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coppersmith barbet

coppersmith barbet
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Copyright: mayuresh joshi (mayuresh) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 178 W: 0 N: 191] (920)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-10-20
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 400 D, Canon 100 - 400 L USM IS
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2008-06-09 5:44
Viewed: 3769
Points: 50
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Posting after long time, this is my first shot with canon100-400 L IS USM. C&C welcome.

coppersmith barbet(megalaima haemacephala):

grass green with crimson breast and forehead. yellow throat and green streaked yellowish underparts.
dry and moist- deciduous biotope.found in indian subcontinent.
in local language called tambat beacuse of its peculiar voice.

source:the book of indian birds by dr. salim ali

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Belle position plutôt inconfortable.
Bonne journée.

Hi Mayuresh
Really cool and colorful bird you have presented today :)
Well done

Hi Mayuresh,
Where have you been all these days?
Great capture by way of a come back.
This is a great shot.
Hope to see more of your pictures.

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2008-06-09 9:57]

Hi Mayuresh,

Welcome back to TN! It's nice to see you posting again. This Barbet is one of the prettiest and most colorful birds I have seen. The face and plummage are beautiful. Very good details - I love that face and eye. A most unusual and effective pov.


Hi Mayuresh, fascinating bird with fantastic colors, perfect focus, fine details and great sharpness, very well done, ciao Silvio

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  • Argus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5038 W: 260 N: 15594] (50626)
  • [2008-06-09 12:07]
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Hello Mayuresh,
This is a species that I have tried to capture but without success.
To get such a shot of the Coppersmith Barbet is fantastic: the colours ,sharpness, POV, pose, BG and composition all contribute to an image that you must be pleased with, as I would be.
Thanks for sharing it,

Hi Mayuresh,
I have not been to your gallery earlier and i find some very nice compositions here.This is no exception.Congratulations on the new eqmnt and this is indeed a fabulous capture to start with.Superb details, PoV and colours.I like the curious pose of the bird.I tried workshop , hope you wont mind.

TFS & Cheers

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2008-06-10 1:31]

Hello Mayuresh,
Nice to see you back!
I remember seeing this Barbet from a distance in Goa. A fascinating bird and so colourful!
Your capture shows very sharp details and lovely colours. Interesting composition too. Excellent work!
TFS and regards, Ulla

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2008-06-10 3:48]

Hello Mayuresh, how colorful and swo sweet. Lovely and just brilliant. The view and focus is spot on. Ganesh

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  • eng55 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1256 W: 42 N: 1976] (5892)
  • [2008-06-10 5:40]

Hi Mayuresh,
Beautiful,colourful capture.POV,catchlight in eyes,details,pose of bird and composition are perfect.
Thanks for posting.

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  • Mana Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1772 W: 36 N: 5597] (18598)
  • [2008-06-10 6:02]

Hi Mayuresh,
So nice to see you back and even more happy to learn about your new gears.........now is the time to see such wonderful shots from you. Great image with such lovely colours and details on its plumage. Nice pose captured with superb light and exposure levels. Excellent DOF, POV and composition. Kudos.

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  • Adanac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1273 W: 1 N: 6188] (21378)
  • [2008-06-10 6:13]

Hello Mayuresh,
Incredibly beautiful species with spectacular plumage colors. Your great camera work displays this bird withgreat detail, thank you.

Hi Mayuresh, splendid shot of this beautiful bird in alovely posture. TFS. Cheers,


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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2008-06-10 9:36]

Hello Mayuresh
Nice presentation.Good pov and sharp image.pose and colros are very nice .
TFS Michel

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2008-06-10 10:57]

Hello Mayuresh,
Don't have much time, very beautiful photo.

Hello mayuresh,
very good close up shot on the coppersmith barbet!
the image is very sharp with wonderful colour and details
many thanks for the sharing

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  • GLEM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 540 W: 87 N: 750] (10)
  • [2008-06-11 13:31]

hi mayuresh
superbe image colorée, il ne fallait pas la manquer. Bonne DOF et pov plutôt original.


Nice shot. Good colours and composition.

Hi Mayuresh,
A lovely capture of this beautiful barbet. Superb details and a lovely composition. Thanks a lot for sharing.

A lovely pose, kahaan dekha?Very welltimed!

A very well presented image of a species I never knew existed.
Great notes too.
Friendly greetings from Calgary,

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  • SelenE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2249 W: 65 N: 4205] (13972)
  • [2008-06-17 8:07]

Hi Mayuresh,
What a good looking bird with great plumage colors,and markings on the face. Very nice POV and lighting. TFS

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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2008-06-23 21:35]

Hello Mayuresh

Lovely lighting and colours.
The composition is well done.
Very good pov and dof.
I like the diagonal look.


beautifully composed.
great colors.
lovely light.
lovely feather details.
super bg...
No Nits!!!

Ciao Joshi!
This is really spectacular shot!
Colors, POV and composition are very very appreciable!

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