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    Canon 1DX • 700 mm • 1/2500 • f/6.3 ISO 320 • handheld • manual

    This is a shot I normally take with terns, but I have also taken a few with ospreys over the years.

    Thanks for looking.

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    Well done to get the shake. I like the spray and the bit of white cloud on the bottom of the frame.
    Nice and sharp.
    I just wish the nictitating membrane was not there but fully understand and appreciate that the eye is always like this during a shake. Just wish the osprey knew to keep the eye clear during a shake when being photographed!
    Nice to see the head still on the fish and a bit of eye visible,
    Gail

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    Very nice Tim, and a very unusual flight pose. Lovely detail on the bird and prey. I like the spray, which, along with the cloud, adds to the blue in the BG.

    Will

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    Very cool shot, Tim and the water and clouds are big plus to the image! Yeah, also wishing the membrane is not there.

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    Lovely details and unusual I really like it, but I bet the trout didn't.

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    never seen this behavior from an Osprey, pretty cool frame Tim just wish for a bit softer light

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    Hi Tim, well timed to have captured the shake. With the shaking behaviour, I like the flying droplets, and we have a clear view of the talons on the right foot. I do like the inclusion of the cloud in the LRC.

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