title from a song by David Gilmour
The beautiful bird here has a poetic name in Persian language :
" Sabz Ghabaa " that has a mean like " Green Cassock " or " Green Mantelet " or " Green Toga" ! a bit difficult for me to find and say its poetic sound with its mean !
But I found english name of the bird :
The Blue-tailed Bee-eater has an attractive flying stile !
I captured her in south of Iran,in Kish Island,where is located 18 kilometres off the southern Iranian coasts in Persian Gulf.
According to the national geographical divisions,Kish is in the domain of the Lengeh District,Hormuzgan Province,but is run independently by the Kish Free Zone Organization (KFZO).
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ymrk (15079) 2009-01-27 9:46
The wonderful focus and very fine you have photographer looks!Very fine shot,fantastic and spectecular compo!
Have a nice alltime,take care of yourself!
alainh (33201) 2009-01-27 10:02
simple splendid !!!
excellent focus and attitude. a great picture
faubry (35447) 2009-01-27 10:42
Bonsoir Mohammad, welcome back on TE, wonderful DOF, sumerb capture; really i like it.
CatherineD (4864) 2009-01-27 12:46
Great shot with very nice colours and details. Excellent capture for you and for the Blue-tailed Bee-eater! Thanks for the information. It can be also an excellent shot for Trek Nature. Congratulations,
papagolf21 (101930) 2009-01-27 13:21
Bonsoir, cher Mohammad,
Très heureux de revoir vos photographies. Je tiens à vous féliciter pour cette superbe prise de vue. J'imagine très bien cette photo illustrant des livres spécialisés en ornithologie.
Booz (14347) 2009-01-27 13:47
Welcome:) Mr Mohammad :)) - how beauty bird :)
brandstaetter (15915) 2009-01-27 20:49
excellent capture of this beautiful green mate. Position of the object and sharpness are perfect.
Bluejeans (64251) 2009-01-28 10:47
Linda macro deste belo pássaro tem lindos tons de verde , ficou magnifico com o insecto no bico , bom contraste de cores, boa luz, parabéns!!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
carper (96) 2009-01-28 10:49
very nice Mohammad,
a fantastic capture here, good pov, not easy fantastic photo, well taken with you tele lens.
syrus_persia (2270) 2009-01-28 23:15
Salam agha Mohammad
Kheyli akse ghashangiye.Rang,ha kheyli khob hastand.Tarkib bandiye kheyli khobi ro ham entekhab karkid.
ChrisJ (113989) 2009-01-29 3:15
A fantastic upward pov on the bee eater & caught with its dinner, no less! Wonderful colour & good use of a shallow dof. Tfs!
mansour (62) 2009-01-29 19:38
One Other Fantastic job.Good color and composition.The little out of focus branch behind his tail harsh back grand and maybe its better to fix in P.P
Atousa (7131) 2009-01-30 9:34
Great framing , details n timing.. I like the light on the bird too.. very well seen n captured.. thank you.
Best regards, A
hdl (7035) 2009-02-01 12:53
Hi Mohammad. What a nice, special bird. Good focus and sharpness on the bird. We can see very clearly how he/she is going to swallow down lunch.
afshinazizi (6) 2009-02-27 10:09
Beautiful birds photography.Pretty colors and atmosphere.The situation and lighting is great.
Didi (60588) 2009-03-05 10:09
Salam lucky man
Very nice sharp catch and very good position of the bird on the frame
That's great my friend.
parbo (11092) 2009-04-13 17:38
I'm glad that saw your another so missed post. Skillful match between green body of her with green leafs of tree while using splendid shallow focus control. Clarity and sharpness are just perfect in natural color as same every time. Congratulations. Hope you can share more photos soon, take care.
Vasa (515) 2009-04-21 14:59
Lovely subject for friend meeting Mohammad. You realizations are always superb. I visit your gallery for learning. So glad to see you again,
- Copyright: Mohammad E Hesamian (elihesamian) (26149)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-12-11
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/1250 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Birds Portfolio [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2009-01-27 9:33