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Chihuahua Desert covered in golden petals
Elk Bull in
 Spring Magnolia
Black Oystercatchers
Plane Passing by One Hour into the Super Moon Lunar Eclipse.
Map hair
Stormy Afternoon
Bird of Prey
Heron on Piling
walk from pennstation
sunset at Assateague
Ooh Aah Point at the Grand Canyon
Good morning
Rainbow at the falls
People Like Buildings NY
Lunar Eclipse 9/27/15
Supermoon near the end of the eclipse.
Lunar Eclipse and Shadow Moon
13th Annual Photo Contest
Bird of Prey

I have always been fascinated by birds of Prey and their superior hunting abilities. I went to Dubai to spend a few days in a falconry center to try and capture that perfect symmetry that makes them glide through the air with frightening efficiency. I laid on the ground hour after hour for a few days while the falconer released his birds toward me. In the process I also discovered the amazing speed and dexterity with which they change directions. This shot attempts to portray just that.

TAGS: Desert, Dubai, Speed, United Arab Emirates

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Paris, France
Member since 2014
Photo Information
© Michel Zoghzoghi.
All rights reserved.
Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2015
Total Views: 48
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 28, 2015, 3:54 p.m.
Camera Make:
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X
Focal Length: 500mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO1250
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PHOTO LOCATION Dubai, United Arab Emirates