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Liverpool Peirhead.

Camera:Canon EOS 300D
Lens:Sigma 18-50
Recording media:ISO 100
Title:Evening Roost
Username:ericfaragh ericfaragh
Uploaded:5 Nov 2004 - 8:36 PM
Tags:Birds, Evening, Landscape / travel, Mersey, Pigeon, Pigeons, River, River mersey, Roost, Roosting, Roosting pigeons, Starburst, Sunset
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tull
tull e2 Member 11181 forum poststull vcard United Kingdom
5 Nov 2004 - 8:50 PM

Beautiful Eric,did you use a filter to get the star shaped sun?

Mark.

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shutter speed
5 Nov 2004 - 8:51 PM

Lovely mood to this image Eric.
Excellent work
Regards Ian

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2004 - 8:55 PM

Thanks for commenting Mark, glad you like it. I have no filters save a UV skylight, permanently attached purely for lens protection. The star effect comes from my habitual tiny aperture setting. Smile

Thanks Ian. Smile

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paulstefan
paulstefan e2 Member 10509 forum postspaulstefan vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2004 - 9:04 PM

Really nice shot - like the comp and tones - think it all goes together really well
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Paul

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mr g
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5 Nov 2004 - 9:18 PM

Great position for the pigeon bottom right. Nice shot Eric
Rob

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lyne
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5 Nov 2004 - 9:22 PM

Lovely shot beautiful sky and lighting well done lyne.

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IanFlindt
IanFlindt e2 Member 10739 forum postsIanFlindt vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2004 - 9:23 PM

Excellent, Eric, and the pigeon adds an element of humour.

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deavilin
deavilin e2 Member 10339 forum postsdeavilin vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2004 - 9:28 PM

Your lighting ain't half bad either what a lovely image you have here, I love the sun and must start to use a smaller aperture I love this effectSmile

Charlotte

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speeedyblue2
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5 Nov 2004 - 9:32 PM

You always get amazing detail out of your shots Eric, wonderful. Love the star and the pigeon!

Mary

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belerophon
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5 Nov 2004 - 10:28 PM

nice one eric

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bassan
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5 Nov 2004 - 10:33 PM

like it

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jan's
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5 Nov 2004 - 10:36 PM

Excellent shot.love the colour..
CLICK..

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andytvcams
andytvcams e2 Member 1210396 forum postsandytvcams vcard United Kingdom
5 Nov 2004 - 11:12 PM

I can see you doing a book eric,on your home city,Ive never seen so many dramatic photos of Liverpool.

Andy...

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2004 - 11:32 PM

Thanks Paul, Rob, Lyne, Ian, Charlotte, Mary, Gaz, Sam, Jan and Andy. Good to have your feedback. Smile

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rf
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5 Nov 2004 - 11:34 PM

nice one click

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cooky
cooky e2 Member 10cooky vcard United Kingdom
6 Nov 2004 - 12:47 AM

This is like one of those children's books that have you looking for different elements! The f/g pigeon, starburst effect, highlighted buildings and bird roosting! Love the tones too. Have a good weekend's photography Eric.
Kath

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2004 - 9:25 AM

Thanks Richard and Kath, glad you both like it. Smile

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muzzeyman
muzzeyman e2 Member 11293 forum postsmuzzeyman vcard United Kingdom
6 Nov 2004 - 10:06 AM

Very effective Eric. I like this mainly for the sky, so many different layers to it. Well taken as always.
Phil

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2004 - 10:25 AM

Thanks Phil, glad you like it.

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jan 1
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6 Nov 2004 - 10:35 AM

Wonderful lightened again, Eric. The Pigeons adds a lot to it.
Jan

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JouŠo
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6 Nov 2004 - 12:29 PM

Excellent shot, Eric!
Great composition!
Click!

Jouko

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highlander
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6 Nov 2004 - 12:43 PM

Hello Eric, I admire your latest shots depicting good atmospheric conditions over the pool...well composed and super sky. click
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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2004 - 1:18 PM

Thanks Jan, Jouko and Doug, great to have your comments. Smile

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paul_indigo
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6 Nov 2004 - 5:30 PM

The inclusion of the birds and the strong composition help introduce an exciting edge to this picture.

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magda_indigo
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6 Nov 2004 - 6:10 PM

love the comp, the light, a most enjoyable image, Eric, click (*:*)

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2004 - 1:00 AM

Thanks Paul and Magda, good to know you both like it. Smile

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deviant
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7 Nov 2004 - 3:01 AM

Like the effect of the tiny aperture. Very nice elements in this shot to make it that little bit better like the birds etc...
David

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2004 - 3:25 AM

Thank you David...and no sign of the birdfeeder in it. Grin

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lordposh
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7 Nov 2004 - 2:31 PM

Like it Eric and no overkill from sun glare either.....

Roger

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7 Nov 2004 - 2:43 PM

Thanks Roger, glad you think so. Smile

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Atlas
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7 Nov 2004 - 10:12 PM

Nicely captured Eric ☼☼☼☼☼

Rob

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Cat&Mouse
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7 Nov 2004 - 11:25 PM

Oh, photographing against the sun!Always difficult and always Beautiful!

Nice shot Eric,
CLICK.

Malik & Mary.

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ericfaragh
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8 Nov 2004 - 1:21 AM

Thanks Rob and Malik and Mary, good to hear from you all.

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8 Nov 2004 - 3:18 AM

Click.
Eddie.

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Silvijo
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8 Nov 2004 - 1:07 PM

Smile

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8 Nov 2004 - 2:03 PM

Thanks for stopping by to view Eddie and Silvijo. Smile

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8 Nov 2004 - 4:00 PM

The composition is fantastic, captured at just the right moment!

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8 Nov 2004 - 7:36 PM

Very good seires of Liverpool evening shots, well done

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2004 - 11:17 PM

Thanks Gary and Steve, good to have your comments. Smile

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grahammul
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9 Nov 2004 - 9:35 AM

Great starbust of a sun Eric and that really amazing moody sky. The pigeon in the foreground gives a nice extra bit of interest.
Regards,
Graham.

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ericfaragh
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9 Nov 2004 - 11:45 AM

Thanks very much Graham, glad you like it. Smile

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BrianM
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14 Nov 2004 - 8:47 AM

An excellent capture and a super image. Somehow I feel I want to crop the top off the post to concentrate attention on the sunburst and the bird in flight (which then becomes more noticeable. Love the inclusion the pigeon bottom right, good work, I like it.

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14 Nov 2004 - 10:14 AM

Thanks Brian, good to hear from you. Smile

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Shanny
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27 Dec 2004 - 12:49 PM

Georgeous shot! I love the sun flare, and the Speckled Jim is fantastic!
Matt

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11 Feb 2006 - 4:36 PM

Thanks you Matt, glad you like it. Smile

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