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Having a clean up from all that sleeping

A set this morning to finish off as have a request to do the ones from Sweden
so book is now on last pages...tomorrowGrin
V2 a look between the legs!
V3 landing as the conductor

Mt thanks to everyone and especially would like to thank
Steve, Sue, Patti, Cathryn, Eileen and John for your User Awards


Off this morning to Wisley Gardens with my U3A group...butterflies are there

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Mar 2013 - 2:56 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Preening
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:21 Jan 2014 - 8:04 AM
Tags:Flamingos, France, General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

Comments

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 354 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 8:12 AM

I expect V3 is on the way but the first two are great pictures.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 8:16 AM

V.3 is the winner for me, Lillian Smile Carol

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 8:18 AM

3 great capture Lillian, V3, I'm coming as quick as I canSmile


Cliff

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 8:20 AM

Three magnificent images Lillian. All 3 worthy of their own uploads. Great set.

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 8:23 AM

Cracking set lillian fantastic detail wonderful colours v3 for me today a stunner nice oneWink
Andy

User_Removed
21 Jan 2014 - 8:27 AM

Another beautifully detailed capture. Smile

morpheus1955
21 Jan 2014 - 8:32 AM

Wonderful series of images Lillian, fabulous colours and excellent detail

Hugh

Caziwinkles
21 Jan 2014 - 8:34 AM

Just gorgeous Lillian - the colours are amazing. Smile

Carol

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 8:39 AM

arent these birds a delight to photo
I have noticed your birds arent as colourful as the ones at lotherton
all to do with diet apparently

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 - 8:53 AM

Another stunning set. V1 for me - captivating composition.
Well captured.

digital_boi
21 Jan 2014 - 8:55 AM

they make fine models the colours and tones are wonderful

Graham

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
21 Jan 2014 - 9:08 AM

V2 my favourite in this fine set Lillian,
Fred.

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
21 Jan 2014 - 9:16 AM

Excellent set Lillian just love V3 Grin

Oh and dressing up thought it would be a bit of fun but then saw how much to hire a costume one was 270 euros............

John

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 9:17 AM

A stunning set of images of these beautiful birds, Lillian.

Richard

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 9:18 AM

Three fine shots Lillian but it has to be V3 I think.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 9:37 AM

Another great image..

Thank you for the email with link to your Big cats book.
It looks great.
Well done...

Dave

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 10:48 AM

A very well presented shot with the subject filling the frame and there being no b/g distractions.
R.

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 10:49 AM

Beautifully soft colours and fine detail.
Very easy on the eye Lillian.

Dougie

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 11:14 AM

Pretty Flamingo !!! Lillian.
Ron

gwynn56
gwynn56  378 forum posts England
21 Jan 2014 - 11:19 AM

beautiful set of images SmileSmile

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 11:20 AM

Three excellent captures, Lillian with the tight crop and interesting shapes in V2 my favourite.

Ray

Last Modified By rayme330 at 21 Jan 2014 - 11:20 AM
Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
21 Jan 2014 - 11:22 AM

The feather detail you have captured in V1 and V2 is just stunning...what beautiful birds they are... And such delicate colours and shades in their plumage... So impressed with this lot Lillian !

Lynette Grin

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 11:28 AM

Your work is incredible Lillian, I enjoying viewing each and everyone. GrinGrinGrin Peter.

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 11:38 AM

Nice set. V 3 is my favourite for the water and wing action.

PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 11:49 AM

A beautiful set of images! PattiSmile

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 12:05 PM

All delightful but V3 is brilliant.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 12:32 PM

a lovely trio.

billy

briantjjones
21 Jan 2014 - 12:39 PM

Lillian, Three great images again. Love the closeness of V1 & V2 but V3 does it for me, stunning shot Smile
Brian J.

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 - 1:42 PM

Beautiful setSmile

Eileen

HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4271 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
21 Jan 2014 - 2:00 PM

They may have rather big beaks Grin but they are beautiful graceful birds.

Harriet

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 2:00 PM

At first glance I though thought it was an image down by "pentony" -- The flamingo with tutus!-- Love the series!

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 2:22 PM

3 fantastic captures.

kathrynlouise
21 Jan 2014 - 3:30 PM

Absolutely gorgeous Lillian. Captured so well, colours are beautiful. V1 for me GrinGrinGrin

Kathryn

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 3:51 PM

Excellent set, Lillian, but think V1 has to be my fave - the detail's just stunning Smile
Trev Smile

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 4:41 PM

Excellent captures, Lillian!
Regards,
George

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 5:23 PM

How lovely they are Lillian! Smile

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 5:47 PM

Fantastic images Lillian, these really ARE superb .

John Smile

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 6:08 PM

Three wonderful images of these pretty flamingos, all are top class. I look forward to seeing some of your exotic butterflies from Wisley

Mike_Young
Mike_Young e2 Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 6:43 PM

Three excellent shots Lillian

Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 - 7:19 PM

Stunning set of images. Beautiful.
Fred

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 7:40 PM

Love the colours Lillian.
A super set.
Mick.

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 8:01 PM

Ooooo Lillian BlushBlushBlushBlushBlush.................your description for V2TongueTongueWink
Diane

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96182 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 8:35 PM

All good stuff Lillian, as was yesterday's tooSmile

Adrian

pks
pks  10 England
21 Jan 2014 - 8:44 PM

great set

peter

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8831 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 8:55 PM

That V3 is a real hoot, Lillian, but the orchestra seem less than "warmed up" and ready for their performanceGrinGrin.

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 - 9:07 PM

They are brilliant Lillian. Cathy

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91929 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 9:16 PM

Super images Lillian - lovely birds - really like V3.Smile
Brian.

AlexAppleby
21 Jan 2014 - 10:07 PM

Wonderful shots that do justice to this amazingly beautiful and elegant bird.

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7212 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2014 - 10:46 PM

One of my favorite birds Lillian, these are great to photograph, and you have caught these beautifully

SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member 1SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2014 - 2:26 PM

Simply beautiful, Lillian, all three of them.
Preening have superb detail and eye contact.
Conducting adds a special hint of humour.
Wow to the colours..!
"Superb"

Simon

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jan 2014 - 2:07 PM

I just love those outstretched wings in V3 Grin

Andrew

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