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Good day to you all.

Firstly thank you all for the great comment and votes following yesterday FFFF upload. Todays upload was captured yesterday whilst out with Kizmet and my Support Worker along a lovely set of rugged coastline at All Hallows which is at the mouth of the Thames Estuary.

Well I hope that you all have a great day, for me I am off out with my Support Worker again in order to allow Jules to do her own stuff.

Regards as always Nathan

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 550D
Lens:Sigma150-500mm f5-6.3 APO DG OS
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:19 Sep 2013 - 2:27 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.2
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/4000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Wheatear
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:21 Sep 2013 - 8:41 AM
Tags:Beach, Bird, Coastline, Thames estuary, Wheatear, Wildlife / nature
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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 8:46 AM

Superb set of images Nathan, well spotted and captured

Hugh

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nonur
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21 Sep 2013 - 8:47 AM

Such a lovely set of images, Nathan! I love the way it looks in the second.

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Danny1970
Danny1970 e2 Member 1Danny1970 vcard United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 - 8:49 AM

A wonderful capture of a Wheatear, and I like the colours and detail on the pebblesSmile

Danny

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 8:53 AM

Good morning Nathan. Lovely series of images again. Have a good day out. Beautiful light here on the shore

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Michaela_Solway
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21 Sep 2013 - 8:54 AM

The expression on V2 is priceless.. You've even colour co-ordinated the bird with the surroundings Winkgreat set Nathan. Have a good day
Michaela

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sparrowhawk
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21 Sep 2013 - 8:57 AM

a really wonderful set of this wheatear ! everyone superb

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dudler
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21 Sep 2013 - 9:32 AM

Such patience in so many of your nature shot...

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 - 9:38 AM

Superb set of images Nathan. Very well captured
Jim

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capto
capto e2 Member 21049 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 9:46 AM

A fine set of this cute little bird.Smile

ivor

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 9:52 AM

Wonderful set Nathan have a great daySmile

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marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 5marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 - 9:53 AM

I think v2 is my favourite just because of the way you are being looked at, a very superior look.

Mary

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 - 10:45 AM

Delightful set, Nathan.

P.

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 - 10:52 AM

Lovely set. Each with a great DoF and a well thought-out PoV.

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 10:52 AM

A beautiful set Nathan, V3 I think for me GrinGrin

Kathryn

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franken
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21 Sep 2013 - 10:57 AM

Brilliant set Nathan with version 1 being my favourite.

Ken

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Swarnadip
Swarnadip  3 Canada
21 Sep 2013 - 10:57 AM

No 5 is the best, did u change ur lens? bokeh is different!

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cats_123
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21 Sep 2013 - 11:09 AM

v2 - he looks quite indignant GrinGrin

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achieverswales
21 Sep 2013 - 11:31 AM

Great set Nathan of a bird I still have to capture, well done, V1 for me.

Regards

Trev.

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Franko59
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21 Sep 2013 - 11:35 AM

Great series Nathan!!!,,,, Ian

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 11:49 AM

V2 for me. I like the way it is looking at you.

Have a great walk

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 - 12:00 PM

Great set Smile

Eileen

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 12:06 PM

A super series of captures of this lovely bird, Nathan.



Ray

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TonyDy
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21 Sep 2013 - 12:07 PM

Lovely set, Nathan.
Tony

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briantjjones
21 Sep 2013 - 12:20 PM

Great set of images Nathan Smile

Brian J.

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bobsblues
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21 Sep 2013 - 12:34 PM

Fab set Nathan V4 my favorite SmileSmile
Rob

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Irishkate
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21 Sep 2013 - 1:23 PM

What a beautiful little bird and that stone on which he's perched is worthy of a few images too.
The stoe looks like lava rock.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
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21 Sep 2013 - 1:36 PM

A top class set, Nathan. Carol

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Holmewood
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21 Sep 2013 - 2:06 PM

What a pretty bird. V4 my favourite Nathan. Cathy

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saltireblue
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21 Sep 2013 - 2:25 PMConstructive Critique!This comment was flagged as constructive critique! 

A lovely wee bird, Nathan.
Unusually for you, these seem a tad soft and un-focused. I have read that the Siggy 150-500 is soft when used at 500, and is far better when pulled back to 450-480. You get a far sharper image and can apply a degree of crop. Just a thought...

Malc

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 2:26 PM

Always good pics to be had along the coastline I reckon Nathan !!
Good set here.
Mick.

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
21 Sep 2013 - 2:39 PM

Wonderful set of pictures, Nathan. Love the colour of the little bird.

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GeorgePlatis
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21 Sep 2013 - 2:49 PM

Superb captures of this beautiful little bird, Nathan!
George

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ChristineD
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21 Sep 2013 - 3:49 PM

Superb set of images, hard to decide, v4 for me

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williamsloan
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21 Sep 2013 - 3:51 PM

these are superbly captured Nathan i would not like to pick one they are all good.



billy

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TrevBatWCC
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21 Sep 2013 - 3:56 PM

A wonderful set, Nathan, of this beautiful bird...he does look to be giving you a dirty look though in V2! Wink
Trev Smile

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sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 3:59 PM

An excellent set of images xx

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Scaramanga
Scaramanga e2 Member 637 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 4:00 PM

Incredible.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 4:13 PM

Superbly lovely set Nathan - really like the pose in V5.
Joan.

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21 Sep 2013 - 4:35 PM

V3 stands out for me Nathan, smashing set.

John Smile

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 5:06 PM

Such a nice name and such a sweet looking bird Smile

All excellent shots, Nathan, but I really like that one in V3.

Andrew

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WhiteRose1
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21 Sep 2013 - 5:10 PM

A little soft but v1 is the sharpest and clearest. Well captured, Nathan, not oft seen on here.

Dave

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leontari
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21 Sep 2013 - 5:21 PM

A lovely set Nathan of this lovely bird. V2 and V3 have to be my fav today.
Effrossini

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21 Sep 2013 - 5:34 PM

A great set of images NathanSmile

Cliff

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21 Sep 2013 - 6:13 PM

He's posed perfectly for you here Nathan, the haughty pose in v2 brought a smile to my face. You sure know how to attract the birds mate!Wink

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 7:17 PM

Great shot Nathan, beautiful bird these, one i would like to add to my collection

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Jenny-D
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21 Sep 2013 - 8:07 PM

Great set Nathan.

Jenny Smile

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thedon1941
21 Sep 2013 - 9:30 PM

Terrific set Nathan. V5 my favourire. Don

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 10:31 PM

Lovely set Nathan,

Ali

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prabhusinha
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22 Sep 2013 - 5:39 AM

Cute bird so are the presentation.

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
22 Sep 2013 - 7:56 PM

An excellent set, Nathan!Smile This lovely birdie withstood a long photo sessionWink
Regards Valery

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22 Sep 2013 - 11:20 PM

A fantastic set.Great colours.I like them all but V3 is my favourite
-source

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
23 Sep 2013 - 5:22 AM

Five excellent captures Nathan.
You show great detail on the bird with plummage and eyes tack sharp!
The golden stone perch and the blur of the background makes a great composition... IB

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2013 - 9:56 AM

What a great set Nathan. I still haven't seen one of these beautiful birds even though we have a field called
"the Wheatear Field" at our local reserve.
V4 is a cracker.

Mike.

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carper123
carper123  280 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Sep 2013 - 5:27 PM

An excellent series on a theme, Nathan, luv v3, brilliant composition, just great. I found the background a little distracting on the other images. Top marks for v3.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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Potra
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13 Oct 2013 - 9:03 PM

Brilliant set, I just loved V3.
M

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