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Challenge: Extended Free Study 2019-06 (Extended Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark III
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM II
Date: Jun 26, 2019
Aperture: 6.3
ISO: 500
Shutter: 1/1600
Date Uploaded: Jul 14, 2019

This was taken on my recent visit to Skomer Island in the UK.

The good news is the puffin made it safely back to his burrow.

Thank you for all the wonderful comments. Visiting Skomer and seeing the puffins was one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had.

Place: 4 out of 48
Avg (all users): 6.8333
Avg (participants): 6.6538
Avg (non-participants): 7.0455
Views since voting: 635
Views during voting: 105
Votes: 48
Comments: 15
Favorites: 0

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07/22/2019 08:54:07 AM
This is a tremendous shot.
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07/22/2019 08:50:01 AM
Great clarity on this one. Great shot.
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07/22/2019 04:31:53 AM
Awesome capture!! I didn't get a good one of the seagulls chasing the puffin. I had one that was an ok shot, but that's about it. It's a hoot that this many people are going for puffins at the same time. :)

Huge congrats on the HM!
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07/22/2019 03:59:38 AM
you puffin photographers are such cheaters .. your subjects are so cute and interesting and photogenic .. !! ..
many congrats on your 4th place .. its a brilliant shot .. captured to perfection ..
and great to hear you had a the most wonderful time ..
oh .. ps .. that puffin at the bottom of the canvas .. makes me smile .. like a photo bomber .. so glad you didnt crop him out .. gives this even more appeal .. :)
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07/22/2019 03:38:28 AM
Amazing image, Paul. Well done. I know how hard it is to get these chaps in flight. I guess you had a great time on Skomer.
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07/22/2019 02:21:11 AM
Congratulations on your honourable mention. I can only imagine the great time that you had.
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07/22/2019 01:58:55 AM
The puffin made it back safely :)

Message edited by author 2019-07-22 02:00:59.
07/22/2019 12:11:30 AM
I'm just jealous that so many people get to regularly see puffins but me! This is amazing. Definitely a top-of-the-heap puffin photo! And like Roz... my first thought was: I hope the puffin ended up okay! Congratulations on an honorable mention with this.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/21/2019 02:37:43 PM
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07/21/2019 07:44:55 AM
Did he make to the burrow? Lovely capture.
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07/20/2019 08:30:05 PM
Oh man, what a capture!!!
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07/20/2019 08:10:58 AM
Another puffin image with a great title, nice shot.
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07/18/2019 04:51:54 PM
crazy ... wonderful shot .. the puffin looks a bit scared .. !! ..
those seagulls can be quite aggressive .. hope it all turned out ok for the puffin .. :)
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07/15/2019 09:27:54 PM
7 from me! So many puffins in this challenge! I hope you all had fun shooting together!

LOL at your title! :D

I'd have cloned out the puffin at the bottom to make it all about the two in flight. But, that's just my opinion.

This is lovely.
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07/15/2019 03:33:48 AM
what a capture, I can feel the adrenaline. my favorite of the challenge.
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