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Perfection on a stick.

By AlanWillis    
Photography judges mark this type of photo down.
They say it's only a bird on a stick, and not doing anything.
Little do they know of the years of learning that goes into this picture.
Taken with the help of a polariser filter, to keep the detail, especially in the white bits.
It's only a bird on a stick, but I love them.
This made Photo of the week on the International Sony site, Dyxum.

Tags: Kingfisher Wildlife and nature

Voters: christinecilia, gwynn56, stuart1963 and 31 more

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stunning. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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20 May 2014 4:34PM
Hi Alan! I think this is beautiful! It's not 'just a bird on a stick', this shows the skills you've had to work to get the right image(its not often we can capture one of these elusive birds), fantastic detail, colour & a lovely Dof.
Just stunning.

20 May 2014 4:51PM
Great image. Great bird. Even greater 'stick'.Grin
A testiment to your skills. Well captured.
20 May 2014 4:52PM
icphoto 15 2.1k England
20 May 2014 5:02PM
I think the title says it all! Wink
Houndog18 9 50 1 United Kingdom
20 May 2014 5:14PM
I agree 100% with your description......
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
20 May 2014 5:14PM
Sheer perfection, Alan, you can't get any better than this. Carol
Kruger01 8 15 United Kingdom
20 May 2014 5:18PM
What do judges know, they either like wildlife of don't, this is an excellent capture full of detail and vibrant, the only complaint is I did.nt take it.


20 May 2014 6:37PM
The details are just stunning
And yes it is a bird on a stick.....whoah!!!
7 10 10 England
20 May 2014 6:54PM
I love it- fantastic detail.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
20 May 2014 7:42PM
all been said Alan
a perfectly captured shot..perfected!
bpm62 6
20 May 2014 8:12PM
I don't know much about photography but anybody who thinks this is just a bird on a stick knows even less!
JohnoP 11 2
20 May 2014 9:17PM
It is indeed perfection Alan...a joy to view! Smile John

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