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Good evening,
Another early start today, hoped for a Cuckoo but got a Blackcap instead. This chap was singing his heart out. A very difficult day photography wise
as the wind was very strong, making focusing a bit of a nightmare. Thanks for looking and thanks for the comments etc. on the Cuckoo.
Colin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:1 May 2011 - 7:21 AM
Focal Length:560mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/8.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Blackcap
Username:Norfolkboy Norfolkboy
Uploaded:1 May 2011 - 6:17 PM
Tags:Blackcap, Colin sendall, Sylvia atricapilla, Warblers, Wheat fen, Wildlife / nature
Votes:20

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 5Len1950 vcard England
1 May 2011 - 6:25 PM

A nice capture with a super composition.

Len

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8323 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2011 - 7:29 PM

I know how difficult some days can beWink did you by any chance put in the catchlight in the eye as it doesnt look right to me

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2011 - 8:06 PM

No Ann, the picture is as shot. The sun was rising behind him and to his right.
Colin

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ianrobinson
ianrobinson e2 Member 51181 forum postsianrobinson vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2011 - 8:56 PM

nice one Colin, i agree it was very windy today i stayed around our pond for some series shots of Dragonfly's.
considering the wind this shot is very good Colin.
I take it you live in or near Strumpshaw as i do.

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Scuttleatflordon
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1 May 2011 - 9:13 PM

Very well captured for a windy day.
peter

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HobbitDave
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1 May 2011 - 11:30 PM

Good shot, these little fellows aren't easy to get. Nice one.
Dave.

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tomcat
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2 May 2011 - 4:54 PM

Don't mention the windSad

Not taken one shot of anything with a pulse all holiday

Adrian

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Shellio
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2 May 2011 - 5:07 PM

Great capture, I like the way the light catches its eye.
Shell

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Ray42
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3 May 2011 - 7:30 AM

A great shot - of this very elusive songster Smile

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Glyn1
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3 May 2011 - 12:31 PM

not managed to bad one of these as yet.
Nicely done.

Glyn

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Samuel_Aron
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3 May 2011 - 5:00 PM

Lovely shot!
Sam.

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norton
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9 May 2011 - 4:47 PM

Nice capture Colin.................

Tony.

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