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By whiteswan01
At lee valley they were ringing there birds got a couple of close ups
Had to delete earlier as wasnt happy with them
sorry for all that voted

Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: Barbaraj, GT_Steel, paulfreeman and 131 more

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Barbaraj 10 450 England
4 Feb 2009 1:53PM
Like the close up detail.

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4 Feb 2009 1:54PM
Great shot amazing you could get that close to take it.

Gavin
4 Feb 2009 1:55PM
What an amazing close-up, the detail and colours are spot on!!.
Scott
4 Feb 2009 1:56PM
Well these shots are better
But I did like the earlier
V1 head is amazing!!!
PattiW 11 24 2 United States
4 Feb 2009 1:57PM
Awesome detail and color!
Wilmot 8 338 1 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2009 1:58PM
Wonderful close up shot
Steve
photophantom 9 108 3 Philippines
4 Feb 2009 2:08PM
v2 is superb Dawn
norton 13 6 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2009 2:10PM
Two excellent close up shots the detail and clarity are superb,V1 for me,well captured..............

Tony.
4 Feb 2009 2:26PM
Both are excellent portrait.
4 Feb 2009 2:27PM
So wonderfully close! The feather detail is amazing.
Pegon 11 78 1 England
4 Feb 2009 2:32PM
Two cracking close-ups.
Pete.
peugeot406 10 7 1 England
4 Feb 2009 2:36PM
Fantastic images
Brian
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
4 Feb 2009 2:40PM
V2 has really crisp details

Peter
4 Feb 2009 2:47PM
2 Fantastic shots.
Dave
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
4 Feb 2009 2:49PM
Two good close-ups, Dawn, V.2 is exceptional. Carol
Natzdad 8 29 2 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2009 2:55PM
bountiful colours and detail,weren't you lucky to get so close to these lovely birds and look and capture them in detail....Mick
Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2009 3:01PM
2 great close ups
Steve
gwood 9 England
4 Feb 2009 3:43PM
Excellent close-up captures..
Geoff
casson 10 3 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2009 3:49PM
Both excellent captures
john
4 Feb 2009 3:59PM
Amazing detail
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
4 Feb 2009 4:12PM
good close up detail.lesley
mark1309 10 13 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2009 4:19PM
WOW, both are excellent, but v1 is amazing, what detail, well captured,
Mark.
4 Feb 2009 4:33PM
That is close the feather details are fabulous.
andy210966 9 4 119 Wales
4 Feb 2009 4:46PM
Fantastic!!

Andy
Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
4 Feb 2009 4:56PM
Two stunning close-ups, such fantastic work.
Bob
mrsvee 8 1 England
4 Feb 2009 4:58PM
Two beautiful images.
Lovely colour & detail.
Vee.
jove 8 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2009 5:02PM
Great images.
Well done.
Joe.
Ayelet_A 8 11 3 Israel
4 Feb 2009 5:50PM
Cracking shot!
4 Feb 2009 6:10PM
FANTASTIC images,D
Paree 12 616 3
4 Feb 2009 6:18PM
this is just so amazing,
never seen anything like it
paree Smile
harrattp 10 11 4 England
4 Feb 2009 6:21PM
Blimey 2 ultra close-ups Dawn.

Paul
Shroomer 10 14 167 England
4 Feb 2009 6:49PM
Always a great opportunity for close ups Dawn, V2 is superb for detail, shame they weren't ringing the Bittern
Richard
sillygirl 8 9 Sweden
4 Feb 2009 7:01PM
WOW and WOW again, just love V1, have no words for it thou.....
Marie
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
4 Feb 2009 7:01PM
Two great close-ups Dawn - great detail in both but V2 has my vote - terrific eye detail.
Sylvia
iancam 8 23 England
4 Feb 2009 7:06PM
Superb close-ups
Ian
2 super shots
goso 10 2 1 Australia
4 Feb 2009 7:39PM
Two well detailed shots Dawn - vers.2 if I had to choose.....Bill
Ray42 8 3 England
4 Feb 2009 7:46PM
2 great close ups Dawn - v2 if I had to pick one
chensuriashi Plus
10 254 17 England
4 Feb 2009 8:02PM
Great hard to get shooting, no bluring shame that the beak is out of focus in v1, but you corrected that with v2, like them both, just being fussy, great shots, congrats!! Chen.
Roly 9 Wales
4 Feb 2009 9:03PM
Two good ones Dawn.Can't choose between them.

Roly.
gerrymac 9 10 1 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2009 9:14PM
How'd you get so close Dawn.?....both excellent...
Gerry
4 Feb 2009 9:49PM
2 excellent close ups. Well done. Especially love V1.

Ali Smile
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
4 Feb 2009 10:14PM
Two excellent captures Dawn, just a touch of a loss of detail in the beak of version 1. Does not detract from a fine shot.
Ron
leginR 8 England
4 Feb 2009 10:26PM
2 excellent shots Dawn.
regards Nigel
bunbeam 11 2 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2009 10:29PM
amazing close ups
bunSmile
Frase 9 Scotland
4 Feb 2009 10:34PM
Two wonderful shots , especially V1 ,superb detail.
Don
4 Feb 2009 10:46PM
hi Very nice portraite
Mike
Wow stunning shot! well cought!
Adrian.
5 Feb 2009 8:00AM
Fantastic close ups, great stuff Dawn, love V1

HoPeY
sanjan 8 Scotland
5 Feb 2009 8:07AM
Great pic , he's a little beauty. Janine
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 8:31AM
think I will go with V2 but 1 is well detailed as well just a bit heavily cropped for my taste - well done on both
ugly Plus
9 9 57 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 8:55AM
V2 is the better shot..
Love the blue background...
Very well taken...

Dave
fishing 9 2
5 Feb 2009 9:00AM

Quote:Two beautiful images.
Lovely colour & detail.
Vee.



Yes

Regards

sue
Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
5 Feb 2009 9:43AM
Beautiful close ups; V2 is my favourite.
Rende
TerryMcK 8 71 2 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 12:31PM
Superbly detailed close-ups. Well taken.
Terry
MandsH 10 England
5 Feb 2009 1:25PM
Wow - this is amazing
Mandy
5 Feb 2009 1:40PM
Absolutely brilliant close ups.

Jean x
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 2:48PM
Superb close ups. Great opportunity to get in really close.
Helen
BarbaraR 10 17 1 England
5 Feb 2009 3:20PM
Great shots Dawn, such wonderful close detail.
Well done.
They'd have been glad to get away again no doubt !

B.
5 Feb 2009 3:50PM
With a 30mm macro lens........either you were very close or the focus was so perfect you could crop down to one pixel LOL Wink
An excellent close up Dawn.
Geoff.
m3lem 11 England
5 Feb 2009 4:31PM
Dawn absolutly wonderful, both images are excellent!! Lovely detail in both images, also love the eye contact too
Andrea
this is beautiful well done you
Penny
STEVELIN 9 161 3 Ireland
5 Feb 2009 7:54PM
great shots dawn v2 for me its that little bit sharper.
steve
Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 8:11PM
Brilliant detail in both Ina
JohnH37 10 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 8:17PM
Excellent close up.Fantastic detail in V1.Two great captures.
-John
Hebe 9 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2009 9:10PM
These are two truly supurb shots.
5 Feb 2009 11:59PM
Nice close ups.
How did you get so close. You must a great deal of patience.
Great work, Excellant shots.
Chris
cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
6 Feb 2009 11:14AM
these two shots are magazine material Dawn, so wonderfully captured with outstanding colour and detail
Neil
gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
6 Feb 2009 5:14PM
So close and such wonderful images. - gary
markthecat 11 3 England
6 Feb 2009 7:19PM
Wow super shots Dawn

Mark
6 Feb 2009 9:16PM
Two lovely images.
Jan
kinfatric 12 550 9 Scotland
6 Feb 2009 10:40PM
fine close-ups
I love blue tits, they are such a beautiful bird, I would love to get this close to one, you are making me jealous you know, haha.

A lovely detailed close up, I like it alot.
fatherpie 8 18 12 England
7 Feb 2009 8:08AM
v1 has the "Aaahhh" factor but v2 is a stunner
Dave
franfoto 9 2 32 England
7 Feb 2009 9:03PM
Both of these birds have awesome detail in the feathers and the blue tit close up is stunning.
Fran
8 Feb 2009 8:01AM
Two absolutely cracking close ups Dawn.
V1 is my favourite!
Gill
ketch 9 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
8 Feb 2009 10:50AM
Yes V1 is a lovely shot - not as technicaly perfect as V2 but has more charm I think. You could of course have upoaded seperately and got 240 votes!! Truly impressive work

Robert
HenB 8
9 Feb 2009 7:22PM
Great shot Dawn. How did you get so close?
Beautiful shot in did.
bumbleb3 11 358 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2009 10:19AM
exceptional image
you have a marvellous portfolio
sandy
fwatts 9
12 Feb 2009 10:37PM
hello dawn cracking photos great detail xxx frank
superb image dawn,well taken.ray
15 Feb 2009 7:57PM
love V1 brilliant close up
23 Feb 2009 10:10PM
beautiful-ray
24 Feb 2009 12:22AM
Absolutely stunning close-up.
Steve.
scoff 10 13 2 Ireland
24 Feb 2009 6:55PM
V2 is a brilliant close up with such clarity.
Cheers.....Paul
27 Feb 2009 7:03AM
Great shot, and how close is close.
Riyaz 8 3 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2009 10:22PM
Amazing shot! great work!
11 Mar 2009 8:59PM
Lovely image, nicely done.

gharps123
29 Mar 2009 8:10PM
Cracking image Well done Dawn

Regards Gerry

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