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Taken today while in Nanaimo. This fellow came motoring into the Marina with his wife and parrot. How could one not take pictures of him.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:8 Jun 2014 - 1:17 PM
Focal Length:80mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Partial
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Old Pirate and the Parrot
Username:Daisymaye Daisymaye
Uploaded:9 Jun 2014 - 12:18 AM
Tags:Boat, Man, Parrot, Pirate, Portraits / people
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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 12:50 AM

With whiskers like that Sandy,
it would be a fine shot without the parrot !!
Mick.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 12:52 AM

Oh, Yes, very picture worthy--- Good Eyes You!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43436 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 1:51 AM

Superb in every way imaginable...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 2:35 AM

Sure he's alive Sandy ! A remarkable looking character you've captured.
Peter.

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whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 167 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England75 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 6:02 AM

Good portrait, Sandy, excellent in gritty black & white.

Alan

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 6:19 AM

How sweet that he brought the parrot along. Excellent character portrait.

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 7:21 AM

A delightful capture.Smile

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ANNDORASBOX
9 Jun 2014 - 7:27 AM

Well spotted Super shot.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 7:45 AM

Love the expression on the parrot

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franken
franken e2 Member 123172 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 8:34 AM

Brilliant capture.

Ken

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digital_boi
9 Jun 2014 - 9:27 AM

great one loads of character well captured

Graham

Happy New Week

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 9:39 AM

Brilliant!
Top job.

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44029 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 9:40 AM

A ZZ Top fan? Great facial hair in need of some serious TLC.

Malc

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
9 Jun 2014 - 10:10 AM

Love it Sandy

John

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 11:17 AM

Captain Ahab Wink Sandy, good study and a mono !!
Ron

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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
9 Jun 2014 - 12:41 PM

Very nice mono image Sandy well captured.
Allen, Smile

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 1:13 PM

Makes such a good mono!

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64537 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 2:28 PM

A superb couple of characters.
Smile

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 2:54 PM

Both were just begging to be photographed! Smile Love it, Sandy! Wink
Trev Smile

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 4:47 PM

Looks good as well as interesting in mono Sandy
Lillian

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10474 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jun 2014 - 7:09 PM

I suppose the Parrot nests in his beard. I think we may just have lost the detail in those whites Sandy.

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
10 Jun 2014 - 2:09 AM

This is a stupendous photo. I don't know who I like more... Him or the parrot...
IB

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jun 2014 - 5:45 PM

Brilliant character shot Sandy.

JohnSmile

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2014 - 1:16 AM

That is some beard he's got on him Smile An opportunity too good to be missed and I'm glad you didn't, Sandy. I never have the courage to approach people for shots.

Andrew

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