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Personally, I believe that this is the best Great tit Parus major image, I have taken at The CoppiceSmile

Taken during a session earlier today, when I was finally blessed with some decent subdued light

Finally gave up, when the South-westerly was knocking the birds for six


Many thanks to Ayoob, Alan (Alan_Baseley) & Jenny (Jenny-D), for their awards given to yesterdays wee butterflyGrin

Will PM you all later and catch up with things in general later this evening


Adrian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens:EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:25 Jan 2014 - 12:13 PM
Focal Length:420mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Coppice CDLXXX
Username:tomcat tomcat
Uploaded:25 Jan 2014 - 2:20 PM
Tags:Birds, Great tit, Northants, The coppice, Tits, Wildlife, Wildlife / nature
Votes:60
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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2251 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2014 - 2:35 PM

Wow Adrian amazing feather detail. One you should be so proud of. Great photography

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M_squared
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25 Jan 2014 - 2:44 PM

Outstanding. Well captured.

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8178 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2014 - 2:48 PM

Reckon you're right, Adrian, can't fault it Smile Damn wind again today, around 17C and sunny. Carol

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25 Jan 2014 - 2:52 PM

An image of exceptional quality Adie, definitely one of your very best.
Quote: Reckon you're right, Adrian, can't fault it Smile Damn wind again today, around 17C and sunny. Carol

For goodness sake do something about it then Carol, don't tell us!WinkBlush I suggest you go and take some milk of magnesia or a Rennie tablet to help settle your stomach and also cut down on fizzy drinks and windy foods as recommended by the NHS!Grin

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TonyDy
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25 Jan 2014 - 3:03 PM

First clss shot, Adrian.
Tony

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ChristineD
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25 Jan 2014 - 3:08 PM

Fabulous capture and light

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ade123
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25 Jan 2014 - 3:26 PM

Fantastic capture Adrian,perfect in every aspect
Ade

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25 Jan 2014 - 3:28 PM

Fine image Adrian, excellent detail captured,
Fred.

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Mike_Smith
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25 Jan 2014 - 3:40 PM

Cracking picture, top photography

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2014 - 3:48 PM

Must say it looks perfect to me - beautifully filling the frame on a lovely diagonal.
superb detail.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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ali63
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25 Jan 2014 - 4:17 PM

Perfection GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Ali

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DerekL
DerekL Plus Member 10120 forum postsDerekL vcard England24 Constructive Critique Points
25 Jan 2014 - 4:40 PM

Cracker Mate!
Looks like you were blessed with the soft lighting Adrian.
Lovely sharp detail and colour tones.

Derek

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johnjo58
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25 Jan 2014 - 4:52 PM

I agree a real cracker and just the right light Adrian, top work

David

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25 Jan 2014 - 4:53 PM

An image to aspire to, Adrian!

Richard

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Mollycat
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25 Jan 2014 - 5:09 PM

Perfection. Nuth said.

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Fred263
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25 Jan 2014 - 5:09 PM

Superb image, Adrian. Beautifully presented.
Fred

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gilbertmjake
25 Jan 2014 - 5:17 PM

Top class.

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25 Jan 2014 - 5:21 PM

Fabulous shot Adrian, very windy here to and dare I say wetWink

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25 Jan 2014 - 6:06 PM

Really nicely done Adrian! John

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GeorgePlatis
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25 Jan 2014 - 6:41 PM

Fabulous card postal Adrian! Excellent pose of this wonderful bird and great detail!
Regards,
George

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AlexAppleby
25 Jan 2014 - 8:01 PM

A beauty - perfectly lit and composed.

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michaelo
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25 Jan 2014 - 8:56 PM

stunning!!!

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25 Jan 2014 - 10:27 PM

A Stunning image Adrian!! Nice work!!

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ValeryAst
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25 Jan 2014 - 10:36 PM

Outstanding shot indeed, Adrian!Smile Great workSmile
Regards Valery

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25 Jan 2014 - 10:47 PM

Superb shot
Dave

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AnthonyR
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25 Jan 2014 - 11:02 PM

Great detail, very well done.

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annettep38
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25 Jan 2014 - 11:49 PM

looks perfect indeed. Can you please send some sun?

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26 Jan 2014 - 6:47 AM

beautifully captured image. Thoroughly deserving of all the awards. A

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26 Jan 2014 - 10:15 AM

Just a slight tilt of the head, a flutter of feathers - a superb shot AdrianSmile
Carole

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26 Jan 2014 - 10:46 AM

Top drawer image Adrian, the subdued light has really helped in the exposure of the white cheek feathers and the general level of detail is excellent. You should be very pleased with this one.

Regards
Terry

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PhilSingleton
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26 Jan 2014 - 10:55 AM

Quite superb Adrian. You keep on producing images of such high quality, but the slight movement in the feathers makes it all that more appealing.

Phil.

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Mike_S
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26 Jan 2014 - 11:51 AM

Top class shot.

Mike.

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Louise_Morris
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26 Jan 2014 - 8:04 PM

It is definitely a stunning image Mr K! Very very nice indeed! Lou

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