I like very much the POV and and pose caught on the bird.
The way it seems to look upwards let us admire its gorgeous plumage and colours.
DOF produced a wonderful blurred aand colorful background.
My compliments and thanks for share it.
this is a lovely photo of this Jay.
I rarely see them where I live so thankyou for showing this photo.
+++ Great sharpness and clarity. The feathers are so detailed!
Natural colours that show the Jay's pink and blue very well.
I like the DOF and BG.
Good notes to accompany...
--- Slightly OE underneath the beak... but is hardly a problem!
- Argus (50626)
- [2007-11-13 7:25]
If this shot is anything to go by, you are well on the way to getting the shot of a Jay that you desire.
Great pose, colours, sharpness and composition. The OOF natural green BG sets it off nicely. I'm sure that you will achieve a Jay shot showing the blue wing feathers at their best, but patience is necessary as in my experience these are difficult birds to photograph as one wants them.
Well done and TFS!
- pankajbajpai (16627)
- [2007-11-13 7:25]
very nice shot, i liked the pose very much, nice lighting, lovely composition, excellent dof,
tfs & regards
- sherlock628 (241)
- [2007-11-13 7:40]
Wonderful composition, excellent detail and DOF. And the colours are awesome. TFS
- gracious (13068)
- [2007-11-13 9:16]
Well captured of this cute little fellow in a good pose for you!
The DOF is perfect in sharpness, vivid colour and details!
the clarity on the plummage is superb!
very well done and thanks for the most useful notes
- vanderschelden (30441)
- [2007-11-13 10:40]
It has a nice 'look'; like its sharp eye for instance.
Natural light. Nice BG.
- Pentaxfriend (8048)
- [2007-11-13 11:27]
Great shot of this shy European Jay
excellent sharpness with fine details and great colours
Hello Debz great shot! so hard to get close enough to them, nice light, fine exposure with good post process well done my best rgds as always Necip.
Good definition in the chest feathering, whites a bit burnt out because of the strong sunlight hitting it. Lovely blue wing flash. I like the position.
- jaycee (25460)
- [2007-11-13 12:33]
A beautiful bird in a wonderful pose looking up. Wonderful colors - good details - a lovely composition.
- nglen (36145)
- [2007-11-13 12:52]
Hi Debz. You have captured a shot of a bird i have not taken as yet. i do like the colours of the feathers which you have captured so well with fine detail. what a nice pose with the bird looking up in the air. good light in the eye.well done tFS. good notes too.
- Adanac (21378)
- [2007-11-13 18:05]
Just an amazingly sharp and detailed image of a wonderful jay I have not seen before thanks for sharing.
- dB_grafix (3019)
- [2007-11-13 23:25]
The angle of this wall sure enhances the look of the bird with it's head pointing that way too.
That is one nice bit of composition! Light coming from the direction also adds to that.
Good work Deborah .
- Silvio2006 (102073)
- [2007-11-14 2:54]
Hi Debz, superb colors for this cute bird, great composition with wonderful details, splendid sharpness, very well done, ciao Silvio
Wonderful shot of this European Jay,
Great pose,exposure and composition,
- marieproue (3674)
- [2007-11-14 8:28]
Magnifiques détails, superbes couleurs avec une lumière extraordinaire.
- TAZ (10926)
- [2007-11-14 22:17]
Great portrait for this lovely bird very well captured !
The "+++++" : nice composition, beautiful subject and pose, POV, sharpness, good details in feathers, DOF, vivid colors, good light and exposure, instructive complementary note in the spirit of TN...
The "-" : nothing...
Bravo and thanks for sharing,
- angybone (7684)
- [2007-11-15 5:40]
Wonderful diagonal here! Great lighting. Well composed. Good shot! :)
- arfer (0)
- [2007-11-15 7:01]
A beautiful shot of this Jay.
It is well composed with excellent focus and details.
The plumage is well defined with very good colour.
Excellent POV and DOF.
- marioana (1481)
- [2007-11-15 7:47]
Very lovely. Wonderful colours. Great sharpness. I like the offset composition, with him (?) looking into the frame. Great capture. Well done.
- Mariol (8221)
- [2007-11-15 19:32]
This is a very nice bird. I saw the European Jay only once - this summer in Greece. I was so excited that I miss the shot. Yours is nice with rich colours and original POV. TFS
- NinaM (4077)
- [2007-11-16 13:14]
Hi Deborah,I had never seen an European jay, lovely colours as well. I love this shot with the angle of the camera, it makes a great composition. I have the same problem as you as for taking pictures in the shadow of trees, I usually push the ISO to get speed mostly for the jays, they are truly fast. Knowing this, your picture is even better. Beautiful background too. Thank you,
- EOSF1 (23955)
- [2007-11-19 4:55]
Hello Deborah, that's a very shot of the Jay, sharp image with a very good exposure and a dynamic composition. Great background too ! Thanks.
- marhowie (486)
- [2007-11-22 4:21]
Great capture Deb, I think you managed the exposure and color very well. I like the pose/POV with the bird looking up, and the details I see.
Excellent BG and a pleasing composition also :)
- marmottelolo (14697)
- [2007-11-23 9:05]
il y a une part de chance!vous avez obtenu un bonne photo de ce geai qui pour l'instant reste un oiseau bruyant mais distant pour moi.
le plumage est assez bien detaillé.les couleurs juste et le BG bien lumineux et flou.