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Copyright: Andrew Roberts (proberts) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 30 W: 0 N: 60] (646)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-02-21
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 300D, Sigma 50-500 F/4-6.3 EX HSM
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-02-21 15:38
Viewed: 4161
Points: 44
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A male Siskin taken at a bird feeding station at the end of my garden this morning.
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Ah another from epz ;) Welcome to the site, you couldn't have started better than with this shot. Its an absolute corker, faultless really!


That is a really sharp and pleasant shot of the siskin, nicely taken

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  • AndyB Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1366 W: 32 N: 1351] (3982)
  • [2006-02-21 16:05]

Hello Andrew,
A great shot.
Excellent composition,nice sharp detail and a perfect background.
A note on camera & settings would be useful.
Nice work.


Welcome to TN.

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  • chiliu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1457 W: 0 N: 1176] (6526)
  • [2006-02-21 16:08]

Very nice shot with excellent composition,
perfect exposure, sharp and clear details.
Thanks for sharing!

Hello Andrew ,
Welcome Treknature
Excellent and beautiful bird.POV, colors, lighting, framing and composition are very good. Congratulations,

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  • edji Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 83 W: 8 N: 22] (426)
  • [2006-02-21 16:39]

Very nice catch. DOF is good and the colors are wonderful.

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  • eleana Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 206 W: 80 N: 75] (2247)
  • [2006-02-21 17:06]

Brilliant photo!!!
Great start, Andrew! Welcome!
Nice composition and colours, thank for sharing,
best wishes,

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  • Fisher Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1540 W: 309 N: 2234] (8915)
  • [2006-02-21 17:43]

Hi Andrew,

Excellent shot and well done on the composition and details. Beautiful.


Welcome to TN, Andrew!

A fantastic image to start with, of this wonderful siskin.

Excellent details, colors, POV, exposure and BG.

Great job, thank you for sharing it with us!

Hello Andrew
Bienvenu sur le site de TN . Pour une première photo elle est vraiment bien reussie
belle composition les couleurs sont très belles , photo claire et nette
Bravo et merci ....JP

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2234 W: 188 N: 1912] (8073)
  • [2006-02-21 19:55]

Hello Andrew,
a very nice debut. The sharpness of the details are very nice. Colors and background are wonderful. Great POV and ecellent composition.
Welcome to Treknature...Sky

Welcome to TN! You begin with a wonderful image. So clear and sharp! Excellent composition, nice colors and beautiful BG that makes your bird stand out very well. Congratulations and TFS!


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  • odin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 177 W: 1 N: 209] (1169)
  • [2006-02-21 22:13]

Andrew, it is a very nice shot. Sharp, vivids colors with great composition. The background are perfect. Well Done

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2006-02-21 22:54]

Félicitations pour cette superbe présentation.

Cet oiseau est magnifique et la qualité de cette image est parfaite.

Merci Andrew!


Bravo pour cette photo parfaite. Tout y est, lumiere, couleur, netteté et BG. En plus t'a su en faire une belle présentation.


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  • Luc Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1835 W: 301 N: 4287] (14767)
  • [2006-02-22 0:29]

An excellent good first post, Andrew.
Nice composition and perfect point of view.

I wish you the most cordial welcome on TrekNature.
In the pleasure to admire your next posts and to read your notes and critics.
Thank you for sharing a so beautifull picture and for the enjoyment which it give to me.

great photo
nice pleasure
good colours

well captured shot well done m8

Hi Andrew

Excellent shot. Nicely composed. The detail is sharp and the colours, spot on. Good job. TFS.

  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2006-02-22 14:42]

Hello Andrew ,very good photo good compositie coulors pov and dof ,good job ,
en welcom to tn , greeting Teunie .

Cracking opening post Andrewm
Welcome to TN.
Good detail, colours and sharpness.
Composition and exposure are spot on. Good POV and framing.
Thanks for posting, enjoy the rest of the week.
Enjoy TN, I look forward to viewimg more of your posts.

Hi Andrew,
this is a good start.
Well done with the composition and details.
I like the POV and colours too.
Well done.

Welcome to TN.

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  • PDP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 2821 W: 344 N: 3779] (11769)
  • [2006-02-23 17:37]

Hello Andrew, very nice shot. The composition is superb and the details are fantastic. Lovely post.

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  • RII Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 481 W: 0 N: 895] (2862)
  • [2006-03-06 4:06]

Hi Andrew.
Wonderful portrait, excellent colors details and composition,good contrast,is a great close up.

Thanks,and I wait more photos, tips,critiques and comments.

Saludos desde Mexico.....RICARDO.

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