Taking a stroll
taking a stroll and look what you have got an excellent shot! This photo really does show well just how very large the moorhen's feet are, just like an American coot's.An interesting shot with good colour and decent detail.This is another for my theme of red eyed birds.Thanks for sharing.It is unusual of you not to have a note,but I know time sometimes isn't available. Bob
- sherlock628 (241)
- [2007-12-16 15:27]
Really nice sharpness in the black feathers. Exposure and composition are Great. TFS
- Mariol (8221)
- [2007-12-16 18:30]
Nice posting. This is another beautiful bird from the amazing variety you have there in the hart of your big city London.
The colours and pose are beautiful. TFS
I apologise, I was away from TN for couple of weeks (stress at work, couple of oil spills in my neighbour pond and a short vacation trip in Mexico)
and didn’t comment on your latest pictures.
- Mana (18598)
- [2007-12-16 22:19]
Outstanding shot of this Moorhen 'taking a stroll'. Very impressive sharpness, details and colours on its plumage and the red coloured forehead looks awesome. Great natural lighting and exposure levels with a precise DOF isolating it from the BG. Excellent POV and composition. Kudos.
- Jamesp (18906)
- [2007-12-16 23:31]
I have these in my garden - but they are very shy - as soon as they hear a noise they are off - so you were very lucky to get a shot this close. The detail is wonderful.
- ramthakur (56953)
- [2007-12-16 23:51]
What a lovely Moorhen, Deborah!
Very sharp and crisp image with delicate colours. You have composed the shot very well.
TFS and regards.
- PaulH (13882)
- [2007-12-17 1:32]
excellent sharp clarity and very well seen composition, i really like the mid 'stroll' pose you've caught here. Punchy colours and a great job on the exposure too - well done!
- joey (24909)
- [2007-12-17 1:36]
Superbly composed image of this pretty Moorhen. I have to agree with you, these are one of our prettiest waterfowl!
Great DOF that blurs out the BG nicely.
Excellent sharpness and detail.
Nice colours as well.
The image of the bird is stunning. Pity about the surroundings.
- pankajbajpai (16627)
- [2007-12-17 6:10]
nice post with lovely title, the image is very sharp with good details of the plumage, liked the pov and the composition, nice lighting,
tfs & regards
- ralfsworld (6560)
- [2007-12-17 6:14]
Really cool bird captured with nice details and colours :)
- uleko (10940)
- [2007-12-17 6:32]
Lovely capture of this Moorhen striding along on its big feet. I like its pose and the light that makes the plumage glisten. Excellent sharpness and beautiful colours.
Well composed too.
Many thanks, Ulla
- JoseMiguel (5658)
- [2007-12-17 7:10]
A very clear capture of this moorhen!
I like the 3/4 pose got and the details got on its big and yellow legs.
Good light and proper exposure to have this sharp image.
Congratulations and thanks for share it.
My best regards,
- Argus (50626)
- [2007-12-17 7:36]
You have made a fine capture of a Moorhen with a contented expression on its face. Excellent lighting, sharpness and detail and the frontal POV is unusual for me as they are much shyer in Sweden and if see them, it is for a few seconds from behind!
Well done and thanks for sharing this one,
- gracious (13068)
- [2007-12-17 10:11]
Excellent captured this beautiful Moorhen!
great use of the light angle to brings out the perfect sharpness and clarity on the plummage, very beautiful indeed!
a good composition with a great notes
Lovely shot of this Moorhen taking his walk. I love the position of the feet! Nice colors and excellent details. Your black is sooooo good.
- Adanac (21378)
- [2007-12-17 18:43]
Superb diffinition and colors in this nice composition with the bird with the big feet, Thanks for sharing Deborah.
- arfer (0)
- [2007-12-17 19:46]
A beautiful capture of this moorhen.
They are resident in the local marsh,but are clever at eluding the camera lens.
The colours are well saturated and show very well.
Well focused with very good detail.
I love the lighting on the plumage ,with lovely catch light.
- demeve (6165)
- [2007-12-17 22:31]
Awesome capture, I don't have much time tonight so
just would like to congratulate you for this superb
picture.. Well done
- dB_grafix (3019)
- [2007-12-18 0:16]
I thought it was a coot on first glance of thumb.
You managed to capture the colours really well.The light is coming from a good direction for the feathers and eye.
I know if I posted this I probably would have cropped the right side so that little bit of water didn't show. Probably.
You also got the details on the feet down good too.
Keep safe. D:)
- nglen (36145)
- [2007-12-18 13:32]
Hi Debz. i keep missing your picture . What good light in this one. giving you good colours. you have fine detail .Its as if its looking to cross the road. well done TFS.
- pablominto (14563)
- [2007-12-18 23:04]
The lovely bird is captured in a fine position!
Impressive colours palette, the black is well exposed and with fine details in the plumage...
A fine dynamic composition, good focus on the subject!
- Silvio2006 (102073)
- [2007-12-19 6:08]
Hi Debz, lovely walking bird with wonderful colors, great details and excellent sharpness, very well done, ciao Silvio
- oscarromulus (42)
- [2007-12-22 9:17]
A Happy Holiday Season to you & your loved ones.
Highly educative notes.
Warm greetings from -16*C,
- marmottelolo (14697)
- [2007-12-22 9:52]
c'est une belle surprise de voir cette poule d'eau se promener tranquillement,en general elles ne se laissent pas vraiment surprendre.
l'image est tres bonne.peut etre un POV plus au ras du sol aurait été preferable.
- hester (11638)
- [2007-12-29 12:06]
Moorhens have such character and I just love their big feet. Nice exposure on the blacks, excellent pose and very nicely composed. Good low POV and nicely sharp as well