|Copyright: Tsilla Nahari (tnahari)
|Date Taken: 2010-12-07|
|Exposure: f/5.0, 1/320 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Final Version, Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2011-03-11 2:26|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Albatrosses, members of the family Diomedeidae, represent a small group of large tube-nosed petrels, with 21 recognised species. They include the largest seabirds, with wingspans measuring over 3 m and have powerful beaks for capturing prey at the sea surface.|
They are adapted for foraging for long periods over the open ocean and are estimated to spend over 80% of their lives at sea, where they are capable of travelling long distances at high speed, reaching burst velocities of 130-140 km/h. They can cover up to 1800 km in a day during migration. Some albatrosses range widely over pelagic ocean, while others forage for food comparatively close to land over areas of continental shelf. Albatross are primarily surface feeders, with some shallow plunging. Their diet is known to include squid, krill, and fish, with some crustaceans and salps, although the diet of most species has been poorly researched.
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- [2011-03-11 4:40]
I have to be honest with this one! This is oversharpened and the effect is ruining this lovely composition. O.K. I can guess this is an exagerated crop from the actual capture!
Beautiful composition and perfect lighting.
I agree with Francis. I think it is a little too sharpened Tsilla. This is such a fantastic shot. Great pose of a wonderful albatross. You captured the color and detail so well. I would rather see a soft focus without all the lines. Perhaps you did to make it artistic, but I would love to see it unsharpened. I am sure it is even more beautfiul than this one. TFS and have a good weekend. Shalom, Lori
Tsilla , i am afraid i have to agree with the others here , way oversharpend , you can do much better !
Interesting notes about the bird though that i gladly read , as mentioned to Francis in the thread i 'll be waiting for the re-post , thank you my friend,
- [2011-03-11 23:20]
a beautiful picture of wonderful albatross,
thank you for your excellent shot,
thanks for your kind expression of inquiry and sympathy,