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Robin (Erithacus rubecula)

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A Robin (Erithacus rubecula) taken in the garden yesterday during a brief moment of half-decent light. This is a virtually full-frame capture - just a small amount cropped off from the right.
Many thanks to those of you who commented and voted on my last upload - very much appreciated as always.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:700mm 6.5m from subject tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:12 Mar 2011 - 9:20 AM
Tags:Bird, Close - up, Erithacus-rubecula, Gardenbird, Robin, Wildbird, Wildlife / nature
Votes:47

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 9:24 AM

great comp sylvia wonderful detail a cracking capture nice one Wink
andy

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Norfolkboy
Norfolkboy e2 Member 8Norfolkboy vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 9:49 AM

Lovely shot and well framed.

Colin

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Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 9:52 AM

Delightful viewing Sylvia.

Mike

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Devon_Wild
12 Mar 2011 - 9:54 AM

Excellent......Rob

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 9:58 AM

Well composed between the branches Sylvia
Lovely colours and detail
Helen

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 10:41 AM

A perfect composition, Sylvia. Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 10:46 AM

Choosing to land where it did, the robin did you a great favour allowing such a well balanced composition, Sylvia, and you have taken advantage and captured a wonderful shot.
Ronnie.

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gary_d
gary_d  6556 forum posts Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 11:01 AM

These are so lovely with all that red and grey, captured perfectly too. - gary

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan  4 England15 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 12:07 PM

Nice one .

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stokesy
stokesy  3 Scotland
12 Mar 2011 - 12:09 PM

what a great catch with pose and compo, really good well done, ronnie

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harrattp
harrattp  7 England4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 12:31 PM

Absolutely superb capture Sylvia, the Robin really looks good with this setting.

Paul

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8293 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 1:57 PM

superb close up

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 2:13 PM

A beautiful pin sharp capture Sylvia. ................Sandy

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 632 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 2:26 PM

Cracking shot Sylvia, superb detail and such a lovely frame for the bird Wink
Geoff

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 3:17 PM

Perfectly perched and posed Sylvia. Cracking good shot.
Ron

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Goodley
Goodley  5 United Kingdom
12 Mar 2011 - 3:45 PM

very good detailed capture,
kev.

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Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 4:41 PM

Really like the natural framing of the Robin and the slight turn on the angle Sylvia.
Great capture
Richard

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 4:42 PM

beautifully captured in the v of the branches, very sharp and so so cute. Love it

LindaSmile

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
12 Mar 2011 - 7:39 PM

So handsome! What a pose!
IB

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8806 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1636 Constructive Critique Points
12 Mar 2011 - 10:19 PM

Perky little thing, you captured it so nicely in the V of the wood, a perfect natural frame.

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91911 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2011 - 8:22 PM

A delightful Robin image Sylvia - such lovely natural framing from the tree stump.
Brian.

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chensuriashi
chensuriashi e2 Member 8136 forum postschensuriashi vcard England17 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2011 - 3:30 AM

So bright and sharp patience paid off here with a sensational photograph, congrats and have my award!! Chen.

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