PLEASE VIEW LARGE Cape Sugarbird hen – Promerops cafer feeding on Protea nectar on the slopes of the Table Mountain range.

Cape Town, South Africa

Shutter Speed 1/180
Aperture f8.0
ISO 400
Focal Length 260mm
Exposure Correction -2,5


bird, cape sugarbird, cape town, feathers, macky, protea, south africa

My interest in the field of photography began in childhood, starting with film, then a ‘splatter’ of videography and finally the migration to DSLR photography.

I hope you enjoy viewing my interpretation of the Natural World through my lens.

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  • Neil Bygrave (NATURELENS)
    Neil Bygrave (...over 4 years ago

    Super detail

  • Thanks very much!!

    – Macky

  • Lisa G. Putman
    Lisa G. Putmanover 4 years ago

    Beautiful image, Macky! So soft and colorful with the flower and out of focus backdrop!

  • Thanks so much Lisa!!

    – Macky

  • Beve Brown-Clark
    Beve Brown-Clarkover 4 years ago

    Exceptional details, wonderful capture!! Background perfectlly showcases this fellow!

  • Thanks so much Beve!!

    – Macky

  • Sharon Perrett
    Sharon Perrettover 4 years ago

    Wow, the beauty and clarity caught my eye, what a wonderful image, Proteas are so beautiful , I viewed this larger…….. wow, fantastic work Macky, a gorgeous bird and Protea.

  • Thanks so much for those kind words Sharon!!

    – Macky

  • Heps
    Hepsover 4 years ago

  • Baie dankie Taschja!!

    – Macky

  • catherine walker
    catherine walkerover 4 years ago

    so beautiful ..wonderful photo!

  • Thanks very much Catherine!!

    – Macky

  • serendip
    serendipover 4 years ago

    Such clarity.

  • Thanks very much!!

    – Macky

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 4 years ago

    Another great shot

  • Thanks so much K!!

    – Macky

  • GabrielK
    GabrielKover 4 years ago

    superb capture

  • Thank you Gabriel!!

    – Macky

  • Robyn Carter
    Robyn Carterover 4 years ago

    You must have so much patience to get these shots :)

  • Thanks so much Robyn, it def teaches you to have patience. :-)

    – Macky

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