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User_Removed 14 268
28 Jul 2005 3:37AM
A particularly handsome chap! I like the border too. It adds a sense of definition but because it's the same colour, it is completely unobtrusive. Click. Ali Smile

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Ycmah Plus
12 4 Australia
28 Jul 2005 3:39AM
A very exquisite capture with lovely background colour!
brian1208 Plus
14 11.3k 12 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2005 3:40AM
Its a glorious shot Su, you have the dark exposure / high detail treatment totally under control here.

jules41 Plus
13 197 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2005 3:41AM
Stunning shot Sue,i love the colours,the detail is superb as is the presentation.
28 Jul 2005 3:44AM
beautiful bird, great detail and composition. the border does go really well
Maddie Plus
12 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2005 3:51AM
stunning capture, well done
sandyb Plus
13 34 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2005 3:54AM
This is just superb. su. well done I like the presentation, but pre fer the old one you do with the black borders top and bottom/.sandyb
28 Jul 2005 3:56AM
Superb capture excellently presented

jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
28 Jul 2005 4:04AM
The border works well in this example, excellent capture how he holds his right leg.

deavilin Plus
13 344 1 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2005 4:29AM
Wow! another wonderful shot superbSmile

28 Jul 2005 5:28AM
Excellent capture.
Nicely presented.
acbeat Plus
12 14 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2005 6:00AM
stunning shot .andy b
JouŠo Plus
13 56 Finland
28 Jul 2005 6:07AM
Congrats on well deserved EC!

suleesia Plus
13 176 Malaysia
28 Jul 2005 6:14AM
wow! I surely didn't see this coming! Many thanks!
glazzaro Plus
13 70 23 United States
28 Jul 2005 6:16AM
Well done Su, overall comp is brilliant, love the detail and the clean BG. Congrats on the EC! Spot on! Click!!!

Bmarie Plus
12 77 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2005 6:53AM
Brilliant pic superb detail and colour
Click Click
28 Jul 2005 7:02AM
wonderful shot and congratulations on EC award. vinny
proberts Plus
13 218 4 Wales
28 Jul 2005 7:51AM
Cracking shot,love the yellow on his/her head.Well done and congrats.
Great shot. Congrats on EC.

28 Jul 2005 8:09AM
Fantastic shot Su, he looks like a straggly fella! Great detail and composition, congratulations on your award too.

28 Jul 2005 8:11AM
fantastic - well deserved ec
IanFlindt Plus
13 740 21 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2005 8:28AM
A precious work of art, Su. I can think of no more to say. Many congratulations on a rich-deserved EC.
28 Jul 2005 8:31AM
superb work as usual,very well caught.congrats on the EC

click clint
tim g Plus
14 13 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2005 9:40AM
Excellent clarity and well presented.

leeg Plus
14 165
28 Jul 2005 10:11AM
Fabulous shot... you must be pleased with it. I have mixed reservations on borders but this is probably the best I've seen I think. Very unobtrusive and adds a great deal to the overall composition and feel of the shot. Kept the yellow head feathers exposed very well. I should imagine it was quite easy to blow the yellows out.Certainly EC material.
SueTurner Plus
13 81 3 England
28 Jul 2005 10:23AM
Suberb as always, well done
Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
28 Jul 2005 10:38AM
fabulous photograph....Well done on the EC, well deserved.

Pete_g Plus
13 327 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2005 10:43AM
Congrats on EC. Didn't realise you could stack convertors and get this quality. What 300mm are you using?

Well done

28 Jul 2005 1:00PM
great shot / presentation
28 Jul 2005 1:27PM
Stunning indeed,excellent composition, pose and focus.
Great DOF and sharpness. Congrats.....
nice bird shot well done
covey Plus
13 1.7k Ireland
28 Jul 2005 2:44PM
It@s all been said and the border is perfect, I mean that.

Nic_WA Plus
13 179 2 Australia
28 Jul 2005 3:52PM
The presentation finishes this off just nicely. Congratulations on your well-deserved EC Smile
suleesia Plus
13 176 Malaysia
28 Jul 2005 4:26PM
Pete_g, it's a 300f2.8 nikkor, tamron 2X & nikon 2X. Apart from the handling difficulty it doesn't do well with whites and/or highlights. I am not sure how to explain it and I have posted a sample photo in the 'mods'. Edges of higlights seems to have a 'halo' effect. Thanks for your comment.

Thanks to everyone for your comments as well, very much appreciated.

liparig Plus
13 233 United States
28 Jul 2005 5:53PM
wow excellent shot
28 Jul 2005 10:38PM
Nice photo but I hve to question your techies.

You say you shot at f/4 but that is impossible with the combination you state
User_Removed 12 132
29 Jul 2005 1:30AM
superb image. lovely composition & details
klewis Plus
13 1.9k 1 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2005 9:21AM
Lovely image, well deserved EC with the glassware involved.

Neil: if the nikon is anything like my Canon it will record the aperture the lens it is set at not the effective aperture of the combination so in this case the effective aperture would be f16 (f4 +4 stops)
suleesia Plus
13 176 Malaysia
29 Jul 2005 9:57AM
Kev, thanks for doing the math. A softie at 2.8, slightly better with f4, beyond that think I need to pray for more light.

29 Jul 2005 10:32AM

Canon digital cameras record the both the 'set' and effective aperture if you look in to the EXIF. My comment was because it was stated that the image was shot at f/4 when clearly it wasn't and for the sake of non-experienced people, it needs to be explained in case they wonder why they can't do the same thing Wink

In any event, regardless of the EXIF info, the person shooting would surely know it wasn't being shot at f/4 - I would hope so anyway Smile
suleesia Plus
13 176 Malaysia
29 Jul 2005 6:29PM

Quote:You say you shot at f/4 but that is impossible with the combination you state

Neil, some things are silently understood by many including yourself. Didn't think I needed to go in-depth with the aperture mathematics, or the the 1.5X focal length multiplication for digital SLR. It will become repetitive, if you follow.

Techies' Bits
300mm (effectively 450mm)+ 2X + 2X (total 1200mm, effectively 1800mm) @ 1/320 f4 (effectively f16, f4X2X2) ISO-400 full frame (cropped to fit 6:4.5 format).

gemm Plus
13 800 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2005 7:18AM
Fantastic shot!
Rudra Plus
14 2 India
30 Jul 2005 10:16PM
Excellent shot! Congratulations.

Excellent shot. Well done!
6 Aug 2005 8:34PM
Wow, you have won zillions of EC's since I last looked (knew you would), sorry so quiet, congrats for all and click for others too..
cdm36 Plus
14 391 7 England
14 Aug 2005 7:24AM
A beauty Su, perfect dof, the yellow of the head standing out well, as for the border nice and simple containing the shot and not overpowering it, well done on the Ec,


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