User Galleries

Click to view full size image

Death in the Afternoon

A Coot chick taken by a Gull. I didn't know there was a chick in this nest as I had look in the morning.

DSC_3604_Catching_Dinner.jpg DSC_1119_Baby_Swallows.jpg DSC_9400_Death_in_the_Afternoon.jpg DSC_9297_Swift_3.jpg DSC_9125_Swift.jpg
File information
Album name:Oldboy / Oldboy
Keywords:Coot / chick / Gull
Camera:Nikon D800
Lens:Nikon 300mm F4
Photo Location:Cascades Pond, Sandwell Vally Park
Critique Welcome, Yes / No:Yes
Filesize:670 KiB
Date added:May 10, 2014
Dimensions:1280 x 845 pixels
Displayed:164 times
Color Space:sRGB
Digital Zoom Ratio:1
EXIF Image Height:1352 pixels
EXIF Image Width:2048 pixels
Exposure Mode:1
Exposure Program:Manual
Exposure Time:1/1000 sec
Flash:No Flash
FlashPix Version:version 1
Focal length:300 mm
Gain Control:0
Make:Nikon Corporation
Metering Mode:Spot
Model:NIKON D800
Resolution Unit:Inch
Scene Capture Mode:2
Software:Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Windows)
Y Resolution:300 dots per ResolutionUnit
YCbCrPositioning:Datum Point
Favorites:Add to Favorites
BBCode normal size:
BBCode full size:

Comment 1 to 19 of 19
Page: 1

Beaux Reflets   [May 10, 2014 at 02:35 PM]
Cracking shot and timing Very Happy (even if it's a bit sad for the chick Crying or Very sad )
Beryl   [May 10, 2014 at 03:03 PM]
Sad but that is nature. Excellnt capture
Reinardina   [May 11, 2014 at 12:25 AM]
Cruel world, beautifully captured.
jinky   [May 11, 2014 at 03:08 PM]
Great capture Oldboy. Shame ... but that`s life!
Reinardina   [May 12, 2014 at 02:31 AM]
Congratulations on IOTW!
Jediboy   [May 12, 2014 at 02:34 AM]
Agree with the comments above. Great great of difficult subject. Nicely composed and exposed.
Sandy   [May 12, 2014 at 02:34 AM]
Congratulations on the IOTW.
Beaux Reflets   [May 12, 2014 at 02:34 AM]
the poetic air in capturing the eye peeping through the wing feathers Exclamation IOTW
Alfonso_Frisk   [May 12, 2014 at 02:36 AM]
Top notch shooting OB. Well deserved IOTW
Beryl   [May 12, 2014 at 02:46 AM]
Well done. Congratulations on IOTW!
Hinfrance   [May 12, 2014 at 03:01 AM]
Congratulations on IOTW - it is a corking shot OB
ABERS   [May 12, 2014 at 03:25 AM]
The place the time and the moment, great stuff O Wink ldboy
Karen   [May 12, 2014 at 05:46 AM]
well done
Graham   [May 12, 2014 at 06:05 AM]
I think what lifts this up a few notches is being able to see the gull's eye.
Cabbyjohn   [May 12, 2014 at 08:04 AM]
I agree. The ayes have it, Embarrassed Fabulous shot and well deserved IOTW
Simple   [May 12, 2014 at 03:22 PM]
Lovely capture, congratulations on IOTW.
JaneM   [May 13, 2014 at 04:33 PM]
Comgratulations on IOTW Smile
Oldboy   [May 14, 2014 at 02:45 PM]
Thanks all. Embarrassed The title is from the book by Ernest Hemingway about the ceremony and traditions of Spanish bullfighting.
Andrew   [May 15, 2014 at 02:08 PM]
A lovely shot, Well spotted and captured. IOTW? couldn't be anything else.

Comment 1 to 19 of 19
Page: 1