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Sugar bird


Sugar bird
Photo Information
Copyright: Eric Laroche (eriklaroche) (101)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-12-01
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 350D, Tamron AF18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD
Exposure: f/11, 1/200 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-03-29 15:36
Viewed: 4432
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
There are lot of these birds in Guadeloupe.
You put some sugar in this 1/2 coconut, you wait 20 seconds and birds come and come again !
You can shot them easily with 3-4 meters of distance... But be carefull : your movement must be slow, otherwise all birds take of in same time and disappear like a flash...

Hand held taken, with internal flash to fix the bird.

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  • iris Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 479 W: 60 N: 970] (3088)
  • [2007-03-29 15:49]

Hey Eric
God it's such a beautiful shot.

Is he/she swooshing down or swooshing up,one can see his legs facing up and head turned to the other side?Apparently you really had to work quite hard on getting the timing right.

Love the way you got those wings in motion.
Cheers

Hello Eric.

Excellent image. nice composition and colors.

Regards.
Jose Luis.

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2007-03-29 16:18]

Hi Eric , fantastic shot. great colour and detail. in this moving picture.good compostion.well done..Nick

Bonjour Eric
Excellente image, très belles couleurs, cadrage,et exposition au flash. Bravo
Amicalement Robi

Nice action shot, Eric!
TFS
Ralf

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