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cassiecat 13 39 46 England
6 Apr 2010 8:22PM
looks like better light on him in v2. lesley
PaulLiley 12 2 13 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2010 8:26PM
Love 2 and 4. These are great captures and shows off the birds personality very well. Paul
t_downes 13 279 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2010 8:40PM
Nice work. V3 for me. I like the light on the bird....Tony
maryg 12 66 18 Scotland
6 Apr 2010 8:41PM
V2 is my favourite , I prefer the light and contrast in this one.
franken Plus
18 5.3k 4 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2010 8:59PM
A lovely collection; ver1 for me.

6 Apr 2010 9:11PM
Great set of images.
6 Apr 2010 9:18PM
Love them all,gray.
Jestertheclown 12 8.5k 253 England
6 Apr 2010 9:26PM
V1 and V4 for me as I think that they're the best in terms of detail and accomplishment.
I haven't seen one of these yet this year.
I've got loads of House Sparrows visiting my garden but as yet, not one of these.

SteveMoulding 12 3 7 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2010 9:29PM
Great set of shots. Not so often seen these days so well spotted. V1 for me, I love the eye contact and pose.
pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2010 9:49PM
great set
Techno 12 6.1k 8 England
6 Apr 2010 10:04PM
Excellent foursome Ray, not my genre but look sharp with good detail I say well done!
OAKEY 13 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2010 10:07PM
Great set Ray and nicely captured.
teocali Plus
13 442 18 England
6 Apr 2010 10:13PM
Super set Ray, each one worthy of its own upload. Lovely sharp detail, great poses and excellent plumage tones and patterning. V2 for me.
EAS 12 1 13 Scotland
6 Apr 2010 10:37PM
Sorry, nothing harsh to offer re critical comment!! Love the pose in V1 and the natural setting. Lovely set.

Bob_V 13 1 2 United States
6 Apr 2010 10:44PM
What an excellent set Ray.
12 10 10 England
6 Apr 2010 10:56PM
All very good - V2 comes out on top.
goso 14 2 1 Australia
7 Apr 2010 12:09AM
Vers.2 and 4 do it for me Ray...Bill
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
7 Apr 2010 6:27AM
A cracking series of images, Ray, very well captured. Carol
metro074 11 8 Australia
7 Apr 2010 7:14AM
Wonderful images. Well done
Rock 19 10 2 England
7 Apr 2010 7:48AM
Fine work.

nickyv32 Plus
14 135 England
7 Apr 2010 9:02AM
Were these taken in your Garten Ray, great set, love the little Sparrow, we have hundreds here in our garden, we are blessed with Sarrow birdsong. Hope you are well

barbarahirst 13 27 12 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2010 10:09AM
Dear little fellow
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
7 Apr 2010 11:33AM
Very nice series Ray showing this little bird so well. I thinkl I favour the detail and lighting on V3.
FeatherFriend 13 38 217 England
7 Apr 2010 12:31PM
Good set Ray, nicely focused on the eye, not sure what dof you used or shutter speed but you just need to try and capture the detail in the body a little more. Maybe it's a large crop (you don't say) but that's what may be causing the lack of definition in the feather detail on the body, no offence meant, just trying to help as I know how enthusiastic you are about bird photography Wink
Ridgeway 14 222 2 Ireland
7 Apr 2010 1:40PM
For me I like V1,the lighting is whats working for me but the set is great,,very nice.

7 Apr 2010 2:58PM
wow great set some great light and detail in there
7 Apr 2010 5:37PM
A great set of shots.
Ray42 13 3 England
7 Apr 2010 6:48PM
Thanks Geoff - have e-mailed you the info and v5 is untouched version of V1
Shootme 11 England
7 Apr 2010 8:02PM
An excellant set, I really like v5.

rogerfry 15 543 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2010 9:03PM
Lovely set of photographs. Nice crop on v1....v2 and 3 great.

Jekaro 12 1 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2010 9:11PM
A super detailed series of images, Ray.
vickyf 15 8 8 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2010 8:44AM
Fabulous set of images. Like them all, but V1 probably my favourite.
Adderwatcher 11 60 19 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2010 8:58AM
Such lovely birds, excellent set of images.
8 Apr 2010 11:12AM
I'm hoping to photo some birds with my new camera now !! Lovely images . gill
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2010 11:31AM
Very pretty bird, nicely captured, but all a little soft on feather detail, hence my mods.
PattiW 15 24 2 United States
8 Apr 2010 2:34PM
A set of images I would proud to call my own! Like the fact the bird is in its apparently natural environment. V2 would have to be my fave. Superb! Patti
Lillian Plus
12 23 17 United Kingdom
8 Apr 2010 3:24PM
Great set but V4 is my fav as well detailed
BURNSIE 12 25 4 England
8 Apr 2010 6:24PM
Great use of DOF to enhanse the detail.
Kindest Regards
dmhuynh72 13 44 3 United Kingdom
9 Apr 2010 3:37AM
excellent series Ray
sparrowhawk Plus
12 282 2 United Kingdom
9 Apr 2010 9:26AM
lovely set
9 Apr 2010 7:54PM
A very good set of images.
Some harsh critique......get out of the car! LoL.
ChrisJD 11 100 Scotland
9 Apr 2010 11:07PM
Never seen one of these, been hoping to see one for a few years now. I'll settle for your first class pics for now!

redshank 12 1 United Kingdom
11 Apr 2010 9:53AM
Great set of images of a bird I have yet to see,well done.
Dave87 14 42 5 England
19 Apr 2010 9:13PM
Excellent shot of this Tree Sparrow Ray - and not an easy subject to capture. Love the light on the birds face and breast with the catch-light in the eye being the icing on the cake. Reading above that you are looking for some harsh critique please. In real life these little birds often choose to land in a bush full of branches. Maybe cloning out a few of the branches would add more impact but could spoil the feeling of the birds natural habitat.


Dave87 14 42 5 England
19 Apr 2010 9:36PM
Sorry about the two Dave's above Ray but I got a telephone call whilst uploading. Sitting in the garage is a Monfroto (if that's how you spell it) monopod left here for your collection when next passing.

Glostopcat 15 255 2 England
22 Apr 2010 6:33PM
A splendid set of shots Ray, I like v2 and v3 the best. These two are the best quality IMHO

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