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Southern black flycatcher

Southern black flycatcher
Photo Information
Copyright: Annick Vanderschelden (vanderschelden) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2553 W: 74 N: 7464] (30441)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-10-09
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon 400mm 2.8 IS
Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: Kruger National Park
Date Submitted: 2008-06-16 10:59
Viewed: 3690
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a Souther Black Flycatcher.

The bird is photographed close to Olifants Restcamp on the banks of the Olifants river. Here.

Camera Model Name
Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Shooting Date/Time
9/10/2007 10:07:42
Tv(Shutter Speed)
Av(Aperture Value)
Metering Modes
Evaluative metering
Exposure Compensation
ISO Speed
EF400mm f/2.8L IS USM
Focal Length
400,0 mm
Image size
3888 x 2592
Image Quality
White Balance
AF mode
One-Shot AF
Picture Style

Thanks for looking:-)

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2008-06-16 11:05]

Hello Annick,
Nice picture , I like the sharpness and the DOF .I also like the eye of that bird.
TFS Siggi

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2008-06-16 11:13]

Hi Annick. What a bright eyed bird this is. A plain looking bird but somthing about it that makes it stand out. Great detail . and natural colours. A like the way you have captured it with the branch around it. well done TFS.

Hi Annick,

You have captured some fine detail in this flycatcher and you have done well to get such a good composition through the branches. Good work.


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  • Jamesp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1369 W: 9 N: 6334] (18906)
  • [2008-06-16 14:15]

Hi Annick

Great pose with lovely detail and exposure. Well seen and captured.


Hello Annick
Nice shot of this Southern black flycatcher...

Hi Annick,

Excellent capture of this Southern Black Flycatcher. Very good pose and composition, good eye contact, sharp details and great natural colours.



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  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2008-06-16 19:01]

Hola Annick.
Bellos colores del ave, que contrastan exelentmente con el fondo difuso en blanco.
La pose es exelente asi como la iluminacion.
Saludos Annick.

Hi Annick,
Splendid shot of this cute fellow Southern black flycatcher in a lovely posture. Great composition too. Many thanks for sharing this beauty my friend!


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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2008-06-17 9:56]

Hello Annick

Excellent eye detail and catch light.
The focus is sharp with lovely plumage detail.
Very good lighting and colours.
The pov and dof are exellent.


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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2008-06-17 23:24]

Hello Annick, Lovely shot of this bird on the tree. Well done. Ganesh

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2008-06-19 0:51]

Hello Annick,
An excellent sharp capture of the Southern Black Flycatcher taken from a fine POV against a good contrasting BG. New one for TN?
TFS this beauty,

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