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A Great Tit (Parus major), perching on a New Zealand Flax seed pod, taken in our garden last November against a background of reddening Autumn foliage.

Many thanks for your great support of my last upload - much appreciated as always Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:4 Nov 2013 - 3:44 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual

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almiles
almiles  538 forum posts United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2014 - 9:48 AM

That background has made so many of these brid shots stand out from the crowd! Of course we expect all yours to have perfect DoF, comp and detail Sylvia! WinkGrin

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AlexAppleby
8 Jan 2014 - 11:15 AM

Wonderfully sharp image of this lovely bird, the background bringing the shot to life with a vibrant splash of colour.

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TonyDy
TonyDy Plus Member 6TonyDy vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2014 - 2:23 PM

Another beauty, Sylvia.
Tony

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Greyheron
Greyheron Plus Member 13277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2014 - 2:29 PM

Uniquely yours Sylvia - from that sumptuous background to the use of the NZ Flax for the GT to perch upon - superb in all respects…

Mike

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
8 Jan 2014 - 2:41 PM

Lovely image. Love the imperious pose Grin.

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Mike_Young
8 Jan 2014 - 3:38 PM

Very lovely capture

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2014 - 4:19 PM

Excellent capture and presentation Sylvia.GrinGrinGrinGrinTongueTongueTongueTongue
Ron

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Niknut Plus Member 4840 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2014 - 4:28 PM

Gorgeous shot !!

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8 Jan 2014 - 7:12 PM

Amazing Sylvia! Do you use a hide?

Mike

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johnjo58
johnjo58 Plus Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2014 - 8:01 PM

Its a beauty Sylvia,
David

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teocali
teocali Plus Member 7332 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2014 - 8:46 PM


Quote: Amazing Sylvia! Do you use a hide?

Mike

Yes Mike - I use a chair hide Wink
Sylvia

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SteveMackay
8 Jan 2014 - 9:05 PM

Another stunner, Sylvia!. Amazing lighting and colours, love it!Smile

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8 Jan 2014 - 9:23 PM

The fourteen who viewed and did not cast their vote would definitely fall into that category!Tongue A really fabulous image of this handsome little bird who is posing so proudly for you, the background is simply wonderful

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AnthonyR
AnthonyR  8 Wales
8 Jan 2014 - 11:43 PM

Excellent DoF control, great detail where it needs to be.

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