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Today a beautiful little Kingfisher taken in spring, thanks for taking a look.

Special thanks to John for theUA on Rutting Stag's upload and deep gratitude for everyones attention.

As always all clicks, comments and critique welcome

David

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:20 Jul 2012 - 12:31 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Lady of The Lake
Username:johnjo58 johnjo58
Uploaded:19 Oct 2012 - 5:40 PM
Tags:Female, Kingfisher, Wildlife / nature
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Glyn1
Glyn1  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 5:50 PM

She's a beauty Dave, love the poseWink

Glyn

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3281 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 5:56 PM

Look at me I'm beautiful.............GrinGrinGrinGrin

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debu
debu  5 India
19 Oct 2012 - 6:13 PM

Superbly captured.
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fificat100
19 Oct 2012 - 6:20 PM

A spectacular capture.

Lavina

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Norfolkboy
19 Oct 2012 - 6:22 PM

A superb image, David.
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evelen
evelen  10 England
19 Oct 2012 - 6:27 PM

wonderful capture colours and detail.
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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 6:54 PM

Brilliant Dave. As good a Kinfisher as we could hope to see.
Ron

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Hermanus  2 South Africa
19 Oct 2012 - 7:04 PM

Excellent photography - you've captured a perfect pose from the stunning model Smile

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scottchappell
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19 Oct 2012 - 7:25 PM

Incredible

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bricurtis Plus Member 91977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 7:47 PM

Superb David - lovely view of the throat plumage in this take.
Brian.

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LeeFisher Plus Member 659 forum postsLeeFisher vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 8:08 PM

A cracker David, Smile
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OAKEY  7 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2012 - 8:19 PM

Superb David.
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19 Oct 2012 - 8:22 PM

Beautiful image Davie. Amazing clarity and superb colours.

Jane

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19 Oct 2012 - 9:04 PM

So beautifully done David! Such excellent detail in the plumage and lovely turn of the head! John Grin

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Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2012 - 6:15 PM

Just fabulous!

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teocali Plus Member 7375 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2012 - 6:25 PM

Superb Kingy capture and pose, Dave. Love the rich, natural saturated plumage tones, iridescence and fine detail. Great textures on the perch and a killer background. One of the best Kingy captures I have seen on here for a long time.
Sylvia

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johnjo58
johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
20 Oct 2012 - 8:51 PM

Thanks for all of your comments very much appreciated, especially Sylvia and Brab for their UAs

David

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Tom-Melton
22 Oct 2012 - 4:47 PM

HAS EVERYTHING JUST SUPERB

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Brian65 Plus Member 6Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
22 Oct 2012 - 8:11 PM

Thats done it, ive turned green again after looking at your shotsTongueWink Fantastic one David.
Brian

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