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Small Kingfisher


Posted by subhasis roy on Sat Oct 23, 2021 1:04 pm

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Small Kingfisher,
Kashmir, India
Canon 7D Mii + Canon 500 mm f/4
ISO 800, f/8, 1/2000s

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by david fletcher on Sat Oct 23, 2021 1:22 pm
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Always a wonderful sighting to see these birds.  I'm a fan of space to show the scale, size and impact a sighting has in its habitat as shown so nicely done.  

For me, the flowers top right compete for attention which drags the eye away from the kingfisher.  

Can see some differing crop options and may well be worth experimenting to see how they feel whilst still providing that feeling of the small kingfisher.
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by Carol Clarke on Sat Oct 23, 2021 5:10 pm
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Dave makes some very good points, Subhasis and I tend to agree with his thoughts on that long flower stem that goes right up to the top right corner. Having said that, I do really like the way you have given this beautiful little kingfisher the space that reveals just how small it is and how difficult it can be to spot them let alone get the shot. I like your thinking, the image and what it tells the viewer! Nicely done.


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by Mary Brun on Sun Oct 24, 2021 7:54 am
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Beautiful subject this Small Kingfisher.
I wouldn't mind seeing a vertical size.
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by John Meade on Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:47 pm
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Love the perch!
 

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