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Copyright: Sebnem Sozer (dew77) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-04-18
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/80 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): workshops photos with minimum 3 points, Top ten [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-06-28 9:00
Viewed: 20059
Favorites: 4 [view]
Points: 264
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This photo was taken with my fathers new camera
Canon 1Ds Mark II and Canon EF 100mm macro lens.
It's a test shot and unfortunately was taken at
Have great day and hope you'll like it!

Eagles are large birds of prey, which are found mainly in the Old World, with only two species (Bald Eagle and Golden Eagle) in North America and a few in South America. They are members of the bird order Falconiformes, family Accipitridae and belong to several different genera, not necessarily closely related to each other.
Eagles are known for their sharp vision.
Usually, however, eagle eyes are too keen for the birds to fly blindly into danger. In fact, eagles' vision is among the sharpest of any animal. Wedge-tailed Eagles, for instance, can see twice as far as people. Studies suggest that some eagles can spot an animal the size of a rabbit up to two miles away.
In part, eagles have excellent vision because their eyes, which are very large in proportion to their heads, are densely packed with sensory cells. While humans typically have 200,000 light-sensitive cells per square millimeter of retina, eagles may have 1 million -- five times more. Similarly, while humans have only one fovea, a funnel-shaped part of the retina where vision is sharpest, eagles have two. Finally, where people see just three basic colors, eagles see five, enabling them to pick out even well-camouflaged prey.
Like all birds of prey, eagles have very large powerful hooked beaks for tearing flesh from their prey, strong legs and powerful talons.
Infos from :
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eagle and http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/eagles/index.html

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Camera Model:Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
Shooting Date/Time:4/18/2007 5:41:04 PM
Shooting Mode:Aperture-Priority AE
Tv( Shutter Speed ):1/80
Av( Aperture Value ):5.6
Metering Mode:Spot Metering
Exposure Compensation:0
ISO Speed:400
Lens:100.0 mm
Focal Length:100.0 mm
Image Size:4992x3328
Image Quality:RAW
White Balance Mode:Auto
AF Mode:AI Servo AF
Parameters Settings
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Sharpness 0
Contrast 0
Color Matrix:
Color Space sRGB
Color saturation Standard
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File Size:14174 KB
Drive Mode:Continuous shooting

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  • joey Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1739 W: 224 N: 6872] (24909)
  • [2007-06-28 9:05]

Hi Sebnem,
an awesome shot.
Very sharp and detailed.
Well done,

Hello Sebnem,
What a fantastic portrait!
Sharpness on the eye, very good composition.
Thank you for sharing!

Hi Sebnem,
Detail of the eye is wonderful. Lovely pov and composition. Impressive picture from this nice camera and your photo taking skill. TFS.

Hi Dew,
You mut be happy with a father that has such a great camera. When are you going to steel it from him and consider it yours? The details from the prime lens you've used are wonderful The DOF is perfect and does not give the effect of a zoo. A wonderful pose with great light and details in the eyes.


Lovely picture. It does look very angry. I am glad that you could get this close and get a portrait with just an 100mm lens.

- Murali Santhanam

great expression. good colors although a little dark. good focus

Hi Sebnem,
Excellent captured portrait of this eagle focus is very good. What beautiful eyes it has got. Very nice timing and composition. Thanks a lot for sharing.

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  • mikou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 869 W: 68 N: 1479] (6093)
  • [2007-06-28 10:09]

Hi Sebnem.
Very impressive detailed portrait.Angry? I'd wanted have bigger distance! :-)
Great pose,very good focus.I like details on his eye.Very well done.
TFS,with greeting Milos.

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2007-06-28 10:13]

Hello Sebnem,
Excellent and well-timed close shot of this Eagle. Good focus on the eye and fine sharp details.
TFS and regards, Ulla

bonjour sebnem
vous ne publiez pas souvent de photo mais lorsque vous le faite c'est remarquable!!
tout est parfait,de l'expression du rapace au BG bien flou,c'est magnifique.

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  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2007-06-28 10:36]

Hola Sebnem. Una exelente y fina foto. Agradables los colores muy naturales de esta Bella "Aguila" Gran nitidez y textura del plumaje. Me agrada el color de sus ojos y el pico. Saludos Luis52.

Hi Sabnem,
Awesome portrait of this beautiful bird.
I like very much the focus on the animal eye and your pov.
Best regards from Romania,

Hi Sebnem,
That’s is what I think it is a perfect portrait,
great details, vivid colors nice POV and sharp focus,
well composed, TFS. Best regards/Lawhill

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2007-06-28 11:02]

Hi Sebnem,

A wonderful portrait of this eagle! You caught him in a fantastic pose with the wide-opened beak. Marvelous rich colors and excellent details. His eye is just beautiful. He looks wonderful against the excellent background.


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  • ridvan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 498 W: 0 N: 1136] (5205)
  • [2007-06-28 11:45]

merhaba sebnem; hayvanat bahcesinde cekildigini soylemene ragmen gercek ortamını aratmayan cok yakın bir çalisma,renkler ,detaylar, ve zamanlama cok iyi olmus tebrikler

Hello Sebnem
Very nice portrait of this Eagle,
Fantastic colors and sharpness,
Perfect details,composition and BG,
Superb shot,friend.

Good Luck

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2007-06-28 12:44]

Hello Sebnem,
I don't usually give critique to photos of captive animals and birds, but this is such a fine shot that I must make an exception. Superbly sharp, you caught this Golden Eagle just at the right moment to make a fine close portrait with his beak open. Set against a blurred natural-looking BG it makes an excellent capture.
TFS and best wishes, Ivan

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2007-06-28 12:53]

Hola amiga,
buen momento y sensancional pov,
estupendos detalles y agradable compo.
saludos Sebnem

Hello Sebnem,
And the result from the test came out very well!
Superb details, great colours and a wonderful moment captured!
Pablo -

Hi Sebnem, splendid portrait of this eagle, imperial pose, great sharpness, wonderful details, excellent composition, BRAVISSIMA, ciao Silvio

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  • hester Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1515 W: 18 N: 3165] (11638)
  • [2007-06-28 14:44]

Hi Sebnem

A macro shot? - mind your fingers :) It is an excellent shot, the lens looks excellent. I like the use of the macro lens as you get such lovely details in the feathers and eyes. Excellent pose, pin sharp and great POV

Wonderful shot



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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2007-06-28 14:45]

Merhaba Şebnem hanım, yeni ekipmanınız iyi günlerde kullanın :) görünüşe bakılırsa test gayet başarılı olmuş.Çok mükemmel bir portre.
Ellerinize sağlık, selamlar.

Hola Sebnem.
Un retrato maravilloso como lo son tus imágenes.
Perfecta iluminación y fabuloso el color bien saturado de este hermoso ave. Una nota bastante extensa y completa.
Saludos amiga. JL.

Hi Sebnem,
This is an excellent portrait of this Eagle. The quality of the image is superb, with all the detail being seen so clearly. It did look a tad angry. Nice DOF with a lovely green background.

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  • demeve Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 586 W: 12 N: 1682] (6165)
  • [2007-06-28 16:32]

Hello Sebnem, wonderful portrait of this eagle, lovely colors and composition, great POV and BG..well done

What a nice portrait Sebnem; it almost looks like a Harley Davidson's advertising :) Your father bought a great camera and you were lucky to test it. I don't know this macro lens but is seems to work well. Colors, composition and POV are wonderful and I love details on its mouth! Thanks,

Bonsoir Sebnem
Une excellente photo en portrait de ce bel aigle .Les couleurs sont justes et parfaitements exposées ainsi que les détails.. Félicitations pour la belle composition.

Merci et bravo...JP

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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2007-06-28 19:43]

Hello Sebnem

The shot is spot on focus with a lovely expression captured.The detail in the plumage and eye is excellent.Very good lighting and colour saturation.I like how you placed the subject in the frame.Nicely done.TFS


DOF, Focus, crispy clear detail and catch in eye. Well done, excellent portrait of an Eagle.

Excellent lighting which bring out the best in these colours. Superb sharpness and moment as well.


Hello Sebnem,
Wonderful photo, a great opened mouth, well timed.

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  • GLEM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 540 W: 87 N: 750] (10)
  • [2007-06-29 3:05]

salut Sebnem,
très bon portrait de cette aigle. J'aime beaucoup l'angle de trois quart, cela permet de donné de la profondeur. Original POV qui détail bien le palet de cet oiseau.


Very good shot! Wonderful details and great moment you caught!

Hi Sebnem,
Clear, sharp, & detailed. Wonderful open beak pose, with the side view perfect for this pose..
I think the 1Ds MII was perfect for this environment ;}
Very well done.

What a lovely and strong capture you have done here.
Besides the inpecable technical quality, I like very much the natural look you have put into the light and colour.
Beautiful work!
Best rehards, Felipe.

Merhaba Sebnem gozdeki detailar super ve isik guzel super portrait olmus iyi hafta sonu tebrikler selamlar Necip

I had a look at the W/S. Maybe I'm blind. I see no difference at all.
This is indeed a WOW shot.
You are GOOD at this.
Warm regards, M.

Merhaba Şebnem Hanım,
Kelimeleri kifayetsiz bırakan bir çalışma.Muhteşem netlik, kadraj, renk ve detaylar.Flu arka plan daha vurgulayıcı olmuş.Eline sağlık.


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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2007-06-30 9:53]

Hi, dear Sebnem.
I congratulate you on so amazing eagle portrait. Your test of the father's camera is great. Expressiveness of the picture is terrific, composition is great too. I also like low POV and excellent DOF. I think that the DOF is exact and perfect. Bravo, my friend and best regards.

Hi Sebnem,
A powerful portrait, the eagle in this pose intimidates so much... Excellent job

Wow great close up shot of a beautiful bird. Love it. TFS

Thanks for your comments on my photo " Chipmuck (19)" :o)

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  • jmp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1659 W: 95 N: 2273] (8415)
  • [2007-07-01 9:30]

Merhaba Sebnem,
You have capture a really good gesture of this eagle. Details, light and background are lovely. I like specially the eye.
TFS, José M.

Merhaba Sebnem,
Excellent shot!
Great camera and lens only work great if it is at a great hands.....like those of yours


Belle photo de cet oiseau rapace très faché, cela se voit avec son bec grand ouvert mai aussi dans son oeil très en colère. Très belle prise comme pour la maorités de vos photos. Amitiés Thomas

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  • radz Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 598 W: 11 N: 72] (436)
  • [2007-07-02 20:07]

Its not angry Sebnem,its showing happyness as Sebnem came to shoot him ;)...Nice closeup..Very sharp details.Love POV&EXPRESSION.

Merhaba Sebnem,
Kartallari ve diger yirticilari hayvanat bahcesinde gorunce icim aciyor... Yine de sen cok guzel goruntulemissin. Ellerine saglik. Selamlar

Merhaba Sebnem,
it's again so impressive, sharpness can't be better and the moment is wonderful.
Thank you so much, bye and selamlar
Sabine - wishnugaruda

Merhaba Sebnem,
Beautiful capture of this eagle!
I like the timing and the expression caught on this imposing bird.
Excellent POV and details seen on the inner part of the beak.
It must be a pleasure to play with that camera!
Congratulations and thanks for share it.
My best regards,

merhaba Şebnem hanım,
her yönüyle mükemmel bir çekim. netlik, keskinlik harika. duruş ve zamanlama da. Özellikle gözdeki canlılık ve netlik çok dikkat çekici. çok güzel yakalamışsınız.
başlık da ilginç. ben defalarca yazdım son zamanlarda daha az çekim yaptığınızdan olsa gerek bu kızgınlık:) yeni karelerinizi görme dileğiyle, hoşçakalın. teşekkürler. Ahmet

Merhaba Şebnem,
Yine fazla söze gerek bırakmayan çok başarılı bir paylaşım,

Hello Sebnem !
Yes, he looks really angry ! And so powerful, so strong ! I love the pose in which you managed to capture the eagle, with open beak. Also a beautiful composition and a nice blurred BG, it doesn't look like a zoo shot. Very well done !

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  • loot Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5524 W: 722 N: 4163] (11276)
  • [2007-07-04 6:46]
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Hi Şebnem

A very dramatic portrait shot with excellent action from the bird. It must have been rather dark for you to choose ISO400 and at f/5.6 only managed to get 1/80 seconds shutter speed. You do not mention a tripod, but if you shot this hand held it so much more impress me for this fine result.

The composition is great and I just love that amazing detail of the eye and even inside the beak. The colours are rich and well saturated and the exposure provided excellent contrasts. The BG is well removed and OOF and does a good job to enhance the bird.

Very well done and TFS.

Hi Sebnem,
The macro lens gave very sharp detail. I use mine for portraits alot. Excellent pose. Colors ane tones look very good. Nice shot!

Hello Sebnem
Such remarkable detail with your dad's new camera. I love the pose he's giving you as he gazes toward the sky. Having his mouth open add to the interest here. Interesting notes, Nicely done!

I think this eagle is looking toward to the sky wishing he could fly away.
TFS Janice

Hola Sebnem,
Magnífico retrato, es impresionante la nitidez y detalle, así como la pose, TFS. Saludos
José Ramón

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  • Maite Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 998 W: 65 N: 1270] (5199)
  • [2007-07-05 10:13]

Hello Sebnem
I love the way you captured this stunning eagle! I had never seen so many details inside the beak and the eye is just marvellous, so brilliant and beautiful.
Excellent job!
Thank you very much for sharing.

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2007-07-05 10:19]

Hello Sebnem,
A Canon 1Ds Mark II, in your family you do not use toy for photos ;-) This fist test is great, the bird is sharp and impressive in its expression. Useful note also in the spirit of TN...
Congratulations my friend and TFS,

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  • Mana Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1772 W: 36 N: 5597] (18598)
  • [2007-07-06 2:53]

Hi Sebnem,
Outstanding moment captured. Very neat and sharp. The details on its plumage are awesome and that eye is just fantastic and so gorgeous. Excellent POV to portray it and the smooth BG highlights it perfectly. Superb lighting and composition. Kudos.

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  • Adanac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1273 W: 1 N: 6188] (21378)
  • [2007-07-06 11:29]

Hello Sebnem,
Amazing closeup with excellent details and colors, thanks for sharing.

Veri good.Fantastc shot.


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  • CTP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 644 W: 6 N: 946] (2726)
  • [2007-07-06 19:36]

Merhaba Sebnem,
Nice capture of this beautiful eagle with nice colors,note,frame,pov,dof and details.TFS

Irrespective of whatever camera you may use, your 'presence' is very marked in each and every shot you take and share occasionally on TN, Sebnem.
This portrait of an eagle is simply brilliant.
In addition to the remarkable technical excellence manifest in the shot, the expression on the bird's face speaks volumes about its prevalent mood, which you suggest, is that of anger.
Thanks for sharing this great image and best regards.

superbes détails,
très beau portrait

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2007-07-09 1:00]

Hello Sebnem,
Very vivid portrait of this majestic bird. I like the expression, very eagle-like. I can see sometimes these birds circling in the mountains and even saw once two males fighting just above me. Like always excellent shot.
Have a nice day

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  • clnaef Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 778 W: 67 N: 645] (6814)
  • [2007-07-09 23:54]

Quelle expression formidable !
Bonne journée.

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  • Debz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 505 W: 0 N: 847] (3307)
  • [2007-07-10 0:25]

Hi Sebnem, a beautful and perfect shot. Light and detail in the eye is amazing. Well composed with good colour and sharpness. Well focused. Superb.

Hello Sebnem,
in a zoo or not, it is a very well realized photograph. These birds make a great fascination.

hi sebnem,
excellent shotm sharp image with good details, lovely colours, nice dof,
well done as usual,
tfs & regards

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  • Jamesp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1369 W: 9 N: 6334] (18906)
  • [2007-07-10 14:16]

Just marking - crit later


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  • edal Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 374 W: 48 N: 413] (1853)
  • [2007-07-10 17:22]

Merhaba Sebnet hanim!
Its a great closeup out of a great camera! To me this bird is always a symbol of pride and dignity. Excellent quality of all parameters - no need of any pp.

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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1387 W: 3 N: 9] (44)
  • [2007-07-15 14:01]

merhaba sebnem
guzel bir arka plan ve iyi isik altinda oldukca basarili bir portre calismasi cikarmissin ortaya
kompozisyonu, bakis acisi, renkleri, netligi ve detaylari harika olmus
eline saglik

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2007-07-17 8:13]

Hi Sebnem,
gorgeous shot, with wonderful details... the clarity of the eagles eyes is amazing.

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  • osse Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 955 W: 0 N: 89] (7805)
  • [2007-07-17 13:35]

Selam Sebnem
Asusually a great shot. Excellen sharpnes, light, details, colours and POV. and also good note.
Well done my friend


Buraya takilmaya fazla vaktim olmuyor harika fotograflarinla göz banyosu yapmaya.

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  • zeca Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 373 W: 14 N: 539] (2887)
  • [2007-07-18 18:43]

Hello Sebnem!
Wow! Your capture is great! It shows amazing sharp details and excellent colours! Beautiful bird! Well done work!

Hi friend, How are you?
A great shot with wonderful colours and textures! The eagles is incredibly sharp as well! A truly wonderful shot! Take care Ana:)

Merhaba Şebnem Hanım,

Uzuuuuuuun bir aradan sonra tekrar burada olmak çok güzel, sizin olağanüstü güzel ve mükemmel ötesi fotoğraflarnızı izlemek daha da güzel. Çok özlemişim gerçekten. Sitedeki herkese her fotoğrafa birşeyler yazmak istiyorum. Ama bakmaktan yazmaya zaman kalmıyor ki :)

Fotoğrafın kalitesinin tartışılacak eleştirilecek bir şeyi yok zaten, bize hep "çok güzel olmuş" demek kalıyor sizin fotoğraflarınızda :)


Nice head shot Sebnem!
Love that background and composition.
Nice catch light in the eye!

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  • Ken52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 636 W: 93 N: 1243] (4195)
  • [2007-07-27 8:44]

Hello Sebnem,
I like this unusual POV. It is a dramatic pose of the eagle with great intensity of expression. Outstanding sharpness, details and color. I love the eye of the eagle.

Hi Sebnem,
Sorry, I have missed this fine portrait.
The POV and pose are great. Fine details and the eye is razor sharp and the DOF is very good, the bird standout well from the BG.
Very well done, my friend.

Şebnem merhaba,
Seyrek fotoğraf ekliyorsun ama süper fotoğraflar hepsi de. Zaten fotoğraflarının topladığı puanlar da bunun doğru bir göstergesi. Bize usta işi fotoğrafların nasıl olması gerektiğini gösteriyorsun. Teşekkürler. Mustafa

Zoo or wild, it is always nice to see these birds. Especially so clear like this. I like this photo a lot Sebnem

Hi Sebnem,

SUPERB portrait shot of this beautiful "Eagle"
Excellent sharp details
perfect POV
great DOF
i like the amazing eye details very much

TFS Thijs

Hi Sebnem,

This is a great shot and he does look angry, but very beautiful at the same time :-)
Great details, sharpness and colours.
I like it, thanks for sharing!

Greetings, Nel

Hi Sebnem
Bonito retrato el que nos muestras y encima de estreno y con una increible máquina nueva.
Un saludo

Awesome! Amazing shot-great work...

Hello Sebnem, it an outstanding shot, perfect focus, very sharp and detailled, cheer

Hi Sebnem,marvelous picture,sharpness,comosition,waohh.Cheer and thanks for sharing


Hello Sebnem,
Very beautiful eagle portrait.
Great pose of the bird of wich I can hear the sound the moment he does shout out loudly :)
Wonderful feather details and light in the beautiful clear eye.
Technically perfect with excellent sharpness and lighting.
Excellent work. My compliments.
Thanks for sharing.
Kindest regards,

Selam Sebnem;muhteşem bir netlik kalitesi,geri plan enfes,ben tekrar telefonu bir suya atıp geleyim....

Muhteşem çekim
Netlik,detaylar enfes

Hello Sebnem!
This is a real predator! So angry and hungry ;>
Nice to watch so detaild and good quality picture.
TFS and I am waiting for the next one photo! :>

Hi Sebnem ,
excellent work and this is action.
great details and sharpness is nice too.
well captured
Thanks for sharing
my best regards

Hi Sebnem,
A great decisive moment as it seems to open its mouth in protest at being captured.You've given the image a nice texture...slightly soft.....and the DOF really makes it stand out.I like the reflection in its beautiful yello eye.
Regards, David

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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1393 W: 119 N: 5267] (23955)
  • [2007-08-09 13:45]

Great portrait of this eagle Sebnem ! Sharp and clear, well exposed and good background. Thanks.


hi sebnem,

great action shot here!very nice close up!and nice blurred BG!
p.s.:looking for new pictures of you!

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9091] (31094)
  • [2007-08-15 11:44]

Hello Sebnem!

For sure this is one of most beautifull portraits of eagle I've ever seen! Hard to believe it was taken in zoo! Great pose, eye and captured moment with beak opened. Great job my friend!

deux points de plus, ne vont a peine se voir!!! quelle merveille!!! un macro bien réussie, les détails sont supers bons et un bg parfait
bien vu, bravo, merci du partage, amitiès

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  • Silke Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 729 W: 98 N: 1707] (5458)
  • [2007-08-17 5:04]

Outstanding colours, details and composition! a superb posting

Hi Sebnem,

This is a fantastic portrait. The detail in the eye is sublime. Absolutely great work. Well done.


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  • Etka Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 95 W: 0 N: 59] (514)
  • [2007-08-22 11:13]

Rewelacyjne portretowe ujecie.
Niesamowicie go uchwycilas. Niesamowite szczegoly i jakosc zdjecia.

Hi Sebnem,
perfeito, maravilhoso!!!

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  • marjan Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 459 W: 14 N: 366] (2685)
  • [2007-08-24 11:43]

hi Sebnem, this is sstrong shot with exceletnexpresion of the face of this wonderful bird. good shot , cleare and good details.

Hello Selen,

What a fantastic image, well detailled, very well done,

I love eagles, this one is magnificent! What a sharp clear veiw we have of his face, remarkable!

Hello Sebnem,
Excellent shot amazing sharp eyes and a equally great writeup.
u are right with a eye like eagle roughly 1 mega pixel equivalent of sensory cell & with a double fovea compared to humans 0.2 Megs!!
they are too good.

fantastic !!
very good composition.
Thank you for sharing!

Wow!! This excelent portrait a eagleo, very excelent photo

Hi Sebnem,
A gsupeb shot of an absoloutely beautiful bird. It shows the real talent many people have on Treknature.
Well Done and Merry Christmas,
Nick :-)

Dear Sebnem!
It's wonderful be back here and looking your fantastic photos. Last time was very hard for me... but now it a little bit better. I heard you changed a job and have less time to TN.
But we miss you photos.
I hope you will be backe here and maybe you will find time to visit your friends in Poland.
PS. You can watch future TN member - Michal on http://picasaweb.google.pl/joannabartoswieczorek/Misiek

Hello Sebnem

The main word that I can think of when I look at this shot is....WOW!
It is just such a fantastic photo of this beautiful creature.
It has the quality and sharpness that any photographer would be proud of.
Excellent photo.
Thanks for sharing it with us all.



merhaba sebnef, enfes bir portre calismasi. tebrikler.

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  • cako Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 485 W: 0 N: 772] (3395)
  • [2008-02-25 10:42]

Merhaba Şebnem hanım çok güzel bir portre olmuş ellerinize sağlık.

Hello Sebnem.

Excellent image, very good details and colors.

Joae Luis.

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  • Popye Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 11 W: 0 N: 27] (158)
  • [2008-03-19 7:54]

Hi Sebnem,
Very good portrait. Perfect exposure, sharpness, and composition. Hope you made a big print of this one. Pitty it was at a zoo, but at least you have a great photo of this eagle

Merhaba Sebnem!

Never mind that it was at a zoo! This is a wonderful portrait!
Just look at the detail and clarity around the pupil in the iris. It is liuke a focal bullseye, draws one right in! I see no ZOO... Just a magnificent bird! Tfs, Jay

PS That was THEN, this is now < a year later!!! >... and I think this is a splendid photo expressing FEELINGS

Sharpness on the eye, very good composition.

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2008-12-06 6:19]

Hello Sebnem,
Glancing through your brilliant portfolio I saw this amazing photo. Wow... this is really perfect. The expression is so good... The best photos always have a kind of emotion. And this one has!

Hello Sebnem,
Beautiful close up of an eagle by you. The details are excellent with grand expressions. Interesting notes on eagles eye. TFS.

Sinirli de olsa muhteşem bir yırtıcı portresi. Teşekkürler.

Hi Sebnem,

Fantastic portrait picture.
Razor sharp and good deatailed.


Merhaba Şebnem hanım, en az babanız kadar müthişsiniz. Fotoğrafçılık bir genetik işi galiba ailede:)
Müthiş bir anı görüntülemişsiniz. Elinize sağlık.

Hola Sebnem, creo que aún no habíamos contactado, encantado. Primero gracias por tu amable comentario.
Tu toma bien realizada, con la concentración del enfoque a la cabeza del ave y consiguiendo una impresionante captura del ojo. Un retrato con mucha fuerza expresiva.

Saludos y hasta pronto: Josep Ignasi.

Merhaba Şebnem hanım,
Mükemmel bir çalışma olmuş,
Ayrıca diğer çalışmalarınızda çok güzel.
Elinize sağlık.
En güzel dileklerimle hoşcakalın.

Hi Sebenm,
on this shot the bird like a very agressive, but i think very interesing. Great quality here too.

Şebnem Hanım, enfes bir kare
fotografa verdiğiniz isim ile de çok iyi örtüşmüş.

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2009-03-20 14:09]

Şebnem hanım selamlar,
Etkileyici bir kartal portresi.
Kadraj ve alan derinliği nefis güzellikte.

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  • v4vjk (51)
  • [2009-07-13 23:41]

awesome foto...
good note

very very beatiful photo i like

Hi Sebnem,
I think, that many renowned Wildlife Photographers would hope to present a work like your eagle. It is absolutely perfect in every aspect of Photography-Technique.

To my astonishment, one can see even the scratches on the beak, where the bird had sharpened it!

The only point I dare to discuss - in view of such perfection - is the title: I thought, it might actually be calling it's mate rather than agressively, as the photo was taken in a zoo and ergo no enemies around...

Your notes are very informative, thank you.

I see, that you joined in 2005 and look forward to admire many more of your photos.
Kind Regards

The details and the clarity are spot on. The expression that you captured is amazing. Thanks for sharing this majestic photo with us.

Hi Sebnem,

Quite a beautiful capture even though it's from Zoo. A one fstop lower could have got the photo well exposed! It's so beautiful to see the eyes! Thanks a lot for sharing it.


That's an amazing shot with fine details and great framing. The yellow of the eyes is incredible, congratulatio0ns on the great work and regards from Brazil!

so lovely portrasit , nice detail , classy capture

Bizde dağda bayırda yatalım...:) siz bitirmişsiniz bile. Ellerinize sağlık...

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  • Pahad (82)
  • [2016-06-01 5:46]

Great shot. Here is one eagle outside the Zoo :


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