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GM Blue Tit

By MoWiz
This is a Blue Tit that has been gentically modified to look like a Robin, so no comments like "not another bl**dy robin" please. this is an extremely rare bird and I expect people to have respect for this capture.
Taken this afternoon on my favourite twig, while the sun was shining, had to blur the background because the sky was extremely bright through the foliage and very distracting.
Mo ;P

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Comments


shane 12 7 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2006 9:13AM
excellent MO

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Andy_Britten Junior Member 10 96 England
3 Mar 2006 9:15AM
Cracking shot. But "not another bl**dy blue tit" lol. Sorry couldn't resist.
Andrew
thorn 12 124 2 Scotland
3 Mar 2006 9:16AM
Hi Mo,this is the first gm blue tit i have ever seen,really rare and so he should be dealt with with reverance.Excellent title,dof,exposure and large or small he is still stunning.Take care.AnnSmile
thankyou for your kind comments,much appreciated.
Excellent shot, great timing for pose
Leigh
lilipolala 10 8 Northern Ireland
3 Mar 2006 9:26AM
LOl
Wonderful capture of this extremely rare bird!!!!!

Miriam xx
SueTurner 11 81 3 England
3 Mar 2006 9:30AM
Love the angle of this and the detail is spot on - Sue
3 Mar 2006 9:35AM
Oh no! Not another bl**dy Parrot.
Sorry Mo, but you were begging for it when you asked us not to say 'Oh not another...'

Now for the serious stuff. I think this is a great capture......sorry shot.......sorry photograph.
The detail in the feathers is quite something, well done.
tull 13 181 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2006 9:35AM
Sooo sharp Mo amazing clarity & Dof.

Mark.
Maddie 11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2006 9:42AM
beautiful capture mo
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
3 Mar 2006 9:58AM
Great shot and all, but I thought it was the rust headed woodpecker--- they are very rare, also.........
VintageRed 10 15 1 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2006 9:59AM
GM - Great manipulation. Nick.
PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
3 Mar 2006 10:04AM
LOL - The bright blue plumage is absolutely stunning!
Patrick
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
3 Mar 2006 10:05AM
What a fine looking bird.
Do not listen to the so called"Critics"
Robins are our best birds !
Robin (rock)
heatherb 12 23 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2006 10:11AM
lovley detail not another b****y robin
heather
CecilyC 10
3 Mar 2006 10:13AM
long time, I see you're still on a roll with these fantastic shots! very nice!
Blenkinsopp 10 320 4 England
3 Mar 2006 10:24AM
impressed by this really rare capture !!!!
- nice one
ChristineL 11 39 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2006 10:30AM
A really lovely image, beautiful sharp detail and the background is great, he's a smasher,
Chris.
KBan 11 490 4 England
3 Mar 2006 10:32AM
nice Blue Tit Mo!!
Keith
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
3 Mar 2006 10:34AM
Good one Mo, even if it is only a Robin.

Ade
pcjackso Junior Member 11 7
3 Mar 2006 10:36AM
Lovely shot and detail
Pauline
Kim Walton 12 145 30 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2006 10:39AM
sorry to contradict you but thats a commen chaffinch.Lol
Marian 10 62 England
3 Mar 2006 10:51AM
Lovely colours and dof.
Marian
ronr 12 3 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2006 10:55AM
Beautiful shot.
Ron.
albi 11 68 1 England
3 Mar 2006 11:01AM
Very nice, like the angle and catch light in the eye.
Tony
User_Removed 13 39 6 Scotland
3 Mar 2006 11:03AM
OK its a Robin, what can I say ..........but then again have a look at his friend Mo, now thats a Robin LOL Smile
Have a great weekend mate, take care

Victor
MoWiz 11 114 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2006 11:21AM
Thanks guys
Thank you Andrew(Benj) LOL
Thanks Ann, at least you apprecaite it Wink
Thanks Miriam, LOL
John thanks mate, Parrot ????
Jenn I think you may be right at a second glance Wink
Rock I would love to have got a robin ;0
heather, there is always one!
Kim I think I will go with woodpecker mateWink

Victor, my wife is very happy with your work as she thinks the scottish robins are so much prettier than the english ones, being a scot I guess she would know, thanks for the mod mate had me in stitches, have a good weekend too
thanks again guys
Mo
firzhugh 11 13 New Zealand
3 Mar 2006 11:22AM
great tones, detail and angle. very nice shot
VNelson 11 3 United States
3 Mar 2006 11:34AM
Wish I could get such clarity. Guess that's what I get for being twenty or thirty feet away, no tripod, etc. A wonderfully detailed shot, Mo.

Verne
MoWiz 11 114 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2006 11:35AM
Verne haven't used a tripod yet, but normally get within 10feet, simply because I have no choice with this lens LOL
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2006 11:53AM
Great shot of this genetically modified blue tit lol....he's looking very noble there Smile

Alison
Gray22 10
3 Mar 2006 11:55AM
Ooooo, you got my nemesis!!.. I hate these birds as much as I love them!!... Great capture and all the usual comments about control etc. Stunning work as always mate... 5
3 Mar 2006 12:44PM
lol Mo great shot and capture
samantha
Pegon 11 78 1 England
3 Mar 2006 12:58PM
cracking shot Mo , excellent detail .
Pete .
TessC 10 1 Ireland
3 Mar 2006 1:17PM
Fantastic shot. Love these guys.. I see you have a Canon 350D, I am saving up to buy one, hopefully not to long to go. You say you enjoy it.. Any advice, you would recommend it?
ValSaxby Plus
10 145 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2006 1:40PM
Superb capture, whatever it is!!
Val
exposure 12 3.6k England
3 Mar 2006 1:45PM
Good d.o.f catchlight colour and detail and composition.
Pauline.
yjjeep 12 13
3 Mar 2006 2:24PM
Super shot with very nice detail.
tripodted 11 31 1 Northern Ireland
3 Mar 2006 3:48PM
You don't fool me, Mo! Anyone can see it's a seagull wearing a red jumper.
:o)
Ted
BerthaDBluze 11 19
3 Mar 2006 5:32PM
LOL! Wonderful blue tit shot. The blue color is amazing. Smile Lovely detail! Smile
tonymarq 10 1 United States
3 Mar 2006 7:12PM
Mo it's perfect and the clarity on him is amazing! beautiful image!

stay well
tonymarq
glazzaro 11 70 23 United States
3 Mar 2006 7:40PM
Hats off to you Mo, this is a superb shot, your lighting, detail and over all comp is to be complimented! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg
Gavin 11 17
3 Mar 2006 10:48PM
Great capture, Mo.

Gavin
angelamary 10 6 England
4 Mar 2006 1:34AM
But if he's GM, doesn't that mean he tastes like chicken?

Lovely shot, with spot-on details! Good catch!
jan 1 12 12 Netherlands
4 Mar 2006 1:48AM
Excellent result, Mo. great job.
Jan
Ceciliat 11 6 Philippines
4 Mar 2006 2:18AM
Brilliant...
A Booth 14 11 4 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2006 3:28AM
superb capture - blue tit and expression.
jimbocarroll 10 30 Ireland
4 Mar 2006 4:52AM
Quality shot Mo
Jasbe 11 116 England
4 Mar 2006 5:19AM
Excellent detail, nice work mate.
Jason
Another Beautiful image, Mo!
Detail is exceptional!
Cheers,
Suzan Smile
4 Mar 2006 5:51AM
excellent
chase Plus
10 1.1k 246 England
4 Mar 2006 6:14AM
Well done Mo,a really nice pose,good detail & colours,looks a bit like a Robin but not tooo much !!..lol..
Janet
4 Mar 2006 6:33AM
Great shot,well done.
4 Mar 2006 7:17AM
Very well done Mo.

Geoff
chase Plus
10 1.1k 246 England
4 Mar 2006 7:20AM
LTT's flown away then ??????..lol..not at mine yet..
Janet
MalcolmS Plus
10 1.2k 13 England
4 Mar 2006 8:25AM
Spot on Mo, almost 3D

Malcolm
kinfatric 11 550 9 Scotland
4 Mar 2006 9:21AM
a cheery, chirpie chappie no doubt Smile
4 Mar 2006 10:40AM
superb detail here m8 well done
skydivemike 11 47 Northern Ireland
4 Mar 2006 11:54AM
Quality image Mo.

Mike
foggytwo 13 36 1 Scotland
4 Mar 2006 1:03PM
One of your best Mo,just excellent.
Pete.
Wooly 10 112 4 England
4 Mar 2006 10:29PM
LOL, excellent Mo. Read the title and it went straight over my head. I had to read the description befor the penny dropped. Doh..

Alan
panda 12 5 1 England
5 Mar 2006 2:03AM
Very humerous Mo, and top quality work, love it.

Phil
gordon.m 12 31 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2006 2:41AM
ur right that is a great twig mo ! i can see why it would be your favourite!! lol
great shot

gordon
elcid 12 150 England
5 Mar 2006 3:27AM
Have you been drinking some of the stuff that I have been taking photos of ???
Great shot Mo, all the best.

Bill.
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
5 Mar 2006 4:06AM
This is a superb capture.

regards
Ken
bengsays 11 13
5 Mar 2006 4:56AM
a great shot, nothing to say but that
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2006 5:03AM
Excellent shot Mo...Well done!!!

Adrian
davidbailie 12 457 7 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2006 5:15AM
Nice pose - well caught

Dave
stevie 12 1.2k 2 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2006 6:27AM
I thought all the robins had black and white stripes around Newcastle?
MoWiz 11 114 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2006 6:41AM
Thanks again for taking the time to click and comment, much appreciated
Alison, i loved his pose to, turned to show me is better side .

5, Victor (maninblack) loves them too Wink
Ted I thought that originally but he's a bit small for a seagull ;P

Tess I would highly recommend the 350D its a great camera for amateurs.
Greg thanks mate means a lot coming from someone who I find inspirational.
Angela do you really expect me to taste them too, LOL

Janet I have posted a mod on your shot to help with Identification of the LTT Wink

Stevie c'mon even I know its not a magpie LOL
thanks again all, sorry I couldn't respond to each individual comment, very grateful to people for taking the time out to look
Mo
REKLAW 11 3 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2006 7:22AM
Great capture Mo,detail and clarity spot on.
Ian.
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
5 Mar 2006 8:18AM
Almost 100 and Ive missed THIS one too : (
This time explanations dont help me! Shoot me!

This IS BRILLIANT , Mo!

All the rest been said already...

My apologies again : (

Jouko
georg Plus
11 4 South Africa
5 Mar 2006 9:32AM
Ive been a bit quiet with comments lately.
Powercuts in Cape Town. But see this as an
appreciation for comments on my photos.

Georg
sputnki 12 10 Canada
5 Mar 2006 9:37AM
Heh, not another bloody, er... what is it again?

Beauty Mo!

Doug
Tom_H 11 48 1 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2006 10:07AM
Hmm - get similar looking Blue Tits around my way too!
lizziew 11 5
5 Mar 2006 10:50AM
beautiful sharp capture lovely detail and colour..........liz
Keelo 12 18 Australia
5 Mar 2006 1:16PM
Nice one Mo, love the tilt of the head (is that a feature of the GM process?)
Desh_M 11 387
5 Mar 2006 6:57PM
good shot
good clarity
joko 12 1 Bulgaria
5 Mar 2006 8:28PM
Excellent capture!
Like the pose and the detail of the bird.

Jivko
foxybrown 11 368
5 Mar 2006 9:47PM
another good sharp shot, i like shallow depth of field too.
ricochico 10 6 United States
5 Mar 2006 10:21PM
My Goodness! Sharp as tac this one! Awsome color to this snap Mo! Excellent work done mate!
RicoChico
Sina 10
6 Mar 2006 2:17AM
Excellent as always.
Cat&Mouse 12 113 Russian Federation
6 Mar 2006 9:21PM
Perfect! Wonderful color, first of all.
Nice and sharp shot, fine posed too.

Malik & Mary.
6 Mar 2006 11:08PM
Fantastic Mo.
Richard
7 Mar 2006 2:48PM
Another great shot Mo, well done.

David

Thanks for your recent comments on my stress shots. I did try some water in one of the plastic cuvettes('more stress')as you suggested, it did seem to make a slight difference, but I was frightened I spilled water on my light box. I am putting a fuller explanation of how I do it on my next upload.
Hawkgenes 11 10 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2006 4:02AM
A magnificent capture Mo and a wonderful pose

Hawk
Retnyap 11 28
8 Mar 2006 9:20AM
Mo, You are on top form, the pose and detail is amazing. The work on the bg has certainly done it's job.
Davey P.
MikeA 11 1.3k England
8 Mar 2006 9:23AM
Excellent use of DOF and beautifully detailed subject.

MikeA.
Tonyd3 12 1.0k 15 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2006 12:12AM
This is the most clicked image of the last week well done Mo

Regards
Tony
daringdaphne 12 82 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2006 11:16AM
I like the pose, the clarity sharpness and gd. D.O.F. amazingly good robin, nice light in eye. All robins look different. They all have charm, this one is no exception, but I did enjoy the description ha ha.,
Well-done

(*.*)D
phiggy 14 6 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2006 2:49AM
Superb capture!
Certainly one of the best Robin shots I have seen for a long while.
Phil
phiggy 14 6 United Kingdom
10 Mar 2006 2:49AM
ooooops must be good clicked twice ; )
dalischone 11 295 Scotland
15 Mar 2006 6:37AM
Fantastic capture Mo, great detail and light but not another bloody blue tit - lol!!

Tracy
16 Mar 2006 11:49AM
The "Perfect" Robin
Mike
StevenPrice 11 30 2 England
17 Mar 2006 4:30AM
Excellent Mo
vparmar 11 7 United Kingdom
20 Mar 2006 7:14AM
for some reason i missed this one Superb detail here well done

vinny
highlander 12 32 Scotland
27 Mar 2006 7:14AM
Cracking Robin shots Mo...exposure is hard to fault.
Doug.
Ycmah Plus
11 4 Australia
8 Apr 2006 4:23AM
Beautiful shot and great deatils and background!
Simon
13 Apr 2006 7:12AM
Superb blue tit mo ..... LOL ... just love your snese of humour! Click*
Karen
24 Apr 2006 10:05AM
looks 3d what an excellent shot

*Shelley :0)
25 Apr 2006 4:08AM
This is really great. I really like. Thank you for your comments on my photos

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