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I don't .........

By Big_Beavis  
........do birds, so any words of wisdom, would be greatly appreciated.
Looks as if this one has a nest somewhere, very tatty and a mouth full of grubs.

Many thanks for the c and c on my previous upload, very much appreciated.

Tags: Blackbird Digitally manipulated Feeding time Wildlife and nature

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senn Plus
5 4 1 Belgium
29 Apr 2013 5:42PM
wow !.. great bird capture here, David.. stunning detail and expo .. like much this one

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philhomer 6 64 32 England
29 Apr 2013 5:48PM
birds works exactly same way as any other portrait - composition, backgrounds, exposure, and of course focus

only a real pedant would suggest anything wrong here... composition a little to the right for my personal liking Wink
Mike_Smith Plus
9 290 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2013 5:53PM
Cracking shot he will be feeding young somewhere
boov Plus
3 2 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2013 6:00PM
Excellent shot
great shot. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
29 Apr 2013 6:28PM
This really is an excellent image David !! I am impressed !
ali63 Plus
4 739 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2013 6:29PM
Great image,

Ali
pamelajean Plus
10 958 1818 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2013 6:35PM
It's good to venture out of your comfort zone at times, David, and to do things you "don't do", but no-one would know, this is an extremely competent bird picture, sharp eye, good plumage detail, interesting perch and nice clean background. What more could we ask?
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
29 Apr 2013 6:51PM
I don't do wee bird's either so cannot offer any words of wisdom, David: but I'd you have the ability to capture a small bird shot as well as this, I doubt of you really need of such.
Very well done.
Ronnie.
marktc 5 85 14 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2013 6:56PM
mmmmm.... that would be like Ansel Adams saying he doesn't do landscapes then Dave. A really great shot!
29 Apr 2013 7:05PM
I really love this image, David!

Richard
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
29 Apr 2013 7:22PM
Looks good, David, as said above, the principles remain the same.

Dave
Norfolkboy 10 1 4 England
29 Apr 2013 7:28PM
Great image, David. Perhaps you should do birds more oftenWink.
Colin
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
29 Apr 2013 7:33PM
Hmmmm! maybe you should do birds!
29 Apr 2013 8:06PM
Looks good to me
Think its a mr blackbird SmileSmileSmile
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2013 8:45PM
.......well you do now and what a superb capture, love the expression. Well done.
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
29 Apr 2013 9:32PM
Proving your versatility David, any bird tog would be very proud of this one mate. - gary
29 Apr 2013 10:18PM
Excellent image David
Maurice
michaelo Plus
9 11 1 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2013 10:40PM
Stunning capture,I'd say he has young some where, well done!!!
Irishkate Plus
5 33 97 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2013 10:41PM
What amazing detail on the plumage David - for a non bird man you've done exceptionally well.
KateGrinGrinGrin
30 Apr 2013 3:39AM
A very good bird capture. I think you will be doing more......Sandy
CaroleS Plus
6 415 3 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2013 7:30AM
I have many birds that come within several feet of me every day whenever I top up the feeders, but if I go out with the camera they retreat to the far distant trees - a very good image and one I would love to have taken!
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
30 Apr 2013 2:14PM
You should do more David - this is full of excellent detail.Smile
Joan.
annettep38 Plus
5 218 39 Costa Rica
30 Apr 2013 11:36PM
well there was a time when I didn't do birds.. they always seemed to be out of reach or be of the no-see-ums species.
then I decided to have a go and wait and try and try again.. I think my first one was a blackbird,too.
and as they are very tricky with their dark plumage, methinks you have done really well.
Please do more Smile
1 May 2013 12:35AM
A lovely capture David, great work.
5 May 2013 12:16PM
fine capture David excellent detail

Graham

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