Sandwich Tern (Nearly all of it!)

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!



  • Pete Hyde 5y

    This is still a brilliant catch Tony, well done. ..... perfection is to be strived for .... not necessarily attained :)
  • Sandi (VERY busy lady) 5y

    What a great shot – wonderful capture :)

    *Birds and Wildlife UK*
  • 5y

    Bloody hell mate you have excelled yourself here. If I had taken this I would be well chuffed.
  • Paul Read 5y

    great shot
  • Léa Sc. 5y

    Well it's a nice one anyway :)
  • John Blair 5y

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

    Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)
  • Scott Howse 5y

    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.
  • XPAT-Polska 5y

    This is just soooo gooood, Tony.
  • Léo Cormier 5y

    Instant fave! Wow! What a nice shot and great timing!
  • Fly bye! 5y

    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!
  • Aome_art 5y

  • lakeslover2010 5y

    that nikon lens is good!
    very clear!
  • peter spencer 5y

    The detail in the Tern is awesome Tony especially as it's on the wing great shot
  • Lee Adcock 5y

    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...
  • Chris Reynolds 5y

    Great image, you've really captured the turn of the wing. You can catch the gleam in the eye of its prey. Awesome.
  • Simon Bone Photography 5y

    Excellent capture, perfect freeze of the movement, nice one!
  • loliflickr 5y

    Wonderful!!! Thank you for share!!!!
  • adam plucinski 5y

    another great picture !!!
  • Richard Coles 5y

    Fantastic work Tony.
  • ilaria provenzi 5y

    great work
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