Kingfisher


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Taken at Blashford lakes near Ringwood. Took me 6+ months but I finally got a decent picture of one. K-5IIs and Sigma 50-500mm OS HSM.
29/10/2014 - 09:40Mike-P
CategoryWildlife / Nature
Shutter Speed1/500
Aperturef/8
LensN/A
ISO800
Focal Length500mm
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truckerathome

Link Posted 29/10/2014 - 09:44
Well worth the wait then as you've ended up with a cracking shot, superb background to go with it as well.

kilmas2

Link Posted 29/10/2014 - 10:56
truckerathome wrote:
Well worth the wait then as you've ended up with a cracking shot, superb background to go with it as well.

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alfpics

Link Posted 29/10/2014 - 12:00
Somewhat better than your previous uploads of kingfishers!! - by miles!
Nice one
Andy

Darkmunk

Link Posted 29/10/2014 - 15:57
Beautiful Mike.
A tad contrasty from over here, but lovely
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tomkeet

Link Posted 29/10/2014 - 17:19
Lovely shot.
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Tom

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Pjy123

Link Posted 29/10/2014 - 17:40
this is an excellent shot,its my dream to get a shot like this well done

pauljay

Link Posted 29/10/2014 - 18:24
Impressive!
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Zed

Link Posted 29/10/2014 - 19:32
All of the above!
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autumnlight

Link Posted 29/10/2014 - 22:29
I'd love to capture a Kingfisher, super shot
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davidwozhere

Link Posted 30/10/2014 - 00:52
That is, without doubt, a definitive Kingfisher!

David
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K10D

Link Posted 31/10/2014 - 04:30
He who waits?

Good image and well caught.

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drobbia

Link Posted 04/11/2014 - 22:49
x2 tg
davidwozhere wrote:
That is, without doubt, a definitive Kingfisher!

David


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