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Female Kingfisher taken with reeds in the background, sunshine
and water droplets sparkling...what more could you ask for?


well a little less sun for the photo.. but I still like the shot

Thank you Eric for your User Award on the Otter yesterday
and to all that had time to comment, all appreciated

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:0.00sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Custom
Title:That's my Fish
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:17 Oct 2012 - 7:59 AM
Tags:Bullhead fish, Droplets, Female, General, Kingfisher, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

phil1963
phil1963 e2 Member 2237 forum postsphil1963 vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 - 8:00 AM

Wonderful image

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32366 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:02 AM

A stunning image Lillian, Pin sharp focusing, wonderfully composed, and the light shimmering through the iridescent plumage is simply quite magical.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:02 AM

Perfection, Lillian, and glad to hear that you are seeing some sun over there Smile Carol

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:05 AM

Totally envious ~ great shot.

Albert

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:10 AM

The light is lovely Lillian - it looks perfect to me! Excellent detail on her feathers and on the unlucky fish!
Ann

andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:13 AM

simply stunning lillian Wink
andy

KBan
KBan  9456 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:14 AM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

mashwood10
mashwood10 e2 Member 2mashwood10 vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 - 8:14 AM

Certainly a catch for you Lillian. Great shot.GrinGrin

Pam

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:16 AM

Sharpness and detail are superb, Lillian. Another amazing wildlife shot.

Dave

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:19 AM

Fantastic shot Lillian, fabulous colours and excellent detail, great light too

Hugh

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
17 Oct 2012 - 8:23 AM

Super image Lillian, great capture by both,
Fred.

jdinne
jdinne e2 Member 10jdinne vcard England
17 Oct 2012 - 8:35 AM

Think it is brilliant Lillian, light, detail are perfect. Excellent.

John

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:37 AM

Another cracker Lillian !! Such a privilage too.
Ron.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4134 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:48 AM

Another stunning shot from the Lillian production lineSmileSmile: superb detail of the k/f and it's catch, and showing up so well against that b/g tone.
Ronnie.

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England205 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:54 AM

Excellent image Lillian
Regards Richard

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:03 AM

The light has brought out the beautiful colours and detail of both the Kingfisher and the fish, the Wow factor for me............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:10 AM

Excellent capture Lillian with a perfect pose and perch.
Ron

stokesy
stokesy  3 Scotland
17 Oct 2012 - 9:35 AM

compo winner well done ronnie light is o.k. not a distraction

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:39 AM

poor fish!!!

Gypsyman
Gypsyman e2 Member 3659 forum postsGypsyman vcard England
17 Oct 2012 - 9:52 AM

Lilian worth an award, but I cannot give you too many, members may think it is because you once commented you would like to go with me
on one of my walks. Eric. GrinSmileWink

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom25 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:56 AM

Lovely!
Diane

TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 - 10:42 AM

Superb shot, Lillian.
Tony

marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 10:59 AM

There have been a number of Kingfisher shots on this week Lillian and so I was pleased that when I decided to award this one, it turned out to be yours. I decided that I would give GEA's judged only by the image and not by person, so no favouritism, just well earned.

Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
17 Oct 2012 - 11:19 AM

Pleased for you Lillian another brilliant photo, well done top class and quality, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

debu
debu  4 India
17 Oct 2012 - 11:32 AM

Superbly captured.
debu

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 11:40 AM

Excellent, though still worrying about your comment re wanting "a little less sun"! Can we have it, please?

Ann

bagman
bagman  365 forum posts United States
17 Oct 2012 - 12:04 PM

Absolutely fantastic ,Beautifully done image.
Frank.

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom72 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 12:22 PM

Stunning clarity in this wonderful Kingfisher with her catch.
Congratulations on GEA.
KateGrinGrinGrin

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 12:52 PM

A well deserved GEA LillianGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Carole

digital_boi
17 Oct 2012 - 1:03 PM

All awards richly deserved Lillian a very fine capture and even a wee tad of catch light in the eye great work

Graham GrinGrinGrin

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 1:23 PM

Not the easiest bird to spot and photograph from what I understand from fellow Camera Club members, but to capture one with its meal like this truly is a winning shot, Lillian, and it just has to have my UA...Wink
Trev Smile

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 1:59 PM

Gorgeous colours Lillian.
Super shot.
Mick.

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 2M_squared vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 - 1:59 PM

Top notch.

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9462 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 2:24 PM

Simply outstanding Lillian. Sorry but the site won't let me give another user award..what a pity.

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 2:27 PM

A superb shot with lovely detail Lillian, hope she managed to get that one down Wink
Geoff.

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 5SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 2:38 PM

Wow what a capture for you and the Kingfisher.

icphoto
icphoto  12567 forum posts England
17 Oct 2012 - 2:46 PM

Perfect! What else can I say?GrinSmileWink

canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 3canonfan vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 - 3:44 PM

Beautiful image Lillian and captured in wonderful light
Jim

taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 4:45 PM

Did she think YOU wanted it? (Bet you didn't)

bluetitblue
bluetitblue e2 Member 5bluetitblue vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 - 5:23 PM

Great capture Lillian Smile

graceland
graceland  92363 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 5:23 PM

Grin WELL DONE AGAIN !! Wink

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4401 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 5:38 PM

Oooooo.....terrific shot !!....faultless !!

MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 5:58 PM

Very nicely timed and captured Lillian, but watch that sharpening tool, especially on wildlife
Richard

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 699 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 6:04 PM

What a cracking shot Lillian

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 33384 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 6:24 PM

"Oh, well caught, Sir! Would you like that poached or grilled, Sir?"
Excellent, of course, Lillian.

Malc

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 7lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 6:27 PM

WOW!!!!!!!! please take my award as my comment Lillian Smile

John Smile

JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 8JohnoP vcard
17 Oct 2012 - 6:32 PM

A fantastic moment Lillian! John

evelen
evelen  9 England
17 Oct 2012 - 6:35 PM

wonderful capture Lillian.
eve.Smile

JohnChambersPhotography

Superb work Lilian another top draw shot. outstanding work.

John

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 7:00 PM

Just lovely!

Ade

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 7:05 PM

Superb, Lillian.

Ray

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 81874 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:28 PM

What a wonderful image taken in such harsh light - love the details.
Brian.

Glyn1
Glyn1  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:10 PM

Cracking capture.

Glyn

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:13 PM

Good detail and WOW that fishWink

bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 1bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:52 PM

clarity does not come any better than this, what pleasure it must give you to find and take a picture like this. SmileSmileSmile

lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 4lesliea vcard Australia
17 Oct 2012 - 10:04 PM

Wow great shot Lillian well captured.
Allen, Smile

rogerfry
rogerfry e2 Member 8496 forum postsrogerfry vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 - 10:24 PM

Hard to think of any words that haven't been used already......a really great image, and full marks to the kingfisher for posing so well. Smile

Roger.

(More results tomorrow...will let you know how it goes)

ValSaxby
ValSaxby e2 Member 8130 forum postsValSaxby vcard United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 - 10:40 PM

lovely shot Lillian

mcjimpog
mcjimpog  2 Philippines
18 Oct 2012 - 7:02 AM

very clear and very sharp....

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 7:27 AM

I'm a bit late but still time to add my award to your collection Lillian! Brilliant image!
Ann

vickyf
vickyf e2 Member 8vickyf vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 10:48 AM

I'm even later, but what more could you ask for indeed!Smile

sable
sable  5 England7 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 11:23 AM

Wow how lucky are you to be able to shot an image like this? Ok so perhaps a little less sunshine but you have captured a natural looking image with all the essential ingredients - Elizabeth

gingerdelight
18 Oct 2012 - 11:27 AM

Well worthy of all those awards Lillian!
Carol

Subhojit
Subhojit  2 India
18 Oct 2012 - 12:29 PM

i like the detail in the bird......supub...................................subhojit

moiral
moiral e2 Member 3moiral vcard Scotland
18 Oct 2012 - 7:26 PM

Well done on all those awards Lillian - so very much deserved for this beauty. Moira

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 2JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 9:32 PM

What a super shot.
I could do with some of that sunshine here in France; this year it has been rather spasmodic! Hope Cornwall has some too.
Ju

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 9:46 PM

Long list speaks for the finest quality.

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 10:07 PM

Sun or not, the ligh is with you. Perfect.

brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 12:16 AM

An excellent Kingfisher & Fish photograph. Lighting & Detail is 1st Class
Your patience is rewarded , Well done Lillian
Brian

tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 10:06 PM

A cracker!

NobbytheNobster

What more could one ask for indeed Smile
Fantastic shot Lillian, all your photos are a pleasure to look at Smile
Ricky

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 3:35 PM

A magnificent shot of this beautiful little bird, such fantastic detail, colours and clarity in the plumage. This one fully deserves all the accolades it has received

Techno
Techno  5935 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Oct 2012 - 9:22 AM

Nicely controlled exposure of this fine bird, well done Lillian.
Mal

Bonico
Bonico  4 Romania
26 Oct 2012 - 9:17 PM

Like it. Congrats!
Bogdan

DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 5DonMc vcard United Kingdom
1 Nov 2012 - 4:04 PM

Lillian, your photography is amazing!!!
Don

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