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Now what did I tell you.... behave yourself

And in V2 He was off again, she really is being bossy and making herself heard (another record image)

So hard to capture together as very fast moving and yesterday the light was poor.. yes, my excuse but I at least tried
so what, it is such a Magical Time just to be there, watch hear and try to photograph

Thank You all for those wonderful comments and votes on yesterdays Kingfisher...appreciated so much

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:8 Mar 2012 - 3:33 PM
Focal Length:150mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.8
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Are you Listening to Me?
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:10 Mar 2012 - 7:28 PM
Tags:General, Kingfisher pair, Magical, Wildlife / nature
Votes:76
Voters:Pricegrah · Trev_B · gary_d · luckybry · helenlinda · pluckyfilly · achieverswales · goso · AlanWillis · andylea · RonnieAG · bagman · WhiteRose1 · JuBarney · moiral · hasslebladuk · Ayoob · michaelo · 213hardy · Alan_Baseley · SlowSong · Norfolkboy · Daisymaye · OAKEY · WindowonWildlife · cabbie · Karrol · LynneJoyce · Karen_Summers · twelvemegs · nikshot · jennialexander · Snapitt · User_Removed · mikbee · EMJAYCEE · KBan · sweetpea62 · taggart · Cliff1944 · nobby1 · ugly · Tom-Melton · CarolG · KarenFB · lifesnapper · Cor · CaroleS · Len1950 · AnnChown · bricurtis · lesliea · digital_boi · morpheus1955 · CHRISB911 · Gray_ina · marktc · M_squared · ChiliMan · TrevBatWCC · Niknut · mex · Maiwand · Brian65 · pdcche · NeilWigan · luceombra · User_Removed · ringyneck · FeatherFriend · Sezz · pamelajean · AnneWorner · annettep38 · Glostopcat · PaulLiley ·
Views:331
Unique Views:119
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Trev_B
Trev_B Plus Member 8138 forum postsTrev_B vcard England68 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 7:33 PM

There you go again.... most of us mere mortals would be chuffed to get one in a clear shot... and you get two!!!! Wink

Another wonderful capture Lillian, thanks for sharing it.

Trev

Last Modified By Trev_B at 10 Mar 2012 - 7:35 PM
gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 7:33 PM

This is not fair, I only want the chance to get one, you are so good at this now Lillian. - gary

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8336 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 7:40 PM

brilliant

achieverswales
10 Mar 2012 - 7:41 PM

Excellent to get the two Lillian, do not see many shots like this.

Regards

Trev.

goso
goso Plus Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 7:48 PM

"I'm all ears dear" was his stern reply, or was it "I'm outa here" - terrific work Lillian ...Bill

AlanWillis
AlanWillis Plus Member 566 forum postsAlanWillis vcard England
10 Mar 2012 - 7:54 PM

This is one of the most difficult shots. having the male 10 inches in front of the female.
Congratulations on such a fine photo. Worth an award.

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 8:00 PM

v1 for me today lillian a stunning capture top shot Wink
andy

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 8:05 PM

A you say she seems to be pretty bossy! Why does this scenario have a ring of familiarity with me, Lillian.
I have yet to see a kingfisher, never mind capture one on camera, but two! Now that takes some doing, so full marks tom you for that alone, and extra points for your perfect timing.
Ronnie.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51258 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 8:06 PM

Domestic bliss TongueGrinGrin

Excellent, Lillian.

dave

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 8:10 PM

Alan (Sydney2) Thank you again for your User Award, it means a lot coming from the Kingfisher King!!
And thank you all, Yes, it really was thrilling to capture the pair, watch this space...
Lillian

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 8:20 PM

Super capture; very well done
Ju

moiral
moiral Plus Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
10 Mar 2012 - 8:24 PM

What an absolute nag she is. No wonder the poor bloke takes off. Another couple of wonderful captures here Lillian. Moira

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 8:26 PM

Stunning work well done
mike

Ayoob
Ayoob Plus Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
10 Mar 2012 - 8:30 PM

Superb details and great work...............Grin

michaelo
michaelo Plus Member 8michaelo vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 8:39 PM

you must be so proud to to be able to get such a fantastic capture!!

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64969 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 8:41 PM

Two great shots but I have to go with V2 today. Just brilliant. Grin

Norfolkboy
10 Mar 2012 - 8:42 PM

Cracking pair LillianWink.
Colin

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 9:09 PM

Two excellent shots Lillian. Both are so brilliantly captured. ........Sandy

OAKEY
OAKEY  7 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2012 - 9:16 PM

Fantastic!!!
Superdupper work Lillian you've really nailed these beauties.
ShaunSmile

WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife Plus Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 9:17 PM

I don't get much time to comment lately Lillian,but this deserves the recognition !! SUPERB image and for me your Best so far Wink

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 9:24 PM

What can I say..huge thank you to Mike (Hasslebladuk) and Sandy (Daisymaye) for your User Awards
Over whelmed here, and must add with the help I had and going in all weathers even snow, to try
to begin to understand these very small and 'fast flashes of electric blue' birds..called Kingfishers!
I thank you all, and yes, I feel proud this is mine
Lillian

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 9:33 PM

Two cracking images Lillian, I think she's telling I'm about the price of fish.

Karen_Summers
Karen_Summers Plus Member 6Karen_Summers vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 9:53 PM

Wonderful image Lillian a great experience

twelvemegs
10 Mar 2012 - 9:56 PM

Two excellent captures Lillian.
V1 is a corker. Smile

David

nikshot
nikshot  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 10:13 PM

Yes, your best so far--- by far, and many more to come hopefully.

Nick

User_Removed
10 Mar 2012 - 11:27 PM

What wonderful captures, love them, perfect Lillian.
I think they deserve the famous Deefer Award. Smile

Lucien.

Last Modified By User_Removed at 10 Mar 2012 - 11:31 PM
mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 11:29 PM

This guy is a real glutton for punishment Lillian.
I am sure he can find another partner to do his cooking,washing,and ironing
without her mouthing off all the time !!
Good shots.
Mick.

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 11:29 PM

I love his expression in V1 Lillian - just shows what a long suffering male he is!
Joan.

KBan
KBan  10469 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 11:36 PM

Most people never get the chance to photograph one kingfisher and you have two !!!!

Keith

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Mar 2012 - 11:54 PM

Brilliant Lillian,wonderful captures..Lin

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 12:04 AM

I think this is pretty cool-- she is such a scold!

ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 1:54 AM

V1 all the way..
Very well taken very nice timing...
Love the colours...

Dave

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 6:18 AM

The awards are rolling in, Lillian, and well deserved, too, fine captures of these beautiful birds. Carol

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 8:48 AM

Ha haaaaaaaaa what a great title Lillian, they really are not that much different to us Humans are theySmile

John Smile

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 9:22 AM

Special Thank You to Lucien (ljh) for the famous Deefer User Award
Thank You all Am so delighted with the comments and to have 4 User Awards makes for a great Sunday
Lillian

Last Modified By Lillian at 11 Mar 2012 - 9:22 AM
Cor
Cor  6 Belgium
11 Mar 2012 - 9:35 AM

SUPERB 10+++++
Cor.

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 467 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 10:03 AM

Two delightful birds, so beautifully captured Lillian and you so deserve all those awards - Carole

Len1950
Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
11 Mar 2012 - 10:12 AM

Both images are superb Lillian, but V1 for me is out of this world.

Len

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 10:45 AM

There is a bit of trouble going on here!! Well captured Lillian - and congrats for all the awards!
Ann

lesliea
lesliea Plus Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
11 Mar 2012 - 10:57 AM

Wow Beautiful images Lillian well captured.
Allen,Wink

digital_boi
11 Mar 2012 - 11:21 AM

Two for the price of one Lillian well done indeed looks like there is no headache today then a very fine capture good work

Graham

morpheus1955
11 Mar 2012 - 12:06 PM

Two fantastic images Lillian, wonderful detail and colours, I just love V1 Smile

Hugh

CHRISB911
CHRISB911  954 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 12:10 PM

you have done them both justice, superb as alyays, so where do you find these amazing birds
chris

Gray_ina
Gray_ina  6
11 Mar 2012 - 1:03 PM

Hi Liliian great shots gray

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 1:28 PM

Simply stunning

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
11 Mar 2012 - 1:32 PM

Stunning!

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 1:38 PM

Utterly brilliant follow-up from the previous upload Grin

Love the line-up of UAs you've got too Wink

Andrew

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 1:56 PM

Certainly looks like she's giving him a real good telling off in V1! What a super shot, Lillian, well deserving of all those UAs Wink
Trev Smile

Last Modified By TrevBatWCC at 11 Mar 2012 - 1:57 PM
Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5929 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 3:57 PM

Beautiful shot !!!....gorgeous quality !!

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 4:14 PM

i officially am throwing my toys out of the pram Lillian i so want onr of these guy in my PF ! BRILLIANT SHOT! Sheer class

Last Modified By sparrowhawk at 11 Mar 2012 - 4:15 PM
Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 5:30 PM

Superb capture Lillian. To get the two is a real bonus.
Ron

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 5:40 PM

Thank You all And a special Thank You to Malcolm (m_squared) for your User Award today
Hope that you have all been out enjoying the sunshine like I have
Lillian

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
11 Mar 2012 - 5:49 PM

SUPERB Lillian, the best shot of 2 ive ever seen, fantastic!!!!!
Brian

pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
11 Mar 2012 - 9:33 PM

Beautiful Lillian.. Peter

NeilWigan
NeilWigan Plus Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2012 - 11:23 PM

Must be married ,and you can tell which is the wife,poor bloke ,no wonder he goes fishing.Smile

luceombra
luceombra  327 forum posts Italy5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2012 - 8:25 AM

Excellent capture, well worth all the award you have received Smile
Al

User_Removed
12 Mar 2012 - 8:28 AM

Superb images, No1 for me, i think you should have made a tighter crop on No2.
Alf.

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2012 - 11:21 AM


Quote: Most people never get the chance to photograph one kingfisher and you have two !!!!

Keith

That just sums it up a treat Lillian, 2 crackers and congrats on the awards,
Geoff.

Sezz
Sezz Plus Member 10617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2012 - 12:50 PM

What to add? Your awards are well deserved, such a fantastic image Lillian!

Sarah *

AnneWorner
AnneWorner Plus Member 7620 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 1:22 PM

Well done on this - getting them both in the frame. Wonderful detail and dof. Love the title Smile

Anne

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2012 - 9:05 PM

Fantastic work Lillian, now you are just showing off!Grin

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2012 - 9:10 PM

I see that Neil is on top form again with his famous Wigan wit!Smile

PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2012 - 7:59 AM

Such a brilliant image and caption. Excellent stuff Lillian. Two for the price of one. I am lucky if I can get one and with such detail. Paul

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