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Bee Eater profile shot. Taken from a vehicle 'hide', as were all the previous shots. Subject range between 12-15 feet.

Technical note :-
300mm @ f5.6 1/500 shutter priority, ISO-200, cropped.

Camera:Nikon D70S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:300mm f2.8
Recording media:ISO-200
Title:Portrait Of A Bee-Eater
Username:suleesia suleesia
Uploaded:31 Oct 2005 - 2:40 AM
Tags:Bee eater, Birds, Malaysia, Suleesia, Wildlife / nature
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chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England240 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2005 - 2:41 AM

Beautifully captured.
Janet

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
31 Oct 2005 - 2:42 AM

Great slender pose

Peter

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flakeyflower
31 Oct 2005 - 2:43 AM

beautiful shot, lovely colours

Lynne

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  10121 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2005 - 2:45 AM

Wonderfully clear and full of great detail and colours. Well done indeed, excellent image.

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brian1208
brian1208 e2 Member 1110247 forum postsbrian1208 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2005 - 2:49 AM

This had to be one of yours Su, spot on detail, colour and exposure. These are getting toward book illustration quality in my view - have you tried getting them published yet?

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csurry
csurry  129230 forum posts92 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2005 - 3:12 AM

Bit more definition between the stripe and the eye on this one which makes it much better Wink)

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firzhugh
firzhugh  9 New Zealand
31 Oct 2005 - 3:16 AM

beautiful colours, detail and composition.

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Pegon
Pegon  978 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2005 - 3:59 AM

Superb colour and detail,well caught.
Pete.

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User_Removed
31 Oct 2005 - 4:16 AM

Hi Su, this has got a real dynamic feel to it due to the strong pose the bird is giving , just because its you Ahhhh.

Take care Luv Victor x

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billma
billma  10119 forum posts United States
31 Oct 2005 - 4:36 AM

Beautiful.

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UserRemoved
31 Oct 2005 - 4:38 AM

Well captured pose and wonderful colours
John

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thorn
thorn  10124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2005 - 5:15 AM

Hi Su,this is an absolutely spectacular capture and macro shot.The colour/tone,detail,eye contact,feathering,lighting,angle and exposure are stunning.Excellent presentation as always.Genius!!!Take care.AnnSmile
Thankyou for your kind comments,much appreciated.

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deavilin
deavilin  10322 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2005 - 6:19 AM

Beautiful shot of a very beautiful bird SuSmile

Charlotte


Sorry not been around Doug has been in hospitalSad((

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BarbaraB
BarbaraB  953 forum posts United Kingdom
31 Oct 2005 - 6:52 AM

Stunning shot!

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dalischone
31 Oct 2005 - 6:59 AM

Beautiful, stunning shot.

Tracy

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Ajack
Ajack  8
31 Oct 2005 - 7:07 AM

Another stunning capture
Alan

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proberts
proberts  10218 forum posts Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2005 - 7:36 AM

Excellent shot Su,fabulous comp,colours and detail.
Andrew.

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C_Daniels
C_Daniels  9399 forum posts England10 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2005 - 7:53 AM

Stunning!

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albi
albi  1068 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2005 - 8:18 AM

Great shot,pin sharp and nice colours..
Tony

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PatrickSmith
31 Oct 2005 - 8:20 AM

Wow, I've never seen a bird look so streamlined. What a pose! And the quality looks great as usual.
Patrick

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stevenb
stevenb e2 Member 11260 forum postsstevenb vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2005 - 8:38 AM

The strong pose of the bird which seems to run parallel with the branch. great shot well done.

Bill

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stevebutler
31 Oct 2005 - 9:25 AM

Great work. I love the way thebird fills the frame diagonally. Top shot.

Steve!

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yjjeep
yjjeep  10
31 Oct 2005 - 2:34 PM

Super shot with great color tone.

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johnjrp
johnjrp e2 Member 10430 forum postsjohnjrp vcard Australia5 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2005 - 7:47 PM

Good capture. click. John

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joko
joko  10 Bulgaria
1 Nov 2005 - 2:02 AM

Excellent capture as usual from you Smile
Like the pose.

Jivko

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georg
georg e2 Member 9georg vcard South Africa
10 Nov 2005 - 9:57 PM

Lovely bird.

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Hawkgenes
Hawkgenes  9 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2006 - 8:16 AM

Wonderfully captured and a what a fantastic bird

Hawk

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