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OK, no more astrophotography from me! I'll stick to subjects nearer to home.
Here's a lesser redpoll!
Many thanks to those who did click and comment on my previous image.

Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon 500mm F4 L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Lesser Redpoll
Username:Steve_S Steve_S
Uploaded:6 Apr 2009 - 6:36 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 6:41 PM

Lovely shot Steve. Spot on.
Ron

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Oliverpants
Oliverpants e2 Member 5Oliverpants vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 6:44 PM

Beautiful shot, pin sharp, great capture and comp. Ann

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6515 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 6:47 PM

So wish I could get a shot like this, the detail is so good a great shot. - gary

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 6:49 PM

A fabulous, pin-sharp capture, great detail. Carol

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nglen
nglen  641 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 6:53 PM

Well this is a first class close up of the Redpoll with fine detail and natural colours. Nick..

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janty66
janty66  7 England
6 Apr 2009 - 6:54 PM

another stunner!!!!

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wolfy
wolfy  1036 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Apr 2009 - 6:56 PM

Amazing details on this steve!!

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motorsportpictures

very sharp and clear.
Scott

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iancam
iancam  5 England
6 Apr 2009 - 7:09 PM

Excellent capture and detail Steve
Ian

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stuartbailey1963

nice shot great detail

stuart

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Alan_Baseley
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6 Apr 2009 - 7:18 PM

Superb shot,
Alan

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gwood
gwood  6 England
6 Apr 2009 - 7:25 PM

Well taken capture..
Geoff

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norton
norton  10 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 7:26 PM

Crackin detail and clarity Steve,superb capture....................

Tony.

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6 Apr 2009 - 7:26 PM

Class image

Stace

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 7:27 PM

Thanks everyone and many thanks to Iancam for his User Award
Steve

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Steve_S
Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 7:28 PM

And to Stace for his User Award too!
Steve

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lesgoodey
lesgoodey e2 Member 8lesgoodey vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 7:42 PM

Lovely detailed shot.

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maratsuikka
6 Apr 2009 - 8:24 PM

Congrats on 3 awards,my friend

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phil_j
phil_j  8133 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 8:54 PM

Superb!!!, just one word suitable for this shot.

Phil

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Steve_S
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6 Apr 2009 - 8:57 PM

Many thanks Phil for the User Award
Steve

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 9:03 PM

Absolutely stunning well detailed close-up. Beautiful colour and so pin sharp. Superb.

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sparrowhawk
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6 Apr 2009 - 9:05 PM

gorgeous

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GazzaG2003
GazzaG2003  11252 forum posts England
6 Apr 2009 - 9:21 PM

wow this has everything, colour, comp, detail, moss on the perch, brilliant, love it

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6212 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 9:38 PM

Absolutely top-class capture. Crisp detail, wonderful plumage colours and textures, super pose and perch and lovely warm-toned clear background. Just lovely.
Sylvia

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arhb
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6 Apr 2009 - 9:40 PM

Superb Steve, excellent shot.

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ringyneck
ringyneck  7293 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 9:45 PM

This is absolutely outstanding...almost looks like LIVE VIEW.

keith

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Karrol
Karrol  529 forum posts England
6 Apr 2009 - 9:51 PM

Superb shot.

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chase
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6 Apr 2009 - 10:05 PM

Beautiful capture,well detailed,good colour & composition.
Good dof & a nice perch...very well captured.

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Bob_V
Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2009 - 10:12 PM

Superb detail and clarit, a fantastic shot.
Bob

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SoulOfNature
6 Apr 2009 - 10:51 PM

Absolutely brilliant.

Jean x

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KP
KP  5 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2009 - 11:20 PM

Stunning little bird and shot

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7 Apr 2009 - 7:28 AM

Superb Steve

Jon

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TerryMcK
TerryMcK  571 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2009 - 8:32 AM

Perfection, Steve, with this real stunner.
Terry

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KBan
KBan  9456 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2009 - 8:55 AM

well done on the H.C. Steve
keith

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Steve_T
Steve_T  5 England
7 Apr 2009 - 9:11 AM

Brilliant shot - lovely pose.

Great.

Steve T

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7 Apr 2009 - 9:23 AM

Lovely clear shot........Bill

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BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2009 - 9:24 AM

Brilliant shot.
Dave

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Wilmot
Wilmot  5338 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2009 - 10:56 AM

WOW Steve,This is just totally amazing,so well detailed
Steve

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7 Apr 2009 - 10:59 AM

Stunning, pin sharp with wonderful light and shadow
Mandy

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janet
janet  1227 forum posts England
7 Apr 2009 - 11:07 AM

A stunning capture!

Janet.

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
7 Apr 2009 - 1:02 PM

A little beauty.
Freda

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Steve_S e2 Member 8176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2009 - 2:45 PM

Thanks everyone and Stevezoop for the User Award
Steve

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Gezina  7 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2009 - 8:27 PM

Well done on the H/C and just deserved - outstanding detailed photography Ina

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betts  6 England
7 Apr 2009 - 8:28 PM

Fantastic shot, great detail.
betts

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maratsuikka
7 Apr 2009 - 8:33 PM

Cmon,wakeup PA committe....

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SoulOfNature
7 Apr 2009 - 8:42 PM

Congratulations on the HC you must be thrilled,well done.

Jean x

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Alan_Coles
7 Apr 2009 - 9:03 PM

pin sharp stuff Steve - lovely composition and the colours are very good. BG compliments the bird very well.

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m3lem  8 England
7 Apr 2009 - 9:30 PM

A stunning and well detailed shot, brill!
Andrea

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Phil_Morgan
7 Apr 2009 - 9:53 PM

Congrats on a well deserved award Steve.

Phil.

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7 Apr 2009 - 10:11 PM

Thanks everyone for the kind words.
Steve

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8 Apr 2009 - 10:46 AM

super image.ray

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FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
8 Apr 2009 - 8:50 PM

The shot is far from 'lesser' though Steve, stunning in all respects, just don't know how you've managed this, especially with a Canon LOL (only joking),
Geoff.
PS: Congrats on the awards, so deserved.

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dweezil  6 England
8 Apr 2009 - 9:45 PM

Awesome capture Steve congrats on a well deserved HC
Craig

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iancatch  7 England45 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2009 - 8:09 AM

Excellent detail and composition - congrats on the awards

Ian

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poppy59  5 United States
10 Apr 2009 - 11:27 AM

Steve, This is a beautiful shot. Just a great job. Have a wonderful day. Bill

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11 May 2009 - 8:26 PM

An outstanding image, this one fully deserves all the accolades it has received from the epzers'

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