

>Really great capture. I like those eyes.
Thanks Tom.
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slopoki1

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#7. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 4

slopoki1 Silver Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Winner in the Annual Nikonians Best Images Contest 2015 Nikonian since 13th Jun 2012
Tue 20-Aug-13 07:22 AM

>Wonderful!!
>
>I'm guessing that in no.2 he is checking out his reflection
>off the sensor surface....much magnified by that big lens
Thanks James.
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Lunastar

Mankato, US
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#8. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 5

Lunastar Silver Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning a Nikonians Annual Photo Contest Nikonian since 05th Jan 2010
Tue 20-Aug-13 10:04 AM

I really like the banking pose in the first image, Rick!

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slopoki1

Homestead, US
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#9. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 5

slopoki1 Silver Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Winner in the Annual Nikonians Best Images Contest 2015 Nikonian since 13th Jun 2012
Tue 20-Aug-13 07:27 PM

>Outstanding! You can never have too many osprey shots.
I know. Soon they will be migrating back down south and some will stay here to nest. That's when it really gets good.
Thanks Dave.
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slopoki1

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#10. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 8

slopoki1 Silver Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Winner in the Annual Nikonians Best Images Contest 2015 Nikonian since 13th Jun 2012
Wed 21-Aug-13 02:25 PM

>I really like the banking pose in the first image, Rick!
>
>Mark
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stormpeak

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#11. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 9

stormpeak Registered since 29th May 2012
Sat 31-Aug-13 01:12 AM

Great shots! I like the Flamingo area. I've also been able to get some decent shots of ospreys there.

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slopoki1

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#12. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 8

slopoki1 Silver Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Winner in the Annual Nikonians Best Images Contest 2015 Nikonian since 13th Jun 2012
Sun 08-Sep-13 08:56 PM

>I really like the banking pose in the first image, Rick!
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>Mark
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Thanks Mark.
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Antero52

Vantaa, FI
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#13. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 0

Antero52 Silver Member Awarded for his expertise in post-processing, being  consistently helpful and professional. Nikonian since 07th Jul 2009
Sun 08-Sep-13 09:06 PM

All are outstanding. #1 for the dynamic pose, #2 for the superb eye contact and detail, and #3 for the unusual way to carry the fish.

Regards, Antero

slopoki1

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slopoki1 Silver Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Winner in the Annual Nikonians Best Images Contest 2015 Nikonian since 13th Jun 2012
Fri 04-Oct-13 02:09 AM

>All are outstanding. #1 for the dynamic pose, #2 for the
>superb eye contact and detail, and #3 for the unusual way to
>carry the fish.
>
>Regards, Antero
Thanks Antero.
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dm1dave

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Fri 04-Oct-13 02:29 PM

Super set!

I really like #2.

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Dubes

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Fri 04-Oct-13 05:09 PM

As usuaual Rick, great shots, sharp, wonderful contrast, colour & detail. You may have clipped the wings in #2, but like how you've cropped this, great eye contact.

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#17. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 0

amijami Registered since 23rd Jul 2013
Sat 05-Oct-13 11:40 AM

Stunning shots

slopoki1

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slopoki1 Silver Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Winner in the Annual Nikonians Best Images Contest 2015 Nikonian since 13th Jun 2012
Wed 09-Oct-13 08:15 PM

>Super set!
>
>I really like #2.
Thanks Dave.
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#19. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 0

cockers Gold Member Nikonian since 25th May 2006
Thu 10-Oct-13 08:03 AM

Great shots Rick - I'm with Mark on this one for the pose - you're fortunate to have such wonderful subjects!

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gorji Registered since 07th Jan 2007
Thu 10-Oct-13 08:39 AM | edited Thu 10-Oct-13 08:41 AM by gorji

Simply INCREDIBLE. Congratulations.
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Watto

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Watto Silver Member Nikonian since 01st Mar 2010
Thu 10-Oct-13 08:56 AM

Hi Rick , Love the photos. I never tire of looking at BOP, they eyes always get me. Love the 2nd one and the stare. Great set.

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Biker Bill Registered since 01st Nov 2009
Thu 10-Oct-13 12:01 PM

I like the grab in #3 little different carry.

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Grubby65

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Grubby65 Registered since 21st Jul 2013
Thu 10-Oct-13 09:02 PM

Absolutely stunning!

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slopoki1

Homestead, US
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#24. "RE: A few more Ospreys" | In response to Reply # 16

slopoki1 Silver Member Laureate Ribbon awarded for winning in the Best of Nikonians 2013 images Photo Contest Winner in the Annual Nikonians Best Images Contest 2015 Nikonian since 13th Jun 2012
Sun 20-Oct-13 10:33 PM

>As usuaual Rick, great shots, sharp, wonderful contrast,
>colour & detail. You may have clipped the wings in #2, but
>like how you've cropped this, great eye contact.
Thanks Richard.
Rick

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