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Bald Eagle

Uploaded by: gilg72

Monday December 9, 2013

Taos, NM (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Suddenly came flying by across the Rio Grande, just as I was leaving the parking area I was stopped at. Sorry, I was inside the car in awkward position trying to get the camera out the window. I knew I did not have time to jump out of the car for a good shot.

Manufacturer: NIKON CORPORATION

Model: NIKON D5000

Orientation: top - left

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Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery 6.0.6001.18000

YCbCr Positioning: co-sited

Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/250 sec.

FNumber: f/5.6

Exposure Program: Not defined

ISO Speed Ratings: 560

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.21

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

Compressed Bits per Pixel: 4.00

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 5.00 EV (f/5.7)

Metering Mode: Pattern

Light Source: 0

Flash: Flash did not fire, auto mode.

Focal Length: 300.0 mm

User Comment:

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File Source: DSC

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Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Auto exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Digital Zoom Ratio: 1.00

Focal Length In 35mm Film: 450

Scene Capture Type: Standard

Gain Control: Low gain up

Contrast: Normal

Saturation: Normal

Sharpness: Normal

Subject Distance Range: Unknown

Image Unique ID: 663B95818F3D4EE3A2B0E38E6BCA7353

GPS tag version: 0x02, 0x02, 0x00, 0x00

InteroperabilityVersion: 0100

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25. gilg72
3:15 AM GMT on December 12, 2013
Thank you very much Bill. glad you liked it.
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24. Glaswegian
12:52 AM GMT on December 12, 2013
A great close up capture Gil, even if the situation was a bit awkward, you pulled it off!
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23. gilg72
6:46 PM GMT on December 11, 2013
Thank you very much Ojiisan, and James for your great comments.
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22. gardner48197
4:36 PM GMT on December 11, 2013
Great catch, Gil!! Love it, AC Congrats!!
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21. Ojiisan
3:27 PM GMT on December 11, 2013
NO apology needed. This shot is much much better than no shot!! Looks great to me.
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20. gilg72
5:58 AM GMT on December 11, 2013
Thank you much Wilma, Magicman, Charlotte, & Shirley.
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19. WeatherWise
4:20 AM GMT on December 11, 2013
WOW! How exciting! Wonderful capture!
Congratulations on AC! I am impressed!
Thanks for sharing!
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18. llpj04
4:18 AM GMT on December 11, 2013
Oh I just wished I could get a close up one in the wild! ~Congrats Gil
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17. Magicman
2:41 AM GMT on December 11, 2013
Holy Moly---WOW!!! Great shot!!! Love this one! it just captures the drive of the dive!!! That bird is an expert pilot!!!
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16. Kennebunker
11:07 PM GMT on December 10, 2013
I just love that we get to the action as it happened! Whoo HOo! Kudos, and congratulations to you, Gil.
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15. gilg72
10:54 PM GMT on December 10, 2013
Thank you very much Dave & Wanda for your great comments.
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14. Wanda1948
7:58 PM GMT on December 10, 2013
Fantastic capture! Congratulations!
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13. WurzelDave
7:43 PM GMT on December 10, 2013
This is awesome, congrats on AC.
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12. gilg72
4:06 PM GMT on December 10, 2013
Thank you very much Don, Dianne, Suzi, Wanderoo, RNJ, Heidrun, & Sharon for all your great comments. Much appreciated.

Thank you much Approvers for the Blue Frame on this Eagle. Much appreciation.
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11. nanapoo
3:39 PM GMT on December 10, 2013
Awesome Mr Gil!! A nice treat for your day! AC Congrats!
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10. trailhiker44
3:25 PM GMT on December 10, 2013
Great catch, Gil !
Beautiful in flight capture !
CONGRATULATIONS on your AC !!!
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9. RNJoel
2:13 PM GMT on December 10, 2013
Great catch. I agree with Suzi and enjoy the action. Congrats.
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8. Wanderoo
12:35 PM GMT on December 10, 2013
Thank you for your quick response. It is wonderful to see this magnificent bald eagle in flight!
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7. suzi46
12:32 PM GMT on December 10, 2013
works for me Gil..the slight lack of focus actually works..to me it gives the impression of the speed of flight of this majestic bird..almost like water flowing in a brook! :)
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6. snosno
11:35 AM GMT on December 10, 2013
Wow, Gil! This terrific. Especially with so little time to prepare!
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5. MNTornado
7:11 AM GMT on December 10, 2013
Great shot considering your cercumstance!
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4. gilg72
6:05 AM GMT on December 10, 2013
Thank you very much Cindy.
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3. CythiaSue
4:57 AM GMT on December 10, 2013
Beautiful!
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2. gilg72
4:54 AM GMT on December 10, 2013
Thank you very much Eileen.
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1. YouKnowWho
4:24 AM GMT on December 10, 2013
Lucky you!
Neat catch!
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