Cormorant

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    c&c always appreciated :)
     
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    Dmitri I love it. That eye is popping right out of the image!
     
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    Thank you :)
     
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    I love this picture!

    Blue eye :thumbup:
     
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    Thank you Cale :)
     
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    Awesome! :thumbup: That beautiful blue eye...and that beak looks like it could do some major damage. Absolutely gorgeous shot.
     
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    Awesome shot and detail. Which lens did you shoot this with?
     
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    Thank you :)


    Thank you. I used my Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS lens for that one.
     
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    Nice shot, I wonder why I don't come across such birds.
     
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    Bwahahahahaha!!! See, who needs L-glass? (I've personally been quite amazed at the quality of that lens, to be honest. It's wonderfully clear and sharp, and the IS lets you hand-hold at 250mm. Crazy. And it's light too.)

    A beautiful shot, sir. Well framed, well timed, quite wonderful.
     
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    Thanks for the compliment. I don't know where you live, but cormorants tend to like water, so head to ponds and lakes. Also, I find they are skittish. This is the closest one has ever let me. Usually they fly off when I get even mildly close. Good luck!

    hah yeah, I've been happy with the results from this lens. I wouldn't turn down an L (and a camera to use it with), but this one does ok so far. Thanks for the kind words :)
     

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