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Male Kingfisher watching out for visitors...

What can I say about yesterday? THANK YOU ALL
I am really overwhelmed with the comments and awards Thanks go to Mark for your GEA

and to Andy, Keith, Kate, Trev, Jim, Angi, John, Alan, Bob and to Ann for your User Awards

It has been a morning of unbelievable chaos! swap any one for my day today...any takers!!

These Kingfisher images would not be here except for Alan who has really helped me with my settings
and where the hide should be etc...and for allowing me to accompany him..thanks Alan


Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:380mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Custom
Title:Keeping an Eye Out!
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:18 Oct 2012 - 1:11 PM
Tags:General, Male kingfisher, Nature, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 1:13 PM

Wonderful kingfisher shot,
Ali GrinGrin

tezquirk
tezquirk  227 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 - 1:18 PM

Just one word .. Perfect .. Smile

Fotofunguy
Fotofunguy e2 Member 2Fotofunguy vcard United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 - 1:19 PM

I know just how you feel getting that capture, wonderful image and it must have been a lifetime experience. Well done

digital_boi
18 Oct 2012 - 1:19 PM

superb colours Lillian lovely detail and a wee bit of catch light in the eye hope your over the chaos

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
18 Oct 2012 - 1:20 PM

Superb, great detail,
Fred.

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 1:24 PM

Most enjoyable.

Albert

AlanWillis
18 Oct 2012 - 1:25 PM

This one I like natural perch, good background,not over sharpened LOL.
Great shot

MandyG
MandyG  2 England
18 Oct 2012 - 1:32 PM

Just fantastic! Smile
Mandy

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 1:33 PM

Outstanding shot Lillian, fabulous colours and excellent detail, perfect dof too

Hugh

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 1:44 PM

Superb, as usual, Lillian.

Ray

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 2:21 PM

Another one bound for a bagful of awards, Lillian, simply first class Smile Carol

paulb20
paulb20 e2 Member 7paulb20 vcard United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 - 2:30 PM

Excellent !
Paul

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 2:35 PM

Beautiful......Sandy

jeanie
jeanie e2 Member 105968 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 2:51 PM

Fabulous image. Smile

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32816 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 3:11 PM

A wonderfully illuminated photograph, the light shimmering on the iridescent plumage beautifully, whilst the glistening eye captures ones heart.

Regards Nathan

JohnChambersPhotography

Superb, once again, Lillian.

John

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 3:18 PM

Very fine Kingfisher Lillian.
Ron

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 3:28 PM

Beautiful!
Diane

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 3:31 PM

They really are very beautiful aren't they? Another stunning capture here, Lillian, excellent quality yet again Wink
Trev Smile

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 - 3:36 PM

Stunning.

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 3:54 PM

Just perfect!
Carole

myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 - 4:06 PM

Fabulous Lillian.

Myra

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
18 Oct 2012 - 4:21 PM

Top notch shot, beautiful colours, great detail, looks like it could leave the photo it looks so real, like a lot, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

ValSaxby
ValSaxby e2 Member 8132 forum postsValSaxby vcard United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 - 4:25 PM

another great shot Lillian

Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 4:27 PM

Fantastic shot Lillian as was yesterdays. Superb detail and colour. I have only ever seen them as a flash of colour going past at a rate of knots.
Ray

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41022 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England132 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 4:50 PM

They don't come any better, Lillian, running out of superlatives.

Dave

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 5:00 PM

Brilliant!

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 5:17 PM

An excellent shot, Lillian: beautifully captured,
Ronnie.

andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 5:22 PM

pin sharp detail lillian belting colours and textures a stunner top shot Wink
andy

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 5:40 PM

Don't think they get much better than this, Lillian. Oustanding colours and details in that beautiful plumage.

Ann

jdinne
jdinne e2 Member 11jdinne vcard England
18 Oct 2012 - 5:45 PM

Superb Lillian, love your Kingfisher images.

John

canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 - 5:46 PM

A real beauty Lillian. Your images just get better and better
Jim

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 6:01 PM

Amazing detail Lillian, a superb image once again, well done.

John Smile

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
18 Oct 2012 - 7:22 PM

A gorgeous kingfisher Lillian. Nice to see him again. Moira

bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 1bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 7:25 PM

Great image how wonderful to have seen and taken such a great picture stunning.

Bob

bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 8:44 PM

Never get tired of seeing these Lillian wonderful capture .SmileSmile
Rob

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 8:56 PM

Stunning photography Lillian.
A beautiful male Kingfisher, with wonderful catchlight.
That lens serves you well.
KateGrinGrinGrin

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 9:11 PM

Beautiful.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 9:19 PM

Excellent shot

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman  114484 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 9:30 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrin

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 10:09 PM

Yesterday you missed the, here it is, everything!
Still have to see a kingfisher in the flesh.

sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 10:14 PM

WOW yet another absolutely stunning image I love the beautiful vibrant colours and the detail is so sharp great dof - Eizabeth xx

KBan
KBan  9456 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 10:55 PM

Another smashing shot Lillian

Keith Grin

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9470 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 11:32 PM

It's no wonder we cannot get user awards...you've got them all...Superb Lillian.

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8748 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1575 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2012 - 11:48 PM

And you fully deserve them.
Wow, he is beautiful, and you are truly showing your talent here.

uggyy
uggyy  82104 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 12:54 AM

3D and no glasses required. superb.

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 7:29 AM

Well done Lillian for yesterday's image! This is just as good - excellent Lillian!
Ann

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 8:42 AM

I think this is one of your best Lillian - everything is perfection.Smile
Joan.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 3:37 PM

A fantastic follow up to your previous upload, that one took some beating but this one is equally as good

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