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Lunch time, epilogue

Lunch time, epilogue
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Copyright: Elroyie David (elroyie) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 299 W: 87 N: 1482] (6439)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-10-12
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon EF100-400 IS L, Kenko Pro 300 1.4x Teleconvert
Exposure: f/8, 1/640 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Vanderschelden's favourites, Selen's Favorites [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-03-14 13:15
Viewed: 4360
Points: 46
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is part III and the last part in this shrike-grasshoper story, in this part you can see the last of the grasshoper is doing her way into the shrike stomach... :)

My first picture in this series and full description: Giving Room...
Second part: Lunch time, part I
Third part: Lunch time, part II

herve1993, marhowie, mirceax, XOTAELE, Tamrock, Debz, marcin, SelenE, horia has marked this note useful
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bonjour elroyie
hop ça y est!gloup on en parle plus.
celle-ci est la plus belles de la serie.

Bonjour Elroyie,
Je renouvelle mon enthousiasme de vant la qualité de cette image exceptionnelle de cette espèce prestigieuse et rare en France. La netteté sur les motifs du plumage est exemplaire. Une pensée pour le pauvre criquet, néanmoins...

Hi Elroyie,
Another great capture with perfect BG,details and composition.

The epiloque image is the best one in your great series.
Very beautiful. Everything is there...

Brilliant Photo Elroyie! Really impressed.

Keep them coming!


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  • trinko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 587 W: 78 N: 322] (4321)
  • [2007-03-14 14:10]

nice action shot good focus nice colors.

Una escena realmente maravillosa.
Perfectos detalles y fantástica presentación.
Un saludo, JL.

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  • pvb Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 385 W: 16 N: 531] (1981)
  • [2007-03-14 14:39]

Hi Elroyie,
Great capture and perfect timing to see and capture this.
Very detailed, sharpness and focus are great.
Great colours and bg.
TFS Paula

hello elroyie!
what a great capture!
sharp with fine pov and dof
very well done!

  • Debz Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 505 W: 0 N: 847] (3307)
  • [2007-03-14 16:18]

These superb trio of photos are stunning. Truly beautifully shot and action with it. This one just took my breath away, sharpness, colour POV and composition deserves a prize. Wonderful Elroyie.
Sorry out of points

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  • marcin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 138 W: 0 N: 268] (2057)
  • [2007-03-14 17:22]

Hi Elroyie,
Another great capture, very well done!

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2007-03-14 19:24]

Hola Elroyie,
excelente trabajo,
magníficos detalles, y bg.

This is what I call a very good picture. Not only
technically perfect, but original, informative, artistic;
it has everything.

Thanks, Mario

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2007-03-15 1:22]

A fantastic POV, Elroyie.
The details are so amazing... again.
Beautiful light and colors.
And what a view of that insect disappearing into his mouth.
TFS. : )

Hi Elroyie,
Wonderful close-up. Excellent details and great timing. Did you increase the saturation ? It looks very saturated.


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  • SelenE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2249 W: 65 N: 4205] (13972)
  • [2007-03-15 2:43]

Great timing, great shot

Incredible wildlife photo.

Very nice capture, one has to feel a bit sorry for the grasshopper, going head first down the gullet, lol. Lovely detail and colors; nice POV and composition. TFS

nice details, with a teleconvert

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  • horia Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2158 W: 224 N: 4749] (16656)
  • [2007-03-15 13:02]

Hi Elrotie

Another fascinating capture from you!
The timing here is just impeccable and the fact that you've managed to get such a close-up is amazing!
The sharpness of all the details here is outstanding and the pose is adorable!
There is simply no need for other words :)


Cool Elroyie :)
Excellent quality, wonderful capture.
Always a great pleasure to see your work mf.
Very well done.

Hi Elroyie,
you captured a very good moment with good details,
I like the poswe and the POV.
The bird standout well against the clean BG.
Well done.

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  • deud Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 438 W: 11 N: 534] (2540)
  • [2007-03-19 9:26]

great "Lunch" serie! amazing moments captured! great focus, details. tfs

Hi Elroyi,

Very good action you captured here. Fantastic light and BG. Techincally very good; I like the composition.


  • Proframe Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 549 W: 183 N: 1069] (4096)
  • [2007-06-01 19:24]

Hi David,

Just want to say that your portfolio is superb and full of fantastic images.
It's just a little to much for me to critique them all :)
You're a great photographer. My compliments.
Best regards and have a nice weekend, Harry

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