RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka

Bee eater

Image from Yala National wild life park

Image from Yala National wild life park
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Contest Finalist in Colorful Birds Photo Contest
Staff Favorite
Peer Award
Superb Composition
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Top Choice
chrisfarrington vb2017 CG freelancejim mrmacca texaaronpueschel leslie57 +86
Absolute Masterpiece
willard Loucas ynakhtar sallyG11 Hitthepenny mcampi gman176 +81
Magnificent Capture
vladimirvasilyev photosdude sue-zon Dawgbyte doubleplay FreshBreezePhotos eddiemccook +41
All Star
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Superior Skill
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Outstanding Creativity
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Jaw Dropping
JGudin gregbradbury VictorTphoto BrandonH KathyHolliker paulreidy teresamoore +2
Exceptional Contrast
daveweber davidsloan nicken Joel_Li lorilafs1 petergarrett katejholton +1
Love it
bobdee JudyPowellPhotography TheShadowCatcher Stugiles50
Great Find
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Virtuoso
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Shallow Depth Of Field Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Isolating The Subject Photo ContestTop 10 class
Monthly Pro Vol 29 Photo ContestTop 20 class
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The Beauty Of Birds Photo ContestTop 10 class
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Art in Nature Photo ContestTop 10 class
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Art in Nature Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Colorful Birds Photo ContestTop 10 class

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82 Comments | Report
valzart
 
valzart July 22, 2013
Oh! w0w! this is exceptional! master class photography :D
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka July 22, 2013
Thank you so much, most appreciated.
RuwanFonseka PRO
 
RuwanFonseka July 22, 2013
Thanks Leon for the great encouragement. Appreciated.
Arindam
 
Arindam July 22, 2013
so nice.... love it
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka July 22, 2013
Thanks so much.
hlambourn
 
hlambourn July 22, 2013
A really great composition, full of colour and good exposure. I really like this one.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka July 22, 2013
thank you v much. appreciated.
mylene_ralph
 
mylene_ralph July 22, 2013
Wow beautiful.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka July 22, 2013
thanks for the review.
borisworkshop
 
borisworkshop July 24, 2013
I really love the colors!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka July 24, 2013
Thanks Boris much appreciated.
AndreaE
 
AndreaE July 26, 2013
gorgeous bird and capture...great lighting and bg!
Batesrc2 PRO+
 
Batesrc2 July 27, 2013
Beautiful.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka July 27, 2013
Thanks much appreciated.
AliAlzuhair
 
AliAlzuhair July 29, 2013
Great colors!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka July 29, 2013
Thanks Ali
Warlock
 
Warlock July 30, 2013
Really impressive shot with amazing colors.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka July 30, 2013
Thanks for the review.
DigitalDawn
 
DigitalDawn July 30, 2013
Wow what a beautiful bird! What a beautiful capture! The colors, focus, composition, contrast, all are on. Great work here!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka July 31, 2013
Thank you v much
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka July 31, 2013
Thank you v much
DaveMount PRO
 
DaveMount July 31, 2013
beautiful
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka July 31, 2013
Thanks Dave.
rosemarieedwards
 
rosemarieedwards July 31, 2013
Beautiful colours and detail
Rosemarie
rosemarieedwards
 
rosemarieedwards July 31, 2013
Beautiful colours and detail
Rosemarie
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 01, 2013
Thank you V much.
tonygrowden
 
tonygrowden August 03, 2013
A stunning capture of such a beautiful bird. It amazes me how they seem to have a distance meter built in when you are trying to get closer for a shot. You move 1 meter closer and they move 1 meter away. lol :)
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 03, 2013
I know what you mean. They do it to keep lens makers happy.....
HaliSowle PRO
 
HaliSowle August 03, 2013
Such a lovely bird. Great colors!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 03, 2013
Thanks for the review
jrsosky
 
jrsosky August 06, 2013
Fantastic shot!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 07, 2013
Thank you.
MireilleLeurs
 
MireilleLeurs August 07, 2013
Nice soft color and well captured
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 07, 2013
Much appreciated.
JudyAnn Platinum
 
JudyAnn August 08, 2013
Wonderful clarity and dof.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 13, 2013
Thank you
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots August 13, 2013
Beautiful capture!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 13, 2013
Thanks a lot
cmuller
 
cmuller August 15, 2013
Wow! Great composition, beautiful shot!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 21, 2013
Thank you v much
janoogee
 
janoogee August 21, 2013
beautiful image of this colorful bird. Great shot in every way.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 21, 2013
Thanks again.
Phototech
 
Phototech August 23, 2013
Awesome shot !!!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 23, 2013
Thank you v much
donanzinger PRO
 
donanzinger August 23, 2013
A gorgeous bird - nicely done done. If you have time, you might enjoy looking at my Wild Birds album.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 23, 2013
Thanks I will.
derekheslop
 
derekheslop August 24, 2013
Terrific image and very well composed.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 24, 2013
Thank you.
BrianBasson PRO+
 
BrianBasson August 25, 2013
Superb detail and colour! Brian :-)
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 25, 2013
Thank you v much
Thimbee
 
Thimbee August 25, 2013
Nicely done!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 25, 2013
Thanks so much
shellandshilo
 
shellandshilo August 26, 2013
Wow gorgeous capture just love how you caught this beautiful bird perched on top of that slender branch it compliments each other so that we focus mainly on that bird and the detail is amazing just love it.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 26, 2013
Thank you so much for the time taken.
disneymamom PRO+
 
disneymamom September 06, 2013
another fabulous shot and edit is well done..
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka September 06, 2013
Thanks again.
akhtarkhan
 
akhtarkhan September 07, 2013
Magnificent colours, awesome detail, wonderful DOF. Amazing capture.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka September 07, 2013
Thanks a lot
Joel_Li
 
Joel_Li September 08, 2013
oh.....
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka September 08, 2013
Thanks.
Kazza60
 
Kazza60 September 15, 2013
outstanding !! love the detail and clarity
Elyzabeth PRO
 
Elyzabeth September 25, 2013
Exquisite bird!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka September 26, 2013
Thanks, much appreciated all those encouraging words.
eirephile
 
eirephile September 29, 2013
Lovely shot with such clarity.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka September 29, 2013
Much appreciated.
rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 October 02, 2013
Beautiful bird - awesome capture!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka October 02, 2013
Thanks, my first bird image and was lucky again.
herman-anwar
 
herman-anwar November 21, 2013
so clear and sharp...fantastic shot...
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 21, 2013
Thanks so much.
jleiweke
 
jleiweke November 22, 2013
Congrats!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 22, 2013
Thank you.
swinchester
 
swinchester November 28, 2013
Amazing photo!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 28, 2013
Thanks so much
donanzinger PRO
 
donanzinger December 04, 2013
Terrific image!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka December 05, 2013
Thanks so much.
khunthumsi
 
khunthumsi January 07, 2014
superb shot
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka January 08, 2014
Thank you.
Tomek PRO+
 
Tomek February 17, 2014
brilliant colours and focus, well composed!
gondmagdi Premium
 
gondmagdi March 27, 2014
Wowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww ! Wonderful, all your pictures are amazing !
RonClark PRO+
 
RonClark May 06, 2014
congratulations on your "Staff Favorite" award. that is a beautiful capture.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka May 07, 2014
Thanks so much
onyanita PRO+
 
onyanita August 15, 2014
outstanding camera work, colour and composition
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 16, 2014
Thanks so much.
snowdon PRO
 
snowdon August 21, 2014
Gorgeous bee eater, wonderful composition
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka August 22, 2014
Thanks so much. Hope you don't get 53 of this.
lizziemellis PRO+
 
lizziemellis July 18, 2015
Excellent detail, colour, composition and clarity just perfect:-)
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka July 19, 2015
Thanks for reviewing my images and awards.
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 October 14, 2015
love this. Congratulations on your award!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka October 14, 2015
Thanks so much.
UnkleFrank PRO+
 
UnkleFrank November 04, 2015
Beautiful colors and perspective. Voted Colorful Birds.....
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 04, 2015
Thanks for the encouragement.
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 November 05, 2015
Very pretty, voted Colorful Birds
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 08, 2015
Thanks for the encouragement.
rmr731 PRO+
 
rmr731 November 10, 2015
Beautiful Ruwan! Congrats!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 10, 2015
Thanks and for all the support given.
AHogue PRO+
 
AHogue November 10, 2015
Congrats on your gorgeous finalist!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 10, 2015
Thanks and for all the support given.
Kazza60
 
Kazza60 November 10, 2015
stunning capture Ruwan .. congratulations on a well deserved Win
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 10, 2015
Thanks and for all the support given.
sarahmirkin Premium
 
sarahmirkin November 10, 2015
Awesome shot! Congrats on being a finalist! Such a gorgeous bird!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 10, 2015
Thanks Sarah.
lizziemellis PRO+
 
lizziemellis November 11, 2015
Congratulations Ruwan on your finalist award, beautiful bird a real winner :-)
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 11, 2015
Thanks for the encouragement.
carolcardillo PRO
 
carolcardillo November 11, 2015
Congrats on being a Finalist, Ruwan, with this exquisite shot!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 11, 2015
Thanks for the encouragement.
MaryAnne306 PRO+
 
MaryAnne306 November 15, 2015
Such a beautiful and elegant photograph. Congratulations on being a finalist.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 15, 2015
Thanks for the encouragement.
onyanita PRO+
 
onyanita November 15, 2015
yay...Contest Finalist.....congrats to you Ruwan
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 15, 2015
Thanks for the encouragement.
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots November 15, 2015
Great shot! Congrats.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 15, 2015
Thanks for the encouragement.
mclaybaugh Platinum
 
mclaybaugh November 15, 2015
Congrats on finalist.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 16, 2015
Thanks for the encouragement.
NanaSue54 PRO+
 
NanaSue54 November 15, 2015
Excellent!! Congratulations on being a finalist!! :)
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 16, 2015
Thanks for the encouragement.
cevert
 
cevert November 16, 2015
Stunning! I enjoyed reading your behind the lens for this image. Congrats :D
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 17, 2015
Thanks for the encouragement.
Flosno
 
Flosno November 16, 2015
CONGRATULATIONS on this achievement....well deserved
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 17, 2015
Thanks for the encouragement.
nandicmb PRO
 
nandicmb November 16, 2015
Congratulations on both your Awards!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 17, 2015
Thanks for the encouragement.
terryc PRO+
 
terryc January 15, 2016
What a stunning capture, Ruwan!!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka January 15, 2016
Thanks so much. This is my first usable bird shot taken with a relatively cheap camera.
ReneeBlake PRO+
 
ReneeBlake January 16, 2016
I don't know how I missed this last time I visited your gallery ! Gorgeous shot of this beautiful bird. Congrats on your awards !
Renee
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka January 16, 2016
Thanks Renee, most appreciated.
Roussou
 
Roussou February 16, 2016
Excellent capture, well done
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka February 17, 2016
Most appreciated.
marizzza
 
marizzza February 16, 2016
beautiful!!!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka February 17, 2016
Most appreciated.
catherinethompson PRO
 
catherinethompson April 20, 2016
Beautiful. Love the colouring and composition.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka April 20, 2016
Most appreciated.
ElaineCatlingPhotography
 
Amazing composition captured beautifully.
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka May 22, 2016
most appreciated.
onyanita PRO+
 
onyanita May 28, 2016
voted!
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 July 13, 2016
voted Art in Nature
estercastillo08 PRO+
 
estercastillo08 March 11, 2017
Voted Monthly Pro 29
modelmeemaw Premium
 
modelmeemaw November 20, 2017
Beautiful bird, great composition !
Martha
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka March 12, 2018
Thanks Martha and sorry for the delayed reply.
Vagabond4321
 
Vagabond4321 March 12, 2018
Great photo of the Rainbow Beeeater. Where did you find it?
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka March 12, 2018
Thanks. Yala National Park Sri Lanka.
Topaz62 PRO
 
Topaz62 June 29, 2020
This is lovely!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka June 29, 2020
Thank you so much
Marylee8797 Platinum
 
Marylee8797 September 30, 2020
So beautiful!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka September 30, 2020
Most appreciated
Aloke
 
Aloke November 01, 2020
It\'s a marvellous click. 🌹❤🌹
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka November 01, 2020
Thank you so much.
philipburrows Platinum
 
philipburrows Apr 15
beautiful bird beautiful colours well-done \u1F44F
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka Apr 15
Thank you for the review.
sue-zon PRO+
 
sue-zon Apr 23
Truly exceptional!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka Apr 23
Most appreciated.
SusiStroud PRO+
 
SusiStroud Apr 29
Congratulations Rueam on this very beautiful photo. Well reserved😀
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka Apr 29
Most appreciated.
Joviaal PRO
 
Joviaal Apr 29
Hi Ruwan, Congratulations with your first place in the Feathers and Wings photo contest. Well done!
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka Apr 29
Thank you for the encouragement Joop, most appreciated .
Loucas PRO
 
Loucas May 01
fantastic capture
RuwanFonseka PRO
RuwanFonseka May 01
Thank you so much.
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