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Rope, Ladder and Kingfisher Blues

By sut68      
Taken last year overlooking the creek at Staithes in North Yorkshire.

I hadn't realised until I got back to where I was staying that in this shot was a Kingfisher perched on one of the ropes tied to the boat [near the prow] - obviously looking for breakfast. I looked at a shot taken about 15 seconds before this [with slightly flatter light] and a portrait version of the boat and ropes about 25 seconds after and the little bird was nowhere to be seen ... just good luck I suppose.

Cheers for looking,

Tags: Rocks Boat Kingfisher Seaweed Creek Staithes Ropes Ladder Landscape and travel

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BillyGoatGruff 11 191 199 England
13 Apr 2013 6:01PM
You do like mud, don't you Wink

A curious yet strangely appealing image, especially due to the triangular composition I think.


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sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
13 Apr 2013 6:05PM
Not really a mud fan Mr Gruff, I just know that messing about down at the coast is likely to hand you your fair share of it Wink

The converging ropes and light running through the image is what caught my attention ... glad it caught your eye too mate Smile

fazzer 9 54 7 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2013 7:16PM
Nicely composed with a great bit of light
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
13 Apr 2013 7:37PM
Cheers Jeremy Smile
13 Apr 2013 7:51PM
What a classy shot and you even painted the boat to match the Kingfisher Grin A brave composition but a winner in my book. Excellent, Paul, as usual.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
13 Apr 2013 8:51PM
Well, isn't that something. I see him. Great shot.......Sandy
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
13 Apr 2013 10:16PM
LOL ... someone else's handy work Alun Wink

Thank guys, much appreciated Smile

rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
13 Apr 2013 11:48PM
Suitable perch, Paul. Plenty of fish.......and colourSmile
TyChee 13 275 1 United States
14 Apr 2013 1:48AM
Nice light and composition.
Richsr 11 91 223 England
14 Apr 2013 12:08PM
the light makes this for me.
sut68 14 2.0k 76 England
14 Apr 2013 1:51PM
Thanks guys for your persistence with this one Grin

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