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Old Jun 21, 2006, 9:58 PM   #1
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Stopped off at a local lake this eveningto take a stab at getting a Swallow shot. This is the best I could get. Needless to say, they are fast!
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Old Jun 22, 2006, 2:54 AM   #2
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Well done VP, I am well aware of the difficulty [and challenge] of getting a decent swallow in flight shot, and this one is not bad at all ! [I have not got a "not bad at all shot yet " :G]
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Old Jun 22, 2006, 7:05 AM   #3
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Thanks Jake, the comment is much appreciated. Just getting one like this has caused much muttering under my breath:-)
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Old Jun 22, 2006, 9:22 AM   #4
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nice capture, those birds are soooo hard to get a in flight shot on. Sometimes they will hang up in the wind in one spot and you can get lucky, but it takes alot of patience and luck.
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Old Jun 22, 2006, 12:15 PM   #5
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Heck, I've taken hundreds and hundreds of swallow pictures. just because none came out doesn't stop me at all....

I've actually had better luck with flying dragon flies then Swallows...:O

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Old Jun 22, 2006, 6:30 PM   #6
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Thanks Buzzsaw....patience is a key factor, and they will test it for sure.

Dave, I tried getting a shot on a flying Dragonfly yesterday(big as a Hummingbird) itwould zip away as soon as I raised my camera.

Here is a couple more Swallows I took last week...not that great either.
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Old Jun 22, 2006, 6:31 PM   #7
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