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Shades of Spring

By teocali
A Great Tit (Parus major) taken in the garden yesterday against a background of New Zealand Flax (Phormium tenax) leaves. The perch is a Phormium tenax seed pod. Although is it December, the colours remind me of Spring -only 4 months before it all starts happening again Smile

*I cannot give you the distance from subject as have just upgraded to Photoshop CS6 and the metadata options do not include subject_distance - a backward step I feel for the price they ask!!!!! Has anybody else noticed this or am I missing something?

Many thanks for your C&Cs on yesterdays upload - very much appreciated as always Smile

Tags: Spring Wild Shades Garden Bird Great tit Seed pod Parus major Phormium tenax Wildlife and nature New zealand flax

Voters: Meheecho, christinecilia, craggwildlifephotography and 48 more

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beautiful shot nice and sharp like from me. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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An excellent image. Well captured.
franken Plus
15 4.4k 4 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2012 4:37PM
Superb image.

Mike_S 6 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2012 4:39PM
What a superb image.
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2012 4:39PM
Never mind the distance, feel the qualityTongue


PS Can't help re the EXIF stuff, but I just downloaded it and there is NO EXIF showing in ACD Pro 3 - my image viewer, which is unusual
lianna 8 13 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2012 4:51PM
A brilliant shot x x
Norfolkboy 11 1 4 England
6 Dec 2012 5:11PM
A cracking capture, well done again.
Fab shot lovely detail
MossyOak 5 22 15 England
6 Dec 2012 5:22PM
Go into help Sylvia and check for updates, that should sort it for you
Cracking image and see you tomorrow. Have a safe journey
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
6 Dec 2012 6:07PM

Quote:Go into help Sylvia and check for updates, that should sort it for you
Cracking image and see you tomorrow. Have a safe journey

Thanks Richard, but had already done that - it does not feature at all. From browsing the problem on the web it seems that others are complaining it is missing too Sad Have a safe journey too and see you thereSmile
TonyDy Plus
8 7 3 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2012 7:04PM
Great shot, Sylvia.
alfie99 9 1 Wales
6 Dec 2012 8:25PM
Great shot...
6 Dec 2012 8:27PM
I really like this. Simple composition has good impact
Greyheron 15 282 7 England
6 Dec 2012 8:32PM
Superbly posed subject in a wonderful composition...

Safe journey and remember to wrap up warm Sylvia - enjoy the wildlife Wink

Maiwand 10 3 73 England
6 Dec 2012 8:36PM
Lovely shot for us all to gaze at whilst you are away Sylvia.
Do have a great time at Donna. So sorry I cant make it this time. Safe journey.
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
6 Dec 2012 8:50PM
Such a great composition with highly detailed Tit and the shape of the seed pods. super bg too Sylvia.
johnjo58 7 2 5 United Kingdom
6 Dec 2012 9:23PM
Superb Great Tit Sylvia, really like the light perch and detail
Graham_P 11 1 19 United Kingdom
7 Dec 2012 10:08AM
Lovely simple composition showing the birds fine winter plumage,
Good detail in the plumage and a superb muted b/g,
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 6:34PM
Wow! Stunningly clear and what a great dof! Brilliant image Sylvia!
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
8 Dec 2012 11:31PM
Stunning image with neutral b/g and lovely perch.
Details of plumage so clear and good light in eye.
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
10 Dec 2012 8:43PM
Fantastic detail, colours, composition and clarity Sylvia, shades of spring certainly beats those "shades of grey!"Wink
18 Feb 2013 8:41AM
Great detail and superb perch Syliva.

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