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Arenaria interpres

Arenaria interpres
Photo Information
Copyright: Heidi Pedersen (HeidiIrene) (177)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-07-03
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D70, Sigma 70-3004-5.6DAPOmacro
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-03-17 4:15
Viewed: 4280
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Steinvender, Ruddy Turnstone, Arenaria interpres
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Hallo Heidi
Welcome to Trek Nature. Hope you have a pleasant and most educational journey. You have entered with a great close-up of this Ruddy Turnstone. I like the view from the side, not only showing the size of the bird but also a complete profile. This is indeed a very charming bird with an assortment of lovely colours in the plumage. Your camerawork brought all of this out to its best. I also like the detail of the surface on which you have captured this bird. Thanks for sharing and hoping to see more of you soon.
Best regards

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  • roges Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 957 W: 0 N: 1329] (6264)
  • [2009-03-17 5:15]

Hi Heidi !
Nice catch. I like it.
Show the spring.

Hello Heidi,
A splendid capture of this striking bird.
The exposure is managed very well.
Colours are great and the image is very sharp.
Very nice work!
Welcome to Trek Nature!
Cheers and TFS (thanks for sharing)

Welcome to TN!
This is a good picture with details on the bird very evident. The exposure has been spot on! More details in the notes section on the species/ how you shot it in any language will help lots of other members.

Hi Heidi,

three things attracted me to this post. First you caught this Ruddy turnstone superbly well, the fine subdued light helps to overcome the harsh contrasts. The shot is sharp and the background is the natural vegetation on a fjell. The composition is perfect, the bird is not in the center, the Golden rule appears more than once. Just great, Heidi. Secondly, I recognized your name as Swiss, the Heidi in the book of Johanna Spyri (sorry for that, no cheap approach intended). Thirdly I see that this is your first presentation on TN. Welcome aboard. And have the guts to comment the picture of others.

Since TN is about expert nature photography I tell you what my first split-second reaction was to the picture: great, but why is the bird taken from the side, and not from upfront or even from slightly behind? Of course that's silly. There is no "standard" shot of birds. That's no critique on your picture!

My best regards to you,

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  • smitha Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 348 W: 73 N: 1165] (4409)
  • [2009-03-17 10:19]

Hello Heidi,
Welcome to TN. You have chosen an excellent picture to start your journey here.Remarkable sharpness, spot on exposure, perfect POV and DOF and well saturated colours.
TFS & Regards,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2009-03-17 10:22]

Hello Heidi,
What a great start on TN! Welcome.
Excellent sharpness and details in fantastic clear colours. Perfect low point of view. The depth in the photo, the composition, they are all first class!
I hope to see a lot more of this quality photos from you.

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  • Alutka Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 131 W: 43 N: 400] (1682)
  • [2009-03-17 11:05]

Welcome to Trek Nature Heidi Pedersen!
Interesting picture on the first post. Nice colors and good sharpness. Congratulations!
TFS and best wishes

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  • Juyona Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2232 W: 10 N: 2971] (16891)
  • [2009-03-17 14:03]

Hola Heidi,
interesante plumaje Ruddy turnstone,
buen foco y pov,
agradable encuadre,

Hi Heidi,
This is one another beatiful species yhat I want to take its photo. Present in Turkey, however, up to now I cold nod get any chance to take. TFS.

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