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Here they come Brent Geese arriving for the Winter.
NIkon D200 500mm + 1.4 converter, ISO 500..F5.6



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Registered: November 2006
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Date: Sat January 27, 2007
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Son of a gun, this is great!
p.s. you say brent, we say brant. lol...
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#1 Sat January 27, 2007 7:12pm

I had to come back and say, this is absolutely the best. I love how they stand out from the background. I hope you have more shots of these birds. I have never seen them before in my life until a few days ago. Great job. Thumbs Up!
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#2 Sat January 27, 2007 7:35pm

Nice one Jimmy.

> John
#3 Sat January 27, 2007 7:35pm

Bet you were out of puff swinging that big lens in manual!......if you carry on with these shots you'll have to start going to the gym!,,,,,,,superb shot Jimmy,wonderful colour and DOF,,,,,,,and the focus is spot on! it!.......Ken
If I see something I "SHOOT!"
#4 Sat January 27, 2007 7:40pm

Well captured Jimmy, cracking shot, well done.
#5 Sat January 27, 2007 7:41pm

Thanks.. Amanda...John....Ken....Stu...for your Comments and ratings...
You've got a point there Ken not easy swinging the Lump around in Manual.
Amanda, you had me searching the Bird book Looking for Brants. It's only when you
Posted your Picture I stopped scratching my head, then i knew what they were.
I'll post a close up of one for you later.........Jimmy
#6 Sat January 27, 2007 7:59pm

Nigel C Young
A swirl of movement. Fantastic, as usual.
#7 Sat January 27, 2007 8:40pm

You either have to be lucky or pretty good to get shots like this. My money is on pretty good Jimmy. Great capture- (looking forward to the close up st 500 x1.4 x 1.5 = 1 M)
We're off to see the Lizard~~the wonderful (sic) Lizard of Oz~~
#8 Sat January 27, 2007 11:29pm

very good shot.............Richard
#9 Sun January 28, 2007 12:30am

Stunning capture Jimmy! -- Tim
#10 Sun January 28, 2007 12:55am

Thanks ....Nigel...John...Richard.....Tim....for comments and ratings.
Yes John you have to be lucky to get these shots the trick is to track them, focus shoot
focus shoot and hope you get a good one ....Jimmy.
#11 Sun January 28, 2007 12:08pm

Christopher Azzopardi
Lucky you to have the opportunity to see such a scene and to photograph it.
#12 Sun January 28, 2007 2:40pm

This one came up in the old gallery. Superb image! Viv
#13 Sun June 10, 2007 10:38am

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