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WINNER of the Wildlife Photography Challenge in the Photographers of Canada Group

Featured in “Maximum Exposure” February 2010
Featured in “Going Coastal” February 2010
Featured in “Canon DSLR” February 2010
Featured in “A Vision of Flight Photography” February 2010
Featured in “Americas ~ Rural, Urban, Wild, Free” February 2010
Featured in “Photographers of Canada” March 2010
Featured in “The World As We See It, or as we missed it” July 2011
Featured in “Colour and light” July 2011
Featured in “High Quality Images” July 2011
Featured in “Beautiful BC” July 2011
Featured in “The Birds” July 2011
Featured in “1 Theme – 4 Challenges” July 2012
Featured in “The Wonder of Wings” November 2013

Editors choice for Bird Photo of the Week in the World As We See It, or as we missed it Group – July 24th 2011

A Bald Eagle skimming gracefully over the tree tops, keeping an eye on its nest nearby.
Photographed from a cliff off the east coast of Vancouver Island, BC, Canada with the ocean in the background.
For further details of my experiences photographing at this nest site please see here

Canon 20D
1/3200sec f6.3 ISO 400
500mm lens

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  • Lee-Anne Carver
    Lee-Anne Carverabout 5 years ago

    Screams freedom!

  • Very much so Lee-Anne! Many thanks for your comment, much appreciated!

    – Martin Smart

  • Gina Ruttle  (Whalegeek)
    Gina Ruttle (...about 5 years ago

    Wonderful, Martin! A swell capture of an eagle in flight. Well done!

  • Thank you so much for your comments Gina, much appreciated!

    – Martin Smart

  • David Lewins
    David Lewinsabout 5 years ago

    Stunning feather detail and an excellent pose, the lighting on the bird and branches is beautiful as too is the smooth backdrop of blue. Another winner Martin!

  • Many thanks for your kind comments and support David, appreciated as always!

    – Martin Smart

  • Heather  Waller-Rivet  IPA
    Heather Walle...about 5 years ago


  • Thanks very much Heather!

    – Martin Smart

  • Jadon
    Jadonabout 5 years ago

    Outstanding photography…

  • Thank you very much for your kind words Jason, much apprecaited!

    – Martin Smart

  • Rebecca Bryson
    Rebecca Brysonabout 5 years ago


  • Thank you so much Rebecca!

    – Martin Smart

  • jeffrae
    jeffraeabout 5 years ago

    Wow, super shot…what a fantastic capture!

  • Many thanks for your kind comments jeffrae!

    – Martin Smart

  • Michele Conner
    Michele Connerabout 5 years ago

    Incredible shot!

  • Thank you so much Michele!

    – Martin Smart

  • akaurora
    akauroraabout 5 years ago

    A truly STUNNING capture of the Bald Eagle in flight … <del>-you had a great vantage point-</del> beautiful composition and colors. Instant Fave Take Care ~ Rick & Deb ~ ☺

  • Thank you so much for your wonderful comments and support Rick & Deb, appreciated as always!

    – Martin Smart

  • Dave & Trena Puckett
    Dave & Trena P...about 5 years ago

    amazing capture Martin! this is stunning!!! instant fave!

  • Many thanks for your kind words Dave & Trena, much appreciated!

    – Martin Smart

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