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    Default Juvenile Peregrine preparing for landing

    Stopped by our usual Falcon spot this morning on my way to work... It is already mid July but unfortunately it was still a pretty gloomy morning, and very little activity by the Falcons during the couple of hours I was there. I only managed to take a handful of frames, including only a couple of non-static shots. And this is the only one that I think turned out somewhat OK. As always, very much appreciate any C&C...

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    Pose and details are superb. All those talons... For me the background color doesn't complement the bird so well, although it is what it is...

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    This is more than somewhat OK - this is pretty much fantastic. Dynamic pose, sweet BG, and some "land" in the lower right corner to anchor the frame nicely. A couple of tiny white flecks here and there that I would remove, that's pretty much it.

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    Wonderful dynamic capture, love the colors and yes to the pleasing land in the RHC. Those open talons and keen concentration for the landing make the image! IQ terrific.

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    I must admit my reaction was similar to Dan's it does indeed look pretty OK! Wow that's a beauty of a shot. colours look great and you have really shown the talons and beak to great effect.

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    Hello Kambiz,

    Read your intro and I think you are very modest about your work, I find this absolutely stunning!
    Wonderful pose from the subject and detail is superb, the little bit of vegetation in the corner adds context, love the framing

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    Looks great. Love the view of those talons and that landing pose. Background is nice as well. Very nice.

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    This is more than somewhat OK - this is pretty much fantastic.
    Outstanding, more to the point!

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    This is beautiful...Everything 'fits' so well. Great detail and flight pose, lovely BG Splendid frame.

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    Yes, this is wonderful, particularly the view of the feet! The BG color is so nice, and I agree the touch of vegetation at bottom left works perfectly. I would also clean up a few of the white spots, if you allow yourself to do that!

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    Kambiz, Your "somewhat OK" is my "simply stunning!" Great pose, super sharp, soft light, incredible details, and a killer BKGR with the blossoms in the LRG picking up the BKGR colors. Luscious!

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    Wow, this is great, nothing to say, congrats!
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    that's the money shot now, everything is almost perfect. In a perfect world the perch would also be in the frame since the bird is landing but I take this one as is

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    Superb .Beautiful balance of colour and action.

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    Thank you so much Ian, David, Arash, Dan, Artie, Dorian, Will, Steve, John, Gabriela, Jonathan, Annmpacheco, Daniel, and Greg for all your feedback and comments. Very much appreciate them all...

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