Raptor Gaze

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Red Shouldered Hawk, Cosumnes River Preserve, Galt, CA. 2007.

40 responses

  • Steve Baker

    Steve Baker (Deleted) gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    Fabulous shot - simply gorgeous!

  • riverS

    riverS (Deleted) gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    oh! so beautiful great shot


    JOE FAILK gave props (17 Nov 2009):


  • Mike Kopp

    Mike Kopp gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    This is a tough shot to get-- not only to have a willing "model" but also to get the light right. WTG!

  • JS Daniel

    JS Daniel gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    The lighting adds a magical touch!! good shot!

  • Arline Grant

    Arline Grant gave props (17 Nov 2009):


  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    Great Capture!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    Majestic and detailed capture

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    A W E S O M E !!!!

  • Klaus Girk

    Klaus Girk (Deleted) gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    Majestic capture, with that background though this must be indoors.

  • Tracy Thomas

    Tracy Thomas said (17 Nov 2009):

    Thank you everyone. @Klaus: no, this was shot outdoors in the wild at Cosumnes River Preserve in the early morning (grey sky).

  • Dave Hillyer

    Dave Hillyer gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    Oh wow! This is awesome!

  • Stefi Failk

    Stefi Failk (Deleted) gave props (17 Nov 2009):

    Magical shot!!

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (18 Nov 2009):

    a beautiful capture -- excellent work.

  • mike salcito

    mike salcito gave props (18 Nov 2009):

    Love the birdies! Great capture - Beautiful raptor!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (18 Nov 2009):

    Fantastic shot! Amazing detail, vividness and color.

  • Respect Nature

    Respect Nature gave props (19 Nov 2009):


  • Eye Trigger

    Eye Trigger gave props (20 Nov 2009):

    great shot

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (21 Nov 2009):

    Another fantastic shot!!

  • Laurie Brown

    Laurie Brown gave props (21 Nov 2009):

    OMG!! Excellent

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (21 Nov 2009):

    Fabulous indeed!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (23 Nov 2009):


  • Sanne van de Berg

    Sanne van de Berg gave props (24 Nov 2009):

    Stunning photo, great job!

  • Herb Hyder

    Herb Hyder said (27 Nov 2009):

    awesome shot, well done!

  • Mary Ellen Hawkins

    Mary Ellen Hawkins gave props (27 Nov 2009):

    holy kazoo! awesome!

  • Buffy Hood

    Buffy Hood (Deleted) said (30 Nov 2009):


  • uttamkumar pal

    uttamkumar pal said (30 Nov 2009):


  • Brenda Woodham

    Brenda Woodham (Deleted) gave props (1 Dec 2009):

    What a shot! I wish I could get that close.

  • Tracy Thomas

    Tracy Thomas said (1 Dec 2009):

    Thank you all again for your comments. @Brenda: I used a 500mm lens so I wasn't all that close myself...

  • did R

    did R said (1 Dec 2009):

    Great picture, good realisation.

  • Bill Van Gelder

    Bill Van Gelder gave props (2 Dec 2009):

    Gorgeous Capture. Very nice lighting.

  • ♥ Cairenn ♥

    ♥ Cairenn ♥ said (3 Dec 2009):

    Beautiful Light - Great Capture

  • shotora

    shotora (Deleted) gave props (5 Dec 2009):

    Very beautiful.

  • Tricia Bergland

    Tricia Bergland (Deleted) said (12 Dec 2009):

    Fabulous shot

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (13 Dec 2009):

    Beautiful capture of a proud bird, love the lighting!

  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns said (20 Jun 2010):

    Very solid image.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (24 Feb 2011):

    stunning image!

  • zoe m

    zoe m gave props (24 Jun 2011):

    truly fabulous!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (22 Apr 2012):

    My vote!!

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (28 Jan 2013):

    A +++++++++

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