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Full frame capture of a young adult male Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos major), taken in our garden last month against a background of evergreen shrubs.

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

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM +1.4x III
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:13 Nov 2013 - 3:35 PM
Focal Length:700mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Sitting Pretty
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:5 Dec 2013 - 7:47 AM
Tags:Adult, Bird, Dendrocopos major, Evergreen, Garden, Great spotted woodpecker, Male, Sitting pretty, Wild, Wildlife / nature, Young
Votes:48
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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2013 - 8:53 AM

Like the good details and colours here
Regards Richard

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Newdawei
Newdawei  4 China
5 Dec 2013 - 8:53 AM

Beautiful details and nice background, love it !
Chen

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Mike_Young
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5 Dec 2013 - 10:23 AM

A cracker, great detail and colour

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viscostatic
5 Dec 2013 - 10:56 AM

Excellent Sylvia. The bird stands out so well against that beautiful background.

Phil.

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TonyDy
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5 Dec 2013 - 2:17 PM

Great shot, Sylvia.
Tony

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M_squared
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5 Dec 2013 - 2:44 PM

Well captured.

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tonyng
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5 Dec 2013 - 4:01 PM

Bravo Sylvia.

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MD2009
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5 Dec 2013 - 6:51 PM

Cracking detail ....

Mark ..

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5 Dec 2013 - 8:00 PM

Lovely shot. Cathy

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91952 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
5 Dec 2013 - 8:43 PM

Superb Sylvia - immaculately detailed GSW. He does look comfortable !!
Brian.

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5 Dec 2013 - 9:22 PM

A fabulous shot of this handsome young male, he's posing beautifully for you against another lovely natural backdrop

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SteveMackay
6 Dec 2013 - 5:43 AM

A beautiful shot, Sylvia!. Wonderful pose, light, details and background, great shot!Smile

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6 Dec 2013 - 10:42 AM

Lovely image Sylivia.

Phil.

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CaroleS
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6 Dec 2013 - 11:36 AM

Light and detail are superSmile

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Greyheron
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6 Dec 2013 - 12:29 PM

The fabulous feather detail and colours stand out well against the background Sylvia - quite a little poser isn't he…

Mike

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Norfolkboy
6 Dec 2013 - 12:34 PM

He sure is, Outstanding Sylvia.
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JuBarney
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6 Dec 2013 - 8:36 PM

Super shot
Ju

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