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Autumn Great Tit (Parus major)

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A Great Tit (Parus major) posing in the garden a couple of months ago, against a background of reddening Autumn foliage.

My thanks to you all for your great support of yesterday's upload , with a special thank you to Dave(Rev2), Johanna(Brownsilent) and Richard (MossyOak) for their User Awards - very much appreciated and highly valued Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:23 Oct 2012 - 3:58 PM
Focal Length:700mm 6.8m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:2500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Autumn Great Tit (Parus major)
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:20 Dec 2012 - 9:40 AM
Tags:Autumn, Bird, Foliage, Garden, Great tit, Japanese acer shrub, Parus major, Posing, Red, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:47

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 - 9:42 AM

What a lovely Great Tit image. Great pose, composition and background.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 9:58 AM

Super Great Tit photography, the perch, pose and background and spot on Sylvia, love it
David

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siduck68
siduck68  2 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 - 10:06 AM

Excellent lovely background colour

Simon

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 10:17 AM

That background really is stunning showing up the colour and detail of the bird.
Carole

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 10:51 AM

Great shot with your acer again providing an excellent b/g, Sylvia.
Ronnie.

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 - 11:00 AM

Great image. Well captured.

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Dwaller
Dwaller  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 12:36 PM

nice shot, love the detail
David SmileSmile

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 - 12:58 PM

Very good shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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christinecilia
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20 Dec 2012 - 2:44 PM

love it well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 3:31 PM

Cracking picture & pose.
Colin

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 6:37 PM

Cracking little Great Tit Sylvia. That BG is so effective.
Ron

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85907 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2012 - 7:04 PM

Please go to the top of the class, SylviaWink

Adrian

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
21 Dec 2012 - 6:35 PM

Congrats on the GEA Sylvia - super image - nearly missed this.Smile
Brian.

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MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
22 Dec 2012 - 10:09 AM

Superb image Sylvia and spot on throughout with a great turn of head.
Looking at the number of GEA's given, mine as well takes the glory away I feel especially when they do not leave a comment as to why they like it, but congratulations all the same.
Richard

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 6:24 PM

What a proud and alert pose from this handsome little chap, the acer makes the perfect backdrop

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