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I was trying to catch the membrane flicking over the eye..I managed to catch this expression!
I have to thank Grampy for the GEA...I am truly happy that you liked it!
Source...I am so happy you liked this one..I am truly over the moon!
P
Smile))))))

Brand:Nikon CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
Title:Portrait of a Rhea
Username:polly470 polly470
Uploaded:15 Apr 2011 - 7:02 PM
Tags:Digital art, Digitally manipulated, Pets / captive animals
Votes:54

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2011 - 7:06 PM

A stunning bird portrait! A

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mcgannc
mcgannc  5389 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2011 - 7:07 PM

Brilliant capture of that expression..."one is not amused"!! Love the texture in this shot too.

Chris

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wideangler
15 Apr 2011 - 7:20 PM

Very special indeed

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Motheroftheshire
Motheroftheshire e2 Member 3Motheroftheshire vcard
15 Apr 2011 - 7:27 PM

This is a wonderful photo. Love everything about it. Anne.

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IanFlindt
IanFlindt  9739 forum posts United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2011 - 7:57 PM

Love it. It's not just the disdainful expression that appeals - there's something so incongruous about the background. Wonderful.

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franken
franken e2 Member 113102 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2011 - 7:58 PM

Superb processing!

Ken

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polly470
polly470 e2 Member 425 forum postspolly470 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2011 - 8:27 PM

Thank everyone....and Ian..I did the background for exactly that reason....a little like someone having their portrait painted!
Pauline
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ccb
ccb  626 forum posts United States2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2011 - 8:30 PM

Polly, that's a masterpiece!! It looks so world-weary! Marvellous texturing as always!
Christina

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MandyD
MandyD e2 Member 516777215 forum postsMandyD vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2011 - 9:24 PM

Brilliant Polly, his eye is so human like, wonderful !

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Stumars
Stumars  3 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2011 - 9:28 PM

This must be a female you can tell by the look in her eye. Love itWink

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2011 - 12:18 AM

love the detail and texture a stunner Wink
andy

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2011 - 2:12 AM

What a comical fellow. Brilliantly captured. And love the textured b/g..............Sandy

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Source
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16 Apr 2011 - 8:11 AM

Truly wonderful Polly.The expression is amazing and again this pic has such a wonderful style
-source

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2011 - 11:35 AM

What a wonderful expression Pauline !!!
Love the clarity in the eye
Helen

Well deserved GEA Smile

Last Modified By helenlinda at 16 Apr 2011 - 11:35 AM

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Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2011 - 11:54 AM

Total disdain in that expression! Love it.

Sue

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64362 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2011 - 5:17 PM

Such a wonderful expression. Distain is just the right word as Suehh says.
Fab b/g too. Another brilliant piece of work Pauline.
Chris

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seanslevin
seanslevin  10 Ireland
17 Apr 2011 - 9:55 AM

Another work of genius from my favourite artist .

Sean

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scottchappell
scottchappell e2 Member 4scottchappell vcard United Kingdom
17 Apr 2011 - 12:48 PM

Superb

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adrian_w
adrian_w e2 Member 73300 forum postsadrian_w vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2011 - 9:36 AM

brilliant; with an expression like that I think she/he should be given honorary membership of the Grumpy Group.

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Karena_Goldfinch

Superb image and the expression is priceless!

Last Modified By Karena_Goldfinch at 22 Apr 2011 - 5:22 AM

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soulofharmony
31 May 2011 - 6:11 PM

absolutely superb ... it looks so full of cheek... !!!!!



Nikki !

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