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Big big thanks to everyone for the comments and votes on my last image and especially to Tony D, Platchet, Windowonwildlife and Bagman for the user awards - can't quite believe the attention it got, overwhelmed.

Took this female redstart this morning - giving a lovely fan fantail spread

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon 400mm L f5.6
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:10 Jun 2012 - 10:17 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Shake a Tail feather
Username:Alan_Coles Alan_Coles
Uploaded:10 Jun 2012 - 9:35 PM
Tags:General, Redstart, Wildlife / nature
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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 9:45 PM

Lovely composition, great tones....pin sharp WinkWink

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 9:50 PM

Gorgeous photograph Alan, the reason your photos are getting the attention is they are wonderful
David

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 9:50 PM

Excellent capture.
saeid

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Glyn1
Glyn1  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 9:56 PM

Cracking shot.

Glyn

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 10:13 PM

great shot

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Carrie_1
Carrie_1  4 Wales6 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 10:14 PM

Super shot
Caroline

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 3canonfan vcard United Kingdom
10 Jun 2012 - 10:23 PM

Fantastic capture
Jim

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85750 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 10:39 PM

Thanks for sharing Alan

Tend to agree with David's commentWink


Adrian

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 426 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales32 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 10:42 PM

Another beautiful image, Alan.
Alun

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 10:51 PM

Beautiful image.
Joan.

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Kim Walton
Kim Walton e2 Member 10144 forum postsKim Walton vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2012 - 11:00 PM

Not bad for a bird on a stick Smile
Lovely composition,ticks in all the boxes

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 9:22 AM

Terriic shot Alan. Not only a lovely bird but a top class pose also.
Ron

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 2M_squared vcard United Kingdom
11 Jun 2012 - 9:44 AM

Great image. Pleased to be #30.

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lostnspace2011
11 Jun 2012 - 10:24 AM

Lovely shot again Alan. Added bonus her fanning her tail for you Smile

Mark

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 10:56 AM

Yes the splash of colour from the fanned tail makes all the difference to this one.

Dougie

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fraser
fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 5:52 PM

Agree with Dougie, plus the angle of the branch compliments the angle of the head.

Fraser

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 2JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 9:22 PM

Super capture with the fanned tail - lovely image
Ju

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