I spread my wings and fly away by Steve

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An arctic tern photographed on 28th July, 2011, in Ny-Alesund, Spitsbergen, part of the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard.

Nikon D7000, Sigma 150-500 OS at 290mm, iso 100, f/8, 1/250s, raw.


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  • Tracy66
    Tracy66about 3 years ago

    Beautifully captured Steve.

  • Thanks Tracy, they are fast little critters, I usually can’t see their black eyes and sometimes they have a habit of diving and pecking your head! Otherwise a nice bird to photograph.

    – Steve

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • lcretyi
    lcretyiabout 3 years ago

  • ╰⊰✿ℒᵒᶹᵉ Bonita✿⊱╮ Lalonde✿⊱╮

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    ×°× ` ·.¸.·´ ×°×*Congratulations Wonderful Capture & Pictures precious hugs*

  • thanks for the amazingly talented squirrel and hugs

    – Steve

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, lovely work.

  • many thanks Andrea

    – Steve

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethabout 3 years ago

    excellent work.

  • thanks LisaBeth :-)

    – Steve

  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesalmost 3 years ago

    Not an easy shot to get Steve, super in flight capture, regards, Mark.

  • Many thanks Mark

    – Steve

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