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Old Jan 11, 2009, 6:43 PM   #1
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Coming back from town this afternoon, I looked to the right and saw this hawk sitting in a tree. She let me take several photos, unfortunately, a strong sun was behind her, creating a difficult lighting set

However, she tired of the game, giving me quite a take-off look

Shots taken with the K20d, Sigma 50-500mm with 1.4X TC, autofocus.


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Old Jan 11, 2009, 9:13 PM   #2
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Nice, Paul. That second one of the takeoff is great.

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Old Jan 11, 2009, 10:29 PM   #3
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I agree, the second one is lovely!
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Old Jan 12, 2009, 9:40 AM   #4
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good job.
i had a red shoulder in a tree yesterday for about 1 1/2 hours. shot some of him but i know i'll be lucky if they come out.. shooting at 420/4..
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Old Jan 12, 2009, 4:17 PM   #5
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nice going Paul.
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Old Jan 12, 2009, 6:17 PM   #6
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I have been trying to get a good shot of a red tail with little success.The takeoff photo is outstanding. Thanks for sharing

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Old Jan 12, 2009, 6:35 PM   #7
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Great photo Paul!

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