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Rando D300

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Challenge: Free Study 2007-12 (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Location: Niagara Falls
Date: Dec 22, 2007
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/4000
Date Uploaded: Dec 27, 2007

First time I have ever had anybody suggest that I should enter a shot into a challenge .Since Nikon Jeb did and made my day for me it is in .It don't matter how it scores it will always be a first for me :)
About the title ,It is not very often that there is not a 1000 seagulls flying around the Falls,It is a Redtail Hawk

I Think it did very well:)
PS work was crop.auto level,resize .USM

Place: 214 out of 429
Avg (all users): 5.5422
Avg (commenters): 6.1250
Avg (participants): 5.5278
Avg (non-participants): 5.5690
Views since voting: 604
Views during voting: 253
Votes: 166
Comments: 9
Favorites: 1 (view)

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01/10/2008 09:30:50 PM
I love the majestic isolation of this bird of prey as he sors past the falls. IMO this is a once-in-a-lifetime image and you were graced to have it be yours. Congrats on being the one to capture it, and trust that I will enjoy it for years to come. Thanks for sharing this marvelous image!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/07/2008 07:21:47 PM
Beautiful capture!
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01/06/2008 08:53:48 PM
Interesting and nice shot. I like the falls itself, very impressive, bird just added flavor to this photo :) I wonder if there should be bit more contrast though. It might be mist of the water :)
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01/04/2008 09:25:49 PM
Hey! You're in my backyard! You didn't even stop by to say hi?!?
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01/04/2008 01:59:54 AM
i think the crop on the top is a little tight.
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01/02/2008 11:56:19 PM
I love this place. Nice shot of the American Falls
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01/02/2008 04:05:35 PM
The crop is too close to the top of the falls for me. A little room above them would be nicer.
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01/01/2008 07:23:02 PM
A little more saturation might brighten up the photograph.
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01/01/2008 05:03:32 PM
The bird makes this more interesting but I'd try a different crop so it was not so centred.
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