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This is wondering is there really someone there?

Set Up: for Dave missed from first one on
Friends dining room... french windows opened, netting taped up and across
Comfy chair, coffee and the use of her lens to try
Then await for the wildlife to search out the hidden seed
Hey presto...this mini series! must say the hedge behind helps and different perches plus the coffeeWinkWink

Hope that you like this one
and thanks for comments yesterday

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Great Tit
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:21 Mar 2013 - 6:47 AM
Tags:Birds, General, Great tit, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:266
Unique Views:105

Comments

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 6:48 AM

Sounds like a perfect hide Lillian, lovely shot.

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 6:49 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 7:05 AM

A real poser, Lillian, and the new 'hide' sounds good Grin. Carol

Caziwinkles
21 Mar 2013 - 7:21 AM

Lol! Great shot - and if that is what hides are like I must try it! Wink

Carol

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 7:26 AM

Excellent capture.

johnke
johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa14 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 7:33 AM

Fantastic Lillian superb technique...John

accipiter
accipiter Plus Member 5accipiter vcard England58 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 7:36 AM

A fine capture Lillian and quite comfortable too by the sounds of it! A

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 7:42 AM

A lovely fellow indeed, looks so contemplative. New lens?

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 7:46 AM

wonderful does your friend take reservations for the use of her facilities !!

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
21 Mar 2013 - 7:48 AM

Superb,
Fred.

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 7:48 AM

Stunning image Lillian, lovely composition

fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 7:52 AM

A most pleasing capture.

Albert

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 8:02 AM

Beautifully captured Lillian

senn
senn Plus Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 8:05 AM

very pleasant a pose, Lillian, .. well captured

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 8:09 AM

A beautiful image Lillian Grin
Kathryn

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 8:14 AM

That's the way to do it, Lillian!!Wink
A beautiful image!

****

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 8:16 AM

You've got it cracked there Lillian! The background makes this great tit stand out.
Ann

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3276 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 8:21 AM

Hedges make great back drops.............especially evergreens.........nice capture of the Great one...........GrinGrinGrinGrin

CHRISB911
CHRISB911  954 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 8:25 AM

superb capture, love the bokeh, pin sharp, with that amazing camera again
Cornish Chris

gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 8:38 AM

Now that is a hide I would not mind spending a few hours in, especially if I could get results like this. - gary

janlea
janlea Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
21 Mar 2013 - 8:46 AM

Superb capture Lillian Smile
Jan

callaby
callaby  2 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2013 - 8:51 AM

Love the perch as much as the bird, the hide sounds inviting as well.
Cal

rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 9:06 AM

Your patience has paid off, Lillian, lovely capture.

Ray

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 468 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 9:10 AM

Such sharp detail and a perfect backdrop!
Carole

Bravdo
Bravdo  7 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 9:20 AM

Must get out and do some more bird photography, another great one Lillian. Excellent detail and good clear quality capture.

Barry

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 9:23 AM

I went in a hide....once..... It was smellyTongue, cobwebbySad, graffitiedTongue, and I couldn't see any birdsSadBlush
Your sounds lovely.... can I come?Grin
Great shot LillianSmile
Diane

rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 9:24 AM

Clear image Lillian.
Ron.

canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
21 Mar 2013 - 9:30 AM

Stunning image Lillian
Jim

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51261 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 9:37 AM

Oops.. slapped wrist Tongue. But what a perfect hide.... especially the armchair and coffee. The hedge does make a perfect backdrop as well. Another beauty Lillian.

Dave

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
21 Mar 2013 - 9:54 AM

Gorgeous.
My sort of hide. Smile

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 10:15 AM

I'm glad you had the models ready! Nice pose & well captured.
Ju

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3658 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 10:18 AM

Great pose Lillian the hide sounds like the height of luxury WinkWinkWink

Ali

PhillipMinnis
21 Mar 2013 - 10:28 AM

Spot on, Lillian! Is there anything that you don't shoot perfectly? Smile


Cheers

Phil

morpheus1955
21 Mar 2013 - 11:06 AM

Superb shot Lillian,m fantastic detail and colours

Hugh

TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 11:47 AM

Very good shot, Lillian.
Tony

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43921 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 11:51 AM

Beautifully captured Lillian. I love the inquisitive head position.

Nathan

digital_boi
21 Mar 2013 - 12:13 PM

good one Lillian wondering what the results would have been if red wine was served instead of coffee

GrahamTongueWink

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 1:17 PM

A great set up and image, Love the bg as well as the bird!

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 1:43 PM

Very nice capture Lillian......Sandy

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10517 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 1:54 PM

What a combination together with a lens you can easily hand hold...................................if you have a crane.

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 2:04 PM

Stunning image Lillian with perfect b/g.
KateGrinGrinGrin

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 2:07 PM

A perfect background for this lovely capture Lillian..Lin

Jenny-D
Jenny-D Plus Member 5Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
21 Mar 2013 - 3:01 PM

Stunning image, perfect in every way...
Jenny Smile

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 3:19 PM

Stunning shot, Lillian, I like the way he's cocking his head slightly to one side Wink
Trev Smile

jennialexander
jennialexander Plus Member 1045 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
21 Mar 2013 - 3:41 PM

Sound a very luxurious hide., think I will check for a vacancy. Lovely sharp image
Jenni xx

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 3:56 PM

What a poser Adrian. Stands up there as proud as Punch. King of the castle.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 4:01 PM

Adrian eh?
no never...he is way better at photographing birds than meWink

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
21 Mar 2013 - 4:40 PM

You know how to live Lillian, theres me in a cold damp hide. Great shot, fine detail.SmileSmile
Brian

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3236 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 4:42 PM

Beautiful image LillianSmileSmile
NettaSmile

HuddersfieldHil

I'll have to have some french windows fitted - I've got the chair and the coffee Great shot Lillian and thanks for tellig us how its doneWinkSmileSmile

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 5:19 PM

A wonderful image of this little charmer. Have to say, you seem to have the perfect "hide" arrangement.

Ann

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6306 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 5:30 PM

Super detail in this Super Image!! I Like it a lot!

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 5:49 PM

Every bit as lovely as the previous one Lillian, what a great pair of -----------------Birds Smile

John Smile

Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 6:27 PM

Stunning Lillian - the colours are gorgeous

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7222 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 6:32 PM

Hi Lillian, lovely clean and sharp Great Tit shot

evelen
evelen  10 England
21 Mar 2013 - 6:35 PM

wonderful capture .
eve.Smile

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 7:11 PM

Magnificent capture and a beautiful pose of this lovely little bird !
George

Norfolkboy
21 Mar 2013 - 7:12 PM

Superb, Lillian.
Colin

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96321 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2013 - 7:25 PM

Not much up with this one FredWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink

Seriously Lillian, if you can get away with the comforts, then go for themTongue

You will want one of these lens' now, won't youWink

Adrian

Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris Plus Member 42430 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
21 Mar 2013 - 8:15 PM

Super capture Lillian with a lovely tilt of the head! Lou

howdog
howdog  625 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2013 - 5:49 AM

So sharp, Great shot Smile

leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
22 Mar 2013 - 7:52 AM

Great pose and capture!
Effrossini

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 - 8:09 PM

Beautiful capture Lillian with a perfect background. IB

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 12:37 AM

A fine shot of this great tit taken from the comfort of your friends hide.
Quote: Not much up with this one FredWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink

Seriously Lillian, if you can get away with the comforts, then go for themTongue

You will want one of these lens' now, won't youWink

Adrian

Spoken like the big girls blouse that you are Adie, if ever there was a fair weather photographer who does not like to get out in the cold and wet then that is you!WinkGrinTongue

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 12:35 AM

razor-sharp plumage... and I'm jealousSmile

Mavis
Mavis Plus Member 13143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2013 - 1:02 PM

Just superb such colour & sharpness , a lovely pose xx SmileSmileSmileSmile

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