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June 25th, 2008


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03:59 pm - Photo from the Orkney trip ...
I took this while on the ferry from Stromness to Scrabster (in between a zillion photos of the Old Man of Hoy). Opinions ?





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From:hawkida
Date:June 25th, 2008 03:33 pm (UTC)
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It looks like it's rendered rather than photographed. Very cool.
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From:psychochicken
Date:June 25th, 2008 04:06 pm (UTC)
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Very nice.

It's a fulmar by the way, in case you didn't know.
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From:dmw
Date:June 25th, 2008 04:33 pm (UTC)
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From:t_e_p
Date:June 25th, 2008 09:31 pm (UTC)
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It's highly reminiscent of a photo by Chris Packham (whom some of your UK correspondents will remember from The Really Wild Show, a kids natural history programme on BBC 1). His version of it placed highly in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. If I can find it online anywhere, I'll post a link - I think yours would stand the comparison. It's a great shot.
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From:glitterboy1
Date:June 25th, 2008 09:37 pm (UTC)
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That's fantastic. And you did wonderfully well to spot the opportunity take advantage of it.
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From:reverancepavane
Date:June 25th, 2008 09:44 pm (UTC)
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Interesting. Not quite in ground effect and not quite soaring. Cool.

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From:morniendil
Date:June 26th, 2008 12:44 am (UTC)
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Fantastic! Almost looks raytraced! (oh, wait, technically it was...) :)
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From:hobnobs
Date:June 26th, 2008 07:53 am (UTC)
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That is one smooooooth surface.

Nice pic indeed.
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From:wellinghall
Date:June 26th, 2008 03:10 pm (UTC)
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Oh, that's great!

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