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SONY DSC

Brand:Sony
Lens:Sigma 170-500
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:29 Mar 2011 - 12:54 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:-0.3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Great Spotted Woodpecker
Username:mikepearce mikepearce
Uploaded:20 Nov 2012 - 5:23 PM
Tags:Avian, Bird, Cannock, Chase, Nature, Staffordshirer, Wildlife / nature, Woodland
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Votes:38
Voters:christinecilia · arhb · annettep38 · Ade_Osman · Fefe · Norfolkboy · paulb20 · NaturesHaven · craggwildlifephotography · Hazelmouse · mikesmith · Paintman · pdsdigital · tezquirk · johnjones · Jawoi · MattB1987 · nealie · JuBarney · Mike_S · Greyheron · P181 · MD2009 · M_squared · Trev_B · SailorBuoy · KBan · ImageProducer · Alan_Baseley · cabbie · nobby1 · fificat100 · dven · Arty · Louise_Morris · Niknut · Guy_Rogers · Altruizin ·
Views:104
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christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
20 Nov 2012 - 5:24 PM

lovely detail like the dof great capture. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 5:33 PM

wonderful detailed capture!

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 5:46 PM

Sharp as a tack!!!.....I'd be tempted to move the errant foliage on the right though Mike, just an opinion of course. Wink

Ade

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Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 5:48 PM

Great capture! Lovely perch too!
Diane

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy Plus Member 9Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 5:49 PM

An outstanding capture, Mike.
Colin

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3275 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 6:06 PM

Klingon on the starboard bow.........pin sharp, lovely capture........GrinGrinGrin

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mikesmith
mikesmith Plus Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 6:30 PM

I think I've got to agree with Ade about that annoying piece of foliage. It detracts from what is otherwise one of the beck GSW's I've seen on this site
Mike

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
20 Nov 2012 - 7:09 PM

Brill shot excellent detail and excellent B/G.
JJ

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JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2012 - 7:26 PM

Super detailed shot & love the perch.
Ju

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2012 - 7:27 PM

Well - who wouldn't be proud of this wonderful image.

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
20 Nov 2012 - 7:53 PM

Cor! She's hanging on! Grin
Great image. Well captured.

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ImageProducer
20 Nov 2012 - 9:34 PM

crisp clear detail.great shot. Smile

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fificat100
20 Nov 2012 - 10:52 PM

Spectacular capture. Superb detail and colour, pin-sharp.

Lavina

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DARPhotography
21 Nov 2012 - 9:00 AM

I agree with comments above remove that twig also I feel slightly over sharpened imuo but I like it Mike

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Louise_Morris
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21 Nov 2012 - 4:57 PM


Quote: I think I've got to agree with Ade about that annoying piece of foliage. It detracts from what is otherwise one of the beck GSW's I've seen on this site
Mike

Have to agree totally with this comment - a superb image! Lou

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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 4843 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2012 - 5:19 PM

Ooooo....impressive shot !!.....exquisite quality !!!!

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Guy_Rogers
21 Nov 2012 - 7:19 PM

Hello Mike.

Very nice lovely colour and detail.

Only nit already mentioned.

Guy

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