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    I'm not sure if this is high-key enough to qualify for this months theme - if not, no worries.

    Anyway, this was one of my favourite shots from this years mini-break at Bempton cliffs, down at the south end of the reserve (Staple Newk), where if the wind is a certain direction the birds circle around looking for their preferred landing spot

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    A cracker Mike....Good exposure black v white. I like the flight pose and the foot showing.

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    Love dorsal flight shots like this. Nice pose and the soft light brings out the detail nicely.

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    Good wing spread, and detail. The bird is just slightly flying away from you. Background is sweet.

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    The delicate palette is delicious, very neat.
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    I like background tones.

    I love the head angle and wing position.

    In my opinion, if the feet are not intersecting with the feathers, it would have been a stronger image ( A minor Point)

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    Sweet shot, I would not call it high key, just lovely colors and nice flight pose.
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    A killer image Mike. Very well exposed and processed.
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    neat frame Mike, love the top side view and the soft light, sharp with good details. TFS
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