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Blue tit taking a breather from eating, contemplating on the off again!!

Thought that it was time I did some garden birds again
Hope that you will enjoy this mini series

Special thanks to Steve and Annette for your awards yesterday
and to everyone who commented..thank you

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Blue Tit
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:19 Mar 2013 - 7:08 AM
Tags:Blue tit, Garden bird, General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:09 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
19 Mar 2013 - 7:11 AM

A really lovely capture of this cute little thing Lillian !! His hair needs a comb though Smile Very well taken !

johnke
johnke  156 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:12 AM

Beautifully exposed Lillian the detail you have achieved is absolutely exquisite. I won't go on but you get the picture...John

philhomer
philhomer  446 forum posts England32 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:14 AM

great detail, exposure and of course background - good to see someone using logical settings

janlea
janlea e2 Member 2janlea vcard United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 - 7:15 AM

A beautiful shot Lillian, wonderful detail and lovely colour Smile
Jan

kathrynlouise
19 Mar 2013 - 7:15 AM

Beautiful capture Lillian Grin
Kathryn

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:17 AM

What a beautiful image of this little fella, Lillian!

****

Last Modified By DicksPics at 19 Mar 2013 - 7:17 AM
Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7126 forum postsTrev_B vcard England66 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:19 AM

Well done Lillian a gorgeous Blue Tit very nicely detailed.

Trev

Caziwinkles
19 Mar 2013 - 7:20 AM

This is exquisite Lillian. The detail, the colours, the composition...! Amazing stuff! Smile

Carol

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:22 AM

I see you have a new lens Lillian and what a result with it here, the detail captured is quite amazing. - gary

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:24 AM

A bright and perky fella, Lillian, great capture as always. Carol

bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 2bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:31 AM

Lovely and clean bg and a super looking bird Lillian

Bob

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:32 AM

Stunning capture.

jennialexander
jennialexander e2 Member 1045 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 - 7:48 AM

They never stay still for long enough for me. Well captured
Jennixx

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
19 Mar 2013 - 7:49 AM

Excellent colour, pose and detail captured Lillian, super image,
Fred.

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:55 AM

I see you have been on your travels again WinkWink
Excellent capture of this colourful garden bird
Helen

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 3260 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:57 AM

Nice tit.............GrinGrinGrin

PhillipMinnis
19 Mar 2013 - 7:59 AM

A nice image, Lillian!


Cheers

Phil

callaby
callaby  1 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 - 8:10 AM

Nice shot Lillian.
Cal

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 8:16 AM

Super colour and detail Lillian.
Ann

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 8:21 AM

beautiful

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 8:22 AM

Tremendous detail and color! Nice Image- I like it a lot!

Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 - 8:41 AM

Well captured and some pin sharp detail
Steve

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 - 8:58 AM

Outstanding. Great bg.

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 9:10 AM

Excellent shot Lillian.
Ron

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 9:12 AM

Like the details and colours in this Lillian, good capture
Regards Richard

digital_boi
19 Mar 2013 - 9:15 AM

another winner Lillian fine detail in the plumage and the texture on the branch is excellent. He does have that under starters orders look about him

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

marktc
marktc e2 Member 459 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 9:18 AM

***** top shot Lillian

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 9:22 AM

The bird shows off so brightly against the dark b/g, Lillian.
Ronnie.

morpheus1955
19 Mar 2013 - 10:03 AM

Superb image Lillian, fantastic detail and colours, beautifully captured

Hugh

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10497 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 10:24 AM

The exposure is good, the background is clear,the bird is sharp.the image is excellent.

CHRISB911
CHRISB911  854 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 10:29 AM

perfection as always
Cornish Chris

leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
19 Mar 2013 - 10:46 AM

Excellent details and capture, as always.
Effrossini

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2527 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 10:55 AM

A little Beauty

Ali GrinGrinGrin

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41122 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 11:15 AM

Beautifully lit against that background, Lillian. A lot of people won't notice the exif, but your camera settings have been well thought out to produce this image.

Dave

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 11:22 AM

Thank You Dave, this was with a green high hedge behind, and a small dark garden...so very pleased
especially as I was indoors with french windows opened
and camera through some netting to hide me!Wink
Lillain

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 11:36 AM

Clear and sharp and fluffy - a little beauty.
KateGrinGrinGrin

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 - 11:53 AM

Superb shot lillian.
Brian

Bravdo
Bravdo  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 12:28 PM

All been said Lillian, Good DOF, quality and colour..wish i had these little fellows in my garden, all i get is Starlings..

Barry

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 1:58 PM

Good one

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 2:00 PM

Beautifully composed shot of a delightful model.

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 2:08 PM

So, after large birds, are we now to get a mini series of mini birds?! Smile Wonderful detailed capture, Lillian. You ought to join our Camera Club, then we would fair a bit better in the Natural History section in inter-club competitions! Wink
Trev Smile

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 733 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 3:14 PM

Stands out well against the dark BG Lillian and good detail, is that a new lens ?
Geoff.

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 3:54 PM

Superb colours and details. These little fellows are always so full of character.

Ann

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
19 Mar 2013 - 4:22 PM

Excellent capture Lillian, stunning detail

John

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 4:57 PM

A super Bluey capture
Ju

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7212 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 5:37 PM

Cracking shot Lillian, the Bluey stands out beautifully against that background

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 5:39 PM

A really lovely start to the series Lillian, there are so many lovely British Birds, and I hope you include a Wagtail and a Long Tailed Tit as they are two of my fav's Smile

John Smile

HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 5:53 PM

Super composition - mine disappear as soon as my door opens Smile

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96182 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 6:00 PM

A wee detailed beauty LillianSmile

Adrian

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 6:00 PM

A lovely image of this gorgeous little fella perched in his own environment and not in an empty space.

Nathan

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 6:07 PM

Beautiful capture !
George

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 7:33 PM

Lovely image Lillian.......... his featherdresser has missed a bitGrin
Diane

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2214 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 8:33 PM

Another lovely image LillianSmile
NettaSmile

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 9:09 PM

A beauty, Lillian.
Colin

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91929 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 9:11 PM

Cracking detail here Lillian.
Brian.

canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
19 Mar 2013 - 10:13 PM

Great detail and colour in this wonderful image Lillian
Jim

gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
19 Mar 2013 - 11:10 PM

Una captura maravillosa..

Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
19 Mar 2013 - 11:13 PM

Superb detailed image and brilliant clarity ,capture ,Lillian..........Grin

Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 6:48 AM

An excellent shot

Big_Beavis
Big_Beavis e2 Member 9Big_Beavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2013 - 3:52 PM

Outstanding !!

David

Daxiesmum
Daxiesmum e2 Member 3Daxiesmum vcard United Kingdom
20 Mar 2013 - 7:15 PM

Great shot, Lillian. Impressive!

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 12:39 AM

A little smasher beautifully caught on camera

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2013 - 11:35 PM

Love his hairstyle.
Smashing light and detail

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