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 (187)

danimero NO VIEWS on March 9, 2009

Great work Allan, you shot at the right momment.

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ara_semerci on March 9, 2009

Very well captured, very good shot. Congratulations. Voted. ARA

helena Blein on March 9, 2009

VOTADA HELENA

Humberto Affronti on March 10, 2009

El albatros es un pájaro característico del sur Argentino Muy buena elección, mis felicitaciones.

Rudolf Schiller on March 10, 2009

Starkes Foto

Augenstein on March 10, 2009

Ein Volltreffer! VOTED!!!

liz98 on March 10, 2009

I'm here again! Great photo! "V" Greetings, Liz

makis_rom on March 11, 2009

Nice shot.

V o t e d. My contest, Greetings from Greece, Makis.
U.A.B. on March 11, 2009

Wonderful! Voted!Greetings ,sadass.

sentral on March 12, 2009

wow!. You could have captured the flight of the albatross. Congratulations. nice shoot. regards from Mallorca

MIRMIDONAS CORFU on March 12, 2009

Nice shot.Super!Very nice!Voted.Regards from corfu greece

Validierer on March 12, 2009

Super Foto mit tollem Albatros, voted.

ugyen dorji on March 12, 2009

Wonderful capture, Superb!! VOTED

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gregorwinski on March 13, 2009

VOTED! beautiful scene and nice captured ALLAN! greetings from Belgium, GREGORWINSKI

bodidog on March 15, 2009

nice photo, colours are great,

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jshimek on March 16, 2009

Cool! This almost looks fake! :)

amateus on March 16, 2009

Very nice shot. Congratulations

Tasos K on March 17, 2009

Excellent shot!

Benisius Anu on March 18, 2009

What a picture... You got the moment... VOTED!

uni* on March 18, 2009

hi allan, great snap-shot in time with beautiful colours. you have a good view for moments like that. i think to take such pictures is a mixture of waiting and extremely speedy acting. Y for sure. greetings .. uni february09 and skater

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on February 25, 2009
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    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

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