Sandwich Tern (Nearly all of it!)

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    It must happen to all of us at some time? You take an image that you know you are going to be really pleased with.Then when you get home you find.... not all of the bird is in the frame/it's overexposed/the background is too fussy etc. etc....well folks here is that image!

    Mathew Roberts, Gurusan2010, and 11 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Pete Hyde 55 months ago | reply

      This is still a brilliant catch Tony, well done. ..... perfection is to be strived for .... not necessarily attained :)

    2. Sandi (VERY busy lady) 55 months ago | reply

      What a great shot – wonderful capture :)

      *Birds and Wildlife UK*

    3. Shoestring.uk [deleted] 55 months ago | reply

      Bloody hell mate you have excelled yourself here. If I had taken this I would be well chuffed.

    4. LeaSc 55 months ago | reply

      Well it's a nice one anyway :)

    5. the44mantis 55 months ago | reply

      It's a cracker though......

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    6. Scott Howse 55 months ago | reply

      I'd say shooting a moving subject like a bird is normally quite difficult to get spot on anyway Tony, far more difficult than a static landscape of course. It looks here if the light is quite bright? A more ambient light would have helped to avoid clipped hilights? Or if the tern was facing the opposite direction, then you would have got the eye too. Anyway far too difficult for me, takes a lot of patience to shoot birds and get them bang on.

    7. XPAT-Polska (Away) 55 months ago | reply

      This is just soooo gooood, Tony.

    8. Picture hunter 55 months ago | reply

      Instant fave! Wow! What a nice shot and great timing!

    9. Fly bye! 55 months ago | reply

      Regardless of all the points you've raised I love this shot, it might not be technically perfect but it is real life, the action of the subject is more important in this case. Nice one!

    10. lakeslover2010 55 months ago | reply

      that nikon lens is good!
      very clear!

    11. peterspencer49 55 months ago | reply

      The detail in the Tern is awesome Tony especially as it's on the wing great shot

    12. lee adcock 55 months ago | reply

      We can always find faults with our own images. But sometimes we have to take a step back and look at things with new eyes and say AWESOME...

    13. readwrite 55 months ago | reply

      Great image, you've really captured the turn of the wing. You can catch the gleam in the eye of its prey. Awesome.

    14. Simon Bone Photography 55 months ago | reply

      Excellent capture, perfect freeze of the movement, nice one!

    15. loliflickr 55 months ago | reply

      Wonderful!!! Thank you for share!!!!

    16. ADDIE :) 54 months ago | reply

      another great picture !!!

    17. camerakid2 [deleted] 54 months ago | reply

      Fantastic work Tony.

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