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By cassiecat
Was chuffed to see several siskin last weekend, on a good day out with Tony. The males were quite shy though.
I have lightened the bg, cropped and sharpened. I know its not great when compared to the wildlife toggers but i've had a go and want to try again Smile
Any constructive advice would be gratefully recieved as i have alot to learn. lesley Smile

Tags: Siskin Wildlife and nature

Voters: Lillian, ringyneck, FlashBangPicture and 32 more

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Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2011 4:31PM
So brilliant!!! Lesley this is such a great shot and was it with the 500mm Sigma? (as no info there)
Wish I had the ability to do backgrounds..I used my Sigma today too
You really have a winner here

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CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
13 Aug 2011 4:45PM
A cracker, Lesley, superbly presented. Carol
cassiecat Plus
9 39 46 England
13 Aug 2011 4:49PM
yes sorry lilian i should have said its with the 500, lesley
Terrific shot!
A stunning capture. Lovely plain bg which really brings out the colour and detail of this beautiful bird.
13 Aug 2011 4:56PM
A lovely and well detailed capture Lesley.

13 Aug 2011 5:16PM
I think he is lovely .... but I am going for the darker shaded one today
tomcat Plus
12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2011 5:41PM
It reminds me of an illustration in my old bird booksWink

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1855 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2011 6:13PM
Love the simplicity.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
13 Aug 2011 6:49PM
I like this against the white bg-- anexcellent and most enjoyable image!

Do try again!
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
13 Aug 2011 6:55PM
Good details and colours in the feathers Lesley, V2 for me, however would back off the darkening slightly more.
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
13 Aug 2011 6:59PM
This is beautifully processed, almost like a nature drawing.
TonyDy Plus
9 9 3 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2011 7:38PM
Lovely image of the bird, Lesley - background a little too white for me,
13 Aug 2011 7:57PM
Excellent versions, V2 my fav.
Alan_Coles Plus
12 178 11 Wales
14 Aug 2011 10:17PM
look good. (you can hide it again now) Tongue

Seriously Lesley, you don't give yourself enough credit...the detail is very good and there are lots who would be very happy with a shot like this.
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
15 Aug 2011 5:45PM
Hands down, one of the loveliest bird images I have ever seen. And look at the gorgeous detail and colour in the tail feathers!

Ccat, you must be so proud of this. What a stunner...

JackieB Plus
7 18 3 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2011 7:28PM
Excellent capture...well done

cassiecat Plus
9 39 46 England
15 Aug 2011 10:33PM
thanks Andrew for your user award, tis much appreciated Grin

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