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final approach

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 7 January 2011 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

flaps down, gears locked, ready for touchdown...

Larger view: http://www.pbase.com/joyoflight/image/131654539/original

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Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

cracking shot, love the way its feet stand out

7 Jan 2011 6:21am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Nice capture and composition, exquisite colours

7 Jan 2011 8:46am

Behrooz Sangani from Tehran, Iran

Haha tell him to stay a little bit longer. We're having a good time! :D

7 Jan 2011 8:51am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

A lovely shot,it reminds me of home....

7 Jan 2011 10:52am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Wonderful what the camera reveals . . suffering a bit of crosswind by the looks of it !

7 Jan 2011 11:58am

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Impeccable timing, Stephen. Such beauty.

7 Jan 2011 2:08pm

Franz from Baden, Austria

make way for jonathan livingston! wonderful capture of the moment!

7 Jan 2011 2:11pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

No emergency drill first, after all it will be a splash landing!

7 Jan 2011 2:13pm

Phil David Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

Beautiful landing captured so well.

7 Jan 2011 7:01pm

yz from Budapest, Hungary

spot on!

7 Jan 2011 10:39pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Nice capture!
I am a bit concerned about the news of dead birds and fishes around the planet of late.

8 Jan 2011 12:22am

David from Detroit, United States

Frozen in mid-flight. I like the color of the webbed feet against the background.

8 Jan 2011 3:20am