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Robin on Phormium

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Just a Robin (Erithacus rubecula), perching on a New Zealand Flax flower (Phormium tenax). Taken in the garden the other day in early evening light.

Many thanks for your C&Cs for my last upload - very much appreciated, as always Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 Jul 2013 - 5:32 PM
Focal Length:500mm taken 5.9m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Robin on Phormium
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:25 Jul 2013 - 8:18 PM
Tags:Bird, Erithacus rubecula, Flower, Garden, New zealand flax, Perching, Phormium tenax, Robin, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:38

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2013 - 8:39 PM

Excellent composition !

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Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2013 - 9:20 PM

Delightful pose Sylvia - lovely to see lots of space and not the usual ''close encounters'' shot...

Mike

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7101 forum postsTrev_B vcard England63 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2013 - 9:43 PM

Never just a Robin Sylvia.... they are always wonderful, just as this one is.

Trev

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jul 2013 - 9:59 PM

A cracking capture, Sylvia.
Colin

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SteveMackay
25 Jul 2013 - 10:35 PM

A beautiful shot Sylvia!, the look back pose is perfect!Smile

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
25 Jul 2013 - 10:58 PM

Beautifully composed.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85853 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2013 - 11:16 AM

He/she is a lovely Robin, set off by that soft/warm background

Adrian

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MandyG
MandyG  2 England
26 Jul 2013 - 12:40 PM

Wonderful Smile

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4513 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jul 2013 - 5:02 PM

Cracking shot !!.....superb quality !!

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