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Spent this last week struggling with this harsh light.How photographers complain about the weather.I hope you like this as he was busy back and forth feeding his youngsters.
Thanks for all previous comments and votes.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark II N
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:26 May 2012 - 11:20 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/350sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Kingfisher
Username:skewey skewey
Uploaded:26 May 2012 - 8:06 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:34

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lostnspace2011
lostnspace2011 e2 Member 2lostnspace2011 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2012 - 8:23 PM

Lovely shot Paul. Nice colours Smile

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lawbert
lawbert e2 Member 71780 forum postslawbert vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2012 - 8:27 PM

A very good capture but perhaps the post processing has introduced a lot of noise in the bird and bg.
It might just be my monitor.
Cracking shot all the same and a little light cloud cover is king is over harsh lighting I reckon every time.
All the best
Paul

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2012 - 8:39 PM

Lovely pose, great timing.

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ourdayphotos
ourdayphotos e2 Member 2229 forum postsourdayphotos vcard Scotland
26 May 2012 - 8:47 PM

Lovely shot of a very green Kingfisher.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2012 - 9:18 PM

Well captured and timed
If you PM Alan (Sydney 2) he will help out about the harsh light
he was using a polariser

Lillian

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
26 May 2012 - 9:49 PM

Terrific capture Paul.

Len

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2012 - 11:06 PM

Lovely shot, Paul.
Tony

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wonkers
wonkers e2 Member 5wonkers vcard United Kingdom
27 May 2012 - 5:08 PM

I'm very pleased to be your thirtieth vote.

Jill

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2012 - 8:44 PM

Lovely capture & nice BG
Ju

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jaymark1
jaymark1 e2 Member 6jaymark1 vcard United Kingdom
27 May 2012 - 10:22 PM

Good on you Paul, well done.

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