How to Tenderize that Fish (Warning)

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Registered: Dec 17, 2004
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This whole set is over the top Herb. Congrats ~ Ron

Registered: Aug 24, 2005
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Great action set, Herb Fine job in the last one

Registered: Feb 19, 2004
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Herb, first of all, let me say

Now, I've gotta ask: How close where you even with that 800mm! How much of a crop was necessary? (And) Finally, how in blazes did you get that in-flight shot of a Kingfisher (no less)?!?


Desert Drake
Registered: Nov 05, 2008
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What a great series, Herb. Nothing like making sure that your dinner won't be squirming too much.

Registered: Apr 03, 2009
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Amazing set, Herb! Kudos.

- Michelle

David Deppen
Registered: Sep 10, 2011
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Incredible photos! Did it have any trouble gaining altitude with that heavy load?

Registered: Oct 27, 2009
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Absolutely stunning!! Love that stuff

Registered: Dec 08, 2008
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Graphic set but beautiful work Herb!!


David Leask
Registered: Nov 19, 2003
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Sheesh! What a fabulous set Herb. The detail is simply awesome.

Registered: Sep 12, 2010
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Oh wow!! This is so cool! You got the whole sequence of this beki's meal. The fact that the light is awesome and the shots are sharp and crisp is the icing on the cake. Gorgeous shots, and I love the first 2 where you caught the blood droplets frozen in the air. Great job on these!

Gary Thompson
Registered: Oct 02, 2007
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Great tenderizing demonstration Herb. The blood make the shots for me. And the IF puts the icing on the cake. Great shooting.


Registered: Jan 09, 2010
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Really nice series Herb. Great BG, sharp, etc. Don't you love the 1DM4!

Registered: May 02, 2004
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Superb series Herb. Man, I have trouble taking an aspirin sometimes and can't imagine just sliding a whole fish down my throat.


Registered: Jan 13, 2003
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great series Herb

Registered: Sep 16, 2011
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+1 Excellent series ... a short story in pictures ... !!

Registered: Dec 23, 2004
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Outstanding images Herb!


Herb Houghton
Registered: Feb 15, 2007
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Martin Good wrote:
That's a fantastic action set Herb.
That fish looked fairly tender by the time the KF was finished with it
Detail, action, bg and light are just superb.
And on the technical front now we know its 1/2000 to catch the droplets in flight!

Thanks for the comments Martin

Herb Houghton
Registered: Feb 15, 2007
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eyelaser wrote:
Awesome...bloody good show Herb!
So, I came back for a 2nd and 3rd look at these. They are really astonishing images. The perched shots are ridiculously spectacular and the in flight shot is an award winner in its own right. Thanks for sharing these!

Thanks for the kind comments Eric, I sure do appreciate it.

Herb Houghton
Registered: Feb 15, 2007
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Major_K wrote:
WoW! Awesome! Super set Herb. I have to echo Martin ... the detail, the action, the background, the lighting are magnificient.


Thank you Khai

Herb Houghton
Registered: Feb 15, 2007
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jfwoodman wrote:

Holy S#@t, Herb, what a set! These are amazing, just amazing!

Incredible behavior images, great light, wonderful detail and action. That dude needs to dive in and wash off after that meal

Fantastic work, Herb!


Thank you Jim

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