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Guarding the nest.

Guarding the nest.
Photo Information
Copyright: Erwin Kruger (rommel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 446 W: 0 N: 287] (3628)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-03-30
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 40 D, Canon EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS USM, (digital)
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1000 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-04-26 1:31
Viewed: 3720
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Unidentified small bird perched outside the new nest built inside the palm.
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  • fthsm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 172 W: 56 N: 512] (3689)
  • [2010-04-26 4:00]

Looks like a Nutmeg Mannikin - Lonchura punctulata. Everything looks good except the square framing. I'd crop a little bir from right and make the frame more vertical.

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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 893 W: 0 N: 507] (1853)
  • [2010-04-26 8:51]

Hello Erwin,

What a proud pose of these bird, lovely right and very alert
Sharpness and clarity be superb. TFS.

Best regards,

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2010-05-04 1:23]

Hi Erwin,
very beautiful shot of the bird. Very sharp and very well posed for you. The brancjh gives a nice graphic that attract and enhance the visual composition.
nicely done.


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