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Sandpipers


Sandpipers
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Copyright: Bettina Higginson (bettinamarie) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 19 W: 0 N: 35] (174)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-03-26
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-04-08 22:11
Viewed: 2900
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Here is a photo of a flock of Sandpipers on the Oregon Coast near Astoria. I took quite a few photos of these little birds. I was quite taken by their ability to "sense" what the movement of the group would be....they flew in formation with perfect timing, they stayed close together as they hunted for food....quite a wonderful little community of birds.

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Hello Bettina,

Great repetition effect, of course!
But maybe you miss a strong focal point, as I cannot see any of the birds are pin sharp...
However, I never discourage newcomers with low ratings... But you should do better next time!

Welcome to TrekNature... keep posting and have fun!

Regards,
Pablo -

Welcome in TN Bettina, nice shot but I hope you don't forget the focus!
Maurizio

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  • Luc Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1835 W: 301 N: 4287] (14767)
  • [2006-04-10 18:29]

A very good first post, Bettina.
Nice composition and point of view.

I wish you the most cordial welcome on TrekNature.
In the pleasure to admire your next posts and to read your notes and critics.
Thank you for sharing.

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