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    I was so happy when I found this frame.
    It really looks like this little guy is having a ball riding the wind.
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    What a great shot, a real cartoon character.

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    I've seen countless puffins in flight and can honestly say I've never seen such a body position as this! If there's one bird that can carry this pose off its the 'clown bird'! Love the feet position

    Techs spot on, nice work

    Mike

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    Interesting wing position. I like the feet and face as well.

    I think the image is overall a bit dark for me. You can add Levels and set white point which really helps the image.

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    Wild pose...fun and tack sharp...
    Like it as it although this is just made for a square instagram crop....
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    Love this canvas. Gives real sense of falling/flying with a wheeeeeee..... Beautiful BG as well. TFS

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    Great pose looks like the bird has lost control. Background is solid. Details on the bird look pretty good.

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    What a unique pose. I can't tell if he's getting thrown around by the wind or just enjoying the ride. Either way, well captured and a fun frame.

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    A unique capture Gail. These birds always look like such clowns but in this image this one seems to be really having fun, with it's wings flipped up and the feet kicking flipper style to get some extra speed. The background is magnificent ---I wish I could find such a setting more often.

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    Ouch, that's sharp! Love the direct look and the scaly detail on the legs. He looks like he's in one of those skydiving training thingys where the wind comes up form below. A super fun shot Gail!

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    wheeeeeeee!!! Lovely shot Gail, all sharp down to the nails, clean BG, HA is fab and nice look at the fanned short tail or rudder! I do not think this is a bit dark at all... Keep em coming!

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    Love everything in this great capture, Gail. Couldn't ask for better light, wind conditions, and beautiful background.


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    that's a funny pose (in a cool way), I like the light and the BG. I see a bit noise on the lower chest and far wing area

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    Neat-o. Looks as if he is on some sort of aerial StairMaster ...

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