Coming in to Land


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Title     Coming in to Land
Photographer     michaelcastellano/Michael (74,831) This user is a Premium Member Send mail to this user
Portfolio     Critters
F-stop     f/8
Shutter speed     1/4000 sec
Categories     Animal
Avian
Lens     Canon 100-400 L
Camera     Canon EOS 7D
Content advisory     G (general audiences)
Submitted     December 14, 2012 8:12:15 PM CST
Views     250
Rating     4 Thumb-up

An immature ring billed gull about to land on Prospect Park Lake in Brooklyn. I deliberately did not crop closer as I wanted to leave in the background for effect.

December 14, 2012

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Thumb-up Thumb-up    from gfhj/Ghazan (7,246) Send mail to this user on December 15, 2012 7:37:52 AM CST (2) Early critique

Hello dear Michael,great shot i really like the timing and i like action you don the good job.I like the color and i like the composition .......................Best of regards Ghazan

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From michaelcastellano/Michael (74,831) This user is a Premium Member Send mail to this user on December 15, 2012 9:38:42 AM CST

Thanks, Ghazan!

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Thumb-up Thumb-up    from edwin/Edwin K.W. (234,726) Send mail to this user on December 14, 2012 10:15:34 PM CST (2) Early critique

Have you noticed that the gull is only one legged Michael. It is still appealing though the light is in harshed condition, sharpness is perfectly managed but I think I would go for a light crop at the right side to bring the gull away from the centre position.

Cheers.........Edwin

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From michaelcastellano/Michael (74,831) This user is a Premium Member Send mail to this user on December 15, 2012 9:38:04 AM CST

Thanks, Edwin!. I thought maybe the leg was withdrawn, but it could be missing. We see a lot of this at the lake.

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