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Oppps!

Guess more on the way..for my next visit in April
His wings were flapping...so movement...of coarse

Taken in France in the Carmargue...just one of those moments
in right place at right time..or maybe not

Still busy making the Sweden book but fun so will have do
show more from there soon as hard drive is really being liberated!!

Enjoy your weekend
Sorry but under general the slider won't work!!!

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Mar 2013 - 3:21 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:+1
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Oppps!
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:18 Jan 2014 - 7:51 AM
Tags:Flamingo's, France, General, Mating, Nature, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 7:56 AM

Will let others do the jokes - a fine picture!

Caziwinkles
18 Jan 2014 - 7:56 AM

Such perfect timing Lillian. He was definitely getting in a flap about something! Beautiful colours. Smile

Carol

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 7:59 AM

Lovely colourful picture Lillian. GrinGrinGrin Peter.

marktc
marktc  346 forum posts United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 8:06 AM

Good morning Lillian, a lovely shot, pretty good timing too! Hope you are well..

Ted447
Ted447 e2 Member 142 forum postsTed447 vcard United Kingdom
18 Jan 2014 - 8:06 AM

Very colourful image. Ted. GrinGrin

HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4264 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
18 Jan 2014 - 8:16 AM

He's gorgeous. I heard their colour comes from eating shrimp. Is this true?

Harriet

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 8:17 AM


Quote: ...in right place at right time...

I bet that's what Mr. Flamingo was thinking.

Spot-on timing, Lillian, and fabulous clarity, colour and exposure too!

Andrew

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 8:17 AM

Think it is salt Maureen..not 100% sure though
maybe someone will let us know
they fed them wheat when I was there..sooooo noisy!

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 8:30 AM

Right place right time Lillian, but you still had to capture the difficult shot.

Ray

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 8:35 AM

She's so embarrassed at being photographed in such an uncompromising situation, Lillian, that she has had to hide her face in the water Wink Carol

Mike_Young
18 Jan 2014 - 8:38 AM

Great action and timing Lillian, beautiful colouring too! We'll be there sometime between April and June, we always visit the Camargue on our camper van trips to France.

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
18 Jan 2014 - 8:59 AM

Beautiful birds Lillian, a fine capture,
Fred.

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 9:07 AM

Lets hope he made it in the end.................GrinGrin

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 9:16 AM

Displaying all the colour.Smile
Joan.

Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
18 Jan 2014 - 9:40 AM

Outstanding photography.
Fred

Last Modified By Fred263 at 18 Jan 2014 - 9:40 AM
RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 10:03 AM

Always such a delight to see what you will be posting day on day, Lillian: a fine shot of the pair, again so well timed.
R.

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32930 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 10:06 AM

I've heard of the Pink Panther, but the Pink Prancer, well that's something else...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 10:13 AM

wonderful detail and the colour is stunning ! love it

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 10:48 AM

Soooooo funny, he is busy having sex, she carries on eating! Excellent timing and detail.

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 11:14 AM

Can't think what they're up to! Blush But a great well-timed capture, Lillian Smile
Trev Smile

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 11:49 AM

Stunning colours Lillian - can't believe these are next field to those horses - that is a value for money trip.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 12:17 PM

What a flurry of pink!

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 12:18 PM

No Kate not next field..next door to our hotel
but still inclusive with the Carmargue stallions deal
really worth going/saving forWink

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 12:50 PM

Super colours, great image LillianSmile

Cliff

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 1:03 PM

Great timing capturing these beautiful birds Lillian.

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 1:24 PM

A wonderful, well timed capture Lillian. Beautiful colours GrinGrin

Kathryn

taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 1:32 PM

Great colors!

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 1:47 PM

A Pelican crossing Lillian ? Great shot with excellent timing. Lovely colour too.

John Smile

digital_boi
18 Jan 2014 - 2:20 PM

good timing Lillian a very pleasing result

Graham

ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
18 Jan 2014 - 2:42 PM

Perfect shot.

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85882 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 2:58 PM

Did you mean Oops!Blush

Nature at it's best Lillian

Adrian

PS - GT still OK?Smile

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 3:30 PM

No wonder they are blushing bright pink Lillian with the camera catching their private moments!!!!BlushBlushBlushBlushBlushBlushGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4525 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 5:02 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrin !!....great shot !!

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
18 Jan 2014 - 5:15 PM

Beautiful birds

Ruthannette
Ruthannette e2 Member 7Ruthannette vcard England
18 Jan 2014 - 5:16 PM

I took a similar picture at Pensthorpe once, the flamingo's there are fun to watch.. Great picture, speak soon.

Ruth

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 5:29 PM

I think she is giving him a piggy back across the water as he doesn't want to get his feet wet!Wink

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7117 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 5:34 PM

Beautiful picture Lillian, the colour in these birds is stunning

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2156 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 6:54 PM

Brilliant timing Lillian,SmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
18 Jan 2014 - 6:57 PM

great shot well timed lillian. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 7:17 PM

He's certainly got a smile on his face, Lillian!!SmileSmileSmile

Richard

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
18 Jan 2014 - 7:55 PM

Fantastic captureSmile

Eileen

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 7:58 PM

Good colour and plenty of detail

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 8:33 PM

Good timing Lillian!! Great colours!!

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2162 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 9:08 PM

Great shot Lillian, I am hoping to see flamingoes in Namibia end February...love their colours

AlexAppleby
18 Jan 2014 - 9:50 PM

Ooops indeed - don't know where to look! Beautiful shot - lovely colours!

pks
pks  10 England
18 Jan 2014 - 9:59 PM

lovely lillian

peter

capto
capto e2 Member 21005 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2014 - 10:53 PM

Nicely caught.Smile

ivor

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
19 Jan 2014 - 1:24 PM

Photography doesn't get better than this!
Perfect capture Lillian...
Good luck with the book!
IB

stub197
stub197  2
21 Feb 2014 - 1:26 AM

awesome shot love it !!

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