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We have the most beautiful birds in Leeds.....

Have a good weekend everyone
And a big thankyou to all who have commented on my piccies Really appreciated
Regards Barbs

Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron28-300 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Longtailed Yellowhammer of Leeds
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:17 Sep 2010 - 7:35 AM
Tags:Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Street photography
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 7:42 AM

A superb image, Barbs, wonderful colours against the black background, what a great presentation. Carol

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goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 7:50 AM

Another feather and she'd fly ! - well done Barb...Bill

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Oleg_Lobzin
17 Sep 2010 - 8:06 AM

Nice shot. Black background and vivid portrait, amazing contrast.
Regards, Oleg.

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 8:08 AM

SUPER IMAGE
WELL DONE MIKE

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 8:17 AM

Bird of Paradise no less. Terrific shot.
Joan.

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morpheus1955
17 Sep 2010 - 9:02 AM

Morning Barbara, stunning vibrant portrait, like this a lot.

Hugh

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Silverzone
17 Sep 2010 - 9:02 AM

beautiful capture. Sylvia

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acousticmist
17 Sep 2010 - 9:28 AM

A great image, very colourful......Martin

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 9:30 AM

Superbly composed, Barbs, the negative space is fully effective in emphasising that feather.
Bill

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videotec
videotec  6 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2010 - 9:31 AM

Love it, well done Barbara
Pete

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
17 Sep 2010 - 9:56 AM

Excellent +++++
cor

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 9:57 AM

The colours stand out well against the back ground in this Barbara.
Regards Richard

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digital_boi
17 Sep 2010 - 10:40 AM

a good splash of colour

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 10:52 AM

Wow - great colour and composition

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gabriel_flr
17 Sep 2010 - 10:58 AM

What a contrast, what a perfect lighting! Superb shot Brabara!
wish you a nice weekend,
Gabriel

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 11:03 AM

Love the plumage! An excellent and very colourful capture, Barbs.
TrevB Smile

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 12:52 PM

Wow! Seriously well captured image, Barbs. The light and colour work spectacularly well together.

Ann

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan  4 England15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 1:10 PM

Excellent work .

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8481 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1078 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 1:21 PM

Love the way you've composed this, the feather is exploring the outermost reaches of the frame.
Moira

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rpba18205
rpba18205 e2 Member 5rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 1:36 PM

Super composition Excellent colour & detail.
Rob

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 1:53 PM

fabulous how you have done this image-- one of your best!
Jennnn

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
17 Sep 2010 - 1:56 PM

Great light on the feathers

Peter

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 2:34 PM

That one long feather really does do wonders. Well done indeed.
jon

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 2:35 PM

That is just amazing!! Barbara, a real beauty..100% perfect
Lillian

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 2:51 PM

A cross between a peacock and a pheasant I think. Beautiful work Barbara..........Sandy

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10476 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 3:40 PM

Now she is a beauty Barbara. Can we see more of her please.

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KevinWalsham
17 Sep 2010 - 3:43 PM

top shot well done

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phil99
phil99 e2 Member 844 forum postsphil99 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 3:55 PM

Lovely colourful image and we do have the best birds in Leeds so correct Barbara...Phil

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akhtarkhan
akhtarkhan  12 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 4:12 PM

Superb carnival portrait shot. Beautiful lighting and colours. Like it.
Akhtar

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bromley-smith
17 Sep 2010 - 5:44 PM

Superb image Barbara, very well caught.
Tony

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RTDS
RTDS  6 Cyprus
17 Sep 2010 - 6:04 PM

Excellent!
Great colours!
Robert

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Porthos
Porthos  4 Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 8:01 PM

Lovely composition with striking colours.....Derek

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8293 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 8:35 PM

indeed one of your best

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2010 - 10:10 PM

Such a colourful image Barbara - very well composed
Helen

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michaelo
michaelo e2 Member 8michaelo vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2010 - 8:31 AM

superb image,lovely composition!

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raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
18 Sep 2010 - 11:04 AM

excellent all round image.ray

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panda
panda  10 England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2010 - 11:21 AM

Superb image Barbara, excellent capture.

Regards Phil

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maratsuikka
18 Sep 2010 - 8:12 PM

FANTASTIC IMAGE LB
YOUR VERY BEST
LOVE IT

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Andree_Borrel
18 Sep 2010 - 8:51 PM

Most impressive

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2010 - 10:58 PM

Beautiful colors and wonderful use of light and shadow! Patti

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Wonderful shot Barbara - well done

Chris

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
19 Sep 2010 - 11:27 AM

Great shot, such an array of colours

Nicky

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imagio
imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 11:33 AM

Very colourful and gorgeous bird you captured Barbara

Bernie

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nip'n'tuck
nip'n'tuck  10 England11 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 11:49 AM

Striking and FAB Barbara. Love the comp and also the title,Sylv.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2010 - 12:50 PM

Great title Barb. Like the way you've separated her from everything else and against black it looks amazing. Congrats. Paul

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NobbytheNobster
19 Sep 2010 - 11:01 PM

Fantastic colourful shot Barbara, really like this one Smile
Good stuff...Ricky.

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
20 Sep 2010 - 6:41 AM

Wonderful colours, a superbly composed and captured image.
Roy

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 7:30 AM

well deserved UA Barbara, superb lighting.

regards
Yung

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sedonamoonshine

oh stunning shot !!!!!

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sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Sep 2010 - 7:04 PM

This a beautiful shot well done.

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