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!

Coal Tit (Periparus ater)

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

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

Get on1's Perfect Effects 9.5 for FREE! (£48 value)

A welcome visitor to the garden today was a Coal Tit (Periparus ater) - I hadn't seen one all Summer long. Tricky little devils to catch as they are so quick!

My thanks to all who commented on yesterday's upload and a special thank you to Ann (Pluckyfilly) for her User Award Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:12 Sep 2012 - 12:30 PM
Focal Length:700mm 7.6m from subject, tripod
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Coal Tit (Periparus ater)
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:12 Sep 2012 - 7:30 PM
Tags:Bird, Coal tit, Garden, Perching, Periparus ater, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:120
Unique Views:46

Comments

TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 7:41 PM

Lovely shot, Sylvia.
Tony

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven Plus Member 3276 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 7:42 PM

Pretty bird and fast little beggars..........nice capture......GrinGrinGrin

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 7:54 PM

Well, you've caught this one to perfection, Sylvia: immaculate plumage detail and with the bird showing up so well against that b/g.
Ronnie.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 7:58 PM

Excellent shot Sylvia. Been so long since I have seen one that I really had to give it a double take !!GrinGrin Very interesting perch, lovely bright eye and top class plumage detail. If I had an award you would now get it !!!SadSadSad
Ron

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Margaret101
Margaret101 Plus Member 4Margaret101 vcard United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 - 8:02 PM

lovely shot of a beautiful bird! So clear and sharp!

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Greyheron
Greyheron Plus Member 13278 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 8:19 PM

A beautifully detailed capture Sylvia Smile

Mike

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 8:25 PM

Fantastic shot for all the reasons mentioned above by Ron

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91970 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 8:53 PM

Splendid capture Sylvia of this delightful little bird - well detailed white cheek patch - great perch too. Hope to see them back in the garden soon.
Brian.

Last Modified By bricurtis at 12 Sep 2012 - 8:55 PM

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

johnjo58
johnjo58 Plus Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 9:06 PM

A pretty little bird beautifully photographed Sylvia
David

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

WindowonWildlife

They really don't get much better than this Sylvia.....Cracking detail, colours and exposure and a great perch too boot Wink Love it.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2012 - 9:13 PM

Great shot Sylvia, lovely detail, the little devils haven't arrived here yet Wink
Geoff.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
12 Sep 2012 - 11:16 PM

Superb capture. Lovely composition.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 5:41 AM

Very well captured, Sylvia. Carol

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 6:57 AM

A cracking shot Sylvia - I echo Ron's comments

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Graham_P
Graham_P  8 United Kingdom19 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 9:28 AM

Nicely detailed Great Tit Sylvia,
Well exposed with good detail in the bird and a rather unusual perch that makes this one slightly different from the normal images we see.

Graham.

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 6:33 PM

Lovely capture here Sylvia...

Ade

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Sep 2012 - 10:22 PM

A delightful image of this lovely little coal tit, the detail and colours in the plumage are immaculate

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

MossyOak
MossyOak  3 England15 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2012 - 8:56 PM

Excellently exposed and detailed on a very good perch Sylvia
The dof makes it stand out so well
Richard

Nominating Constructive Critique

Please ensure that you understand what is meant by Constructive Critique - see FAQ here. If you still wish to nominate this comment click Yes

- 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.