Kingfisher


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Taken at Loder Valley Nature Reserve after a 2 hour wait for this beautiful bird to turn up.
26/02/2012 - 18:43RayBeckwith
CategoryWildlife / Nature
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davidstorm

Link Posted 26/02/2012 - 18:53
Fabulous shot, well done! The composition is great too!

Regards
David
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coker

Link Posted 26/02/2012 - 18:59
Thinking about it....
I think that's the Best Kingfisher Image I've seen here.....

You've added a layer of artistry & technical expertise to a beautiful subject.

Very well taken.

Roger.
The more I look, the more there is to see!

GIULIO57

Link Posted 26/02/2012 - 19:27
Like a hand with three fingers. Nice colours and compo. Good sharpness
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bwlchmawr

Link Posted 26/02/2012 - 19:34
Outstanding. Great old stick for him to perch on too.
Best wishes,

Andrew

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kilmas2

Link Posted 26/02/2012 - 20:01
Pure Brilliance
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focus

Link Posted 26/02/2012 - 20:14
SUPER shot!!, colour, sharpess, detail all spot on. - mary.

grahamwalton

Link Posted 26/02/2012 - 20:22
Outstanding clarity and detail. The bird is a good size in the frame. The good diffused background works well.
Friendly Regards
Graham

sandinista

Link Posted 26/02/2012 - 21:15
Well worth the wait, altogether excellent and stunning capture
Great simplicity is only won by an intense moment or by years of intelligent effort. T.S Eliot

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AndrewH

Link Posted 26/02/2012 - 21:17
sandinista wrote:
Well worth the wait, altogether excellent and stunning capture

Ditto
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senn

Link Posted 26/02/2012 - 22:06
is it taken with Nikon D300 too ?..

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senn

Link Posted 26/02/2012 - 22:47
senn wrote:
is it taken with Nikon D300 too ?..

regards

here is the pu-mail reply of RayBeckwith :

"No it was taken on a Pentax K5 with Sigma 300 mm F2.8 lens and 2x converter"
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nice capture with great detail ..
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Last Edited by senn on 26/02/2012 - 22:49

Cliff-P

Link Posted 26/02/2012 - 23:16
Exceptional capture well done.
Cliff.




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Dodge69

Link Posted 27/02/2012 - 07:45
It's been said, but I'll say it again - top top image.

Looks like a big competition winner
Pentax pour des images riches en détails!

davidtrout

Link Posted 27/02/2012 - 13:41

Bobbinalorry

Link Posted 27/02/2012 - 14:37
grahamwalton wrote:
Outstanding clarity and detail. The bird is a good size in the frame. The good diffused background works well.

Well put.
Best Regards, Larry.

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szgabor

Link Posted 28/02/2012 - 09:44
Superb shot, great colours and sharpness.
Regards,
Gábor
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