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One from monday ,will probably get a kicking from the specialists ,but you have to try. it was on a feeder cage which i have removed and blurred the background .Thanks as always Neil and Joan.

Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:EF28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Greater spotted Woodpecker.
Username:NeilWigan NeilWigan
Uploaded:19 Jan 2012 - 11:33 AM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, Wildlife / nature
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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 11:38 AM

Sorry wrong lens ,canon 100-400,was used.

tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 11:54 AM

Great work.

cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 9885 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 12:00 PM

cracking shot Neil well spotted pardon the pun
Neil

ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 12:03 PM

Love the colours and tones..
There a lot of detail..
A cracking image...
Well done...
Dave

Lynamick
Lynamick  12 United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 12:06 PM

Well taken,
Michael

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 12:14 PM

Good capture Neil. Carole

saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 12:17 PM

Excellent and beautiful capture,
well done,
saeid

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 12:19 PM

great comp neil wonderful detail and colours a cracker nice one Wink
andy

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6534 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 1:38 PM

I would be more than happy with this, well done Neil. - gary

digital_boi
19 Jan 2012 - 2:01 PM

great capture Neil love the colour and the markings

Graham GrinGrinGrin

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 3:01 PM

Lovely light and colours. Your work on bg etc has produced a very successful image.

Ann

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 3:02 PM

I would be delighted just to even see one at the moment Neil.Sad Superb shot.
Ron.

rob_marshall
19 Jan 2012 - 3:04 PM

They are such handsome birds. We have one in our garden every morning on the bird-feeder station. Well captured.

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 3:10 PM

A lot better than my attempt at bird photography Neil.
I just caught its backside at the top left corner of the frame as it flew off !!
Good shot.
Mick.

KevinWalsham
19 Jan 2012 - 3:20 PM

stunning detailed capture well done

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43924 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway25 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 3:53 PM

A handsome fellow, which is more than can be said of myselfWink
You have been clever at removing the feeder, Neil. He looks like he's wondering where it wentGrin

Malc

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
19 Jan 2012 - 4:50 PM

Outstanding focus and BG here! Wonderful image... IB

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 6:08 PM

Great shot showing lovely detail neil
mike

Samuel_Aron
19 Jan 2012 - 8:35 PM

Brilliant shot!
Sam.

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jan 2012 - 8:55 PM

excellent Neil
regards
Yung

Peagreen
Peagreen  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2012 - 12:51 AM

Great shot, Neil. Brilliant detail, wonderful colour and light. Well 'worked' and very well captured. Smile
Take care. Pauline

Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2012 - 12:53 AM

Cleverly captured, this lovely bird is a delight for the eyes………..Jocelia…..

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2012 - 12:29 PM

Lucky you,I never see one, wonderful eye contact Well done Neil..Lin

Last Modified By sweetpea62 at 20 Jan 2012 - 12:30 PM
Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2012 - 8:06 PM

Excellent work Neil and a cracking shot of the woody.
Ray

ccb
ccb  626 forum posts United States2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2012 - 9:33 PM

Beautiful capture, Neil - gorgeous colors.
Christina

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
20 Jan 2012 - 9:37 PM

Good work in this shot Neil. Being as I ain't a specialist, I will let you off with the butt kicking lol. Moira

Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2012 - 9:46 PM

What a beauty, I love the way that the light is just catching on his chest!
Jann
xxx

JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2012 - 4:02 AM

Your manipulation has made for a fine shot Neil, of course you needed a great shot of the bird, and you had that!
Rgds., Jim

LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2012 - 1:33 PM

'Superb & beautiful GSW capture,' Neil~

Have a nice Weekend~ Smile

~ Peter

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2012 - 12:16 PM

Think you have done brilliantly here Neil
just love the look you have been given
as if to say...don't take away my food!!
Lillian

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2012 - 6:27 PM

A fine shot Neil, the 60 odd votes are testament to this

leginR
leginR  6 England
2 Feb 2012 - 2:15 PM

Beautiful capture Neil.
Nigel

Michaela_Solway
18 Feb 2012 - 10:35 AM

Great work, lovely light, colour tones and pose
Wink

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