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© Rachael Carlson
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Photo license: © All rights reserved

Just to let you all know... I don't have a zoom lens for my Nikon yet. This shot was achieved by having a loaf of bread handy :)

114 responses

  • PhantoMMouse

    PhantoMMouse gave props (4 Dec 2009):

    wow:)

  • Tom Smith

    Tom Smith said (4 Dec 2009):

    Great capture

  • Eric Maynard

    Eric Maynard said (4 Dec 2009):

    GREAT shot!

  • Armando Alvarez

    Armando Alvarez said (5 Dec 2009):

    freedom!!!

  • Norman Baade C.

    Norman Baade C. said (7 Dec 2009):

    Perfect shot.!

  • Brandon Pendred

    Brandon Pendred said (10 Dec 2009):

    good capture

  • Andrew Dacay

    Andrew Dacay said (11 Dec 2009):

    this is great :)

  • Marco Martinez

    Marco Martinez gave props (12 Dec 2009):

    Excellent tones

  • misha otaared

    misha otaared gave props (17 Dec 2009):

    absolutely perfect. a great capture.

  • Nina Hüttmann

    Nina Hüttmann gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    excellent b&w, voted!

  • Heaven Man

    Heaven Man gave props (20 Dec 2009):

    Back to vote!!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (20 Dec 2009):

    Voted for this great photo!

  • Karen Menyhart

    Karen Menyhart gave props (20 Dec 2009):

    fab shot! hats off to you!

  • Jerome Skiscim

    Jerome Skiscim (Deleted) gave props (20 Dec 2009):

    love this...yes vote

  • Anthony Jalandoni

    Anthony Jalandoni gave props (21 Dec 2009):

    nice, you got my vote.

  • Mohammed Al-Furaih

    Mohammed Al-Furaih   gave props (21 Dec 2009):

    Wonderful! voted :)

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (21 Dec 2009):

    yes voted!

  • Tiffany Niewohner

    Tiffany Niewohner gave props (21 Dec 2009):

    Awesome Capture!!! Got my vote!!

  • Ana Magalhaes

    Ana Magalhaes (Deleted) said (22 Dec 2009):

    Amazing and perfect for the theme!

    yes for sure

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (22 Dec 2009):

    wow - what a capture and great B&W!

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (22 Dec 2009):

    Nice entry, voted

  • David Paone

    David Paone said (23 Dec 2009):

    I'm more of a people picture person but this one is just great. Gets my vote.

  • Robert Sand

    Robert Sand said (23 Dec 2009):

    Killer shot.

  • Peter Voerman

    Peter Voerman gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    Fantastic shot!! Amazing.....

  • Samuel Zanti

    Samuel Zanti gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    Very nice...voted.

  • Jacquie Gibson

    Jacquie Gibson (Deleted) gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    Voted, nicely processed.

  • Allen Sheffield

    Allen Sheffield said (24 Dec 2009):

    I love the composition -- I am a little worried about the hawk (?) at the bottom. Great capture.

  • Melissa Rieman

    Melissa Rieman   gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    Great shot and great for the theme! Voted!

  • Asem Sheshtawy

    Asem Sheshtawy gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    great for the theme.

  • Bruce Baker

    Bruce Baker   gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    Amazing capture!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    Hell YEAH! Rad!

  • Victor Sevostyanov

    Victor Sevostyanov gave props (24 Dec 2009):

    Nice job!!!! My vote!

  • Tjerk Smit

    Tjerk Smit gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    Beautiful composition !!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    AWEsome light, tonal range!! WOW!!!

  • Nima Taradji

    Nima Taradji (Deleted) gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    Well done!

  • Quenby Sheree

    Quenby Sheree gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    voted

  • Nizar Fakhoury

    Nizar Fakhoury said (27 Dec 2009):

    wonderful capture, looks like there's a leader in the pack! voted.

  • Jack Sills

    Jack Sills (Deleted) gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    Amazing Capture...This Rocks!!!! Voted

  • George Crawford

    George Crawford said (27 Dec 2009):

    Voted. Great capture!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    Heck yeah ! It's RAD ! dp

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    Fabulous catch! Sharp and clear, well done! Voted!

  • Eldora

    Eldora gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    amazing

  • Elliott Negron

    Elliott Negron gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    Such a sweeeet photo..Fantastic contrast....

  • Rafael Alcaraz

    Rafael Alcaraz said (29 Dec 2009):

    This birds are great look as if they are still in the air waiting for the shot to be taken.

  • Malcolm Lawson

    Malcolm Lawson gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    great shot

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    Fantastic shot and entry! Has my vote!

  • JOE FAILK

    JOE FAILK gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    Yea Rad Vote!

  • deepak pathak

    deepak pathak said (30 Dec 2009):

    nice...

  • Steven Brooks

    Steven Brooks (Deleted) gave props (31 Dec 2009):

    Great capture!

  • minkaTools

    minkaTools gave props (1 Jan 2010):

    well done!

  • Tricia Bergland

    Tricia Bergland (Deleted) said (1 Jan 2010):

    Very nice shot, great contrast.

  • Jessie Immekus

    Jessie Immekus said (2 Jan 2010):

    love this

  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski gave props (2 Jan 2010):

    Great picture, nicely done.

  • Justin Sheely

    Justin Sheely (Deleted) gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    Great shot - love it!

  • Joel Mcafee

    Joel Mcafee (Deleted) gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    A realy cool image !!! vtd

  • M N Mamun

    M N Mamun gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    that is a cool shot! my vote...

  • jammie partee

    jammie partee (Deleted) said (4 Jan 2010):

    JUST WOW!

  • Fabiola Alvarez

    Fabiola Alvarez said (4 Jan 2010):

    Hawks are hunting gulls?

  • ED Younes

    ED Younes said (4 Jan 2010):

    Luvely!

  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) gave props (5 Jan 2010):

    Wonderful image and great for the theme!! Voted!!

  • Snezana Jovanovic

    Snezana Jovanovic said (5 Jan 2010):

    A+! Voted

  • Lynda Jeffers

    Lynda Jeffers (Deleted) gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    Amazing shot...my vote!!

  • Philip James Filia

    Philip James Filia gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    Love it. Well done.

  • doni maulistya

    doni maulistya said (7 Jan 2010):

    wow.. it's a great moment... nice picture...

  • Mary R photropics

    Mary R photropics (Deleted) said (8 Jan 2010):

    powerful image!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (9 Jan 2010):

    One word Rachael "Stunning". Voted.

  • triciamary

    triciamary said (9 Jan 2010):

    Wow! Excellent shot. A definite yes vote!

  • Lori D'Ambrosio

    Lori D'Ambrosio   gave props (11 Jan 2010):

    voted. nice work.

  • chika aryani

    chika aryani gave props (11 Jan 2010):

    great shot.. voted

  • Desiree Adams

    Desiree Adams gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    Wonderful detail you get my vote!

  • Peter Greenberg

    Peter Greenberg gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    NICE shot!

  • Lon Casler Bixby

    Lon Casler Bixby   gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    Niiiice... voted ;o)

  • Kathleen Kirchner

    Kathleen Kirchner said (12 Jan 2010):

    voted

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond   gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    This is really spectacular, Rachael. I love the monochrome treatment too. It really sets it off. "Yeah!" R

  • Gerhard Mössner

    Gerhard Mössner gave props (12 Jan 2010):

    great shot - excellent light and sharpness - YEAH!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (13 Jan 2010):

    This is really wonderful...Love the outstretched wings! Voting!

  • Greg Cooper

    Greg Cooper gave props (13 Jan 2010):

    Great shot. It reminds of the movie The Birds. The one in front seems to be looking for his next victims

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) gave props (14 Jan 2010):

    Great shot! Voted!

  • Heidi Morris

    Heidi Morris (Deleted) gave props (14 Jan 2010):

    ***** GOLD top class, impeccable photograph - you must be chuffed to bits with this one - CONGRATULATIONS !!! now where's that loaf..... VOTED and most worthy too x♥

  • stuart s

    stuart s gave props (14 Jan 2010):

    Fabulous comp accentuated by the B&W. Voting.

  • jan-louise haller

    jan-louise haller gave props (14 Jan 2010):

    Really breathtaking Rachael ! I'm voting !

  • Jeff Clark

    Jeff Clark gave props (15 Jan 2010):

    Cool! Voted!

  • Sutan Antonius Reinhart Situmo

    Sutan Antonius Reinhart Situmo gave props (15 Jan 2010):

    superb! one vote comin' up!

  • Matt Wardle

    Matt Wardle gave props (20 Jan 2010):

    Love it! Seagulls rock ;)

  • Tim Anger

    Tim Anger gave props (20 Jan 2010):

    Awesome shot

  • mark regester

    mark regester (Deleted) gave props (20 Jan 2010):

    very cool. were you using a flash of any sort? gotta vote for this!

  • Richard Waters

    Richard Waters gave props (21 Jan 2010):

    Great tonal ranges for this B&W greta shot

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (22 Jan 2010):

    I love the lighting!

  • Dave Dubrick

    Dave Dubrick gave props (23 Jan 2010):

    Wow, this is awesome!

  • sam ellis

    sam ellis gave props (25 Jan 2010):

    good shot

  • muzamil masood

    muzamil masood said (3 Feb 2010):

    Good shot!

  • Jordan Iverson

    Jordan Iverson gave props (10 Feb 2010):

    Great timing and composition. Voted!

  • Roberto Noto

    Roberto Noto gave props (12 Feb 2010):

    great shot... i did mine with Doritos :-)

  • Tridibesh Sanyal

    Tridibesh Sanyal said (12 Feb 2010):

    My appreciation & my vote! Great moment.

  • Vidyavati Chandan

    Vidyavati Chandan gave props (17 Feb 2010):

    outstanding! voted!!

  • Vladan Djordjevic

    Vladan Djordjevic gave props (22 Feb 2010):

    An amazing shot! Yeah.

  • Chitranshu Basak

    Chitranshu Basak said (23 Feb 2010):

    Excellent !!!

  • William Moore

    William Moore gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    Terrific...reminds me of feeding the gulls when I lived on the coast...

  • Juanita Ruffner

    Juanita Ruffner gave props (25 Feb 2010):

    Nice!

  • Tom Zmuda

    Tom Zmuda gave props (25 Feb 2010):

    Well done ! Voted !

  • M. G. Glez

    M. G. Glez said (3 Mar 2010):

    This is beautiful!

  • Randall Scholten

    Randall Scholten gave props (8 Mar 2010):

    Great photo!

  • Matt Lovejoy

    Matt Lovejoy gave props (19 Mar 2010):

    I love the contrast and composition! I hope you didn't get pooped on! ;)

  • Henry Adebonojo

    Henry Adebonojo gave props (25 Apr 2010):

    Awesome...

  • ashif p

    ashif p said (24 Jul 2010):

    Brilliant shot...

  • Stewart

    Stewart gave props (15 Aug 2010):

    Love this.

  • Alexis E Santi

    Alexis E Santi gave props (16 Sep 2010):

    damn sweet.

  • Tania Friemelt

    Tania Friemelt (Deleted) gave props (15 Nov 2010):

    Love it ... so serene ...

  • Michael Franco

    Michael Franco   gave props (16 Nov 2010):

    Wow these are great!!

  • Robyn Allan

    Robyn Allan gave props (18 Nov 2010):

    hha brilliant !

  • Juan Alzate

    Juan Alzate (Deleted) said (22 Nov 2010):

    wow I love this.

  • Tim E

    Tim E (Deleted) gave props (23 Jan 2011):

    nice shot!

  • Jörg Dölfer

    Jörg Dölfer said (20 Feb 2011):

    great idea! loaf of bread both is cheaper and tastes better then a nikon zoom lens.

  • Gijs van Maanen

    Gijs van Maanen (Deleted) gave props (28 Feb 2011):

    nice timing :)

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