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A Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) taken in our garden yesterday in late afternoon sunshine, perching on a New Zealand Flax (Phormium tenax) seed pod against a background of reddening Japanese Acer foliage.

Many thanks for your support of my last upload - always really appreciated 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
Title:November Bluey
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:5 Nov 2013 - 6:25 PM
Tags:Bird, Blue tit, Bluey, Cyanistes caeruleus, Foliage, Japanese acer, New zealand flax, November, Phormium tenax, Seed pod, Wildlife / nature
Votes:47

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2013 - 6:27 PM

What a beautiful coloured backdrop you've captured this lovely little bluey against, so very autumal and so expertly composed as always Sylvia

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 426 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales32 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2013 - 6:27 PM

Wonderful, vibrant image and superb detail.
Alun

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Craggwildlife
Craggwildlife e2 Member 567 forum postsCraggwildlife vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2013 - 6:33 PM

First class capture..

David

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6510 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2013 - 6:41 PM

What can I say, I just love everything about this image. - gary

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Mozzytheboy
Mozzytheboy e2 Member 3550 forum postsMozzytheboy vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2013 - 6:52 PM

This is actually a wonderful BG! Hark at me praising the BG???? It makes soooo much difference to a what could have been a rather bland image!

Mozzy

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Trev_B
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5 Nov 2013 - 7:15 PM

A lovely warm BG and super detail as usual in the BT…. very nice Sylvia.


Trev

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Mavis
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5 Nov 2013 - 7:24 PM

What gorgeous colours . Delightful bokek and a sharp wee Bluetit

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 1111 forum postsColleenA vcard South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2013 - 7:27 PM

Beautiful...those bg colours are magnificent, great photography

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85741 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2013 - 7:33 PM

You managed to put the Acer to good use then?

Adrian

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JuBarney
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5 Nov 2013 - 7:36 PM

A splendid shot against the wonderful BG
Ju

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6191 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2013 - 7:39 PM


Quote: You managed to put the Acer to good use then?

Adrian

Birds returned in the nick of time, Adrian. Thankfully the leaves are still hanging on well Smile

Sylvia

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M_squared
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5 Nov 2013 - 7:57 PM

Stunning. It certainly is a beautiful bg. Nicely exposed.

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viscostatic
5 Nov 2013 - 8:00 PM

The bird is beautiful and I like the textures in the branches too as well as the beautiful background. Well done.

Phil.

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Daisymaye
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5 Nov 2013 - 8:29 PM

Beautiful light and colour.

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richmowil
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5 Nov 2013 - 10:24 PM

Glad to make this one 30- Excellent image with a wonderful background!!

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almiles
almiles  438 forum posts United Kingdom92 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2013 - 6:24 AM

Pin sharp bird and a gorgeous backdrop, classy work Sylvia! Smile

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PhilT2
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6 Nov 2013 - 9:09 AM

Crisp detail.......an absolute beauty

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PhilSingleton
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6 Nov 2013 - 9:42 AM

Great image Sylvia - lovely perch and b/g.

Phil.

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bricurtis
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6 Nov 2013 - 8:47 PM

Beautifully captured Sylvia - that's a fabulous back drop.
Brian.

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theartistusuallyknownasbert

Wonderful bird and background Smile

Beautiful, beautiful shot Smile

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