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A Great Tit (Parus major) looking for all the world as though he is taking a bow, when he is actually just taking off to disappear! Taken in the garden the other day against that well-used red acer foliage background, which is now a soggy dull mishmash of matter on the grassSad (Do I hear sighs of relief? Grin)

Many thanks for your support of my last upload, with a special thank you to Dawn(DawnMichelle), Thair(wasper), Mike(Greyheron) and Ed(Glostopcat) for their generous User Awards - all much appreciated and valued Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF500mm f/4L IS II USM +1.4x III
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:14 Nov 2013 - 11:56 AM
Focal Length:700mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/3200sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Take a Bow !
Username:teocali teocali
Uploaded:17 Nov 2013 - 6:12 PM
Tags:Acer, Action, Bird, Foliage, Garden, Great tit, Parus major, Red, Take a bow, Wild, Wildlife / nature
Votes:47
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Views:135
Unique Views:75

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JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 6:18 PM

A splendid shot against that beautiful BG
Ju

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terryxc
terryxc  2 England
17 Nov 2013 - 6:18 PM

Awesome capture...

Terry.

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 6:20 PM

Brilliantly captured.

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Myathebirdwatcher999
Myathebirdwatcher999 Junior Member 2 United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 6:22 PM

Great sharp shot and brilliant timing

MyaGrinGrin

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 6:37 PM

I am loving your backgrounds highlighting these beautiful birds...excellent capture

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 6:42 PM

Excellent capture Sylvia with perfect timing.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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tomcat Plus Member 96322 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Nov 2013 - 7:32 PM

I see the old SS was cranked up for this oneWink

More slow moving subjects next, I believeSmile

Adrian

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Danny1970
Danny1970 Plus Member 252 forum postsDanny1970 vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 7:47 PM

Fantastic capture and I love the background colourSmile

Danny

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DonMc
DonMc Plus Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 8:28 PM

Excellent capture!SmileSmileWink
Don

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Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
17 Nov 2013 - 9:07 PM

What a lovely shot with an amazing background. Cathy

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Davidroid
Davidroid Junior Member 1 Argentina
17 Nov 2013 - 10:25 PM

wow!

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PhilSingleton
PhilSingleton Plus Member 2PhilSingleton vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2013 - 10:30 AM

Great capture Sylvia.

Phil.

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pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2013 - 12:34 PM

I much prefer this image to the woodie shot but thats me - detail superb

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Nov 2013 - 7:55 PM

A terrific takeoff shot Sylvia, you've timed this one to perfection. These bird shots of yours just keep on getting better and better. Your acer's leaves may have gone now but you can always do a "Tomcat" and substitute it with a faux natural background, I hear groundsheets from Next and bed sheets from Debenhams are just the job!WinkGrinTongue

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