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Taken at Slimbridge during a recent visit. I hope one day to see these birds in their natural habitat. I have cropped it as the background was dull and quite messy. I hope everyone is well and enjoying the weekend.
Regards to All
Gerry

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:500 mil with 1.4 converter
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Slimbridge Flamingo
Username:maroondah maroondah
Uploaded:21 Mar 2010 - 5:21 PM
Tags:Flamingo, Pets / captive animals, Slimbridge, Wildlife / nature
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digital_boi
21 Mar 2010 - 5:22 PM

excellent

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milky
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21 Mar 2010 - 5:24 PM

Nice shot---------milky

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Colliedog77
21 Mar 2010 - 5:26 PM

Love the choice of angle, crop works extremely well here. Colour is fantastic - detail in feathers is amazing...
Just superb!!
Best wishes
Sue

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janty66
janty66  7 England
21 Mar 2010 - 5:27 PM

super shot, love the crop...

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Imagephotographics

Beautiful image Gerry

Chris

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LexEquine
LexEquine  9 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2010 - 5:32 PM

Excellent capture, with nice color & comp. Good work...P

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taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2010 - 5:56 PM

OO, love this flamingo crop, love the delicate colors and the eye contact-- looking very coy!
Jennnn

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brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2010 - 6:37 PM

Absolutely artful!
Johanna

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21 Mar 2010 - 7:07 PM

Fabulous picture. A

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21 Mar 2010 - 7:30 PM

Love it!

Ken

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oldbiddy
oldbiddy  9 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2010 - 7:32 PM

Fabulous!

Biddy

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21 Mar 2010 - 7:44 PM

Excellent detail & superb composition,
Alan

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rockfish
rockfish  5 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2010 - 8:19 PM

Great crop and detail - fine image.
Peter

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Jalapeno
Jalapeno  5127 forum posts Iceland2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2010 - 1:06 AM

nice one!

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22 Mar 2010 - 9:29 AM

A fine crop . That ice blue eye is watching you Smile Lovely delicate colouring of the Feathers . xx

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EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2010 - 9:57 AM

Wow! So beautiful!

Ann

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Suehh
Suehh  839 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2010 - 10:17 AM

Very beautiful. Pleased to make this 30. Sue

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Mynett
Mynett Plus Member 6142 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2010 - 1:59 PM

super detail in the feathers and love the close up making this one a bit different

Linda

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Canadiann
Canadiann  5 Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2010 - 2:06 PM

Oh Gerry this is stunningly beautiful indeed. Very well done as usual and love those colours and detail.
Regards
Ann

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SueTurner  1081 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2010 - 2:26 PM

really like the composition - a good study
love the colours too

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JudeC
JudeC  8 England3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2010 - 6:46 AM

Stunning - fab crop = Jude.

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vickib
vickib  6 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2010 - 6:58 AM

This is STUNNING....love your pf.

vicki

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23 Mar 2010 - 11:55 AM

Lovely hues and crop, Patti

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rpba18205  5 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2010 - 3:02 PM

Super close up.
RJ.

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ChristineD
23 Mar 2010 - 7:14 PM

Stunning capture.
Christine

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24 Mar 2010 - 3:05 PM

This is a superb cropped shot!! love it and the soft colours
beautiful
Lillian

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24 Mar 2010 - 6:45 PM

Superb shot Gerry with a brilliant crop. Exposure is brilliant and you have caught the delicate colours spot on.
Ron

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AnnieKisster
24 Mar 2010 - 7:14 PM

Just beautiful colour and softness. Great composition, I love being so close into the bird, it's really effective.

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cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2010 - 7:15 PM

love this comp.lesley

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25 Mar 2010 - 6:23 AM

An excellent crop, wonderful colour and detail. Carol

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RachelandherCamera

I love the composition - the eye and the feathers - and the arresting contact with the bird's gaze.

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26 Mar 2010 - 3:22 PM

Lovely close up with wonderful colours and detail in the feathers.

Val

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3 Apr 2010 - 8:41 AM

Just delightful - super colours and detail
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