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The Kill


The Kill
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Copyright: Rick Price (Adanac) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1273 W: 1 N: 6188] (21378)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-05-27
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon 5d Mark II, Canon 100-400/4.5-5.6L IS
Exposure: f/11, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Animals feeding, part one [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2013-06-16 4:26
Viewed: 2870
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I was watching this Red Fox hunting Columbia Ground Squirrels when she captured this one. She used the tree in the background to cover her advance then burst around the tree for the kill.
Shot in Waterton Lakes National Park.

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Hi Rick very nice photo looks like the fox still has the winter coat

This is very good picture. what a lovely time for taking picture.
well done.

Dear Rick,
Exciting moment to watch an animal hunt/kill!

The sudden burst of energy is breath taking, and there is no blur in your photo.

The natural colors are very pleasing. Thanks for sharing and contributing your work to the theme.
Take care ( I hope the pepper spray is always in your pocket :-)
Warm greetings from the Tzaneen Dam
Ingrid

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-06-16 7:43]

Hello Rick,
Excellent photo in impressive clarity, sharpness and details. Taken from a very good low POV. Beautiful colours and composition. Exciting moment!
Regards,
Peter

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2013-06-16 10:15]

Hi Rick.
I could not see your photos for a long time and now watch them with pleasure. Despite the pictured scene not so optimistic at least for prey I like timing a lot as well as impressive colours and nice details of the main characters. TFS and best regards.
Alexei.

Hello Rick

WOW ! great timing from you, you was at the best
place the best time to be witness and to shoot
in photo of life & dead struggle in the nature, TFS

Asbed

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  • pirate Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
  • [2013-06-16 11:13]

Hi Rick
great action shot of natural selection
perfect compo and dramatic scene showing the last breath of the Ground Squirrel
tfs
Tom

Hello Rick

Great timing.
Thanks.
Robert

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6522 W: 89 N: 15623] (65351)
  • [2013-06-16 15:01]

Hi Rcik,you caught very well this lucky and rare opportunity! A magnificent pic,fine details and bright colors and a very interesting scene too,i like it!Have a nice week and thanks,Luciano

Hello Rick,
Excellent photograph of The Kill, excellent sharpness and details, excellent composition, excellent background and good lighting.
Thanks for sharing,
Daystar-7

Dear Rick,
照的很清晰 距離很近 也很漂亮
還有獵食的鏡頭很漂亮
STONE

Hallo Rick
It is such a delight to see your name in the gallery!! All your pictures are amazing, extraordinary good and beautiful. Wonderful natural shot of survival of the fittest. This is a great image.
Thanks for sharing. Best regards.
Anna

It's a real no-mercy shot Rick. Nice colours in both animals as they match. It's a nicely framed shot with vivid colours. Focus good as well. A 10. Well done! TFS Trevor

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