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Good day to you all...

Thank you all so very much for wonderful response that you gave my RGB Series, it was certainly a worthwhile photographic adventure. A special mention goes to Chrissie3 (Chrissie) and Franken (Ken) for their most welcomed User Awards following yesterdays last in the series upload.

Todays three were captured a little while ago as you can see from the beautiful blue sky. They show one of the many Jackdaws which live in the village, this particular one likes to have a little dance. "Maybe the Chimney was hot?"

I hope that you all have a wonderful day what ever you get up to.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS APO HSM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:30 Sep 2013 - 10:06 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.2
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:From a Jack to a King....
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:19 Oct 2013 - 8:05 AM
Tags:Chimney, Dancing, Jackdaw, Roof, Wildlife / nature
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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 8:09 AM

beautiful duo ! love those piercing eyes

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Caziwinkles
19 Oct 2013 - 8:11 AM

Bring another song to mind Nathan 'Up on the roof...!' Three great images. Smile

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rhys47
rhys47 e2 Member 5rhys47 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 8:20 AM

A fantastically sharp image, and I like the contrast between the colour of the eyes and the sky. And great expression in V3Smile

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 8:21 AM

Great shots with a little bit of shadow, Nathan. V1 is my favorite.

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Mollycat
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19 Oct 2013 - 8:24 AM

Another great set Nathan. Love the title. Peter.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
19 Oct 2013 - 8:33 AM

Interesting throne it has Nathan Smile Such a lovely bird - great images Grin

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 8:34 AM

Beautifully caught Smile Startling birds Smile

Rod

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lynks
lynks  6 England
19 Oct 2013 - 8:35 AM

Nathan v1 for me.WinkWinkWinkWinkWink

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ColleenA
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19 Oct 2013 - 8:38 AM

Great set Nathan.....GrinGrinGrinGrin

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 8:40 AM

I will be singing that song all day now.........................GrinGrinGrin

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
19 Oct 2013 - 8:41 AM

3 lovely images. You've captured the eyes to perfection.

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LynneJoyce
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19 Oct 2013 - 8:47 AM

Three lovely images of one of my favourite birds. I used to have one of these guys visit me. It used to tap on the window to be let in then it would sit on my head. I soon learned to remove all jewellery before it came in!

Last Modified By LynneJoyce at 19 Oct 2013 - 8:47 AM

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GeorgePlatis
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19 Oct 2013 - 8:54 AM

Wonderful close up to this beautiful bird, excellent captures Nathan!
George

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 9:13 AM

Super captures, Nathan, love the little dance in V.1 Smile Carol

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 9:18 AM

A bright eyed beauty - nice trio of shots Nathan.
Joan.

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Craggwildlife
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19 Oct 2013 - 9:55 AM

Three good captures Nathan love V1

Hope you have a good day

David

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Mototaur
Mototaur e2 Member 126 forum postsMototaur vcard England
19 Oct 2013 - 9:56 AM

Great capture. The bird does look like it's on a hot part Smile

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54169 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 10:19 AM

I do like these cheeky jackdaws. One has learned how to dangle from the bird feeders in my garden now and makes great inroads into the fat balls.
Smile

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GordonLack
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19 Oct 2013 - 10:38 AM

Three good images Nathan, V1 is my favourite

Gordon

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Michaela_Solway
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19 Oct 2013 - 11:09 AM

There's something a little sinister in this jackdaws eyes, for which you captured very well.... V1 for me today Nathan
Michaela Wink

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franken
franken e2 Member 113027 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 11:17 AM

Lovely set Nathan.

Ken

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williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 11:25 AM

great shots Nathan, he is keeping an eye on you.


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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
19 Oct 2013 - 11:26 AM

Great picture! We have those on our chimney tops too and they can be very noisy!

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2013 - 11:54 AM

Beautiful setSmile

Eileen

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achieverswales
19 Oct 2013 - 12:34 PM

V1 showing the blue sheen nicely on the feathers Nathan, they are very intelligent birds, like all three.

Regards

Trev.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 12:47 PM

Beautifully captured against that blue sky - the chimney pots make a lovley contrast for the dark plumage.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
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19 Oct 2013 - 12:54 PM

Works well against the blue sky Nathan.
Good set.
And on the song theme,
just a pity there was no smoke for,
''Smoke Gets In Your Eyes'' !!
Mick.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 1:00 PM

A great set. All showing so well that lovely blue eye.

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 1:13 PM

Lovely shots, Nathan, nice detail and a hint of shadow.

Lavina

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Nikonuser1
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19 Oct 2013 - 1:26 PM

Great set of images Nathan, like the titleSmile


Cliff

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Scottishlandscapes
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19 Oct 2013 - 1:41 PM

I think he's asking for some coal on the fire and some heat up the chimney.

Dougie

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 2:45 PM

Great captures, lovely sharp images of the
blue eyed one.

B.

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Ray12
Ray12 e2 Member 168 forum postsRay12 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 3:03 PM

Three great images, the cause of so many chimney fires in the past with there nests

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briantjjones
19 Oct 2013 - 3:07 PM

Nathan, A lovely set of images. I like the contrast between the bird and the background sky. Smile
Brian J.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
19 Oct 2013 - 3:20 PM

Beautifully captured images, v1 for me

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2013 - 3:32 PM

Lady Luck played her hand just right for you here, Nathan GrinWink

P.

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 3:33 PM

Hello Nathan, I love them all but v3 with him cuddled up to the chimney pot is my favourite. Have a good week away, lots of R and R best wishes Patricia GrinGrin

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 3:51 PM

I see we're both into song titles today, my 'Underneath The Arches' and your 'From A Jack To A King'!! Grin Think I bought the latter, sung by Ned Miller....Wink Three lovely captures, Nathan, of your fine feathered friend Smile
Trev Smile

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 4:22 PM

Lovely detail in black shades.

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7116 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 6:06 PM

Hi Nathan, three great Jackdaw shots, one bird i have never got yet

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lifesnapper
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19 Oct 2013 - 6:07 PM

Great stuff Nathan, love the pose in V3

John Smile

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capto e2 Member 2943 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 6:19 PM

V1 for me, great characters are jackdaws, very entertaining.Smile

ivor

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kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 6:22 PM

Wonderful trio Nathan. I like V3 GrinGrin

Kathryn

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19 Oct 2013 - 6:44 PM

excellent series and I like the pose in v1.
regards
Yung

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Brian65
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19 Oct 2013 - 7:27 PM

3 Crackers Nathan.
Brian

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
19 Oct 2013 - 7:33 PM

Three excellently captured images Nathan.
Effrossini

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JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 7:55 PM

A really lovely set & esp. V3
Ju

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 8:33 PM

Three nice captures Nathan.

Ray

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Jenny-D
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19 Oct 2013 - 8:52 PM

Super captures Nathan.

Jenny Smile

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2013 - 9:03 PM

He might be doing a rain dance Grin

Beautiful light, colour and detail in all three, Nathan.

Andrew

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19 Oct 2013 - 9:12 PM

Pin sharp Nathan, excellentGrin

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SiHunt_GrafficSnapZ

The phrase "well stacked birds" springs to mind. Si.

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viscostatic
20 Oct 2013 - 9:45 AM

Beautiful intelligent birds. V3 my favourite here Nathan.

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20 Oct 2013 - 3:02 PM

A great set
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senn
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23 Oct 2013 - 11:50 AM

lovely trio here Nathan, .. excellent captures

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
26 Oct 2013 - 6:18 AM

Great set of images - like them all , Nathan.....Grin

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26 Oct 2013 - 8:37 PM

I think this cheeky fella thinks he's the chimney sweep character in Mary Poppins played by **** Van Dyke and is doing the dance and chimney sweep song!WinkGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Chinga
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7 Nov 2013 - 1:53 AM

A beautiful set! Stunning details and textures on show Nathan! IB

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