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One Wood pigeon who was looking very distainfully at the camera Wink

Best to all,

Dave.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Lens:75-300mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:11 Aug 2011 - 11:30 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:'We are not amused'
Username:HobbitDave HobbitDave
Uploaded:11 Aug 2011 - 12:25 PM
Tags:Bird, Pigeon, Wildlife / nature, Wood pigeon
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DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 1:36 PM

Stunning details, Dave - excellent lighting and DOF - like the presentation, as well

Dan

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7124 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 1:54 PM

A belter, Dave, super feather detail, and what a great expression on his faceSmile Carol

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 2:04 PM

He was probably thinking were you thinking...pigeon pie??Wink
one of my favorite birds to photograph Dave..always got colour and character to them..even if a pest..
it is nature..a good shot
Lillian

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 2:20 PM

A great shot ... and just love that title

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
11 Aug 2011 - 2:24 PM

Love it, a great expression.

Len

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gingerdelight
11 Aug 2011 - 2:26 PM

Haughty indeed! A super capture.
Carol

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 2:39 PM

Wonderful sharp capture of one of England's great birds, there nothing better than the call of the Wood Pigeon in those late summer evenings
Gary

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4132 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 4:01 PM

Excellent detail in the plumage and with the subject standing out from the b/g so well: like your chosen title too.
Ronnie.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 4:54 PM

hmmm got loads of these greedy beggars and nothing deters them unfortunately, ok they are wildlife but they shovel up the bird food like there is no tomorrow, superb shot tho Dave

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Rach1970
Rach1970  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 5:10 PM

Haha they all have that expression don't they?! Nice capture Dave.

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 5:14 PM

brilliant comp dave wonderful detail and colours a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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mars
mars  6 England
11 Aug 2011 - 6:47 PM

Brilliant portrait of Mr Pigeon... backgound makes it extra special excellent !

M

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 3moiral vcard Scotland
11 Aug 2011 - 6:57 PM

Lovely portrait, love the colours to be found in pigeons' plumage. I actually like pigeons, 2 visit my garden for goodies Grin. Moira

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Oleg_Lobzin
11 Aug 2011 - 9:11 PM

Nice shot. Amazing detail.
Regards, Oleg.

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bunbeam
bunbeam e2 Member 8bunbeam vcard United Kingdom
11 Aug 2011 - 9:54 PM

when I get up in the morning you can`t see my feeders for pigeons, have to keep chasing them off so the little birds get a look in.. brilliant capture
bunSmile

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Aug 2011 - 10:54 PM

A superbly detailed pigeon portrait Dave, this bird obviously thinks appearing on epz is beneath him/her!

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Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2011 - 3:46 AM

Wonderful pigi portrait Dave

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ccb  526 forum posts United States2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2011 - 12:13 PM

Amazing detail - every feather is so clear.
Christina

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HobbitDave
12 Aug 2011 - 12:15 PM

Thanks for all the kind comments, folks, they are always much appreciated.
Dave.

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JustDucky
JustDucky  3 Canada
14 Aug 2011 - 6:01 PM

excellent detail Dave, wonderful clear imageSmile
Tammy

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