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A Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus), taken in our garden last October against the background of red Japanese Acer shrub foliage.

Many thanks for your welcome support of yesterdays GSW and a special THANK YOU to Fred(Badgerfred) for the GEA and to Mike(Greyheron) and Mike(Mike_Smith) for their User Awards. Really appreciated and gratefully received Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Oct 2012 - 3:03 PM
Focal Length:700mm 6.8m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Red, Green, Bluey
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:8 Jan 2013 - 10:20 AM
Tags:Acer, Bird, Blue tit, Cyanistes caeruleus, Foliage, Garden, October, Red, Shrub, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:73

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PhilSingleton
PhilSingleton e2 Member 2PhilSingleton vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 10:37 AM

Another top notch image - sumptious perch !
Phil.

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TonyDy
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8 Jan 2013 - 11:01 AM

Lovely shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 11:05 AM

Wonderful perch Sylvia-- just the place for you to display this cracking little bird.
Ron

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franken
franken e2 Member 113062 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 11:19 AM

Beautiful wildlife image.

ken

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 11:43 AM

Very, very nice.

Gerry

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johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 3johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 12:01 PM

Ticks all of my boxes Sylvia, excellent work
David

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114484 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 12:35 PM

Great composition, and lighting with this one Sylvia....

Ade

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 2:09 PM

Great shot
mike

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Rich1970
Rich1970  1 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 - 2:20 PM

beautiful image

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
8 Jan 2013 - 2:44 PM

Superb,
Fred.

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footloose
footloose  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 2:45 PM

A first class image.
Dennis

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
8 Jan 2013 - 3:14 PM

Very perky. Great image.

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CaroleS
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8 Jan 2013 - 5:02 PM

Superb lighting
Carole

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JuBarney
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8 Jan 2013 - 5:56 PM

A really lovely Bluey.
Ju

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 7:26 PM

A little stunner Sylvia, you've caught him/her in some wonderful light and its really accentuated those glorious colours

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MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 7:57 PM

An excellent diagonal on the perch Sylvia and good composition and detail
Richard

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85874 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 8:08 PM

Ain't it good when the perch, dwarfs the subjectWink

Seriously Sylvia, a fine combo of subject, perch & backdrop

Must be a winnerGrin

Adrian

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 5:25 PM

How wonderful.

Last Modified By tonyng at 9 Jan 2013 - 5:25 PM

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91895 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jan 2013 - 8:36 PM

Superb Sylvia - great bird/perch/bg combination.
Congrats again.Smile
Brian.

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Dinky65
Dinky65  1 United States
9 Jan 2013 - 11:47 PM

wonderful shot.SmileSmileSmile

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alistairfarrugia Critique Team 2164 forum posts Malta88 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jan 2013 - 9:21 PM

Have seen many bird shots today but the pose on this one takes the cake. Well done on capturing the moment and sharing it for the rest of us to enjoy!!

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