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Thanks to Paul Jones for the title.
Saw him on stage not so long ago ... he hasnt changed at all!!Wink

The birds at Lotherton Hall must be on a good diet as their plumage really is colourful.
I have just added a vignette to remove some of the background!

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:2 Jun 2013 - 2:55 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Pretty Flamingo
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:2 Jul 2013 - 8:00 AM
Tags:General, Pets / captive animals, Photo journalism, Wildlife / nature
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debu
debu  4 India
2 Jul 2013 - 8:05 AM

Wonderful colourful detailed image.
debu

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 8:08 AM

Colourful and vibrant capture.

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KingBee
KingBee e2 Member 8329 forum postsKingBee vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 8:09 AM

Absolutely beautiful. Great colour, DoF, detail, everything. A stunner.

Regards.

Bob

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RobertTurley
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2 Jul 2013 - 8:10 AM

I love this. Really colourful and interesting.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 8:12 AM

A beautiful pose and capture, Barbs, what stunning colours. Carol

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DeSilver
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2 Jul 2013 - 8:13 AM

Great image. Colour and the pose that the flamingo has adopted, stunning! Smile Smile Smile


David.

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
2 Jul 2013 - 8:15 AM

Beautiful capture Barbara,
Fred.

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HarrietH
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2 Jul 2013 - 8:36 AM

He looks coy too. Lovely bird and fine capture.

Harriet

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 8:42 AM

Fantastic shot Barbara, fabulous colours and excellent detail

Hugh

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Lillian
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2 Jul 2013 - 8:42 AM

Perfectly captured
with an amazing eye and colours
Lillian

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mex
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2 Jul 2013 - 8:48 AM

Love the colour in this barb Smile
cheers phil.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 8:51 AM

A first class capture to include good eye and feather detail - what a colour.

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Michaela_Solway
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2 Jul 2013 - 9:05 AM

Stunning capture, wonderful colour details & lovely light...

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 9:05 AM

What wonderful lighting, just as if it's sitting in a spotlight: wonderful 'pose', detail and plumage colouring.
Ronnie.

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Fefe
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2 Jul 2013 - 9:13 AM

Beautiful Barbara.......
Diane

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2013 - 9:16 AM

What a brilliant shot.....

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
2 Jul 2013 - 9:22 AM

They don't come better than this Barbara !! Excellent photo Smile

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EMJAYCEE
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2 Jul 2013 - 9:35 AM

Excellent for the colour and the pose captured.
Joan.

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kuvailija
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2 Jul 2013 - 10:38 AM

This is really something,Barbara, cant find much words,but i try; Excellent, Superb, Fantastic ................ GrinSmileGrinSmileGrinSmile ---- Jukka.

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RajaSidambaram
2 Jul 2013 - 11:04 AM

Clean feathers, tiny beaded eye, sturdy beak all so nicely captured, Barbara. A full macro view of the Flamingo with your D80 could be marvelous.- Raja.

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
2 Jul 2013 - 11:14 AM

La posiciůn y el color que usted capturo son un poema.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 11:25 AM

You've taken us back a few years with that title Barbara.
Glad to hear he's still doing his stuff!
Gorgeous coloured flamingo - vignette has done it's job.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Rende
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2 Jul 2013 - 11:57 AM

Gorgeous light, pose and colour; a real beauty!
Rende

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lonely_oryx
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2 Jul 2013 - 12:18 PM

The colours and feathers have been well captured

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 12:34 PM

Stunningly beautiful Barbara, the colours are sublime and the composition perfect.

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digital_boi
2 Jul 2013 - 12:58 PM

excellent Barbara awards well deserved

Graham

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User_Removed
2 Jul 2013 - 1:46 PM

A superb image Barbara, well done.
Alf.

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Daisymaye
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2 Jul 2013 - 1:49 PM

A beautiful image Barbara. The vignette works very well here.......Sandy

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Bravdo
Bravdo  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 1:58 PM

love this one, colour is so radiant and agree this is first class.

Barry

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taggart
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2 Jul 2013 - 2:17 PM

Gorgeous! Good choices made!

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danbrann
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2 Jul 2013 - 2:41 PM

So vivid Barbara. A delightful image.

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ColleenA
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2 Jul 2013 - 2:54 PM

A stunning image of a flamingo, great pose and lovely colours, so well captured

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 3:59 PM

more than pretty barbara it's stunning top shot Wink
andy

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 4:21 PM

lovely light and colours
regards
Yung

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xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 4:28 PM

Superb colour, light and detail, great work, Barbara.

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DilysT
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2 Jul 2013 - 4:50 PM

Lovely Barbara - stunning colour!

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lifesnapper
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2 Jul 2013 - 5:41 PM

Gorgeous shot Barbara, one of your VERY best.

John Smile

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2013 - 6:05 PM

Elegantly captured, Barbara.

P.

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GeorgePlatis
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2 Jul 2013 - 6:30 PM

Sheer to perfection, Barbara!
George

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 6:33 PM

This is a wonderful capture, Barbs, excellent work with stunning detail - I'd be really chuffed if this were mine Smile I'm just going to have to give your flamingo my UA...I'm sure he'll share it with you! Wink
Trev Smile

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
2 Jul 2013 - 6:43 PM

Beautiful colour and detail Barbara. Superb shot. Moira

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netta1234
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2 Jul 2013 - 7:18 PM

Waaw !This is so Beautiful with lovely detailSmile
NettaSmile

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jul 2013 - 8:46 PM

super image Barb.The lighting/exposure is spot on. Paul

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jaktis
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2 Jul 2013 - 9:16 PM

SO beautiful variation of red tones

Peter

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2 Jul 2013 - 9:49 PM

Absolutely beautiful - well done Smile

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PattiW
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2 Jul 2013 - 11:50 PM

Barbara this is so beautiful! Exquisite detail in the plumage and the color is unbelievable! PattiSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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WhiteRose1
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3 Jul 2013 - 10:11 AM

Excellent positioning against that background and the plumage is positively glowing.

Dave

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Chinga
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3 Jul 2013 - 12:47 PM

What can I say that has not been said? Grin
It's the PERFECT shot!
IB

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Glostopcat
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5 Jul 2013 - 11:24 PM

A very pretty Carribean flamingo indeed, such fabulous colouring and detail in the feathers

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