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Kingfisher Man
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Kingfisher Man
Kingfisher Man
Hi Guys,

Feel I am slowly starting to turn into..."Kingfisher-Man"....
But I am just hooked on these little beauties and catching up on all the frustration I have had in the past when I never got closer as 50 meters from them.

I am now negotiating with the owners of the nature reserve where these are photographed to see if we can build a "nesting-wall" so they will have a place to nest in spring. Not sure yet if I can persuade them to build one, but I will keep my fingers crossed as I would really love to have the opportunity to photograph these blue rockets all year round!

Greetings,

Jeroen Stel

Canon 1D MarkIII
Shutter speed: 1/60 sec
Aperture: F 9,0
Exposure mode: AV
Exposure compensation: +1 2/3
Flash:no
Flash exposure compensation: -
Metering mode: Evaluative
Drive mode: AI Focus
ISO: 500
Lens: Canon 600mm F4 L+Sigma 1.4x TC
Focal length:1092 mm
AF mode: Auto Focus
On tripod and Wimberley Sidekick from Hide
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Canon EOS 1D Mark ...

 
 
 
Jennifer L. Alder
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    SUPERB!!!

10/27/2007 5:41:04 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Great capture here Jeroen...Dominick

10/27/2007 5:54:33 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Amazing capture Jeroen! These little guys are hard to photograph -- I've only been able to catch ONE! I'll be watching for more!

10/27/2007 6:19:16 AM

 
Rhonda Burger
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Beautiful Jeroen! So clear. Love the lighting, detail and color here. Nice image. Rhonda

10/27/2007 8:24:32 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Fabulous fabulous work! Masterful.

10/27/2007 4:26:29 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Agree, Masterful...details on this photo are AWESOME!!!

10/27/2007 5:29:08 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Awesome capture of a fast moving bird!

10/28/2007 4:56:34 PM

 
cheryl m. phillips
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Excellent!!!
~cheryl

10/31/2007 9:40:32 PM

 
Inge Linden
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FANTASTIC IMAGE!

11/3/2007 3:38:41 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Adorable bird. Love the colors.

11/26/2007 4:34:40 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Totally, completely, absolutely gorgeous Jereon! This says "Winner" from top to bottom!

11/26/2007 4:37:52 PM

 
Joan Kocak
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I agree..WINNER, Congrats Jeroen!

11/26/2007 5:18:42 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Jeroen!

11/27/2007 12:17:14 AM

 
Anna Diederich
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Congratulations this is beautiful!

11/27/2007 3:53:54 AM

 
Carol Teal
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Stunning capture! Congrats on your finalist!

11/29/2007 11:46:30 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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This is just adorable! Fantastic capture, absolutely love all your gallery!

jo ann c.

6/6/2008 6:43:34 AM

 
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