Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

Woody

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

Add Comment

another one cos I like him but will admit the whites are close to over exposure - many thanks for all c/c's on yesterdays dunnock always appreciated, thankyou

Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 500 prime
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Woody
Username:pluckyfilly pluckyfilly
Uploaded:19 May 2010 - 7:56 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
VS Mode Rating 101 (100% won)
These stats show the percentage of wins and the rating score that your photo has achieved. You can go to the VS Mode by clicking on this icon.

Signup to e2

Signup to e2 to see which photo this has won or lost against in the vs mode
Votes:62

Comments

Alan_Coles
Alan_Coles e2 Member 9176 forum postsAlan_Coles vcard Wales11 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 8:08 AM

Great shot Ann, good detail and very natural looking.

Because of the contrast between white n black I think it is very hard to get the exposure spot on but I would say you have managed this very well.

Goodley
Goodley e2 Member 5Goodley vcard United Kingdom
19 May 2010 - 8:11 AM

i agree,a great capture,kev.

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 8:12 AM

Beautiful!
Johanna

Blenkinsopp
Blenkinsopp e2 Member 9320 forum postsBlenkinsopp vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 8:13 AM

great pose.
I tend to shoot birds at minus one third exposure compensation to be on the safe side -( most of the white isn't bad on this though)

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 8:13 AM

A cracker !!

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 8:16 AM


Quote: Great pose.
I tend to shoot birds at minus one third exposure compensation to be on the safe side -( most of the white isn't bad on this though)

I was actually on -0.3 and sometimes -0.7 for my exp comp
thanks everybody

boydmace
boydmace e2 Member 6boydmace vcard Australia
19 May 2010 - 8:41 AM

Fantastic colours and pose. Lovely shot. And thanks for the comment on my Yellow-rumped Thornbill. When i use a monopod there is still plenty of shake. So its better to have the stabilisation. And thanks for the comment on my Yellow-rumped Thornbill. Boyd

milky
milky e2 Member 11milky vcard Wales
19 May 2010 - 8:52 AM

Beautiful shot Great colours & detail ,Excellent work ,well done---------Gary

Last Modified By milky at 19 May 2010 - 8:53 AM
bokeh
bokeh e2 Member 6bokeh vcard Romania
19 May 2010 - 9:16 AM

brilliant details,well done
mirc

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 9:34 AM

A super capture, Ann, wonderful colours and detail, would love to see one of these beauties here. Carol

Stace
Stace e2 Member 6Stace vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 9:42 AM

Very well captured

Stace

SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 9:54 AM

I know how difficult it is with exposure on black and white birds, I keep practicing, but I think this shot is fine you have done very well. I love the pose and the detail hasn't been lost. I would be happy with it in my pf, but that's probably no compliment.
Steve.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 10:10 AM

A lovely shot of the woodpecker, Ann.
Ronnie.

andy210966
andy210966 e2 Member 7andy210966 vcard Wales119 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 10:34 AM

Nicely captured Ann!

Andy

ringyneck
ringyneck e2 Member 8308 forum postsringyneck vcard United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 11:23 AM

Another cracker...as you say not quite as good as the other one...BUT he has let us see all his tail,something I have not done.
The "blown" white is dissapearing around the front so I think it's not bad- but the detail on the black back makes up for it.
As we all know it's extemely rare if with get PERFECTION..has anyone managed it yet ?
Keith

Oliverpants
Oliverpants e2 Member 5Oliverpants vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 11:49 AM

A great shot, love seeing the tail. Ann

LukeParkinson
LukeParkinson e2 Member 530 forum postsLukeParkinson vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 12:04 PM

Another very very good capture Ann. Well done

Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 12:53 PM


Quote: As we all know it's extemely rare if with get PERFECTION..has anyone managed it yet ?

Hopefully Ron and I this morning Ann, they are at the Feed Station now at long last.
This to me is a dam fine GSW and as the others say very difficult especially when on a dark perch.
You have done very well, especially nice seeing all of him and a great eye
Richard

kittlekottage
kittlekottage e2 Member 4kittlekottage vcard United Kingdom
19 May 2010 - 1:13 PM

he is a lovely fellow - great capture I am waiting for our green woodpecker to appear again if I am lucky.............

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 1:14 PM

I like him, too, Ann, he is a very colourful chap isn't he? Another excellent capture.
TrevB Smile

PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 1:14 PM

Yeah! I get to be your # 30 for this great image, Patti

Oh! I guess I am 31 instead! Two of us must have voted almost simultaneously!

Last Modified By PattiW at 19 May 2010 - 1:17 PM
WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 1:29 PM

Quality GSW Ann,love that dark perch !! Excellent detail in the Pecker.

Silverzone
Silverzone e2 Member 7Silverzone vcard England
19 May 2010 - 1:43 PM

A very nice study. Sylvia

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 2:00 PM

==beautiful shot Ann ! sorry not been around i was on holiday in france

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 2:40 PM

Think everyone agrees that the GSW is not the easiest of subjects Ann and ( IMHO ) you have done a great job with this one. Spot on !!
Ron

Bob_V
Bob_V e2 Member 7Bob_V vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 3:54 PM

What a superb capture Ann, such great color and detail.
Bob

SurreyHillsMan
SurreyHillsMan e2 Member 727 forum postsSurreyHillsMan vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 4:36 PM

Another cracker Ann

Jon

John_Wannop
John_Wannop e2 Member 955 forum postsJohn_Wannop vcard Wales
19 May 2010 - 4:56 PM

I have a male and female woodpecker visit the garden most days but have not been able to get a good picture for a while as the slightest movement or noise and they're off.

John

kingfisherblue
kingfisherblue e2 Member 5kingfisherblue vcard United Kingdom
19 May 2010 - 5:16 PM

A fine capture Ann,thank you for posting,ive enjoyed your GSWS {KFS} lol,
john

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
19 May 2010 - 5:24 PM

another clear & beautiful image...

Maccas
Maccas  4
19 May 2010 - 5:33 PM

Great shot,well done
Ian

lianna
lianna e2 Member 5lianna vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 5:37 PM

excellent capture, superb detail x x x

KBan
KBan e2 Member 9468 forum postsKBan vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 6:40 PM

top notch Ann
keith

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 6:53 PM

A splendid shot Ann, you've captured some excellent detail in his plumage

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 733 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 7:01 PM

A smashing shot Ann, lovely detail, I wouldn't worry too much about the slight exposure,
Geoff.

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 7:05 PM

Great shot Ann
Lillian

pankaj_dutta
pankaj_dutta e2 Member 4pankaj_dutta vcard India
19 May 2010 - 7:25 PM

Beautiful image, great capture

accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 7:25 PM

Good one again. A

OAKEY
OAKEY e2 Member 6OAKEY vcard United Kingdom
19 May 2010 - 7:32 PM

Super capture Ann very well done with the exposure.
Shaun

gingerdelight
gingerdelight e2 Member 8298 forum postsgingerdelight vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 8:18 PM

Whites on birds are a pain at times, however, I think that you have made a good job of capturing the colours on this bird. Well done on the stance also - a great shot!
Carol

RockArea
RockArea e2 Member 8RockArea vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 9:05 PM

That's a lovely capture, Ann. I think that's the look I get just before mine flies off as i level the camera at him. lol

David

Glyn1
Glyn1 e2 Member 5Glyn1 vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 May 2010 - 9:34 PM

Superb Capture Ann.

Glyn

goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2010 - 1:10 AM


Quote: Superb Capture Ann.

Glyn

I agree Ann...Bill

TerryMcK
TerryMcK e2 Member 671 forum postsTerryMcK vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2010 - 7:55 AM

Very well done here, Ann. Lovely detail throughout the bird & good control of the white.
Terry

Alec1
Alec1 e2 Member 7Alec1 vcard United Kingdom
21 May 2010 - 10:28 AM

Super detailed capture Ann.
Alec

KBan
KBan e2 Member 9468 forum postsKBan vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
24 May 2010 - 6:42 PM

gets my User Award Ann, cracking comp. and detail
keith

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.