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Cheaky Swallow
Lens: 170mm Camera: K200D Photo Location: Chobe River; Botswana ISO: 400 Shutter Speed: 1/2000s Aperture: F8 
Posted By: KevinR, 03-10-2010, 11:33 AM

Out photographing animals and bigger birds on holiday, when swallows landed on our small speed boat. Sigma 170-500mm was on the camera, and fortunately short end of zoom was a perfect frame for the birds which were no more than 5ft away.

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Last edited by KevinR; 03-11-2010 at 10:43 AM. Reason: Photo cropped
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03-10-2010, 02:39 PM   #2
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Nice close up ! I would crop the lower left though it's a bit distracting.
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What an adorable little Swallow...nice capture
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A very cool little bird, and brave too when you pointed that big lens at him he posed.

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Thanks for crop comment. Editted with slightly tighter crop removes distraction and looks even better.

Sic...even braver little birdie now...
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Wonderful capture and the elements are beautifully arranged.

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