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I think everything is in the title :D
Another (very) lucky shot :D

EDIT : now available as a big print :D
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:iconkirra-evil-kitten:
KIRRA-Evil-kitten Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013
*O*
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:iconkreepingspawn:
KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Perfect timing. :)
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:icondimrasha:
DimRasha Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012
outstanding shot!!! wow!!!
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:iconlupsiberg:
Lupsiberg Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012   General Artist
You have been featured here [link]
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:iconkreepingspawn:
KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Brilliant exposure. :)
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:iconratinrage:
ratinrage Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
superbe !
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011
Merci beaucoup.
Pour tout dire, cette image est un FORMIDABLE coup de chance ;-)
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:iconratinrage:
ratinrage Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
comme souvent mais bon... c'est toi qui prend la photo =D
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011
Exact. Comme on dit, il faut la provoquer cette chance. :D
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:iconratinrage:
ratinrage Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
tout fait :)
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:iconjennalynnrichards:
jennalynnrichards Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice capture.
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:iconslinky-2012:
Slinky-2012 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2011
damn thats good!!
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:iconeaross:
eaross Featured By Owner May 17, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow! What a difficult shot to get! Well done. :clap:
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:iconcountdanse:
countdanse Featured By Owner May 17, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
The birdie looks so serious!
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:iconblueflamedphoenix:
BlueFlamedPhoenix Featured By Owner May 16, 2011
Woooooaaahhh! Awesome shot! I tried shooting some of these a few weeks ago and didn't get anything near this, great job!
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:iconflyy1:
Flyy1 Featured By Owner May 14, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I have featured this deviation in my journal...
[link]

Hope you don't mind.
:)
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 14, 2011
Thank you sooo much. It doesn't disturb me at all, in fact, I am very honoured.
Thanks again ;-)
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:iconflyy1:
Flyy1 Featured By Owner May 20, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
You are welcome!!!
:)
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:iconflyy1:
Flyy1 Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow.
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:iconcycoze:
cycoze Featured By Owner May 5, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Superb capture!
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:iconrhcheng:
RHCheng Featured By Owner May 4, 2011   Photographer
Hi, your wonderful work has been featured in my journal [link] :)
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:icondaveovenden:
DaveOvenden Featured By Owner May 4, 2011  Professional Photographer
Double WOW!
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 4, 2011
Thank you SOOO much !!!
I am glad you liked it, especially coming from a professional photographer !!!
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:icondaveovenden:
DaveOvenden Featured By Owner May 4, 2011  Professional Photographer
Your very welcome, one of the very finest flight shots I've ever seen.
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 5, 2011
Woowww
Thank you so much, it is very touching knowing you surely have seen many flight shots ;-)
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:iconsammah-sam:
Sammah-Sam Featured By Owner May 4, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
My second favorite shot of yours.... I think my first favorite is flying in the snow! I will have to show my mother, she is a photographer and bird lover, and she'll enjoy this, too. :D
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phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 4, 2011
Thank you very much !!! I see you like action shots :D I will try to upload some other pictures like that soon ;-)

And why did you requested a print ? You really want one ? ;-)
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Sammah-Sam Featured By Owner May 5, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
Yes, I do! :D
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 5, 2011
Ha ha ha... not the best pictures ever, but I submitted some new action pictures :D

And I will upload a bigger picture of my last picture, if you want a print. ;-)
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Sammah-Sam Featured By Owner May 5, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
thanks a bunch! I will buy the prints as soon as money is less of an issue...
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 5, 2011
No worries :D
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner May 4, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Marvelously clear shot.

Great work! :)
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 4, 2011
Thank you very much. I could swear I was very lucky this time :-)
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:iconsilvervulpine:
SilverVulpine Featured By Owner May 4, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
In my experience, photography is half luck and half skill. :D
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 6, 2011
You are right : half of the pictures are skill, and half are luck. I could swear this one was just luck : the wind slowed the bird just enough to let my camera to make the focus :D
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
That's the best way to sum it up as far as I'm concerned.

Great work once again! :)
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:icontheshinyrockstock:
theshinyrockstock Featured By Owner May 4, 2011
super shot :omg:
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 4, 2011
Thank you so much !!!
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:icontheshinyrockstock:
theshinyrockstock Featured By Owner May 4, 2011
de rien :)
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:iconnewtown-richard:
newtown-richard Featured By Owner May 2, 2011
Fantastic
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 4, 2011
Thank you so much :-)
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:iconbenas1971:
benas1971 Featured By Owner May 2, 2011
superb
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 4, 2011
Thank you ;-)
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:iconmamt:
mamt Featured By Owner May 2, 2011
This is one of the most difficult bird to take photo, but you have done an excellent work!
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 4, 2011
Thank you very much. They are very common here, so I tried to take pictures of them very often... and with luck, such pictures can happen.
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:iconrhcheng:
RHCheng Featured By Owner May 1, 2011   Photographer
Really awesome shot~!
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 4, 2011
Thank you.
I waited a little to make this picture... but when it arrived, I was like : YESSSSSSSSSS !!! :D
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honda-vfr Featured By Owner May 1, 2011
wow! great shot. at that focal length capturing a flying bird and holding the camera steady and getting a sharp focus is difficult! outstanding!
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 1, 2011
Thank you very much ;-)
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:iconphalalcrocorax:
phalalcrocorax Featured By Owner May 1, 2011
Ha ha ha... That is why I told it is a lucky shot :D
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April 30, 2011
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Camera Data

Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 7D
Shutter Speed
1/1579 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
560 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
Apr 21, 2010, 10:46:45 AM
Lens
EF400mm f/2.8L II USM +1.4x
Software
Digital Photo Professional
Sensor Size
22mm
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