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Near Collision On The Runway
Near Collision On The Runway
SherwinJames


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Stopped Motion III (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Nikon D70s
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6D ED
Location: NJ, USA
Date: Aug 5, 2006
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/200 sec
Galleries: Animals, Action
Date Uploaded: Aug 6, 2006

Taken on a nearby pond as the geese attempt to land.

Statistics
Place: 136 out of 212
Avg (all users): 5.2990
Avg (commenters): 6.4000
Avg (participants): 5.2195
Avg (non-participants): 5.3571
Views since voting: 696
Views during voting: 350
Votes: 194
Comments: 9
Favorites: 1 (view)


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08/14/2006 11:16:49 AM
Yikes! what a great capture of these birds almost colliding! I love great duck photos! This is awesome. I sure would have picked it to have scored higher (MUCH HIGHER) than 5.2!

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/12/2006 09:00:45 AM
very vivid colours.
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08/11/2006 11:48:05 AM
Nice pan shot. You've nearly pulled it off without any blur, just a little bit of motion blur in the wings. I really like the feet and tail position of the back goose. Minor bit of noise/grain, most evident in the foreground blue. Good job leaving a little breathing room in front of the geese for them to "move into". If this was tack sharp I think it would rise to the top. As is, you'll still do pretty well with it. Good luck in the challenge.
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08/11/2006 07:13:57 AM
tough shot. i see where you're going, but don't think you're there, yet. i think once you're free of the dpc challenge constraints, you'll be able to go back and shoot this the way you really want to capture it, a little sharper, a little more definition on the birds, a little less motion. who knows, maybe it already has what you want, but because of size limitations, we just can't see it...
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08/10/2006 04:56:41 PM
Good panning! I'd try taking the geese off center vertically.
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08/07/2006 03:49:29 PM
Great catch and title! Wonderful composition and lighting/coloring! Good luck in the challenge!
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08/07/2006 03:04:57 PM
Very cool. Beautiful colours.
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08/07/2006 07:23:07 AM
a good title LOL

lovely light in this shot
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