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My very first photograph of a Kingfisher...and have learnt that this is a male.
Thank You all for the comments and votes on the Blue Tit...appreciated very much
Enjoy the colours
Outstanding detail Lillian.
nice to get a first lillian and this ones a cracker fantastic colours and detail very very nice one
Beautiful Lillian, they really are a special bird.
Well done Lillian, wish I could get one.
Wow Lillian! Well done you!
Always a great feeling to gain a "first." Congrats on this fine shot, Lillian.
Great one to start with Lillian, ill have to get down the river again to keep up with you, now youve got the bug.
Another cracking shot Lillian, a great capture. Superb colour and detail. Large is excellent.
Wow Lillian, he's a beauty looks like you had a fantastic day, expect you have more to upload. The colours are superb. Well done.
A first, very fine capture indeed of a difficult bird to get well done.
You won't be happy now Lillian,until you grab some more I foresee many an hour spent by the river bank
Thank You all for the wonderful comments...it was a truely 'magical day'
one I hope to repeat again soon
Superb shot Lillian, fabulous colour and detail.
Well done Lillian
Would have loved to have had a go at post processing the original
It took me two years practise to get shots like this, and you do it straight away, WOW
Cracking shot, superb colour and sharpness.
That has to be one of the 'best User Awards' Alan from a expert!!
I thank you so much, and maybe one day I will get a shot half as good as yours
But I think I will be dreaming a long time!
Thank you so much
Super image Lillian and a well eserved UA fromAlan
For a first shot of a kingfisher you have done remarkably well, Lillian: I have yet to see one, never mind capture it with my lens.
Excellent capture Lillian. Paul
Stunning image Lillian, congrats on your first Kingfisher.............they are so tiny & fast moving, a fabulous capture
Those iridescent feathers amaze me-- amazing capture~
You clever girl this is beautiful. - gary
Wow Lillian, your really deserve the find and you have done him oh so much justice. He is brilliant, the feather detail is outstanding. Ann
How I envy you (in the nicest possible way) getting such a lovely capture. I'll have to keep on dreaming!
A great start Lillian - there'll be no stopping you now ...Bill
Wow! Lillian this is so good and good for you...........Sandy
Ann (Oliverpants) thank you so very much for your User Award
I am delighted, and am celebrating with my 2nd glass of a rather 'good wine'
Thank you all for your comments..I am truely amazed..it really was the most
exciting day! and still it goes on..
Wonderful Lillian. Beautiful colour and lovely detail. I would love to see one let alone get a shot of it.
I got so excited seeing the squirrel the other day, and the otters were great although too far away to get a shot.
Congrats Lillian on your first kingfisher it is a lovely shot and a great experience
I'd settle for just seeing one of these wonderful little birds. Congratulations on not just doing that but capturing such a lovely 1st image too. Well done on those awards, including that of the great expert on the subject!
Supurb image Lillian,such beautiful colours,I have never seen one, so a big congratulations.Well done..Lin
An absolute beauty Lillian. Congrats on breaking your duck !!!!!
Another beauty, lovely colour.
Love the blue tones here Lillian.
And congrats' on your awards !!
Really well done Lillian, the first is always rather special, congrats on the awards,
Congratulations, Lillian. A stunning image. Beautiful colour and brilliant details. Beautifully captured.
Take care, Pauline
Absolutely stunning, Lillian, and well worthy of the awards, wouldn't be surprised if there were more to come. Carol
I can still remember my first Lillian it stays with you.
This is a great Kingy with the lines down the back and slight turn of head. Exposed on the whites very nicely and very good detail.
Tip to bring the eye out is select it and then adjust highlights to just lift it when in shadow from the turn of head.
Congratulations. I'm told it becomes adictive .
Brilliant Lillian, great to get the first.
Superb capture Lillian - this first shot will always be the special one Carole
never seen one Lillian far less try to capture it you have done very well here the detail is excellent his colours are wonderful a real joy to view
Hi Lillian very well captured excellent, regards gray.
Congratulations on a fine Kingfisher shot Lillian - the colour and detail is very good in fact one of your best shots IMHO and one I would have dearly love to have in my p/f - Ina
That's one more than I have photographed Lillian and it's a beauty.
Wow, this is a cracking shot, Lillian, one of your very best bird images, I'd say. Well deserving of the awards
Nice capture Lillian.
Very well deserved UAs Lillian. You have captured those terrific colours so well in this image. Well done on losing your (kingfisher) virginity
May you have many more such fine captures.
Wow, what wonderful colours Lillian, and what a fantastic first effort Photographing a King Fisher.
Oh wow, very well done Lillian.
I have only had one chance and it was
a wee distant blue blob, lol.
His wonderful colours well captured here.
My humble star for 2 stars
Well captured here Lillian, not easy to capture these small birds.
Barbara..thank you so much for the User Award..
fantastic feeling for my first Kingfisher
excellent- really well captured. I haven't seen one in more than 15 years!
A fantastic first attempt Lillian, to get a user award from someone as highly respected as Alan "Sydney2" shows just how good this image is
Super shot Lillian; I've never caught one on camera.
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