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Uploaded: January 03, 2014 06:44:10


Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 840.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV


Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 19, 2014

Wow, what an incredible action capture. #1560141

Anita Bower January 21, 2014

I can feel the power! #10952461

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict January 21, 2014

Congratulations on your POTD, Richard, for this marvelous image!

Debby #10952469

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 21, 2014

Amazing capture. Congrats on a beautiful POTD. #10952486

Joy Rector January 21, 2014

congrats on the POTD #10952513

Ellen Hodges January 21, 2014

Huge congrats on a fab POTD! #10952532

Ellen Hodges January 21, 2014

Huge congrats on a fab POTD! #10952533

Susan Jane Allen level-classic January 21, 2014

Wow, this should win the Photo of the Year! Very, very, VERY hard to get such shots! #10952551

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 21, 2014

Huge congrats Richard!!! #10952554

Karen Celella January 21, 2014

Congratulations on your outstanding POTD, Richard. #10952568

Thomas E. Hinds January 21, 2014

Beautiful POTD! Congratulations! #10952578

Sara B Coffey level-deluxe January 21, 2014

Amazing image Richard! That's going to be one surprised fish! Love the detail especially of the talons.
Congratulations on your wonderful POTD:)
Sara #10952582

Nancy Marie Ricketts January 21, 2014

Great detail, light, and capture! Congratulations, Richard, on your masterful POTD! Always have enjoyed your eagle photos! #10952591

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 21, 2014

Richard and congrats on well deserved POTD. #10952620

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic January 21, 2014

Amazing close up of this eagle. Congratulations on your POTD!! #10952634

Linda A. Braddock January 21, 2014

Richard, Congratulations on this beautiful POTD! I love your eagle pictures. #10952647

Linda M. Solari January 21, 2014

Great capture Richard. I love the detail, and composition of this amazing image!
Congrats on POTD!

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe January 21, 2014

Congrats on this spectacular POTD image, Richard! #10952677

Phyllis A. Houghton January 21, 2014


Guy D. Biechele level-classic January 21, 2014

Outstanding action shot! Congratulations on your POTD. #10952758

Christine Dalton January 21, 2014

WOW!! nice one.

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 21, 2014

WOW Richard, this is AWESOME!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #10952844

Shirley Sicurello level-classic January 21, 2014

WONDERFUL! Congrats of your POTD.

Lisa B. North January 21, 2014

Talons OUT and ready for pick up! What an image! Great seeing this on POTD! Congrats! #10952922

Richard D. Love January 22, 2014

Congratulations, Richard...perfect timing!

Rick #10953345

Nikki McDonald level-classic January 26, 2014

Nice job on this action shot, Richard. Congratulations on the POTD. #10956246

February 26, 2014

Wow! #10986187

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 28, 2014

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Richard!

jo ann c. #10988219

Ujjwal Mukherjee February 28, 2014

Congratulations,Richard!! #10989057

Colette M. Metcalf March 01, 2014

Outstanding! Congrats!!! #10989225

Linda A. Braddock March 01, 2014

Richard, Congratulations on this beautiful Gold Winner! #10989501

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 01, 2014

Congratulations on your GOLD 2nd Place Winner! Outstanding Richard!

jo ann c. #10989738

Guy D. Biechele level-classic March 01, 2014

Wonderful image, Richard. Congratulations on your win! #10989963

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