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Posted by
dobbino (Cape Town, South Africa) on 3 July 2018 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Yesterday's image was entered in the Print section for the set subject, and this was my print entry for the Open section. It scored Gold.

FUJIFILM X-T2 1/110 second F/4.8 ISO 1600 200 mm

All images © Rob Minter, and licensed in terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 South Africa License

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

A first rate image. 5 stars and a spotlight.

3 Jul 2018 5:23am

@Michael Skorulski: Thanks Michael - much appreciated!

yoshimiparis from France

What a magnificent photograph, the look of this raptor is striking. Congratulations

3 Jul 2018 5:42am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and sure intends to stay that way . . lovely portrait.

3 Jul 2018 6:00am

Gérard Flayol from Allauch, France

Excellent focus !!!!

3 Jul 2018 6:21am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Should have put it on a black background :) Beautiful crisp ShoT

3 Jul 2018 9:21am

@grouser: Ah - got the initials in at last :)

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Impressive details ! Superb focus and Dof !

3 Jul 2018 9:39am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

He might be, but I love his colour! And such fierce eyes.

3 Jul 2018 11:20am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

What a magnificent portrait. 5 stars from me.

3 Jul 2018 1:35pm

@Ruthiebear: Thanks Ruthiebear - appreciated!

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

superbe son expression comme une tristesse

3 Jul 2018 5:14pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice portrait!
A M A Z I N G !!!!!!!!!!!!

3 Jul 2018 6:23pm

kerrfoa from Rennes, France

Félicitations car il est vraiment superbe :)

4 Jul 2018 7:52pm

Gérard Flayol from Allauch, France

Congrats for this Spotlight !

5 Jul 2018 6:00am

@Gérard Flayol: Thank you Gérard!

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Excelent portrait. Congrats for this Spotlight !

5 Jul 2018 7:25am

@Ana Lúcia: Thanks Ana!

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

5 Jul 2018 1:29pm

@Ruthiebear: Thanks Ruth - appreciated!

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Superb !!!

5 Jul 2018 1:37pm

@Hiro: Thank you Hiro!

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and so good to see this in the Spotlight - well done !

5 Jul 2018 2:31pm

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks Ronnie - really appreciate it!

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece


5 Jul 2018 3:47pm

@Dimitrios: Thanks Dimitrios!

omid from mashhad, Iran

& Congratulations! :)

5 Jul 2018 6:19pm

@omid: Thank you Omid!

badtgv from provence, France

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

6 Jul 2018 3:59am

@badtgv: Thanks badtgv!

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Fabulous image !! Congratulations on the Spotlight and the Gold medal !

6 Jul 2018 11:20am

@Mhelene: Thank you Mhelene! What do you mean by "Gold medal"?

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

You wrote that " It scored Gold " !

6 Jul 2018 1:12pm

@Mhelene: Ah! Thank you Mhelene! In our competitions, images are scored out of 30. To score "Gold", one has to achieve a rating of 24 or more. So a number of images on the evening can achieve Gold ratings. This particular image came second in the "Print Open" section.

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Thank you dobbino ! So ...Congratulations on you second place , for me it's a winner !

7 Jul 2018 3:54pm

P-TER from Roeselare, Belgium

It's beautiful! Congratulations with your spotlight.

7 Jul 2018 6:37pm

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1/110 second
ISO 1600
200 mm