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First Time Visit to Costa Rica

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I was fortunate this past June to spend 12 days in Costa Rica.  We visited 5 different areas all filled with an incredible abundance of wildlife!!  These are just a few.

 

 

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Thank you Ann!  I will definitely return to Costa Rica!  On top of the fact that it has such an abundance of life, it is VERY reasonable financially to stay and travel around.

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Super stuff Nancy, please tell me what species the Blue Bird is?

 

whwnever I see the name Nancy, I always think of Oliver Twist. :D

 

My my fave is the Woodpecker. :yes:

 

If if you keep posting this sort of quality, we will have to put something in your tea. :no:


Mike Gorman

 

Lumix G9 , GX8 - Leica 12, 15, 20, 25, 42.5 - 8-18, 12-35, 12-60, 35-100, 45-175

 

 

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Thanks Nancy. :D


Mike Gorman

 

Lumix G9 , GX8 - Leica 12, 15, 20, 25, 42.5 - 8-18, 12-35, 12-60, 35-100, 45-175

 

 

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Beautifully captured set of photographs!

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Terrific set, Nancy! I am having a hard time picking one to put in the Inspiration gallery. :) 

 

I have heard only good things about Costa Rica. Would like to go there one day too, although I suspect for us Africans it won't be a reasonably priced travel experience. 

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Wow Nancy ... these are all just too good to pick a favourite ... each image has its own highlights ... from the frog caught by the owl to that staring view of the woodpecker ... great photography and excellent handling of colors in post processing.

 

thanks for sharing!

Chris

 

... note to self ... put Costa Rica on the list of places to visit ...


Never mind the words ... just hum along and keep on going...

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Thanks so much all for such kind comments!!!  Dallas once you get to Costa Rica, it is VERY reasonable, as in really inexpensive.  

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Nancy, great photos.  What lenses did you use?

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Anthony thanks!  I used mostly my Nikon 500 f/4 E, FL, ED, VR lens and the Nikon 70-200 f/4G, VR with the Nikon 1.4E III TC.

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Congrats for this stunning set. 

The green lizard and the sloth are my favorite.

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Aguinaldo

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Nikon / Zeiss

"You are not a loser when you're defeated.
You are a loser when you quit".
(Dr. House)

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Thanks, Nancy.  Did you find that the light levels were low in the jungle?

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Anthony, yes the light levels were lower, but use of a flash was very helpful.  I used the Nikon SB-700 at lower output levels to help, but tried not to get the "flashed" look.  At night with the frogs, I used a softbox on my flash unit.

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wow, impressive series, beautiful!

 

The hummingbird is gorgeous, followed by the

Three-toed Sloth, but all fo them are great 

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Regards,

Armando

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Thanks, Nancy, I hope one day to be able to go to Costa Rica, so your advice is very helpful.

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Nancy you are indeed a master of your craft... Stellar technique combined with superb visual excellence... Truly inspirational...

Such gifted aptitude with manipulating color harmonies and compositional elements... a joy to behold...

 

Looking forward to more of your intriguing tenured efforts...

 

Thank you for sharing...

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great feature shots, not easily done at all. Thank you!

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Regenerate green infrastructure. Let Biodiversity rule!

I blog at: http://klimafarm.com/

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