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First off, a very big thank you to Pamela (pamelajean) for her bright and colourful User Award on Saturday's "Hooked on Shadows" Smile

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And I’m glad Sunday’s image raised some chuckles Grin

Now then…remember Saturday’s golden oriole? Well, I managed to get two shots of it…and this was the first one I took. Unfortunately headless but I thought I’d upload it anyway ‘cos you get a good view of the nice plumage on its wing. The yellow looks pretty dark in this shot, though. How odd.

Hope you like the plumage anyway Smile

Andrew

Camera:Canon Powershot SX500 IS
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:720mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.4
Aperture:f/5.8
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Program Mode
White Balance:Auto
Title:Winging It
Username:ChiliMan ChiliMan
Uploaded:8 Oct 2013 - 5:45 PM
Tags:Bird, Feathers, Golden oriole, Plumage, Wildlife / nature, Wing, Yellow
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Votes:25
Voters:LynneJoyce · leontari · barbarahirst · Hermanus · woolybill1 · CarolG · franken · mrswoolybill · SlowSong · taggart · Holmewood · SUE118 · ColleenA · RobertTurley · EMJAYCEE · Michaela_Solway · DolphinLady · mikbee · andylea · Daisymaye · Fefe · AlexAppleby · Glostopcat · evelen · annettep38 ·
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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2013 - 5:50 PM

Maybe this one was camera shy Andrew or maybe you haven't read the section in the photography rule book that gives instructions on how to make wild things behave themselves? Whatever, the plumage detail is terrific as is the detail on those lovely feet.

You are a spoilsport though - you haven't enabled modifications and this image has lots of comic potential.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2013 - 5:56 PM

Lynne, I tried to make him read the rules but he was having none of it. Gave me the evil eye. And you've seen his evil eye - all red 'n' stuff!

Can I enable Mods after uploading? Hang on...lemme try...

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ChiliMan
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8 Oct 2013 - 5:57 PM

YAY! Managed to enable mods post-upload Grin

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2013 - 5:58 PM

Holy cow...you're quick! Lemme go see...

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2013 - 5:58 PM

You did and I posted it.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2013 - 5:58 PM

LMAO...

...LOVE...IT GrinGrinGrin

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leontari
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8 Oct 2013 - 6:07 PM

A different but intriguing capture. The feather detail is amazing.
Effrossini

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barbarahirst
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8 Oct 2013 - 6:10 PM

lynnes version is soooo very funny
Glad you put it upSmile

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2013 - 6:13 PM


Quote: A different but intriguing capture. The feather detail is amazing.
Effrossini

Thanks, Effrossini Smile

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2013 - 6:14 PM


Quote: Lynnes version is soooo very funny
Glad you put it upSmile

It so is, isn't it?? Awesome Grin

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
8 Oct 2013 - 6:46 PM

One lovely decapitated bird this Andrew SmileGrin The colour is special and those feet are to die for GrinGrin Re my buzzing bee thingy - it behaves exactly like yours do - amazing.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Oct 2013 - 6:52 PM

Amazing detail in the plumage, Andrew, I burst out laughing when I saw (not) his face Wink
Love Lynne's mod, too GrinGrinGrin Carol

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franken
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8 Oct 2013 - 7:08 PM

Some birds are really shy Andrew! Smile

Ken

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8 Oct 2013 - 7:11 PM

Vote divided equally between you and Lynne... Wink
Moira

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8 Oct 2013 - 7:20 PM

Grin Oh Andrew. You do have the knack of brightening up my day. Grin

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8 Oct 2013 - 7:46 PM

Perfect focus where it counts--- love Slow Song's comment

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Holmewood
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8 Oct 2013 - 7:48 PM

What an amazing colour and feather detail Andrew. It is obviously saying no cameras please. Love the mod. Did make me giggle. Thank you so much for the UA on my robin. Cathy

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8 Oct 2013 - 8:00 PM

It's a very shy bird Andrew BlushBlush

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8 Oct 2013 - 8:24 PM


Quote: Perfect focus where it counts--- love Slow Song's comment


Quote: Grin Oh Andrew. You do have the knack of brightening up my day. Grin

Lynnes mod has me in stitches....great shotGrinGrinGrinGrin

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8 Oct 2013 - 8:39 PM

The Headless Wonder!!!
Joan.

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Michaela_Solway

Great shyness captured Blush like the mod Caption Wink

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DolphinLady
8 Oct 2013 - 10:23 PM

I love it.
Colour & detail are fantastic.
I can just imagine him twittering to himself behind that leaf, so funny.

Lynnes caption is hilarious.

Hilary (*_*)xxxx

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8 Oct 2013 - 10:38 PM

I love Lynnes version Andrew.
Had me in stitches too.
Thank goodness it was not at the beginning of the year.
I would have burst my stitches after my hernia op' !!
Mick.

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9 Oct 2013 - 3:04 AM

Love Lynne's mod. Made me laugh my head off. I was thinking of doing a mod and putting a crows head on it. But Lynne's is easier and much funnier.

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9 Oct 2013 - 6:31 PM

My budgies do this behind the seedpot...... they think I cant see themWinkGrinGrin
Get the pruners next timeSmile
Diane

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AlexAppleby
10 Oct 2013 - 2:28 AM

Love this shot - I'm so familiar with this situation, wildlife of every description seems to have an uncanny knack of being just in the wrong place!!!

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12 Oct 2013 - 5:06 PM

Lynne's mod is great fun Andrew, you aren't having much luck with the birds at the moment are you???!!! lol WinkGrinGrinGrin

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13 Oct 2013 - 6:41 PM

LYNNE!!! I have been giggling so loud that I woke up Chris.., Well, thank you Andrew for this great fun Smile

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