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Bald Eagle


Bald Eagle
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Copyright: Tim Epp (BillyGoat) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 257 W: 28 N: 899] (4827)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-02
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony Alpha 350 DSLR
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2009-03-16 20:26
Viewed: 3430
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This handsome fellow was perched atop a tree directly across from the highway. I always keep my camera at my side while driving and fortunately had my Minolta 100-300mm APO attached.
Slightly cropped, but otherwise it's as it was shot.

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Now THAT is a Bald Eagle Tim....Wow...I have missed you superb posts...What a joy to see and this for a post is quite neat. Nice that you posted same bird on same day as I posted my only one...you must be psychic! have a Happy St Patty's day...even if you don't celebrate..It is the will of the Shannon Klan!
Bob

Hi Tim
Good composition and view
Well done.
**MAB**

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  • Scott Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 227 W: 0 N: 356] (1752)
  • [2009-03-16 21:24]

Tim,

Hard not to comment on a fine Eagle perching, the snowy branch really sets this on, exposure well handled, it would have been easy to blow out the white or lose the detail in the feathers, well done.

TFS
Scott

The color of the bird stands out amongst fairly monochromatic landscape and the picture is good. I feel only that the space on the right is vacant and detail less. a vertical composition would have done wonders. What do you think.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2009-03-17 11:33]

Hello Tim,
Excellent photo of this Bald Eagle. The colours are very beautiful and the composition is great. Good sharpness and details in the feathers. Splendid blue sky.
Regards,
Peter

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2009-03-18 5:49]

Hi Tim
First welcome back.Nice composition.Nice pose from the Eagle on that snowy tree.
TFS Michel

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  • Adanac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1273 W: 1 N: 6188] (21378)
  • [2009-03-23 5:48]

Hello Tim,
What an excellent capture and what a great setting. The frost covered tree with the monarch at the top, simply splendid. Thanks fo sharing this wonderful capture.
Rick

Hi Tim
Your Eagle is really cool looking perched on top of the frosty evergreen. (sorry no pun intended). I really like the colours here, the dark brown feathers and icy blue sky compliment each other well. Well done.
Janice

This is a rather nice shot of the Bald Eagle. You were lucky to be ready, the frosted tree really adds to the shot.
Nicely done,
TFS

TK

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