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Robin

By Anthony      
Hey guys

Well, another day where I cant get to work, so I took some pictures out in the back yard.

I was watching this wee guy coming and going. I put some bread out for him, in fact I tucked it under the snow on the other side of the post. He kindly obliged, and came in for the bread.

This is the first shot of a series of about 7 or 8, but its the most dynamic by far.

Hope your having a safe day, take care.

Anthony

Tags: Canon Snow Cold Robin Digitally manipulated 40d Brrrrr Wildlife and nature East kilbride

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Comments


8 Dec 2010 2:19PM
A cracking shot.

Len

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dusfim 7 Malta
8 Dec 2010 2:39PM
Not just you are a good photographer, but also a good hunter. Excellent job. Also thanks for your comment on my photo. Superb portfolio you got, first time visit. Dusfim
Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
8 Dec 2010 2:41PM
thank you Len, and thank you Mario. Your very welcome.

Anthony
8 Dec 2010 2:51PM
A excellent capture...
User_Removed 7 48 1 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2010 3:09PM
Great shot.
Alf.
Excellent action shot!
WR

Anna
8 Dec 2010 3:27PM
ah.... well captured. you are a very very good photographer.
bootlaces 8 6 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2010 4:18PM
A fabulous action shot especially with the snow falling from under the robin. A shot with some character to it me thinks.
Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
8 Dec 2010 4:22PM
cheers everyone for the feedback. Smile

Anthony
8 Dec 2010 4:25PM
Excellent timing.Congrats.
8 Dec 2010 4:32PM
Fantastic shot. Perfectly timed. Katy Smile
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2010 4:42PM
oh bless .... great timing by you
Richsr 10 91 223 England
8 Dec 2010 6:55PM
Good timing Anthony, hope you are staying warm.
Regards Richard
Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
8 Dec 2010 6:57PM
thanks folks.

Rich, we're warm until we go outside, lol

Anthony
Excellent!
Well caught.
JNC
8 Dec 2010 7:30PM
great funny shot
I like it

Jamm
Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
8 Dec 2010 7:44PM
thanks all, appreciate the clicks and comments.

Anthony
8 Dec 2010 9:22PM
You deserve a bucket load of votes for this Son. One for printing I think.
You can't, your printers in my loft. Ha ha ha
Dad
xstevex 9 89 1 England
11 Dec 2010 8:49AM

Quote:You deserve a bucket load of votes for this Son. One for printing I think.
You can't, your printers in my loft. Ha ha ha
Dad


Thats it dad rub it in?
nice image like it.
Anthony i am working out of Cumbernauld till xmas, This weeks been a nightmare not seen this much snow ever? all the best to you and your dad oh and the better half.
Steve
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
12 Dec 2010 12:21AM
Your timing of this shot could not be better, catching the bird as it alights and send the snow particles flying.
Ronnie.
Montana5 7 57 3 Scotland
13 Dec 2010 12:32AM
Superb
Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
13 Dec 2010 7:41PM
cheers dad, Steve, Ronnie, and Montana. Smile

Anthony
Andrew_Hurley 11 71 73 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2010 4:44PM
Robins are notoriuosly difficult to photograph as they are so small (smaller than sparrows) and they never stay still, flitting from branch to branch.

This is an excellent shot of a Robin and 100% original. Very well captured indeed. Your timing has been impeccable. I'd just be tempted to clone out the snow on the middle left. Apart from that this is a Christmas Cracker.

Plenty of snow in Wallasey Anthony (no doubt you've heard). Came down Friday evening (17th) around 7pm, 4 inches of the stuff in 1 hour!!!

Andrew.
Anthony 16 5.6k 17 Scotland
21 Dec 2010 11:28AM
aye we sent that snow down to you Andrew, we felt it was selfish to keep it all, ha ha

-10 up here at the moment, brrr..... Smile

Anthony

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