Greenfinch 10

By FeatherFriend
Hi everyone, another juvenile today. I know it breaks the rules being head on but I like it as both eyes are visible and that he has a lovely crest.
Many thanks to those of you that took time out to view and vote on my previous upload and a special thank you to EAS and goso for the user awards, so much appreciated as always, have a good weekend.
Regards,
Geoff.

Tags: Wildlife Birds Greenfinch Woodland Wildlife and nature

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Comments


CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
19 Aug 2011 2:01PM
Love the punk hair-do, Geoff Smile
A superlative image. Carol

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Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
19 Aug 2011 2:10PM
Such a great pose, a lovely bird captured so well...........Sandy
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
19 Aug 2011 2:24PM
Yes, it's not often we see a head on shot like this but that in itself makes a refreshing change: and what a superb shot is too, Geoff.
Ronnie.
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
19 Aug 2011 2:28PM
Lovely capture of the plumage detail Geoff. Sharp as a new pin. It looks as if he/she has just paid a visit to the hairdresser before posing for youGrinGrin I agree in general about the head on shot but this is the exception to the rule for me.
Brilliant.
Ron
gary_d Plus
9 576 13 Wales
19 Aug 2011 2:42PM
Just proves rules are to be broken or at least used to your advantage, a great shot as usual. - gary
19 Aug 2011 3:13PM
Exceptional detail, a real beauty Geoff.

Len
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
19 Aug 2011 3:31PM
Cracking pose Geoff

Stace
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
19 Aug 2011 3:39PM
Like the pose and good details and tones in those feathers good work Geoff
Fantastic shot!
Sam.
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
19 Aug 2011 4:40PM
what a stunning pose, you can see both eyes looking at you!
the detail is as cracking as could be.
CaroleS Plus
6 425 3 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2011 4:43PM
Superb shot. Carole
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
19 Aug 2011 4:44PM
Another cracker Geoff.....

Ade
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2011 4:58PM
Why should there be rules Geoff for photographs that are pleasing to the eye?
this is definitely that and perfectly captured..the feathers are amazing and no matter how hard I try never as good
beautiful shot
Lillian
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
19 Aug 2011 5:30PM
Hi Geoff
His pose is saying, do you think I am upper class, he is looking down his beak at us. excellent clarity and awesome B/G.

Regards

Trev.
19 Aug 2011 5:41PM
Great shot
mike
EAS Plus
7 1 13 Scotland
19 Aug 2011 5:50PM
A great result from "breaking the rules"! He looks so full of attitude, exactly like every Greenfinch I've ever seen around here!!

Ann
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
19 Aug 2011 6:16PM
This works exceptionally well-- He looks in charge!
stunning
Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2011 6:57PM
Great capture mate, superb detail as always and great with the raised crown
Steve
19 Aug 2011 7:12PM
Many thanks everyone for popping in, so much appreciated,
Regards,
Geoff.
19 Aug 2011 7:15PM
rules are meant to be broken superb shot well done, ronnie
JackieB Plus
6 18 3 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2011 8:09PM
Whats a few rules between friends, this is an amazing shot and I like the head on look.

Jackie
19 Aug 2011 8:09PM
Fantastic capture, superb detail....
He does look a little grumpy... Smile
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
19 Aug 2011 8:22PM
Great pose Geoff - love the shape of the head.
Brian.
19 Aug 2011 8:29PM
What a beautiful bird Geoff, Superb colour and detail and lovely composition, Great work.
Tom
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2011 9:17PM
perfection
pamelajean Plus
10 971 1862 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2011 10:01PM
Youngsters are always breaking the rules, what lovely eye contact, and a hairdo to die forGrin!
19 Aug 2011 10:25PM
Stunning feather detail and lovely colour. A great pose with good eye contact.
Steve.
19 Aug 2011 10:36PM
Brilliant capture Geoff .........Rob
franfoto Plus
9 2 32 England
19 Aug 2011 11:19PM
Awwww, he/she's lovely Geoff,my hair doesn't hold up as well even on a good hair day Lol....Happy Birthday by the way. I won't give your age away ha ha.


Fran xxxx
20 Aug 2011 6:26AM
An excellent shot - rules or no rules - this works a treat - pin sharp detail and all fluffed up very nicely
KBan Plus
11 495 4 England
20 Aug 2011 7:28AM
a cracker Geoff, like the pose
keith
SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
20 Aug 2011 9:48AM
What a beauty. Smile
20 Aug 2011 12:16PM
super detail and pose geoff, these are eating me out of house and home atm which is good to see..would love one this good.
dan
20 Aug 2011 2:13PM
A lovely shot Geoff, brilliant capture..Lin
User_Removed 6 48 1 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2011 3:31PM
Superb sharp detailed image Geoff, great capture.
Alf.
Fab shot Geoff - and it's looking straight down your lens !
Well done !

Chris
This is a stunning shot Geoff the detail is excellent.
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
20 Aug 2011 11:27PM
dont know about that rule but this shot is a cracker .
cjl47 Plus
9 4 3 England
21 Aug 2011 7:37AM
Excellent, superb pf.
chris
goso Plus
10 2 1 Australia
22 Aug 2011 1:11AM
Absolutely splendid Geoff ...Bill
22 Aug 2011 6:10PM
Beautiful head on shot. Fluffy little fella Wink

Marilyn x
23 Aug 2011 12:29AM
great direct eye contact, superb detail Geoff
Tammy
acousticmist 6 10 1 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2011 8:31PM
Stunning detail Geoff, nice one.............Martin
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
24 Aug 2011 6:26PM
A real ripsnorter Geoff, the eye contact is exceptional and I like the attitude in his pose
25 Aug 2011 6:40PM
wonderful capture. eve.
Excellent shot.
jj
Mike_Smith Plus
9 349 1 United Kingdom
27 Aug 2011 8:31PM
Cracking shot amazing detail
TerryMcK Plus
8 71 2 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2011 10:35AM
What rules would they be then, Geoff? If breaking "the rules" means getting a wonderful shot like this, break a few more!
Terry
Paul_cats Plus
11 61 22 Scotland
29 Aug 2011 8:05PM
Superb detail and great pose.

Paul

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