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Rainbow bee-eaters and hapless bee by nadine henley
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Taken at Carine Park, north of Perth, Western Australia.
Wonderful to see these birds hunt in the early evening.

Nikon D700, 500mm lens, ISO320, f/7.1, 1/500sec, +1 step.Tripod.

(Yes, I know I was supposed to take the hire lens back yesterday but I couldn’t part with it. You understand…)

Feeling satisfied with a new photograph … that makes it a good day.

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Comments

  • JanT
    JanTalmost 3 years ago

    Oh, I know the gear and the lens don’t make the photograph, but I’m so glad you got that lens, Nadine. This is crisp, beautiful, and with a story! Excellent work! (and, of course, a fav)

  • JanT
    JanTalmost 3 years ago

    p.s. I think you made wise decision with the lens. How did you manage a blue sky with this one compared with yesterday’s shot?

  • thanks so much, jan – the difference in the sky was down to clouds one day and clear blue the next!

    – nadine henley

  • joycee
    joyceealmost 3 years ago

    Lovely capture Deenie.

  • thanks so much, joycee!

    – nadine henley

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELalmost 3 years ago

    Stunning capture Nadine.

  • thank you, andrea!

    – nadine henley

  • Ana Belaj
    Ana Belajalmost 3 years ago

    Stunning work Nadine!

  • thanks so much, dear anna!

    – nadine henley

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTalmost 3 years ago

    great shot

  • thanks sylvia

    – nadine henley

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotalmost 3 years ago

    Fabulous capture…so clear and detailed. Beautiful little birds!

  • thanks so much, dot

    – nadine henley

  • Stan Wojtaszek
    Stan Wojtaszekalmost 3 years ago

    Excellent shot, Nadine !
    500 mm – something new ?

  • thanks, stan – yes, I hired the 500mm for 2 weeks and then negotiated to buy the hire lens as I knew it worked fine. What a treat!

    – nadine henley

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyeralmost 3 years ago

    Superb capture Nadine !

  • thanks for your kind comment, trish – sorry for the late reply

    – nadine henley

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartalmost 3 years ago

    Ah they’re gorgeous, particularly in that light and with that err… tasty (?) looking dinner! Beautifully done Nadine

  • thanks so much G

    – nadine henley

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