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    Catching the king catch!

    Hey All,
    Mr. Kingfisher caught red handed. I hope you like it. What do you think of it?


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    Re: Catching the king catch!

    Hi Yisehaq,

    Thats a beautiful shot. Sharp, pretty colours, well focussed, Well composed....

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    Re: Catching the king catch!

    Quote Originally Posted by Yisehaq View Post
    Hey All,
    Mr. Kingfisher caught red handed. I hope you like it. What do you think of it?
    Very nice yisehaq . His eye is very centered, i think i would show more rock and shift his eye to the upper 1/3's line. If you can't , i would crop a little tighter to shift his eye from the center .

    A very nice shot none the less. Not only did you get a good shot, but one with a minnow in his mouth. (great timing) They are VERY skittish around here and almost impossible to get close to . I've been after one all summer with no luck so far.

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    Re: Catching the king catch!

    Quote Originally Posted by Yisehaq View Post
    Hey All,
    Mr. Kingfisher caught red handed. I hope you like it. What do you think of it?


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    Beautiful strong colours and great timing! I too would like to see a bit of a crop that would move him further into the left corner and up a tad.

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    Re: Catching the king catch!

    Hi Yisehaq and welcome to CiC.

    Wonderful shot. Can you tell me the name of the bird? It looks very similar to the one I use in my avatar, namely, the Malachite Kingfisher, being Botswana’s national bird.

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    Re: Catching the king catch!

    Fantastic shot. Nice all around.

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    Re: Catching the king catch!

    Thank you all for the constructive comments.

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Ryan View Post
    Can you tell me the name of the bird? It looks very similar to the one I use in my avatar, namely, the Malachite Kingfisher, being Botswana’s national bird.
    Indeed, it is a Malachit Kingfisher. The same one as your avatar, I see now. It's quite common in the Rift valley in Ethiopia.
    Cheers,

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    Re: Catching the king catch!

    Lucky person. So small but so beautiful.

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