This is a recently fledged male bird. The almost entirely black bill designates its gender, the white tip of which, together with colour of breast and feet its age. My Kingfisher shots take a degree of patience that I would previously have derided anglers for. "Why stand around for hours for nothing?" All are taken 'in the wild' rather than in a permanent hide with no guarantee, as far as there can be, of a show. As previously indicated my 'kit' is that of a keen but not profligate amateur. I am too old to be lugging about more than the 25 lbs or so that I already do and I so regret that the digital age came 50+ years after my first sortie with my old Yashica TL Super! I guess this is quite a good representation of a Kingfisher portrait but think I recognise its shortcomings. Only your critique will support my views, friends are too kind! Thank you for previous comments on my efforts.
|Camera:||Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!|
|Lens:||SIGMA150.0-500.0 mm f/5.0-6.3 OS |
|Recording media:||JPEG (digital)|
|Date Taken:||1 Jul 2013 - 6:52 AM|
|Lens Max Aperture:||f/6.3|
|Metering Mode:||Center-weighted average|
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