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© Todd Chonody
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Photo Info
UploadedMay 15, 2009
TakenMay 9, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D300
Exposure1/60 sec at f/5
FlashCompulsory Flash, Return light detected
Focal Length150 mm
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109 responses

  • Thomas Brandenburg

    Thomas Brandenburg gave props (15 May 2009):

    fantastic close up! what lens did you use to get that close?

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (15 May 2009):

    This is a fantastic shot!! Awesome focus, detail, and DOF!

  • Mike Melnotte

    Mike Melnotte gave props (15 May 2009):

    Awesome shot!

  • Aubrey's Oma

    Aubrey's Oma (Deleted) gave props (15 May 2009):

    hot dang!

  • Kurtis Teeters

    Kurtis Teeters gave props (15 May 2009):

    Pretty Birdy

  • Mauricio Herrera

    Mauricio Herrera gave props (15 May 2009):

    Beautiful great shot.

  • Robert Case

    Robert Case gave props (16 May 2009):

    WOW Todd - This is an awesome shot! The 'look,' the sharpness, the depth of field, the color - just really awesome. Well Done!

  • KristÄ«ne T.

    Kristīne T. (Deleted) said (16 May 2009):

    that look is amazing! :) love it!

  • Charles Gossett

    Charles Gossett (Deleted) gave props (17 May 2009):

    Fantastic! Great job!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (6 Jun 2009):

    Fantastic, absolutely beautiful macro shot of this Falcon. It is perfect!!! I saw this in the spotlight feature. I will be spotlighting some of my photos in a few days.

  • Bill O'Neill

    Bill O'Neill gave props (7 Jun 2009):

    This is such a great shot....

  • Linda Deacon

    Linda Deacon said (7 Jun 2009):

    great shot

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (7 Jun 2009):

    this is a beautiful capture

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman gave props (7 Jun 2009):

    Great catch with phenomenal detail

  • N Grtyiok

    N Grtyiok (Deleted) gave props (7 Jun 2009):

    Great capture

  • Luc Bussieres

    Luc Bussieres (Deleted) gave props (7 Jun 2009):


  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (12 Jun 2009):

    Just beautiful!!!! Fantastic detail!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (24 Jun 2009):

    What a jaw-dropper. The perfection of your photograph matches that of the subject

  • Ray Chiarello

    Ray Chiarello (Deleted) gave props (24 Jun 2009):

    Very nice.

  • David Henri

    David Henri gave props (25 Jun 2009):

    Fantastic shot. Very nice!

  • Angela Lance

    Angela Lance gave props (25 Jun 2009):

    Amazing shot!!!!!

  • Brenna Giannini

    Brenna Giannini said (25 Jun 2009):

    Just BEAUTIFUL! Nice job.

  • Jillian Hoffman

    Jillian Hoffman gave props (23 Jul 2009):

    amazing shot!!

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (24 Jul 2009):

    Incredible capture!! I'm with Thomas - what lens did you use? Enquiring minds want to know!

  • Tricia Bergland

    Tricia Bergland (Deleted) said (24 Jul 2009):

    Very beautiful shot.

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers   gave props (5 Aug 2009):

    Great Shot!!

  • uttamkumar pal

    uttamkumar pal said (6 Aug 2009):


  • Breee

    Breee gave props (7 Sep 2009):


  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (7 Sep 2009):

    Can you show me the way to go home? Love this.

  • Josee Sheppard

    Josee Sheppard gave props (9 Sep 2009):

    Very beautiful shot.

  • Sylvie Setiady

    Sylvie Setiady gave props (10 Sep 2009):

    sharp and clear, love the way the falcon look back at the cam ^^

  • Dilshad Aroos

    Dilshad Aroos (Deleted) gave props (10 Sep 2009):

    Very sharp...love it.

  • Assma Farsy

    Assma Farsy gave props (11 Sep 2009):

    beautiful !!!

  • June Rhodes

    June Rhodes   gave props (12 Sep 2009):

    An absolutely bueatiful photo!!!

  • timothy wombold

    timothy wombold gave props (12 Sep 2009):

    Amazing photo

  • Brad Paro

    Brad Paro gave props (12 Sep 2009):


  • Lew Harford

    Lew Harford gave props (13 Sep 2009):

    Love the tilt of the head.

  • Lucy Jackalone

    Lucy Jackalone gave props (13 Sep 2009):

    Absolutely fantastic !!!

  • Dave Hillyer

    Dave Hillyer gave props (14 Sep 2009):

    You really nailed the focus. Great work.

  • Carlos Herrera

    Carlos Herrera said (14 Sep 2009):

    OMG it's awesome. I like that sharpness and the bird's pose... it's like he actually knew you were taking his picture!

  • Jeanette Castillo

    Jeanette Castillo gave props (14 Sep 2009):

    Breathtaking portrait! Really sweet.

  • Laurie Brown

    Laurie Brown gave props (16 Sep 2009):

    Breathtaking!!!! Concider me inspired!

  • Keiko Ehret

    Keiko Ehret gave props (16 Sep 2009):

    Incredible level of detail! Revisiting this photo, and still amazes me.Nicely done!

  • Timothy Skinner

    Timothy Skinner gave props (17 Sep 2009):

    Cool shot.

  • Charlena Cavender

    Charlena Cavender said (17 Sep 2009):

    I have never seen a falcon look cute and cuddly, instead of reagal and ready to ponce. You have captured an emotion you do not see very often. Great job.

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (30 Sep 2009):

    A Perfect shot. Is he saying " Whats up" ? Probably..

  • Mary Ellen Bleeden

    Mary Ellen Bleeden gave props (2 Oct 2009):

    This a a beautiful photo. Color and composition are outstanding.

  • Aaron Schwartz

    Aaron Schwartz gave props (3 Oct 2009):

    Wow! Bravo.

  • Ron Mandsager

    Ron Mandsager gave props (3 Oct 2009):


  • Alya Al Dhaheri

    Alya Al Dhaheri gave props (4 Oct 2009):

    So Beautiful! Love the birds colors!

  • Leanna Lomanski

    Leanna Lomanski gave props (6 Oct 2009):

    Oh how beautiful! he looks so gentle in this shot.

  • Iris Rutkoski

    Iris Rutkoski said (6 Oct 2009):

    it looks like a girl bird ?

  • Stefi Failk

    Stefi Failk (Deleted) gave props (6 Oct 2009):

    Color and composition are outstanding....Bravo

  • Jake S.

    Jake S. gave props (6 Oct 2009):

    birds of prey are amazing animals, beautiful and graceful, but also stone cold hunters

  • Ann Marie Schwabe

    Ann Marie Schwabe gave props (9 Oct 2009):

    Outstanding photo!!

  • Michael Adams

    Michael Adams gave props (9 Oct 2009):


  • Sanne van de Berg

    Sanne van de Berg gave props (9 Oct 2009):

    Beautiful shot, i love it! Great job!

  • Suvarna Mollerup

    Suvarna Mollerup gave props (10 Oct 2009):

    gorgeous details

  • Anaelle Trojak

    Anaelle Trojak (Deleted) gave props (11 Oct 2009):

    wow great shot! unbelievable

  • Aloha Montgomery

    Aloha Montgomery gave props (11 Oct 2009):

    you caught an amazing moment with this raptor... the colors, clarity and expression is outstanding!

  • Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe

    Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe said (13 Oct 2009):

    What an endearing expression.. so personal.. quite lovely..

  • Cynthia Staples

    Cynthia Staples said (5 Nov 2009):

    wow! so beautiful. ;)

  • MaYa Sinji Jung 정신지

    MaYa Sinji Jung 정신지 gave props (20 Nov 2009):

    He was my ex-boyfriend, you know?

  • Maria Rendon

    Maria Rendon gave props (22 Nov 2009):

    Love it, love it, love it.

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (25 Nov 2009):

    just an amazing capture - LOVE It!

  • Kathleen Kirchner

    Kathleen Kirchner gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    The colors are amazing. I dream of a getting a capture like this!

  • Anjelikka Kowalski

    Anjelikka Kowalski gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    love it

  • Matt

    Matt (Deleted) gave props (2 Jan 2010):


  • Patty Herzog

    Patty Herzog said (4 Jan 2010):

    Wow! What a great shot

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (8 Jan 2010):

    Dynamite, that's an awesome shot!!

  • Ann White

    Ann White gave props (10 Jan 2010):

    I LOVE IT!! His eyes brings out the personality of this creature. Love it

  • Bill Van Gelder

    Bill Van Gelder gave props (11 Jan 2010):

    A terrific shot!! Wonderful detail.

  • Tia Brown

    Tia Brown said (3 Feb 2010):

    Wow. Everything was working great for this image. Lighting is perfect, very crisp.

  • Simona Ranieri

    Simona Ranieri gave props (5 Feb 2010):

    I love yours pic!

  • Dan Kalkman

    Dan Kalkman gave props (26 Feb 2010):

    great shot Todd!

  • Kevin B

    Kevin B gave props (26 Feb 2010):

    very nice

  • Richard Hawkins

    Richard Hawkins said (26 Feb 2010):

    awesome capture

  • Sheila

    Sheila (Deleted) gave props (27 Feb 2010):

    What an absolutely GORGEOUS photo!!! I never knew a falcon could look sweet and precious, but this picture makes me want to kiss its little face!

  • Desiree Adams

    Desiree Adams gave props (28 Feb 2010):

    Perfect capture Brava!

  • Jessica Hardin

    Jessica Hardin gave props (28 Feb 2010):

    Amazing capture!

  • ScottinTO

    ScottinTO (Deleted) said (28 Feb 2010):

    Nice. American Kestrel?

  • Kimm

    Kimm (Deleted) gave props (20 Mar 2010):

    This is so beautiful! Thank You for sharing this!

  • F. Jacky Baskin

    F. Jacky Baskin said (12 Apr 2010):

    it leaves me speechless!

    Gorgeous image.

  • Lori Boggetti

    Lori Boggetti gave props (24 Apr 2010):

    Oh Wow,wow...speechless!

  • Darla Smedley

    Darla Smedley gave props (25 Apr 2010):

    I think he may be sizing you up for his next meal. Nice job. Where was it taken?

  • Caroline Brogen

    Caroline Brogen gave props (2 May 2010):

    All I can say Todd is...WOW!! Great capture!

  • Randy Brogen, M.Photog.Cr., CPP

    Randy Brogen, M.Photog.Cr., CPP said (2 May 2010):

    Hey Todd...first lemme echo the sentiments of the crowd WOW. This is a great capture. If you don't mind sharing, what was your gear that you used to capture this? Thanks

  • Ratko Nedovic

    Ratko Nedovic gave props (4 May 2010):

    Superb shot.

  • Jjay

    Jjay said (19 Aug 2010):

    cool, full colour and great contras...!!

    Nice bro

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    Incredible shot!...The Falcon looks inquisitive and you certainly got its attention...The eyes are beautiful!

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles (Deleted) said (29 Aug 2010):

    "Are you looking at me?"

  • Tanja Mamas

    Tanja Mamas gave props (29 Aug 2010):

    well done!

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (29 Aug 2010):

    WOW - What a shot! Fantastic!

  • Jon Scally

    Jon Scally gave props (12 Nov 2010):

    Great capture - the tilt of the head makes a great shot even better

  • jaume Morera Barreda

    jaume Morera Barreda said (12 Nov 2010):

    Excellent capture

  • Samantha Wilson

    Samantha Wilson said (12 Nov 2010):

    Wonderful shot! It's so cute.

  • Jessica Nymark

    Jessica Nymark gave props (12 Nov 2010):


  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski (Deleted) gave props (13 Nov 2010):

    Excellent picture, well done.

  • Alfa Hardjoko

    Alfa Hardjoko gave props (16 Nov 2010):

    Great shot!

  • Elizabeth Saporito

    Elizabeth Saporito gave props (17 Nov 2010):

    Wow, this is incredible!

  • stefan källander

    stefan källander (Deleted) gave props (18 Nov 2010):


  • Zapata Juan P

    Zapata Juan P   gave props (23 Nov 2010):

    fantastic ... he is really in contact with you

  • Jeanette Lindow

    Jeanette Lindow gave props (13 Jan 2011):

    oh my God.....what a beautiful picture..I hope you have framed this one,definatly deserves framing :)


    JAMES FAISON gave props (2 Mar 2011):

    Love Birds, love this shot ( i am doing my Photographer bow now)!!

  • Charrly Killingbeck

    Charrly Killingbeck gave props (17 Aug 2011):

    One of the nicest pictures I have ever seen!!!

  • Tanniscd

    Tanniscd (Deleted) gave props (18 Aug 2011):

    So Beautiful!

  • Maxim Gorev

    Maxim Gorev (Deleted) said (19 Aug 2011):

    Great shot!!!

  • Shiva Sharifi

    Shiva Sharifi (Deleted) gave props (26 Sep 2011):

    This is an amazing capture!!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (28 Jan 2013):

    well done

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