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    Here's a Scarlet Macaw from my recently completed Costa Rica workshop. I absolutely love photographing Macaws in flight! The colors are just incredible, and the birds have so much personality!

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    Sick shot Doug. Perfect wing position and that beautiful long tail! All set off against a great background. So nice.

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    I don't recall ever seeing a Scarlet Macaw flight shot any better than this. It all came together. Nicely done, Doug.

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    Hi Doug, I think Bill summarized my thoughts on this one exactly. A spectacularly beautiful bird, perfectly captured, and a new top standard in Scarlet Macaw flight shots - well done!

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    Doug this is amazing, great colours and sharp focus along the length of the bird. About as good as it gets I reckon

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    Appreciate the compliment Jonathan!
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    Thanks David!
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    Glad you like it Bill!
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    This is so flippin awesome!! My favorite one out of all the great looking Maccaw flight frames you sent.
    Not sure how it could get better, well I guess if it were mine it would be
    Looking forward to maybe getting a shot at these guys next year. Very high on my list.
    Well done
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    Thanks Dave! Hope we can photograph them together next year!
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    Gorgeous! Really like the curve along the back and down into the tail.

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    love the wing position and the BG Doug. sharp details with beautiful colors. need to come to Costa Rica with you on one of these trips
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    Thanks Arash! You'd love Costa Rica!
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    Gorgeous flight shot with wonderful colors and nice details. Superb details, BG and composition.

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    Appreciate the comments everyone!
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