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Ba;d Eagle Feeding (slightly graphic).
Posted By: Tom Lusk, 03-15-2008, 06:33 PM

I found this deer (coyote kill) and set up a blind nearby. It took three days for an eagle to show up, and no I didn't spend three days in the blind.

Taken with FA*300:



Taken with FA*300 with 1.7TC, almost full frame:



Not too much loss of detail with the TC, but slighly different "tone". I like the non-TC shot best but the TC shot would probably print better at larger sizes.
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03-15-2008, 06:40 PM   #2
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Incredible shots, Tom!

So... how much time did you actually spend in the blind?

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Nice shots man, the detail still looks great to me.
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AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great shots.

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Great capture Tom looks like he spotted you on the first one. Umbeliveable sharpness - you and the 300 make a great combo ,always enjoy your pics.
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Wow, awesome shots. Good work.
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Hey Tom,
Great shots. Having a blind in the right spot at the right time sure pays off doesn't it. Of course you have to have a lot of patience to go with that. Check out Les Zigurski's web site. Its a feast for wildlife photogs like us.
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Arghhhhhhh

This is another stunning post from you, Tom. I can only view the image with adrenaline rush!

So clear, sharp. The eagle has such a punchy sharpness that isolate itself from the cold severe surrounding. Glamour of this wild life majestic,

I am blogging this post on digg

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Tom,

Exceptional captures. The good thing about your images is that it shows that if you put time, effort and planning into a capture.... the quality of the output shows it.

Now, wait for the coyotes to return

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those are stunning photo's Tom!
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Very cool. Thanks for braving the cold for these.
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Wow, those are great!
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Great captures. Well done.
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Amazing!!!
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