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Griffon Vulture 3

Griffon Vulture 3

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It is difficult to say that a vulture is beautiful... but the way that you captured this one is!... every feather is in motion....petersmile
Sally Howard: You are too kind Peter, thank you.
a staggering view. beautifully done. very effective in b/w
Sally Howard: I like the B&W too Ayush, thank you very much.
  • Lisl
  • England
  • 23 Sep 2013, 06:16
You are showing some amazing birds in flight, Sally
Sally Howard: They're my favourite subject to photograph Lisl. Thank you.
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 23 Sep 2013, 07:36
Great POV for this vulture, Sally. I bet you'll never forget him. smile
Sally Howard: He was wonderful Ginnie, he's only 2 years old and still learning. Great to watch.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 23 Sep 2013, 07:51
Lovely stuff Sally, this tight crop works really well
Sally Howard: I only took the right side in a little Chris, he was heading my way and no time to get him all in!!
Very good series Sally, the one day master class at Galgate has really paid off.
Sally Howard: I know Mick, I'm just so lucky to be taught by the Grand Master smile
  • gutteridge
  • where latitude and attitude meet
  • 23 Sep 2013, 08:55
They are getting more amazing by the day Sally.
Sally Howard: Thank you kind sir smile
  • Mary MacADNski
  • Beautiful Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • 23 Sep 2013, 10:07
This one is a little scary.
Sally Howard: He was focused on were he was going Mary and as he wasn't looking at me, all was well smile
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 23 Sep 2013, 10:33
The frontal picture on the move, is most difficult. Well done.
Sally Howard: I'd like to say it was done with skill and precision Louis (but more point and shoot)!!
Stunning, Sally. B&W really defines each feather.
Sally Howard: Thank you Pauline, he was good to watch.
Great shot Sally and I like the B&W!
Sally Howard: Thank you Martin
Wow, Sally, I think I may have ducked and missed the shot. You're bravery paid off big time. This is a top notch capture.
Sally Howard: That's really appreciated Beverly thank you very much.
A force to be reckoned with. Just look at that wing
Sally Howard: Powerful creatures Pauline, they fascinate me!!
Amazing image Sally! Well done indeed.
Sally Howard: You're very kind Richard.
This is a terrific picture Sally best one of the lot!
Sally Howard: Thank you Bill, I appreciate that.
  • Jennie
  • United States
  • 23 Sep 2013, 22:22
You have been posting some amazing shots, Sally. All from the same location?
Sally Howard: All taken within 1 hour Jennie at The Hawk Conservancy Trust, it's an amazing place.
i enjoy your bird series, I take it he was coming right at you? well done
Sally Howard: He was about to flay past me but they weren't at all scary, but then I love them!!
  • Anne
  • United Kingdom
  • 24 Sep 2013, 12:26
Stunning capture, looks great in black and white
Sally Howard: Thank you Anne, I liked the B&W too.
Absolutely fabulous! Brilliant in B and W.
Sally Howard: Well thank you for your kind comment Dave.
Sally Howard: That's very kind and much appreciated, thank you.
Oh wow! Fantastic shot!
Wow, very good shot. A perfect moment.

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