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Anyone who has photographed these little birds will attest I'm sure how quick they are around the tree!! Left here in glorious sunshine the other day to go to a friends feeder station near the Severn Bridge...only to arrive in thick pea soup like fog...as if trying to get these wasn't hard enough as it was! Anyway, had a great couple of hours and the fog did eventually clear.

Moff to Gigrin tomorrow but hoping to get some landscape shots in nearby Elan Valley too.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon 400mm L f5.6
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:8 Feb 2011 - 11:37 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Treecreeper
Username:Alan_Coles Alan_Coles
Uploaded:11 Feb 2011 - 12:46 AM
Tags:General, Mikefromebbw, Oakwood, Severn bridge, Treecreeper, Wildlife / nature
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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 1:13 AM

Wonderful feather and bark detail. An excellent capture........Sandy

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 1:40 AM

I have done this--tried to photograph the tree creeper-- This is a magnificent image of!

Jennnn

Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris Plus Member 42425 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
11 Feb 2011 - 6:21 AM

Morning Al, this is a super shot of this little blighter! They move like stink and go round and round rather than up and up don't they?! Have a good weekend sounds like we've got some to look forward to next week! Lou

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 7:24 AM

A super capture.

Ray42
Ray42 Plus Member 6Ray42 vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 7:37 AM

An excellent shot - and a well deserved congratulations on the UA

saeidNL
saeidNL Plus Member 5saeidNL vcard Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 8:16 AM

Excellent capture indeed,
saeid

Len1950
Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
11 Feb 2011 - 8:35 AM

Pin sharp capture, lovely detail of a bird that can be difficult to frame. Super shot.

Len

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 9:08 AM

Exceptional quality.
Joan.

skewey
skewey  831 forum posts England
11 Feb 2011 - 9:19 AM

Excellent comp and detail Alan.
Paul

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 9:32 AM

Congrats on getting this fine shot Alan. Treecreepers are notorious for not standing still for more than a split second.
Hope you enjoy Gigrin.
Ron

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 10:03 AM

We have a local squirrel that does this walking up trees thing, leads some of the cats a merry dance I'll tell you. Enjoy your trip, sounds good to me.

Dougie

andy210966
andy210966 Plus Member 7andy210966 vcard Wales119 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 10:14 AM

A real cracker Alan! Seeing these is difficult enough let alone producing a shot of this quality! Well done!

Andy

LukeParkinson
LukeParkinson Plus Member 530 forum postsLukeParkinson vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 10:58 AM

A stunningly brilliant shot ! Well done mate

Ian-Munro
Ian-Munro Plus Member 7200 forum postsIan-Munro vcard Wales15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 11:30 AM

Awesome image Al! like it.

NeilWigan
NeilWigan Plus Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 12:28 PM

Excellent shot.

Morgs
Morgs Plus Member 6Morgs vcard Wales62 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 1:14 PM

Extremely good Al.

Dave

cassiecat
cassiecat Plus Member 639 forum postscassiecat vcard England46 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 5:07 PM

fabulous, shortlisted. congrats on the user award. enjoy gigrin.lesley

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8323 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 5:36 PM

pini sharp and well taken picture of the tree creeper, I went to Gigrin and thoroughly enjoyed our visit - we did the Elan Valley as well, look forward to seeing some of your efforts

Imagephotographics
Imagephotographics Plus Member 5Imagephotographics vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2011 - 6:01 PM

Superb capture Al - well done !

Chris

JohnGubbins
JohnGubbins Plus Member 7JohnGubbins vcard United Kingdom
11 Feb 2011 - 7:15 PM

Fabulous shot.Not got the shot myself yet.Great,just great

Mynett
Mynett Plus Member 6142 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2011 - 8:58 AM

lovely capture, have fun at Gigrin.

Linda

bluetitblue
bluetitblue Plus Member 5bluetitblue vcard United Kingdom
12 Feb 2011 - 6:10 PM

Excellent capture great detail well done.

KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84379 forum postsKarenFB vcard England163 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2011 - 6:17 PM


Quote: Anyone who has photographed these little birds will attest I'm sure how quick they are around the tree!!

I saw one today! I was so chuffed - started firing off a few shots, then the little red 'Battery Low' light started. After a few more shots the camera closed down (bum!). In the few seconds it took to change them, the Tree Creeper had gone...................and not one of my images were worth showing! Sad

This is a stunning shot, the colours and details are absolutely spot on. I feel quite jealous!

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