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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
1 Aug 2011 1:21PM
Perfect composition, Dean, you couldn't better it. Carol

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johnjo58 7 2 5 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2011 1:24PM
Dean, great natural photograph, IMHO the composition works. I like to see photos of birds in there naturals surroundings. Good on you for going with it

Ayoob 6 Australia
1 Aug 2011 1:26PM
A really terrific capture ,well done.Grin
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2011 1:30PM
I think the comp is spot on ....
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
1 Aug 2011 1:32PM
Beautiful bird, branch and toned b/g. A superb capture.........Sandy
DOGSBODY 9 1.4k 30 England
1 Aug 2011 1:37PM
A very good bird shot and superb composition.
1 Aug 2011 1:45PM
Dont need to change a thing,brilliant shot,
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
1 Aug 2011 1:49PM
Composition is just excellent and I too would not change a thing: superb bit of work, Dean (as we have come to expectSmile)
1 Aug 2011 2:53PM
Excellent image and comp high standard as allways.
fraser 14 631 14 Scotland
1 Aug 2011 2:56PM
Composition is excellent and I'm not sure how you could crop it any other way. Superb as always.

Greyheron 16 282 7 England
1 Aug 2011 3:30PM
Beautiful image but certainly doesn't to be cropped any further, in fact, I'd like to see a little more space at the bottom of the composition to balance the space above the birds head.

Beautiful image Dean - this would look lovely framed.

PattiW 12 24 2 United States
1 Aug 2011 3:44PM
Wonderful! I love the branch the beautiful bird is perched on, as well as the gorgeous bird, Patti
1 Aug 2011 4:24PM
Fine image with habitat. A
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2011 4:27PM
Perfect in every way mate, still when you get to your age we expect itTongueWink
Brian compo
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2011 4:31PM
Splendid shot and composition just as it is. Carole
franfoto 10 2 32 England
1 Aug 2011 4:32PM
Wonderful work!

chase 12 1.1k 246 England
1 Aug 2011 5:17PM
Mike has a good point...a drop more room at the very bottom of the frame wouldn't go amiss,that leaf is so very close to the edge.
I like the inclusion of the foliage,it works for me.
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2011 5:31PM
Just superb !.....gorgeous quality shot, with a lovely pictorial feel.....1st class !!!!!
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2011 5:33PM
fantastic detail dean a stunning capture very very nice one mate Wink
banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3864 Canada
1 Aug 2011 5:33PM
This is a good example of a situation where the rule of thirds should be avoided. I would however add that small amount to the bottom.


KBan 13 502 4 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2011 6:40PM
Works for me Dean
9 10 10 England
1 Aug 2011 7:00PM
Beautiful natural capture.
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
1 Aug 2011 8:06PM
Works for me Dean - lovely image.
Steve_S Plus
12 181 3 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2011 8:51PM
Fabulous it!
1 Aug 2011 9:36PM
Hi Dean PERFECT in my opinion, gray.
Mike_Smith Plus
10 476 1 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2011 9:39PM
Beautiful shot
User_Removed 9 26 2 United States
2 Aug 2011 2:02AM
Fantastic composition!
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2011 9:44AM
I would have said crop the bottom but its personal choice and I see most are saying leave it in including a member of the critique team - trouble is viewing large on my screen I have to scroll up and down to get the full picture but since viewing small - YES I can appreciate its good as isSmile
2 Aug 2011 10:03PM
Superb and stunning!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Alan_Coles 12 178 11 Wales
4 Aug 2011 4:19PM
Great composition Dean and I wouldn't change it at all but at the end of the day its personal choice.

My only critique is I think the lighting on the eye looks a little false, it has the appearance of a "glass eye" to me as if it has been lightened and sharpened a little too much
viscostatic 11 36 5 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2011 5:40PM
Perhaps just a touch more space at the bottom so that the leaf is not quite so close to the edge of the frame - but a very minor niggle in a photograph with such beautiful colours and tones.

TerryMcK 9 72 2 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2011 7:31PM
Outstanding, natural shot, Dean. Perfect exposure for colour & detail within an ideal composition.

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