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Back view of a Swamp Sparrow

Back view of a Swamp Sparrow
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Copyright: Michel Martineau (MMM) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1114 W: 0 N: 2546] (11425)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-06-24
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 30D, 100 - 400 mm
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-06-24 22:48
Viewed: 3012
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 32
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I had the chance today to go for a session whit other members of TN .The day was fun and we had the opportunities to capture a few differents species.I did like that rear view of that sparrow singing , I will posted other view of that sparrow showing him front view.
From Audubon field guide:

A chunky dark sparrow with unstreaked underparts,bright ruouf cap,and rusty wings;dark brown back and tail;gray face and breast;white throat.White -throated Sparrow has striped crown and whiter throat,and lacks rusty coloration on wings.

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Hello Michel,
I liked this pov for showing sparrow singing like a professional! hehe
I think he is posting for you for a wonderful photo like this!
good sharpness, colour and details.
good job

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  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2007-06-25 4:22]

Michel, this is beautiful. Totally different picture from the normal one presented. The frame is beautiful and colors are sharp. Ganesh

Hi Michel,
Nice compo.
Very good BG.
Unusual pose.
Well done

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2007-06-25 6:42]

Superbe composition,bravo pour la pose de l'oiseau en pleine action de chanter et le bel éclairage qui fait bien ressortir les couleurs et détails.

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  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2007-06-25 7:33]

Hello Michel,
I like your POV in this one and the back plumage is often the most beautiful after all! Excellent sharp capture of this little sparrow showing its nice colours and in a very nice composition.
TFS and regards, Ulla

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2007-06-25 10:59]

Hi Michel,

As much as I would love to see the face I think this is wonderful. The pose is marvelous. Beautiful colors, details, background and a fantastic composition.


Hi Michel,
Beautiful shot showing thid sparow, singing
great POV, nice composition vivid colors TFS. Best regards/Lawhill

Hi Michel,
Unusual view of this lovely little bird and very well taken.
Well done,

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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2007-06-25 19:27]

Hello Michel

A well focused shot of this cute swamp sparrow.The details are sharp.The shot is well illuminated and the colours are well saturated.Very nicely composed in the frame.TFS


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  • Adanac Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1273 W: 1 N: 6188] (21378)
  • [2007-06-25 20:33]

Bonjour Michel,
Crisp and clear image of this very happy sparrow, great exposure and sharp focus, thanks for sharing.

Magnifique, tout son plumage si clair et le BG qui met le tout en valeur, comme toujours c'est une réussite.

Hi Michel, splendid bird with great pose, lovely details and excellent sharpness, very well done, ciao Silvio

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2007-06-26 12:51]

Hi Michel. i do like the pose you have captured on this one.good detail and colours. sharp focusing. with a nice POV and DOF. very well done TFS.good notes to.


bonjour Michel

superbe photographie, bien cadré, belle arrière-plan,
ce que j'aime le plus c'est d'avoir pris la photo
au bon moment pendant le chant de l'oiseau



Beautiful Michel! Very sharp and wonderfully blurred BG.

Bonjour Michel,

Une belle image de cewt oiseau, la photo a une bonne composition, netteté et de jolies couleurs. Bonne journée.


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