Warming Up

© Mark Oxley

Warming Up

Uploaded: July 09, 2003


A Lanner Falcon stretching his wings prior to a fabulous display. Shot at Woburn Safari Park, UK. 100-400LIS zoom lens, mounted on a monopod. 1/250th @ f5.6 + 1/3 stop. ISO 400.


Murry Grigsby July 09, 2003

Gorgeous image, Mark. Wonderful design, colors, light and subject. I can see why you have folks dedicating photos to you :0) #44998

Gary W. Lake July 09, 2003

A beautiful bird Mark, and a great shot. #138676

Carol Brill July 09, 2003

Amazing color and detail on the wing feathers, very nice capture of pre-action and that most expressive eye. #138881

Jean Papo July 09, 2003

Yep, agree with everybody above. Great colors, composition and detail! #138911

Margo Blackwood July 10, 2003

oh such clarity and vibrant colors! Very, very nice. #138981

Lori Ditlefsen July 10, 2003

Very very nice Mark. Love the crisp clarity and vibrant colors. #139172

Mark Oxley July 15, 2003

A big thank you to everyone. I really appreciate all your wonderful comments and kindness. #143173

Murry Grigsby August 14, 2003

Congrats, Mark! #166098

Penny Steiner August 14, 2003

That is a WOW photo...Congrats to you:) #166290

Gary W. Lake August 14, 2003

Congrats on your finalist selection on this one Mark! #166294

Carol Brill August 15, 2003

Congratulations, Mark, best of luck again! #166842

Dolores Neilson August 15, 2003

Wow Mark! The clarity and sharpness of those piercing eyes....Congrats to you!! #167175

Wolfgang Dolak August 15, 2003

Congratulations, Mark!! Wonderful work again.
birdie #167960

Jean Papo August 15, 2003

Congratulations, Mark! Well deserved! #167963

Damian P. Gadal August 15, 2003

WOW - Congrats Mark! #167967

Jean Papo August 15, 2003

Congratulations, Mark! #168788

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe August 16, 2003

Gorgeous close-up, Mark! Nicely composed, plus your trade-mark precision focus, clarity and sharpness! A very well deserved win. Congratulations! #168881

Colette M. Metcalf August 16, 2003

Congrats to you, Mark!!! #168966

Bernard B. Travers August 16, 2003

Great work - great win. Congratulations. #169189

Wolfgang Dolak August 16, 2003

Congratulations, Mark - so well-deserved!
birdie #169393

Murry Grigsby August 16, 2003

Congratulations on your win, Mark! #169512

Evy Johansen level-classic August 16, 2003

Many congratulations on your win, Mark! #169773

Carol Brill August 18, 2003

Not at all surprised--just very happy for you on your win! Congratulations!! #171400

Mark Oxley August 18, 2003

Thank you all very much for your generous and very kind words. I'm so very proud to get this second place, it's such an honour when you look at all the fantastic photographs entered in this competition!! #171727

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