Synchronized Flight

© Pamela K

Synchronized Flight

Uploaded: November 16, 2004


A pair of Sandhill Cranes and a flock of Red-winged Blackbirds soar through a cloudy sky; Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico; Thanks to Sharon for the title suggestion; f 4.5 1/800s @ 70.00mm with 1.7x telephoto extension; Cropped, enhanced and some of the blackbirds cloned out and/or moved to help composition (thanks for the suggestion, Pat!); Feedback Greatly Appreciated!


Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe November 16, 2004

Wow! Very cool image Pamela! Love your comp on this and what an amazing capture. Great clarity on this as well. Terrific work! #189067

Dan Holm level-classic November 16, 2004

Whoa!! Incredible shot, Pamela!!! #919166

Pamela K November 16, 2004

Thank you, Wendy and Dan! I had fun playing with this one today!

Pam #919171

Barbara Kehoe November 17, 2004

awesome #919543

Paul Michko November 17, 2004

Fantastic capture, Pamela. #919748

Karma Wilson November 17, 2004

Great work on this Pamela.

Karma #920097

James R. Jackson November 17, 2004

Pamela, Pamela, Pamela, excellent! This definitely looks like a winner to me! So glad we get to see the red on the blackbirds' wings, too. Well done! Jay

Peggy Wolff November 17, 2004

Pam, this is great! Sorry I didn't get a chance to look yesterday. #920264

Pamela K November 17, 2004

Thank you, Barb, Paul, Karma, Jay, and Peggy!

Jay, yep, it looks better in the larger format... Thanks for your help!

Peggy, don't worry.... I've been pretty busy lately myself!

Thanks again, guys!

Pam #920420

kathy wolfe November 17, 2004

Its fabulous!!! #920586

Pamela K November 17, 2004

Thank you, Kathryn!

Pam #920702

Dale Gast November 17, 2004

Pam, how wonderful!!! This is REALLY good!!! #920779

Pamela K November 17, 2004

Thank you, Dale!!

Pam #921246

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