Eight hours of cold, but it was worth it.

Discussion in 'Animals and Wildlife' started by Glen Roberts, Oct 19, 2010.

  1. Glen Roberts

    Glen Roberts Well-Known Member

    On Sunday I spent over eight hours sat in a cold hide hoping for some Kingfisher shots and I finally got some:cool::cool:.

    The female stayed distant...



    ...but the male came closer.


  2. Hamish Gill

    Hamish Gill Well-Known Member

    Good stuff!
    especially the action shot and the one with the fish ....
    it looks smaller than i thought they were??
  3. Laurie Parker

    Laurie Parker New Member

    worth the wait Glen lovely shots of these gorgeous birds, got two on river by me but my god they so fast
  4. Darren Turner

    Darren Turner XProPhotographer

    OMG...they are very good glen congratulations, it really was worth it. Did you know they were in the area or did you just pick ya spot, sit, Wait & hope you would see some........lol

  5. Glen Roberts

    Glen Roberts Well-Known Member

    I did know they were in that area for a while but I only found the right place two weeks ago, but at that time I had to take my wife shopping so couldn't wait then.
    Bloody shopping spoils all my fun :mad:;).
  6. Mark Grant

    Mark Grant Canon user

    Fantastic photos Glen :)
  7. Darren Turner

    Darren Turner XProPhotographer

    shopping or no shopping just shows your true dedication paid off.......
  8. Tim Pindar

    Tim Pindar Member

    Great photos!

    But...8 hours...?? Wow.
  9. Chris Dodkin

    Chris Dodkin West Coast Correspondent

    Worth the piles I'll wager! LOL!!

    Fantastic shots, and just an outstanding effort to get them.

    I would not have the patience
  10. Paul Lange

    Paul Lange Moderator

    Real lovely shots. You must have a lot of dedication, I just dont work well in the cold. I'm really feeling it at the moment just getting back from a warm climate and all. I'v felt cold every day all day sinse I got back.
  11. David Crosbie

    David Crosbie Member

    excellent shots to be proud of :)

    just goes to show though, that even 400mm on a crop camera is often not enough to get close to these little beasties. I lust after a 600mm
  12. Glen Roberts

    Glen Roberts Well-Known Member

    I know what you mean, a friend of mine had a Sigma 300-800mm which he let me try once:cool:.
    The only problem was at 800mm I couldn't find anything in the viewfinder I was trying to shoot:eek:;)

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