Hawk Catching Pray

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© Brendan Smith
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Photo Info
UploadedFebruary 12, 2010
TakenFebruary 12, 2010
ModelCanon EOS 40D
Exposure1/400 sec at f/18
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length135 mm
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I was at work and I looked out my office window and I saw a hawk circling so I decided to go out with my camera and try to get a shot of the hawk. I got him catching his pray in the snow.

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47 responses

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (12 Feb 2010):

    beautiful !!! capture well done

  • Russ Wills

    Russ Wills gave props (12 Feb 2010):

    Great catch!

  • Attila Kovacs

    Attila Kovacs gave props (12 Feb 2010):

    Great capture! From now I will take my camera with me to the office.

  • Roberto Noto

    Roberto Noto gave props (12 Feb 2010):

    great timing.......

  • Kevin Ellis

    Kevin Ellis gave props (12 Feb 2010):

    Again it is not luck it is forever being prepared! Well done Brendan

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (12 Feb 2010):

    Great dramatic capture!

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (12 Feb 2010):

    Great timing!

  • Simona Ranieri

    Simona Ranieri gave props (13 Feb 2010):


  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (15 Feb 2010):

    Excellent timing!

  • Michael Kenney

    Michael Kenney gave props (15 Feb 2010):

    Great timing. Well done! Fantastic capture!

  • Elias Abrao

    Elias Abrao said (18 Feb 2010):

    Very well captured and great white balance!

  • Nancy Spencer

    Nancy Spencer gave props (19 Feb 2010):

    Great timing, great shot, really great photo

  • Mark Williams

    Mark Williams gave props (28 Feb 2010):


  • Joan  C Samuelson

    Joan C Samuelson gave props (28 Feb 2010):

    Great shot of the hawk, just landing it looks like.

  • Kevin Horvath

    Kevin Horvath gave props (1 Mar 2010):

    Nice shot!

  • Suzanne Arnold

    Suzanne Arnold (Deleted) gave props (2 Mar 2010):

    Great shot and timing! Yes, take the camera Everywhere...

  • Tricia Bergland

    Tricia Bergland (Deleted) said (2 Mar 2010):

    Nice shot Brendan ~

  • David Brooks

    David Brooks gave props (4 Mar 2010):

    Great catch (you and the hawk!)

  • Wojtek P.

    Wojtek P. gave props (5 Mar 2010):

    Great catch!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (8 Mar 2010):

    Good catch...Perfect timing! These are the kind of images that are nice to see.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (9 Mar 2010):

    What a magnificent capture. I did not know that they eat birds.

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (9 Mar 2010):

    Amazing timing, great action shot!

  • Catherine Chapman

    Catherine Chapman gave props (10 Mar 2010):

    Brendan, I sincerely hope you entered this for the (London, UK) Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year Compeittion!

  • Mary VanSinclair

    Mary VanSinclair gave props (12 Mar 2010):

    Wow. Powerful. Congratulations on an amazing capture.

  • Kiran G

    Kiran G gave props (13 Mar 2010):

    Cool ................

  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns said (13 Mar 2010):

    Well done!

  • Julie V McKinney

    Julie V McKinney gave props (15 Mar 2010):

    Wow this is amazing

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (16 Mar 2010):

    Your office window.....!?!!! Where do you work? In Heaven??? Stunning photo ~ !!! :)

  • solomon aseoche

    solomon aseoche gave props (18 Mar 2010):

    Stunning and excellent timing done well!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (19 Mar 2010):

    Wow! How did I miss this? Caught it on the spotlight! Fantastic!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (22 Mar 2010):

    Great timing! Well done.

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi gave props (23 Mar 2010):

    Not really pretty, but I have to say- he at least had dinner. Great catch.

  • jan-louise haller

    jan-louise haller gave props (26 Mar 2010):

    Nice shot Brendan !

  • Jim Bennett

    Jim Bennett   gave props (29 Mar 2010):

    Great shot... Nice

  • Jon-Erik Kroon

    Jon-Erik Kroon gave props (6 Apr 2010):

    Nice MOMENT document Bredan....... its a Red Tailed Hawk............ a spirit animal......... this moment was for you in metaphor...... it is rare for a red tailed hawk to allow VIEWERS ....... to observe ......... THE HUNT......... look into its spiritual meaning........ hawk energy is powerful!!!!!!! start with your birth date!!!!! From one photo artist to another........ DARN WONDERFUL....... to click the shutter button..... states you are as fast as a hunting hawk....... pay attention to this talent!! BRAVO on IMAGE!!!!

  • timothy wombold

    timothy wombold gave props (14 Apr 2010):

    Beautiful shot

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (18 Apr 2010):


  • Dan Richards

    Dan Richards (Deleted) gave props (29 Apr 2010):

    Excellent capture!

  • Cheryl Rutherford

    Cheryl Rutherford said (30 Apr 2010):

    Fantastic prize for having your camera with you :)

  • John Smith

    John Smith (Deleted) gave props (3 May 2010):

    Very,very good,......Just awesome,...Can you tell what kind of prey it is ?,...

  • Brendan Smith

    Brendan Smith said (4 May 2010):

    I believe it was some sort of small bird.

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (18 May 2010):

    WOW ... what a shot!!! Perfect timing!

  • Laurie Self

    Laurie Self (Deleted) said (23 May 2010):

    That's some excellent timing. And good job making the snow white instead of blue. Perfect white balance there.

  • Gene Pugh

    Gene Pugh gave props (24 May 2010):

    Great Capture

  • Mark Andrews

    Mark Andrews (Deleted) said (24 May 2010):

    Nice. I wish I worked where you worked!!!

  • Bill Bungard

    Bill Bungard   said (29 May 2010):

    Wow, timing, light and nice shadow.... Bravo!

  • Simona Ranieri

    Simona Ranieri gave props (12 Feb 2012):


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