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Goosander Touchdown

click…click twice

A goosander (merganser) landing in Lauttasaari, Helsinki. Now is the right time to sit down on a stone with The Big Gun (500+1.4x) and shoot flying water birds. Ice is a very important element in the pics giving sense of depth and “icy” feeling.

11 responses

  1. Amazing!!

    March 23, 2012 at 9:14 am

  2. Great timing!

    March 23, 2012 at 9:59 am

  3. I am going to ake a splash! Lovelly

    March 23, 2012 at 10:36 am

  4. Awesome! So perfect everything for landing and for you to click the camera

    March 23, 2012 at 11:15 am

    • Risto

      It is technology. Today it is sometimes easier to take sharp pictures of moving objects than still objects.

      March 23, 2012 at 11:22 am

      • πŸ™‚

        March 24, 2012 at 1:28 am

  5. What a great image! Action is so much more difficult especially at 500mm plus.

    March 23, 2012 at 12:56 pm

  6. norinep

    Sometimes you’re in the right place at the right time! Very nice capture.

    March 23, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    • Risto

      Exactly…it helps if you try to go to the right places πŸ˜‰

      March 23, 2012 at 3:39 pm

  7. Very cool capture!

    March 23, 2012 at 7:45 pm

  8. Excellent photo!

    March 26, 2012 at 1:48 am

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