Dieter Damschen - Kingfisher


I was just trying to take a panorama of the wonderful foggy landscape, as suddenly the kingfisher sat down upon the sunken tree and held my attention. I cut the reflection of the sunken tree to give the motive hold, as well as I had taken the tree in the background, to give the viewer an impression of the depth of the surrounding space.

Location: Germany

Tags: Alcedo atthis, dieter damschen, fog, Kingfisher, Lake, White

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  1. Sven Zacek said:

    10/03/2011 10:19

    This really remainds me of a place I know not far from my house. The fog has created a colorless world and a tiny spot of color is enough to make this photo.

    Sometimes you can get lucky!

  2. Meelis Kivirand said:

    10/03/2011 11:46

    Most of all I like such environment pictures where a bird is photographed small. Specially Kingfisher on the mist-covered water.Wow!

  3. Bruno said:

    10/03/2011 11:51

    It's our Haiku of the day! Very nice one, Dieter!

  4. Knut-Sverre Horn said:

    10/03/2011 17:38

    What a fabulous shot! A small speck of bright colours against a wonderful, misty world... And a perfect reflection at that. A picture that will be remembered.

  5. Sandra said:

    10/03/2011 23:15

    what a delight to see a bird so small. :)

  6. Jaak P├Áder said:

    10/03/2011 23:22

    This is graffity :-P. Once you see kingfisher, its unmistakable shape gives it away. And you, Dieter, have exploited that fact to perfection.