Kingfisher in the Rain

© Jeroen Stel

Kingfisher in the Rain

Joe E. Mohn September 17, 2007

Outstanding capture. #740495

Cary Rogers September 17, 2007

Magnificent image from an outstanding capture, Jeroen! Great composition, lighting, timing, colors and processing! #4803728

Brian C. Wallace September 17, 2007

That is one sharp looking photo! Great capture, Jeroen! #4803736

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe September 17, 2007

Terrific capture with great colors, Jeroen! Love the water drop on the beak. #4803784

Mary Clarke September 17, 2007

Fantastic!!! #4803958

Marsha S. Smith September 17, 2007

What a perfect shot, Jeroen! Those rich colors are just wonderful. #4803967

Steven E. Slack September 17, 2007

Out of all the birds I have photographed the King Fisher is the hardest. Very nice shot! Great Job. The fact that you were out in the rain to get this shot gives you extra points in my book. #4805246

Monika Sapek level-classic October 25, 2007

Fantastic capture! Congratulations, Jeroen!

Joan Kocak October 26, 2007

fabulous work, CONGRATULATIONS Jeroen! #4988160

Nadya Johnson October 26, 2007

Beautiful, Jeroen! Congratulations on your winner! #4988935

Donna W. Neal October 27, 2007

Congratulations on a well deserved Winner Jergen #4989855

Cyn Valentine level-classic October 27, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful winner! #4990120

Cary Rogers October 27, 2007

I knew it was a winner when I first saw it! Congratulations, Jeroen! #4990974

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 27, 2007

Congratulations on your great wildlife capture, a beautiful winning image! #4992652

Inge Linden November 03, 2007

STUNNING!!!!!!!!!! #5024106

Danielle Fuller November 17, 2007

This has to be in my top 5 of ALL of the photos I've seen here on BP......WOW!!!! #5086600

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 20, 2007

Beautiful, Joe! Really well done!
--Lisa #5102815

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As it has been raining all day I went out to try and make the most of it by visiting my Kingfisher site hoping to get some decent shots of the Kingfisher in the rain. He only visited the perch for a short period of time, but just long enough to make some "rainy" shots..


Jeroen Stel

Canon 1D Mark III
Shutter speed: 1/50 sec
Aperture: F 7,1
Exposure mode: AV
Exposure compensation: -1/3
Flash exposure compensation: -
Metering mode: Evaluative
Drive mode: AI Focus
ISO: 500
Lens: Canon 600mm F4 L+Soligor 1.7x TC + Plastic bag for protection
Focal length:1326 mm
AF mode: Auto Focus
On tripod and Wimberley Sidekick
Levels/Curves/USM/Contrast/Saturation/Noise Ninja/Lab-Sharpening
Good things come to those who wait...
Golden rule in Nature & Wildlife Photography

Uploaded on September 17, 2007 All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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