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Merops apiaster

Merops apiaster
Photo Information
Copyright: Philippe Verdon (PhilippeVerdon) Gold Star Critiquer [C: 51 W: 0 N: 5] (678)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-05-01
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 20D, 100-400 4.5-5.6L ō77
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-05-06 12:38
Viewed: 3586
Favorites: 2 [view]
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Deux GuÍpiers d'Europe sur un perchoir.
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What a lovely pair of these beautiful birds, Philippe!
Fantastic image with sharp focus and brilliant colours.

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  • joey Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1739 W: 224 N: 6872] (24909)
  • [2007-05-06 12:51]

Hi Philippe,
yet another amazig capture of a Bee-eater.
Brilliant DOF, POV and composition.
Well done,

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  • carmia Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 231 W: 4 N: 144] (2240)
  • [2007-05-06 13:01]

excellent shot! the composition and the colors are beautiful. Very good work! Carme.

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  • Maite Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 998 W: 65 N: 1270] (5199)
  • [2007-05-06 15:56]

What a marvellous picture, Philippe!!
How much I like the composition with this two beautiful bee-eaters in such a pose!
Sharpness, colors, DOF, POV, lighting, bg... Everything is great!
Congratulations and TFS.

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  • BG07 Silver Star Critiquer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 1] (48)
  • [2007-05-06 16:08]

Добра композиция с добар контраст и цветове

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  • thor68 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 795 W: 138 N: 1319] (5674)
  • [2007-05-06 16:14]

wow, wonderful "double"-capture, philippe! :-)
terrific composition showing the two lovely
bee-eaters sitting together on the nice old branch.
needless to say focus, colors, pov are all perfect.
well done & take care, thorsten.

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  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2007-05-06 17:09]

Hi Philippe,

A superb posting,one out of the books,well captured with good POV,the colors and details are excellent all together seen against a nice oof BG and a good frame,well done and tfs


Hello Philippe!
It is not easy to see in the wild one specimen of this beauty species, and you photographed a pair! My congratulation! Picture is really very good, with beauty well saturated colours, perfect POV and good DOF. On the other hand it would be nice to find more details about species in the note :)
Best greetings,

Hi, Philippe.
What a lovely duo! Both are well in focus. Excellent shapness and details. Peaceful BG. And beautiful light as bonus.

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