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One to remember Summer by. A Male Linnet in full territorial song as the female was tending to the nest below in the gorse.
Thanks to those who clicked, commented on yesterdays Boudoir shot, and to those who left comments on a photographic theme.
Perfect timing and pin sharp detail. Beautiful image........Sandy
great capture like its beak open like from me. christine
One to be proud of Richard
Not the commonest of birds any more and to nail one side on and in full song is some achievement
Seeing as I can't PM you here is the details of the lighting for the Ginger tom upload
Black bath sheet on settee
430 Speedlite on camera (tripod too) but set at 90 degrees to the left - flash bounced off a white reflector back towards the subject.
Piece of silver foil out of shot, to the right of subject to take out some of the RHS shadows
Many thanks for the info Adrian, really appreciated as always. I've just ordered the Interfit Strobies Kit to get more from my Speedlite when not using my studio.
Just be so much easier if my messaging was re-established.............come on Pete.........I really need it.
a perfect shot of the handsome linnet! perfect timing.
Great timing, lovely bird.
A top notch image, Richard. Great colour and detail.
Excellent Linnet Richard and timed to perfection Ps...Won't be going to Donna Nook until next year mate !
What a cracking good capture Richard. Perfectly timed and exposed. Roll on when we will see the birds perching on that glorious gorse again.
Deserves a medal mate.
Well captured Richard.
Good composition with clean BG.
Like the yellow of the gorse which adds to the image.
It's a beautiful photo Richard, well done
Many thanks everyone and especially to Ron and Derek for the User Awards. I was thinking th esame as well Ron, to get this shot with the 5dMkIII, 800mm and 1.4x and autofocus as well. Roll on Summer
In a class above. Superb.
First rate image Richard - perfectly balanced and well detailed - tack sharp into the bargain. Lou
Many thanks everyone and to Lou for the User Award
excellent work Richard
Terrific composition. Well captured.
Like the details and good tones in this Richard,
Great detail Richard and nice BG
It was on a short-list of twelve, but just edged it for the reasons I posted earlier
A cracking shot of this **** linnet in full song, this handsome bird is posing so proudly
Outstanding work, Richard - detail, pose and clarity second to none.
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