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Guess what the wife has got on in the next room......aarrrrgggh


The dog might just get an xtra walk shortly..lol

The lens is back and spent an hour down Silent Valley this afternoon but very poor light and shooting at high iso's innit

Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon 400mm L f5.6
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:The X Factor - Alternative Vote !!
Username:Alan_Coles Alan_Coles
Uploaded:11 Dec 2010 - 7:12 PM
Tags:Flash / lighting, Humour / fun, Robin, Silent valley, Wildlife / nature, X factor
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KBan
KBan  9457 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 7:22 PM

this robin has more X factor, well done
keith

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7123 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 7:26 PM

Great image, ill come with you to walk the dog wife has that rubbish on out TV too

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hary60
hary60  5 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2010 - 7:30 PM

What a great capture nice one
Harry

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 7:31 PM

strictly instead for us Smile looks like your robin is in the spotlight Smile what was wrong with your lens? lesley

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 7:32 PM

Love the light on this, it gives the appearance of a spotlight and the way it is looking up is magical
Great capture
Richard
I met them all last week...lol can't get worse than that

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pauldawn
pauldawn  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 7:34 PM

love it!

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jase147
jase147  4 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2010 - 7:36 PM

cracking shot


he certainly has the spotlight maybe dueting with the Eagles perhaps ?

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OVrtnarHigi
11 Dec 2010 - 7:37 PM

Tip top humor story and great pose.

Last Modified By OVrtnarHigi at 11 Dec 2010 - 7:38 PM

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danob
danob  7 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2010 - 7:40 PM

Lol Nothing like being in the Limelight!

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
11 Dec 2010 - 7:43 PM

Smashing shot with a great pose.

Len

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Graham-Mead
11 Dec 2010 - 7:49 PM

Excellent capture.

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andy210966
11 Dec 2010 - 7:54 PM

Just brilliant Alan! Not only the shot but also the addition of the light! A beautiful picture mate!

Andy

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maryg
maryg e2 Member 666 forum postsmaryg vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 7:54 PM

What a poser ! Great shot !
mary

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 8:05 PM

simply love this image with the glow of light and the pose its top notch

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LukeParkinson
11 Dec 2010 - 8:14 PM

A cracker!

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jeb2012
jeb2012  4 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2010 - 8:14 PM

An excellent capture

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 8:18 PM

this really has the x factor a stunner Wink
andy

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 8:19 PM

cassiecat beat me to it
Definitely "in the spotlight" Smile

Adrian

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bluetitblue
11 Dec 2010 - 8:22 PM

Excellent image great work well done.

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Platchet
Platchet  7 Wales8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 8:33 PM

Superb Al, gets The Rev award!!!!!!
Sorry but got to get back to X Factor.................
Rev

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bfgstew
bfgstew  8668 forum posts England105 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 8:40 PM

One of the best Robin shots I have seen, absolutely superb.

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 439 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales36 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 8:46 PM

What a superb, humorous pic. Love the pose and the whole concept. Great stuff.
Alun

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Alan_Coles
11 Dec 2010 - 8:55 PM

Wow, Holy X Factor Batman.... I think he might stand a chance of being in the final tomorrow...lol - Many thanks for all the comments and a big thanks to Andy for the user award...much appreciated. Smile

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andy210966
11 Dec 2010 - 9:09 PM

34 votes - 52 unique views that means 18 din't like this?? What wrong with people??

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Platchet
Platchet  7 Wales8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 9:13 PM


Quote: Wow, Holy X Factor Batman.... I think he might stand a chance of being in the final tomorrow...lol - Many thanks for all the comments and a big thanks to Andy for the user award...much appreciated.

So what about the Rev award? Sad

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 9:18 PM

Cracking shot mate
Steve

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Alan_Coles
11 Dec 2010 - 9:22 PM


Quote: Superb Al, gets The Rev award!!!!!!
Sorry but got to get back to X Factor.................
Rev

Ooooops, big apologies Gazza - will fill you a beer the next time we go rockin' - many thanks. Smile

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franken
franken e2 Member 123135 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 9:49 PM

Superb!

Ken

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BURNBLUE
BURNBLUE e2 Member 8BURNBLUE vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 9:50 PM

Great Shot!

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luckybry
luckybry e2 Member 4luckybry vcard Scotland
11 Dec 2010 - 10:16 PM

lots better than Wagner grt shot
bryan

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2010 - 11:29 PM

Great shot and a superb title to match....very nice work.
Ronnie.

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rajishravi
12 Dec 2010 - 6:54 AM

Looking for something. Good shot.

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chalkhillblue
chalkhillblue e2 Member 5143 forum postschalkhillblue vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2010 - 8:11 AM

Superb observation and capture.
David

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mitchy81
mitchy81  5 England18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2010 - 9:20 AM

Cracking shot Alan, the C&C's are well deserved. I'd say the lens came back just in time.

Phil

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2010 - 9:21 AM

Don't tell me your wife was watching the football again? Great shot of the Robin, looking skywards for salvation.

Dougie

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iotapix
iotapix  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2010 - 9:36 AM

Howyou suffer! Butr your hobby has its compensations. A great candid shot.

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Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13321 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2010 - 9:43 AM

Super shot. Like the pose,
Alan

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2010 - 10:14 AM

An excellent picture - a robin in the spotlight or is it beam me up Scottie? - Congratulations on the well deserved UA

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2010 - 11:22 AM

He gets my vote.
Beautiful, well done.

B.

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fraser
fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2010 - 11:46 AM

It's all been said above.
Fraser

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Radnox
Radnox  4 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2010 - 3:06 PM

Simply Wow certainly gets my vote

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2010 - 6:10 AM

Just saw this one on FB, superb Al.
regards
Yung

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Lovely Robin in the spotlight - well done Al !

Chris

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Ian-Munro
Ian-Munro  6200 forum posts Wales15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2010 - 2:14 PM

Lol, tis good.

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2010 - 7:37 PM

i missed this i must have been watching x factor lol, its a superb excellent capture.
ant.

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cirrusminor
cirrusminor e2 Member 6380 forum postscirrusminor vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Dec 2010 - 1:05 AM

I dont go for bird shots, but this one..... Wink
Tim

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