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1/8 Second at f32 iso 100

Full frame image, pretty much straight from the camera. I'm very pleased with this Smile

Camera:ESO -20D
Lens:Canon 600mm
Recording media:iso 100
Title:Very Slow Dipper
Username:klewis klewis
Uploaded:18 Apr 2006 - 11:43 AM
Tags:Breeding, Cinclus cinclus, Dipper, Lathkill dale, Mating, Nest building, Waterfall, Wildlife / nature
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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2006 - 11:43 AM

The quality and clarity on that is KNOCK-OUT!!!
Mike

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ZenTog
ZenTog  127875 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2006 - 11:45 AM

trust me to upload after a kev birds shot
brill mate love the water droplets, if this doesnt make
EC well give up !!!

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  10121 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2006 - 11:52 AM

Excellent clarity, wonderful natural context, beautiful exposure.

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liparig
liparig  10233 forum posts United States
18 Apr 2006 - 12:01 PM

excellent shot love the long exposure to get the water and the sharpness of thwe bird
joe

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ValSaxby
ValSaxby e2 Member 9137 forum postsValSaxby vcard United Kingdom
18 Apr 2006 - 12:13 PM

A top quality image Kev. The backdrop works brilliantly with the sharpness of the Dipper. Superb work.

Val

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jane benge
jane benge  1199 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Apr 2006 - 12:17 PM

Stunning shot, I dont think Ive every seen on of these birds. The backdrop is just perfect.

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sooty 36
sooty 36  10 United Kingdom
18 Apr 2006 - 12:18 PM

cracking shot and fantastic detail. Nice work.
chris

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2006 - 12:20 PM

The capture of the birds colour is spot on

Adrian

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beaniebabe
18 Apr 2006 - 12:21 PM

Kev I can see why you are pleased with this it is wonderful Smile

Angie x

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princezippy
18 Apr 2006 - 12:23 PM

Brilliant shot
How on earth do you get things so clear with such a slow shutter speed?
Fantastic

jeff

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klewis
klewis  101870 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2006 - 12:28 PM

jeff: by taking alot of images and throwing 95% away because of subject movement. This is one image from over 40 rejects.

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ian.daisley
18 Apr 2006 - 12:32 PM

Suppose I'd better click this then...Smile

Very nice capture and well worth the effort you've taken to get this.

Ian.

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pcjackso
pcjackso Junior Member 9
18 Apr 2006 - 12:32 PM

I should think you are pleased with this shot.It's really superb
Pauline

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albi
albi  1068 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2006 - 12:37 PM

I bet you are, looks superb.
Excellent work.
Tony

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Pete_g
Pete_g  9301 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Apr 2006 - 12:53 PM

Cracking shot Kev. The background/pose and clarity make this a real winner.

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glenalva
glenalva e2 Member 8324 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
18 Apr 2006 - 1:47 PM

Love it.....another beauty!

Alison

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Nick-T
Nick-T  845 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Apr 2006 - 1:49 PM

so you should be pleased. Great shot!

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snappit
snappit  8
18 Apr 2006 - 1:54 PM

A great shot and an equally great backcloth. Thanks for showing us.

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dbug61
dbug61  10
18 Apr 2006 - 3:59 PM

Fantastic shot, Kev! Big click.

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rusty
rusty  11 Canada
18 Apr 2006 - 5:36 PM

Nice composition and dof, well seen and captured.

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BerthaDBluze
18 Apr 2006 - 6:16 PM

You should be pleased with this one! This is a wonderful shot. Lovely colors, detail, and composition. I love the water drops on him. Smile

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VinceJones
18 Apr 2006 - 9:47 PM

1/8th of a second, my god that is a long time Kev, what did you do to the Dipper, spray him with a freezing agent lol. I bet you had time also to have a coffee & eat a sarni lol. You must be taking ages now to fill a card up.

Joking aside, this is a shot to be very pleased with.

Vince

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csurry
csurry  129230 forum posts92 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2006 - 3:09 AM

And why wouldn't you be pleased with it Smile

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suleesia
suleesia  10176 forum posts Malaysia
19 Apr 2006 - 3:30 AM

how you managed that kind of slow speed coupled with a supertele is simply beyond me, kudos to you. A super capture!

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adderman
adderman  81 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2006 - 7:03 AM

Awesome shot.. It screams quality. Great camera work.

Brett.

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nikonf4s
nikonf4s  8 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2006 - 9:19 AM

Quality, quality, quality!

Tony

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proberts
proberts  10218 forum posts Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2006 - 9:55 AM

Excellent capture Kev,glad you found them.
Andrew.

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
20 Apr 2006 - 7:19 AM

No wonder you are pleased with this image it's very good.
Marian

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Hawkgenes
Hawkgenes  9 United Kingdom
20 Apr 2006 - 11:13 AM

Its a cracker. How did you keep him still for so long?

Hawk

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klewis
klewis  101870 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Apr 2006 - 12:14 PM

Araldite Hawk, but lets keep that between you and me Wink

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angelamary
3 May 2006 - 12:55 AM

Another spot-on shot. Very well caught!

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