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author herman blockx
   
subjectWild life
title Whitebreasted Kingfisher
date7/24/2012 6:20:56 AM
detailsa very beautiful, common species in Sri Lanka , seen almost daily

Canon5DMK2, 100-400 mm at 400 mm , f7.2, natural light
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Reda Danaf   (7/24/2012 7:27:20 AM)
Beautiful avian capture, fine colors and details.
Looks a bit different than the ones we have in Egypt.
2 ZHINO   (7/24/2012 7:33:28 AM)
excellent
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Sreten   (7/24/2012 10:54:59 AM)
Top class kingfisher's portrait!
4 Zenonas   (7/24/2012 11:21:58 AM)
Very fine shot!
5 wahid (wahid noureldin)   (7/24/2012 11:36:17 AM)
Great capture and colors, Herman.
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rafal_antoniuk   (7/24/2012 3:11:34 PM)
Really nice!

P.S.
f7.2 or 7.1?
how you compare 100-400 to 500. from my 100-400 I have 2-3 good pictures from 10. and I almost give up with photos birds in fly :(
7 James Gordon   (7/24/2012 4:02:43 PM)
excellent image
8 Amaher (Amaher Amaher)   (7/24/2012 4:35:11 PM)
Excellent capture and color composition , well taken
9 herman blockx   (7/24/2012 4:56:39 PM)
#6 rafal_antoniuk: Hi, Rafal, the 500 mm is of course superior to the 100-400 at 400 mm ; but the 500 mm is just to big and heavy to carry around in the bush in tropical temperatures; I also prefer to use the 100-400 when on safari : much easier to work on larger mammals like f.e. elephants,
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10 rafal_antoniuk   (7/24/2012 6:38:55 PM)
#9 herman blockx:

Thanks, Herman.
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tomaabov   (7/25/2012 12:47:23 AM)
Excellent!
12 Ceri   (7/25/2012 5:10:36 AM)
Beautiful capture
13 joe bellantoni   (7/25/2012 5:44:25 PM)
super catch and pose.
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