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A Great Tit (Parus major) posing in our garden last month, against a background of the red Autumn foliage of the Japanese Acer, which has now shed all its leaves Sad

Many thanks for your C&Cs on yesterdays Chaffinch upload - always very much appreciated Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:22 Oct 2012 - 4:22 PM
Focal Length:700mm 8.1m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:October Great Tit
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:8 Nov 2012 - 8:07 AM
Tags:Acer, Autumn, Bird, Foliage, Great tit, October, Parus major, Red, Shrub, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:47
Voters:macromal · mashwood10 · andylea · KBan · helenlinda · CarolG · Ade_Osman · MandyG · M_squared · RonnieAG · gouldii · Hermanus · Pete · alligatorpants · TonyDy · Maiwand · doolittle · Ayoob · Brian65 · JaHa · MossyOak · tezquirk · bagman · Alan_Baseley · Rock · colin beeley · pluckyfilly · barbarahirst · zapar40 · Techno · Glostopcat · WindowonWildlife · Philip_H · johnjo58 · cabbie · alfie99 · bricurtis · MalcolmM · Fefe · Steve_S · NigelKiteley · Greyheron · phil_j · babajoshua · bluetitblue · Alfie_H · DerekL ·
Views:218
Unique Views:131

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macromal
macromal  3
8 Nov 2012 - 8:08 AM

Love the colours, a great looking bird and well taken....Mal.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2012 - 8:30 AM

That lovely warm background makes it unmistakably one of yours Sylvia, another cracker mate, hope all is well in your world....

Ade

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MandyG
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8 Nov 2012 - 8:32 AM

What a fabulously vibrant background to showcase the bird. Beautiful.
Mandy

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
8 Nov 2012 - 8:34 AM

Beautiful. Love the composition and the colours.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
8 Nov 2012 - 9:08 AM

Excellent photo of this beautiful bird ! GrinGrin

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TonyDy
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8 Nov 2012 - 11:14 AM

Lovely shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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Maiwand
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8 Nov 2012 - 11:17 AM

Superbly shown Sylvia, absolutely stunning image.
Ron

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Ayoob
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8 Nov 2012 - 11:39 AM

Great pose and captured.....Grin

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teocali
teocali Plus Member 7375 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2012 - 12:57 PM

Thank you so much for the HC Pete - really appreciatedSmile Thanks everybody for your support and kind comments, as always highly encouraging.
Sylvia

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MossyOak
MossyOak  3 England15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2012 - 2:56 PM

Is your membership due for renewal Sylvia Wink
Another first class image against the Acer. You'll have to work on a different bg now, but knowing you, you will sort this out and prep the feed station again quickly to produce more first class wild images
Richard

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pluckyfilly
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8 Nov 2012 - 4:45 PM

Love this one Sylvia

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2012 - 4:46 PM

looks like he is saying ... halt who goes there

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8 Nov 2012 - 6:09 PM

A first class image Sylvia, what a wonderful pose and background

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johnjo58
johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2012 - 7:35 PM

Wonderful photo Sylvia, the Acer is as much of a star as the Great Tit

David

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2012 - 9:45 PM

Beautiful capture Sylvia - great pose - good sharp eye and what an asset that Acer has been for your bird bg's.
A well deserved HC.
Brian.

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MalcolmM
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8 Nov 2012 - 9:49 PM

Lovely pose & fine detail

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Steve_S
Steve_S Plus Member 9180 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2012 - 10:17 AM

Very nice Sylvia and great BG. Congrats on the HC Smile
Steve

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NigelKiteley
9 Nov 2012 - 11:12 AM

Congrats on the HC Sylvia, a cracking image!

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