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Middle Spotted Woodpecker


Middle Spotted Woodpecker
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Copyright: Sergey Osipov (sergeoss) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 49 W: 31 N: 513] (3305)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-11-17
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D50, AF-S VR Zoom Nikkor ED 70-300mm F4.5-5.6
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Volkan's Best [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-11-18 13:25
Viewed: 3596
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos medius). Male.

* Model: NIKON D50
* Exposure Time: 1/400 sec
* FNumber: F9,0
* Exposure Program: Manual
* ISOSpeed Ratings: 200
* Focal Length: 220,00 mm
* Focus Mode: AF-C
* Flash Used: Did Not Fire

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  • horia Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2158 W: 224 N: 4749] (16656)
  • [2007-11-18 14:18]

Hi Sergey

This is one outstanding shot of this cute woodpecker!
I love everything about it! The sharpness of every small details is impeccable!, the exposure is spot-on and it reproduces all these wonderful colors perfectly!
The diagonal composition is charming and enhanced by thatsuperb BG that you managed to get here - one that complements the subject very nicely.
The angle of the sun here is particularly great, since it comes directly on the bird and gives you a lovely bonus - that great catchlight in its eye.
The pose of teh bird here is also magnificent and one can easily see that tight grip on the branch and those strong tail feathers that help the supprot.
What more to say: brilliant work!!!

Bravo and TFS
Horia

Hi Sergey,

Beautiful shot
Excellent sharp details
Beautiful compo, POV, DOF and BG
Lovely colors

TFS Thijs

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  • Norte Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 32 W: 0 N: 45] (184)
  • [2007-11-18 18:56]

Very good picture of this bird.
Great colors and composition.
The background is calm and makes the bird to stand out.
There are some small white things and colored rings to the right of the bird which are a little distracting.

TFS!
Jon.

Hi Sergey
great sharpness and lovely eyecatch, just perfect bg
but imho the centered compo is far from perfect, too much empty space at the right
tfs
tom

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2007-11-19 1:10]

Hello Sergey,
Excellent photo. Wonderful details and very beautiful exposure with great natural colours.
Fantastic contrast against the blurred BG. Good composition and POV.
Regards,
Peter

Bonjour Sergey,

Photo très esthétique avec un excellent piqué et de belles couleurs.les détails sont très nets,c'est impressionnant.

Merci

Servane

Hi Sergey,
This is not one of our native Woodpeckers here in the UK so it is a pleasure to see a super photo of this species. Much better than the book pictures I have seen.
Great shot,
Well done,
Peter

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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1387 W: 3 N: 9] (44)
  • [2007-11-20 6:25]

selam sergey
wonderful capturing of this beautiful woodpecker and perfect result with nikkor 70-300mm lens
composition, point of view, background, lighting, colours, sharpness and details are great
thanks for sharing
regards
izler

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