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Copyright: Rob Rev (mmprof) Silver Note Writer [C: 1 W: 0 N: 13] (282)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-07
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 30 D, Canon 400 5.6L
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/2000 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-10-16 5:35
Viewed: 3216
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I think this bee eater's front view looks like an UFO.
There is a dragonfly in the bird's beak.
DPP: raw conversion
Photoshop: crop, resize
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I don't recognize the bird's species, but it appears to have grabbed a dragonfly.
I like the bird's pose and the uncluttered background.

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  • dejo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 344 W: 51 N: 520] (2242)
  • [2007-10-16 5:55]

Hello Rob,
Great action shot, fantastic capture
Regards, Dejan


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  • BeBe Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 123 W: 0 N: 253] (931)
  • [2007-10-16 6:54]

Hi Rob, excellent capture of a very difficult subject, very good composition, Juan

Hi Rob,

Welcome on TN
Beautiful start with this inflight Bee-eater
Excellent focus on the head and the Dragonfly
lovely colours

TFS Thijs

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  • pirate Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 799 W: 152 N: 1186] (7474)
  • [2007-10-16 10:24]

Hi Rob
welcome to TN
great start,great compo and very nice wing action

A good in-flight capture of this Bee Eater with prey.
Good sharpness and detail on the head where it counts most.
A good first pic ... welcome to TN

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