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Just a Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus), taken last November in our garden, posing so proudly against the bright orange autumnal foliage of a Japanese Acer shrub.

Thank you all so much for your very generous support of my Red Squirrel image, with special thanks to Ronnie (RonnieAG), Ken(franken) and Ed (Glostopcat) for their User Awards - really appreciated and very gratefully received Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM +1.4x III
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 Nov 2013 - 12:07 PM
Focal Length:700mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/4000sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:King of the Castle
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:24 Feb 2014 - 10:52 AM
Tags:Autumnal, Bird, Blue tit, Cyanistes caeruleus, Foliage, Garden, Japanese acer, Orange, Shrub, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:34

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M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
24 Feb 2014 - 10:55 AM

Stunning. Beautiful image. Nicely exposed.

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annettep38
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24 Feb 2014 - 11:47 AM

Just gorgeous! Sharp and so striking in these complementary primary colours !

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Irishkate
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24 Feb 2014 - 11:48 AM

Stunning image.
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Ayoob
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24 Feb 2014 - 12:13 PM

Fantastic shot ...GrinGrinGrin

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fotobee
fotobee  1 South Africa2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2014 - 2:08 PM

Good shot. Regards Martin

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senn
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24 Feb 2014 - 2:42 PM

how do you manage to get that colour of bg; .. is that a studio take ? WinkWinkSmileGrin
Another marvel here, .. great expo and detail

Last Modified By senn at 24 Feb 2014 - 2:42 PM

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AlexAppleby
24 Feb 2014 - 5:42 PM

Knew it must be yours when I saw the glorious background that makes the image sing out loud! Just lovely.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2014 - 5:50 PM

A stunning image of this beautiful little bird taken against that glorious coloured natural background. Who needs to rig up a groundsheet from Next or bedsheet from Debenhams if you can get something like this!WinkGrinTongue

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pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2014 - 5:57 PM

Superb viewing Sylvia

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JuBarney
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24 Feb 2014 - 8:45 PM

A cracking shot
Ju

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viscostatic
6 Mar 2014 - 2:25 PM

Beautiful colours.

Phil.

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