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pied kingfisher

pied kingfisher
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Copyright: Eyal Bartov (bartove) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 178 W: 1 N: 588] (7772)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS10D, 600 mm f 4
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-08-18 6:12
Viewed: 4208
Points: 22
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Pied Kingfisher. Always associated with fresh water. The male has two black bands on the breastthe famale only one. Fishes by hovering with
beating wings, and then plummeting into water.
This African Pied King Fisher is nesting all over Israel.
Nest tunnelup to a 1 metre long.

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Hi Eyal,
This is really well done with great details and nice composition! You caught the moment very good! It is just too bad that we can not see its face but this is original and very well composed. TFS,

Hi Eyal
It's nice bird in flight.TFS.

Nice action shot.
Very funny point of view.
(hard to guess what it is from just the thumbnail, ha ha)

Hello Eyal,
this is an unusual POV - but it┤s great. I like it very much. - This is excellent clear picture. Great moment captured. Fantastic POV, wonderful framing, great sharpness and very nice bg. This is an excellent composition. Thank you. Have a great weekend.

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  • Scott Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 225 W: 0 N: 356] (1752)
  • [2006-08-18 7:23]


unusual view, tucked ready to extend ...


Hi, Eyal.
Very nice one. Superb action and pose and well composed.

Very nice composition Eyal!
Excellent catch! Great depth of field and positioning!
Nice coloring in the background.

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  • jmp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1659 W: 95 N: 2273] (8415)
  • [2006-08-18 9:51]

Hi Eyal,
A wonderful moment you have captured. Composition and bg together with the birds compose a beautiful portrait. Congratulation!
TFS, JosÚ M.

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  • Active Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 113 W: 6 N: 19] (1231)
  • [2006-08-18 10:12]

fantastic POV, details and sharpness

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  • hester Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1515 W: 18 N: 3165] (11638)
  • [2006-08-18 13:38]

A really unusual POV but interesting to see. Great action shot

Hi Eyal

Wow... this is an amazing shot. Perfect timing with all the technical stuff spot on. Impressive work! :-)

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