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Even the blue tits have seen enough of this!
I had to use a bit of fill in flash and got soaked.. Wish I had his waterproofing...


Many thanks to you all for your kind comments and votes for the great tits. For those who had doubts, I think his name is François but he has gone into hiding nowWink

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikkor AI 500.0 mm f/4.0 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:26 Jan 2014 - 9:46 PM
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:1400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Return detected
White Balance:Auto
Title:Got enough- roll on spring!
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:26 Jan 2014 - 8:05 PM
Tags:Bird, Blue tit, Dordogne, Horrible weather, January, Rain, Tits, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:44
Voters:Badgerfred · Mike_Young · andylea · DicksPics · Bzox · NaturesHaven · Mollycat · ColleenA · Louise_Morris · Eastlands · fentiger · dark_lord · Mike_Smith · Brovy · banehawi · mrswoolybill · rontear · GeorgePlatis · netta1234 · gwynn56 · Holmewood · JuBarney · LynneJoyce · taggart · AlexAppleby · EMJAYCEE · Irishkate · M_squared · Herge88 · CarolG · dven · Alan_Baseley · turniptowers · Maiwand · tonyng · tomcat · Philip_H · Brian65 · CaroleS · georgiepoolie · bluetitblue · User_Removed · maratsuikka · Glostopcat ·
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Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
26 Jan 2014 - 8:09 PM

Excellent pose captured Annette, fine image,
Fred.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 8:19 PM

Brilliant detail and colour annette poor little thing I think we're all fed up of the rain a cracker nice one Wink
Andy

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Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 8:22 PM

We've all enough rain, its still pouring down here. Nice to meet Francois. Peter.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2239 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 8:26 PM

Hope you kept the camera set Annette. Love the rain in the bg. A charming capture
Come to SA the sun shines here GrinGrin

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3225 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 9:38 PM

I do feel sorry for the little bird,and I feel as fed up as him as well.
A great imageSmile
NettaSmile

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Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
26 Jan 2014 - 9:43 PM

Great shot Annette. Cathy

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 10:23 PM

I can empathise with this Blue Tit. Great pose, well worth getting soaked for.

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 10:24 PM

Difficult year weather wise for everyone!

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 10:35 PM

From that pose I think he's thinking he's a nuthatch.
Joan.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2014 - 10:39 PM

A brilliant pose and love your capture of the rain.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8169 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2014 - 6:20 AM

What a super capture, Annette, looks more like snow than rain to meSmile Carol

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tonyng
tonyng Plus Member 5tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2014 - 11:25 AM

You've got a 500mm too!

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2014 - 3:17 PM

Tony, yes, 4sale.. I prefer the 600 cause I can hold it in my hands . Yesterdays were taken leaning on a fork handle.. (Since you asked) the 500mm is brighter and as sharp or maybe even better but too heavy for me to drag around.

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96227 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jan 2014 - 6:50 PM

Hi Annette,
Join the "wet" clubSad

Also check your camera settings, especially the date
According to the EXIF you took this shot after you actually uploaded itWink

Adrian

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Glostopcat Plus Member 8249 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2014 - 7:57 PM

It makes a change to see a shot of one in the rain, well done you for braving the bad weather, tomcat would have stayed inside in the warm!Tongue

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