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Copyright: Sergey Osipov (sergeoss) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 49 W: 31 N: 513] (3305)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-07-07
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D50, AF-S VR Zoom Nikkor ED 70-300mm F4.5-5.6
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-07-09 8:34
Viewed: 4146
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Bee-eater. (Merops apiaster).

Model: NIKON D50
Exposure Time: 1/250 sec
FNumber: F10,0
Exposure Program: Aperture priority
ISOSpeed Ratings: 200
Exposure Bias Value: 0 EV
Focal Length: 250,00 mm
Exposure Mode: Auto Exposure
Focus Mode: AF-C
Lens Information: 70 - 300mm F/4.5-5.6 VR
Flash Used: Did Not Fire

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Hi Sergey
j'aime bien cette composition, l'oiseau a des couleurs superbes qui ressortent bien sur le fond neutre. Bonne netteté.
Merci et bravo...JP

Hello Sergey,
An excellent shot of bee-eater with great details,lovely pose captured,superb sharpness and wonderful focusing,
very well done,

Hi Sergey,
this is a truly high-class portrait of a bee-eater. The posture is vivid, the technical aspects perfect and the background neutral. Excellent, Sergey!
Best egards

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  • GaryT Gold Star Critiquer [C: 102 W: 7 N: 236] (160)
  • [2008-07-09 9:23]

Hello Sergey,

Good composition, interesting pose among other positives. Dyakuyu.

WOW is the word that i want to use here. The details are amazing and i love the composition and those eyes

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  • Amadeo Gold Star Critiquer [C: 168 W: 0 N: 755] (3323)
  • [2008-07-09 10:07]

Hola Sergey, excelente fotografia, con una bonita composición, buena definición, luz y color. El fondo tonos suaves y bien desenfocado. Un saludo

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  • Hil Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 696 W: 13 N: 1407] (5035)
  • [2008-07-09 11:18]

Hi Sergey,

Wonderful shot of the Bee-eater
Beautifully composed with a lovely pose.
Very nice details and beautiful colours.


You managed wonderful sharpness on the face and chest of this colorful bird. I like the diagonal perch and the soft background. Nice work.

Evelynn : )

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  • cloud Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 497 W: 111 N: 1535] (9539)
  • [2008-07-09 12:30]

Hello Sergey,
Such colourful bird. In my region I've never seen this species. Your photo is profesional.
Regards, Pawel

Hi Sergey,
This is a superb capture of a very colorful bird! I like this composition, exposure, details and tones of colors. This is very nice! Thanks,

Merhaba Sergey,tek kelime ile muhtesem bir kare.Ari kusunda tüm detaylar nefis,bakis boslugu,kadraj,kompozisyon,kontrast süper.Esmeralda da olsa fena olmazdi.Süperrr :))

Hi Sergey,
very beautiful shot of this bee-eater.
I like its pose and expression very much.
Sharpness and colors are very good.
TFS Tatjana

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  • Luca (539)
  • [2008-07-10 0:48]

Heelo Sergey,

wonderful composition and lovely capture of this bee-eater.


Hi Sergey
Incredible photo of the lovely bee-eater. His eye is just awesome and wonderful detail on the feathers. I like the capture too!

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  • Zeno Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 483 W: 0 N: 1345] (10867)
  • [2010-08-21 5:25]

Hi Sergey,

Great pose of this bee-eater. The colors and sharpness are magnificent. TFS.


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