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Copyright: Jeroen Gerdes (Belgerdy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 294 W: 6 N: 877] (7664)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-07-01
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D800, AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/8, 1/1600 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Iceland [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-10-09 13:19
Viewed: 3361
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This Dunlin landed right next to me when i was shooting the arctic skua in the previous shot. The low POV and colorful flowers made this a happy day for me. This size doesn't really do the picture justice


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Hello Jeroen,
excellent picture, excellent sharpness and POV
Hello Vanni

the effect of the 600mm lens on the flowers in the environment is really suggestive....
Dunlin well focused

Ciao Jeroen. Fascinating OOF environment. Perfect detaisl and shapr for the bird. Great compo.


Beautiful scenery and beautiful photo Jeroen! Excellent composition and impressive sharpness. The colours and the BG are fantastic!

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2012-10-09 22:53]

Hello Jeroen,
Very nice photo composition with these Dunlin and Flowers, rare occasion that this bird can see the nesting area.Thanks for sharing!

beautiful bird. good lighting and framing. tfs.

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  • cloud Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 497 W: 111 N: 1535] (9539)
  • [2012-10-10 0:04]

Hello Jeroen,
It's very beautiful photo especially colourful blurred BG add charm to it.
Regards, pawel

Great image Jeroen Gerdes !
George Veltchev

very artistic, almost like a painting, TFS Ori

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2012-10-10 5:59]

Excellent composition for this lovely bird, good viewpoint and the effect of long lens exploited maximum. tfs.

Mooie foto Jereon zo laag bij de grond
en die kleurtje in de omgeving maken het heel apart
gr lou

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-10-10 7:57]

Mooie foto van deze Bonte Strandloper, Jeroen.
Prachtige omgeving met de vogel op een perfecte plek in de compositie.

Hello Jeroen,
Nice capture Jeroen,exact focused on the subject and perfect clarity,nice BG with excellent depth,thanks for sharing,my regards,_Joy.

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  • Cobo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 236 W: 1 N: 535] (5799)
  • [2012-10-10 13:24]

What a great picture!! It hss a beatuful light, the deep of field excellrnt specially because it let see the flowers but the bird is still the star of the picture. Excellent sharpnes and great composition. Congratulation and thanks for sharing it. Saludos.

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  • MMM Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
  • [2012-10-11 5:20]

Hello Jeroen
What a beautiful composition.Excellent low POV for that sharp image.Great plumage details with lovely natural colors.Also nice blurry background.
TFS Michel

hello Jeroen,
excellent picture with great back ground. optimum sharp focus on the subject. good composition.
best wishes,

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