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Copyright: clint newsham (clint) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 39 W: 0 N: 237] (1371)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-02-24
Categories: Birds
Camera: Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D
Exposure: f/6.3
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): jmp *3, 5 favs. and up - PART 4 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-02-24 14:13
Viewed: 4851
Favorites: 10 [view]
Points: 46
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
well i waited 2 years for these chaps to return to the neighbors garden and managed to pull a few shots off today, hope you like it.

sigma 50/500
iso 400 1/250sec f6.3 -1.0 ev
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  • gondox Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 356 W: 65 N: 342] (1585)
  • [2008-02-24 14:17]

Hi Clint!

Fantastic action, it adds something extra to the experience... While excellent quality makes the shot perfect! TFS

Best regards,

Woww Clint,
this shot is just outstanding,
a great cheer,

Hi Clint
I have to give this shot a "Wow" as well. Superb sharpness, saturation and separation from BG. This one is an instant favorite.

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  • mlines Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 556 W: 26 N: 668] (3116)
  • [2008-02-24 14:51]

Hi Clint. Maybe a shot of a lifetime here! The good angle and the feeding of bright berries all comes together in a magnificent way. Suitable for the cover of a bird book. TFS. Murray.

Wonderfully sharp - great color!
Fabulously clean and clear.Wonderful!

Una captura elegante y atractiva . La luz ténue y efectiva con unos impresionantes colores y contrastes.
Saludos Clint.

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  • Krima Gold Star Critiquer [C: 60 W: 5 N: 7] (8)
  • [2008-02-24 15:34]

Just perfect! What can I say more...

Hello Clint,
Great capture, excellent composition and pov, fantastic sharpness and depth of field, very nice colors and good details.

Wow... it was worth the wait. This is a stunning image. The light, color and sharpness are wonderful.
The vignette effect is nice. Was that the original background? Lovely work. I'm glad to see you back on TN.

Evelynn : )

Magnificent, all things are in place like a picture. Well done and TFS

Bonjour Clint,
C'est une merveilleuse composition que vous nous proposez là. Tout est excellent dans cette photo ! Bravo

Hi Clint

Worth the wait I'd say. Well composed with great sharpness. The berries add to the composition.


Hi Clint,
Fantastic,beautiful photo,congratulation.
Best regards,

  • Great 
  • uleko Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3396 W: 172 N: 3310] (10940)
  • [2008-02-25 3:59]

Hello Clint,
Another masterpiece from you!! This has got to be a favourite of mine, I love the pose of this Fieldfare and the colours of bird and berries against the dark background. Excellent sharpness too and so well composed!
Many thanks and cheers, Ulla

Bonjour Clint
Il faut parfois être très patien pour ce genre de prise mais ta patience à payée !
Magnifique prise, excellente netteté, couleurs et très beau sujet, félicitations!
Amicalement Robi

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  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2008-02-25 9:09]

Hi Clint,

How will you ever top this one???? This is absolutely pricelss. Some things are worth waiting for. Gorgeous shot and picture perfect. Great timing to get the picture of him with the whole berry in his beak. Beautiful colors, marvelous sharp details. The background and composition are superb. Headed straight to my favorites.


hello clint
Fantastic image,

  • Great 
  • wuta Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 855 W: 2 N: 617] (2142)
  • [2008-02-25 10:32]

Hello Clint , A Great shot from this bird , good light and fine point of vieuw , fantastic colours sharpnes details and bg ,tfs Greetings Teunie .

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  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2008-02-25 18:06]

Hola Clint.
You sure have here a very clean and fine image. Excellent work.

What a wonderful shot!I love this pic!!Simply superb!
Thank you!!

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  • Ena Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 324 W: 61 N: 594] (2454)
  • [2008-02-27 2:50]

Hi Clint,
Lovely capture of this beautiful bird!
Good composition!

  • Great 
  • jmp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1659 W: 95 N: 2273] (8415)
  • [2008-02-28 12:29]

Hi Clint,
I like this perfect capture. It's really aesthetic!
TFS, José M.

hello Clint

superb shot of this fieldfare on eating action, there is a lovely light
on your image, excellent POV, lovely eye-contact and catch-light
at the eye, lovely colours and density of the colours,
excellent sharpness & details, TFS


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