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Bee-eater feeding

Bee-eater feeding
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Copyright: Tom Conzemius (pirate) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-06-03
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 7D, Canon 500mm f4 L IS
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/4000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): CeltickRanger's favorite bird in-flight photos 3 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2011-06-11 13:47
Viewed: 3328
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hi all
this nest was found on the road side to Oued Massa, picture taken out of the car without any disturbing
pre-focussing on nest hole, autofocus of, 500 iso despite sunshine to achieve 1/4000 shutter speed with f:7,1

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Hello Tom,
This is an amazing captured! very good timing, excellent sharpness, beautiful colours against the background, a superb camera skills!
Thanks for sharing and have a nice weekend,
Best Regards,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-06-11 13:57]

Hello Tom,
What a fantastic photo! Brilliant sharp details and a perfect timing. Very beautiful colours. Excellent composition. Great work!

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  • taba Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 466 W: 124 N: 312] (1847)
  • [2011-06-11 14:07]

Hi Tom

Very nice and perfect moment.. the wings of the bird and the details of the nest on the wall and the little flight ant reveal everything...



Hallo Tom,
a superb capture of this European Bee eater flying to the nest with a prey for its babies, very good sharpness and fantastic natural colours, at right moment from an excellent point of view, very good visual impact
Best regards

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  • nat Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 12 W: 0 N: 24] (82)
  • [2011-06-11 23:46]

This is an amazing capture. Perfect lighting, sharpness and composure. Thank you for the helpful note as well.



Hey Tom,
What a beautiful picture.Really excellent sharpness and fabulous colour.Gr8 composition.Very well done my friend.


Excellent technical set up here Tom Conzemius! Impressive in fact ...truly professional demonstration of your ability as a photographer and the remarkable gear you are using currently! Spectacular detail and depth of field ! Love it!
George Veltchev

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  • Zeno Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 483 W: 0 N: 1345] (10867)
  • [2011-06-12 2:15]

Hi Tom,

Very good timing and impressive composition. The eye is drawn to the small prey in the bill.


Hello Tom,
This is what my dreams are made of! This is an absolutely spectacular shot my friend! Being at the right place at the right time works. Very well done. Have a great week.

Hello Tom,
Your image is a great exemple for every wildlife photographer - a bird with his pray in the beak captured in flight with good details and amazing colours. Congratulations!

Hello Tom
Beautiful photo with very good timing, excellent composition and wonderful colours. The sharpness is impressive.

Hello Tom

Excellent in-flight photo of the Bee-eater,
fine POV and framing, great focus sharpness details,



Hello Tom
Great timing, awesome capture and details on the feathers and the small bee, great colors . Well done!
Regards Hedesan

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-08-15 18:40]

Hello Tom,
An awesome inflight capture of this gorgeous Bee-eater. The timing couldn't have been any better and the detail is incredible. To capture this particular bird with a bee in it's beak is the icing on the cake. Superb job!!

Hi Tom,

Wow what a fabulous in-flight capture of this Bee-eater, impressive timing with splendid wing extension, superb quality sharpness with good clarity, excellent lighting and lovely colour saturation, great stuff here Tom and very well done,
Best Regards,


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