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Hi all, heres yet another shot of my favourite Robin, this time posing on an old cane rod with centre -pin reel. Its amazing what he,ll land on when tempted with a tub of live maggotts ( sneakilly hidden behind the reel LOL!!! ).
Many thanks for C+Cs on my last shot, and as always thanks for looking.
Cheesey.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Jan 2012 - 12:12 PM
Focal Length:159mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Gone Fishing
Username:cheesey cheesey
Uploaded:2 Apr 2012 - 6:56 PM
Tags:Fishing., Humour / fun, Robin, SIGMA 120-400 os, Wildlife / nature
Votes:103
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soulofharmony

Beautiful shot Mr cheesy Grin

Lovely to see you out with your camera also..Smile


Nikki !

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gary_d e2 Member 6519 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 7:09 PM

Perfect focus and lighting on a very unusual and effective pose. - gary

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2 Apr 2012 - 7:10 PM

i think there bouth great shot Grin

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bertie1983
2 Apr 2012 - 7:25 PM

haha love it!!!
think v2 is my fav as he actually looks like hes fishing
lou
Smile

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mondmagu
mondmagu  474 forum posts Ireland
2 Apr 2012 - 7:36 PM

Two beauties.

Des

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bill33
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2 Apr 2012 - 7:43 PM

Wonderful capture with the long lens,superbly detailed and framed, very well done, Bill.

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zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 7:57 PM

superb, an image to bring a smile.
nice one, ant.

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jaktis
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2 Apr 2012 - 8:21 PM

A cracking composition

Peter

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Mike_S
Mike_S  3 United Kingdom
2 Apr 2012 - 8:27 PM

Love em both. Great prop.
Mike

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2 Apr 2012 - 8:45 PM

Nice idea.
Cliff

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Richsr
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2 Apr 2012 - 8:54 PM

Like the perch and good details and tones cheesey
Regards Richard

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Glostopcat
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2 Apr 2012 - 8:57 PM

Two super images Cheesey, it looks like he's taken the bait and you've reeled him in!Wink

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2 Apr 2012 - 9:03 PM

Love these shots Cheesey, and sooo much detail!!
Brian

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2 Apr 2012 - 9:17 PM

v2 for me. Cracking image.

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2 Apr 2012 - 9:58 PM

2 beautiful captures, and hope you gave him his payment for these lovely poses Grin. Moira

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RobbieWales
2 Apr 2012 - 10:26 PM

Beautiful shot V2 for me .
Rob.

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oll1e
oll1e e2 Member 755 forum postsoll1e vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2012 - 10:37 PM

superb in every way mate Smile,love both of them Winkand cu soon pal Smile

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2 Apr 2012 - 11:16 PM

Two beautiful images Cheesey..lovely light,tone,detail & compositions.
Pauline.

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3 Apr 2012 - 12:43 AM

Wonderfull captures, good clean sharp shots and extra pleasing to the eye! IB

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3 Apr 2012 - 4:26 AM

Two great shots, love them both.............Sandy

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3 Apr 2012 - 8:19 AM

This brings back very happy memories from when I used to fish a Robin would do this and then end up in the bait box.

Top-Work.

Rock

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3 Apr 2012 - 10:32 AM

only too happy to take this beauty to 50

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3 Apr 2012 - 12:54 PM

The perfect spring image! Fly rods and robinsSmile

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3 Apr 2012 - 2:40 PM


Quote: a tub of live maggotts ( sneakilly hidden behind the reel

Now come on mate, that's cheating and I didn't realize anyone else would do that (except me and a dozen others) Wink

Both fab shots with lovely detail,
Geoff.

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Techno
Techno  51004 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 3:28 PM

Bribery eh! Cracking shot beautifully set up and made.
Mal

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3 Apr 2012 - 3:49 PM

Fantastic shots with great light and pose. Gary

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3 Apr 2012 - 4:39 PM

GrinGrinGrinGrin !!....great shot !!

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3 Apr 2012 - 5:26 PM

Just brilliant

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Samuel_Aron
3 Apr 2012 - 6:54 PM

Fantastic captures!
Beautiful feather detail and I really like the perch.
Sam.

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3 Apr 2012 - 9:13 PM

Superb shot and concept
Dennis

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Cor  5 Belgium
6 Apr 2012 - 6:11 PM

SUPERB +++++
Cor.

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6 Apr 2012 - 6:27 PM

Simply stunning, a photograph of the highest possible quality. Love this to pieces.

Regards Nathan

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6 Apr 2012 - 7:47 PM

yes they will come and sit on the bait tray ,when fishing,especially in winter .Lovely light on the shot,nice bit of old gear .

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6 Apr 2012 - 8:09 PM

Well caught fab shots
mike

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soulofharmony
6 Apr 2012 - 10:26 PM

Thank you Mr Cheesey...

So pleased every things going well with you... & so looking forward to seeing and viewing your new work...


Take good care


Nikki ! Grin

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7 Apr 2012 - 3:25 PM

Great capture, this made me smile.

Best Matt

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8 Apr 2012 - 6:02 PM

Bet it catches more than you do. nice image by the way

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9 Apr 2012 - 12:29 PM

A 'reel' good capture.

John Smile

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9 Apr 2012 - 8:54 PM

A great Robin shot mate nice rod and reel too

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rickie
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11 Apr 2012 - 8:20 PM

excellent work
thanks for taking the time to vote on my portfolio alsoSmile

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RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2012 - 3:58 AM

Two cracking shots, Cheesey: can't choose between them so it's 1/2 vote to each.
Ronnie.

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12 Apr 2012 - 3:22 PM

That's one of the best robin perches I have seen, just love these.

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helenlinda
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12 Apr 2012 - 7:44 PM

Great capture - I like the pose in v1 best
Helen

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wackyjacky
15 Apr 2012 - 3:21 PM

Cracking shot cheesey Smile

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16 Apr 2012 - 6:03 AM

Magic!

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Edgie  8 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2012 - 10:35 PM

Cheesey, You do need to get out more.... Look beyond the garden fence, there is a big world out there, you know you want to get out and capture them landscapes...

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17 Apr 2012 - 10:02 AM

Wonderful capture. What a lovely shot.
Ron

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1881  2 India
26 Apr 2012 - 12:53 PM

Great image.
SANJEEV.

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Hop-A-Long
14 May 2012 - 3:14 PM

Brilliant shots. It has to be V2 for me.

Andy

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photodoktor
14 Jun 2012 - 9:56 AM

That`s a beauty cheesey, you must have the patience of a saint,what lens are you using for this type of a shot? You have some cracking birdy shots in your PF by the way, Just got the 300 f4 prime but it it is still not getting me close enough think this type of shot is in the 400-600 mm category and even then it would be useful to have an extender of some sort,failing that a hide and loads of patience.

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wolfy
wolfy  1036 forum posts United Kingdom
20 Aug 2012 - 8:46 PM

Thats brilliant work and shooting Cheesey, I guess I been missing some great stuff!!

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Mavis
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26 Mar 2013 - 3:30 PM

Ha ha , sneaky thing ! Though hiding the mealworms did the trick . Great shot xx

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