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Another shot with the canon - thanks Lillian - through glass, at the end of a lovely day at Paradise Park in December.
A shame its not in the wild, but at least I took a few shots.

Many thanks for all the advice and C&Cs.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:13 Dec 2012 - 3:33 PM
Focal Length:187mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual

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philhomer
philhomer  553 forum posts England32 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 12:02 PM

good use of - EC to stop whites from 'blowing' - although of course if using spot metering you have to be aware that if taking a measurement from the white areas then the camera will already be calculating what it believes to be the correct shutter speed for that area and as such -EC could under-expose. personally i find it better to use one method or the other.

also, consider whether the horizontal line above the subject is a distraction or not - it's your image so only your opinion truly matters

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
16 Jan 2013 - 12:11 PM

This is such a lovely photo of this stunning bird !!

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 3:08 PM

As this was taken through very thick and dirty glass Ju..that is one fine image
Good details in the feathers and eye and the water line in the pool does not worry me
well captured
Lillian

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 3:27 PM

Cracking shot
mike

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Gypsyman
Gypsyman Plus Member 4662 forum postsGypsyman vcard England
16 Jan 2013 - 3:43 PM

Very Nice Capture. well done.

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Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 6Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 - 4:04 PM

Great shot Ju.
Brian

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16 Jan 2013 - 4:17 PM

Super image.
Regards, Alf.

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DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 4:38 PM

An excellent shot, Ju!

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terryxc
terryxc  2 England
16 Jan 2013 - 5:34 PM

I liked this even before i knew it was taken through glass, which i think makes it an even better shot.

Terry.

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jaymark1
jaymark1  7 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 - 6:03 PM

Lovely shot.

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44051 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom111 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 7:05 PM

A very handsome bird, unfortunately I have failed miserably in capturing this seaside beauty.

Regards Nathan Grin

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ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
16 Jan 2013 - 9:25 PM

Interesting bird! Great photo-trophy!Smile
Regards Valery

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Growmore
Growmore Plus Member 6Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 10:16 PM

Well detailed capture and wonderful marking.

Gary

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canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 8:15 AM

Fantastic image Ju
Jim

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raygregson
raygregson Plus Member 7raygregson vcard United Kingdom
17 Jan 2013 - 3:03 PM

superb capture,well done.ray

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jan 2013 - 2:16 PM

a lovely bird, great detail.

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