Juvenile Kingfisher

© Jeroen Stel

Juvenile Kingfisher

Jack Gaskin July 18, 2011

BEAUTIFUL CATCH WTG

Happy Shooting
Jack #1393922

Michelle Alton July 18, 2011

Exquisite, Jeroen. #9537213

Brett Dolsen July 18, 2011

Wonderfull wildlife capture Jeroen!!We have a couple of similar Kingfishers locally down here in Australia and difficult to capture so I am extremely envious of your great work! #9537227

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe July 18, 2011

AWESOME....to just have seen this but to get to capture it too!! Love it! #9537452

Carol Eade level-addict July 18, 2011

She's beautiful, gorgeous image! #9537534

john dunne July 18, 2011

Stunning Jeroen.You know these birds better than anyone else. Thanks for the amazing workshop. I had the best photography weekend of my life. #9538640

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Description

Still working on this years Kingfisher project and by now the chicks of the second net have hatched about one week ago. Here's a picture of one of the juvenile females that still visit's the site regularly to practise her fishing skills by either catching small fish or little twigs.

for some short (not so good quality..) movie clips from the site check here: [url]http://vimeo.com/25909298[/url]

greetings,

Jeroen Stel

Canon Eos 1D Mark IV
Shutter speed: 1/60 sec
Aperture: F 5
Exposure mode: AV
Exposure compensation: -2 1/3
Flash:no
Flash exposure compensation: -
Metering mode: Evaluative
Drive mode: AI Servo
ISO: 1000
Lens: Canon 600mm F4
Focal length:780 mm
AF mode: Auto Focus
On tripod and Wimberley Head from hide
Levels/Curves/USM/Contrast/Saturation/Noise Ninja/Home stewed Sharpening-mix/ Adobe Photoshop CS5

Uploaded on July 18, 2011


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