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Garden Birds - A couple of cliched images

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I have a theory regards cliched images - the reason that they have been seen a million times and become cliched is that they work - as such i personally have no issue with pride preventing me from shooting them again.

Owls on finger-posts, Blue-Tits on milk bottles, Robins on handles / watering cans etc - i will continue to shoot them all alongside other images.

Here are a couple of these cliched shots as well as a couple of standard shots of a pair (possibly) of Bullfinch for your commentary.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS-1DS Mark II
Lens:300.0 mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:31 Jan 2013 - 2:24 PM
Focal Length:420mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Garden Birds - A couple of cliched images
Username:philhomer philhomer
Uploaded:2 Feb 2013 - 9:33 AM
Tags:Birds, Blue tit, Garden birds, Small birds, Wildlife / nature
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mjparmy
mjparmy e2 Member 5mjparmy vcard United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 - 9:53 AM

A beautiful set of images.

boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 - 10:29 AM

Great set, hard to choose V3 ? V5 ?

Neil-Ludford
Neil-Ludford e2 Member 4Neil-Ludford vcard United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 - 10:42 AM

V2, V3 and V5 for me. Neil.

TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 - 11:26 AM

Great set, Phil.
Tony

ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 11:50 AM

V2, V5 are outsanding..
Great set realy work well as a pannel of images...

Well done teacher...

By the way off to southern Tanzania in sept..

http://www.naturesphotos.co.uk//pages/workshops-tours-abroad/southern-tanzania.p...

You might get help from Bob as he help John Write set up ...

Dave

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 - 3:18 PM

V2 the light-level produces a wonderfully dramatic woodland image.

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95932 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 4:36 PM

Love the BulliesSmile

Adrian

philhomer
philhomer  437 forum posts England32 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 5:33 PM

thanks for the comment folks... forgot to say that, although i would generally not advocate such, the Bullies were taken through glass due to the infrequency of their visits

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 7:25 PM

Really good series of Images - Like them a lot!

Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 7:26 PM

A superb set, Phil.
V3 for me.
Colin

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