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My Christmas tree


My Christmas tree
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Copyright: Albert Herbigneaux (albert) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 421 W: 12 N: 670] (2971)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-10-25
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D200 with MB-200, Nikon 80-400mm VR
Exposure: f/5.6
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-12-24 1:57
Viewed: 4967
Points: 34
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My posting from yesterday has been desactivated for « excessive post processing »
Here is an other try
Merry Christmas and Very happy New Year to all my TN’s friends
Carmine bee-eaters
•Scientific name: Merops nubicus
Family: Meropidae
Order: Coraciiformes
Class: Aves
•PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Carmine Bee-eaters are carmine in color, except for its greenish blue head and throat, and the bold black mask-like stripe across their eyes. Their eyes are red and they have a black pointed decurved beak. Their central tail feathers are elongated. Their legs and feet are blackish brown. The sexes are similar in appearance. It is one of the largest species of Merops at 35cm (13.5 in.) long. Young birds lack the elongated central tail feathers and are pinkish brown on the mantle, chest to belly, and flanks.

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2010-12-24 2:06]

Pretty Christmas tree with the red bird CHRISTMAS decorations!!
Very good focus. The colours and details of the plumage are all very clear.
Merry Christmas to you
Janice

Hallo Albert,
une fantastique capture de ce merveileux oiseaux, ton arbre de Noel est fabuleux et unique, les couleurs sont éclatantes avec un parfait cadrage, bravo .. bravo
Meilleures pensées et un Joyeux Noel
Ciao Maurizio

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2010-12-24 2:10]
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Bonjour Albert,
Je n'avais pas vu ton image de hier, mais celle-ci me paraît convenir à merveille!! Voilà un arbre de Noël du moins très original!
Une image pleine de lumière qui convient parfaitement à l'esprit de Noël.
A toi aussi Joyeuses Fêtes. Ici il neige!
Amitiés
Anne

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-12-24 3:02]

Hello Albert,
Even without the text it's gorgeous. Very beautiful photo in great colours and an excellent composition.
Regards,
Peter

Hello Albert .
Impressive birds and beautiful photo with very good composition, wonderful colours and good sharpness.
My best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year,
Christodoulos.

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2010-12-24 3:57]

I also repeat my comments :).

Hi Albert.
What a unique and wonderful picture. Captures scene and quality of the image are absolutely outstanding. My congratulations. Bushes, birds and BG are amazing. Details are crisp sharp and colours are awesome. Bravo and best wishes to you in 2011. Merry Christmas.
Alexei.

beautiful photo beautiful birds.
fikret.

salut Albert

tu as choisis la photo idéale du temps de Noël,
excellent timing de ta part pour prendre ces
guêpiers tous ensemble sur cet arbre,
excellent contraste entre les tons de couleurs
principaux de l'image, et les tons de couleurs
du background se marient bien avec ceux des oiseaux,

TFS

également à toi et à ta famille je vous souahîtes
un Joyeux Noël et une Bonne et Heureuse année 2011

Asbed

Hi albert,

Very nice to see this group of bee eaters. Perfect picture with execellent clarity. Merry christmas & TFS.

Kapil

hello Albert
very nice Cristmas composition with good details and super colours
thanks and Merry Christmas for you and hole Family
greeting lou

Albert, congratulations on your wonderful photo. I've never seen these red ones... amazing shot.

Thanks,

Paul

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2010-12-24 12:31]

Oooh!Sans doute une des plus originales et spectaculaires Xmas card! Quelle beaute',quelles couleurs et quelle composition!!Mes plus gros compliments mon ami,je te souhaite les meilleurs voeux pour Noel et merci!!Luciano

Truly a magnificent Christmas tree Albert. Stunning. Beautiful clear colors. Very well done and thanks for sharing.
Regards
Natley

Hello Albert,
Splendid capture for christmas.
Lovely natural colours and amazing details.
Very nice composition and good focus.
Marius.

Bonsoir Albert,
Quel superbe spectacle! Merci de nous le faire partager. Les couleurs sont vraiment incroyables. Je te souhaite une très heureuse année pleine de découvertes comme celle-ci. Amitiés,
Catherine

Hi Albert,
Excellent photo with perfect colours and composition, well done!
Best regards, Pambos

Hi MF Albert,

Amazingly beautiful scene! I like this, the clarity and focus looks very precise!
TFS and i also wish you a Happy New Year MF!

Bayram

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