The Lady of the Lakes and Friends

Suffolk, UK in late 2017 was thriving with Kingfisher activity. Combine this with a beautiful habitat, and presence of other charismatic species, a day or two was all that was needed for a nice set of images…

 Her majesty overseeing her kingdom. Canon 5D Mk iii, 300mm f2.8.

Her majesty overseeing her kingdom. Canon 5D Mk iii, 300mm f2.8.

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 On one of the days, a gentle mist helped isolate the kingfisher from a competing background. 1dx, 800mm f5.6.

On one of the days, a gentle mist helped isolate the kingfisher from a competing background. 1dx, 800mm f5.6.

 Canon 5D Mk iii, 70-200 f2.8. An uncharacteristic shot from myself with a lot of depth of field. Can you spot her?

Canon 5D Mk iii, 70-200 f2.8. An uncharacteristic shot from myself with a lot of depth of field. Can you spot her?

 A moment in light. 1DX, 800mm f5.6.

A moment in light. 1DX, 800mm f5.6.

 You never know who you may bump in to…. 1DX, 400mm f2.8

You never know who you may bump in to…. 1DX, 400mm f2.8

 A gentle hover with a little motion intended in the wings, 1DX 800mm f5.6

A gentle hover with a little motion intended in the wings, 1DX 800mm f5.6

 A first sighting of a wild grass snake in the UK, 1DX 800mm f5.8

A first sighting of a wild grass snake in the UK, 1DX 800mm f5.8

 The traditional fish eating shot… 1DX, 800mm f5.6

The traditional fish eating shot… 1DX, 800mm f5.6

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 A model bird, thank you.

A model bird, thank you.