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      Paul Kammen

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      Thread Starter: Paul Kammen

      A pine warbler shot with the 800mm at 5.6, 7D MII camera, 1/250 sec, ISO 400, flash.

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      Last Post By: Paul Kammen Today, 07:38 PM Go to last post
      Geoffrey Montagu

      Eurasian Wigeon chick

      Thread Starter: Geoffrey Montagu

      Another cutie from up north, in Iceland last month. Thought about taking the TC off as he approached me hugging close to the reeds and grassy shore line.

      Last Post By: Geoffrey Montagu Today, 05:43 PM Go to last post
      William Dickson

      The Eye of the Heron

      Thread Starter: William Dickson

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      Luis Patacao

      Moody Waterfall

      Thread Starter: Luis Patacao

      A waterfall from a sweet location (Vila de Rei) in the center of Portugal. I love waterfalls and i`ve shot several from the water to explore the compositions,

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      Richard Smith

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      Thread Starter: Richard Smith

      Kind of a cluttered environment but the Blue Heron's "attitude" in this shot is pretty interesting. Found at a local park while walking this

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      Joseph Przybyla

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      Thread Starter: Joseph Przybyla

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      Jack van de Berg

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      Thread Starter: Jack van de Berg

      Hi,

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      Arthur Morris

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      Thread Starter: Arthur Morris

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      Last Post By: Arthur Morris Today, 04:54 AM Go to last post
      Sanjeev Aurangabadkar

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      Thread Starter: Sanjeev Aurangabadkar

      Hi all,
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      Last Post By: Morkel Erasmus Today, 05:33 PM Go to last post
      Hazel Grant

      Scorched landscape: Mormon Rocks

      Thread Starter: Hazel Grant

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      Tim Foltz

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      Thread Starter: Tim Foltz

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      Sanjeev Aurangabadkar

      African Pygmy Falcon

      Thread Starter: Sanjeev Aurangabadkar

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      Bill Dix

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      Thread Starter: Bill Dix

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      Jonathan Ashton

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      Thread Starter: Krishna Prasad kotti

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