Danijel Turnšek's picture

The common kingfisher-Female (Alcedo atthis)

My favorite bird to photograph are common kingfishers, don't know why but there's something very special on them.

Canon 7D Mark II
286mm · f/6.3 · 1/250s · ISO 500
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Corné van Oosterhout's picture

They are indeed addicting :-)

Danijel Turnšek's picture

They truly are :P

Corné van Oosterhout's picture

Maybe with google translate you can check my Dutch website, dedicated to them: www.ijsvogels.nl :-)

Danijel Turnšek's picture

I did, but i disnt understand a single word hehe...but i forgot about google translate will check it out today

Corné van Oosterhout's picture

And it is such an easy language ;-)

Danijel Turnšek's picture

Not easy if you dont understand it :P

Checked page and it really cool! lots of info and good quality photos of kingfishers :D

Corné van Oosterhout's picture

Thanks! :-)

Corné van Oosterhout's picture

Thanks! I'm working on an English version, but time.... :-)

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Danijel Turnšek's picture

Thanks! :D

Marta Grabska's picture

Excellent work!

Danijel Turnšek's picture

Thank you! :D

Sam Edge's picture

Excellent photo.

Hanaa Turkistani's picture

one of the finest shot iv seen lately excellent

Christo Smit's picture

Awesome photo

Sam Edge's picture

I attempted to buy a print from your website, but was informed you do not ship to the U.S. Will that change in the future? Thanks!

Tadej Žlahtič's picture

Great shot!

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Gregory Thanos's picture

so beautiful! Great work!

Chuck Douglas's picture

Very nice work. If I may, what was your distance from the kingfisher?

Danijel Turnšek's picture

I was around 3 meters away of the bird.

Paul Collins's picture

Excellent shot, great light and colours

Jim Kennedy's picture

Commonly uncommon! Beautiful shot!

Brian Rodgers Jr.'s picture

Absolutely stunning Danijel Turnšek! I love this color harmony in this image, very well done!

Ryan Kerr's picture

Great shot! They're so mesmerising and so special to photograph.