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My definition of a snapshot...

Posted by
Bertrand Duhamel (Roxton Pond, Quebec, Canada) on 22 March 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

An Eastern Kingbird in action.

I tried for a long time to photograph these birds at the precise moment they snap flying insects but they're so fast...
My patience paid off... i finally got a decent shot last summer.

It's backlighted, grainy... not a top quality masterpiece, but it's mine... ;-))

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV 1/1000 second F/6.3 ISO 1600 400 mm

☺ ► ƸɼiϾ ◄ ☼ from Narbonne, France

haaa ça doit faire sacrément plaisir de réussir ça !
chapeau bas bertrand :-)))
et bonne journée

22 Mar 2012 6:24am

Bruno F from France

La persévérance paye toujours !

22 Mar 2012 6:25am

Christine from Ellemford, United Kingdom

A fabulous snap

22 Mar 2012 7:47am

Florence from Paris, France

Wow. Impressionant Bertrand, pour la netteté de la photo et puis aussi de l'avoir avec un insecte dans le bec à moitié ouvert, c'est encore plus fort ! J'aime ces ailes bien ouvertes au vent, c'est très beau !

22 Mar 2012 8:09am

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

Un cliché pour ornithologue ! Bravo !

22 Mar 2012 8:36am

Yonatan from New York, United States

Incredible! Congratulations on this achievement!

22 Mar 2012 12:04pm

janina from Melbourne, Australia're very fussy....this is lovely! 4stars. :oD

22 Mar 2012 1:20pm

Richard Geven from Montferland, Netherlands

The perfect snapshot Bertrand!

22 Mar 2012 7:49pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & wonderful!!!!!

22 Mar 2012 7:49pm

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
1/1000 second
ISO 1600
400 mm