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A Helping Hand by Chikrata A Helping Hand by Chikrata
A young Secretary Bird at the Hawk Conservancy Trust - UK

Camera - Nikon D90
Lens - AF-S Nikkor 300mm F4.0

Prints available at www.lawriebrailey.co.uk

Photo (C) me

Comments appreciated!
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:icondocali:
Docali Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014   Traditional Artist
That bird has pretty nice eyes :)
I did a quick drawing fav.me/d7xx4qr :D
Thank you so much!
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:iconwillemsvdmerwe:
WillemSvdMerwe Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014
What an expression!  Great photo!
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:icononion-chutney:
Onion-chutney Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014
Wonderful pic
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:iconhansve:
Hansve Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
The depth of field is really thin here. Great photo.
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks a lot!
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:iconcypselurus:
Cypselurus Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great closeup! 
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks a lot :)
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:iconannabre7:
annabre7 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer

I have your same camera and telephoto lens!! But my photos never look this good.

Looks like this bird is wearing mascara

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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh really? It's a great combination! I don't use the D90 so much now, but it's still an amazing body :)

I'm sure they do. You have some great shots in your gallery! I love the water drop one!

Haha yes.. that really do..

Thanks a lot for the comment!
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:iconwindinthecoffeecup:
WindInTheCoffeeCup Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello! This has been featured here. :heart:
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks you!!
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:iconlinneaphoto:
linneaphoto Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013
This deviation has been featured in my favourite faves! :D
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks a lot!!
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:iconxerotigercat:
xerotigercat Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013
Aren't we cute when we are little, And sexy when we grow up ^v^
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:iconxerotigercat:
xerotigercat Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013
And might I add one of the few birds with eyelashes that long
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:iconaxolotlmouth:
axolotlmouth Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Student General Artist
Ahhh, look at those eyelashes. Fantastic photo.
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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:iconmydigitalmind:
mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello :wave: Your photo has been featured as one of #Bird-Photography's top submissions in May - it was available on our homepage for a week and is also featured in our news article found here: [link]
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh thank you very much!!
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:iconndlevett:
NDLevett Featured By Owner May 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beauty^^
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks :)
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:iconndlevett:
NDLevett Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You are welcome^^
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:iconwewericka:
Wewericka Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Student General Artist
Beautiful!
I like your art! it would be great if you joined to our group and contribute art there :) You can find it here: [link]
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks a lot. I'll definitely look into that! :)
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:iconmirinosa:
Mirinosa Featured By Owner May 20, 2013
Very nice shot! Great work!
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!! :D
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:iconkw-scott:
KW-Scott Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
OMG!!! How could I have missed seeing this one??? Damn buddy this is terrific! I may have to try and draw this one my friend! truly inspiring work! :D
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Haha, it's only new!
Thanks buddy. That meant a lot! Feel free to as always :)
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:iconkw-scott:
KW-Scott Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Okay thanks buddy.. I'll see what I can come up with :D
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Sounds good! :)
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:iconblaq-finiks:
BLAQ-Finiks Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The bird has beautiful eyes with looong eyelashes~^^
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Oh yes ^^
Thanks!
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:icons-kmp:
s-kmp Featured By Owner May 19, 2013
:w00t: This lovely piece has been featured here Raw-Nature Feature 19 at :iconraw-nature:
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much :)
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:icons-kmp:
s-kmp Featured By Owner May 26, 2013
My pleasure, lovely image :)
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks :)
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:icons-kmp:
s-kmp Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
:D
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:iconphedrienne:
Phedrienne Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Professional General Artist
magnifique
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks :)
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:iconartsy50:
Artsy50 Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love this bird. :D Great shot Lawrie!
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks Linda!
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:iconartsy50:
Artsy50 Featured By Owner May 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome! :D
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:)
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:iconnunafish:
Nunafish Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Great shot! I love how detailed it is! :D
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! I love my lens!!
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:iconnunafish:
Nunafish Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Anytime! And I love your lens too. :XD:
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hahaha! Many do! I'm very very lucky to have it!
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EdgedFeather Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow, amazing photo! The eye is so detailed!
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:iconchikrata:
Chikrata Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
I have my lens to thank for that!
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Camera Data

Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D90
Shutter Speed
1/500 second
Aperture
F/4.0
Focal Length
300 mm
ISO Speed
2000
Date Taken
Apr 13, 2013, 11:50:03 AM
Software
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.2 (Macintosh)
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