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09-MAY-2010 Walter O. Koenig

May 10

Duck Food for the Catfish

At the large pond in the Wild Animal Park they sell food for the ducks.
Often the large catfish in the pond go after the duck food.
I find them more entertaining to photograph, but it's a lot more difficult than taking photos of ducks.

Nikon D300 ,Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED VR AF
1/800s f/5.3 at 260.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Carol Breton13-May-2010 05:31
Great shot Walter! ~
Astrid Taen11-May-2010 15:06
The water ripples are also great in this image.
pkocinski11-May-2010 15:05
Definitely a unique view of a catfish!
carabias11-May-2010 13:44
Excelente fotografía, Walter! BV
Vince11-May-2010 13:14
The mouth is real big. Perfect capture despite the difficulties. Vote.
Colin Storey11-May-2010 12:56
You did a great job of a difficult shot. v
LynnH11-May-2010 12:51
Yes, a difficult shot in many ways... but so worth it when you get it right. Well done! V
Cindi Smith11-May-2010 12:16
They can be difficult to shoot. What a great capture. Good timing, Walter! Open wide!
franz11-May-2010 10:34
Wow Captain WOK hat mal wieder zugeschnappt!BV.
Pat Shawyer11-May-2010 07:53
Fabulous..puts me in mind of Mick Jagger..
Patricia Kay11-May-2010 07:16
Great shot Walter...a challenging shot that you mastered...BV
LeeG11-May-2010 05:49
I agree, this guy is more interesting than the Ducks! :O)
Nice catch, Walter.
lou_rozensteins11-May-2010 05:25
Strange and different. Well done.
Gérard Koehl11-May-2010 04:43
Magnifique capture... V
Wolfgang Bluhm11-May-2010 04:40
Wow, I better be more careful leaning over that pond from now on...
Raymond Ma11-May-2010 03:39
It looks like a Great White coming out of the water. Nicely timed Walter. V
Kat11-May-2010 03:07
Whoa Walter.......that's what I call great timing. Very difficult to catch without a hook and line. Well done. Vote :)
Dennis Steinauer11-May-2010 02:49
That is one ugly mother fish! Great shot.
Larry Peterson11-May-2010 02:29
Wonderful image, Walter. Excellent timing. V
an nguyen11-May-2010 01:30
Yeah, like Hoover vacuum ...
Jim Coffman11-May-2010 01:29
Excellent timing and fascinating image,Walter. V
Stephanie11-May-2010 00:22
Just like a Hoover vacuum! V
vatorman10-May-2010 23:34
Looks like a flood inwards as he opens that cave of a mouth.
marie-jose wolff10-May-2010 23:25
what a large mouth, fantastic capture! V
Pierre10-May-2010 23:05
Une superbe capture, la mise au point est parfaite! V
Marcia Colelli10-May-2010 22:30
That cat fish has a huge mouth, nice capture. We have Carp at Cedar Point, but of course I am sure you remember them. :-) V
Frank Brault10-May-2010 22:27
Marvelous timing and capture. V
Simon Chandler10-May-2010 22:11
Fantatic capture of this difficult shot. Unique and interesing. v
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