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3 Tins of Food & a Brambling !

By Alan_Coles
Today I decided to do some testing on my 400mm lens that came back from a service a few days ago. In order to test the focussing point I had been given some ideas how to test it...this consisted putting some tin cans at different lengths from me..they were used to replicate different birds I might shoot (photographically) There I was messing about with the micro adjustment in the settings and on the bird table i spotted a garden 1st... a BRAMBLING..whoopee. Got a few record shots which included a post in the way but so happy to get one of these at home. Here is a shot of one I took a few weeks ago in the local nature waxwings these little beauties have travelled over from Scandinavia to feast for the winter. Need to get a shed to set up my garden for bird shooting again.

Tags: General Shed Trampoline Brambling Wildlife and nature Tin cans Garden 1st

Voters: Brian65, Glostopcat, andy210966 and 38 more

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Brian65 11 2 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2010 5:26PM
You lucky "B" much better than tins, Fantastic shot.
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
12 Dec 2010 5:29PM
A cracking shot of this lovely little bird, the detail and colours in the plumage are exceptional
andy210966 13 4 119 Wales
12 Dec 2010 5:30PM
Superb clarity and detail Alan!

mishu78 11 Canada
12 Dec 2010 5:34PM
Excellent capture!
co 17 3 3 Netherlands
12 Dec 2010 5:38PM
lovely, very nice photo
well done.
pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2010 5:40PM
never seen one in my garden you lucky so and so, I have seen them at Blashford Lakes - love the detail you have captured, a superb shot
VidB 12 11 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2010 6:12PM
Excellent detail, well captured
12 Dec 2010 6:14PM
Lovely shot with excellent detail.

cassiecat 12 39 46 England
12 Dec 2010 6:21PM
a real gem.lesley
tomcat 15 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2010 6:30PM
at least you nailed him/her Smile

Platchet 13 5 8 Wales
12 Dec 2010 6:51PM
Top image mate,I've yet to get one!
Come on shed innit!
Cold Gazza
12 Dec 2010 6:54PM
Lovely capture! Still haven't seen one.
HarveySquires 11 3 6 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2010 7:08PM
An amazingly detailed and sharpm shot its just amazing great work Grin
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
12 Dec 2010 7:25PM
Superb and rather elusive little birds these Alan. I congratulate you on a very fine capture. Dont think I have seen a better one.
Roly 13 Wales
12 Dec 2010 7:36PM
Pin sharp and super detail captured here Al.
jeb2012 11 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2010 7:47PM
An excellent capture
Phil_Morgan 14 182 1 Wales
12 Dec 2010 7:52PM
Git! Wink
We want shed!!
12 Dec 2010 8:01PM
Terrific capture,
Briwooly 15 454 6 England
12 Dec 2010 8:20PM
Wonderful detail

NeilWigan Plus
10 17 16 England
12 Dec 2010 11:53PM
Great capture with detail and colours.
13 Dec 2010 9:40AM
Wonderful capture Al


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