Approve the Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and our Privacy Policy.
OK
Index  •   • New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Guest
New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Register to forums    Log in

 
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment Birds 
Thread started 17 Aug 2015 (Monday) 14:29
Search threadPrev/next
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

European Bee-eater

 
markisclueless
Senior Member
Avatar
337 posts
Gallery: 5 photos
Best ofs: 1
Likes: 64
Joined Aug 2011
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Post edited over 5 years ago by markisclueless. (3 edits in all)
     
Aug 17, 2015 14:29 |  #1

Spent years tracking these beautiful birds that migrate to South Africa during the European winter (summer in South Africa) and eventually succeeded ...
I ended up crawling through bushes and over rocks to get a vantage point to capture this shot without disturbing the birds ...
Your thoughts and comments welcome


HOSTED PHOTO
please log in to view hosted photos in full size.


Canon 7D mk2 | Canon 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II | Canon 400mm DO IS II

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
ed57gmc
Goldmember
Avatar
1,345 posts
Gallery: 3 photos
Likes: 206
Joined Mar 2011
Location: Hughson CA
     
Aug 17, 2015 14:51 |  #2

Nice, but I think I would have cropped it to a portrait rotation.


Ed
Canon 7D, T2i, EF 100-400mm L, EF 100mm 2.8 L, EF-S 15-85mm, EF 50mm 1.4 IS, 480 EX, etc.

  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
Rack1
Member
Avatar
108 posts
Likes: 25
Joined Aug 2015
     
Aug 17, 2015 14:57 |  #3

Wow, nice capture.




  
  LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as a registered member)

698 views & 2 likes for this thread
European Bee-eater
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment Birds 
AAA
x 1600
y 1600

Jump to forum...   •  Rules   •  Index   •  New posts   •  RTAT   •  'Best of'   •  Gallery   •  Gear   •  Reviews   •  Member list   •  Polls   •  Image rules   •  Search   •  Password reset

Not a member yet?
Register to forums
Registered members may log in to forums and access all the features: full search, image upload, follow forums, own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, all settings, view hosted photos, own reviews, see more and do more... and all is free. Don't be a stranger - register now and start posting!


COOKIES DISCLAIMER: This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies and to our privacy policy.
Privacy policy and cookie usage info.


POWERED BY AMASS forum software 2.1forum software
version 2.1 /
code and design
by Pekka Saarinen ©
for photography-on-the.net

Latest registered member is Reporter
876 guests, 215 members online
Simultaneous users record so far is 15144, that happened on Nov 22, 2018

Photography-on-the.net Digital Photography Forums is the website for photographers and all who love great photos, camera and post processing techniques, gear talk, discussion and sharing. Professionals, hobbyists, newbies and those who don't even own a camera -- all are welcome regardless of skill, favourite brand, gear, gender or age. Registering and usage is free.