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hiding...preying.  watching like a hawk.
hiding...preying. watching like a hawk.
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Challenge: Six Word Memoirs (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon Power Shot SX10 IS
Date: Jul 5, 2011
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/125
Date Uploaded: Jul 5, 2011

broad winged hawk seen behind my office while on a break. earlier in the day, i saw him flying past with a 4 ft. snake in it's talons, and couldn't get my camera up and on fast enough to snap. in the afternoon i got lucky and he came back to pose.

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Place: 106 out of 150
Avg (all users): 5.1524
Avg (commenters): 6.5000
Avg (participants): 5.0536
Avg (non-participants): 5.2037
Views since voting: 185
Views during voting: 252
Votes: 164
Comments: 5
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07/11/2011 07:04:14 AM
Just slightly out of focus... Too bad. Still a 7 though.
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07/11/2011 01:12:57 AM
It seems to me the memoir should be about you, the photographer, as opposed to the bird, but at least you connected the title to a story. As for the photo, I have a few concerns, but you can decide whether they're worth your worrying about: the bird doesn't seem as sharp as the branches in between it and the camera, the composition feels a little unbalanced - try it with most of the left side cropped out, and the colors seem a little green.
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07/09/2011 03:41:25 PM
I am partial to bird photos. Nice one!
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07/06/2011 10:30:05 PM
Gorgeous creature. A pity the focus is on teh branch in front of it.
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07/06/2011 12:20:55 AM
Beautiful pic! Wish you could've gotten its head more in focus though!
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