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Copyright: Peter Thomas (FunkyMunky) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 146 W: 0 N: 608] (3154)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-04-24
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 450D, Sigma DG 150-500 mm APO HSM OS
Exposure: f/11, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-05-08 20:04
Viewed: 2747
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 24
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Another photo of my favorite bird, the Lilac Breasted Roller.
Taken during our recent visit to Kruger National Park
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Hello Peter,
Wonderful macro, very interesting bird with amazing plumage. Excellent composition, sharpness and colors.

Hi Peter,
Another fabulous image of the Lilac Breasted Roller my friend, lovely well composed picture, amazing colours and sharpness,
Congratulations Peter and well done,
Best Regards,


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-05-09 1:02]

Beautiful bird and beautiful pic too,impressive sharpness and magnificent colors from the best point of view.Great light balance and composition,the best way to discover this beauty.Thanks for share,have a nice week,Luciano

what a beautiful Roller, very good sharpness and splendid contrast.

Best Regards,


Hello Peter,
Beautiful photo of the Lilac Breasted Roller, excellent sharpness details, beautiful natural colours,
Thanks for sharing and have a nice day,
Best Regards,

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-05-09 4:10]

Very colorful Roller, beautiful image. tfs.

Hi Peter,

Great shot of this roller. love the colors and the composition, not so much a fan of the back which is all black due to harsh light,


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-05-09 11:31]

Hello Peter,
This is my favorite African bird too.
A photo in very beautiful colours and excellent sharp details. Impressive eye contact. Taken from a very good POV in a superb composition. Beautiful BG.

Hi Peter,
And what a favorite this is. Just amazing colors of this bird. You captured this beutifully with the great leaves and lighting.
Keep them coming.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2011-05-10 1:29]

Hello Peter,
A bird I have known through TN, which if you see it once, you don't forget. How beautiful its plumage is and you show very well in this well composed picture. Lovely!
Thanks and kind regards

Very beautifull picture.
Sharp en splendid colours.
TFS, Petra

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  • Zeno Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 483 W: 0 N: 1345] (10867)
  • [2011-05-15 5:05]

Hi Peter,

One of Africa's finest birds. Splendid colors and you caught it sitting on top. Well done.


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