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This blue tit is a reworking of an earlier posting suggested by lonjonbla.

The image has been rotated 90 degrees to give it a bird of prey look. I know it not really a natural pose for a blue tit but I quite liked the result.


***As ever bigger is better!!!!!*****

Techs:

Aperture: f7.1
Speed: 1/6400
ISO: 320
Focal length: 180 mm
Flash: 4 flash units

Camera:Canon EOS-1Ds
Lens:Canon 180mm L
Recording media:digital
Title:Blue Tit
Username:gtroop gtroop
Uploaded:28 Dec 2006 - 9:57 PM
Tags:Birds, Blue tit, Wildlife / nature
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cameragirl
cameragirl  1043 forum posts United Kingdom
28 Dec 2006 - 10:03 PM

Fantastic uploads on bird flight! Smile

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cameracat
cameracat  108578 forum posts Norfolk Island61 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2006 - 10:04 PM

This is great, and the idea of a raptor blue tit is well wicked.

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jonlonbla
jonlonbla  8 England
28 Dec 2006 - 10:14 PM

I like it ... but then I would!! Nice to see you are prepared to upload the unnatural pose. It looks quite amazing.

Now can you place a wet trout in this "raptor's" claws?! LOL. Click
John

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Paulo_G
Paulo_G  832 forum posts United Kingdom
28 Dec 2006 - 10:19 PM

4 flash units? crikey!
Amazing detail too

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bfgstew
bfgstew  8668 forum posts England105 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2006 - 10:22 PM

Gets a well deserved click, keep up the good work.
Stew

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phototime
phototime  8 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2006 - 10:34 PM

Another excellent shot,great colours.


Mo.

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SueWB
SueWB  7 England
28 Dec 2006 - 10:38 PM

Amazing capture!
Sue Smile

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WillieH
WillieH  8 Scotland
28 Dec 2006 - 10:40 PM

Funny I also thought this would look stunning anyway round (upside down ?), a great image deserves to be shown many times,

Kind Regards Willie

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Grimm
Grimm  7587 forum posts6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2006 - 11:59 PM

loved the original post, love this even more.
Great capture.

glenn

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Elwin
Elwin  7
29 Dec 2006 - 12:29 AM

Outstanding!
Emlyn

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stevophoto
29 Dec 2006 - 12:49 AM

Amazing shot! the colors are brillant well done.
steve

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colin
colin  10697 forum posts Scotland5 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2006 - 1:43 AM

Superb detail. Colin

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User_Removed
29 Dec 2006 - 2:23 AM

super capture!

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rhiw_com  8
29 Dec 2006 - 7:41 AM

Another fantastic capture, superb camera work.

Rg Tony

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chrissd
chrissd  8304 forum posts United Kingdom
29 Dec 2006 - 8:19 AM

another great one from the "birdman from Barnes" lool
chris

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johnc1711
johnc1711  10 Scotland
29 Dec 2006 - 9:35 AM

Really works well!

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photography27
29 Dec 2006 - 11:43 AM

brilliant, totally captured perfectly, and the rotation works really well.
got to be a candidate for winner of any photo competition.
very well done
mik

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davet2
davet2  8
29 Dec 2006 - 6:03 PM

Great effort and effect and timing is great cheers Dave

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
3 Jan 2007 - 10:00 PM

One word - STUNNING.
Congs on the HC it was well deserved.

I also wanted to say how much I appreciated the information you left on my "Coal Tit" image, it was a great help. Thanks.

Marian

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
18 Jan 2007 - 6:26 PM

What an incredible series of action bird shots. Fantastic.
Freda

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