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My sincere apologies to all that commented already as my main upload had blur around the neck something I preferred not to live with this one I think you will find better, its my first success off the feeders and taken at Blashford Lakes I had a great time there yesterday in good light. Many thanks for all c/c's on yesterdays upload I am truly grateful for your time.

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 500 prime
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Greenfinch
Username:pluckyfilly pluckyfilly
Uploaded:6 Mar 2010 - 9:28 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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LukeParkinson
LukeParkinson e2 Member 530 forum postsLukeParkinson vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 9:39 AM

What a shot Ann. Very very sharp, Excellent pose and superb colours = Stunning

colmar
colmar e2 Member 742 forum postscolmar vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 9:54 AM

A nicely captured image such grand detail Colin

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 10:00 AM

I was in the middle of commenting when the first upload went down! I much prefer the composition and closer crop here, it's a superb shot.
Moira

maggie9
maggie9 e2 Member 645 forum postsmaggie9 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 10:07 AM

wow a stunner Smile

maggie

jim5955
jim5955 e2 Member 6jim5955 vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2010 - 10:09 AM

Great detail

saeidNL
saeidNL e2 Member 5saeidNL vcard Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 10:18 AM

A superb capture.well done.
saeid

Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 10:21 AM

Glad you took my advice Ann and swapped images Ann, this is excellent
Sharp all tha way
Richard

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
6 Mar 2010 - 10:42 AM

beautiful light & colours !

CallumThomas
CallumThomas e2 Member 5CallumThomas vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2010 - 10:44 AM

Great image, can't seem to capture these despite there being 6 around my garden.

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2010 - 10:45 AM

Great shot Ann. I was there yesterday got some good shots,wish i had met you for a chat, maybe next time i you want. Brian

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91929 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 11:07 AM

Lovely Ann - good colour and excellent sharp detail.
Brian.

heids
heids e2 Member 5heids vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 11:09 AM

Fantastic detail. Wonderful image

Vince_S
Vince_S e2 Member 5Vince_S vcard England
6 Mar 2010 - 11:19 AM

Excellent shot nice and sharp.
Vince

bayleaf
bayleaf  7 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2010 - 11:46 AM

This is a super cature. Very well done.
John.

OliPackwood
OliPackwood e2 Member 4OliPackwood vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 11:56 AM

See you had a great time there. Brilliant shot. Grin

Oli

OAKEY
OAKEY e2 Member 6OAKEY vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2010 - 12:00 PM

Fab Ann, super sharp detail and the catchlight in the eye, fabulous image.
Shaun

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 12:45 PM

This must be one of your best shots I've seen recently, Ann. Simply outstanding in every way. Very well done.
Ronnie.

phil99
phil99 e2 Member 844 forum postsphil99 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 1:35 PM

Nice to see this as I hasven't seen one of these this year in our own garden and they used to be quite a common visitor. Maybe doing something wrong to attract them....Phil

SurreyHillsMan
SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 727 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 1:49 PM

Lovely and sharp Ann, great comp

Jon

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 2:17 PM

Beautiful capture Ann. Amazing details and colour. Excellent..........Sandy

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 2:43 PM

This is what I have been waiting to see Ann. A shot worthy of your ability. Top class.
Ron

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 2:53 PM

Superbly composed, posed, lit and captured, Ann. A stunning quality image. Another amongst your best ever images.
TrevB Smile

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 3:03 PM

Great pose with lovely detail and colour.
Joan.

Bob_V
Bob_V e2 Member 7Bob_V vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 3:18 PM

A superb capture Ann, fantastic detail and color.
Bob

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 3:51 PM

Wow, Ann, this is superb, fantastic detail, good eye contact, and I like the shadow of the branch on his chest. One of your very best images. Carol

PeterLaw
PeterLaw e2 Member 6PeterLaw vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2010 - 3:52 PM

A superb shot Ann, well captured.
Peter

janty66
janty66  7 England
6 Mar 2010 - 4:41 PM

wonderful close up shot....

Brian_Scott
Brian_Scott e2 Member 542 forum postsBrian_Scott vcard United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 4:50 PM

This is alot better than yesterday, No signs of camera shake and very sharp indeed.

Glyn1
Glyn1 e2 Member 5Glyn1 vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 5:05 PM

Lovely crisp shot, like the feather detail & clour.

ps. "that park" is towneley Park just off the town centre of Burnley.

Glyn

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 5:15 PM


Quote: Lovely crisp shot, like the feather detail & clour.

ps. "that park" is towneley Park just off the town centre of Burnley.

Glyn

thanks gotta long drive then heheh!

greatdog
greatdog e2 Member 7greatdog vcard England
6 Mar 2010 - 6:04 PM

Great shot Ann,lovely colour,one of your best!Dane.

Imagephotographics
Imagephotographics e2 Member 5Imagephotographics vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 6:05 PM

Great shot Ann - well done

Chris

Artangel
Artangel e2 Member 5Artangel vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 6:12 PM

Fantastic capture with great detail. Romney

Alec1
Alec1 e2 Member 7Alec1 vcard United Kingdom
6 Mar 2010 - 6:31 PM

Great capture with super detail and sharpness.
Alec

teocali
teocali e2 Member 6261 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 7:17 PM

Saw the first one Ann and passed it by as it was very dark around the eye area, but this is a cracker. Lovely sharp detail and super colours and light.
Sylvia

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96187 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 7:31 PM

a fine shot Ann.
No sign of Greenies yet at The Coppice Smile

Adrian

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 733 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 7:54 PM

A lovely detailed shot Ann,
Geoff.

RockArea
RockArea e2 Member 8RockArea vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 8:47 PM

My greenfinches are looking magnificent at the moment and I love the strong features and the bright eye in this shot.

David

norton
norton e2 Member 11norton vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2010 - 9:38 PM

Superb capture Ann................

Tony.

goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2010 - 12:12 AM

This is a bottler Ann - your perseverance is paying off...Bill

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2010 - 10:58 AM

superb

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2010 - 7:39 PM

A terrific image Ann, you've captured this handsome fellow in such wonderful light. Such marvellous colours and pin sharp detail in the plumage

Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 9176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2010 - 8:44 PM

Great capture Ann, excellent detail
Steve

gerrymac
gerrymac  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Mar 2010 - 5:03 PM

Beautiful light and detail....great work
Gerry

Ray42
Ray42 e2 Member 6Ray42 vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2010 - 10:56 AM

Excellent Ann - good light and detail

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