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A Jay of Sunshine Smile

Thank You ALL for your votes, comments, clicks and views on the previous Stonechat upload....As always welcomed and appreciated.

I managed 2 hours out in the sunshine today, hide, perch and Jay obliged.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend, whatever it holds.

All the best
Dean

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3s Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 300mm f2.8 + 1.4 Nikon TC
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:2 Feb 2013 - 12:58 PM
Focal Length:420mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:A Jay of Sunshine
Username:WindowonWildlife WindowonWildlife
Uploaded:2 Feb 2013 - 4:58 PM
Tags:Bird, Dean Mason, Jay, Lichen, Sunshine, Wildlife / nature, WindowOnWildlife
Votes:104
Voters:pollisher · GillyB · cooky · Graham_P · stuart1963 · CarolG · MalcolmM · JohnoP · RonnieAG · MossyOak · chase · mikesmith · annettep38 · GeorgePlatis · jimpy1 · senn · mjparmy · Brian_Scott · KBan · tomcat · ArtRat · Sue_R · Paintman · TonyDy · pudd64 · cheesey · AnnChown · Keith-Mckevitt · nglen · Philip_H · Daisymaye · PhilSingleton · footloose · Glyn1 · NaturesHaven · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · richmowil · Greyheron · geoffrey baker · leontari · DaveBartlett · M_squared · suemason · zoomsinclean · Jat_Riski · colin beeley · DerekL · Trev_B · Niknut · cptdaniel · Norfolkboy · PattiW · Mike_S · oldgreyheron · boov · Brian65 · craggwildlifephotography · BIGRY1 · Mike59 · TilG88 · mauriceegan · DonMc · P181 · andylea · Rock · simons · jdinne · clintnewsham · Sheddy · ronevo · greatdog · dave1967 · jennialexander · Holmewood · cabbie · MandyD · soulofharmony · Bzox · redken60 · SteveMoulding · Maiwand · Shedboy · SammyRatFan · Terry L · Hermanus · johnke · Alan_Baseley · Arty · bricurtis · tezquirk · lynks · johnjo58 · cleg · Sezz · mex · phil_j · mattberry · Steve_S · georgiepoolie · Big_Beavis · Glostopcat · LeeFisher · Jenny-D · SurreyHillsMan ·
Views:349
Unique Views:136

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cooky
cooky  11 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 - 5:01 PM

Pristine and beautiful.

Kath

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GillyB
GillyB Plus Member 10317 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 5:01 PM

Stunning detail and vibrant colour, very nice indeed Smile

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 5:01 PM

A superb capture, Dean. Carol

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 5:05 PM

Beautiful detail and colours in both bird and perch, Dean: top notch quality all the way.
Ronnie.

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JohnoP
JohnoP  10
2 Feb 2013 - 5:05 PM

A superb array of colours on the bird and perch Dean, accentuated by a ray of sunshine! Smile

John

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MossyOak
MossyOak  3 England15 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 5:05 PM

A cracking capture of this shy bird Dean
Richard

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4210 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica35 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 5:07 PM

a very handsome jay, lovely light!

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2 Feb 2013 - 5:15 PM

A truly cracking shot, I love it.

Jim

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senn Plus Member 4senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 5:15 PM

a jewel !..

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mjparmy
mjparmy Plus Member 6mjparmy vcard United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 - 5:17 PM

Simply Stunning!

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96361 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 5:24 PM

Excellent work Dean

Obviously mastered the harsh light, unless it was a tad more softer, down Dorset wayWink

A wonderful Jay image, set off by a good perch and backdrop

Adrian

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TonyDy
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2 Feb 2013 - 5:29 PM

Superb shot, Dean - wonderful detail.
Tony

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Keith-Mckevitt
2 Feb 2013 - 5:51 PM

Excellent image of a very shy bird. Well done. Wink
Keith

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Daisymaye
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2 Feb 2013 - 5:53 PM

A beautiful bird and a superb capture........Sandy

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PhilSingleton

Superb image Dean - excellent work.
Phil.

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footloose  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 5:56 PM

30 up and a great image.
Dennis

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Glyn1
Glyn1  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 6:01 PM

Superb shot Dean, love that perch WinkQuality work.

Glyn

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NaturesHaven
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2 Feb 2013 - 6:05 PM

Fantastic light on the Jay.........quality...............GrinGrinGrin

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 6:12 PM

What a magnificent Image! Cracking!!

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2 Feb 2013 - 6:18 PM

Excellent, not an easy bird to photograph.

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DaveBartlett
2 Feb 2013 - 6:22 PM

Great shot Dean - nice to see one perched like that too.

Dave

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leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
2 Feb 2013 - 6:22 PM

A superb capture and light.
Effrossini

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M_squared
M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 - 6:25 PM

A cracker. Well captured.

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zoomsinclean
2 Feb 2013 - 6:36 PM

First class, what a magnificent photo.
Graham

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colin beeley
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2 Feb 2013 - 6:44 PM

BLOODY HELL THAT'S GOOD !!!!!!!!!!!!

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2 Feb 2013 - 6:51 PM


Quote: BLOODY HELL THAT'S GOOD !!!!!!!!!!!!

Couldn't have put it better Dean.

Trev

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Norfolkboy
2 Feb 2013 - 7:02 PM

Superb capture, Dean.
I don't get any luck with Jays.
They are exceptionally nervous on my patch as my hide is in
a wood that is on a pheasant shoot.
Colin

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Mike_S
Mike_S  4 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 - 7:20 PM

Fantastic Jay image.

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2 Feb 2013 - 7:22 PM

Stunningly crisp image Dean.

Mike

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Brian65  6 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2013 - 7:24 PM


Quote: BLOODY HELL THAT'S GOOD !!!!!!!!!!!!

Couldn't have put it better Dean.

Trev

Nor me Dean

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2 Feb 2013 - 7:31 PM

Absolutely top drawer, you never disappoint!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 8:08 PM

cracking light and detail dean top shot pal Wink
andy

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KBan  10473 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2013 - 8:23 PM

One of the best Jay shots I've in a long time


Keith.

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2 Feb 2013 - 8:55 PM

What a stunner. Superb
Dave

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2 Feb 2013 - 9:33 PM

Superb !!!!!!

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Maiwand
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2 Feb 2013 - 10:46 PM

Fantastic capture Dean. A wonderful image.TongueTongue
Ron

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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
3 Feb 2013 - 4:07 AM

Excellent !! A stunning photo of this lovely bird !!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa15 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2013 - 6:33 AM

Beautifully captured.

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2013 - 10:59 AM

The suns really brought the colours out on this Dean. Superb.
Brian.

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johnjo58
johnjo58  5 United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2013 - 12:05 PM

Congratulations on many counts Dean, to find the sun, all the well deserved awards and for taking the best photo of a Jay I have ever seen, stunning stuff.

David

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3 Feb 2013 - 3:32 PM

First class photography again Dean, fantastic work!

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4 Feb 2013 - 8:20 AM

Another stunner mate Grin
Steve

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Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 8:47 PM

An outstanding image Dean, I'm not surprised the epzers' are lichen this one so much and showering it with lavish praise and accolades

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jcorn3  5
14 May 2013 - 7:38 PM

That's my favourite Jay shot.GrinGrinGrinGrin

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