Kingfisher Man

© Jeroen Stel

Kingfisher Man

Jennifer L. Alder Student 10/27/2007 5:41:04 AM

SUPERB!!! #771902

Dominick M. Dimacale 10/27/2007 5:54:33 AM

Great capture here Jeroen...Dominick #4989766

Judy V. Kennamer 10/27/2007 6:19:16 AM

Amazing capture Jeroen! These little guys are hard to photograph -- I've only been able to catch ONE! I'll be watching for more! #4989934

Rhonda Burger 10/27/2007 8:24:32 AM

Beautiful Jeroen! So clear. Love the lighting, detail and color here. Nice image. Rhonda #4990630

Michelle Alton 10/27/2007 4:26:29 PM

Fabulous fabulous work! Masterful. #4992197

Daniella Puente 10/27/2007 5:29:08 PM

Agree, Masterful...details on this photo are AWESOME!!! #4992399

Ellen Hodges 10/28/2007 4:56:34 PM

Awesome capture of a fast moving bird! #4996290

cheryl m. phillips 10/31/2007 9:40:32 PM

Excellent!!!
~cheryl #5012599

Inge Linden 11/3/2007 3:38:41 PM

FANTASTIC IMAGE! #5024114

Kay E. Mahoney 11/26/2007 4:34:40 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Adorable bird. Love the colors. #5128425

Judy V. Kennamer 11/26/2007 4:37:52 PM

Totally, completely, absolutely gorgeous Jereon! This says "Winner" from top to bottom! #5128476

Joan Kocak 11/26/2007 5:18:42 PM

I agree..WINNER, Congrats Jeroen! #5129138

Barbara Waldoch 11/27/2007 12:17:14 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Jeroen! #5132955

Anna Diederich 11/27/2007 3:53:54 AM

Congratulations this is beautiful! #5133571

Carol Teal 11/29/2007 11:46:30 PM

Stunning capture! Congrats on your finalist! #5150035

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/6/2008 6:43:34 AM

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

jo ann c. #6026266


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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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Uploaded on 10/27/2007 5:36:44 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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