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Recently, when I went to Minnions, on Bodmin Moor,Cornwall, to shoot some landscapes with the old mining ruins, I came across a couple of fields with wild rabbits running around. As soon as they saw me they disappeared instantly back into their burrows. That is , all except this one, who sat in the sunshine and kept a wary eye on me from quite a distance. I had just bought a Sigma 120-400 OS lens, for use in taking photos of warships around Plymouth Sound, and this shot was taken using this.
Thank you for all recent comments and votes,always very much appreciated

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 550D
Lens:Sigma 120-400 OS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:21 Jul 2011 - 6:17 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Wild Thing !
Username:MikeGreaves MikeGreaves
Uploaded:4 Aug 2011 - 4:10 PM
Tags:Wild Rabbits, Wildlife / nature
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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 4:16 PM

excellent reaction, a good idea!

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achieverswales

Hi Mike
The lens has performed excellent in the tricky lighting situation, beautiful colours on this rabbit.

Regards

Trev.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 4:28 PM

Sharp and clear, He is wary for sure!
JEnnnn

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 5:05 PM

A very detailed and crisp shot of the rabbit, captured in such effective side lighting.
Ronnie.

Last Modified By RonnieAG at 4 Aug 2011 - 5:05 PM

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evelen
evelen  9 England
4 Aug 2011 - 6:31 PM

great capture
.eve.

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
4 Aug 2011 - 7:45 PM

Very good capture. Great detail. Moira

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JackieB
JackieB  4 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 7:57 PM

Love the reddish brown on this bunnies coat....great shot

Jackie

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 8:05 PM

wonderful colour and light mick brilliant detail a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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gingerdelight

Lovely detail, a fine capture!
Carol

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 8:46 PM

you wont regret your new lens and this photo is proof if you ever needed it

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 9:00 PM

"Wild-thing, you make my heart sing"

Troggs.

Grand shot.

Rock

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 9:31 PM

suprb

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 10:02 PM

A lovely shot Mike great details,Good luck with your new lens, not that you need it with your beautiful pictures..Lin

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2011 - 10:48 PM

ready to run. A super capture.

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pdcche
pdcche  3 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2011 - 11:21 PM

Great shot Mike, nice colours and detail.. Peter

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Anna62
Anna62  3 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 7:36 AM

Terrific and sharp image Mike. Such a beautiful little rabbit Smile

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 8:18 AM

Good details in the fur and tones too

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 8:25 AM

An excellent shot - good detail and colours

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 12:25 PM

Fine capture. A

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xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2011 - 6:24 PM

Excellent capture."120-400"? I couldn't pick it upGrin, well done.

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
6 Aug 2011 - 3:28 AM

A relly brilliant capture ,well done u got excellent portfolio.Grin

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Snapitt
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6 Aug 2011 - 10:06 AM

Lovely capture Mike. What a cute little chap.

Jane

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
6 Aug 2011 - 10:26 AM

Lovely shot Mike, ive had 120-400 sigma 2 years great lens for the money.
Brian

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2011 - 4:16 PM

Seems you have put that lens to very good use Mike. An excellent capture.
Ron

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Aug 2011 - 10:04 AM

An excellent lens used by a good photographer . Tricky lighting but you managed to keep him sharp and clear. xx

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paulfarina
10 Aug 2011 - 1:00 PM

Bunny marvellous. I told you this was a good shot,look how many comment's you got !! Sorry i am a bit late with this but been a bit busy again. Will ring soon for an update.

Best Wishes Mike.

PAUL

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2011 - 9:16 PM

An excellent shot Mike, if you want an easy Bunny to photograph in the Plymouth area try snapping epzer Bunny G, she's about 6"3 and hard to miss!Wink

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JustDucky
JustDucky  3 Canada
14 Aug 2011 - 9:23 PM

very adorable capture Mike, superb detail
Tammy

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