The Birds

© Ray Clarke

The Birds

Uploaded: November 24, 2008 00:00:08


A touch of Hitchcock!

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 135.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D


Teresa Burnett level-deluxe November 24, 2008

Great composition, R&A!! We have thousands of starlings here now, and I keep thinking of this very movie!! #1040560

A P November 24, 2008

Perfect title. Love the one landing. Great capture R&A #6795185

Tiia Vissak November 24, 2008

a cool capture! #6795210

Tommy E. Burgess November 24, 2008

Terrific capture R&A!! The only thing missing is a few screeching violins for the sountrack. #6795252

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 24, 2008

WOW what a find!!! great comp and capture!!! #6795255

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict November 24, 2008

Great image you have here, Ray And Audrey.

Dominick #6795280

Brett Dolsen November 24, 2008

Great diagonal composition R&A!!Brett #6795309

Paul E. Earl November 24, 2008

That would be scary!!!! A great image R&A!! #6795354

Avril Young November 24, 2008

that sure would be scary..yikes!! ;)
awesome timing and capture...great pov! #6795381

Paul Michko November 24, 2008

LOL!!! Great capture, R&A. #6795471

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 24, 2008

Terrific capture here, R&A. Nice composition and clarity. #6795554

Manuel Barrera November 24, 2008

when the birds swarm they ar sight to behold, wonderful image, R n A #6795568

Michelle Alton November 24, 2008

This is just wonderful! #6795644

Carol Sawyer November 24, 2008

Fantastic find, capture, POV and title, R&A!! #6795664

William C. Raco level-classic November 24, 2008

Very nice photo and title, RA
Your title reminded me of the movie.
I remember how scary it was.

Margaret R. Barry November 24, 2008

Fantastic capture, R&A. Great POV, light and clarity! #6795729

Bill Wyatt November 24, 2008

Terrific lines and super light and clarity! #6795966

Colette M. Metcalf November 24, 2008

Fantastic capture:) #6796012

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 24, 2008

Terrific comp and capture (Very Hitchcock)! Jeff #6796163

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe November 24, 2008

It definitely reminds me of that!!! #6796165

Nadya Johnson November 24, 2008

Woo hoo! Kind of EERIE, Brett! I just saw that movie recently... well, I did like Hitchcock. Pretty scary premise, if you think about it much! These birds I think, are innocent - just out sunning, from the look of it. Cool shot! #6796506

Nadya Johnson November 24, 2008

Oh oh!! I am up too early... I meant, Ray and Audrey! Sorry for the goof! #6796531

Joy Rector November 24, 2008

wow, love the shot, I remember the movie #6796991

Jennifer L. Alder November 24, 2008

VERY nice, R and A!! Love the diagonal line and cloudy blue sky background. Nicely seen and captured :) #6797002

Kate Jackson November 24, 2008

So that's where they've gone! Cool shot Ray! #6797216

Inge Linden November 24, 2008

Great capture here!Nice composition and clarity. #6797611

Vladan D. Djordjevic November 24, 2008

Terrific capture. #6797616

Karen Engelbreth November 24, 2008

Wonderful capture, R&A! #6798062

Roxanne M. Bubar November 24, 2008

Cool capture. Love the one in flight.
I remember watching the birds as a teenager babysitting. Scared to death. #6799060

David Phalen November 24, 2008

Terrific POV, colors and details!! #6799765

Barbara Waldoch level-classic November 24, 2008

Could be scary :-)
Cool capture, R&A! #6800132

Nancy (Peaches) Harker November 25, 2008

I think I have had a few of these in my yard this summer, they dive bomb my cats LOL, was funny watching my cats try and get them.

A fantastic capture!!!

The Birds, movie, was something I only would watch ONCE LOL!!! #6803382

A P December 21, 2008

CONGRATUALTIONS R&A on this wonderful finalist #6921707

Colleen Farrell December 21, 2008

Great title for this wonderful capture! Big congratulations on your finalist! #6922223

Nancy (Peaches) Harker December 21, 2008

HUGE CONGRATS on ALL your finalist!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!! #6922461

Paul E. Earl December 21, 2008

Huge congratulations on this well deserved finalist. #6922497

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe December 21, 2008

YAYYYY!! Huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist, R&A!! #6922538

Lynne Morris level-classic December 21, 2008

WTG guys, huge congratulations on this awesome finalist. #6922547

Karen Engelbreth December 21, 2008

Congratulations!! #6922571

Nadya Johnson December 21, 2008

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, R&A! #6922588

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 21, 2008

Congrats on you gorgeous finalist R&A!!! #6922719

Bojan Bencic level-classic December 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist, R&A! #6923283

Dr Silly level-classic December 22, 2008

Congratulations R&A on your Finalist. :O)

Michelle Alton December 22, 2008

Hearty congratulations, R & A! Beautiful finalist. #6924070

Mukesh Srivastava December 22, 2008

Huge congratulations on this Finalist. Good luck for next round...... #6924981

Vladan D. Djordjevic December 22, 2008

Huge congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #6925705

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic December 22, 2008

Congratulations,R&A on your wonderful finalist!!

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna December 22, 2008

Congratulation on this wonderful finalists!!!!! :-) k #6928591

Sylvia Rossler December 22, 2008

Congrats on your outstanding finalist R&A :O) #6929000

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 22, 2008

Congrats on your Excellent Finalist!! Jeff #6930318

ALLEN O. HOWARD December 24, 2008

A great capture, Ray. Congratulations! #6937471

Tiia Vissak December 29, 2008

Congratulations! #6954601

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