Flying Solo

© Patti Coblentz

Flying Solo

Uploaded: August 07, 2011


Hilton Head Island, SC marshes.

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 10/20000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 640, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 195.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300S


Katarina Mansson August 07, 2011

Fantastic capture! #1399147

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 07, 2011

Graceful flight, Patricia. Fantastic pose and background. #9587318

Julie Burnett August 07, 2011

Oh so beautiful, Patti, fantastic timing and light!! #9587333

Sarah A. Christian August 07, 2011

Quite a spectacular capture! Nice composition and details! #9587334

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic August 07, 2011

Excellent wildlife work! #9587341

Patti Coblentz August 07, 2011

Thank you very much Katarina, Bojan, Julie, Saeah, and Melinda! #9587343

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 07, 2011

Outstanding comp, clarity and in-flight capture! #9587361

Jack Gaskin August 07, 2011


Happy Shooting
Jack #9587394

Patti Coblentz August 07, 2011

Thank you Jeff, and Jack! #9587399

Terry Cervi level-classic August 07, 2011

You caught him just right, Patti! Super capture here! #9587403

Rony Sagy August 07, 2011

Spectacular composition and detail Patricia. Fantastic work. #9587451

Robert R. Goodman level-addict August 07, 2011

Hi Patricia,That's what I want to do is to shoot some wildlife.Beautiful capture my friend.Very slow here in the desert this weekend!!!! #9587676

Patti Coblentz August 07, 2011

Thank you Terry, Rony, and Bobby! #9587681

Phyllis H. Burchett August 07, 2011

Wonderful Patti! #9587723

Joy Rector August 07, 2011

elcellent capture #9587802

Susan K. Snow August 07, 2011

Composition, tonality, and flight capture is beautiful, Patti. Well seen and captured.


Patti Coblentz August 07, 2011

Thank you Phyllis, Joy, and Bunny! #9587805

Ann Coates level-classic August 07, 2011

Beautiful capture of this bird in flight against a lovely background Patricia. #9587918

Thomas E. Hinds August 07, 2011

Very nice in-flight image! Love hoe the neck is still uncoiling! Wonderful capture, Patti! #9588031

Marijana Fajgl level-classic August 07, 2011

Amazing capture, Patricia! It is just perfect! #9588139

Marcie A. Fowler August 07, 2011

Oh very nicely captured Patti. #9588142

Michelle Alton August 07, 2011

Awesome clarity and beautiful all the way around. #9588278

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 07, 2011

Superb details throughout this capture, Patti! Excellent POV and the whites are perfect! #9588492

Patti Coblentz August 07, 2011

Thank you Ann, Tom, Marijana, Marcie, Michelle, and Kathy ! #9588558

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 07, 2011

Delighted to have you back, Patti!
Exceptional clarity, greens, tones, detail,lighting, & stop action here, my friend! Hope to se this again! #9588665

Patti Coblentz August 07, 2011

Thank you, Patrick! #9588677

Michele Peterson level-classic August 07, 2011

Breathtakingly beautiful!! I love it, Patti!! #9588739

David Phalen August 07, 2011

Fabulous light, colors and details!! Extremely well done, Patti!! #9588764

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe August 07, 2011

This is perfection Patti. It is one of the most beautiful bird shots I have seen. So well composed and executed! #9588896

Patti Coblentz August 07, 2011

Thank you Michele, Dave, and Heather! #9588948

Rona L. Schwarz August 07, 2011

Fabulous wildlife capture, Patti! I've always wanted to go to Hilton Head for that very reason - to shoot waterfowl in the marshes - now I want to go even more! I love the background here - the marsh grasses and water really provide a great backdrop to the Egret and make him pop so! Love it! #9589092

Patti Coblentz August 08, 2011

Thank you, Rona!
I hope you will get there someday; there is nothing quite like it :) #9589274

Leslie McLain level-deluxe August 08, 2011

Beautiful capture, Patti. #9589467

Wm Nosal August 08, 2011

Beautiful Shot, Patricia! #9589952

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic August 08, 2011

Oh wow, what a takeoff! Love the way the wings are spread in flight and legs extended, an absolutely thrilling capture Patricia. Very well done. #9590265

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 08, 2011

My stomping grounds before bridges and development back in the 50's. My how it has changed. Great inflight capture Patti #9590539

Lorna Shutter August 13, 2011

Wow! What a capture, Patti!!! Your timing was impeccable here! Wish I could get a shot like that! Awesome work! :) #9601972

Patti Coblentz August 13, 2011

Thank you very much Leslie, Wm, Rey, Emile, and Lorna! #9601997

Steve M. Harrington August 17, 2011

Ah, another dream destination for me. It is no easy thing to capture this image and you did it beautifully, Patti!
Steve #9611496

Karen Slagle August 20, 2011

What a gorgeous wildlife capture, Patricia. The soft greens and blues work so well as a bg for this fabulous bird. #9616155

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