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Kingfisher

By csurry  
Decided purposefully not to go for frame fillers, in fact only did a few real full in the face shots on the very last visit. It would have been easy to shoot a lot of stuff on the crop body and although no real environment to show I just prefer some space around the subject.

Another high ISO shot as the light dropped off quite quickly after about 2:30. And this was taken at 15:45.

To be honest really lucky with the weather as the initial forecast was not good.

Tags: Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Wildlife and nature

Voters: peter_oak, jokinarnya, franken and 43 more

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Comments


15 Nov 2010 12:05PM
I Never tire of these images of this bird. Beautiful shot.

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franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
15 Nov 2010 12:20PM
Beautiful!

Ken
debu 6 India
15 Nov 2010 12:21PM
Great capture.
debu
15 Nov 2010 1:07PM
Excellent capture
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
15 Nov 2010 1:41PM
Posing nicely for you.
Joan.
zanzibarwinds 12 205 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2010 5:48PM
Stunning image.
Gemma9 7 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2010 6:09PM
Excellent image.
csurry 14 9.2k 92
15 Nov 2010 6:24PM
Thanks all.

Thanks for the GEA John.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
15 Nov 2010 8:21PM
I do like the space you have given this - perhaps a little oversaturated.!!
great shot as always
csurry 14 9.2k 92
15 Nov 2010 8:58PM
Cheers all.

Not sure why Brian as it has had standard processing of all my RAW files, but as I am viewing on a laptop can't can't really say one way or the other.
15 Nov 2010 9:09PM
I would have to agree with Brian on the saturation, It looks very vibrant on my screen. Personally i would of toned it down a tad
User_Removed 6 10 1 United Kingdom
15 Nov 2010 11:30PM
yep sorry cheryl, over saturated.

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