Lilac-breasted Roller at 1400mm

Posted by Mike Milicia on Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:22 pm

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Tarangire National Park : Tanzania

Canon 1D X Mark II
500mm f/4L IS II + 1.4x III + 12mm tube + 2x III
1/200, f/16, ISO 6400
Shot using bean bag on roof of safari vehicle
Used Live View for AF, Mirror-lockup, Electronic First Curtain

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by Ron Day on Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:11 pm
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Super sharpness and detail for 1400mm, lovely color throughout, and the insect is a bonus. Excellent.

by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:15 am
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Great close view-love the colors and detail, and the prey. Excellent!
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by AForns on Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:33 am
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One Sweet Capture Mike !!! Great detail and what a view of the prey !! Big Congrats !!!
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by Tusar Bhowmik on Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:59 pm
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Cynthia Crawford wrote:
Great close view-love the colors and detail, and the prey. Excellent!

Completly agree.

by Carol Clarke on Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:33 pm
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I never tire of seeing or photographing these beauties! A wonderful portrait, Mike.

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by david fletcher on Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:48 pm
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Superb close up Mike!
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by Neil N on Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:33 pm
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These are such beautiful birds and the added prey! Great shot Mike.

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