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Robins Nest

By kel55
Couple of robins have made there nest at the bottom of my garden , they seem very careful to check for threats just before they return to it , stop at this branch just before the return more often than not , so prefocused an set cam on tripod and triggered with extended lead from kitchen , 15 mins later he showed up .


Tags: Wildlife and nature Robin and Garden

Voters: PhilT2, JohnoP, whatsthisbuttondo and 26 more

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28 Apr 2014 10:52PM
Excellent capture.

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6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2014 11:33PM
A beautifully posed and captured specimen with great colour and wonderfully pin sharp detail "Great ornithological imagery Kel"

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2014 12:35AM
One of the finest pictures of a robin I've seen. Congratulations on a great picture.
nonur Plus
7 17 11 Turkey
29 Apr 2014 10:18AM
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
29 Apr 2014 6:00PM
A magnificent capture the pose..excellent detail
Source 6
29 Apr 2014 9:13PM
A beautiful capture.
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almiles 6 38 102 United Kingdom
5 May 2014 2:22PM
Missed it sorry Kel! Characterful pose and lovely bokeh. The eye is sharp which is excellent. There's a little less feather & bark detail than I'd expect, especially on the chest. Not sure why; according to reviews of that lens it softens a little at f/5.6 and 400mm but still scores 'very good' for sharpness. Did you hand hold with the IS on? Should still be sharp even at 1/320 I'd have thought but that's the only reason I can think of for the slight lack of detail. There are lots of tutorials online about how to hold the camera for max stability and I guess 400mm is very unforgiving! Perhaps you could set up the camera on a tripod, turn off the IS, pre-focus on the perch and bait it with a meal worm?!!

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