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As I have seen so many wonderful images of Robin posted lately I thought I would chance my luck and pop this little fella into my portfolio.

Thank you for so many wonderful comments and messages following yesterdays upload of my Dunnock

I hope that you all have great day, for me it is a day in behind my Sewing Machine "yes Sewing Machine" supported by Tracey one of my more glamourous Support Workers.

Regards Nathan

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 550D
Lens:Tamron SP 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 Di VC USD Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:9 Nov 2012 - 3:00 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.5
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/30sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Reliant Robin
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:4 Dec 2012 - 7:34 AM
Tags:Christmas, Outdoors, Perched, Reliant, Robin, Symbol, Waiting, Wildlife / nature
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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 7:38 AM

A lovely image Nathan. Have a good day.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7134 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 7:46 AM

This is really beautiful, Nathan, a wonderful capture. Carol

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
4 Dec 2012 - 7:48 AM

An excellent photo with a Christmas feel to it Nathan Smile Just the snow is missing but I am sure the bird and weather will accomodate you later for the snowy Robin pic Smile

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wnbeat
wnbeat  937 forum posts Scotland
4 Dec 2012 - 8:00 AM

They are reliable little fellows, Nicely captured Smile

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digital_boi
4 Dec 2012 - 8:01 AM

very nice indeed Nathan i have never taken any shots of birds guess i dont have the patience enjoy the sewing machine Wink

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 8:01 AM

Not three wheels but two legs! Wink A most charming composition Nathan.

Albert

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morpheus1955
4 Dec 2012 - 8:03 AM

Super image Nathan, excellent detail and composition.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
4 Dec 2012 - 8:04 AM

Super image Nathan,
Fred.

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franken
franken e2 Member 123173 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 8:16 AM

A lovely image Nathan.

Ken

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 8:28 AM

Another cute little darling, I never tire of seeing robins
and this one is a beauty Nathan……...WinkWinkWink

Jocelia…….

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capto
capto e2 Member 21234 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 8:31 AM

A good one, this could be your Christmas card.

ivor

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 8:38 AM

Guess you will be making xmas cards now
what are you up to on the sewing machine I wonder
now you mind your fingers!!WinkWink
Lillian

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 8:46 AM

What a beautiful compo and DOF!

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
4 Dec 2012 - 9:01 AM

Quite an iridescent little chap Nathan, nice one well done good processing, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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debu
debu  4 India
4 Dec 2012 - 9:07 AM

So cute! great capture.
debu

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 9:21 AM

Great shot, Nathan .
If you are as successful with the sewing machine as you are with a camera, you'll do very well. GrinGrinGrin

Ray

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
4 Dec 2012 - 9:34 AM

A lovely, simple image of a delightful bird. I love their bright, enquiring eyes and you have it to perfection.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7454 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1030 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 9:43 AM

Bright, cheeky, perky - the essential robin. Well that's your Christmas cards sorted!
Moira

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104029 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 9:50 AM

every good photographer mst have a robin in their portfolio!!WinkGrinGrin

sewing machine...are you taking up taxidermy? WinkGrinGrin

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longhoss
longhoss e2 Member 4longhoss vcard United Kingdom
4 Dec 2012 - 9:50 AM

Lovely image Nathan
Glyn

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Hop-A-Long
4 Dec 2012 - 10:41 AM

Great shot of this little fella.

Andy

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 10:59 AM

Well captured on the fir branches and perfectly defocussed b/g.
You'll need to let us see what you get up to with that sewing machines.
I remember you mentioned your collection of fabrics before.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
4 Dec 2012 - 11:05 AM

Wonderfully composed photograph Nathan.

John

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 11:55 AM

Sych a little charmer and set within the image just perfectly.

Ann

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 12:10 PM

Very sweet robin image Nathan................... Terrific titleGrinGrinGrin
Dont get "stitched" upWink
Diane

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64537 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 12:31 PM

Beautifully set against that lovely background. So simple and really excellent.
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bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 12:55 PM

Lovely capture Nathan the robins are starting to show more now the colds here.
Rob

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johnjones
johnjones  5 England
4 Dec 2012 - 1:12 PM

A lovely shot i like the robin shot got some my self but not put them on yet.
jj

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Humblebee
Humblebee  2 England
4 Dec 2012 - 1:14 PM

What a charming little chappy and how well he posed for you Nathan, perfect for a Christmas card ... Carol

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JohnChambersPhotography

Reliant Robin indeed, and no sign of the boys from fools and horses (Dels three wheeler car ), good colours Nathan so well captured I love them little fellows would not be Christmas without them

John

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 1:54 PM

The reliant robin looks very comfortable on his conifer perch-- As we do not have these colorful birds, I enjoy viewing them here!

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
4 Dec 2012 - 2:02 PM

Gorgeous robin! A very fine image! Grin (I specially like the green perch folliage)
I also want to say thank you for that lovely unique poem yesterday... Warmly appreciated Nathan! Bless you. IB

Last Modified By Chinga at 4 Dec 2012 - 2:03 PM

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 2:19 PM

A cocky wee Robin for sure. I hope you havn't offended your other Support Workers. Wink

Dougie

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prabhusinha
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4 Dec 2012 - 2:23 PM

It appears as a singing bird, Great.

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 2:46 PM

And a very cute little fellow he is Nathan! Enjoy being behind your sewing machine - will we be enlightened at some stage? Smile
Ann

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 2:51 PM

Love these little chaps, but don't see many around my area Sad A fine capture and presentation. Will we be seeing some images of what you're sewing then?! Wink
Trev Smile

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basith
basith  2 Sri Lanka
4 Dec 2012 - 3:02 PM

Really beautiful image.
Well captured Nathan.


Basith

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 3:19 PM

A real little charmer, posing so nicely on his green perch. Beautifully captured.

Lavina

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 3:33 PM

A very lovely Robin, they always make the day seem brighter with their cheerful song.
Ali GrinGrinGrinGrin

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barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 4:27 PM

perfection in my humble eyes...

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4 Dec 2012 - 4:32 PM

grt nature image

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achieverswales

Love these cheeky friendly birds Nathan well captured.


Regards

Trev.

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HELANA
HELANA e2 Member 4HELANA vcard United Kingdom
4 Dec 2012 - 5:18 PM

Christmans colours Nathan, red and green . Lovelt capture.
Elena

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2198 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 7:19 PM

A really nice image that would look great as a christmas cardsSmile
NettaSmile

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 7:51 PM

Nice image of one of my favourite wee birds they follow me round my garden at times lol. Like the softness you have brought to him , nice title Wink

Rod

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Skeet1Away e2 Member 342 forum postsSkeet1Away vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 8:08 PM

Lovely image of perhaps the bird we all look for this time of year.....super colour and detail throught. A little frost and you would have has the perfect Christmas card shot........nice job.


Paul.

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williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Dec 2012 - 8:23 PM

lovely image

billy

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aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2012 - 8:34 PM

Sight of Winter, sight of Christmas........sight of Wonderful time, Nathan!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
AniaWink

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2012 - 9:21 PM

A beauty Nathan, well spotted and captured, Peter..

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lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2012 - 5:58 PM

Yep, it's that Time of Year Nathan.

John Wink

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5 Dec 2012 - 8:54 PM

Beautiful Robin detail Nathan & light
Pauline.

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
6 Dec 2012 - 10:54 AM

Well timed with this pose Nathan, good colours too
Regards Richard

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2012 - 4:47 PM

A delightful image Nathan. Great title.

Mike.

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Glostopcat
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7 Dec 2012 - 3:48 PM

He certainly is, as he is one of the few small birds that is guaranteed to pose nicely for you without you having to resort to bribery like putting down seeds or nuts!

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2012 - 10:30 PM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
love the title Smile but there is on wheel missing Smile

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CardenPics
15 Dec 2012 - 10:24 AM

Great Shot

11 out of 10

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