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 Bald Eagle
28-DEC-2011 Tom Munson

Bald Eagle

North Idaho

Dark, crummy light and 40MPH wind. Not a good day for photography!!

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV ,Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS USM
1/800s f/7.1 at 840.0mm iso3200 full exif

other sizes: small medium large original
Ron E. Trees 30-Dec-2011 20:53
Very nice Tom!
pkocinski30-Dec-2011 14:08
Excellent capture under those conditions.
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography30-Dec-2011 13:48
Wow! This is excellent and impressive, Voted !
Sheila30-Dec-2011 10:23
He seems to be looking straight at you! You did a great job here.
January Grey30-Dec-2011 05:11
It appears to be having a problem flying too! That's a real spread eagle! Nice shot under the circumstances, Tom!
Char30-Dec-2011 01:29
Magnificent capture, Tom! \/
Yi Feng30-Dec-2011 00:19
Great job, Tom. Love the tail wings!
Hank Vander Velde29-Dec-2011 23:08
Beautiful soaring flight shot Tom.
lou_rozensteins29-Dec-2011 22:24
Still, a pretty good shot of this soaring eagle. Well done.
Stephanie29-Dec-2011 22:19
Love the translucent capture of this eagle's tail feathers! Marvelous capture in the not-so-desireable weather. V
Sonja Ross29-Dec-2011 22:10
It's very appealing, and at least the whites don't get blown out when it's rather dull!
sandy barbour29-Dec-2011 21:53
Spectacular catch under tough conditions!
Ken Chambers ARPS29-Dec-2011 20:53
Looks like Mr Eagle was making the most of the Up- draughts. Great picture Tom
John G Reed29-Dec-2011 19:25
Crummy Day.. Love the light and the way you captured it. Stunning. Best. J
Barbara Read and Fred Schaad29-Dec-2011 19:08
It might have been a crummy day but you made the most of it with this shot. The translucent tail feathers are remarkable. Nice crop too. Voted
Chris Morton29-Dec-2011 19:04
magnificent pose and expression and I love the translucent tail feathers; wouldn't have occurred to me there was much wrong with light from the result
Carl and Racine Erland29-Dec-2011 18:56
...but when you know the birds are out there you've just got to try!
Looks like he was watching you too. - Racine
XiaoBernard9929-Dec-2011 17:29
Excellent .THe attitude is unique as the details of the feathers.
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)29-Dec-2011 17:01
Outstanding work! Vote
Sofia Solomennikova29-Dec-2011 16:57
Beautiful eagle!!!! V
Jocelyne Feizo29-Dec-2011 16:56
Great shot in spite of the poor weather conditions! Congratulations Tom!
Frank Kavanagh Photography29-Dec-2011 16:10
It might have been a dark crummy day Tom,
but you still nailed the shot.
Nice detail in the shadows.V.
Shayne29-Dec-2011 15:30
Great shot... even more so in crummy conditons
Peter Stahl29-Dec-2011 15:26
You still nailed the exposure Tom. Under the conditions you did a great job. :-)
Steve Troletti - trolettiphoto.com29-Dec-2011 15:24
Still worth it! Great in flight regardless of the crummy weather! We get our first day of Sunshine and it's like -20 with wind and all!