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Walkin' on Water

Walkin' on Water
Photo Information
Copyright: Serhan Oksay (serhano) Silver Note Writer [C: 4 W: 0 N: 11] (135)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2004-01-17
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/9.5, 1/750 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Aquatic Birds 2 - Aves Acuáticas 2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2004-10-09 16:20
Viewed: 4171
Points: 34
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Black-headed gull (Larus ridibundus) picking up food from Bosphorus while walking on the sea. My first photo. HELLO to all TrekNaturers. Regards. Serhan. www.serhanoksay.com
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To extramundi: camera&lensserhano 1 10-10 05:44
To gerhardt: front or behind?serhano 2 10-10 01:16
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Very good Serhan.
You catch it in right moment.
Good colours , nice reflection and good details.
Well done.
Welcome to TN.

Welcome to TN, Serhan. You start off with a bang. Great action shot you captured. The details of the water and reflection captured very well. I would have liked some space in front of the bird (for him to run into) but that's just a nit. Thanx for sharing.

Great capture, I like how he's just looking under the wing (and the fact that he's holding something in his bill). I agree with Gerhardt about space in front, otherwise very good.

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  • RAP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2524 W: 345 N: 2373] (7405)
  • [2004-10-09 17:28]

Bienvenido a TN Serhan.
Pequeña gran imagen para esta primera presentacion.
Excelente agudeza, bellos colores y el efecto de la reflexion para completar una excelente entrega.
Tal vez la única crítica, sería que el encuadre es demasiado ajustado.

Welcome to TN Serhan.
Small great image for this first presentation.
Excellent sharpness, beautiful colors and the effect of the reflection to complete an excellent post.
Perhaps the only critic, would be that the frame too much is fit.

Hello! and welcome. Nice first post, a beautiful first photo, thanks for posting. I would not crop so tight at the bottom because of the beautiful reflection, but everithing is perfect. It would be nice to know camera and lens used.

Hi Serhan
and welcome too on TN
This is VERY nice. I love gulls anf their actions.
I would just have cropped a little bigger than the frame before adding the frame, as you now "cut-off" yhe tip of the ing in the reflection.

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  • Midi Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 146 W: 24 N: 183] (2418)
  • [2004-10-10 1:48]

Oh yes, very nice capture. I know it's not easy to catch a bird in this position, you have to take several pictures to get one or two.
Well done.
Welcome to TN.
Jean Louis.

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2004-10-10 3:39]

Jolie composition et très originale avec l'oiseau dans cette situation. Les bulles et le reflet sont super !
Well done !

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  • japie Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1814 W: 100 N: 1904] (5187)
  • [2004-10-10 4:25]

Hi Serhan, you do know how to make an enterance! This is a beautiful capture with incredible timing. The image is sharp and the DOF very good.

Welcome here at TN and I hope to see lots more of your work.


They say that walking on water is not that easy, maybe I'll try it someday:)

Points a bit later

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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 893 W: 0 N: 507] (1853)
  • [2004-10-10 6:55]

A very great moment for made this picture, Serhan, excellent sharpness, lovely reflection too.
Splendid for you first photo on TN, welcome too.

Serhan, Excellent instant in time with very nice combining elements. When you give so much action in a nature shot you've always hit the "jackpot"!! Great photo!!!

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  • cecile Silver Star Critiquer [C: 43 W: 0 N: 7] (1060)
  • [2004-10-10 12:37]

connaissant bien ce genre de photo, je ne peut que m'incliner... en effet, tout y est, la pose superbe de l'oiseau, les couleurs et biensur le superbe reflet dans l'eau.... bienvu

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  • PDP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 2821 W: 344 N: 3779] (11769)
  • [2004-10-10 15:09]

Fantastic shot, it's perfect with the minor, minor niggle that the reflected with tip isn't in. Great work and welcome to TN. I've looked at your site and you have a talent. I hope you will be giving us the benefit of this by critiquing.

Nice capture, reflections, and details.

Serhan, This is excellent. The sharpness is perfect and we still see some movemenet in the wings. I like especially teh sharpnes in the water and the contrasting color of the feet of the gull.
Greetings, Jan

nice to see yr photograph here again.tukish name is "su üstünde yürüyen martı".it is really nice phograph.Congrulations.

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  • Junim Gold Star Critiquer [C: 66 W: 0 N: 1] (6)
  • [2005-02-03 18:59]

The first and pretty photo.


Welcome do TN!


Merhaba Serkan,
Kuşun gözü, ağzında yemi ve yansıması...Böylesi bir fotoğrafta olabilecek tüm özellikleri birarada.
Eline sağlık, selamlar

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