Flash of brilliance!

by prsjnb

Substantial crop of an original taken at Langford Lakes Nature Reserve, Wiltshire using a K20D and Sigma 100-300mm f4 at f4.
Uploaded17/08/2011 - 00:43
CategoryWildlife / Nature
Shutter Speed1/3000
Aperturef/4
LensN/A
ISO400
Focal Length300mm
Views/Likes68/0

jofford
Posted 17/08/2011 - 10:07 Link
Both kingfisher shots are very good. Your patience has been rewarded.
szgabor
Posted 17/08/2011 - 16:59 Link
You caught it well in a really interesting pose. I like this one too.
Regards,
Gábor
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paulgee20
Posted 17/08/2011 - 17:51 Link
similar, respect
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bwlchmawr
Posted 17/08/2011 - 19:05 Link
Outstanding.
Best wishes,

Andrew

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tomkeet
Posted 17/08/2011 - 19:24 Link
Beautifully captured.
Regards
Tom

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prsjnb
Posted 18/08/2011 - 09:53 Link
Your comments equate to the icing on what was already a very rich cake.

Much appreciated,

Jon
timbo
Posted 18/08/2011 - 12:46 Link
Love the shape of the birds wing, I would maybe clone out the two branches in the top right of the image.
alfpics
Posted 31/08/2011 - 17:34 Link
Fantastic!
Andy
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