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This one is well puffed up.
I feel he has seen better days. He looks like I am feeling at the moment ..Wink

I am rather pleased with my newish lens as this image was taken through fine wire mesh.
Can you see it ?

Brand:Nikon CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:13 Jan 2013 - 2:28 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:fffrrrreeeeeezing
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:23 Jan 2013 - 8:09 AM
Tags:General, Pets / captive animals, Wildlife / nature.Lotherton Hall.
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digital_boi
23 Jan 2013 - 8:14 AM

good details and colours Barbara cannot see the wire of the fence what side of it were you on TongueWink

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Canonshots
23 Jan 2013 - 8:19 AM

Don't know which I like more, the image or the titleSmile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 8:20 AM

Poor chappie looks petrified with the cold, Barbs, doesn't he have some beautiful colours in his plumage. Well captured. Carol

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abeeror2 e2 Member 2abeeror2 vcard Australia
23 Jan 2013 - 8:22 AM

Beautiful and alovely strong coloured image.

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dven
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23 Jan 2013 - 8:31 AM

Can't see the fence

dven

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 8:41 AM

Certain well puffed up and a colourful plumage too Barbara
Regards Richard

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 - 8:42 AM

Lovely detail in this image Barbara
Jim

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
23 Jan 2013 - 8:49 AM

This is one extremely well puffed up bird Barbara !! Excellent photo !! What miracle lens takes photos through wire mesh fences !! I want one SmileGrin

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 8:51 AM

A lovely puffball of a bird.

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capto
capto e2 Member 21000 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 9:08 AM

Good image, well taken.
The mesh is only visible on the bg and doesn't detract. Using a wider aperture/ adding blur in PP would help remove it if it does bother you.

ivor

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 9:14 AM

Brilliant shot Barbara, excellent detail and colours and nope cant see the mesh Smile

Hugh

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pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
23 Jan 2013 - 9:30 AM

beautiful capture

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41029 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 9:38 AM

All puffed up with nowhere to go... Smile Lovely colours, Barbara, and very nicely done through a mesh.

Dave

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 9:38 AM

There is no mesh Barbara.................... I bet you went armed with wire cutters and cut a lense sized hole in itWinkGrinGrin................Come on tell the truth nowWinkWinkWink
Love his punky hairdoGrinGrin
Diane

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 739 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 9:46 AM

Superb colours in this bird Barbara.

Best Matt

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 10:00 AM

Good way to keep warm ~ a fine capture.

Albert

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
23 Jan 2013 - 10:56 AM

Quite a nice bird Mr. Tufty Puffty, nice plumage colours, taken through wire mesh! can't see it at all good focusing Barbara, nice one regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 11:25 AM

Great detail in the feathers

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 12:07 PM

Lovely and fantastic capture,Barbara,very well done,
saeid

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achieverswales
23 Jan 2013 - 12:26 PM

Great detail Barbara.

Regards

Trev.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 12:35 PM

A lovely capture Barbara........Sandy

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 12:48 PM

At least the lens seems to be working well Barbara with a little help from yourself.

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
23 Jan 2013 - 12:51 PM

A stunning coloured imageSmileSmile
Effrossini

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 1:51 PM

See whatWink no Barbs joking apart I don't see anything other than a fine bird well detailed with great colours in his plumage

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 2:08 PM

Lovely colours. No sign of the fence.

Ann

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 2:08 PM

Excellent image through wire fence. Hard to get good image without blur
with heavy lens unless using tripod.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 2:55 PM

No way!! No amount of mesh anywhere in sight, Barbara. Lovely shot of this colourful puff. Although he was a bit too liberal with the gel up top Grin

Andrew

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 3:00 PM

You've a great lens and a super image.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 3:33 PM

I can see a fluffy bird, but no wire mesh! Wink A cracking shot, Barbs Smile
Trev Smile

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 4:08 PM

brilliant detail and colour barbara a punked up cracker nice one Wink
andy

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 4:24 PM

Superb capture. Great detail and colour. He sure is well fluffed up against the cold.

Lavina

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JOKEN
JOKEN  5 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 4:36 PM

Wow!! I like tis for the superb colours and the subject matter
Ken

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
23 Jan 2013 - 4:37 PM

Did you blow this one up with a bike pump Barbara TongueGrin. Well puffed up and a hairdo like me in the morning. Well captured - can't see fence.
Moira

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JohnChambersPhotography

Well puffed up indeed, good colours Barbara lens working well in good hands I feel.

John

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hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 5:00 PM

Great shot barb love the title
mike

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32917 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 6:15 PM

A Punk Rocker chilling out.GrinGrinGrin

Regards Nathan

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43667 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 7:12 PM

Mis-read your notes and thought for a moment you had bought a jewish lens...that left me puzzled to say the least, until I re-read having cleaned my specs. Senility lightSad
He looks a tad on the defensive and is giving you the evil eye, Barbara. Doesn't like having his photo taken!

Malc

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
23 Jan 2013 - 7:20 PM

So fluffy

Peter

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 7:40 PM

A bird of many colours Barbara. Its a cracking shot and NO I cannot see any wire.
Ray

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 7:44 PM

A great shot Barbara no you can't see the mesh. Very well captured

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Lillian
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23 Jan 2013 - 7:53 PM

Great shot, he really does look 'weary'
Lillian

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janlea
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23 Jan 2013 - 8:28 PM

Wonderful shot Barbara, love the colours and detail Smile
Jan

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 10:07 PM

Do NOT see the mesh -- nice job.
Great detail in the feathers -- somebody knows how to keep warm, a down jacket.
-=\Walter

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thedon1941
23 Jan 2013 - 10:09 PM

Great capture. Don

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
23 Jan 2013 - 11:46 PM

Mucha fuerza en los colores, es una fotografía diferente pero muy buena...

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Ayoob
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24 Jan 2013 - 12:06 PM

Fantastic capture......Grin

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2013 - 6:09 PM

Your new lens is working really well. Fine puffed up shot. paul

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 11:22 PM

I've seen this fellow at Birdland at Bourton on the Water but I can't for the life of me remember what his name is. He does look rather cold and under the weather

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2013 - 11:33 PM

He's got devil eyes, spotting a punk hairstyle and does not like your lens poking through his wire mesh either. Smile Neat shot Barbs.

Last Modified By tonyng at 25 Jan 2013 - 11:35 PM

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LV426
LV426  5 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2013 - 3:17 AM

That poor thing looks a bit nncomfortable up there.
Funny picture, made me smile
Tarek

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