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We Have Lift Off!

Posted by
Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 24 December 2010 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

PENTAX K200D 1/180 second F/5.6 ISO 200 300 mm (35mm equiv.)

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
Benjamin Franklin

I don't think of myself as a role model. I do try to live in a compassionate, considerate and positive way. The only advice I can offer is to find what you love to do, find the joy in it, and express yourself through your passion.
~Barry Williams

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow, that's an amazing shot! I love the colors and contrast, reflection, and the motion captured!

24 Dec 2010 5:49am

Larry Elkins from Bisbee, United States

Here's wishing you a Merry Christmas.

24 Dec 2010 7:13am

Joseph from Reunion

Very nice picture.

24 Dec 2010 7:53am

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Just in the right moment. MERRY CHRISTMAS.

24 Dec 2010 8:57am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Superb photo ! Have a great time with your family !

24 Dec 2010 11:11am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Triple Wow, this is fabulous Eric, prizewinning, no kidding. lol have a wonderful Christmas :)

24 Dec 2010 11:12am

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Wowww! Superb and fabulous capture!!!! Merry Christmas Eric!!!!!

24 Dec 2010 11:23am

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful capture. Love the colors and contrast, reflection and the take off motion so well captured ...
5***** Excellent Eric! Wish you and your family a Merry Christmas :)

24 Dec 2010 11:46am

@Sam: Thank you very much Sam! You are most kind! Best wishes for 2011 to you and your family! ;-)

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

A great capture! You were more than timely....Splendid!
Thank you and your wife for the wishes and we return them with same heartfelt warmth! May you have a great time with your family! From Japan, Gabriela & Yoshiyuki Tanaka

24 Dec 2010 12:42pm

@Japanalia: THank you very much Gabriela! Best wishes to you and Yoshi for 2011! ;-)

Göran from Skanör, Sweden

You have been very fast to press the shutter in exactly the right split-second. I wish you a Merry Christmas and hope that the temperature will not be to terrible.

24 Dec 2010 1:10pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Merry Christmas Eric.
Have a wonderful time with your family in this Holiday Season .

24 Dec 2010 1:45pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Great timing, my friend ... and as he flies right toward you, he carries with him, our wishes for a blessed Merry Christmas to you and yours from Mike and me.

24 Dec 2010 1:52pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Perfect timing ! Merry Christmas to you and your family Eric... all the best :)

24 Dec 2010 2:04pm

Jim Wilson from Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States

Love it. Great capture, Eric.

24 Dec 2010 3:42pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

I like the motion blur, here…

24 Dec 2010 4:56pm

cristoF from montbéliard, France

belle capture !

24 Dec 2010 5:05pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

very great capture 5*****

24 Dec 2010 5:14pm

@PATRICK: Thank you very much Patrick! Your are very kind! ;-)

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Excellente image, superbe reflet!!! Belle capture! Joyeux Noël à toi et à ta famille!

24 Dec 2010 5:15pm

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Beautiful timing there Eric.
Merry Christmas!

24 Dec 2010 5:29pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Hi Eric, I'm trying to get around as many of you as possible in a relatively short time to wish you all a very Happy Christmas.

24 Dec 2010 6:12pm

KHT from Isfahan, Iran

very nice shot . good job , thank you to share this photo .

24 Dec 2010 6:38pm

¨‘°ºO Dutçh Oº°‘¨ from Neverwhere, United States

Woohoo, airborne! Merry Christmas Eric!

24 Dec 2010 9:13pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Great capture and nice title ! Merry Christmas !

24 Dec 2010 11:25pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente captura, magnifico reflejo!!
Merry Christmas !

25 Dec 2010 12:54am

Mary from PA, United States

Great action capture!! Merry Christmas to you and your family Eric!!

25 Dec 2010 1:58am

Sunder from Chennai, India

Great action shot!
Merry Christmas to you and your family...

25 Dec 2010 3:16am

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

WOW! Beautiful shot! I love this a lot! Merry Christmas Eric!!!!

25 Dec 2010 4:53am

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

cute. :)

25 Dec 2010 8:29am

@Daniel: Thank you very much Daniel and welcome to my blog! Please come back and visit soon..... ;-)

Franz from Baden, Austria

wonderful! you captured the exact right moment! what a dynamic looking guy!

26 Dec 2010 9:56am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wow, great action and reflection both!

28 Dec 2010 5:33pm

Anne from a little red dot, Singapore

Totally an awesome shot, amazing shadow/reflection of the lift off action, superb 5***** Eric!

29 Dec 2010 10:35am

@Anne: Thank you very much Anne! You are very kind! ;-)

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Great shot ..Eric...right timing..

31 Dec 2010 3:02pm

@StarCosmosBleu: Thank you very much Marcel! Sometimes I get it right! ;-)

1/180 second
ISO 200
300 mm (35mm equiv.)