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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
Views:250
Unique Views:98

Comments

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:27 AM

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

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:29 AM

A most beautiful capture and what a lovely expression.

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:30 AM

A very natural Christmas card Lillian.

Dougie

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts 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 Plus Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 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 Plus Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 7:40 AM

A beauty.

User_Removed
11 Dec 2013 - 7:51 AM

A beautifully detailed capture.

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8164 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:56 AM

A delightful image, Lillian. Carol

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
11 Dec 2013 - 8:12 AM

Lovely capture Lillian, nice composition,
Fred.

Mike_Young
Mike_Young Plus Member 8Mike_Young vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 8:25 AM

Lovely shot Lillian, very seasonal colours with the red berries

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat 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 Plus Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 8:44 AM

Wonderful.

Rock

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3626 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 8:55 AM

A little beauty,

Ali Grin

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 8:58 AM

gorgeous

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43814 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 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 Plus Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 9:31 AM

brilliant shot ..

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 9:37 AM

A great welcome to the Christmas season Lillian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

rontear
rontear Plus Member 11rontear vcard England6 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 Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:06 AM

Beautiful Lillian... a potential Christmas Card??

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 460 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 Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 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 Plus Member 9vickyf 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
11 Dec 2013 - 10:35 AM

Superb image Lillian, very definitely a Christmas card image

Hugh

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:50 AM

GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Diane

ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
11 Dec 2013 - 10:51 AM

Brilliant. Love the perch and details. Cutie

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 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 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 11:51 AM

Great capture LillianSmile


Cliff

Joline
Joline Plus Member 8Joline vcard United States52 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 Plus Member 2230 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 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 Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 2:00 PM

This begs to be a Christmas card image!

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 2:18 PM

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

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

Great capture and a very seasonal image!
Effrossini

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 2:39 PM

A splendid shot and ideal for Christmas
Ju

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 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 Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 4:27 PM

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

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

a very beautiful shot

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 4:49 PM

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

Richard

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

A lovely image Lillian, very nice Smile
Jan

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 4830 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 5:10 PM

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

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper 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 Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
11 Dec 2013 - 5:24 PM

lovely shot lillian like from me. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

Ruthannette
Ruthannette Plus Member 8Ruthannette vcard England
11 Dec 2013 - 6:03 PM

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

Ruth

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 6:25 PM

Beautiful Smile

Eileen

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

Can't get better

tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96222 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 Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 7:19 PM

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

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 7:28 PM

Lovely shot Lillian. Cathy

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

Lovely, lovely image.

Myra

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6304 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 9:39 PM

Nice light Lillian!! Just beautiful!!

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Dec 2013 - 10:03 PM

So beautifully captured Lillian..Lin

jacquig
jacquig  1 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2013 - 10:43 PM


Quote: A very natural Christmas card Lillian.

Dougie

I quite agree. Just lovely. Smile

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 3Lynniesefforts 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  854 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2013 - 5:42 PM

top shot

SimonFletch
SimonFletch Plus Member 1SimonFletch 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 Plus Member 1045 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 Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 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 Plus Member 8247 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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