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Copyright: Rathika Ramasamy (radz) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 598 W: 11 N: 72] (436)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-06-11
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D70, AF-S VR Zoom-NikkorED 70-200mm f/2.8G IF
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/150 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): 50-60 points chapter 4 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-06-14 3:30
Viewed: 6145
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 52
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hoopoe
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Summer I was sighting them offten but before focus the lens,they usally ran away.
This was taken last Saturday outing,was lukcy to get this shot,I was hiding behind the tree, able to took only 2 shots.
Pic details.
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Focal Length: 200mm
Exposure Mode: Aperture
Metering Mode: Spot
Shutter speed:1/150 sec
F stop:f/5.6
PS :Did crop&usm.

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2005-06-14 3:32]

Hello Radz!
Very nice pair and funny shot.Colors,BG,lighting and composition are perfect.TFS...:-)

Very good captured,Radz!
Very sharp details,beautiful bird with amazing crest.Well done!
TFS!

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2005-06-14 3:48]

Hi Radz! Very good job on that pair of hoopoes. Very sharp details, good exposure, and great composition. Hoopoes are such interesting looking birds. We don't have any here. TFS. : )

Hi Radz!
This is superb and funny photo!
Wonderful and great!

Great looking birds. Looks like it is wearing an 'off the shoulder' garment. Good POV and details. Crisp and clear. Nice work. Thanks.

Hello Rathika

Very interesting picture. The composition with the diagonal branch and the position of the birds is very good. The background is well blurred and setts off the birds nicely. The colours are very good and natural. Only nit is that the picture all over looks a little dark - may be a little more contrast or saturation would help - just a little.

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  • puffy Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 289 W: 0 N: 339] (1351)
  • [2005-06-14 5:07]

Hi Radz,
Great shot... look like a couple and one is trying to talk the other one is ignoring. :) Good captured, and nice DOF. Well done. TFS

Hello Radz!
Very nice capture.Details,lighting,framing,
composition and your cute models are wonderful.Thanks for sharing.

Hi Radz. They do indeed look like friends enjoying a good natter. Good light and good POV here and I like your DOF which results in a lovely BG. Great timing and great composition. TFS :)

Very nice capture of these amazing birds. Good work Radz.

An interesting capture of these unusual birds, Radz.
I have never before seen this species.
Great details, colors, POV, and BG in this composition.
Well done and TFS.

  • Great 
  • puciu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 469 W: 0 N: 16] (2631)
  • [2005-06-14 10:53]

wspaniałe zdjęcie , ślicznych ptaków
fajna kompozycja.
robert.

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2005-06-14 12:51]

Des oiseaux magnifiques, la prise de vue et la pose est parfaites.

Félicitations !

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  • twin Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 244 W: 17 N: 494] (3259)
  • [2005-06-14 14:00]

I love these birds...
you managed very well with your lens...
so beautiful moment to capture two of them together...
congratulations

  • Great 
  • naki Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 382 W: 27 N: 5] (40)
  • [2005-06-14 15:24]

Hi Radz, Indian hoopoes have longer bills. Capturing two of them in a frame is great. I loved your composition.
Very well done.

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2005-06-15 8:06]

Superbes oiseaux bien mis en valeur dans cette belle photo. Jolies couleurs, bon point de vue et bonne netteté.
Nice composition for these beautiful birds !

Its a nice composition and a two stunning subjects. I love the hoopoes and they frequent my garden often. Very well done.

Hello Radz, This is an excellent capture of the two in one frame..Very distinctive birds these. Good details, colors, sharpness and composed well. Very good job with this!

Never seen this bird before. Fantastic subject. Very good composition and POV on a perfect background. Patience pays off.

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  • Hisam Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 18 W: 1 N: 22] (215)
  • [2005-06-19 3:05]

excellent photo, Never seen this bird before

I love pics with two or more subjects of the same kind. This is really good Radz. Colors, exposure and sharpness are perfect. Their pose on the branch with the blurred BG give them a real presence. Open beak adds to some action. Well done!

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  • fario Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 4 N: 11] (239)
  • [2005-07-20 3:17]

Very good picture of nice birds
Congratulations

Henry

I am glad these two did not fly away before you had a chance to focus.

Great composition with excellent detail. What makes this photo unique and funny is the fact that the bird on the left is obviously talking to the one on the right. I wonder what he/she is saying. Smile.

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  • law Gold Star Critiquer [C: 60 W: 2 N: 7] (87)
  • [2005-08-21 0:31]

Hi Rathika,
Very good shot. The details and lighting are great. I like it very much. Well done!
Lawrence

Hallo Rathika,

Excellent capture of these two hoopoes! Very good composition and POV! Great work with DOF, the birds are very sharp and the BG is nicely defocused. Exposure is also very good! Colors are brilliant and look very natural! India has certainly one of the most diverse and beautiful wildlife in the world! Congratulations for this work of art! TFS!

Regards,
Eddie

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2007-03-01 13:24]

Hi Radz,
Another fantastic capture of yours! So clever getting two of these together posing so nicely. Very nice light and a wonderful composition.
Thanks and regards, Ulla

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