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Karen Bacon level-deluxe 7/6/2012 2:52:54 AM

This is a great shot Michelle! #1473283

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe 7/6/2012 3:00:59 AM

What is so wonderful about this shot is you think it is purely EOD and then you see that hawk. Fabulous shot, Michelle! #10216431

Jack Gaskin level-deluxe 7/6/2012 3:09:17 AM

HEY NEIGHBOR Now just spotting this at a ball game would be an impressive feat but getting a catch VERY NICE . Guess would be he finds the LOCAL PIGEONS rather TASTY MEALS and it would be almost impossible to top that perch.

Jack #10216439

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 7/6/2012 4:15:39 AM

What a great shot! Nice catch!! #10216512

Mike Clime level-deluxe 7/6/2012 4:29:05 AM

Cool capture and makes a great EOD, Michelle! #10216533

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-deluxe 7/6/2012 4:32:08 AM

This is a GREAT shot, Michelle. Very special. And I bet you got the best shot of the whole game! Love it!! #10216545

Danny B. Head level-deluxe 7/6/2012 4:49:07 AM

Super! #10216579

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe 7/6/2012 5:05:31 AM

A terrific shot Michelle! #10216597

Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 7/6/2012 5:21:18 AM

"I'm ready for my closeup",,,
Beautifully composed capture, Michelle, and that hawk is such a bonus. #10216628

Monnie Ryan level-deluxe 7/6/2012 5:52:25 AM

Wow - terrific job, Michelle! #10216657

Graham Robards level-deluxe 7/6/2012 7:42:47 AM

Great shot Michelle, the hawk looks so tiny compared to the lights! They must show up his evening meal! Wonderful find!

David Phalen level-deluxe 7/6/2012 8:40:07 AM

Love the design elements and muted tones!! Well done Michelle!! #10216845

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 7/6/2012 12:20:48 PM

Great capture Michellea, #10217015

Debbie Bray level-deluxe 7/6/2012 1:58:18 PM

Huge contrasts, and great EOD, Michelle!! #10217150

Lorna Shutter level-deluxe 7/6/2012 5:38:28 PM

What a great photo op, Michelle! I probably wouldn't have even noticed the hawk! You have a great eye! Cool capture and a neat looking sky too! By the way, one of the lightbulbs needs to be changed! Ha! Ha! :) #10217423

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 7/6/2012 5:40:34 PM

Note: The lights were not lit, but I lit them with a pale yellow soft brush. I left one unlit so it would look more natural.
--Michelle #10217424

Lorna Shutter level-deluxe 7/6/2012 6:08:49 PM

Ha! Ha! Well, you had me fooled, Michelle! I really thought they were lit! :) #10217449

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 7/6/2012 6:27:04 PM

Creative image, treatment, & EOD here, Michelle! Very well done, my friend!
Thought the lights were really lit also!

Tammy Espino level-deluxe 7/6/2012 7:30:32 PM

Fantastic capture!!!! :) #10217598

Tammy Espino level-deluxe 7/6/2012 7:31:06 PM

Fantastic capture!!!! :) #10217599

Ann Coates level-deluxe 7/6/2012 8:47:26 PM

Awesome shot Michelle, love the bird. #10217682

Tamara K. Walker level-deluxe 7/6/2012 10:18:26 PM

Before I opened it or read any thing I thought it was a wine rack. #10217771

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe 7/7/2012 8:54:19 AM

Lol Tamara. great eye to capture this. Love the storytelling that goes with it. #10218288

Daniel Ruf level-deluxe 7/8/2012 11:59:37 AM

Very cool. #10219792

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 7/11/2012 11:56:53 AM

Perfect spot to watch the games. Nice EOD as well Michelle. #10225080

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 7/11/2012 12:18:55 PM

Dandy design and combination of elements, Michelle. #10225144

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe 7/13/2012 9:19:29 AM

Wonderful capture Michelle & terrific title! #10227936

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As I was shooting the semi-final and Championship games of the Carpenter Cup (high school baseball tournament), this hawk claimed the giant scoreboard at Citizens Bank Park (Phillies' stadium) for his own for much of the time, successfully fighting off all challenges from other birds.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

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