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Had a great experience with this bird, it actually took some food from my hand, which is highly unusual, also let me get pretty close with the camera until the sound of the shutter scared it off.
used the same tecnique as my last upload to blur bright parts of the background.
Mo

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Camera:Canon EOS 350D
Lens:EF75-300mm
Recording media:ISO200
Title:Long Tailed Tit 2
Username:MoWiz MoWiz
Uploaded:6 Feb 2006 - 12:24 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  11123 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 12:27 AM

Lovely clarity, excellent capture, well done.

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Rock
Rock Plus Member 13Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 12:38 AM

This is a good shot and I know how difficult they are to take a shot of as they flit about very quickly. We had six in our garden and it was a pleasure to watch them.
Well Done.
Rock

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JouŠo
JouŠo Plus Member 1156 forum postsJouŠo vcard Finland
6 Feb 2006 - 12:49 AM

Seems that my old lens produces excellent images....I want it back! LOL...


Jouko

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glenalva
glenalva Plus Member 9338 forum postsglenalva vcard United Kingdom
6 Feb 2006 - 12:57 AM

I can never see enough pictures of these little birds, they're so cute. Lovely shot.

Alison

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tull
tull  12181 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Feb 2006 - 1:01 AM

Immaculate capture Mo,top draw mate.

Mark.

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dalischone
dalischone  10295 forum posts Scotland
6 Feb 2006 - 1:10 AM

Another cracker Mo, great detail, light and clarity.

Tracy

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thorn
thorn  11124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 1:15 AM

Hi Mo,glad you had such a brilliant experience with this little bird,he is so beautiful and so is the photograph,astounding work.Take care.AnnSmile

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arnieg
arnieg Plus Member 11686 forum postsarnieg vcard England
6 Feb 2006 - 1:18 AM

great capture
arnie

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sputnki
sputnki  11 Canada
6 Feb 2006 - 1:31 AM

Whoa! What did you feed him, a roast? I think your technique is stuff them so full they can't achieve liftoff!

Great shot!

Doug

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KBan
KBan  10473 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 1:45 AM

another belter Mo
keith

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angelamary
6 Feb 2006 - 2:00 AM

How wonderful that it fed from your hand! A really lovely shot, with great details. Well caught!

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Rayner
Rayner  10 England
6 Feb 2006 - 2:06 AM

lovely capture Mo

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VinceJones
VinceJones Plus Member 10862 forum postsVinceJones vcard United Kingdom
6 Feb 2006 - 2:23 AM

A cracking shot Mo. One to be very pleased with indeed.

Vince

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Wooly
Wooly  9112 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 2:35 AM

Excellent Mo, great detail.

Alan

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Leo
Leo  1346 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 2:35 AM

Excellent Mo, beautifully sharp and your blurred b/g has come off well. I tend to select the main interest, invert and use lens blur in PS CS2, I find it gives a more realistic look to the blurring, than gaussian but however you did yours, it's realistic enough in my bookSmile

Leo

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Shane136
Shane136  1263 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Feb 2006 - 2:52 AM

Another lovely image

Shane

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daringdaphne
6 Feb 2006 - 3:00 AM

Lovely tones, work, and composition.

(*.*)D
Regards D

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jan 1
jan 1  11 Netherlands
6 Feb 2006 - 3:05 AM

Excellent shot, Mo.
Very well done.
Jan

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 3:24 AM

Nice little bird with a tail bigger than his is--Good camera work!

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ChazB
ChazB  1064 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 3:36 AM

Superb detail in the feathers, well captured!
Charlotte

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chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England243 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 3:41 AM

This is good Mo,a lovely image,so well captured,you lucky thing you!Love the pose.Don't you just love it when a plan comes together?..
Janet

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Nixy
Nixy  10131 forum posts
6 Feb 2006 - 3:44 AM

The larger version is great,the detail on the birds feathers truly stunning and very well captured!!,Nick.

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exposure Plus Member 112703 forum postsexposure vcard England
6 Feb 2006 - 3:49 AM

Another beautiful image light detail tones and composition.
Pauline.

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ChristineD
6 Feb 2006 - 5:32 AM

Great capture.

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lizziew
lizziew  10
6 Feb 2006 - 5:39 AM

another great capture mo lovely clear detail and good colour........liz

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User_Removed
6 Feb 2006 - 5:55 AM

Wonderful shot Mo and worth the effort and feed!

Victor

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netti spaghetti

This is beautifully taken Mo. The detail you have captured is amazing! This really deserves a Readers Choice Award and pleased I'm the last of the 30 clicks! Cheers for your comments today
netti

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A Booth
A Booth  13 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 6:07 AM

excellent detail -effective blurring of the background.

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Kim Walton
Kim Walton Plus Member 11145 forum postsKim Walton vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 6:32 AM

No need to give an extra click,but this deserves it.
Nice composition,great shot.
Kim

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Tom_H
Tom_H  1048 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 6:35 AM

Now your just showing off - I can't get the little beggars to sit still long enough in the current appalling light! Well done mate.

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aussiechikie
6 Feb 2006 - 6:42 AM

The detail is surprising.
I like it very much.
Katie x

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ChristineL
ChristineL  1039 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Feb 2006 - 7:29 AM

A lovely capture of this beautiful little bird, great colours and detail,
Chris.

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55jase
55jase  9186 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 8:08 AM

you really do take some outstanding shots your work on birds is awesome.
jase

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pcjackso
pcjackso Junior Member 10
6 Feb 2006 - 8:23 AM

Just Beautiful.wonderful shot
Pauline

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Mavis
Mavis Plus Member 13143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 8:24 AM

A really great capture . I know how quick they are to take flight . You have done so well . Love it . xx

Just came back and read your comment !! Fed out of your hand . Never heard of such a thing..... Wonderful xx

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PatrickSmith
6 Feb 2006 - 8:55 AM

First the bird was eating out of your hand, now we are!
Patrick

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Jasbe
Jasbe  10116 forum posts England
6 Feb 2006 - 9:00 AM

Very nice capture Mo.
Jason

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jimbocarroll
6 Feb 2006 - 9:08 AM

Great shot Mo, ill have to spend some time catching up on your portfolio

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dannyk
dannyk  10 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2006 - 9:10 AM

just superb, what a brilliant shot.

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mikesmith
mikesmith Plus Member 1047 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 9:14 AM

Stunning work again Mo
Mike

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Gavin
Gavin  10
6 Feb 2006 - 9:42 AM

Beautiful colour & detail

Gavin

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BerthaDBluze
6 Feb 2006 - 9:51 AM

Wonderful detail and colors. great work on the background! Smile

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman Plus Member 124521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 10:05 AM

Lucky devil you, I always find these birds very shy.....Nice work Mo.

Ade

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MalcolmS
MalcolmS Plus Member 91127 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 10:14 AM

Almost 3D Mo, great capture

Malcolm

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ValSaxby
ValSaxby Plus Member 9142 forum postsValSaxby vcard United Kingdom
6 Feb 2006 - 11:10 AM

A beauty Mo. Well caught
Val

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GeoffRichard
6 Feb 2006 - 12:30 PM

Great shot Mo!
Geoff

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Keelo
Keelo  11 Australia
6 Feb 2006 - 12:35 PM

You're getting pretty good at these now Mo, another beauty.

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Pegon
Pegon  1078 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 12:49 PM

Superb shot Mo , excellent detail .
Pete .

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jacquienewsham
6 Feb 2006 - 1:13 PM

great shot and capture
samantha

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Glamrox
Glamrox  10304 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Feb 2006 - 2:19 PM

outstanding detail

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johnjrp  11432 forum posts Australia5 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2006 - 2:57 PM

Very nice. Must be quite tame. click. John

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highlander  1132 forum posts Scotland
6 Feb 2006 - 9:22 PM

The large version is outstanding Mo...beautiful focal excellence is the best way I could explain such a perfect bird exposure.
Doug.

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joko
joko  11 Bulgaria
6 Feb 2006 - 10:44 PM

Excellent capture!

Jivko

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MarkT
MarkT  10119 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2006 - 3:45 AM

Superb shot.

Mark.

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PhillsPhotography

lovely shot m8
i wanna get one of these

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nolongeramember

wowwww beautiful light and perfect shot superb Smile)

Nikki

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kinfatric  10550 forum posts Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2006 - 9:31 AM

Beautiful shot Mo' and an interesting description

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Portknockie
7 Feb 2006 - 9:42 AM

Beautiful shot...Dont get them round here will have to goto Avimore....and try my luck...Smile

DonSmile

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MoWiz  10114 forum posts United Kingdom
7 Feb 2006 - 9:47 AM

Thanks again for all your comments, as always much appreciated
MO

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Hawkgenes
Hawkgenes  10 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2006 - 11:47 AM

I just love these little birds and this is an excellent capture of one.

Hawk

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jcaslin
jcaslin  11
8 Feb 2006 - 11:57 PM

Great shot. I love the composition

John

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Retnyap
Retnyap  1028 forum posts
12 Feb 2006 - 4:17 AM

I love these characters, the predictable way they flock. The shot really accentuates the chubby face. Stunning detail and well worked.
Davey P.

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Gray22
Gray22  9
25 Feb 2006 - 7:34 AM

Another cracker mate... 5

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