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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Posted by
Ralf Kesper (Fröndenberg, Germany) on 11 October 2011 in Animal & Insect.

The good, the bad and the ugly - E. Morricone


sunstonemaria from California, United States

wow .. oh.. wow Ralf! where/how did you take this photograph! amazing, scary, powerful!

11 Oct 2011 5:12am

Sien from Valkenswaard, Netherlands

Woww great shot Ralf!
Love this exciting air drama

Grz Sien

11 Oct 2011 5:40am

Mistral from Rheinfelden (D), Kembs, France

Huiuiui, ein prächtiges Kerlchen! Der spähende Blick übers Land und die Filmmusik. Hast Du "gänsehautschön" kombiniert. Fantastisches Bild!

11 Oct 2011 6:15am

Albert from Sweden, living in Hamburg, Germany

Wow, what a shot! Good angle and composure, and the BW treatment is super!

11 Oct 2011 7:22am

Yvonne from Poznan, Poland

Very beautiful shot.

11 Oct 2011 7:28am

Rafael from Talavera de la reina, Spain

Wow!! A very good work!!! Congratulations!!!

11 Oct 2011 7:33am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

amazing pov and composition

11 Oct 2011 9:40am

Florence from Paris, France

Impressive angle + moody sky and such an attitude = totally my kind !

11 Oct 2011 9:47am

Ani from Bordeaux, France

Awesome ! Pretty low angle shot ! Beautiful sky.

11 Oct 2011 9:57am

Stefanie from Paris, France

Was für eine tolle Perspektive!!!! In s/w kommt noch diese misteriöse Stimmung hinzu. Sehr gut.

11 Oct 2011 9:58am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Very beautiful lugubrious photo ! The angle is great and the processing excellent ! Phil

11 Oct 2011 10:00am

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

Very ominous indeed !

11 Oct 2011 10:55am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

excellent capture in super angle

11 Oct 2011 10:57am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

superbe contre plongée dans cette teinte tout à fait spectaculaire !!

11 Oct 2011 11:09am

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Great picture !!!!!!!!!!

11 Oct 2011 11:53am

Laurie from Prescott, United States

Beautiful shot and POV of this vulture against the dramatic sky. Works beautifully in black and white!

11 Oct 2011 12:06pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Love the mood of this.

11 Oct 2011 1:21pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wow, really fantastic and moody image Ralf. You've composed and processed this perfectly - well done! I'm surprised the vulture let you get that close.

11 Oct 2011 1:49pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Not for me, I hope! An excellent shot of the cleaner.

11 Oct 2011 2:15pm

Albert from Unalaska, United States

Nice Shot, Great Perspective!

11 Oct 2011 2:36pm

Ol from Aschaffenburg, Germany

i like "das düstere" in this picture... impressive!

11 Oct 2011 2:43pm

dan from Paris, France

Very impressive because the photo is taken in a original way to strengthen the strength of the bird.

11 Oct 2011 2:45pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Wow, großartiges Bild..ich hoffe das ist nicht der Pleite Geier...:-))

11 Oct 2011 3:17pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Wooow. Impressive!

11 Oct 2011 3:24pm

arvin25 from Iran

What a beautiful wood look great sitting on the controversial question
Sorry I have not written you because I am a Google translation from Farsi to English...

11 Oct 2011 3:27pm

@arvin25: (-: تشکر از شما برای تلاش شما

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

great theme, pov and excellent sky

11 Oct 2011 3:53pm

Jacques van der Smit from Cape Town, South Africa

Awesome! Very well done!

11 Oct 2011 4:03pm

mitsu from Saulieu, France

Very very beautiful shot, I like

11 Oct 2011 4:37pm

Aly from Annen, Netherlands

WOW!! Wat a lucky shot Ralf.
The ligt are spectaculair ....
:) Aly

11 Oct 2011 5:04pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

sehr düstere angelegenheit und eindrucksvoll! super!

11 Oct 2011 5:32pm

tataray from france, France

Wow .. Excellent, en contre-jour sur ce ciel extraordinaire.))

11 Oct 2011 5:40pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Very impressive with an very effective angle of view!

11 Oct 2011 5:48pm

mayoline from Enkhuizen, Netherlands

A very impressive point of view!! Beautiful!!

11 Oct 2011 5:50pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

fine pov. wonderful tones

11 Oct 2011 6:01pm

Linda from Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom

Excellent point of view, we now see him from his prey's POV too! :-)

11 Oct 2011 6:30pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Waiting, and menacing...beautifully captured from this angle and in these deep monotones.

11 Oct 2011 6:46pm

franz from Baden, Austria

super gemacht, so schön von unten ... und die schönen kontraste ...
niemand mag geier, dabei sind sie sehr majestätisch und so nützlich!
die assoziation mit ennio moricone ist nicht von der hand zu weisen ...

11 Oct 2011 7:18pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Fabulous. Really, really great photo. Some movie or book or magazine or Halloween product seller would want to buy this for advertising purposes. It just reeks of Halloween and all kinds of spooky stuff.

11 Oct 2011 8:36pm

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

Superbe angle de prise de vue et le ciel nuageux et magnifique, bravo !

11 Oct 2011 8:38pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Impressive vulture ... i point of view ... Against this sky impactacte ... What a great picture ...

11 Oct 2011 9:20pm

Billy from London, United Kingdom

wow. that is amazing. a very powerful image with a very powerful bird.

11 Oct 2011 9:20pm

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Great work, I believe he takes the last two, the bad and the ugly

11 Oct 2011 9:26pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

This is fantastic!!!

11 Oct 2011 11:15pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

The POV, framing, toning, is all superb!

11 Oct 2011 11:20pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Great angle of this wretched bird, wonderful finishing, love this shot! Well done!

12 Oct 2011 12:41am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Fantastic angle - he is definitely waiting to pounce on something or someone - a photographer perhaps? ;)

12 Oct 2011 12:44am

@kiwisa: ...or a kiwi perhaps? ;-))

johbont from rotterdam, Netherlands

impressive through special pov/
you do right to the bird, give him status

12 Oct 2011 3:09am

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Impressive. Nice POV.

12 Oct 2011 4:56am

k@ from Paris, France

Brrrrrr - excellent angle !

12 Oct 2011 5:13am

Jerry - a moment in time [...] from Chicago, United States

I love that shot. I want him for my haunted house party!

12 Oct 2011 5:49am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Fabulous PoV

12 Oct 2011 7:21am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India


12 Oct 2011 10:46am

Reinald Van De Walle from Vigo, Spain

Good angle. Very majestic pose.

12 Oct 2011 12:25pm

jpboies from Montreal from Canada

wow, great angle and dramatic processing, very nice!

13 Oct 2011 7:18am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

aaahhh, Geier auf 1h! ganz ganz toll! Düster, Drama, Furcht und Verderben ;) meine sterne hier.

13 Oct 2011 9:18am

Sarath from Bangalore, India

Amazing Shot. :)

13 Oct 2011 1:16pm

Grandoude from Saint Quentin en Yvelines, France

La contre plongée se marie a merveille avec ce sujet!
Bonne idée de cadrage!

13 Oct 2011 3:12pm

Roberta from Torino, Italy

wow! vultures... they are sooo beautiful. Dramatic shot, pefect in b&w! 5* !!!

13 Oct 2011 7:01pm

Valerie Boillot from Barcelona, Spain

Wow! powerful.

13 Oct 2011 7:17pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

wow, diese Perspektive auf den Vogel ist ja sensationell.
ausgezeichnete Tonung und durch den etwas düsteren Himmel bekommt das Ganze eine super mystische Atmosphäre.

13 Oct 2011 7:28pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

wonderful mood! great perspective and perfect choice of post processing

14 Oct 2011 7:47am

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

such a grand image and POV.

14 Oct 2011 7:42pm

Longroute from Cagliari, Italy

An impressive close up view of this pray bird which has a dramatic appearance. Fine PP treatment.


15 Oct 2011 8:17am

Marcos Roberto from California, United States


19 Oct 2011 1:56am

Philou04 from Manosque, France

Stunning shot. the impressive sky and your point of view make this bird look so tremendous !

1 Nov 2011 5:38pm