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Hi all, here's a male blackbird taken this morning in that park

Cheers for your C/Cs on my last upload.

Keith

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:500.0 mm f/4.5
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:7 Dec 2012 - 10:56 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.4
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Posing Blackbird
Username:KBan KBan
Uploaded:7 Dec 2012 - 6:14 PM
Tags:Bird, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:73
Voters:ali63 · Norfolkboy · CarolG · Glyn1 · christinecilia · NaturesHaven · martin.w · pascalg · jennialexander · Greyheron · tezquirk · colin beeley · Paintman · MattB1987 · craggwildlifephotography · philmclean · Silverzone · WindowonWildlife · DannoM · tomcat · EAS · EMJAYCEE · Andrea16 · Ray_Seagrove · Badgerfred · dven · Hazelmouse · bricurtis · Steve_S · johnjo58 · clintnewsham · Herge88 · cabbie · Karen_Summers · AnnJ · Maiwand · MandyD · abeeror2 · Snapitt · Misty56 · Bzox · Terry L · digitall · taggart · franken · chase · jaktis · Alan_Baseley · Arty · ValSaxby · gmorley · M_squared · phonocar · CaroleS · mex · Niknut · 213hardy · MD2009 · barbarahirst · brownsilent · pamelajean · exposure · annettep38 · lifesnapper · davidhu · TerryMcK · bagman · Big_Beavis · Kevlar · Brian_Scott · Glostopcat · PhillipMinnis · canonfan ·
Views:188
Unique Views:91

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Norfolkboy
7 Dec 2012 - 6:15 PM

A cracking image, Keith. The orange around the eye is striking.
Colin

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 6:18 PM

He looks plump and well-fed, Keith, a super pose and capture. Carol

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 6:19 PM

Love the pose, cracking bg. Spot on Keith.

Glyn

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christinecilia
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7 Dec 2012 - 6:20 PM

lovely shot lovely detail nice coloure. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3276 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 6:23 PM

Great birds these.........always ready for the photo shootGrinGrinGrin..........

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colin beeley
colin beeley Plus Member 121094 forum postscolin beeley vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 6:38 PM

very good shot of a bird most people over look .

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tezquirk
tezquirk  327 forum posts United Kingdom
7 Dec 2012 - 6:38 PM

Fantastic shot , Pin sharp & Perfect , Well captured . Smile

Tez..

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craggwildlifephotography Plus Member 698 forum postscraggwildlifephotography vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 7:04 PM

lovely capture

david

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philmclean
7 Dec 2012 - 7:07 PM

Really nice pose.

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WindowonWildlife

A Cracker Keith, so often overlooked !!

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96338 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 7:32 PM

This might not get the full attention it deserves!
Why?
Don't really know KeithSad

It has to be one of the best Blackbird images I have seen
Exposure, pose and backdrop perfectSmile

Adrian

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 7:34 PM

Lovely detail - plumage, eye and beak.
Joan.

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 7:35 PM

Wonderful details in that black plumage and a great pose. Lovely touch of light to the eye. A beautiful bird and a beautiful image of it.

Ann

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Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
7 Dec 2012 - 7:57 PM

Superb,
Fred.

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91975 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 8:14 PM

Superb Keith - cracking bird against a fabulous bg.
Brian.

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Steve_S Plus Member 9176 forum postsSteve_S vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 8:24 PM

Cracker Keith, looks great against that BG
Steve

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johnjo58
johnjo58  4 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 8:25 PM

Superb Blackbird Keith , great to see one so well presented
David

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Karen_Summers

lovely shot love the pose

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AnnJ  3 Scotland
7 Dec 2012 - 9:22 PM

Terrific pose, composition....deserves a lot of votes. Ann.

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
7 Dec 2012 - 9:41 PM

Stunning capture Keith. A lovely shot.
Ron

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7 Dec 2012 - 10:18 PM

Fabulous image Keith. Superb detail and stunning background.

Jane

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franken
franken Plus Member 123471 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
8 Dec 2012 - 7:23 AM

Wonderful capture!

Ken

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brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Dec 2012 - 7:32 PM

A great poser!
Johanna

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9898 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1710 Constructive Critique Points
8 Dec 2012 - 8:30 PM

I love that haughty pose, and that eye is just wonderful.

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exposure
exposure Plus Member 112574 forum postsexposure vcard England
8 Dec 2012 - 11:00 PM

Beautiful Black Bird detail Keith...I miss them hereSmile
Pauline.

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Dec 2012 - 8:39 AM

Brilliant capture Keith, what a great pose.

John Smile

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Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2012 - 10:12 PM

A terrific image of this **** blackbird Keith, as good as any i've ever seen on here

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