[Tweeters] Belted Kingfisher

Christine Southwick clsouth at u.washington.edu
Thu Jan 16 08:22:17 PST 2014


Great picture Lee. One of the best close-in pictures of a Belted Kingfisher that I have seen.
Great job--excellent focus--great color. And such a handsome male.
Thanks for sharing. It made my day.

Christine Southwick
N Seattle/Shoreline
clsouthwick at q.com
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On Wed, 15 Jan 2014, Lee Rentz wrote:


> Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:57:21 -0800

> From: Lee Rentz <lee at leerentz.com>

> To: "Tweeters at u.washington.edu" <Tweeters at u.washington.edu>

> Subject: [Tweeters] Belted Kingfisher

>

> I have tried for years to get a good Belted Kingfisher photograph, but these birds tend to be skittish. This year I tried something new: I attached a CamRanger unit to my camera and set it up remotely on a tripod. The CamRanger creates a wireless network that allows the photographer to control some of the camera's functions remotely, including exposure and focus, when connected to a computer, iPad, or smartphone. In my case I used my laptop.

>

> Here is one result from the first day when the kingfisher actually showed up on the branch I had created for him: http://goo.gl/0lt1HV

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