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Hornbill


Hornbill
Photo Information
Copyright: Geoff Taylor (geoffash26) Silver Note Writer [C: 5 W: 0 N: 45] (283)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-02-06
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 1D MkII N, 100-400 4.5-5.6L Ø77
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-04-07 9:21
Viewed: 4423
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Taken on a recent trip to South Africa.Managed to capture this Hornbill eating a Locust/grass hopper for a morning snack. Used the car as a rest and is at full zoom 400mm
A little PS work on levels and a little desaturation on the BG

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Hi Geoff,
Nice capture. Very good composition and details.
TFS
Wei

Nice grab. Good composition and action.

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  • Tlapp Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 27 W: 6 N: 19] (112)
  • [2008-04-07 11:50]

Great framing and right moment. The bird and its prey look fantastic against that blurry B/G!
Rafal

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2008-04-07 13:30]

Hola Geoff,
excelente captura,
detalles y buen pov,
foco hermoso,
saludos

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2008-04-07 18:25]

Bonsoir Geoff,

Superbe prise nature,Félicitations pour l'action et la qualité de l'exposition.
Merci et félicitations.
Joseph

  • Great 
  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2008-04-08 21:27]

Wow, Geoff... Great moment caught.
Chow time indeed. That grasshopper looks huge. : )
Great composition with excellent DOF.
Good light and sharp details.
TFS. : )

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