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18 Jun 2013 4:37AM
Both are stunning images my vote is for v2.

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tonyguitar Plus
5 61 37 Canada
18 Jun 2013 4:43AM
Snazzy design for a robin. Ours are without the smart white and black streamline pattern. You do not require tack sharp for everything. This is excellent art. TG
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 4:57AM
As you say, not so sharp but photography isn't just about getting technically perfect shots every time, it is about much more than that and this a remarkable record of the visit from this lovely bird.
Lovely images. V2 for me.

bobsblues 8 10 2 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 5:16AM
Great shot for a grab shot Herman and go along with Lynne's sentiments.Smile
mossy Plus
5 46 1 England
18 Jun 2013 5:29AM
Thats a stunning bird Herman, totally agree with Lynne Joyce regarding photography.
18 Jun 2013 5:57AM
Nice shots of this beautiful bird, Herman!
Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 5:58AM
Great pair of shots Herman, I'm glad he waited for you to take his picture! Gorgeous bird.
18 Jun 2013 6:21AM
Wow! You have posh robins! What a beautiful bird and image. V2 for me also Herman

Is he sitting on the back of your sofa or chair, Herman?!... Cool!Smile
Regards Valery
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
18 Jun 2013 6:24AM
A very pretty bird, Herman, great grab shots. Carol
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
18 Jun 2013 6:35AM
what a cute robin, love his headdress!
18 Jun 2013 7:04AM
Superb - so you just get robins dropping in for a chat and posing do you? Wink

cats_123 Plus
13 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
18 Jun 2013 7:06AM
ColleenA Plus
5 350 5 Australia
18 Jun 2013 7:13AM
Morning Herman from a hot CT. At the airport about to catch a plane to Durban till Saturday. A warm 28 deg there. Winter??? What a stunning capture, truly magnificent. Well done.
Good morning Herman. What a nbeautiful bird well captured.
18 Jun 2013 7:22AM
Looks like a very tame one. Great opportunity shot. paul
ali63 Plus
5 775 1 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 7:24AM
Well captured Herman,

netta1234 Plus
5 382 2 Wales
18 Jun 2013 7:38AM
Lovely imagesSmile
widtink Plus
5 406 2 Scotland
18 Jun 2013 7:59AM
Good grab shot Herman Grin

18 Jun 2013 8:18AM
A beauty Herman, pleased to make it 30,
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 149 16 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 8:36AM
2 great grab shots Herman, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

CHRISB911 Plus
11 54 1
18 Jun 2013 8:49AM
really nice sharp image
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
18 Jun 2013 8:51AM
Two excellent captures and so different from the ones in the UK Herman, if they have the same nature you can get them to eat from your hand.


18 Jun 2013 9:03AM
Two super images Herman, very well done

Great coloured bird
8 10 10 England
18 Jun 2013 9:39AM
I rather favour V2 Herman but both are lovely. He looks a little larger then our version.
Tish1 Plus
5 16 4 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 9:47AM
He's a handsome fella and very well captured, had that been me, by the time I'd sorted everything the poor fell would have died of old age Grin.

He looks as though he was very comfortable in your lounge, did he stay for tea and biscuitsGrin

Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 9:52AM
Well captured hermanGrin
What a cute birdy!
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
18 Jun 2013 10:05AM
They look great on the patterns of the couch. It looks slimmer than the English and American robins, Herman.
18 Jun 2013 10:23AM
A very good shot of this bright little chap.
Whenever I walk around my garden and my resident robin is about it follows me ,hoping that I might start digging and turn up a tasty morsel.
lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
18 Jun 2013 11:05AM
Lovely coloured bird
18 Jun 2013 11:15AM
To me our Robin does look different but not sure how. Great grab shot.

Lovely capture....V2 for me. Kind regards Angela
boov Plus
5 2 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 11:51AM
Super take
Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
18 Jun 2013 12:20PM
Lovely colours Herman, what a cute bird Smile
18 Jun 2013 12:21PM
nice images Herman
richmowil Plus
9 334 2 England
18 Jun 2013 12:44PM
2 nice images!!
Joline Plus
11 29 53 United States
18 Jun 2013 1:29PM
Oh, nicely done!!!!!
V2 is such a dear image. Good for your son to spot it and alert you.
18 Jun 2013 2:16PM
Una ave en su casa. Buen tiro..
User_Removed 7 48 1 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 2:40PM
Two nice images Herman, but you have got your ISO way too high, which is giving you too much noise, i never go above ISO 800.
Best regards, Alf.
jdinne 14 16 England
18 Jun 2013 2:51PM
Great grab shots Herman, well done.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
18 Jun 2013 3:32PM
different and interesting--- and so different from the American Robin---
6 3 8 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 3:41PM
You have lovely looking Robins in your country! Thanks for sharing!WinkGrin
18 Jun 2013 4:02PM
Fine shot, Herman.GrinGrinGrin- When something interesting happens,you have to be there with your camera, thats the important thing, and you made it! GrinGrinGrin --- and a mod for funWinkTongue --- Jukka.
Beautiful image!
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 4:24PM
Lovely images Herman, pretty good for grab shots.

18 Jun 2013 4:39PM
This fellow looks at home on the couch Herman
Great opportunity for photos, V2 is my favourite

carper123 Plus
6 1.0k 8 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 6:11PM
Right place right time, well done, Herman.
Darryl. SmileSmile
capto Plus
5 4.8k 8 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 6:13PM
That must be an omen of good fortune.Smile

xwang Plus
8 56 8
18 Jun 2013 6:23PM
How wonderful! Is it a robin? More colourful... it only wanted to come in to sing a song for you....Grin
18 Jun 2013 6:23PM
Lovely capture Herman!
18 Jun 2013 7:22PM
Wonderful to have them so close Herman, great capture.
Made by the unusual perch, Herman.

Mike_Smith Plus
10 459 1 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 7:38PM
Your Robins are quite different in colours but have the same shape as ours nice capture
Two great images Herman
jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
18 Jun 2013 8:50PM
He's a real beauty Herman - must have been a surprise to see him in the lounge
18 Jun 2013 9:52PM
A great grab shot Herman a little beauty..Lin
18 Jun 2013 10:12PM
Love your Robin Herman. All robins are such special birds. Cathy
19 Jun 2013 5:48AM
such a lovely bird. nice shot
FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
20 Jun 2013 1:09PM

Quote:As you say, not so sharp but photography isn't just about getting technically perfect shots every time, it is about much more than that and this a remarkable record of the visit from this lovely bird.

Well said, couldn't agree more,
21 Jun 2013 12:21PM
23 Jun 2013 1:51PM
Both shots are amazing.....Grin

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