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"feeding and training"

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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: 2006-06-24
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D200, Nikkor ED 80-400 MM f/4.5-5.6 AF VR Zoom
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/1500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): Karatash's other favorite -I- [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-03-14 6:38
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Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 180
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This photo is from last year ,taken at Sapanca Lake in Kocaeli.Kocaeli is east neighbour city of Istanbul.I watched this scane again and again.Mum dived into the lake ,catched fish ,holded it in water and waited her chick.She gave the fish always under the water.I think she was teaching her chick "diving and cathing fish".
By the way this is my 100th post:)
Have a great day and thanks for looking!

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grebes are members of the Podicipediformes order, a widely distributed order of freshwater diving birds, some of which visit the sea when migrating and in winter. This order contains on a single family, the Podicipedidae, containing 20 species in 6 genera.
Grebes are small to medium-large in size, have lobed toes, and are excellent swimmers and divers. However, they have their feet placed far back on the body, making them quite ungainly on land. They leave the water only to nest, walking very short distances upright like penguins. They can run for a short distance, but often fall over.
Grebes have narrow wings, and some species are reluctant to fly; indeed, two South American species are completely flightless. They respond to danger by diving rather than flying, and are in any case much less wary than ducks.
Bills vary from short and thick to long and pointed; the feet are always large, with broad lobes on the toes and small webs connecting the front three toes. The hind toe also has a small lobe. Recent experimental work has shown that these lobes work like the hydrofoil blades of a propeller. Grebes have unusual plumage. It is dense and waterproof, and on the underside the feathers are at right-angles to the skin, sticking straight out to begin with and curling at the tip. By pressing their feathers against the body, grebes can adjust their buoyancy. Often, they swim low in the water with just the head and neck exposed.
The young, particularly those of the Podiceps genus, are often striped and retain some of their juvenile plumage even after reaching full size.
When preening, grebes eat their own feathers, and feed them to their young. The function of this behaviour is uncertain but it is believed to assist with pellet formation and to reduce their vulnerability to gastric parasites.

Nikon D200
2006/06/24 12:58:27.6
Lens:VR 80-400mmF4.5-5.6 D
Focal Length: 400mm
Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
Metering Mode: Multi pattern
1/500 sec - F/7.1
Exposure Comp.: 0 EV
Sensitivity: ISO 400
White Balance: Auto
AF Mode: AF-C
Flash Sync Mode: Not Attached
Tone Comp.: Auto
Hue Adjustment: 0°
Saturation: Normal
Sharpening: Auto

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  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2007-03-14 6:43]

Hi Sebnem,

A nice moment you caught on this 100th postin,nice colors and details,maybe a LP version of this shot would have worked as well,TFS


Merhaba Şebnem Hanım,
Tüh yetişemedim :). Mükemmel bir kadraj, enfes bir kare. Bakarken insanın nutku tutuluyor. Tebrikler. Ellerinize sağlık.

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2007-03-14 7:20]

Hi Dear Sebnem.
I congratulate your on 100th post. Your collection is really amazing, your heart is really full of love to Nature, photography and to us. My best wishes.

You managed to picture very expressive and interesting scene and you have it with great skillfulness. I like excellent DOF, very good details and exact colours of the heroes of the shot, perfect composition. TFS and best regards.

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  • horia Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2158 W: 224 N: 4749] (16656)
  • [2007-03-14 7:22]

Hi Sebnem

Another interesting "on the water" photo taken by you!
These cormorant sure are a beauty to photograph and you a great job again here.
This is indeed a very interesting action shot...if indeed the mother taught the young one how to catch the under-water prey, you witnessed an incredible phenomenon.
For the tech-talk, i think it's needless to say that the details are again razor-sharp, the colors are wonderful and the exposure is spot-on :)

Bravo and TFS

Hi Sebnen,
Teaching for the feed!
Very good moment captured here.
Great timing and quickness to get this shot just at the right moment.
Congratulations for the picture and for the 100th post here in TN.
I want to thank you for all your great pictures shared here and for your time in the critics given.
My best regards,

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  • Adanac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1273 W: 1 N: 6188] (21378)
  • [2007-03-14 8:07]

Hello Sebnem,
Congratulations on your 100th post, hope to see many more.
This capture is fantastic not only for the content of the mother teaching her chick, but also the good details and colors. Thanks for sharing.

Hi Sebnem
Un momento muy bonito e interesante, he realizado un Worshop en formato panorámico.
Espero que te guste.
Un saludo

bonjour Sebnem
très jolie composition, le ws est bien aussi,
belle netteté et couleur

Hello Sebnem,
Nice showing of this family picture. Thanks to your observation and great timing. Very well done and tfs.

Hello Sebnem,
Congratulations for your 100th post! Your contribution is important here and you are a gifted photographer! This is a very nice action shot, captured with great skill. I like to see how these birds interact together. Colors, POV, details and exposure are very good as usual. This is a very nice one again! Thanks!

Oh, I am so envious... I love watching the Great Crested Grebes when I am out fishing. Unfortunately they are very cautious, and when they do pop up nearby, I invariably do not have the camera in my hand. Of course as soon as I reach for it, the grebes dive and come up, a minute or so later, far out in the lake. I've gotten one or two 'ok' shots of adults, but never been able to get one of young that show off the striped markings as well as your photo here.

Lovely composition, good colors and detail. Fantastic that you caught the fish in such detail just as it's being transfered to the youngster. TFS

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  • Silke Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 729 W: 98 N: 1707] (5458)
  • [2007-03-14 10:27]

An excellent action capture which helps us all to learn more about this beautiful bird

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  • star74 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 211 W: 3 N: 598] (2474)
  • [2007-03-14 10:38]

Merhaba Şebnem,
Çok etkileyici bir an yakalamışsın,
Sudaki hareket ve yansımalar çok hoş,
Renkler ve çerçeve çok uyumlu,

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2007-03-14 12:13]

Hi Sebnern,

A momentous shot for your 100th. This is a fantastic capture and you caught it perfectly. Wonderful details and colors and quite a sight.


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  • fiyo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1053 W: 5 N: 3475] (15161)
  • [2007-03-14 12:27]
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Merhaba Şebnem hanım,
Bu mükemmel kompozisyon; bana, " bana balık verme balık tutmayı öğret " deyişini anımsattı. Tebrikler.
Ayrıca 100.fotoğrafınız kutlu olsun, daha nice 100.cü fotoğraflara, başarınızın devamlı olması dileğiyle..

Each of your 100 pictures on TN is a precious gem, Sebnem.
Your 100th is as beautiful and strong, both thematically and technically, as the rest of them.

This moment of schooling in Nature is well captured and carries a lot of meaning.

Your 101st will be eagerly awaited; then you 102nd, then your 103rd . . . and so on :-)!

Best regards,

bonjour sebnem
bagarre entre deux especes,un peu loin mais bel instantannée.
a bientot

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2007-03-14 13:29]

Hello Sebnem,
Congrats. on your 100th. post!
This is a fine sharp and well composed capture of parental care: the Great-crested Grebe presenting a fish to its young in the water. Well worth waiting for!
TFS and best wishes, Ivan

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  • methos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 213 W: 51 N: 281] (1189)
  • [2007-03-14 13:54]

Hi Sebnem,
That is one loooong neck!
The details are amazing and the action is so interesting.
I like it a lot!

Hi Sebnem,
From Canon to Nikon, from Nikon to Canon, and so forth..:-)
Beautiful action shot; a foodstuff matter.

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  • pilonm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 588 W: 90 N: 975] (3321)
  • [2007-03-14 15:21]

Hello Sebnem,

Wonderful nice and sharp moment caught at the good instant! I like to see the great difference between the feathers of the juvenile and those of the adult!

Congratulations and TFS,


FAVOLOSA Sebnem, cogratulation for your 100th splendid photo on TN, amazing composition, you take a great moment with perfect focus, , BRAVISSIMA, ciao Silvio

Hi Sebnem
Beaux petits grèbes bien mis en valeur dans cette composition photographique belle à voir avec les le partage de ce poisson. Jolies couleurs, bon point de vue et bonne netteté.

Merci et au revoir...JP

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2007-03-14 19:50]

Hola Sebnem,
original momento,
compo. y bellos detalles,
felicidades por tus 100 fotos,

Merhaba Sebnem,

Happy 100th.
Great shot. Very nicely capturing this moment.


Merhaba Sebnem nice moment captured well timed and you were in the right position for this good side view. Nicely composed. TFS Selamlar Necip.

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  • Maite Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 998 W: 65 N: 1270] (5199)
  • [2007-03-15 8:14]

Hi Sebnem
What a wonderful captuuuure! You were in a very good timing! It is lovely and so tender!
Excellent sharpness and colors.
Congratulations and TFS.

Hello Sebnem!
Another unusual picture from your gallery :)
Perfect timing with very interesting biological point of view :)
I like also a note :)
Greetings from Lodz,

Such a beautiful and an OUTSTANDING register.
Of course, your notes too are OUTSTANDING, as always.
Greetings from Canada,

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  • delic Gold Star Critiquer [C: 440 W: 6 N: 310] (898)
  • [2007-03-15 15:42]

Great photo, Sebnem. You have done very well with all parameters here. I admire your commitment to stay around and capture this special moment. Best wishes,

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2007-03-15 16:49]

Hello Sebnem,
Congratulations on your 100th post!
Lovely action shot of the Great Crested Grebe feeding her young. Sharp details and lovely colours. The young one looks really greedy the way he's stretching his whole body! Clever capture and a great composition.
TFS and best wishes, Ulla

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  • jmp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1659 W: 95 N: 2273] (8415)
  • [2007-03-15 17:53]

Merhaba Sebnem,
Congratulation for your 100th post! All of them are wonderful and worth a visit! Precious moment very well captured.
TFS, José M.

Hi Sebnem,
congrats on your 100th post.
It's a very nice one with a good action. It's amazing to see
that the young grebes looks very diffent fron tha adults.
Good details and I like the low POV.
Well done, mf.

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2007-03-16 12:24]

Hello Sebnem,
a wonderful shot full of action, looks like there is a bit of rivelary. Nice catch with wonderful detail.

My dear Sebnem, you are altogether too modest!

Here you are with shot #100 and hardly a peep!

You deserve our congratulations on your accomplishment.
I am fond of shorebirds myself, I have certainly enjayed yours!

And very well done with a score of over 100 points averaged over your gallery of 100! Well done fellow Trek shooter! ;)
It's the [wo]man behind the lens that counts eh! Thanx again for sharing your results. Jay

This one is wonderful to see with this detail! Not only a parent with offspring, but a feeding lesson as well! Thanx Sebnem! ;j.

Şebnem hanım merhaba , 100. fotoğrafınız ve bu fotoğrafınızda da olduğu gibi hiç düşürmediğiniz kalite ve doğaya olan sevgi ve duyarlılığınız için teşekkür ederim.

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  • hester Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1515 W: 18 N: 3165] (11638)
  • [2007-03-16 16:10]

Congratulations on your 100th post

This is a very special moment you have captured. Nice sharp details and good light as well



Hi Sebnem,
Congratulations on your 100th post. Great interaction shot between mother and baby. Exposure, colors, and detail look good. Great suppotive notes.

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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2007-03-17 1:03]

Sebnem, this is very nice.

A great moment, a great image.

I like composition too.

Hello Sebnem,
You choose a fun situation for your posting #100!
As always the tech quality is impeccable with great details, the colours are shining bright...
Well composed image, situation well captured!
Pablo -

I've seen a similar scene but the chick was lasy and it was the other parent which was catching back the fish. I couldn't get any decent pic of it.
Yours is great.

*Happy 100!*
what a lovely composition of the parent-grebe
feeding its little one, sebnem! :-)
excellent pov, wonderful details, good colors and sharpness - perfect job as usual!
well done & looking forward to the next 100,

Selam Şebnem;suyun ortasında yakalanan balıgı paylaşamayan iki kafadar,ellerine saglık....

Magníficos detalles. Buena luz, color y contrastes. Perfecta composición Sebnem.
Un cordial saludo, JL.

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  • volkan Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 497 W: 10 N: 4] (2425)
  • [2007-03-17 17:47]

Selam Şebnem Hanım,
Zamanlama mükemmel olmuş.
Bakış açısı,renkler ve netlik çok güzel.

Hola Sebnem,
Bonita y oportuna captura de bella composición, con mucho movimiento. Un saludo

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  • Graal Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 751 W: 31 N: 20] (5100)
  • [2007-03-18 2:56]

Hi Sebnem,
interesting scene, good captured, fine shot. Good quality of photo. I like it.
Gr., Aleksander

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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1387 W: 3 N: 9] (44)
  • [2007-03-18 7:08]

selam sebnem
sadece iyi bir nature calismasi degil dinamik kompozisyonu ve anlatimi olan bir calisma da olmus. bakis acisi, derinlik hissi, renkleri, bilgi notu ve cercevesi de basarili
eline saglik

Merhaba Sebnem,
again a lovely moment you show us here, it's wonderful to see how he can learn from Mummy.
Very nice, thanks
Sabine - wishnugaruda

Hi Sebnem,

Congratulations on your 100-th posting :-)
And it's a very nice moment you've captured here.
Excellent colours, details, sharpness, composition and POV.
Thanks for sharing!

Greetings, Nel

Hello Sebnem,
what a fight! Another pressing of your shutter at the very right time.
Congratulations to your posting # 100! Looking at your total number of points that comes to an amazing average (!) of almost 120 points each - my goodness!
All the best to you! Let's celebrate you. Happy shooting, looking very much forward to more from you!
Thank you, and best regards,

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  • SelenE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2249 W: 65 N: 4205] (13972)
  • [2007-03-18 16:10]

Merhaba Sebnem,
1 haftadir pek vakit ayiramadim TN'ye.
Congratulations on your 100th post :o) I liked the moment you captured and the composition. Eline saglik

Olá Sebnem

Parabéns pela sua 100 fotos!
Que belo flagrante você capturou...um momento interessante e muito original. Boas cores também.


This is such an unusual shot Sebnem, never seen it done before...

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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1393 W: 119 N: 5267] (23955)
  • [2007-03-21 20:28]

Hello Sebnem, congrats on this 100th post. Great capture, good technique. Thanks.


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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2007-03-21 22:03]

Hello Sebnem

Excellent composition with good focus and sharp detail.The plumage shows very well.Good action shot,great low POV .TFS


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  • radz Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 598 W: 11 N: 72] (436)
  • [2007-03-22 3:48]

Right time at Right place..You are always captured with great moment!!Lovely action you capture.nice composition&POV.TFS!

Merhaba Sebnem,
Congratulations for your first beautiful pictures posted. I love the moment of feeding captured in the right moment.
Great job!

Hello Sebnem
It's nice to see a mother Grebe teaching her baby how to eat. Well captured! The baby has interesting markings. Excellent detail, colours and lighting.
TFS Janic

Hi Dew,

Very nice shot of the grebe mother teaching her baby how to catch fish. I very much like the supplement text that describes this behavior.

This is one bird I would love to photograph as it is one of the prettiest of the grebe species.

Sorry I have not critiqued this one sooner, there are so many excellent photographers on this site, sometimes it becomes over whelming to keep up with it all. :)

Hi Sebnem

Ver nice shot.
Amazing moment with good DOF.
By the way congratulation for your 100th post.


bien vu SEBNEM
là pour une prise de bec s' en ai une !!! humour
bonne réussite
bravo merci

Hello sebnem !
What I like most in this picture is the difference between the mother and her baby, really amazing - the yound one is beautiful with the black and whote stripes. It is also a great moment captured, must have been great to see this in real ! very well done !

Hi Sebnem ,
nice image at interesting moment.
great composed nad excellent sharpness.
well done

Nothing like a bit of sharing, well taken wildlife shot, nature at its best.


Hi friend,
a great moment!
Very interesting POV of this birds!
Nice colours and details.
Take care Ana:)

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  • Debz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 505 W: 0 N: 847] (3307)
  • [2007-04-04 18:34]

Hello Sebnem, I have been trying to get good shots of the Grebe for some time but without success. This is a great shot showing the chick being fed. Nice focus and sharpness, with good colour and light.

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  • milas Gold Star Critiquer [C: 191 W: 0 N: 10] (173)
  • [2007-04-08 13:25]

merhaba şebnem hanım;
süper bir çalışma tebrikler selamlar

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  • loot Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5524 W: 722 N: 4163] (11276)
  • [2007-04-09 4:10]
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Hi Şebnem

Sorry, but I did not forget my promise. I am just terribly slow in catching up.

Ok, so I missed the chance to congratulate you in time on your 100th posting, but I am sure I can still wish you many more of the same and well done. You have made a very valuable contribution to this site, not only by means of your photographic material, but also through your prolific activities on the critiquing front. This is a whopper at 13,687 which placed you loose hands in front even kicking dust into the eyes of the "old-timers" or the original members who are still active on the site. Highly praiseworthy indeed.

I like this shot of the mother and the dabchick captured in this natural activity. Your notes clearly explain how the mother was teaching this youngster to hunt and to feed. Lesson like these which the juvenile will need to take care of itself in years to come. Lovely interaction indeed. The composition, POV, colours, details, and exposure are all splendid.

Good work and TFS.

PS. I too have just done my 100th posting a couple of days ago.

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  • RAP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2524 W: 345 N: 2373] (7405)
  • [2007-04-11 19:39]

Con algo de retraso estimada Sebnem, puedo disfrutar de esta captura tan oportuna, que sin ser tan llamativa por su definición como otras de tus presentaciones, permite apreciar una escena maravillosa con excelente punto de vista, encuadre y composición.
Mis mejores saludos... Ricardo

With something of delay dear Sebnem, I can enjoy this so opportune capture that without being as showy for their clearness as others of your presentations, it allows to appreciate a wonderful scene with excellent point of view, framing and composition.
My best greetings... Ricardo

Hi Sebnem,
Congratulations for your 100th post and your very nice shot again with very nicely capturing moment.

Good work

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  • zeca Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 373 W: 14 N: 539] (2887)
  • [2007-04-18 0:59]

Hi Sebnem!
Excellent timing to freeze this beautifull moment of nature! Details and colours are great! Well done!

Hi Sebnem,
uma ótima composição!!! belíssimo trabalho, um momento único!!! Perfect!!!

Francisco Sales

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  • falke Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 153 W: 18 N: 479] (1863)
  • [2007-05-14 9:12]

Just beautiful! All about life in one image... nature is amazing!

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2007-05-15 11:52]

Hello dear Sebnem,
100th great post ! I am waiting the 1000th next ;-) You seem busy and not active on TN, but you few time to make some photos ?
Congratulations for this nice moment that you caught well.
Friendly, Christian

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  • Kaszek Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 237 W: 50 N: 391] (1451)
  • [2007-05-15 12:58]

Congratulations on yours 100th post!
This is a fantastic capture: wonderful details and colours.
TFS :)

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  • ridvan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 498 W: 0 N: 1136] (5205)
  • [2007-05-16 13:42]

merhaba şebnem ; great composition with splendid colours, very nice BG and POV especially the reflection is looks nicely at right moment well presented .TFS.Well done
all the best

Hello Sebnem
Congratulation on 100th Post,
Great details and lighting,
Perfect compo and DOF,Superb shot.

Good Luck

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  • Ken52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 636 W: 93 N: 1243] (4195)
  • [2007-05-21 12:51]

This is an interesting nature shot with great color and composition and a very nice frame. Great sharpness on the action.

hi sebnem!
A really nice situation
you capture here!
good shot!

Hi Sebnem
Very nice moment. I like also a frame. Congratulations on yout 100th photo.
Best wishes

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  • joey Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1739 W: 224 N: 6872] (24909)
  • [2007-05-23 3:36]

Hi Sebnem,
absolutetly amazing shot!
Perfect is all I can say!
Well done,

günaydin sebnem. gercekten yakalanmasi güc bir kare olmus bu fotografin . tebrikler.

Belle photo d' une belle petite bagare pour la nouriture,belle couleurs,bonne netteté, bon ensemble. Amitiés Thomas

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  • iris Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 479 W: 60 N: 970] (3088)
  • [2007-06-04 12:32]

Hello Sebnem, This is such a beautiful shot with subtleties standing out in a beautiful manner.
Great composition.
TFS & Cheers

Hi Sebnem,
I enjoy this "training" capture very much. A big plus when you can show this type of interaction in the animal kingdom :) Well done mf.

merhaba Şebnem Hanım,
harika bir zamanlama, harika bir kare. renkler, netlik ve kompoziyon olarak mükemmel elinize sağlık, selamlar

Congrats on your 100th post and this shot is great I love the color on the two grebes. Very excellent. I would probably clone out that dark spot in the upper part of the photo. ;)


Merhaba Şebnem,
Güzel yakalmışsınız.Ekmek kavgası ve yaşam mücadelesinin karesi.Eline sağlık.


Başlık da cok güzel çektiğiniz an ve fotoğraf kalitesi de. Elinize sağlık Şebnem hanım.

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