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)

kostvil on March 31, 2009

Hello Allan, excellent picture, VOTED

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You may find my friend Jen's photos interesting... Jen's February Contest

Greetings from Hellas (Greece), Kostas K.

jarek27 on April 3, 2009

Piękne Zdjecie

aniello bizzoco on April 3, 2009

Excellent shot,well done,greetings from Italy.

Son Nguyen on April 4, 2009

Superb!! Master of photography with an expensive dSLR :)

Greeting from VIETNAM


M.Böcherer on April 10, 2009

Great shot, excellent picture.

Greetings from Germany, Manfred

adrianodasilvacoelho on April 29, 2009

Congratulations on the beautiful picture. My april contest photo. Greetings from Brazil!

annaveneroso on April 30, 2009

Excellent shot! best regards, anna

Vad-ak on June 4, 2009

Composition and achievement is absolutely number 1!

My compliments, Vadim

Zbynda on June 4, 2009

Great pic from far (from Europe) nowhere...! Congratulations and regards from Bosnia, Zb.

Schubs on June 4, 2009

Hello Allan,

it's a masterpiece and a "best of Panoramio"!

Greetings from Germany, Schubs

Cleber C Ferreira on November 19, 2009

Great shot!

evonomis on November 24, 2009

Another truly stunning picture, fabulous!

Jan Sognnes on December 2, 2009


Jursky on December 4, 2009

Nice shot , bravo !

j.ruigendijk on December 5, 2009

Beautiful shot. Greetings from Holland.

((Ospr3y)) on December 26, 2009

Very good!

Markus Rogawski on December 31, 2009


dhorvat on January 9, 2010

Very nice!

szszsz on January 28, 2010

Excellent shot... What a moment... Congratulations from Budapest.

Please be welcomed to visit my gallery...

theverbiage on January 31, 2010

Amazing capture! Were you up on a hill when you took it or up in a glider or similar?

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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