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This Robin sat watching us for ages
Taken yesterday at Wisley Gardens overlooking the the front pond
so many birds there and berries!! only took the 100mm macro.

Thank you all for commenting on the Bald Eagle yesterday and
Thank you to Steve and Cliff for your User Awards very much appreciated

Enjoy your day

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:10 Dec 2013 - 11:59 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Robin Watching
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:11 Dec 2013 - 7:25 AM
Tags:General, Robin, Surrey, Wildlife / nature, Wisley gardens
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom95 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:27 AM

This shows what a versatile lens it is. Lovely a Robin portrait.

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 5SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:29 AM

A most beautiful capture and what a lovely expression.

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:30 AM

A very natural Christmas card Lillian.

Dougie

andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:33 AM

a cracker for a christmas card lillian top shot Wink
andy

Caziwinkles
11 Dec 2013 - 7:35 AM

I too was thinking Christmas card material here Lillian. A beauty for sure. Smile

Carol

ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:37 AM


Quote: I too was thinking Christmas card material here Lillian. A beauty for sure. Smile

Carol

My thoughts as well..

Dave

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 2M_squared vcard United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 7:40 AM

A beauty.

LucienH
LucienH e2 Member 9386 forum postsLucienH vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:51 AM

A beautifully detailed capture.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7124 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:56 AM

A delightful image, Lillian. Carol

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 6Badgerfred vcard Wales
11 Dec 2013 - 8:12 AM

Lovely capture Lillian, nice composition,
Fred.

Mike_Young
11 Dec 2013 - 8:25 AM

Lovely shot Lillian, very seasonal colours with the red berries

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 8:34 AM

Lovely pose for your perfect capture. GrinGrin Peter.

striker1998
11 Dec 2013 - 8:42 AM

Lovely Picture Smile great composition.
Richard

Rock
Rock e2 Member 11Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 8:44 AM

Wonderful.

Rock

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2440 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 8:55 AM

A little beauty,

Ali Grin

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5250 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 8:58 AM

gorgeous

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32307 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 9:25 AM

A delightful image of this beautiful Robin. The warming light adding to the char and appeal Lillian.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

senn
senn e2 Member 2senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 9:31 AM

brilliant shot ..

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 9:37 AM

A great welcome to the Christmas season Lillian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 9:39 AM

Christmas cheer, there singing their heads off a the moment Lillian. Territorial December.
Ron

thedon1941
11 Dec 2013 - 9:52 AM

The shot that Christmas card are made on Lillian. Beautiful. Don

marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:06 AM

Beautiful Lillian... a potential Christmas Card??

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:09 AM

A very festive looking robin in amongst all those berries - excellent detail Lillian.
Carole

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:23 AM

The robin is my Christmas bird and this little chap is a beauty.
Joan.

vickyf
vickyf e2 Member 8vickyf vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:24 AM

So pretty & a good example of how a macro lens is so effective for images other than extreme close up.

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:35 AM

Superb image Lillian, very definitely a Christmas card image

Hugh

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom25 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:50 AM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Diane

ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
11 Dec 2013 - 10:51 AM

Brilliant. Love the perch and details. Cutie

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 11:04 AM

Last robin I saw was in a shop I went into in Inveraray - think it was taking refuge from the rain! It seemed so strange to see one on the floor is such a place Grin Super capture, Lillian, and the macro's a great lens for subjects like this Smile
Trev Smile

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 11:51 AM

Great capture LillianSmile


Cliff

Joline
Joline e2 Member 7Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 12:07 PM

Wonderful DOF, setting that robin off to perfection. The wide aperture works a treat in this photo.

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 1111 forum postsColleenA vcard South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 12:50 PM


Quote: Lovely shot Lillian, very seasonal colours with the red berries

A winning image for your Christmas cards, great capture

taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 2:00 PM

This begs to be a Christmas card image!

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom70 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 2:18 PM

Must make your Xmas cards from this even for next year.
Adorable.
KateGrinGrinGrin

leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
11 Dec 2013 - 2:25 PM

Great capture and a very seasonal image!
Effrossini

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 2JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 2:39 PM

A splendid shot and ideal for Christmas
Ju

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 4:17 PM

A beautiful capture of my favourite garden bird Lillian. Just beautiful GrinGrin

Kathryn

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 233 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 4:27 PM

Very cute, Lillian.
Good picture at any time of year.

trevrob
trevrob e2 Member 1trevrob vcard United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 4:41 PM

a very beautiful shot

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 2DicksPics vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 4:49 PM

This one's certainly robbin' the limelight, Lillian!
A super shot.

Richard

janlea
janlea e2 Member 2janlea vcard United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 5:02 PM

A lovely image Lillian, very nice Smile
Jan

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4385 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 5:10 PM

Lovely shot !!......with a 'real' b/g too !!

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 7lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 5:12 PM

What a super backdrop for this lovely Robin Lillian. The perfect Christmas Card Smile

John Smile

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
11 Dec 2013 - 5:24 PM

lovely shot lillian like from me. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

Ruthannette
Ruthannette e2 Member 7Ruthannette vcard England
11 Dec 2013 - 6:03 PM

My favourite little bird Lillian, beautiful shot worth an award.

Ruth

EileenH
11 Dec 2013 - 6:25 PM

Beautiful Smile

Eileen

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 6:47 PM

Can't get better

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85741 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:10 PM

A fine Winter Robin

I trust Ziggy and Co are OK?

Adrian

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:19 PM

Fabulous capture so well balanced at all aspects, Lillian !
Regards,
George

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 7:28 PM

Lovely shot Lillian. Cathy

myrab
myrab e2 Member 7myrab vcard United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 8:05 PM

Lovely, lovely image.

Myra

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 9:39 PM

Nice light Lillian!! Just beautiful!!

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:03 PM

So beautifully captured Lillian..Lin

jacquig
11 Dec 2013 - 10:43 PM


Quote: A very natural Christmas card Lillian.

Dougie

I quite agree. Just lovely. Smile

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 2Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
12 Dec 2013 - 1:07 AM

Such a beautiful image Lillian... love the Christmassy colours.. and as others have said...What a great Christmas card this would make !! Grin

Lynette Grin

CHRISB911
CHRISB911 e2 Member 854 forum postsCHRISB911 vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2013 - 5:42 PM

top shot

SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2013 - 3:27 AM

Beautiful.
Taken with your macro lens? Shows what can be achieved...Smile

Simon

jennialexander
jennialexander e2 Member 943 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
13 Dec 2013 - 3:41 PM

Really lovely image. Just shows what a good lens and operator can do with a beautiful subject.
Jennixx

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Dec 2013 - 8:59 AM

What a sweet thing and perched so prettily amongst those berries too Smile

Andrew

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2013 - 8:58 PM

A splendid portrait of this lovely little robin, this one is posing very nicely for you

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