Black-browed albatross (Thalassarche melanophrys) coming in for landing (with feet out to slow down) over the hills at Steeple Jason Island in the Falkland Islands.

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Comments (190)

WERMUT on February 27, 2009


><((((º> methysmena… on February 27, 2009

Wonderful photo!

Best of...

kymor on February 27, 2009

Fantastic photo!Best of!Greetings.

Majid Salehyar on February 28, 2009

Nice shot. Dramatic shot. Full colorized and inspire the sense of Flight. Thank you for the nice shot. Excellent.

lars23 on February 28, 2009

great shot!

Merza Valér on March 1, 2009

Well balanced shot! Voted, of course.

Tom Portschy on March 1, 2009

Very nice, voted! Best regards from Hungary, Tom.

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René Demuth on March 1, 2009

Hej Allan

Fantastisk skud. Mit forslag til Best of... Go´ weekend.

Med venlig hilsen René Demuth

bonavista on March 1, 2009


Vilson Flôres on March 1, 2009

Lindíssima foto Allan



Saudações do Brasil.

kymor on March 1, 2009

Very beautiful shot,Allan!Very well done.Greetings from Brazil.

Marcio A. Couto on March 1, 2009

Just magic! Voted... Greetings from Brazil!

BożenaFr on March 1, 2009

Fantastic photo. Voted! Best wishes, Bożena

hanskurt on March 1, 2009

This is a great photo. My congratulation!!

adrianodasilvacoelho on March 1, 2009

bela foto. saudações brasileiras. votada

Zdeněk Vondra on March 1, 2009

Hi, perfect moment. VOTED

Murat Kurtel on March 1, 2009

This is wonderful photo !! Congratulations..


Have a nice day, Murat

chrisandsharon on March 1, 2009

Amazing photo!!! Bet you waited a while for it!!

Constantin Voutsen on March 1, 2009

fantastic!! voted

Vinod Kumar M on March 1, 2009

Excellent !!! Y* and Voted !!!

Greetings from India, Vinod

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 25, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by LichtenHansen
    • Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
    • Taken on 2008/01/03 12:49:50
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/500)
    • Focal Length: 24.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/16.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash