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A full frame uncropped capture of a male Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major) taken in our garden last October, against a background of red Japanese Acer foliage.

Many thanks for your C&Cs on yesterdays Blue Tit and a special THANK YOU to Adrian (Tomcat) for his much appreciated and valued User Award Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:20 Oct 2012 - 3:44 PM
Focal Length:700mm 8.1m from subject tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:October Woodpecker
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:30 Nov 2012 - 9:52 AM
Tags:Acer, Bird, Dendrocopos major, Foliage, Full frame, Garden, Great spotted woodpecker, Male, Red, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:47
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Unique Views:59

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy Plus Member 9Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 10:08 AM

An outstanding capture, Sylvia. Your BGs are superb, they really do add to the images.
Colin

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8167 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 10:16 AM

He's honoured with that glorious background, Sylvia Smile. Another fine capture and presentation. Carol

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tezquirk
tezquirk  327 forum posts United Kingdom
30 Nov 2012 - 10:31 AM

Lovely capture .. Smile

Tez..

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M_squared
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30 Nov 2012 - 10:35 AM

Superb capture.

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TonyDy
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30 Nov 2012 - 11:08 AM

Very good shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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tonyng
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30 Nov 2012 - 1:39 PM

Love it. Great bg too.Smile

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 1:55 PM

Very nice.

Gerry

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christinecilia
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30 Nov 2012 - 2:16 PM

great capture lovely detail. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 2:35 PM

Beautifully set off by that background colour SmileSmile
Helen

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30 Nov 2012 - 2:53 PM

Excellent, love the alert poseGrin
Diane

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 4:19 PM

Excellent pose and capture Sylvia. Lovely bright eye and plumage detail of the very best. Love it.
Ron

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nealie
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30 Nov 2012 - 5:00 PM

WOW!

John

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johnjo58
johnjo58 Plus Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 5:19 PM

Stunner Sylvia, the acer really sets the bird off
David

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

Another fabulous capture Sylvia, that b/g really does make the subject pop out the screen....

Ade

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MossyOak
MossyOak  3 England15 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 5:37 PM

Cracking capture and bg Sylvia
Richard

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
30 Nov 2012 - 6:22 PM

Lovely shot ecellent detail.
jj

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tomcat
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30 Nov 2012 - 6:40 PM

Another corker Sylvia

Adrian

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91940 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2012 - 8:42 PM

Superb plumage detail Sylvia - lovely bright eye and of course a brilliant bg.
Brian.

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Glostopcat
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30 Nov 2012 - 9:38 PM

A fabulous image Sylvia, the detail and colours in the plumage have been superbly recorded and you've yet another killer background

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