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Another Coal Tit (Periparus ater) taken in our garden last month, against a background of golden cupressus hedging, red dogwood shrubs and white pampas grass plumes.

Many thanks for your C&Cs on yesterdays Robin - very much appreciated as always Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:14 Nov 2012 - 12:59 PM
Focal Length:500mm 4.7m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Another Coal Tit
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:4 Dec 2012 - 9:05 AM
Tags:Bird, Coal tit, Cupressus hedging, Golden, Pampas grass plumes, Periparus ater, Red dogwood shrubs, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:36

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 9:17 AM

A fabulous image of this lovely little coal tit in classic nuthatch pose. As always you have the perfect backdrop for the shot

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 9:36 AM

An excellent shot Sylvia.
Ron

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 9:46 AM

Stunning, pin sharp, great bg and a top pose. Love it.

Andy

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MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 9:52 AM

Never the easiest of birds to capture as they never settle for long. Superb detail and I like the diagonal of the perch against another well thought out natural background
Richard

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nealie
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4 Dec 2012 - 11:50 AM

Superb detail and perfect lighting it doesn't get much better.

John

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Karen_Summers
Karen_Summers e2 Member 5Karen_Summers vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 2:06 PM

beautiful shot

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MalcolmM
MalcolmM e2 Member 927 forum postsMalcolmM vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 2:08 PM

Fine shot & a lovely background.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85912 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 2:33 PM

Thought it would have received more attention by now - perhaps like me, everyone is at workSad

Adrian

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 4:21 PM

Well captured, Sylvia. A superb image.
Colin

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
4 Dec 2012 - 4:31 PM

Beautiful pose. Love the catch-light. Well captured.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 5:28 PM

Great photo Sylvia, the feather detail, pose and background is superb
David

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