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Redbilled Hornbill

Redbilled Hornbill
Photo Information
Copyright: Pierre Heimann (heimann2) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 430 W: 10 N: 494] (4536)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-07-22
Categories: Birds
Camera: Sony Alpha DSLR A450, Sigma 170-500mm f/5-6.3 AF APO Ultra DG
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-09-14 13:54
Viewed: 3969
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
There are 6 Hornbill species occuring in Namibia. This one (Tockus erythrorhynchus) was fotographed in Etosha-Nationalpark and was quite tame, comming near to me.
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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-09-14 13:56]

Hello Pierre,
Excellent photo of this Red-billed Hornbill. Outstanding sharpness, details and choice of composition. Beautiful natural colours and OOF BG.

Great portrait.Excellent yield of colors and details.

Good Morning Pierre,

Amazingly high quality close-up showing its facial expresion and features of this lovely hornbill, it looks absolutely flawless.
The colours, composition, exposure and sharpness are all perfect!
TFS and have a nice day!


Ciao Pierre. An intensive/expressive portrait with very good details, focus and sharp. Beautiful natural colours.


Privet, Pierre,
Excellebt portrait of Hornbill. Superb! I like sharpness!
My compliments!

Hi Pierre,

I had not even seen a picture of such a hornbill! This is amazing1 Lovely capture and nice closeup. Very clear and sharp image this one! Nice eye contact. Amazing beak and the patterns on the feathers! Very nice composition!


Hello Pierre,
Wow! What a beauty! Superb composition and colors.Nice portre.
Thanks for sharing

Hi Pierre,
nice portrait of this hornbill species, beautiful country (Namibia)
TFS Ferrab

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-12-13 1:31]

Hello Pierre,
very excellent sharpness for the colors and pattern. Very special presentation in an exciting portrait.
Very well composed.


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