Into the Wild

Uploaded: May 07, 2008 03:47:37


1/1000s at f/5.6 ISO100 75-300mm lens.

This is the last image I took of my hawk...hopefully I will be seeing him again!

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A700



You Better See Him Again!!
I am Gonna Miss Him!!
Fantastic SiS!!
I Love the Position of his Wings
Looks Like he was trying to dry off from the weekend rain ;0)


Aimee S. McMaster May 07, 2008

...this is another anmzing capture...excellent pov and composition.....Aimee #5894143

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 07, 2008

Great animal image here, Laurie.

Dominick #5894153

Carol Sawyer May 07, 2008

Excellent capture and POV, Laurie!! #5894166

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 07, 2008

Beautiful capture Laurie! #5894167

Linda D. Lester level-classic May 07, 2008

He is beautiful!!!! #5894184

Mukesh Srivastava May 07, 2008

Amazing capture and POV, Laurie!!! #5894210

Anna Diederich May 07, 2008

Awesome capture, Laurie! #5894222

Jim Huffield May 07, 2008

Very nicely done, Laurie. Jim #5894289

Anita Hogue May 07, 2008

It is very exciting when we catch these awesome birds. Great high key, Laurie! I chased an Osprey around these last few days and did get a few great images. I've loved your hawk series! #5894293

Bill Knaps May 07, 2008

Beautiful shot Laurie. Bill #5894326

Deb Koskovich May 07, 2008

I was thinking the same thing about drying off his wings -- I'm sure that is what he was doing here. Love that you've presented him against the white bg! #5894338

Erin Appelbaum May 07, 2008

Another magnificent capture of this bird Laurie. Nicely presented. Peter #5894340

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe May 07, 2008

Great details in this capture, Laurie! #5894344

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 07, 2008

He is beautiful - Excellent capture! Jeff #5894437

BILL BRELSFORD level-classic May 07, 2008


Monica Mermoz level-classic May 07, 2008

Great detail and composition, Laurie! This is my favourite from your beautiful hawk series #5896035

Kathleen Rinker May 07, 2008

Great capture, I hope he comes back. I find my comes and goes with the changing moons, usually a new moon and then the full moon, although I have not seem them lately they are probably nesting. I see the vultures but not close enough to get a shot! #5896734

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 07, 2008

Thanks so very much my friends. I think this is also my favorite and the last time I saw him as well. The skies were very gray that day as we were fighting off and on rain...I thought it looked so drab so I just changed selected exposure in PS to white and liked what I saw. I am always so inspired by the wildlife photography I see here on BP so when I get a chance I go for it...the flowers will always be there, but this to me is more exciting and much more rewarding. #5896738

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna May 07, 2008

WOW!!!!! A most AWESOME series of this bird, Laurie!!!!! The details, colors and compositions of each and every one of them is incredible!!!!! ♫ k #5896753

Michelle Alton May 07, 2008

This is so breathtaking, I don't know that I've ever seen a more "engaging" photo of a predator! Just fantastic, in my opinion.
Michelle #5897098

Colleen Farrell May 07, 2008

Laurie, I agree with you about flowers and wildlife--if I could shoot wildlife more, I would love to (I need a bigger lens, more energy and a lot more patience, lol). Fantastic capture of this beautiful bird--the white background is wonderful! #5897817

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 08, 2008

SPECTACULAR!!!! #5898414

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic May 13, 2008

Grrrreat capture, Laurie!!! I hope you see him again too!!! <>< #5917164

Judy A. Lawhon May 14, 2008

Laurie, I love this series....its as good as an Audubon! #5923564


That's Five #5932557

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 18, 2008

Thanks so very much Kitty, Michelle, Colleen, Stefania, Nadine, Judy, and SiS...for keeping track for me! #5937126

Michael Umbreit May 18, 2008

Laurie - Fantastic shot and series!! You should be proud! - Mike #5937509

Kathy Reeves May 18, 2008

Stunning shots of the gorgeous hawk!!! Each is Superb! #5938243

Derek D. Dafoe May 19, 2008

Heh!! how did you get so close to him??? They always are long gone before I can even raise the camera!! Nice shot Laurie!! #5941491

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 20, 2008

Thanks Mike, Kathy, and Derek...not sure why he was letting me tag along with him that day. I am just glad he did! #5953045

Nancy (Peaches) Harker May 23, 2008

AWSOME Laurie! #5968398

Phil Stith May 31, 2008

Terrific series on your hawk, Laurie. What an awesome opportunity and you took great advantage of it!!! #6001664

Mitch Spence level-classic June 03, 2008

Oh, yes, a wonderful series, Laurie. This is my favorite. I love this. #6015120

June 03, 2008

Beautiful picture. #6015125

Laurie Daily level-deluxe June 04, 2008

Thanks so very much Nancy, Phil, Mitch, and Clay! #6019382

Erin Appelbaum May 26, 2009

Awesome finalist Laurie. Peter #7559833

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 26, 2009

WTG girl, congrats! #7561384

Jeana Clark May 26, 2009

So happy that WE are seeing him again!!!

On Your Fabulous Finalist Laurie!!!
Best Of Luck In The Next Round!!!

~J~ #7561429

frank w. degenhardt level-classic May 26, 2009

Beautiful work my friend. Congratulations on the Finalist for it. #7563159


Jeana Stole My Line!!
Thank Goodness she can't fit into my Clothes!!

WooooHooooo SiS!!
This one was My favorite too!!
Congratulations!! #7565479

Anne M. Young level-addict May 27, 2009

Congratulations on a super finalist - good luck - hope its a winner! #7566450

Mitch Spence level-classic May 27, 2009

Gorgeous, Laurie. Congratulations! #7566718

Tarun Bose May 27, 2009

Congrats for your finalist, Laurie. #7568504

Sharon Sawyer May 27, 2009

Laurie, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding finalist and all the best in the next round!!! #7568812

Cheryl E. Molennor May 28, 2009

Congratulations on this great finalist #7573721

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 29, 2009

Thanks so much everyone for all of your congrats. This was a resub from a while back and a fav of mine...thought he was worth another try! #7575403

Linda Blair May 31, 2009

Awesome finalist.....congratulations!!!!!! #7582112

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