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Hi all, after spending a few hours in the woods looking for new shots and coming back with nothing I found this little guy/gal bobbing around on some steps in the garden, sods law I suppose. The tripod was still in the boot of the car so it's H/Held with a 500mm prime, needless to say my left arm will be in plaster for the next couple of days Wink having said that I'm quite pleased with it in a way Wink
Many thanks for taking time out to view and comment on What the F*** and a special thank you to Lillian and Bill (goso) for the UA's, very much appreciated as always,
Regards,
Geoff.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 500mm VR plus 1.4x TC
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:700mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-5/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Garden Wren
Username:FeatherFriend FeatherFriend
Uploaded:29 Apr 2012 - 1:00 PM
Tags:Birds, Devon., Garden, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature, Wren
Votes:71
Voters:KBan · JohnoP · NaturesHaven · mjparmy · Greyheron · Sezz · Mike59 · Len1950 · cheesey · MickHarris · cabbie · pamelajean · LukeParkinson · CarolG · tezquirk · Daisymaye · bobsblues · barbarahirst · hasslebladuk · annettep38 · Niknut · Maiwand · Neil-Ludford · EMJAYCEE · Brian65 · MandsH · rayme330 · WindowonWildlife · nikshot · Ade_Osman · Herge88 · DannoM · helenlinda · bagman · gingerdelight · Alan_Baseley · Glostopcat · pluckyfilly · Samuel_Aron · Mike_Smith · taggart · Glyn1 · DRicherby · TerryMcK · Mynett · goso · jennialexander · Brian_Scott · EAS · romansnumber7 · mex · PaulB45 · bricurtis · DerekL · Shellio · A Booth · RTDS · Big_Beavis · Moj_o · Philip_P · brownsilent · Paul_cats · bluetitblue · accipiter · nicedayout · STEVELIN · GillyB · evelen · Tibetan · stupot · baxster ·
Views:221
Unique Views:96

Comments

KBan
KBan  10473 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 1:04 PM

What a little beaut Geoff !

Keith Smile

JohnoP
JohnoP  9
29 Apr 2012 - 1:09 PM

The Law of Sod! I am well acquainted with that law myself! Tongue Brilliant image, well worth the pain! Hope your arm gets better soon! Grin John

Sezz
Sezz Plus Member 10617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 1:19 PM

Lovely detailed image Geoff, I like the splashes of blue too in the foliage.

Sarah *

Len1950
Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
29 Apr 2012 - 1:20 PM

Hit the jackpot with this one Geoff, outstanding image with superb detail.

Len

cheesey
cheesey  9 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2012 - 1:29 PM

Wonderful pose, light and detail.
Cheesey.

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9903 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1720 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 1:37 PM

I can't help laughing to hear that the wren was in your garden, perhaps you should stay at homeWink.
It's a beauty, well worth a sore arm.

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 1:52 PM

A little darling, Geoff, perfectly captured. I often have the same problem as you, go for miles to look for fresh material, find nothing, then come home and find something in the garden Grin Carol

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 2:01 PM

What a delightful little bird. Captured beautifully. Hope it didn't do any damage to the arm..........Sandy

bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 2:04 PM

Great shot Geoff hope the arm recovers !!.
Rob

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 2:25 PM

superb detail
handheld ... pretty good methinks

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 2:36 PM

A stunner lovely detail what a cracking little bird
mike

FeatherFriend
29 Apr 2012 - 2:55 PM

Thanks all,
Geoff.

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 3:15 PM

Oh, what an adorable little fellow.
perfectly sharp and lovely detail.

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5987 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 3:30 PM

Amazing !......superb quality, as always !!!

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 4:00 PM

Top quality Wren Geoff. I am impressed with that handheld shot very much. I tried some of that just the other day and it 'aint easy-- no SirGrinGrin
Ron

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 4:42 PM

Superb capture!!
Joan.

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 6Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
29 Apr 2012 - 4:48 PM

What a cracking shot, better to have stayed in the garden thenSmileSmileTongueTongue
Brian

WindowonWildlife

Immaculate detail Geoff, great pose and BG Wink A Real Gem.

nikshot
nikshot  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 5:30 PM

Stunning handheld shot with that big lens, lovely little bird.

Nick

FeatherFriend
29 Apr 2012 - 5:32 PM

Thanks everyone,
Geoff.

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 5:53 PM

More than happy to be number 30 of this one mate......Superb pose and capture.

Ade

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 6:58 PM

A superbly detailed capture - as ever Geoff Smile
Thanks for coming back to me re- my upload SmileSmile

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 7:39 PM

A delightful image of little Jenny wren Geoff, this one is most appealing

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 7:51 PM

adorable little Jenny Wren and you have done it great justice Geoff

Samuel_Aron
29 Apr 2012 - 8:53 PM

Terrific capture!
Beautiful feather detail.
Sam.

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 8225 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 8:58 PM

Beautiful Jenny Wren

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 9:10 PM

A perky little fella, well defined--- Love the bokeh!

Glyn1
Glyn1  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 9:21 PM

Superb Geoff, great pose & detail, fantastic for hand held.

Glyn

TerryMcK
TerryMcK  671 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 9:23 PM

Ticks all the boxes for me, Geoff - a superb Wren feature.
Terry

Mynett
Mynett  6142 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Apr 2012 - 11:26 PM

super sharp, super detail, another winner, a gem

Linda

goso
goso  8 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2012 - 2:26 AM

Beautiful, Geoff ...Bill

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2012 - 1:26 PM

So endearing and wht superb details you captured in this never-still little bird.

Ann

FeatherFriend
1 May 2012 - 11:28 AM

Thanks everyone,
Geoff.

PaulB45
PaulB45  3 United Kingdom
1 May 2012 - 8:28 PM

Superb shot as always.
Paul

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2012 - 8:44 PM

Super shot Geoff - I like the natural look of the overall image.
Brian.

DerekL
DerekL Plus Member 10151 forum postsDerekL vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2012 - 11:16 PM

A lovely capture of a Wren Geoff.
Well worth all the arm ache Eh?
Maybe toning down or removing the blue areas on the right would remove a distraction.
Great image all the same.

Derek

Shellio
Shellio  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2012 - 11:54 PM

Fantastic image Geoff! Saw a lovely Robin singing away on a post kind of silhouetted against the falling sun... typical I had just put the camera away in its bag nice timing I think not!
Shell

A Booth
A Booth  13 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
3 May 2012 - 12:18 PM

lovely lad, well captured, excellent detail and colour.

RTDS
RTDS  6 Cyprus
3 May 2012 - 12:43 PM

Stunning!
What an excellent capture and with excellent details.
Robert

brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2012 - 6:17 PM

It looks so trustfully at you, first thing that came to my mind was... "Wren I grow up... I'll be a singer" Smile
Johanna

Paul_cats
Paul_cats  961 forum posts Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 10:49 AM

Stunning detail in the feathers. Deserves a vote for being hand held with such detail.
Paul

accipiter
accipiter Plus Member 5accipiter vcard England58 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 12:06 PM

Superb clean capture I am amazed by how much noise these little chaps can make. A

Tibetan
Tibetan  3 England
15 Aug 2012 - 1:46 PM

A little beauty love it,regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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