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    Default Roller vs Kestrel

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    This was an interesting, brief as ever but I caught it

    D850, 500mm F/4E, 1/3200 at F/6.3, ISO 560, crop maybe 6 out of the 46
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    Wow, Wow...I love this. Great colours and contrast between the two birds, and I don't even mind the twigs. TFS

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    Awesome, poor little Kestrel. Was the Roller just coming in for a landing or attacking the Kestrel? Great catch showing the eyes of both birds.

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    Really digging how different these birds look side by side. Great behavior here as well.

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    The inter-species interaction is fantastic. I'd love to capture either of these beautiful birds, but this frame has the feel of an opportunistic 'grab' shot versus a deliberately composed effort. I hang onto
    shots like this for my own collection but generally don't post them. Everyone is different though, and this frame certainly shows something few are ever to see!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dorian Anderson View Post
    this frame has the feel of an opportunistic 'grab' shot versus a deliberately composed effort.
    This one made me smile, but on reflection I think I get what your saying though still believe that photography is about capturing the moment that's why a prefer the candid
    to posed image, the candid is real. For it to be a winner then yes less interfering twigs, more pixels, better background and so on.
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    Interesting image. I agree with all the points mentioned in the post.

    I think if the wing of the right side bird does not intersect the head of the left bird then it would have been stronger not that you can control it. :-)
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