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Many thanks for all the votes & comments on the Robber Fly,some birds today for a change, these two juveniles were having a bit of a fight for the best fishing position, I hope you like it, your continued support is appreciated.SmileSmile

Ali

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:EF300mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:4 Jul 2013 - 6:10 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:+2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Kingfishers
Username:ali63 ali63
Uploaded:31 Jul 2013 - 10:59 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
31 Jul 2013 - 11:04 AM

This is a lovely image Ali !!

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HSTONEY222
31 Jul 2013 - 11:08 AM

hi! nice picture and well taken Ali.Like the blurred b/g.

Howard.

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 11:17 AM

Wonderful image, you are rewarded for your patience Ali
Regards brian

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AlexAppleby
31 Jul 2013 - 11:26 AM

Wonderful shot. So sharp and colourful.

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 12314 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 11:28 AM

Great capture Alison,
Alan

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ringyneck
ringyneck  7293 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 11:41 AM

I see the kids are playing up again....lol

Fantastic capture of these young 'uns.
Looked harsh light ....well done to control the exposure.

I know I am being selfish but I so wish I could see more that one at a time...
Keith

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LucienH
LucienH e2 Member 9386 forum postsLucienH vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 11:53 AM

A stunning capture, outstanding detail & perfect timing.

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Riachsion
31 Jul 2013 - 12:11 PM

Great shot

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PhilT2
PhilT2 e2 Member 490 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 12:14 PM

Now there's a shot to enjoy..............I have still never seen one of these in the wild Tongue

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 2M_squared vcard United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 - 12:23 PM

Terrific image. Well compose and well exposed. Great capture.

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9462 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 12:49 PM

Outstanding.

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 1:51 PM

A superb shot Alison. Excellent work to get two for the price of one. WOW.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ray

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capto
capto e2 Member 2603 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 2:29 PM

That's a beautiful image, one to keep, that's for sure.Smile

ivor

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
31 Jul 2013 - 3:07 PM

fantasticGrinGrinGrinGrin shot well done. christine

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 2Ayoob vcard Australia
31 Jul 2013 - 3:26 PM

Great timing and very well captured....Grin

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jackyp
jackyp e2 Member 2jackyp vcard United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 - 4:34 PM

Stunning capture Ali, the detail is superb, great timing Wink

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basith
basith  1 Sri Lanka
31 Jul 2013 - 5:30 PM

Fantastic shot, good timing Smile

Basith

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trevrob
trevrob e2 Member 1trevrob vcard United Kingdom
31 Jul 2013 - 5:56 PM

excellent shot from such a distance ali

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 6:24 PM

Great image Ali!! Pin sharp, colourful and with action!! Nice work!!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32335 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 6:31 PM

Stunning imagery Ali. A wonderfully composed and captured photograph, both colour and detail are wonderfully crisp and well defined throughout.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 699 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 6:31 PM

Cracking image Ali

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 7:07 PM

Fabulous capture!
George

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 9:01 PM

I only want one and you go get twoWink well timed and beautiful

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johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jul 2013 - 10:12 PM

An outstanding capture so well caught.
Regards John.

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mossy
mossy  146 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2013 - 6:19 AM

My kind of bird photo, showing interaction.

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prabhusinha
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1 Aug 2013 - 8:59 AM

Brilliant take

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Valerie1
Valerie1 e2 Member 664 forum postsValerie1 vcard Northern Ireland
1 Aug 2013 - 10:43 AM

Good action shot. Lucky you seeing two Kingfishers. I would be happy to see one.

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2013 - 8:21 PM

Superbly timed capture and beautifully sharp. To see one is a joy, but two is even better.
Steve.

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Aug 2013 - 10:08 PM

How long were you waiting to get this image? I presume quite a long time.
Anyway this is stunning, I would wait all day to get something like this. A very well done from me!WinkGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
1 Aug 2013 - 10:12 PM

That is fantastic Ali. Cathy

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myhappyplaces
myhappyplaces e2 Member 4myhappyplaces vcard United Kingdom
3 Aug 2013 - 1:57 PM

Wow! Wow! Wow! I need to go somewhere to see these pretty birds... these remind me of a beautiful range of Antique Devon Pottery which has Kingfishers on it... wonderful picture

Carol

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kingfisherblue
kingfisherblue e2 Member 4kingfisherblue vcard United Kingdom
3 Aug 2013 - 4:43 PM

Superb image,well caught

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2013 - 7:34 PM

Brilliant shot Ali...one of your best!
lillian

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PaulLiley  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2013 - 8:28 AM

excellent image. Two for the price of one! paul

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senn
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4 Aug 2013 - 1:23 PM

missed this one Ali Blush .. high class work mate

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5 Aug 2013 - 9:54 PM

A bit of sibling rivalry brilliantly captured on camera

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