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Seal at Spurn Point
Seal at Spurn Point

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Challenge: Free Study XVI (Advanced Editing V*)
Collection: Challenge entries
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro for Canon
Location: Spurn Point, England
Date: Dec 27, 2006
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/160th
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Dec 28, 2006

At Surn Point - a long narrow spit of land bordered by the mouth of the Humber Estuary on one side and the North Sea on the other. This day was windy, grey, and bitterly cold; the seal had come from the North Sea and was trying to find some shelter - it ended up digging a trench in which to lie down.

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Views since voting: 681
Views during voting: 226
Votes: 176
Comments: 6
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/06/2007 09:38:11 AM
Nice picture - hi from just up the road
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01/03/2007 06:16:12 AM
I just love this shot great focus and I love the sand in his whiskers, beautiful 10
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01/02/2007 08:48:11 PM
Good wild life capture..
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01/01/2007 08:51:14 PM
Very nice. Good shot for the dirt challenge. :)
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01/01/2007 09:48:39 AM
Awwww. ..he's so cute. He looks like he's having fun playing in the sand. I love wildlife shots taken in their natural environment.

Beautiful photo.
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01/01/2007 08:05:31 AM
Spurn Point is one of my favourite places. For seals you can also try Donna Nook down on the Lincolnshire coast. I always try to get the camera down low when taking seals. Shots taken from eye level have more impact. Good attempt though.
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