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Sugarbird on Protea II by Macky

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PLEASE VIEW LARGE – Cape Sugarbird female– Promerops cafer – I photographed this beautiful specimen on the slopes of Table Mountain – Cape Town, South Africa

Shutter Speed 1/350
Aperture f8.0
ISO 400
Focal Length 200mm
Exposure Correction -0.5

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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  • KathleenRinker
    KathleenRinkerabout 5 years ago

    Excellent image!!

  • Thanks very much Kathleen!!

    – Macky

  • Gary Lengyel
    Gary Lengyelabout 5 years ago

    Very well done! Great composition, light, and DOF. Nice bit of catch light in the eye, too.

  • Many thanks Gary!!

    – Macky

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsabout 5 years ago

    Beautifully photographed!!!

  • Thanks so much Kate!!

    – Macky

  • Heps
    Hepsabout 5 years ago

    This is freeking me out! Why do you always get the birds on the flowers????!!! Stunning my friend!

  • Thank you Taschja, it’s the ‘N’ that hypnotizes them, the ‘C’ stands for ‘CHASE’ them away. LOL!!

    – Macky

  • Lisawv
    Lisawvabout 5 years ago

    Outstanding capture and so beautiful.

  • Thanks so much Lisa!!

    – Macky

  • jesika
    jesikaabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful, Macky & a perfect background.

  • Thanks so much Jesika, alway appreciate your input and support!!

    – Macky

  • Robyn Carter
    Robyn Carterabout 5 years ago

    I’m speechless

  • :-) Thanks Robyn!!

    – Macky

  • Blurto
    Blurtoabout 5 years ago

    You’ve been getting some great shots of the little birds Mackie, keep it up.

  • Thanks very much Blurto, I will certainly try. :-)

    – Macky

  • sassyskink
    sassyskinkabout 5 years ago

    fantastic shot!

  • Thanks very much Steve!!

    – Macky

  • Lynda Harris
    Lynda Harrisabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic image!!! Everything is working – sharpness, pink against the grey of the bird, background complimenting colour of the bird….. I luv it. Well done!!!

  • Thanks so much Lynda, much appreciated!!

    – Macky

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