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Female Osprey, Tigertail Beach, SW Florida.

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A few pictures of a female osprey I met on Tigertail beach (S.W. Florida) most mornings over the last couple of weeks:


20852898276_599c2b6a97_o.jpg2R4C5891 by Whyone, on Flickr


20256575344_956db2149c_o.jpg2R4C5889 by Whyone, on Flickr


20691103890_9a379216a1_o.jpg2R4C5243 by Whyone, on Flickr


I watched her fish on a number of occasions, but always too distant to photograph so I just watched and enjoyed the spectacle through bino's. She did very kindly return one morning to the beach just in front of where I was sitting with a large Needlefish:


20691188108_910310cf77_o.jpg2R4C4358 by Whyone, on Flickr


20691188628_1d2a1ce806_o.jpg2R4C4364 by Whyone, on Flickr


20886394991_2bda2fbe92_o.jpg2R4C4399 by Whyone, on Flickr


20258141473_94287781c7_o.jpg2R4C4382 by Whyone, on Flickr

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elefromoz

Magnificent, thank you for posting

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wilddog

Wonderful pictures

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Whyone?

Thank you kindly @@wilddog and @elefromz

 

I am trying to concentrate more on composition and background, rather than just the primary subject. I like the concept of the wider shots with the billowing clouds, but I can't for the life of me get the post processing right.

 

One more of her on the beach:

 

20284021673_189360b94e_o.jpg2R4C4394 by Whyone, on Flickr

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Soukous

stunning photos @@Whyone?

I particularly like 2R4C4399

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Tom Kellie

~ @@Whyone?

 

Your emphasis on overall composition and background makes very good sense to me.

I feel likewise, despite not making images of comparable quality to your superlative osprey photographs.

After seeing them, I'm sure that it will be a long time before I ever dare to post any of my ultra-long distance, measly osprey shots.

The care and thought in your images is an inspiration!

Thank you for posting them.

Tom K.

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Whyone?

@@Soukous and @@Tom Kellie, thank you for your kind comments....and Tom, whatever you do, please don't stop posting photo's every one has interest.

 

Here's another of my lady Osprey friend:

 

15137666811_d923123bd2_o.jpg2R4C6724 by Whyone, on Flickr

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TonyQ

@@Whyone?

Excellent photos - a pleasure to see them

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Atdahl

Stellar shots @@Whyone?. Osprey are fun birds to photograph. Your last one of the Osprey taking off is especially good. Look at those talons! :) .

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Whyone?

Thanks @@Atdahl - I agree, Osprey's are great to watch (and photograph) - they must have kept me amused for a good few hours on our recent trip!

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