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Hi to everyone,

Firstly I would like to thank you all for your most gracious and welcome comments and votes following yesterdays images of 'Quackers', with a further mention going to CLARECUM (Clare) for presenting me with her User Award.

Keeping up the theme of feathers, yesterday was a rather horrible day on two fronts, one being the weather. However I did manage to capture these image of a Great Tit in my garden through my study window which provided me with much delight.

I hope that you all have a great day.

Regards as always

Nathan

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 550D
Lens:Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 DG OS APO HSM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:12 Sep 2013 - 5:51 PM
Focal Length:439mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.2
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Great Tits
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:14 Sep 2013 - 8:17 AM
Tags:Garden, Great tit, Wet weather, Wildlife / nature
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Swarnadip
Swarnadip  4 Canada
14 Sep 2013 - 8:39 AM

classic

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty Plus Member 2pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 8:39 AM

Stunning how lovely Nathan. I've never been able to get any good bird shots. No patience! Even with my long lens. These are wonderfulGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51390 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 8:52 AM

Your study seems to be an excellent 'hide', Nathan. Not looking so good on the weather front today either.


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14 Sep 2013 - 8:54 AM

V3 my favourite in this fine set Nathan,
Fred.

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 9:01 AM

The weather isn't much better in Cape Town, great captures from your study Nathan...have a super day

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 9:11 AM

A trio of superb captures, Nathan, hope the weather has improved for you today. Carol

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nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 9:15 AM

V3 for the timing and V1 for the compo, Nathan. Great shots.

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nickyv32
nickyv32 Plus Member 8135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
14 Sep 2013 - 9:21 AM

Wonderful timing, great shot....Smile

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canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 5canonfan vcard United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 - 9:31 AM

Three excellent and well captured images Nathan. I like them all equally
Jim

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lonely_oryx
14 Sep 2013 - 9:41 AM

Great pose

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lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 9:43 AM

From the Title I was expecting something rather different NathanWink but a fine set of images anyway. A lovely tweeting trio.

John Smile

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Michaela_Solway

A perky little bird posing nicely for you.. Lovely set captured Nathan Wink

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EileenH
EileenH  2 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 - 10:14 AM

Three beautiful captures Smile

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 10:35 AM

hide in the study..pretty good place to have one
three pretty images Nathan
Lillian

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morpheus1955
14 Sep 2013 - 10:36 AM

Super set of images Nathan, wonderful colours and excellent detail

Hugh

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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
14 Sep 2013 - 10:37 AM

Great images to get from the comfort of your study Nathan !!

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senn Plus Member 4senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 11:12 AM

great poses !..

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achieverswales
14 Sep 2013 - 11:17 AM

Some nice captures of this beautiful Tit Nathan.

Regards

Trev.

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 3Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 11:31 AM

3 great captures NathanSmile


Cliff

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dudler
dudler Critique Team 12273 forum postsdudler vcard England552 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 11:33 AM

Had you posted two images instead of three, I'd have been able to post "what a pair!"

But you didn't.

So I can't.

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M_squared Plus Member 4M_squared vcard United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 - 12:01 PM

V2 for me. Well captured.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom86 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 12:13 PM

I like the composition in V1- throught the window is never as satisfactory as out in the open
but somtimes it's the only way to capture birds who scamper as soon as you open the door!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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fificat100
14 Sep 2013 - 1:19 PM

Three lovely, and well-timed, shots of this very pretty bird, Nathan. One of my favourite garden birds - not that there was many visited me at all this yearSadSadSad

Lavina

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14 Sep 2013 - 1:38 PM

Beautiful images, Nathan!
George

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Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 - 1:42 PM

Great shots Nathan. V2 my favourite. Cathy

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Daisymaye
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14 Sep 2013 - 2:27 PM

A great set Nathan......Sandy

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
14 Sep 2013 - 2:45 PM

Excellent set Nathan, particularly like v2 love the pose.

John

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saltireblue Site Moderator 54989 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway29 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 3:04 PM

Not often you see tits like these on page 3, Nathan, unless one subscribes to the Tit Spotters WeeklyWink

Malc

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debu
debu  5 India
14 Sep 2013 - 3:44 PM

Lovely set of images.
debu

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14 Sep 2013 - 5:04 PM

Love the image, love the title.GrinGrin

Myra

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derekhansen
derekhansen Plus Member 6202 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 5:39 PM

Very nicely done Nathan.

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Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 - 5:45 PM

Stunning image, Nathan. It looks so alive.
Fred

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14 Sep 2013 - 5:57 PM

Great

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kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 6:07 PM

A set of beautiful captures Nathan. Love them all but V1 I think if I really had to choose Grin

Kathryn

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chrissie3
chrissie3  7 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2013 - 6:17 PM

Wonderful set - v3 for me I think.

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14 Sep 2013 - 6:51 PM

Three well timed images, Nathan!
I love V1 - looks like it's on its marks to start a race!
Regards,
Richard

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14 Sep 2013 - 7:48 PM

I used to sit for ages on our garage but the birds always seemed to know I was there, when I went inside the house they came downSmile good set of images Nathan

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williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2013 - 8:30 PM

really well taken Nathan i have never managed a shot like that.



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SiHunt_GrafficSnapZ

Nice arse too. But on a lighter note, a charming triptych. Si.

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14 Sep 2013 - 9:11 PM

A Great set NathenSmile
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14 Sep 2013 - 9:59 PM

Great set of captures Nathan.

Jenny Smile

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ValeryAst  3 Russian Federation
14 Sep 2013 - 10:47 PM

I really like V 1 ... The reason is the bird has a very interesting, I would say - the dynamic poseSmile
Regards Valery

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14 Sep 2013 - 11:59 PM

Three lovely captures
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15 Sep 2013 - 4:33 AM

I like v3 the best.

Peter

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digital_boi
15 Sep 2013 - 11:59 AM

good set Nathan V2 captures it for me with the eye contact

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carper123 Plus Member 3414 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
15 Sep 2013 - 5:06 PM

Three great tit variants, Nathan, you little jack of all trades, I have a liking for v3, nicely done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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basith  3 Sri Lanka
15 Sep 2013 - 5:35 PM

Great set Nathan,
Like all images..

Basith

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15 Sep 2013 - 6:00 PM

Well shot, Nathan, especially Vs 2 and 3!

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15 Sep 2013 - 7:17 PM

Excellent images and I also like V2 and 3WinkGrin
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16 Sep 2013 - 2:40 AM


Quote: The weather isn't much better in Cape Town, great captures from your study Nathan...have a super day

Same here, cool, overcast and drizzling..not what you would call a Spring day Sad

Lovely images Nathan, I love feathered images best of all !! GrinGrin

I hope you have a much better day today Nathan GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

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16 Sep 2013 - 7:45 PM

Splendid shots of this wonderful little chap.
Ju

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annettep38 Plus Member 4209 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica35 Constructive Critique Points
22 Sep 2013 - 11:13 AM

The unusual pose in v3 is my favourite..looks like he had a rough night .
Got so much to catch up after nearly a month without Internet at home.

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