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Poor little fish..'wagging' it's tail in desperation to escape...?

Just catching the eye of the fish that Guiney had captured after her long spell on her eggs.
You can still see the rain, from this wonderful experience on the river.

Today's the 'plumber day' hopefully! as it's a bit wet inside as well as out.

My thanks to you all for your comments, and to Alan and Eric for your User Awards

Have a great weekend
and 'be nice to each other' life is too short'

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:21 Jun 2012 - 1:09 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Fish Tail Plea
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:23 Jun 2012 - 7:17 AM
Tags:Female kingfisher, Fish, General, Wild birds, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 7:19 AM

Another great Kingfisher image Lillian.....The little bit of blur on the tail of the blur makes it all come alive.

Ade

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 7:39 AM

Brilliant Lillian - I too love that blur on the tail of the fish!! Your kingfisher images are top notch!!
Ann

KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 7:40 AM

Another beauty Lillian

KeithGrin

bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 7:41 AM

Super detailed capture Lillian wonderfull blur on the fish tail.
Rob

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 7:45 AM

This has to be one of your best shots from the river.

Like me you only use 400mm max, though I know my lens is a fixed 400m, so I can add the converter, but it proves what can be achieved at that focal distance.

Many thanks again, for the U.ATongue

Adrian

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 8:08 AM

Amazing capture.

Albert

Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 8:17 AM

Outstanding shot this one Lillian.

Gary

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 8:33 AM

A beautiful example of wildlife photography, full of natural colours, detail and of the highest quality.

Regards Nathan

Last Modified By NDODS at 23 Jun 2012 - 8:34 AM
LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 8:39 AM

Another fine kingfisher shot.

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 8:50 AM

Another super kf Lillian.
Joan.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41053 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 8:53 AM

Technical and aesthetic excellence, Lillian.

Dave

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 8:55 AM

Excellent image. But it is what we are used to from your uploads!Wink
Ryan

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 9:15 AM

great kingy shows well on your diffused b/g

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
23 Jun 2012 - 9:27 AM

Super image Lillian,
Fred.

AlanWillis
AlanWillis e2 Member 566 forum postsAlanWillis vcard England
23 Jun 2012 - 9:28 AM

Some people stay at home when it rains.
Here Lillian shows what can be achieved in adverse weather conditions.
Well done Lillian and your' reward for braving the storm is another fine photo.

stokesy
stokesy  3 Scotland
23 Jun 2012 - 9:33 AM

so good Lllian, the b/g throughs the whole image and the blur adds some life into it, this is a sgood as Ive seen so happy for you hope dodo has a look Wink

stokesy
stokesy  3 Scotland
23 Jun 2012 - 9:38 AM

there you go Lillian I remember your u.a. last week well done, ronnie Smile

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 9:40 AM

Wow!!!! Getting better and better

User_Removed
23 Jun 2012 - 10:04 AM

A beautiful and very detailed capture.

Lucien. Smile

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 10:17 AM

Another lovely kingfisher study Lillian.
Carole

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
23 Jun 2012 - 10:18 AM

Excellent Lillian and the fishes tail is waggling Smile Think one of the best yet, brilliant.

John

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 10:18 AM

brilliant timing lillian wonderful colours super detail and tones a stunner nice one Wink
andy

stephenscott
23 Jun 2012 - 10:18 AM

Another outstanding shot Lillian, Stunning detail..

Regards

Steve...

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 10:21 AM

WOW Lillian what an outstanding shot, superb timing , detail and colours, very definitely one of your best Kingfisher images Smile

Hugh

User_Removed
23 Jun 2012 - 10:36 AM

A superbly timed image Lillian, love it.
Alf,
PS, ref' the snail, you may have all it's cousins, but i have all it's brothers and sisters.GrinGrinGrinTongue.

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 10:48 AM

Well timed, great capture just like that lovely kingfisher.
Kate

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 10:52 AM

Another fine shot and capture both by you and it, Lillian.
Ronnie.

fraser
fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 10:55 AM

Brilliant Lillian. You must be really proud of this one.

Fraser

ElaineGregg
23 Jun 2012 - 11:08 AM

Fantastic series of photos, very well done. And yes I do feel a little sorry for the fishWink
Elaine

nikshot
nikshot  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 11:16 AM

They just get better and better Lillian, superb work.

Nick

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 11:46 AM

My thanks to everyone for commenting
and to Ann, Ronnie, John and Nick for your User Awards
so delighted, and pleased that you all are enjoying
And Alan Thank You ...kind words indeedSmile
Lillian

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 11:58 AM

Wonderful timing to capture this one.

Ann

achieverswales
23 Jun 2012 - 12:13 PM

Simply a stunner Lillian! You are quite an expert at these captures now, congrats on the awards well deserved.

Regards

Trev.

digital_boi
23 Jun 2012 - 12:34 PM

well done Lillian another very fine capture you can beat a bit of fresh fish and this is fresh excellent capture all awards well deserved


GrahamGrinGrinGrin

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 12:49 PM

This is your usual stunning kingfisher with a touch of action-- wonderful!

canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2012 - 2:19 PM

A truly outstanding image Lillian and deserving of the awards
Jim

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 2:38 PM

I agree with the majority opinion Lillian that this is a super shot and one of the best you have taken. Congrats on all the well deserved awards.
Ron

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 2:45 PM

I recall a holiday in Bulgaria Lillian,
seeing the most disgusting plate of soup I have seen,
with fish tails sticking out the plate.Fortunately at least
the tails were not moving.And I moved out of the
restuarant as fast as I could !!
Good shot.
Mick.

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 3:10 PM

Another cracker
mike

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 3:22 PM

What can I say that I haven't already said? Another stunning quality capture, Lillian, you at your very best Wink
Trev Smile

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 4:05 PM

Brilliant image Lillian, amazing how you take these.

John Smile

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2185 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 6:16 PM

Excellent Lillian,poor little fish knows that the end has comeSad
NettaSmile

carper123
carper123 e2 Member 283 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 6:17 PM

Wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww Lillian your best yet, even the fish is moving, wonderful capture. You deserve my award today, absolutely magical.
well done.
Darryl SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile xxx

jujupops
jujupops  4 England
23 Jun 2012 - 7:24 PM

Love this Lillian GrinGrin
Julie

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
23 Jun 2012 - 8:15 PM

Superb piece of work Lillian. That wee fish's tail fairly flapping there. Moira

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8769 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1598 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2012 - 8:42 PM

Thanks again for my daily "fix", Guiney has a fine catch, and she looks good, considering her circumstances.

Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
23 Jun 2012 - 9:21 PM

SUPERB_ *****
Cor

Oleg_Lobzin
23 Jun 2012 - 10:33 PM

A brilliant shot. Adorable!
Regards, Oleg

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2012 - 7:54 AM

Superb timing Smile

The plumage is really incredible.

Andrew

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2012 - 10:56 PM

Most worthy of all your awards Lillian.

lostnspace2011
25 Jun 2012 - 11:11 AM

A fantastic capture Lillian Smile Lovely detail

Mark

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
25 Jun 2012 - 5:55 PM

Great one Lillian, im green with envySmileSmile
Brian

Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
25 Jun 2012 - 7:02 PM

Stunning beauty *****
Cor.

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2012 - 7:51 PM

Fantastic capture Lillian,excellent details..Lin

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7122 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2012 - 7:54 PM

Cracking shot Lillian

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jun 2012 - 9:21 PM

A fantastic capture, both you and Guiney! She's a little star and this is a top class image of her

NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2012 - 12:19 AM

well caught shot.

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