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Feed me!

By TrevBatWCC    
After lunch at the Castel Sant' Angelo's café and a wander around the upper levels and to the top of the castle, I returned to the café for a drink, and sat at a table looking out and across towards St Peters and the Vatican when this pigeon appeared. I think he was expecting me to feed him, and when he realised I was more interested in photographing him instead, the cheeky blighter flew in and landed on the table after some crumbs left by a previous diner! Thought it suitable for Silly Sunday…Grin

Single Raw image processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Photomatix Pro and Photoshop Elements 11

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging.

Trev Smile

Tags: Rome Museum Cafe Pigeon Mausoleum Wildlife and nature Silly Sunday Humour and fun Castel Sant Angelo

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PinkK 9 80 1 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 12:02PM
Wonderfully worked Trev...and that fat pigeon made me smile Smile

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
16 Dec 2012 12:08PM
I hope you did feed him, Trev, especially as he had just posed so well for youSmile Carol
sable 10 9 7 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 12:38PM
Great image for silly Sunday - ElizabethxxGrin
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
16 Dec 2012 12:49PM
What a great lead into this stunning city scape Smile Very well taken !!
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 1:01PM
Oh he is a lovely addition to the backdropGrinGrin
He is a bit tubby............ bet he loves crumbies!
brilliant capture trev,the pigeon makes it,well done indeed.ray
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
16 Dec 2012 1:36PM
Perfect composition with excellent humour Trev.


Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
16 Dec 2012 1:41PM
Hey! What's more important! Feed me and I'll move. Cute shot........Sandy
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 2:36PM
Ever the opportunist!
(The pigeon, I mean).
An unusual environmental portraitSmile
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
16 Dec 2012 2:41PM
Quite nice getting one of the locals to pose in your shot across to St.Peters, Trev.
Have seen St. Peters many times but never from this viewpoint.
This has been a great series from Rome.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 2:43PM
That's a very quirky look he's giving you, and a very plump breast under those feathers.
(Thinks - smoked bacon, garlic, olive oil... )
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
16 Dec 2012 2:53PM
A bird's eye view of the city, Trev. Pasticcio di piccione - dish of the day!!

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 3:53PM
A cracking 'Birds Eye View' Trev, wonderful depth, and clarity.

"A great image"

Regards Nathan
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 4:24PM
The pidgeon is well placed but with or without him this is a cracking shot Trev
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 4:28PM
do you know - I am looking and think this would have made a fine letterbox image minus a good part of that wall, keep the pidgeon in place (just) putting the buildings as a priorty by taking most of the wall outSmile try it - you could be surprised

its not like me to critique your pics as I am a great fan of yours but this might work even better for youWink
moiral 8 12 Scotland
16 Dec 2012 5:03PM
Certainly is a cheeky one Trev. Giving you quite a look here. Superb view over Rome too. But did make me smile. Moira
SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
16 Dec 2012 5:26PM
You can't go wrong with a pigeon. Grin
JOKEN 9 3 10 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 5:45PM
A bird's eye view!!
bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 6:01PM
Lovely shot Trev superb shot over Rome and nicely processed ,pigeons a bonus .PS did you find the zoo.
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 6:01PM
Honestly Trev, I'm disgusted at you, you didn't feed this delightful model even after this ultra cute pose! I'll buy you a bag of bird seed for the next trip!
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 United Kingdom
16 Dec 2012 6:12PM
Certainly an ideal Silly Sunday picture, Trev. It reminds me of a lot of holiday snaps where one's partner gets into the scene, but in this case it's a cheeky pigeon.

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