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Thought I'd throw you all a "curveball" today by uploading a shot of a Reed Bunting and seeing if any of you are awake and notice the change from Moths......Tongue

Well I didn't want you all thinking I'd forsaken my bird photography now did I......So yes I still keep my hand in, although I must admit I don't seem to get as much time as I'd like doing it. Took this last year sometime. but only just processed the RAW files, I really must get on top of my work.....1000's of images and no time to process them Sad Won't be doing very much commenting today as I've got the grandchildren here, but I promise to catch up later on this evening......

Regards to all......Ade

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 350D
Lens:Sigma EX 50-500mm (Bigma)
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Curveball!
Username:Ade_Osman Ade_Osman
Uploaded:10 Aug 2011 - 3:05 PM
Tags:Avies, Birds, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Reed bunting, Wildlife / nature
Votes:73

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debu
debu  4 India
10 Aug 2011 - 3:08 PM

Very nice detailed image.
debu

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
10 Aug 2011 - 3:10 PM

Lovely well detailed capture.

Len

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john_starkey
10 Aug 2011 - 3:11 PM

Beautiful shot Ade,I like how you have framed it too,

John.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 3:29 PM

I know the feeling-- way too many choices to be made image wise-- enjoy your children!

OH, and you still know how to do great bird images!

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Julian
Julian  976 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 3:30 PM

Lovely in every way, including great focus, nice bokeh, sharp subject, great angle. What a beauty Ade.Grin

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NigelKiteley
NigelKiteley e2 Member 5NigelKiteley vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 3:32 PM

This is superb Ade. Love the diagonal perch, and the detail and colours are wonderful, as is the super smooth bg!

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 3:42 PM

Superb shot Ade, cracking detail and pose,
Geoff.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 4:24 PM

Great from presentation to the wonderful sharp image Ade
love the angle and that brilliant little branch of willow..wonderful
Lillian

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mikan
mikan  3 Romania
10 Aug 2011 - 4:27 PM

great shot

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Snapitt
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10 Aug 2011 - 4:44 PM

Wonderful image Ade. Superb detail and composition.

Jane

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 4:56 PM

A superb capture, excellent comp and pose with wonderful detail.
Steve.

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chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England240 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 5:46 PM

Great position in the frame Ade,lovely detail & dof.

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geoffrey baker
geoffrey baker e2 Member 10496 forum postsgeoffrey baker vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 6:45 PM

Very nice Ade Smile
Well done.

Geoff.

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stokesy
stokesy  3 Scotland
10 Aug 2011 - 7:08 PM

excellent all round image doesnt get much better, ronnie

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mattberry
mattberry e2 Member 10259 forum postsmattberry vcard England14 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 7:14 PM

Beautifully composed and captured Ade! I can't / won't do birds (no gear, no skill, no patience), so always admire a first class image such as this!

Matt

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Maiwand
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10 Aug 2011 - 7:15 PM

Top quality in every respect Ade. Superb.
Ron

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 4109 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 7:23 PM

Superb shot Ade - these are such lovely birds.
Jason

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lawbert
lawbert  71713 forum posts England15 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 7:25 PM

This is spot on AdeSmile
Awesome in fact!!
All the Best
Paul

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 7:34 PM

so much joy to be found amongst grandchildren I am sure you have had a tiring but invigorating day - this is a beauty of a shot with the colouring spot on

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JackieB
JackieB  4 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 7:39 PM

Excellent capture Ade....well done

Jackie

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 8:05 PM

A cracking shot of this male reed bunting Ade, I bet there was a moth there somewhere until this handsome fellow pictured devoured it!Wink

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Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42315 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
10 Aug 2011 - 8:12 PM

Superb capture Ade - maybe you could have called it Mothballed as you'd not brought it out for a while & we would have still got the moth fix!! Grin Some lovely feather detail. Lou

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janty66
janty66  7 England
10 Aug 2011 - 8:12 PM

Top shot....

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 8:31 PM

Superb capture, Ade - pin sharp with lovely detail and clean bg tones. One I would love to have in my PF.
Sylvia

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KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 9:12 PM

Top shot Ade pose and detail superb.
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tomcat
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10 Aug 2011 - 9:27 PM

Nana!GrinTongueWink


Adrian

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10 Aug 2011 - 9:29 PM

Excellent capture Ade
Steve

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MikeGreaves
10 Aug 2011 - 10:04 PM

Beautiful capture of the elusive Reed Bunting Moth, Ade,,you did well to even see itSmile
Great job mate
Mike

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 10:33 PM

Ticks all the boxes for me, Ade. Perfectly captured, good detail & set against an ideal b/g.
Terry

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Daisymaye
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11 Aug 2011 - 12:40 AM

Superb capture............Sandy

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
11 Aug 2011 - 4:51 AM

A lovely background and great details on the bunting

Peter

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 7:14 AM

A real funny looking moth!!!! A cracking shot Ade - a good comp, good detail and colour and a clean bg

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Devon_Wild
11 Aug 2011 - 7:47 AM

Super capture, good detail and colour ..........Rob

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2011 - 7:44 PM

no antennae is the givaway lol... stunning capture
bunSmile

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2011 - 3:13 PM

oh dear I had overlooked this one on a busy day, you acrobat is such a beauty.

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