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I found it very difficult to photograph this bird as both its body and eyes are jet black and they are highly restless. But they are a beauty.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:70.0 - 300.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 110.1 - 471.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:5 Jan 2014 - 10:42 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/3200sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Daylight
Title:Bird Drongo
Username:ukgubbi ukgubbi
Uploaded:5 Jan 2014 - 4:06 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2014 - 4:13 PM

V1 is a particularly fine shot of this striking bird

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2014 - 4:19 PM

Beautiful photos....it looks like there is a bait of radiance of color on the chest.

Peter

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nglen
nglen e2 Member 741 forum postsnglen vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2014 - 4:44 PM

No2 for me I like the background colour.
Nick

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2014 - 5:49 PM

V1 for me, love the shine and the contrasting plant.
I have tried this one in Malaysia, it IS difficult!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2014 - 6:08 PM

A beautiful looking bird, beautifully captured.

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5279 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2014 - 6:18 PM

Three nice compositions Uma!!

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SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member 1SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 4:51 AM

Lovely shots, Uma

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jan 2014 - 7:14 PM

Excellent captures, Uma! Great details and point of view!
Regards,
George

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
6 Jan 2014 - 8:37 PM

Very beautiful compositions! Especially in V1 that top left branch over the bird! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Nice birding , Uma ! --- Jukka.Smile

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iosatel
iosatel  1 Belgium
7 Jan 2014 - 1:36 AM

Great set, V1 is my fave!

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2014 - 4:54 AM

A good set - this bird is difficult to expose for, as it is nearly black and has bright sky behind it. You have done well here. A

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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
7 Jan 2014 - 10:06 AM

Very nice images well taken.
Allen, Smile

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capto
capto e2 Member 21475 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jan 2014 - 2:38 PM

A fine set in difficult conditions.Smile

ivor

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mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2014 - 6:46 AM

Lovely set of images very well captured.

Dave.

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Billyray
Billyray e2 Member 770 forum postsBillyray vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2014 - 7:16 PM

Three great shots with V1 being my favourite.
Ray

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
9 Jan 2014 - 4:36 AM

Lovely captures! What a curious bird! Grin
V1 is my favorite today as he's eyeing you out! Grin
Keep them coming! IB

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2014 - 11:05 PM

Super captures of this unusual birdGrin

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