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300mm @ 1/250 f4 ISO-400 handheld, 80% full frame.

Camera:Nikon D70 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:300mm f4
Recording media:ISO-400
Title:Yellow Bellied Prinia
Username:suleesia suleesia
Uploaded:18 Apr 2005 - 8:02 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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StephenGalea
StephenGalea e2 Member 9StephenGalea vcard Malta
18 Apr 2005 - 8:03 PM

This is one of the best birds photo i saw...Wonderful sharpnes, dep amazing light too..

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 1070 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2005 - 8:08 PM

Well done, what a beautiful specimen, looks so majestic, like looking over its kingdom! Detail and BG are superb! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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mtbrider
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18 Apr 2005 - 8:15 PM

Really like the composition... looks like late or early day lighting, nice. *click*

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djoyobisono
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18 Apr 2005 - 8:17 PM

stunning Su!!!

Dj

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andytvcams
andytvcams e2 Member 1210396 forum postsandytvcams vcard United Kingdom
18 Apr 2005 - 8:20 PM

Simply breathtaking,what a wonderful composition,and so beautifully presented.

Andy...

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billma
billma e2 Member 11119 forum postsbillma vcard United States
18 Apr 2005 - 8:29 PM

So wonderful in the full natural environment. This is beautifully taken and presented.

bill

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stevie
stevie e2 Member 111198 forum postsstevie vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2005 - 8:32 PM

Fantastic shot!

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Christopher_Y
Christopher_Y e2 Member 9Christopher_Y vcard
18 Apr 2005 - 8:35 PM

Wow, just simlpy beautiful and great composition as wella as background colour.
Great work!

Chris & Holli

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praveenc
praveenc e2 Member 9praveenc vcard
18 Apr 2005 - 8:36 PM

Good job Jane! I love the contrast of the birds feathers and the green background..really highlights the subject.

Praveen

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icafe
icafe e2 Member 11icafe vcard Canada
18 Apr 2005 - 8:44 PM

What a knockout ! The colours, lighting, dof and composition are just superb !
Arthur Smile

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A_Harrison
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18 Apr 2005 - 8:51 PM

Very nice comp.great colors.

Allan

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willf1
willf1 e2 Member 1051 forum postswillf1 vcard
18 Apr 2005 - 9:01 PM

Lovely image. I like the just off centre positioning of the bird, the out of focus background and the background info about both the bird and your technique.

Tony

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Desh_M
Desh_M e2 Member 10386 forum postsDesh_M vcard
18 Apr 2005 - 9:51 PM

Hi Su,

I missed a lot of beautiful images from you during the time I was absent. Yeah it's great to be back to the lovely images like this one.
**CLICK

-Desh

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
18 Apr 2005 - 10:03 PM

Great capture

Peter

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ChristineL
18 Apr 2005 - 10:14 PM

A beautiful image, is it a warbler of some kind? Lovely and sharp and composed so well, nice shot,
Chris.

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deavilin
deavilin e2 Member 10339 forum postsdeavilin vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2005 - 10:19 PM

Another superb capture SU I don't know how you do it, lovely detail and I love the BGSmile

Charlotte

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exposure
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18 Apr 2005 - 10:35 PM

A beautiful image and composition lovely lighting and colour.
Pauline.

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geoffash26
geoffash26  102506 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Apr 2005 - 10:39 PM

Superb comp and detail pin sharp
Geoff

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simons
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18 Apr 2005 - 11:44 PM

Great shot, stands out well against the background.

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Stevie_G
Stevie_G e2 Member 9Stevie_G vcard United Kingdom
19 Apr 2005 - 12:21 AM

I agree, definitely not easy to capture, spent hours walking around Sandy Lodge trying to capture more natural shots before finding the hide and feeders! Much easier! Heheheh! Smile
Lovely shot, great natural lighting and BG too. Lovely comp also. Thanks for all your tips so far.

Cheers

Steve

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claret
claret e2 Member 1049 forum postsclaret vcard England
19 Apr 2005 - 12:24 AM

Here, here to all the above. Love the title too! (How do you know it wasn't a 'John Doe'?)
Iain
Just noticed this was handheld. You must have a very steady hand to get this sharpness and clarity.

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Pete
Pete Site Moderator 1318740 forum postsPete vcard ePz Advertiser England96 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2005 - 1:05 AM

Beautifully framed!

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sandyb
sandyb  1034 forum posts United Kingdom
19 Apr 2005 - 1:10 AM

Just stunning su. well done. and congrats on the ec award. sandyb

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Joanie
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19 Apr 2005 - 1:41 AM

Wonderful clarity - Excellent. Well done Smile

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daviewat
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19 Apr 2005 - 1:45 AM

Wonderful, sharp and a lovely subject.

Dave

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2005 - 1:53 AM

Beautifully framed and an altogether outstanding image.

Ade

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cameragirl
cameragirl e2 Member 1043 forum postscameragirl vcard United Kingdom
19 Apr 2005 - 2:54 AM

Beautiful photo!

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Jimbob
Jimbob e2 Member 10Jimbob vcard England
19 Apr 2005 - 3:25 AM

stunning shot Su. great DOF jimbo

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obz_uk
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19 Apr 2005 - 3:58 AM

Well done...I like the horizontal format.
Big clicks

Howard

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thorn
thorn e2 Member 10124 forum poststhorn vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2005 - 4:46 AM

Hi Su,You really did go for it,Brilliant shot.Great detail,colour,dof,sharpness and totally natural setting.Great photograph.Take care.AnnSmile
Thankyou for looking in on me and your lovely comments.

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IanFlindt
IanFlindt e2 Member 10739 forum postsIanFlindt vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2005 - 5:14 AM

Exceptional clarity and depth of field. The composition is an absolute joy. Worthy indeed of its HC. Well done.

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helendixon
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19 Apr 2005 - 5:21 AM

Superb composition and great DOF.

Helen..

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firzhugh
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19 Apr 2005 - 5:37 AM

beautiful sharp image, great tones

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IanFlindt
IanFlindt e2 Member 10739 forum postsIanFlindt vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2005 - 6:12 AM

Exceptional clarity and depth of field. The composition is an absolute joy. Worthy indeed of its HC. Well done.

Duplicate comment - my apologies.

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johnjrp
johnjrp e2 Member 10431 forum postsjohnjrp vcard Australia5 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2005 - 6:38 AM

Very nice Su. Good sharp detail. Awards well deserved, click. John

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ericfaragh
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19 Apr 2005 - 7:31 AM

Wonderful clarity and dof control. Great pose, well caught.

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TonyA
TonyA e2 Member 9TonyA vcard Spain
19 Apr 2005 - 7:37 AM

A lovely bird in the midst of a ocean of green. Pristine shot with a perfect DOF.

Antonio

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old timer
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19 Apr 2005 - 8:04 AM

Stunning work, Su!
Jim

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PatrickSmith
PatrickSmith e2 Member 91205 forum postsPatrickSmith vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Apr 2005 - 8:53 AM

I can just imagine how difficult this is. And I get to sit back in my chair and admire it from far!
Patrick

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turtle1
turtle1  1041 forum posts United Kingdom
19 Apr 2005 - 9:07 AM

Beautiful - love the dof - background and composition - Excellent
BarbaraSmile

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User_Removed
19 Apr 2005 - 10:37 AM

Hi Su one more stunner a nd I love the space you have given this bird to breath life into the comp.

Take care Luv Victor

Sorry not been around to click, work commitments.

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solkku
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19 Apr 2005 - 11:21 AM

Nice clean shot with great composition. Exposure is spot on! Clicked.

Paavo

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taggart
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19 Apr 2005 - 12:07 PM

I like the way you have presented this perfect little specimen---Miss Doe----Good to see them in their environments---

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kinfatric
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19 Apr 2005 - 12:51 PM

Amazing shot

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yjjeep
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19 Apr 2005 - 1:16 PM

Very well done.

John

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Aurora
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19 Apr 2005 - 1:26 PM

This is superb Su. Brilliant everything!!!
Barbara

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rusty
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19 Apr 2005 - 2:21 PM

Nice composition and beautiful colours.

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helen&peter
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19 Apr 2005 - 3:24 PM

A fantastic shot - lovely colours and natural background. Click
Helen

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AlanMD
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19 Apr 2005 - 4:59 PM

Brilliant! How do you manage to get them SO sharp, handheld with a 300mm? Well done. Alan.

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Ceciliat
Ceciliat  9 Philippines
19 Apr 2005 - 7:00 PM

This is wonderful Su. all around perfect.
Well caught.

Cesie

p/s
congrats on your HC again!!!Smile

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banehawi
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19 Apr 2005 - 8:02 PM

Nice composition Su, - lovely colours as usual.

It is tough getting a good shot of a small bird in the wild for sure.

Willie

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19 Apr 2005 - 9:50 PM

beautiful composition. the letterbox frame sets it of perfectly.

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21 Apr 2005 - 5:22 AM

Gorgeous. Ali.

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headskiesfly
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22 Apr 2005 - 8:42 AM

Stunning.
Rick

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xinia
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22 Apr 2005 - 1:51 PM

beautifully composed

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sandyb
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27 Apr 2005 - 9:56 AM

congrqats on the awards and being the photo of the day sandy

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jage
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27 Apr 2005 - 1:59 PM

Wow, what a great capture, congrats on the HC
Jage

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