Spent my free day traveling to the Parque Nacional Cataratas del Iguazu in Puerto Iguazu to see the Famous falls on the Argentine Side, another 20-hour bus ride from Buenos Aires. Boy, how lucky I was, look what i've spotted, I guess this toucan was a very nice bonus to my souvenir from this majestic place, and she really does love the camera.
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lukesumpter (23) 2011-08-23 9:34
This photography is utterly beautiful. The highlight for me personally is the striking blue color of the toucans eye. This is a very majestic creature and you did a very good job of photographing it :) superb!
sacimar (25957) 2011-08-23 9:49
excellent portrait of this colorful bird, beautiful image with excellent details, I like it! congratulations!
Waylim (22349) 2011-08-23 10:47
Great catch of the toucan in such a perfect pose on its profile, allowing you to capture the long beautiful red beak. Love all the details and rich tone you got form it. I saw a few from a distant and one up close, but by the time I got my camera out it was gone, so congrats.
Great quality in all espects.
serp2000 (29158) 2011-08-23 10:51
Great portrait! She look s like a toy with a plastice nose. ))) My congratulations! This is one of the best photos that I saw today here.
lousat (57594) 2011-08-23 11:02
A magnificent pic,perfect for treknature too..ehehe..very good portrait and great sharpness and colors in a difficult light ans position,a very professional work,i like it.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano.
GREGG (8243) 2011-08-23 11:24
I was looking for this bird in Norway but I did not!
JFS (32077) 2011-08-23 11:31
The quality of the image and the colors are superb. I think it is proud to be captured by you...
chawax (14880) 2011-08-23 12:48
This bird makes me think about Ireland, do you understand why ? lol Great view on this very coloured bird. I love the bokeh and the great colours. Just a shame there's a leaf and a blade of grass on the toucan beak.
Have a nice day,
francio64 (38188) 2011-08-23 14:33
eccellente portrait di questo coloratissimo uccello.
Luce ben gestita e ottimo contrasto cromatico con lo sfondo verde.
Well done and TFS!
adores (28182) 2011-08-23 15:01
What a portrait here! The pose, colours and the focus are perfect - really seems he's watching you:)! A very good capture!
jugnutoor (883) 2011-08-23 21:33
Hi Matthieu, Nice shot of toucan, it has always been the bird of attraction for photographers, because of its interesting colorful beak. Nicely managed focus and beautiful colors.
jjcordier (62280) 2011-08-23 22:43
Voilà un toucan très fier de son bec coloré! Tu en as réalisé une excellente photo avec un bel arrière plan de nature.
alex4ndru (1348) 2011-08-24 0:43
Perfect portrait of this beautiful toucan...colors are very nice.TFS
all the best!
timecapturer (30256) 2011-08-24 4:12
a stunning capture with such perfect clarity, colours and sharpness. A real quality photograph and impressive presentation. Superb!
Have a great day - Brian.
RhodieIke (9207) 2011-08-25 22:13
Hi Matt,The colours in your photo are stunning, love the subdued greens and the way you have positioned the Toucan. its eyes allmost popping out of the photo, Well done, Cheers Iain.
eldancer1 (16984) 2011-08-27 9:29
Awesome capture of this toucan! Love the colors. Great pov and it has a good dof with sharp details. Well done, tfs.
king (2905) 2011-08-29 12:20
I like this portrait. Beautiful well captured bird with amazing colours. Good DOF.TFS,
jmdias (45776) 2012-01-02 1:11
yes, you were lucky. when I was walking there I saw many of them, but they were very far from my camera.
excellent portrait of the animal, very sharp, and well framed. all the beauty of it is here. TFS.
a happy 2012 to you.
Yiannis84 (2824) 2012-01-04 9:28
Amazing colors & very nice macro and sharpness...very well done
Best regards Matt
thebest (3370) 2012-03-12 18:41
Amazing photograph I absolutely love this beautiful bird '' The Toucan '' such a colourful image of he or she??
I have been travelling around Argentina for just over 5 months I have managed to shoot a couple of shots of The Condor but way up high... I need a much more powerful zoom to be that ambitious.
Well done on this image it is excellent.
- Copyright: Matt Le Blanc (i9l2y1m8a8t3) (4435)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-08-21
- Categories: Nature, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D5000, 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 ED AF-S VR Nikon
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/60 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-08-23 9:25