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Poser.

By Niknut
A walk thro' local parkland, & watching some swans & geese.....& this inquisitive Robin came to see what we were up to !!

He perched about 8ft away, & let me get about 5 shots of him, before getting bored & flew off....probably because we'd got
no food to offer him (or her ?)........

V2's a different 'pose'.....presumably his 'good' side ??.Grin

Grateful thanks for all your C & C's on 'Chapel Stile......glad you liked it !!

Lovely sunny day today for a change, but the darned lawn's growing like the clappers !!!.....Grrrrrrrr !!!

Tags: Birds Robin Wildlife and nature

Voters: bagman, christinecilia, Alvar and 57 more

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lovely photo like v1 Grin

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Alvar 9 23 2 France
2 May 2012 3:55PM
Two beauties. Like them bothSmileSmile
Alvar
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
2 May 2012 3:59PM
Two lovely images, and framed well in the branches. Carol
Irishkate Plus
5 33 96 United Kingdom
2 May 2012 4:01PM
Think he's posing just for you in V1!
Great colours and detail.
KateGrin
2 May 2012 4:06PM
2 beauties
V1 is priceless
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
2 May 2012 4:11PM
Yes Keith,a little poser you have here.
Good shots.
And after 36 years of marriage my wife had one good idea,
when she said the lawn was getting a bit much for me,so we should get it slabbed over !!
Mick.
2 May 2012 4:29PM
Two cracking shots Keith, looks as though it's been well fed thoughGrin

Len
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
2 May 2012 4:42PM
"we should get it slabbed over !!".....GrinGrinGrinGrin.....very tempting !!!!!
2 May 2012 4:43PM
Fine work and superb captures.
Gary
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
2 May 2012 4:44PM
Two absolute beauties.... and agree with Barbara... V1 is priceless.
saltireblue Plus
6 5.6k 33 Norway
2 May 2012 4:46PM
A real Jekyll & Hyde set, Keith! (I can never remember who was the good guy and who was the bad guy!) V1 is showing an attitude for sure!

Malc
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
2 May 2012 4:52PM
Beautiful and lovely captures,very well done,
saeid
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
2 May 2012 4:59PM
Like both images equally, Keith, but there's something particularly endearing about that inquisitive gaze down the lens barrel in V 1 and that ever so slight tilt the head.
Ronnie.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
2 May 2012 5:18PM
Great bit of natural framing, Keith.

You could always let a couple of herdwicks loose on it TongueGrin

Dave
annettep38 Plus
4 217 38 Costa Rica
2 May 2012 5:24PM
really a nice looking chap you got here
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
2 May 2012 6:10PM

Quote:2 beauties
V1 is priceless


DittoGrin Think his expression is terrificGrinGrin
Diane
netta1234 Plus
4 310 2 Wales
2 May 2012 6:25PM
Two great shot,dont ask me yo decide the best,they both get 100%
NettaSmile
clintQB 4 51 United Kingdom
2 May 2012 6:41PM
awww little cutie haha cant beat a good robin shot Tongue
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
2 May 2012 6:50PM
Love them both Keith.
Brian
mondmagu 6 74 Ireland
2 May 2012 7:19PM
Two beauties Keith.

Des
JuBarney Plus
4 18 3 United Kingdom
2 May 2012 7:45PM
Both are lovely shots & poses esp. V1
Ju
2 May 2012 7:53PM
Robins give me the run around, they wait until I take my eye off the camera and then they pounce knowing that I'll miss the shot..............they are true posers as well, love em to bits.
helenlinda Plus
8 343 22 United Kingdom
2 May 2012 7:57PM
Both beautiful captures that are well framed by the twigs SmileSmile
Helen
2 May 2012 8:17PM
Lovely captures!

Sam.
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
2 May 2012 8:33PM
rather grainy/noisy I wonder if this has anything to do with the Lumix as I had a similar problem today after processing I noticed a lot of grain from the LeicaSad otherwise a good robin shot
mlseawell 6 1 United States
2 May 2012 8:42PM
Nice capture of a Robin! Reminds me of home in North Carolina except ours are black with the yellow chest.
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
2 May 2012 10:17PM
Ann (Pluckyfilly)......there is some grain evident in the plain areas of the b/g, the ISO was set to 400 !!......I usually have
it set to 100 or 200 for best results on the FZ45......but hadn't checked it beforehand !!......I'm happy with the shot though,
as I'm no expert on 'birdy' pics, & just grab the shots as & when they present themselves....& for a 'compact' with a small
sensor it ain't bad ??........

I can't justify spending big bucks on long lenses that would only be used for less than 1% of my work....so the FZ45 does me fine !!!!
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
2 May 2012 10:22PM
Lovely Keith - well picked out against the b/g and framed by the thorns around him
Jason
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
3 May 2012 6:29PM
8 ft away! That's close...what a treat Smile

When I saw V1 and then V2 I suddenly heard Madonna sing, "Strike a pose, there's nothing to it...VOGUE"

Excellent captures, Keith.

A Smile
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
4 May 2012 4:51PM
All puffed up against the cold by the look of him-- or maybe just full of his own importance !!GrinGrin
Ron
2 super images,, great character capture.. He seems to have slimmed down in V2!!Wink
Jocelia Plus
4 2 1 Australia
5 May 2012 11:26AM
Magnificant little fellow……….Jocelia…...
moiral 6 12 Scotland
5 May 2012 8:01PM
2 wonderful captures Keith. Nice colour. Moira
6 May 2012 11:14AM
Aw this is a great capture!
He is very cute Smile
1881 4 India
10 May 2012 6:54PM
Vary nice image.
Regards -SANJEEV

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