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Kestrel in Action (4 IMG)
Posted By: ToXiQ, 01-23-2007, 01:23 AM

Hello All,

Here some imageas. These belong to eachother llok for yourself.

This picture is not good enough but it is showing the end of the action

I hope you like them!

regards Walter
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01-23-2007, 02:00 AM   #2
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Really great shots.


You used Fa* 400mm f5.6 ?

Not sure what Kestril is...
01-23-2007, 02:16 AM   #3
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Hello Roentarre,

English name is: Kestrel
Scientific name: Falco tinnunculus

Shot with K10D and f*300 ED (IF) f/4.5
01-23-2007, 03:09 AM   #4
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Excellent action series Walter. He got what he was after and so did you.

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Great series Walter, I very much enjoyed it...
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Great series!

These really caught my attention. I didn't realize there were kestrels in the Netherlands.

Well-timed, well-focussed- just all-round great shots.
01-23-2007, 06:12 AM   #7
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Great captures. They really tell the full story.

01-23-2007, 07:29 AM   #8
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Great capture and so clear. I'd love to get a big lens.

01-23-2007, 07:41 AM   #9
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Wonderful pictures but terrific sequence too.

Poor little mouse. Oh well, we all gotta eat.

Thanks, Dan
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That second shot in the series is stunning, but all are excellent. Great sequence of shots.
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Great series of shots. This is a hard bird to capture at times as they move fast. Glad you had the light to stop the motion. I love it when they get the rodents.
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QuoteOriginally posted by ToXiQ Quote
This picture is not good enough but it is showing the end of the action
Whaddaya mean, not good enough?!? Those little guys move so fast, I'm very impressed that you got the entire sequence. I really like the third, with the bird nearly disappearing from the frame - it really emphasizes the speed with which they dive. And to actually get it lifting off with its prey - wow. Even the inset is impressive - you can see the critter's (vole? lemming?) little foot, even. Have you considered having the printed, and framing them vertically, all in one frame with a nice mat? I think it'd look smashing.

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Excellent shots, all of them. Great sequence.
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Not good enough? At 200mph, I'd say that's pretty darn good! I'd be jumping for joy and bragging if those were my photos. Excellent series, can't wait to see a series of yours that you call good
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common guy's and girl(s) you all make me at my age hahahaha Thank you all for those nice comments!

@Julie: will make one, good idea!

@photochop: I do not have such series from birds, maybe one but with storks made with panasonic FZ30, but I like the buzzard I posted here too.

regards Walter

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