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Mankwe hide in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve is probably the best location for birds in flight photography in South Africa, if not the whole world. I captured this image of a pied kingfisher earlier this year...

You can read more about Pilanesberg Game Reserve on MY BLOG.

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:iconjolina-wolf:
Jolina-Wolf Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Stunning Photo :)
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EdgedFeather Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow, what a beautiful shot!
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IceManDBB Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014
Awesome moment captured perfect.Clap 
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rimrimrim Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014
gosh! beautiful shot :D
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Mallophora Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing action shot!!! Beauty Kingfisher
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ghost111999111 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome
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DebasishPhotos Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
this is even better
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013   Photographer
Thanks! Appreciate the feedback!
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Kineil-Wicks Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Student General Artist
Wow! What a pose. Great timing on your part, and great composition as well.
Excellent photo! :)
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013   Photographer
Thanks Kineil!
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frenchfox Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
:omfg: Splendid photo and what a beautiful bird !
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013   Photographer
Thanks Renard!
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello B-) Your photo has been featured as one of #Bird-Photography's and/or #Birds-Club's top submissions for the month of January. You can visit the article which also contains other beautiful bird art here: [link]
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Simbas-pal Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
Amazing shot! I love your work with these beauties!:D
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013   Photographer
Thanks Margaret! Yes, they are awesome creatures!
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SilkenWinds Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
That's a very cool shot :D
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013   Photographer
Thanks SilkenWinds!
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SilkenWinds Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Most welcome!
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herofan135 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome shot, you can really sense the movement!
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ScarabsCorner Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome shot!
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AnikSolaris Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
Perfect timing...
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013   Photographer
Thanks Anik...
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John-Peter Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Your beautiful art has been featured in the newest journal of our group :iconnature-capture: [link] Congratulations!
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CailinGore Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Professional Photographer
Amazing!
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012   Photographer
Thanks Cailin! Have in-laws in Perth, Aus!
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CailinGore Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Professional Photographer
Cool!
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isischneider Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012   Photographer
wow,great capture :)
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Pistolpete2007 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Stunning!
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Rhivest Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
WOW! :O
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MoonyMina Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
awesome shot!!! the capture of the movement is freakin' perfect!
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andy-j-s Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
superb
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mydigitalmind Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello :wave: Your photo has been featured as one of #Bird-Photography's and/or #Birds-Club's top submissions for the month of November. You can visit the article which also contains other beautiful bird art here: [link]

Please keep sending beautiful photos our way!!
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Needleguns Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great shot!
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meihua Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
Fantastic timing on this capture :)
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Woodswallow Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You captured the perfect moment, this is beautiful! I love the movement.
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012   Photographer
Thanks Woodswallow!
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hi2u2day Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
Wow ...
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LinRuPhotography Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012   Photographer
Thanks for the feedback everyone! It is much appreciated!
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kalicobay Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012
Amazing!
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Super capture!!!!!!!
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Pinedrop Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012
Gorgeous!
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raskal27600 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012   Photographer
very beautiful shot !!!! ;)
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Lhianne Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012
wonderful shot :clap:
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November 19, 2012
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Camera Data

Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 7D
Shutter Speed
1/3200 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
500 mm
ISO Speed
800
Date Taken
Aug 10, 2012, 7:07:13 AM
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Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Windows)
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