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Always looking for the perfect Kingfisher photograph but hours of sitting and waiting always ends up with a bird on a stick. All too difficult unless anyone knows any different!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Lens:150.0-500.0 mm f/5.0-6.3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:25 Jun 2013 - 6:09 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.1
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Looking for Breakfast
Username:Emilpix Emilpix
Uploaded:25 Jul 2013 - 1:56 PM
Tags:Kingfisher / alcedo atthis, Wildlife / nature
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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 9716 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2673 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2013 - 3:08 PM

Welcome to EPZ Mick.


This is a wonderful shot, bird on a stick or not. There are some people who really specialise in Kingfishers on this site, and you may be able to learn from them.

AlanWillis is one of the best, - check his portfolio. Im sure if you send him a Private message (PM) he can give you some tips, - or take a look at our Forums, - search for Kingfisher and Im sure you will find lots.

Im also certain that hiding for hours getting bitten by insects is unavoidable!


Enjoy the site!



Regards



Willie

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
25 Jul 2013 - 4:27 PM

stunning photo lovely light like from me. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2013 - 5:34 PM

Super capture, Mick.
It's the nature of the beast with Kingfishers.
Colin

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 2JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2013 - 7:23 PM

A beautiful shot
Ju

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7100 forum postsTrev_B vcard England61 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2013 - 11:09 PM

Nothing much wrong with this shot Mick.... welcome to the site.

Trev

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2013 - 12:40 AM

very good, i'd be glad to get one like this. as for the action, just wait till he dives and keep shooting. at least one in ten will be perfect1

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