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Many thanks for your comments and votes yesterday. Todays Nuthatches were taken in Wareham forest last week,ive not cropped so hard so i wonder if you like it better this way.
Brian

Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF400mm f/5.6L USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Nuthatch
Username:Brian65 Brian65
Uploaded:26 Oct 2012 - 9:21 AM
Tags:General Brian65, Wildlife / nature
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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 9:24 AM

Nice stance..............well seen and captured........GrinGrinGrinGrin

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senn
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26 Oct 2012 - 9:25 AM

great set as usual

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 9:34 AM

A difficult question you pose, Brian: I like both the closer crop and these shots with the bird slightly smaller in the frame equally well.
Think I must leave to others to decide.
But another very fine set, Brian.
Ronnie.

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 9:35 AM

Superb work Brian, great poses, perch and background. I like the spacier composition, as Dave Bartlett would say "PLenty of room for the bird"
David

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
26 Oct 2012 - 9:37 AM

Excellent photos ! Like them all equal but V2 gives me a better idea of its full beauty Smile

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26 Oct 2012 - 9:37 AM

Super set of images Brian.
Alf.

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DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 9:46 AM

Excellent set , Brian - V2 is my favourite

Daniel

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doolittle
doolittle  5 South Africa2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 10:13 AM

For me V 2 is best - in the others there is too much wasted space.

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sparrowhawk
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26 Oct 2012 - 10:14 AM

3 gems

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johnjones
johnjones  4 England
26 Oct 2012 - 10:28 AM

Another great set Brian you have found a good spot to photograph your birds.
jj

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
26 Oct 2012 - 10:29 AM

Great images.

Your wondering: I go with Ronnie here. Personally, I like tight-in shots (sometimes even showing only a part of the bird), but when you want to show scale you have to pull out a bit. It's a question of taste and intention in the end. Smile
Malcolm

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 10:30 AM

Three more superb captures, Brian, with another wonderful perch Smile Carol

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 10:33 AM

Three fine captures Brian. Grin

Gerry

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CaroleS
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26 Oct 2012 - 10:35 AM

That is a difficult question Brian. I do admire the detailed shots which you do so very well, but it is rather nice to see a little more of the surroundings from time to time. I really do like them equally.
Carole

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paulknight
26 Oct 2012 - 10:56 AM

I'm envious. They are beautiful captures.

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 11:04 AM

Three fine captures here Brian, good work
Regards Richard

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 11:16 AM

If they do acrobatics it is lovely to have the whole picture. a fantastic series!
Just wondering which flute you play to make them dance Smile

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
26 Oct 2012 - 11:55 AM

Brilliant Brian, I have been going back and forth it's great! best one's yet, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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tonyng
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26 Oct 2012 - 12:00 PM

Great perch you have here. Really enhance the overall image a lot.

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 12:43 PM

brilliant detail brian wonderful colour and light v1 for me today love the pose a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 1:33 PM

Three fine shots Brian. V1 for me. I think on balance I prefer the tighter crop.
Ron

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26 Oct 2012 - 2:01 PM

Superb trio again, Brian.
Tony

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franken
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26 Oct 2012 - 2:35 PM

Version 2 for me this time Brian.

Ken

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 3:19 PM

V2 for me Brian, but V3 is a close second,
Ali GrinGrinGrinGrin

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pluckyfilly
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26 Oct 2012 - 3:40 PM

I like all your bird shots but had thought recently they ARE better not so heavily cropped especially as your backgrounds are generally diffused, this would also apply to some of my flower shots - less is more, if that makes sense. Well done on all three

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 4:01 PM

Good series, Brian, love 'em all.

Ray

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Papathanassiou
26 Oct 2012 - 8:08 PM

Top Drawer!

Papa.

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carper123
carper123  280 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
26 Oct 2012 - 8:38 PM

Three cracking images, Brian, v2 is awesome, the lighting is superb and the composition as always spot on.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2012 - 10:11 PM

Fantastic set Brian
Jim

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26 Oct 2012 - 10:23 PM

Every time I have seen a NH they are either upside down or on the floor so to see one in this unique stance is brilliant. Excellent captures and timing mate!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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26 Oct 2012 - 10:54 PM

I'm lichen this little nuthatch doing the splits and striking various poses for the camera very much indeed Brian

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27 Oct 2012 - 12:42 AM

As always superb detail. Ann.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2168 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2012 - 7:46 AM

Great set,I like the way he's posing in v3Smile
NettaSmile

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cleg
cleg  4 United Kingdom
27 Oct 2012 - 11:15 AM

GReat shots mate
Adrian

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fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Oct 2012 - 12:18 PM

Excellent shots as always. A difficult question, close or or a wider view? it's immaterial, your birds are always so lovely; it's just nice to ring a change now and again!SmileSmileSmile

Lavina

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