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(Merops apiaster)

(Merops apiaster)
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Copyright: Jose Diogo (josediogo1958) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 494 W: 27 N: 1837] (11747)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-08-14
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/8, 1/1250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-11-08 5:06
Viewed: 2272
Points: 22
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Abelharuco, European Bee-eater - (Merops apiaster)

Again with very little time for the TN and also for photography I search the archive...
This pic is the last of a series with the bee eater I post sometime ago regurgitating undigested insect remains...
Here he takes off for lunch again...
Photo taken from the car window..

Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 1/1328
F-Stop: f/8.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Focal Length: 1000/1 mm
Date Taken: 2012-08-14 16:20
Metering Mode: Spot
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
File Size: 236 kb

Thanks for viewing..

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  • Great 
  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2012-11-08 5:50]

Hello Jose
What a closed up it seem that it will come out of my screen.Sharp iamge with nice plumage details.I also like the catch light in the eye.
TFS Michel

Hello Jose,
Excellent photo of this Merops apiaster,great sharp details,very fine colors and compozition.

Hello Jose
very nice composition with great details and beautiful colours
thanks greeting lou

Hi Jose,
excellent dynamic photo. I can feel a move. Great composition and point of view.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-11-08 7:25]

Hello Jose,
Interesting close-up of this Bee-eater in great sharpness, details and a nice frontal POV. Beautiful clear colours.

Hello Jose,
An excellent capture with fine colors, details & timing. Great presentation & TFS. Best wishes!


Ciao Jose Diogo, great capture of lovely bird in fantastic dinamyc pose, wonderful colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Ciao Jose.
Come ti ho giÓ scritto una foto fantastica grande nitidezza e eccellenti dettagli, stupendi i colori molto molto bella complimenti.
Ciao Marco.

  • Great 
  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-11-08 14:56]

Hi Jose,beautiful capture,excellent details and colors a very nice point of view too,common but always nice to see,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

Hello Jose

Wow ! great close-up action shot of the European Bee-eater,
you focused it superbly with great sharpness and details,
and you catch its expressive glance, TFS


Ciao MF Jose. I'm very well and hope you too. Already seen this masterpiece on FB! Great time and best managment of light. Stunning details. Very well done indeed.


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